Skip to comments.Mexico's Undeclared War on America
Posted on 01/22/2005 9:09:14 AM PST by Marine Inspector
If a foreign country was sending more than a million of its people to illegally enter the United States every year surely that would be grounds for war. Mexico is doing that. It is no stretch of imagination to say that Mexico in engaged in an undeclared war on the United States of America.
U.S. Border Patrol Agents, according to a January 10 article in the Washington Times, "apprehended 1.15 million illegal aliens last year trying to sneak into the United States between the nations land ports of entry, more than 3,100 a day--a 24 percent increase over the year before." Among them, 23,000 people with criminal records were identified and arrested. They included 84 murder suspects, 37 suspected kidnappers, 151 who were wanted on charges of sexual assault, 313 robbery suspects, and 2,630 others implicated in drug-related charges.
"There were 8,577 drug seizures that confiscated 1.4 million pounds of illegal narcotics with an estimated street value of $1.62 billion," according to the Times article by Jerry Seper. In all, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agencys inspectors and officers processed 428 million passengers and pedestrians, including 262 million aliens, "denying entry to more than 643,000 aliens under U.S. law." They were in addition to those trying to steal across the border illegally.
All this was happening as the Mexican Foreign Ministry was publishing "The Guide for the Mexican Immigrant." It is a guide on how to enter the U.S. illegally. It is an act of war. It is part of a long-term plan to flood the U.S., particularly California and the Southwest, with illegal Mexicans in the belief that, once again, the U.S. will grant amnesty to them, thus putting into motion yet another human wave to follow. There must be no amnesty.
President Bush doesnt see it that way. He calls illegal Mexican aliens "undocumented workers." That is just pure sophistry. Its spin. He calls the flood of illegal Mexicans "a problem", but it is much more than that. It is an undeclared act of war.
We have fought wars with Mexico in the past. Indeed, Mexico had invited Americans to settle Texas after it had won independence from Spain. In 1836, after the Alamo was overrun, the Battle of San Jacinto resulted in Texas becoming an independent republic. By 1845, the US had annexed Texas. This was followed by the Mexican-American war in 1846-7. By September 14, 1847, our Marines were in Mexico City and we are still singing about the Halls of Montezuma. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended the war with the annexation of the Oregon Territory and much of the Southwest, i.e., California, New Mexico, Nevada, and Utah. The U.S. paid Mexico $15 million for the land acquired. The U.S. paid additional millions for the Gadsden Purchase of land that now comprises a part of Arizona.
Today, the oligarchy ruling Mexico has hit upon a plan to not only regain its former territory by a de facto form of demographics, deliberately re-populating those States with Mexican citizens and seeking a series of amnesties to confer citizenship that by-passes the normal process, but it is also seeking to suck still more money out of the U.S. with an audacious plan to raid Social Security. Its not enough that the second largest amount of money Mexico "earns" comes from funds sent home by illegal aliens estimated to number between eight and ten million.
Writing in a recent issue of The American Enterprise, Marti Dinerstein, a fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies, noted that Social Security arrangements between nations are intended to prevent dual taxation of employees who work temporarily in another country and the employers who send them. The second objective is to guarantee an old-age pension for workers who end up paying into the Social Security systems of two countries, but earn insufficient credits to qualify for retirement from either of them alone.
Twenty nations, Mexico included, have Social Security reciprocity agreements with the U.S. Eight of them have so few of these legal, temporary workers that the U.S. Census Bureau doesnt even keep track. "By 2000, there were an estimated 9.2 million Mexicans living and working in the US."
I have concluded that no branch of the U.S. government has any realistic idea of how many illegal Mexicans are in the country. One things for sure, though, the Social Security pact currently making its way through Congress, as Dinerstein notes, provides no parity between the U.S. and Mexico which accounts for an estimated 69 percent of all illegal aliens in the nation! The pact would be a windfall calculated in millions of dollars for Mexico.
Advocates of "open borders" want the U.S. to sign this Social Security agreement with Mexico and the Bush administration is claiming only 50,000 Mexicans would qualify for it. That figure is bogus. Rep. Rohrabacher says simply enough, "We are talking about huge sums of money--not just for retirement, but for disability payments, premature deaths, caring for the families of illegal immigrants", adding that "it is an outrageous violation of our obligation to watch out for senior citizens of the United States."
