Skip to comments.Obama: Don’t Make It ‘Harder for the Best and the Brightest to Come Here’
Posted on 07/04/2014 1:16:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Celebrating the ethnic diversity of America, President Barack Obama said more than two dozen foreign-born service members who became U.S. citizens at a White House ceremony on the Fourth of July are vivid reminders that the country is, and always has been, a nation of immigrants.
He said the vast range of backgrounds and experiences that made America a melting pot for more than 200 years also makes it stronger, but that the immigration system has to be retooled for the U.S. to keep its place as the greatest nation on earth.
"If we want to keep attracting the best and the brightest from beyond our shores, we're going to have to fix our immigration system, which is broken," Obama said...
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The best and brightest do come here ... and they do it legally. There are no special classes in their native language for them in the public schools. They are the usual winners of spelling bees and science contests. They excel at music ... whether band or orchestra. They study multiple languages. Their parents don’t ask for handouts.
Yes ... they are the best and brightest of our immigrants. But they are not usually from across our southern border.
FUBO!! The best and the brightest don’t sneak across the border illegally.
These invaders are not the best and the brightest. Ted Kennedy made sure the best and brights are no longer available to us.
I have no problem with admitting the best and brightest. My parents were immigrants, and I work with some of the best and brightest from other nations.
However, most of what is streaming over our souther border is not the best and brightest. It is the worst and stupidest, the criminal and infectiously ill.
There is no valid reason to unleash this plague upon the American people, except as a form of crypto genocide.
No greater evidence that Obama believes ANYBODY AND EVERYBODY is/are better than every true born American. Lord save us from those who would/are destroying us.
We should reduce immigration to about 5 or 10,000 a year, or whatever the number would be to handle what I think of as administrative immigration based on a few specific cases that serve our nation, or some extraordinary hardship case that is related to us and our interests.
Taking in more than a million a year forever is obviously destroying us in quick time, a planned destruction that the left wrote into law, in the 1965 Immigration Act.
Didn't think so...
Is there a “best and brightest” test they administer at the border?
I’m thinking meritocracy (which is what best and brightest implies) is not something liberals in support in general much less in the specific case of unlawful immigration.
WTF? The most uneducated in the world are crawling over our southern border. As for the STEM foreign workers, there are plenty of unemployed that are American citizens, living on the Obama Freebies.
The best and the brightest DO NOT TRAVEL with
terrorists and plants carrying Swine Flu, weapons,
Ebola, tuberculosis, and weaponized infections.
Obama is a criminal along with the EXEMPT docile Congress.
They have FAILED THEIR ONLY JOB.
This ceremony was for those who did it legally. 99%chance they won’t go straight for the welfare office.
He couldnt make it any more obvious. Yet 1/2 of the country is blindingly-stupid.
They're insulated from the effects.
Those on government support will feel nothing. Those that get their income from dividends, capital gains, and bond payments (trust fund democrats), are protected from high taxes.
The middle class is the group that's getting squeezed.
Republicans need to do something to economically punish the rich Democrats and the media for steering us all in the wrong direction.
A tax on the entertainment industry might get someone's attention.
He just wants to have a richer society , richer with more diversity provided by Africans or Muslims, all who operate at the tribal level. He thinks we can learn from them to advance our society.
FScrew him! We can develop our own in the future just like we have in the past.
Best, brightest, Ebola victim. What’s the difference?
The Best and the Brightest- like “Community Organizer” as President.
I don’t know a single person I have ever met who would allow our own government or especially a foreign government to install a toxic waste dump in their back yard.
So why does Obunghole think it is OK to force on the American people the acceptance of this subhuman garbage and criminal waste from south of the boarder?
Obama’s talking about his IQ level
Spot on. That, without even the slightest question is his agenda. Many things made/make us vulnerable to those like him and Jarrett. Two of the most prominent factors are our open society, and our general goodwill as a country. At least 30-40% of those who support him do so because their ‘hearts’ tell them too. He and his kind are the ultimate in cynical manipulators, preying on goodwill to advance a vindictive agenda.
Yep. We are getting the dregs of South America and Mexico. He really thinks we’re stupid.
For Obama..the best and brightest..are future Democrat Voters..if these people had “I vote Republican” T-shirts on he would deport every single one of them
If only the best and brightest were solely admitted... Zero wouldn’t be here today.
I want that on the back of a T Shirt.
I want...Clown Prince nobama in prison.
They're all worried to death about the Latino and/or the always-emotional "moderate" vote in the upcoming election....and about being against "the innocent chilluns"......and they're totally freaked out about getting elected or re-elected....and this is numero uno in their lives right now....and they're all paralyzed into inaction....so they're doing nada.
Our doughty little band of conservative guys and dolls just DOES NOT have the votes and the power to do a damn thing....except speechify....and they're not doing enough of that to my liking, either.
Color me glum.
Giving AMNESTY to the 30 MILLION illegal aliens already ensconced in the country and allowing these new ones to stay is not going to make it “easier” for real immigrants to come but will make them have to wait in line behind all these criminals ever longer...
Meanwhile I happened to watch a Fox video of Alan Holmes’ radio show this morning..
He had Patrice the nurse from Murrieta and “Enrique” of the so called “border angels” on the phone..
Patrice was making lots of sense but Enrique was all over the map ..
He said the reason the illegal aliens came here and were refugees was because they couldn’t go to the American Embassy in Guatemala, but he never gave any reason why not and unfortunately nobody asked him why not..
the main concern that both he and Alan had was that the illegal aliens not be called illegal aliens..
and that the local Murrieta citizens had yelled racial slurs (though they were not explained) and had yelled at the little children and traumatized them (it was never explained that those children stayed on the closed bus the whole time and were not available for any American citizen to say anything to individually...
anyhoo, let’s look at the going to the US Embassy scenario...
