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3,000,000 Refugees Looking for a Home - Mysterious Apathy from Refugee Loving Left

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Here-to-fore there has been no shortage of hair-pulling over caravans of asylum seekers from Honduras, most falsely claiming to be victims of persecution from random criminals and abusive husbands - the so-called persecution in normal course usually mitigated by moving out of the house or simply moving to a new town. Nope, for these folks moving out of the house or the hood means HEY LETS MOVE TO AMERICA.

And the gaggle of Democrats, NGO's, sanctuary groups, hundreds of sanctuary cities, and the entire state of California make a special effort to let them know "Please do, its safe to move here and we will protect you". In fact, some are these groups are so eager so as to fund and/or facilitate the caravanning and includes the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, the American Immigration Council, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and others (several being Soros funded).

Yet, there is a curious silence from these "humanitarian" groups - where are these border crashing promoters when it comes to the far more serious case of 3,000,000 Venezuelan refugees? Throughout last summer and fall (and before) millions of Venezuelans have fled the collapsing socialist utopia. There isn't any doubt about their persecution based on their political affiliation and class status but curiously none of the left wing groups are promoting or facilitating them to avoid asylum in Mexico and, instead, enter the US (legally and otherwise).

IF the asylum sob sisters were sincere, wouldn't the Venezuelans be the first in-line for attention; millions fleeing the socialist tyranny and kleptocratic oligarchy, those fleeing outright starvation?

Of course, there is a difference. For the hypocritical open border left the last human being on earth deserving of asylum is anyone who is a victim of the their fellow leftists ideology, the one-party state socialists. Nope, its entirely political, is it not? You see, they know (as does everyone) that refugees from a right-wing government will, once naturalized, vote progressive. But they also know that victims of socialist hell-holes view the American left brethren to their tormentors, and they tend to vote anti-communist and anti-progressive (e.g. first and second generation Cubans).

Well then, let us at least end the hypocrisy. If importing voters is the game, then I fully support immediate asylum for the 3 million victims of socialism. Let us organize caravans, lets us weep for the children, let us have a flood of tear jerking stories in the MSM, and let them flood the border demanding detention within the borders of the US...

No?

 
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Here-to-fore there has been no shortage of hair-pulling over caravans of asylum seekers from Honduras, most falsely claiming to being victims of group persecution from random criminals and abusive husbands - a so-called persecution usually mitigated domestically by moving out of the house or simply moving to a new town. Nope, for these folks moving out of the house or hood means MOVING TO AMERICA.

None the less, the gaggle of Democrats, NGO's, sanctuary groups, hundreds of sanctuary cities, and the entire state of California make a special effort to let them know "Its safe to move here". In fact, some are so eager as to fund and facilitate the caravanning efforts and includes the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, the American Immigration Council, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and others (several Soros funded).

Yet, there is a curious silence from these "humanitarian" groups - where are these border crashing promoters when it comes to the 3,000,000 Venezuelan refugees? Throughout last summer and to date millions of Venezuelans have fled the collapsing socialist utopia. There isn't any doubt about their persecution based on their political affiliation and class status but none of the left wing groups are encouraging them to avoid seeking asylum in Mexico (where many are) and, instead, enter the US (legally and otherwise).

IF the asylum sob sisters were sincere, wouldn't they be the first in-line for attention; millions fleeing the socialist tyranny and kleptocratic oligarchy, fleeing outright starvation?

BUT WAIT, there is a difference. For the hypocritical open border left the last human being on earth deserving of asylum is anyone who is a victim of the their fellow leftists, the one-party state socialists. Nope, its entirely political, is it not? You see, they know (as does everyone) that refugees from a right-wing government will, once naturalized, vote progressive. But they also know that victims of socialist hell-holes view the American left as more of the same, and tend to vote anti-communist and anti-progressive (e.g. first and second generation Cubans).

Well then, let us at least end the hypocrisy. If importing voters is the game, then I fully support immediate asylum for the 3 million victims of socialism. Let us organize caravans, lets us weep for the children, and let them flood the border demanding detention within the borders of the US...

No?

I'm so sorry you are so fearful of these people trying to find a better life.

Merry Christmas to you.
 

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I'm so sorry you are so fearful of these people trying to find a better life.

Merry Christmas to you.

Not fearful, I just announced that I would support 3,000,000 Venezuelans by giving them asylum - how about you, or are you the one that is fearful?
 

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Not fearful, I just announced that I would support 3,000,000 Venezuelans by giving them asylum - how about you, or are you the one that is fearful?

You are right, we should support every needy person seeking a better life in a legal and orderly fashion.

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name
Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand
Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command
The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame.
“Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!” cries she
With silent lips. “Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
Nowhere does it say: "let them disrespect our sovereignty".

Bring them on, just do it legally
 

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Here-to-fore there has been no shortage of hair-pulling over caravans of asylum seekers from Honduras, most falsely claiming to be victims of persecution from random criminals and abusive husbands - the so-called persecution in normal course usually mitigated by moving out of the house or simply moving to a new town. Nope, for these folks moving out of the house or the hood means HEY LETS MOVE TO AMERICA.

