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Posted on 01/15/2007 6:39:16 AM PST by Mobile Vulgus
Bush to Welcome 10,000 Saudi Students to American Schools
--Foreign Student Visas, Easy Avenue for Terrorists Entry to US
Directly following the monstrous attacks of 9/11, the US government took a step back from the routinely lightly vetted approvals for student visa applications, especially from Saudi Arabia. Previous to 9/11, Saudi citizens were also offered quick entry to the USA with a policy called "visa express" where their applications routinely escaped close scrutiny and were easily rubber stamped ahead. Three of the 9/11 hijackers took advantage of this easy access.
After 9/11/01 the quick visa approval slowed. It was also a prudent policy to approve fewer foreign students from certain segments of the world after 9/11 (as it would have been before), but it is a policy that seems to have come to an end.
In 2003 I wrote an Op Ed (What is wrong with Foreign Student Visas?) warning that the student visa program offers an easy access to our shoes for faux students who are really terrorists seeking an unguarded entry. In 2004, according to Stephen Schwartz of the Weekly Standard, only about 1,000 visas were granted to Saudi men wishing to attend an American University as a result of our government's 9/11 heightened concern.
But, that number could climb to as much as 10,000 Saudi students in the 2006/2007 fall semester. And that climb is being blessed by a Bush administration initiative to increase the number of Saudi men approved for these student visas.
How soon we forget.
15 of the 19 barbaric, murderers that hijacked planes and destroyed the World Trade Center and other targets were Saudi citizens and these extremists were driven by the official religion that is still to this day sponsored by that very same Saudi government; Wahhabism.
And now Bush wants to give the go ahead for 10,000 more people driven by the evil of Wahhabism to come to our shores? He wants to roll out the red carpet and hand them an education at the best schools we have, schools that are out of the reach of most of our own citizens?
The Saudis hope it will be even more than 10,000.
Nail Al-Jubeir, spokesman for the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C., said the leaders of the two nations are committed to reversing the recent trend of Saudi students staying out of the United States.As Schwartz notes, the Saudis have a singular failure in their educational system as it is geared to dispense an indoctrination into Wahhabism as opposed to any useful knowledge. And that is why the Saudis want to send their young men to our Universities. Theirs are unsuitable to the task.
"Hopefully, the goal is to get something like 20,000 in the United States in all fields," Al-Jubeir said.
So, what is the Bush administration's policy, why would they throw open the doors for 10,000 young men trained all their lives to hate everything this country stands for?
The Bush administration's idea is the kind of feels-good, empty multiculturalism that has opened the west up to these kinds of attacks in the first place. Apparently, the plan is to open the doors wide for these Wahhabi infused students to give them an introduction to "American values". It is those same values, we seem to need reminding of, those that the 15 Saudis that perpetrated 9/11 were here to destroy, the American values that the hijackers were taught to hate in the same schools in which the 10,000 to 20,000 students the Bush administration is suddenly warming to were also taught.
And we are about to let them flood into our country to bring that hatred with them at our invitation?
It is nonsensical at best and suicidal at worst.
As the Democrats in Congress who are advocating a cut and run strategy in the Global War on Terrorism reveal, too many Americans have already blanked the horrible morning of 9/11/01 out of their memories. Now, even the Bush administration is sponsoring a policy to allow many hundreds more times those 19 terrorists into our country in the guise of "students". Even if that worry is somehow overblown or absurd to some, Bush is opening wide the doors of our Universities to people who have been brought up on a state sponsored program of hatred for the USA.
The question can only be, why? Why be so quick to such suicidal policies?
This is just one more example of why the west could possibly loose this war against Islamofascism.
"War on Terror," my @ss.
Why are we worried about boarder security? Seems Bush is swinging the front door wide open. WTF guys. Rome is burning right before our eyes.
Perhaps this is a mechanism to get the non-fanatical Saudi's out before Iran engineers an Islamic coup in Saudi Arabia? Not likely, but one possible option.
We aren't forgetting. This is a very deliberate effort to modernize a big chunk of the world's population. There is no rational choice but to engage in trade with the ME. Their product is cheap and high quality. You cannot get it cheaper or better quality anywhere else. Therefore we are stuck transferring massive wealth to this region in exchange for our lifeblood, O&G. Coopt or face these dollars in the form of bullets later. Blame everyone. Blame noone. The economic equation doesn't change.
Are we slitting our own throats??
Note: please repost this to the "a day in the life of pres bush" thread, perhaps they will be interested.
I'm sure they learned their lesson and are now willing to sit through the lecture on landing this time.
Between the terrorists and the illegals, will there be any desks for citizens?
Here's an idea...admit only AMERICANS to any US university. get rid of ALL foreign student visas.
We need to educate our own first and foremost. Let foreigners go to their own country's schools.
How many of them are here to learn to fly?
... and 10,000,000 illegals from Mexico.
What is he thinking?
Beats me. Simple logic does not apply.
Back in the '70s, we had a bunch of Iranian students at our university. They refused to interact with us and sneered in class. They refused to do any work so the curve was blown since the profs were told to pass them. They hated every minute they were on American soil. Please explain to me how bringing that chunk of the word here has helped anyone.
I understand why we do this. Some governments are whores, and the US prefers that they be ours rather than someone else's.
Nevertheless, it's a nasty business, and IMO they should be put out of business. Bring back colonialism and imperialism, if we're going to run affairs by the lesser-evil policy.
And of course, Saudi Arabia is our friend at the hourly rate.
I am beginning to wonder whether Bush really is an idiot.
Its a wonder Bush has time to welcome all the Saudi students, when he spends most of his waking hours making sure that every Mexican CRIMINAL has a place in America.
Saudis: they want our shoes.
