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Diversity prompts increased
racial isolation

Associated Press, by Martha Mendoza

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Posted By:mitzi, 12/28/2013 12:11:09 PM

WATSONVILLE, Calif. - In a grassy downtown plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands, sampling tart cactus leaves, sniffing roasting chilies and buying bundles of warm pork tamales. The scene is an increasingly typical one in towns across California, where Hispanics are on pace to become the largest ethnic group next year. And Watsonville is but one of dozens of California communities where Hispanics outnumber whites. The town of 52,000 on the picturesque Central Coast, where good soil and pleasant weather enrich crops of strawberries and lettuce, and a

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As Mendoza notes at the end of the article - not much different than when my ancestors came here from Germany. One branch emigrated in 1850s and another in the 1880s. They both settled in an area called Kleindeutchland (Little Germany) on the Lower East Side - and then moving on from there. Just history repeating itself with the new immigrants.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: addicted_to_coffee, 12/28/2013 12:34:40 PM     (No. 9670942)

There is a difference ... Previous waves of immigrants were striving to be Americans. My aunt´s family moved to CA from Mexico in the 1940´s. The children were forbidden to speak spanish at home. Grandma, grandpa, mom, and dad would not speak spanish in front of the children... Those kids were going to be Americans.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tearza, 12/28/2013 12:37:24 PM     (No. 9670946)

California will eventually end up looking like Mexico. The White population is moving out at a rapid rate and the Mexicans have no interest in learning the English language.
I moved out 10 yrs ago and never looked back. It will end up looking like a third world country in 20 yrs.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/28/2013 12:57:30 PM     (No. 9670968)

It´s pretty simple. They just moved a portion of Mexico, both the good and the bad, to Watsonville. The same thing is happening to a good number of US cities and towns. What Mexico looks like now, the US cities and towns with forming Mexican majorities will mirror in the near future.

Old time immigration from Europe and what is happening now is completely different. In the old days all the immigrants came legally. The Mexicans who are coming now are not really immigrants but are migrants who came illegally intent on keeping their Mexican culture and ways. In the old days immigrants spoke a lot of different languages and had to learn English to succeed in the workplace and in society. That is no longer true, as just about all the migrants speak one language, Spanish, that is used in the workplace and in their everyday lives. They have little reason to ever learn English. Since just about all will eventually become liberal Democrat voters, making it almost politically impossible for the government to maintain effective immigration laws and the borderline, the Mexican influx situation will only get worse.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lylacat, 12/28/2013 12:59:45 PM     (No. 9670969)

"I live in Monterey County, in Central California. We have a large land mass but just 426,000 residents - about the population of Colorado Springs or the city of Omaha.

But we do have a large Hispanic population, including a large number of illegal aliens, and to serve this group we have Natividad Medical Center, a massive, Federally subsidized county medical complex that takes up an area about one-third the size of the Chrysler Corporation automobile assembly plant in Belvedere, Illinois (see Google Earth View). Natividad has state-of-the-art operating rooms, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging, fully equipped, 24 hour emergency room, and much more. If you have no insurance, if you´ve been in a drive-by shooting or have overdosed on crack cocaine, this is where you go. And it´s essentially free, because almost everyone who ends up in the ER is uninsured.

Last year, 2,735 babies were born at Natividad. 32% of these were born to out-of-wedlock teenage mothers, 93% of which were Hispanic. Less than 20% could demonstrate proof of citizenship, and 71% listed their native language as Spanish. Of these 876 births, only 40 were covered under [any kind of] private health insurance. The taxpayers paid for the other 836. And in case you were wondering about the entire population - all 2,735 births - less than 24% involved insured coverage or even partial payment on behalf of the patient to the hospital in exchange for services. "


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Reply 5 - Posted by: lylacat, 12/28/2013 1:06:23 PM     (No. 9670973)

I recently had a plumbing problem, and a Mexican day laborer did most of the work for the company. I brought him iced tea and talked with him a bit while he was digging. He is 19; he came to California three years ago; his wife is pregnant with their third child. He said he does not want a permanent job, as he would lose all their "free stuff" that comes to all those who do not show income. He said he and his wife are really happy they came here, as life is very good for them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nigella, 12/28/2013 1:11:40 PM     (No. 9670979)

I live in Ca. sorry to say and it is a disaster....Emergency rooms full of "immigrants" or as I like to call them illegals getting free medical. I worked at a Christmas charity Christmas party and 99.9% were "immigrants" taking toys and food and clothing, some of which shows up at the local flea markets for sale. Being a Christian I can´t say how I really feel because I would be banned...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MissMann, 12/28/2013 1:30:46 PM     (No. 9670993)

I taught in Watsonville for several years and I have to say it gave me hope for the future. Granted it was a charter, so students (and their families) were choosing education, but the desire to be a success in America was strong among my students.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 12/28/2013 1:42:54 PM     (No. 9670998)

The purpose of "diversity" was segregation. It was thought up by the intellectual elites who run the "progressive" plantation. People must be corralled into their own group´s boundaries in order to keep them ignorant and enslaved.

