Four years ago, VDARE.com published Howard Sutherland’s Weigh Anchor! Enforce the Citizenship Clause which efficiently presented the strange history of this situation - virtually unique in the world. Unquestionably the article was one of the most important ever carried here – it is constantly being emailed out and has cumulatively built an immense readership.
At that time, few apart from specialists were aware of the significance of birthright citizenship in accelerating and facilitating the transformation of this country. Hearteningly, judging by the postings in the blogosphere, this is now changed - look at comments section in this American Renaissance item, for instance.
Even Congress is getting the message. Rep J.D. Hayworth (R-Ariz) has included reform in his recently introduced Enforcement First Immigration Act of 2005 bill. [Hayworth targets migrants with immigration bill – Billy House and Susan Carroll The Arizona Republic September 29 2005] Some idea of the strategic importance of the issue can be seen in the inevitably pro-immigrant coverage of the issue by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution [Birthright citizenship under attack –Mary Lou Pickel and Eunice Moscoso September 29 2005] which includes this gem from opponent:
"This is not a matter of immigration policy, this is a matter of changing who we are fundamentally as a nation,"