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Archive for November 30th, 2017

Writer at The Atlantic blames me (among others) for Trump’s “anti-Muslim” re-tweets

Posted by Ann Corcoran on November 30, 2017

My book cover

My book which Beinart references, but doesn’t link. Don’t you just love the cover!

But, you know what I’ve noticed about Leftwing writers like Rhodes Scholar Peter Beinart is that whenever they call me out, they don’t even have the decency to mention RRW or my book!

Why is that?

Because it makes it harder for their readers to find my work. And they fear, horror of horrors, that some of those readers might actually agree with me on a few things!

So come on, Mr. Beinart, you call yourself a Yale-educated journalist , a journalism professor no less, so why no link when you attempt to abuse me?

 

From Peter Beinart at The Atlantic:

Early on Wednesday morning, Donald Trump retweeted three graphically anti-Muslim videos—one entitled “Islamist mob pushes teenage boy off roof and beats him to death!,” the second entitled “Muslim Destroys a Statue of Virgin Mary!” and the third entitled “Muslim migrant beats up Dutch boy on crutches!”—posted by British First leader Jayda Fransen, a woman convicted last year by a British court of harassing a woman wearing a hijab. [By the way, the videos Trump re-tweeted were real, not fake, and those who were depicted in them were Muslims making Muslims look bad. They weren’t actors!—-ed]

 

Beinart goes on….

 

None of this should come as a surprise. Trump has been associating with anti-Muslim bigots, and parroting their arguments, since before he launched his presidential campaign. In May 2015, a month before he entered the race, Trump journeyed to Iowa to speak at a forum hosted by Frank Gaffney’s Center for Security Policy (CSP), a think tank that specializes in in arguing that devout Muslims cannot be loyal Americans because Islamic law, or Sharia, violates the Constitution. During his speech, Trump mentioned that he had been chatting backstage with “some experts,” one of whom was a woman named Ann who was “so good, she was telling things that you wouldn’t even believe.” Two months earlier, Ann Corcoran had published a CSP report  [This is where a legitimate journalist would have added a link.—ed] that urged Americans to “speak up against the opening of more mosques in your neighborhoods,” to “say no” to requests for “special Halal food section[s],” and to oppose efforts to require “local government to pay for a Muslim cemetery.” Citing Corcoran, Trump fumed that “if you come from Europe, you’re European, you’ve done great in school, you want to come, you want to come to the United States, you can’t get in, but if you’re Muslim, you can get in.” According to the Huffington Post, Trump would go on to cite “research from the Center for Security Policy dozens of times in press releases and speeches during his presidential campaign.”

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Liberal head exploding! (Free Republic)

 

Continue reading as he goes on to blame a whole bunch of people for educating the President on the most significant and serious issue facing America since its founding.

Truth be told, I love it when a ‘journalist’ goes off like this.

I become more energized because, as one of my dear friends remarked about this article, they are letting us know that their heads are exploding!

From a friend:

I must admit that I actually laughed when I read this article.  The heads of the Left are EXPLODING!!! They have nothing, NOTHING but the old bromides and scare tactics to fall back on.  You can hear the fear in this article!

It’s been over ten years that I’ve written about refugees and sometimes I think it’s time to retire. Then along comes Peter Beinart and I’m energized and ready for another year! 2018 here we come!

Posted in Colonization, Community destabilization, free speech, Muslim refugees, Refugee Resettlement Program, Stealth Jihad, The Opposition, Trump | Tagged: | 26 Comments »

Did you know that Church World Service is helping to replace American doctors with Cuban ones?

Posted by Ann Corcoran on November 30, 2017

We write almost daily about low-skilled American workers being replaced by immigrant and refugee laborers, but I had no clue it was happening at the other end of the education scale until I read this story from Progressives for Immigration Reform.

Yes, readers there are still people on the Left side of the political spectrum who worry about American workers! In fact…..

I have to laugh, it seems PFIR ‘gets it’ better than does the venerable ‘conservative’ organization, the Heritage Foundation!

7,000 Cuban doctors have been admitted to the US since 2006 while 9,000 American medical school graduates could not find a residency program, a key step in becoming an accredited doctor.

