We don't live in a logical world, guys.
The political winds of change in Tunisia & elsewhere mean nothing to those living in abject poverty & multiplying like rabbits...(it's the economy, stupid)...and they will risk their lives, often repeatedly, to reach the lands of welfare milk & honey.
Their bases in Europe are now established & political correctness, EU diktat & sheer apathetic weakness on our part will do for us.
Sorry to be such a Jeremiah, but events since WW2 have proved me more right than wrong.
We are the architects of our own destruction
We are the architects of our own destruction?
I don't agree with that statement.
If our politicans would have executed the wishes of the people of most European countries we would not have been in the current position.
In the eighties for example the majority of the Dutch were against mass immigration and the construction of mosques.
Now we have a majority voting for a party that is anti muslim but is not aloud to take part of the Government.
They only support the current minority Government.
If this continues our political establishment will be in trouble because our populations are fed up with the entire subject.
Recently Angela Merkel was forced to make a 180 on a dime when she told the German electorate that they better had to get used to the mosques because they were planning for much more.
When she checked the polls one week later she suddenly declared that the Multi Cultural Society as an experiment had failed.
Similar changes in position have been heard from the Dutch, the French and lately from David Cameron.
The thing is that they don't change their policies.
And why is that?
It's because the EU is now in charge and our political establishment has no longer any substantial influence on the subject.
Europe continues it's expansion policies despite loud objections from their own member states.
We (the Dutch) sain no against the Lisbon Treaty.
We have objected against the bail out of Greece and Ireland.
Europe continues on the path of bio fuels despite objections from a number of member states, in short, the distance between the individual members, their political establishment and the EU is growing wider and wider.
And we? We are so completely fed up with the entire circus that some of us are turning red from anger when we see the EU logo.
The EU has brought us in a position where our leader can only lie to us and we no longer control our won budgets let alone our destiny.
That's why I don't agree with your claim that we are the architects of our own destruction.
We are not, they are and we should kick them out of office today.
We had the Egyption Revolution but we really need one here.