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Submitted by Emanuel van den Bemd (New Zealand), Jul 28, 2014 at 23:42

Hi Daniel,

You could have knocked me over with a feather.....and yet I am not at all surprised by the Islamist findings with New Zealand at the top of the list. As I have told you before, the Muslims are quite aggressive here in New Zealand, despite having a better standard of living and more religious tolerance than where they have come from. Having settled here, mainly as refugees, from a society that made life impossible for them, you'd think they would be grateful....not so.

In a sense, I am a refugee myself, having come to New Zealand after WW2 with the family and having to adjust to a new culture. Although most Dutch immigrants assimilate very well there is always a tendency to feel a stranger in a foreign land, which causes the formation of alien groups that reinforce what they were used to at home. I have even built myself a Dutch Windmill to remind me of 'home'. We were very careful not to fall into the alienation trap. I suggest that the greater the cultural and ethnic difference, the greater the social gulf, and the greater the chance that the immigrant seeks his or her own kind and takes on board criticisms and hate rhetoric through their own native tongue as their communication skills in English are usually poor and they are often reluctant to learn the new language properly. They apportion blame for not receiving the benefits the way they expected.

Your presentation speaks volumes. Our family left the Low Countries not only because of the war and its aftermath, but also because of alleged overpopulation. Almost immediately after we left, the Muslims were encouraged to immigrate to the Netherlands to do the menial tasks that Dutch people were reluctant to do. I understand that it had more to do with Globalization and the New World Chaos Agenda aiming to destroy nations and their cultures which, even in those days, must have been on the UN Agenda. I don't have to look much beyond the Nazi criminal, Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands and the Bilderbergers, to get a whiff of the rot that gnaws away at the human fabric leaving us a denuded incarcerated lot.

As a relevant side issue, I am pleased that Russia has decided, at least in the mean time, to give the NWO a flick. It has caused panic in the West who counted on Russian support, but it is a reprieve for us in the rest of the world. 'The enemy of our enemy is our friend.' For the moment, the BRICS countries allow us to breathe a little easier while the western capitalism invents another false flag incident to forestal a fiscal crash by starting another war. Historically, they are very proficient at it....so why not try again and again. It's bound to succeed one day!

Emanuel

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