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From: Martin Kelly (email him)
Crimes involving the use of knives are not immigrant-specific. Sadly, the West of Scotland is blighted by a culture of knife-carrying which has now existed for nearly a century. While it has long been the source of much bad journalism and worse literature, its roots are sometimes sectarian but mostly criminal, not ethnic, in character.
It is also disheartening to see Brenda Walker make the mistake of focusing on the most sensational aspects of foreigner-perpetrated crime. Having once run a regular feature called "Foreign Criminals of the Day" while the MSM was still touting the globalist creation myth that we are "a nation of immigrants" (a contention on which the views of Mr. Adrian Targett [whose family has been living in Britain since 7150 BC]are unknown), it is clear that there is what might be described as a calculus of foreign crime. Sure, the murderers and rapists always get the headlines—but for every murder, how many parking tickets go unpaid? For every foreigner convicted of rape, how many are convicted of petty theft? The social costs of foreigner-perpetrated crime go far, far beyond sensational headlines and shattered lives.
The staggering scale of the problem that Tony Blair made
for us is best illustrated by the recent, and very sad,
Jolanta Bledaite. Miss Bledaite, a Lithuanian
national employed in agriculture, was
butchered for her savings by two compatriots named
Vitas Plytnykas and Alexandras Skirda. It transpired
that Plytnykas had served in the Red Army, very possibly
Nobody knows just how many other men possessing such lethal skills, and enjoying the freedom to travel to homelands where the usage of weapons is less of a governmental concern, now live among us. As such cases show, immigration is not like any other policy—it is a question of national security.