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    Austria's newly elected Far-Right government, the APP party, has called for a total ban on Muslim immigration to Austria, as well as from high terror risk countries such as Pakistan and Bangladesh.

    Good or bad news?
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      (Original post by EuropeanBlood)
      Muslim immigration adds nothing of value to europe
      Erm, Kebabs?

      Checkmate Islamophobe.
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      It’s their choice, they are a sovereign people and it is for their parliament to decide.

      Very difficult to say whether it is good news or not. This is going to put further pressure on the EU and it’s free movement dogma, but what will be the result?

      Brexit, Catalonia, Muslim immigration and opposition to free movement of Muslims, they all share one thing.

      They are issues which were either totally caused by or made ten times worse by the EU.

      Remoaners need to tell everyone. What exactly is so good about the European Union again? As we can see from their reaction to us having the audacity to choose to leave. It is an organisation which is getting harder and harder to have anything but contempt towards.
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        (Original post by astutehirstute)
        It’s their choice, they are a sovereign people and it is for their parliament to decide.

        Very difficult to say whether it is good news or not. This is going to put further pressure on the EU and it’s free movement dogma, but what will be the result?

        Brexit, Catalonia, Muslim immigration and opposition to free movement of Muslims, they all share one thing.

        They are issues which were either totally caused by or made ten times worse by the EU.

        Remoaners need to tell everyone. What exactly is so good about the European Union again? As we can see from their reaction to us having the audacity to choose to leave. It is an organisation which is getting harder and harder to have anything but contempt towards.
        It doesn't sound like you have a problem with the EU itself, but rather, its leadership.

        Things are changing in Europe; Austria isn't the exception, but the rule.

        You'll eventually see this reflected even in the EU's ivory towers.
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        (Original post by astutehirstute)

        Remoaners need to tell everyone. What exactly is so good about the European Union again? .

        Here is Austria's GDP https://www.google.ie/search?q=austr...hrome&ie=UTF-8
        note how since it joined EU in 1994, its GDP has massively increased

        There are hicks and bumps here and there but when it means preventing wars, setting standards to ensure the average man's safety, etc, etc, any fool can see (NVM apparently not) that there is a something 'so good about the European Union again'
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        (Original post by Liniop)
        Austria's newly elected Far-Right government, the APP party, has called for a total ban on Muslim immigration to Austria, as well as from high terror risk countries such as Pakistan and Bangladesh.

        Good or bad news?
        Perhaps it’s time for Britain to bring the country back into line. It’s time they stopped thinking their world revolves around Ramsey street. When we leave the EU we should re-exert our powers over the commonwealth and start telling them how to behave.
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        (Original post by astutehirstute)
        It’s their choice, they are a sovereign people and it is for their parliament to decide.

        Very difficult to say whether it is good news or not. This is going to put further pressure on the EU and it’s free movement dogma, but what will be the result?

        Brexit, Catalonia, Muslim immigration and opposition to free movement of Muslims, they all share one thing.

        They are issues which were either totally caused by or made ten times worse by the EU.

        Remoaners need to tell everyone. What exactly is so good about the European Union again? As we can see from their reaction to us having the audacity to choose to leave. It is an organisation which is getting harder and harder to have anything but contempt towards.
        They are part of the British commonwealth, Our Queen will always be head of their state and when we leave the EU they will start doing what we tell them.
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        bad thing
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        (Original post by Ambitious1999)
        They are part of the British commonwealth, Our Queen will always be head of their state and when we leave the EU they will start doing what we tell them.
        Austria

        Not Australia.
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        (Original post by Ambitious1999)
        They are part of the British commonwealth, Our Queen will always be head of their state and when we leave the EU they will start doing what we tell them.
        Someone needs a history/geography lesson.
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        (Original post by Ambitious1999)
        They are part of the British commonwealth, Our Queen will always be head of their state and when we leave the EU they will start doing what we tell them.
        Austria are in the commnwealth? Since when?
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        Germany will just annexe Austria again if it gets too uppity.
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        (Original post by astutehirstute)
        It’s their choice, they are a sovereign people and it is for their parliament to decide.

        Very difficult to say whether it is good news or not. This is going to put further pressure on the EU and it’s free movement dogma, but what will be the result?

        Brexit, Catalonia, Muslim immigration and opposition to free movement of Muslims, they all share one thing.

        They are issues which were either totally caused by or made ten times worse by the EU.

        Remoaners need to tell everyone. What exactly is so good about the European Union again? As we can see from their reaction to us having the audacity to choose to leave. It is an organisation which is getting harder and harder to have anything but contempt towards.
        Are you saying that you want Brussels to interfere more in a member state's business?
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        A so called democracy
        Banning a whole religion for the barbarity of a couple of rogue fighters
        Who also kill people of their own faith
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        Who even wants to move to Austria anyway? Doubt muslim immigration there is even significant enough to warrant a ban since it won't have such a big impact.

        This is just about making far right people feel better. Fact is, terrorists dont bother with irrelevant countries like Austria.
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        (Original post by daario333)
        Who even wants to move to Austria anyway? Doubt muslim immigration there is even significant enough to warrant a ban since it won't have such a big impact.

        This is just about making far right people feel better. Fact is, terrorists dont bother with irrelevant countries like Austria.
        That "irrelevant" country is actually a very rich, powerful-economic country.
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        (Original post by Heyok)
        That "irrelevant" country is actually a very rich, powerful-economic country.
        It's fairly rich yes but in relative terms even poland is richer. And powerful? Nah, it's not particularly powerful. The fact that there's a far right in power in Austria has left Europe largely unfazed. Compare that to the frenzy in the Netherlands or France.
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        Is it bad that I can see where they're coming from ._.

        On one hand, discrimination based on faith is wrong. However, Muslim immigration often brings issues because of where these people typically come from and the needs they have. Kind of torn on this tbh.
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        (Original post by stoyfan)
        Austria

        Not Australia.
        :mmm:
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        (Original post by daario333)
        It's fairly rich yes but in relative terms even poland is richer. And powerful? Nah, it's not particularly powerful. The fact that there's a far right in power in Austria has left Europe largely unfazed. Compare that to the frenzy in the Netherlands or France.
        are you sure?

        https://www.thelocal.at/20140618/aus...est-eu-country
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