On Immigration, The New York Times’ Bias Is So Extreme, it Generates #FakeNews

By John Zmirak & Al Perrotta Published on June 13, 2018

The New York Times’ coverage of the crucial House negotiations on immigration lives up to all our worst expectations. It’s so tendentious that it reads like a smudgy blue mimeograph of a radical leftist newsletter from 1977. The paper is simply shameless. It calls conservatives “hard-line,” but never applies any such language to the left. No Republican is “liberal.” If he votes with the left he is “moderate.” Apparently, a “far-left” position on immigration is simply … impossible. For the Times it cannot exist.

With all that in mind, let’s look at the substance of the crucial issues that face our elected representatives. Whose job, it’s good to remember, is to make and uphold our laws. And look out for American citizens’ interests.

Our Laws Turned into a Welcome Mat

Right now there’s a free-for-all in Congress over what to offer “DREAMERs” and DACA recipients. And whether Americans will get anything whatsoever in return. Or will we offer yet another no-strings amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants, thus inviting in millions more? Will we remind the 147 million would-be immigrants who told Gallup they want to come to America that our laws are just a welcome mat, on which they can wipe their feet?

A “clean” bill offering amnesty, which liberal Republicans back along with leftist Democrats, would give away the following:

  • Eventual citizenship and the right to vote to more than 1.7 million illegal immigrants, whose parents smuggled them in as children.
  • The right to sponsor those parents as citizens themselves.
  • Those parents, once they are citizens, the right to import their parents or siblings.
  • Each of those imports the right to do the same, ad infinitum.

Now we hear many heart-wrenching stories of children whose parents broke our laws to bring them in here. President Trump offered a very generous compromise earlier this year. It would have offered them amnesty, but them alone. It would have ended the crackpot, nepotistic scheme of Chain Migration. PIG Immigration

Such so-called “family reunification” accounts for 68% of legal migrants to the U.S. Not highly skilled workers, or brilliant entrepreneurs. Just somebody’s brother. And often that somebody himself came here illegally. That’s a great way to fill up our cities with high school dropouts who don’t speak English. But it’s no way to run a country.

My Offer Is: Nothing

Those who support a “clean” amnesty reject any of the reasonable reforms that would make the next amnesty (and the next, and the next) unnecessary. They won’t support any bill that trades this massive compromise of U.S. law for the most basic national security and law enforcement measures that would let us control our border:

  • Building a wall.
  • Making E-Verify mandatory, so that illegal workers are flagged immediately when employees try to hire them.
  • Tracking and removing the millions who come here as “tourists” or “students,” then never leave. (That’s how the key 9/11 hijackers remained here long enough to finish their flight training.)
  • Replacing Chain Migration as the source of new Americans with a merit-based system like Canada’s or Australia’s.
  • Cutting the numbers of low-skill migrants who come to compete with poor Americans for our shrinking number of low-skill jobs.

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For the New York Times, it’s “moderate” to demand a mass amnesty, while refusing to plug the gaping holes in our system. It’s “hardline” to expect something in return for this enormous concession. Apparently Bill Clinton, Barbara Jordan, and Harry Reid were all “far-right” when they demanded respect for America’s immigration laws. A “far-left” position doesn’t even exist, nor even a “liberal” one. It’s “moderate” to make extraordinary demands, while brazenly refusing to compromise. In fact, the “moderate” position amounts to the one gangster Michael Corleone took in Godfather II, when dealing with a corrupt senator seeking bribes [WARNING: profanity]:

 

 
Expect a better deal than that for America? Then you’re “hard-line.” No wonder people keep talking about FakeNews.

In our The Politically Incorrect Guide to Immigration, we decode this kind of tendentious rhetoric, compile the shocking statistics, and expose who benefits from our corrupt and lawless immigration status quo. Some benefactor ought to buy a copy for every member of Congress. And maybe for every member of the White House Press Corps.

It’s an education they can’t refuse. 

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  • Sapient

    Love the article. One comment regarding, “It’s an education they can’t refuse”…The congressmen and congresswomen that are pushing amnesty do not need an education—as they understand their treachery perfectly well. The Republican establishment’s political loyalties are set against the American people and are aligned with the corporate & globalists’ agenda (as well as their own private financial interests). The whole of the Democrat party is allied against America and steeped in devotion to the radical fundamental transformation of the country; which requires them to overwhelm the American voter with new voters. The fact that both of these entities know very well what they are doing makes it all the more shocking and insidious. Funny how the one thing they seem to agree on is the betrayal of the American citizen.

  • Sapient

    So worked up I came back…It is cultural and economic suicide to continue recruiting massive populations into the U.S. via a porous border and/or chain migration who don’t speak English, who lack education, who displace the American worker, and who resultantly, immediately, and overwhelmingly succumb to the exploitative political instrumentalities and costly social welfare machinery of the radical left. Mass migration is being used the world over as a weapon to fundamentally transform countries, and the results are shocking and undeniable. Politicians attempt to shove this matter down our throats as due payment for a moral debt they say we owe. But, we do not owe this debt! It twists and corrupts reason to perceive and impute such a debt to us. It is immoral for American politicians to compel its payment. And, its consequence for the American people is enormous. It is neither ethical, moral, or righteous for Congress to dilute the self-determinative power of the American citizen in such an unfaithful and treacherous scheme. None of this is at all patriotic. To the contrary. How decayed is a politician’s valuation of American citizenship that he/she would so flippantly barter it or dole it out? How corrupt their agenda? What do our soldiers and men and women who protect our borders die for? Is it so the sovereignty of this country, it’s reigns of power—its very ownership—can be transferred to millions of illegal aliens in betrayal of its own citizens? Citizenship is not just another prosaic government entitlement. The obvious and incessant devaluation of border security, sovereignty, and citizenship by Senators and Representatives alike is sickening. Loyal and patriotic Congressmen/women must recognize that the border security and immigration matters that are before them now are nothing less than existential to the future of this country—and they must do all that they can to defeat the betrayal that is underway.

  • tz1

    Speaking of Doormats, have you seen what the USCCB is doing?
    Any GOOD Catholic should shut his wallet and say “I gave at the IRS” since the USCCB or Catholic Charities or whatever gets $100M from the feds yearly.

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