2. Yemen: See pro-Houthi protesters BURN and STAB US flag
3. Michelle Obama blurred out by Saudi TV
(I don’t know if I have posted this yet or not but I have been thinking about it since the clip was first sent to me and watched it several times. I have to say, this is the first thing I have seen the Obamas do that I can say I respect and like a great deal, although I feel certain it was more she than he, this was the first appropriately directed act of recalcitrance from the first lady I am aware of. I have seen her mock and scorn much American tradition and symbols and insult her history in backhanded and forehanded ways but refusing to wear slave rags in Saudi, that one we should all get behind.)
4. Ezra Levant in the aftermath of the conviction and catch-and-release sentence of the violent antisemitic protester in Calgary last year.
Video of attack in video below
(Very interesting. Especially when added to other recent changes in Austrian legislation)
He told ORF radio that he would recommend fines of up to €1,000 and also said that he wanted school children to work on social projects at school.
Chancellor Werner Faymann (SPÖ) and Vice-Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner (ÖVP) have said there is currently no need for tougher criminal laws relating to integration refusal but Mitterlehner did support Kurz’s suggestion for a fine, citing the example of a father who repeatedly refused to attend a school’s parents’ day, as his child’s teacher was a woman.
6. Libya: Another Obama success:
Thank you Don L., M., Richard, Buck and so many more.