Yes He Can, on Immigration

Editorial Board, New York Times, April 6, 2014

If President Obama means what he says about wanting an immigration system that reflects American values, helps the economy and taps the yearnings of millions of Americans-in-waiting, he is going to have to do something about it—soon and on his own. It has been frustrating to watch his yes-we-can promises on immigration reform fade to protestations of impotence and the blaming of others. All Mr. Obama has been saying lately is: No, in fact, we can’t, because Republicans and the law won’t let me.

Mr. Obama is correct when he complains that long-term immigration repairs have been throttled in Congress. Neo-nativist Republicans fixated on mass deportation have blocked a worthy bipartisan bill. But Mr. Obama has compounded this failure by clinging to a coldblooded strategy of ramped-up enforcement on the same people he has promised to help through legislation that he has failed to achieve.

With nearly two million removals in the last five years, the Obama administration is deporting people at a faster pace than has taken place under any other president. This enormously costly effort was meant to win Republican support for broader reform. But all it has done is add to the burden of fear, family disruption and lack of opportunity faced by 11 million people who cannot get right with the law. Because of Mr. Obama’s enforcement blitz, more than 5,000 children have ended up in foster care.

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Those who would qualify for legalization under a Senate bill passed last summer—people who do not pose criminal threats, who have strong ties to this country and, in many cases, have children who are American citizens—should not be in danger of deportation. The one recent bright spot in Mr. Obama’s immigration record has been his decision, made on firm legal ground, to defer for two years the deportations of young people who would have qualified for legal status under the stalled Dream Act.

These immigrants, known as Dreamers, are a sympathetic group, and Mr. Obama’s move to protect them was timely and wise. But millions of other unauthorized immigrants are just as vulnerable and no less worthy. There is no good reason not to extend similar relief to the Dreamers’ parents, or to the parents of citizen children and others who pose no threat and should likewise be allowed to live and work here while efforts to pass reform continue.

Besides deferring some deportations, the administration should adopt an array of policy changes, no matter what Congress does. Mr. Johnson needs to get Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Border Patrol to make noncriminals and minor offenders the lowest deportation priorities. This has been tried before, through a series of “prosecutorial discretion” memos that have had little positive effect.

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The administration needs to find ways to turn off the deportation machinery when it gets abused. It should end programs like Secure Communities that enlist local police as immigration enforcers. When immigrants assert their civil and labor rights against abusive employers, it should protect them from deportation and retaliation.

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These and other reforms should not be confused with a comprehensive overhaul of immigration, which only Congress can achieve. But they are ways to push a failing system toward sanity and justice.

Mr. Obama may argue that he can’t be too aggressive in halting deportations because that will make the Republicans go crazy, and there’s always hope for a legislative solution. He has often seemed like a bystander to the immigration stalemate, watching the wheels spin, giving speeches and hoping for the best.

It’s hard to know when he will finally stir himself to do something big and consequential.

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  • sbuffalonative

    Obama has compounded this failure by clinging to a coldblooded strategy
    of ramped-up enforcement on the same people he has promised to help
    through legislation that he has failed to achieve.

    What ramped-up enforcement are they talking about?

    Deportation numbers have been proven to be a lie.

    • Jesse James

      It is almost comical to watch them build of the fabric of their deceit lie upon reinforcing lie. Imagine someone a hundred years from now researching the Obama Presidency actually buying into the deceit of “ramped up enforcement” and the “deporter in chief”. Some fool will probably write a master’s thesis on the subject.

      • Pro_Whitey

        I was just thinking that if I had a drinking game going where I had to down a shot for every lie, I’d be dead from alcohol poisoning.

      • Greg Thomas

        Yes, all the while we have some 23-30 million illegal invaders squatting on our soil. The lies are nothing more than treason in my opinion.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          QD mentioned that Newt Gingrich’s estimate in 2007 was 37 million foreign invaders.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Yeah, they’re mostly turn-arounds at the border.
      Jeh Johnson should be prosecuted for fraud.

      • Nancy Thomas

        No, actually Jeh Johnson had to admit that Obama had been lying about the deportation figures all along.
        But they only did it because latinos were angry and the dems are afraid the latinos won’t vote in November.

    • Paleoconn

      This article is concern trollery (and drollery for that matter) at its best. The deportation numbers are faked because they include border arrests in deportation stats. Fraudulent numbers.

      May the barrio reach the neighborhoods where the members of the Decrepit Old Lady’s editorial board live.

  • MekongDelta69

    As long as all the illegal aliens live in the houses of all those on the Editorial Board of the New York Slimes and are NEVER allowed out of their houses…

  • Does the NYT literally live in a different universe than the rest of us? Or do they do like a lot of people do, create an alternate reality bubble for themselves and say things in it and among people inside of it that sound smart to them but just plain crazy to everyone outside?

