November 29, 2007

Immigration Laws

There will be no special bilingual programs in the schools.
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There will be no special ballots for elections.
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All government business will be conducted in our language.
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Foreigners will not have the right to vote no matter how long they are here.
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Foreigners will never be able to hold political office.
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Foreigners will not be a burden to the taxpayers.
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No welfare, no food stamps, no health care or other government assistance programs. ***************
Foreigners can invest in this country, but it must be an amount equal to 40,000 times the daily minimum wage.
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If foreigners do come and want to buy land, that will be okay, but options will be restricted. You are not allowed to buy waterfront property, that is reserved for citizens naturally born in this country.
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Foreigners may not protest. No demonstrations, no waving a foreign flag, no political organizing, and no bad-mouthing our President or his policies. If you do, you will be sent home.
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If you do come to this country illegally, you will be hunted down and sent to jail.

Harsh, you say? The above laws happen to be the Immigration Laws of Mexico.

I'm thinking no one in Mexico's government is advocating driver's licenses for illegals either.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

I doubt there are any people jumping the fence heading south. Let's go to Mexico, land of opportunity.

Larry Castellani said...

If in fact we adopted these laws for ourselves, on the whole I wouldn’t necessarily disagree. But shouldn’t employers who exploit the cheap labor be equally culpable? If we eliminate the incentive to come to America, then we halt the wave of illegal migration considerably if not for the most part. Do we need their labor? How would American agriculture and construction fare without them? If we do need them, then why can’t we admit it and deal with the problem honestly? Our righteous indignation seems to obscure the obvious truth of the matter. And if we don’t need them, we all know business wants them. If, on the other hand, the matter of upholding the sanctity of our laws is primary in this issue, why does business get a “get out of jail free” card???

Larry Castellani said...

The real reason nothing will be done about the “illegal immigrant problem” is because for the Neo-con oligarchy now in control of the country there is no problem. Illegal immigration is another “shock crisis” providing opportunity to further disenfranchise, disorient and dumb down the workforce and what remains of the authentic impulse toward democracy. And, with any luck this will give the terrorists the best possible opportunity to easily gain entry to the our country to pull off some semblance of 9/11 again thus affording the Neo-cons sufficient reason, that is, excuse, to finish tightening the vice grip of their neo-fascist technocracy. More control from above will adequately demoralize and infantilize us. Such frightened, dumbed down pseudo-citizens, that is, human mediocrities, make for good worker bees and super-soldiers capable of carrying out orders to finalize the securing of the new “Americanized” global empire. Moreover the infusion of Hispanic culture will not necessarily strengthen the economic culture as the myth of the melting pot presumes. But it serves to continue the homogenization of community, the collapse of cultural differences and any genuine recreation of new multi-cultural, neo-populist communities which can build on the traditions of the past and fulfill upon democratic self-determination. America is being used by the Neo-con’s for nothing more than a launching pad for the new transnationalist political class. Given that nation-states are now too small to deal with international problems and too big to deal with internal issues, the New (Political) Class must dissolve national boundaries of supposed sovereignty and emulsify the particularity of indigenous peoples such that there is nothing to defend or protect, that is, identify with as homeland. We can then all be citizens of the world, interchangeable and therefore essentially exploitable if not expendable. You can belong everywhere and nowhere. If we can’t secure peace, we can thus always instrumentalize crisis and chaos. It’s a good business model.

Larry Castellani said...
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