Skip to comments.KERRY: QUESTION OF WOMEN DRIVING 'BEST LEFT TO SAUDI ARABIA'
Posted on 11/05/2013 8:06:50 AM PST by Biggirl
On Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry met with Saudi King Abdullah to try and warm relations between the two countries. A true relationship between friends is based on sincerity, candor and frankness, said Prince Saudi al-Faisal, the Saudi foreign minister, after the meeting
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He only has the guts to take a principled stand when it’s against his own country.
I agree with Kerry. In fact I would go further and say that Saudi Arabia is best left to Saudi Arabia and our foreign aid is best left to some other country who has a modicum of respect for women and children.
In other words stop giving money to a bunch of child molesters.
If a Republican said that, it would be another “War on Women” story.
Just a quaint nuance of Saudi women.
I knew a US woman who drove in Saudi Arabia during the US preparation for operations in Desert Shield.
Some local Saudis thought it would be a good idea to follow her, and teach her that she is not permitted to drive by perpetrating an assault on her.
She was able to hold them at gunpoint until they were picked up by Saudi officials. They were executed the next morning.
>> In fact I would go further and say that Saudi Arabia is best left to Saudi Arabia and our foreign aid is best left to some other country who has a modicum of respect for women and children.
Absolutely. Drill here. Drill Now. Stop supporting muslim regimes.
But that is completely different.
People are born gay, but they chose to be women....
Part of the real war waged on women — by Democrats.
Yeah. What's up with that?
Yeah, the only culture that we can be critical of is Christian-based Western Culture.
Is he advocating Shariah law here?: Does he mean that whether women should drive should be left up to the Saudis, or does he mean that whether women should drive in Saudi should be left up to the Saudis?
They should have asked his wife that question.
Jon effing kerry. reporting for doody
“Sir! john f kerry reporting for colonscope camera duty sir!............or douchbag duty, whichever comes first.”
Stoning is in, too.
American culture is based on Christian principles, which the left opposes.
I used to say that “liberalism” was based on no foundation whatsoever,
but it actually is based on the same Christian principles as our ideology is based - but in opposition to them.
So is the State Department still sponsoring Gay Pride parties in Muslim countries?
But, they are the Saudi’s, our energy masters. They have so much money and have invested so heavily in the western economy, that they have say in what we can say politically.
Yes, I understand why Obama bowed to the Saudi royal family.
I also understand what Kerry is really saying. (/sarcasm)
Well then... The question of Women be stoned for having been raped should also be left to Saudi Arabia (to Islam)? The question of women's rights are "Best left to Saudi Arabia"? How about Human Rights in general? Is discrimination considered anti-human rights by Kerry's standards?
What is America's position on Human Rights exactly? Are we finely admitting that this administration has different standards for different individuals based on national origins, race, sex, creed, religion and political affiliations/opinions? When can we start calling Obama a racist hypocrite without being labelled ourselves?
So Kerry had a meeting with the Saudi foreign minister.I hope he remembered to wipe his chin before the news conference.
The question of Apartheid is best left to South Africa. Right, Sen Kerry? Sen Kerry? Hellloooo....
I suppose Kerry also supports the Saudis executing people for witchcraft or for converting from Islam to Christianity, child marriage and female genital mutilation.
I agree 100 fold. Let’s start minding our own business and keep our money.
To be fair, he is also perfectly willing to tell Israelis where and how to live.... although the principles he bases that stand on aren't yours and mine.
I doubt if we know the same woman. But the story sounds familiar (except for the part about the executions). For the soldier I know, she did stop the assault and held off the men at gun point until Saudi officials intervened. She was with another male soldier under her command who was NOT driving. She was also reprimanded by her superiors for driving off base (or even sitting in the front seat). If I remember correctly, there were certain areas where they were to follow local customs once they were off base.
Then I suppose that treatment of gays is best left up to Russia and Iran?................
While true, driving enables escape and association. It will help empower them.
Kerry is performing up to the level of his Saudi bribe, they are getting their moneys worth.
It’s not clear that Democrats ever believed “all men are created equal.” Back in the good old days of slavery, the Democrats said that refers to White Anglo-Saxon Protestants. Then, during the Progressive era, they distinguished the advanced races from the primitive. Now, they have simply reverted to form. For a brief interlude, they passed through the place of believing in universal truths, such as are expressed in our Declaration of Independence and in the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and are now back to their origins of believing that rights are a function of social evolution.
Yet these blowhards are going to force us to sign CRPD.
And Kerry commented later that “Saudi women are notoriously bad drivers.”
You mean it’s not subject to a “Global Test”?
Ya think Hill would agree if she were still sosus?
they can drive to the cleaners and pick up my shirts and drive to the market and good food for me to eat..
signed John Kerry.
And Italian table cloths at that. :-)
KERRY: QUESTION OF WOMEN DRIVING ‘BEST LEFT TO SAUDI ARABIA BUT SAUDI WOMEN SHOULD DRIVE ON THE RIGHT’
Kerry being afraid to articulate a correct position about woman in Saudi Arabia and their inalienable rights is not something I agree with.
In fact I would go further and say that Saudi Arabia is best left to Saudi Arabia and our foreign aid is best left to some other country who has a modicum of respect for women and children.
I doubt we give SA foreign aid.
“I doubt we give SA foreign aid”
You would be wrong.
When the $audi$ say “Jump!”, the US says, ‘How High?”
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