Illegal Aliens Increase Use of “Magic Words” to Claim Asylum

The asylum racket has been growing by leaps and bounds as the open-borders president’s term reaches the end: if an illegal alien border crosser says he is a victim in just the right way, he gets on the royal road to eventual legality and lots of free stuff.

A few years ago, the scammers were mostly from Mexico, as I noted in 2013: Mexicans: Now They Are Claiming Asylum in Droves. But the Central Americans have been coming on strong and are now a major moocher group.

Speaking of Centrals, the Los Angeles Times reported in mid-November that some of them were ending up in wealthy Mexico: “As the U.S. gets harder to reach, more Central Americans look to a Mexican dream”. The paper judged that “growing numbers of other Central Americans who have concluded that if they can’t reach the United States, the next best thing is Mexico.”

That solution sounds likes a win all around. Hondurans and Salvadorans et al won’t have to live in the culture of the hated yankees, and we Americans might imagine a return to a nation of laws.

In 2014, Obama set up a refugee plan for “unaccompanied” kiddie Centrals, thereby adding to his growing illegal immigration magnet.

Washington Times reporter Stephen Dinan recently wrote about the current uptick in illegal asylum claimers and appeared on Fox Business Tuesday to explain the details, noting:

STEPHEN DINAN: This has been going on for a while. What really happened is an exponential increase in the number of people who are showing up at the border, either being arrested by the Border Patrol or showing up at an official port of entry. These are illegal immigrants: they arrive and when they get here, they’ve been coached to use as you said “magic words” that entitle them to at least beginning the asylum process and under Obama administration policy from 2009 once they begin that process they’re usually let free into the US while they await their proceedings and their hearings, giving them a chance to disappear along with the rest of the illegal immigrants already in the country.

Illegal immigrants claim fear of home country as ‘magic words’ to gain asylum, By Stephen Dinan, Washington Times, December 4, 2016

Nearly one out of every 10 illegal immigrants crossing the southwest border is now demanding asylum, using “magic words” to claim they fear their home country, and turning a program intended to be a humanitarian lifeline into a new path for unauthorized migrants to gain a foothold in the U.S.

It’s a major change over just the last five years as lax Obama administration policies entice ever-more migrants to try to exploit the loophole, which the Border Patrol’s chief calls a “fail in policy.”

In 2010, less than 1 percent of those at the border were requesting asylum from the agents or officers who nabbed them. Now it’s 9 percent, according to statistics the Immigration Reform Law Institute pried loose from the government through an open-records request and provided to The Washington Times.

The migrants are being coached by friends and family or smugglers, who collect thousands of dollars per person for their efforts, on the “magic words” to say to get put on the asylum track, border officials say.

“We know that they’re coaching individuals on specifically what to say when they come here, that they just rattle off and they memorize the magic words that they need to say so that they’ll fall within the statute of credible fear,” Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan told the Senate Homeland Security Committee in a hearing last week.

Most recently thousands of Haitians who have been living in South America since a 2010 earthquake in their home country have swarmed northward, claiming asylum when they reach California. They were arriving at a rate of more than 100 a day.

Central Americans have also caught on, helping feed the surge of children and families straining border operations in Texas.

But the Obama administration, while aware of the loophole, has not suggested any changes. Continue reading this article

Demography Is Destiny: Bulgarian Demographer Describes European Population Replacement Dynamic

Open borders are bad enough, but when the im-vaders are muslim unfriendlies, they have the added force multiplier of polygamy which can create enormous families, thereby causing rapid demographic change.

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In 2005, I blogged about polygamous families sleeping in shifts in France because apartments are designed for monogamous groupings: there are so many ways in which Islam does not fit in the West.

Below, hordes of Syrian and other Muslim men have marched into Europe on the welcome mat German Chancellor Merkel stupidly provided.

Keep in mind that the population of Africa is now around 1.2 billion and its growth is not slowing down. Africa could send a hundred million humans to Europe and not even notice they’re gone.

