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From AP:

Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants
By JONATHAN J. COOPER

PHOENIX (AP) — Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday that the United States needs “an awful lot more immigrants rather than less.” …

“We need immigrants to take all the different kinds of jobs that the country needs — improve our culture, our cuisine, our religion, our dialogue and certainly improve our economy,” the billionaire told reporters at a Mexican restaurant in Phoenix.

Bloomberg spoke in the back of a small restaurant in a heavily Latino area a few miles east of downtown Phoenix …

For some reason, though, Bloomberg left out his highest priority need for more immigrants. from UPI in 2006:

Bloomberg: Illegal immigrants help golfers

NEW YORK, April 1 (UPI) — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says golf fairways would suffer if illegal immigrants were returned to their native country.

“You and I are beneficiaries of these jobs,” Bloomberg told his WABC-AM radio co-host, John Gambling. “You and I both play golf; who takes care of the greens and the fairways in your golf course?”

However, Robert Heaney, general manager of Deepdale Golf Club — a Long Island course where Bloomberg often plays — told The New York Daily News that no illegal immigrants work at the club.

Deepdale is “maybe the most reclusive club in America,” and it “hosts maybe ten rounds per day,” according to golf course architect Tom Doak in his indispensable Confidential Guide to Golf Courses.

 
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  1. I don’t believe there is some deep design behind this. Despite his record of opportunism & Machiavellianism – now, he’s just being sincerely delusional.

  2. Playing golf on a course that only hosts around ten rounds per day, being rich sounds like a pretty good deal.

    • Replies: @Western
    , @anonymous
  3. Flip says:

    Anti gun and pro immigrant. I don’t think so.

    • Agree: George
  4. Just what we need, another Traitor-in-Chief to continue giving the country away after 16 years of Bushobama. Trump is not making things worse but he sure as heck ain’t making things better either. All we need now is President Bloomberg to come in and finish the job. Finish America off.

    • Replies: @AnotherDad
  5. Adrian E. says:

    So Andrew Yang says that there will soon be much fewer jobs than inhabitants because of automation and we therefore need UBI.

    Bloomberg, in contrast, thinks that there are too few people for all those unfilled jobs and the country therefore urgently needs more immigration.

    They obviously cannot both be right. The truth may be somewhere in the middle – there will be fewer jobs because of automation, but if fertility rates remain low and there is not so much immigration, the numbers might fit more or less.

  6. Barnard says:

    I found a Golf Digest article that describes Deepdale as “usually empty.” What is the point of having a membership at a course the members rarely play? Can’t they get the social connections without the golf course?

  7. trelane says:

    Improvement of cuisine.

  8. notsaying says:

    This will be the third negative comment at three different websites I’ve made about this article and Michael Bloomberg’s comments, which are quite frankly simply ridiculous and beyond insulting. What they say about him comes through loud and clear and it is not good.

    If he actually made an argument about why we need “an awful lot more immigrants” the article doesn’t mention them. What he says about why we need immigrants would go for the ones we are already have and will continue to get at current immigration levels. It is bad enough that he wants our jobs to go to more immigrants but it’s actually far worse than that. Clearly he doesn’t think Americans can do anything right because we need immigrants to “improve our culture, our cuisine, our religion, our dialogue”.

    So what has he left out? Not much. Nope, if we are failures at our own culture, religion and national dialogue we are failures at everything important. Plus I guess our food is lousy too.

    It is funny that he says this because he’s running for president. I would say that a country as lousy as we are shouldn’t even have free elections because our people, according to Bloomberg, aren’t good enough or smart enough to vote. Is there a way for future immigrants to vote in our elections so that they can pick Mike Bloomberg for us?

    As the former Mayor of a city that is overwhelmed with constant new immigrant arrivals and cannot handle all the immigrants it already has, Bloomberg shows how truly blind someone can be who does not want to see.

  9. J.Ross says:
    @Bardon Kaldian

    Democrats have this idea that if you are running, you are exempt from US law. This is laughably wrong but it explains Joe Biden’s equally pointless campaign.

    • Agree: VivaLaMigra
    • Replies: @Bugg
    , @Harry Baldwin
  10. Western says:
    @Angular momentum

    I hope they are allowed to ride. You could play 18 by yourself really fast. I don’t think they allow carts at places like Augusta.

  11. @Adrian E.

    So Andrew Yang says that there will soon be much fewer jobs than inhabitants because of automation and we therefore need UBI.

    Bloomberg, in contrast, thinks that there are too few people for all those unfilled jobs and the country therefore urgently needs more immigration.

    They obviously cannot both be right.

    We need a debate. Just these two, and this one issue.

  12. Mr. Blank says:

    Well, I guess it’s kind of nice to have a forthright spokeman for Global Capital in the race to provide a completely unfiltered version of the ruling class’s plans for us. It’s one of those clarifying moments that have become more and more frequent over the past decade.

    • Agree: Dissident, VivaLaMigra
  13. Cheruuuub says:

    Improve our religion? Hmm

  14. Western says:
    @notsaying

    Didn’t we have a lot of people losing their farm jobs in the early 20th century? We also cut immigration in 1924. Automation and immigration restriction didn’t seem to hurt the country into the ’60s. Then we got crazy again with immigration in the late ’60s

    We’ve lost a lot of jobs over the years to automation and changes in industries. How many tellers do we have now?. How many people work on railroads?

    I would cut immigration to as close to zero as I could with the exception of any whites that wanted to move here, but that wouldn’t be allowed.

  15. El Dato says:
    @trelane

    One can write a cooking book and sell it on slaverzone, I mean Amazon.

  16. @Barnard

    Deepdale had a gambling scandal in 1955 in which somebody rigged a club tournament that was heavily bet upon by bringing in ringers with fake handicaps. It was a 9 days wonder in the newspapers. In response, the club hunkered down and became extremely closed off to the outside world, including letting in very few new members (Bloomberg got in, but few others). It was supposed to have one of the oldest average memberships of any country club in the 1990s.

    In the Coens’ “The Hudsucker Proxy,” after Tim Robbins is promoted from the mailroom to CEO in 1959 and gets a swelled head, he starts taking afternoons off to play Deepdale.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deepdale_Golf_Club#1955_Calcutta_scandal

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @Daniel H
  17. “Our Rekigion”. Which one?

    • Replies: @guest
    , @Dissident
  18. @Steve Sailer

    Deepdale’s post 1955 anti-social attitude gave it a mystique, so the creme de la creme of Manhattan big shots became desperate to get in, even though by most accounts it just has a nice 1950s Dick Wilson golf course right under the JFK flight path.

    https://top100golf.blogspot.com/2016/11/deepdale-golf-club.html

    Deepdale’s two more defining characteristics are its proximity to Manhattan and the exclusiveness of its members. Today the club remains dominated by New York’s movers and shakers. It is reputed to have more billionaire members than any other golf course in the United States. Looking at the handicap list hanging in the locker room, it was indeed a list of tycoons, media personalities, and financiers; the creme-de-la-creme of New York’s media, fashion, and finance industries. No need to Google the names on the membership list, many are recognizable at first blush. The club also has its own helipad to make it more convenient for members who so desire to take a chopper out to chase around the little white ball. Considering the traffic and roadways in Nassau County and Queens, it is no wonder they would want to do so. The historic, rambling clubhouse itself is spectacular, as is the bar area, locker room, and outdoor patio.

