ENGLAND: The day is coming when British Muslims form a state within a state
Very interesting article(found here) on what's happening there, summed up by this quote: "They believe that the British Government has capitulated to them, because it feared the consequences if it did not.
"The cartoons, you see, have not been published in this country, and the Government has been very critical of those countries in which they were published. To many of the Islamic clerics, that's a clear victory.
"It's confirmation of what they believe to be a familiar pattern: if spokesmen for British Muslims threaten what they call 'adverse consequences' – violence to the rest of us – then the British Government will cave in. I think it is a very dangerous precedent."
Very damn dangerous. A lot of people have pointed this out before; there are people and groups who see tolerance of them and their actions as weakness, and they see weakness as something to exploit. For instance, a couple of weeks ago a big march by BPMs calling for death to anybody who annoys them, and a few cops around watching; about a week later a march by people calling for defense of free speech and etc., and the cops were everywhere and a bunch of people were arrested as I recall. The Brit government has demonstrated that they're either too politically correct, too stupid or too scared(or all the above) to stand up for their own history, and the BPMs are using it against them. I've kept hoping that the British people would finally say 'enough' and stand up, but it just hasn't happened.
And at this point I doubt it will.