It’s official. As we end 2013 and begin 2014 it’s clear that the administration of Barack Obama has distinguished itself as becoming the most hypocritical joke in the world. For those seeking additional insight on this point, I recommend “Sangeeta Richard is proof of failed American reciprocity“. Although this article is written in the context of the recent U.S. arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York, the implications spread far and wide.
The fallout over the Indian consular officer, Devyani Khobragade, whom the US Marshals humiliated through strip and cavity searching her despite her immunity (we learn now that it is full UN immunity!), has much greater interest for the Isaac Brock Society than perhaps we realize. It demonstrates the US’s stance towards other nations as being one of, “Do as I say, not as I do.” I.e., the US has become monstrous bully and hypocrite. When citing diplomatic protocols in his defense of accused murderer Raymond Allen Davis (see video of Obama’s plea), President Obama emphasized the concept of reciprocity. Yet now his administration violates the very principles that he iterated in that press conference by treating Devyani Khobragade with disrespect and by indicting her for Form Crime.
Canadians of U.S. origin have been understandably very concerned about the possible coming of FATCA. They are watching as the banks are encouraging the various governments to “throw them under the bus”. Why? Because of their past connection to the United States. Those Canadians of U.S. origin – who may also be U.S. citizens – are in the untenable position of:
1. Being presumed to be criminals by the the U.S. government;