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The Barbarians Are Here, But There’s No Gate
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The United States is in the throes of another “border crisis,” a tiresome phrase which always refers to its southern border, because as annoyingly spiteful as Canadians can be, they don’t bring with them nearly the panoply of problems that Central Americans do. As far as I can tell, Canadians don’t bring anything with them; they just stay in Canada.
Estimates vary wildly, but some say that nearly a million poor, tired, huddled, fentanyl-smuggling, tuberculosis-hacking migrants are amassing near the imaginary line drawn in the sand between Mexico and the United States, innocently seeking “a better life” by crossing over and making life worse for everyone who already lives here.
It’s not as if they haven’t already been pouring into California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas in record numbers over the past few years, but the imminent reason a brown tidal wave is cresting south of the United States is that as of midnight on May 11, Donald Trump’s invocation of Title 42, AKA the Public Health Act, will expire. In March of 2020, Trump responded to the COVID-19 panic by resurrecting a policy that was first enacted in 1944 to prevent foreign intruders from spreading diseases into the US.
Unlike traditional immigration policy — which basically consists of giving “economic migrants” and “asylum seekers” foot rubs, head pats, and all manner of economic perks that native-born taxpaying Americans are routinely denied — Title 42 allowed border officials to immediately kick back northbound interlopers based on the idea that they constitute a public health threat. Of course, they are a public health threat and always have been in every possible way, whether medical, cultural, intellectual, or financial, but our betters in high places are constantly reminding us that “white supremacy” is our so-called nation’s most pressing concern.
All of the wonderful aspiring particle physicists streaming upward from enviably functional places such as Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and even further-flung climes such as Venezuela and Haiti got the memo that when Title 42 is lifted, it will be much easier to cross into the United States unmolested. Border officials have estimated that whereas the current number of daily “migrant encounters” is somewhere around 7,000, this will likely double the moment the migrants don’t have to fear being immediately shat back home due to COVID.
Border towns such as El Paso — where in 2019, a gunman killed 23 people after he became all hopped-up on the “Great Replacement” theory, which we all know is a debunked white-supremacist myth, despite the fact that it’s actually happening and those who insist it’s a myth openly gloat about the fact that it’s happening — are starting to resemble open-air homeless shelters stinking of disease, desperation, poverty, and rank, oniony body odor. El Paso now looks like the Calcutta of the early 1960s — or, more aptly, current conditions in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Kensington, where a beautiful rainbow of whites, blacks, and browns gather together as one to fall dead of fentanyl that was almost certainly smuggled in from Mexico. According to one estimate, Operation Lone Star, a policy enacted in 2021 by the State of Texas due to the obvious fact that the federal government wants as many illegal immigrants to clog America’s streets as they can get away with before the natives get dangerously restless, has led to the seizure of 400 million lethal doses of fentanyl — more than enough to kill every living American, and then some.
These peaceful, humble, and generally diminutive migrants who seek to take advantage of American policies to the disadvantage of average Americans know that despite the fact that we supposedly have a federal government and fought an entire Civil War to give the feds primacy over the states, the majority of American states provide sanctuary in at least some places to illegal aliens. Such states, counties, and cities openly flout federal law, thumbing their noses and sticking out their tongues to say “nyah-nyah-nyah” to a totalitarian racist federal super-state that refuses to acknowledge the fact that no human being is illegal, no matter how many crimes that human being may commit.
But it seems as if the states and the feds are only pretending to be at odds with one another, because one can’t even finish eating a taco without federal officials reminding us that we are in the midst of an unprecedented humanitarian crisis — a weird, startling, and inscrutable global migration trend caused by things such as climate change, economic need, unfettered violence in countries of origin, and teeming, antlike colonies of humans screaming out in the wild to be rescued from danger no matter how much danger they import to our cities, suburbs, and rural areas.
Uncle Sam is clearly playing favorites with his adoptees at the expense of his own children.
They really should have built that wall. Then again, it’s childishly naïve to think that the government ever does anything we ask them to do or sees us as anything beyond slaves and suckers.
The last time I voted, it was in 2016 for Donald Trump. You may remember him: He was the guy who famously promised that he was going to “build the wall and make Mexico pay for it.”
How’d that work out, anyway?
Although the US Southern border is about 1,954 miles long, by the end of Trump’s presidency his administration had only built around 455 miles of barriers. Of that, over 400 miles did nothing more than replace fencing and vehicle barriers that had previously existed. Only about 49 or so miles consisted of new barriers. Those 49 impotent miles of “impenetrable” new barriers consisted of vertical steel bollards that had already been breached countless times by the time Trump left office. The drug-and-human-smuggling cartels, which from all appearances seem to be much more intelligent and efficient than the US government, were easily able to saw through the steel barricades using garden-variety power tools one could find at any Home Depot. You may be familiar with Home Depot. They’re easy to spot. Just look for the throngs of short, brown men standing outside and offering to do construction work if you pay them under the table.