The Gates of Vienna blog recently posted a video with transcript of a Bulgarian talk show where the immigration topic was on the table: Bulgarian Demographer: 100 Million Migrants in Europe by 2050.

TRANSCRIPT:

MODERATOR: Let us hear Mr. Bardarov too, who has been quietly listening to our discussion so far from the height of his position as a man of letters, a demographer and so on… how he sees all this process — an ordinary refugee crisis or a civilizational shift, and what did we, Bulgarians, learn about ourselves from this crisis?

GEORGI BARDAROV (Associate Professor, Sofia University): My opinion is that we have been witnessing global changes since the beginning of the 21st century, and this is not some kind of temporary phenomenon. What puzzles me are other processes: that Europe turned out to be unprepared for this refugee wave, given the data from UN and Eurostat that I used four years ago for my monograph — “Immigration, conflicts and transformation of identities in the EU”. The UN published a chart that predicted 1.5 million immigrants per year as far back as 2007, 1.2 million from Asia, 377,000 from Africa each year.

If it really happens every year, if they were to be as many as last year, this means that by the middle of the century there will be about 60 million new immigrants, and taken together with those already living on the continent and their high birth rate, this makes about 100 million by the mid-21st century. So we really are witnessing a global change, It is not without precedent in world history — It is enough to recall the Migration Period, when the ancient world was populated by barbarian tribes, or the settling of the New World by Europeans during the 19th and 20th centuries. Continue reading this article

Mississippi Factories Illustrate the New Manufacturing

Sunday’s Sixty Minutes episode had an interesting segment about the growth of manufacturing in the United States. The show focused on the economic developer Joe Max Higgins, who is both colorful in the southern style and business smart. Nevertheless, the piece provides a window on modern manufacturing, where robots do the repetitious tasks and human workers need technical knowledge for the new factory jobs.

Below, the PACCAR engine manufacturing plant in Mississippi has lots of robots and around 500 human workers.

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(If the video below doesn’t work, try the CBS Sixty Minutes link below to watch.)

It’s a good news, bad news story: manufacturing is actually going strong in America, but far fewer jobs are being created because of automation and its increased efficiency. For example, one new steel mill in the story needs only 650 workers when it earlier would have required 4000 for the same productivity.

So America does not need any immigrant workers from Mexico or anywhere else.

How an economic developer is bringing factory jobs back to Mississippi, CBS News Sixty Minutes, December 4, 2016

Joe Max Higgins is credited with generating about 6,000 manufacturing jobs in Mississippi’s Golden Triangle, one of the poorest areas in the country. How’s he doing it? Bill Whitaker reports.

Bill Whitaker: This past week, Donald Trump cut his first deal as president-elect. He leaned on Carrier, the heating and air conditioning company, to keep 1,000 jobs in Indiana from going to Mexico. The company got a generous tax break in return. In the last few decades, America has lost millions of factory jobs offshore. But you might be surprised to learn U.S. manufacturing is showing signs of coming back due to cheap energy, proximity to customers, and a rising cost of labor in China. Nearly a million manufacturing jobs have been created since the Great Recession. About 350,000 are unfilled because factories can’t find properly trained American workers. The new plants demand more brainpower than brawn.  It’s called advanced manufacturing and if you want to see what it looks like you need to go a place off the beaten track: The Golden Triangle. That’s a bit of a misnomer because it’s one of the poorest regions in the poorest state: Mississippi.

If you have heard of the Golden Triangle, it might be because of this: Mississippi State football.  Around here, everybody loves the Bulldogs.  And “bulldog” is an apt description of the man who runs economic development for the area: Joe Max Higgins.  He considers job creation a full contact sport.

Joe Max Higgins: The only way we win any deal is to tear off everybody else’s face. We gotta kill everybody to win the deal.

Ferocity is a job requirement. During the recession, unemployment in some parts of the Triangle got as high as 20 percent.

Joe Max Higgins: We’re going to come up with a program.

At 6.0 percent, unemployment is now just above the national average and a lot of people here credit Joe Max Higgins. He has attracted $6 billion of advanced industry including this mill run by Steel Dynamics.  It’s one of the most hi-tech steel mills in the country.  He got this helicopter factory up and running. Truck maker PACCAR used to build engines only in Europe.  It opened its first U.S. plant in the Triangle.