And the gaggle of Democrats, NGO's, sanctuary groups, hundreds of sanctuary cities, and the entire state of California make a special effort to let them know "Please do, its safe to move here and we will protect you". In fact, some are these groups are so eager so as to fund and/or facilitate the caravanning and includes the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, the American Immigration Council, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and others (several being Soros funded).

Yet, there is a curious silence from these "humanitarian" groups - where are these border crashing promoters when it comes to the far more serious case of 3,000,000 Venezuelan refugees? Throughout last summer and fall (and before) millions of Venezuelans have fled the collapsing socialist utopia. There isn't any doubt about their persecution based on their political affiliation and class status but curiously none of the left wing groups are promoting or facilitating them to avoid asylum in Mexico and, instead, enter the US (legally and otherwise).

IF the asylum sob sisters were sincere, wouldn't the Venezuelans be the first in-line for attention; millions fleeing the socialist tyranny and kleptocratic oligarchy, those fleeing outright starvation?

Of course, there is a difference. For the hypocritical open border left the last human being on earth deserving of asylum is anyone who is a victim of the their fellow leftists ideology, the one-party state socialists. Nope, its entirely political, is it not? You see, they know (as does everyone) that refugees from a right-wing government will, once naturalized, vote progressive. But they also know that victims of socialist hell-holes view the American left brethren to their tormentors, and they tend to vote anti-communist and anti-progressive (e.g. first and second generation Cubans).

Well then, let us at least end the hypocrisy. If importing voters is the game, then I fully support immediate asylum for the 3 million victims of socialism. Let us organize caravans, lets us weep for the children, let us have a flood of tear jerking stories in the MSM, and let them flood the border demanding detention within the borders of the US...

No?


What 'open border left'?

You sound like you should really familiarize yourself with the issue before demonstrating that you have no honest interest in it.

That, and get out a map and learn about the geography involved.

No, no need to thank me.
 

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You are right, we should support every needy person seeking a better life in a legal and orderly fashion.


Nowhere does it say: "let them disrespect our sovereignty".

Bring them on, just do it legally

Do you really believe that? A few facts to contemplate:


- More than 750 million people worldwide want to leave their home nations for jobs and free stuff elsewhere, from caravansters clambering over the Texas border to Africans crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe. The so-called "racist" and "white privileged" United States is the overwhelming top choice of the world's people of color hunting for jobs and/or the taxpayer funded dole.

- According to a world-wide Gallup poll, 158 million people would immigrate to the US if they could, mostly from Africa and Latin America (in that order).

- Pew Research Center which revealed that up to two-thirds of the 1.1 billion population of sub-Saharan Africa — a number set to more than double by 2050 — were wanting to migrate to Europe or the U.S., millions of whom were planning on making the journey within the next five years.

So, are you then saying we ought to import (for example) 30 million impoverished a year for five years, so as to make America a better place to live for those already here? Or are you saying we need 158 million of he worlds least educated and most ungifted? Or are you just saying that the dire needs and wants of those 158 million are more important than meeting the needs and wants of heritage born Americans?

Do you have a clue on the economic, social, cultural and environmental impact of such an accommodation? Do you care?
 

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What 'open border left'?

You sound like you should really familiarize yourself with the issue before demonstrating that you have no honest interest in it.

That, and get out a map and learn about the geography involved.

No, no need to thank me.

Unartful dodging.
 

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Yep, that's about all you have left.

Pity.

Should you wish to do more than dodge by sneering and oblique references to maps, and transparent handwaving you are welcome to try. In the meantime, your obsession over the phrase "open borders left" is immaterial; change "open" to porous, permeable, perforated, or swiss cheese and the points do not change.

And, by the way, should you remain fixated on a single phrase and its meaning, I refer you to a progressive Socialist and her essay in American Affairs - you might learn something from you ideological peers: https://americanaffairsjournal.org/2018/11/the-left-case-against-open-borders/

Failing that, perhaps an extract will illuminate your darkness:

I’m always amazed at the arrogance and the strangely imperial mentality of British and American pro–open borders progressives who believe that they are performing an act of enlightened charity when they “welcome” PhDs from eastern Europe or Central America driving them around and serving them food. In the wealthiest nations, open borders advocacy seems to function as a fanatical cult among true believers—a product of big business and free market lobbying is carried along by a larger group of the urban creative, tech, media, and knowledge economy class, who are serving their own objective class interests by keeping their transient lifestyles cheap and their careers intact as they parrot the institutional ideology of their industries. The truth is that mass migration is a tragedy, and upper-middle-class moralizing about it is a farce. Perhaps the ultra-wealthy can afford to live in the borderless world they aggressively advocate for, but most people need—and want—a coherent, sovereign political body to defend their rights as citizens.
 

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Should you wish to do more than dodge by sneering and oblique references to maps, and transparent handwaving you are welcome to try. In the meantime, your obsession over the phrase "open borders left" is immaterial; change "open" to porous, permeable, perforated, or swiss cheese and the points do not change.

