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Prominent French Socialist Leader Rapes Black Muslim Woman Housekeeper
And we won't see that headline.
Prominent French Socialist Leader Rapes Black HIV-Positive Muslim Woman Housekeeper
I'm cautiously adding to your headline via unconfirmed information from the NY Post.
Uh, how did an HIV-positive woman from Africa, with no marketable skills, manage to sail through our immigration system when I had to struggle for two years to bring my healthy Russian wife - a doctor - to America?
My guess is she sailed around instead of through it.
No, it's an "alleged" rape. Innocent until proven guilty.
Years ago, I suffered an accident that left me near death for a couple of weeks in a New York hospital. My medical bills topped $400,000. In the bed next to me was a guy from the Dominican Republic, who had come into JFK, claimed refugee status, was released from custody pending a hearing and promptly took a taxi to the emergency ward, where he was admitted for treatment of AIDS.
He had been in the hospital for a couple of months before I came in and his treatment was very intensive. I calculated the cost of his care, before he eventually expired, to be well over $1 million.
Oh, what a wealthy and compassionate nation we are, to shoulder the costs of "refugees" from the Third World, so long as they can afford a one-way airline ticket and know how to game our system.
This story just keeps getting more interesting, Kenneth. I'll bet a lot of people feel the way you do. What's the unemployment rate in New York City? How long do would-be citizens with marketable skills and advanced degrees have to wait to become full citizens? If the NYPost story is true, how much does the city of New York -- and, maybe, the federal government -- pay for HIV treatment and medication to newly minted citizens?
This story has got some major ripple effects.
Q: Why is this headline never going to press?
A: Well, it IS a little long. Can you cut it down to make it a little more "punchy"?
Misthiocracy: Q: Why is this headline never going to press?
;-) · May 18 at 11:51am
French Pervert Rapes Woman of Favored Victim Class
I am feeling deep sympathy for this lady. However she came into this country, her situation has gone from really difficult to tragic. I'm wishing her peace and safety.
This story has got some major ripple effects. · May 18 at 11:47am
Rob, it gets even crazier. We wanted my wife's sister - a Russian dentist - to come to the U.S. for some advanced training. She was turned down, on the bureaucratic assumption that she really wanted to immigrate and could not prove otherwise.
We had to send her to Sweden, Canada and Finland and back home again, to demonstrate that she had an attachment to her homeland, before ICE would trust her to come to the U.S. for a month.
But "refugees" from the Third World can waltz right in.
But "refugees" from the Third World can waltz right in. · May 18 at 12:01pm
Edited on May 18 at 12:03 pm
I know why this happens.
It's because HIV patients from the Dominican Republic are presumed to be "people of color", and thus automatic democratic votes. Doctors from Russia are just more vile white people, and the left has no love for them.
If this seems implausible or racist just read through the comments on any popular leftist website. I bet you'll see this expressed quite openly, along with the occasional expression of impatience that the day is not yet here that immigration- illegal and otherwise- has not yet rendered the hated European a minority in America.
My wife who does immigration law (among other things) tells me that it is very hard to get asylum status these days. The chamber-maid at the Sofitel Hotel is likely to have had a very hard life.
Or a good lawyer.
Ahmadi Muslims are persecuted across the Muslim world, in fact by Constitutional decree in Pakistan. Relatives and close friends of my family have had their homes burnt in front of them and their families, have been thrown in prison for no other reason than being Ahmadi, and were shot in last year's extremist attack on two Lahore Ahmadi mosques. Even so, plenty of educated, professional, fluent English-speaking Ahmadi Pakistanis have been turned down for asylum in the US, and have landed in Canada or Europe instead.
So please remember that many asylum seekers really are fleeing terrible circumstances and can contribute positively to our economy and society, but even then our system is notoriously inept at keeping out those who don't deserve asylum. At this point, we can only guess as to what category the maid falls in.
No marketable skills. She was sitting on the street corner watching her bags? You try changing rooms for a ritzy hotel at the speed they require of you. Apparently that is a marketable skill since she was marketing it and had it sold.
Offhand, based on libel law, the reason you'll never see the headline published is because it presumes guilt. Re-word it a bit to get the same message across without convicting the slimeball before trial and then we can ask why it isn't bannered across the NY Post.
No marketable skills that native Americans - with a real unemployment rate of 16% - couldn't offer.
No marketable skills that native Americans - with a real unemployment rate of 16% - couldn't offer. · May 18 at 3:22pm
Couldn't offer? No. Wouldn't be willing to offer? I fear. I travel a fair amount, and every two or three years I find myself briefly in a resort. When I was younger, those doing the menial jobs were American-born. In the summer, they tended to be college students. No more. When I was last in Estes Park, they were all Ukrainians. When I was in Booth Bay Harbor in Maine, they were all from eastern Europe. My sense is that Americans are no longer willing to do these jobs.
You're all WRONG! Jon Stewart did this bit, playing up the African part. OK, not the Muslim part, but I hadn't heard that til Flownover brought it to our attention.
Paul A. Rahe
Couldn't offer? No. Wouldn't be willing to offer? I fear. I travel a fair amount, and every two or three years I find myself briefly in a resort. When I was younger, those doing the menial jobs were American-born. In the summer, they tended to be college students. No more. When I was last in Estes Park, they were all Ukrainians. When I was in Booth Bay Harbor in Maine, they were all from eastern Europe. My sense is that Americans are no longer willing to do these jobs. · May 18 at 4:19pm
Professor, I just closed down a business that provided in-home companion care for senior citizens. I had American applicants beating down my door to work for $12 an hour, but I couldn't compete with illegal aliens who'd work for $6 or $8 an hour in cash.
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