    • Jesse James

      The socialist progressives won the battle for the soul of America. They are only exercising the victor’s privilege of writing the narrative of our history to suit themselves.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      With this NYT piece and the Maureen Dowd rant, and so may other recent examples, I hear desperation in the voices of the Left. 2014 is going to be Republican landslide in the Senate—->then America retakes the White House.

      America is marching. The NYT weasels hear the marching.

      • Nathanwartooth

        Republican landslide in the Senate—->then America retakes the White House.

        Right after the 2014 elections, Republicans are going to pass amnesty and flood the country.

        They are only holding off for midterm elections.

        Remember the 2012 presidential debates? Would you like amnesty or more amnesty? Those are your choices.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          The message from the real America was loud and clear. The Repugs are holding off until the midterms to get all the votes they need to secure that Senate majority.

          Obama knows that, which is why the NYT poodles are running the provocative executive order piece that Jared has linked today. They know that once the Repugs take both branches the debate will pivot from amnesty to deportation. That’s why Dowd, NYT, etc. are all foaming at the mouth. If they can’t import the Demo-rats by November the momentum will shift away from their voter fraud scheme for good.

          Then a Repug Prez–> game over for the invaders.

          • I don’t think Obama is going to be so dumb as to do a big massive public executive order. First off, even if he did, it wouldn’t mean that things would be any different. But second, if he does, he only paints targets on the backs of the 2014 candidates in his own party.

            This op-ed is the NYT acknowledging and kissing up to its partial owner, Carlos Slim.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            They will be a series of small, but linked EOs with no headlines. For every destructive EO that gets a headline (like EO #13623 that got a bunch of men displaced in the American workplace last year) there are 10 more that go largely unnoticed. EOs can be useless, but also downright devastating. The one O’Bummer signed last year for “adults under 35”—meaning all of them, prevented deportation. A series of EOs could do harm, but not irreversible harm. We will see how much is bluff and how much is real in the next 6 months. As you allude, if some EOs make it to the surface, it will help the Repugs sweep the Senate. Then, as Jarrett the Jackal put it: It’s payback time. Of the many bills the Repugs should write, there should be a expatriation/exile bill with Jarrett’s name on it. I here Liberia is looking for a savvy, ex-American octaroons.

          • Jesse James

            Hey Andrew get on that Slim research. He was once the richest man in the world and is recently infamous for being a major profit taker from the Obamaphone scam through his majority interest in TracPhone, a company that supplies the phones for the Lifeline program. The super rich getting richer enabling some of the stupidest conversations in the history of mankind to be broadcast wirelessly over the North American continent, wow isn’t the North American Union amazing?

            By the way I gave you an up arrow for incredible optimism though I suspect you may be traveling through Colorado.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            Yeah, this Mexican jihadi is a real sleaze machine. Slim Shady.

            As far as my “optimism”, too much doom & gloom futility. Unit morale is low. Too much defeated sit & spin.

            The White Nation in America is an elephant restrained by a piece of rotten twine. This is very do-able. Stop your damn defeated sit&spin b!tchin’ and let’s get this done without bloodshed. It can be done.

            Yeah, this Colorado sh*t is awesome. …[;-D

    • Nancy Thomas

      They are of a group that hates us and will one day dance on our graves.

      • AndrewInterrupted

        Rob our graves and burn the contents.

  • DaveMed

    It disgusts me when I read this kind of trash from well-heeled people with jobs that will never be threatened by the illegals.

    What about American construction workers? What about American plumbers, electricians, and carpenters? What about American factory workers?

    I’m fortunate enough to be in a field that’s not likely to be overtaken by illegal immigrants anytime soon, but at least I try to put myself in others’ shoes.

    • Martel

      They are sociopaths. Incapable of feeling true empathy,but they are quite capable of feigning empathy for causes which deserve attention in the eyes of our political elite, whoever can find ways to provide the most fruits of the white men’s labour to minorities is given status and admiration.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      So is the way of the Limousine Liberal.
      “Can’t see it from my mansion”.

    • Medizin

      “in a field that’s not likely to be overtaken by illegal immigrants anytime soon,”

      Maybe, not by illegals, but it is by Indians.

      • DaveMed

        True. Our legal immigration system is broken as well.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      I think you’re wrong about medicine. We’ve had this conversation before. You would be wise to adjust your aim and shoot for Nurse Practitioner. There will be no MD shortage in ten years. They will be sitting behind a desk presiding over dozens of NPs.