And, by the way, should you remain fixated on a single phrase and its meaning, I refer you to a progressive Socialist and her essay in American Affairs - you might learn something from you ideological peers: https://americanaffairsjournal.org/2018/11/the-left-case-against-open-borders/

Failing that, perhaps an extract will illuminate your darkness:

None of which is relevant to what I posted. I accept your admission that you have no actual rational argument.

Marxists like you never seem up to the challenge.
 

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Let's clearly articulate the subtext of Max's xenophobia:

Brown, foreign people, poor and desperate, who have no natural ability to subscribe to the values of American capitalism and only wish to exploit our generosity, are set to flood our nation with millions of genetically, culturally and morally inferior refugees. Is that about right?

Max, you understand, don't you, that the lines between countries are imaginary? As such, to advocate for an economic system that is exploitative of poverty and that, by its nature, CREATES poverty, while complaining about how many poor people there are in the world who wish to violate the imaginary boundaries of greed, is a contradiction.
 

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Let's clearly articulate the subtext of Max's xenophobia:

Brown, foreign people, poor and desperate, who have no natural ability to subscribe to the values of American capitalism and only wish to exploit our generosity, are set to flood our nation with millions of genetically, culturally and morally inferior refugees. Is that about right?

Max, you understand, don't you, that the lines between countries are imaginary? As such, to advocate for an economic system that is exploitative of poverty and that, by its nature, CREATES poverty, while complaining about how many poor people there are in the world who wish to violate the imaginary boundaries of greed, is a contradiction.

Subtext reading (aka ascribing your preferred meaning) is problematical yet fun, is it not? But in changing the subject perhaps you missed the whole point of the thread, which was to advocate for providing asylum for the 3,000,000 "brown" Venezuelans who have fled their country. I've offered the opportunity to all the board's leftists to demonstrate that their advocacy is not politically situational, but a matter of universal morality.

So far, all (save perhaps one) have failed that test...the latest failure being you.

So you'd rather talk about my "xenophobia" while dodging support for this set of "brown people", heh?
 

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Here-to-fore there has been no shortage of hair-pulling over caravans of asylum seekers from Honduras, most falsely claiming to be victims of persecution from random criminals and abusive husbands - the so-called persecution in normal course usually mitigated by moving out of the house or simply moving to a new town. Nope, for these folks moving out of the house or the hood means HEY LETS MOVE TO AMERICA.

And the gaggle of Democrats, NGO's, sanctuary groups, hundreds of sanctuary cities, and the entire state of California make a special effort to let them know "Please do, its safe to move here and we will protect you". In fact, some are these groups are so eager so as to fund and/or facilitate the caravanning and includes the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, the American Immigration Council, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and others (several being Soros funded).

Yet, there is a curious silence from these "humanitarian" groups - where are these border crashing promoters when it comes to the far more serious case of 3,000,000 Venezuelan refugees? Throughout last summer and fall (and before) millions of Venezuelans have fled the collapsing socialist utopia. There isn't any doubt about their persecution based on their political affiliation and class status but curiously none of the left wing groups are promoting or facilitating them to avoid asylum in Mexico and, instead, enter the US (legally and otherwise).

IF the asylum sob sisters were sincere, wouldn't the Venezuelans be the first in-line for attention; millions fleeing the socialist tyranny and kleptocratic oligarchy, those fleeing outright starvation?

Of course, there is a difference. For the hypocritical open border left the last human being on earth deserving of asylum is anyone who is a victim of the their fellow leftists ideology, the one-party state socialists. Nope, its entirely political, is it not? You see, they know (as does everyone) that refugees from a right-wing government will, once naturalized, vote progressive. But they also know that victims of socialist hell-holes view the American left brethren to their tormentors, and they tend to vote anti-communist and anti-progressive (e.g. first and second generation Cubans).

Well then, let us at least end the hypocrisy. If importing voters is the game, then I fully support immediate asylum for the 3 million victims of socialism. Let us organize caravans, lets us weep for the children, let us have a flood of tear jerking stories in the MSM, and let them flood the border demanding detention within the borders of the US...

No?

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Subtext reading (aka ascribing your preferred meaning) is problematical yet fun, is it not? But in changing the subject perhaps you missed the whole point of the thread, which was to advocate for providing asylum for the 3,000,000 "brown" Venezuelans who have fled their country. I've offered the opportunity to all the board's leftists to demonstrate that their advocacy is not politically situational, but a matter of universal morality.

So far, all (save perhaps one) have failed that test...the latest failure being you.

So you'd rather talk about my "xenophobia" while dodging support for this set of "brown people", heh?

Your post was full of paranoia and included the favorite, right wing strawman, "free stuff" and their favorite boogeyman, socialism. Thus, any advocacy within was overshadowed by that dishonest characterization of the issue. This is not a problem for the left alone and wanting to help people does not mean you're a hypocrite if you don't welcome all needy people into your house.

I will admit that an open border would be disastrous for many Americans. That being said, it is ONLY the left who seems to understand that globalizing money is what has created much of this drama. We can't have free trade without it subjecting peasants to competition with American corporations, who can afford to operate at a loss long enough to drive the locals out of business, creating refugees. That is exactly what's happened in many markets.

If you want to call someone out, call out the corporate and political colonialists who created this, not the people who admit they are powerless to stop it.
 
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