Bill Whitaker: Companies were moving around, this offshoring. They were going to countries where everything’s cheaper?

Joe Max Higgins: For some companies, offshore wasn’t as great as they thought it was or as it was portrayed to be. Many of the companies said “Hey, if it’s gonna be consumed in the U.S., we can produce it in the U.S. cheaper and more efficiently than we can elsewhere and bring it in.”

Bill Whitaker: They save money by being here in Mississippi?

Joe Max Higgins: Uh-huh.

Higgins has brought in 6,000 jobs to the tri-county area since 2003.  That might not sound like a lot to people in big cities.  But to the people here in the small towns of the Golden Triangle, it amounts to about half the manufacturing jobs lost during the last 25 years. Through the 1990s, factories here produced textiles, toys, and tubing.  One by one, they shut down and thousands of low skilled jobs vanished.
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Trump Is Right to Say Illegal Aliens Are Voting

It’s obvious Green Party candidate Jill Stein is running a scam when she complains about voter machine hacking by the Russians, which is impossible on a widespread basis, while she doesn’t care about illegal alien voting, which could in fact be quite numerous.

Hans van Spakovsky co-wrote a book about vote fraud, ”Who’s counting? How fraudsters and bureaucrats put your vote at risk” and he recently explained details of the issue on Fox News.

Van Spakovsky mentioned the necessity to institute voter ID because US voting is based upon an honor system and that is not satisfactory. The public continues to support voter ID as a common sense requirement even though liberals complain that it is racist and black people couldn’t possibly manage to have proper identification. A Gallup poll from August found that 80 percent of Americans support voter ID laws.

PAUL GIGOT: A vote recount got underway in Wisconsin Thursday, part of a push initiated by Green Party candidate Jill Stein that includes Michigan and Pennsylvania as well it claims of voting irregularities in these battleground states. President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to blast the recount effort as a scam while alleging serious voter fraud in Virginia New Hampshire and California tweeting last Sunday quote “In addition to winning the electoral college in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally.”

Hans von Spakovsky is a former member of the Federal Election Commission and a senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation. He is also co-author of the book “Who’s counting? How fraudsters and bureaucrats put your vote at risk.” So welcome to the program. Let’s start with the recount: is there any evidence of enough voter fraud in these states to overturn the election outcome?

HANS VAN SPOKOVSKY: Well remember, Jill Stein is not claiming voter fraud; she’s claiming hacking of the voting machines. She has absolutely no evidence of any kind to do that and in fact the way that those machines work, they are not tied into a central computer system, they are not networked, that is, the machines for example that scan ballots. So that the ability of hackers to get into is just about nil. This is a complete and total waste of time by Jill Stein.

GIGOT: Just to just to take her suggestion of a hacking seriously for a second, what would a hacker have to do in our decentralized electoral system to be able to influence the outcome of the result? How would they have penetrated so many different sites?

VAN SPOKOVSKY: They could for example — most electronic voting machines again — they’re not networked, so you’d have to get physical access to each electronic voting machine. Similarly in precincts that use paper ballots, the kind that are optically scanned by a computer, you’s have to get somehow physical access to the computer scanner and that is almost impossible. So the chances of this being hacked, it’s just about nil. Continue reading this article

President Trump Effect: Mexican Ambassador Says They Are Not the Enemy

The new sheriff isn’t even in town yet, and he is having a big impact already. Carlos Manuel Sada Solana, the Mexican ambassador to U.S. visited Phoenix recently to spread some propaganda around, like how Mexico is a friendly neighbor.

Funny, I have a different impression — along with millions of other Americans. Let’s review some recent history:

In 1997, Presidente Ernesto Zedillo proclaimed to the National Council of La Raza in Chicago, “I have proudly affirmed that the Mexican nation extends beyond the territory enclosed by its borders.”

