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"Elite" because of what, exactly?

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Submitted by theBuckWheat (United States), Jan 12, 2015 at 08:29

Our self-appointed snobbish elites are "elite" in what, exactly? Certainly not "elite" like Army Special Forces or Navy Seals are "elite".

Given how much they resist the idea that Islam is fundamentally opposed to western values, and how they even want to throw people like me in jail for saying it is, their elite-ism seems far more to be the skill by which they are able to place themselves above the rest of us than any other single factor.

Islam has one goal stated in its Three Demands: they are "hell-bent" on forcing the rest of the world to Convert, Submit or Die.

The more "elite" our leaders think they are the more foolish and dangerous they prove themselves to be.

Submitting....

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