The title dates to World War I, but is still relevant today. What it means is that the shooting war is about to start.
Which seems to be the situation in Europe, home to some of the most stringent gun control laws outside of New Jersey.
A gang of up to a hundred black-clad masked men marched in central Stockholm on Friday evening, singling out and beating up immigrants, and handing out leaflets threatening further violent attacks against unaccompanied refugee youth.The march, the most extreme reaction seen so far to the murder on Monday of social worker Alexandra Mezher, has been linked to football gangs and far-right groups.It was followed on Saturday morning by a demonstration at the nearby Norrmalms Torg organised by the anti-immigration Sweden Democrat party, which called for the government to resign over its handling of the refugee crisis.
“Gangs of young, male refugees over-powered women and children at a train station in Stockholm, Sweden in recent days, and then robbed and groped them. Some of the migrants, who may be as young as 9, roam the streets day and night, according to Daily Mail. They have been offered help from Swedish Authorities, but have refused it, living in the streets instead.” Swedish police warn that Stockholm’s main train station has become unsafe after being “taken over.”
Remember my “Son, you’re on your own” post from the other day? In Swedish that’s “Son, du är på egen hand.” Which seems to be what the Swedish police are saying to the populace.
POLICE in Sweden fear they do not have the resources to deal with the increasing level of violence at asylum centres.As the migrant crisis continues to grow, Swedish officers have declared they do not have the manpower to stop the increasing unrest at units set up to deal with the influx of people.
National Police Commissioner Dan Eliasson said his teams were struggling to cope and feared the situation would be out of control unless a further 4,100 officers and specialist staff were recruited.
Germany is not far behind Sweden, and France is not far behind Germany. Much of the rest of western Europe is in a similar situation.
I wonder how long that will take? That’s if the money is approved.
Some of the groups that are taking the law into their own hands are pretty unsavory, but they seem to be gathering support from otherwise law abiding people.