Skip to comments.Amid swine flu outbreak, racism goes viral- Anti-immigrant hatred spreads on talk radio, web..
Posted on 05/01/2009 11:12:41 AM PDT by pissant
No contact anywhere with an illegal alien! conservative talk show host Michael Savage advised his U.S. listeners this week on how to avoid the swine flu. And that starts in the restaurants" where he said, you dont know if they wipe their behinds with their hands!
And Thursday, Boston talk radio host Jay Severin was suspended after calling Mexican immigrants "criminalians" during a discussion of swine flu and saying that emergency rooms had become "essentially condos for Mexicans."
Thats tepid compared to some of the xenophobic reactions spreading like an emerging virus across the Internet. This disgusting blight is because MEXICANS ARE PIGS! an anonymous poster ranted on the prison planet forum, part of radio host and columnist Alex Jones Web site.
There is even talk of conspiracy. Savage speculated that terrorists are using Mexican immigrants as walking germ warfare weapons. It would be easy, he said, to bring an altered virus into Mexico, put it in the general population, and have them march across the border.
As about 130 cases of H1N1 virus, known as swine flu, have been confirmed across the United States, from San Diego to New York City, the growing public health concern has also exposed fear and hate.
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Yep. So much for the 1st Ammendment. The leftists have made political correctness above all else.
Down with Miss Piggy and her infected minions.
Can't stand that guy.
Savage may be right,
We’re just trying to draw peoples’ focus AWAY from all the CIA hatred being spewed on the alphabet networks, CNN and PMSNBC.
what’s funny is Michael Weiner aka Savage is a scientist and he knows full frickin well how viruses/diseases spread. This has nothing to do with immigrants or illegal aliens. In fact, my understanding is they don’t exactly how this came to be as pigs are not infected. Again, the scientifically challenged media is telling lies.
Except he’s right. Illegal aliens have brought in all kinds of diseases here. Including Swine flu. You like illegal aliens here?
Last year the thought of Obama becoming president was so rediculous as to have some Pundits stating that it would happen “When Pigs Fly”
100 days into his office “Swine Flu”
He didn’t lose his 1st Amendment rights. He can still say whatever he wishes, he just won’t necessarily have someone paying him to do so.
Besides, most of the cases here have been from people vacationing in Mexico. Seems silly to confuse the two, people who have brought it back and the illegals already here.
Do they not realize that illegals are burdening our emergency rooms, hospitals, and in the hospitality industry? The new strains of Tuberculosis, syphilis...where are they coming from MSNBC? No wonder why Savage and Severin are upping the ante - GOVERNMENT AND THE MEDIA IS NOT PAYING ATTENTIION OR DON'T CARE!
I LOVE my resident "immigrant!"
But there are so much better ways of saying it.
Really, these guys may be making a good point, but they're acting like jackasses.
They're making us all look bad.
Listen, it’s important to listen to these people when they pinpoint the politically incorrect errors of people’s ways.
I mean, Obama would never take his kids out of public school just because of the flu or for their safety.
Actually, I think “criminaliens” is far too kind.
“100 days into his office Swine Flu”
Groan. (That’s a compliment for a pun — good one!)
Savage and others have been talking about these problems for years and the media/gov't simply isn't listening. Can you understand his frustration? BTW, Savage has two fricking master degrees in medical botany and medial anthroplogy and a Doctorate's degree in nutritional medicine, so he knows what he's talking about. He's far more qualified to be HHS Secretary than that pro-abortion POS Sebelius.
And don't give me any crap about "stooping to their level". Everything is allowed the Left...nothing is allowed the Right.
And this is inaccurate because....?
Good grief...this is the best they can do? One guy out of 300 million people and this, all of a sudden, is a mind-set?? What fools and race baiters these hacks are...
Of course not. I also don't like some whiny, foaming-at-the-mouth SOB being portrayed as "What the political Right thinks". You can argue against illegal aliens without claiming that their all in restaurants wiping their butts with their bare hands.
The man is an embarrassment. About an hour into his three-hour whinefest I feel like hanging myself.
Savage has always preached borders/language/culture, so his take on the pandemic is not new.
Took a wrong turn in Chicago today, I was driving thru a residential neighborhood where almost every house had a Mexican flag flying in front. Didn’t stop to ask directions...
This shouldn’t surprise anyone. When Japan attacked us, we hated the Japanese. When we went to war with Germany, we hated the Germans and the list goes on. When people are hurting, one way or another, they’ll find someone to blame for the pain. It’s just nature and it’s been happening for centuries. It just so happens it’s Mexico’s turn over the barrel. History is great if we pay attention to it.
