Editor's note: Daniel Horowitz is the senior editor at Conservative Review. His new book, "Stolen Sovereignty: How to Stop Unelected Judges from Transforming America,” will be released by WND Books on July 26.
(Conservative Review) -- On Tuesday, while everyone was still focused on the aftermath of the Orlando terror attack, an Iranian man held his Walmart manager hostage in an Amarillo, Texas store before he was shot dead by the local SWAT team. The police were quick to deem this incident workplace violence, asserting that the Iranian man, Mohammad Moghaddam, was disgruntled over his manager passing him up for a promotion. Given that no innocent Americans were killed, the story never really gained traction.
However, there is something important to dissect here – a narrative that is growing with this silent social transformation (without representation) via refugee resettlement. Even if Moghaddam was motivated by a workplace dispute with his Walmart manager and not global Jihad, how many other people settle such disputes by holding their manager hostage at gun point? Although we cannot determine this man’s immigration status for sure, given that the authorities have no interest in divulging it, and the refugee resettlement groups declined to say whether Moghaddam was a refugee, it is very possible he came through the refugee program. He immigrated from Iran 8 years ago, first settling in the Bronx but then moving to Amarillo. Over the past decade, Amarillo has been seeded with many refugees from Iran and other Middle Eastern countries.
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