With John Kerry parading around the Middle East we are sure to hear a few vacuous remarks about religious freedom from a part of the world where the idea has no meaning. Americans are loath to rethink religious freedom and even insist it be imposed worldwide on those who don’t have the slightest notion what we are referring to and who would be angry if they figured it out.
Wow. President Obama got a medal from Israel. That must have been a comfortable moment, put on the spot on Israeli turf with a vow to defend the small¹ against longtime Muslim foes. The president knows that whatever happens in the Middle East, the U.S.
When it comes to Islam, America’s tradition of religious tolerance hurts us. We stumble over our words trying to project respect for all beliefs, even those that spawn violent extremism. It would be more realistic to just admit that Islam will prove time and again to be uniquely suited to cultivating intolerance and violence.
What do democracy in the Middle East, teachers, super PACS, our suffering middle class, and the conniving wealthy have in common? They have all been used by the Obama disinformation and government propaganda mill to manipulate public opinion. Are taxpayers paying the president to oversee the spread of disinformation and to ensure that Congress passes laws to turn White House myth into reality?
While Muslim protesters in Yemen stormed our embassy and wished us death, American taxpayers helped fund food security that fed 46 million people in 48 countries last year.¹ While a scroungy troublemaker decried U.S. tyranny for fear that his nuclear ambitions might be stunted, millions of our own people went hungry in the Obama economy, but we still managed to budget for humanitarian assistance and U.S.
Perhaps we should take a few pointers from Muslims in the Middle East. When they get angry, they let everyone know it. Duplicity in dealing with the West is key and the wildcard is violence. Embarrassment over Pakistan should have been enough for those who craft U.S.
The anniversary of the 2001 Islamic terrorist attacks was accompanied by rioting, violence, and killing of Americans in the Middle East, and the news that our president will not be meeting with Israel’s prime minister during Mr. Netanyahu’s trip to the U.S.