Dutch Citizens Flea As Muslim Influx Tips Scales

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    More Dutch Plan to Emigrate as Muslim Influx Tips Scales
    By MARLISE SIMONS

    MSTERDAM - Paul Hiltemann had already noticed a darkening mood in the Netherlands. He runs an agency for people wanting to emigrate and his client list had surged.

    But he was still taken aback in November when a Dutch filmmaker was shot and his throat was slit, execution style, on an Amsterdam street.

    In the weeks that followed, Mr. Hiltemann was inundated by e-mail messages and telephone calls. "There was a big panic," he said, "a flood of people saying they wanted to leave the country."

    Leave this stable and prosperous corner of Europe? Leave this land with its generous social benefits and ample salaries, a place of fine schools, museums, sports grounds and bicycle paths, all set in a lively democracy?

    The answer, increasingly, is yes. This small nation is a magnet for immigrants, but statistics suggest there is a quickening flight of the white middle class. Dutch people pulling up roots said they felt a general pessimism about their small and crowded country and about the social tensions that had grown along with the waves of newcomers, most of them Muslims."The Dutch are living in a kind of pressure cooker atmosphere," Mr. Hiltemann said.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2005/02/27/international/europe/27dutch.html?pagewanted=print&position=
     
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    Those Dutch "fleas" should have to stay on that big bad dog that they created with their stupid liberal policies. Is that how those "superior" liberals solve their problems - pack up and run from them?
     
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    yes. did you honestly not know this?
     
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    Not In my yard........right? Just like the liberal mantra, "what's mine is mine, what's yours you must share with others"
     
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    Did the article mention where the Dutch were immigrating to?
     
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    It mentions Australia.
     
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    Interesting. Thanks Bonnie.
     

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