    I don’t know this for a certainty, but based on what I do know about Deepdale is that its members still look a lot like George Buckley did in the ’20s and ’30s: they are members of multiple clubs. Multiple in this instance meaning more than two, sometimes a half a dozen. Because of its proximity to the city it remains a good place to play without having to travel great distances. It provides a nice suburban respite for members who also play at the National Golf Links or other clubs on the East End of Long Island, and at clubs they belong to around the country and the world.

    The club seems perfectly happy with its place in the world, Deepdale remains below the radar because they discourage course raters. No publicity and no notoriety is fine with the members here. It provides its unique membership an enjoyable place to hobnob and play golf with like-minded members of the aristocracy.

  19. @Steve Sailer

    Bloomberg belongs to a ton of golf clubs, several of which he nominally resigned from when he became mayor because they didn’t have black or women members. (He rejoined them almost immediately upon leaving office.)

    His favorite golf course is probably Charles Blair Macdonald’s exquisite Mid-Ocean Club in Bermuda. During his mayorship, Bloomberg flew pretty much every Friday in spring and fall to Bermuda to play MidOcean.

    • Replies: @JimB
    , @Jonathan Mason
  20. nglaer says:

    Bloomberg only plays with women at NGLA because he doesn’t like to be outdriven. I wouldn’t have mentioned it were it not for the need to replace Americans stuff.

    • LOL: Rosie
  21. From Golf.com: a guy from Long Island has been hearing about Deepdale his whole life, and he finally gets a chance to play it:

    What awaited was an impressive brick clubhouse, a friendly staff and a pristine, vaguely outdated course that’s perhaps the 15th best on Long Island.

    15th best on Long Island is really, really good, by the way. But still … it’s mystique is mostly a social construct.

    After we finished, my buddy asked if I wanted to play Fishers Island Club two days later. That, or we could check out a practice round at Bethpage. Fishers Island makes Deepdale look as accessible as Sam’s Club. I hate to spit on public golf’s moment, but Fishers Island it was.

    Fishers Island is a small island in Long Island Sound. The Charles Blair Macdonald – Seth Raynor golf course plays along the ocean cliffs on both the north and south shores of the island: it’s like a cross between National Golf Links of America and Pebble Beach, if Pebble Beach had its own island.

    Fishers Island is the real deal.

  22. “….our religion”….. So Mike thinks we need some of that old time Sharia?

    • Replies: @International Jew
  23. Of course we need more immigrants to handle romaine lettuce.

    • Replies: @Lurker
  24. Anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:

    If Americanism is so great, why can’t Americans reproduce enough of themselves? Why must they import more life from nations that still produce life due to lack of Americanism?

    Maybe the fact that non-Americans want to come to America means something is wrong with their nations, BUT the fact that Americans cannot reproduce enough of themselves means something is wrong with America too.

  25. The Z Blog says: • Website

    In honor of Thanksgiving, black twitter is honoring Steve Sailer: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23blackhairchallenge&src=trend_click

    • Replies: @Dave Pinsen
  26. @Reg Cæsar

    We need a debate. Just these two, and this one issue.

    And Marianne Williamson can moderate. Works for me!

  27. notsaying says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    That would be a great debate but Andrew Yang would not be able to make the obvious connection between having fewer jobs and having lower immigration.

    It’s an obvious point — just like the connection between population and immigration and the environment and population and immigration — but not ones that the Democratic Party of today can even acknowledge, but less explore.

    You don’t even see Republicans talk about immigration in this way.

    It’s as if we lived in a world without common sense and statistics of any kind, much less the Internet and computers. If it were 1919 we’d have been a much higher level of discussion about immigration and how it effects America and Americans than we do today because all of today’s conversation-stoppers wouldn’t be there. And I’m just talking about the sheer numbers of new people, mind you, without taking any other considerations into account.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman, bomag
    • Replies: @Dissident
  28. @trelane

    Improvement of cuisine.

    Just what America needs — more Mexican restaurants!

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
  29. theMann says:

    As with most billionaires, he has a vested interest in driving ordinary American’s rates as near to zero as possible. So of course he loves the idea of more immigrants – they are money in his, and his friends, pockets. What is a little outright sedition compared to all the money to be made destroying the American workforce.

    • Agree: VivaLaMigra
  30. I hope Blummie wins. I need help with sugary drinks.

  31. @Barnard

    It’s on the Queens /Nassau County border. You can see some of it from the Long Island Expressway.

  32. @Bardon Kaldian

    There is no deep design behind a crocodile hiding in a river to aid in its ambush of a gazelle. That is what crocodiles do.

    Doesn’t mean we put them in charge of the river crossing.

    • Agree: Richard B, ben tillman
  33. Alfa158 says:

    Ten rounds of golf a day shows the club still isn’t exclusive enough, they need to get rid of some of the riffraff.
    What was that joke Bob Hope told about how selective his club was? “My country club had a very successful membership drive last week. We managed to drive out 18 members.”

  34. We need immigrants to take all the different kinds of jobs that the country needs — improve our culture,

    Does Michael Bloomberg seriously believe that American culture would be improved by taking another 40 million people from Latin America and the Middle East? Either he’s speaking cant, or he despises America. Possibly both.

    our cuisine,

    As Douglas Murray put it, immigration has pros and cons. You get more bombings and honor killings, but on the other hand you get a wider range of cuisine.

    our religion,

    Yes, Red-State Christianity is so deplorable that even Salafist Islam would be an improvement.

    our dialogue

    which has been greatly enriched by the refreshing new perspectives of Ilhan Abdullahi Omar.

    and certainly improve our economy,

    Now we get to the heart of the matter. It will certainly improve “our” economy, the economy of ultra-wealthy individuals such as Michael Bloomberg. Your experience may differ.

  35. @Adrian E.

    Immigration lowers fertility rates. So, no, immigration is the wrong answer. It is always the wrong answer.

    • Replies: @a guy named me
    , @istevefan
  36. Western says:
    @Alfa158

    A billionaire could easily hire Doak to build a course on a perfect plot of land somewhere and just put a runway long enough for a private jet. He could then just invite a few people at a time to play it or give permission to people to play it on their own.

    He wouldn’t need a huge clubhouse either.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  37. @Ben tillman

    depends if lowering fertility of people you hate and fear is your goal…

  38. anti gun -but has armed body guards even in countries where police don’t carry guns
    bans plastic bottles but illegally lands private helipcopter weekly in NYC and has his limo driver keep the car running with the AC on high during two hour meetings so its not hot when he steps in .
    pro israel, pro open borders, pro iraq, syrian, and any other of israel war…
    supports israel’s closed borders..

    Wow just the sort of maverick we need..

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  39. J.Ross says:

    Where were you when our greatest non-founding president meditated on the true meaning of revenge under the tree of woe and ascended to Bronsonality?


    If tweet moves: the feds trapped illegal subcons by setting up a fake test prep school. The sheer unapologetic justice of it will cloud your mind and remind you that the weed of crime bears bitter fruit.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  40. anon[169] • Disclaimer says:
    @trelane

    Improvement of cuisine.

    Inexpensive chalupas. It’s who we are!

  41. Daniel H says:
    @Steve Sailer

    I’m from Long Island and have passed by deepdale 100s of times. Not impressed. A good portion of it runs along the Long Island expressway. Who wants to deal with that? Noise and visual pollution. Furthermore, it’s hilly. Golf and hills shouldn’t mix.

