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May 20, 2008

More on Immigration

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* It's a "demographic revolution" in Australia: 24% of the population in Australia is foreign-born, twice the proportion as in the U.S., and triple as in England and Wales. Well, why shouldn't Aussies share in the unwanted fun too, eh?

* How are those millions of Mexicans assimilating into U.S. society? Not very well, says a new Russell Sage Foundation study that followed its subjects for nearly 40 years. Money quote: "Unlike the descendants of European immigrants to the United States, Mexican Americans have not fully integrated by the third and fourth generation." (Link thanks to visitor Scott.)

* Learn more about the "Mexican family values" that our leaders are so enamored of.

Best,

Michael

posted by Michael at May 20, 2008




Comments

Then there's their driving habits...

Australia, Canada, the U.K., France, the Netherlands, Germany, the U.S., etc. etc. The whole Western world is going in for this B.S. Western governments seek to replace their people. The big question is, why are the people going along with it, and not calling them on it? ("Racist!" accusations flying immediately are one reason; too bad careers and reputations are so easily destroyed by such, or maybe more people would stand up for our civilization.)

Posted by: anon on May 20, 2008 1:00 AM



Amnesty for illegal immigrants has once again reared it's ugly head with Senator Feinstein (D-CA) slipping in her amnesty for agricultural workers into the Iraq Supplemental Spending bill being voted on this week in the Senate. This would amount to amnesty for over 3 million illegal aliens. Her amendment is not only not germane to the bill's intent, polls indicate 80% of Americans are opposed to amnesty on principle.

Unless Americans immediately, once again, pepper the Senate with complaints, amnesty could come to pass.

Want to fight against sellout politicians, illegal immigration and amnesty? Here's how:
http://www.alipac.us/article-3191--0-0.html
http://www.alipac.us/ftopict-115596.html
http://www.alipac.us/article3201.html

Posted by: zeezil on May 20, 2008 8:31 AM



Australia's immigration situation is not quite as troublesome as it might seem from the 24% foreign-born figure. According to the latest statistics, the leading source countries for current immigration into Australia, some considerable margin, are New Zealand the the United Kingdom. I rather doubt that too many people get worked up over the thought of immigrants from those countries. Next highest on the list are mostly Asian countries including India, China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Korea and Thailand, as well as South Africa. Immigrants from these countries aren't likely to be much of a problem and in fact are more likely to be a net benefit to the economy and culture.

Posted by: Peter on May 20, 2008 10:48 AM



Thanks, Peter, for the glowing endorsement of our successful multicultural society down here! Can you shed light on which groups are trouble makers and slackers so I can point them out to my friends? The Irish were going to ruin us, then the Germans, the Balts, the Italians and Greeks, the Vietnamese, the Sudanese. But we fixed them all up, you mark my word, with jobs and votes and education. All in vain, ‘cause I can barely tell people apart given we all speak with the same accent. Maybe a star sewn on their shirts or some such? Who ever they may be. We could do with some advice on this, Peter. The job is yours.

BTW, the only wave I really have objections to was the Nazis who came here after WWII at the behest of Western intelligence agencies. Now they were bad people. Although I suspect some of the South Africans have dubious pasts.

Posted by: Simonr on May 22, 2008 12:39 AM



Maybe a star sewn on their shirts or some such?

So Peter's a Nazi is he? A wonderfully insightful mature perceptive and sensitive response to one of the more thoughtful commenters here (although also one of the, ah, kinkier).

Welcome to 2blowhards, Simonr!

Posted by: PatrickH on May 22, 2008 12:10 PM






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