Geert Wilders invades America

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    As a country we've gone through many periods of zenophobic reactions - usually aimed at newly arrived immigrant groups, religious groups, ethnic groups or even ideological groups (pinkos) and usually, it's during times of economic or social stress. Typically those groups are either new, and culturally strange to Americans (Chinese, Japanese, Eastern European) or they've been here a long time, quietly biding through each upsurge in anti-whatever (Jews or hispanics). Each upsurge comes with it's own set of readily-believed conspiracy theories, disinformation and urban legends to add fuel to the fire.

    The reactions vary, from attempts to restrict or refuse citizenship….
    1920’s….
    .... So he proposed to change birthright citizenship in the U.S. Constitution with a 1920 amendment. He ran during the 1920 election on the slogan: "Stop the SILENT INVASION." In the end, Phelan was defeated, so that 1920 amendment went nowhere.
    Today… http://lighthousepatriotjournal.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/conquest-of-aztlan.jpg


    To rhetoric and propaganda
    1940’s: WWII Homefront: Anti-Japanese
    Anti-semitism that peaked in the 30’s and 40’s and the broad public denial about the realities of what was happening in Europe: History of antisemitism in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Today, it’s it is the likes of RISING ISLAMOPHOBIA blamed for hate crimes against Turks in Europe Bare Naked Islam's Weblog


    What is ominous, to me, is when these attitudes move into the political sphere.

    This September 11th will be commerated with a visit from Geert Wilders, a man who’s views I find deeply disturbing and who’s words are reminiscent of the rampant-anti-semitism of the 30’s and 40’s. To have him here – associated with some of our prominent politicians, and connected with the emotions swirling around memories of 9/11, the desires of a Muslim Imam to build an interfaith Community Center to foster greater dialogue and understanding is a frightening thought.


     
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    xenophobia

    [zen-uh-foh-bee-uh, zee-nuh-]

    –noun

    an unreasonable fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers or of that which is foreign or strange.
     
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    The left loves to slander Wilders, but he is a brave man and should be given a hero's welcome! They called the movie Fitna xenophobic, but nothing could be far from the truth. It concentrated on Islamic radicals, which the Netherlands has a ginormous problem with. Worst than any country in the Western World!
     
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    Always nice to have a spelling nazi on board :clap2:
     
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    I don't consider hate groups or proponents of hate particularly brave.
     
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    Perfect, he's the icing on the cake of a FOX part owner funding a project that has the right frothing with hatred and fear. Now this racist madman can come on in and polish it off so the radical imams can recruit more killers.

    Keep up the devil's work righties! You're doing an amazing job of it!
     
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    You want to make it like nothing is going on over in the Netherlands. That its all peaches and cream. Facts are that Muslims in the Netherlands preach for illogical demands every day! They demand Sharia law and special treatment. They violently suppress dissent and intimidate people who argue against them.

    Right now they make up 6-10% of the population and account 25-30% of all newborns. With the 4-5 times greater birth rate and huge immigrations, Muslims will be the majority in the not so distant future. Will they be laughing off Sharia law being imposed on everyone? Doubtfully!

     
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    The good news is that your condition has a name: it is Geertophobia. The bad news is that it is incurable.

    You can, though, experience some relief from the symptoms by calling him names, demeaning and marginalizing him and anyone who respects him, making odious unfounded comparisons to every atrocity throughout history, and remaining completely ignorant on the subject of 1400 years of Islamic hegemony.
     
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    Amazing how you call people who stand up to bigotry and oppression proponents of hate, while supporting the people who call for their murder and plot to kill people.
     
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    Agree with him or not, he was demonized and his life threatened for saying what he believed. The day that we become so cowardly that we are willing to stifle freedom of speech is the day that we have lost everything that makes this country what it is. It's silly to fear thoughts, words, and beliefs. They are the only natural rights we have in reality.
     

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