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The Refugee Detectives

Inside Germany’s high-stakes operation to sort people fleeing death from opportunists and pretenders

GRAEME WOOD APRIL 2018 ISSUE

The reporter looks through a stack of refugees’ resumes:

… The other trait distinguishing these résumés was that nearly every one contained what I, as someone whose job often involves listening skeptically to people’s stories, would call irregularities, little details that seemed odd, that begged for explanation. An Afghan with no formal education claimed to know a language not spoken in any country she had visited; an African doctor whose CV could have gotten him a job with the World Health Organization in a week was working a cash register in Bridgeport. Two refugees claimed to be from, respectively, Zambia and Tanzania, countries without war or persecution that could justify asylum. (The refugees had almost certainly claimed different nationalities in their application for asylum.) Another said she was from the Democratic Republic of the Congo—a major generator of refugees—but spoke languages that suggested origin in the now relatively safe country of Rwanda. It was as if the center had sent me a dozen jigsaw puzzles, all with either missing pieces or extra ones.

All of the refugees were qualified to clean my house. (The doctor was overqualified, and I wondered whether I should be cleaning his.) But detail after detail hoisted my eyebrows. An asylum officer had heard each story—or some variant of it—and judged the claimant credible enough to welcome him into the United States. For my part, it was hard not to conclude that most of the stories were shot through with lies.

A lot of refugees are simply economic migrants. Some others are genuine refugees in that folks back home in, say, Rwanda might have it in for you. But that isn’t always because they hate you in the abstract, sometimes it’s because they hate you personally, for say, hacking their mothers to death during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. (And there is usually some other country closer to your home country where you Retired Death Squad Leaders can more cheaply find refuge.)

 
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  1. … an African doctor whose CV could have gotten him a job with the World Health Organization in a week was working a cash register in Bridgeport.

    Love it. I think I might have bought some potato chips at a gas station from that guy.

    Isn’t most of the refugee racket exactly that, a racket? I’ve met lot’s of immigrants who came here as refugees, and I wonder, refugees from what?

    I agree with Derbyshire: Stop all of it. Have a moratorium on all immigration. All of it. There is no reason Americans are supposed to help the people of the world, none. It’s just that we are in the habit of doing so.

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    • Replies: @Forbes
    Thirty years ago, I had a 30-something doctor from Poland working for me as a machine operator in a metal fabrication shop. His English wasn't good enough to pass the medical boards, so we was working in the shop while trying to improve his language skills. His English was close to non-existent, but half our workforce were Poles from Greenpoint Brooklyn, so he fit in. His wife, also a doctor, was working in a hospital because her English was sufficient to pass the medical boards.
    , @Charles Erwin Wilson II

    Stop all of it. Have a moratorium on all immigration. All of it.
     
    Agree.
    , @Jus' Sayin'...
    In my last position I was required to conduct a final interview of potential employees to determine whether or not they actually had the technical skills they claimed to have. An unusually large number of Negroes with origins in various sub-Sahara African and Caribbean shit-holes made it to this final interview. Invariably they were impeccably groomed and tailored. Their resumes were spectacular. Almost always they were glib and well-spoken.

    Then I would pose a few simple questions to test their skills. I'd ask the "expert" on SQL to do a simple inner or outer join on two tables from a hypothetical data base. I'd ask the "expert" on Unix to create an alphabetized list of files in the root directory and store it in a file in another directory. I'd ask the "expert" on SAS to sort and link two data sets by a common variable. I'd ask the "expert" on c to write a simple sub-routine and explain how variable values would be passed.

    Never once was even one of the dozen or so of these bozos, whom I interviewed, able even to begin talking about how to conceptualize let alone accomplish these simple tasks. Usually they'd just stand in front of the whiteboard like a deer in the headlights and mumble that they weren't familiar with that particular aspect of their specialty. Some, the more glib, would start a rambling, mumbled monologue, having little or nothing to do with the required task. The more enterprising, might throw in some technical jargon, or even some totally irrelevant code or set of keywords that they'd clearly memorized before their interview.

    I've learned to be hyper-vigilant when dealing with the purported educations, skill sets, and work experience of these people. It's unfortunate that HR departments never seem to learn these lessons; perhaps because they are full of the same types of charlatans, but in an area where such posing is harder to detect.

    , @Lagertha
    the words of a close Scandinavian friend: " we can't help everybody, there is not enough money for that."

    This is as old as the Bronze Age. There is not enough "utility" to feed and sustain an endless chain migration of people (who happen to hate white people...and do not want to integrate, in any way) to the USA. Canada has already cucked, and, they already have THE problems.

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  2. Anonym says:

    Of course it makes a lot more sense and lower cost just to carve out a space in the country of issue with your first world military, and make that a refugee camp.

    Rather than detectives, why not use an older technology from the middle ages like the float test? If they sink for a period of 10 minutes they are a legitimate migrant, if they float they are an economic migrant and put ‘em on a plane somewhere.

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    I like it!
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  3. J.Ross says: • Website

    I honestly expect that all of the forces claiming to be protecting Europe are either massively incompetant or one hundred per cent on the other side. I still remember the laughable BBC story about how New Years gang rape, which they finally admitted might have happened just the slightest bit (but you know those parties always have been wild), would be controlled in the future thanks to the Super Recognizers (their actual term), who are cops on the other end of panopticon cameras who promise never to make mistakes. I guess I wasn’t the only one laughing at that story, because it was not brought up again.
    If we don’t get some English Snowden to freak out and admit that it’s all garbage, then you know what’s going to happen: more Russian expats in Britain will die, so we can have something other than MENA thugs to talk about.

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    ...the Super Recognizers (their actual term), who are cops on the other end of panopticon cameras who promise never to make mistakes. I guess I wasn’t the only one laughing at that story, because it was not brought up again.
     
    Brave New Third World.
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  4. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.rt.com/news/419070-undercover-israeli-journalist-germany/amp/

    Prominent Israeli journalist Zvi Jecheskeli, who went undercover as a devout Muslim, has revealed how easy it may be for Islamists to pass through Germany’s borders and become a “Syrian refugee.”
    Jecheskeli spent several years risking his life to film a documentary on the role and influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in the streets of Germany, France, Britain and Turkey. While the organization is legal in some countries and has affiliated political parties, its outlawed as a terrorist group in others, including Russia, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.

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  5. Forbes says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    ... an African doctor whose CV could have gotten him a job with the World Health Organization in a week was working a cash register in Bridgeport.
     
    Love it. I think I might have bought some potato chips at a gas station from that guy.

    Isn't most of the refugee racket exactly that, a racket? I've met lot's of immigrants who came here as refugees, and I wonder, refugees from what?

    I agree with Derbyshire: Stop all of it. Have a moratorium on all immigration. All of it. There is no reason Americans are supposed to help the people of the world, none. It's just that we are in the habit of doing so.

    Thirty years ago, I had a 30-something doctor from Poland working for me as a machine operator in a metal fabrication shop. His English wasn’t good enough to pass the medical boards, so we was working in the shop while trying to improve his language skills. His English was close to non-existent, but half our workforce were Poles from Greenpoint Brooklyn, so he fit in. His wife, also a doctor, was working in a hospital because her English was sufficient to pass the medical boards.

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  6. Yak-15 says:

    My aunt died about three years ago because a Filipino immigrant doctor prescribed her a medication that interacted with another. My mother, a public health nurse who treats mostly pregnant Mexicans, does not see the connection.

    The poz inflicted in our society is strong. It’s rife.

    What do we do?

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  7. My mom tutors immigrants trying to get their GEDs. An African student told her he had an engineering degree from Oxford, but that the local power plant would only hire him if he finished his GED. He needed the tutoring because he was having a lot of trouble with the math section.

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    For reasons I won't get into, my highest level of completed education before entering college was sixth grade. I got a decent score on the ACT (for someone with almost zero exposure to high school math or science - my English/reading scores saved me), but I also needed a GED before they could admit me.

    I think the average iSteve reader could have passed the GED test in about fifth grade. Maybe sixth. I would think that your average white 9th grader could pass it, but I'm less sure.
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  8. The whole thing is a joke. Not saying BAMF isn’t doing this that or the other thing, but they are still accepting 2/3 of these people as “refugees”. C’mon. A legitimate fear of persecution and all that. But somehow that produces a “refugee” population that is 90%+ military age young men? And then a third of the rejected are fighting in court and winning cases at least a significant percentage of the time. This isn’t any sort of real process it’s a political fig leaf for the ruling class.

    Sure they are “refugees”. They are seeking refugee from the shitty nations people like themselves build in the sort of nice nations that white guys build.

    “Grappling hooks” would be a better word for them. They’ve tossed themselves over the “wall”–such as it is–in order to allow more of their family and tribe to invade Europe as well.

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    • Replies: @Clyde
    These refugee detectives are a joke because Germany is not deporting verified asylum frauds and refugee frauds. They stay in Germany or go to other EU nations.
    , @Eagle Eye
    Some good reporting, with the requisite ultra-pozzed urbane attitude of the accomplished writer.

