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Useless Waste of Time -- other than to give Islamists yet another plea

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in response to reader comment: Inconsequential

Submitted by J.S. (Canada), Jan 4, 2006 at 15:15

What on earth can the point of an ankle bracelet be? So you discover that Mr. X goes to Pakistan. So what? What difference does that make?

And asking questions to Islamists? How silly is that? Are Germans unfamiliar with the term "lie"?

This is actually quite amusing...and yes, also stupid. It also plays into the hands of the Islamists. Then they can whine about "racism" and "ill-treatment" at the hands of those bad Germans...and how much Islam is "under seige."

How about using quotas? (draw two names out of a hat, then based on a lottery-type system, allow one of the two into the country -- then do a regular and intensive follow-up...see if Mr. X is spreading any diseased thinking or threatening the locals... if so, then it's deportation time.)

By the way, I don't think the problem with Islamism is just about "the violence." Even if the "violence" problem were solved, there are other issues jjust as pressing and problematic -- gender equality, Sharia law, separation of mosque and state, religious/secular divide, Islam as "supreme" or reigning as dominant, and, of course, the rampant antisemitism. All of the foregoing must also be addressed...(There are too many instances of immigrants retaining 7 th century world-views -- even after going through the immigration process -- in Canada there's a fellow who has a law degree from a Canadian university, etc., yet still believes that adulterous women should be executed by stoning... thus, it's not just about the "Islamists." I believe the problem is broader and involves the value system inculcated by Koranic teachings..)
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