Obama Blamed For Death Threats Against Police, Teachers in Muslim Student Clock Case

Mayor Beth Van Duyne of Irving, Texas is blaming death threats received by Irving’s police chief, police officers, teachers and school administrators on President Barack Obama for his hasty support before the facts were known. Fourteen-year-old high school freshman Ahmed Mohamed was briefly arrested after bringing a suspicious ‘briefcase clock’ to school last week.

Mohamed’s claim to have made the clock himself has been exposed by experts as a hoax. The experts state Mohamed took a manufactured digital alarm clock (a 1986 Radio Shack Micronta brand clock-radio) out of its housing and placed it in a pencil box that made it look like a briefcase bomb.

Ahmed Clock Irving PD
Image via Irving Police.

Obama Ahmed Mohamed Cool Clock Twitter WND
Screen image of Obama tweet via World Net Daily.


Original Obama tweet via Twitter.

Mayor Beth Van Duyne made the charge against Obama for inspiring death threats against Irving employees just for doing their job of trying to keep schoolchildren safe in an interview with Glenn Beck on Beck’s The Blaze TV show Monday evening. Also interviewed was Jim Hanson with the Center for Security Policy.

“GLENN: Has the president reached out to you, Beth?”

“MAYOR VAN DUYNE: No, I have not heard at all from the president.”

“GLENN: Surprise you?”

“MAYOR VAN DUYNE: I was really shocked when I saw his tweet, yeah. I was really surprised. It seems to be an underlying habit that he is going to second-guess police officers without any kind of information. I now have our police chief who is a wonderful, wonderful man, a family man, a churchgoing man, and I now have our police officers as well as a number of teachers, school administrators, receiving death threats as a direct result of this. It is unfortunate, and it has got to stop.”

“MAYOR VAN DUYNE: …What has happened as a result of the hashtag of the misinformation that has been spread like wildfire immediately by the president is we now have death threats on members of our police department and in our school district. For what?”

“JIM: For doing their jobs.”

“MAYOR VAN DUYNE: For doing their jobs and to make sure that our children are safe in that school.”

In addition to Obama’s tweet on Wednesday taking sides with Mohamed against police and the school, Obama’s press secretary Josh Earnest just minutes later directly attacked the teachers who called in authorities to investigate Mohamed and his ‘briefcase clock’.

…”it’s clear that at least some of Ahmed’s teachers failed him. That’s too bad. But it’s not too late for all of us to use this as a teachable moment and to search our own conscience for biases in whatever form they take.

“This episode is a good illustration of how pernicious stereotypes can prevent even good-hearted people who dedicate their lives to educating young people for doing the good work that they set out to do.”

Ahmed Mohamed tweeted Tuesday afternoon of his excitement at meeting Obama soon.

“I can’t wait to get my clock back & take it to the #WhiteHouse to show @BarackObama the invite is an honor, looking forward to meeting you!”

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  • E. Newton

    Obama and the “briefcase bomb clock”. It will go down in history. Written about by our country’s greatest Islamic historians, in Arabic circa 2062.

  • Americadies

    It seems those tolerant lovers of the Religion of Peace are busy.

  • Joe Rivera

    So kids playing with their fingers as guns deserves suspension but some idiot bringing a suitcase clock deserves praise? Only from Obozo the @ssclown.

  • Johnny Thorne

    What makes Obama an idiot is that he’s a pro-Muslim racist. He was easily duped before wanting to find out the truth.

  • BillyBob Bob

    ‘MSNBC RINO Joe Scarborough To Ben Carson: “Being A Terrorist And Being A Muslim Aren’t Even Close To Synonymous”…’

  • Bill the Cat

    The official denial that proves the case.

  • Realist

    By the time Big Media is finished with fabricating and telling the story they want to be true, this kid will be canonized as the new Tech-Jesus of the libcult.

    I suppose all thats left now is for the College of Big Media Cardinals to convene at some appropriate upper west side hovel and compare their notes over their latest au courant, simply divine cocktail.

    One does wonder, though, what the poor journOlista are doing for the Fall?

  • Oscar Leroy

    I really feel this story has gone from one extreme to the other. An extreme reaction to him bringing this clock to school followed by an extreme embrace of this kid being the next Edison or something.

    Whatever happened to moderation and rational thinking?