      • DaveMed

        I’m not sure NP salary would be sufficient for the family I intend to raise.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          All those kids and you won’t be scamming the Refugee Act of 1980, or Section 8 Housing, or SNAP, or——-THE HUMANITY!

          • DaveMed

            I don’t intend on using those programs, but I wouldn’t hesitate for a second in advising White couples to have as many children as they could, regardless of the need for a little extra help.

            We created the safety net, and it is currently being used by the Coalition of the Colored to outbreed us and seize the reins of power in this country (and in Europe).

            I’ll be happy to subsidize my fellows.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            That’s a fact, Jack. Whites don’t have a ‘fertility’ issue.
            Non-whites have a fraud issue. You rock, brother!

    • Hallie Eva

      DaveMed, I disagree.
      Do you live in California? I do, and quit Trauma Care early because our unit was increasingly overrun with entitlement attitude brown and black patients.
      Not only patients, but physicians, nurses and ancillary help are darkening…fast. White docs serving in over-utilized hospital settings are quitting in droves, being replaced by imports from Asia, the Middle East, India and Africa.
      My personal internist recently retired, selling her practice to a black woman from Kenya.

      • DaveMed

        Believe me – that trend is quite clear in my class. But these are generally not the ones who are flooding in from south of the border. So, while it’s a problem (in my opinion, yours, and that of everyone on this site), it’s not necessarily the same problem as all the cheap labor flowing through Texas and Arizona.

        Side note: these developments also invigorate me. I feel that, now more than ever, Whites need to be pushing more of our own into the ranks of the more crucial industries and sectors.

        • DaveMed

          Addendum: medical care is a front that must be fought over until the bitter end.

          If we become minorities in medicine, we will truly be at the mercy of others.

          I will fight that in every possible way. (There aren’t many, but there certainly are some.)

        • Hallie Eva

          Whites need to be pushing more of our own into the ranks of the more crucial industries and sectors.

          This is a noble act, Dave, and the point is well taken. I wish you well.
          As for me and the profession, vigor and compassion faded. I became aware of feeling angry and frustrated much of the time, whether on the job or not.
          Old timer policemen with whom we interfaced were in the same shape.

      • AndrewInterrupted

        Yup. It’s all about the cheap (non-white) imports. All part of “the transformation” O’Bummer speaks of, but never elaborates on.

        The transformation from white to non-white. White genocide.

        • Hallie Eva

          You nailed it, Andrew. Rarely is a departing White doctor replaced by another White doctor. My replacement was not even an M.D., but a Korean osteopath! Two birds whacked with one stone: both race replacement and down-skilling.
          Soetero’s transformation is more multifaceted than the public realizes. The goal, of course, is our nation’s demise.
          Words cannot express my loathing for this evil administration.

    • Nancy Thomas

      Meat packing, slaughterhouses, construction, manufacturing, hotels, food service, trucking, retail, landscaping…………

      • AndrewInterrupted

        Building maintenance, auto mechanics, customer service…

  • mobilebay

    Does anyone really think that after breaking into our country, and numerous other little “infractions” that giving illegal aliens amnesty will suddenly make them upstanding citizens?
    If so, I have a bridge…

    • Jesse James

      This is an important point as it underlies another problem seldom discussed. Whenever laws are deliberately broken and not enforced by the authorities it undermines the entire system of the law. Once a person has gotten away with illegally entering a country, forging identification documents and working off the books without paying taxes what difference does it make to them when they break health and sanitation laws, illegally dump garbage, ignore zoning regulations and operate illegal black economy businesses? Thus the anarchy of anarcho-tyranny is increased and our ordered society grows ever more distant.

  • The latest idea being promoted involves Obama bringing back to the USA the MILLIONS already deported. Think about that one.
    The evil minds of liberals never rest.

  • David Ashton

    Who created “American” values?

    • Bossman

      American values starts with the Constitution and beyond that immigrants from all over the world plus the indigenous native people and the Blacks have contributed to American values.

      • So CAL Snowman

        Yes geriatric rape, female genital mutilation, scalping, female honor killings, goat sex, and pre-arranged marriages between 11 year old girls and 45 year old muslim clerics are all strong, traditional American values.

        • Bossman

          You can take the good things and reject the bad and ugly things from foreign cultures.

          • striket3

            Please tell me where the good values are? And don’t say raising kids.

          • RisingReich

            Bossman is clearly off the meds tonight.

          • Whitetrashgang

            When is he ever on them?

          • Bossman

            A free man can choose his own values. He doesn’t have to be a slave to other people’s ideas.

          • David Ashton

            What would be your criteria for such a selection, if not values in your pre-existent non-foreign culture? Chinese food and Mexican fashions?

          • So CAL Snowman

            I don’t think we will be seeing sombreros and panchos on New York catwalks anytime soon.

