Skip to comments.Barack and Michelle Obama decline dinner with the Sarkozys
Posted on 06/04/2009 10:00:19 PM PDT by bruinbirdman
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Sarko and Carla should be relieved they didn’t have to spend an evening with Barack and Michelle.
Well, the list will get longer.
As Abe said “You can fool all of the people, some of the time, some of the people, all of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.”
It is also a major diplomatic faux pas by Obama. You don't bypass the head of state when you are in his country.
In Obama's speech in Cairo, he made a veiled slam against France when he said, "Likewise, it is important for Western countries to avoid impeding Muslim citizens from practicing religion as they see fit - for instance, by dictating what clothes a Muslim woman should wear."
Obama is a lightweight and an embarrassment.
“advance the people’s business” has never been an Obama goal. More likely, plant moles in all offices of government to leak and wreck havoc, steal America’s wealth due to our economic crisis and move it out into some place out of reach of the taxpayer and stove up his empire.
I do not think anything is out of bounds for that group.
But, but, but, the media says she is gorgeous, such style, one of the most dashing president’s wives ever.
The media, goes on and on about his smoothness, the pride at having him represent America, defend her. You know, Bush was just a cowboy - this guy is a real clutz - just what those eastern elites worship.
MO the manbeast wants to shop and shop and shop and she’s jealous of Carla.
You are very correct here. France does prohibit what they call “ostentatious religious dress” in public places.
As an American who believes strongly in the 1st amendment, I have a problem with this. It would ban a Jewish man from wearing a yarmulker (sp?) to school or work in a governmnet job, a woman from wearing a large cross necklace, or an Islamic woman from wearing a headscarf.
I can understand prohibiting the covering of the face. The French see the headscarf as a political statement.
So, you are correct, Obama hates Sarko because he is a conservative, and hates the French for banning the headscarf in public establishmnents.
Abominable FLOTUS doesnt want to be caught next to elegant Carla ever again.
That's the authority of the Political Commissars (czars).
Hussein appointed another Commissar for the Great Lakes political area, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota.
Greenie Cameron Davis was supposedly named for the position by EPA head Lisa Jackson. More like Rahm Emanuel. This is strictly for geographical political party enforcement.
The French law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools bans wearing conspicuous religious symbols in French public (i.e. government-operated) primary and secondary schools. The law is an amendment to the French Code of Education that expands principles founded in existing French law, especially the constitutional requirement of laïcité: the separation of state and religious activities.
The bill passed France’s national legislature and was signed into law by President Jacques Chirac on March 15, 2004 (thus the technical name is law 2004-228 of March 15, 2004) and came into effect on September 2, 2004, at the beginning of the new school year. The full title of the law is Loi n° 2004-228 du 15 mars 2004 encadrant, en application du principe de laïcité, le port de signes ou de tenues manifestant une appartenance religieuse dans les écoles, collèges et lycées publics (literally “Law #2004-228 of March 15, 2004 concerning, as an application of the principle of the separation of church and state, the wearing of symbols or garb which show religious affiliation in public primary and secondary schools”).
The law does not mention any particular symbol, though it is considered by many to specifically target the wearing of headscarves (a khimar, considered by some to be required as part of hijab [”modesty”]) by Muslim schoolgirls. For this reason, it is occasionally referred to as the French headscarf ban in the foreign press.
Funny, Christians are not given that honor.
Deutsche Welle, December 9, 2008
Europes top courts have ruled in favor of a French school that expelled two Muslim girls for refusing to remove their headscarves for physical education classes. The ruling fuels the debate over secularism in France.
The European Court of Human Rights has dismissed a complaint by two French Muslim girls that their school violated their freedom of religion and their right to an education. The girls were expelled after repeatedly refusing to remove their headscarves for physical education classes.
The teacher had said that wearing a headscarf was incompatible with physical education classes. The girls, Belgin Dogru and Esma-Nur Kervanci, are French nationals and were 11 and 12 respectively when they were expelled from the school in the north-western town of Flers in 1999.
