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A nation of immigrants
American Thinker, by Greg Richards

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 7/13/2014 7:06:24 AM

We are told by Liberals that we should not be concerned about the current immigrant invasion of the U.S. because, after all, we are a “nation of immigrants.” Not in the way that Libs mean it. Past immigrants to America have left failed cultures that immigrants knew were failures. That is why they left them to come to America. They came here to join the American culture of achievement and private property which lets them benefit from their achievements. They left cultures of tyranny to join America’s culture of liberty. Immigrants on the southern border currently are not in this tradition. Far

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Citizen Plain, 7/13/2014 7:12:44 AM     (No. 9922085)

Yes, Obama and the left are running the Latino version of mau mauing the welfare office.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JimS, 7/13/2014 7:21:37 AM     (No. 9922100)

And past LEGAL immigration screened migrants at Ellis Island to be sure they were healthy (no TB, no scabies, no lice), and of sound mind and body such that they would not become wards of the state.
How many illegals do you suppose AREN´T collecting food stamps, welfare, section 8 housing, disability, Medicaid, Obamaphones, aid to children, free school, free lunch, etc.?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dirtyjersey, 7/13/2014 12:09:24 PM     (No. 9922430)

How ironic would it be if we moved a bunch of freedom loving Americans to Belize and turned it into a Central American Singapore or Hong Kong?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MDConservative, 7/13/2014 12:17:26 PM     (No. 9922441)

"(Earlier immigrants) left cultures of tyranny to join America’s culture of liberty."

The same here. Take a quick trip to Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Venezuela. The government is corrupt from top to bottom, drug cartels and criminal gangs rule, and there is literally no future for the masses. It´s no wonder they want to leave. Here´s the question...why not to Costa Rica, Belize or Panama?

I have sympathy in this bogus "humanitarian crisis", and I understand the consequences of opening the gates to all those oppressed based on sympathy...and we´re seeing it with disease and criminal backgrounds no hindrance to entry.

We have a Border Patrol that is reduced to "just following orders" and changing diapers. We sold our personal liberty out to DHS long ago. Only Americans need papers in their own country to get a job, to apply for government freebies, to get a drivers license, to get on an airplane, etc.

I´m waiting for one Reaganesque border governor, like GOPers Perry (TX), Brewer (AZ) or Martinez (NM), to demand Obama do his Constitutional duty and secure our sovereign Border. Obviously, not going to happen. Like Obama, they have their political limits.

We all know "immigration reform" will happen soon enough, probably in the "lame duck Congress", pushed forward on this "crisis", with bi-partisan support. Everyone, it seems, but the people demand it.

(Whatever happened to the "I got nothing to hide" crowd?)

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bubby, 7/13/2014 1:59:23 PM     (No. 9922595)

A nation of ignorants - there I fixed the title having elected obama twice. It´s now proven that obama and the Democrats orchestrated the "border crisis" to get the House Republicans to cave on amnesty. It will probably work. More destruction of the country is on the way.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: agrunt, 7/13/2014 2:22:21 PM     (No. 9922617)

This is one fine article. It sums up what I have not been able due to my anger about how my government has been treating the folks it is sworn to protect. Thank you Mr. Richards.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/14/2014 12:25:24 AM     (No. 9923141)

Sorry, not everyone is an immigrant that came through Ellis Island not speaking English. Don´t belittle those that settled this country.

The immigrants today in no way resemble those that came through Ellis Island. They wanted freedom and assimilated. They also worked and served this country because they were grateful to be Americans. They weren´t looking for welfare or free health care.
Most of all they didn´t come here to hate the country and show their middle finger.

Everywhere you go, there you are.

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