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John Anonymous - you chose some interesting examples

Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
in response to reader comment: Muslims cannot be integrated into European society

Submitted by Sully (United States), Mar 2, 2006 at 00:07

You wrote "Ultimately remember that most parts of the world were founded by illegal immigrants. Did the native Americans issue visas to the first Europeans who came to North America? Did the aborigines in Australia have any say in deciding who gets to come in to Australia? Is Spanish a native language of South America?"

I would rather that my grandchildren and great grandchildren not end up subdued, enslaved and massacred like the native North and South Americans and the Australian aborigines.

My point is that all nations have a right to control the rate of incoming immigration, and secure borders are a necessary precondition for doing that. Both the U.S. and Europe have reason to permit a reasonable flow of immigrants as long as both can get over their squeamishness about excluding Muslims.

If we can't bring ourselves to make the simple decision to exclude folks infected with Muslim ideology I favor a complete shutting of the borders, and that is the way I actually expect things to go.
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