  • Ron Stanford

    Anyone remember Miriam Carey? She was a 34-year-old dental hygienist who made a U Turn at a police chokehold, and wound up being gunned down by White House Secret Service agents. Her car was riddled with dozens of bullets, and it’s a literal miracle that her 13-month-old daughter wasn’t also killed.

  • rainmom
  • Sniffy Pop

    Remove that kid from the School!

  • O’Brien’s Math Facts

    That ended in 2008.

  • dave0987

    If Hussein had a son he’d look and act like Mohammed.

  • O’Brien’s Math Facts

    Isn’t it interesting that Obama felt comfortable enough to comment on this episode before the police were even through with their investigation and interviewing witnesses?

    Either he’s big into taking risks that could potentially humiliate him, or he’s got someone ‘in the know’ there on the ground giving him information faster than the police can process it.

    Not saying this was staged or anything, but if it walks like a duck…

  • wtd

    MSN:Ahmed Mohamed withdraws from school that suspended him over …
    Watch Mark Cuban’s statement (via BillMaher) ff@ 7:05 which suggests the incentive created for future copy-cat events…

    “But, you know what — real quick…you know who the real winner is? Ahmed.
    Because when I talked to him…he got all the attention, right…his two hours were taken. But he told me, “I’ve been getting all these offers. I’m not going back to MacArthur. I’m going to pick which school I want to go to now because everyone is offering me scholarships.”
    The kid came out way ahead.”

  • wtd

    That ended in 2001…

    The school day just prior to Ahmed’s stunt was Friday, Sept.
    11

    Coincidentally….a nearby high
    school in Plano was the subject of a publicized and frightening bomb scare on
    9/11/2015
    .

    Ahmed had to have known that his clock would look suspicious.

  • PAvolley

    …and talks like a ValJar.

  • PAvolley

    Yeah cause they mistook her little Chevy for a big yellow Ryder that could have been a truck bomb!!!!

  • invited for this?

    The hardest part about “building” that “clock” was unscrewing the original clock he gutted.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHk_6Vh4Qeo

    #InventLikeAhmed

  • wtd

    over 51% of American Muslim’s want Sharia

    61% SAY MUSLIMS SHOULD NOT BE GOVERNED BY AMERICAN LAW,

    20% SAY VIOLENCE SHOULD BE USED TO ESTABLISH SHARIA LAW IN AMERICA

  • fatback

    If I took that device to school my dad would have told me to pick the belt then take me to front lawn where all could watch me get a good whippin’. Then for plagiarizing a project that I did not build but claimed I did not to mention at 15 the project looked like a 7 year old could have done. Oh yeah that I tried to make it look like a bomb on purpose to scare my teachers and win a lawsuit. My dad would have had no mercy on my soy a$$.

  • kjiujijij

    Cannot wait until Zero is out of office. What a scumbag he is.

  • Pigg Pie

    Sell it on ebay as the clock designed by the most intelligent of muslims: ahmed muhammed.

  • remember

    Don’t forget, biting Pop Tarts into an L-shape

  • reward

    Plus he got tons of free crap from Microsoft, plus there’s always a potential lawsuit… certainly plenty of incentive to copycat

  • Rose

    MAYOR VAN DUYNE — Now THIS is TEXAS!

    THIS is great. Good honest and plainspoken truth!

  • Zelsdorf

    Find out who is making the threats and visit their homes late at night. Bring bats, tar and feathers.

  • Rose

    He always is. When did he ever speak up AFTER the facts were investigated? Trayvon, Michael Brown, Bergdahl…. anything else….

  • bumpy ride

    anyone with rudimentary understanding of basics engineering can see the kid took a digital alarm clock – 1986 Radio Shack Micronta brand clock-radio – out of its housing and placed it in a pencil box to make it look like a briefcase bomb. experts were quick to squirrel out the exact model. calling police and other pros was standard procedure and no racism involved. barack seems unable to wait for pertinent information before tweeting when the cops are involved. the kid DID NOT build anything.

  • MicahStone

    The “clock” BS is spreading….and OBOZO and his moronic d-cRATs are swallowing it all !

  • Peter Ward

    As long as the Democrats are in power PC guilt mongering and rioting will be the norm
    They are the party of evil, be it abortion, gay marriage, false allegation, rioting, etc. They are have made their bed with the devil to get ahead.

