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Reader comment on item: Uniting to Exclude Saudi Arabian Airlines
in response to reader comment: What else would one expect from a Islamist?

Submitted by Harvey (European Union), Aug 24, 2007 at 19:09

Saudi Airways is merely the first encounter with a regime which is duty bound to maintain a racially and religiously pure society .

The House of Saud , a more corrupt bunch of despots you are unlikely to find ,maintain their autocracy by nominating themselves as the protectors of the flame of the origins of Islam.

In order to protect their position ,they are able to use their immense wealth to buy off those who revile them and would depose them without compunction.

In order to escape the rigidity of their self imposed totalitarian world , these mendacious hypocrites see fit to 'cut loose 'in Europe and the US where they are free to maintain a hedonistic debauched life style of their choice .This is in stark contrast to the draconian laws set in place in Saudi Arabia which discriminate against other religions ,women homosexuality etc.

However the use of rent boys and girls is perfectly acceptable to these insidious characters as long as it is not in their back yard.

Unfortunately there is little the Western governments will say or do as long as they remain dependant on Saudi oil. This state of affairs will not last for ever .It is projected that with current levels of consumption , the oil will run out within 75 years.

At this stage and without any real industry in place except for finance,real estate and banking for a select minority of fabulously wealthy individuals ,the rest of this artificial edifice will sink back into the sands and the inhabitants will revert to their nomadic Bedouin origins.

On a seperate note ,I was pleased to have the opportunity of meeting Daniel PIpes here in London last winter when he went head to head with our own mayor Ken Livingstone on the subject of the 'Clash of Cultures'. This was accompanied by an open forum with a number of workshops and was attended by over 4000 people.

Unfortunately for Sheik Ken, a renowned arabist and antizionist and an accomplished orator,t his time he bit off more then he could chew .Mr Pipes in a calm and almost surgical manner proceeded to unravel Mr Livingstones argument for multiculturalism and warned us all that what we were facing was not in fact a clash of cultures but wasin fact a clash between civilization and barbarism as represented by Islamism.

Following Mr Livingstones rout there wasan almost total media black out of the event and rather sinisterly there was no transcript of the debate as was originally promised.

I believe Mr Livingstone will be far more circumspect when he next invites a speaker of the calibre of Mr PIpes.

For my part Mr PIpes should be awarded the keys to the city of London.

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