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Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielson is besieged in her own home by screaming Leftists labeling her a “child snatcher”. [Protesters blast sounds of crying children outside home of DHS, by Morgan Gstalter, The Hill, June 22, 2018].Trump Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, and her family, are refused service in a Virginia restaurant [The owner of the Red Hen explains why she asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave, by Avi Selk and Sarah Murray, Washington Post, June 23, 2018]. Publicist Donny Deutch declared on “Morning Joe” that Trump voters who support immigration control are “like Nazis”—on MSNBC, the network that fired Pat Buchanan because his views weren’t “appropriate for the national dialogue” [MSNBC’s Deutch Compares Trump Voters Who Support Border Policy To Nazi Guards, by Aidan McLaughlin, Mediaite, June 22, 2018]. And Sex and the City actress Cynthia Nixon, a New York gubernatorial candidate who has been endorsed by a number of leading Leftist organizations, has called Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) a “terrorist group” [Cynthia Nixon calls ICE a ‘Terrorist Organization’ Led by ‘Egomaniacal’ Donald Trump, by Alexandra Hutzler, Newsweek, June 22, 2018].`

In other words, the “Overton Window” has been abolished. The “Overton Window” is a political theory that attempted to explain what ideas are tolerated in public discourse. Ideas move from the fringe (“unthinkable”) towards the center, when they become “policy.” But now, on immigration, the Left is convinced that everything is permissible.

An example of an “unthinkable” issue being gradually pushed into the mainstream: explicit support for Open Borders. As Steve Sailer notes, Masha Gessen wrote “Trump’s Opponents Aren’t Arguing for ‘Open Borders’—But Maybe They Should” in the New Yorker on June 22, in addition, Cato Institute columnist David S. D’Amato was making A case for open borders and how it can boost the world economy in The Hill on June 23.

The Economist magazine is trying to make this case with its #OpenFuture campaign, hosting various contributors arguing for abolishing nations. Unfortunately for the magazine, its readers seem to strongly disagree, as even The Economist admits glumly, “[A] clear majority of those of you who have pitched in do not believe that people should be free to choose where they live without any constraints”. [“Should people be free to choose the country in which they live?,” The Economist, June 18-June 25, 2018]`

Yet on the ground, it’s actually existing policy that is “unthinkable” to both Republicans and Democrats. Few bother to claim that President Trump and the Department of Homeland Security are breaking the law. Instead, it is precisely because they are following the law that they are being so heavily criticized. `

Even fierce critics of President Trump concede it makes no sense to attack him for enforcing the laws that Congress has made. “There’s something deeply wrong… with expressing the view that what the government is doing is barbaric and yet allowing the underlying cause of it to continue for political reasons,” writes Andrew Sullivan [If We Want To End The Border Crisis, It’s Time To Give Trump His Wall, New York Magazine, June 22, 2018]. Sullivan argues Trump is exploiting the immigration issue for political gain–but then “Chuck Schumer is too.”

Kevin Williamson, who wrote an entire book condemning Trump during the campaign, argues “If the members of Congress don’t like the law, it is entirely within their power to change it and face the consequences at the next election rather than take the current cowardly path and act as though this is purely a matter of innovation on the part of the Trump administration”. [Enforce immigration law or change it, National Review, June 21, 2018]`

David Frum, another Trump critic, points out that the president’s immigration opponents are moving to an extraordinarily radical Open Borders position: “The spreading view that immigration is a civil right and that immigration enforcement is totalitarian is an attack on democratic legality,” he argues [Enforce The Border—Humanely, The Atlantic, June 20, 2018].

Frum says that the benevolent urge to help foreigners risks becoming “a foundation for yet more of the division and anger ripping apart this American community.”`

Yet Frum’s eloquent argument for liberal patriotism, while no doubt made in good faith, assumes too much. There is no “American community.” Leftists support mass immigration not out of a feeling of goodwill towards foreigners, but out of a desire to hurt and punish American citizens who are their political opponents.

After all, the whole reason many Democrats support mass immigration is precisely because it allows them to import a new majority that will permanently outvote the existing Historic American Nation. `

Consider the overt threats of violence made against members of the First Family by actor Peter Fonda, who used his (verified) account on Twitter to call for Barron Trump to be “thrown into a cage with pedophiles” [Peter Fonda committed a crime and should be arrested: Mike Huckabee, by Julia Limitone, Fox Business, June 22, 2018]. Note that, unlike American Renaissance Editor Jared Taylor, who has never made any threats against anyone, Fonda still enjoys an account on the social networking site. `


Or consider how law enforcement agents of ICE, who are at constant risk of attack from drug cartels and other criminal enterprises, have been had their private information put on the Internet. The individual responsible is reportedly a professor at New York University, Sam Lavigne, [The Person Doxxing Ice Employees Is A Professor At NYU, by Kyle Perisic, Daily Caller, June 20, 2018]. A group of Antifa stepped up the campaign by publishing the home addresses of several ICE employees [Antifa Escalates doxxing ICE employees by publishing home addresses, by Julia Cohen, Daily Caller, June 21, 2018].Thus, those whose job it is to enforce existing American law are now akin to “Nazis” in the eyes of a large part of the American Left. `

Another reason the Overton Window has been rendered moot: the concept of “public discourse” presupposes the possibility of rational discussion. But this has been abandoned. The most spectacular evidence: the most recent cover for Time magazine, which showed a crying child taken from a viral photograph facing President Trump. The story originally accompanying the famous photo originally claimed the girl had been taken screaming from her mother. This blatant attempt at emotional blackmail was based on something that never actually happened: the girl and her mother were never separated, and the child was in fact comforted by Border Patrol officers [Time Magazine: Cover Image Of Crying Honduran Girl Is Fake But Accurate, by Joshua Caplan, Breitbart, June 22, 2018]. Still, the image managed to help raise more than \$18 million for various causes to assist illegal immigrants, much of it seemingly motivated out of spite against the president and American law [‘Rage giving’ fuels record fundraising for immigrant children, by Jessica Guynn, USA Today, June 20, 2018]`

The game of the Legacy Media and its pet Democrats is one of bait and switch. Few admit that what they actually want is Open Borders. Instead, Democrats and reporters (but I repeat myself) claim the issue is about taking care of “the children,” ameliorating local abuses, or creating special exceptions for constituencies the MSM portray as sympathetic (such as the “Dreamers.”) `

President Trump, in his naivete, has sincerely tried to meet many of these objections in good faith. However, not one Democrat in either the House or Senate has shown any indication of working with the White House, despite the president’s repeated pleas. `

The brutal truth—Democrats and the MSM know time is on their side. If they can keep mass immigration going long enough, Americans will be outvoted and oppressed in the nation their forefathers built.

