Skip to comments.Bush Worried America Becoming 'Nativist' [and protectionist and isolationist]
Posted on 02/03/2011 5:22:00 AM PST by ejdrapesEdited on 02/03/2011 5:34:48 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
On January 24, Former President George W. Bush spoke at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where his presidential library will be located, and weighed in on immigration. "What's interesting about our country, if you study history, is that there are some 'isms' that occasionally pop up -- pop up.
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AND.... I don't see a problem!
Its Bush's Fault
Posted on 04/07/2006 6:47:52 AM EDT by nathanbedford
This time it really is Bush's fault and it's not funny anymore.
The Republican Party is peering into the abyss and it's Bush's fault. The party will be lucky to salvage control of one house out of the wreckage of November's election. The damage will not be contained in 2008  and a Democrat victory is virtually assured for the White House in 2010 . To the degree that one can see over the political horizon, the Republicans will be out of power for at least one generation and perhaps two as the decisive Hispanic vote swings against us.
The Anglo-Saxon tradition for respect, no for veneration, of the rule of law is being perverted on the streets of America into a cynicism which has the potential to undermine the last best hope of democracy in the world. As surely as Rome fell from internal rot, America faces the utter disintegration of its institutions. Corruption, the handmaiden of cynicism, will surely seep across the land with this inflow of illegal immigrants as our politicians, led by our president, cravenly abandon our sovereignty.
And all this is George Bush's fault.
In January 2001, George Bush took an oath which required him to faithfully enforce the laws. No fair observer can conclude that he has even halfheartedly attempted faithfully to enforce our immigration laws and to see that our borders are secure. After five years of malignant neglect the situation has grown out of control and we are confronted with the specter of the illegal aliens in their hundreds of thousands brazenly insulting the flag on the streets of America. It was utterly within Bush's power during his tenure in office to have prevented all of this simply by enforcing existing laws, but he would not. Vigorous action along the southern frontier would have radically diminished the inflow of illegal aliens. Vigorous enforcement against employers who knowingly hired illegal aliens would have changed the culture to the point where the reward for crossing the border would have been greatly diminished. Instead of a vicious circle of tens of millions of immigrants flooding every uncrowded nook and cranny in the land, a virtuous circle draining away illegal immigrants would have been created. But Bush would not.
We did not need, and we do not need now, new laws to choke off this noxious inflow. We need the political will to enforce existing law and save our democracy.
Bush has not the will.
Bush, like the rest of his elitist family are traitors to America and should be dealt with accordingly.
What is wrong with our leaders? Obama is destroying our country with blazing speed and our leaders turn a blind eye.
I can’t believe I actually voted for this progressive POS. Bush is just as worthless as Obama on protecting our borders.
*Groan* I said goodbye to America back in Nov. 2009, but I’ll say it again, goodbye America.
George, why do you pretend that rolling over and accepting 30 million ILLEGALS, is some sort of humanitarian solution?
1) We MUST seal the border!
2) The continued presence of the ILLEGALS, imposes SLAVE WAGES on those here LEGALLY!
3) It is “RACIST” to promote this illegal source of cheap labor, under the pretense of helping the poor.
4) See #3 above as motivation to buy the votes of legals and illegals.
WTF is “Nativist” anyway?
Can you imagine any other country being talked of as if the idea of putting its citizens and ideals first was a bad thing??
Is China “Nativist???”
As much as it pains me to say it, the current administration has protected the border better, not well, than GWB.
You get it. Our institutions are infested with people who consider themselves to be...”citizens of the world”.
Juan McLame is up to his old tricks. Reaching out to Obama. Thanks Arizona. We warned you.
A Nativist is an American Citizen who believes in the Constitution of the United States.
Someone — anyone — show me any other country on the planet that voluntarily allows unfettered access across their border.
Oh look. The dummy learned some new words.