While I was in college the vast majority of the Indians and the Chinese students were intelligent, hard working and were primarily in the US to get an education. I couldn't say the same thing for the Arabs and especially the Saudis. If there was a way to cut corners or find the bare minimum to do the Saudis would find it. The ones whose families were rich enough to send them to an American university usually hadn't done a day's work in their lives and weren't about to start now.
The Bush Family has always been really close with the Saudis even though the Saudis have been funding wahabbi schools and gterror groups for years to the tune of billions of dollars.
Why would Bush do that??
Perhaps there is a Big "Quid pro Quo"
Why spend Billions on Homeland Security when Bush gives Free Pass to millions of Illegals and now Saudi "Students" ???????
PC smoke screen, it really means:
Bush to Welcome 10,000 Saudi Islamists to American Schools.
Nice. 10,000 potential terrorists on our shores. 10,000 America and Israel hating islamofascists who are here to take advantage of our education system, then turn around and attack us with what they learn. Are they coming here to study nuclear engineering? Chemistry to make poison gas? Biology to make bio-weapons?
Sometimes I have to wonder if Bush hasn't been bought and paid for with Saudi money. This makes the whole Dubai port deal stink even more. We dont need more arabs here. We already have too many.
No! We're giving them the opportunity to do it for us. ;o) Sorry to say, but elPresidente Booosh has lost his ever loving mind! How many of the 9-11 hijackers were Saudis? 14? Stupid, greedy, corrupt politicians will be the death of America, and a whole lot of Americans!! They just don't get it. When we are attacked again, some of them, or their families may die too.
If someone does that, they need to go in armed with garlic, Holy Water and a cross. Them people are verging on fanatical in their worship. They remind me of 'screamin dean' supporters. However, their numbers are dwindling so some are waking up.
Wonder no more. The proof is in the pudding. :o)
OK, smart guy. So I can't type!!
You know I meant SHORES!
OK....so out of 10,000 Saudis...what percentage are sleeper agents? One percent (100)? Ten percent (1,000)? Even if it were half of one percent...you are still talking about 50 of these Muhammads. This has been a serious miscaluation on the part of this government. The war in Iraq...has to labeled a totally bogus effort if this is the new course of the Bush administration. We can quietly settle back now and wait three to five years for the next 9-11...and the players will be amongst these 10,000. And the next 9-11...I think we should select the correct target (the Saudi sect of the Wahabi)...and start terminating members as quickly as possible. And whoever got paid off within this administration to allow the 10,000 in...ought to face charges of some variety.
Actually, it's on a per-gallon rate.
If we keep them at arms length and allow them to further co-join modern technology with irrational belief system we are going to die in a fire. That's for sure going to happen because we are rational and will not pre-emptive several million people because a few of them might build the ultimate suicide bomb vest(s) (in the form of mobile lockers containing shaped charges and nuclear triggers). If we treat this conflict as the latest flavor of cold war we are in trouble. Left alone they will fester. They won't pine for our ways and bolt past the check points. They will become more powerful, not less. It's not the USSR v USA here. Different enemy, different tactics.
We are trying to coopt as many folks as we can to come over to a new age religion of abundance.
But of course they won't really belive we aren't blood soak white vampires who do the dealing for Israel until we start electing brown leaders. Guess whose coming to dinner. Mr. Tibbs. LOL. Interesting times.
Hey - if we are going to allow millions of illegals across our southern border unabated, why not invite tens of thousands of prospective Muslim terrorists in as well - heck, roll out the red carpet.
GW is burning up the last of my respect and support...
That means it could be 500. More doom and gloom.
Oh yes. Next, teachers will be brought in to teach our kids how to speak their language. It happened here in Maine when the Gov brought in over 1,200 Somali's to Lewiston, Maine! Pretty nasty deal if you ask me.
Why don't these people learn OUR language! They ARE in OUR Country after all! I am just shaking my head here.
And people wonder why so many of us hate politicians. They have the power to absolutely ruin our lives.
And they're doing a bang-up job at it.
I believe Bush and the rest of DC just use the Saudi money to enable their true goal.
That is the destruction of the USA in order to bring about the new world order.
10,000 less American students attending college.
my how we like to give away possibilities for our own citizens.
Will you stop this thinking and making sense! You're ruining a prefectly fine bash the Saudis thread for everyone.
Then we need to start teaching them in preschool not college. They will never join the modern world unless by force.
Ann Coulter had it right from the beginning. Conquer them and convert them to Christianity.
It's no secret that he sees the problems as they are, but instead of making the obvious fixes to solve the problem, he applies grandiose political half measures, which have their roots in liberal thought, in order to change the outcome of the situation.
This is the reason why things are going so lousy in Iraq. Instead of dealing with the insurgent problem, he chose to ignore it, thinking the Iraqis would eventually drive them out, because they would prefer us to them, when in fact we should have been bombing Tehran and Damascus every time we saw the insurgents coming over the border.
Most Americans can see this, and therefore dislike and distrust him when it comes to leading this nation in war.
But with that said, I still prefer him over anything else the Democrats have been trotting out as leaders.
I got no problem with this.
Islam in it's original form is a bad joke to play on the modern wold.
Islam in it's original form is a bad joke to play on the modern wold.
"Stupid, greedy, corrupt politicians will be the death of America, and a whole lot of Americans!!"
I have a feeling that the request/demand for our surrender will come in the form of a letter to the sitting president at the time. Compliance will be granted immediately in order to avoid death and destruction to U.S. citizens.
Is Bush an idiot or a puppet, or both? I say he is a puppet to his masters, the Globalists (Socialists), CFR, Trilateral Commission, NWO etc.
Watch closely during the next presidential address and I swear you can actually see the strings.
Funny that we haven't seen any of the Bush-Bots chime in as of yet?