  42. JimB says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Deepdale is “maybe the most reclusive club in America”

    Proximity to Manhattan wouldn’t make it reclusive, but 10 rounds of golf a day would make it exclusive. Somebody needs to figure out a way to put an inflated dome over it like the tennis clubs on Manhattan’s west side.

    Golf games without Kentucky windage should do wonders for your handicap.

  43. @Western

    That’s pretty much what most of the top new courses of recent years are like: a billionaire find some amazing land on seacliffs or sand dunes and has a golf course built.

  44. Lurker says:
    @notsaying

    Is there a way for future immigrants to vote in our elections so that they can pick Mike Bloomberg for us?

    The only anomaly there is Bloomberg himself. Why can’t future immigrants vote for another immigrant to be Pres? How fortunate for Bloomberg that amongst the useless American human rough there is one diamond – himself!

  45. Lurker says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    Some of them may even wash their hands.

  46. BB753 says:

    Bloomberg, you won’t be missed when you hit the bucket, you greedy moronic geezer!

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  47. Kronos says:
    @Mr. Blank

    They’re hopelessly addicted to indentured servitude from the third world.

  48. @The Z Blog

    Gives me an excuse to recycle my old entry under that hashtag.

    • Replies: @TWS
  49. Bugg says:
    @J.Ross

    If only career criminals like John Gotti and Al Capone had happened upon this novel theory that a presidential campaign gives the candidate immunity to all past misdeeds.

    NY Post has a mess of stories about Hunter Biden’s nocturnal habits in high end strip joints and…toys.

    What bothers Bloomberg most about Trump is this; a very reasonable golf course in the Bronx. How dare he allow plebes and the rabble to take up his beloved game, in the Bronx no less

    https://www.trumpferrypoint.com/golf-rates

  50. anon[184] • Disclaimer says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    This topic deserves a deep dive. Its a deep paradox.

    Is there not enough meaningful work so that people need UBI to replace income from the lack of OK jobs.

    Or are there roughly infinite jobs that pay well at World Living Standards but not at First World US rates so we ned to import people who mistakenly believe bad US jobs are good for them? And when they wise up, move them to UBI and import more workers with mistaken views?

    But it’s not some of both.

  51. @Anonymous

    Absolutely. That ‘something wrong’ is the current elite class of America, which either needs to be rendered harmless, or be completely eliminated. Common Americans also bear responsibility: they were, and are, far too passive and tolerant of disrespect.

  52. @Steve Sailer

    You really should compile/write your golf course architecture book, Steve. These posts are very good, and would be of interest to a lot of golfers.

  53. @Steve Sailer

    I have played the MidOcean. It is very nice.

  54. @Reg Cæsar

    You must learn to think dialectically, comrade!

  55. @notsaying

    Clearly he doesn’t think Americans can do anything right because we need immigrants to “improve our culture, our cuisine, our religion, our dialogue”.

    He is definitely right about the cuisine and the religion.

  56. Bloomboig sez we need immigrants “to improve our…religion.” Leaving aside what “our” religion is, did he not just alienate both the voters who hate religion, and the voters who think their religion is just fine as it is? Is his campaign going to be not built on policies but on spewing out his own random opinions, like soda pop should be banned, and ice cream truck jingles are noise pollution (real NYC mayor ideas)?

  57. I’m honestly confused about where Bloomboig’s money comes from. After getting fired from some investment company, he invented a computer that works like a tickertape machine, and now he has more money than God? How stupid is Wall St.?

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @PiltdownMan
  58. istevefan says:
    @Ben tillman

    The late Lawrence Auster wrote this about immigration and native birthrates.

    Immigration does not “replenish” a country’s population, it replaces it. American history is instructive on this point. Between 1790 and 1830, a period in which the total number of immigrants was about 385,000, or under 10,000 per year, the U.S. population increased by an astonishing nine million (from 3.9 million in 1790 to 12.9 million in 1830). This tripling was due mainly to the natural increase of the 1790 population, not to immigration. As population expert Francis A. Walker noted in a famous essay published in 1891, this very high native birthrate dropped subsequent to the upward turn of immigration after 1830 and the even sharper increase of immigration after 1840. The reason for this, Walker argued, was that immigrants lowered living standards, wage levels, and working conditions, which resulted in reduced prospects for the native population, which made having large families less attractive. Immigration thus caused a drop in the native birthrate, replacing those lost native births with immigrants.(12) The same effect of mass immigration on wages and working conditions is clearly in operation today, along with the same effect on the native birthrate.

    You will note the Baby Boom occurred during a period of enforced, low immigration. And though this boom was tapering off somewhat, the 1965 Immigration Act probably helped to finish it off.

    • Agree: Ben tillman
  59. jon says:

    improve our culture, our cuisine, our religion, our dialogue

    It’s always good to remember just how much these people hate us.

  60. @a guy named me

    Wow just the sort of maverick we need..

    Yeah, and we’ve just been rid of the last Maverick a short while. I’ll be looking forward to it again. I thought I already had enough reasons to hate this guy, before I read any of this today.

  61. istevefan says:
    @Anonymous

    Maybe the fact that non-Americans want to come to America means something is wrong with their nations, BUT the fact that Americans cannot reproduce enough of themselves means something is wrong with America too.

    That is a good point. If the American people are not reproducing, then something might be wrong with American society. It seems our betters have more concern for the delta smelt or spotted owl than they do for their fellow Americans. If there were reports that any species, or non-European human population were not reproducing in sufficient numbers to replace themselves, it would be an issue that would demand attention. Instead it seems like it’s the desired outcome to these people.

    • Replies: @Bugg
    , @Jonathan Mason
  62. J.Ross says:
    @Jonathan Mason

    What are you smoking? In Michigan we have every cuisine now, I regularly ate Ethiopean food for a while. What cuisine are we missing? Inuit?

    • Replies: @Jonathan Mason
  63. @Jonathan Mason

    Says the Brit. Of course, your cuisine is perfect. Everyone knows that.

    As is your dominant religion, Islam. No problems there.

  64. You and I are beneficiaries of these jobs,” Bloomberg told his WABC-AM radio co-host, John Gambling. “You and I both play golf; who takes care of the greens and the fairways in your golf course?”

    Steve, you are an enabler. I hope you at least trim your own hedges and mow your own … errr, … dust.

  65. @Steve Sailer

    a nice 1950s Dick Wilson golf course right under the JFK flight path.

    This can’t be good. Our family owned a house near Belmont Race Track, closer to JFK, in the landing path of 707s, but we rented it out while my dad’s job took us elsewhere. We went back to visit friends and were gobsmacked by the new 747s which were not only bigger and louder, but had to descend much closer to the housetops.

    (Though for this kind of masochism, nothing beats Maho Beach in Sint Maarten)

    Deepdale remains below the radar because they discourage course raters

    It’s also adjacent to two other clubs, Fresh Meadow and North Hills, as well as a hospital campus and, to the north, a great big empty area as big as all these combined. This is not labeled on Google Maps. Is it a private lot? GI Bill suburbia has swallowed everything else in the area.

    No publicity and no notoriety is fine with the members here.