It appears we have 10s of 1,000s of “refugees” on our southern border begging to get in and be saved from phantom boogymen but not one of them bothered to go to the police or the US Embassy to claim asylum here..
If they did and were turned down wheres their documents proving that ???
If they did and were sent here don’t you think that the parents would have used the $8,000 plus got on a plane with their child and flown here instead of sending their child through Mexico ???
If they are refugees wheres the international outcry that the US refused to allow sanctuary to 65,000 “children” ???
Why has the UN not denounced us ???
Well you see Enrique was just throwing out useful talking points and they have more lots more...
and our American citizens need to refute every one of the lies and half lies..
so what if we get shouted down..
the truth only needs to be on tape once or twice to be useful..
I liked Patrice the nurse from Murrieta shes cool under fire and didn’t get off subject too much..
Unfortunately she missed the chance to ask Enrique to explain what he meant when he mentioned the US Embassy..but then he never intended to be challenged on that at all..
Obama doesn’t want to make it “easier” for IMMIGRANTS to come here...
if he did he wouldn’t clog the system with all those illegal aliens...
As a REAL immigrant who jumped through every hoop, all those illegal aliens being mollycoddled is a slap in the face to me...
Yes, give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. Just be sure they come here legally, like my grandparents did, when they got off the boat at Ellis Island.
allow a fair number of brilliant white Europeans to come to the US? —
It will get to the point that the ‘brilliant’ will not want to come to the US. We may be there. Some want to leave now, but their assets are held hostage.
Kind of like a management position that was offered at work, with no salary increase. I told the boss that he did not want anyone who applied under those conditions.
Best and brightest?
You delusional ignorant moron!
That's what legal Immigration has been doing for 100 years! L-E-G-A-L!!!
Since you arrived on the scene, the functional national IQ has dropped about 30 points!
What could you possibly know about the "best and brightest"?
Perhaps learned from all the multitude of muslim Science Nobel Award winners?
The best and brightest come in through the front door the thieves and thugs come in through the back.
Pray America is waking up
Ah yes the best and brightest, only problem mr. mulato is that what we get for the most part is the lowest and least educated, otherwise they would not be leaving their countries to devolve ours into the third world Sheiss loch they left.
And Emma Lazarus poem was never meant to be official US immigration policy. It was a POEM by a pampered Greenwich Village blueblood.
The First Psycho Pres__sent evvv verrrr.. !
What an insult to humanity!
THat ‘transformation’ thingy again.. Biting all of us in the arsen.. Haaa!!
Seems the lapdog media slept thru the whole thing..
NOthing like working from within to defeat an enemy
Stupid enough to fall for lies and obfuscation of duties
That reach the heights of unfettered tyranny left unchecked.
Over to your, Shep.
Cue Karl Rove
Paging Dick Morris
Those poor chilluns - something terrible has afflicted their hands. They’re all crippled up!
Don’t make it easier for the worst and dumbest to come here.
>>>I want...Clown Prince nobama in prison<<<
I’ll go out on a limb here and say everyone reading your Post agrees 100%. I doubt even a “smidgen” disagree.
"We need highly skilled tech workers, landscapers, and restaurant workers like MacDonald workers, so we must legalize all the 11 million illegals already here." What a bunch of crap.
Let me see if I have this right: Tech companies argue that we need the best and the brightest techs from places like South Korea, China, Taiwan, and India so that we can compete against smart people in South Korea, China, Taiwan, and India?
Say what? If we get the brightest from those countries, who is left in those countries, the not so best and not so brightest?
it means that, in a sense, people from those countries are now competing against themselves. So then who is left in those countries to compete against those techs that move to the US? Nobody. How crazy is that thought?
I can hear the tech teachers in Asia telling their students: "A tech background is the quickest way to get a green card and become an American citizen. Then Later you can bring the rest of your family to the US." What crap.
And then this happens: Those bright people leave the American companies to start their own tech companies in America, and the vicious cycle of recruiting new foreign Asian tech workers starts all over again.
1. European techs: have you noticed that most of the new techs come from Asia, especially India? Why is that? What is wrong with European techs? Aren't they smart enough?
Let's be honest: If I told you that most of the new techs would come from Latin American countries like Mexico and Brazil instead of from Asia, you would laugh in my face.
2. Microsoft: We must demand that tech companies like Microsoft set up programs---has Microsoft and other tech companies ever heard of internships---to recruit American tech workers, many of them unemployed but anxious and eager to work and learn.
3. "immigrants do jobs that Americans won't do": I can't think of many tech jobs, especially entry level tech jobs, Americans won't do.
4. Statue of Liberty: We should point it towards Asia, and instead of saying "Send us you poor...", we should inscribe something like this:"Send us your smartest and brightest tech people and your richest people who speak English..." Sarcasm.
5. German techs: I bet that if the US government said that the vast majority of new techs would now come from Germany instead of Asia, the American public would suddenly become very scared, and they would protest that we can't have all these Germans here because they would try to take over the country and start a war.
Asian countries would also protest that if the US limited the flow of techs from Asia, Asian countries wouldn't have any room for all the techs that their schools are now graduating and thought they were going to the US.
1. BREAK US IMMIGRATION LAWS AS A FOREIGN NATIONAL
2. GET US CITIZENSHIP.
Perfect photo response.
Maybe Obama missed the story of the tech who had to teach his own job to poorly educated foreign immigrants so that he could be fired and the lower-paid foreigners given his job.
LIVE in Murrieta today waiting for the buses full of illegal aliens
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