          • Bossman

            High fashion is forever borrowing from foreign cultures.

          • Bossman

            Can you not think for yourself? Has your culture made you into a robot who can’t put value on things?

          • David Ashton

            Q1. A. Yes.
            Q2. A. No.

      • striket3

        In what way have blacks contributed to “American Values”. Wife beating, rape, robbery, or murder? You have got to be joking?

        If anything, blacks have hurt American values. I wouldn’t put this burden all on the blacks because the DWL’s have helped quite a bit.

        • IstvanIN

          Don’t forget illegitimacy, rampant illegitimacy.

      • David Ashton

        Who created the Constitution?
        Who constituted the main immigrant streams until the quota rules were changed?
        What additional values have the “native people” contributed those offered by the above?
        What additional values have the “Blacks” contributed”?

        • Bossman

          The Constitution was created by the Founding Fathers and as American colonials they learned from everybody including the Indians from the frontiers and the Blacks on the plantations. They could observe the Indians living in total freedom and they could observe the Blacks who had no freedom. The natives contributed greatly to American identity through their diet, their cultivation practices and may of their customs. Some of the most popular American pastimes have native roots. Think of rodeo, hockey, barbeque. The foods that we eat everyday have Indian names, potato, tomato, chocolate, pecans and many more. As for Blacks, Jazz and most popular American music is largely their creations.

          • NoMosqueHere

            Whites and jews largely created american popular music; of course, the technology making pop music possible was created exclusively by whites. Blacks made a contribution to music but by no means did it exceed the white contribution.

          • David Ashton

            The Founding Fathers learned something from the “Indians” but their politics were adapted from Europe. I am not sure what they learned from the black slaves. Some customs and foods have “non-European” origins (as in Europe) and have been adapted by white people to suit their own traditions. VALUES are another matter.

          • Laika

            Not true. You continue to post anything and everything you possibly can to discredit Whites — while using White-created, NOT Asian, black or Native American technology and a White- created, NOT “native American” or black or Ashkenazic language.

            But then you have proved to be an anti-White who supports the bashing of the White race.

            The Founding Fathers learned nothing from the Native Americans and this lie needs to be put to rest by anti-Whites by you. The Constitution was meant to put limits on the power of the government.

            It was based on old British Common Law. No one consulted Indian tribes when the Constitution was written.

            I get your point: Colonization by Whites = worst evil on earth, all Whites must pay in perpetuity even those born 150 years after slavery was practiced and even though slavery was practiced by 1% of the American population.

            Colonization of White and ONLY White countries by Somalis, Bhutanese, Iraqis and any other non-White from the 3rd world = Diversity, end of evil White Privilege, multiculturalism.

      • Romulus

        Are you suffering from a cranial rectal inversion or are you willfully ignorant on purpose?

        A large part of the failed social experiment America has become, is due in large part to the divisions inherent between acceptable norms of behavior of the various immigrant groups now present.
        All the cultural assimilation ( foreigners practicing western culture) in the world will still never put all on the same sheet of music, because all people will never all be the same race. The best outcome that is in all probable likelihood, is the continues balkanization of America and the withdrawing of whites from the mainstream.

        • Laika

          These things have been repeatedly explained to the likes of Bossman, multicultural individual and John Engelman yet they continue to repeat the same lies and misinformation about the history of Whites.

          They are anti-Whites who support the disappearance of the White race and are to be discredited, mocked and then shunned. I wonder who is paying them, the SPLC or the ADL.

          • Romulus

            I accept the fact that so much disinformation exists making it difficult to distinguish between fact,fiction and opinion. Routinely, demonstrated by the collective masses inability to even engage in cogent dialect.
            It is becoming increasingly frustrating to battle the enormous propaganda machine of the media. Both sides engage in this tactic, as anyone should be able to see.
            For example, the belief that certain organizations in opposition to the catholic church didn’t exist. The church would not have engaged in the massacre of Oct 13,1307 and LA Purga ,if their wasn’t an element of truth to some of the claims made by both San browns books and “Holy Blood, Holy Grail by Michael baigent.
            In an interview he gave in a documentary on the history channel a few months after the movie came out, he is exhibited wearing sunglasses and recants many of his books arguments. Any profiler will tell you that this is a clear indication of lying because he was hiding his eyes. Which means , the church probably paid him off.
            As the west and it’s people decline, the hope is that a return to the religion will unify the base. We should be so hopeful. So, that being said, the right side will counter any perceived attacks that showcase the history as a negative even if some of the claims have some historical basis.
            The leftist media czar’s use any an all signs of weakness to continue it’s assault on all of our institutions and people.
            If we can engage in a media counter attack to win back the keys to our country, then it can only help us. Based on current population projections and the continuing decline of our demographics, if we lose these coming election cycles, the GOP might be finished.
            Then the NWO will continue at breakneck speed. It will most likely entail an article 5 con con or similar legislation to further eliminate our sacred documents, followed by confiscation and educational indoctrination using the common core standard. Homeschooling will most likely be outlawed and all dissenters persecuted.
            As more of our people are pushed out of the services and replaced with foreigners ,a possible scenario is another uncivil war, placing the rainbow coalition vs. the former majority. This is what is trending.
            It is crucial that we win come Nov.