Democrats have no incentive to “solve the problem,” as naïve Republicans repeatedly urge. As for transnational capitalists like those at The Economist, they have no attachment to this country at all, and no stake in its survival or success. `

Of course, to an extent that many of them clearly do not realize even after Trump’s 2016 victory, Democrats are courting political disaster in the short term with their extremist Open Borders positions. [The immigration trap, by Damon Linker, The Week, June 22, 2018]. `

Yet in the long run, they may be the ones making the smart play. They are counting on President Trump and the GOP Congress to fail to take strong action to stop mass immigration while they can.

If President Trump either cannot or will not take strong action now, real border security will remain forever “unthinkable,” whatever the laws actually say.

More importantly, whatever the lines on a map, preserving this country will be similarly impossible.

And naïve Americans can’t say they weren’t warned.

James Kirkpatrick [Email him] is a Beltway veteran and a refugee from Conservatism Inc.

(Republished from VDare by permission of author or representative)
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  1. Rational says:


    Thanks for the article, Sir. I might add that the Economist magazine is a Jewish magazine, owned by Judaists (Rothschilds?).

    If the Economist likes open borders, why not start with Israel, which has border fences where soldiers shoot innocent little Palestinian children who dare to even touch it.

    For a Jewish mag like the Economist to promote open borders for others, while keeping Israel an apartheid state, is a shameless scam.

    The most important reason nations and Kings arose is to protect borders from invaders.

    That was the first and most important reason for the rise of Kingdoms and Kings and govt—to protect a group of people from outside invaders.

    Secondly, everything has borders. Every cell has a cell wall, or it will die without it.

    Every tomato has a border (skin), or it would leak its juice to the ground and your sauce will have insects and bird droppings in it.

    Thirdly, even animals respect borders. This is familiar to any zoologist.

    For example, a dog used to come to my yard when I was gone. So I once chased it away by waving at it. From then on, it would look at me from afar, when I pulled in, but did not come into my yard after that.

    Even an animal has more shame. He knew that borders are to be respected.

  2. This comment is going to be about my surprise at people who are socialists, yet still are in synch with those of us on unz/VDare/etc. who do understand the obvious reason for borders around nations. This latest talk such as the amazement that:

    “[A] clear majority of those of you who have pitched in do not believe that people should be free to choose where they live without any constraints”

    is my example. “Free to choose” said this way show a total lack of understanding and/or regard for the fundamental concept of property rights.

    Libertarians get called names on here for pointing out that the Socialists have this fundamental misunderstanding of human nature that should have been learned during the kindergarten years*:

    Hey, it eventually comes down to the same thing. People who think that life would be fair if we all forcibly share our stuff will come around trying to make us all forcibly share our stuff. This is why the price of liberty is eternal vigilance.

    Here’s what I, and I’m sure most other kids ran into during the years around kindergarten, 3 – 6 y/o or so: There are people, parents, adult relatives and teachers, telling you to share your stuff. “It’s nice to share.” they all said. That seemed fine. Then, at some point you just wanted to be left alone to play with your own toys some of the time, ones you had spent your hard-earned bread on waited for eternity for Christmas or your birthday for. If you were a smart kid, most of the toys that you got after you quit being so rough on them, say at 4 y/o, were in OK shape. Well, so long as they hadn’t broken on their own just due to being Cheap China-made Crap yet, that is. (That wasn’t a problem back in my day!)

    What’s more, lots of the other kids didn’t take care of their stuff. They lost pieces and broke stuff indiscriminately. That’s why they didn’t have their own vehicles ready to go in the dirt. “Share your dump truck and backhoe with the other boys.”, you were told. Yet here you were with all your stuff that you sweated out waiting on all that time: Was Santa gonna get stuck in the chimney? Would his elves strike on him on Black Friday as your parents used as an excuse a coupla years back? Would your birthday EVER come at all, as the dates seemed to be approaching your birth date asymptotically? Why should you HAVE to share? Those kids might break your stuff as they did your own.

    Even back then, these ideas would come, though the words to describe them were those big ones you couldn’t spell yet. A kindergartner understands the problems with Socialism’s disregard for human nature’s ideas on property, just as adults should. It takes 12-20 years of schooling to override this understanding, usually the longer the more effective. How long does it take to get back to the truth you knew in kindergarten?

    Now, this latest stupidity is simply Socialism taken up a notch. They are not talking about you just giving up a major part of your property and labor to support the slackers. Now, your whole country must be shared with those who may not have taken care of their countries so well. It’s the same concept – Socialism. They’ve just expanded the program a bit – why the confusion?

    Remember, says BIG GLOBALISM “It’s NICE to share! In fact, we insist, SHARE your country with those other little boys, or we’ll take your Lego set country and give it to Sally Strothers to distribute to those poor toyless countryless kids in Africa!”

    * Yes, “years”, plural – as not all of us experienced such an easy program. I was in a challenging Tiger Mother environment.

  3. Paw says:

    This time the democratic US will follow the highly democratic EU, flooding by the afroarabs. This is only the begin…

  4. From my blog, to help naive Americans understand our world:

    Feb 20, 2011 – Open Borders

    President Obama has done nothing to secure our borders. More illegals are being deported under his watch, but that is the result of higher security efforts imposed after 9-11, like E-verify. Read this alarming story about thousands of poor, unskilled people from India surging across the Mexican border into Texas. Hundreds have been caught, then were released and promptly disappeared into the USA, even though they had no ID and came from a region near Pakistan. Don’t think most Republicans really want to stop the cheap labor flow either. Border security was one of the first things the GOP cost cutters slashed.

