Skip to comments.New York Newsday's Lane Filler: We should let immigrant kids in
Posted on 07/05/2014 10:53:17 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Each time I think about the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children streaming across the U.S. southern border, often without adult companions, three thoughts skitter across my mind: What would Sir Nicholas Winton think? What is the purpose of America? And what is the meaning of life?
Sir Nicholas Winton celebrated his 105th birthday in London recently, surrounded by about 100 guests. Most were offspring of the 669 children he saved from the Nazis in 1938 and 1939.
Last week, many people in Bethpage and throughout Long Island erupted in outrage the federal government might consider an old Grumman facility to house some of the children. The option surfaced as part of a preliminary national list of empty buildings
About 6,000 descendants of those 669 people, living all over the world today, owe Winton their lives. He chose to do this, others did not. People lived because of his actions, but 10,000 times as many died because nations wouldn't accept Jews and individuals wouldn't help.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection expects to nab 90,000 kids at the border this year, up from 25,000 last year. They are coming because their home countries, mostly Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, are hellish pits of gang warfare and other violence. It is so bad, the children are sent by loving parents to walk hundreds or thousands of miles to the United States, hoping they'll be allowed to stay, to live with relatives or friends.
Let them in, and if their numbers double and increase tenfold, continue to let them in. They'll make us a stronger, more vital nation, as immigrants have. They'll love and protect this nation with a ferocity many Americans can't match, and be part of a brilliant future.
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Nazi reference, the author loses.
How many can she hold in her palatial mansion?
“the children are sent by loving parents to walk hundreds or thousands of miles “
No response needed. They dig their own holes.
Let’s let the kids stay. And to balance them, we can deport and cancel the applications of an equal number of legit immigrants trying to come in the right way. And 100% of the muslim applicants.
To whom are they referring?
And from what Nazi regime are these kids running, without their parents.
Honestly, Newsday is liberal, ok, but do people have to act so utterly devoid of a logical thought?
Move to Latin America and take them with you
Maybe this delusional sh**head can let them move into his house. He can pay for it all too.
“They’ll make us a stronger, more vital nation, as immigrants have. They’ll love and protect this nation with a ferocity many Americans can’t match, and be part of a brilliant future.”
The good people of Bethpage and beyond, who gave to the Grumman corp, who massively contributed to the space program and to our national defense think differently.
They are not part of the class of adults who think like silly, neglected hopeful fifteen year old girls, looking for any excuse to sell their no future user boyfriend.
Yep, for any Nubians or Lurkers,
Godwins Law is an internet adage that is derived from one of the earliest bits of Usenet wisdoms, which goes if you mention Adolf Hitler or Nazis within a discussion thread, youve automatically ended whatever discussion you were taking part in.
Another billabong poisoned by a stupid lefty. Just walk away, Renee.
How will that work out for ya,Lane? Still on board?
Wait I have an answer. Stephen King is a liberal and he came up with the perfect solution in “The Long Walk”. Winner get citizenship.
How about the NY Times building hosting a thousand or so? And all the mansions of the Hollywood celebrities, Al Gore, Harry Reid, Zuckerberg? Let’s see them take in a bunch and take care of them.
What a crock.
read the comments- they are outstanding...
ONE INTERESTING COMMENT:
Here’s the reality... If illegal immigrants were being given amnesty, and were more likely to vote Tea Party Republican, you’d see this president build six fences 4 ft. apart and 25 ft. tall with razor wire and fill a moat filled with hungry crocodiles from San Diego to Corpus Christi. Who’s kiddin’ who Senor Presidente?
You can have an open-door immigration policy, or you can have a welfare state. If people can not or will not work, the wolves will eat them. You can't have an open-door immigration policy and a welfare state. The rest of the world will move here and go on welfare. Lane's idea is well beyond stupid.
'Facts be damned, I sure sound good saying this'.
New York City would certainly pay it's fair share then (and probably change its "perspective").
“They’ll love and protect this nation with a ferocity many Americans can’t match, and be part of a brilliant future.”
This won’t fly; too many Americans have already encountered the dregs of the Third World that get in here, and see right through this blatant lie.
“Sir Nicholas Winton celebrated his 105th birthday in London recently, surrounded by about 100 guests. Most were offspring of the 669 children he saved from the Nazis in 1938 and 1939.”
Utterly stupid comparison. Lane Filler can go play in traffic.
Yeah, I don’t think too many normal (non-progressive) Americans are in the mood for the ‘they’re better than you are’ line anymore.
