[And thanks to Darren for pointing this out to me. –BZ]
From the UKGuardian:
Stockholm rioting continues for fifth night
Swedish police seek reinforcements after youths set ablaze cars and attack property and schools in poorer suburbs of capital
Police in Stockholm are to seek reinforcements after youths set cars ablaze and threw stones at police for a fifth night running, officials said.
About 30 cars were set on fire in poorer districts in north-western and south-western parts of the Swedish capital on Thursday night, with rioters causing widespread damage to property, including schools. However, a police spokesman said the overnight violence was less intense than in previous nights.
Euphemism: “youths.” But inquiring minds might well ask — actual journalists — who are these “youths”? They are portrayed as “immigrants.” But what kind of immigrants?
What the rest of the media isn’t telling you: they are predominantly Muslim, and male.
And they’re not much interested in assimilating; they are, however, interested in remaining in enclaves.
That they don’t necessarily wish to assimilate, to integrate, to learn a new language and a new culture, that is, I submit, not the fault of the Swedes. It is, however, their problem to solve.
Does this sound like a quagmire encountered by most all westernized countries? I would submit: yes.
And let me take it one step further: it is not the host country’s job to assimilate the immigrant’s former country.
Let this statement percolate about a bit in your wheelhouse:
“In the old days, the neighbourhood was more Swedish and life felt like a dream, but now there are just too many foreigners, and a new generation that has grown up here with just their own culture,” he said, gesturing towards the hooded youths milling around in Husby’s pedestrianised shopping precinct.
“Also, in Sweden you cannot hit your children to discipline them, and this is a problem for foreign parents. The kids can feel they can cause whatever trouble they want, and the police don’t even arrest any of them most of the time.”
I think that person hit it home.
That said, this column absolutely nails the issue. Read it carefully:
“Sweden has been trying harder than any of the countries in Europe to try to push for integration. We have invested virtually billions from taxpayers’ money into it, we have tried everything that the scientists have presented – and still it’s not working,”
“They live in their area, and they feel the area is their own. And when the police arrive, they feel they are you intruding into their, sort of, ‘country.’ The police… who work in these areas, there have to be in two cars, one protecting the other. People are trying to maintain buildings, to have security guards, the fire department can’t work, they get attacked by angry immigrant youth that feel like they’re intruding into their own area, even though they’re trying to help,” the chairman of the Sweden’s National Democrats Party Marc Abramsson told RT.
The Truth In Stockholm: “They Don’t Want To Integrate”
Youth gang Muslim riots in the Swedish capital Stockholm have entered fifth straight night. Hundreds of mostly immigrant teenagers (?) tore through the suburbs, smashing windows and burning cars in the country’s worst outbreak of violence in years.
Finally. Someone daring to write the truth.