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Free Speech at Risk as U.S. Synchronizes With Islam

johnm h Wrote: Sep 21, 2012 6:19 PM
Obviously Islamic extremists want to use these things to shut us down. What is Obama's objective? Is it any different? Yes Obama only wants to shut down conservatives, Christians, and other "hate speech" that has the audacity to speak truth. Islam wants to shut everybody up. Which is actually a threat to us? Clearly those who want to monopolize dialog in the US and eliminate freedom of speech. Islam has only the power Obama gives it.

What's wrong with the following Associated Press headline? "Charlie Hebdo cartoon spurs French gov't to order embassies, schools to close."

Cartoons of Muhammad in the satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo didn't send France into lockdown. Their publication this week was a simple exercise in free speech on Islam, which Muslims in France and everywhere else in the world oppose as a violation of Islamic law (Shariah). It is Islamic rage over the fact that Islamic law is not dominant everywhere, all the time -- Muslims' signal weapon against a timid West -- that drove French authorities to take security precautions, not the...