“hellish pits of gang warfare and other violence”
And that is exactly what they bring to the US. Send them all back immediately and bill their countries of origin for every dime we have had to spend on their children.
One take on it, to deal with the lighter side, is that which was stated by Rush Limbaugh. Mr. Limbaugh quoted sweet Nancy Pelosi, a highly placed person. Mrs. Pelosi, on seeing some of the young children said " I could take some of them home". This being a sort of warm and caring statement often made elsewhere.
Mr Limbaugh then said:
"Then why doesn't she? " and he repeated this. Not that easy for Mrs. Pelosi, I would think.
Again, Senorita Lane Filler should take in five, just five of these children, feed them, educate them, clothe them and do her part.
I’m so sick of these people preaching from anonymity. Step out, Senorita Filler, show us you practice what you preach. Or is it just our money you want to use for this?
“the children are sent by loving parents to walk hundreds or thousands of miles ”
But let a loving parent leave the family dog in a hot car for 5 minutes in this country and the press would pillory them.
Do you have to sign in to see comments? I can’t get to them
“Again, Senorita Lane Filler should take in five, just five of these children, feed them, educate them, clothe them ...” She should have to treat personally their communicable disease, too. But it isn’t actually about these children, it is about a Cloward-Piven invasion orchestrated by the current regime, aimed at overwhelming the Southern States healthcare systems and welfare roles. For that treasonous behavior the current pResident should be impeached, removed and sent to the execution block. he is a treacherous, lying degenerate bath house bastard boy with ‘no controlling legal authorit’ willing to weed the vermin out because the ones tasked are just as corrupt as he is. ... Yes, NSA, send this message to the despicable Harry Reid, temple recommend Mormon extraordinaire.
I am here because of the Kindertransport.
My father was one of those lucky children sent on those trains at age 7 to England to save him and his brother from Hitler's gas chambers. My grandfather had to gather documents and sponsorships from people outside the country to get his kids on one of the last trains out of Germany. There was apparently someone - distant relative or business colleague, we aren't sure - in Switzerland who was able to help.
In the end, the scramble for money and papers worked and he secured two spots on that train, took his little boys, 12 and 7, and waved goodbye to them, knowing he might never see them again, but he saved their lives. He went to join my grandmother who was with her parents. It happened to be my great grandfather's birthday. My grandfather told him what he had done, and his father-in-law told him it was the best birthday present ever. Sending his only grandchildren out of the country forever on a train alone. Both he and his wife died the next year in a concentration camp.
Does this sound like what is going on here with these Central Americans? Are they near orphans? Were their well off parents robbed of everything including their nationalities, and rounded up and murdered?
England OPENED UP ITS COUNTRY to take in the Jewish refugee children, who would have been exterminated (actual word) if they had stayed home. My father was raised by his beautiful British foster parents.
How dare this butthole make this comparison? How dare he.
Apparently, it’s a requirement for employment at Newsday. But seriously, I believe that all of these invaders should be housed, fed, and cared for medically personally by the people who want them here - in their own houses or in tents on their own property, and be held criminally responsible for every law the invaders break.
Housed and raised. Adopted and seen to their ‘enthusiastic contribution to this country’ and though their lives. Like family
No reason not to
1. Mexican and Central American kids today have to worry about some pretty messed-up living conditions. Jewish kids in Czechoslovakia in the late Thirties had to worry about getting exterminated. No exceptions. No mercy. One of these things, as horrible as they both are, is simply not like the other.
2. If you’re going to sign on so blithely to supporting the Childrens’ Crusade of 2014, you should offer your own residence and work space to shelter the little dears.
It is amazing that the leftists who think the economy is like a pie would want millions and millions of foreigners to share their pie. I guess sanity and logic isn’t a leftist strong-suit
Oh, and everybody? Lane’s a guy. A kind of eunuchy looking guy, but a guy.
“Yeah, I dont think too many normal (non-progressive) Americans are in the mood for the theyre better than you are line anymore.”
Exactly; while they used to be fuel for an unmatched economic engine in the past, most Americans know that these current immigrants are just a drain on taxpayers.
Was just reading that now they’re up to 300,000 illegals that are being sent throughout the US at taxpayers expense with special visa’s...I have nothing against those wanting in immigrate legally but it just made me wonder why I spent thousands of dollars and over a year waiting on paperwork and working so hard to get my wife and son over here legally....it’s kind of a punch in the stomach to all of us who work so hard to do it the legal way....but I’m sure if I say that I’ll be deemed racist...of course...
But not in her nieghborhood!