    By the height of the crisis, 60 to 80 percent of asylum-seekers were arriving without a passport. Some had discovered that their passport constrained their story—you can’t claim to be 16 if your passport says you are 28. Once this inconvenience became well known, passports began disappearing, except when they corroborated the bearer’s claim.
    ...
    “In 2016, we started to see a wave of unaccompanied minors,” he told me. “It was because every clan chief in Afghanistan decided to send his son to Germany at once, as an anchor child.”
    ...
    The emphasis, wojtalla stressed, was not on finding the liar but on finding “the pearl”—the person who has suffered, and to whom humanity owes protection.
    ...
    bamf’s [the German agency's] efforts to improve its refugee process—like Volkswagen engineers scheming to get better mercy-mileage out of their democracy—are ones we should observe and, perhaps, emulate.
    ...
    The establishment of bureaucracies such as bamf, and the assurance that procedures—any procedures—are in place to vet immigrants, may assuage this concern. Let a million refugees in—just give me some confidence that they’re going through a process.
     
    Basically, Woods is giving away the game that the German agency is playing, just like its counterparts in the U.S. and most Western countries: Just keep play-acting to give the rubes the idea that some "process" is in place to sort out real refugees from scamsters, while effectively letting 90%+ stay in one form or another.
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  9. Stacus says:

    Left-wing governments aren’t the only ones to fall for refugee rackets. South Africans in Perth have managed to get Australia to relax its strict skills-based policies, and offer to take in white farmers on a preferential basis (given how rotten South Africa has become, there will have to be refugee detectives to determine that actual farmers make the move).

    Ordinarily, white migration if favorable over blacks and Islamocrazies, except that white South African farmers are objectively bad at farming and use blacks rather than modernizing. Their dependence on black labor helped doom South Africa.

    What happens when farmers who need cheap labor realize that there isn’t any around? Expect a lot more “crops rotting in the ground” stories from Australia in a few years.

    And wouldn’t it be better all around if the farmers who felt so threatened on their farms decided to move to, say, an urban area, rather than across the world?

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    > Ordinarily, white migration if favorable over blacks and Islamocrazies, except that white South African farmers are objectively bad at farming and use blacks rather than modernizing. Their dependence on black labor helped doom South Africa.

    Well, if they are objectively bad at farming, then their leaving won't matter much and their country won't fall into chaos and food insecurity like all the other African post-colonial nations did when the colonists left.

    What you'll probably find - if they do wind up in farming here in Oz - that they use whatever methods work best, and they'll be smart enough to take a little local advice. It will take them generations, however, to lose the habit of barricading themselves in their homes. One of the reasons they are so white is that they don't dare go outside.
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  10. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    All of the refugees were qualified to clean my house.

    Wow, I know someone named GRAEME WOOD who had better have really impressive PC credentials else this may be the last article he ever gets published.

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  11. The percent of genuine refugees deserving of refuge in a nice country is likely about the percent of refugee applications that are approved in Israel or Japan.

    I’ve been telling Jewish leftists, lately, that Israel can’t afford to take in Africans because it has to save room for us American Jews if and when we become refugees from violent Muslim immigrants.

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    Unlike several European lands, the US (outside of a few small pockets) is not in even the remotest danger of being overrun by Muslims anytime soon, although I'm sure countless Jewish NGOs and activists are working hard to change that.
    , @Anonymous
    QUOTE: I’ve been telling Jewish leftists, lately, that Israel can’t afford to take in Africans because it has to save room for us American Jews if and when we become refugees from violent Muslim immigrants.

    Great line! Would love to watch as the unexpected terror creeps up their self-satisfied progressive faces.

    , @SunBakedSuburb
    " ... save room for us American Jews if and when we become refugees from violent Muslim immigrants."

    The Muslims you have to worry about will more likely be African American, the kind your leftist friends like to coddle.
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  12. SF says:

    The first 3/4 of Graeme Woods’ article appears to be a more objective counterpoint to the ridiculous open borders screed that the Atlantic published a couple of weeks ago. But it ends with the same old refugees and immigrants are good for us all message.

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    There's definitely been some thematic movement in propaganda content; they are dimly aware that they overreached, so they're making very watery apologies and late acknowledgments (Merkel: yes, no go zones exist, no, we aren't going to fix that), then pressing on. If we do not become more adamant than we already are, our objections will not matter, and they can switch to full-throated triumphalism.
    , @Barnard
    The Atlantic wouldn't publish it if he didn't include that stuff. It is amazing they ran it at all. Unless the purpose is to just straight out say how much they hate having a white majority. They would turn the country over to liars and thieves in order to end it sooner.
    , @Eagle Eye

    [The report] ends with the same old refugees and immigrants are good for us all message.
     
    Also, as some posters here have pointed out, we have here the quiet but religious observance of the Goebbels-style BIG LIE BY OMISSION, effectively "framing" the issue as a choice between two extremes:

    If we refuse Ahmed (real name: Mohammad) refugee status, citizenship and government benefits for life, the ONLY OTHER CHOICE IS SENDING THE POOR LAD BACK TO CERTAIN DEATH back home (said to be Syria, actually Morocco).

    What about setting up TEMPORARY REFUGEE CENTERS in other Third World countries, and sending denied refugees/asylum seekers there? Perhaps pay some country to take them in permanently?

    The much-vaunted claim that refugees are needed to rejuvenate the economy is, of course, balderdash. Nobody recruits illiterate workers from Muslim countries. WORKERS can readily be recruited from countries where people WORK, e.g. China, Vietnam, etc.

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  13. rogue-one says:

    The article makes these “investigators” sound really smart, tenacious, and capable of sorting the fakers from actual refugees.

    I am calling bullshit on these claims. I lived in France near Germany and often visited Germany for work during 2015 & 2016. I met some migrants who came to Germany.

    1. Case A: Afghan male, 21 years old. Claimed to be 17. Had lost passport. His family previously lived in India, moved back to Kabul sometime ago, and owned a small business there. He initially tried to moved to India for better options but realizing that he had much better options in Europe, he moved to Germany with Syrians across 8 countries. He claimed to be persecuted by Taliban and won right to asylum.

    2. Case B: Sri Lankan Tamil woman. Came to Germany on a tourist visa while pregnant. (Paid an agent about $6000 for help in getting visa, & advise on how to deal with migration agencies.) Applied for asylum. Gave birth to child in Germany. Received asylum. I don’t think Tamils are massively persecuted today in Sri Lanka. Yet, somehow, she was able to get asylum. (I think the baby played a role.)

    3. Case C: A Tunisian girl who sought asylum in 2015. Received asylum. Saw her in 2016 while she was planning on going back to Tunisia for marriage. That’s some hardcore persecution.

    4. Case E, F, G: Three illiterate African men from Cameroon. Claimed persecution and received asylum.

    During informal chats with me, almost all of them admitted that they were not seeking asylum while fleeing persecution but rather were looking for a better life. In fact they were so aware that when Germany stopped giving asylum to Afghans, the message immediately passed on to Afghans on the way, who promptly started moving to France.

    Further, after 3 years, these people will have legal rights to bring their families, despite what politicians claim.

    I would also like to add that many of people denied asylum are given “tolerated” status in Germany. They often work in black market. I know some Pakistani laborers who have tolerated status.

    (Duldung” or “Bescheinigung für die Aussetzung einer Abschiebung” or tolerated right to stay: This status is granted to people whose asylum requests have been rejected, but who cannot be deported. These individuals however need permission from immigration officials to be able to work.)

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    The article makes these “investigators” sound really smart, tenacious, and capable of sorting the fakers from actual refugees.

    I am calling bullshit on these claims.

     

    Yeah, the investigators would get more truthful results by randomly tossing out 95% of the applications. And even better results, both regarding truth and social order, by tossing out every single one of them.
    , @Anonymous
    I would also like to add that many of people denied asylum are given “tolerated” status in Germany. They often work in black market. I know some Pakistani laborers who have tolerated status.

    "WE REJECTED 36.8% OF APPLICANTS! (But quietly let them stay anyway.) This scam also happens everywhere to make it look like immigration agencies are much tougher than they are.

    According to some news reports, Germany even lets REJECTED applicants who are "tolerated" bring in massive families to make life even more "tolerable" for them. All will be living on public benefits.

    CUI BONO?

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  14. What I found fascinating is the insistence that Europe is *legally* bound to admit refugees, as I assume Americans are.

    Look at how much money Germany is spending to do a barely adequate job of distinguishing economic from refugee-seeking migrants.

    This thinking will eventually stop, I hope.

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    Why would it ever stop? Seriously only the enemy which is straight White beta males are hurt by this . Women, gays etc all benefit. Example polygamy. Most women love polygamy. Sharing a portion of a big man rather than all a beta male.

    The immavasion of the West is the matriarchy importing the swaggering military age men it so desperately craves.
    , @Anonymous
    This is exactly what national sovereignty - and, in the final analysis 'Democracy', meaning the supremacy of national electorates - is all about.

    In a nutshell, it was the essence of the Brexit vote.
    , @rogue-one
    >This thinking will eventually stop, I hope.

    Unlikely.

    Most of these obligations are tied into legislations & international treaties. Even if a government tries to change them, the cries from the media class & rulings from judiciary makes successful changes unlikely. Also, for better or for worse, most of the western Europeans believe that they have some duty to care for & protect refugees.
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  15. AndrewR says:
    @International Jew
    The percent of genuine refugees deserving of refuge in a nice country is likely about the percent of refugee applications that are approved in Israel or Japan.

    I've been telling Jewish leftists, lately, that Israel can't afford to take in Africans because it has to save room for us American Jews if and when we become refugees from violent Muslim immigrants.

