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Hot News from Holland!

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Submitted by Octavio Johanson (Italy), Nov 11, 2006 at 09:11

Sorry to interrupt the discussion about America and its founder, George Washington. I have got fantastic news for all of you. I have been critical towards Britain, but this might be interesting for you as well. If you look at today's news on www.guardian.co.uk , you will realize that Holland might soon become the first European nation to impose a complete ban on the Muslim veil. I am not Dutch. But, this is an information of vital importance for all people, wherever they may live upon the Earth. I am not trying to exaggerate my importance now. If Holland manages to pass such legislation, that will be a breakthrough.

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