Skip to comments.Muslims Out Of Australia
Posted on 01/31/2007 10:57:30 AM PST by UScbass
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. 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 Austr alia 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 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 who 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. Quote: "IMMIGRANTS, NOT AUSTRALIANS, MUST ADAPT. Take It Or Leave It." "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!"
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Excellent post!!! Thx.
I guess if it gets bad enough here after the Democrats force our defeat in Iraq, we can always move to Australia.
"ISLAM IS A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION."
Our political leaders need to learn how to develop a backbone like the Aussies.
Welcome! Leave your customs at the door
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Boy those Aussies are good. Talk about calling them as they see them! Hope they hang tough with this sort of attitude.
I've always debated moving to Australia.... its getting easier and easier to justify the move daily.
Outstanding! Wish our US politicians developed a spine to say the same thing.
Hope this more then just talk
The entire West needs to have this attitude. All cultures are not equal. Radical Islam represents stagnation, backwardness and death. Importing it to our civilization is literally suicidal.
GOD BLESS AUSTRALIA !!!!!!!!!
Seems to me that a lot of discussion goes on here as to whether the United States is a "secular" Government. If it is, then this is a feasible path for us. If it isn't, then this is a much more muddled direction.
WOW, a country that still has a pair!!!
I hear there's some good golf courses in Australia, crikey! What are the taxes there? Sounds like maybe a nice place to go when American descends into a third world country. I can get a dish and watch my NY sports team there too.
The problem is, if there were no America, Australia would not last long, nor would any other free country.
Well I don't think I agree with this, it would seem to me much better to give them a ride to the outback and tell them to walk home.
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