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Thursday, 17 June 2010

Comedian Rory Bremner raises his fears about the "Religion of Peace."


Rory Bremner has voiced his fears about the "chilling" effect of religious fundamentalism on satire.
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Rory, 49, says in a forthcoming TV documentary that the issues around religion posed the "greatest danger" for comedians.
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He says he had asked himself whether he was writing his "own death warrant" when he penned sketches about Islam.
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The impressionist says on BBC documentary Frost On Satire: "The greatest danger now is that one of the toughest issues of our time is religion.
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"When (I'm) writing a sketch about Islam, I'm writing a line and I think, 'If this goes down badly, I'm writing my own death warrant there'. Because there are people who will say, 'Not only do I not think that's funny but I'm going to kill you' - and that's chilling."
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He cites the case of Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, who has faced death threats for his image of the prophet Mohammed wearing a turban that looked like a bomb.
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He says: "If you're a Danish cartoonist and you work in a Western tradition, people don't take that too seriously.
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"Suddenly you're confronted by a group of people who are fundamentalist and extreme and they say, 'We're going to kill you because of what you have said or drawn'. Where does satire go from there, because we like to be brave but not foolish."
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Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Sickening !

A group of extremist Muslims prompted violent clashes at a homecoming parade for British troops today after they heckled soldiers and called them 'murderers.'
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Members of the Muslim Against the Crusade group clashed with far right protesters as they shouted 'murderers, murderers, murderers' and 'British troops go to hell' as members of the 1st Battalion the Royal Anglian Regiment paraded down the streets of Barking, Essex.
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The hour-long parade had been delayed due to growing tensions between the two sides, with anti-Mac protestors singing God Save the Queen and drinkers at a nearby pub hurling frozen pork sausages at the Muslims.

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Moments after the soldiers passed through tensions reached boiling point and the anti-Mac campaigners broke through the barricades, charged across the road and traded punches with the Muslim throng.

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Police quickly separated the mob, with one man wrestled to the ground, handcuffed and led away while the police made a ring surrounding the Muslim group.

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They then had to hold back the anti-Muslim group as the Mac protesters made their way to a tube station.
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Two men were arrested after the violence, for public order offences.

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Local woman Dee McEvoy, 50, stood in front of the Muslims protesters, waving her two union Jack flags as the soldiers passed.

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She said: 'I'm here for the army and the British forces.

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The protesters are entitled to their opinion but they are taking it out on the wrong people. They should be taking it out on the Government.
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'This is not the reception these boys and girls deserve. But it is democracy in action.'

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Earlier the Muslim group was attacked by a barrage of eggs.
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One member of the Mac group used a megaphone to shout: 'This is a protest against parading in a Muslim area. We love death the way you love life.'
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He branded British soldiers as 'butchers' and 'despots.'

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The Muslim protesters chanted 'Democracy' as they had an uneasy stand-off against a mob, some waving St George's Crosses, Union flags and an English Defence League flag.

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Anti-Mac protesters sang 'I'll be English 'till my dying day,' and jeered 'We pay your benefits.'

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Further down the street onlookers, who had arrived simply to pay their respects to the soldiers, were disgusted by the scenes.

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The girlfriend of a Royal Anglian soldier killed in Afghanistan said the extremists should have been banned from attending the parade.

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Lance Corporal Scott Hardy, 26, from Chelmsford in Essex, was killed in an explosion near Musa Qala on Tuesday March 16, just weeks before he was due to return home.

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Lance Corporal Hardy's partner Charlene Byrne, 24, said: 'It's absolutely disgusting. I know this kind of thing has happened before in Luton but I don't understand how it has been allowed to happened again.
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'It's terrible that this group has got away with it.

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Obviously not everyone supports what's happening in Afghanistan, there are people who are very angry about it, but they shouldn't take it out on the soldiers.'
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Emily Penson-Clark, who took the day off work to support the soldiers with her young daughter and parents said: 'I think the protesters are filth. I'm here to support our troops. They put their lives on the line for us. I've got three words: Help for Heroes.'

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The soldiers remained undaunted by the abuse, and marched through the town centre with fixed bayonets, accompanied by the Minden Band, a Colour Party and two guards of 70 officers and non-commisioned officers.

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The Freedom parade stopped briefly in Barking Town Square where the Mayor, Councillor Nirmal Singh Gill, General Sir John McColl and the Queen's deputy Lieutenant Major Anthony O'Hagan took a salute and inspected the troops.

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1286784/Muslim-protesters-brand-war-heroes-murderers-homecoming-parade-turns-violent.html?ito=feeds-newsxml#ixzz0qxWjZlHe

Thursday, 10 June 2010

Victory for Geert Wilders and the Dutch Freedom Party

A big well done to Geert Wilders and his Freedom Party on their fantastic election results.
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Dutch politics are going to change for the better now that the Freedom Party have increased their number of seats from 9 to 24.
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Campaigning on an anti-immigration and anti-Islam platform, the Freedom Party doubled it's share of the vote.
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Mr Wilders, who has now lived for over six years with constant police protection because of death threats made to him by followers of the Cult of the Dead Paedophile is currently on trial for inciting racial hatred after he correctly pointed out that the Koran was similar to Mein Kampf and that Nazism and Islam were both destructive forces for evil.
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European Nationalism is on the rise and will not be stopped.
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I wonder if the BBC will report on this election fairly? If they report it at all that is.

Wednesday, 2 June 2010

The insanity of the European Union has to stop !


Britain was last night warned to expect a new wave of immigration from Eastern Europe after almost half a million Ukrainians and Serbians were given the right to live, work and claim benefits in the UK.
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Controversial rules passed by the Hungarian parliament mean that anyone who can speak the nation’s language or prove they have Hungarian ancestry can become a citizen and get a full EU passport.

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This means they will be granted full employment rights in the UK and access to British benefits.

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