August 17, 2006
So the bulk of our members of Congress, on both sides of the aisle, would love nothing better than to sneak an amnesty around us for millions of criminal aliens. Many are members of violent gangs that traffic in narcotics. Many more would love nothing better than to be in a position to avail themselves of tax financed entitlement programs. Most of those who work illegally here send the bulk of their earnings home, effectively taking combined millions out of our economy. In short, such an amnesty would be worse than bad, worse than terrible, worse than horrible, even, for the United States.
But that's what our political ruling class desires.
Why, then, is this guy having such a hard time getting a green card!!!?
Have we reached a point where someone who would be an asset to this country in every way need not apply, but a giant parasitic influx of the fruits of Mexico's economic failure is more than welcome?
Posted by Seth at August 17, 2006 05:35 PM
With the passage of time, there appears to be less "justice" in our country. I agree with you: We need more "good guys" than the other type. Why our government can't see that is beyond me. Meanwhile, nearly a million potential terrorists are attending our colleges and universities. Gad! It's enough to make you sick!
Posted by: Mustang at August 17, 2006 07:21 PM
If he wants to pick lettuce I know someone that would hire him for $50 per hour.
Posted by: Michael at August 17, 2006 08:16 PM
It is appalling.
A guy like 1st Lt. Praetzas who is applying with the intention of doing so to serve in our military in harm's way, to boot, vs. hordes of potential enemies and, at the risk of leaving any pretense of PC 'way back in the dust, human locusts.
Our government needs to have certain elected components sent in for major adjustments.
Posted by: Seth at August 17, 2006 11:54 PM
While he'll never make $50.00 an hour as a Marine, I'd wager a guy like this would prove not only a great asset to this country and a successful Marine, but would also do well in civilian life.
Posted by: Seth at August 18, 2006 12:14 AM
SNEAK Amnesty? I don't think they're trying to sneak it in, I think they're trying to blatantly and openly offer it to anyone who wants it, including Bin Laden and any other terrorist. Arm yourself, you cannot depend on the US Senate to protect you from our enemies.
Posted by: Ogre at August 18, 2006 03:21 AM
What the hell has happened to this country? No wonder I've developed high blood pressure!
It's downright surreal that this fellow isn't considered worthy.
Ogre's right....Each of us is going to need an arsenal to defend ourselves against the idiocy of the U.S. Senate.
Posted by: Always On Watch at August 18, 2006 04:01 AM
Point taken, the politicians are pretty blatant, though they package it all in lots of scenic layers of transparent B.S.
If the government still made any kind of sense, as soon as Immigration read that Praetzas is a currently serving German military officer whose reason for applying is to enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces when his contract is up, he'd be taken out of the lottery and given instant approval.
Instead, they issue visas to terrorists so they can attend Harvard, or endorse the legalization of millions of criminal aliens who mostly have no interest in defending the U.S. -- hell, to judge by the demonstrations they were holding, they don't even acknowledge the U.S. as a sovereign country!
My grandmother had a saying that sums it all up more than adequately:
Posted by: Seth at August 18, 2006 04:46 AM
Same here, I'd love to join the US Army myself, I am a German Citizen, the only thing which keeps me away from joining is the Greencard.
If I could, I'd be in yesterday and volunteer myself.... all you can do is pray and send your wishes...
Posted by: Nelly at August 18, 2006 07:44 AM
It was your great blog that inspired this post.
I offer profound thanks that you support the war against Islam's terrorism on your blog and express your wish to serve in the U.S. Army.
If you ever decide to visit the U.S., you have a friend here forever. :-)
You also became fixed in my blogroll as soon as I "discovered" your blog.
Posted by: Seth at August 18, 2006 07:54 AM
Thank you Seth, I'll put you in my blogroll as well.
Ooooh as I see you also found the Iceblog of Stone Cold, isn't that an AWESOME Blog? I love it!!! Everytime I need a laugh I go there to read his posts, it is written with so much humour and love isn't it?
About the States: To be honest I love the States. I travelled from New York all the way to San Diego by Greyhound. I did that several times and would always do it again, it is the best way to learn about the people and the country. Also I lived for three months in San Diego, it was awesome.
I have two more years in school after that I join the Army and no one can stop me from that. Until then I try to make a difference by supporting the troops.
Thanks for your compliment, I like your blog too, especially the banner :o)
Posted by: Nelly at August 18, 2006 12:35 PM
I was born and grew up in New York. Hell of a place, and a good boot camp for succeeding everyplace else, LOL. Great starting point for a tour of "these here United States".
Coincidentally, I'll be in San Diego in September for my industry's annual conference.
Damn, I wish they had a better word, "conference" sounds majorly pontificative.
Posted by: Seth at August 18, 2006 01:15 PM
New York is AWESOME!!!
I had my first and best Sushi in New York and I'll never forget that day.
When I came first to New York I learned to love it, the first impression I had was "WOW!" than I saw buildings I've seen in the movies over and over again and I couldn't stop talking to my friend "Hey I've seen this, this, this and that, oooh look over the I've seen that too hahahaha"
And I've been to the Recruiting Station at Time Sqaure hahaha but they didn't take me because you are not allowed to join without greencard *sigh* LOL...
Posted by: Nelly at August 19, 2006 01:52 AM
If you arrived across the Mexican border wearing a sombrero and saying, "No hablo ingles" or rode in on a camel shouting "death to infidels!" they'd probably issue you a green card right away and offer you a scholarship to MIT.
Posted by: Seth at August 19, 2006 03:34 AM
Hummmmmmmmmm ... perhaps I should become Mexican Citizen first, than riding a donkey over the boarder and telling them I want asyl :o)
Posted by: Nelly at August 19, 2006 05:31 AM
Our elected leaders, from both parties, have been trying to shirk their responsibility for enforcing immigration laws their neglect has made into a real horror story -- we have millions of illegal aliens here, mostly from Mexico -- by granting them all amnesty instead of sending them back across the border.
There's a joke about it:
Mexico had a giant earthquake that reduced half the country to rubble and killed millions of citizens.
The EU sent money to help the Mexican government rebuild their country. Canada sent 20,000 troops to help restore order. The United States sent them 20 million replacement Mexicans.
Posted by: Seth at August 19, 2006 06:20 AM