For at least the second time since last summer, aides of newly inaugurated President Barack Obama have chosen the leader of a Muslim group linked by the U.S. government to terrorism to play a role in a religious service, perhaps helping push "Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West" into the top spot among best-sellers at Shop.WND.com this week.
WND reported that Ingrid Mattson, president of the Islamic Society of North America, was among the religious leaders scheduled to appear during the inaugural events this week in Washington.
At that time, Fox News reported ISNA was suspected of having ties to radical terrorism worldwide, and during last year's Holy Land Foundation terrorism trial was regarded as an "unindicted co-conspirator" by the U.S. government.
The government alleged documents show ISNA is supported by the Muslim Brotherhood, which has called for "jihad" against the West.
Linda Douglass, a spokeswoman for Obama's inaugural committee, praised Mattson, stating, "She has a stellar reputation in the faith community."
"Obsession" is an award-winning, eye-opening documentary that gives viewers an entrance to the minds of radical Islamists – to hear and see what they think about the West, using actual footage from Arabic TV rarely seen in the West.
"Obsession" documents the call for world domination and global jihad that are made by Islamic leaders daily.
"You do not have to read between the lines here – their message is loud and clear," it states. The undercover footage shows suicide bomber initiations, the indoctrination of young children into hate and violence, secret jihad meetings and public celebrations of 9/11.
Due to its vivid exposition of the terrorist's ideology and methodology, "Obsession" has been used by numerous military and security personnel for educational purposes as well.
"'Obsession' is without exaggeration one of the most important films of our time… Please, you must see it," said Glenn Beck, now of Fox News.
In second place is "Black Belt Patriotism: How to Reawaken America" by Chuck Norris.
He's a martial arts master, actor, political activist and WND columnist – and now has stepped into the role of best-selling author with his no-holds-barred assessment of American culture.
He tackles everything from family values to national security, and instead of just providing a cultural critique, looks at real solutions for the problems the nation faces.
"If you're worried about the direction our country is going, you're in good company. Chuck Norris remembers a better America – an America of faith, freedom, and respect for tradition, history, and human life – and in Black Belt Patriotism he shows what we need to do to reawaken the American dream, reignite the American spirit, and give our children and grandchildren the America they deserve: an America of freedom, opportunity, and faith."
In third is the popular "Shocked by the Bible" by Joe Kovacs.
The book asks if you knew that "Christmas" is not mentioned in the Bible, or that "Three Wise Men" appear nowhere in the Bible and it doesn't mention them visiting baby Jesus in a Bethlehem manger.
It also reveals there were not just two of every kind of animal aboard Noah's Ark.
These are just some of the startling facts revealed in "Shocked by the Bible: The Most Astonishing Facts You've Never Been Told," by WND's executive news editor.
"If you think you really know the Bible, better think again. Joe Kovacs takes a close look at the greatest story ever told and separates myth from reality," said Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly. "My favorite parts of the book deal with Christmas and Easter. Check out 'Shocked by the Bible.' You may well be shocked."
"If people actually knew what was in their Bible – the astounding facts they've never heard – they'd rush to crack it open and get the surprise of their lives," said Kovacs.
Here are the Shop.WND.com top sellers for Dec. Jan. 13-19:
- "Obsession" DVD
- "Black Belt Patriotism: How to Reawaken America" (autographed)
By Chuck Norris
- "Shocked by the Bible" (Book) – Autographed
By Joe Kovacs
- "Guilty: Liberal 'Victims' and Their Assault on America" Autographed
By Ann Coulter
- "The Audacity of Deceit" (Book)
By Brad O'Leary
- "A Nation Adrift" (DVD)
- "Hope of the Wicked: Master Plan to Rule the World"
- "The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve"
- "The WatchWORD Bible – Complete New Testament" (DVD)
- "The Feasts of the Lord" (DVD)
This list does not include WND's two sister publications – Whistleblower magazine and Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin – always among the best-selling products in Shop.WND.com. If you're not subscribing to these two great companions to WND, you're missing out on the best monthly magazine and the best weekly, online intelligence newsletter in the world.