    Obama has failed to even try to boost the minimum wage, despite campaign promises. Minimum wage is 50% lower than in the 1960s, which means that millions of full-time working Americans don’t earn enough to live in their own efficiency apartment, much less pay for an “insured” car, health care, or a family. If you want to help the working poor, reduce welfare, discourage illegal immigration, and improve service throughout the private sector, you should support boosting the minimum wage to a livable \$10 an hour. Ignore constant corporate propaganda that boosting the minimum wage increases unemployment, which has been disproved by every legitimate study. Anyone who has worked for minimum wage knows they are the most essential workers. It’s not like MacDonald’s has a couple of extra workers loitering around in the back who would be laid off if they were forced to raise wages to a livable level. Here is my old SRA article on mass immigration from July 25, 2007 that remains relevant:

    Open Borders Insanity


    Libertarians have good ideas about free societies. However, some advocate the naive idea of open borders, which they call “the free movement of labor.” Such people have no grasp of the world beyond the windows in their ivory tower. There are billions of desperate poor people around the world who would move to a modern nation if allowed. This is why no modern nation on Earth allows open borders. Nevertheless, rapid population growth has resulted in large migrant flows into developed nations, both legal and illegal. This has become a major problem resulting in political battles.

    Corporations want cheap labor to push down wages. A favorite tactic is to portray foreign workers as ignorant simpletons who only perform mindless tasks. In reality, only a small percentage of illegal immigrants work in agriculture. An unlimited number of work visas are available for farm workers, but wealthy American farmers dislike the program because it requires them to provide health insurance, so their foreign workers do not burden the local county medical system. Many illegal workers are highly skilled and earn high wages as electricians, plumbers, carpenters, computer programmers, and nurses. Corporate spokesmen assert that mass immigration is needed to fill worker shortages, while they also peddle the myth that a higher minimum wage will increase unemployment.

    Senator John McCain has never labored in his life, having been on the government dole since they day he was born. He is an open borders advocate, while representing the border state of Arizona where polls show that stopping illegal immigration is the primary concern. Last year, McCain argued that Americans are too lazy to work. He told a working class audience that Americans would not work for \$50 an hour to pick lettuce in Arizona. He dismissed angry shouts from the crowd with a demeaning: “You can’t do it, my friends.”[1]

    McCain seems unaware that 1.7 million U.S. citizens work for minimum wage, which was just boosted to \$5.85 an hour; the first increase in a decade. These workers make less in one year than McCain earns from one month of “government service.” President Bush and many U.S. Congressmen frequently insult American workers.[2] They often say the nation is at full employment, ignoring the 7 million unemployed Americans looking for work, and another 1.5 million who want to work but are not counted as unemployed since they had not applied for a job during the past month.[3] If just 5 million of the estimated 20 million illegal aliens were deported, this would help these U.S. citizens obtain jobs. Bush often states that deporting illegal aliens is unrealistic, ignoring the fact that thousands are deported each day.

    Another tactic is to portray those who oppose mass immigration as racists. While this is a factor for some, the people hurt by mass immigration are the poor and minorities who face job losses, higher rents, less healthcare, and more crime. Poor immigrants crowd into the poorest neighborhoods and cause problems that go unnoticed by those living on estates or posh gated communities. Cultural conflicts also cause problems for native-born Americans. For example, employers in parts of the USA prefer applicants that speak Spanish to deal with the large numbers of non-English speaking customers.

    Imagine if Great Britain opened its borders to all the world’s peoples. Enterprising ship owners would soon find profitable cargo in the form of human migrants. They could ship people en masse to Britain for maybe \$100 a head. Millions of refugees would board ships in India, Pakistan, Iraq, China, the Philippines, and all of Africa for the land of riches. Thousands would file off docks at British seaports each day with no money, no food, few skills, and no grasp of English.

    The population of British cities would double within four years. Schools, hospitals, and prisons would be overrun. Parks and sidewalks would teem with homeless refugees desperate for food. Crime rates would soar as homeowners erect high fences to keep out squatters, scavengers, and criminals. Millions of Britons would lose their jobs as immigrants are hired for a sterling a day. If mass immigration continues, the thousands of refugees who arrive each day would find themselves herded into massive refugee camps. These people want to work and become Britons, but there simply isn’t room.

    On the positive side, corporations would see large increases in profits as labor costs plunge. More people mean more economic activity, so GDP surges. Private security firm work would explode as every small business and house needs a security guard. Since governments must double in size to accommodate this larger population, government officials gain rapid promotions and spending power, boosting GDP further. This is because GDP is not a measure of prosperity, but activity. Therefore, mass immigration is good for GDP, as well as smoking, hurricanes, earthquakes, crime, automobile accidents, and wars.

    “The free movement of labor” into Britain would require a sharp rise in taxes to accommodate immigrants, even if they all find employment. This is because the existing modern infrastructure is inadequate, so new schools, universities, hospitals, parks, roads, fire stations, buses, and government offices would be needed in short order. Since space for new facilities is finite, citizens would be forced to live in a far more congested environment. As these poor immigrants soon outnumber native Britons, they would discover that democracy can address their needs. The nation’s wealth and good jobs would be concentrated among the native born, so laws are passed to raise taxes and share the wealth, and to allow newly arrived minorities a fair share of good jobs, even if they are less qualified. This has already occurred in the USA, which accepts more legal immigrants each year than all of Europe, and explains America’s stronger GDP growth.

    The British are beginning to learn about this problem as well. In 2004, Britain took a step toward open borders by allowing the free movement of labor from European Union (EU) members. Industrialists fooled the public by suggesting that only 30,000 skilled foreigners would arrive to fill shortages. Two years later, that number grew to more than 600,000, and may be much higher since new immigrants are not talkative about their status.