    Unlike several European lands, the US (outside of a few small pockets) is not in even the remotest danger of being overrun by Muslims anytime soon, although I’m sure countless Jewish NGOs and activists are working hard to change that.

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    This is how I've been gradually "revealing my power level" to my lefty friends - by first conceding that, compared to what's going on in parts of Western Europe, the US doesn't really have a Muslim immigration problem.
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  16. @AndrewR
    Unlike several European lands, the US (outside of a few small pockets) is not in even the remotest danger of being overrun by Muslims anytime soon, although I'm sure countless Jewish NGOs and activists are working hard to change that.

    This is how I’ve been gradually “revealing my power level” to my lefty friends – by first conceding that, compared to what’s going on in parts of Western Europe, the US doesn’t really have a Muslim immigration problem.

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    No, but the US has two other demographic problems instead. I'm not counting Asians here.
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  17. Clyde says:
    @AnotherDad
    The whole thing is a joke. Not saying BAMF isn't doing this that or the other thing, but they are still accepting 2/3 of these people as "refugees". C'mon. A legitimate fear of persecution and all that. But somehow that produces a "refugee" population that is 90%+ military age young men? And then a third of the rejected are fighting in court and winning cases at least a significant percentage of the time. This isn't any sort of real process it's a political fig leaf for the ruling class.

    Sure they are "refugees". They are seeking refugee from the shitty nations people like themselves build in the sort of nice nations that white guys build.

    "Grappling hooks" would be a better word for them. They've tossed themselves over the "wall"--such as it is--in order to allow more of their family and tribe to invade Europe as well.

    These refugee detectives are a joke because Germany is not deporting verified asylum frauds and refugee frauds. They stay in Germany or go to other EU nations.

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  18. J.Ross says: • Website
    @SF
    The first 3/4 of Graeme Woods' article appears to be a more objective counterpoint to the ridiculous open borders screed that the Atlantic published a couple of weeks ago. But it ends with the same old refugees and immigrants are good for us all message.

    There’s definitely been some thematic movement in propaganda content; they are dimly aware that they overreached, so they’re making very watery apologies and late acknowledgments (Merkel: yes, no go zones exist, no, we aren’t going to fix that), then pressing on. If we do not become more adamant than we already are, our objections will not matter, and they can switch to full-throated triumphalism.

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  19. Hubbub says:

    And there is usually some other country closer to your home country where you Retired Death Squad Leaders can more cheaply find refuge.

    I, a U.S. Midwesterner, have heard and read of this phenomenon, myself. Why haven’t these poor, wretched refugees from the neighborhoods heard as much and, instead of taking the long, tortuous trips aboard craft of questionable stability to the U.S., simply walk across the border next door? So simple as to be too simple.

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  20. Barnard says:
    @SF
    The first 3/4 of Graeme Woods' article appears to be a more objective counterpoint to the ridiculous open borders screed that the Atlantic published a couple of weeks ago. But it ends with the same old refugees and immigrants are good for us all message.

    The Atlantic wouldn’t publish it if he didn’t include that stuff. It is amazing they ran it at all. Unless the purpose is to just straight out say how much they hate having a white majority. They would turn the country over to liars and thieves in order to end it sooner.

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  21. @Faraday's Bobcat
    My mom tutors immigrants trying to get their GEDs. An African student told her he had an engineering degree from Oxford, but that the local power plant would only hire him if he finished his GED. He needed the tutoring because he was having a lot of trouble with the math section.

    For reasons I won’t get into, my highest level of completed education before entering college was sixth grade. I got a decent score on the ACT (for someone with almost zero exposure to high school math or science – my English/reading scores saved me), but I also needed a GED before they could admit me.

    I think the average iSteve reader could have passed the GED test in about fifth grade. Maybe sixth. I would think that your average white 9th grader could pass it, but I’m less sure.

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  22. people fleeing death

    Definition of shithole country:
    Its emmigrants are described as “fleeing death”

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    Definition of shithole country:
    Its emmigrants are described as “fleeing death”
     
    No need to flee. Just play to a stalemate.

    https://www.tynesidecinema.co.uk/storage/app/uploads/public/59f/96c/708/thumb_965_768x432_0_0_crop.jpg
    , @Clyde

    Definition of shithole country:
    Its emmigrants are described as “fleeing death”
     
    They are fleeing shit, not death. Mexico is the most obese shithole ever created. They are number one or two on world's most obese list. How are the Central American countries on obesity? They are border waddlers these days, not border jumpers.
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  23. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    First of all, get the terminology right. Refugee status is not asylum, a refugee is not an asylee (yes, that is a word in the State Department).

    If you claim that you are in personal danger back home, you are an asylum applicant, not a refugee.

    Many asylum applicants have the option of moving to a different town, in their own countries, and getting a new job. That’s why on-the-ground consular officials reject their asylum applications in-country.

    If I lived in Watts, I’d be in danger. In that case, I’d move to Torrance. I wouldn’t move to Canada and claim asylum. But that’s how these economic refugees/fake asylees operate.

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  24. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    I’ve noticed more of these slightly non-PC, somewhat transgressive articles in The Atlantic ever since the comments disappeared.

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    I’ve noticed more of these slightly non-PC, somewhat transgressive articles in The Atlantic ever since the comments disappeared.
     
    They're microtransgressions.

    At least the New Yorker has cartoons, and the Nation a pretty good puzzle.

    What's the Atlantic got, those tiny crafters' and B&B ads which made them the Etsy or Craigslist of the paper age? Or are those in Harper's? I can't keep 'em straight.

    , @Nicholas Stix
    Have you ever seen Harper's and The Atlantic in the same room together?
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  25. 22pp22 says:

    I don’t know if my degree in geology makes me a scientist, but at least I know what a complex number is.

    The same cannot be said of 99/100 of the doctors and engineers I have met driving taxis in Sydney and Auckland.

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    , @Dave from Oz
    > I don’t know if my degree in geology makes me a scientist, but at least I know what a complex number is. The same cannot be said of 99/100 of the doctors and engineers I have met driving taxis in Sydney and Auckland.

    How do you manage to broach the topic, if you don't mind my asking? I can't think of a conversational gambit that would work.
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  26. @Buzz Mohawk

    ... an African doctor whose CV could have gotten him a job with the World Health Organization in a week was working a cash register in Bridgeport.
     
    Love it. I think I might have bought some potato chips at a gas station from that guy.

    Isn't most of the refugee racket exactly that, a racket? I've met lot's of immigrants who came here as refugees, and I wonder, refugees from what?

    I agree with Derbyshire: Stop all of it. Have a moratorium on all immigration. All of it. There is no reason Americans are supposed to help the people of the world, none. It's just that we are in the habit of doing so.

    Stop all of it. Have a moratorium on all immigration. All of it.

    Agree.

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  27. Tiny Duck says:

    In my personal experience though (married to an immigrant who came here via being married to me) – the animus doesn’t vanish when people find out that someone is here legally, if that person is not white European. I think a lot of hate on immigrants in general is veiled behind the premise of being anti-illegal immigration.

    The truth is that white men fear the loss of primacy and privilege

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    Ohs Tinys.....you ain’t bein married....not wit all teh time you spent on teh end of Little Lenderps!

    Ledspert “will acknowledge tat Tinys story changes on a regular basis” PitsChevalier
    , @Daffy Duck
    Maybe. So what? Maybe it’s both.
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  28. @J.Ross
    I honestly expect that all of the forces claiming to be protecting Europe are either massively incompetant or one hundred per cent on the other side. I still remember the laughable BBC story about how New Years gang rape, which they finally admitted might have happened just the slightest bit (but you know those parties always have been wild), would be controlled in the future thanks to the Super Recognizers (their actual term), who are cops on the other end of panopticon cameras who promise never to make mistakes. I guess I wasn't the only one laughing at that story, because it was not brought up again.
    If we don't get some English Snowden to freak out and admit that it's all garbage, then you know what's going to happen: more Russian expats in Britain will die, so we can have something other than MENA thugs to talk about.

    …the Super Recognizers (their actual term), who are cops on the other end of panopticon cameras who promise never to make mistakes. I guess I wasn’t the only one laughing at that story, because it was not brought up again.

    Brave New Third World.

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  29. @Hippopotamusdrome


    people fleeing death

     

    Definition of shithole country:
    Its emmigrants are described as "fleeing death"

    Definition of shithole country:
    Its emmigrants are described as “fleeing death”

    No need to flee. Just play to a stalemate.

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  30. @Anonymous
    I've noticed more of these slightly non-PC, somewhat transgressive articles in The Atlantic ever since the comments disappeared.

    I’ve noticed more of these slightly non-PC, somewhat transgressive articles in The Atlantic ever since the comments disappeared.

    They’re microtransgressions.

    At least the New Yorker has cartoons, and the Nation a pretty good puzzle.

    What’s the Atlantic got, those tiny crafters’ and B&B ads which made them the Etsy or Craigslist of the paper age? Or are those in Harper’s? I can’t keep ‘em straight.

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    At least the New Yorker has cartoons
     
    Funny you should mention. I've been meaning to scan this one in for awhile and finally got around to it. Notice WHITE in bold letters. The woman is traumatized because a WHITE man came to her door. Called her husband and of course the cops. The cartoon leaves out what happened after that.

    https://image.ibb.co/gu3cvH/2018_03_14_NYer_Race_Cartoons_001.jpg
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  31. fish says:
    @Tiny Duck
    In my personal experience though (married to an immigrant who came here via being married to me) - the animus doesn't vanish when people find out that someone is here legally, if that person is not white European. I think a lot of hate on immigrants in general is veiled behind the premise of being anti-illegal immigration.