          • Romulus

            I wrote you an additional reply this morning @ 11:15 am 8April 2014; It covered the different aspects of how media is used by both sides, with an ode to their intended message. I used a few historical examples concerning the church and their opposition circa 1307 and the late 1600’s.
            The reply appears to have been evaporated.
            Did you have the chance to see it beforehand and if so, what are your thoughts?

      • AndrewInterrupted

        Trouble is, Mr. O’Bumbles the Chicago gangster is presently wiping his derriere with that document.

      • Laika

        American values come from long standing traditions and were based on British Common Law, which was written for and by Whites as befitting White mores.

        Native peoples and blacks have NOT contributed to American values and in fact, do not represent American values. They represent everything America was against: high criminality, lack of personal responsibility, refusal to plan for the future and high rates of living off of the labor of others.

        White America was created for Whites by Whites and their posterity; “posterity” did not include Somalis, Chinese, black Africans and is why the very first naturalization act of 1790, the second session of the first Congress approved the new nation’s initial effort to codify the rules under which foreign-born persons could become U.S. citizens.

        The Naturalization Act of 1790 specified that “any alien, being a free White person,” could apply for citizenship, so long as he or she lived in the United States for at least two years, and in the state where the application was filed for at least a year. The new law also provided that “children of citizens of the United States that may be born … out of the limits of the United States shall be considered as natural born citizens.”

        The United States was a paradise until it was infiltrated and taken over by a hostile alien elite who wanted to destroy the White Race and impose communism on the rest of us.

  • striket3

    “With nearly two million removals in the last five years, the Obama administration is deporting people at a faster pace than has taken place under any other president. ”

    That was debunked months ago and yet these liberal writers still cling to it.

    • So CAL Snowman

      Liberals cling to their mainstream media lies, conservatives cling to our guns and bibles. I wonder who is going to win in the end.

    • IstvanIN

      The average person believes it.

      • Martel

        My sinophile house pet actually believed this, I have not seen him post yet. Soon I will be forced to hang up pictures throughout the neighbourhood with requests to the public to keep an eye out. I will be responsible and include a warning for Asian ladies, especially the scrawny ones, that he will try to hump their leg if they get close.

  • Ed

    The NY Times editorial board should read the comments accompanying their own editorial. They’ll find that their readers aren’t on board with their open border agenda.

    • DaveMed

      Thanks – I’m quite shocked (in a good way). I suppose they’ll be shutting down the comment section fairly soon.

      • Martel

        Europeans are quite fed up these days. There is no government program which can halt ethnic conflict, it occurs naturally.

    • Romulus

      The sulzberger’s aren’t interested in what the “right” hand thinks!

    • Nathanwartooth

      I was pretty shocked when I read them. About 90% were against amnesty and more immigration.

      They know automation is going to kill all of the jobs these people do and lower the wages for the rest of the jobs.

      One commenter noted that the Republicans don’t want the illegals because they will vote for the Democrats. Perhaps the Democrats want the illegals because they will vote for them? Nah, the Democrats are always the good guys.

    • Homo_Occidentalis

      NYT screens all comments before actually posting them to the articles, in order to ensure that the views espoused therein are in line with their Marxist credo. That’s why they only allow comments on 14 of their articles each day, and why the comment sections invariably look like Manhattan liberal circlejerks. None of my own comments have ever passed muster on their site, and they eventually retired my account. Google NYT’s comment policy and see for yourself. The left has let totalitarianism pervade every niche of our culture.

  • striket3

    The sad thing is, is that kids today can’t grow up having their own opinions. The liberalist ideology is pushed on them from when they first step into a classroom. When they get home from school they are created with commercials showing a happy interracial couple (cheerios). There is no winning this! If you say that’s bad, you’re a racist!

    The sad thing is I know Hillary is going to run for president and she, no doubt, will get the majority of single voting age women to vote for her, just like Obama got the overwhelming black vote. Why is it that if a woman votes for a woman candidate that’s alright? Why is it if a black person votes for a black candidate that’s alright? But if a white man votes for a white candidate you are a racist!

