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The New Caliphate Not Welcome in the Alps
The Last Crusade ^ | Nov. 29, 2009 | The Last Crusade

Posted on 11/29/2009 12:29:46 PM PST by Tamar Rush

No Caliphate

Swiss Voters Display Rare Crusader Spirit

thelastcrusade.org

57 per cent of Swiss voters have said “enough is enough” to the Islamic takeover of their plot of the European landscape. In a vote that displeased the Swiss Government, fed up citizens approved a national ban on the construction of minarets.

"The initiative would appear to have been accepted, there is a positive trend. It is a huge surprise," said Swiss television said after polls closed at midday.

Ignoring Obama's Cairo declarations, the Swiss still prefer Lederhosen to burqas and turbans.

(Excerpt) Read more at thelastcrusade.org ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: minarets; newcaliphate; obama; switzerland

1 posted on 11/29/2009 12:29:47 PM PST by Tamar Rush
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To: americanophile; Kolokotronis; annalex; MahatmaGandu; skeeter; NYer; Islaminaction; La Lydia; ...

Woohoo! A rare rollback!

2 posted on 11/29/2009 12:31:20 PM PST by americanophile (Sarcasm: satirical wit depending for its effect on bitter, caustic, and often ironic language.)
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To: Tamar Rush

“It is a huge surprise,” said Swiss television said after polls closed at midday.”

In other words, unexpected!!


3 posted on 11/29/2009 12:31:27 PM PST by all the best
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To: Tamar Rush

Kick ‘em all out of the West!


4 posted on 11/29/2009 12:31:56 PM PST by rbosque (10 year Freeper!)
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To: Tamar Rush

murderous muslim despots and their offspring (and money) are still welcome

just not minarets


5 posted on 11/29/2009 12:36:14 PM PST by silverleaf (Ours is the only country on earth with a ventriloquist dummy for President)
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To: Tamar Rush

For the Swiss this is an entirely, logical decision and should not have come as a surprise. Sharia Law would get in the way of what the Swiss do best: making money by banking ill-gotten gains and lending them out at interest.


6 posted on 11/29/2009 12:37:06 PM PST by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: Tamar Rush
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7 posted on 11/29/2009 12:46:30 PM PST by darkside321
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To: Tamar Rush

A nice bit of sanity by the Swiss and a welcomed change of direction for political correctness to contemplate. Could this be the beginning of a European trend?


8 posted on 11/29/2009 12:46:31 PM PST by GBA
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To: DieHard the Hunter

In a recent televised debate, Ulrich Schlüer, an S.V.P. member of Parliament, said minarets were a symbol of “the political will to take power” and establish Sharia law. Switzerland, he said, already suffers from thousands of forced marriages and “we have a growing number of young Muslim women in Switzerland forced to endure genital mutilation.”

And of course.....

“That Switzerland, a country with a long tradition of religious tolerance and the provision of refuge to the persecuted, should have accepted such a grotesquely discriminatory proposal is shocking indeed,” David Diaz-Jogeix, Amnesty International’s deputy program director for Europe and Central Asia, said in a statement.


9 posted on 11/29/2009 12:48:45 PM PST by Tamar Rush (Draft John Bolton--Quick!)
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To: Tamar Rush

The way things are going in this world, I think the Swiss made a reasoned decision.

To hell with PCness. Hello new day...

My hat is off to the Swiss.

Where’s our national referendum? Actually I wouldn’t want a straight up or down vote on it, because that would open the door to a whole slew of leftist skulduggery by hard democratic rules. Mob rule...


10 posted on 11/29/2009 12:52:41 PM PST by DoughtyOne (A MELTING POT not a potters wheel. Join us. Don't try to turn this nation into the one you fled.)
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To: Tamar Rush

That Switzerland, a country with a long tradition of religious tolerance and the provision of refuge to the persecuted, should have accepted such a grotesquely discriminatory proposal is shocking indeed,” David Diaz-Jogeix, Amnesty International’s deputy program director for Europe and Central Asia, said in a statement.


you know that you must be doing something right when this guys start to criticize you.


11 posted on 11/29/2009 12:52:48 PM PST by darkside321
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To: darkside321

How true!


12 posted on 11/29/2009 12:54:14 PM PST by Tamar Rush (Draft John Bolton--Quick!)
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To: Tamar Rush

Uh oh. How long will it take for the Swiss to get a fatwah calling for retaliation for this vote?


13 posted on 11/29/2009 12:56:32 PM PST by 386wt
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To: americanophile

“Woohoo! A rare rollback!”

Thank God! The first, sort of, of many to come both in Europe and here, I predict.


14 posted on 11/29/2009 12:57:03 PM PST by Kolokotronis (Christ is Risen, and you, o death, are annihilated!)
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To: Tamar Rush
OK, so now it is official. The US commander in chief and the head of the United States Army are now provably bigger pacifist wusses than the common people of neutral Switzerland.

Stick a fork in the west. It's done.

15 posted on 11/29/2009 1:09:14 PM PST by JasonC
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To: Tamar Rush

Ulrich Schlüer is completely wrong. The vote neither bans mosques nor Islam, nearly an architecture type. They’ll tolerate Muslims and Muslim worship, just not the minarets.
He’s a good dhimmi, though it’s bad for the rest of us.


16 posted on 11/29/2009 1:09:26 PM PST by tbw2 (Freeper sci-fi - "Humanity's Edge" - on amazon.com)
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To: tbw2

When bells ring out loud and clear from Christian churches every sunday morning in muslim countries then I say, minarets should be accepted in Christian countries.


17 posted on 11/29/2009 2:06:28 PM PST by Maumee (wtw)
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To: Tamar Rush
...the Swiss still prefer Lederhosen to burqas and turbans.

Hmm... why not Lederhosen and burqas over the Lederhosen?

18 posted on 11/29/2009 2:16:44 PM PST by Grut
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To: Grut; All

Hey guys...Geneva (the French speaking canton) didn’t approve it...
When hanging out in Basel I found it interesting and facinating to pop into a piano bar (lots of coffee houses) and hear the most requested song in German was about (the old days) in Berlin and Basel is a French speaking canton..Don’t forget alzo they finally gave women the right to vote


19 posted on 11/29/2009 4:11:42 PM PST by mosesdapoet (The indiscriminate use of videos unrelated to the subject are screwing up downloads)
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To: JasonC
Stick a fork in the west. It's done.

Thank you for showing the rest of us, who still wish to stand up and fight for western civilization, where you stand.

Seeing how you've thrown in the towel, you can now leave our company.

20 posted on 11/29/2009 5:06:27 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
OK, I'll bite. Where is this "western civilization" you intend to stand up and fight for?

And where has it been lately? Any sign that a particle of it penetrated the noggin of, say, the head of the US army, in his comments after fort Hood? Perhaps in the medical review the Hood nutjob gave that got him his medical certification and rank of major... Perhaps in the official response to Iran's declaration of its nuclear intentions recently...

I exaggerate ever so slightly for purposes of clarity.

Leftists oppose troops for Afghanistan on the rippingly cogent theory that war is bad... There I am not exaggerating even in the slightest...

21 posted on 11/29/2009 10:40:26 PM PST by JasonC
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To: JasonC

Stick a fork in the West. It’s done.


22 posted on 11/29/2009 11:12:35 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
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To: mosesdapoet

Geneva was also Calvin’s city


23 posted on 11/29/2009 11:17:14 PM PST by Cronos (Nuke Mecca NOW!!!<img src="http://shiitehappens.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/bomb_mecca450.jpg" />)
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