    The truth is that white men fear the loss of primacy and privilege

    Ohs Tinys…..you ain’t bein married….not wit all teh time you spent on teh end of Little Lenderps!

    Ledspert “will acknowledge tat Tinys story changes on a regular basis” PitsChevalier

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  32. Whiskey says: • Website
    @education realist
    What I found fascinating is the insistence that Europe is *legally* bound to admit refugees, as I assume Americans are.

    Look at how much money Germany is spending to do a barely adequate job of distinguishing economic from refugee-seeking migrants.

    This thinking will eventually stop, I hope.

    Why would it ever stop? Seriously only the enemy which is straight White beta males are hurt by this . Women, gays etc all benefit. Example polygamy. Most women love polygamy. Sharing a portion of a big man rather than all a beta male.

    The immavasion of the West is the matriarchy importing the swaggering military age men it so desperately craves.

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    You're an idiot. When will you finally be too embarrassed to post your flatulences which you confuse as thought?
    , @vx37
    OT:

    Still supporting your "End of the Magic Negro" theme?
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  33. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    I’ve noticed more of these slightly non-PC, somewhat transgressive articles in The Atlantic ever since the comments disappeared.
     
    They're microtransgressions.

    At least the New Yorker has cartoons, and the Nation a pretty good puzzle.

    What's the Atlantic got, those tiny crafters' and B&B ads which made them the Etsy or Craigslist of the paper age? Or are those in Harper's? I can't keep 'em straight.

    At least the New Yorker has cartoons

    Funny you should mention. I’ve been meaning to scan this one in for awhile and finally got around to it. Notice WHITE in bold letters. The woman is traumatized because a WHITE man came to her door. Called her husband and of course the cops. The cartoon leaves out what happened after that.

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  34. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Let’s be honest here:

    It’s *ALL* (the 1967 Amendment to the Geneva Refugee Convention) a great big scam, being abused worse than a Rotherham pimp.
    Only fools, liars, The Economist and the EU Commission can’t see it.

    The abusers themselves are laughing down their sleeves at the stupidity of their dupes.

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    • Replies: @JMcG
    Of COURSE they can see it. It’s exactly what they want.
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  35. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @education realist
    What I found fascinating is the insistence that Europe is *legally* bound to admit refugees, as I assume Americans are.

    Look at how much money Germany is spending to do a barely adequate job of distinguishing economic from refugee-seeking migrants.

    This thinking will eventually stop, I hope.

    This is exactly what national sovereignty – and, in the final analysis ‘Democracy’, meaning the supremacy of national electorates – is all about.

    In a nutshell, it was the essence of the Brexit vote.

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  36. Moses says:

    Who is approving these “refugee” cases? Bloody do-gooders. No consequence for them to get their good feelz at the expense of Americans.

    We need Skin in the Game. Anyone approving a case that turns out to be scammer economic migrant needs to have a stiff penalty.

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  37. Ed says:

    The West is paying a price for WW2. The entirety of the refugee crisis is nonsense. Genuine refugees flee to the nearest safest country. That right there should raise suspicions. The first question should be, “Why are you here?” followed up by “Why not go to a nearby country?”. I’d deny every single last one of them.

    Australia refused to admit any more refugees that arrived by sea and amazingly their refugee number plummeted. Imagine that.

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  38. Clyde says:
    @Hippopotamusdrome


    people fleeing death

     

    Definition of shithole country:
    Its emmigrants are described as "fleeing death"

    Definition of shithole country:
    Its emmigrants are described as “fleeing death”

    They are fleeing shit, not death. Mexico is the most obese shithole ever created. They are number one or two on world’s most obese list. How are the Central American countries on obesity? They are border waddlers these days, not border jumpers.

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  39. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    It’s true about deathsquad leaders. No one thinks about these things but when these coups fall apart, everyone -EVERYONE- scatters to the four winds. They found one of the most prominent members of the Rwandan massacre hiding out in New Hampshire

    http://www.unionleader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130221/NEWS03/130229734/0/localvoices

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    Here's another one who hid in a small town (pop ~8000) in Denmark:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Innocent_Sagahutu

    Innocent [sic!] was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2011 but he was apparently released in 2014 :(

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_people_indicted_in_the_International_Criminal_Tribunal_for_Rwanda

    Almost everybody they caught were relatively small fry :(
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  40. rogue-one says:
    @education realist
    What I found fascinating is the insistence that Europe is *legally* bound to admit refugees, as I assume Americans are.

    Look at how much money Germany is spending to do a barely adequate job of distinguishing economic from refugee-seeking migrants.

    This thinking will eventually stop, I hope.

    >This thinking will eventually stop, I hope.

    Unlikely.

    Most of these obligations are tied into legislations & international treaties. Even if a government tries to change them, the cries from the media class & rulings from judiciary makes successful changes unlikely. Also, for better or for worse, most of the western Europeans believe that they have some duty to care for & protect refugees.

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  41. TheJester says:

    “Blood grudges” between families, tribes, social classes, and ethnicities and the threat of female infibulation count as cultural peccadillos that justify asylum in the United States. Since these are almost universal conditions within the African continent, Middle East, and most of Central America, it would seem that the entire populations in these areas prequalify for asylum … if not as individuals eventually through family unification.

    We have two choices: (1) Accept the end of the United States and Western Civilization as we know it, or (2) close the borders to illegal immigrants and asylum seekers. There is no middle ground. Billions of people are en route … the exodus at their end has already started and the invasion at our end is in full force.

    Northern Virginia already looks like the United Nations. Pick any small group of school children … and you will probably find five nationalities, four languages, and three religions. The school systems are reeling under the pressure.

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    The latest scam is claiming to be gay.

    A surefire winner as gays are sacralized in the west, and claimed homosexuality is impossible to disprove.
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  42. Pericles says:
    @rogue-one
    The article makes these "investigators" sound really smart, tenacious, and capable of sorting the fakers from actual refugees.

    I am calling bullshit on these claims. I lived in France near Germany and often visited Germany for work during 2015 & 2016. I met some migrants who came to Germany.

    1. Case A: Afghan male, 21 years old. Claimed to be 17. Had lost passport. His family previously lived in India, moved back to Kabul sometime ago, and owned a small business there. He initially tried to moved to India for better options but realizing that he had much better options in Europe, he moved to Germany with Syrians across 8 countries. He claimed to be persecuted by Taliban and won right to asylum.

    2. Case B: Sri Lankan Tamil woman. Came to Germany on a tourist visa while pregnant. (Paid an agent about $6000 for help in getting visa, & advise on how to deal with migration agencies.) Applied for asylum. Gave birth to child in Germany. Received asylum. I don't think Tamils are massively persecuted today in Sri Lanka. Yet, somehow, she was able to get asylum. (I think the baby played a role.)

    3. Case C: A Tunisian girl who sought asylum in 2015. Received asylum. Saw her in 2016 while she was planning on going back to Tunisia for marriage. That's some hardcore persecution.

    4. Case E, F, G: Three illiterate African men from Cameroon. Claimed persecution and received asylum.

    During informal chats with me, almost all of them admitted that they were not seeking asylum while fleeing persecution but rather were looking for a better life. In fact they were so aware that when Germany stopped giving asylum to Afghans, the message immediately passed on to Afghans on the way, who promptly started moving to France.

    Further, after 3 years, these people will have legal rights to bring their families, despite what politicians claim.

    I would also like to add that many of people denied asylum are given "tolerated" status in Germany. They often work in black market. I know some Pakistani laborers who have tolerated status.

    (Duldung" or "Bescheinigung für die Aussetzung einer Abschiebung" or tolerated right to stay: This status is granted to people whose asylum requests have been rejected, but who cannot be deported. These individuals however need permission from immigration officials to be able to work.)

    The article makes these “investigators” sound really smart, tenacious, and capable of sorting the fakers from actual refugees.

    I am calling bullshit on these claims.

    Yeah, the investigators would get more truthful results by randomly tossing out 95% of the applications. And even better results, both regarding truth and social order, by tossing out every single one of them.

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  43. JMcG says:
    @Anonymous
    Let's be honest here:

    It's *ALL* (the 1967 Amendment to the Geneva Refugee Convention) a great big scam, being abused worse than a Rotherham pimp.
    Only fools, liars, The Economist and the EU Commission can't see it.

    The abusers themselves are laughing down their sleeves at the stupidity of their dupes.

    Of COURSE they can see it. It’s exactly what they want.

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  44. Eagle Eye says:
    @AnotherDad
    The whole thing is a joke. Not saying BAMF isn't doing this that or the other thing, but they are still accepting 2/3 of these people as "refugees". C'mon. A legitimate fear of persecution and all that. But somehow that produces a "refugee" population that is 90%+ military age young men? And then a third of the rejected are fighting in court and winning cases at least a significant percentage of the time. This isn't any sort of real process it's a political fig leaf for the ruling class.

    Sure they are "refugees". They are seeking refugee from the shitty nations people like themselves build in the sort of nice nations that white guys build.

