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Immigration: The Ultimate Get-Out-the-Vote Drive – American Thinker

By Selwyn Duke / August 9, 2014

One reason predictions of a Mitt Romney victory in 2012 were inaccurate, say analysts, is that the turnout among certain Democrat constituencies — in particular blacks and Hispanics — was greater than expected. And what a significant factor this is! Whether we call it getting out the vote, having a great “ground game” or just turnout, it can make or break an election.

But while the phrase “getting out the vote” is well understood, there is a lesser known election strategy: getting in the vote. What’s the difference? While the former involves getting as many as possible of the set number of sympathetic potential voters to the polls, getting in the vote is the process by which you increase that number of sympathetic voters. This process is most effectively exercised by Democrats, and it’s done in two ways. One is by indoctrinating people — especially young people — via academia, the media and entertainment. The second way is through immigration.

Why immigration? Because virtually the whole world is, to use our provisional (and lacking) political terminology, to the “left” of America. In addition, indoctrinating a young person is effective, but it’s an expensive process that must continue throughout his formative and teen years. Far easier is to import ready-made leftists. The results are quicker, too: the targeted babe born today won’t be entering the voting booth for 18 years. An immigrant, however, can perhaps be naturalized in just a few years. And politicians are more interested in the next election than in a future election involving the next person to hold their seat.

Moreover, you have to add to this the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965’s creation of a status quo in which 85 percent of our immigrants now hail from the Third World and Asia. This is significant because, like it or not and whatever the causes, there is an ironclad correlation between racial/ethnic identification and voting patterns. The GOP derives 90 percent of its votes from approximately 63 percent of the population: whites. In contrast, there is no major nonwhite group (note that I’m including Hispanics in this even though most are anthropologically classified as Caucasian) that doesn’t break Democrat by wide margins. Blacks cast approximately 94 percent of their votes for Democrats, while Hispanics and Asians come in at about 75 percent.

So if you’re a Machiavellian leftist who values power above all else, what do you do?

You increase the nonwhite segment of the population while decreasing the white segment percentagewise — as much and as fast as possible.

Call this demographic warfare. The idea is that if the people won’t change the government to your liking, you change the people.

This places our current border crisis in perspective. It explains why Barack Obama will not enforce immigration law. It explains why we’ve had seven amnesties during the last few decades, all accompanied by unfulfilled promises to secure the border. And it explains why a promoter of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 was hard-core leftist Ted Kennedy. Expecting power-hungry Democrats to seal the border and not facilitate the invasion of our nation is like supposing they will cancel their get-out-the-vote drives. Migration — illegal and legal — is one of the main ways in which they grow their constituencies.

Yet while we, again, face a largely statist world, Democrats would still prefer non-white migrants. There could be many reasons for this, but I will mention three. First, many such migrants are especially socialist, which is why south-of-the-border peoples have elected demagogues such as Hugo Chavez and Evo Morales. Second, they’re poor. This means that, unlike some European immigrants, they have no reason to be concerned about higher income tax rates. It also means that in a prosperous land in which they see wealth surrounding them, their socialist tendencies will be stoked all the more. Envy is a dangerous and easily exploited sin, and why shouldn’t they get a piece of that American pie?

Lastly there is the divide-and-conquer factor. Even if European immigrants are left-leaning, they will nonetheless associate with and more quickly assimilate into the more conservative white majority. In contrast, consider Hispanic immigrants. They generally will circulate within a left-leaning group — the wider Hispanic community — which places them in an echo chamber in which their socialist tendencies are reinforced, nurtured and where deviation from them could make one a pariah. It also makes them ripe for racial/ethnic demagoguery. You don’t want to vote like the gringos, do you? And I think here about how Obama told Hispanics in the run-up to the 2010 mid-term elections to “punish” their “enemies.” To whom do you think he was referring?

In fact, assimilation of many of these newcomers isn’t just unlikely, it’s impossible. This is because we have in our midst more than just an ethnic echo chamber — we have a burgeoning nation within our nation.

Consider: approximately 50 percent of our legal immigrants come from Mexico, and 67 percent of American Hispanics have origins in that nation. This translates into a legal and illegal Mexican-heritage population of 20 to 30 million — perhaps 20 percent of Mexico’s population. The consequences of such an unbalanced and suicidal immigration policy are severe, and they were explained well by University of Edinburgh professor Stephen Tierney in his book Multiculturalism and the Canadian Constitution:

In a situation in which immigrants are divided into many different groups originating in distant countries, there is no feasible prospect of any particular immigrant group’s challenging the hegemony of the national language [press one for English, folks?] and institutions. These groups may form an alliance among themselves to fight for better treatment and accommodations, but such an alliance can only be developed within the language and institutions of the host society and, hence, is integrative. In situations in which a single dominant immigrant group originates in a neighbouring country, the dynamics may be very different. The Arabs in Spain, and Mexicans in the United States, do not need allies among other immigrant groups. One could imagine claims for Arabic or Spanish to be declared a second official language, at least in regions where they are concentrated, and these immigrants could seek support from their neighbouring home country for such claims — in effect, establishing a kind of transnational extension of their original homeland in their new neighbouring country of residence.