From Kevin Lynn at PFIR:

I was catching up on reading a stack of newspapes that had piled up while pondering what to write for this week’s blog when the answer leapt out at me from the front page of the Sunday local Lancaster, Pennsylvania*** newspaper. Front and center was an article entitled DOCTORS WITHIN BORDERS.

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Cuban doctors competing with your sons and daughters in America!

Since 2006, 7,000 Cuban doctors and other healthcare professionals have been admitted to the US under a special government program. The article went on to detail how Church World Services (CWS), a volunteer agency (VOLAG) that specializes in refugee relocation services and garnering large federal government grants in the process, helped to relocate these Cuban healthcare workers here and in 11 other cities.

[….]

I was intrigued to read the article because last summer when I was attending Politicon in Pasadena, CA I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Doug Medina, a graduate of Georgetown University’s medical school who despite his never having failed any clinical course work, and having passed all three licensing exams, was not able to matriculate into a residency training program. Now for those not familiar with medical career paths, following graduation if a doctor cannot be matched with a US residency program at a teaching hospital, they cannot be licensed to practice medicine in the US. It is pretty brutal when you consider a student upon completing medical school could be hamstrung with anywhere from $130,000 to $250,000 in student loan debt (and quite possibly more if you factor in 4 to 5 years of pre-med.) Then to add insult to injury, there is the ever accruing interest at 6.7% which could raise a student’s total liability to over $400,000 over the term of the loans.

According to data from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), a program that was established in 1952 to assist medical school graduates with finding residency programs in 2016, of 19,692 graduates from US medical schools, 1,900 were not matched with a residency program. Currently, it is believed that there are some 9,000 graduates of US medical schools who were not matched with a residency program and for all intensive purposes will never be able to practice as doctors.

CWS income

From the PFIR post

It would be one thing if as in the case of Cuba, education was government funded. Here in the US it is not. And the onus is on the student and their family to come up with ways to finance their education. The question then becomes how is a medical school graduate going to service the debt on their loans if they cannot command the salary of a doctor? If plan B is to become a high school biology teacher or a research assistant, then good luck servicing your debt, buying a house, car, and starting a family.

Cut off  government funding for Church World Service and save American jobs!

Another thing to consider would be to reign in the VOLAGs such as CWS who have actively lobbied lawmakers to admit more refugees. These VOLAGs are given federal grants based on the number of refugees (or doctors from Cuba) they work to resettle in the United States. This is big money. In the case of CWS, 70.8% or $68,448,159 of last year’s income came directly in the form of grants from the Federal Government. Another solution might be to take a chunk of the $68 million given to CWS and allocate to fund more resident programs. At $50,000 a resident position, the money reallocated from CWS to Medicare could create roughly 1,368 new positions.

Anyone out there with a son or daughter planning to be a doctor better read this carefully!

There is more, continue reading here.

And pay attention! If your church is doing a “Crop Walk!”  You are helping CWS change America by changing the people!

Last month I did a podcast for PFIR  if you are interested!

***And, for more on “America’s refugee capital”—Lancaster, PA, go here.

 

Posted in Changing the way we live, Legal immigration and jobs, Other Immigration, Resettlement cities, Taxpayer goodies, The Opposition, Who is going where | Tagged: , , | 9 Comments »

UN 2030 Agenda driving international labor migration

Posted by Ann Corcoran on November 30, 2017

Thanks to reader Ron for sending this recent (September 2017) Briefing paper for the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

 

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The focus of the report is to promote the idea that moving migrant labor freely around the world and encouraging remittances to be sent back to the home country will alleviate world poverty. 

Basically it says that the UN is out to level the playing field around the world by removing “barriers to mobility” (borders be damned!) and supports the idea that migrants living in rich countries should send money out of the richer country to the poorer home country in a kind of redistribution of wealth on a global scale.

You see here what we are up against when we know global corporations are in lock step with the UN for their own greedy desires for refugee laborers willing to work for low wages (subsidized by taxpayers)—your quality of life be damned.  Can you say Chobani Yogurt, JBS Swift and Tyson Foods just to name a few!

Has the Heritage Foundation drunk the kool-aid on this too?

I wasn’t planning to post the document until I had read it more carefully, but decided it is too important to sit around on my desk.

Click here to read the whole thing.

 

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Legal immigration and jobs, The Opposition | Tagged: , , | 11 Comments »

 
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