Louis Farrakhan thinks that the U.S. is ‘Satan’ for blaming the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Muslims — do you agree with him? Or do you think he is off his rocker more than ever? Here are the comments he made to an audience at Tennessee State University:
Minister Louis Farrakhan told an audience at Tennessee State University that the federal government purposely deceived the American public on the tragic events of 9/11 and sought to use the attacks to start a war with the Middle East.
The 82-year-old Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, drew a few thousand spectators Saturday night to see his keynote speech for the Black United Summit International Leadership Conference.
He spent a large portion of his more than one-hour of remarks focusing on his mantra of “BUSIness is warfare” — the main theme of his speech and the two-day conference designed to foster leadership among students at historically black colleges and universities.
He also unpacked his theory that Al-Qaeda and Osama Bin Laden were not responsible for the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 in New York and Washington. D.C — and that the U.S. government set out to exploit the event.
“The whole idea of the government was to give America a reason to go to war because war is profitable,” Farrakhan said, later adding: “It’s the truth that’s going to set us free, not the lies of a deceptive government. The government is Satan.”
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