Guest Post by Mara Zebest

Two dictators commiserating?  JPost reports that the Egyptian protesters broke the barrier at Morsi’s palace.  Obama reacts by calling Morsi to complain about the riots fueled by Morsi’s opponents… but not to complain about Morsi’s power grab (the catalyst for the riots).

Daily Caller reports the following:

President Barack Obama called Egypt’s Islamist president Dec. 6 to complain about televised riots in Cairo that showcase the collapse of Obama’s much-touted 2009 “New Beginning” outreach to Islamist progressive groups.

The president called “to express his deep concern about the deaths and injuries of protesters in Egypt … [and he] emphasized that all political leaders in Egypt should make clear to their supporters that violence is unacceptable,” according to a White House statement.

At least six people have been killed in the riots, which reports say have also injured hundreds more. (RELATED: Morsi flees presidential palace as crowds rage)

The call was made shortly after President Mohammed Morsi went on Egyptian TV to denounce the protesters as agents of unnamed foreigners and Egypt’s deposed autocrats. He vowed to push ahead with a Dec. 15 vote that is expected to ratify a draft constitution based on Islamic political priorities.

“Afterwards, there should be no obstacle, and everyone must follow its will,” Morsi told the nation, according to press reports.

The White House’s Dec. 6 statement said nothing about any use of U.S. sanctions to preserve democracy or civil rights in the country of 72 million, even though Morsi is pushing to create a Islamist theocracy.

“The Obama administration can and should be doing a lot more in public to make clear the red lines in America’s policy towards Egypt,” said Robert Zarate, the policy director at the D.C.-based Foreign Policy Initiative.

“We should be using that aid as a lever, because what we want to see is an Egyptian constitution and an Egyptian government that respects impartial rule of law, that protects the rights of religious minorities and of women … and the competitive spirit of politics,” he told The Daily Caller.

 

 

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  1. If you expected anything more from Obama, you have not drank enough of the Kool Aid yet. Get with the program!

  2. It is now the most transparent regime in recent memory. I can see through everything he does. He broadcasts it. You must only look at the right audience to see the truth. The yu must believe it.

  3. “The yu must believe it.” Corrected “Then you must believe it.”

  4. ++

    December 7, 2012

    Tensions high after thousands march in Cairo

    just heard via BBC World News that tens of thousands are still
    marching against “no Dictator (Morsi); no Muslim Brotherhood”..

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  5. [The Supreme Presidential Electoral Commission (SPEC) head Farouq Sultan, announced that Mr Morsi had won 51.7 percent of the runoff vote while former general Ahmed Shafik, garnered 48.3 percent] not exactly a mandate or landslide. 51% sat out the election [cue eerie music] i believe the spread between Romney and the o was close and once again no mandate unless you’re just acknowledging your own voters,
    http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/egypt-awaits-result-of-presidential-elections_783549.html

  6. ++

    OT..

    December 7, 2012

    Feds confirm: Military drones are watching you

    albeit not new news, it confirms the old news.. *sigh*

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  7. ++

    OT..

    Russia arms Syria with powerful ballistic missiles

    wonder if it will spill over.. *sigh*

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  8. Yep. Like i believe Obama called Morsi up and told him ( Paraphrasing ) “Lighten up on the protester’s “. sarc. We all know the storming of the Palace Gates in egypt sent shockwaves through our would be Ruler’s of both political Parties in Washington and their Bankster ( Rockefeller/Rotschild ) oligarchal Bosses.If Obama called called Morsi.it was to tell him,”What the heck is going on Morsi? We didn’t put you in there,to all of a sudden get squeemish at the thought of slaughtering a few thousand people who Crashed the Presidential Palace and forced you to flee for your life. Those protesters you didn’t eliminate over there,might be giving the people of The United States some high fallutin ideas about doing the same thing to me and the rest of the people over here,who are working hard to destroy this Country. We didn’t put you in to see you all of a sudden go soft. So if you want to stay in office you better start getting tough with the protesters and start knocking heads or we will replace you with someone who will”.

  9. ++

    perhaps Morsi ought take out a few ambassadors.. /s/

    “Act of Terror”

    “High on a Mountaintop”

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  10. ++

    December 7, 2012

    Blasphemy case creates turmoil in ‘moderate’ Algeria

    [“Days prior to the December hearing, a gathering of human right activists, journalists, and concerned Muslims and Christians assembled outside the Ministry of Justice in Algiers demanding that Krimo’s prison sentence be overturned,” Clay said.

