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    Three Cheers For Australia !

    Muslims who want to live under Islamic Sharia law were told on Wednesday to get out of Australia, as the government targeted radicals in a bid to head off potential terror attacks.

    A day after a group of mainstream Muslim leaders pledged loyalty to Australia at a special meeting with Prime Minister John Howard, he and his ministers made it clear that extremists would face a crackdown.

    Treasurer Peter Costello, seen as heir apparent to Howard, hinted that some radical clerics could be asked to leave the country if they did not accept that Australia was a secular state and its laws were made by parliament.
    "If those are not your values, if you want a country which has Sharia law or a theocratic state, then Australia is not for you," he said on national television.

    "I'd be saying to clerics who are teaching that there are two laws governing people in Australia, one the Australian law and another the Islamic law, that is false. If you can't agree with parliamentary law, independent courts, democracy, and would prefer Sharia law and have the opportunity to go to another country, which practices it, perhaps, then, that's a better option," Costello said.

    Asked whether he meant radical clerics would be forced to leave, he said those with dual citizenship could possibly be asked to move to the other country.
    Education Minister Brendan Nelson later told reporters that Muslims who did not want to accept local values should "clear off".

    "Basically, people who don't want to be Australians, and they don't want to live by Australian values and understand them, well then they can basically clear off," he said. Separately, Howard angered some Australian Muslims on Wednesday by saying he supported spy agencies monitoring the nation's mosques.

    AMERICA..... ARE YOU LISTENING?


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    IMMIGRANTS, NOT AUSTRALIANS, MUST ADAPT. Take it or Leave It ! I am tired of this nation worrying about whether we are offending some individual or their culture. Since the terrorist attacks on Bali, we have experienced a surge in patriotism by the majority of Australians.

    However, the dust from the attacks had barely settled when the "politically correct" crowd began complaining about the possibility that our patriotism was offending others. I am not against immigration, nor do I hold a grudge against anyone who is seeking a better life by coming to Australia.

    However, there are a few things that those who have recently come to our country, and apparently some born here, need to understand.

    This idea of Australia being a multicultural community has served only to dilute our sovereignty and our national identity. As Australians, we have our own culture, our own society, our own language and our own lifestyle.

    This culture has been developed over two centuries of struggles, trials and victories by millions of men and women who have sought freedom. We speak mainly ENGLISH, not Spanish, Lebanese, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, or any other language. Therefore, if you wish to become part of our society, learn the language!

    Most Australians believe in God. This is not some Christian, right wing, political push but a fact because Christian men and women, on Christian principles, founded this nation, and this is clearly documented. It is certainly appropriate to display it on the walls of our schools. If God offends you, then I suggest you consider another part of the world as your new home, because God is part of our culture.

    We will accept your beliefs and will not question why, all we ask is that you accept ours and live in harmony and peaceful enjoyment with us.

    If the Southern Cross offends you, or you don't like A Fair Go", then you should seriously consider a move to another part of this planet.

    We are happy with our culture and have no desire to change, and we really don't care how you did things where you came from. By all means keep your culture but do not force it on others.

    This is OUR COUNTRY, OUR LAND, and OUR LIFESTYLE, and we will allow you every opportunity to enjoy all this.
    But once you are done complaining, whining, and griping about Our Flag, Our Pledge, Our Christian beliefs, or Our Way of Life, I highly encourage you take advantage of one other great Australian freedom, "THE RIGHT TO LEAVE".

    If you aren't happy here then LEAVE. We didn't force you to come here.
    You asked to be here. So accept the country YOU accepted.

    Pretty easy really, when you think about it.


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    Good on you mate.

    We are the thin blue line
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    And no you can't have any.

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    Wish my Government would say the same!
    To be born an Englishman, is to be a winner in the Lottery of Life.



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    It's not until you look at an Ant through a magnifying glass on a sunny day, that you realise just how often they burst into flames for no reason!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trojan 42
    Wish my Government would say the same!
    Me too.

    We are the thin blue line
    between you
    and all the money in the world.

    And no you can't have any.

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    I watched a movie from Netflix called Dirty War last night about a radiological bomb exploding on Liverpool Street (?) and the Brit response to it. Crazy stuff.

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    Unfortunately everyone that comes here, legally or otherwise, seems to have more rights that those born and bred here. And we mustn't interfere with 'their' Human Rights!
    To be born an Englishman, is to be a winner in the Lottery of Life.



    I've Talked the Talk and I've Walked the Walk, now I Sit the Sit!

    It's not until you look at an Ant through a magnifying glass on a sunny day, that you realise just how often they burst into flames for no reason!

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    Always did like the Aussies.
    And Shepards we shall be,
    for thee, My Lord, for thee,
    Power hath descended forth from Thy hand,
    That our feet may swiftly carry out Thy Command.
    So we shall flow a river forth to Thee
    And teeming with souls will it ever be.
    In Nomine Patris, Et Filli, Et Spiritus Sancti.

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    OOh-Rah for the boys down under! I wish American liberals would take note before more violence occurs on our soil.


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    T.R. Fehrenbach, This Kind of War

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    John Howard is awesome on this issue... Very unpolitician-like, I love it!!!

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    I wonder if Australia needs 50 more states? I wish we had one, single politician with the balls to do what they are doing.
    For the morning will come. Brightly will it shine on the brave and true, kindly upon all who suffer for the cause, glorious upon the tombs of heroes. Thus will shine the dawn.

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    I wonder what the Aboriginie view is about the term "our country, our land, our lifestyle"....?
    'The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil,
    but because of those who look on and do nothing.'

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    Quote Originally Posted by conalabu
    Always did like the Aussies.
    +1.

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    Wow, now I REALLY want to visit the land down under.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trojan 42
    Wish my Government would say the same!
    MANNNNN.... YOU MUST BE FAST, BECAUSE I WAS HAULIN ASS WHEN I PASSED YOU!

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    It seems that every Australian I hang out with is a kick ass, hard drinkin, bring it on type. Good freakin stuff....

    You know why? Its that same "frontier spirit" that is part of their culture just like America, except America is LOSING theirs.

    Nothing like having to whip a whole continent into shape to whip you into shape as a people and a culture!
    Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft. -
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    I hung out with an Australian last night, a chemist, who spent the entire evening telling my wife and friends what chemicals in their lab would give them the best hallucinations lol. Party culture never dies.

 

 

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