    "Grappling hooks" would be a better word for them. They've tossed themselves over the "wall"--such as it is--in order to allow more of their family and tribe to invade Europe as well.

    Some good reporting, with the requisite ultra-pozzed urbane attitude of the accomplished writer.

    By the height of the crisis, 60 to 80 percent of asylum-seekers were arriving without a passport. Some had discovered that their passport constrained their story—you can’t claim to be 16 if your passport says you are 28. Once this inconvenience became well known, passports began disappearing, except when they corroborated the bearer’s claim.

    “In 2016, we started to see a wave of unaccompanied minors,” he told me. “It was because every clan chief in Afghanistan decided to send his son to Germany at once, as an anchor child.”

    The emphasis, wojtalla stressed, was not on finding the liar but on finding “the pearl”—the person who has suffered, and to whom humanity owes protection.

    bamf’s [the German agency's] efforts to improve its refugee process—like Volkswagen engineers scheming to get better mercy-mileage out of their democracy—are ones we should observe and, perhaps, emulate.

    The establishment of bureaucracies such as bamf, and the assurance that procedures—any procedures—are in place to vet immigrants, may assuage this concern. Let a million refugees in—just give me some confidence that they’re going through a process.

    Basically, Woods is giving away the game that the German agency is playing, just like its counterparts in the U.S. and most Western countries: Just keep play-acting to give the rubes the idea that some “process” is in place to sort out real refugees from scamsters, while effectively letting 90%+ stay in one form or another.

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  45. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @International Jew
    The percent of genuine refugees deserving of refuge in a nice country is likely about the percent of refugee applications that are approved in Israel or Japan.

    I've been telling Jewish leftists, lately, that Israel can't afford to take in Africans because it has to save room for us American Jews if and when we become refugees from violent Muslim immigrants.

    QUOTE: I’ve been telling Jewish leftists, lately, that Israel can’t afford to take in Africans because it has to save room for us American Jews if and when we become refugees from violent Muslim immigrants.

    Great line! Would love to watch as the unexpected terror creeps up their self-satisfied progressive faces.

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  46. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @22pp22
    I don't know if my degree in geology makes me a scientist, but at least I know what a complex number is.

    The same cannot be said of 99/100 of the doctors and engineers I have met driving taxis in Sydney and Auckland.

    Why don’t we have  « open borders » in the professions? Is there anything more socially constructed than licensed professions? Let a billion flowers bloom.

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  47. Eagle Eye says:
    @SF
    The first 3/4 of Graeme Woods' article appears to be a more objective counterpoint to the ridiculous open borders screed that the Atlantic published a couple of weeks ago. But it ends with the same old refugees and immigrants are good for us all message.

    [The report] ends with the same old refugees and immigrants are good for us all message.

    Also, as some posters here have pointed out, we have here the quiet but religious observance of the Goebbels-style BIG LIE BY OMISSION, effectively “framing” the issue as a choice between two extremes:

    If we refuse Ahmed (real name: Mohammad) refugee status, citizenship and government benefits for life, the ONLY OTHER CHOICE IS SENDING THE POOR LAD BACK TO CERTAIN DEATH back home (said to be Syria, actually Morocco).

    What about setting up TEMPORARY REFUGEE CENTERS in other Third World countries, and sending denied refugees/asylum seekers there? Perhaps pay some country to take them in permanently?

    The much-vaunted claim that refugees are needed to rejuvenate the economy is, of course, balderdash. Nobody recruits illiterate workers from Muslim countries. WORKERS can readily be recruited from countries where people WORK, e.g. China, Vietnam, etc.

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  48. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @rogue-one
    The article makes these "investigators" sound really smart, tenacious, and capable of sorting the fakers from actual refugees.

    I am calling bullshit on these claims. I lived in France near Germany and often visited Germany for work during 2015 & 2016. I met some migrants who came to Germany.

    1. Case A: Afghan male, 21 years old. Claimed to be 17. Had lost passport. His family previously lived in India, moved back to Kabul sometime ago, and owned a small business there. He initially tried to moved to India for better options but realizing that he had much better options in Europe, he moved to Germany with Syrians across 8 countries. He claimed to be persecuted by Taliban and won right to asylum.

    2. Case B: Sri Lankan Tamil woman. Came to Germany on a tourist visa while pregnant. (Paid an agent about $6000 for help in getting visa, & advise on how to deal with migration agencies.) Applied for asylum. Gave birth to child in Germany. Received asylum. I don't think Tamils are massively persecuted today in Sri Lanka. Yet, somehow, she was able to get asylum. (I think the baby played a role.)

    3. Case C: A Tunisian girl who sought asylum in 2015. Received asylum. Saw her in 2016 while she was planning on going back to Tunisia for marriage. That's some hardcore persecution.

    4. Case E, F, G: Three illiterate African men from Cameroon. Claimed persecution and received asylum.

    During informal chats with me, almost all of them admitted that they were not seeking asylum while fleeing persecution but rather were looking for a better life. In fact they were so aware that when Germany stopped giving asylum to Afghans, the message immediately passed on to Afghans on the way, who promptly started moving to France.

    Further, after 3 years, these people will have legal rights to bring their families, despite what politicians claim.

    I would also like to add that many of people denied asylum are given "tolerated" status in Germany. They often work in black market. I know some Pakistani laborers who have tolerated status.

    (Duldung" or "Bescheinigung für die Aussetzung einer Abschiebung" or tolerated right to stay: This status is granted to people whose asylum requests have been rejected, but who cannot be deported. These individuals however need permission from immigration officials to be able to work.)

    I would also like to add that many of people denied asylum are given “tolerated” status in Germany. They often work in black market. I know some Pakistani laborers who have tolerated status.

    “WE REJECTED 36.8% OF APPLICANTS! (But quietly let them stay anyway.) This scam also happens everywhere to make it look like immigration agencies are much tougher than they are.

    According to some news reports, Germany even lets REJECTED applicants who are “tolerated” bring in massive families to make life even more “tolerable” for them. All will be living on public benefits.

    CUI BONO?

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  49. @Buzz Mohawk

    ... an African doctor whose CV could have gotten him a job with the World Health Organization in a week was working a cash register in Bridgeport.
     
    Love it. I think I might have bought some potato chips at a gas station from that guy.

    Isn't most of the refugee racket exactly that, a racket? I've met lot's of immigrants who came here as refugees, and I wonder, refugees from what?

    I agree with Derbyshire: Stop all of it. Have a moratorium on all immigration. All of it. There is no reason Americans are supposed to help the people of the world, none. It's just that we are in the habit of doing so.

    In my last position I was required to conduct a final interview of potential employees to determine whether or not they actually had the technical skills they claimed to have. An unusually large number of Negroes with origins in various sub-Sahara African and Caribbean shit-holes made it to this final interview. Invariably they were impeccably groomed and tailored. Their resumes were spectacular. Almost always they were glib and well-spoken.

    Then I would pose a few simple questions to test their skills. I’d ask the “expert” on SQL to do a simple inner or outer join on two tables from a hypothetical data base. I’d ask the “expert” on Unix to create an alphabetized list of files in the root directory and store it in a file in another directory. I’d ask the “expert” on SAS to sort and link two data sets by a common variable. I’d ask the “expert” on c to write a simple sub-routine and explain how variable values would be passed.

    Never once was even one of the dozen or so of these bozos, whom I interviewed, able even to begin talking about how to conceptualize let alone accomplish these simple tasks. Usually they’d just stand in front of the whiteboard like a deer in the headlights and mumble that they weren’t familiar with that particular aspect of their specialty. Some, the more glib, would start a rambling, mumbled monologue, having little or nothing to do with the required task. The more enterprising, might throw in some technical jargon, or even some totally irrelevant code or set of keywords that they’d clearly memorized before their interview.

    I’ve learned to be hyper-vigilant when dealing with the purported educations, skill sets, and work experience of these people. It’s unfortunate that HR departments never seem to learn these lessons; perhaps because they are full of the same types of charlatans, but in an area where such posing is harder to detect.

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    Sounds like an unusual job, where you can ask about Unix, SAS, C and SQL joins to different people for the same job. Usually, people like to keep it consistent in interviews.
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  50. vx37 says:

    Immigration has only one real motivation – a malignant hatred of white people, a fetish-like desire to make them a put upon minority, and ultimately a desire to eliminate them. It’s driven by racism. To parse the charade of refugeeism, or to take seriously the economic claims made for mass immigration is irrelevant. The racists pushing the agenda don’t care about the background of the colonists. They don’t care about the economic impact of mass immigration and would support it even if could positively be proven to be negative, as long as they could politically survive that support. What comes out of the mouths of these “refugees”, and their economic contributions, are irrelevant. They have the only qualifications The System requires: they’re not white, their presence has a destructive effect on white culture, and ultimately they’ll breed the devils out of existence. The System loves it when the victims buy the Tonkin Gulf justifications for this policy because as long as they pretend it’s about principles instead of hate and exploitation they’ll continue to be easy to victimize.

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  51. @International Jew
    The percent of genuine refugees deserving of refuge in a nice country is likely about the percent of refugee applications that are approved in Israel or Japan.

    I've been telling Jewish leftists, lately, that Israel can't afford to take in Africans because it has to save room for us American Jews if and when we become refugees from violent Muslim immigrants.

    ” … save room for us American Jews if and when we become refugees from violent Muslim immigrants.”

