Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Exchanging One Nation for Another

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Exchanging One Nation for Another

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Back when I was in school, I performed a scientific experiment in which I poured a liquid of one color into a beaker that contained liquid of a different color. At first the liquid in the beaker was diluted, but as I kept pouring, the poured liquid eventually overtook the liquid in the beaker, creating an entirely new substance.

That's what is happening in Europe as thousands of migrants flee their home countries, seeking refuge in the European Union. Germany, alone, is expected to have received 800,000 migrants by the end of the year, four times last year's number.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suspended the EU's Dublin Regulation for Syrian migrants. Under the rule, writes The Telegraph, "...migrants can only apply for asylum in the first EU member state they enter, and face deportation if they try to apply in another. But Germany ... has now ordered its officers to process applications from Syrians even if they have made their way through other EU countries."

That most of these migrants come from Muslim countries raises several important questions. The first is how many actual or potential terrorists are among them? Second, why would Muslims, many of whom believe the West is decadent and anti-God, want to come to Europe? Third, why haven't these migrants sought refuge in other Muslim countries, which one might think would be their first priority?

No nation, no continent, can survive uncontrolled immigration, especially when it involves people whose language, religion, culture and worldview differ -- in some cases radically -- from the countries to which they are migrating. Uncontrolled migration in Europe and illegal immigration in the United States spell an eventual death knell for both, which is, no doubt, the intent of ISIS, which is reportedly backing this flood of humanity. Will those flooding Europe eventually embrace European values, or when their numbers grow to the point where they form a significant percentage of the population, will the migrants demand that their values and religion dominate? …

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