Skip to comments.Can You Help America?
Posted on 11/30/2002 8:03:21 AM PST by B4Ranch
Can You Help America?
Are you willing to give five minutes or more of your time to think about a solution to a very costly problem that exists in every State in the Union?
If you listen to Rush Limbaugh on TV or on his radio show, you will hear him discuss how dumb and ineffective Democrats can be. He has been saying that the Democrats are only good at whining about problems, not at fixing problems. Rush says the Republicans are the only party that actually fixes problems. Do you believe this? FreeRepublic.com is overflowing with Republicans isn't it? I propose that the Republican FReepers attempt to find a solution to this major problem and demonstrate to America just how effective Republicans (and FReepers) can be.
In the early 1960s, approximately 62,000 illegal aliens came across the Mexican border, and the INS considered this notable and worthy of action. Now, in the first decade of the 21st Century, hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens enter the United States across the Mexican border each year and the INS declares the problem too big to tackle because nothings stems the tide. Federal immigration laws state that sneaking into America without going through the INS Border Patrol stations is illegal. Hiring an illegal alien is illegal. Sheltering an illegal alien is illegal. And keeping knowledge from law enforcement as to the whereabouts of an illegal alien is illegal. With Agenda 21, the politicians are looking at every way possible to give those who break these laws a pass by granting amnesty and American citizenship to illegal immigrants. Agenda 21 means effectively removing the borders between Mexico and the US. NAFTA just opened our roads to tractor trailers from Mexico. This situation will become much worse.
This problem has been ignored in just about every city and county in America while costing exorbitant amounts of taxpayer dollars, spent on social welfare and the education of illegal aliens. Ignoring this problem also comes with the cost of an increasing crime rate resulting in too many American citizens being victims at the hands of illegal aliens. Governments at all levels, federal, state and local are not protecting America's federal nor State sovereignty,. nor are they protecting American citizens.
Why should you and I support a federal lawbreaker in our State? So an incumbent politician can get reelected with their illegal vote? I don't think so!
Matricula consular identification cards are solid identification of an illegal allien. If you can't show a birth certificate, a Visa or a green card then you are an illegal alien who has broken our immigration laws. They must leave America and reenter within our laws. We shouldn't have to amend our laws to accommidate lawbreakers! What example does that set for those who are attempting to enter America legally? Much more important: What example does this give our children? That breaking the law can be a rewarding act? If our immigration laws carry no penalty for being broken, why should bank robbery, or molesting children be punished? Do we make our laws for them to be ignored by aliens and politicians? Is a vote more precious than our standards and ideals? Our politicians must believe so, judging from their responses.
The words "protect the people" are found in virtually every Oath of Office taken by elected and appointed officials in the US, including the police chiefs, mayors, county sheriffs, state legislators, governors, congressional representatives, and senators. Sadly, not one of these officials on the public dole is taking their Oath of Office seriously when it comes to the issue of illegal immigration.
The Supreme Court of the United States has wisely ruled that the Feds cannot force state, county or city law enforcement officers to enforce federal laws (including immigration laws), and our local and state officials use this as an excuse to turn their heads on the problem of illegal immigration while our communities slide steadily downhill. Government officials continue to demand higher taxes to keep the illegal immigration problems under "control" yet we can only sit back in wonderment as they pay lip service to the problem while actually enacting legislation and policies that encourage people to emigrate to the US illegally with promises of social welfare and education benefits.
Being an American is a primarily a state of mind for all of us - being a proud American is based on the idea of freedom and self-reliance. We are all immigrants from one country or another, and we (or our forebears) became Americans by consciously subscribing to these ideas. We came here legally, we obey the laws and we promote the idea that others obey the laws in the same way. Are we supposed to sit and wait while the political class comes up with the politically correct so-called solutions that fail to keep America strong and our families safe?
How many foreign college students choose each year to stay in America rather than obey the conditions upon which they entered America? How many older vistors choose to stay at the end of their vacations? How many deported criminal aliens return using a different name? How many Muslims are in America illegally studing our open way of life, just waiting for an opportunity to repeat 9/11? I am sure we have illegal aliens from every country in this world enjoying the American lifestyle, helping to bring us down to a third world power. We aren't too far from becoming the country that these people left. The American culture can only absorb so many new residents each year without radical changes. We have passed that number. We must act now before the policical leaders offer them amnesty and permanently defeat our way of life. The time has come to stand up and fight for what we believe in. The Constitution will become wastepaper. The Bill of Rights will become a memory. Our flag will become a symbol of defeat.