    The Muslims you have to worry about will more likely be African American, the kind your leftist friends like to coddle.

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    Maybe so. Either way, my friends don't find this argument very persuasive. It would be more persuasive if I said it's white supremacist alt-right neo-nazis that will set us to flight.

    What's happening to the Jews in France, and what that has to do with Muslim immigrants: people refuse to connect the dots.

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  52. BenKenobi says:
    @Anonym
    Of course it makes a lot more sense and lower cost just to carve out a space in the country of issue with your first world military, and make that a refugee camp.

    Rather than detectives, why not use an older technology from the middle ages like the float test? If they sink for a period of 10 minutes they are a legitimate migrant, if they float they are an economic migrant and put 'em on a plane somewhere.

    I like it!

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  53. @SunBakedSuburb
    " ... save room for us American Jews if and when we become refugees from violent Muslim immigrants."

    The Muslims you have to worry about will more likely be African American, the kind your leftist friends like to coddle.

    Maybe so. Either way, my friends don’t find this argument very persuasive. It would be more persuasive if I said it’s white supremacist alt-right neo-nazis that will set us to flight.

    What’s happening to the Jews in France, and what that has to do with Muslim immigrants: people refuse to connect the dots.

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    Unfortunately, there is a Nazi fetishist element within the alt-right. They tend to conflate all Jewish people with Zionism. But they have zero power; Charlottesville exposed their buffoonery for all to see. Islam is the religion of Brown and Black people. All White people, including Jews, need to keep this in mind.
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  54. The globalizers and the German ruling class are using REFUGEE OVERLOAD as a demographic weapon to destroy national sovereignty and cultural cohesion in Germany. That can’t be stated enough.

    The American Empire has occupied parts of Germany, and now all of Germany, since the end of World War II. The WASP / Jew ruling class of the American Empire has been the power behind the scenes in regards to the mass invasion of foreigners unleashed by Merkel.

    The rise of the Alternative for Deutschland political party is a positive sign for Germany. Germany will soon ask the American Empire to vacate its soil. Germany will also begin the mass deportation of non-Europeans from Germany. Germany will also get a nuclear deterrent to solidify their reclamation of national sovereignty.

    God Bless Germany and Germans

    Germany For Germans

    God Bless The Germans In The United States

    Tweet from 2015:

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  55. Olorin says:

    Wait one. It’s possible to flee death now?

    Hell, have I ever been misinformed!

    https://www.theonion.com/world-death-rate-holding-steady-at-100-percent-1819564171

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  56. anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    The Atlantic Magazine’s writer Graeme Wood is an excellent writer and what is so rare – he’s mostly an honest liberal, which is what the Atlantic Magazine used to be back in the early 1990s. Now the cursed Neo Conservative, Zionists and BlackLiesMatter folks have taken it over and they have gone so far as to ban all comments. It’s just the party line.

    Graeme Wood’s “What ISIS Really Wants” is the best ever analysis of ISIS and of ISIS mentors living in comfort in places like Australia – yeah, Graeme Wood openly interviewed the most sadistic 8th Century Islamist living in comfort in Australia.

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  57. Fredrik says:
    @larry lurker
    This is how I've been gradually "revealing my power level" to my lefty friends - by first conceding that, compared to what's going on in parts of Western Europe, the US doesn't really have a Muslim immigration problem.

    No, but the US has two other demographic problems instead. I’m not counting Asians here.

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  58. @Tiny Duck
    In my personal experience though (married to an immigrant who came here via being married to me) - the animus doesn't vanish when people find out that someone is here legally, if that person is not white European. I think a lot of hate on immigrants in general is veiled behind the premise of being anti-illegal immigration.

    The truth is that white men fear the loss of primacy and privilege

    Maybe. So what? Maybe it’s both.

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  59. @International Jew
    Maybe so. Either way, my friends don't find this argument very persuasive. It would be more persuasive if I said it's white supremacist alt-right neo-nazis that will set us to flight.

    What's happening to the Jews in France, and what that has to do with Muslim immigrants: people refuse to connect the dots.

    Unfortunately, there is a Nazi fetishist element within the alt-right. They tend to conflate all Jewish people with Zionism. But they have zero power; Charlottesville exposed their buffoonery for all to see. Islam is the religion of Brown and Black people. All White people, including Jews, need to keep this in mind.

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    Unfortunately, there is a Nazi fetishist element within the alt-right. They tend to conflate all Jewish people with Zionism.
     
    Says he who just conflated....oh never mind.
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  60. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Jus' Sayin'...
    In my last position I was required to conduct a final interview of potential employees to determine whether or not they actually had the technical skills they claimed to have. An unusually large number of Negroes with origins in various sub-Sahara African and Caribbean shit-holes made it to this final interview. Invariably they were impeccably groomed and tailored. Their resumes were spectacular. Almost always they were glib and well-spoken.

    Then I would pose a few simple questions to test their skills. I'd ask the "expert" on SQL to do a simple inner or outer join on two tables from a hypothetical data base. I'd ask the "expert" on Unix to create an alphabetized list of files in the root directory and store it in a file in another directory. I'd ask the "expert" on SAS to sort and link two data sets by a common variable. I'd ask the "expert" on c to write a simple sub-routine and explain how variable values would be passed.

    Never once was even one of the dozen or so of these bozos, whom I interviewed, able even to begin talking about how to conceptualize let alone accomplish these simple tasks. Usually they'd just stand in front of the whiteboard like a deer in the headlights and mumble that they weren't familiar with that particular aspect of their specialty. Some, the more glib, would start a rambling, mumbled monologue, having little or nothing to do with the required task. The more enterprising, might throw in some technical jargon, or even some totally irrelevant code or set of keywords that they'd clearly memorized before their interview.

    I've learned to be hyper-vigilant when dealing with the purported educations, skill sets, and work experience of these people. It's unfortunate that HR departments never seem to learn these lessons; perhaps because they are full of the same types of charlatans, but in an area where such posing is harder to detect.

    Sounds like an unusual job, where you can ask about Unix, SAS, C and SQL joins to different people for the same job. Usually, people like to keep it consistent in interviews.

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    Ha! You just interviewed the interviewer.

    Anyway, the point is that he's racist, right?
    , @Jus' Sayin'...
    We were seeking to fill several different positions. The most important involved statistical programming, where an ability to use both Microsoft SQL and SAS was critical. We were so desperate for technically competent people in our salary range that I had received permission to hire people I thought had IT competence and potential and then do on-the-job training. When some bozo proved not to have any competence at either SAS or SQL but claimed to know unix, c, Java*, etc., then for my own amusement, and already knowing the result, I would test his "expertise" in these other areas.

    This may seem a sadistic and in fact I took great pleasure in attempting to publicly discommode these amateur con artists. But it's worth remembering each one of these morons cost us thousands of dollars in wasted effort and untold opportunity costs when we lost the interest of truly qualified candidates. Most amazingly, even after some of these idiots had obviously demonstrated that they were lying incompetents in front of me and a colleague, they showed absolutely no embarrassment and most acted as if they thought they were still in the running for a job.
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    * These folks seemed to think these words were like job giving cantrips that would ensure their success.
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  61. There isn’t a single refugee, by UN standards. They all have crossed multiple safe countries on their way to Germany, Sweden and France, they are economic migrants.

    Not even the Syrians should be considered refugees, coming as they do from Turkey.

    The whole issue is a travesty.

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  62. And there is usually some other country closer to your home country where you Retired Death Squad Leaders can more cheaply find refuge.

    Could turn out as a hilarious comedy – in the hands of – – Sacha “Borat” Baron Cohen – or the Coen brothers, or – would it be simply too dark?!

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  63. @Stacus
    Left-wing governments aren't the only ones to fall for refugee rackets. South Africans in Perth have managed to get Australia to relax its strict skills-based policies, and offer to take in white farmers on a preferential basis (given how rotten South Africa has become, there will have to be refugee detectives to determine that actual farmers make the move).

    Ordinarily, white migration if favorable over blacks and Islamocrazies, except that white South African farmers are objectively bad at farming and use blacks rather than modernizing. Their dependence on black labor helped doom South Africa.

    What happens when farmers who need cheap labor realize that there isn't any around? Expect a lot more "crops rotting in the ground" stories from Australia in a few years.

    And wouldn't it be better all around if the farmers who felt so threatened on their farms decided to move to, say, an urban area, rather than across the world?

    > Ordinarily, white migration if favorable over blacks and Islamocrazies, except that white South African farmers are objectively bad at farming and use blacks rather than modernizing. Their dependence on black labor helped doom South Africa.

    Well, if they are objectively bad at farming, then their leaving won’t matter much and their country won’t fall into chaos and food insecurity like all the other African post-colonial nations did when the colonists left.

    What you’ll probably find – if they do wind up in farming here in Oz – that they use whatever methods work best, and they’ll be smart enough to take a little local advice. It will take them generations, however, to lose the habit of barricading themselves in their homes. One of the reasons they are so white is that they don’t dare go outside.

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  64. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous
    Sounds like an unusual job, where you can ask about Unix, SAS, C and SQL joins to different people for the same job. Usually, people like to keep it consistent in interviews.

    Ha! You just interviewed the interviewer.

    Anyway, the point is that he’s racist, right?