Mexican American Legal Defense Fund founder Mario Obledo stated in 1998, “California is going to be a Hispanic state. Anyone who doesn’t like it should leave. Every constitutional office in California is going to be held by Hispanics in the next 20 years.” People who don’t like such demographic changes “should go back to Europe.” (Incidentally, Mr. Obledo was also the California Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under Gov. Jerry Brown during his first reign.)

A Zogby poll in 2002 found that 58 percent of Mexicans agree with the statement, “The territory of the United States’ southwest rightfully belongs to Mexico,” as indicated in the photo below.

And who can forget the illustrated guide for illegal immigration published by the Mexican government in 2005?

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Remember, Mexico is a wealthy nation, now ranked at #15 for world GDP, but it chooses to push its citizens to work illegally in the US and send billions of dollars in remittances home every year. It’s easy money.

Less recently, Mexico considered a proposal to join Germany in WWI to go to war against the US with the return of the American Southwest offered as a prize (brought to light with the revelations of the Zimmerman Telegram).

Somebody should ask Ambassador Solana whether Mexico has disavowed its Aztlan plan about the reconquista of the Southwest? Seeking to seize a huge expanse of American territory certainly defines an enemy.

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Ambassador to Trump: ‘Mexico is not the enemy’, USA Today, December 1, 2016

Carlos Manuel Sada Solana, the Mexican ambassador to U.S., talks to The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com about the Trump presidency and NAFTA..

PHOENIX — If President-elect Donald Trump follows through with his campaign promise to build a border wall that Mexico will pay for, he can expect to run into a wall of his own: the Mexican government.

Mexico’s top diplomat to the U.S. says there is no way Mexico will pay for the wall. Not only that, a wall would send a “negative” message that would undermine years of economic and diplomatic cooperation between the two countries that contrary to public perception has benefited both countries.

That cross-border relationship includes the creation of more than 100,000 jobs in Arizona.

“We have said time and again Mexico is not paying for the wall,” Carlos Manuel Sada Solana, Mexico’s ambassador to the U.S., said Wednesday during a meeting with reporters and editors at The Arizona Republic, azcentral.com and La Voz.

“That is something that has been said several times by the president of Mexico, the secretary of foreign affairs, secretary of economy, the secretary of finance,” he continued. “So we are not paying for the wall.”

Sada also balked at Trump’s suggestion that he may try to force Mexico to pay for a border wall by taxing money transfers, called remittances, from workers in the U.S. to their families in Mexico.

Attempting to tax remittances would raise “legal issues” that Mexico would fight, Sada said.

“There is also legal issues that are at stake, and if that is one of the alternatives, we will find out what we have to do in that case. But this is not a deliberate action for Mexico to pay for the wall,” he said.

Sada also pointed out that fencing and other types of barriers already exist along 700 miles of the 2,000-mile-long border, including in Arizona. Building an actual wall could hurt the environment and curtail trade between the two countries. Continue reading this article

Immigration Cases Now Account for More than Half of Federal Prosecutions

Tucker Carlson’s new show on Fox had a fact-jammed three minutes of reporting about illegal immigration in the courts and the continuing flood on the border of Central American illegal aliens.

More than half of federal prosecutions now concern immigration, which was not always the case.

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Reporter William La Jeunesse rattled off a series of statistics, most of which painted a picture of Obama-fueled open border chaos.

TUCKER CARLSON: President-elect Trump’s campaign promised to crack down heavily on illegal immigration, a phenomenon that, among many other things, costs America tens of billions of dollars each year, and clogs the federal courts much more than any of us knew. How severe is the problem? Our correspondent William La Jeunesse dug up the numbers, actually went to the numbers, like anyone else and joins us now from our West Coast bureau with his report. William thanks for coming on. What did you find?

WILLIAM LA JEUNESSE: Tucker, you could argue that border security doesn’t begin at the border; it starts in Washington where policy is set, so here’s the headline for this story: more than half of all federal prosecutions are immigration-related. That’s 52 percent compared to 12 percent for drugs, six percent for weapons, four percent organized crime, 26 percent for everything else.

