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Soapbox resumed -- halt Muslim immigration

Reader comment on item: Which Has More Islamist Terrorism, Europe or America?

Submitted by Linda Korrow (United States), Jul 5, 2008 at 15:16

Dr. Pipes' article was a very important contribution to the discourse.

"If the United States, despite the much better socio-economic standing of its Muslims, suffers from 2.5 times more terrorism per capita than does Europe, socio-economic improvements are unlikely to solve Europe's problems."

The mujahadeen, al Qaeda, the 9/11 terrorists, they're mostly from the educated and affluent classes. Now it is confirmed that high socio-economic standing is the greatest risk and assimilation is NOT a mitigating factor against terrorism. We suffer the burden of a great risk under the surface here at home, where fundraisers, planners and lobbyists, bribers who buy our government, and such, also reside.

I return to my soapbox -- we are at war and should halt Muslim immigration until such time as Islam is reformed to reflect ideals for peaceful coexistence with others and when it's is consistent with our Constitution, laws and American values. Today, it is not. To live in America under our system, Muslims must, essentially, renounce Islam. Perhaps it's better that Islam evolve to a more user-friendly, non-political ideology first.


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