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  65. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @SunBakedSuburb
    Unfortunately, there is a Nazi fetishist element within the alt-right. They tend to conflate all Jewish people with Zionism. But they have zero power; Charlottesville exposed their buffoonery for all to see. Islam is the religion of Brown and Black people. All White people, including Jews, need to keep this in mind.

    Unfortunately, there is a Nazi fetishist element within the alt-right. They tend to conflate all Jewish people with Zionism.

    Says he who just conflated….oh never mind.

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  66. @22pp22
    I don't know if my degree in geology makes me a scientist, but at least I know what a complex number is.

    The same cannot be said of 99/100 of the doctors and engineers I have met driving taxis in Sydney and Auckland.

    > I don’t know if my degree in geology makes me a scientist, but at least I know what a complex number is. The same cannot be said of 99/100 of the doctors and engineers I have met driving taxis in Sydney and Auckland.

    How do you manage to broach the topic, if you don’t mind my asking? I can’t think of a conversational gambit that would work.

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    Just tell them what I found hard about the course and tell them how much I admire people who can master Fourier series easily. It rapidly becomes obvious that they have no idea what I'm talking about.
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  67. @Anonymous
    Sounds like an unusual job, where you can ask about Unix, SAS, C and SQL joins to different people for the same job. Usually, people like to keep it consistent in interviews.

    We were seeking to fill several different positions. The most important involved statistical programming, where an ability to use both Microsoft SQL and SAS was critical. We were so desperate for technically competent people in our salary range that I had received permission to hire people I thought had IT competence and potential and then do on-the-job training. When some bozo proved not to have any competence at either SAS or SQL but claimed to know unix, c, Java*, etc., then for my own amusement, and already knowing the result, I would test his “expertise” in these other areas.

    This may seem a sadistic and in fact I took great pleasure in attempting to publicly discommode these amateur con artists. But it’s worth remembering each one of these morons cost us thousands of dollars in wasted effort and untold opportunity costs when we lost the interest of truly qualified candidates. Most amazingly, even after some of these idiots had obviously demonstrated that they were lying incompetents in front of me and a colleague, they showed absolutely no embarrassment and most acted as if they thought they were still in the running for a job.
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    * These folks seemed to think these words were like job giving cantrips that would ensure their success.

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    @66 Jus' Sayin': "Most amazingly, even after some of these idiots had obviously demonstrated that they were lying incompetents in front of me and a colleague, they showed absolutely no embarrassment and most acted as if they thought they were still in the running for a job."

    Did you or someone else tell them they weren't suitable, and how many of them responded with the "racism" charge? I ask because, although I have very limited experience assessing job applicants with quantifiable credentials, I once did the preliminary interviewing of applicants for the job of personal assistant to the head of our tiny office - the first Korean multinational corp. to establish a liaison office (prelude to lobbying, more an info gathering exercise) in D.C. My Korean boss specifically told me "No Blacks," and given how closely the two would work I already knew that would be the case. Among the resumes I received was that of a fifty-something African who claimed a PhD and all sorts of stellar accomplishments. I sent him my usual, courteous form letter notifying him the position had already been filled, etc., and he unexpectedly showed up at our premises, demanding to know on what grounds we had adjudged him "unsuitable," accused us of racism, and threatened severe consequences.
    , @JMcG
    We hired a guy who had knocked up the boss’s daughter. Entry level position. He stole another guy’s ATM card and a company credit card. He was caught on film pumping gas into his personal vehicle from the company gas pumps. Later they obtained film of him using the stolen cards.
    When he was detained and confronted with the evidence, his only question was, “Will this affect my next raise?”
    He was a fat white kid.
    , @Charles Erwin Wilson II
    Did you hire someone? If not, maybe "technically competent people in our salary range" was the problem.
    , @Anonymous

    in fact I took great pleasure in attempting to publicly discommode these amateur con artists. But it’s worth remembering each one of these morons cost us thousands of dollars in wasted effort
     
    Did those thousands of wasted dollars include the money you cost your employer by dragging out interviews with unsuitable applicants, for your own pleasure?
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  68. 3g4me says:
    @Jus' Sayin'...
    We were seeking to fill several different positions. The most important involved statistical programming, where an ability to use both Microsoft SQL and SAS was critical. We were so desperate for technically competent people in our salary range that I had received permission to hire people I thought had IT competence and potential and then do on-the-job training. When some bozo proved not to have any competence at either SAS or SQL but claimed to know unix, c, Java*, etc., then for my own amusement, and already knowing the result, I would test his "expertise" in these other areas.

    This may seem a sadistic and in fact I took great pleasure in attempting to publicly discommode these amateur con artists. But it's worth remembering each one of these morons cost us thousands of dollars in wasted effort and untold opportunity costs when we lost the interest of truly qualified candidates. Most amazingly, even after some of these idiots had obviously demonstrated that they were lying incompetents in front of me and a colleague, they showed absolutely no embarrassment and most acted as if they thought they were still in the running for a job.
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    * These folks seemed to think these words were like job giving cantrips that would ensure their success.

    @66 Jus’ Sayin’: “Most amazingly, even after some of these idiots had obviously demonstrated that they were lying incompetents in front of me and a colleague, they showed absolutely no embarrassment and most acted as if they thought they were still in the running for a job.”

    Did you or someone else tell them they weren’t suitable, and how many of them responded with the “racism” charge? I ask because, although I have very limited experience assessing job applicants with quantifiable credentials, I once did the preliminary interviewing of applicants for the job of personal assistant to the head of our tiny office – the first Korean multinational corp. to establish a liaison office (prelude to lobbying, more an info gathering exercise) in D.C. My Korean boss specifically told me “No Blacks,” and given how closely the two would work I already knew that would be the case. Among the resumes I received was that of a fifty-something African who claimed a PhD and all sorts of stellar accomplishments. I sent him my usual, courteous form letter notifying him the position had already been filled, etc., and he unexpectedly showed up at our premises, demanding to know on what grounds we had adjudged him “unsuitable,” accused us of racism, and threatened severe consequences.

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    Among the resumes I received was that of a fifty-something African who claimed a PhD and all sorts of stellar accomplishments. I sent him my usual, courteous form letter notifying him the position had already been filled, etc., and he unexpectedly showed up at our premises, demanding to know on what grounds we had adjudged him “unsuitable,” accused us of racism, and threatened severe consequences.
     
    I'll bet this shakedown routine has worked for him in the past. Perhaps he even got fired from a previous job. Sued successfully on grounds of racism, and was looking for a new employer to victimize.
    , @Anon

    My Korean boss specifically told me “No Blacks,”... Among the resumes I received was that of a fifty-something African who claimed a PhD and all sorts of stellar accomplishments. I sent him my usual, courteous form letter notifying him the position had already been filled, etc., and he unexpectedly showed up at our premises, demanding to know on what grounds we had adjudged him “unsuitable,” accused us of racism, and threatened severe consequences
     
    So your Korean boss imposed a racist hiring policy. A job applicant figured this out, and called you out...and you blame the applicant?

    Pretty much sums up the difference between a racist and a race realist right there.
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  69. JMcG says:
    @Jus' Sayin'...
    We were seeking to fill several different positions. The most important involved statistical programming, where an ability to use both Microsoft SQL and SAS was critical. We were so desperate for technically competent people in our salary range that I had received permission to hire people I thought had IT competence and potential and then do on-the-job training. When some bozo proved not to have any competence at either SAS or SQL but claimed to know unix, c, Java*, etc., then for my own amusement, and already knowing the result, I would test his "expertise" in these other areas.

    This may seem a sadistic and in fact I took great pleasure in attempting to publicly discommode these amateur con artists. But it's worth remembering each one of these morons cost us thousands of dollars in wasted effort and untold opportunity costs when we lost the interest of truly qualified candidates. Most amazingly, even after some of these idiots had obviously demonstrated that they were lying incompetents in front of me and a colleague, they showed absolutely no embarrassment and most acted as if they thought they were still in the running for a job.
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    * These folks seemed to think these words were like job giving cantrips that would ensure their success.

    We hired a guy who had knocked up the boss’s daughter. Entry level position. He stole another guy’s ATM card and a company credit card. He was caught on film pumping gas into his personal vehicle from the company gas pumps. Later they obtained film of him using the stolen cards.
    When he was detained and confronted with the evidence, his only question was, “Will this affect my next raise?”
    He was a fat white kid.

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    You still working there?
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  70. @JMcG
    We hired a guy who had knocked up the boss’s daughter. Entry level position. He stole another guy’s ATM card and a company credit card. He was caught on film pumping gas into his personal vehicle from the company gas pumps. Later they obtained film of him using the stolen cards.
    When he was detained and confronted with the evidence, his only question was, “Will this affect my next raise?”
    He was a fat white kid.

    You still working there?

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    Yes. I’m not THAT fat.
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  71. JMcG says:
    @Jim Don Bob
    You still working there?

    Yes. I’m not THAT fat.

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  72. @Jus' Sayin'...
    We were seeking to fill several different positions. The most important involved statistical programming, where an ability to use both Microsoft SQL and SAS was critical. We were so desperate for technically competent people in our salary range that I had received permission to hire people I thought had IT competence and potential and then do on-the-job training. When some bozo proved not to have any competence at either SAS or SQL but claimed to know unix, c, Java*, etc., then for my own amusement, and already knowing the result, I would test his "expertise" in these other areas.

