Bruce Bawer & Hege Storhaug: The Problems of Immigration in Europe
Wed. June 8, 2011, 7 PM
Library and Archives Canada
Admission: $20 (includes HST), $10 for students/ seniors
Tickets available at:
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Please join us for an amazing evening when Bruce Bawer returns to Ottawa with his colleague Hege Storhaug to speak on the problems of immigration in Europe.
Bruce Bawer is an internationally-acclaimed author, whose recent book is “Surrender: Appeasing Islam, Sacrificing Freedom,“ and here are some short reviews:
“Bruce Bawer has yet again written an excellent book….I truly hope that it will serve as an eye-opener for everyone.” – Geert Wilders
“Written with an urgency and clarity that makes it hard to stop reading and re-reading it. It should be studied by all who wish to understand the forces at work in the West that make an Islamic ‘House of Peace’ a brewing nightmare.” – Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Hege Storhaug is the information director of Human Rights Service in Norway and the author of several books on immigration and integration, forced marriage, women in Pakistan, and related subjects.
Bruce has translated Hege’s new book, “But the Greatest of These Is Freedom: The Consequences of Immigration in Europe.” — the authorized English translation of the explosive Norwegian bestseller about the consequences of immigration in Europe.
From Norwegian and Danish reviews:
“A necessary and brave book.”
Henrik Gade Jensen, JYLLANDS-POSTEN
“A sharp and necessary book, one of the most important of the season.”
Lars Saabye Christensen
“A painful but necessary book to read. It is the most important contribution ever to the Norwegian immigration and integration debate….It should be obligatory reading for everyone who works with foreigners in Norway.”
Tore Andreas Larsen, FREMSKRITT
“If Hege Storhaug’s revelations about how our country and other Western societies are being attacked by Islamic fundamentalists…are not taken seriously by the powerful politicians, we will, within a few years, see a different, illiberal European in which a mentality out of the Middle Ages will wield absolute power…..One of the most important opinion books that have come along in recent years.”
Oddbjørn Solstad, DRAMMENS TIDENDE
From: Allen West
May 31st, 2011
(WASHINGTON) — Congressman Allen West (FL-22) released this statement tonight after he voted “no” on H.R. 1954 to implement the President’s request to increase the statutory limit on the public debt:
“Tonight I did what I stated I would do when I ran for the House of Representatives. I voted against increasing a debt ceiling absent of spending control measures to right our fiscal ship of state.
Over the past two years, President Obama and Congressional Democrats have overseen the largest budget deficits in the history of the United States. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid chastised the Republicans and President George W. Bush in 2006 when he stated, ‘Most Americans know that increasing the debt is the last thing we should be doing… any credible economist would tell you we should be reducing debt, not increasing it.’
When the United States Congress was faced with raising the debt ceiling in 2006 Senator Barack Obama stated, ‘The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies.’
I stated tonight that I will not vote for this debt increase unless all of the following criteria are met or included in the final bill that would aim to raise the debt limit:
• The United States Congress must pass a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
• A failsafe trigger mechanism must be put in place that would automatically cut spending if we reach a set percentage limit towards hitting the debt ceiling.
• Federal spending as part of the GDP must be capped at 18-20%.
• Congress must lower the corporate tax rate for American businesses by at least 10% before any vote on raising the debt limit is considered.
The American people sent a Republican Majority to the House of Representatives to reduce spending and put our country on a sustainable financial footing. If I were to close my eyes, abandon my principles, and vote yes to raising the debt limit, Congress would continue to spend the taxpayers’ money without a clear plan to reduce our long term debt. We do not have a revenue problem in Washington – the facts are clear- we have a spending problem.”
When a violent shootout erupted last week in Monterrey, Mexico, kindergarten teacher Martha Rivera took quick and decisive action. She told her class to hunker down on the ground, and to keep the children calm she offered them chocolate and cheerfully sang a Barney song! Video of the incident is remarkable, as it shows just how composed she remained despite the danger that was raging just beyond her classroom window.
It’s no wonder she was honored for her courage.
How long will we let this go on? How many have to die?