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I urge you to get involved and demand our elected representatives actually represent us- We the People! The information contained in my article is being provided to educate as many of our fellow Americans as possible so that they can ask the right questions and make the appropriate demands on our political leaders and representatives. The article for which I am providing the link below should motivate everyone who reads it to call his/her senators and representatives to demand answers to know what congress is going to do to protect America and Americans.
On May 7, 2015 the David Horowitz Freedom Center’s FrontPage Magazine, published my most recent article:
Immigration lawlessness and the destruction of the American dream.
My article addresses the way that the administration’s lawless and immoral immigration policies coupled with the way that the “ egal” immigration system has been twisted that have resulted in the importation of huge numbers of foreign workers as well. These workers work across a broad spectrum of wages and skill levels. Certainly there are many minimum wage jobs now being occupied by foreign workers- however, this is not the only segment of the labor pool that is being flooded with cheap foreign labor. High-tech solid middle class jobs are now being taken by foreign workers who earn far more than minimum wages but far less than their jobs should command.
Not surprisingly, these foreign workers seek to send as much of their money back to their home countries- greatly increasing America’s national debt.
Wages are being suppressed and the the economy is, as a result faltering. Yet the “talking heads” on all of the mainstream “news” programs engage in conversations about how it is hard to fathom why the economic recovery is failing. I am in amazement that these supposed economists and economic advisors (whatever that means) appear perplexed by what should be obvious. Yet these so-called “authorities” never talk about those remittances which amount to well over $125 billion annually. They never talk about the displacement of American workers or how wages are declining. They lie about the lack of Americans who have the skills and education to do the many jobs that are just waiting for the qualified workers that are supposedly in short supply.
These “talking heads” never talk about how many tens of thousands of high-tech Americans have been fired from their jobs that they did extremely well for decades- and incredibly, are often required to train their foreign replacement- making it clear that their job was not eliminated- but that their job was.
Poverty rates in America are increasing and middle class families are finding themselves- more often than not, through no fault of their own, falling below the poverty line as more “American jobs” are being given to foreign workers in the United States.
The riots in Baltimore certainly caught the attention of the politicians and the journalists. Just about everyone who offered opinions included poverty in their analysis of what had happened in a city I have great affection for. My mom came to the United States as a 14 year old girl ahead of the Holocaust that claimed the lives of many of her family members including her mother (my grandmother) for whom I was named. She moved to Baltimore and lived their, on her own in a rooming house for a number of years before returning to New York City. Some of my mother’s family members who managed to come to the United States settled down in Baltimore and I accompanied my mom and dad to Baltimore. It was my favorite “road trip” and created memories I cherish to this very day.
It was heart-breaking to see the impact of abject poverty- but that level of poverty did not happen overnight. It happened over decades for many reasons. The point to consider is that the cycle of hopelessness and despair will not be solved by politicians making speeches and posing for a quick “photo-op” in the midst of urban squalor. It will only happen if they have the morality to put Americans first!
When politicians justify their duplicitous conduct by talking about the aliens who do the work “Americans won’t do” they should be reminded about the work they won’t do- fund effective immigration law enforcement to make certain that one of the primary underlying principles of our immigration laws is adhered to- prevent American workers from having to compete with desperate foreign workers who will willingly undercut American workers at all levels of our economy.
It is beyond outrageous that politicians have the chutzpah to speak out against lawlessness even as they conduct themselves as scoundrels and are openly contemptuous of laws that get in the way of their larcenous goals.
Their is a yiddish expression that “When a fish goes bad, it smells from the head!” There are far too many political leaders in this country who have succeeded in setting the lawless tone for our country and then have the unmitigated gaul to talk about the United States being a “nation of laws!”
When “Conservative” politicians speak about “American exceptionalism” and the need to import the “world’s best and brightest” workers- they need to be reminded that there is a term for the “World’s best and brightest”- AMERICANS!
The only thing “exceptional” about most foreign workers is that they will willingly work for exceptionally low wages under substandard conditions!
When the Democrats talk about “compassion” they need to be confronted and ask them where is their compassion for tens of millions struggling American families- especially in America’s Black and Latino communities.
When they talk about crime- they need to be confronted with the fact that heroin and cocaine are not produced inside the United States but are smuggled across our borders- and not just the U.S./Mexican border but across the northern and southern borders. Drugs are smuggled into the United States through every international airport and every seaport. Those drugs are involved in the great majority of crimes in the United States, especially violent crimes and supply transnational gangs and international terrorist organizations with their operating funds.