So you got 70,000 prosecutions for people illegally entering the US, 63,000 for everything else, where just four years ago, drugs was number one. You go back to 1992, immigration was just two percent of the caseload not 52 percent. Now 77 or 70,000 sounds like a lot, but remember the Border Patrol apprehended 400,000 illegals this year, so 20 percent are being prosecuted. Also 70,000 is down from 95,000 four years ago, so we’re prosecuting less, not more, over the last four years. But this is opposite of catch and release, which many people would argue is happening to some extent today.

Secondly I spoke to the former US Attorney Pete Nunez for San Diego. He said when an immigrant gets six months to two years in prison for entering illegally, that sends a message. Secondly the real value in prosecuting is a single conviction will bar an immigrant from applying to legally enter for 10 years. That is a huge deterrent, but of course it’s not cheap when it costs 25 grand to put somebody in prison, but none of this addresses the real problem that the Border Patrol’s experiencing right now which isn’t Mexicans trying to sneak in, but Central Americans wanting asylum.

New figures from the Center for Immigration Studies’ Jessica Vaughan shows that the US resettled 59,000 children from Central America this fiscal year. That’s up 25,000 from 2015 and just last week the Border Patrol caught on average 247 unaccompanied children per day. That doesn’t count families which is about the same amount. So the point is that agents right now are saying these people should not be getting asylum, but under President Obama they’re getting a court date for which 51 percent of the children, 84 percent of the families, don’t show up to court.

CARLSON: Amazing, the talking point you keep hearing is that net migration is going back to Mexico but you’re saying really the problem is from Central America. Continue reading this article

Sanctuary San Francisco Plans Redirecting Funds for Legal Protection of Illegal Aliens

Nothing demonstrates the moral depravity of liberalism more than its support for sanctuary zones where illegal alien criminals are safeguarded, and public safety for law-abiding citizens is threatened as a result.

Many of the sanctuary cities are doubling down on their illegal alien protection in the face of President-elect Trump’s pledge to slash their federal funds. San Francisco’s sanctuary policy is particularly guilty, having caused the deaths of four innocent citizens, namely Kate Steinle last year and three members of the Bologna family in 2008.

Don’t liberals say they would destroy the Second Amendment if it would save just one life? Sanctuary policy is a proven killer and violates federal statutes, yet the left loves the border violators more than law and safety.

San Francisco anti-sovereignty Supervisor David Campos led a rally on Tuesday to promote state-sponsored anarchy. Local station KTVU covered the event and included comments from Rick Oltman, a friend of law and borders:

Rick Oltman, pictured below, was an organizer of the pro-sovereignty rally in 2015 on the San Francisco pier where Kate Steinle was murdered by a five-times-deported illegal alien criminal.

Donald Trump sounds serious about cutting federal dollars going to sanctuary zones: his GOP convention heard three testimonies from crime victims of illegal aliens, and he remarked in his acceptance speech, “Of all my travels in this country, nothing has affected me more deeply than the time I have spent with the mothers and fathers who have lost their children to violence spilling across our border.”

Below, candidate Trump invited crime victims of illegal aliens to speak at a campaign rally in Costa Mesa last April. Jamiel Shaw Sr., at the podium, discussed the murder of his son by a particularly violent illegal alien gangster who had been coddled under Los Angeles’ Special Order 40, an extreme sanctuary measure.

San Francisco Supervisor Campos (a former illegal alien himself) now is working to allocate $5 million in taxpayer funds to provide legal representation for illegal aliens residing in the city, which must be cheerful news for immigration lawyers.

SF Supervisor Campos to seek funding to block deportations, San Francisco Chronicle, November 28, 2016

Supervisor David Campos on Tuesday plans to propose spending $5 million to provide legal representation to immigrants living in the country without documentation who face deportation. It’s the first test of whether San Francisco officials will stick to their pledge to remain a sanctuary city when Donald Trump becomes president.

Campos spent much of Monday huddled in his office with Public Defender Jeff Adachi, immigration advocates and others to hammer out details. Campos is hopeful there will be a vote on the legislation by the Board of Supervisors by Dec. 13, his last scheduled meeting before being termed out of office and less than six weeks before Trump’s inauguration.

