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Submitted by Malik al-Kuffar (United Kingdom), Oct 16, 2005 at 12:52

Harking back to a golden age is usually illusory, but not always. As a child in post-war Britain, I can remember the subsistence standards of living with rationing of food and clothing and a strict legal and moral code which you challenged at your peril. Illegitimacy was rare, unlike nowadays. Families may not have always been happy, but they were cohesive, providing a stable platform for children, whereas single parent families with their attendant problems have now become widespread. Graffiti and vandalism did not exist, because anti-social behaviour was not tolerated and the same applied to teenage drunkenness, now endemic throughout the land.

In the sixties things changed when the multiculturalists took over and we had to face a new vocabulary, new mores and new citizens. Our laws and customs were diluted and sometimes ridiculed. The term mugging, hitherto unheard-of in UK, became commonplace as the practice spread. No-go areas were established in what used to be decent neighbourhoods, where the horrors of gun crime were introduced and eventually riots of unspeakable ferocity broke out - on the pretext of "racism" - when the police tried to enforce our laws and standards on the newcomers.

Now we have even more sinister innovations and a whole new vocabulary to learn:- jihadists, al-Muhajiroun, Ansar al-Islam, al-Qaeda, Taliban, with Islamic groups who openly proclaim their hatred for the country which supports them; new crimes, previously unheard-of in our decent and law-abiding land, such as wife-burning; the frightful crime of "honour" killing i.e. the murder of young girls for falling in love against the wishes of their families; the torching of family homes - with families in them - to settle a personal feud; forced marriages; the insistence on the suppression of any manifestation of femininity in the alien, ugly and demeaning dress-code inflicted on women. And now the mass murder of our citizens by religious psychopaths.

In every case these innovations involve a contempt for our customs and laws and an insistence on behaving in a way the citizens of this country find repellent. Some of us feel as if soon we will be strangers in our own land, an infinitely nastier and uglier place than our erstwhile green and pleasant land. What have the multiculturalists done to us? And why did we let them?

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