  • Jim

    What else are they good for?

  • Mikey Pete

    The police acted stupidly.

  • JY1

    When were his frequent statements of false assertions ever refuted and exposed after the facts later revealed he was completely wrong? Same list: Trayvon, Brown, Bergdahl… The facts are exposed to be 180 degrees out of phase with his statements, but no one above us little people ever point it out and get upset about it.

  • Jim

    Lots of tar –

  • Jim

    We should be grateful he didn’t use a blender with the clock. The combination might have made a black hole.

  • JY1

    That will be 1485 A.H. on the muslim calendar. They will certainly stop using our calendar which is measured as “The Year of Our Lord 2062”.

  • LouAnnWatson

    this how subversives work…al of thee things are staged. he invites all the miscreants to the white house to distract the public from what he’s really doing.

  • Jim

    Actually – no. It’s the “zero tolerance” policy in action, only the policy is only supposed to be applied to non-moslems.

  • Aslan’s Girl

    Good on this mayor for speaking truth to power! Texans rock.

  • Akela

    It was staged.

  • Swordmaker1949

    Ahmed can’t wait to take his fake “invention” to the White House? When is someone going to call him on his false claim of “invention” when all he did is the same thing most us of did when we were 12 to 14. . . take things apart, and see what’s in them and often put them in another casing? He made ZERO changes to a commercial product except take it out of its plastic casing.

    In addition, when is someone going to state the obvious? I have not seen anyone state it, so I will. This alarm clock went off in class calling attention to itself, when it was not plugged in, meaning it was running on the battery backup. It is child’s play (literally) to connect that alarm circuit to something else. . . and that something could do other things than “trigger” a noise. Such a set-up could trigger a weapon.

    As far as I am concerned, the teacher and police, given the circumstances and the date of the incident, did exactly the right thing.

    Ahmed Mohamed should not be rewarded for his actions by receiving piles of Microsoft goodies, invitations to the White House, FaceBook and other high-tech installatons, and full ride scholarships for his non-tech accomplishment and exagerated claims.

  • LouAnnWatson

    did you hear that if biden runs, obama wants to pick his vice president?

  • LouAnnWatson

    your mistake is that he built the clock to lay claim to his talent, when really it was about activism and agitation.

  • jaimo

    Heard that today but couldn’t get a link for proof.

  • LouAnnWatson

    but you can’t spend it if you’re dead.

  • LouAnnWatson

    For you are the children of your father the devil, and you love to do the evil things he does. He was a murderer from the beginning. He has always hated the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, it is consistent with his character; for he is a liar and the father of lies.

    John 8:44

  • LouAnnWatson

    flamethrowers

  • Southernsoul

    I heard it mentioned the other night that this was a ‘False Flag’ incident. How quickly the media was all over the mistreatment of this poor, peaceful, Muslim child by us hate-filled racists Americans. How quickly obama rushed to bring this muslim Einstein to the White House. How our highest schools of Engineering, who couldn’t tell a trademarked, disassembled digital clock from a true handcrafted science project, moved to welcome this ‘genius’. How our top corporate computer wizards showered the kid with gifts and praise for deconstructing a digital clock and turning it into something almost identical to an IED timed detonator.

    It stretches probabilty a bit thin.

  • MuzLiesMatterAstroturf

    “Ahmed Mohamed, the Muslim boy who was handcuffed last week after he took a homemade clock to class is withdrawing from his school, and his family is planning trips to the United Nations and Mecca before visiting the White House.” USA TODAY

  • TheVelvetKitten

    Will they search /test this “clock” before allowing it near the WH? If they do test/search it ..will they also be racist?

  • Jim

    Oooo – kinky.

  • Hotlanta Mike

    Irving Mayor: Ahmed Mohamed’s Family Blocking Release of Records; Obama Tweeted Support Even Before “Clock” Pic Released

    http://townhall.com/columnists/kyleshideler/2015/09/22/irving-mayor-ahmed-mohameds-family-blocking-release-of-records-obama-tweeted-support-even-before-clock-pic-released-n2055545

  • johnfarmingdale

    why isn’t this guy goiing to the White House.

