There were boos in the chamber during Tuesday’s State of the Union speech, when President Trump announced his intent to target the practice of “chain migration.”
The same speech to which members of Congress, elected (presumably) by citizens, brought as invited guests, illegal immigrants.
Members of Congress, elected by Americans, but now pushing policies to help foreigners take away jobs from Americans, collect benefits paid for by Americans, and in short, to impoverish Americans.
This intellectual treason reflects the dominant view in elite opinion circles in the international institutions which dominate American academia, the news media AND Big Business, that illegal immigrants are a preferred class within this country, one enjoying a moral superiority, while American citizens (and skilled immigrants sponsored for visas, whose entry depends on merit) are treated as second-class. And since they are not accorded the same moral superiority, or even a moral equivalency, Americans and legal visa holders must accept the only remaining possible answer: that they are morally inferior!
The feeling that “Americans feel like foreigners in their own country” should not be dismissed as the quasi-racist discomfort at being around people “who don’t look like us” or speak a second language. It is the result of actual, tangible government action. Note that residents of many states may be required to show their passports to board domestic flights as soon as later in 2018, if their states do not make federally-mandated improvements (under the ostensibly anti-terrorism REAL ID Act) to their driver’s license and other official identification cards.
Now compare that to the strategies employed by many illegals for decades, who have boarded international flights to the United States with valid passports, which they then shred and discard while in the air. That way, they can arrive on American soil “without papers for inspection,” avoid being placed immediately on the return trip to the airport of origin because — you guessed it — they don’t have papers, and then avail themselves of our airport border patrol’s policy of “catch and release” into the general population.
Just ask yourself when you, an American citizen, ever got any attention from your elected representatives.
The idea that America must prove its greatness by unconditionally accepting unrestricted, no-questions-asked immigration, with soft bigotry (read: discrimination) towards arrivals from countries with cultures more similar to ours, and towards anyone with tangible skills, is an idea borne either of extreme naivete (in which case the moral argument must be made that resistance is required as our duty as citizens) or treasonous sentiments akin to seeking to overthrow the nation’s government.
The emotional arguments in favor of America Without Borders (and soon, Without Standards) boil down to one basic tenet: That America is inherently, morally inferior to the point of being irredeemable, a state from which one may never fully recover. Judaism has a word for this concept: Amalek.
This consignment is appalling and should be infuriating. It should be rejected without hesitation or apology, and banished to the fringes of political and intellectual discussion. Instead, America and the West have greeted it with weakness and a cowardice in allowing a self-described elite to fund and extend ill-gotten and entirely undeserved privileges to a few, for which the consequences are to be borne by the many.
In so doing, the West has shown its collective, cultural insecurity, its lack of confidence in its own righteousness. Those emotions have become ripe for exploitation.
The necessary response is resistance. The necessary imperative is the negative imperative: No!
The necessary argument is simple. Our country. Our culture. Our borders. Our rules. (The corollary is, if you don’t like it, then outvote us — but then you have to win those pesky things called free elections.)
Outside of the European Union and North America, this is how the rest of the world operates. There are countries where overstaying a five-day tourist visa risks prison, and we’re talking foreign prison. That isn’t any Club Fed.
If Americans aren’t strong enough to defend yourself and argue, this is ours, we’ve earned it, we’re not giving it up, then we are going to lose our country, our way of life and our liberty.