When I was assigned to the Unified Intelligence Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration in NYC (I was the first INS agent to draw that assignment) I decided to conduct a study about the defendants arrested by the DEA to determine who they were. I was amazed to find out that back in the late 1980s and during the 1990s the involvement by those arrested and identified as “foreign born” showed a clear nexus between immigration and narcotics trafficking. This should be no surprise- smugglers will smuggle any contraband- human or cargo, for the “right price.” My analysis of arrest statistics found that in NYC some 60% of those arrested for drug-related crimes by the DEA and the DEA Task Force were “foreign born” while nationally roughly 30% were identified as “foreign born.” There is absolutely no reason to believe that this has not changed- and indeed the involvement of foreign drug dealers operating in the United States has likely increased as the administration has scaled back immigration enforcement efforts.
Ms Clinton and others have talked about the need to stop putting law violators in prison- I have a better idea- create an environment that is far less conducive to crime and get the drugs off the street by making certain that they are not smuggled into the United States. America is currently in the midst of a terrible heroin epidemic of historic proportions and its impact is being felt in towns and cities in every state of our nation!
When kids become addicted to narcotics, almost invariably their dreams are dashed and their ability to succeed is all but taken from them.
When those political analysts pontificate about the way that politicians need to appeal to the “Latino voters” they need to be reminded that are bigots and racists! They are engaging in an insidious form of profiling and spouting the libelous claim that American Latinos favor lawlessness. In fact, anyone who talks about “Black voters,” “Jewish voters” or “Latino voters” is guilty of profiling and need to be called out.
The talk about Latino voters wanting a massive amnesty program also creates the illusion that only Latinos are illegal aliens. In point of fact, there are millions of illegal aliens living in the United States who are anything but Latino and come from countries across our vast planet!
Additionally, legalizing huge numbers of illegal aliens will undermine national security and public safety. What intelligent American of any race, religion or ethnicity would want that to happen? Why would lawful immigrants want aliens who evaded the inspections process intended to keep criminals and terrorists out of the United States to move into their communities?
Politicians who pander to deep-pocketed contributors and/or to special interest groups that promise to deliver blocks of votes need to come to the stark realization that they are undermining national security and the wellbeing of the very constituents and indeed, all American citizens. The political calculus that they are doing to appease those to whom they have come to depend must take much more into account- the future of our nation and our citizens.
This is the message all Americans- irrespective of political orientation must deliver to every elected official who has any involvement with the immigration issue.
On February 5, 2015 FrontPage Magazine posted my article:
Why it’s no solution to the immigration crisis.
As the saying goes, you have to read between the lines to understand how this “game” is being played. Of course, this is hardly a game- America’s national security and the lives of Americans hang in the balance.
The motivation for importing huge numbers of foreign workers is to drive down wages and working conditions to maximize profit- at the expense of hard working Americans. This is not only the case where the physically demanding low skilled jobs are concerned but even where high tech jobs are concerned where the employees are highly educated and have post-graduate degrees.
On July 22, 2014 FrontPage Magazine posted my article:
The real reason high-tech titans are lining up behind the amnesty effort.
On November 15th I was honored to join three true leaders in the United States Congress in a panel discussion on immigration- Senator Jeff Sessions and Congressmen Louis Gohmert and John Fleming. A video of this panel discussion has been posted on the David Horowitz Freedom Center’s website under the title,
The perspectives of these true leaders are well worth listening to.
This is the link to that video:
FrontPage Magazine posted the video and a transcript of this panel discussion.
To provide you with a bit of additional material, during my remarks at the panel discussion, I referenced an Op-Ed I had written for the Washington Times in which I articulated my concerns about the previous attempt to enact Comprehensive Immigration Reform that the Washington Times published on June 22, 2007. Senator Jeff Sessions quoted from my commentary, on three separate dates, from the floor of the U.S. during the contentious floor debates. In my piece I recommended that Comprehensive Immigration Reform be given a more honest and descriptive title, I suggested that it be renamed the “Terrorist Assistance and Facilitation Act!”
