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The Fulford File| How Come Jeb Bush Can Talk About “Fertile” Immigrants And John Tanton Can’t?
Breitbart summarized it well:
An employee of Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), together with a political ally of “Gang of Eight” member Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), will argue Friday that groups opposed to the immigration bill pending in the U.S. Senate are "nativists," Breitbart News has learned.
ATR’s Josh Culling and Hispanic Leadership Fund (HLF) president Mario Lopez will make the argument on a conference call with mainstream media reporters on Friday at 11 AM EDT. Brad Bailey of an organization called Texas Immigration Studies will join them on the call.
(877) 888-4319: Norquist, Rubio Allies To Paint Immigration Bill Opponents As Nativists On Conference Call, by Matthew Boyle, June 13, 2013
Needless to say, genuine conservatives will not be fooled by this—Breitbart rightly notes that these people are “described” as “conservative leaders" by their PR types.
But the Main Stream Media can be expected to play along. When HLF president Mario H. Lopez (email him) surfaced some months ago with an article on this stuff in Human Life Review, VDARE.com’s Washington Watcher said all too accurately that “the MSM, which usually presents the Religious Right and Grover Norquist as the root of all evil in America, has done its job in hyping this supposed controversy.”
The Treason Lobby regularly smears opponents of amnesty by tying them to “White nationalism”. This can’t literally be true, since “White nationalism” is something of a fringe movement, whereas opposition to amnesty polls in the 70s and 80s with actual Americans. (Up to 88 percent with African-Americans, but I suppose “black nationalism” isn’t objectionable as far as the MSM is concerned.)
Moreover, as I explained in an article entitled Communism, Socialism, Cultural Marxism, Democratic Hegemonists, Crony Capitalism, Ethnic Agendas, Treason Etc.—The “Ugly Roots” Of Immigration Enthusiasm, immigration enthusiasts claiming that Dr. Tanton and people like, well, me, are at the “root” of opposition to immigration have unspoken or even open nefarious agendas of their own.
Thus it’s obvious that something called the Hispanic Leadership Fund is for Hispanic immigration even it costs non-Hispanic Americans money. I called them Ethnic Agenda-Mongers. It’s even more obvious that Conservatism Inc. types like lobbyist Grover Norquist support the wealthy employer against the poor or even middle-class American worker. I called this species Crony Capitalists.
But now there’s a new evilmonger in sight—Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida. He is married to Columba Garnica Gallo, from Guanajato, Mexico, and is the father of the half-Mexican George P. Bush, who seems to have been indoctrinated by his mother as a Hispanic race warrior—he told a Hispanic Republican rally in 2000 that "She told me we have to fight for our race, we have to find the leaders who represent us". [Reuters, August 2, 2000]
In spite of these Hispanic credentials, Jeb Bush in a recent speech at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to the Majority conference accused Hispanic immigrants of being “more fertile” than regular Americans. (He and Columba have three grown children.) See Jeb Bush: U.S. economy needs immigrants because they’re ‘more fertile’, Aaron Blake, Washington Post, June 14, 2013.
Hold on a minute! Doesn’t Bush realize it is officially Hateful to refer to immigrant fertility?
Years ago, similarly referring to the extraordinary philoprogenitiveness of Mexican immigrants, Dr. John Tanton made the following very mild joke (in a private memo):
“On the demographic point: perhaps this is the first instance in which those with their pants up are going to get caught by those with their pants down!".[Memo To WITAN IV Attendees, October 10, 1986 (Link courtesy of the $PLC’s spymasters—see Dr. Tanton’s reply to the SPLC's attack on him)]
This quote gets over 11, 000 hits on Google, and was quoted in 21 actual printed books, mostly by left-wing Latino academics. (Sample titles: White by Law: The Legal Construction of Race and Voices of the U.S. Latino Experience .)
Neocon princess Linda Chavez, hearing about this memo, resigned from the Official English group US English in a Politically Correct panic. She subsequently brought the story up in 2003, defending Arnold Schwarzenegger from charges of evil associations, saying she resigned because the memo’s reference to fertility (like Jeb, she has three children.) was “anti-Hispanic and anti-Catholic.” [English and Arnold, Townhall.com, August 20, 2003, see also Don't Listen To Linda Chavez, by Sam Francis, August 28, 2003]
I’m joking, of course. Jeb Bush’s speech was full of hateful rhetoric all right, but he’s not hating immigrants. He’s hating Americans.
Here’s what he said about fertility:
Immigrants create far more businesses than native-born Americans. Immigrants are more fertile, and they love families, and they have more intact families, and they bring a younger population. Immigrants create an engine of economic prosperity.” (Debunking links added by VDARE.com)
This is a pack of lies, of course, but assume it’s true—that immigrants have a higher birth rate, more intact families, and will generally displace Americans from their jobs and neighborhoods. This is not a good thing, and part of the problem is that the costs of immigration are preventing Americans from starting families. [See Steve Sailer’s Affordable Family Formation--The Neglected Key To GOP's Future, and more here.]
Jeb also suggested that Americans, as result, are not replacing themselves, and need immigrants to replace them as taxpayers, et cetera.
The problem is that
- Americans don’t want to be replaced by Mexicans.
- Mexican immigrants aren’t net taxpayers.
Furthermore, after going on about rebuilding " the demographic pyramid” he talked about getting people to “come and learn English and play by our rules, to embrace our values”.
This would be more credible if he had succeeded in getting his own son, Mayflower descendant and nephew of the President, George P. Bush, to be loyal to his country. See above. And further, in the year 2004, on a campaign trip to Mexico[!] to garner “overseas votes” for his uncle George W. from American citizens living in Mexico, George P., speaking in a “ mix of English and sometimes-halting Spanish,” attacked the Border Patrol for using non-lethal weapons—pepperball projectors—to defend themselves against frequent attacks by illegals.
George P. said uncle George W.
“was not to blame for the gun policy, which has angered Mexicans. He instead blamed it on "some local INS (Immigration and Naturalization Service) guy who's trying to be tough, act macho."
"If there has been American approval for this policy, that is reprehensible," Bush said of the guns, essentially paintball projectiles filled with chile powder. "It's kind of barbarous."
[Bush's Nephew in Mexico, Calls Arming Of Border Guards 'Reprehensible, by Mark Stevenson, AP, August 21, 2004]
Michelle Malkin’s scathing response:
You want to talk about "reprehensible?" What is reprehensible is a prominent American citizen disrespecting our federal immigration enforcement officers on foreign soil while scraping for expatriate votes. Border Patrol agents and Park Rangers on the southern border put their lives on the lines every day to protect us from harm.
What is really reprehensible is the whole Bush Family.
Marco Rubio has a conflict of interest, as Steve Sailer has pointed out, in pushing the idea that the GOP must pander to Hispanics—because he’s a Hispanic Republican.
Jeb Bush, as the husband of one Hispanic and the father of three more, has a bigger conflict. As I wrote last year, in a piece called Jeb Bush—Treason Lobbyist, Bush simply may not have the best interests of the United States at heart when he’s talking about immigration.
And the worst thing about that: when you search for Jeb Bush’s name in Google, the first suggestion you get is “jeb bush 2016”.
James Fulford [Email him] is a writer and editor for VDARE.com.