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Old 20th Oct 2015, 12:19
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Sweden close to collapse?

I'd like to hear some Swedish opinions on the below article. Is it close or far from the truth?
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Old 20th Oct 2015, 12:23
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Well, I asked, but couldn't make any sense of his answer.

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Old 20th Oct 2015, 12:50
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It is all coming to a head now.
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Old 20th Oct 2015, 13:58
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Nothing new about the piece, just reiterating the same tired rhetoric of the populist movement... I'm sure all countries in Europe are buckling under the pressure of increased immigration and refugees seeking asylum but the article (who is Ingrid Carlquist anyway? ) adds nothing useful or new to the debate.

Edit: Got off my lazy butt and checked. The author is the editor in chief for an anti-Islamic publication. Interpret that however you wish...
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Old 20th Oct 2015, 14:02
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Old 20th Oct 2015, 21:40
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Us real Vikings have predicted that for years. Now give us back Jamtland og Harjedalen. You may keep the rest
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Old 20th Oct 2015, 21:46
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My Swedish grandpa, Anders Arvidson, got out just in time (circa 1880)
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Old 20th Oct 2015, 23:17
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Well said Davros!

It seems these days one only has to make a mild criticism of bad Islamic behavior and one is immediately branded, "anti-Islam".

I can see that phrase becoming as improperly used and abused as the terms "racist" and 'racism", nine out of ten times incorrectly used and often by the losing participant in an argument.
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Old 21st Oct 2015, 01:37
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Any country that charges over 10 quid for a beer is already a FAILED STATE in my book.
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Old 21st Oct 2015, 02:05
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Hmm, is not Sweden also a country where every able bodied Male is required to do Military Service and continue to hold an Assault rifle at home whilst on the reserve list?

I hope not, but this could get very ugly, very soon.
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Old 21st Oct 2015, 02:15
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Believe it is Switzerland that you are referring to. Not much in the news about them being overrun.
 
Old 21st Oct 2015, 02:30
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prospector; I'm aware that Switzerland has that requirement, but I believe that Sweden does a similar thing.

A Swedish bloke used to come out flying Gliders here every year and once told us of the service rifle he was required to keep at home.
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Old 21st Oct 2015, 02:47
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Gosh.....gun possession is voluntary where I hail from. Can you imagine be required to have one in your home?
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Old 21st Oct 2015, 03:29
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National service was abolished a few years ago in Sweden.No requirement to store any personal service weapons at home.
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Old 21st Oct 2015, 03:31
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I flew a 737 in Sweden via PARC for 6 months, 15 years ago. Everything perfect. Wonderful people. Bought me a Volvo and furniture from IKEA. I can see that all has gone to hell there now. I feel sad.
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Old 21st Oct 2015, 07:10
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We have to get out in front of these migrants, it seems we are in danger of overloading the social service lifeboats. Cannot the Red Cresent be prevailed upon to help with financial and supplies aid?

I said it before and I urge it again. Settlement houses must be set up to teach the new comers the laws of the land. Rape, assaults, criminal activities must lead to immediate repatriation to their home land. If they wish to become citizens there must be conditions to be met. Learn and embrace the laws of the land that has graciously accept these unfortunates. Second language classes. Learn the customs of the land who is willing to take them in. learn the laws and aver to uphold them. If this is not possible due to whatever reasons, then transport back to a more suitable country. Saudia perhaps. They need to be where they can serve their religion.

Commit a crime, be convicted, accept transport out. No exceptions.

Are our politicians too cowardly to protect our own?
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Old 21st Oct 2015, 07:24
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We have family friends who are Swedish, and the wife works for the jobs agency in a small city there. This report seems to be pretty far from the truth, according to what she's told me, and she should know a bit more about that than the average citizen. It's alarmism, I think.
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Old 21st Oct 2015, 09:20
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Now give us back Jamtland og Harjedalen. You may keep the rest
Can we keep Hjaltland og Orknøyene please? We've currently got them on temporary loan from Norway as a pawned pledge to pay the dowry of some Noggie bint who married above her station rather unwisely. We rather like them as they've got quite a lot of that sweet Norwegian crude under the seabed and a couple of occasionally useful places to refuel our helicopters.
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Old 21st Oct 2015, 09:32
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That is a myth about Switzerland. The Militia now totals only 200,000 - 120k recruits receiving periodic military training and 80k reservists who have completed their total military training requirements. That is out of about 4 million men and boys.

In some cantons (Geneva for example) the militia are required to leave their weapons on 'base' (except for a relatively few 'rapid-response' soldiers). In other cantons rifles can be taken home in some cases but ammunition must be kept on base, or at an approved firing range.
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Old 21st Oct 2015, 10:17
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The article referred to in the root post is utter shite. Worse, it's bigoted shite.

Here's a Swede who really knows what he's talking about when it comes "third" and "first" world population statistics:
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