    • Pro_Whitey

      Examples like Brendan Eich just reinforce submission, dhimmitude to leftist control.

  • Luca

    They are not “Americans-in-waiting”, they are trespassers looking to become beneficiaries and Democratic voters. They couldn’t care less about being American, they despise us but they love our money.

    • Bossman

      How do you know that? Do you know any of them personally?

      • striket3

        Ummm yes I do. So they love America so much they were booing team USA when they played team Mexico in California. Yeah Id have to say I know them quite well..

      • David Ashton

        Knowing foreigners personally is not the only or main consideration. In Britain I have known and taught foreign immigrants, liked some and disliked others. The problem is mainly the instability of a society containing large communities of very different and often incompatible ethnicity and/or overseas attachment.

      • RisingReich

        If you can pull your head out of your butt long enough, try observing how they ACT. Actions are louder than any retarded lib doublespeak.

        • Greg Thomas

          He’s one of them. Anchor baby I suspect.

      • Dave4088

        Pajama boy has crashed Amren.

      • Greg Thomas

        I don’t know any bank robbers personally but so what if I did? What does that have to do with the truth of the matter? Illegals are foreign invaders, looting this country.

  • Dave4088

    There’s a concerted and coordinated attack from every quarter against anti-amnesty Republicans as evidenced by this NYT editorial. The way things are shaping up I can almost guarantee that the litmus test for Republican nominee for president will be his support for amnesty.

    The money men who control the RNC will see to it that we get a minority coddler, hispanderer and anti-racist.

    • DaveMed

      I don’t know.

      As I just pointed out on a National Review piece on this topic, Romney was constantly branded as an “Establishment” candidate, but he was solid on immigration.

      The last solid candidate we’ll have in this country.

      • AndrewInterrupted

        Coulter was saying that on the Howie Carr show the other day. Romney was gagged by various people when he said: “They will self-deport”, but that does describe what many would have to do.

        • DaveMed

          Agreed.

      • Dave4088

        Yes, but Mittens has has given several interviews in which he regrets and laments his pro-border security stance during his presidential run and wish that he would have appealed more to spanics. Personally, I don’t think Romney had any particular conviction one way or the other and adopted the anti-amnesty/pro-border security position since he believed it gave him the best chance to win.

      • WR_the_realist

        Romney was “solid” on immigration for a whole 96 hours or so. As soon as he had the nomination wrapped up he dropped his anti-illegal immigration stance. There is not a single issue of any substance that etch-a-sketch Romney has not flip flopped on, and immigration is no exception.

        • DaveMed

          He “dropped” it so as not to anger non-Whites too much.

          I believe he would have followed through on the majority of the promises he made.

          • WR_the_realist

            I believe he would have tossed white people under the bus, as every other damn politician does. After all, this was a man who made his fortune by finding good profitable American companies, loading them up with debt in leveraged buyouts, outsourcing the jobs to China, and destroying the workers’ pension funds.

          • DaveMed

            Not from what I understand. That’s what Newt’s and Obama’s attack ads claimed, but it was very often not the case.

            I actually like Romney. He is by no means a racial realist or White Nationalist, but I think he’s a genuinely good (albeit naive) man.

          • WR_the_realist

            That attack ad was one of the very few times in his life when Newt Gingrich told the truth.

          • DaveMed
      • Laika

        Romney worked for the same masters as Obama.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      If 60% of this country is anti-amnesty, then the Repug had better be anti-amnesty, not somewhere in between. That will set them apart.

  • IstvanIN

    And these are the same nit-wits who would say the Germans were wrong to invade Poland and France and the Japanese were wrong to invade China, or for China to invade Tibet. But anyone invading the US? OK by them.

  • AndrewInterrupted

    If you’ll notice the NYT shut down the comments within 48 hours. The roughly 400 posts that did make it through were anti-amnesty and very critical of NYT. Maureen Dowd also took a healthy beating from bloggers over at the NYT, with her post menopausal freak-out.

    I’d love to see the NYT Editorial Board all go to federal prison for voter fraud. Talk about an American Renaissance…!!!

  • DudeWheresMyCountry?

    NYT is not a news outlet, everyone knows that. It went bankrupt because very few people were willing to pay for the rubbish this once great newspaper excretes and it had to be bailed out with a huge cash infusion… from who? Mr. Mexico billionaire himself, Senor Slim. The NYT is bought and paid for, nothing to learn from their disingenuous pages unless you seek to keep your enemies closer.

  • MBlanc46

    Every non-citizen who is here without a valid visa should be deported immediately.

  • Extropico

    Typical NYT criticasters of the American people and our Constitution. The president may not unilaterally ignore immigration laws and is required per his oath of office to preserve a republican form of government. Why is the NYT opposed to our democratic republic and American values.