And Mexico didn’t pay a penny for that so-called “wall.” US taxpayers did, to the tune of somewhere around 11 to 15 billion dollars. Sure, that’s only a pittance compared to the $75 billion they’ve already been forced to shell out to help the war in Ukraine, but one would have to be some kind of unreconstructed racist asshole to think that the situation here is more important than the situation over there.
And despite that big, beautiful, imaginary wall, and regardless of the harsh, draconian, flat-out bigoted Title 42, somehow those pesky and plucky migrants have found their way into America in larger numbers than ever before.
On Monday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that since the feds don’t seem emotionally invested in stanching the flow of asylum seekers and aspiring welfare recipients into America, he is deploying a “tactical border force” to turn away the teeming masses. He made his defiant declaration while sitting in his wheelchair.
Despite last-minute rumors that the Biden administration is going to extend Title 42, or at least enact new measures that will keep out the constant flow of new cancer cells posing as human beings into the US, I doubt that anyone who’s sane or honest believes a word of it.
Instead, we are commanded to care for these intruders in a way that we are forbidden to care for ourselves. America is indeed an asylum, and the inmates are running it.
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What’s very telling is seeing Democrat mayors poopooing red state governors for shipping over migrants eventually shipping the migrants themselves. Hordes of brown migrants for thee but not for me. It would be toeing the line but I think the only tenable solution for this dilemma of the federal government crying, “immigration is a federal matter!” as they subvert and are derelict in their duty is for a state like Florida to create it’s own foreign affairs office. The migrants could then be sent back to say Mexico after doing some sort of backroom deal, a ton of Florida oranges for every migrant 100 migrants shipped back. Another strategy would to use the language of the left against them by say sending migrants to Peurto Rico and saying I support Puerto Rican independence and its right to be a Hispanic ethnostate and Joe Biden and the federal government are white supremacist colonizers for not granting independence.
For numerology buffs, a curious coincidence here:
Writes Jim Goad:
“…the US Southern border is about 1,954 miles long…”
Writes wiki about Operation Wetback:
“The program was implemented in June 1954…”
And Ike didn’t need no wall in 1954. Hell, little Hungary needs no law now. Just razor wire and the absolute knowledge on the part of the “refugee” that he’ll get an ass full of buckshot if he even tries to shimmy his way into Hungary. Some countries have all the luck.
Some countries have all the luck.
I doubt it has anything to do with luck… (says a wise woman from multicultural Germany)
yes, it does. In the person of Viktor Orban, who may be a dividing figure but has a razor-sharp mind and enough razor wire to put up at the border.
The lead photo here looks realistic, unlike some others I’ve seen of caravans. They show, from the air, or from a high faraway vantage point, dense columns packed into a narrow roadway, with nothing but short walls or short guardrails or nothing at all separating the roadway from the surrounding pristine countryside. Yet not one person leaves the column of hundreds, thousands, to sit down and take a break in the copses or fields nearby, travel through the fields as flankers, etc. I noticed this several years ago during a scare during the Trump presidency, and noticed it yesterday too. Those are fake photos, then, but I can’t figure out why they’re showing them to us when they can show real ones that are just as menacing, like the one here.
This is another great article by Jim Goad, although unlike most others it didn’t make me laugh. Too bad reality is so depressing…
The first time Trump tried to do something about immigration was six days after taking office, an executive order banning nationals from seven high-risk Moslem countries. The following day, the ACLU rushed its troops to Seattle to secure the release of two Syrians who had been stopped by the ban. The day after that, a judge in New York issued an injunction against the order; four other courts quickly piled on. It wasn’t until halfway through Trump’s term that the Supreme Court finally upheld his executive order. By then, the House had gone Democrat, and the border wall wasn’t exactly their highest priority, not that the Republican House had been any better. When Trump tried to reallocate military money to the wall project, the lower courts again intervened, and again were finally overruled by the Supreme Court, well into his last year.
I don’t know where to find unbiased statistics to compare the rates of illegal immigration under Bush, Obama, Trump, and Biden. But it seems certain that when Trump’s executive order invoking Title 42 expires, the numbers are going to go way up.
