Radical America-hating educators
Is Paris burning?
by Klaus Rohrich
Saturday, November 5, 2005
So, do you still think multiculturalism is a great idea? Me neither. In fact I dont think anyone but a few poor misguided souls in Toronto still believe that multiculturalism is a worthwhile concept.
In Europe, where the multicult first originated, the multicultural chickens are coming home to roost with a vengeance. Currently there is enormous unrest among Muslim communities in France, England and the Netherlands.
In France, nightly riots have been commonplace for more than a week as police attempt to deal with angry unemployed youth rampaging in the streets. There are now 20 cities experiencing ethnic rioting, most of which are in the vicinity of Paris. All have very large Muslim populations originating from black or Arab Africa.
More and more pundits are calling the continent "Eurabia", as the Muslim immigrant population is growing in leaps and bounds, while native Europeans have one of the lowest birthrates in the world. In some French communities such as Clichy, near Paris, Muslim immigrants and their offspring make up as much as 80% of the population. Yet unemployment in these area ranges from 30% to 60%, mostly among youth. There are vast areas of France, for instance, where it is unnecessary for immigrants and their offspring to learn French, as they never encounter native Frenchmen.
In an article written Nov. 4, 2005 in the New York Post, Amir Taheri details how large areas of France have changed into solid, socially independent enclaves of Muslim immigrants, who have absolutely no use for French culture. The French apparently thought that by bringing in vast numbers of Arab and Black African immigrants, they could assimilate them and turn them into "proper Frenchmen". While this might have worked during a time when these immigrants were few and far between, with the mass migration now in full swing, the result is a lot less desirable. As more and more immigrants arrive in some French towns, they gradually displace the indigenous French, who prefer to live with Frenchmen of similar interests and values. As a result large areas of certain towns have become balkanized ethnic ghettos that do not vaguely resemble anything French. They become the perfect breeding place for Islamic radicals to foment their apocalyptic worldview.
Taheri points out that it has gotten so bad in some areas where Muslims form the majority, that some have called for organizing these areas into "Millets", which is a social system based on the Ottoman Empire. In a nutshell, each Millet would organize its own social, cultural and educational affairs to be consistent with their religious beliefs.
Its truly ironic that in cultures where Christianity or Judaism, the indigenous religious traditions are frowned upon by the indigenous citizens, alien religions are flourishing to the point where they present a threat to the stability of the state.
Eurabias generous welfare states are enabling this to happen, as the monthly stipends paid to unemployed immigrants only serves to foster their resentment against the state that is feeding them. A case in point is Mohammad Atta, the chief highjacker of Sept. 11, 2001 fame. While living in Hamburg, Germany, Atta allegedly received welfare from the Germans for six years, all the while plotting the 9/11 Jihad.
Retrospectively its interesting to note that those who voiced concern about having millions of unassimilated immigrants living in ethnic ghettos, with no impetus to learn the language or find a job for that matter, were silenced by accusations of racism. But then, in the absence being able to offer rational arguments those pushing the leftist agenda would just as soon resort to name-calling.
If we want to see what Toronto or Montreal will look like in 15 to 20 years, I would suggest a visit to Paris, the City of Light. The light youll find is likely that thrown off by burning automobiles.
Klaus Rohrich is senior columnist for Canada Free Press. Klaus also writes topical articles for numerous magazines. He has a regular column on retirementhomes.com and is currently working on his first book dealing with the toxicity of liberalism.Ê His work has been featured on the Drudge Report, Rush Limbaugh, Fox News and Lucianne, among others.Ê He lives and works in a small town outside of Toronto and is an avid student of history. Klaus can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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