  • RHG

    The NYTImes is simply a propaganda mouthpiece for the Democrat Party and they know amnesty is a winner for their party even if it’s a loser for America, they don’t care.

  • Groovy

    They know that, if Obama does this even if it’s illegally, they win forever. He will be a hero to the Hispanics and will be revered as long as the country exists. (Probably not long)

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    When it comes to “immigration reform,” the NY Times (and LA Times, et. al) always distort the issue and focus on sad Hispanic stories about “families torn apart,” “immigrants coming here for their fair share of the American pie,” or “hard-working immigrants who want a better life for their children.”

    The idiot media want us to focus on sob stories instead of what immigration really is: massive invasion and colonization of White homelands by hoards of welfare parasites and criminals who are bankrupting our states.

    The problem is not the sob story of some hard working illegal kid who works 50 hours a week to help support his family while studying to go to Harvard. The problem is the refusal of the media to run a story on illegal aliens who are jamming into emergency rooms, welfare offices and filling up the state prisons.

    How about a few stories about how many innocent American citizens are killed on our roads by illegal aliens? How about women who have been raped by illegal aliens? How about high property taxes associated with educating the children of illegal aliens?

    The NY Times doesn’t care about illegal immigrants or their children; they promote and support the goal of diluting the White population and flooding the country with democrat voters.

    • MBlanc46

      Or even just the number of native-born Americans who are unemployed or underemployed because immigrant, legal or otherwise, have taken their jobs.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        So true,but the media will never report it.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          There are many ways to cook those books. Your numbers actually understate the damage. They don’t count people who’ve given up hope and stop looking; who are selling everything they own, cashing out their 401Ks, and draining out their savings. If those people were counted, the unemployed number would be twice that–if not three times. Those people are usually middle-aged, hetero, white males, who are the relentless targets of the Diversity Devils.

          When O’Bumbles was inaugurated in January/2009 the number of people ‘no longer in the workforce’ was 80 million. Now it is 92 million. Yes, ‘Boomers’ are retiring, yes women are leaving voluntarily to raise their kids, but there is still an implausible gap there. It doesn’t add up.

          Another good chart that reveals the extreme reverse discrimination culture in the U.S. is the Labor Participation Chart. I call it the RDI: Reverse Discrimination Index. Note how the chart freefalls right at the Obama point. That is the Diversity Devils at work excluding middle-aged, hetero, white males–in some cases, replacing them with H1-B non-white foreigners.

          All part of “the transformation”. The transformation from white to non-white.
          .

    • kjh64

      Of course what these White or Black Democrats don’t realize, both at the New York Times or in Congress, is that once this country is flooded with enough Mexicans, they’ll turn on the Democratic Party as being “too White” etc. They’ll likely break away and create their own ” Latino Communist Banana Republic Party” etc. All these Whites that supported this will be out of jobs.

      • They won’t need to break away. They will just take over the Democratic Party.

  • Caucasoid88

    Good essay, Carlos Slim. I didn’t know you could write, essay.

    • Laika

      He paid someone to write it for him.

  • Caucasoid88

    They closed the comments because they were overwhelmingly in disagreement.

    • Greg Thomas

      They sure did and it did not take very long. You know there is a problem when even the most liberal readers of the NYT are against the open borders meme the NYT continues to ram down our collective throats.

  • Nancy Thomas

    I hate the NYT.
    Filthy lying scum and they HATE US.

  • bubo

    Honestly, it probably doesn’t even matter at this point. I’m for anything that will hasten the breakup now.

  • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

    With nearly two million removals in the last five years, the Obama administration is deporting people at a faster pace than has taken place under any other president.
    .
    OK, putting aside the veracity of that claim, aren’t these the same liberals who argue that mass deportations are not feasible or realistic? If true, two million would be a sizable dent in the “eleven million” that are allegedly here. Our illegal immigration problem doesn’t look so insurmountable after all, does it?

    • Hallie Eva

      You do know that the alleged deportations are turn arounds at the border?

      • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

        Yes I’m fully aware that the deportation statistics are a load of merde which is why I wrote putting aside the veracity of that claim. My point is they can’t argue that deportations are impossible if they’re claiming that two million have been deported in only five years.
        .
        The mainstream press is walking a tightrope, they want to defend Obama against charges of neglecting his duty to deport, while defending Obama against whining Hispanics and liberals who think he’s done too much.

        • Hallie Eva

          I figured you know the administration is lying as usual, given the word “veracity.”
          Poor MSM and liar-in-chief have such a hard row to hoe. How to balance lies against more lies? Seems they always come back to bite them in the rear.

