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Salman Rushdie

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Submitted by guy leven-torres (agricola) (United Kingdom), Jun 28, 2007 at 01:35

In England we have a long tradition of free speech and tolerance bloodily won through civil war and protest.

Our own civil war against the despot Charles 1st cost many thousands of English, Welsh and Scottish lives.

Only in the last sixty years have we narrowly avoided the impostion of a far Left tyranny thanks to the likes of Margaret Thatcher who did her utmost to defeat yhe thugs that obeyed Moscow rather than London. Today many of those same are now in power and even though in their sixties, still dream of a totalitarian Britain run on Marxist principles. They corrupt every institution in Britain bringing frustration and misery to millions in their selfish attempts tp spy on us, tax us through various forms of neo Marxism: envionmental Marxism, cultural Marxism, religious intolerance against Christians like myself and have done nothing to combat the threat of radical Islam.

I find it ironic that these same now give Salman Rushdie a knighthood. Why?

Perhaps these men and women have finally decided that Islamism is a real threat after all and if that is the case, then good. I hope they continue to realise the fact of how dangerous Islamism is...But I do not hold out any hope. The rumour machine currently states that the British Government is poised to try to take back the Northern city of Bradford because Moslem radicals their are apparently close to attempted secession from the UK. Bradford was also the scene of the first intafadah in Briatin a few years ago.

Pakistan protests at the knighthood and demands the UK dismiss it. Worse, they even state a suicide bomb attack is appropriate!

As an Englishman I find it deeply offensive, the fact that a foreign power can influence the UK, an independent supposedly sovereign power. Jack Straw the former foreign secretary/ Home Secretary was fired under pressure from the USA (thank God) for allowing his Moslem constituents, to use foreign influence in the form of Pakistani relatives in the Indian sub Continent , to influence British foreign policy and our election results.

This goes to the very heart of the Islamic threat and its global reach. There have also come to light serious election irregularities in British Moslem statelets that saw widespread vote rigging, intimidation and other nefarious activities utterly alien to the political ethos of this ancient land.



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