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British Muslims identify with Britain far more than the general public and have more confidence in the country’s institutions, according to research published today.
The results of the survey, which showed that 77 per cent of British Muslims were loyal to Britain compared with 36 per cent of the general public, challenge a perception that the community is less patriotic than the country at large. It also recorded that the community had more confidence in British courts, elections, financial
Originally posted by spitefulgod
And the reason I don't feel loyal to this country is that it gives me nothing back all I get is tax, tax and more tax, they just take away and give nothing in return, roads that a full of pot holes, police that can do nothing, an education system that is in tatters and a national health service that is managed like a hot potato.
I hate what the government has allowed this country to become.
[edit on 8/5/2009 by spitefulgod]
on viewing pornography, 35 per cent of the public thought doing so was acceptable, compared with 1 per cent of Muslims
Originally posted by infinite
All my Muslims friends are Monarchists, whereas I am a republican and I am not surprised by the results of this survey. Compare that to the parasites who watch the Jeremy Kyle show and accumulate money from the welfare system.
Originally posted by SugarCube
I have a soft spot for Britain, but my county comes first, then my country and then the union.
[edit on 8-5-2009 by SugarCube]