Wisely, he calls for "a law specifically banning work by illegal aliens from qualifying for Social Security." Indeed, he has a bill--HR 1631--to prohibit the work histories of non-citizens who are here illegally from being counted toward Social Security earnings." If HR 1631 doesnt become law, millions of illegal aliens, if yet another amnesty is granted, will become part of the Social Security system because all the time they worked here illegally will be credited to their accounts.
Mexico, in collusion with the Bush administration, is maneuvering to suck Social Security funds across the border for millions of their citizens who are currently here illegally. This is the same administration that is telling us that we must "fix" the Social Security system to protect future generations of Americans.
I cant tell you exactly when the second Mexican-American War began, but I can tell you it is going on right now.
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So all you have to do to get out of the Social Security Ponzi scheme is to be here illegally?
Or whatever hell-hole serves as the capital of that ...did I already say hell-hole?
How would an illegal prove how long they've been here, and how long they've worked? They would have no legal records to offer.
Pay stubs, utility bills, ect in his or her name.
Thats right mexico has declared war on America and President Bush needs to fight it.
And thats what they want America to become isnt it?
Its a war folks!!
Plagiarism at it's finest! ;)
The US policy is to unoffically give up and play dead. We need to create corridors so Illegals can go straight to canada where they will be welcomed, and receive free health care.
"Paystubs, utility bils," resident college tuition reciept.
Look at the tag line. ;)
The border seems to be firming up - discouraging people from going south.
Coming north? No problema!
I think it is generally accepted that the next attack on America will be perpertrated by some group that crosses the American border...most likely from Mexico. So...it just makes sense to me that is where we make a stand to stop illegals from coming in to our country. I don't think it would take much either. A high fence with signs that state clearly that anyone breaching that fence will be shot. Liberals clearly won't like the fence nor the signs, but our present enemy has promised to kill all Americans, and did not exclude liberals.
Good idea! Canada has plenty of space for a couple dozen million Mexicans.
PING!! Over here! (You'd better take a Valium first!) LOL!! Ha ha!!
That works too, unfortunately.
>>"By 2000, there were an estimated 9.2 million Mexicans living and working in the US."<<
Now we have 20 million illegal Mexicans living and working in the US. We are losing the war thanks to our Republican President.
the same way they did last time around forged documents..and liberal court cases..
When I first read your article I thought that the ignorant generals you were talking about were on our side, but when I got into the point about Mexico being declared a de facto territory of the U.S. I got a little confused. Who are the ignorant generals that you are talking about?
If they are on our side then I certainly agree.
If they are on the other side it brings up a point of view that I hadn't thought of before and could either be brilliant rope-a-dope or a huge miscalculation.
We need to stop payment of all entitlements to people who are in this country illegally. If poor people think that they can receive free stuff somewhere, no barrier will keep them from going there. On the other hand, if they can't receive free stuff, then they have less reason to try. Stopping the payment of entitlements should include all education benefits and medical care.
We need to punish companies that hire illegal aliens. Again, I don't blame poor people for going where they will find work. I do blame those who hire illegal aliens and provide a motive for poor people to break our laws. If the risk of being caught were greater than the profit from hiring illegals, then companies wouldn't contribute to the problem by doing so.
We need to stop shielding people from the natural consequences of trying to break our laws. If someone tries to cross the desert illegally and dies of thirst, his death is his own fault. I can understand his motive for crossing that desert, but we shouldn't try to protect people from the natural barriers that protect this country.
We need to allow reasonable commerce between small communities along the border. There are small towns on the border that have carried on cross-border trade for years because the desert has isolated them from the "outside world" in either country. Modern transportation has lessened this isolation, but these towns still have symbiotic relationships that cross the border. We should shut the border to those who want to come into the rest of America illegally, but we should create legal means for people to carry on traditional relationships with those who live 200 yards away. Cutting off this trade only gives the people on the Mexican side more incentive to go further into America finding work when their towns can't survive.
He gets part of the blame, but Congress gets most of the blame.
I doubt that will ever happen.
