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A Kansas Reader Says Chicago White Sox Manager Ozzie Guillen Is “Truly Bad” On The National Question; etc.

From:

Melvin McGaha (e-mail
him)

Re: Joe
Guzzardi`s Column:

Abolishing America`s Sport (Contd.)—Why Not Limit
Foreign Players Like The Caribbean League?

Here`s an
interesting follow up to Guzzardi`s column that
questions what the overall contribution to American
society of foreign-born

Major League baseball players
may be.

In the case of
Venezuela-born

Ozzie Guillen
it is not much.

Two days after
Guzzardi`s essay posted Guillen, the Chicago White Sox
manager, was thrown out of a game against the Kansas
City Royals. Ultimately, he was suspended

In the clubhouse,
Guillen did some macho posturing suggesting that the
Royals should be on the look out for retribution in
future games between the two clubs.[White
Sox Fall Out of First,
By Mark Gonzales,
Chicago Tribune
, August 4, 2008]

What`s most
interesting is that in a recent interview (see it

here
) Guillen held himself up as a "role model"
for young Hispanics—this despite his

numerous ejections
that include two previous
suspensions, his many

expletive-deleted
post-game interviews and a
throat-slashing gesture.

And regarding the

national question
, Guillen is truly bad.

Although he became
an American citizen two years ago and has prospered here
beyond his wildest dreams, Guillen claimed after his
swearing-in that America "is not an easy country."

Guillen, making
repeated references to the hardships of those who come
here, favors more immigration.

In a quote that
sounds like it could have come straight from the Main
Stream Media, Guillen said: "Do you know how many
people die every week just to live in this country?
Hundreds."[

Ozzie Guillen Becomes U.S. Citizen,
By
Andrew Seligman, Associated Press, January 21,
2006]


[VDARE.com note:
This is not actually true. Several hundred people
per
year
,
not per week,


kill themselves

attempting to break
into the United States through the desert.

(GAO,


PDF
)
See


Mexican Government Sends Illegal Immigrants To Death –
Knowingly
,
by Sam Francis.]

As Guzzardi said,
none of these athletes qualify to be role models for our
children.

But if they did,
Guillen—despite what he thinks about himself—certainly
is the last one I would pick.


McGaha is a long time baseball
fan, dating back to the late 1950s when the Athletics
(formerly in Philadelphia and now in Oakland)



played in Kansas City
.

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A Female Marine From Texas Says “Don`t Ignore Us, Don`t Deny Us”

From:

Mary Leverett (e-mail
her)

Re:

Jared Taylor`
s Column:

Raping The Military

I
formally entered the

USMC
in 1977, at a time when those who had
been drafted were either out of the military, as their
enlistments had ended, or were on their second, third or
fourth enlistments. 


At the time, women were not allowed aboard ships, so I
dealt with resentment of my

fellow Marines
in that, if our unit was deployed, I
would be re-assigned to shore duty while a man would be
transferred in to replace me. 


My reaction was "tell Congress to change
the law
"
—I was more than willing to fulfill my
duties wherever the

Marine Corps
determined I was needed.


As to physical differences Taylor mentions—yes, there
are certain realities but it`s up to the individual,
male or female, to make the necessary adjustments.


At 5` 6", that`s what I did. And I performed my job as
well as any man.


As far as women`s ability to kill, which also concerns
Taylor, I have no problem there either.


Let me tell you this story.


We were living in Mexico
when the

9/11
attacks occurred and were unable to return to
the U.S. until the following Friday. I walked into the
closest Marine Corps recruiting office and offered to
sign up.

I
had a plan—develop a platoon of women Marines with all
the combat preparedness of men—and go into


Afghanistan
. We`d
find


Osama bin Laden
!

I
don`t believe Taylor gives credit to women`s desire for
revenge when our security is at risk. We take threats to
our lives seriously and are eager to protect our loved
ones and ourselves.


Finally as far as

sexual harassment
, Taylor failed to mention that the
Marine Corps is an all-volunteer force. If one chooses
to join, then it is incumbent on the individual to deal
with the issues as they present themselves.


Women in the Marine Corps can and do contribute. Don`t
ignore us and don`t deny us!


Semper Fi`



Leverett, whose father is a


Marine Corps Mustang
,
previously commented



here

on Gen. Peter Pace`s duplicity during President Bush`s
amnesty drives. Her other letters are


here
.


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A California Reader Defends Peter Brimelow and Joe Guzzardi Against Racist Rants

From: Wanda Pearl (e-mail
her)

Re:  Saturday
Forum:

A Hispanic Reader Wants Guzzardi and Brimelow Dead—Or At
Least Back In Italy And England

Cowardly letter
writer "Kukulcan"—he refuses to use his
real name— proves himself to be ignorant and racist as
well.

Despite what "Kukulcan"
would like to believe about its origins, the word
California is derived from

Latin root words
as are the
Romance languages
that evolved from them.

Unfortunately,
history is not something Hispanics like "Kukulcan"
find convenient. Their hatred and small minds require
them to sweep it under the rug.

Look, for example,
at the

Aztec record
of slavery,
oppression, genocide and butchery. Of course, we`ve all
heard Hispanics attempt to hide behind the lies that
they are "indigenous", despite the fact that they
are not.

"Kukulcan"
can gloat about his beloved

La Raza
all he likes. But that
organization preys on individuals like him for its own
agenda, exploiting his hatred and foolishness. La
Raza
, like the corrupt Mexican and Latin American
governments, serves the wealthy and powerful power, not
the common Hispanic.

If allowed to
succeed in his

reconquista
goals, "Kukulcan" and his
peers will be trapped in the Mexico-like environment
they claim to be seeking to escape.

Blaming America and
Americans who do the hard work and who commit themselves
to ethics and principles along the way is the losing
game hate mongers like "Kukulcan" try to play.

"Kukulcan"
and his ilk imprison themselves with their loathing and
bitterness. They fear

Peter Brimelow
and

Joe Guzzardi
because they refuse to do the same and
are therefore free to tell the truth.



Pearl, who lives in Hollywood, is an actor and pianist.

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