    Dennis Kitchen photographed the populations of the smallest incorporated municipalities in 49 states. The one he missed? Dering Harbor, pop. 13, on Shelter Island in Suffolk County. The village president wrote him a polite letter wishing him luck with his project, but… due to a long-established policy of shunning any publicity, they could not participate. He printed the letter, and a picture of village hall.

    Interestingly, the name Manhasset is common around both Deepdale and Dering Harbor.

    • Replies: @PiltdownMan
    , @Steve Sailer
  66. guest says:

    Improve our religion? By watering it down? I don’t imagine many Episcopalians have been stopping by lately.

    Improving our “dialogue” is an impossibility. Most of them won’t even understand the lecture (which is what they mean by dialogue), and will start their own little side conversations.

  67. Bugg says:
    @istevefan

    Strongly disagree. Less people does not mean a lesser quality of life. GDP is not the only metric of how well a population lives. And with an increasingly automated production, simply adding population does not increase quality of life. In fact, far from it. Crowded ERs criminal courts, beat to crap roads and infrastructure, ESL classes taking up space in schools, and above all, knocking out the lower rungs of the age scale destroys working class wages.

  68. Bloomberg may have been referring to Saint Andrews, where he’s also a member. They’re very far down the pecking order from Deepdale. Wouldn’t surprise me to hear they hire low-wage illegals. Bethpage meanwhile hires almost all local white guys for maintenance, so his point about golf shutting down without Mexicans is absurd. There are plenty of whites who will take these jobs for a decent wage.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
  69. bomag says:
    @trelane

    Improvement of cuisine…

    …NOT.

  70. anon[264] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jonathan Mason

    He is definitely right about the cuisine and the religion.

    Lol! Every cuisine on the planet has a representative somewhere on the East coast, what improvements do you suggest?

    Lol again…Ok, so you want to replace Christianity with…what?

  71. @J.Ross

    our greatest non-founding president

    Who is that? I thought all but Kennedy, Reagan, and Trump descended from founding-era stock. Even the Eisenhauers and Hubers were here by 1776.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  72. SFG says:
    @Bardon Kaldian

    It’s not that hard to figure out. Immigration is good for billionaires. Guy’s a billionaire.

  73. MBlanc46 says:
    @Flip

    But right up the Dems’ alley.

  74. @Steve Sailer

    Looking at the handicap list hanging in the locker room, it was indeed a list of tycoons, media personalities, and financiers; the creme-de-la-creme of New York’s media, fashion, and finance industries.

    Steve Sailer visits Deepdale and gets a look at the handicap list:

    • LOL: PiltdownMan
  75. @Adrian E.

    Andrew Yang is also pro-immigration. He wants to greatly expand the H1b and staple a green card to the diploma of every foreign student who graduates from a US university, even as he claims there will be far fewer jobs due to automation. A treasonous moron.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  76. @notsaying

    Bloomberg is just another fifth columnist, like the rest of his ilk. More immigration = more cheap labor, more customers, more out group vs. in group so his tribe will no longer be the only out group. Got to dilute white power any which way you can.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  77. @Flip

    Hey, I know he’s an effeminate, control-freak, old, rich, gun-grabbing, (((white))) guy who made his money in finance, but he’s a Zionist (so at least he’s got that going for him).

  78. @Redneck farmer

    That was indeed a strange comment. For starters, why “our religion” singular?

  79. @Alfa158

    How many rounds a day would be a lot? (I’m not a golfer.)

    • Replies: @EdwardM
  80. Anonymous[425] • Disclaimer says:

    When will the Coalition turn into a Demolition?

  81. Lagertha says:

    Bloomberg can not win on anything. Most importantly, he has no answer to the despair of the loss of manufacturing in the USA & Europe…cheap labor is what he advocated for in the 80’s and 90’s. He is pathetic and embarrassing to his family. Money does not buy everything, was lost on Michael.

    If he was Ed, he would be loved: https://youtu.be/K0ibBPhiaG0

  82. Lagertha says:

    so, whooo. I am tired. Suicidal and family dysfunction is at it’s highest right now. I was on the phone for 4 hours with close people I love. Next days and weeks are the hardest. Be good and be on the lookout for the sad people – you know – and you will also, feel happier about what you can do. Steve rolled his eyes to my above post – but Ed is like the 4th child I did not have!, hahhaaaaa

  83. @Anonymous

    I, it doesn’t mean something is wrong with Americans It means that the economic prospects of children do not justify the investment in them. It means the market is responding to signals saying that we have an oversupply of labor.

  84. @Anonymous

    Americans ARE reproducing enough of themselves.

  85. @Reg Cæsar

    We went back to visit friends and were gobsmacked by the new 747s which were not only bigger and louder, but had to descend much closer to the housetops.

    That’s interesting. We lived about a mile away from an airport in the ’60s and early ’70s, and I recall the 707s (and DC8s) were earsplittingly loud on takeoff. You could feel the roar, even at that distance. But when the first 747s started using the airport, the takeoffs were much quieter.

    I remember reading in the news-magazine publicity run-up to the introduction that the big new bypass fan-jet engines on the 747 would be quieter, as, indeed, they were.

    A different era. My dad took me and my brothers to the airport one day, just to look at the new 747—he knew some guy at the airport. Even from a distance, it looked massive compared to any plane we had seen. Later that year, he took a 747 flight, and he gave me a wall poster cutaway diagram of the new 747 that he got from the travel agent. At age 12, it was, to me, the coolest thing on the wall of the bedroom my brother and I shared.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  86. Anonymous[420] • Disclaimer says:

    Doomberg is a political dunce. He was mayor in NYC only because he bought the votes literally spent much much more per voter than any mayor in history.

    Imagine this guy with no money. He couldn’t get elected to the lowest office in the land.

    BTW SMOOTH MOVE ORDERING YOUR NEWS CHANNEL TO NOT INVESTIGATE YOU.

    He’s an unlikeable spergy tone deaf jerk. Duh.

  87. Anon1999 says:

    A Jew wants more diluting immigration to a white country? Such a “surprise”.

  88. anon[895] • Disclaimer says:

    Wait, I’m confused. Did Mike Bloomberg say the US needs “an awful lot more immigrants” or did he really say the US needs “a lot more awful immigrants”?

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @TWS
  89. Anonymous[420] • Disclaimer says:

    Plutocrat Jews own the democrat party. These big donors are 80% of the cashflow. And they have wisely decided on Buttigeig ….. Bloomberg is just a supporting player in this puppet show.

    Geffen & the rest have lined up behind their new boy. Mayor Pete leaves key boxes unchecked but he’s their best shot. He will win against Pence and that was always the plan.

    Knock Trump out by any means necessary and then gay leftwing Rhodes Scholar NWO puppet Buttigeig will really shove the knife into America’s aging heart.

    Not as great a victory over core America as Obama but still a very good one.

  90. @anon

    Dyslexic Mike Bloomberg would be a good sketch comedy character: “We need a lot more awful immigrants!”

  91. @PiltdownMan

    I remember reading in the news-magazine publicity run-up to the introduction that the big new bypass fan-jet engines on the 747 would be quieter, as, indeed, they were.

    Well, maybe the 747 wasn’t as loud– we had been away for several years– but, damn, it was close. The 707s kept their distance.

    Here is the Kai Tak equivalent:

    Check out Sint Maarten and Skiathos here:

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/The-worlds-scariest-airport-landings-videos/

    • Replies: @PiltdownMan
  92. IC says:
    @notsaying

    Well, here’s more fuel on the fire. He’s a control freak, thinks that people like him should tax us peasants to prevent us from engaging in “bad” behavior.