Entire Islamic nations teach their children that “Jews are pigs and apes”, and this enlightened race baiter goes nuts over one guy out of 300 million saying “mexicans are pigs”. What a true skewed agenda driven turd.
Holding breath on the report on Islamic attacks on Jews...
He is an egomaniac for sure. Sometimes he’z right on the money and sometimes he just rants.
I've heard him contradict himself several times. I also kinda despise how he treats callers to his program.
Savage will come off at first like.....go ahead caller, make your point (in a flippant manner).
Then when the caller begins to talk, he cuts’em off and goes on a rant.
Very few callers are able to complete their point.
All in all, he is entertaining, but rude as hell.
Either way, I don't think he’z as smart as HE thinks he is.
Mexico is a cess pool of crime etc. There are some good people there but the government and socialist type of government that is wedded to an inbred socialite power structure is going to make it our next hot bed of terrorism, imho.
Seriously, anyone with even a modicum of common sense and/or intelligence knows that having an open, porous border iwth a third world country will lead to the scattering of various diseases. Whether or not the swine flu is one of these is irrelevant to the fact that it has happened and will happen in the future. So, why not use this incident at this time to point out the way in which our government is intentionally leaving us vulnerable to these diseases simply for political gain? If not now, when? I mean there are a myriad of reasons that the open border is bad for the US and for Mexico. We should be utilizing this moment to point these out. So, kudos to those willing to speak up.
I don’t care for him either but on this one he is right. Give him some credit. And right or wrong, don’t you think he has the right to say what he thinks?
Absolutely true. Rather than defeat the leftist ideology and make conservatism look smarter, he portrays it as crazy and raving. We're not going to win hearts and minds that way.
Oh, I didn't say he has no right to the airtime his advertisers pay for. And yes, his core ideology ideology is correct. I just think he's a counterproductive, whiny, miserable nutcase.
As I see it, he lost them.
Is cheap Mexican labor worth a pandemic and thousands of American Lives? I guess the rich factory owners who live in Hawaii or France don’t care about the rest of us trapped in the USA. Now, I don’t blame the Mexicans—If I was one I would be the first to sneak into the USA. Most of them are hard working folks and when they stay here they are good loyal people. It seems that money is all people see—and the PC nonsense is just an excuse to keep the illegals working for peanuts and making big profits for the upper crust.
With the swine flu we must re-assess the border and lock it down even if we need bring back all the soldiers, airmen, marines and sailors from the Middle East to stand shoulder to shoulder from San Diego to Corpus Cristie Texas.
And Thursday, Boston talk radio host Jay Severin was suspended after calling Mexican ILLEGAL ALIEN immigrants "criminalians" during a discussion of swine flu and saying that emergency rooms had become "essentially condos for Mexicans."
There, fixed it. So, are they not "criminal aliens?" Of course they are.
So what's the matter with criminaliens?
They aren’t illegal immigrants. Ther are illegal alien invaders.
You guys are naïve if you dont think they wipe themselves with their hands. We had to place security cameras on the outside of bathrooms to deter them from wiping it on mirrors and walls.
The Left appear to be far more dispassionate and analytical than the Right.
Ever been forced to listen to NPR? The content is garbage, but the delivery says "reasonable".
The Right, on the other hand, makes good points, but their delivery is careless and emotional.
I've heard both sides. I agree more with Republicans and conservatives than I do Leftists. But the fact is, conservatives and Republicans too often let their emotions take control of their mouths.
That's not to say the Left aren't emotional. It's just that they know how to hide it.
I’m not going to click on the link, but the acronym looks an awful lot like a pillow-biter site. Why post anything from a site like that?
I noticed that they lumped 9/11 truther Jones in with the conservatives.
Same reason people post the leftist tripe from the NYTIMESCBSABCNBCCNNLATIMESBOSTONGLOBE
Premise; swine flu outbreak originated in Mexico.
Premise; Mexicans regularly transit the border with the United States, often surreptitiously.
Conclusion: illegal Mexican border-crossers might be spreading swine flu.
How is that “racist?”
We're not going to win hearts and minds by going down the Trent Lott road either.
Me too. A friend told me about him a couple years ago so I tuned in to listen. I could only take about two weeks of his rudeness and quit listening to him. I like some of what he says but even that, can’t stand how he says it.
Well, it is Boston.
Absolutely true. Handling leftist callers is something that Limbaugh still does better than any others, far and away. Hannity, Levin, and especially Savage talk all over callers, cut them off and mock them without debate. Granted, some deserve it, but the mushy middle in this country that decides elections are just put off by this behavior.