Skip to comments.Why Does Barack Obama Sound Like Ahmadinejad?
Posted on 09/27/2012 5:25:40 AM PDT by IbJensen
Here are two quotes from two world leaders. See if you can guess the speakers.
Leader #1: "Any action that is provocative [and] offends the religious thoughts and feelings of any people, we condemn. Likewise, we condemn any type of extremism. Of course, what took place was ugly; offending the Holy Prophet is quite ugly."
Leader #2: "The future must not belong to those who target Coptic Christians in Egypt ... The future must not belong to those who bully women ... The future must not belong to those corrupt few who steal a country's resources ... The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam."
The first quote is from Iranian dictator and Islamist radical Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Piers Morgan's CNN program. The second quote is from President Obama at the United Nations.
The message is the same. Both speakers equate nasty rhetoric with violence. Both suggest that slandering the "Prophet" is off limits. And both fundamentally misunderstand what free speech is all about.
We understand why Ahmadinejad doesn't value free speech -- he's the dictator of a fundamentalist nation, a cardboard cutout propped up by the mullahs. But President Obama is an elected leader of the freest nation on the planet, the country most responsible for the rise of free speech around the globe. How could he get up before the world's foremost international body and treat exercise of free speech as equivalent to violence?
And that's what Obama most certainly did. Just to clarify his statements, he quoted Mahatma Gandhi, surely the unwisest wise man of the 20th century: "Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit."
Nothing could be further from the truth. There are many types of intolerance. Intolerance of murder is not a form of violence; it's a form of morality. Intolerance for Islamism isn't a form of violence; it's a form of freedom. Violence is a form of violence. Intolerance without violence or compulsion is a form of free speech.
But President Obama lives in a world of words. His presidency is marked by his worship of his own rhetoric; he's said repeatedly that his worst mistake as president is a failure to communicate with the American people, as though his actions are secondary to his mellifluous statements. Obama believes that words drove Muslims to murder our ambassador in Libya, storm our embassy in Tunisia and burn American flags in Cairo. He thinks that words and actions can be equated.
So too does Ahmadinejad. He feels that a Danish cartoon caricaturing Mohammed and the riots that followed are two sides of the same coin. He believes that every word against Islam is the equivalent of shouting fire in a crowded theater.
There can be no free speech under this view. Free speech becomes unfree; every word has consequences that far outweigh the verbiage. Furthermore, all speech is created equal. A speech encouraging the slaughter of Jews in Israel becomes the same as a film mocking Mohammed.
President Obama doesn't truly believe in the First Amendment. He believes in a restricted vision of free speech, a politically correct vision. That's not free speech at all. It's tyranny. Which is why he sounded so much like Ahmadinejad at the U.N.
Ben Shapiro, 28, is a graduate of UCLA and Harvard Law School, a radio host on KRLA 870 Los Angeles, and Editor-At-Large for Breitbart News. He is the four-time bestselling author of "Primetime Propaganda." To find out more about Ben Shapiro and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com.
All I needed to realize he was a Muslim was his remark in Cairo that Islam was “revealed to the prophet Mohamed.” If it was “revealed” it had to be revealed by God. Anyone who beleives that has to be a Muslim.
‘Cause Obama is a Muslim???
Ahmadinejad sounds like a Marxist himself...
From CBS-News, July 29, 2006:
Chavez Vows To 'Stand By Iran'
After Oil Talks In Tehran, Venezuelan Leader Called 'Brother' By Ahmedinejad
"Chavez pledged that his country would 'stay by Iran at any time and under any condition,' state television reported. Ahmadinejad said he saw in Chavez a kindred spirit." "'We do not have any limitation in cooperation,' Ahmadinejad was quoted as saying. 'Iran and Venezuela are next to each other and supporters of each other. Chavez is a source of a progressive and revolutionary current in South America and his stance in restricting imperialism is tangible.'":
They are the same because they belong to the same king:
Matt 12:25Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them, Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand. 26If Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then can his kingdom stand?
Ha...even that ditz Madonna gets it
Obama has no true religious faith. He's a communist. Commies only pretend to be religious, or respect various religions, when it helps advance their "new world order" globalist agenda. In this case, they side with the islamo-fascists because they too want the US wiped off the map. However, their "unholy alliance" is only a temporary thing. Even commies Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn and Code Pinko have been throwing their support to the islamic extremists. It certainly isn't for religious reasons.
Muhammad was a FALSE prophet, and is anything but holy!!!!
They both despise American values of individual liberty. They both have an anti-American worldview. They both hate Israel and love Islam. The only difference is that Obama is restrained by opposition from a large portion of the electorate and the Constitution. He will have more flexibility after the election.
