My quick thoughts on President
much-promoted May 10 immigration speech:
mentioned the word "unemployment".
Simply put, under Obama the
Democratic Party has definitively abandoned the American
working class. Based on his priorities in this speech,
it has now unmistakably become an alliance of
and plutocrats like Michael ("Billionaire Golfers
for Open Borders")
Still, Obama still
felt compelled to disguise his argument in economic
This is a confession of political
weakness. Obama knows that
Americans oppose amnesty and are against more
Americans do not benefit, in aggregate, from
immigration. It does increase Gross Domestic Product—but
the bulk of that is captured by the immigrants
themselves, through their wages. Once transfer payments
are factored in, American taxpayers are
paying for their own dispossession.
However, immigration does cause a transfer of income
within the native-born community—from
to the owners of capital, through its impact
on wages. (See
Nevertheless, Obama can still get
away with citing his
flim flam—because the truth has been
anti-white, anti-American animosity that Obama is
inciting is all too obvious—even in the edited White
House speech transcript.
THE PRESIDENT: The fence is –
THE PRESIDENT: The fence is now basically
AUDIENCE MEMBER: Tear it down!"
Obama did not reprove his
audience. These are
Reconquistas that the Democrats are
Again, look what happened when the
President claimed, with
more stunning disingenuousness, that—
"…We have gone above and beyond what was requested by
the very Republicans who said they supported broader
reform as long as we got serious about enforcement.
All the stuff they asked for, we`ve done. But even
though we`ve answered these concerns, I`ve got to say I
suspect there are still going to be some who are trying
to move the goal posts on us one more time.
AUDIENCE MEMBER: They`re racist!"
But again the President did not
reprove his audience—indicating his utter indifference
concerns for the American worker. And for the American
Well, at VDARE.com, we want to move
the goal posts. And we
what names we`re called.
These are the prerequisites that we
regard as fundamental to any renewed immigration debate:
Control the border.
And we include
Moratorium on legal
what one of our supporters insists we should call
"Comprehensive Immigration Reduction".
Affirmative Action for American blacks is a bad idea,
but immigrants weren`t even here to be discriminated
against in the first place.
You won`t hear these prerequisites
discussed anywhere else.
That`s why you must
(email him) is editor of
VDARE.COM and author of the much-denounced Alien Nation: Common Sense About America`s Immigration Disaster,
(Random House –
The Worm in the Apple (HarperCollins – 2003)