    If you thought Warren & Sanders' insatiable festish for taxation was bad, a mega billionaire's explanation for why taxing the poor is a great idea will leave you agape & dumbfoundedVote republican, they're not perfect, but the other side has actual rabiespic.twitter.com/KGoSpFOtPr— Rising serpent (@rising_serpent) November 28, 2019

  93. Anonymous[151] • Disclaimer says:

    “Improve our Religion” ………?????? !!!!!!!!

    That’s a new one on me. One thing for sure, the rationalizations are becoming more picturesque, more outlandish, more bizarre and even more desperate as the war to ‘get whitey’ grinds on.
    We are dealing with extremely aggressive, underhand and unscrupulous people here. There is *absolutely no* barrier they will not stoop to in order to get their anti-white agenda to prevail. Please remember this point: It’s the key to the whole game.
    The sheer ‘Will to Power’ and complete lack of empathy and mercy from Economist types is incredible.

    They are the real fascists.

  94. @Reg Cæsar

    Thank you. That’s probably the best video on Youtube of the old Kai Tak approach and landing. I lived on Hong Kong Island in the mid-to-late ’90s and had a clear view from my bedroom window of the harbor and Kowloon beyond, with Kai Tak at the water’s edge in Kowloon.

    From my perspective, about 800-1000 feet up, the landing path looked absolutely insane. The planes looked like they were on a kamikaze path into a mass of high-rises and a solid wall of a green mountain beyond, and then, at the last minute, they would do a dog’s leg over the buildings and land. Since I could see the top of the fuselages as they turned, from where I was, I assume the turns were initiated at a few hundred feet.

    Cathay Pacific Airlines pilots, in those pre 9/11 days, would sometimes be indulgent and let a passenger get a cockpit view of the landing. I mentioned that to a junior colleague on one flight in the summer of 1998, and later, put in a request to the flight attendant, but was told by her that someone had already been given the jump seat.

    As we were picking up our luggage from the belt, the kid on my team was beaming, and told me he had been in the cockpit for the landing. A few weeks later, Kai Tak ended operations.

    It’s the only time I’ve ever come close to firing someone out of sheer spite.

    • Replies: @schnellandine
  95. Wilkey says:

    We need immigrants to take all the different kinds of jobs that the country needs — improve our culture, our cuisine, our religion, our dialogue…

    The United States now has more immigrants than Great Britain or France have people. We have twice as many immigrants as Canada has people. Legal immigration is now about three times what it was in the 1970s. Americans are fatter than ever, our political dialogue is a sick joke, and trillion dollar budget deficits are now routine. If immigration were going to improve any of those it would have done so already.

    And as for immigration ‘improving our religion,’ please, Mayor Bloomberg, by all means feel free to elaborate. Explain to us which of our religions need improving, and why, and how precisely immigration will go about improving that. I will gladly sell you all the rope you need to hang yourself with.

    • Replies: @PiltdownMan
    , @Anonymous
  96. Wilkey says:
    @notsaying

    I would say that a country as lousy as we are shouldn’t even have free elections because our people, according to Bloomberg, aren’t good enough or smart enough to vote.

    We aren’t smart enough to vote *yet.* Democrats are working mightily to improve the quality of our voters by making sure every convicted felon is registered and importing ever more illiterate Third World peasants are here to show us the way to a modern, prosperous, and enlightened country.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  97. @Adrian E.

    Bloomberg, in contrast, thinks that there are too few people for all those unfilled jobs and the country therefore urgently needs more immigration.

    He’s thinking of America as if it is India under the Raj: We’ll just send as many of those necessary migrants as we can get out with scissors to cut the grass.

  98. Wilkey says:
    @Anonymous

    BUT the fact that Americans cannot reproduce enough of themselves means something is wrong with America too.

    Until the 60s culture took hold, along with all the nonsense that has followed in its wake, Americans were reproducing ourselves. The people who gave us the culture that has helped drive down fertility rates are the same people now telling us we need to import Third Worlders because we aren’t having enough children.

  99. neutral says:
    @Bardon Kaldian

    he’s just being sincerely delusional

    I think that it is you that is being sincerely delusional if you don’t think that people like (((Bloomberg))) do not have hidden motivations for this.

  100. @Reg Cæsar

    The super elderly members at Deepdale probably just turn off their hearing aids while the jets are overhead.

    With all the elderly candidates in 2020, are any of them deaf?

    • Replies: @TWS
  101. @James J. O'Meara

    His 1980s technology was so awesome that Bloomberg made most of his money in the 21st Century.

    • Replies: @SFG
    , @Kevin O'Keeffe
  102. @James N. Kennett

    Bloomberg is a guy who finds it easier to get to London than say, Erie, Pennsylvania.
    In 2011, he complained about how few Americans have passports. He apparently didn’t know that prior to 2009, you didn’t need a passport to travel to Canada, Mexico, and most of the Caribbean countries.

  103. @James J. O'Meara

    What often gets overlooked is that Bloomberg made three fortunes, each one being a multiple compounding of the previous one. He worked at Salomon Brothers in its heyday as an equity trader in the 1970s and left with a $10 million fortune when they merged with Phibro in 1979. Back then, $100,000 bought you a really nice apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

    He then turned that into a few billion dollars over the next thirty years, and had about $9 billion in 2008, the year before the financial crisis really hit. In the decade since then, he’s turned that into almost $60 billion, which is remarkable. Not many seventy year old billionaires multiply their fortunes by that much, that fast.

  104. bomag says:
    @Mr. Blank

    In the year 2019
    Michael Bloomberg
    Stood at the podium of a presidential campaign
    Stating that the people
    Had forfeited the confidence of Global Capital
    And could win it back only
    By redoubled efforts. Would it not be easier
    In that case for the Global Capital
    To dissolve the people
    And elect another?

  105. @Wilkey

    The UN just released its latest international migration report. It emphasizes that there are “only” 272 million migrants in the world. Despite the biased language designed to downplay the magnitude of the problem, their short summary video is informative and revealing.

    https://publications.iom.int/books/world-migration-report-2020

    • Replies: @bomag
  106. bergots says:

    Is it too late for Bloomberg to get some of that Silverstein 9/11 insurance payout?

  107. SFG says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Didn’t he have access to inside information back in the 1980s?

  108. SFG says:

    Honestly, this is a good thing. Everyone west of the Hudson hates Bloomberg so much over the gun and soda thing he’ll advocate for more immigration and make it less popular.

    He actually was a pretty good mayor of NYC, but he should have left it there. Of course, it’s hard to tell a guy with $60 billion anything.

    • Agree: bomag
    • Replies: @216
  109. Anonymous[195] • Disclaimer says:
    @Wilkey

    Well, quite a few New York City Public Schools have held ‘Santeria/Vodoun’ ‘Cleansing Ceremonies’ to ward off the ‘evil’ of disruptive students – usually a few days prior to reopening after the Summer break.
    These rituals typically involve the live sacrifice of a chicken or two and the sprinkling of its blood around the classrooms, hallways etc.

