24th September 2016
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Strict immigration laws are needed (David Cole)

With the terrible happenings in Brussels on Tuesday we must surely impose strict immigration laws on the people of Eastern Europe.

With hundreds of thousands of people seeking refuge in Western Europe, how much easier is it for the very, very few people who belong to terrorist groups to infiltrate our major cities and carry out brutal attacks on innocent people, endangering our way of life, with complete disregard to their own lives.

How many lives must be lost in the name of humanitarism? Yes of course we must have pity for the hordes of families seeking a better way of life, but if we just lay down our borders and defences and allow uncontrolled access to all and sundry then the evil doers among them will gain access to our wives, husbands and children.

We must not let this happen. We can only help the helpless from a position of strength and security.

I believe that yet again the English Channel protects us in time of war, yes war, and our politicians must resolve these issues and put in place laws to protect us and our way of life.

David Cole
Cragside,
Gulberwick.

5 comments

  1. Robin Barclay

    I’m not sure what kind of laws you are calling for that could help. The U.K. and Ireland are outside the Schengen area so all who cross their borders are checked – and surely with closer European security collaboration many dangerous individuals should be flagged. Interestingly, non-EU participants in the Schengen area include Norway, Iceland and Switzerland. The U.K. was able to opt out of the original agreement, but any new state seeking a relationship with the EU has to sign up, which might be the case if the UK left the EU then sought some new partnership agreement. Besides, most terrorist attacks whether in the UK or Europe seem to be from indigenous citizens, not foreign nationals, so what do you suggest be done about that?

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  2. David Spence

    It seems to me that we have forgotten the circumstances leading to the civil war in Syria, and the uprising of ISIS as a consequence.

    When it comes to making large profits, the US Arms Industry (the largest arms dealer in the world) is only to pleased to sell such weaponry to any Tom, Dick or Harry, as long as profits are to be made. It was not that long ago, John McCain of the Republican Party, was wanting party support to sell Air-to-Ground Missiles to ISIS, to target and destroy Russian Migs who were, it is alleged, targeting resistance against the Asaad Regime, as well as ISIS.

    Not only is the country of Syria (or large parts of it) in ruins, the potential of making huge profits via ‘ US Bank Loans ‘ but the creation of pastures new for US Companies to move in and establish themselves in a strong position economically, but for other US Companies to provide infrastructure services as well, once the rebuilding of the country takes place.

    I am pretty sure this was the plan the Bush Administration had set their sights on for Iraq and Afghanistan?

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  3. iantinkler

    David Spence, Syria was and is, armed and financed by Russia. Originally your pals in the USSR, then The Russian Federation. Please make some kind of rough stab at the truth, astound us all!

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  4. David Spence

    So Ian, are you implying that Russia is providing arms to the Asaad regime, but is also providing arms to the resistance to the Asaad regime as well?

    I am intrigued as to who exactly was providing arms to the resistance against the Asaad regime, as I am pretty sure it was not Russia? The result of which has lead to the rise of ISIS (the west created a monster, and now that monster is out of control).

    Although the west will not admit to helping ISIS gain power, it has escalated to the mass migration of people to Europe, and the consequences thereof.

    However Ian, if you could enlighten me on who exactly was providing arms to the resistance against the Asaag regime as well as to ISIS?

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  5. Ian Tinkler

    Assad regime, financed almost entirely and armed by Russia.
    Iraq under Saddam, armed with Russian tanks , his Air force Russian and French.
    Isis, the Taliban and Al-Qaeda, most self armed, stolen or purchased , Pakistan, Saudi, Libya, ( Ak 45 favored rifle (Russian made)) usually Pakistan import (some Chinese). Explosives usually Semtex based, form Eastern European manufacture (Czech), through Libya. Some Saudi arms smuggled to anti-Assam rebels. No direct supply from USA. As for bankrolling, look to Russia, Pakistan and Iran. Isis weapons stolen from overrun Iraqi army, US and Russian origin. Try and use your brain, Brian and forget you studid anti-Western prejudice. Just why are the migrants coming to the West if we are so evil? Not many are heading Eastwards or Southwards, they appear to want the freedom of Western Democracies, or did you not notice that?

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