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Politicians are to blame

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Submitted by jakman (United Kingdom), Feb 9, 2006 at 08:19

Appeasement didn't work in the 1930s against Hitler, and it sure as heck is not going to work against radical islam. Yet there is hardly a politician in Europe who is willing to stand up for Western values and our way of life - particularly so in Britain where, as soon as the words islam or muslim are mentioned, our politicians enter into a state of political paralysis.

Multi-culturalism has not worked. Our politicians got us into this mess, so how are they going to get us out of it?
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