    Suitcase Clock in under 20 seconds.
    http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/84741015/

  • Ganesha_akbar

    Color me gobsmacked that mullah Hussein hasn’t (yet) dispatched New Black Panther Party leader Malik Zulu Shabazz to the Irving, Texas scene to remind vigilante enablers that it’s time to finish the mission and kill the slave masters and their g*ddam families.
    https://youtu.be/mri2ZtPosvU

    Articles of Impeachment are long overdue.

  • Don Keller

    Sigh…had enough affirmative action?

  • TheLibertyAmendments

    Obama needed a new victim.

  • Unapologetic American

    I’m wondering if Ahmed will complete assembling his “clock” before meeting with devout Muslim and Imam-in-Chief, Barack Hussein Obama. I’m also curious as to how the Secret Service will treat this amateur “clock-maker” at the security.checkpoint outside The White House though I have no doubt Valerie Jarrett will order ALL protocols to be ignored and he will be escorted right through in the company of his CAIR (Hamas) handlers.

  • Patty

    Impeach him. What are we waiting for. Seriously, why hasn’t Obama been impeached? Asking that for so long now. But I will never get tired of asking.

  • AmericanConcrete

    Liberals

  • Tim jones

    obammy supports terrorism against americans at every opportunity.

  • gofer1

    Why doesn’t somebody at Google or Microsoft tell us just what the invention is. It would be impressive if a 4 or 5 year old did it, maybe. Its all so surreal, throwing the accolades because he is a Muslim. They have lost all sense of reason and logic. They have to know its absolutely nothing, but they are playing this pretend game and when REAL ones show up, will they hestitate now?

  • HJD

    Everything with Obama seems staged. Remember all the fainting women in the audience when he was campaigning?

  • blanjm5

    Henry Louis Gates

    Google it.

  • bikerken

    All the kid did was hook up a digital timer to a digital display. He “invented” nothing. You can see a small power supply, a digital numeric display and a little control board and also a 9 volt battery clip. This is EXACTLY how you would build a suitcase bomb. It doesn’t really serve any other purpose. Anyone have a reason for creating a suitcase alarm clock???

  • bikerken

    Exactly! I swear. I’ve been building my own computers for years. This was just someone taking a few components out of a clock and mounting them in a case. No real talent or knowledge needed. Just a little tinkering. But it IS exactly how you would put together a suitcase bomb.

  • Woudy Treez

    He said he invented it. A clock that looks like an IED.

    http://vice-images.vice.com/images/articles/crops/2015/09/16/a-kid-got-arrested-for-bringing-a-homemade-clock-to-school-because-everyone-thought-it-was-a-bomb-vgtrn-095-1442422465-crop_desktop_400.jpg

    ^His invention. The media hides the display for a reason.

    Set to 00:002

    What time is that?

  • haypa2

    Apparently this was not functioning as a regular clock….that is marking time as the day progressed. Instead it was a timer, counting backwards….you know, like you would use to set off a bomb or to let you know when to take the cake from the oven.

  • haypa2

    Not to mention all the zero tolerance in schools these days…like the little kid chewing a poptart into the shape of a gun and suspended.

  • E. Newton

    This is amazing. Obama, in a very public fashion, via twitter, tells the world that it’s a “Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science.”

    But the little Muslim monster just disassembled an old digital clock and placed it in a briefcase, so that it looked like a bomb. This action merits the attention, the praise of the President of the U.S. This is so far past Obama’s “Trayvon could have been my son”.

    This country is a swirling disaster of horror under this Barack Obama. This is truly a nightmare that we are living through.

  • E. Newton

    As they say, a stopped clock is sometimes correct. However, this “clock”, that would be Mayer is a scumbag of the worst order. I will not ever watch this waste of oxygen.

  • Dusty Thompson

    Kate Steinle has never been mentioned once by this White House. 0bama is shameful and a liar and should be imprisoned for life.

  • roccolore

    Muslims and other liberals doing what they do best.

  • Cawoonache

    A clock? Riiiiiight! If that kid had been a white Christian or a Jew he would still be jail.

  • CRITTERCOLLECTOR

    It was a dry run..

  • CRITTERCOLLECTOR
  • Harry Sherry

    A guy with a scraggly beard in camo clothes would have been shot.

  • Harry Sherry

    Lie/cheat/steal/rape….etc.?

  • Harry Sherry

    Hopefully the electorate of the USA the put this moron in office will see the non wisdom of their ways. Economy is sick, millions out of work, cronies getting rich, crime rampant………can we afford another Obama or DC insider?