    The “Economist,” Europe’s most influential financial magazine, has long advocated open borders. However, Britain’s recent experience has dampened their enthusiasm, and they now report on unexpected problems. For example, teenagers from impoverished Romania and Bulgaria have discovered that they can “visit” London by hitchhiking, and then as a minor, sign up for free housing and welfare payments. Most are poorly educated, few speak English, and some arrive pregnant.[4]

    Britain has since limited open migration to EU tourists, banning work and state benefits. However, millions remain to help friends and relatives find illegal work in the land of plenty, or how to live off the generosity local churches and charities, or by begging on the street. Britain will find it impossible to control these perpetual tourists since nothing prevents EU deportees from returning the next day. As in the USA, rackets will develop for forged documents and phony marriages. Hospitals will become flooded by “tourists” who require emergency medical care. Businessmen and the wealthy will enjoy the benefits of lower wage workers, and press the government for more “temporary” work visas, and “immigration reform” in the form of an amnesty program.[5]

    The idea of “open borders” to allow “the free movement of labor” is favored only by anarchists, greedy industrialists, and some hopelessly naïve libertarians. The best level of immigration is open for debate, but restrictions are essential. Unfortunately, many good people evade this issue because they fear criticism that they are heartless or a racist. The solution is to address the root cause, rapid population growth in poor nations, which is also a major cause of warfare, environmental destruction, and pollution.[6] It is far more cost effective to use government and charity funds to improve conditions in poor nations, rather than to accommodate a flood of desperate refugees.


    [1] “Labor Leaders boo McCain on immigration, Iraq”, AP, Apr. 4, 2006,

    [2] “Insulting the American Worker”, SRA, May 25, 2006,

    [3] “Employment Situation Summary”, U.S. Govt. BLS, June 2007,

    [4] “Come and fall on Slough, Economist, May 17, 2007,

    [5] An effort to reward illegal immigration to Britain is underway.

    See “Illegal immigrants should be allowed to stay under amnesty, says influential think tank”, This is London, July 16, 2007

    [6] “The Refugee Threat”, SRA, Oct. 12, 2006,

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  5. Nonsense.

    Truly idiotic nonsense.

    The Overton Window hasn’t shifted left, it’s shifted right, and it’s going to STAY that way.

    • Replies: @animalogic
  6. Biff says:

    .Thus, those whose job it is to enforce existing American law are now akin to “Nazis” in the eyes of a large part of the American Left. `

    Leaving immigration aside, and considering the left are idiots saddled with TDS(less than a dimes10% worth of difference changed from Obama to Trump) American police forces(including ICE and border patrol) are trained like Nazis, and they act like Nazis.
    I’ve crossed the border dozens of times, and have been exposed to the vileness, and thinking about it some more, it’s probably an insult to Nazis.

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    , @jacques sheete
  7. @Rational

    Whenever I might be tempted to anti Semitic thoughts I am reminded of what stupid company I would be in. Your knuckle dragging remarks about the ownership of The Economist made me Google “Who owns The Economist?”. This will for for an answer

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    , @Wally
  8. The Durch AIPAC or ADF is called CIDI.
    If we have one rabidly anti Muslim politician in Europe it is Wilders.
    But Wilders is also a nationalist, thus anti EU.
    Esther Voets, former director of CIDI, accused Wilders of antisemitism because Wilders is anti EU.
    Jews feel safe in multi ethnic societies.
    They may be right, they were safe in the multi ethnic Habsburg empire.
    Alas jews do not understand, it seems, that with Muslim immigration their safety is in danger.
    Some jews do understand, such as Karl Lagerfeld in Germany.
    Maybe with immigration from the south also not safe in the USA, as Stephen Steinlight wrote ‘for Mexicans USA jews are just rich people, they know nothing about the holocaust’.

  9. “…Americans will be outvoted and oppressed in the nation their forefathers built”.

    Will be?

  10. @Achmed E. Newman

    There’s nothing truly socialist about importing scabs to lower the price of labor. The big banks, agribusinesses and global corporation are just using the Democratic Party to promote their anti-labor agenda.

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  11. @Bennis Mardens

    This “overtone window” ? It’s been shutting closed for years now. Public discourse is accelerating to the extremes, as people wake up to how grossly they have been raped by the so-called “centre”.
    Immigration: this kids in cages business has been a wonderful chance for a whole Disco of hypocrisy & virtue signaling. On the other hand mucking around with kids in such a manner is always going to be a dangerous, fraught political policy – of dubious value, also.
    “Open borders” is a completely nutty idea. Better, that nations cooperate to reduce the push factors involved in immigration. For instance: stop installing & supporting Sth American dictators & anti- democratic Oligarchies. Hondorous is a recent example brought to us by the children loving Democratic Party. Also, stop fighting wars in the M.E that profit no one but a tiny trouble maker entity…which would love to create an even greater immigration tragedy in Iran.

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  12. Heros says:

    ” it’s probably an insult to Nazis.”

    After the war, the alllies started assassinating SS officers to keep the truth covered up. One of them commented when asked about the story that a colleague of his had committed suicide, that “he had probably gotten tired of all the anal searches”. Apparently, before every interrogation session the British and Americans would give SS officers an anal examination with rubber gloves. Geneva Conventions the American way.

    I point this out, because CBP and DHS are still keeping this custom alive today.

    “The Overton window, also known as the window of discourse, is the range of ideas tolerated in public discourse.”

    The Overton window not only has not disappeared, it has been decreased in size along with stricter enforcement. Haverbeck, Schaefer, Tommy Robinson are all in prison today for speaking outside of the overton window.

    Whereas 10 years ago one could have a differing opinion on gay marriage, transsexuality or abortion, today any disapproving comment risks the author being doxed. Of course JP, as always, is strictly outside the window.

    Speaking of doxing as the new tool of choice to enforce the overton window, lately we have seen protests in public front of houses and businesses of those who they would outcast for speaking outside of window. We know what they did to Rep. Scalise and Sen. Rand Paul.

    So not only is the overton window shrinking, enforcement, now to the extent of threats against life and liberty, is being ramped up.