For secularisms sake
Based in Strasbourg, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday, Dec. 4 that the schools move to expel the girls was not out of line, emphasizing that the girls had been able to continue their education via correspondence classes.
It was clear that the applicants religious convictions were fully taken into account in relation to the requirements of protecting the rights and freedoms of others and public order, the court said in a press release.
The court also observed that the purpose of the restriction on the applicants right to manifest their religious convictions was to adhere to the requirements of secularism, a hot topic of debate in France.
Secularism is taken very seriously in the countrys state schools, and in 2004 a law was passed that bans pupils from wearing conspicuous signs of their religion at school.
France is home to Europes largest Muslim minority.
What’s next with this Kenyan poseur, return of the Statute of Liberty?
He's going to Buchenwald, no doubt to pay respects to one of his uncles.
Let's see how he can dis Chancellor Merkel who told Hussein she was done bailing out anyone especially any GM divisions in Deutschland.
JFK introducing himself during his visit to Paris, “You may have heard of me, I’m the man with Jackie Kennedy.”
The Obama’s didn’t want to be out-classed.
How rude of the Obama’s to decline to visit the President of the host country of the ceremony.
OBAMAS are fake MSM hyped manufactured celebrities
If you were Meeeeechelle, one of the 100 most beautiful women in the world, would you want to stand next to Carla Bruni?
“This is why he got rid of the bust of Churchill and labels conservatives as terrorists...”
A great big thank you to the 60 million idiot voters across America responsible for embarrassing your country on the world stage. (Those other 9 million votes? Fraud.)
What really happened was that they couldn't find a feed bag for FLOTUS on such short notice.
Tell me, please -- if YOU were in Paris, and wanted a good dinner, where would YOU go? (I do enjoy good traditional French food, well cooked & presented. I have all of Julia Child's books - including Vol. 2 of Mastering the Art of French Cooking - and I do use them. Never did enjoy 'nouvelle' - in Miz Julia's words 'you just know somebody's fingers have been all over it'.)
BTW, nice shoes, Carla!
These two Affirmative Clowns really represent the Peter Principle, Their actions and Performance prove they are the poster couple of nothing more than Churls.
Noun 1. churl - a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
The Obamas eat more than anybody I’ve ever heard of. Two out of three reports have them going for or having brought to them, expensive meals.
NCAA-No Class At All.
It’s because BO wouldn’t be able to converse with an intelligent person.
Sarkozy SHOULD have invited the Queen or maybe Obama told him not to....who knows, but it sure was CLASSLESS!
Wasn’t Queen Elizabeth insulted as well..? Now he disses Pres Sarkozy...
The Pres should have better manners...
What trash those Os are. That is one step up from McDonald's.
Thanks Cincinna. Seems like a break for the Sarkozys.
No, the embarrassment is the Obamas'. And ours, that our President's such a rude jerk.
I am not shocked but he is becoming more frightening every moment.
That's the way it has always been done. But Obama wants to change the rules to emphasize his supremacy...the old ways don't apply to him.
So I’m guessing he ate dinner with the King of Saudi?
I don’t think Muslims eat pork (officially)
The Obama’s don’t like snails....They aren’t interested in how fast “S” Car-Goes, only if it’s to be procured for nothing!
The French did not murder their quota of Jews?
This is not the first time BO has made a huge mistake with Sarkozy. Remember when he sent him a letter and used the former French President's name?
Obama bows to the Muslim King and disses the French President. Actions sure speak louder than words, don't they!
“Here we have the elegant Carla who has crossed her legs like a lady while Michelle has crossed hers, which look like ham hocks.”
Almost choked with laughter on this one! Was it right after this that the “toned arms” got so much press? Ooooh, I’m so jealous.
Isn’t Michelle bringing their daughters over? Maybe we’re being spared an Amy Carter moment—and the prospect of Malia lecturing the Sarkozys on trans-Atlantic relations.
Michelle..she’s a MAN BAYBEE
Probably afraid that Obama couldn’t keep his eyes or his hands off Carla...