I found this article this morning, and am posting it with this article. Is this true?
This above action is an example of why I have no respect or trust for Obama, even if he is a Punahou Graduate. How can one respect a LEADER who seems to have a problem telling the truth? Punahou must be so proud of their graduate, who funded Isis. He denies he is a Muslim, but his actions speak more loudly to me. I denied I was a WITCH for many years, so maybe he denies he was born a MUSLIM? I don’t care what a person’s religion is, but I do demand honesty and honor in LEADERS I am willing to follow.
Originally posted on Political Violence @ a Glance:
Anti-democracy, pro-Sharia public demonstration in Maldives, 2014. By RLoutfy.
On Sunday, the Monkey Cage ran a piece by Matthew Baum and Phil Potter suggesting that the policy of “democracy-promotion” has gone out of style. I think they’re right that in many circles democracy-promotion is politically passé and that, more broadly, democracy advocates are really having a tough couple of years. In the midst of pushback against democracy agendas within democracies themselves, they are also dealing with the “comeback” of authoritarianism.  Setting aside the debate as to whether the recent resurgence is overstated, it does appear to be the case that while democratic countries are questioning the wisdom of promoting republics abroad, authoritarian regimes are pushing back against civil society, activists, and oppositionists, seeing them as a direct threat to their established orders.
In May, the Korbel School had the pleasure of hosting…
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