  13. Democrats are the true LoLbertarians.

    Libertarians should support open borders…

    Economic freedom demands the unrestricted movement of human as well as financial capital across national borders.


  14. Yup, your last paragraphs are especially powerful. It’s *probably* too late already, to be frank.

    But the time is extremely urgent to pass something restricting immigration. Likely Trump until 2024 is our last chance. I’m hoping that after the mid terms he does something.

    Other stuff he does is ok. But until IMMIGRATION and WALL is in the works – I’m considering him a failure.

  15. @Wizard of Oz

    Anti sematism is a natural response to that tribe trying to enslave the rest of us!

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  16. Duncan says:

    I believe you are correct. The ‘liberal left’ doesn’t support opens borders and mass immigration out of compassion or any virtuous ideas. They are motivated by a hatred of Americans not on their side.
    And yes, they know time is on their side.
    Of course, most of our country’s political, economic and cultural elites will never have to suffer the consequences of their actions.
    Preserving this country will become impossible.
    I disagree with the last statement about naive Americans only have themselves to blame. Most people I know are working 8 to 4 or 9 to 5 trying to make a living for themselves and their families.
    What are they supposed to do? Take time off to go protest?

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  17. Billionaire Globalizers Push Open Borders Mass Immigration

    Tweet From 2014:

  18. Sen. John McCain Pushes Open Borders Mass Immigration

    Sen. McCain Pushes Amnesty For Illegal Alien Invaders

    Sen. McCain Goes Ellis Island Emma Lazarus Emo On The Immigration Question

    I Said This To McCain At A Town Hall Event In 2007

    Rough Transcript:

    “Hello Senator McCain, I’d like to talk about the issue that’s going to destroy the Republican Party, and unfortunately it may destroy the United States of America as we all know it. And that issue is immigration…”





    McCain Goes Ellis Island Emma Lazarus Emo On Immigration Question:


    Pewitt Confronts McCain On Open Borders Mass Immigration(58:00 min):

  19. Illegal immigration is national suicide and the open borders agenda is being pushed by the zionist NWO One World Government agenda to create a third world country in the U.S. to make it easier to meld it into the zionist NWO.

    This is part of the plan along with the cabals to unite the U.S. and Canada and Mexico into the North American Union with a new currency called the Amero and have a similar structure to the EU here in North America ie another stepping stone to a zionist one world government.

    The zionist plan for open borders is a NEW WORLD ORDER plan.

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  20. Democrats, Left, Reporters are all code words for Jews thus the ‘Historic Naive/Native Nation’ isn’t in position to overcome the long, painful march to oblivion unless some cataclysmic change is in the offing… might as well enjoy the right to settle your family in sub Saharan Africa!

  21. wj says:

    When crossing the border or returning from an overseas flight, when being politely asked for my passport and other documentation, I often feel sympathy with the victims of Auschwitz. You are right it’s exactly the same but even worse. Sometime those ICE guys look like they want invade Poland or something like that.

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  22. Deschutes says:

    Nonsense. Open the borders and remove the fences. The Economist and the leftists who want the borders opened are absolutely spot on. There needs to be a free flow of humans worldwide 🙂

    • Troll: fish
  23. Trump beat the dozen or so GOP presidential primary candidates by being tough and strong on the border and immigration question.

    Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the WOMP states — Wisconsin, Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania — because Trump got the votes of German Americans Without College Degrees.

    Whites Without College Degrees(WWCDs) are made furious by the open borders immigration policy of the WASP/JEW ruling class of the United States.

    Trump has been weak and disappointing on the border and immigration question so far.

    Trump can redeem himself and carry the GOP to victory by doing these two things:



    Tweet From 2015:

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  24. Deschutes says:
    @Desert Fox

    Your childlike conspiracy theory of an evil zionist global scheme doesn’t hold up to the slightest scrutiny. Zionists claim Israel as their nation, their Zionist-Jewish ethnostate. According to you, Zionists want open borders and free flow of people; but there is no country on Earth with stronger more militarized and policed borders than Zionist Israel, nor as segregationist in mindset. Sorry about that.

  25. @Deschutes

    Then what is PNAC of AEI ?

    • Replies: @Alden
  26. @Deschutes

    If you do some research you will find that the Zionists basically control the world ie their privately own FED and IRS and their BIS in Switzerland and they own almost every central bank in the world and who controls the banks controls the lives of everyone.

    If interested read the book The Committee of 300 by John Coleman and see his videos on youtube and read The Protocols of Zion and the 10 Planks of the Communist Manifesto.

    The U.S. GOV is under zionist control and congress would more accurately be called the lower house of the knesset and the U.S. military an arm of the IDF.

    Do some research.

    • Replies: @Deschutes
  27. Wally says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    Poor Wizard of Oz, the same guy who tries to shove the fake & impossible ‘6M Jews” down everyone’s throat.


    Who runs Hollywood & the media?:

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
  28. Wally says:
    @Charles Pewitt

    Trump got 54% of white women and 1/3 of the latino votes as well.

    Trump got ca. 2700 counties, Hillary got ca. 400.

    • Replies: @Charles Pewitt
    , @Them Guys
  29. Moi says:

    If whitey don’t wake up, he wont have a country left. We’ll become the USLA (US of Latin America).

  30. Them Guys says:

    Every open borders Idiot, including posters here, ae no better and no more than a total Traitor period.

    A Nation and its borders are an extention of its rightful legal citzen’s Home. Just as your own home is limted to who you allow into it. So to does a legit citizen have every right to limit who can enter the nation to remain.

    None of the idiot open border types would dare remove all door locks and place a lawn sign stating “ALL are welcome inside this home”…..Well why not? Its the same fuckin thing.

    What would the idiots do if say, they came home from a day at work, found that a half dozen ghetto apes had broken into home, and were at kit table consuming as much of the home owners foods as they desired due to being hungry, and wishing for a nicer kit. and home to reside in while eating?

    Suppose those ghetto apes all half dozen decided to bed down in Your bed, if Your wife don’t agree? She is an evil Nazi and hate monger of deprived ghetto apes. And don’t You Dare attempt to remove said ghetto tired in need of sleep invaders, or You also are an evil Nazi hater of colored folks.

