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US bloggers banned from entering UK
BBC World News ^ | 26 June 2013 | BBC

Posted on 06/26/2013 12:07:08 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse

Two prominent US bloggers have been banned from entering the UK, the Home Office has said.

Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer co-founded anti-Muslim group Stop Islamization of America.

They were due to speak at an English Defence League march in Woolwich, where Drummer Lee Rigby was killed.

A government spokesman said individuals whose presence "is not conducive to the public good" could be excluded by the home secretary.

He added: "We condemn all those whose behaviours and views run counter to our shared values and will not stand for extremism in any form."

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: edl; greatbritain; islam; pamelageller; robertspencer; uk; unitedkingdom
" In a striking blow against freedom, the British government has banned us from entering the country. Muhammad al-Arifi, who has advocated Jew-hatred, wife-beating, and jihad violence, entered the U.K. recently with no difficulty."
1 posted on 06/26/2013 12:07:08 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

Google : Muhammad al-Arifi
YouTube search : Muhammad al-Arifi


2 posted on 06/26/2013 12:07:35 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

I’m getting tired of these extremest in tolerance.


3 posted on 06/26/2013 12:08:27 PM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Bump


4 posted on 06/26/2013 12:09:58 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: LeoWindhorse

The Brits are blinded to the truth or are afraid—much to their peril...doesn’t seem like it will be much longer for America.


5 posted on 06/26/2013 12:12:13 PM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: LeoWindhorse

How many have been denied entry for spewing jihad?


6 posted on 06/26/2013 12:12:29 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: LeoWindhorse
He added: "We condemn all those whose behaviours and views run counter to our shared values and will not stand for extremism in any form.">

"...except the Moslem form."

7 posted on 06/26/2013 12:12:37 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Very soon the British government will bar Nigel Farage from entering the country.


8 posted on 06/26/2013 12:13:12 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

It would seem that my grandfather flew bombers for the wrong side.


9 posted on 06/26/2013 12:19:14 PM PDT by Edward Teach
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To: LeoWindhorse

Umm...this is now out of control.

Britain is now a worse police state then Russia....was.

We have reciprocal entry/exit regimes with them. They are not honoring them.

Time to start excluding objectionable “brits” from the U.S.


10 posted on 06/26/2013 12:26:01 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: LeoWindhorse

Extremism?
People who write about the jihadis and their murdering ways are NOT extremists.
Jihadis ARE.


11 posted on 06/26/2013 12:28:02 PM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

I will never go to England.


12 posted on 06/26/2013 12:28:15 PM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Well, if the British want to ban two Americans from entering the U.K., can we respond in kind by shipping two Britons back to the U.K., namely, Piers Morgan and Martin Bashir?


13 posted on 06/26/2013 12:30:13 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 4, 2008 and November 6, 2012.....Two days that will live in infamy!)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Remembering Michale Savage saga, then they came for me. oh welllll


14 posted on 06/26/2013 12:32:09 PM PDT by easternsky
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To: LeoWindhorse

“We condemn all those whose behaviours and views run counter to our shared values and will not stand for extremism in any form”.

That pretty well takes care of any freedom of speech, religion or assembly in the UK. We are pretty much in the same situation here now. Anything counter to progressive shared values is punished in one way or another from the IRS to Homeland Security surveillance.


15 posted on 06/26/2013 12:59:21 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: LeoWindhorse

The UK is officially dead now. Suicide by immigration.


16 posted on 06/26/2013 1:48:52 PM PDT by BubbaBasher ("Liberty will not long survive the total extinction of morals" - Sam Adams)
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To: LeoWindhorse
A government spokesman said individuals whose presence "is not conducive to the public good" could be excluded by the home secretary. He added: "We condemn all those whose behaviours and views run counter to our shared values and will not stand for extremism in any form."

But you let this guy into the country:


17 posted on 06/26/2013 2:07:15 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

The brits are just in the mess a few feet deeper than we are.

Wait til something happens and it’s discovered we didn’t prevent it because the feds didn’t bug or infiltrate the guys mosque.


18 posted on 06/26/2013 2:09:11 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: JimSEA

http://swordandshieldhawaii.wordpress.com/2013/06/26/us-bloggers-banned-from-entering-uk/


19 posted on 06/26/2013 2:24:01 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

He added: “We condemn all those whose behaviours and views run counter to our shared values and will not stand for extremism in any form.”

Except, of course, the kind that comes from Muzzies.


20 posted on 06/26/2013 2:33:25 PM PDT by Stingray (Stand for the truth or you'll fall for anything.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

“”individuals whose presence “is not conducive to the public good” are banned. So why do they let people who practice islam into the country?


21 posted on 06/26/2013 3:07:40 PM PDT by This I Wonder32460
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To: This I Wonder32460
'“”individuals whose presence “is not conducive to the public good” are banned. So why do they let people who practice islam into the country?'


