The hypocrisy in France by world leaders.

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The execution of cartoonists and innocent citizens in France by Islamic terrorists was a cowardly barbaric act that the world has come together to rightfully protest. Freedom of speech and freedom of the press are democratic ideals that are essential in a modern society that believes in equal rights for all of its citizens. This past weekend, world leaders gathered in France to peacefully protest terrorism and to let all who challenge freedom know that their senseless fight will not be tolerated.

We all know by now that our President chose not to attend this march in France, nor did he send anyone from his cabinet to represent the USA. It’s a blunder Obama now claims to regret. If you’re keeping track of his blunders you can turn the page in your notebook and add this to the growing list. In this instance all Obama had to do was put someone on a plane – that’s it! They didn’t have to talk or make any decisions. It was just a simple trip to show the world in a photo op – as other leaders from other countries were doing – that America stands together with the world against Islamic terrorists.

So why didn’t Obama send someone? He didn’t even send America’s best marcher, Al Sharpton, who loves to march whenever he gets a chance lol. Well, Obama’s first excuse was that it was too short of a notice and his security detail wasn’t ready. That excuse didn’t make sense since other important leaders like the British Prime Minister, the Israeli Prime Minister, and the German Chancellor all attended. So Plan B as an excuse was to say that “the American Ambassador attended”. That excuse didn’t fly because the Ambassador didn’t take a trip there – she just jumped in a cab because she lives there! Not to mention the fact that she is only a puppet that got the position because she was a big Obama donation donor.

After Plan B failed the White House did something that it never ever does – they admitted they fucked up! That’s right, finally Obama admitted that he made a mistake. Of course right after admitting they screwed up the White House mentioned how they were closely in touch with France’s government all weekend by phone; but nonetheless they admitted they were wrong. Finally! So now that “Francegate” is over, let’s talk about the hypocrisy of some of the countries that did attend and start with France itself.

France is supporting freedom of expression for journalists which is awesome but did you know that the freedom to express your religious belief in France is against the law. In France, Christians can’t wear crosses to school, Jews can’t wear yarmulkes, and Muslims can’t wear veils. So freedom of speech there only goes in one direction; you can mock and make fun of religion in the press but you can’t express it. Here in the US we tolerate religions and allow people to openly express themselves. You don’t have to agree with an opposing religion and you have the right to openly state so. The opposing religion then has it’s right to defend itself. This isn’t fun stuff and most of it is spurned by ignorance and hate, but we allow people to debate their differences as long as they do so within the constraints of our law. In France, you have a very powerful free-press mocking religion right at people who are told they can’t openly express their religion. No one condones terrorism and the French journalists did not deserve to die. Let’s be clear that Islamic terrorists are evil and there is never a justification for cowardly killing people in the name of religion. However some may argue that suppressing religious expression in France is not the right way to go if you truly believe in freedom of speech and the press.

Israel was also represented at the march and it’s interesting to note that the murdered cartoonists working at Charlie Hebdo wouldn’t be allowed to do their work in Israel. Israel has laws that ban any speech which is deemed offensive towards religion.

Section 144B Israel’s Penal Law prohibits publication of incitement: if a person publishes anything in order to incite racism, then that person is liable to five years’ imprisonment. It does not matter whether the publication did cause racism or whether or not it is true. The term ‘racism’ is defined as persecution, humiliation, degradation, a display of enmity, hostility, or violence, or causing violence against a public or parts of the population, all because of their color, racial affiliation, or national ethnic origin. Israel and the middle-east are so closely knitted with religion that race is an interchangeable term for religion. Considering these laws and the fact that not all people in Israel have the same civil rights by law, I find it amusing to see their Prime Minister Benjamin Nethanyahu march in the name of freedom of speech.

Our next person that had no right being at his march is Mahmoud Abbas from the PLO. The PLO is probably best known for being the grandfather of terrorist acts since they have been murdering people and striking terror since the 1970’s. Enough said.

Ireland was represented and blasphemy is a crime in Ireland.

And my last example of hypocracy will be King Abdullah of Jordan who attended the march with his wife, Queen Rania. As per Human Right’s Watch:

Jordanian law criminalizes speech deemed critical of the king, government officials, and institutions, as well as Islam and speech considered defamatory of others. In 2013, the authorities failed to amend the penal code to bring it into compliance with constitutional free speech guarantees strengthened in 2011, and continued to prosecute individuals on charges such as “insulting an official body,” using vaguely worded penal code articles that place impermissible restrictions on free expression.

So why the hell was this filthy rich dictator and his wife marching in France when they have prisons full of journalists in their own country?

So in conclusion, we all got together immediately after a tragedy to grieve together and to share frustration against our enemies who continue to spread terror. A million people came together in France to show their strength and unity and I applaud them for that.

However, let’s not get fooled into thinking that our world is something it ain’t because world leaders showed up for a cool photo op. These leaders are a big part of the problem for the reasons I stated in my examples above. Some of these leaders that showed up rule countries that would never allow freedom of the press and have laws against it.

After reading the guest list and doing some research on these world leaders, I’m really not that concerned that President Obama didn’t show up.

Maybe Obama didn’t show up because he saw the guest list and was worried about being accidentally shot standing next to the wrong person. Yeah, I said it! ….because I have the right to say it in the United States of America!!

charlie hebdo






3 Comments to The hypocrisy in France by world leaders.

  1. tom Wilcox says:

    I believe he sent the U.S. Ambassador to France there.That’s what ambassadors do. did you know that?

    • Tom Wilcox says:

      If Mr. Obama had gone, you would have been the first person to accuse him of rubbing elbows with the Arabs and Muslims and the Jews.

    • marcoreport says:

      Covered that in the article. Please READ before becoming an asshole. Thank you for your support!!

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