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The Face of the Female San Bernardino Shooter Tashfeen Malik

By Eowyn @DrEowyn

Ever since police identified the perpetrators of the San Bernardino mass shooting of Dec. 2, 2015, as a young Muslim couple named Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, the media and bloggers have tried to find pictures of the two.

Farook, a 5-year employee at the Public Health Dept. of San Bernardino County government, reportedly had recently returned from a trip to Saudi Arabia “radicalized.” With him was his new wife, Malik, whom he had met online. Before going on their murderous rampage, the couple reportedly had dropped off their 6-month-old baby daughter at her grandmother’s, saying they had a doctor’s appointment.

Here’s a pic of Farook from a dating website:

Syed Rizwan Farook photo from a dating website (

Syed Rizwan Farook photo from a dating website (

Images of his wife Tashfeen Malik, however, could not be found. The Scallawag and Vagabond blog even mistook Farook’s brother and sister-in-law for the shooters, no doubt because the brother is also named Syed Farook, but with a different middle name of Raheel.

Yesterday, two days after the shooting, a picture of the elusive Tashfeen Malik finally surfaced.

Syed R. Farook & Tashfeen Malik

As reported by Daily Mail, speaking for the couple’s family at a press conference on Dec. 4, attorneys Mohammad Abuershaid and Daniel Chesley revealed more information about Tashfeen Malik:

  • Malik wore a burka and didn’t speak to male relatives. Farook’s family members said they had never seen her face.
  • Farook and Malik met through a marriage and dating website some time in 2013 and wed the following year.
  • The couple were very ‘traditional’: At family gatherings, the women would sit with the women and the men would sit with the men, so the men had never spoken to Malik.
  • Malik spoke only broken English. Family members describe her as a ‘very private’, soft-spoken and caring housewife.
  • Very little is known about Malik and her family, who are believed to be in Saudi Arabia.

Reportedly, Farook had attended his Health Department’s Christmas party in a conference room inside the Inland Regional Center, but left “angry”. He returned with his wife 20 minutes later, both wearing black face masks, dressed in combat gear and body armor, and armed with AR-15s, pistols, and improvised explosive devices. 7,000 rounds of ammunition were found in their homes.

Reportedly, at least two of their weapons had been legally purchased from a gun store. So much for background checks and Obama’s determination to find a way to use executive authority to close the so-called gun show loophole that allows thousands of people to buy guns each year without a background check. (Los Angeles Times)

In other words, only a total ban on gun-sales and gun-ownership would have prevented Farook from acquiring guns. We can see where this is going, don’t we?

According to David Bowdich, head of the FBI’s Los Angeles office, just minutes before the couple blasted the roomful of county employees, killing 14 and injuring 17, Malik managed to issue a pledge of allegiance to ISIS on Facebook.

Her Facebook post came at about 11 a.m. Wednesday, roughly the same time the couple began shooting. Malik allegedly used an alias to direct her laudatory message to Islamic State kingpin Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Facebook took down her post on Thursday to cooperate with law enforcement, which means we won’t be able to verify Malik’s posting for ourselves. (Source: New York Daily News).

Frankly, I find it hard to believe that a young married couple with a 6-month-old baby would go on a mass murder spree, leave, and then inexplicably head back to the crime scene where, just 3 miles from the Inland Regional Center, they were killed in a shootout with police.

For that matter, Farook family attorneys are challenging the official narrative and hinting at a false flag.

During a CNN interview with Chris Cuomo yesterday, attorney Abuershaid said, “There was nothing to show that [Malik] was extreme at all, and [Farook] was a normal guy, in every sense of the word.” Attorney Chesley said:

“There’s a lot of things that, quite frankly, don’t add up or seem implausible. She [Malik] was never involved in shooting. She’s probably about 90 pounds, so it’s unlikely she could even carry a weapon or wear some type of a vest or do any of this. … It just doesn’t make sense for these two to be able to act like some kind of Bonnie and Clyde or something. It’s just ridiculous. It doesn’t add up. It doesn’t add up, the military skills to carry out something like this, really. I’m just telling you straight out – it doesn’t make sense.”

Chelsey then hinted that the San Bernardino shooting may be a false flag. He said, “There were a lot of questions drawn with Sandy Hook and whether or not that was a real incident or not.” (Mediaite)

For the posts FOTM has published on Sandy Hook, click here.

The FBI now considers the San Bernardino mass shooting to be terrorism.

Secure your door locks and protect our women and children! The dreaded ISIS has now come to America!

Mark my words: I predict that Obama and the warmongers in Congress (hello, McCain) will use the San Bernardino mass shooting as their pretext to finally have the war in Syria they’ve wanted since 2012 — not to defeat ISIS, but to topple the duly-elected and Christian-friendly Assad government.

H/t “Barry Soetoro, Esq.”


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