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Impassioned but utterly unheard

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Submitted by Reuben Horne (Australia), Aug 20, 2006 at 19:40

R Paine,

A beautiful discourse. There are several pertinent points you might have missed in relation to the reality of the situation faced by the west. Sound and fury is all very well and good but has done little to serve the cause of those who would see the west retain its progressive and liberal traditions.

In Australia over 90% of the population wants an instant moritorium on immigration from the middle east or any Islamic country (and by proxy stoppage of the culturally deletorius stream of anti western immigrants) yet no major party has raised this as a possible policy. Why? Politics again.

There are several players who are more important than the people they govern the country for involved in the issue. Left wing pro immigration lobbyists, the international community whose laws apply here via treaties binding up my countries sovereignty. Like many other matters decision making is removed from the hands of the population and controlled by a group of elites who proceed with an unpopular agenda unhindered.

The countries which have suffered the worst at the hands of their immigrant invaders (hereinafter 'imvaders') have been running for cover. Observe what happened to Dutch parliamentarian and comaker of the film "Submission" Ayaan Hirsi Ali after Theo Van Gogh's murder. She was a preeminent critic of Islam and practically driven from the country - a country that claims to be getting tough on Islamic immigration. In the wake of the cartoon riots the Dutch Primeminister in a tremendous demonstration of retiring cowardice claimed that the police were ready to arrest anyone who burned copies of the Koran. All that became apparent was that sometime after we were "imvaded" by "neomoors" our freedom of speech was curtailed (except in so far as it involves self flagellating calumnies about our own leaders and culture).

Bearing testament to any "truth" which is the Christian article of faith is not enough when faced by an enemy both careful and brutal who wields a scimitar of misinformation and deception against our sword of truth. The Koran might not teach morality as we see it in the west but it most certainly teaches strategy. Our slow internal decay they have been working over decades rather than years or centuries. Ours is a culture which has no sense of self and cannot think beyond the next financial quarter. Demography is everything and succesive social/cultural revolutions which have weakened families and deferred marriage and children have tipped the balance against us.

Europe's falling under the crescent scimitar of Islam will be the second disaster that region has inflicted on the world since its excursion into fascism (notably fascism just like Eurabia was a phenomenon that started in France). Hope is then pinned on an increasingly isolated and war weary US and Israel the last bastion of resistence.

In the end I, like you, would express myself in as bellicose a manner as possible. But we are witness to a culture that is utterly lifestyle oriented and has lost track of the value of its democratic traditions. Try to market your views to anyone of the sheep out there and you will encounter a myriad of conspiracy theories, middle class guilt, condescending withdrawal and collective narcolepsy. Frankly I don't even know if the present brand of westerner would even notice if you took away his/her freedoms which have already been sold by the wayside in the name of "PC cultural sensativity". Our senility detracts so completely from our pathetic institution of limited war that it almost robs us of any moral right to victory. God can forgive evil but not stupid.

Cordially,

Reuben Horne.

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