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The president paints an optimistic portrait of a country rising from its troubles, but many who live with the nation's violence and poverty wonder 'what Mexico was he talking about?'
Senator Jeff Sessions remains the indispensable man in defending American sovereignty from the open-borders gangsters. He recently revealed his population-increase estimates for the Senate’s enforcement-free amnesty legislation which is overly complex to hide its destructive elements.
The suicide rate is skyrocketing, particularly for whites. [CDC finds suicide rates among middle-aged adults increased from 1999-2010, Centers For Disease Control, May 2, 2013
A reader sent me this screenshot from his computer.
Near the end of the show. He's going through the different possibilities using the NY Times calculator. What if Romney got the high water mark -- he would have lost. What if he had made history and attracted 50% - he still would have lost. What if he had done something truly astonishing for a Republican, win 60% - he would have lost. So let's give Romney the Obama percentage, 70%, surely he would have won. No he would have lost. He would have won the popular vote but lost in the electoral college.
"This tells me that the Hispanic vote is not the problem, and I've never thought it was the problem."
If the whites had shown up in 2012 as they did in 2008, Romney would have won. The difference was that a lot of white voters stayed home.
"They (non-voting whites) didn't think the Republican Party was conservative enough.... The Republican Party was going after everybody but them."
- Byron York: Winning Hispanic vote would not be enough for GOP, Washington Examiner, May 2, 2013.
- WASHINGTON EXAMINER's Byron York Endorses VDARE.com's Sailer Strategy (Finally) by Peter Brimelow
- GOP Future Depends on Winning Larger Share of the White Vote by Steve Sailer, November 28, 2000
- How Immigration Reform and Demographics Could Change Presidential Math, By Nate Silver, April 30, 2013
Time elapsed between November 28, 2000 to May 2, 2013: 12 years, 5 months, 4 days. Advantage: VDARE.com!
Disadvantage (obviously) the Republican Party, which
H/T FAIR(larger type)
• FAIR’s usual carefully calibrated ineffectuality was no doubt responsible for their again not inviting Peter Brimelow to their supposedly collegial Hold Their Feet To The Fire Event, in contrast to years past. Nevertheless I post this in accordance with the chivalrous VDARE.com policy of acknowledging good work by non-friends – even Rich Lowry benefits!
• FAIR’s allowing itself to be distracted from fundraising
The Tampa Bay Times, which a reader of ours described as "compulsively liberal," has on its website a comprehensive list of local violent crimes in their website:
A comprehensive list of some of the most notorious crimes around Tampa Bay since 1980
On Tuesday, Somali national Omar Mohamed Kalmio (pictured) got life in prison for a 2011 mass murder in two parts. First he shot his girlfriend, then drove across town to murder her 13-year-old brother, her mother and the mother’s boyfriend.
The killer had quite a violent rap sheet (Detention Extended for Man Tied to Murdered Minot Family, WDAZ, May 3, 2011):
Kalmio has two criminal convictions from 2006 in Minnesota. He was convicted of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, a felony, and sentenced to one year and one day in prison, court records show. A criminal complaint in the case said Kalmio and a group of other Somali men attacked a man in Minneapolis in January 2006, and Kalmio stabbed him three times in the back with a knife. The victim also was stabbed in the face and shoulder and suffered a collapsed lung and concussion.
A criminal background of such determined diversity made Kalmio an ideal prospect for deportation. But Somalia at that time was considered too ungoverned to accept deported thugs, so Kalmio remained in this country.
In 2011, Congressman Ted Poe became alarmed at the thousands of foreign criminals released onto American streets because their dirtbag homelands refuse to take them back. He authored a bill that would require the State Department to deny visas to embassy and consular support staff if they do not accept the criminals within 90 days. Of course the legislation went nowhere. Public safety doesn’t appear on the government’s to-do list.
And anyway, wouldn’t it make more sense to end visas and immigration entirely for any nation not accepting its criminals? We can start with Somalia.
Somali man sentenced to life in prison in 2011 killing of 4 people in North Dakota, Associated Press, April 30, 2013
MINOT, N.D. — A Somali national was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for killing the mother of his child and three other people in North Dakota two years ago.
Funny, when candidate Mitt Romney suggested that illegal aliens might self-deport themselves, the open-borders gangsters shrieked that such a policy was offensive to sensitive Hispanic lawbreakers. But when ABC News reports how numerous Mexicans chose to self-deport because of America’s crappy economy, that’s merely descriptive.
