“Comprehensive Immigration Reform” a.k.a. Amnesty plus Immigration Surge is nothing less than full-out bipartisan assault on the historic American nation —pressed by an Obama Administration determined to Elect a New People; and a Hispanicked Republican Establishment suffering from ADD (Adelson Dollar Disorder), Bush dynastic delusions and/or madness. As “anti-racist” activist Tim Wise notoriously prophesied in the midst of the momentary Conservatism Inc. jubilation after the (Tea Party-fueled) November 2010 mid-term election:
You need to drink up.
Because your time is limited.
Real damned limited.
The clock that reminds you how little time you and yours have left.
Not much more now.
I know, you think you’ve taken “your country back” with this election—and of course you have always thought it was yours for the taking, cuz that’s what we white folks are bred to believe, that it’s ours, and how dare anyone else say otherwise—but you are wrong.
[An Open Letter to the White Right, On the Occasion of Your Recent, Successful Temper Tantrum, Timwise.org, November3, 2010]
The greatest slogan that I hated during this last campaign was `We want to take back our country.` Guys, it`s not your country anymore— it`s our country.
[Sam Donaldson Tells Tea Partiers `It`s Not Your Country Anymore - It`s Our Country`, Newsbusters.org, December 24, 2012]
For a moment, let’s suppose Wise and Donaldson are correct/ Comprehensive Immigration” Reform passes: it’s their country.
Let’s consider two examples of what their country might look like—one where superior Left-leaning white people and their minority allies have displaced those nasty, brutish white conservatives.
Of course, Leftists like Wise and Donaldson care only about white civilizations’ defeat and usurpation. But the rest of the story can sometime be spotted in the Main Stream Media—witness this sidebar to a report of the sensational killing of model Reeva Steenkamp by track icon Oscar Pistorius, the so-called Blade Runner:
South Africa has some of the world`s highest rates of violent crime and many homeowners carry weapons to defend themselves against intruders.
An average of nearly 50 people are murdered there each day, while there are also high levels of assault, rape, robbery and carjackings.
But a case last year was so vile the largely desensitized public of South Africa was still shocked.
Last summer a gang of robbers gunned down a father, raped and murdered his wife. Then, in a final act of sickening brutality, they drowned the couple’s 12-year-old son in scalding bath water.
According to United Nations research, South Africa has one of the highest firearm-related homicide rates in the world, second only to Colombia.
The rate, which was measured per 100,000 people, put the country`s score four times higher than the United States…
As a result of these high levels of violent crime, many people choose to live in gated communities and employ private security guards.
These are especially common for middle class residents and often involve high perimeter fencing and alarm systems linked to security teams.
The South African Police Service also often employs security companies to protect their own police stations…
The Nation with the 2nd Highest Gun Crime Rate on Earth, By Martin Robinson, Simon Tomlinson, Daniel Miller, Dan Newling In Cape Town and David Williams, The Daily Mail, February 14, 2013. My emphasis
Imagine Tim Wise as an anti-Apartheid activist back in the 1980s, now safely living behind a 30-foot wall in gated community in his “progressive” South Africa, secure in knowing the society he crusaded against is dead.
Coming soon to an America near you.
Keeping out people who do not live the way “we” live is an increasingly common response to America’s increasing gap between the affluent and the working class, not to mention the poor. Some analysts consider Sao Paulo, Brazil, a city of 18 million, an augury of future urban life in our country. Sao Paulo is “populated by the fantastically wealthy and the severely poor with little in between,” to quote Washington Post reporter Anthony Faiola… And Sao Paulo illustrates where gated communities and microscopic economic stagnation may be taking us. Faiola told of life in Alphaville, “a walled city where the privileged live behind electrified fences patrolled by a private army of 1,100.” Affluent residents “whisk to and from their well-guarded homes to work, business meetings, afternoons of shopping, even church,” via helicopter. The city boasts 240 helipads, compared to 10 in New York City.
Anthony Faiola’s amazing WaPo story is no longer online at its original location, but you don’t have to rely on the pay archive version: the whole thing was preserved by the Colombian Post: Brazil`s Elites Fly above Their Fears: Rich Try to Wall Off Urban Violence, [June 1 , 2002.]
An eighteenth of the population—the wealthiest one million in Sao Paulo—occupy 300 gated communities, with 4,000 of the richest traveling in armor-plated cars outside their walled compounds. Many prefer to travel exclusively by helicopter.
Oz Conservative, a conservative website in Australia, noted this key quote:
En route to his mansion in Alphaville—a walled city where the privileged live behind electrified fences patrolled by a private army of 1,100—[Michael] Klein quietly stared out the window. His pilot clipped low over the honeycomb-like slums and clogged highways below. More than halfway through a nine-minute commute, the copter grazed over a cluster of inner-city prisons. A squad of machine-gun-toting guards stood near a perimeter wall, their gaunt faces squinting upward as Klein`s copter buzzed by.
"The perspective is different from up here," remarked Klein, a graying hulk of a man and executive director of Casas Bahia, one of Brazil`s largest electronics retailers. Over the din of the blades, he told a reporter that "it even looks beautiful sometimes. Up here, however, it is safe. Down there—" He paused, staring across the metal and glass horizon. "Well, it`s another story."
One result is city life dominated by fear. The homicide rate in greater Sao Paulo, South America`s largest city, has more than tripled during the 1990s, to about 60 murders per 100,000 residents, compared with 7.4 in the Washington metropolitan area and 7.8 in New York. Already 63 kidnappings have been reported this year in Sao Paulo, up from only 15 during the same period last year, according to police statistics.
The surge in abductions has produced a cottage industry of plastic surgeons who specialize in treating wealthy victims who return from their ordeals with sliced ears, severed fingers and other missing body parts that were sent to family members as threats for ransom payment.
[The Choppers of Sao Paulo, Oz Conservative, March 13, 2011. My emphasis]
You can either live in a gated community—or in a civilized nation-state, where fences are only necessary to keep your animals from grazing in adjoining property.
Both South Africa and Brazil are failed experiments in multiculturalism and diversity. The idea of a “nation” has been inverted so that a privileged elite can extract wealth courtesy of the security that it buys.
Immigration patriots fatigued by pushing back against an always-on-the-assault Left should let these images of life in South Africa and Sao Paulo be the shot of adrenaline they need to fight on.
Paul Kersey[Email him] is the author of the blog SBPDL, and has published the books SBPDL Year One, Hollywood in Blackface and Escape From Detroit, and Opiate of America: College Football in Black and White.