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Donald Trump entering the UK ban petition passes 100,000

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Donald Trump entering the UK ban petition passes 100,000

In the news yesterday Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a ban on Muslims entering the United States on a temporary basis. This sparked an general outcry from many quarters.

In a recent developent, a petition calling for to be prevented from entering United Kingdom has now passed 100,000 signitures which means that MPs will have to consider debating the issue. The petition went on Parliament's e-petition website on Tuesday.

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This is a tough one actually and whilst I cannot agree with what Mr Trump proposes (not many do), he is drawing attention to the fact that there are issues with immigration and religious groups. My personal view is that religion causes a great deal of the world's problems and we'd all be a lot better off without it, but I can appreciate the fact that some people need an 'imaginary friend' in the sky to get them through the day.

No, Mr Trump was out of order, but in my opinion so is the whole petition that's been set up to have him banned from the UK. I'd sincerely hope that our politicians if the ever do debate this would see common sense - two wrongs don't make a right etc. With Donald Trump the Americans have a lot to deal with right now, but don't forget, we've got our very own baffoon in the shape of Borris Johnson. Isn't he a fine one to talk?

Regarding the whole Muslim territory and so-called 'no go areas' I'll I'll say is that where there's smoke there is probably some fire. It was only a few days ago I watched an episode of Reggie Yates' Extreme UK (Gay and Under Attack) and there was some quite disturbing video footage. Here's a quote from that: "You're walking through a Muslim area dressed like a fag, mate".

I'll leave you to draw your own conclusions on that...


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ErikJon

ErikJon

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While our American politicians often look like a bunch of idiots these days, I am sorry to say that, in cases like this one, British politicians end up looking rather like children; children who deny entry to their tree-house based on arbitrary decisions, such as who looks like a nerd and who does not; if the majority decide that a fellow is a nerd, than all other factors become irrelevant; but if the father of the nerd happens to own a swimming pool in the same neighborhood, his identity as a nerd is simply overlooked and he is admitted to the club.

As I recall, Dutch politician, Geet Wilders, was once denied entry to the UK in the same way, for his stand against Muslim terrorism, when a Dutch cartoonist portrayed Mohammed as having "run out of virgins" and, in response, Muslims bombed the editorial office. I think what the UK needs is an overhaul of Parliament, just as we Americans need an overhaul of Congress. Maybe the Russians or the Chinese will help us along with that overhaul, sometime in the near future. I pray that the UK will not have to suffer the same.
ErikJon
24th Feb 16 14:52

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Kenny

Kenny

Oh yeah, the news section is now live. Still loads of parts to finish off but I've been promising this for years! :-)

More to come...
Kenny
12th Dec 15 14:08

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grumpyoldwoman

grumpyoldwoman

This petition is the sort of nonsense we have to put up with these days. I don't like Donald Trump, but he has a point and many Americans probably agree with him. It must be frightening to live in a place where so many awful things happen; I wouldn't want to live in any of our cities now and much as we love Paris we won't be visiting for a while.

Hardly a month goes by without some university banning a speaker because they are too controversial. Apparently some of the little darlings may undergo an attack of the vapours if they hear someone say something they disagree with. How they are going to learn to handle the outside world I don't know.

Then there's Tyson Fury and SPOTY; he may be thoroughly obnoxious, but if people don't like him the they don't have to vote for him, do they? They can freely vote for someone else if they want to stop him from winning.

Freedom of speech is dying a lingering death.

"I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." Evelyn Beatrice Hall, writing about Voltaire.

I completely agree with the OP about religion being the cause of most of the conflict in the world. My attitude is that if there is a God there is only the one; we just give him different names and worship him in different ways. He must despair when he sees people killing others in his name.
grumpyoldwoman
12th Dec 15 12:54

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Stalag14

Stalag14

Friday-11-Dec-2015, petition approaching 500,000.
Why?

Have these same people considered this:

The High Court has ruled that a Muslim hate preacher's family are to get British Citizenship, despite Theresa May's effort to block it.

It's THEIR right "innit"

Signing a petition about Trump is farcical, he probably dosn't want to come here anyway.

All Loony Left, claptrap, protest, hot air, nonsense, and all the media leap on the bandwagon.
Stalag14
11th Dec 15 17:55

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