Skip to comments.Soros Group: Calling People ‘Illegal’ is ‘Hate Crime’
Posted on 05/01/2012 4:12:00 PM PDT by WXRGina
There is a lonely, barren place in what passes as the logic center of the brains of members of the communist Left. Or, we could simply say that they are liars. That is certainly true of leftist leadersthey are indeed liars, but many millions of followers of the Left are more likely just deceived. That is A-OK with the power masters of the communist Left, because it is their aim to deceive.
I came across a promotional video for a campaign to abolish the word illegal when referring to people who are in our country illegally. Yes, that is correct. These leftists who are pushing for the dismantling of United States national sovereignty and promoting open borders are seeking to hijack the very language we use to describe criminal aliens. Of course, that is nothing new. For decades, these people have been manipulating the language to disguise their communist platform with euphemisms.
The video was produced by a group that calls itself Colorlines, which is itself a creation of the George Soros-funded Applied Research Center. According to Discover the Networks, the Applied Research Center is a racial justice think tank that views the United States as having structural racism deeply embedded in the fabric of society. Oh, sure! That is why we have members of racial minorities in positions of power at the highest levels in all our institutions. It must be all that structural racism that has placed Clarence Thomas on the Supreme Court, Condoleeza Rice as the former Secretary of State and Barack Obama (or whatever his name is) as President of the United States, and countless other examples. Racism. Yeah, right.
The 47-second Colorlines video is called Drop the I-word, and here is a transcript:
Announcer on the video is a young woman. She does not appear on-screen; it is just her voice. She says, Calling a person illegal takes away their humanity. We can join our voices to ask media and government to drop the i-word now. The i-word derails real conversation about immigration and human rights.
[Brief clips of media use of the word illegals on television]
Announcer, Its racially charged, legally inaccurate and morally wrong.
Video of Neil Cavuto saying, Hello! Youre illegal!
Announcer, And, as we have seen in the past, hateful language can be deadly.
Video of Robert Smith, professor from Baruch College, saying, Illegal functions like a racial epithet. Its a way of legitimizing violence against a particular group of people because of what they are. Thats the definition of a hate crime.
Announcer, But we can stamp out the slur. No human being is illegal. Lets drop the i-word. Sign the pledge at drop the i-word dot com.
Good grief! Where do I begin? This is really a pathetic piece of lying propaganda.
First of all, calling a person illegal does not take away his humanity; it simply describes the fact that he has broken the laws of the United States to enter our country illegally. Illegal applies to any lawbreaker, and it does no good for a society to deny basic truths and try to pretend that illegal is not illegal.
The announcer then says that the word illegal derails real conversation about immigration and human rights. What?! Exactly what conversation does she want to have? What is being derailed? We correctly point out that certain people in America are illegal aliens who do not belong in our country, and that is a conversation-stopper? I suppose it is if the conversation you want to have pretends that these people are not criminal aliens who have snuck into our country.
And, human rights? What human rights are being denied to anyone by the United States? What human rights do criminal aliens have in our country? CriminalIllegalaliens have the right to be detained and deported. If only we would honor those rights for them more often!
The announcer claims the term illegal is racially charged, legally inaccurate and morally wrong.
An illegal alien can be from any nation, anywhere on Earth, but it just so happens that many, if not most, illegal aliens in our country are from countries south of the U.S.-Mexican border, but we have no need to substitute the word illegal for any foreign nationality. And, for her to say that categorizing an illegal alien as illegal is legally inaccurate makes me wonder what, if anything, they are teaching our kids in schools nowadays. She also does not seem to understand that correctly describing an illegal alien as illegal is not morally wrongit is simply the truth.
Then the announcer drops another whopper, And, as we have seen in the past, hateful language can be deadly.
Hateful or not, Language can be deadly? That is a new one on me. No, wait. I guess you could maybe argue that language is deadly, say, for someone in front of a firing squad when the guy says, Fire! But, even then, his word itself did notand could neveractually kill anyone; the bullets did. So a command given (language) can result in death, yet these people are trying to equate a proper description of illegal aliens to words that lead to death. I would say give me a break, but I know a break will not be forthcoming from people who make these kinds of ridiculous assertions.
So, then they bring in the expert witness, a professor at some college Ive never heard of, and he really stretches the logic taffy to its breaking point as he claims that the word illegal functions as a racial epithet. Boy-howdy! The Left never gets tired of finding new ways to create racism where none exists. His claim is ludicrous, but he was not done. He went on to say that the racial epithet of illegal is a way to legitimize violence against these people. Again, huh?!
I would ask what the heck he is talking about, but there is no need. When it comes to the logic of the Left, there is no good answer. He just throws those stupid statements out there as if all he says is simply a given, when anyone with only one eye half-open can clearly see the lies in his words.