If you have listened to Rush, you know the truth of his broadcasts. If you haven't listened to him, here's an opportunity for you to show how good FReeper Republicans can be at finding solutions to our nationwide illegal immigration problems.
So tell us, what should be done to fix the problems of illegal immigration in your community?
#1. Should we acquiesce and allow the illegal immigration to continue while waiting for the elected officials to address the problem in a substantive way?
#2. Should we wait for Federal legislators to compromise our security and way of life by resolving the problem in a manner that is politically correct and acceptable to every nation in the world?
#3. If we continue to send snail mail and email letters to your local and State leaders. Will the roar be ever loud enough to be heard in the highest offices? What will their response be? Submition to illegal immigrants who want to change America forever?
#4. Should we wait until you fly off the handle and lash out at an illegal alien, surely resulting in legal problems that will further harm your family and ruin your life's ambition to be a good and loyal American citizen?
#5. Should you ignore the illegal immigration problem and hope it will go away before it gets much worse?
What should YOU do?
What should WE do?
It is time to stand together to correct this problem. You are the leader in your family. Your kids look to you to protect them. If you don't help us now, will your children be able to look at you with pride or shame in five years. It's your freedom and your way of life that is up for grabs.
The new way of life
No. It is our responsibility to raise them in such a manner that they will be able to survive under almost any circumstances.
As to slamming the door on poor people from the south, I wonder what God thinks about it.
Also I wonder how much is our fault that Mexico is in a mess . We set the world standard financially.
I'm kind of thinking out loud here; I don't have a clear sense of what is best. My sense of what is best is that Mexico should have cleaned up their act and made their country nice so people would want to stay. We were the ones who were told by opinion shapers that we were being immoral (the implication) if we produced more than 2.5 children. That was a lie.
I deleted some other things I really think. Deep down I don't trust Mexicans as a whole because they seem sneaky. That may be totally untrue, but I have seen them get away with things I couldn't get away with. An example:
My daughter was in a horrible accident. My ex-husband turned me in to social services because parts of the walls were out in my house because I hadn't gotten around to hire anyone to fix them. Because of possible lead poisoning, the social worker said I couldn't take care of my granddaughter. I managed to get permission from the housing manager (which was really nice of her) to stay at my daughter's government-subsidized apartment while she was in the hospital so I could take care of my granddaughter. I couldn't have my underage son there; he had to fend for himself at home and with friends.
One of the girls in the building had an illegal Mexican boyfriend who got a pass living in government housing and never ever had to get out. Others had drug dealers and all kinds of creepy people hanging around day and night.
That's a microcosm of how illegal people get more and better treatment than American citizens when the chips are down.
There I shouldn't have spouted that off but I did.
My personal feelings may not be in line with higher moral law.
You need to get pissed off at what you are seeing. Then your attitude will change. Sorry for the tough language.
I am really pissed off at our southern neighbor for being so ignorant they can't get their act together and build a decent society for their people.
I will vote and that is all I can do.
A lot of me feels sorry for them and wouldn't want to have to walk in their shoes. The other part of me resents them because they get freebies that the rest of us don't get once they are here.
I do not feel that it is the requirement of the United States to feed, clothe, educate, medicate or protect the entire world. That is the job or PRIVATE CHARITIES.
The other countries that do not have a similar standard of living as we do invariably have too much corruption in the government, more than we do! WoW. That's a whole dang bunch to beat us. They have corruption all the way down to the local trashman.
We set our standards and fight to maintain them. They don't have standards as far as I can tell. They have degradation from top to bottom.
We were a population of of striving individuals who didn't like government officials. Now they are in every aspect of of lives, Agency XXX, Agency YYY, and 40 more. They make laws that aren't legislated. Our Court system quit following the Constitution and started following some socialist Plan, so now we have judges who think they are God and resist telling legislators who can do what to whom.
If we don't stand up and make a fight to get back to our beloved way of life now, our legislators will surely figure out a way to prevent us from even speaking in public when we want to criticize the politicians.
So, lets band together and figure out how to get every illegal alien from every nation in the world who is in America illegally, OUT OF AMERICA.
I don't belittle these people for wanting a better way of life, but I will continue to criticize them for breaking our laws and sneaking into America. We have a legal method of getting here, they need to follow our standards and use the correct legal method. Period!
How many ways can I put this?
You can't fight City Hall; The horse is already out of the barn; Humpty Dumpty can't be put back together again; The ball has already gone thru Bill Buckner's legs; 'Reconquista' already has built their beachheads X10; The New World Order has already spoken...
Aye, but we'll still fight on matey on a wing and a prayer ;-)
Has anyone mention William Wallace yet?
