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Saturday, February 4, 2017

I've seen the future and I don't like it!

This Syrian refugee with four wives and 23 children has sparked outrage after
it was claimed he was receiving a staggering €370,000-plus a year in benefits.
Daily Mail Australia


Known only as Ghazia A, he fled Syria in 2015 along with his family. He has since resettled in Germany with his four wives and 22 of his children. One of his daughters has since moved to Saudi Arabia where she has married.

The family is said to receive more than €370,000 a year in benefits, according to a financial manager on the Employers’ Association website, although there is no official confirmation of this figure. (What the f*** happened to my country of birth? I know they lost the war; did they also lose their collective mind?)

Under Islamic tradition, the 49-year-old can have up to four wives – as long as he can support them financially. (Under Koranic law, it is not permissible for a Muslim to give 'zakat' [welfare; alms] to a non-Muslim which doesn't seem to stop them from claiming it from non-Muslims.)

Germany does not legally recognise polygamy, meaning that Ghazia A was forced to choose a “main wife” so the rest of the family could claim benefits. The other three wives are categorised as “friends” of the Syrian migrant.

Ghazia A now lives with his “main” wife Twasif and their five children in Montabaur, in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, while the other three wives and children have been moved into neighbouring towns.

The man used to work in a garage and camel-, sorry, car-hire service in Syria but has not worked since resettling in Germany. He "expressed an interest in working again" but noted his commitments to his family made this difficult.

I guess his sons will also have four wives and thus also find it difficult to work, due to "family commitments". Other than siring another 23 children of their own EACH, that is, who in turn will also have four wives, also sire their own 23 children EACH, and thus also find it difficult to work, "due to family commitments", ad infinitum.

And, of course, they all adhere to sharia which, to those of you who have never witnessed such crowd-pleasers as a gory public beheading, literally means 'well-worn camel path to the watering place'. In the days of the prophet it may have conjured up a lovely image of a camel path through the desert to life-giving water. These days it means an all-expenses-paid bus/train/plane trip to life-long government benefits in countries such as Germany and other feeble-minded Western nations that haven't voted in their own Donald Trump yet.

I've seen the future and I don't like it!

P.S. I emailed a copy of this blog to the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection. His automated reply was, "The Minister appreciates hearing your views. Please be assured they will be noted." I hope so!