Finally, he puts the icing on his fallacious argument cake by declaring thatby his above reasoningdescribing someone as illegal is a so-called hate crime. Does this guy really believe this bunk, or does he believe we are dumb enough to buy it?
The final message in the video is that, No human being is illegal. This statement is either stunningly ignorant or deliberately deceptiveeither way, it is not good.
This video, this piece of communist propaganda, is just one more fragment of the massive program of the Left. All their lies are for the purpose of hiding their true agenda for our nation, an agenda that includes domination by global governance through the United Nations, the dissolving of our national sovereignty, complete centralized government control of the people and the abolition of our United States Constitutionjust for starters!
The part played by illegal aliens includes helping to solidify the power of the Left through election fraud. Illegal aliens who vote in our elections are not limited to one vote, and they each have the ability to cancel out many votes by legal American citizens. The communist Left (which does include RINO Republicans, who are also members of the Left) has for years been actively flooding our nation with illegal aliens for the purpose of diluting the conservative vote and wreaking havoc on our social systems.
Since conservatives outnumber liberals in the United States, the Left desperately fights against any measures taken to ensure the integrity of our elections and to enforce our immigration laws. They screech and wail against common-sense voter identification laws, because they rely on election fraud to help their side win office. Voter ID laws are a good way to curb quite a bit of voter fraud that occurs.
The truly depressing prospect is that our elections may already be compromised to the point of no return. I wrote about this back in mid-March. We are facing the potential for massive election fraud this Novemberfraud that would favor Obama, whether the nation votes for him or not.
As we move further into these last days of our world, however long they may be, we must remember that in fighting the forces of darkness, whose foot soldiers are members of the communist Left, our most potent weapon is prayer. We will continue to pray for our nation that God will have mercy on an undeserving people. America collectively turned its back on the Lord in the 1960s, and as this nation has continued its godless march ever-deeper and ever-faster into depravity, we certainly do not deserve the Lords mercy. But, the Lord is still merciful, and He may yet grant America a reprieve from this sickening, seemingly inexorable slide into the hellish, communist abyss.
Arresting criminals is also hateful I guess
Censureship has gone wild. Enough!
Soros learned a lot from his nazi pals. Control of language played a big part in nazi power.
A must read for conservatives is Victor Klemperer’s “The Language of the Third Reich”. It explains who the nazis used language and demonized words to drive society toward their goals.
I am ok with calling the “criminal aliens.”
Is wetback still okay?
Thank you for that book suggestion!
Soro$ is a still walking hate crime spree.
Calling someone who is here illegally an "illegal immigrant" is no different than calling someone who commits armed robbery an "armed robber", or calling someone who molests children a "child molester".
Does this guy really believe this bunk, or does he believe we are dumb enough to buy it?
We know the answer. Make the term "illegal immigrant" a slur, and you can call your political opponents "bigots" or "racists".
No. Next question?
If the word illegal derails conversations, use invader(s). No one can deny we’ve been invaded.
You’ll be controlling the high ground in any conversation about border insecurity, fundamental change, fast & furious, it takes a village, we’re not a Christian country, executive orders, the economy, burial of public education, prison population, social security, welfare spending, street crime, automobile insurance, sharia law, election fraud, sex trade, pedophilia, etc, etc and so on.
Try it out. The invasion has stained everything from the white house down.
Hate crimes? Soros should know about hate crimes since he joined the Nazis and turned in and stole from his Jewish family and friends.
If it wasn’t for the stake his family received form the SS , he’d be broke today.
They are not workers, undocumented or not. People who just visit the US are not allowed to take jobs.
They aren't even illegal immigrants since you need a Green Card to be an immigrant of any kind.
Visitors ~ and they have a home to go back to ~ and should go there. Even if they had visas they would expire.
The crowd worrying about "illegal" are trying to misdirect folks from the fact that these are simply visitors who forgot their visas and they must return to pick up a visa ~
Obviously we need a suitable punishment for visa overstays too ~ I've been thinking of a prison directly on the border. On the US side it has bars, electrified concertina topped fences, guards with guns, dry, dusty, desolate, nothing pretty about it. On the Mexican side it has a beer vending machine just beyond one of those large turnstyle cage things the NYC subways used for years and years. To get to the beer you have to go through the turnstyle.
You can't get back in ~ but the door is open to Mexico just a few feet away.
This is called "Voluntary Deportation".
Soros knows nobody calls them only “illegals”.
We call them “illegal aliens”. Illegal is an adjective describing the status of the alien, to convey they are here in the country illegally.
It has never ever been used to say a person themselves is somehow intrinsically an illegal person.
STRAW MAN DOWN! I repeat, STRAW MAN DOWN!
That could work.
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