The president-elect has vowed to deport up to 3 million undocumented immigrants who have criminal records and decide later what to do with the rest of the estimated 11 million immigrants in the country without legal standing. He has also pledged to strip all federal funding from sanctuary cities like San Francisco, which shield such immigrants from federal immigration agents. In San Francisco, that could total $1 billion a year.

Immediately after Trump’s election, Mayor Ed Lee and the Board of Supervisors were adamant that San Francisco would remain a sanctuary city despite Trump’s threats. There are an estimated 44,000 immigrants living in the city without proper documentation.

Campos’ legislation is the first concrete proposal to his fellow politicians to make good on that pledge. Backfilling a $1 billion loss of federal funds could be a challenge as city officials grapple with funding shortfalls caused by higher-than-expected pension costs and the failure of a proposed sales tax increase on the November ballot.

“This is part and parcel of being a sanctuary city, making sure we are prepared for what we know is coming, what the president-elect has said is coming,” said Campos, who as a child entered the country illegally with his family from Guatemala, but is now a U.S. citizen. “You can’t on the one hand say you’re going to defend sanctuary and then on the other hand not take concrete steps to make that happen.” Continue reading this article

California Loonies Push State Secession as Post-Trump Response

Sunday’s San Jose Mercury News front page featured a humorous cartoon of California leaving Trump’s America for a future of blissful separate grooviness fueled by marijuana and excellent wine.

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The paper also points out more soberly that a divorce isn’t up to the state alone, but is a complex, nearly impossible national process. (The aftermath of the Civil War saw to that.) And the dollar cost would be ginormous.

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And what’s behind the hysterical refusal to accept the Trump election? Did libs see the election of Obama (a far left black man) as a kind of end-of-history moment and the beginning of a millennium of uber-left open-borders lawless multiculturalism? It seems that way, particularly with all the accusations of racism against Trump — although the R-word is the universal shriek these days.

Plus, an independent California would look very tasty to moocher Mexico. As the Mexican population grows in the state, they would likely squawk for joining up with their beloved homeland. Liberaloons at large are stupid enough to go for it.

‘Calexit’: Just some flaky California dreamin’?, By Matthew Artz, San Jose Mercury News, November 26, 2016

Interest in a previously anonymous California independence movement surged following Donald Trump’s election, but leaving the union is not a realistic option

We’ve got more people than Canada, a bigger economy than France, and enough farms to feed half the world and leave the other half stoned out of their minds.

So could California really go it alone? Or is this independence “Calexit” thing just its latest pipe dream?

Despite what you might be hearing, the question is purely theoretical. The only way California can secede from the United States is if the rest of the nation lets us. And despite all the snarky online comments about a latte-drinking, Tesla-driving, water-gun-toting Republic of California – they’re not going to set us free.

Still, for many liberal Californians, Donald Trump’s election made them question their state’s place in the union, said Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a veteran political analyst at the University of Southern California. Instead of seeing ourselves as steering the nation toward its multiethnic, tech-friendly future, we suddenly feel as if we’re getting shoved backward.

“Right now California is the polar opposite of what is going on politically, culturally and in some cases economically in Donald Trump’s America,” she said. Continue reading this article

Wal-Mart’s Dallas Optical Lab Replaces 91 Jobs with Machines

You don’t see many news reports like this one where a relative few human jobs are lost when smart machines are brought in.

I suspect there are many more instances of a few dozen job cuts here and there that never make it to the newspapers or internet. It’s just the company upgrading equipment to become more efficient, so it’s not really news. But the effect of technological unemployment is cumulative and is at least partly responsible for the jobless recovery.

The production of eyeglasses is becoming more automated.

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There probably aren’t many optical production specialists flooding across the Rio Grande to steal American jobs. Still, the jobs universe is shrinking enormously because of automation, so it is foolish for the United States to continue with immigration of any legality as a normal government policy. We should end immigration because it has become obsolete — like homesteading, which was stopped after the west was settled.