So liberals are seeking to overwhelm what they call white America through demographic change. In the name of power, of a get-in-the-vote drive, they happily commit cultural genocide, the fear of which, Professor Tierney goes on to write, “is often compounded in situations where the immigrant group has historic claims against the receiving country. … For example, in the Mexican-United States case….”

This is why our handwringing over the current border crisis is a little ironic. Yes, it’s outrageous, but taking exception to illegal migration while blithely accepting our legal-immigration regime is like thinking that government death squads are preferable to roving gangs of murderous miscreants. Demographically, politically and culturally the two types of migration have precisely the same effect. All the illegal variety does is accelerate the process, giving the left more votes now and authentic Americanism a quicker, and perhaps more merciful, death.

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Amnesty: The Death of America – American Thinker

By Mary Anne Marcella /July 23, 2014

The left wing ideologues currently in control of America want us to believe that they care about all the “children” at our border. It isn’t the first time they have used children to push an agenda. They have even been using Jesus as a propaganda tool. Playing on our emotions, and appealing to our kind nature has worked. No doubt some of the low information crowd who blindly support the left believe they are being compassionate by welcoming lawbreakers “who just want a better life” with open arms. Many just believe the left is pro illegal immigration because these immigrants are natural Democrats. After all, they come from countries with large centralized governments and are used to government involved in every part of their lives. But this is too simple. Perhaps the reason for the push for amnesty is something more sinister.

Traditional America is being diluted, deliberately, in two ways, the public school system and illegal immigration. It should not be news that our education system has been and is currently controlled by “experts” with a worldview 100% opposite the worldview of our founders. Today’s left, and likely even our president, would say that the way many of us were taught American history was a lie. For generations public education has not fostered pride in America. Nowadays, the products of the public school system believe America has a shameful past and is racist, sexist, homophobic and more.

The classroom is a place where the focus is on one’s “home” country, and that country is not America. In fact, if you identify as being American, you are questioned about your ancestry and background. Many kids will come up with another identity. While our children are learning about their “home” countries, they are not learning the truth about America’s proud history and brave founders. They are also learning that America achieved success, not by allowing people the freedom to dream and create, and rewarding them for their efforts, but by exploiting the poor and the downtrodden. In this manner, young Americans are being programmed to abandon traditional American values, history and beliefs.

The same sort of people who have controlled education in the cities for so long are now in charge of a standardized national curriculum, Common Core. Teacher evaluations are a big part of these changes as well. In our schools, for example, one of the criteria used to evaluate teachers in some districts is whether they have ”created a classroom that embraces other cultures”. God forbid, they put America first or comment that English should be the national language. It could be grounds for termination, or at least a poor rating. Teachers who do not follow the script, or who believe in American exceptionalism may be rated “ineffective” or face termination.

It is great for children to be proud of their ancestry and to be bi-lingual, but our classrooms have become places where there is celebration of any culture except American. It’s as if we announced that we had no culture of our own except for the principle of non-discrimination toward people of other cultures. By doing this we are defining our own culture out of existence. Now, why would our government want that?

If you have been watching the promised “transformation,” you would notice that every day more and more of our freedoms are taken and there are more and more questionable things done by our government, things we wouldn’t have imagined possible just a few years ago. Strangely, it seems that the more this government does to us, the less most people seem to notice. Some of us are standing up and fighting but it appears many people are preoccupied with modern day bread and circuses (EBT and Dancing with the Stars). Many more just have thrown their hands up. They just can’t keep track of all this commotion (“change”).

Illegal immigration brings an inevitable cultural transformation. There is no requirement that the illegal immigrant assimilate or even prove that they want to be American. The children among them are thrown into the public school systems. These new immigrants are blank slates. They do not know the rich history of America and they will never be taught it. They will not understand that our founders were under the control of Great Britain and fought tyrannical King George for freedom. They will not question what our current government does because they don’t know American traditions and history. An over-reaching government can get away with whatever it wants. Bring in more people who are not American, and there are fewer and fewer of us questioning anything. Very soon, government “by the people, for the people” is gone.

Like all of our ancestors, people should be welcome to come to America, legally. Once here, learn English. Respect and admire the struggles of our founders. (As a former history teacher, I can tell you, it can be done.) It’s time people realize what the left’s plan has been all along. They can’t defeat traditional America. Freedom loving Americans don’t “do kings” as Sarah Plain recently said, and they cling to their guns and their bibles. When they see government getting too large, they speak up. So the left has been moving entire populations of non-Americans (talk about exploiting the poor and downtrodden) across our border in an effort to overwhelm us, dilute us, and break us down. There is absolutely no other explanation for what has been going on and we can’t afford to ignore it any longer.

Our founding fathers believed that We The People should be skeptical of big government. They believed this was necessary to maintaining a free republic. As an American I am doing my part. It is the least that I can do. It just amazes me how much damage has been done to this country in the last six years and how I feel like I have been watching America die. Amnesty is the final nail in the coffin.

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