November 15, 2015

Parisians have accepted Muslim terrorism as the new normal

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

I arrived in Paris this morning, and spent the day on the streets trying to get a read on this bleeding city.

I immediately went to Bataclan, the concert hall where 87 people were murdered by Muslim terrorists on Friday night.

France’s president, Francois Hollande, called the attacks an “act of war” and said in response he will “lead a war that is pitiless”.

I’m sorry, but I don’t believe him — and if my observations today were any indication, no-one else does either.

You can watch my short video reports from Paris, by clicking HERE.

If my first impressions of Paris are accurate, Hollande doesn’t mean it, and neither do most Parisians. In fact, the opposite has happened: France has developed a tolerance for terrorism. They accept terrorist violence as the new normal. They’re numb to it now.

Here’s proof. In January of this year, Muslim terrorists launched a series of five attacks that killed 17 people across Paris, including 12 at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. That led to a massive solidarity march through Paris, with millions of people — including many foreign leaders — swearing it would never happen again.

But it did happen again, ten times worse. By coincidence, Friday night also had five attacks, and the death toll (so far) is 139, with 352 injured.

But there’s no massive march this time, no stream of foreign leaders coming to pay their respects. And even at the actual site of the massacre, the mood was subdued. As you can see in my video reports, there were a few hundred people milling around, but there was no resolve, no conviction, no purpose. Outside Bataclan, a street performer set up to entertain the crowd — and no-one seemed to find it inappropriate.

Down the street at the Place de la Republique, a crowd of perhaps 1,000 gathered. They knew it was a momentous occasion, but they didn’t quite know what it meant, or what to do or say. So they smoked marijuana, sang Top 40 pop songs, and took lots of selfies. There were a few patriotic flourishes — they sang the French anthem, and even chanted “Liberté!” a few times. But it felt more like a festival than a call to action, let alone a change of course.

To be fair, many of those at the plaza were students, who have never been taught a vocabulary of patriotism and have lived their entire lives in a cocoon of political correctness. But what of President Hollande himself and his promise of pitiless revenge? Today, French combat aircraft dropped a grand total of 20 bombs on the Islamic State. He surely killed fewer terrorists than they killed at Bataclan alone.

After the Charlie Hebdo attacks, nothing changed. Unlimited, unscreened Muslim migration continued — including the arrival of two new Muslim “refugees” who participated in the terrorist attacks.

At the plaza, the crowd chanted, “love is stronger than hate”. But Friday night proved that’s not true. And it won’t be true after the next attack, either.

Tomorrow I’m going to get an early start on the day. I’m going to ask Parisians simple questions like: “Do you think France is at war? With whom? Should France fight back? How?” I’m going to ask Muslim migrants, “Do you support sharia law? Do you think the jihad is legitimate?” I don’t know what answers I’ll get — if any. But whatever I get, I’ll show you, on video.

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commented 2015-11-17 07:36:08 -0500
That is correct in fact there is no Criminal background check done at all on any Refugee seeking entry to Canada. Once in it can take literally years to remove them.
commented 2015-11-16 15:31:51 -0500
Sean, the usual vetting, which amounts to accepting their testimony as is? Which describes Canada’s lax refugee screening.
commented 2015-11-16 13:21:56 -0500
Phil Ford…Excellent comment. I lived in Paris for 4yrs and have to agree that some parts of Europe are close to serious internal strife, perhaps even civil war, over this invasion. No politicians in the union are willing to acknowledge the obvious dangers and take constructive steps to curtail it, and as you won’t end well..
commented 2015-11-16 12:39:52 -0500
“We like to pride ourselves with superior intelligence here in the West, yet we still do not seem to get that importing more Muslims will mean more intolerance and violence, especially if you happen to be a woman, homosexual a Jew or a pre-pubescent girl. I mean what have they got to do to get any reaction?