  • roccolore

    Pretty much.

  • Americadies

    Target practice?

  • BPatMann

    No fair! You have to raise something like a sheep or a cow for a 4-H Club project, but for Junior Jihadis of America Club you get to make cool things like detonators.

  • ohio granny

    Ahmed is just a good little muslim in training to be a terrorist. No wonder Obama defends him. Only a fool would not have had that “clock” checked out. Ahmed is learning young how to play the great satan to get the results muslim scum want. Suspend a student for chewing a pop tart into the shape of a gun but ignore something that looks like a bomb. Makes sense only from fools.

  • Americadies

    Let’s try to remember where Obama is coming from;
    1. He grew up watching his mother mate with black men and accept their abuse.
    2. He was indoctrinated from birth by a pair of crazy old white people in the philosophy of communism, anti-colonialism and victimization of blacks by white, all the while seeing them provide him with all his earthly comforts.
    3. He was transported to Indonesia by that same mother so she could mate and be abused by brown men, all the while he was sexually abused by this same Muslim men while be indoctrinated in their faith.
    4. He returned home to be cared for by those same crazy old white people while he experimented with drugs and performed sex acts on old white men for cash and favors all through high school.
    5. He attends college and is given preferential attendance and accolades because of his color rather than academic accomplishment by white liberals, all the while being told he was a victim of white racism.
    I could go on and on about the very confusing and deviate behaviors of our skinny black community organizer, but one must admit, given how poorly raised and abused our boy was for nearly twenty years, is it any wonder he is a hedonistic, arrogant, confused little boy?

  • bicentennialguy

    But I thought it was the religion of peace….must be those Lutherans making death threats again.

  • bicentennialguy

    Because Republicans are afraid of being called names by trash like Matt Lauer or the desiccated Andrea Mitchell…..or…..they (the RINO herd) agree with him.

  • bicentennialguy

    They should stay in Mecca.

  • IMPACT1

    There is a serious dysfunction when it comes to Democrats, Liberals – when it comes to “leading”.

    Either we report something suspicious or we don’t no matter WHO or WHAT it is…Make up your damn minds…

    Quit playing “mind games” with everyone – asshats.

  • Stuck_in_Ca

    Frauds have to stick together.

  • Stuck_in_Ca

    Because despite the fact he was elected President twice Bobo KNOWS the US is racist.

  • Mark

    Death threats from diaperheads? I don’t believe it. /

  • Mark

    If Barry did, he would look like this….

  • LudicrousSextus

    Face it America – the president is an imbecile – and an anti-American imbecile at that. One suspects the reason for the ‘White House invite’ may have been to organize a sit-down with Obama’s BFF Bill Ayers – show the kid exactly how *real* bombs are built…

    Elsewhere in the real world – Google ‘child Islamic bombers’ returns 3 million results. Humorously, Googling ‘child Christian bombers’ returns around 800k results – and 90% of those – pertain to Islam using children as suicide bombers.

    Pretty much everything Obama does is a farce – including his ‘records’…

  • dave0987

    Aghhhh! Yeah that’s about right.

  • Venril

    But there certainly is one hell of a correlation.

  • BPatMann

    Obama built a detonator just like Ahmed’s back when he was hanging around with Bill Ayers.

  • JimmaObama

    WHAT a F’ing JOKE……F this little muslim punk…I hope he gets his F’ing @ss kicked left and right when he goes back to school….send the F’er black and blue to the WH…..

  • will_ford

    So how long ago was it, his sister was arrested for a call-in bomb hoax???

  • bigmaq1980

    “I heard it mentioned the other night that this was a ‘False Flag’ incident. ”

    I don’t think there is any proof.

    But, there is a rather unusual relationship there that doesn’t get airplay. This is not your “run of the mill” Muslim family by any means. Avoiding controversy is not what they are known for.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohamed_Elhassan_Mohamed

    Most interesting thought exercise…knowing what you now know about the father, given what he must understand about the world, how would he think people might react to something that looked like this…
    https://a57.foxnews.com/global.fncstatic.com/static/managed/img/880/558/Texas%20Muslim%20Student%20_DeMa.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

  • KimWilde

    Remember along with the moslem in chief, google, as$book and a whole bunch of others piled on to uphold this little lying moslem who should be on his way back to messa with the whole family never to return.