Keep in mind, Russia is supportive of Iran's missile and nuke programs.
Open Mic Catches Obama Asking Medvedev for Space on Missile Defense
March 26, 2012
"In a private conversation about the planned U.S.-led NATO missile defense system in Europe, President Barack Obama asked outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev for space on the issue.
This is my last election, Obama told Medvedev. After my election I have more flexibility.
I understand. I will transmit this information to Vladimir, Medvedev said, referring to incoming President Vladimir Putin."
Obama was talking with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev when neither of them realized that their conversation was being picked up by microphones. Here is what they said:
Obama: On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this, this can be solved, but its important for him to give me space.
Medvedev: Yeah, I understand. I understand your message about space. Space for you ...
Obama: This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility.
Medvedev: I understand. I will transmit this information to Vladimir.
This is my last election. After my election I have more flexibility. That statement tells us much about the presidents mindset.
The specific mention of missile defense is worrisome enough. Mr. Obama has retreated from the missile defense plan that was negotiated with European allies during the George W. Bush administration. Apparently, he is signaling Moscow that he intends to retreat further. The clear implication from the presidents comments is that he cannot tell the American people before the election what he plans to do after the election.
In addition, there is the phrase on all these issues, implying more is at stake than just missile defense.
Article: Obama plans double cross on missile defense
When it comes to keeping America safe, we shouldnt be too flexible:
We are creating a new world, a balanced world. A new world order, a multipolar world, Chavez told reporters during a visit to Communist China, one of many. His new world order includes [RUSSIA], China, Iran,... and a significantly weakened United States, he explained.
Resurgent Communism in Latin America
by Alex Newman, March 16, 2010:
From the Russian News and Information Agency:
July 27, 2006
"'I am determined to expand relations with Russia,' Chavez, known as an outspoken critic of what he calls the United States' unilateralism, told the Russian leader, adding that his determination stemmed from their shared vision of the global order.":
Why Does Barack Obama Sound Like Ahmadinejad?
"Americas chickens... are coming home... to ROOST!"
Feb 26, 2008
"Barack Obama received at least some instruction in the Islamic faith of his father and went with him to the mosque, but the importance of this experience is vastly overstated by conservative commentators who seek to portray Obama as a Muslim of sorts. Radical anti-Americanism, rather than Islam, was the reigning faith in the Dunham household. ...
Barack Obama is a clever fellow who imbibed hatred of America with his mother's milk, but worked his way up the elite ladder of education and career. He shares the resentment of Muslims against the encroachment of American culture, although not their religion. He has the empathetic skill set of an anthropologist who lives with his subjects, learns their language, and elicits their hopes and fears while remaining at emotional distance. That is, he is the political equivalent of a sociopath. The difference is that he is practicing not on a primitive tribe but on the population of the United States.
There is nothing mysterious about Obama's methods. "A demagogue tries to sound as stupid as his audience so that they will think they are as clever as he is," wrote Karl Krauss. Americans are the world's biggest suckers, and laugh at this weakness in their popular culture. Listening to Obama speak, Sinclair Lewis' cynical tent-revivalist Elmer Gantry comes to mind, or, even better, Tyrone Power's portrayal of a carnival mentalist in the 1947 film noire Nightmare Alley. The latter is available for instant viewing at Netflix, and highly recommended as an antidote to having felt uplifted by an Obama speech. ..."
Article: Obama's women reveal his secret
Unholy Alliance: Radical Islam and the American Left -by David Horowitz
Not all dissent is equal, and Americans whose actions are calculated to give aide and comfort to the butchers who murdered 3,000 innocent people on September 11, 2001 are not patriotic at all... they are, in fact, quite the opposite.
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Because yhey are both politicians?
They both hate America and what it stands for.
Obama and Wright are not any blacker than they are White..
They BOTH are just as White as they are black.. (Mulattos)..
PimPs... Have they Pimped YOU?...
Are you a “JOHN” for Obama or Wright?..
Are they masturbating your MIND?..
Sounds like lyrics from an anti-Obama rap song, probably angry because he hasn't given various communities enough "free" stuff (yet).
I think a lot of people didn’t understand what this author understands, and they were pleased that Obama mentioned the Copts. However, what he was really calling for was a ban on speech, although it’s certainly not words that are killing the Copts, but acts of violence perpetrated by Muslims. Equating the killing of people in their churches with the mere criticism or even ridicule of an Islamic religious figure is way off base.
Obama’s basic objective, of course, is precisely that of controlling all speech, specifically for the benefit of Islam.