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In Training, NYPD

NYPD cops-in-training recently were shown an instructive film, the Village Voice reports.  “The film is called The Third Jihad. It is 72 minutes of gruesome footage of bombing carnage, frenzied crowds, burning American flags, flaming churches, and seething mullahs. All of this is sandwiched between a collection of somber talking heads informing us that, while we were sleeping, the international Islamist Jihad that wrought these horrors has set up shop here and is quietly going about its deadly business.”

Narrated by a Muslim doctor who hopes to salvage his faith from terrorists, produced by Clarion Fund, “an independently-funded non-profit organization that produces and distributes documentaries on the threats of Radical Islam,” and only one of a suite of films aimed at enforcing “National Security Through Education,” The Third Jihad reminds me of the End Times movies we’d watch during Bible Camp when I was a kid, curled up in my seat, too scared to go to bed for fear that I would be snatched away and harmed or left behind, all alone.   You can watch The Third Jihad, check out the Clarion Fund advisory board, and order their upcoming (protested) feature, Iranium, here.

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