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Islam in Europe vs the USA

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Submitted by Stas (Ukraine), May 12, 2012 at 03:36

It is only a matter of time before the behaviours and demands of local Muslim populations mobilize politically in the US as they already do so in European countries. The people of the US would do well to observe what is happening in the countries across the pond. I believe that it is mostly a proportional relationship to the numbers of Muslims in a given country. When they are such a minority as they are currently in the USA, they are relatively speaking quiet, but once they creep up to 5 percent of the population, their demands are more strident. After 10 percent (as in France for example), it becomes a political voting block that begins to dictate policy as the Muslim communities influence their local and state representatives. At that point, to be elected, the politicians must pander to them.

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