    If some idiots, especially all these, always its jews as majority promoting this crap, so love all the 3rd worlds savages and worthless and useless invaders and border jumpers so damn much? Either invite them into Your homes, or into Israel that jewish state, or just get out before things go too far soon and traitors are likely to be considered as undesirables also I predict.

    For Proper and US Constitutional method of dealing with this entire immigration illegals problems, see my Other reply posting at Judge Nappytonto’s article. Here at UNZ.

  31. @Wally

    If you subtract Hillary Clinton’s votes from Los Angeles County and from Manhattan, Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn, I believe Trump would have won the majority of votes in the presidential election.

    Hillary Clinton’s lead in the popular vote came from New York City and Los Angeles.

    Add in Miami, Detroit, Chicago, Houston and many other cities and it makes any potential military action in Civil War II to be mopping up exercises involving pocketizing and kettling the enemy.

    I think the Civil War II talk is getting out of hand, but if everybody else is doing it, I’ll go along too.

    • Replies: @Wally
  32. Them Guys says:
    @Carlton Meyer

    What if, a multi-million “Task Force” of well meaning, and very well armed Euro Whiteys in America decided to also assist all of these poor 3rd worlders, that are so loved by open border idiots, and especially those that represent the majority of idiots, all those well paid very Upper mid class jews who write so many pro open border articles.

    To assist every 3rd world illegal Invader, by storm trooping across Americas neighborhoods that house said idiots, especially all those majority jewry promoters, and Take whatever of their foods, fuels, clothes, shoes, money\$\$\$, and all else We deem necessary to provide a better life for all them illegals.

    This should be quite acceptable since all we’d be doing is assisting those the promoters promote.

    On days off work at high pay magazine article writer jobs, maybe we could force the idiots to spend their days off doing various needed tasks such as Drive 3rd world invaders to fed govnt offices to get more perks and fill out paperwork. We could also force those idiots to sleep in a backyard Tent, so we can place poor 3rd world invaders into the very beds owned by idiots….

    And we also can well armed, enforce a policy of ejecting asap fast from America every idiot and jewish writer promoter of this crap, and let them live elsewhere, If they Dare act like a Nazi hate monger and refuse Our help. Maybe they can GO live in jewish state of Israel, and pack their own suitcase ful of 3rd worlders to take with to Israel, even though it will not remain an, jewish Only state very long eh.

    I think if given enough time, I can dream up even MORE such great policy agendas we can enforce upon the idiots, more than even actual Mexican “Dreamers” can dream of.

    And if we can just convince at least 20-Million also royally Fed Up’s that also are well armed euro Whiteys, to Join us and assist Us in such mass assisting projects?…It can become a real actual Reality agenda faster than you can spell jewish state of Israel with Only jews allowed in.

    But all of these open border idiots, African savage ghetto dweller trash, Mexican illegals, crazed muslim jihadists, stupid brainwashed euro white dem lib kommies, and all others of their Ilk..

    Just well remember, it takes most euro whiteys much longer to get fed up enough to react…However, while African ghetto blacks wreck and ruin their Own citys and Burn down Own home and city. And while historically jewry always wrecks and ruins entire Nations.

    Once euro whiteys do get fed up enough to react…ENTIRE Continents get wrecked and Burned to Ashes. Just something to ponder upon as them idiots, keep, Pushing…

    Typical open borders idiots/lib/dem/kommie: “Sir Hey Mr. European Whitey Guy, can you tell Us how we can get to the Bridge at Concord?”

    European White Guy:…”Why Yes sure thing pal, you and your idiot buddies just Keep Pushing Us, and before ya knows it….Concord Bridge II will be Your real Nightmares.” ps be sure you wear bright Red!

  33. @Achmed E. Newman

    I can’t claim to fully understand my own psychology, let alone others’. But I was (am?) a naturally generous and helpful individual who really resents being expected or coerced to share.

    The bottom line is choice, ideally complemented by appreciation from the recipient. Without those things, I’m fully capable of being miserable because I’m withholding my generous tendencies.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  34. Them Guys says:

    You sound like a typical Fox news tv and jewdeochristian bapDuh whackjob. Or else a fully uninformed clown, or just another jewy jew.

  35. Them Guys says:

    Wally, WOW! The Map of Michigan, my state, shows the only counties that voted dems Hillary, are the exact same places of ghetto negro Detroit–Flint-Muskgegon(sp?)- and every jewish suburb city north of Detroit area…This speaks volumes. My Up North county, while I never knew it when I moved here almost 23 years ago, has almost always been a solid dem county. But this time its a solid Red repub vote county..Amazeing eh.

    So it seems the two biggest dem voter groups are also Americas two biggest curse problems, negroes and jews. Henry Ford was correct when he titled his 1922 book, “The International Jew, The World’s Foremost Problem”. eh. Maybe Old Henry was not yet aware of the massive potential problem negroes in America would soon become?…..Most negroes back in 1920’s era were not as Uppity and Arrogant as they have been in our life times.

    I also took a second look at that Map, and wow again! Even in Upper Penn regions, it is entire Red repub votes every county! Thats unheard of as Marquette Mich Upper Penn has most always been a solid dem vote region, and probably the largest population city in entire upper penn.

    Very nice to see such massive changes in Mich I must say, I rekon most folks in my state, which used to be far more dem voters, are simply and finally totally Fed Up with lefty dem party crap and so many red counties on map sure shows it. Soon it be high time to get multi millions of fed ups to unite and do whatever it takes to fix a lifetime of abuse and ruinations via lib dem/negro/jewish agendas.

  36. MBlanc46 says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    Socialism isn’t possible without a homogeneous population. (I’d argue that the population must be fairly small, too, but homogeneity is essential.) Mass immigration and socialism are completely incompatible.

  37. MBlanc46 says:

    They could ask Soros to pay them to protest.

  38. Wally says:
    @Charles Pewitt

    Indeed, and if you factor in the number illegals who voted we have a completely different ‘popular vote’.

