How did Emerson Winfield Begolly, a convert to Islam with the comical kunya Abu Nancy, so drastically misunderstand the teachings of his new, peaceful religion? When will Scott Shane of the New York Times and Michael Isikoff of NBC News and Anderson Cooper of CNN and Christiane Amanpour of ABC News start an investigation into how and why so many converts to Islam, like Begolly and Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad, the Arkansas jihad murderer, and Daniel Boyd, the North Carolina jihad plotter, and John Walker Lindh and Adam Gadahn and Richard Reid and so many others, end up misunderstanding Islam and thinking it teaches them to wage war against unbelievers?
A 22-year-old Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Pittsburgh to soliciting people to engage in acts of terrorism.
Emerson Winfield Begolly, of New Bethlehem, Pa., was an active administrator of an Islamic extremist internet forum that solicited jihadists to use firearms and explosives against police stations, post offices, Jewish schools and daycare centers, military facilities bridges and other targets….
Using the pseudonym Abu Nancy, Begolly used the Ansar al-Mujahideen English Forum to encourage followers to “write their legacy in blood.” He applauded the shootings at military facilities throughout Northern Virginia last October and even posted a manual on how to manufacture a bomb.
In early January of 2011, he assaulted FBI agents as they tried to stop him from pulling a gun, going as far as to biting agents on the fingers….