At one "diversity training" I had to attend they showed a Sundance Film Festival award winning film done by young "Native Americans" living on a reservation in my county. The film was extremely disturbing documenting the taunting and humiliating treatment directed at their girls and women, old people, and disrespect for all things "white". Their white liberal school teacher encouraged them to have their own group at school and not to mix with the other kids. The "white man" was blamed for their alcohol and drug abuse, tobacco use (!), and the fact that trash abounds in their front yards.

The coordinator asked for my opinion and although I demurred three times she kept pressing, so I gave it. Complaints were filed and I was summoned to a disciplinary hearing. Within a short time I went to lunch one day and never went back.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 12/28/2013 2:16:15 PM     (No. 9671031)

Let´s try giving California back to Mexico.

What´ll you bet they wouldn´t take it?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jackburton, 12/28/2013 2:17:24 PM     (No. 9671032)

Two things: Ketchup doesn´t go bad like salsa and one can use lots of salsa on certain foods and, imho, that is the ONLY reason why salsa has surpassed ketchup.

Also, we´re getting back to the 70s on jobs. It´s plainly better to make a buck and keep all of it rather than share so much of it with the gov´t; having a marketable and barterable skill (like doing home maintenance) is coming back into style. When you add the gov´t ´freebies´, maybe that 19 year old is onto something. It keeps the jobs numbers down but working ´off-book´ can make a lot of cents.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bohallx, 12/28/2013 2:19:02 PM     (No. 9671035)

Diversity is running into your ancestors in the South of France in the 1400s and 1500s ~ WOW!!

And Protestants to boot.

Getting a feel for that one ~ the area is Occitania ~ once a country for a short while, speaking varieties of French, Basque, Spanish and Italian ~ and probably Greek and Jerusalem Arabic.

This is Henry IV country ~ Navarre PLUS Valencia ~ and every single surname or given name of anyone from the more primitive North has to be RESPELLED lest it be pronounced wrong.

Yet, all the notables and nobles living in the region had close relatives in "El Norte" (or whatever they called it) North of the Loire ~ and they moved back and forth, sometimes making multiple moves.

One day Christopher Columbus came back with some news and the world was changed and suddenly The South down in Spain became "El Norte" as far as the economy and opportunity mattered.

Just as fast, Spain was eclipsed by Northern Europe and even much of the Americas. They went broke.

For most of 2 centuries Mexico was economically and socially far more advanced than North America. Now it´s not. Things will change as they have in the past.

Just like the South of France.



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Reply 12 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 12/28/2013 2:58:55 PM     (No. 9671063)

I believe the comment about diversity when experimented with brings disaster.
People will divide or live among different races when income separates or joins them together. Affluent Hispanics, Blacks and whites become neighbors easily not so much Asians but no offense to them. Poverty will always have impoverished neighborhoods.
I read all this with dismay about California cities but it has to be in the larger cities of the country. I live in south west New Mexico and will say this is working glass Hispanics and Anglos not many illegals because they have to compete with local Hispanics who own businesses. Therefore they move on to larger cities.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/28/2013 3:30:53 PM     (No. 9671086)

Diversity will never work because of good ole simple human nature.Aside from being naturally inclined to stay with your own folks,diversity is mostly the government shoving something else down your throat.They´re forcing people to accept gays,illegals,obamacare,now forcing vending companies to post calorie counts.People are taking over ownership of a house by just walking into an empty one and claiming it for themselves.

Liberals are obsessed with social engineering in the name of making things better.There´s very simple ways of becoming accepted,it´s called get up go to work and be a good citizen.

If you don´t want to pay for freeloaders,you´re stingy and uncaring,according to the left as they laugh all the way to the bank exploiting people..

Obama plans to use the Pope as a springboard for higher taxes and more redistribution schemes,not jobs,so people can lift themselves.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mamafrog, 12/28/2013 3:36:38 PM     (No. 9671090)

I would like to point out that our problems with Mexican immigrants are nothing compared to the problems in Europe where the illegal immigrants are Arabs and whatever the PC name for Gypsies is today. Mexicans are Christian, for the most part hard working, and aren´t looking to rework our country into a mirror of the tenth century. Yes there are problems, but I will take our problems any day compared to those of Europe.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jasmine, 12/28/2013 4:00:22 PM     (No. 9671105)

I´ve always wondered what US politicians get in return for allowing unwanted, unneeded, uneducated, criminal "immigrants" and their drug and alcohol fired violence destroy American communities. I´m thinking under the table payoffs.