    The entire ‘civil war’ talk is just that, talk. Sure there is the utterly clueless ‘intifada’, but they could be stopped with ease, as you implied. A few canisters of tear gas and a bullet or two, game over.

    Any rioting, looting, & violence would more than likely be against the rich elitists who are doing most of the mouthing off. If that started they would switch sides overnight.

    Places like LA, NYC, SF would have no chance if they disconnected themselves from the very system from which they prosper.


  39. utu says:

    Correct. Mass immigration is what Wall Street neoliberals want. No health care, no social security. It is interesting though that the term ‘socialism’ was so deeply engraved in American minds that it is randomly applied to anything American do not like and fear. Anyway, the truth is that the neoliberal capitalists and the libertarian useful idiots are the ones who are pushing for open borders.

    • Agree: MBlanc46
    • Replies: @Prester John
  40. It is monumentally stupid to debate whether or not the Democrats are pushing for open borders.

    The Democrats will just deny it…it then effectively becomes the Monty Python debate shop skit.

    What is not in any doubt is that the Democratic Party is now violently agitating for a level of nonwhite immigration that will rapidly reduce The Native Born White American Working Class into a White Racial Foreigner-White Racial Minority within the borders of America.

    We should-must accuse them of waging a A VIOLENT DEMOGRAPHIC-RACE WAR against our people….stop using code words for what they are doing.

  41. Our side needs to define the terms of WAR!!!…..It is no longer a debate. They have wanted conquest and extermination of Our People since 1965…….

    What our side should be saying in public without apologies and numbersusa cuckholdery:How is it in the interest of the HISTORIC NATIVE BORN WHITE AMERICAN WORKING CLASS Majority to tolerate being voted into a White Racial Foreigner-White Racial Minority within the borders of America by nonwhite Legal Immigrants=The Highly Racialized Nonwhite Democratic Party Voting Bloc? A question that answers itself…..THE WHITE LIBERAL GREEDY CHEATING CLASS and nonwhites should not be shocked in the least that The Historic Native Born White American Working Class Majority is revolting against the passage of the 1965 nonwhite Legal Immigrant Increase Act=THE PASSAGE OF THE 1965 NATIVE BORN WHITE AMERICAN EXTERMINATION ACT!!!!

  42. @utu

    Perhaps. But as Joe Louis said about Billy Conn “he can run but he can’t hide.” At this rate Eventually the so-called “elites” will pay the price of their folly when they realize that the gates around their communities can no longer keep the migrant effluence from squatting on THEIR turf. By then it’ll be to late to turn back. What will then ensue is something of a Hobbesian nightmare. On the other hand, what goes around comes around. The only way to stem the mass migration from south to north is to change the conditions which have produced this phenomenon in the first place. And THAT—–ain’t happening!

    • Replies: @Wally
  43. cecil1 says:

    There’s never been an example of a government purposely giving away its country to hostile foreign aliens before.

    That anxiety, disgust, revulsion, trepidation, and unrest you feel, that’s what that is, you sense it without intellectualising it.

    Africa for Africans, Asia for Asians, White countries for everyone IS White Genocide.

    Its a crime, not a policy option

    Some basic truths: Access to White people is not a human right

    • Agree: Them Guys
  44. The economic argument being made by the White Liberal Greedy Cheating Class in recent days for abolishing America’s borders comes to down to this:We don’t like labor scarcities….because labor scarcities….especially severe ones…means paying the White Working Class a high real wage….We the WHITE LIBERAL GREEDY CHEATING CLASS much prefer stealing the wealth of the White Working Class….Therefore….we will continue to import nonwhite legal immigrant scab labor….

    You are either for a high wage ec0nomy for THE NATIVE BORN WHITE AMERICAN WORKING CLASS….or you aren’t…….

    The WHITE LIBERAL GREEDY CHEATING CLASS is for a wage slave labor policy for the Native Born White American Working Class…

    On the other hand…The Alt Right Labor Policy:BRING BACK THE 1888 CHINESE LEGAL IMMIGRANT EXCLUSION ACT!!!!

    India’s Immigration policy:250 thousand Indian troops on the India-Pakistan border…..

  45. The Democrats, the mainstream media and the Economist magazine are all nucking futs.

  46. Here’s a thought

    build the wall and enforce our immigration laws.

    • Replies: @manorchurch
  47. Wally says:
    @Prester John

    “when they realize that the gates around their communities can no longer keep the migrant effluence from squatting on THEIR turf.”

    Yep. When the fake liberals see Section 8 Housing going up next to their mansions you can bet they will sing a different tune.

  48. Wally says:

    Bingo. That’s why it worked for awhile in most of Europe, Scandinavia in particular.

    They had, for the most part, a solid, strong work ethic, Euro-white population who felt that ‘what’s good for one is good for all.’

    Those days are over as low IQ, unemployable primates have invaded looking for free everything at the host population’s expense.
    It is simply unsustainable … I love using that word against the left. Drives them nuts. LOL

    Marxism / Communism, the most failed form of governance the world has ever seen.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  49. @EliteCommInc.

    Here’s a thought: enforce the immigration laws, and no wall is needed. Put the rich employers of illegals in jail — immigration would end in two weeks flat.

    That’s how we know Trump is an Israeli puppet. Enforce employment and residence laws banning illegals — put the wealthy in jail — has been on the books for 20 years. Never enforced.

    That’s all it takes.

  50. Here’s a thought:0 nonwhite LEGAL IMMIGRANTS FOREVER!!!!

    Deport the Chinese and Hindu Fifth Coloumns…

  51. @MBlanc46

    Right you are, socialism only works when there’s a proper nation-state. If only there were some variety of socialism that was also strongly nationalistic…

  52. Biff says:

    The only time I found them polite is when they get tired of screaming, other than that your sarcasm sucks.

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
  53. @Wally

    You haven’t been paying attention. I’ve made several references to people in influential positions including Australia’s national broadcaster quoting much lower figures.

  54. “enforce the immigration laws, and no wall is needed. Put the rich employers of illegals in jail — immigration would end in two weeks flat.”