    “To many Algerians, Krimo’s verdict was viewed not merely as an offense committed against a Christian, but as a direct violation of the human rights of all Algerians,” Clay said.]

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  11. Obama’s cousin brought Sharia Law to Kenya, and Obama supported it. Why would it be any different for Egypt?

    Is it true that Morsi will now make it legal to own slaves in Egypt?

  12. Tyrants like Obama’s bitch Morsi only care about human rights when their own are violated, i.e. when they get kicked into the dirt by their own people, if ever.

  13. ++

    re: American Woman #13 December 7, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    Women’s equality and ban on slavery absent from
    Egyptian constitution. But don’t insult the prophet

    [SHARIA LAW AND SLAVERY

    Islam's Black Slaves notes: "the Quran stipulated that female slaves might lawfully be enjoyed by their masters." Mohammad himself owned many slaves, some of whom he captured in wars of conquest and some he purchased. The names of forty slaves owned by Mohammad are recorded by Muslim chroniclers. Islamic law (Sharia) contains elaborate regulations for slavery. A slave had no right to be heard in court (testimony was forbidden by slaves), slaves had no right to property, could marry only with the permission of the owner, and were considered to be chattel, that is the movable property, of the slave owner. Muslim slave owners were specifically entitled by Sharia law to sexually exploit their slaves, including hiring them out as prostitutes.

    One reason why very little has been written about the Arab involvement in slavery is that traditional Islamic culture still condones slavery. The Sharia, the codified Islamic law which is based upon the teachings and example of Mohammad, contains explicit regulations for slavery. One of the primary principles of Islam is following the example of Mohammad. Whatever Mohammad did, we must do, what he forbade, we must forbid, what he did not forbid, we may not forbid. As Mohammad himself traded in slaves and owned slaves, accumulating multiple wives, even marrying a six year old, and having concubines - slavery and the sexual exploitation of women is deeply ingrained in Islamic tradition. Muslim nations had engaged in the slave trade for over 600 years before Europe became involved in the Trans-Atlantic slave trade.

    Almost 200 years after the British outlawed the slave trade in 1807, slave raids and the sale of slaves in Muslim markets continues in countries like Sudan. The slave trade remained legal in Saudi Arabia until 1962, when under international pressure it was finally abolished. However, there are persistent, credible reports, that slavery persists in Saudi Arabia, and even that slaves from Sudan are ending up in Saudi Arabia.

    Recently, a former slave from the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, Mende Nazer, had her autobiography: "Slave: My True Story" published. Mende was captured in 1992, she was first a slave to a rich Arab family in Khartoum, and then in 2002 to a Sudanese diplomat in London, from whom she escaped and sought political asylum.]

    Egypt: New constitution denies freedom of speech
    and equality of rights for women, omits ban on slavery

    There Are More Slaves Today Than at Any Time in Human History

    [They can also get involved with Free the Slaves . And they can talk
    about the issue more. Barack Obama is still setting his foreign policy
    agenda. He needs to hear from all of us that the true abolition of
    slavery needs to be a part of his legacy.]

    scroll for more..

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  14. ++

    re: #15 December 8, 2012 at 12:11 am bg

    just a sample:

    Shariah in American Courts

    [The Center for Security Policy provides assessments of this ongoing introduction of foreign laws into our legal system, that are opposed to our constitutional liberties, public policies and values, including institutionalized, authoritative Shariah law. In this paper we provide a small sample of cases involving Shariah law, published from appellate state court decisions. Some of these cases involve clear conflicts of law between Shariah doctrine and the U.S. Constitution or state public policies; some more simply provide examples of Shariah’s entry into the American legal system and civil society.]

    Shariah Law and American State Courts: An
    Assessment of State Appellate Court Cases

    [These cases are the stories of Muslim American families, mostly Muslim women and children, who were asking American courts to preserve their rights to equal protection and due process. These families came to America for freedom from the discriminatory and cruel laws of Shariah. When our courts then apply Shariah law in the lives of these families, and deny them equal protection, they are betraying the principles on which America was founded.]

    “I’m committed to working with American Muslims to ensure that
    they can fulfill Zakat [...] it is important for Western countries to
    avoid impeding Muslim citizens from practicing religion as they
    see fit”
    ~ Barry Dunham Soetoro Barack Hussein Obama

    Jihad and Sharia – What’s the Connection? Women

    please scroll entire thread for more, thank you..

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  15. The president called “to express his deep concern about the deaths and injuries of protesters in Egypt …”

    Yeah, that’ll straighten them out.

    Yesiree…





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