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February 17, 2009

Pat Condell on the Geert Wilders Affair

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

The British government preventing Geert Wilders from entering the country? Pat Condell has a few words about that decision:

Let me put off debate about the subject matter of Condell's video for just a second in order to ask: Is that man a great ranter or what? Articulate, funny, impassioned yet under sly control ... What a virtuoso. OK, now back to the substance of it ...

Possibly related?

Best,

Michael

posted by Michael at February 17, 2009




Comments

The Civil Rights movement of the 60s has borne some rotten fruit. Necessary though it was, it has bred an absolute contempt for ordinary citizens. We are always to be suspected of being knuckle dragging racists, homophobes and sexists bent on mob violence. This is the bottom line of our PC left.

In the U.S., the result has been the progressive removal from electoral decision making of any issue that actually matters. After all, if you let the people decide their own affairs, they will just use their power to oppress women, blacks and gays.

In a perverse way, the ultimate result of the Civil Rights movement has been to take any real decision making power away from the people, because our betters consider the people too dangerous to tolerate.

Good intentions can produce the most damnable results.

Posted by: Shouting Thomas on February 17, 2009 6:14 AM



The funniest part about the islamic head-hacker in Buffalo was that his teevee station was started to provide positive views on islam and muzzies(not that I couldn't get that from the snuff films these savages put together). I guess the idea was to help muslims and islam in America get ahead!

"I cannot believe it — I know them both well," Qazi told the Buffalo News. "I cannot get a handle on this." Said Qazi as he reached for his own wife's head and the butcher knife on the counter next to the falafel. (I crack myself up!)

"Every day on television we are barraged by stories of a 'Muslim extremist, militant, terrorist, or insurgent,'" Hassan said in the 2004 release. "But the stories that are missing are the countless stories of Muslim tolerance, progress, diversity, service and excellence that Bridges TV hopes to tell."

You don't say! And do they love cutting off heads. No doubt he is considered a hero by the muslim community. The sooner these people are sent back to the desert(in zip loc baggies, if that's what it takes), the better. Nothing but trouble, no matter where they are.

Posted by: anon on February 17, 2009 1:59 PM



As I've heard said before, muslims are God's way of telling us that multiculturalism - and by extension, liberalism and egalitarianism - doesn't work.

Muslims really are a liberal's worst nightmare. So very exotic and "diverse" in their differences from plain boring racist evil old Western civilization, yet what muslims want to do is force their religion on the entire world, and that religion is about as clearly a diametric opposite of liberalism as you can get. (With one exception that comes to mind: both seem to believe in prohibiting speech that upsets them -- whether it's called "hate speech" as the liberals do, or "blasphemy" as the muslims do, it's speech that violates their religious beliefs.)

It just leaves liberals in a very difficult place. Honor their liberal principles, and welcome muslims with open arms - thus guaranteeing the eventual demographic extinction of liberalism - or make an "unprincipled exception" (as Lawrence Auster puts it) and exclude Muslims from the West, thus protecting liberalism but also at the same violating its central "Thou Shalt Not Discriminate Against Anyone But White Western Straight Males" tenet. A real dilemma!

Posted by: Mark on February 17, 2009 9:48 PM



What is mildly amusing about all this is the fact that Pat Condell is pretty much a raving liberal himself, albeit one with eyes wide open now. If you've ever wondered what a liberal sans scales would sound like, Condell is it.

Posted by: Bob Grier on February 18, 2009 10:16 AM






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