I, Tina Griego, journalist for the Denver Rocky Mountain News wrote a column titled, “Mexican Visitor’s Lament.”
I interviewed Mexican journalist Evangelina Hernandez while visiting Denver last week. Hernandez said, “Illegal aliens pay rent, buy groceries, buy clothes. What happens to your country’s economy if 20 million people go away?”
Hmmm, I thought, what would happen?
So I did my due diligence, buried my nose as a reporter into the FACTS I found below.
It’s a good question… it deserves an honest answer. Over 80% of Americans demand secured borders and illegal migration stopped. But what would happen if all 20 million or more vacated America? The answers I found may surprise you!
In California, if 3.5 million illegal aliens moved back to Mexico, it would leave an extra $10.2 billion to spend on overloaded school systems, bankrupt hospitals and overrun prisons. It would leave highways cleaner, safer and less congested. Everyone could understand one another as English became the dominant language again.
In Colorado, 500,000 illegal migrants, plus their 300,000 kids and grandchilds would move back “home,” mostly to Mexico. That would save Colorado an estimated $2 billion (other experts say $7 billion) annually in taxes that pay for schooling, medical, social-services and incarceration costs. It means 12,000 gang members would vanish out of Denver alone.
Colorado would save more than $20 million in prison costs, and the terror that those 7,300 alien criminals set upon local citizens. Denver Officer Don Young and hundreds of Colorado victims would not have suffered death, accidents, rapes and other crimes by illegals.
Denver Public Schools would not suffer a 67% dropout/flunk rate because of thousands of illegal alien students speaking 41 different languages. At least 200,000 vehicles would vanish from our gridlocked cities in Colorado. Denver’s 4% unem ployment rate would vanish as our working poor would gain jobs at a living wage.
In Florida, 1.5 million illegals would return the Sunshine State back to America, the rule of law, and English.
In Chicago, Illinois, 2.1 million illegals would free up hospitals, schools, prisons and highways for a safer, cleaner and more crime-free experience.
If 20 million illegal aliens returned ‘home,’ the U.S. Economy would return to the rule of law. Employers would hire legal American citizens at a living wage. Everyone would pay their fair share of taxes because they wouldn’t be working off the books. That would result in an additional $401 billion in IRS income taxes collected annually, and an equal amount for local, state and city coffers.
No more push ’1′ for Spanish or ’2′ for English. No more confusion in American schools that now must contend with over 100 languages that degrade the educational system for American kids. Our overcrowded schools would lose more than two million illegal alien kids at a cost of billions in ESL and free breakfasts and lunches.
We would lose 500,000 illegal criminal alien inmates at a cost of more than $1.6 billion annually. That includes 15,000 MS-13 gang members who distribute $130 billion in drugs annually would vacate our country.
In cities like L.A., 20,000 members of the ’18th Street Gang’ would vanish from our nation. No more Mexican forgery gangs for ID theft from Americans! No more foreign rapists and child molesters!
Losing more than 20 million people would clear up our crowded highways and gridlock. Cleaner air and less drinking and driving American deaths by illegal aliens!
America’s economy is drained. Taxpayers are harmed. Employers get rich. Over $80 billion annually wouldn’t return to the aliens’ home countries by cash transfers. Illegal migrants earned half that money untaxed, which further drains America ‘s economy which currently suffers an $8.7 trillion debt. $8.7 trillion debt!!!
At least 400,000 anchor babies would not be born in our country, costing us $109 billion per year per cycle. At least 86 hospitals in California, Georgia and Florida would still be operating instead of being bankrupt out of existence because illegals pay nothing via the EMTOLA Act. Americans wouldn’t suffer thousands of TB and hepatitis cases rampant in our country – brought in by illegals unscreened at our borders. Found Here
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Seeing as how Ahmad Rashad is Valerie Jarretts boytoy, this has got to sting Obama and his little princess of power Valerie.
Michael Jordan was interviewed by Ahmad Rashad recently. Rashad asked Jordan who his dream foursome would include, and Jordan said President Barack Obama isn’t getting an invite. “I’ve never played with Obama but I would,” said Jordan. “But no, that’s okay, I’d take him out. He’s a hack, it would be all day playing with him.”
