reply to post by ProtoplasmicTraveler
To be honest.. the situation in the US and Europe is far too different to compare, the US was built on immigration, colonisation. Complaining about
ehtnic diversity and multiculture in the 'great melting pot' is... I don't know.. not as warranted?
I do feel that the US could do better with their southern security though.. but there's a whole lot of other issues in the US that probably do take
However, I come from a European country without a history of major colonies or slavery(well, we had thralls a couple of centuries earlier but), I
don't take kindly to being called a racist bigot whose ancestors raped the whole world.. when they really didn't, and all I'm concerned about is my
I don't hate other people because I care about the culture I grew up in.
So people can call me racist all they want but I'm simply a guy who is tired of seeing his country destroyed by MASS immigration, especially muslim
culture which is the polar opposite of scandinavian culture.
We're only 9 million people.. you know how many immigrants we take in each year?
A hundred thousand. That's 1,111111% every year. It's unsustainable and utterly insane.
That's like if the US would take in 3 million immigrants per year instead of 1, and considering the major difference in scale it's pretty dire.
Countries like the US and China could swallow countries and whole populations without being affected.
That's not the case where I live.. it's a precarious situation.
Not even mentioning it's costing us approximately 20-33% of our entire GDP(there are no real figures but estimates since they don't allow those
statistics, gee, wonder why..).
This is why I care... this is the biggest issue facing my country. Except the EU being a monolithic organization hell bent on evil..
And even then.. one of the EU's symbols is 'the rape of Europe' so it's all connected.
It won't matter in a few years.. or even when I die.. and I'll be back, but it matters now. Cause I'm still a human and I still care about the world
and my part of the world even if I'm 'not of it'. You feel me?
/Edit.. I may have misunderstood your post first and my reply was based on that. I think I grasp it better now.. or I'm just overly defensive cause
you just can't mention this issue without getting viciously attacked.
It's all good though.. ATS is depressing, back to the 41st millenium where xenophobia(alien xenophobia) is not only appreciated but encouraged.
Suffer not the xenos to live!
edit on 27-3-2011 by TheLaughingGod because: (no reason given)