An Aussie collegue sent me this

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  1. After Sydney not wanting to offend other cultures by putting up Xmas
    >lights.
    >
    >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".
    >
    >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?
    >
     
  2. Yeah - its a good one but its been on this forum before..

    TZA
     
  3. I stand corrected mate :p
     
  4. Try selling that line to the aboriginies...
     
  5. Amen to that.
     
  6. No it wasn't funny the other half dozen times it's been posted here.

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