Wal-Mart’s Dallas optical lab loses 91 jobs to automation, DallasNews.com, November 21, 2016

Wal-Mart has cut 91 jobs at its optical lab in Dallas after installing new manufacturing equipment.

The lab, which is one of three where Wal-Mart makes prescription eyeglasses, will now employ 430 people.

While trade policies were a big issue in the presidential election, manufacturing jobs are still being lost in the U.S. to automation. Last year, Wal-Mart said it would spend $10 million to upgrade manufacturing equipment at its Fayetteville, Ark.; Crawfordsville, Ind.; and Dallas optical labs.

The other facilities aren’t affected by the decision, said Wal-Mart spokeswoman Anne Hatfield.

Prescription eyeglasses are the only product that Wal-Mart manufactures, start-to-finish, in-house. The three labs serve 3,500 Wal-Mart stores with optical centers. The Dallas lab opened in 1995, and Wal-Mart started making eyeglasses in 1991.  Continue reading this article

Vaclav Klaus Salutes Revolutionary Change in America

Former Czech President Klaus has long opposed globalist ideology, in particular the European Union superstate that started out as an innocent-sounding trade deal and grew into a massive undemocratic government. In particular, he favors the nation state as being the right size to be responsive to the people.

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In addition, Klaus rejects the unfounded reverence of elites for immigrant-fueled population growth as the easy way to economic success. He notes that Europe was just fine when it had 100 million fewer people — which is quite an unusual thing for a political leader to say. He furthermore observes that with 23 million unemployed Europeans, additional immigrants are not needed, period.

And like other Eastern Europeans, he rejects the multiculturalism embraced by the West that includes Islam, because the East struggled against Ottoman invasions for centuries and they don’t want millions of Muslims imported in misguided charity.

Klaus visited Austria recently and discussed current events with the local publication Wochenblick:

INTERVIEWER: What does former Czech President Vaclav Klaus say about today’s political situation?

VACLAV KLAUS: In Europe today we have 23 million unemployed, it’s almost 10 percent of all labor. So this is enough. We don’t need more labor. So we don’t need those migrants as labor. We have to work ourselves. This is absolutely important.

And I also don’t accept the argument that we’re too old, that we have no children. I can’t accept it. It’s certainly clear that we all know those demographic developments. Nevertheless, there were NEVER as many people in Europe as there are today. And a hundred years ago there were 100 million fewer inhabitants in Europe, and still Europe was alive and it was living well. So this is also no motivation.

The motivation is a false ideology, that is, the ideology of multiculturalism. It’s the ideology that the more diversity, variety we have in a human community, the better. We should never ever accept that. We the Czechs, you Austrians. Continue reading this article

Trump Invites Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to Visit

The President-elect continues to impress with his cabinet choices and actions generally. Calling one of Europe’s top friends of law and borders with an invitation to visit is a very pleasant surprise.

As earlier noted hereabouts, Eastern Europeans are not impressed with the prospect of Muslim diversity, since tyrannical Ottoman rule extended into parts of their territory for hundreds of years. The Ottomans controlled part of medieval Hungary for over a century. Viktor Orban has been a fierce defender of Hungarian freedom against the current Islamic invasion disguised as a humanitarian “refugee” flow.

Here are some recent remarks from PM Orban, voicing his concerns about protecting Hungarian law, culture and its people:

VIKTOR ORBAN: Hungary will do everything in its power to enable every migrant to return from Europe to his own country. And Hungary will do everything possible, to make sure that no one may enter and stay illegally on Hungarian territory, in violation of Hungarian laws.

We want to be masters of the situation, and we want to be masters of our own destiny. We do not accept the diktat of Brussels, who want to tell me whom we have to live with, in our own country! This is unacceptable. This must be our decision!

“On the issue of migrants, when someone makes a mistake, it cannot be corrected,” emphasized the Hungarian Prime Minister. In the countries where migrants arrive en masse, life will change. Maybe not in one day, but in a couple of years it will change. Our grandchildren will ask us: Why did we let our countries change? Why did we allow Europe to change?

