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Submitted by Nick4693 (Japan), Aug 23, 2007 at 19:09

This timely comment was submitted by Barbara.

It is interesting to note that in spite of the barrage of leters, emails and phone calls to politiians and the Board of Ed; only now that Ms. Debbie resigned has the Mayor and Joel Klein commented on this resignation.

The fact that everyone who is against the opening of this school have been writing, calling, emailing all of their political reps and everyone at the Board of Ed from Joel Klein down and NOT ONE REPLY HAS BEEN HAD.

The reaction of these officials doesn't really surprise me.

They go down on their hands and knees begging for our votes during their election campaigns, then conveniently forget their promises once elected. Accountability is not part of their agenda.

Barbara's timely comment could also be applied to government officials who have been told time and time again about the dangers of liberal immigration, to no avail. Are these people acting out of political correctness or are they just dumb and simply don't get the picture?

How many times do we hear pols telling us that they want to hear from us, the people, so as to fully understand our needs and concerns? Once elected, they think of us as nuisances who do not have the brains to understand the real issues, arrogating to themselves an aura of intelligence, which they believe is far above that of the "ignorant" masses.

I have written several times to the White House about the dangers of uncontrolled immigration of Muslims, and I'm sure many hundreds if not thousands of others have done likewise, given the importance of this matter. I am not so naive as to think that George W. spends restless nights struggling to come to terms with my correspondence. Neither do I believe that he reads any of the letters others send in, but surely his team of secretaries can form a consensus from the ayes and nays and at least inform him of the general concerns of the nation.

Unfortunately, hubris is an infectious disease that affects ALL pols after winning an election, and they feel that ordinary folks should simply be seen and not heard.

Bloomberg and Klein are typical examples, in that they know what the people are saying, but prefer to wait until the situation gets out of hand, so they can reap the more positive publicity that comes with taking drastic action.

Some have said that there already is a madrassa in NYC, so another is not necessary. That school, too, should be closed, given that the raison d'etre of such places of "education" are simply to drill into young minds hatred for the very people among whom they live.

Have our pols really examined the insidious "faith" called Islam and its horrendous goals? Doesn't it faze them when they get the real picture of this "peaceful" religion? Or have they already raised their hands in surrender?

That is the picture I get!

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