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Geronimo

Friday, September 08, 2006

illegals in Australia

Subject: Fwd: Fw: Australian opinions on Immigrants


>
> Muslims who want to live under Islamic Sharia
> law were told on Wednesday to get out of Australia,
> as the government targeted radicals in a bid to head
> off potential terror attacks. A day after a group of
> mainstream Muslim leaders pledged loyalty to
> Australia and her Queen at a special meeting with
> Prime Minister John Howard, he and his Ministers
> made it clear that extremists would face a
> crackdown.
> Treasurer Peter Costello, seen as heir apparent to
> Howard, hinted that some radical clerics could be
> asked to leave the country if they did not accept
> that Australia was a secular state, and its laws
> were made by parliament. "If those are not your
> values, if you want a country which has Sharia law
> or a theocratic state, then Australia is not for
> you", he said on national television. "I'd be
> saying to clerics who are teaching that there are
> two laws governing people in Australia: one the
> Australian law and another the Islamic law, that is
> false. If you can't agree with parliamentary law,
> independent courts, democracy, and would prefer
> Sharia law and have the opportunity to go to
> another country, which practices it, perhaps then,
> that's a better option", Costello said.
>
> Asked whether he meant radical clerics would be
> forced to leave, he said those with dual citizenship
> could possibly be asked to move to the other
> country.
>
> Education Minister Brendan Nelson later told
> reporters that Muslims who did not want to accept
> local values should 'clear off'. Basically, people
> who don't want to be Australians and who do not want
> to live by Australian values and understand them,
> well then, they can basically clear off, he said.
>
>
> Separately, Howard angered some Australian
> Muslims on Wednesday by saying he supported spy
> agencies monitoring the nation's mosques.
>
> Quote: "IMMIGRANTS, NOT AUSTRALIANS, MUST ADAPT.
> Take It Or Leave It. I am tired of this nation
> worrying about whether we are offending some
> individual or their culture. Since the terrorist
> attacks on Bali, we have experienced a surge in
> patriotism by the majority of Australians. However,
> the dust from the attacks had barely settled when
> the 'politically correct' crowd began complaining
> about the possibility that our patriotism was
> offending others. I am not against immigration, nor
> do I hold a grudge against anyone who is seeking a
> better life by coming to Australia."
>
> "However, there are a few things that those who have
> recently come to our country, and apparently some
> born here, need to understand. This idea of
> Australia being a multicultural community has
> served only to dilute our sovereignty and our
> national identity. As Australians, we have our own
> culture, our own society, our own language and our
> own lifestyle. This culture has been developed over
> two centuries of struggles, trials and victories by
> millions of men and women who have sought freedom.
> We speak mainly ENGLISH, not Spanish, Lebanese,
> Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, or any other
> language. Therefore, if you wish to become part of
> our society, learn the language!"
>
> "Most Australians believe in God. This is not some
> Christian, right wing, political push, but a fact,
> because Christian men and women, on Christian
> principles, founded this nation, and this is clearly
> documented. It is certainly appropriate to display
> it on the walls of our schools. If God offends you,
> then I suggest you consider another part of the
> world as your new home, because God is part of our
> culture."
>
> "We will accept your beliefs, and will not question
> why. All we ask is that you accept ours, and live in
> harmony and peaceful enjoyment with us.If the
> Southern Cross offends you, or you don't like "A
> Fair Go", then you should seriously consider a move
> to another part of this planet. We are happy with
> our culture and have no desire to change, and we
> really don't care how you did things where you came
> from. By all means, keep your culture, but do not
> force it on others. This is OUR COUNTRY, OUR LAND
> and OUR LIFESTYLE, and we will allow you every
> opportunity to enjoy all this. But once you are done
> complaining, whining, and griping about Our Flag,
> Our Pledge, Our Christian beliefs or Our Way of
> Life, I highly encourage you take advantage of one
> other great Australian freedom: 'THE RIGHT TO
> LEAVE'. If you aren't happy here, then LEAVE. We
> didn't force you to come here. You asked to be here.
> So accept the country that accepted YOU."
>
> Maybe if we circulate this amongst ourselves,
> American citizens will find the backbone to start
> speaking and voting the same truths! How in the
> world did we ever drift so far away from these
> values that the U.S.A. also had at one time?
>


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1 Comments:

  • I am tring to get in here every one is cring over the lives that are lost in Iraq and I septhize with them but go back to the civil war when 7,000 men died in one day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! then everyone on a base any where in the world go to sleep with taps being played that was wrote in 1862
    people need to think of what they are doing to our world this old man from the world war ! 100 something years old still alive what stories he could tell us I am rambling but poeple need to think of what they are doing before they put thier bodies to a suisde bomb to kill more than themseleves makes no since at all to the rest of the world

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 12, 2006 9:17 PM  

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