When things like this start happening on Canadian soil then maybe they may sit up and take notice:
Muslims say they will make it legal to rape white women when they take over Europe
UK Muslim society wants forced sex segregation in UK universities
commented 2015-11-16 12:14:12 -0500
Be cautious about crashing into Syria and supporting Obama’s facade on fighting ISIS. He’s not fighting ISIS , he’s arming and supporting them. . However Putin is effectively laying down real hurt on those bastards. Putin has declared war on Islamic terrorists however Obama is their advocate and sympathizer. Obama is a puppet for the New World Order and we certainly should not be doing anything he does. Trudeau is New World Order personified. Wake Up people. Assad has nothing to do with the Paris attack notwithstanding the Main Stream Media’s BS. Assad is also and enemy of ISIS.
commented 2015-11-16 12:00:36 -0500
Its another New World Order strategy to slowly de-sensitize the people to terrorism and/or create so much chaos and terror that when they bring in world- wide martial law everyone will accept it as normal . Once they get the UN Arms Treaty enacted in all western countries , we will all effectively be disarmed and then they really can have their way with us. Marxist Trudeau is itching to sign us on to that and is the reason wy he had no problem promising not to revive the Long Gun Registry. The UN Arms Treaty will make the old Long Gun Registry look like kindergarten.If more people don’t start waking up to reality we are no longer going to be a sovereign and free nation. We will be another France, Greece,Germany, or Spain .
commented 2015-11-16 11:33:29 -0500
Well whilst all this was going on, here in jolly old Blighty, we were busy importing more Muslims by plane. Yes, folks, we just can`t get enough of third world muslins and all that they bring to the party, i.e. intolerance, violence and the rejection of any concept of human rights of half the planet.
Of course, the limp wristed liberal, progressive Polyannas are busy with appeasement. This is nothing to do with Islam evidently. Except that it is everything to do with Islam. It is also to do with the book which goes out of its way to make an enemy of the rest of mankind.
When are people in civilised Western countries going to realise that importing people with a chip on their shoulders the size of a mosque will immediately revert to type and support their compatriots in their ideology called Islam.
We like to pride ourselves with superior intelligence here in the West, yet we still do not seem to get that importing more Muslims will mean more intolerance and violence, especially if you happen to be a woman, homosexual a Jew or a pre-pubescent girl. I mean what have they got to do to get any reaction?
Personally, if Ms Merkel had come to France and I was a French person, I would want to lynch her from the nearest Minaret for importing mass Jihadis into Europe and then giving them licence to wander anywhere they felt fit.
All our politicians ever do in the face of the threat from Islam is bend over.
commented 2015-11-16 11:16:38 -0500
COLIN GARTNER, I wish we all can come to develop such discipline. Don’t feed the trolls. To repeat, it is a disgrace to honor these left-wing trolls with any attention. A message for the disgusting left-wing trolls, in the words of Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson, in “As Good As It Gets”): “Go sell crazy (Communist rhetoric) someplace else…”
commented 2015-11-16 11:08:50 -0500
Ron Voss commented 40 mins ago and said, “With respect to our left-wing trolls that comment here, nothing is gained by engaging with them.”

Quite right, Ron. Which is why I never engage them. They’re trolling, looking for a reaction. Penson’s last post was so absurd, and disconnected from reality I’m fairly certain it was pure troll-bait.
commented 2015-11-16 11:03:27 -0500
Keith Barnes commented:
Oops, Idol
You were right the first time.
commented 2015-11-16 10:30:35 -0500
Oops, Idol
commented 2015-11-16 10:28:08 -0500
Sean Penson,
Wake up, face reality. Your God Trudeau is an Idiot.

This is not a war against Terrorists, this is a war against Muslims. who do what the Quran tells them and that is mostly about killing all non Muslims.

Forget your politically correct, progressive thinking BS. You have been brainwashed from an early age.

Your Idle, The Prince of Stupidity, has only one agenda and that is to convert Canada to Islam.