Breitbart reported about Donald Trump’s invitation:

Trump Invites Hungarian PM Orbán to Washington D.C., Breitbart.com, November 25, 2016

U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump has invited Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to visit him in Washington D.C.

The Prime Minister said that Mr. Trump then praised the Hungarian government and called the people of Hungary “brave freedom fighters” during a telephone conversation on Thursday night, Hungarian paper Magyar Hirlap reports.

Mr. Orbán also noted that Trump congratulated Hungary for its economic success in recent years saying that he has called the nation’s achievements over the past six years “outstanding”.

After being invited to Washington D.C., Orbán said: “I told him that I hadn’t been there for a long time as I had been treated as a ‘black sheep’, to which he replied, laughing, ‘Me too’.” Continue reading this article

Holiday Crowds Attract America’s Jihad Enemies

This holiday season may be a particularly dangerous one, since America’s jihadist enemies see a lame duck president in the White House who was weak even on his better days. The Muslim unfriendlies might think they can sneak in some mass murdering of infidels before President Trump takes charge.

Plus, ISIS is more pragmatic regarding its slaughter than al Qaeda, according to terror expert Sebastian Gorka, as he observed during an interview on Fox News on Wednesday:

”I’m most concerned with the change in tactics that we see ISIS following. Al-qaeda for more than a decade was obsessed with spectacle. Ironically 911 was so successful in killing 3,000 people in 102 minutes that they wanted WMDs, they experimented with chemical weapons in Afghanistan: they were looking for something even more spectacular. ISIS is far more pragmatic: they’ve taken a leaf out of the classic irregular warfare insurgent handbook, and they understand that for a low investment with minimal or no training, you can cause a lot of havoc and kill lots of people. The Nice attack is the classic example — one man with a truck, scores of people killed. So ISIS has gone back to basics and a holiday like this one is so attractive to them because they’re looking for high concentrations of unarmed civilians and that’s what you have on Thanksgiving.”

The big public gathering for Thanksgiving was New York City’s 90th annual parade of bands, giant balloons and thousands of marchers with millions of spectators. The barbarian jihadists suggested the event would be a fine target for mass murder using a large truck or several to run down adults and children watching the parade, as was done in Nice, France, last Bastille Day. A “Brooklyn man” (Mohammed Rafik Naji, a Yemeni) was arrested a few days ago for planning just such an attack.

The Daily Mail reported the NYPD put on unprecedented show of force with 82 sand-filled trucks to protect against Nice-style attacks, radiation detectors and bomb-sniffing dogs to protect the Thanksgiving Day Parade. Three thousand officers were deployed for the parade, up from 2,500 last year because the perceived threat increase.

Below, well armed officers and bomb-sniffing dogs lined the parade route in New York City.

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Fortunately, everything went off without a hitch and the Daily Mail report included lots of photos where the crowds looked like people were having a great time.

But at what financial cost? As the need for more extreme security ramps up because of hostile Muslims living among us, the increased price levied on the taxpayers has become more mysterious. The security bill for events like the Super Bowl and the big city marathons don’t get toted up any more in their entirety — perhaps if the citizens knew the true cost of Muslim diversity they might demand an end to importing it willy-nilly. For example, the cost of San Francisco Police overtime for several days of Super Bowl security last January was nearly $3 million, and that is just one government organization out of around 60 different federal, state and local law enforcement agencies that were involved in policing the sports event.

The 2012 London Olympics cost $2 billion for security (with more British troops on hand to protect the event than there were in Afghanistan at the time); and that figure may have been the last honest total we will see from government suits for the enemy immigration they have inflicted upon us.

Since President Trump seems realistic about the jihad threat from unwise immigration, he could call for an accounting of what muslim diversity costs American taxpayers — from security-strangled sports to the everyday abuse imposed on airline passengers by the TSA — we citizens have a right to know what we pay for an enemy tribe of immigrants we never asked for.

Let us hope that our excellent police can continue to keep us safe from an energetic enemy until the January 20 inauguration and beyond.

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