I'll do my part. How does one go about finding out who employs illegals? Also, that the SSA employs illegals is quite appalling - are you sure about that?
I'm not the worlds best fighter but I can't see allowing someone to just walk in and take away my freedoms without any resistance at all. I think what gets me the most is that our government wants us to support criminals and they won't support us law abiding folks.
Monday, November 25, 2002
Failure of High-tech Border Cameras Threaten Nat'l Security
KIRO 7 Eyewitness News
A multi-million dollar, high-tech camera system developed to protect America's borders isn't working as promised -- and many days, it's not working at all. KIRO Team 7 Investigators uncover a national security breach that, if not repaired now, could let terrorists simply walk across the border into Western Washington. Our exclusive story exposes a failure that has top-level Justice Department officials scrambling..........
They are supposed to see in the dark, zoom and record images four miles away, even read the body temperature of a human target. Border Patrol calls these super-computer cameras RVS or Remote Video Surveillance. In Blaine, Washington, these lenses are the new eyes and ears along 46 miles of rural, vulnerable Canadian-U.S. border.......
Border Patrol has publicly touted this new system as a panacea for the future: fewer agents more efficiently covering more territory. However, a six month KIRO Team 7 Investigation into RVS reveals massive deficiencies in the Northern border camera system, repeated failures that continue to put national security at risk........
KIRO Team 7 Investigators obtained documents from confidential sources that detail hundreds of specific daily breakdowns with Remote Video Surveillance near Blaine. "All cameras: Controls not working 95 percent of the time." "It's another warm day and the cameras are once again not responding." "Infrared Down, Infrared Bad.".....
and then the clincher (my words):
So who is the contractor on the border camera project? It's a company called International Microwave Corporation or IMC. We've discovered, despite the failures in Blaine, the Justice Department is making IMC the main government contractor for installation of surveillance camera systems along all U.S. borders. We obtained the no-bid $200 million blanket purchase order for the work made out to IMC. But this $200 million contract comes with a sensitive political connection. The vice president of government contracts for IMC is a woman named Rebecca Reyes. Her father is Texas Congressman Silvester Reyes.... Congressman Reyes, who sits on the House Intelligence and Homeland
IMC recently received a $200 million no-bid contract from the Department of Justice to install security systems along all US borders.
Can anyone show me in the Constitution where it say Americans are obligated to support the world?
How would it sound if the announcer was to read, "Tommy's Bakery has four illegal aliens working in his bakeshop on 5th Street. These lawbreakers are from _______ and _______ . They have been here three years and you are supporting their education, their medical expenses and their housing because Tommy doesn't pay them enough to so they can take care of themselves. Please avoid Tommy's Bakery to let other employers know how you feel about having criminals in our town. Shop at Gloria's Bakery on 8th Street."
Gloria would probably pay for the ad. and within a week there would be openings for 50 new jobs around town in other businesses.
Shoot, it's not only legal it's supposed to be mandatory. In other words, it's de law.
All employers do it.
Your first sentence is exactly what the Bush or the GOP campaign would say, when targetting the 'average Joe' audience. In other words it's nonsense. The fact some average Joes, including many at FR, would buy this nonsense does not make it less of a nonsense than it is. If Hitler was running on the Demo ticket and Mussolini on the GOP's, you would enthusiastically campaign for Mussolini, because he's not as bad as Hitler? QED.
As far as W being 'against' illegals, it comes down to Clinton's - it depends of what the meaning of "illegal" is. W would get rid of illegals by simply stoping to call them 'illegals'. They are now 'undocumented', soon to become quite 'documented' as more states are beginning to compassionately accept Mexican ID cards. W is the prez who told the average Joes that Mexicans entering our country is nothing but of expression of their 'family values' which indicates that either W is more of a moron than some Canadian idiot could imagine or, more likely, he has a very specific agenda on our nation's future that is not exactly yours.
Again, if you want your representatives to really represent you, they MUST face the possibility of being ousted and send back to private life when they cease to do so. Absent that, they will almost always turn into arrogant SOBs, which is what is happening with your (our) elected officials these days.
Just an aside....................
1) As a loyal listener to Rush for 12 years, THIS is a subject I've heard him comment on maybe 5 to 10 times, if that, over that time period.
2) As a loyal subscriber to National Review, THIS is a subject that, only until recently, they bothered to showcase in their "conservative" magazine.
We need to enlist the large, mainstream "conservative" mouthpieces in this war! They have been asleep at the switch during the 90's and are loathe to really feature the subject, even now.
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