  110. Anonymous[336] • Disclaimer says:
    @Wilkey

    Well, the British Labour Party wants ‘every UK *resident*’ – exclusive of citizenship, nationality, sworn oath to foreign rulers and governments etc – the franchise in future British General Elections.
    Of course, this basically renders the concept of ‘citizenship’ and thus ‘representative democracy’, ‘nationality,’ ‘nation state’ and ‘national sovereignty’ – the basis of civilized life in the modern world, effectively Null and Void.

  111. bomag says:
    @PiltdownMan

    Yikes! The US has that many “migrants”?!

    Hope fades…

  112. @Jonathan Mason

    Israel is going into multicultural mode and us wasps will be resented for our leading role, but without mass immigration Israel will not survive

    • Replies: @Kolya Krassotkin
  113. @Mr. Blank

    Sombrero ‘slaves’ don’t need the minimum wage, dental and health coverage, compensation and disability benefits, paid holiday or vacation, maternity, sick leave, bonuses, profit sharing, pension plans etc.

    The ‘Great Replacement’ also has an economic aspect.

    • Agree: dfordoom
    • Replies: @TWS
    , @216
  114. @Tired of Not Winning

    It’s a shame really. He and Tulsi Gabbard could be riding a true populist tiger, but they can’t suppress their basic goofball Leftism.

  115. Dissident says:
    @Louis Renault

    “Our Rekigion [sic]”. Which one?

    One thing is unambiguously, unequivocally clear: Despite his Jewish ancestry, Bloomberg neither practices nor represents Judaism.

  116. Dissident says:
    @notsaying

    If it were 1919 we’d have been a much higher level of discussion about immigration and how it effects America and Americans than we do today because all of today’s conversation-stoppers wouldn’t be there.

    You make cogent points. In 1919, there were people like Samuel Gompers (1850-1924)– labor leaders who opposed immigration because of the harm it did to the American worker.

    https://cis.org/Report/American-Unionism-and-US-Immigration-Policy

    Gompers was himself a Jewish immigrant (from England) as were many of the members and leaders of the unions affiliated with the AFL. […]

    Thus, despite his own immigrant roots, Gompers recognized that organized labor’s first responsibility was to protect the economic well-being of workers and not immigrants per se when there was a conflict in their respective interests. Thus, when Gompers assumed the presidency of the AFL, “he fathered the anti-immigration policy of the AFL.”4

    Gompers, speaking in its support, proclaimed that “immigration is working a great injury to the people of our country.”8

  117. TWS says:
    @Dave Pinsen

    That Twitter thread was some of the least attractive hats disguising themselves as hair I have ever seen. Why not just shave it off and be done with it? It would have some dignity anyway.

  118. TWS says:
    @Amerimutt Golems

    From their employer. They receive all that from the state. In fact in some states you only get ongoing care as an illegal if you intend to break the law and remain in the US illegally.

  119. Dissident says:
    @James N. Kennett

    [our dialogue] which has been greatly enriched by the refreshing new perspectives of Ilhan Abdullahi Omar.

    For all her faults, Omar was right at least about dual citizenship. (See One cheer for Ilhan Omar., Radio Derb, March 8th, 2019)

    And it should not be forbidden to question Zionist influence. Or even Jewish over-representation in key spheres of influence in general. And as I’ve been saying for some time now, Jews who scold White non-Jews about “privilege” have to either shut-up or at least allow honest discussion of Jewish privilege. Can’t have it both ways. And to Jews such as Charles Schumer who had the incredible khutzpah to complain that too many of the President’s judicial nominees were white males: I’m waiting for you to resign or at least announce that you will not seek re-election in order to give a fringe-coalition member the opportunity to take your place.

    It will certainly improve “our” economy, the economy of ultra-wealthy individuals such as Michael Bloomberg. Your experience may differ.

    Yep. Incidentally, what I quoted from you just above is nearly the same as the reply I saw someone make a while back to someone who had cited the ardent support and defense of immigration of this site’s proprietor Ron Unz– something I wonder just how aware most people here are of.

    From Summary Biography of Ron Unz:

    In 1994, he launched a surprise Republican primary challenge to incumbent Gov. Pete Wilson of California, running on a conservative, pro-immigrant platform against the prevailing political sentiment, and received 34% of the vote. Later that year, he campaigned as a leading opponent of Prop. 187, the anti-immigration initiative, and was a top featured speaker at a 70,000 person pro-immigrant march in Los Angeles, the largest political rally in California history to that date.

    ———–
    @ MikeatMikedotMike:

    There is no deep design behind a crocodile hiding in a river to aid in its ambush of a gazelle. That is what crocodiles do.

    Doesn’t mean we put them in charge of the river crossing.

    Apt response.

  120. Mr. Anon says:
    @Hypnotoad666

    Just what America needs — more Mexican restaurants!

    More bad Mexican restaurants. Not to mention bad Chinese and Indian strip-mall buffets – the kind of places with peeling wall-paper and never-cleaned-in-ten-years carpets.

  121. Mr. Anon says:

    “We need immigrants to take all the different kinds of jobs that the country needs — improve our culture, our cuisine, our religion, our dialogue and certainly improve our economy,” the billionaire told reporters at a Mexican restaurant in Phoenix.

    If this country sucks so bad, why does Bloomberg want to be President of it? Why does he even live here? What almost all Democratic candidates want is for this country to be some other country that they can like better. Why don’t they just go live elsewhere?

    • Replies: @Rob McX
  122. @Anonymous

    What, exactly, would be wrong with long-term fertility among the native stock of the Nation that would return population to around 200,000,000 people? That’s where the country was in the early 70’s and I don’t recall anyone saying we had a shortage of human bodies back then. No population, human or animal, can increase forever; there are natural decreases and increases that stabilize over time. Do you want war, disease, or famine to do the job, or would rational decisions to limit fertility be your preference?

  123. @PiltdownMan

    We should return to the days when men were men, and actual approach plates read (Hong Kong Intl, IGS Rwy 13):

    WARNING
    Missed approach is mandatory by MM
    [middle marker] if visual flight is not achieved by this point. In carrying out the missed approach procedure, the right turn must be made at the MM […] as any early or late turn will result in loss of terrain clearance. After passing the MM flight path indications must be ignored.

    • Replies: @PiltdownMan
  124. One of reasons urban elites like Bloomberg believe immigration is needed is because they only see the economy from the perspective of big cities like New York. In super expensive big cities there is something of a labour shortage and there is upward pressure on wages, especially for essential manual jobs like repairing elevators or clearing sewers. And for various reasons, there is also a shortage of natives willing and able to menial service jobs like cleaning hotels.

    However, outside the big cities the situation is different. In small cities and towns there are lots of natives willing and able to do just about every type of job, and lack of economic activity is a more serious issue than labour shortages.

    • Replies: @ben tillman
  125. Rob McX says:
    @Tired of Not Winning

    Neither Yang nor Bloomberg is treasonous, because their natural ethnic loyalty is not to America.

  126. Rob McX says:
    @Mr. Anon

    What almost all Democratic candidates want is for this country to be some other country that they can like better. Why don’t they just go live elsewhere?

    Because it’s not enough to have non-whites (who can easily be found in their own countries if you care to move there). You have to inflict them on your fellow countrymen.

  127. @istevefan

    If the American people are not reproducing, then something might be wrong with American society.

    Considering that around 50% of new babies born in the US are born on Medicaid, and actually more than 50% in some prominent states, it seems that the “best health care system in the world” that people are willing to die to defend is not doing a very good job of providing affordable childbirth for the working population. The mass movement to gayness and gender swapping is probably not doing a lot to help Americans to reproduce either.

