An Aussie collegue sent me this

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After Sydney not wanting to offend other cultures by putting up Xmas
>lights.
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>After hearing that the State of South Australia changed its opinion and
>let a Muslim woman have her picture on her driver's license with her
>face covered.
>
>This prompted this editorial written by an Australian citizen.
>Published in an Australian newspaper.
>
>Quote:
>
>IMMIGRANTS, NOT AUSTRALIANS, MUST ADAPT. Take It Or Leave It
>I am tired of this nation worrying about whether we are offending some
>individual or their culture. Since the terrorist attacks on Bali, we
>have experienced a surge in patriotism by the majority of Australians.
>
>However, the dust from the attacks had barely settled when the
>"politically correct" crowd began complaining about the possibility
>that our patriotism was offending others. I am not against immigration,
>nor do I hold a grudge against anyone who is seeking a better life by
>coming to Australia.
>
>However, there are a few things that those who have recently come to
>our country, and apparently some born here, need to understand.
>
>This idea of Australia being a multicultural community has served only
>to dilute our sovereignty and our national identity. As Australians, we
>have our own culture, our own society, our own language and our own
>lifestyle.
>
>This culture has been developed over two centuries of struggles, trials
>and victories by millions of men and women who have sought freedom.
>
>We speak ENGLISH, not Spanish, Lebanese, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese,
>Russian, or any other language. Therefore, if you wish to become part of
>our society, Learn the language!
>
>"In God We Trust" is our National Motto. This is not some Christian,
>right wing, political slogan. We adopted this motto because Christian
>men and women, on Christian principles, founded this nation, and this
>is clearly documented. It is certainly appropriate to display it on
>the walls of our schools. If God offends you, then I suggest you
>consider another part of the world as your new home, Because God is
>part of our culture.
>
>If the Southern Cross offends you, or you don't like " A Fair Go",
>then you should seriously consider a move to another part of this
>planet.
>
>We are happy with our culture and have no desire to change, And we
>really don't care how you did things where you came from.
>
>This is OUR COUNTRY, OUR LAND, and OUR LIFESTYLE, and we will allow you
>every opportunity to enjoy all this.
>
>But once you are done complaining, whining, and griping about Our Flag,
>Our Pledge, Our National Motto, or Our Way of Life, I highly encourage
>you take advantage of one other great Australian freedom,
>
>"THE RIGHT TO LEAVE".
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>If you aren't happy here then f#@* off! We didn't force you to come
>here. You asked to be here. So accept the country YOU accepted.
>Pretty easy really, when you think about it.
>
>I figure if we all keep passing this to our friends (and enemies) it
>will also, sooner or later get back to the complainers,
>lets all try, please.
>

Time to write something along these lines for ourselves. Any good writers out there?
>
 
#3
Yeah - its a good one but its been on this forum before..

TZA
 
#5
Try selling that line to the aboriginies...
 
#7
No it wasn't funny the other half dozen times it's been posted here.

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