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Anti-immigration politician Pauline Hanson Wednesday warned Australia was in danger of being swamped by Muslims and told those unwilling to give the nation their undivided loyalty to “go back where you came from”.

"Swamped" by Muslims, eh? Australia has no state religion; Section 116 of the Australian Constitution prohibits the federal government from making any law to establish any religion, impose any religious observance, or prohibit the free exercise of any religion.

Seems that Hanson is one of those "unwilling to give their nation their undivided loyalty" and should "go back" to where she came from.

From her maiden name, Seccombe, I'm guessing she's gotta go back to Southwest England, or thereabouts. I doubt many would welcome her "home."

From her face and mindset, she could go home to a cave, like the trog she truly is.

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Nice one Sabbath! Excellent post mate!!

told those unwilling to give the nation their undivided loyalty to “go back where you came from”.

in 2014 after a 12-year hiatus, a period during which she was jailed for several months for electoral fraud before her sentence was quashed.

Where's the loyalty to your nation when you undermine its democracy by committing electoral fraud??

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Yep, jailbird Pauline is back at the circus. Always worth a laugh. The saying is that her ex inmates collected enough money to pay off some Judge to let her go out of prison.

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I'd say Australia is more at risk of being flooded by rangas

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Well somebody had to agree with her as she was elected.

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Well this isn't avoidable more and more politicians in the future will likely to be more "anti-immigrant", there is a boom in right wing political parties all over the western world, soon I think there will be a huge deportation program all over the world making a piece for history for the future generations.

Well I do agree with her, people who cannot assimilate with the Australian way of life and secular principalities should have no right breathing there. Though I don't think Australia have a major threat like Europe is experiencing, as Australia's tough point based immigration system limits and makes it hard for many to settle there, when compared to Europe.

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Perso I think only her opening line was wrong and out of order (“Now we are in danger of being swamped by Muslims") and she knows it. Imo just a PR coup to paraphrase the 'we are in danger of being swamped by Asians' that made her (in)famous 20 years ago.

Then nothing wrong in asking migrants to respect Oz values (secularism, freedom etc) and love their new country should they be given the opportunity to settle here.

@John, over 500,000 ppl voted for her party at the last elections. I think ppl vote for her not because they believe what she says but rather because they don't want her doom and gloom predictions to occur. Oz 2 main parties have always been adept of the 'chosen immigration' motto: 'we decide who comes here, how and when' so I don't think there is any risk of a 'Merkel coup" here. In fact many recent migrants (last 20-30y) originating from the Middle East (mostly Egypt and Lebanon) are actually Christians.

I tend to think populists a la Hanson are 'necessary non PC scapegoats' democracies need to run a country efficiently, so I don't mind her tbh. Pus I still think the way she was treated when she was sent to prison a decade ago was a disgrace. Talk about double standards.

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Islam is the cause, not Muslims. Muslim's may or may not follow fundamental Islam , not the other way around. The only thing I agree with is that the core ideology of Islam is incompatible with democratic freedoms and basic human rights.

All Australia needs to do is use more discretion where Germany did not.

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She hates people who don't eat fish and chips. Mostly Asians and now the Muslims.

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