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For 10 days, Americans have argued over the wisdom of trading five Taliban senior commanders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

President Obama handed the Taliban a victory, critics contend, and imperiled U.S. troops in Afghanistan when the five return to the battlefield. Moreover, he has inspired the Haqqani network and other Islamists to capture more Americans to trade.

But which represents the greater long-term threat to the safety and security of our people and nation: sending those five Taliban leaders to Doha, and perhaps back to Afghanistan, or releasing into the U.S. population last year 36,000 criminal illegal aliens with 88,000 convictions among them?

According to a May report of the Center for Immigration Studies, of the 36,000 criminal aliens who, while awaiting deportation, were set free by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 193 had been convicted of homicide, 426 of sexual assault, 303 of kidnaping, 1,075 of aggravated assault, 1,160 for stolen vehicles, 9,187 for possession or use of dangerous drugs, and 16,070 for driving drunk or drugged.

Those 36,000 criminal aliens are roughly equivalent to three-and-a-half divisions of felons and social misfits released into our midst.

And this does not include the 68,000 illegal aliens against whom ICE declined to press criminal charges last year, but turned loose.

How goes the Third World invasion of the United States?

According to the AP, the U.S. Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector made 148,017 arrests from Oct. 1 to May 17, while 62,876 were caught in the Tucson sector, the second-busiest crossing point.

That is almost 211,000 illegal aliens caught in just over half a year in just two sectors of the border. And that figure only tells us how many were caught, not how many got in, or how many of those caught were released and now reside among us.

Among those caught crossing into Texas these last seven months were 47,000 unaccompanied children. Border Patrol estimates that by Sept. 30, apprehensions of children and teenagers in this fiscal year could reach 90,000.

According to Gov. Jan Brewer, the feds have begun shipping illegal aliens, adults as well as children, from Texas to Arizona, “dumping” them into her state.

“This is a humanitarian crisis and it requires a humanitarian response,” says Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski of the surge in children from Central America across the U.S. border.

Attorney General Eric Holder has risen to the crisis. The U.S. will now provide lawyers for children who enter illegally, to fight their battle in U.S. courts to stay.

“We’re taking this historic step,” says Holder, “to protect the rights of the most vulnerable members of our society. How we treat those in need — particularly young people who are fleeing violence, persecution, abuse or trafficking — goes to the core of who we are as a nation.”

Somehow the core contention of James Burnham’s “Suicide of the West,” out 50 years ago this year, comes to mind.

“Liberalism,” wrote Burnham. “is the ideology of Western suicide.”

America and the West must face up to what is happening to our countries and our civilization. Or we are going to lose them both forever.

Treating with contempt U.S. and European laws, peoples from failed states of the Third World are steadily filling up our countries and reducing our native-born into slowly shrinking national majorities.

If this continues over many more decades, Western nations as we knew them will disappear forever, and be remade in the image of those who have newly arrived, and the countries whence they came.

When, ever, did Americans vote for this?

What would constitute a pro-American immigration policy?

A moratorium on all immigration until unemployment among U.S. citizens falls below five percent. A 15-foot security fence from San Diego to the Gulf, with Border Patrol outposts every 10 miles. Fines and community service for businessmen who hire illegal aliens.

Europe is facing the same crisis. This past weekend, 5,200 migrants were caught on boats crossing from Africa to Italy. Spain and Greece, too, are major crossing points from sub-Sahara Africa and the Arab and Islamic world into the heart of Europe.

Yet as we saw in the May European parliamentary elections, the peoples of Europe are not going quietly into that good night that their elites have prepared for them.

They want to preserve the unique countries that they once were. Frenchmen want France to remain France, as the Brits want to remain British.

And despite the names they are being called, there is nothing wrong with that. As Euripedes wrote, there is no “greater grief than the loss of one native land.”

The Republican establishment of Jeb Bush, John Boehner, Eric Cantor, and the Senate hierarchy is prepared to collaborate with Barack Obama on a halt to deportations and partial amnesty.

If so, we shall find out whether the Republican Party still has a heart and soul, or whether, in the last analysis, it comes down to the money.”

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of the new book “The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose From Defeat to Create the New Majority.”

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  1. I do not demonize those driven to flee their homelands – as all those except Native Americans have had their ancestors do, over the past century and a half, but as far as the duopoly party consensus – and that of their common War Party – it is all about the money.

  2. I don’t demonize the immigrants – they are who they are. It’s people like Pope Francis, Bryan Caplan, John McCain et al. who are betraying their fellows.

    But bottom line, if you want to keep the First World the First World, then the West needs a very long time-out on all but a tiny trickle of higher-g immigrants.

  3. Secession is the only remedy at this point. I wish Buchanan had the stones to publicly support it before he passes; perhaps he could give the world a final gift and write a book supporting it. Maybe that would get the ball rolling.

  4. Why is Pat Buchanan blogging here where Ron Unz supports unlimited immigration?

  5. “if you want to keep the First World the First

    Sorry to have to wake you up with the news, but that horse left some time ago with the elite’s outsourcing of your adequately-paying job you will never get back. It isn’t America that has the high speed bullet trains, the advanced factories and the highly educated work force – and the living standard will drop to the appropriate level. The immigrants suffering from the same monopoly capital evisceration in their own homelands at the hands of just the same villains, are only trying to get a piece of the remaining prosperity before it all inevitably disappears. Why the general moral collapse among the economic ruins the elites have engendered? As Jim Morrison put it, they are partying hearty before the whole brick shithouse goes down in flames.

  6. Priss Factor [AKA "Cloudcastler"] says:

    “When, ever, did Americans vote for this?”

    When both parties and the American people began to trust and support the globo-elites and vote for people like Johnson, Nixon, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush Jr, and Obama who gave us new immigration laws, amnesty, political correctness, white self-loathing, etc.

    Mr. Buchanan, Americans re-elected Obama. They voted for this craziness because they worship diversity and even ‘gay marriage’. Globo-elites control everyone.

    And recall Reagan signed amnesty.

  7. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    “Ron Unz supports unlimited immigration”

    Where did he say this?

  8. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    “Why is Pat Buchanan blogging here where Ron Unz supports unlimited immigration?”

  9. David says:

    I lived in Agua Fria, Honduras for a year. It’s a village of 40 or so families on a Pacific estuary. I enjoyed my time there a lot, especially as I felt separated from the poverty and violence that pervade the place. There are many things to love about it, the people most of all, but I’m sure I could not have loved it if I wasn’t carrying a US passport.

    To Fran, I am sympathetic to your position but I want you to know that most young people in Agua Fria want to come to America. They are coming now. According to Honduran Government estimates (therefore likely to be understated), 500 Hondurans leave the country everyday to make the land journey to the US. Indeed, I know some of the solo children in Texas, and I know the guy that got paid to escort them to the US, who now pumps gas at a vast plaza in Alexandria, VA. He’s made the same trip many times, but I think 2011 was the first year he covered his expenses by helping his neighbors abandoned their children in the US.

    Knowing I may not be believed, I tell you that these new residents will never play a role in government of, for and by the people. Their vote is to yours and mine as a federal reserve note is to a silver dollar. There is a limitless supply to swamp both our buying power and our voting power. America has two choices: make it worse for illegal immigrants here than it is where they come from — and that is very bad indeed — or accept that they will never stop coming. I think Americans will eventually take the first choice, and the result will be ugly.

  10. Dave37 says:

    Nobody I know is mad at the people that come here but rather the policy that seemingly wants everybody to come here. The only thing that makes sense of it is that we are no longer the USA and will soon disappear becoming I don’t know what.

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