Rashad looks concerned at this point.
“Do you really want to say that to the president of the United States?” asks Rashad.
“Don’t worry about it,” said Jordan. “I never said he wasn’t a great politician, I’m just saying he’s a shitty golfer.”
So Michael Jordan, a sports legend in Chicago, calls Obammer a shitty golfer….to his senior advisors boyfriends face…..priceless. (Ouch!)
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Ahmad Rashad is said to be dating Valerie Jarret, the most trusted senior advisor to the leader of the free world? Well, maybe “dating” isn’t the right word.
“They haven’t gone out in public,” one source told Page Six‘s Richard Johnson. “They are sneaking around.” (Rashad’s manager did not respond to questions about the relationship, and the White House declined to comment on Jarrett’s personal life.)
I have thought this all along, get government out as the middleman.
“Unlike the president and current governor, I am less concerned with ‘insuring’ everybody and letting the costs skyrocket than with the actual medical attention of those in need. By removing all government involvement in health care, we can look forward to a drop in costs estimated to be between 60–70 percent. At that point, the greatest number of Arizonans won’t even need insurance. They’ll be able to afford their health care out of their hip pockets. For those in legitimate need, I believe we need to reinvigorate the county hospital system, and rely on the charitable giving of those who ‘can.’”
— Barry Hess LP Arizona candidate for governor
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The Affordable Care Act was supposed to make health care more affordable, but a newly released study of insurance policies before and after Obamacare shows that average premiums have skyrocketed, for some groups by as much as 78 percent.
Average insurance premiums in the sought-after 23-year-old demographic rose most dramatically, with men in that age group seeing an average 78.2 percent price increase before factoring in government subsidies, and women having their premiums rise 44.9 percent, according to a report by HealthPocket scheduled for release Wednesday. Here
“The society that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting by fools.”—Thucydides
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“I spent some time with the highest tenured faculty member at Chicago Law a few months back, and he did not have many nice things to say about “Barry.” Obama applied for a position as an adjunct and wasn’t even considered.”
“A few weeks later the law school got a phone call from the Board of Trustees telling them to find him an office, put him on the payroll, and give him a class to teach. The Board told him he didn’t have to be a member of the faculty, but they needed to give him a temporary position. He was never a professor and was hardly an adjunct.”
“The other professors hated him because he was lazy, unqualified, never attended any of the faculty meetings, and it was clear that the position was nothing more than a political stepping stool. According to my professor friend, he had the lowest intellectual capacity in the building. He also doubted whether he was legitimately an editor on the Harvard Law Review, because if he was, he would be the first and only editor of an Ivy League law review to never be published while in school (publication is or was a requirement).” Here
The one and only product of government is power. Government produces (or more accurately, projects) nothing other than power. Look at anything that government does, and once you strip away all the rhetoric, you’ll find that all it’s doing is projecting power, and that it has only two ways to do that. Government has the power to compel and the power to spend. That’s it. Everything government does falls into one of those two categories.
The power to compel
Government power to compel is nothing more than brute force. The people are compelled to obey laws passed by government because if they don’t, government can and will force them to go to jail. This is not a bad thing. We (most of us anyway) want government to enforce laws against murder, theft and rape. We want government to force people who break those laws into jail, hopefully for a long time.
The power to take also stands on its own. Government takes taxes from the people, it takes wealth from the future through irresponsible borrowing, and it make take wealth from the people indirectly, through inflationary policy. Government loves utilizing its power to take, because the ability to take allows them to employ something that is far more powerful than brute force, and that is the power to spend.
The power to spend
Imagine for a minute that you want your neighbor’s 57 Chevy. Now, you could go over there and take it, but chances are he’d resist. You’d have to fight him for it, and even if you knew going in that you’d win, he might hurt you in the process, the Chevy might be damaged, all manner of bad things could happen. OTOH, if you had Bill Gates’ checkbook, you could just keep giving him money until he gives you the keys. Which is easier?