There is certainly nothing good coming from this disastrous arrangement for law abiding US citizens and legal residents. Why Americans continue to re elect traitorous politicians from either party is a mystery.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 12/28/2013 4:11:48 PM     (No. 9671110)

Not hardly, OP. These illegal Invaders hold more allegiance to Mexico than to the USA. Driving around Texas you see lots of cars & trucks with the Mexican flag plastered proudly on the back window. There are nearly as many pure Spanish speaking radio stations (AM & FM) than English here too.

When European immigrants came to the USA, they may not have abandoned their native tongue, but they were required to be conversant in English before their citizenship was granted. They also had to attend Citizenship Classes over a year to learn our country´s history, and how our government worked, before they could take their citizenship test. Democrats are so hateful of American exceptionalism that they will turn the country into bloody Mexico-North to retain governing power forever. These Invaders are not going to stop, and they will never respect our laws and traditions. I´ve seen them in court bold-face lie to protect one of their kin from the hated gringo´s laws.

When we get someone with spine in the White House who has the guts to enforce border laws, these Invaders will be halted and the ones here deported. The "anchor baby" loop-hole will also be nullified and made retro-active, so we can deport the children born here, along with their free-loader, Invader parents.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/28/2013 4:58:49 PM     (No. 9671138)

Many want to think that what illegal Mexicans have done to our country is less detrimental than what Europe is now experiencing. I do not agree. Even Mexican friends tell me how socialist-minded many of their relatives are. If they are really Christians, they would be standing up against the lawbreaking and excessive dependence on social programs. Giving them the benefit of the doubt, acting like so much of TX and CA turning into basically Mexican towns is not okay.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/28/2013 5:19:41 PM     (No. 9671155)

The Democrats know that the vast majority of illegal aliens, most of who are Mexicans, are poor, generally uneducated, and are socialist oriented. The history of past amnesties shows that about 85% of that class of alien, once legalized, and who eventually gains US voting rights become liberal Democrat voters. That political conflict of interest is why the liberal Democrats refuse to effectively enforce the immigration laws and are always pushing an amnesty for illegal aliens. A lot of the Republicans consider illegal aliens to be just cheap labor and ignore all other factors. There are now so many illegal aliens in the country, possibly up to 20 million, that after being legalized, bringing their foreign family members here, and having attained US voting rights, they will have the potential to change the political balance of the USA so far to the left in the favor of the Democrats, that the Republicans would never again have the chance to win national elections, resulting in a permanent liberal Democrat President with the Republicans falling into political oblivion.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: leonardo, 12/28/2013 6:20:53 PM     (No. 9671190)

America´s self-immolation-by-politician.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: gillyo, 12/28/2013 8:54:19 PM     (No. 9671285)

I grew up in the Central Valley of California in the 60s and 70s. Our schools and neighborhoods were diverse both economically and racially. Generally we got along pretty well on our own. People had issues, but they were the same issues people always have with each other.

I´d never heard an antisemitic comment until I was at San Francisco State University. It shocked me. I thought for sure they´d be more sophisticated about that kind of thing then they were in my hometown. They could have learned a few things about getting along with each other from my old neighborhood.

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WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
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Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal

Clintons celebrate Chelsea’s
pregnancy announcement

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New York Post, by Stephanie Smith    Original Article
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The Clintons had a busy night of celebrations after Chelsea announced she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a baby. Bill joined “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey at the Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Thursday, joking of Spacey’s Machiavellian character, “When I was president people accused me of murder all the time, made a show of investigating. Spacey’s president for 15 minutes and he gets away with murder.” Spacey, who sang during the event with Sting, Stephen Stills and James Taylor, also showed off his Johnny Carson impression, taking a swipe at the coverage of Flight

Harry Reid Doubles Down on Bundy
Ranch: ´If They´re Patriots, We´re
in Big Trouble´

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Breitbart Big Government, by Kerry Picket    Original Article
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Friday stood by his statement regarding embattled Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, saying on KSNV’s What’s Your Point?, “If anyone thinks by any figment of their imagination that what happened up there last week was just people rallying to somebody that was oppressed, 600 people came in armed. They had practiced. They had maneuvered.” Reid continued, “They knew what they were doing. They set up snipers in strategic locations with sniper rifles. They had assault weapons. They had automatic weapons. And they boasted about the fact that they put women and children, in fact one

   

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