American citizens are (more or less) protected from government action when engaging in speech that may be offensive to others, especially when the “others” are government representatives. For the time being, we still enjoy the ability to burn a Koran or Bible anytime we please and to write a blog critical of government leaders if we so chose.
The same is not true for citizens of other countries. A SkyNews reports that when Luke Angel of Silsoe, Bedfordshire, England wrote a drunken email to the President of the United States, police were dispatched to his home. According to Angel, police took his photograph and advised him that he was “banned from America forever”.
Luke Angel was reprimanded by police on both sides of the Atlantic after firing off a drunken message to the White House calling the president a “prick”.
The FBI intercepted the message and contacted police in the UK who went to see the 17-year-old at his home in Silsoe, Bedfordshire.
Luke, a college student, is now on a list of people who are banned from visiting the States.
The teenager told the Bedfordshire On Sunday newspaper that he had sent the email after watching a TV programme about September 11.
When asked about the ban, Luke said: “I don’t really care. My parents aren’t very happy about it.
A Bedfordshire Police spokesman said: “The individual sent an email to the White House full of abusive and threatening language.
source: Sky News
The full context of the email sent to President Obama has not yet been released, though with the President’s pre-election transparency commitment to the American people, we are anxiously awaiting it’s release at any moment.
Citizens of the world are undoubtedly curious as to what they can or can’t say about the American President or Congressional members should they ever consider visiting the United States.
Wide open borders? violent international drug cartels? Known terrorists without passports being helped onto planes by the U.S. State Department? Clearly these issues pale in comparison to that of the insult brandishing email wielding teens sitting in their English suburban bedrooms.
Steve Watson – InfoWars
The lobbing of insults across international borders can clearly get one banned from ever crossing into sovereign U.S. territory and likely lead to immediate deportation if violated.Â However, the illegal crossing by non-registered aliens over our southern border, as well as illegal aliens’ use of free health care, education and housing funded by the U.S. taxpayer remains acceptable public policy.