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Sunday, January 10. 2016
Chaos and Violence: How New Year's Eve in Cologne Has Changed Germany
When Worlds Collide: Unassimilable Muslim Migrants Crash Europe’s Fantasy Islam
Europe’s Dishonest Elites, and Ours
No they (we) are not: it's called "invasion" and it has an ancient history
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It has been happening in the U.S. for years. Illegal aliens kill more people in this country every year than the number of our troops that died in the Gulf war. 2010 was a peak year with 5000 killed. This doesn't even count the rapes, sexual abuse robbery, assault and drug crimes. No one knows the exact numbers because the law enforcement system has been intentionally designed to prevent this from being captured. It is common while watching the news to 'interpret' what they say to figure out what they are hiding. If any American is involved in a serious crime the media will typically report their name and some personal information but if it is an illegal alien they typically report something like "a Boston resident was arrested today for ...". We also see this with black crime; it is common to hear "a group of teens created a disturbance at the mall last night..." and you are left to guess who the teens were. Sometimes they are looking for a robber, rapist or physical attacker and the media tells you to watch for him but does not mention race. They may give height and weight but not race. When it is a white man (or a white hispanic) they will of course say it but if it is a black criminal they have some unspoken rule to hide it. The media and the left cannot be trusted. Simple as that.
GWTW: you're right on the money with that.
Chapter two goes something like this: "You'll Never Go Broke Underestimating the American Public.
The audacity of the pols is pushed everyday, hence the frog-in-pot metaphor.
Bread and circuses is another one:
"I dunno. While you're up get me another beer".
The phenomenon is an old one: "The average Roman only cares about the pebble in his shoe." - Cato the Elder
Even Hitler dealt with it: "...in the big lie there is always a certain force of credibility; because the broad masses of a nation are always more easily corrupted in the deeper strata of their emotional nature than consciously or voluntarily;
and thus in the primitive simplicity of their minds they more readily fall victims to the big lie than the small lie, since they themselves often tell small lies in little matters but would be ashamed to resort to large-scale falsehoods.
It would never come into their heads to fabricate colossal untruths, and they would not believe that others could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously.
Even though the facts which prove this to be so may be brought clearly to their minds, they will still doubt and waver and will continue to think that there may be some other explanation."
And all those naïve or indifferent or submissive or small-time cunning people (I used to say "citizens" but that doesn't work anymore) all those people just sit on the couch and let it happen.
Any of us that recognize what's going on and want to stop it or change the outcome are being pushed back by the cud-chewing civil servants and two bit petty politicians and fat cats that want the status quo to remain quo.
Who's behind it all? Why won't it change? No one-world government, no Iron Mountain, no uber-menschen, just follow the money. Simple as that.
Oops, gotta go. Get me some karfooti chips and beer, watch the football. All this thinking about things gives me a headache.
GoneWithTheWind: It has been happening in the U.S. for years.
For more than a century, innumerable studies have confirmed two simple yet powerful truths about the relationship between immigration and crime: immigrants are less likely to commit serious crimes or be behind bars than the native-born, and high rates of immigration are associated with lower rates of violent crime and property crime.
I grew up in the 40's and 50's near Boston. Every year in school the teacher would introduce a couple of kids to the class and tell us they were new to the country and came from Poland or Lithuania or some other country. The teacher would ask us to help them learn English and be comfortable in their new country. Within three months they spoke decent English and by the end of the school year they spoke as well as you and I. Their parents were carpenters and machinists or in some cases lacked marketable skills and were still able to find work. There was no welfare or food stamps, there was something called 'relief' but eve though my family and everyone I knew were poor I did not know anyone who 'took' relief. Everyone worked. Every immigrant except the very old learned English and almost everyone had respect for the law.
Most immigrants today are not your grandfathers immigrant experience. Today they come here for the welfare and other 'free stuff' many of them never become fluent in English. There are certainly exception. Most of the immigrants from India do well, are hard working and honest. Many Hispanic immigrants are honest and hard working 'but' still very willing to take advantage of the 'free stuff' and most prefer to speak their native language. Many/most of the immigrants from Russia are dishonest and again here for the free stuff (I'd bet dollars to doughnuts that 1/4 of the people on SSI for some phony disability are Russian immigrants). A recent article on line warned women in NY City to avoid cabs at night because all the drivers are from the ME or North Africa and they are committing rapes when they get a female passenger alone in the cab.
States with high levels of illegal immigrants have extremely high levels of illegal immigrants incarcerated. They have higher welfare rolls and more DWI and hit and run accidents.
The point is to look at immigrants over a 100 years period is to miss the trend and to remain ignorant of the facts.
There were 1000 men present in the square.
The 200 attacks took place over a short period on New Years Eve.
There was not sufficient time, space, or potential victims for the crime rate to reach it's potential peak.
Most importantly, there are no reports of any of the 1000 men attempting to stop a criminal act.
Chaos and Violence
While there's no excuse for the criminal behavior exhibited in Cologne, there were 170 reported assaults and robberies, and about one million recent immigrants to Germany.
This is kind of equivalent to saying there will only be a few Islamic terrorists among the Syrian immigrants brought to the U.S.
Or only a small percentage of botulinum toxin in a spoiled can of green beans.
re "While there's no excuse for the criminal behavior exhibited in Cologne, there were 170 reported assaults and robberies, and about one million recent immigrants to Germany."
Translation, the percentage of crimes to the total population is insignificant, therefore, one can logically conclude the lives of the victims are insignificant as well.
Note Zach's excuse for the Islamic rapists is there is no excuse. He has no solution for the nefarious behavior. All the natives can do is live in fear and hope their number doesn't come up. After all, who wants to be an insignificant crime victim?
How many victims does there have to be before the statistics are no longer insignificant Zach?
Finally, nice little bit of cherry picking Zach. You measured the crimes in Cologne against the estimated population of new immigrants in the country. How about using the number of immigrants in Cologne to figure your percentage?
Zach: You're not serious, are you? You are playing Devil's Advocate, right?
"... immigrants are less likely to commit serious crimes ..." while that might be true, we are not dealing with "immigrants" like those who came in through Ellis Island, legally I might add. We are talking about people that eschew a spiritual framework that urges, nay expects the adherents to kill infidels.
you don't read headlines like Radical Catholics Go on Shooting Spree, Kill forty-seven Methodists in Latest Riot
or Fundamentalist Baptists Enforce Celibate Law, Stone Several Women at Church Picnic.
What do you read, Zach, (and not to put him on center ice) what do any of you readers see in the news? Violence, murder, immolation, forced circumcision of the women? Yikes. Suicide bombers, blood oaths to kill and conquer the Western World?
Picture some Jews, not a racial word, some followers of Judaism, the only way they might come close to suicide is if they eat aunt Sadie's green bean casserole and not mamma's.
OK Zach, buttons were pushed and now you're gonna tell us how you have opened your home to these Muslims. Take a walk down the main road of some of the settlement camps and see how far a blue-eyed boy gets. Oh, just tell 'em you like them.
When the "migrants" start attacking homosexuals you will see a quick change in attitude. Can't wait.
Unfortunately queers don't have much clout. Economic or demographic they represent, oh, lemme see, maybe one percent, and that's if they all stick together. They oughta get a union together, like the auto workers or stevedores.
In unity there is strength. Yay.