    The whole contraception, abortion, and non reproduction thing is so deeply ingrained in the culture that you cannot even adopt a dog these days unless it has been neutered.

    It is only a matter of time until this will also apply to human adoptions.

  128. @J.Ross

    What are you smoking? In Michigan we have every cuisine now, I regularly ate Ethiopean food for a while. What cuisine are we missing? Inuit?

    American cuisine is pretty much defined by the many foods that you cannot readily obtain in supermarkets. In North Florida, where I live, nearly all the restaurants are fast food chains and while there is a kind of tradition of southern home cooking, most of the places that sell this style of food commercially are pretty poor.

    I think the main reason that US cuisine is so poor is that the overhead cost of running a restaurant is so high that the only way to make a living running a restaurant is to get large numbers of people buying food that has a very high mark up and appeals to the lowest common denominator–so this means that you are not, for the most part, getting very good food.

    Most national cuisines rely on characteristic ways of preparing foods that are grown locally, and therefore cheap to buy, but this is hardly ever the case in the US. I have been offered imported Brazil orange juice from concentrate for breakfast in a restaurant located right in the heart of the orange growing district in the middle of the orange picking season.

    In the supermarkets the quality and freshness of food is often very questionable. I had to laugh when I went into Dollar Tree the other day and noted that there was a sticker on the frozen food cabinet saying Everything Fresh. Well, no, everything was frozen, not fresh. I also see bread in Walmart with Guaranteed Fresh written on the wrapper, and an expiration date a week in the future! So guaranteed not fresh.

    My family actually used to eat better when we lived in the Dominican Republic. Dominican cuisine is, frankly, pretty awful, but there was always a wide range of fresh produce in the supermarkets, most of which was grown within 25 miles of the supermarket, the eggs were markedly fresher, and the meat and fish better. There were a number of excellent fruits, dairy products, cheeses, and other items that are not available in the US. You could also get excellent locally made ice creams including excellent flavors not available in the US.

    In the little local grocery near my apartment, if you wanted a chicken and they had none left, they would have it killed and plucked to order and you could come back later and get it.

    I would see local restaurateurs in the supermarkets in the very early morning carefully selecting the choicest items. I do not see this in the US.

    For example, I was sitting next to a truck driver at a lunch counter at a truck stop place a couple of years ago. He told me he was delivering premade salads from Tennessee to a couple of local supermarket chains (Publix and Winn Dixie) and to the local school board.

    I commented that they must grow a lot of produce in Tessessee and he replied that it comes from all over the world. I guess this is all fine, but it cannot be fresh.

    So, yes, the US has plenty of food, but it comes at a price which is that hardly anything is fresh and many items are frozen, then thawed, then sold as fresh. Nobody is starving, granted, but the US cuisine as a whole is pretty dire.

    My comments are just about what is generally available. They do not apply to high end restaurants in the US.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  129. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Bragadocious

    so his point about golf shutting down without Mexicans is absurd. There are plenty of whites who will take these jobs for a decent wage.

    You want people to be paid decent wages? That’s un-American. It’s communism. It’s hateful bigotry.

  130. TG says:

    “It may appear to be the interest of the rulers, and the rich of a state, to force population [editor: to have the government increase the population against the better judgement of the people], and thereby lower the price of labour, and consequently the expense of fleets and armies, and the cost of manufactures for foreign sale; but every attempt of the kind should be carefully watched and strenuously resisted by the friends of the poor, particularly when it comes under the deceitful guise of benevolence…”
    T.R. Malthus, “An Essay on the Principle of Population”, 1798

    Always we are told that jamming in ever more people is GUARANTEED to make things better not worse for the average person. Always we are lied to. Nations that have had their population massively increased by deliberate government policy include: Mexico, the Ivory Coast, South Africa, England, Hong Kong, Syria, Iraq, Iran, China under Mao (yes really) and, from about 1888 to 1929, and 1970 to the present – the United States. Always the results are the same: lower wages for the many, and higher rents and profits for the few.

    Because nobody beats the law of supply and demand.

    • Replies: @nebulafox
  131. @Steve Sailer

    His 1980s technology was so awesome that Bloomberg made most of his money in the 21st Century.

    Must’ve been the only game in town?

    People would still be using the crap out the old Apple II-series computers…if superior computers hadn’t been commonplace for decades.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  132. @J.Ross

    Democrats have this idea that if you are running, you are exempt from US law.

    While Joe Biden cannot be investigated while he is running for president, because reasons, if he were elected he would have to immediately be impeached, because he openly bragged about doing exactly that which the Democrats accuse Trump of doing. But of course if the Democrats hold onto the House it won’t be an issue.

  133. J.Ross says:
    @Jonathan Mason

    >Florida represents America
    No. But a short drive would get you to Georgia, the grocery center of a certain AB.

  134. J.Ross says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Maybe, I meant “not a Founder,” not “not founding stock:” which would include royalists and apoliticals.

  135. anon[229] • Disclaimer says:

    Democrats have this idea that if you are running, you are exempt from US law.

    They have a lot of ideas.

  136. nebulafox says:
    @TG

    >China under Mao (yes really)

    That’s not surprising at all. (And yes, the one-child policy was a direct, panicked response to China’s population explosion under Mao.)

    In the 1960s, Western New Leftists visiting red countries were stunned to discover that societies run by the Old Left were blatantly, unapologetically socially conservative when compared to the West, if not in the context of their own cultures. Nowhere was this more apparent than family formation. I mean, it makes sense, right? Hopes for global revolution would fizzle out pretty quickly if people didn’t reproduce.

    For the most part, good Communists were expected-very heavily expected-to get married, be fruitful, and multiply the old-fashioned way. Up to the north, the brief period of Leninist experimentation shortly after the Russian Revolution proved to be the exception, not the norm. Josef Stalin proved to be no less concerned about potential lack of natalism than his fascist counterparts to the west: in the wake of the catastrophic Russian Civil War, he banned abortion.

    >Because nobody beats the law of supply and demand.

    Nowhere better evidenced than the in the scrupulous avoidance of any discussion of the law of supply and demand by the powers-that-be. Unless it concerns other countries.

  137. @Jonathan Mason

    The mass movement to gayness and gender swapping is probably not doing a lot to help Americans to reproduce either.

    I appreciate that much human reproduction was long done for practical reasons (labor, etc.), but American “society” reached the point where I considered it approaching suicide to marry, and unethical to introduce new lives to a world I deem unacceptable. Obviously, the state wished, in part using my wealth, to breed and implant types opposite of me. It worked.

  138. TWS says:
    @anon

    As if there’s a difference at this point. For some damn reason we’re not attracting the best and brightest.

  139. TWS says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Probably not that many technology is crazy these days.

  140. 216 says: • Website
    @Amerimutt Golems

    It also has a moral aspect

    The intellectual and clerical class of the West has a hidden contempt for the existing population, for being “unvibrant” and “decadent”.

    They tend to hide it under concerns about “poverty”, but there’s a strong belief in a Third Worldist Marxism that blames us for that poverty.

  141. 216 says: • Website
    @Tired of Not Winning

    White Dem primary voters are practically orgasmic over immigration now, I’d generally say that Yang is only playing to the crowd here. Dem primaries are won by the “wine mom” vote, and he got into considerable trouble as being the “alt right’s favorite Dem” because he mentioned The White Death.