    This may seem a sadistic and in fact I took great pleasure in attempting to publicly discommode these amateur con artists. But it's worth remembering each one of these morons cost us thousands of dollars in wasted effort and untold opportunity costs when we lost the interest of truly qualified candidates. Most amazingly, even after some of these idiots had obviously demonstrated that they were lying incompetents in front of me and a colleague, they showed absolutely no embarrassment and most acted as if they thought they were still in the running for a job.
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    * These folks seemed to think these words were like job giving cantrips that would ensure their success.

    Did you hire someone? If not, maybe “technically competent people in our salary range” was the problem.

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  73. Telling the real story of how they got to a Western country is usually enough to discredit their refugee claim.

    Flying by transcontinental airliner usually means long planning and big money, and perhaps a comfortable layover in a global travel hub like Dubai or Hong Kong. Others spend years in safe Third countries before making their move (like Ayaan Hirsi Ali).

    These unsympathetic details wouldn’t play well with the average citizen of the receiving countries.

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  74. Lagertha says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    ... an African doctor whose CV could have gotten him a job with the World Health Organization in a week was working a cash register in Bridgeport.
     
    Love it. I think I might have bought some potato chips at a gas station from that guy.

    Isn't most of the refugee racket exactly that, a racket? I've met lot's of immigrants who came here as refugees, and I wonder, refugees from what?

    I agree with Derbyshire: Stop all of it. Have a moratorium on all immigration. All of it. There is no reason Americans are supposed to help the people of the world, none. It's just that we are in the habit of doing so.

    the words of a close Scandinavian friend: ” we can’t help everybody, there is not enough money for that.”

    This is as old as the Bronze Age. There is not enough “utility” to feed and sustain an endless chain migration of people (who happen to hate white people…and do not want to integrate, in any way) to the USA. Canada has already cucked, and, they already have THE problems.

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  75. Clyde says:
    @3g4me
    @66 Jus' Sayin': "Most amazingly, even after some of these idiots had obviously demonstrated that they were lying incompetents in front of me and a colleague, they showed absolutely no embarrassment and most acted as if they thought they were still in the running for a job."

    Did you or someone else tell them they weren't suitable, and how many of them responded with the "racism" charge? I ask because, although I have very limited experience assessing job applicants with quantifiable credentials, I once did the preliminary interviewing of applicants for the job of personal assistant to the head of our tiny office - the first Korean multinational corp. to establish a liaison office (prelude to lobbying, more an info gathering exercise) in D.C. My Korean boss specifically told me "No Blacks," and given how closely the two would work I already knew that would be the case. Among the resumes I received was that of a fifty-something African who claimed a PhD and all sorts of stellar accomplishments. I sent him my usual, courteous form letter notifying him the position had already been filled, etc., and he unexpectedly showed up at our premises, demanding to know on what grounds we had adjudged him "unsuitable," accused us of racism, and threatened severe consequences.

    Among the resumes I received was that of a fifty-something African who claimed a PhD and all sorts of stellar accomplishments. I sent him my usual, courteous form letter notifying him the position had already been filled, etc., and he unexpectedly showed up at our premises, demanding to know on what grounds we had adjudged him “unsuitable,” accused us of racism, and threatened severe consequences.

    I’ll bet this shakedown routine has worked for him in the past. Perhaps he even got fired from a previous job. Sued successfully on grounds of racism, and was looking for a new employer to victimize.

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  76. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @TheJester
    "Blood grudges" between families, tribes, social classes, and ethnicities and the threat of female infibulation count as cultural peccadillos that justify asylum in the United States. Since these are almost universal conditions within the African continent, Middle East, and most of Central America, it would seem that the entire populations in these areas prequalify for asylum ... if not as individuals eventually through family unification.

    We have two choices: (1) Accept the end of the United States and Western Civilization as we know it, or (2) close the borders to illegal immigrants and asylum seekers. There is no middle ground. Billions of people are en route ... the exodus at their end has already started and the invasion at our end is in full force.

    Northern Virginia already looks like the United Nations. Pick any small group of school children ... and you will probably find five nationalities, four languages, and three religions. The school systems are reeling under the pressure.

    The latest scam is claiming to be gay.

    A surefire winner as gays are sacralized in the west, and claimed homosexuality is impossible to disprove.

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  77. @Anon
    It’s true about deathsquad leaders. No one thinks about these things but when these coups fall apart, everyone -EVERYONE- scatters to the four winds. They found one of the most prominent members of the Rwandan massacre hiding out in New Hampshire
    http://www.unionleader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130221/NEWS03/130229734/0/localvoices

    Here’s another one who hid in a small town (pop ~8000) in Denmark:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Innocent_Sagahutu

    Innocent [sic!] was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2011 but he was apparently released in 2014 :(

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_people_indicted_in_the_International_Criminal_Tribunal_for_Rwanda

    Almost everybody they caught were relatively small fry :(

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  78. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Jus' Sayin'...
    We were seeking to fill several different positions. The most important involved statistical programming, where an ability to use both Microsoft SQL and SAS was critical. We were so desperate for technically competent people in our salary range that I had received permission to hire people I thought had IT competence and potential and then do on-the-job training. When some bozo proved not to have any competence at either SAS or SQL but claimed to know unix, c, Java*, etc., then for my own amusement, and already knowing the result, I would test his "expertise" in these other areas.

    This may seem a sadistic and in fact I took great pleasure in attempting to publicly discommode these amateur con artists. But it's worth remembering each one of these morons cost us thousands of dollars in wasted effort and untold opportunity costs when we lost the interest of truly qualified candidates. Most amazingly, even after some of these idiots had obviously demonstrated that they were lying incompetents in front of me and a colleague, they showed absolutely no embarrassment and most acted as if they thought they were still in the running for a job.
    ---------
    * These folks seemed to think these words were like job giving cantrips that would ensure their success.

    in fact I took great pleasure in attempting to publicly discommode these amateur con artists. But it’s worth remembering each one of these morons cost us thousands of dollars in wasted effort

    Did those thousands of wasted dollars include the money you cost your employer by dragging out interviews with unsuitable applicants, for your own pleasure?

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  79. @Whiskey
    Why would it ever stop? Seriously only the enemy which is straight White beta males are hurt by this . Women, gays etc all benefit. Example polygamy. Most women love polygamy. Sharing a portion of a big man rather than all a beta male.

    The immavasion of the West is the matriarchy importing the swaggering military age men it so desperately craves.

    You’re an idiot. When will you finally be too embarrassed to post your flatulences which you confuse as thought?

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  80. Wood strikes me as a closet conservative who (to facilitate high-profile publications in lib outlets like The Atlantic) feigns surprise when he ‘discovers’ refugee fraud, or various barbaric tenets of Islam. Don’t get me wrong: this is a good thing.

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  81. vx37 says:
    @Whiskey
    Why would it ever stop? Seriously only the enemy which is straight White beta males are hurt by this . Women, gays etc all benefit. Example polygamy. Most women love polygamy. Sharing a portion of a big man rather than all a beta male.

    The immavasion of the West is the matriarchy importing the swaggering military age men it so desperately craves.

    OT:

    Still supporting your “End of the Magic Negro” theme?

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  82. Anon • Disclaimer says:
    @3g4me
    @66 Jus' Sayin': "Most amazingly, even after some of these idiots had obviously demonstrated that they were lying incompetents in front of me and a colleague, they showed absolutely no embarrassment and most acted as if they thought they were still in the running for a job."

    Did you or someone else tell them they weren't suitable, and how many of them responded with the "racism" charge? I ask because, although I have very limited experience assessing job applicants with quantifiable credentials, I once did the preliminary interviewing of applicants for the job of personal assistant to the head of our tiny office - the first Korean multinational corp. to establish a liaison office (prelude to lobbying, more an info gathering exercise) in D.C. My Korean boss specifically told me "No Blacks," and given how closely the two would work I already knew that would be the case. Among the resumes I received was that of a fifty-something African who claimed a PhD and all sorts of stellar accomplishments. I sent him my usual, courteous form letter notifying him the position had already been filled, etc., and he unexpectedly showed up at our premises, demanding to know on what grounds we had adjudged him "unsuitable," accused us of racism, and threatened severe consequences.

    My Korean boss specifically told me “No Blacks,”… Among the resumes I received was that of a fifty-something African who claimed a PhD and all sorts of stellar accomplishments. I sent him my usual, courteous form letter notifying him the position had already been filled, etc., and he unexpectedly showed up at our premises, demanding to know on what grounds we had adjudged him “unsuitable,” accused us of racism, and threatened severe consequences

    So your Korean boss imposed a racist hiring policy. A job applicant figured this out, and called you out…and you blame the applicant?

    Pretty much sums up the difference between a racist and a race realist right there.

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  83. @Anonymous
    I've noticed more of these slightly non-PC, somewhat transgressive articles in The Atlantic ever since the comments disappeared.

    Have you ever seen Harper’s and The Atlantic in the same room together?

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  84. 22pp22 says:
    @Dave from Oz
    > I don’t know if my degree in geology makes me a scientist, but at least I know what a complex number is. The same cannot be said of 99/100 of the doctors and engineers I have met driving taxis in Sydney and Auckland.

    How do you manage to broach the topic, if you don't mind my asking? I can't think of a conversational gambit that would work.

    Just tell them what I found hard about the course and tell them how much I admire people who can master Fourier series easily. It rapidly becomes obvious that they have no idea what I’m talking about.

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