Skip to comments.It's Time for Ingrates to Go
Posted on 02/06/2019 3:57:25 AM PST by Kaslin
Crying "hate" is a lazy way to debate. But in the Beltway, where honest discussion and vigorous deliberation are desperately needed, the rhetorical sloth is so thick you need a Big Foot circular saw to cut it.
Take Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, who thrust a Liberian immigrant, Linda Clark, into the limelight as her State of the Union special guest and poster child. "She has lived here over 18 years," Rep. Omar lamented, "and there's no reason she should be taken from her family." Ahead of the annual address to Congress on Tuesday, Rep. Omar blasted President Donald Trump for "threatening to deport" Clark and "thousands of Liberians for no reason other than hate."
Clark in turn echoed her radical host's heated rhetoric, calling White House efforts to reform the Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure programs "hateful" and castigating Trump "for deliberately targeting people like me."
Sigh. This is why the White House cannot deal in good faith with the unreasonable party of "abolish ICE!" "no walls!" "amnesty for all!" and "deportation equals hate!" The Democrats have weaponized America's grace against itself.
There is a very simple reason that Omar's SOTU guest and hundreds of thousands like her from 10 different countries have been threatened with deportation. They were allowed to enter, stay and work here because of the extraordinary generosity of the United States of America. And now, after decades of our government's largesse, their time is finally up.
The Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure programs were established as part of the Immigration Act of 1990, signed by President George H.W. Bush. (News flash: Bush was a Republican, but the Resistance smear merchants never let such facts get in the way of their hate hyperbole.) The idea was to create an orderly way to deal compassionately with foreigners who could not return to their home countries due to natural disasters, hurricanes, environmental catastrophes, civil war, epidemics and other "extraordinary and temporary conditions."
An estimated 250,000 illegal immigrants from El Salvador first won TPS golden tickets after an earthquake struck the country in January 2001. In addition, 60,000 illegal immigrant Haitians received TPS after earthquakes in their homeland in 2010. An estimated 90,000 illegal immigrant Hondurans and Nicaraguans have been here since 1998 -- when Hurricane Mitch hit their homeland. Several hundred Somalis remain in the country with TPS first granted in 1991, along with some 700 Sudanese who first secured TPS benefits in 1997.
TPS designees won three-year renewable passes to live and work here, travel freely and enjoy immunity from detention or deportation. Participants were originally required to provide proof that they arrived here on an eligible date, committed no more than two misdemeanors and no felonies and maintained a continuous presence in the country. But the programs are dangerously rife with unchecked document fraud, including unknown numbers of TPS winners who have used multiple aliases and faked their country of origin to qualify.
And without a fully functioning biometric entry-exit database in place to track temporary foreign visitors, there's no way to track all the TPS enrollees.
As I've reported repeatedly over the past quarter-century, these "temporary" amnesties have become endless, interminable residency plans for unlawful border crossers, visa overstayers and deportation evaders from around the world. They are not, and never were, entitled to be here. Entry into our country is a privilege, not a right. That's not "hateful." It's the stance that every modern, industrialized sovereign nation takes toward noncitizens.
Trump is the first commander in chief to challenge the temporary-in-name-only farce since the creation of the program. At least 3,700 Liberians like Clark have been here since 1991 on TPS because of civil wars that ended 16 years ago. President Bill Clinton first ordered Deferred Enforced Departure (discretionary deportation delays) for this group in 1999, arguing that the country was still unstable. Nineteen years later, after multiple extensions by Presidents Bush and Obama, Trump finally determined that it was safe for these guests to return to their homeland.
But instead of thanks and farewell, the beneficiaries of our country's humanitarian TPS and DED policies like Linda Clark and their Democratic enablers like Rep. Omar are clinging bitterly and hurling invectives at leaders who take our laws and borders seriously. The disgruntled "victims" have an army of ACLU lawyers helping them sue to avoid deportation and a phalanx of open borders journalists to drum up public sympathy for their plights. Next week, they'll be marching on Washington, pounding their drums and shaking their fists as they demand green cards and citizenship.
What other nation in the world has been so foolishly tolerant of so many foreign ingrates and agitators overstaying their welcome? If President Trump can't pull the plug on this interminable charade, no one can. Once again, my old adage will prove true: There is no such thing as a "temporary" amnesty.
Muslims hate non-muslims and will fight them in any way, to include being deceitful. They lie because islam tells them they can lie to non-believers.
Now we have muslims in Congress further undermining our country because leftists imported them by the millions to displace white people.
When has telling the truth been made into hate speech?
Every time a person observes the true fact of genetic differences by race.
“When has telling the truth been made into hate speech?”
They hate the truth.
‘There you go, spewing your hate again!’
Conversation ended, which is entirely the goal. Liberals don't want to have any conversations about these topics. They might actually have to defend their positions, and pretty much whenever they start to, they get lost - after all, the meme doesn't go that deep into positions, it just tells the liberals what their positions are going to be today.
Rationally, there should be exceptions to the deport them all rules. Yes, I hate that so many shoved themselves to the front of the line, and the vast majority can get on the dang bus or plane and go learn a new language and culture. Which means the rule should be ‘everyone gets on the bus or plane and goes back home, even if you've absolutely no memory of your home country.’
The exceptions should be handled separately - would you otherwise qualify for permanent residency? Such as you've married a citizen... Having anchor children? They can stay if you'd like, or you can take them with you. Owning homes and businesses - extremely common for those who've been here illegally for a long time - no, there's no exception for you.
Sure, it'd cause a collapse in the housing market (and thus solve the ‘housing crisis’ at the same exact time.) Plus a lot of government income will go flying out the window and we'd have even more demands for free utilities, free rent, etc from the dependant class. And schools likely won't like the 20% cut in funding (not to mention one in five teachers who no longer will have a job...)
But we'd get through it in a few years; just gotta teach the dependant class that the free ride also left and it's time to work - so sorry you don't like washing dishes or mowing lawns - work towards a better job.
For those who do want to work, it'll be a boon time - housing becomes affordable, employers will have to focus on how to attract and retain employees. Just the explosion in available construction jobs would be astounding for many communities.
But this future is denied with the fog of ‘hate.’
Deport them all.
“When has telling the truth been made into hate speech?”
It is a tactic, just like crying racism. The word can be thrown out during a discussion and the discussion must immediately shift to denial of the alleged “hate” or “racism”. That is why the Oxferd dictionary defines rasist as someone who is winning an arguement against a liberal.
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