    Consider this: The term “nativist” is a borderline slur, and almost no one here calls themselves that. Nor for that matter do most European activists who could claim this without being attached to “immigration ancestors”.

    Arguments against immigration center on:
    -crime
    -terrorism
    -take our jobs

    These are good gut-level arguments, but they don’t work so well at higher levels. Crime is generally down from its 1990s peak. Terrorism is an afterthought. Unemployment is low.

    Better arguments include
    -housing costs
    -wage suppression
    -environmental damage
    -cultural subversion

    Here we have a problem though, none of these arguements play to gut-level conservatism. Conservative elites generally like building more houses. Conservative elites, and the rank-and-file generally don’t like labor unions. US conservatives are particularly against environmentalists, and receive continuing support from the oil industry.

    Only the “cultural subversion” argument works well, but good luck getting the lowbrow conservative to understand what “subversion” even means. Westerners refuse to defend their culture, and have reduced it to liberalism, secularism and consumerism. Nationalists stupidly play into their enemy’s hands by saying things like “Muslim immigrants hate gays and feminism”.

    Days after one of the few explicitly right-wing corporations in the US was revealed to have fully cucked to the point of funding the SPLC; there hasn’t been a single demonstration at either their offices or a restaurant. But the typical con reacts to betrayal with “sit back and grill”

    • Replies: @dfordoom
  142. 216 says: • Website
    @SFG

    He missed the chance to run for Governor in 2010, when he could have muscled out Cuomo from the Dem nomination.

    The Spitzer/Paterson fiasco was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, including for Trump. He’d have been much better off to have had experience as Governor before becoming President.

    In a related timeline, it was a major failure of his to not trick Ivanka or Don Jr into a kamikaze run for the NY Governorship in 2018.

  143. anonymous[251] • Disclaimer says:

    “Nero fiddled while Rome burnt”

    I would add:

    Michael Bloomberg and the NYC/Hollywood/Harvard and Yale WASP and Jewish $ billionaire elite decided to….

    Play golf, while America burnt, went down in TB, infectious hepatitis, Ebola, 3rd world migration invasions.

    Oh if we had a Lee Atwater around to script commercials of Michael Bloomberg and the WASP Bush family playing golf at exclusive country clubs along side photos and video of LDS mothers and children who were murdered by Mexican cartels, police officers murdered by Chicago gangs, 9/11/01 wives and orphans.

    And the adverts would include comments from $ billionaire bloomberg about his complaint that it’s so hard to find the help to maintain his private golf club.

  144. anonymous[251] • Disclaimer says:
    @Angular momentum

    “Playing golf on a course that only hosts around ten rounds per day, being rich sounds like a pretty good deal.”

    I respond:

    The same was said to the French royals including Marie Antoinette shortly before they had their heads cut off.

  145. Anonymous[157] • Disclaimer says:
    @Kevin O'Keeffe

    There are alternatives but Bloomberg got there firstest with the mostest and it is a price insensitive market. In fact it is to some extent Veblen goods.

  146. @Tired of Not Winning

    “We need immigrants to take all the different kinds of jobs that the country needs — improve our culture, our cuisine, our religion, our dialogue and certainly improve our economy,” the billionaire told reporters at a Mexican restaurant in Phoenix.

    Aren’t we are so, so incredibly lucky to have Bloomberg’s ilk enriching America? What sort of hopeless, impoverished hellhole would we be without their entreprenuerial efforts? We are so blessed to have such loyal citizens in our midst.

  147. dfordoom says: • Website
    @216

    Days after one of the few explicitly right-wing corporations in the US was revealed to have fully cucked to the point of funding the SPLC; there hasn’t been a single demonstration at either their offices or a restaurant. But the typical con reacts to betrayal with “sit back and grill”

    The reason conservatives don’t fight is that they agree with the whole of the liberal agenda. They love love love immigration. They love immigration more than they love anything else. Immigration is good for rich people! They also love feminism. They’re totally in favour of the LGBT agenda. There’s not a single element in the liberal globalist agenda that they actually disagree with.

    Conservatives will only ever fight for the one thing that really matters – tax cuts for the rich. They care about money – more money for rich people. More money for bankers and billionaires. They don’t care about anything else.

    They don’t even care much about war, except that America’s wars are good for business. They’re good for rich people. War is just another business and it’s a very profitable one.

    The Right is not on your side and it never will be.

    • Replies: @Harry Baldwin
  148. @schnellandine

    Okay, this is the best one I can find. From 0:22 on, especially.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  149. @Flip

    Bloomberg IS too rich. Anyone who thinks flooding the country with tens of millions more people has far too much money, which keeps himself insulated from the ill effects of the social, environmental and economic destruction that a crowded society brings.

    Take away Bloomies billions not only so he can feel the pain that he’s inflicting on the American people but also so he can help pay for the expensive social programs the immigrants, newly displaced Americans and their Democrat party heroes, now wildly popular with the impoverished masses, will be demanding.

  150. @Tired of Not Winning

    Over 50% of (Dot) Indians still shit in the street- that would be 700 million people.

    Imagine the upside in Georgia-Pacific and Proctor and Gambol stock when they can buy toilet paper here in the US with their welfare money. American Standard would rocket too with the increased demand for Mr Crappers device.

    Coupled with the obvious public health improvement and their increased standard of living, who can be against this?

    Then we can work on hand-washing.

  151. @PiltdownMan

    That’s about what I remember. The first time I asked the guy sitting next to me, as we did a half circle thingy, How do we land on that?
    Answer. See those buildings? We fly straight at them and the do a hard right turn just before we hit them.

    He was right.

  152. @alt right moderate

    If you want your laborers to live nearby, they have to be able to afford to live nearby. The problem isn’t a labor shortage. It’s a high cost of living.

  153. @Jonathan Mason

    The whole contraception, abortion, and non reproduction thing is so deeply ingrained in the culture . . . .

    It is not ingrained in the culture at all.

  154. @Bigdicknick

    Say it with me: “Open borders for Israel!”

  155. @James N. Kennett

    We need immigrants to take all the different kinds of jobs that the country needs — improve our culture, our cuisine, our religion, our dialogue and certainly improve our economy.

    Sounds like John McCain, who said of amnesty in 2006, “If there was ever such a thing as a noble cause, it is the one we are embarked on now. Anyone who is afraid that somehow our culture will be anything but enriched by fresh blood and culture, in my view, has a distorted view of history and has a pessimistic view of our future.”

  156. @dfordoom

    Conservatives will only ever fight for the one thing that really matters …

    Near the end of his presidential campaign McCain was ending his speeches by shouting, “And we’ve got to fight! fight! FIGHT!”

    “Fight for what?” I wondered. The only thing I could ever remember McCain fighting were people to his right, especially when they ran against him in primaries.

  157. Bloomberg is the fellow who as mayor wanted to drive the middle class out of Manhattan, thought folks ought to pay a premium for living on that island. He was contemptous of the boroughs and ordinary New Yorkers in general. Now he wants to be president and drive Americans out of their own country.

  158. EdwardM says:
    @International Jew

    PGA tournaments have start times every 10-15 minutes. You could, for example, have a foursome teeing off every 15 minutes from 7:00am-1:00pm, so that would be around 100 rounds day.

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