    • Martel

      www dot amren dot com/news/2014/04/high-deportation-figures-are-misleading/

  • jeffaral

    Who are the criminals that own the NYT?

    • From wiki:

      Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr, Chairman of the Board, was born in Mount Kisco, New York, the son of Barbara Winslow (née Grant) and the previous Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, grandson of Times publisher Arthur Hays Sulzberger, and the great-grandson of Times owner and publisher Adolph Ochs. His mother was of mostly English and Scottish origin and his father was of Jewish origin (both Ashkenazi and Sephardic).

  • scutum

    “an immigration system that reflects American values” Since when does the editorial board of the New York Times know anything at all about American values. The only values they are familiar with are those of Carl Marx, Antonio Gramsci and Herbert Marcuse.

  • FozzieT

    “But all it has done is add to the burden of fear, family disruption and lack of opportunity faced by 11 million people who cannot get right with the law.”

    They can’t? Of course they can! They can move back to their home country and go through the LEGAL immigration process!

  • Where to start with such disreputable lies? I’ll just say that even the ‘liberal’ Los Angeles Times has reported that Obama’s true internal deportation numbers–not cooking the numbers by newly adding people simply turned back at the border–are actually lower than previous presidents.

  • M&S

    Obama is starting to quack. Like all soon-to-be-ex presidents, he wants something to mark his Administration as ‘positive and life changing’ in the historical sense and pushing a boulder uphill as the Reps unzip and turn the slope to mud above him is not going to be that ‘triumphal moment’ he has been looking for.
    And in this you see the One Hope we have in that Dems are just as pathetically self absorbed as any RINO and so will turn away from a Hard Task to something they think they can win. Unconsciously following the path of ‘forget the slope, let’s remove the hill’ by undoing centuries of legislative accountability to The Will Of The People.
    The real problem is that this is an immortal issue which will only be radically changed through tragedy as a terrorist attack (DTOs have been seen in the company of known Islamic terrorists) or such a dramatic _loss in lifestyle_ through crashing debt economics as makes whites realize what it’s like to live cheek-by-jowl with people they would ordinarily simply drive behind a gated community entrance to avoid.
    Unless you believe in a Turner Diaries solution, even a permanent hedge on Immigration /tomorrow/ will not stop these 3.2 TFR R-Breeders from becoming a dominant majority in 20-30 years and WHEN THAT HAPPENS ‘democracy’ will give them what they want, regardless.
    Indeed, the whole idea that we can, ourselves, make book on this is a perishable one. These people work hard, die young (50-60) and will, on average, leave 3+ kids who will start having their own children, as young as 17-19 years old. THOSE children are completely legal, because they were born here. As will their children be.
    Compare this to the 1.83 TFR of white women who only squeeze that watermelon out when they are in their mid-30s and scream in agony as their fused pelvis pops (or the doc gives the epidural which leads to a C-Section) and you see **Just How Fast** the demographics as social opportunities of this country will change.
    0 20 40 = 3-9-27
    0 30 60 = 1-0-1
    That’s what the birth rate and generational interval looks like as population replacement over a 60 year interval. A white woman’s grandchild will look at a Hispanic’s great grandchildren and be told that they only hire La Raza.
    Which means that America will quickly look like Mexico City, third largest urban center on the planet, ONE HALF of it ‘Colonia’ slums as the IQ-normed socio-cultural level of sophistication possible.
    But wait! It gets better!
    Right now, we number some 307 million souls across a landscape largely empty. That means we have resources to work with and a low enough density to grow into a better future _because we are white_.
    In approximately 80 years, the 90% of the human species which is sub-90 IQ responsible for 100% of our planetary population growth will have DOUBLED our present world population.
    That’s 14 billion screaming idiots and change.
    At that point, capitalism as the endless quest to produce more for more people as ‘profit’ with which to separate from their ugliness through wealth _won’t mean a thing_.
    Because resources as simple as clean water, food and shelter will be in premium demand and things like oil, certain metals and landmass will be utterly destroyed, by the realities of rising coastlines and increasing day temps (yes, GW is real, look at pictures of glaciers whose cores show historical stability for thousands of years but which, in the last century, have shrunk by 80% in some cases).
    THIS is why the Mad Hatter liberals _Must Not_ be allowed to invite more desperate swimmers into the already half foundering U.S. life boat.
    Because whether you are a pathological altruist or just greedy for more junk consumer wage slaves, it is _not_ going to last.
    And the people who start at the bottom of the population scale with the highest conceptual IQs will be the ones who have the best chance of retaining some fraction of today’s high technology levels as a liveable society.
    But only if they do not commit racial suicide by both refusing to have 2.14 kids per white family and by allowing in surrogate groups who have many, many, more.