10,000+ migrants crossings for three straight days. Millions upon millions each year. What are they coming to? The land of killings committed by all races, hardcore pornography, vaccine damage, trans kids, celebrated abortion, drug overdoses, declining life expectancy, failing empire, decadent civilization? I’m talking book of revelations type stuff here. Gangbangers can claim to worship Satan or whatever and are all hardcore, but to paraphrase the Rev. Samuel Parris writing in 1692 ‘if ever there were witches, men and women in covenant with the devil, here are multitudes in America.’ Even the they/them Baphomet zirself would feel embarrassed. I almost feel bad for said gangbangers. The worst of the worst tend to make their way to supermax prisons which makes their life a nightmare.
Get a few right-wing politicians like Bukele in Latin America, and then we can do business with them and they will solve the migrant crisis. That’s what we really need. Even AMLO is fiercely nationalistic and is securing his southern border. If ever there was a good liberal, it might be him.
“Our betters in high places are constantly reminding us that ‘white supremacy’ is our so-called nation’s most pressing concern”.
So, I am thinking of how I ought to stand out as one of these ‘white supremacists’ — is my skin color enough? — and I think of polishing my rhinestone tiara, which nearly every white lady has from being a bridesmaid at sometime in her lifetime, but I think it would probably be too embarrassing while shopping at the local strip mall. So I’ve decided on a pearl necklace to go with my jeans and T-shirt that I regularly wear as a bonafide White Supremacist American Citizen.
Guys can wear a thin gold chain with their jeans and T-shirt that is not too big, or you’re stuck in the sub-Saharan category.
As for the border problem, I think a large, mounted patrol carrying rifles to shoot over their heads — please, please, do not wound or kill anyone — would stop the nonsense within two or three days. Nothing says “Stop” like a gun, and a large skittish horse.
Its great seeing Charlie Kirk declare that immigration is not just about votes but replacing White people. While one of his recent tweets only hammered away at illegal immigration, he is well on track to opposing all immigration outright if we and current events continue to pressure him.
I’d like to see Ann Coulter write a second edition of Adios America with updated statistics for how damaging immigration is. I’m sure they’re even worse now than when the book was first published in 2015.
As much as Fuente’ behavior and leadership style, we shall say, is of questionable gayness, he really did contribute a net positive by tormenting poor Kirk back in the day. Reminding the center-right guys we will hold them accountable when they repeat the lefts beliefs is how we move the overton window in the right direction, no pun intended.
Look at what a bold, brave, and masculine fighter Fuentes turned out to be.
Was the little Mexican virgin on his way to a fly fishing outing? I don’t understand the boots.
From what I can tell, he’s emulating his hero, Kanye West, savior of the white race.
Wow, surprised this didn’t leak sooner. So much for “Mr. Optics.”
Similar chaos and administrative paralysis will be coming to the UK as soon as Sir Kier Starmer’s Labour Party are elected. Our French cousins are if anything even further down the road into unknown, but doubtless disagreeable (and borderless) territory. Shall we open a book on which nation will collapse into civil disorder the first: France, Britain or the US?
NYC has just told its retirees that they have to go into Medicare ppo health plans now because the city can no longer afford to pay for their regular medical coverage. Everyone, no one was grandfathered in. But the city has the money to pay for hotel rooms, food, clothing and education for illegals. The states and cities will be bankrupted before this is over. We’re going to be a more dysfunctional Brazil within 10 years.
Report from the SoCal Suburbs, on the ‘morning-after’ the flood of ‘migrant’s — as they’re sweetly called by the ‘wide open borders’ sorts who are facilitating their take-over of our country: our pristine 75% Chinese American neighborhood is still standing, with no ‘refugee tent cities’ being occupied in our sight as yet.
My roommates and I graciously occupy a mini-mansion among the Chinese and other Asian sorts, and I am sure we are labeled ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ of the neighborhood behind our backs. Things could be worse — but no Cholos yet.
Give it time.
Jim is what they’re doing in El Salvador like their version of a final solution for the cartel and gang infestations? Seems to be working. They claim no murders for a year? I wonder what the secret plans call for in the 7th and 8th step? Human liquidation? Imagine?? Just might work!
The same people who insist they can control the world’s weather for the next 50 years play “what can you do?” and shrug their shoulders when it comes to border security.
Communist countries were unable to feed their citizens in the 20th Century, but one thing they did really well was control their borders. There’s still a section of the Berlin Wall left standing as an open air museum for those curious to see how advanced they could get.
Their ideological descendants now pretend that they just don’t know how to keep millions of unarmed peones from crossing open desert, even though Biden’s cabinet was mooting the installation of check points at state lines during the “pandemic” crisis.
Biden is just a straight up traitor to this country, even if he isn’t lucid enough to know the meaning of the word.
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