Two fences, 250 yards apart, with antipersonnel mines between them. Mexico-side fence clearly marked with signs in English and Spainish that the zone between the fences is mined and those that wish to cross will probably die. Fences to be topped with concertina wire.
I say mines because we would not need as many people manning the border (mines don't sleep or get distracted), but put guards every so often in case the mines get avoided somehow.
>>"Paystubs, utility bils," resident college tuition reciept.<<
And my Mom and Dad with my sisters were here too!
Si Senor, they will get benefits too. No problemo, mi Amigo.
I work for US government against Americanos, not for them! I fight for Reconquista Movimiento
Estudiantil Chicano de Azatlan.
Mariachi Varga, Herb Albert and El Presidente Bush make me dance and drink tequila to party for victory.
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is all lies. El Presidente Bush know that and he fight for Mexico. MEChA become strong everyday. We must help Mexicanos get colleges money free to win.
'All' (It's obviously more involved) it would take to bring another territory into subjugation is to declare all payments cease until taxes are paid and regulations are met. Much like each individual state is done now.
Do I think the corrupt people in charge care to emulate those they send their unwanted too? Not as long as they see their crime as a paying entity.
First time they get caught, they work for a year -- wouldn't take too long to complete.
The one in California south of San Diego works just fine and is probably responsible for the increase in traffic in Arizona and New Mexico.
The cost for the entire border to be so fenced would probably be less than the cost for a month or two of the Iraqi war, and would once and for all establish that this is our country, not Mexico.
Having said that, there are plenty of other methods that work. But Israel and the U.S. have found that good fences do indeed work.
No way would the elites pay taxes --- they would take their wealth to Europe --- where much of it already is. Mexico just raised it's minimum wage to the equivalent of $4.15 a day --- which is lower than it was a couple of years ago when they raised it to the equivalent of $4.35 a day (inflation I guess) --- even the middle class Mexicans are lucky if they make $1 or $2 an hour. A doctor in Mexico is lucky if he makes what a nurse here makes. Just about everyone would qualifty for many welfare programs and the EITC --- so we're not going to collect many taxes. Also --- the Mexican government is planning a way to collect taxes on the income it's illegal citizens are making in the USA --- it would condemn the USA however if it tried to tax that money flowing out.
But the leftists wanted to go to Canada -- not Mexico. I wonder why --- Mexico is exactly the kind of country leftists make --- very socialized, high rates of union membership, labor unions very entertwined with the government.
I can see where fences along some parts of the border would have a purpose. I still see no benefit to fencing the entire border. If we'd enact the right policies, we wouldn't need a fence along the entire border. If we don't enact the right policies, a fence along the entire border won't do any good.
Having said that, there are plenty of other methods that work. But Israel and the U.S. have found that good fences do indeed work.
Israel is about the size of New Jersey. I don't know the exact numbers, but I'd guess that the border between the United States and Mexico is at least hundreds and maybe a thousand or more times longer than the entire border around Israel. What works on one scale isn't necessarily going to work on another scale. Good fences will work in some places. They will not work along an entire border of that length.
Thanks for the post,MI.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. Dr. Martin Luther King
Let your congresspeople know what you know. Things like Mexico having more millionaire/billionaires than Saudi Arabia and YET they expect the US to care for thier outcasts while these illegals send $38 billion back to Mexico each year.
We already know that.
"I'm betting that if the planned social security reciprocity were to come about there'd be a whole bunch of 125 year old ex-illegals retired underground in mexico."
Where to begin? The GAO in a Sept report states that the SSA paid out over a billion dollars to unqualified disability recipients, yet many who qualify wait for 4 or 5 years for approval. This is the agency that will calculate who in Mexico gets benefits? The SSA , like most government agencies is dysfunctional.
Check out what Chuck Hagel is trying to pull. His bill is endorsed by MALDEF.
Just more Globaloney.
Social Security is projected to go upside down in the not too distant future, as it is. Now this.
The American cash cow 'currently known as middle-class dupes' are getting restless.
Couple this fiasco with the Medicare medication add-on, and we're talking open warfare on the middle class. But then, what is Amnesty Amnesia, if not that?
Its our politicians that are selling us out, the Mexicans are just launching an invasion.
I thought so.
I've seen his bill; it sucks like the rest of them.