For your sake, I hope you do not have any sisters, for they will face a bleak future.
commented 2015-11-16 10:24:02 -0500
In the midst of terrorist attacks by Islamists, SEAN PENSON, irrationally calls for governments to engage in “combat” against “climate change”! Remember the idiocy exposed in the interview by Neil Cavuto (on Fox Business) with the brainwashed, indoctrinated airhead, an organizer for the Million Student March, spouting inane Communist slogans? Another left-wing troll, MICHAEL MANN, defended the airhead, saying, “I am quite sure it wouldn’t have gone the same way if Cavuto was talking to Bernie Sanders.” Bernie Sanders? Not surprising, as birds of a feather flock together, MANN appealed to Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist and ‘progressive’ who in the Democratic debate on CBS News on November 14th declared, like PENSON above, that climate change is the greatest national security threat America faces and “Absolutely,” said Sanders, “In fact, climate change is directly related to the growth of terrorism.”:
With respect to our left-wing trolls that comment here, nothing is gained by engaging with them. They post inane comments that get people off track. They rarely reveal where they stand on a particular issue, but when they do, it invariably lines up with the Communist narrative, for example, as found in the election platform of the Communist Party of Canada:
Just as PHIL FORD, described the msm as “dominated by the absolutist, authoritarian left-wing illiberals who seek to close down discussion, hide the facts and re-write the narratives”, the same applies to the leftwing trolls who comment here. Or, as PETER NETTERVILLE observed,
“I have noticed the leftie come on here to this site and just insult but offer no real counter argument to that with which they disagree”. KEIRA ANDERSON commented, “First CBC deleted my comments. Then CTV. And this morning, The Calgary Herald deleted every single comment made regarding a Syrian refugee story. Nice to see that freedom of speech is still allowed somewhere”. In that light, it is a disgrace to honor these left-wing trolls with any attention. In the words of Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson, in “As Good As It Gets”): “Go sell crazy (Communist rhetoric) someplace else…”
commented 2015-11-16 10:20:19 -0500
Sean Penson commented
“Justin has a stronger mandate to do as he wishes, than what Harper ever had.”

Harper in the 2011 election received 39.62% of the votes, this 2015 election your hero Trudeau received ONLY 39.47% , less percentage than what Harper received.