    Here’s a thought —–

    enforce the immigration laws, and no wall is needed. fine the employers and if repeated fine them some more best to keep businesses operating so citizens have employment and i think i mentioned this

    build a wall

  55. @Cucksworth

    Glad to infer from the uncorrected spelling slip that it is not a thought which keeps you awake thinking and worrying about it.

    PS when Jews help you to make money do you throw it away? I don’t despite the passing thought that I might be meant to be enslaved by gratitude beyond them giving us Jesus and Paul and, ultimately, emancipation of slaves by the followers of those renegade Jews 🙂

  56. @Biff

    You ought to try Indonesia where I left something vital on the wrong side of a barrier when about to board an aircraft. The polite armed man in uniform indicated that a \$10 cash contribution would be appropriate to his waving me through to where I was no longer meant to be but when I offered \$2 he loftily dismissed it and let me through 🙂

  57. @animalogic

    Exactly. Echoing Steve Sailer’s formula, I would say: Don’t invade the world, and don’t invite the world.

    • Agree: jacques sheete
  58. Main Stream Media

    “Main Stream” my tusch.

    Anyone who calls government-corporate-mafia propaganda “mainstream” is too brainwashed to read, so while this may have been a decent article, I dismissed it.

  59. @Biff

    …it’s probably an insult to Nazis.

    It is.

    Considering what those folks were up against, they were heroes, so they had to be crucified en masse.

  60. @Deschutes

    Your childlike conspiracy theory of an evil zionist global scheme doesn’t hold up to the slightest scrutiny.

    Your childlike use of the term “conspiracy theory” and denial of the zionist( sic) global scheme don’t hold up to the slightest scrutiny and are about as intelligent as the usual use of the term, “anti-Semitism.”

  61. Alden says:
    @jilles dykstra

    PBAC is Project for a new American century It’s a Jewish lobbyist group that wants the American army, not the Israeli army to rampage all over the middle east destroying countries and causing chaos.

    AEI is American enterprise institute. It’s allegedly conservative family values patriotism. Actually is a dog eat dog cheap labor capitalist organization. The capitalism and conservatism are a cover for the fact that it’s just another Israeli lobbyist advocating attacking middle eastern countries with the American not the Israeli army of course

    They are of course exempt from taxes because they are non profits. The massive donations the organizations get are also tax deductions.

    Our American tax code enables some people to pay no taxes if they donate enough to these non profit organizations NGOs.

    If that tax deduction were abolished and the donors actually paid taxes to the government, everyone’s taxes and sales (VAT) taxes would go way down and we’d have better government services.

  62. @Seamus Padraig

    My point, Mr. Padraig, is that the way that these Globalists and their useful idiot followers want to allow people who don’t take care of their lands to have access to the lands of those who do take care of it, is very much the Socialist mindset. It’s just on about the largest level you can get to, until we get some people out to Alpha Centauri (then it’ll be about tragic planets and nice planets with good schools).

  63. @Sollipsist

    … who really resents being expected or coerced to share.

    That’s just human nature. The notion of property and property rights is a concept that takes human nature into account. We all need to know that it’s not nice to fool Mother Nature!

  64. @MBlanc46

    Socialism isn’t possible without a homogeneous population. (I’d argue that the population must be fairly small, too, but homogeneity is essential.) Mass immigration and socialism are completely incompatible.

    Agreed, but even if it’s possible, per your statement, I don’t want a damn thing to do with it.

    I don’t recall lots of Americans moving to Sweden or Denmark even before their and our deluges of foreigners.

  65. @Wally

    It is simply unsustainable … I love using that word against the left. Drives them nuts. LOL

    Yes, Wally! They do like to say that – let’s get into what it is supposed to mean —> Towards Sustainable Stupidity.

  66. Mishra says:

    Borders? We don’t need any stinkin’ borders! Hey, white woman! You know you want some of this!

    Manhunt for California man, 33, who ‘BEHEADED his girlfriend with a samurai sword and dumped her body

    Jacob Gonzales, 33, (left) had been originally charged with firearms and vehicle theft when law enforcement found 26-year-old Katherine Cunningham’s (right) body on March 3 in Washington. But approximately 560 miles away in Yreka, California, officers found Cunningham’s Honda Civic with a samurai sword (stock inset) inside the trunk. On Wednesday, DNA results from the sword ‘indicated that Ms. Cunningham’s blood was on the blade of the sword, and Mr. Gonzales’ DNA was on the hilt.’

    “California Man”

    • Replies: @Them Guys
  67. Them Guys says:

    Good job they caught the main Suspook eh. White women must always avoid Coontact with mud monkeys. Or end up like most Mud shark coal burners, murdered dead.

  68. Deschutes says:
    @Desert Fox

    You’re certainly entitled to your ideas of Zionist conspiracy, but I don’t think it’s there. I don’t think Zionists want open borders to flood USA with immigrants and bring it down as you claim. Certainly Mr. Unz who owns this website doesn’t.

    • Replies: @Mishra
  69. Mishra says:

    Mr Unz is not a zionist, for one thing. No one is responsible for the circumstances of his birth. It’s perfectly possible to be born Jewish (or into most any other religion) and yet grow up and out of such a parochial viewpoint. It’s just a shame that more people don’t.

  70. @Rational

    ‘…If the Economist likes open borders, why not start with Israel, which has border fences where soldiers shoot innocent little Palestinian children who dare to even touch it…

    They don’t even need to touch it. Comng within three hundred yards can prove entirely sufficient.

    • Replies: @manorchurch
  71. @Colin Wright

    ‘…If the Economist likes open borders, why not start with Israel, which has border fences where soldiers shoot innocent little Palestinian children who dare to even touch it…

    They don’t even need to touch it. Comng within three hundred yards can prove entirely sufficient.

    Perhaps Mexico could send the Palestinians a few of those cute little unaccompanied minor toddler/children. Apparently, a Palestinian kid getting his brains beaten out by IDF goons doesn’t have quite the “humanitarian quotient” as a little illegal Messican crying for mama.

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