Today while talking with an educated and thoughtful woman in my county —Washington County, MD—a radical thought occurred to us. Why not stop all immigration to the United States? You know, implement a moratorium! Give it a rest altogether until something is done about illegal aliens. This would give time for those here legally to be assimilated. And, then don’t allow any further immigration until the threat of terrorism has been eliminated.
But, just when I thought a moratorium on immigration was an over-the-top idea, an Iraqi Muslim Shiite living in the US has a more radical idea:
Khudayr Taher: Europe and America Should Deport All Muslims – Including Myself
Khudayr Taher, an Iraqi Shi’ite writer living in the U.S. and a regular contributor to the liberal Elaph website, had a quite illiberal suggestion – he asked why Europe and America shouldn’t deport their Muslim populations.
“The legitimate question is this: Since the security services cannot sort out the good immigrant from the bad terrorist… why don’t these countries deport all Muslims, of all races, from Europe and America, and [thus] find rest from the danger of terrorism, and protect their peoples?
“I, as an Arab Muslim immigrant, sincerely call on the countries of Europe and America to deport all Muslims from their territories – including myself, despite my love and my sincere attachment to the U.S…”