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Posted on 01/30/2018 1:22:59 PM PST by detective
Every few years I try to write a column staking out a reasonable middle ground on immigration. After all, most big, important issues are clashes in which both sides have a piece of the truth.
The case for restricting immigration seems superficially plausible. Over the last several decades weve conducted a potentially reckless experiment. The number of foreign-born Americans is at record highs, straining national cohesion, raising distrust. Maybe America should take a pause, as we did in the 1920s. After all, that pause seemed to produce the cohesive America of the 1940s that won the war and rose to pre-eminence.
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...
From the article:
"(American citizens) are stuck in a mono-cultural system that undermines their own values: industry, faithfulness and self-discipline. Of course they react with defensive animosity to the immigrants who out-hustle and out-build them. Youd react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself."
Bill Kristol, YouTube 1 minute:
“Immigrants should replace the white working class”
Don’t believe he said it, eh..?
I have no problem with an immigrant taking over David Brook’s job. Who knows, he might even write better English, but that wouldn’t be hard.
"You're out there in Pissville, humpin' ya sistahs, goin' to ya tractah-pulls, whoopin' it up with Jesus and Muddah Mary and all dat --we go places, we got connections, we got hustle and we OWN, understand..? We'ah SMAHT..!"
I'll give you a hint...check your Oxford Unabridged for the word "homogeneous".
“... The case for restricting immigration seems superficially plausible...”
Don’t you just love the pseudo intellectualism oozing from a mere journalist. Someone who has never, and never will, create anything of value. Tangible or intangible.
He is working in one of the professions which do not require knowledge or talent. Making things up will do.
Such as that sentence at the top. Very impressive.
Brooks is the POS you can’t scrap off.
Just keeps stinking everything up.
He’s been a POSER his whole life. Always “Becoming” something,with no there there. A climber and clinger, green with envy for all those who can.
Talk about “White Privelege”, this is a middle class kid who just coasted his whole life, with most of everything handed to him.
Brooks was the kind of kid who got beat up, by one of the nicest kids in school, because he was just THAT MUCH of a pain in the ass.
Sounds like a Yankee!
“Sounds like a Yankee!”
At least the ones who vote democrat.
As a corollary, Dave can explain why murder, rape, sexual assault and other crimes have increased in formerly homogenous nations such as Sweden.
Why doesn't David Brooks take a look at those parts of America where immigrants from Mexico and their children make up most of the population for comparison - i.e. the border regions of the US southwest. The last I checked, those regions aren't exactly models of economic dynamism, social stability, or intellectual achievement. It's a likely bet that your typical town in rural New England probably has at least 2x the average income of Nogales AZ or Laredo TX.
There's a reason why talking heads, politicians, and the upper management of corporations support unrestricted immigration. Their jobs are never up for grabs, just as it isn't their communities that are degraded by masses of Third World immigrants. For them, mass immigration just means having a Guatemalan to mow their lawn or do their laundry.
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