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A grand idea

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Submitted by Jack Lass (United States), Jan 12, 2006 at 18:08

On reading of the implemented and proposed means of keeping tabs on muslims (all of whom under the definitions I see here would be candidates) I salute the German authorities. I think it is a splendid idea and they should set up an organization dedicated to the task. I'd suggest a name for this organization Geheime Staatspolitzai (sp?) better known as Gestapo. I'm reminded of nothing so much as the general who, discussing the destruction of the Vietnamese city of Hué, said, "we had to destroy it in order to save it." If these methods become widespread in Germany the same might be said about German democracy.
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