As we've all been repeatedly informed by East Coast pundits, we don't have to worry that the Gang of Four*2's amnesty will encourage more illegal immigration because nobody in Mexico will ever want to move to America again, due to Mexico's economic awesomeosity (s
Surviving Brother Says Suicide Attacks Were Considered
By ERIC SCHMITT, MARK MAZZETTI, MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and SCOTT SHANE
One of the big questions left hanging about the Bomb Brothers is how did their useless family get asylum in the U.S. despite going back and forth to the country they supposedly had to flee? Is it just that our overall immigration system is too lax on immigrants?
That's not a good question for the "immigration reform" marketing push, so you might think an alternative answer would be getting some media love: the Tsarnaevs had rare family connections inside the American deep state that got their asylum application some special string-pulling.
But that would be a Conspiracy Theory, so we can't have dream of that.
Thus, the only reporter who seems to be following up on the deep state link is Daniel Hopsicker of Mad Cow Morning News. In "‘Uncle Ruslan’ aided terrorists from CIA official’s home," he seems to demonstrate that the Congress of Chechen International Organizations was registered in 1995 by Ruslan Tsarni (the Bomb Brother's father's brother who goes on TV to call them losers) out of the house of his father-in-law Graham Fuller, the former vice chairman of the CIA's National Intelligence Council then working for the RAND Corp.
And Hopsicker has a copy of a letter suggesting that Uncle Ruslan's NGO played middleman to deliver 2,500 pairs of combat boots to Chechen rebels from the Al-Qaeda front Benevolence International. They went to Sheik Fathi, a Jordanian of Chechen descent, who had spent 10 years fighting in Afghanistan.
Since the postman would presumably deliver mail for Uncle Ruslan's operation to Mr. Fuller's mailbox, it's hard to imagine that Fuller, a Central Asian expert, was oblivious to the organization's general existence, although it's hard to say how much more deeply he was involved.
Nor can we say for sure what side Uncle Ruslan was actually on. What Kipling called the Great Game can be played in many ways.
Let me make a general point about Conspiracy Theories, which is that almost nobody takes a reductionist approach to then. The typical Conspiracy Theorist
Byron York writes:
But what if Romney had been able to make history and attract 50 percent of Hispanic voters? What then? He still would have been beaten, 283 electoral votes to 255.
What if Romney had been able to do something absolutely astonishing for a Republican and win 60 percent of the Hispanic vote? He would have lost by the same margin, 283 electoral votes to 255.
Senator Jeff Sessions. Being able to think helps.
What (apart from courage) has allowed Alabama’s Senator Jeff Sessions emerge as the leading patriotic champion in this year’s Amnesty/Immigration Acceleration War is intellect. (This is not new).
In Sessions: 'Tide Is Beginning to Turn' Against Immigration Bill by Matthew Boyle Breitbart.com 1 May 2013 he observed
Professor [George] Borjas at Harvard, the leading expert on immigration and labor, has made so clear in his work that basically what he concludes is any benefit to this economy
Center for Immigration Studies director Mark Krikorian has been allowed a cover story about the Gang of Eight deal in National Review.
Unlike earlier NR cover stories, back in the day, it doesn't really say it's time to rethink immigration, but it does say it's time to rethink Marco Rubio!
- Mentions elite support for unlimited immigration
- Mentions Romney's low white share (!)
Bad point: doesn't call for a moratorium.
- Why No-one In Washington Has Proposed An Immigration Moratorium (Yet) by Washington Watcher
- Message On Labor Day: Working America Needs An Immigration Moratorium by me, and
- Tell Mark Krikorian To Write An Immigration Moratorium Cover Story In National Review! by Peter Brimelow
It does have one helpful message, geared towards National Review's readership: if you were thinking of trusting Marco Rubio, don't.
Specifically, Krikorian says
"In the months leading up to the introduction of S.744, conservatives looked hopefully to Rubio as their representative on the Gang of Eight, someone who would make sure its plan didn't turn out to be a call for de facto open borders."
Now, says Krikorian, Rubio has turned out not to be the "conservative ambassador to the Gang of Eight than the Gang's ambassador to conservatives". The reason I call that a message "geared towards National Review's readership" is that none of our readers ever trusted Rubio in the first place.
It’s not what the senator promised, but he’s defending it anyway.
By Mark Krikorian
When Mitt Romney lost last November, the Republican establishment decided that his moderately hawkish stance on immigration had been a major cause of his defeat. Never mind that his share of the Hispanic vote was within the margin of error of McCain’s 2008 share. Never mind the significant drop in white turnout. There is little elite constituency for a hawkish approach to immigration, and much elite support for lax enforcement and increased legal immigration (Romney actually supported the latter).
So the Republican establishment turns its hopeful eyes, once again, to so-called