I guess all Liberals are bad at math, his hero thinks the budget will balance itself.
commented 2015-11-16 10:14:43 -0500
Ezra, the youth these days don’t know what to do because they are all selfish little bastards that will not join the military to save their country, that’s for someone else to do for them, God forbid they get harmed or be made “feel” uncomfortable in any way, shape or form!
They are the Gutless generation!
They expect my generation to “take care of that for them”. Just like everything else in their selfish lives.
I am so proud of our Military, so proud of the brave souls that defend us daily, but these little turds don’t deserve the life they have and just soon they won’t have it, the need to grow a pair and join the military, in this country and all Western countries to defend the way we live.
I say to all the College/University grads that “can’t find work”, you 99’ers, our Military is waiting for your high intelligence, great work ethic & strong leadership, you know, all the right stuff for those high paying jobs you want! Feel free to join up, shows us all what your made of, you leaders of tomorrow!
commented 2015-11-16 10:06:35 -0500
Hey Sean, great ideas. Canada has always been a compassionate nation who tolerates differences in people and works with them to solve problems. I think we should work together to “negotiate rather than hate”. The Defence Minister and the Prime Minister have already set out on this direction. I think we peace-loving Canadians should encourage both of them to go negotiate in person with the leaders of Isis and demonstrate to the world how things can be solved amicably if we just show some good will and understanding of the views of other people. “Don’t Hate- Negotiate”.
commented 2015-11-16 09:43:28 -0500
Justin has a stronger mandate to do as he wishes, than what Harper ever had. He will not bring harm, just happiness to us. The Syrian refugees will be feted, and life will go on. We only need to be calm, rational and compassionate, yes even with the misguided people in the IS
commented 2015-11-16 09:43:01 -0500
What France Can Learn from Israel in Confronting Islamist Terror:
A delightful article with much needed LOGICAL information for those on the front lines of terror attacks…makes our leaders look like co-conspirators with Islamist Terror.
commented 2015-11-16 09:03:42 -0500
So true, and we a gong to import and PAY fot these animals to take advantage of us, rape our women, blow up our people just to be, huh,huh, inclusive….our society has become sick and it all starts from the fools that YOU elected to lead us. Unfortunately it is US people who will pay the price for the less than majority the elected these inept fools.
commented 2015-11-16 09:02:28 -0500
I am hoping that because this time the “Urban Elites”, who form the backbone of liberalism and political correctness, have to bury their children, friends and family, they will finally have to wake from their slumber when the shock wears off. The targets this time were not government installations, religious centres or known opponents. This time the targets were mainly the young and the hip. Lets hope those looking forward to the arrival of the Trudeau 25,000 got a wake-up call.
commented 2015-11-16 08:59:13 -0500
Actually 60.53 % of Canadians didn’t vote for Justin…yet he has a majority…no system perfectly reflects the views of Canadians yet.
commented 2015-11-16 08:56:25 -0500
Poster Boy Trudeau(alias: Canadian Idol) has led a sheltered life on his good old dad’s knees. But he certainly is not an intellectual wizard. With his body guards he will always be safe. All the fools on the hill have body guards, so what do they care. Mental Midgets are like cows that run back into a burning barn. You can’t fix stupid.
commented 2015-11-16 08:26:59 -0500
DEBORAH GRAUPNER I agree we have to look after ourselves, Let the liberals be good little sheep, I for one am not going to be a sheep, The gov cannot or will not protect us, it is up to the individual to look after your family just like in the old days.
commented 2015-11-16 08:21:28 -0500
Terry Gain – the wolves are coming for the sheep. As you may know, wolves hunt in packs, and it seems that the world is heavily under the spell of socialist extremists, with a frightful agenda of a one world government. This will be a fight to the death, and there is no going back now. It has always been the battle between good and evil, and the wheels have been set in motion! There is no way that Junior will stop immigration, I think he will increase it. They are set on destroying democracy, through the forced destruction of capitalism, and by swamping our countries with faux refugees, who are likely the enemy, hence the wolves.
commented 2015-11-16 08:13:56 -0500
I Totally agree with your comments/opinion…
But is there a Magic bullet to bring this to an end?…
Their terrorism has be ongoing in one form or another for hundreds of years
commented 2015-11-16 07:57:39 -0500
Until Islamic terrorism is eliminated the nightmare which occurred in Paris will come to all western nations which accept Muslim immigration. It is just a matter of time. There is no way to determine whether a Muslim is a jihadist or one that does not take his faith seriously. Until Islamic terrorism is ended there should be a moratorium on Muslim immigration. The desire of Muslims to enjoy the benefits produced by our Judeo-Christian tradition does not take precedence over our right to live in peace, without fear of being attacked by insane Muslims.
commented 2015-11-16 07:53:08 -0500
Lets face it we are stuck with this second generation Hippie for 48 plus months, but who’s counting lol..The ruination of this great nation will be at least entertaining as he really has an exceptional talent ( natural talent at that) of inserting both feet in his mouth on a regular basis. That of course if there not a joint already in there
commented 2015-11-16 06:40:57 -0500
Jeanine Roy commented

The Liberals, NDP, and Green chanted that the majority did not vote conservative when Stephen Harper was our PM. I feel we should do the same, fair play and all. Childish or not we cannot let them think they have the consent and blessing of ALL Canadians. After the 2011 election the lefties screamed “but Harper only has 39.62% of the vote”. Well guess what folks, Trudeau only got 39.47% of the vote this time around. Allow me …

commented 2015-11-16 06:25:27 -0500
This is the result of our socialist brainwashing programs in our schools. These hotbeds of socialist training have had free access to our children, as the schools have tried to keep the parents out. As we can see in ON, Wynnie the pervert is determined to force her perversion on the next generations. If we want things to change, we need to boot out the unions, and screen out the activist teachers, and kill the socialist garbage curriculum that they are force feeding our children. What we see in Paris is the result of socialism. I guess they think that someone else will stand to defend them, but they would be wrong.