It’s the same with government. They have unlimited money to spend (see the power to take, above), so it is far easier to achieve their ends by spending money than by utilizing force. What do they care? It’s not their money. Did you care how deep you went into Bill Gates’ pocket to get the 57 Chevy? Didn’t think so.
The Founders recognized the principle I’ve been talking about and set firm limits on what government could and couldn’t do with its power. It’s been almost 250 years, however, and those limits have been weakened, exceeded, eliminated and ignored. They will continue to be weakened, exceeded, eliminated and ignored until the above scenario becomes not only likely, but inevitable (see: Prime Directive). Nothing is going to stop this unless We the People remember that the only thing government has to offer is power; and power inevitably will consume everything and everyone if it is not strictly limited and controlled. Keep Reading…
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September 19th was an anniversary you did not read or hear about in the nation’s news media. It marked six years—2008—since the first permit application for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline was submitted to the federal government.
The only places you won’t find oil drilling are on federally controlled lands. The same holds for coal and natural gas.
This is in keeping with a virtual war on U.S. energy waged from the White House. Consider what we have witnessed:
# Obama has refused to let the Keystone XL pipeline be built.
# Billions wasted on loans to renewable energy companies, many of which like Solyndra and Solar Trust of America went bankrupt.
# Obama made electric cars like the Chevy Volt part of his energy policy, providing subsidies but their high cost and low mileage capacity has resulted in few sales.
# Obama and the EPA advocated a cap-and-trade tax on greenhouse gas emissions when there has been no global warming for 19 years and carbon dioxide plays no role whatever in the Earth’s climate.
# The Obama administration terminating the construction of a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain in Nevada despite nearly $15 billion already spent on this necessary repository.
These are just a few examples, but in the meantime, the U.S. still requires that a valuable food commodity, corn, be turned into ethanol, an automotive fuel additive, that (a) reduces the millage in every gallon and (b) increases its cost at the pump. As Seldon B. Graham, Jr., a longtime energy industry consultant and observer, notes that “Ethanol production peaked in 2011 at 6% of total oil demand.” Favoring replacing imported foreign oil with American oil, Graham says “Americans would have saved $64.7 billion on the oil price since 2009.”
Americans are afflicted by a President and his administration that for political and environmental reasons are costing them trillions in needless, senseless energy costs, loans and subsidies, and efforts to impose laws that have no basis whatever in science. Keep Reading
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Lyndon Johnson knew exactly what he was doing and it worked, now Ferguson will endure a riot that should never happen.
The best thing that could happen here is for respectable blacks to take the side of the police. As I’ve pointed out before, the biggest obstacle to black people in America now is this stubborn racial solidarity that leads otherwise sensible people to defend savagery. Italians, Irish, Jews, Poles and other “ethnics” used WW2 as a chance to abandon their ethnic identity and become simply Americans. That often meant abandoning their old neighborhoods and their old neighbors. If you wanted to be a hood, the respectable Irish/Italians/Jews/etc wanted nothing to do with you.
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Blacks have gone the other way and placed racial solidarity above all else. Defending ghetto culture may have been necessary in the 50’s, but it is self-defeating today. But, the ruling class needs the blacks to stay at the bottom of the social hierarchy so this is unlikely to change. Ben Carson is shunned by respectable white liberals, but Al Sharpton gets a prime time TV show. Keep Reading…
Just stop it! Monica Lewinskys latest claim that she was bullied by internet users is absolute garbage.
She knew what she was doing.
She was having an affair with a married US President.
She was a young intern out for the spotlight.
She got it.
Monica Lewinsky was the one person who could bring down a sitting President, she chose to go the victim route, after extreme pressure to be sure. Was she a victim….no. Was he a sexual predator….yes. Should he have been thrown out of office for lying to congress, a federal judge, and the American people, on national television…..absofuckinglutley!
She just needs to shut the hell up and get on with whatever life is left to her. As far as I am concerned she is a national embarrassment…along with her then boyfriend Bill. No one to blame but herself.
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