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Charlie Hebdo

"... to hurt us again, it's not fair."
The 32-page copy of the newspaper accuses Islamic fundamentalists, organized religion, an irresolute government and intelligence failures for the 2015 violence in France by Muslim extremists that started with that day.
“Terrorism won’t destroy the Republic, because the Republic will destroy terrorism."
#ParisIsAboutLife
French President Francois Hollande declared three days of national mourning and raised the nation's security to its highest level.
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Canadian author Michael Ondaatje is among a group of at least six writers who have withdrawn from next month's
Democracies must protect freedom of expression, which includes the right to blaspheme. Freedom of expression and the right to dissent is either for everybody or for nobody, or the principal falls apart entirely.
Satirizing religious and political affairs must be done, not only to deepen social consciousness and inspire action, but to reach out to those not easily swayed by abstruse theory and rhetoric.
On January 7, I happened to be driving through the 11th arrondisement of Paris when I saw a police van jolt to a stop and
While we should be shocked that these atrocities are committed, we should not be so shocked that they are committed within our borders, because this violence really is not as much of a "lone wolf" attack as we think. We are far more entrenched in this barbarous violence than we would have ourselves believe.