The internet exploded after last month's surprise vote by British voters to leave the EU, and The New Yorker, a favorite of one-
With the massive blender of globalism quickly homogenizing communities, cultures and currencies, the upsets in American presidential primaries mirrored that discontent. Ordinary Americans (as opposed to those extraordinary beings residing in financial hub cities and academic cocoons) are sick of it. Even Hillary, who crowed that the Trans Pacific Partnership was "the gold standard" of trade deals, has sniffed the wind and flip-
Emanuel Celler of New York proposed The Immigration and Naturalization Act, Senator Philip Hart of Michigan co-
From 1965 to 1970, immigration to the U.S. more than quadrupled. By the ‘90's, Europeans in the US population-
In 1990 yet another Immigration Act was introduced by Ted Kennedy boosting legal immigration to 700,000, and favoring “underrepresented” countries to increase diversity. By Barack Obama’s election the US population stood at one-
He announced his candidacy for President in February 2007. A month later The Los Angeles Times, a Tribune paper, the largest metro daily in the US, carried an opinion piece headed: "Illegal? Better if you're Irish". Readers learned: "There are an estimated 50,000 Irish illegal immigrants in the U.S.; 30,000 of them are thought to live in New York City. Today, this tiny corner in the northern reaches of the Bronx is perhaps the most heavily Irish-
The piece went on to mock the Irish immigration lobby for its boldness in printing tee shirts reading: "Legalize the Irish". Hillary had even held one up for a photo-
In the writer’s opinion: "Irish illegals do have a slight advantage. It's all in the stereotypes — race-
The writer concluded: "Irish immigrant advocates... consciously leverage this positive prejudice to their advantage... But whites' more favorable view of illegal immigrants who look like them may not translate to the... Pakistani-
The Times portrayal of white Irish immigrants as privileged and biased, enjoying positive prejudice in the US, to the detriment of non-
The imbalance is so glaring that even progressive Irish Central editor Niall O’Dowd did a surprise flip-
Despite having more Medal of Honor winners, helping the Union stay together during the Civil War and inventing the Catholic health and school system, Ireland finishes way behind some interesting countries.
Ask 99 percent of Americans and they would say Ireland certainly deserves to be considered for much higher numbers, not to mention all they have contributed to America. But such is the political correctness that Ireland are (sic) even comes in behind Mali, in Africa.”
O’Dowd ended his short piece with perhaps another offhand Trumpism, saying the 1965 act “ended immigration except in tiny numbers from the countries that helped make America great”. 76 for all of Ireland. That’s not new. In 2016 the total was 96. Check the numbers yourself here -
I call it global busing, but progressive Democrats always remind adoring audiences in reverent tones: “That’s what we’re about”.