I recommend you review Senator Session’s statement on June 27, 2007 from the floor of the U.S. Senate on the Immigration Bill in which the Senator made reference to my suggested new name to that disastrous legislation in my Washington Times Op-Ed. His impassioned pleas to his colleagues averted a catastrophe and that legislation was defeated. However, not unlike Freddy Krueger, Comprehensive Immigration Reform has been brought back to life through the unilateral actions of President Obama and his proposed executive actions. Furthermore, there are politicians from both parties willing to give this legislative betrayal of America and Americans CPR!
My Op-Ed was entitled:
Immigration bill a ‘No Go’
On December 19, 2014 Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) posted my commentary:
Today our nation and our citizens face a list of challenges and threats- nearly every one of which is being exacerbated by long-standing failures of our nation to secure our borders and enforce our immigration laws. To be clear, it is not “Anti-Immigrant” to want these two issues to be dealt with effectively. In point of fact, the same immigration laws that mandate the categories of aliens to be kept our of our country and the terms under which aliens should be removed from our country have absolutely nothing to do with race, religion or ethnicity, also provide for the lawful admission of roughly one million lawful immigrants and the naturalization of hundreds of thousands of new citizens each year.
It is therefore a contradiction in terms and thinking to claim that it is “Anti-Immigrant” to support the effective enforcement and administration of our immigration laws
Let us be clear in our thinking- it is “Pro-Immigrant” to be “Pro-Enforcement!”
When the issue of immigration comes up most people purely focus on the lack of integrity to the border that is supposed to separate the United States from America. Clearly that border lacks integrity and represents little more than a speed bump to smugglers who transport illegal aliens and contraband including record quantities of dangerous drugs such as heroin and cocaine into the United States.
However, there are many more components to the immigration system including systems by which aliens are granted visas to enter the United States and various immigration benefits such as conferring employment authorization to aliens in the United States and also include the adjudications process by which aliens are granted lawful immigrant status and even United States citizenship.
All of these systems of the immigration system lack integrity. Aliens who have gone on to commit crimes and even participate in terrorist attacks have often been dissevered to have successfully gamed the immigration benefits program in order to embed themselves in communities around the United States as they went about their deadly preparations.
On June 13, 2013 I was interviewed by Neil Cavuto at Fox News on the topic:
The interview ran about 4 minutes and is worth watching.
On April 4, 2014, CAPS (Californians for Population Stabilization) posted my commentary that asks the questions all Americans need to ask their political “representatives.” My commentary is aptly titled: “How? Why?”
In his historic speech before the 3rd Army on May 31, 1944, General George S. Patton said, on the strategy of holding a position:
“We’re not holding anything, we’ll let the Hun do that. We are advancing constantly, and we’re not interested in holding onto anything except the enemy.”
Pushing back against Comprehensive Immigration Reform is the same as holding position. The time has come for us to advance by demanding that our borders be made truly secure and our immigration laws be effectively administered and enforced.
Comprehensive Immigration Reform violates all of the findings and recommendations of the 9/11 Commission but no one is willing to even consider how the lack of real border security and the lack of real integrity to the various components of the immigration system imperil national security and public safety.
The findings and recommendations of the 9/11 Commission must be the starting point for any discussion about immigration legislation. That commission determined that a lack of border security, including the visa process. and fraud in the immigration benefits program, enabled terrorists to enter and embed themselves in the United States, as they went about their deadly preparations.
Immigration is not a single issue but a singular issue that impacts nearly every challenge and threat confronting the United States today! Simply stated, the immigration laws were enacted to save lives and protect the jobs of American workers. In point of fact, our borders and our immigration laws are America’s first line of defense and last line of defense against international terrorists and transnational criminals.
It is not “Anti-Immigrant” to be “Pro-American!”
Our armed forces are charged with securing America’s borders externally while the DHS is supposed to secure those same borders from within. The failures of the DHS to live up to its half of the equation are undermining the efforts, valor and incredible sacrifices of Americas men and women who serve in our military!
If our government’s failures to protect American jobs by securing our nation’s borders and effectively enforcing our immigration laws concerns you or especially if it angers you, I ask you to call your Senators and Congressional “Representative. This is not only your right- it is your obligation!
All I ask is that you make it clear to our politicians that we are not as dumb as they hope we are!
We live in a perilous world and in a perilous era. The survival of our nation and the lives of our citizens hang in the balance.
This is neither a Conservative issue, nor is it a Liberal issue- simply stated, this is most certainly an AMERICAN issue!
You are either part of the solution or you are a part of the problem!
Democracy is not a spectator sport!
Lead, follow or get out of the way!