22 posted on 06/26/2013 3:09:44 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: lowbridge

Erm, he was actually born and bred in the UK.


23 posted on 06/26/2013 3:23:24 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Poor decision.

This just makes two crap bloggers martyrs, which they will play to the hilt. Let them come in and out, nobody cares about them, hell I am one of the few Brits thats even heard of them.


24 posted on 06/26/2013 3:24:32 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: Edward Teach

I know the UK has its problems, but you’d rather your grandpa was a Nazi?....lol


25 posted on 06/26/2013 3:25:11 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: I want the USA back

Good. Come to Scotland. LOL.


26 posted on 06/26/2013 3:25:28 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

No thanks.
Dump both in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.


27 posted on 06/26/2013 3:25:52 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: BubbaBasher

The UK, like the US, is not dead, and will survive stupid govts.


28 posted on 06/26/2013 3:26:30 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: the scotsman

two crap bloggers ?

Surely you jest


29 posted on 06/26/2013 3:31:31 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

Nope.

Actually, Spencer is OK, and can see things in a bigger picture, and is readable, but Geller is just hysterical rubbish. She is dreadful, sorry. A ranting harpie.

You rate them, I dont. Or at least not Geller.
C’est la vie.


30 posted on 06/26/2013 3:37:48 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: LeoWindhorse
"We condemn all those whose behaviours and views run counter to our shared values and will not stand for extremism in any form."

Other European nations have larger Muslim population, but do not go this far. Britain infringes freedom of expression in opposition to radical islam, but enables and protects it when violent jihad is advocated.

Why?

Because British society is in the pocket of Middle East oil money, as it has been for thirty years, from the Royal family to City bankers to London's most desirable real estate. Oil money finances Islamic political activism in Britain. Talk like Robert Spencer in London and the establishment will be down your throat.

This is pitiful for a once great nation. I guess wealthy monarchies are their Achilles Heel. In that sense it is well deserved.

31 posted on 06/26/2013 3:52:53 PM PDT by Kennard
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To: the scotsman

Authors of some ten books among many other scholarly communications are a bit more than “bloggers” ... sad to see Britannia reduced to such dangerous pussilanimity as this.


32 posted on 06/26/2013 5:24:47 PM PDT by dodger
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To: LeoWindhorse

The UK is doomed by their fears.


33 posted on 06/26/2013 6:53:49 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: JimSEA

Hard to believe this is the same country that stood up to Hitler.


34 posted on 06/26/2013 6:55:09 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: LeoWindhorse

jihadists are welcome though


35 posted on 06/26/2013 6:57:32 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: LeoWindhorse

UK media are different in regards to Muslims. The way to the nearest insight that I can recall right now would be to watch “Lawrence of Arabia.” Well, there’s also the history of the publishing of Pickthall’s Koran in English in England. Many English language Korans have been published in the UK since 1649. The mixing between Anglo Britons and various Muslim ethnics goes way back. It’s an empire thing.


36 posted on 06/26/2013 7:18:53 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: the scotsman

Lots of members of the German armed forces weren’t Nazis.

I think we can agree that maybe Britain wasn’t worth saving.


37 posted on 06/26/2013 9:24:45 PM PDT by Edward Teach
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

I will second that!


38 posted on 06/26/2013 9:32:33 PM PDT by entropy12 (Even tho Obama is now a lame duck, with 2014 House majority, he will be a dangerously socialist!)
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To: the scotsman

“No thanks. Dump both in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.”

That works for me! I would hate to pollute that great body of water, however.


39 posted on 06/27/2013 7:02:15 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 4, 2008 and November 6, 2012.....Two days that will live in infamy!)
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To: the scotsman

Pam is a friend of mine . You misjudge her entirely . She is pissed because she sees , crystal clear , the advance of radical Islamist islam , in all of its shades and smells , from NYC to UK and beyond . She is also one of the staunchest supporters of the State of Israel to have the nerve and courage to speak out . That makes her a target , for all kinds . When we are up against enemies like these you have to be bold . This is not a fight for the faint of heart or mild of manner. I too am of Scots ancestry , my clan was sent out in the Clearances . I feel the courage and conviction of Wallace in my blood . If only others had that grit . Geller does . I respect her 100%


40 posted on 06/27/2013 12:24:19 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Regulator

Oh please, not piers morgan! Please! Puhleaaassseeee!


41 posted on 06/29/2013 1:52:15 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: I want the USA back
Oh, its not that bad. As in any country, it's only the bad things that get all the attention. Saying "I will never go to England" on the basis of reports like this is a bit like me saying "I will never go to America" because of the garbage that spews out of Washington D.C., almost everything that goes on in Ithaca (CofE) and pictures of San Francisco's gay pride parade.

It so happens that an awful lot of Brits us disagree very fundamentally with this decision, which at best is encouraging a kind of intellectual apartheid - "against our shared values" indeed! What kind of justification is that?

42 posted on 06/29/2013 1:59:11 AM PDT by Vanders9
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