First I want to thank the RCUSA, the federal refugee contractors and all of those making a living in (or off of!) the refugee industry, you have succeeded in drawing national attention to the enormous costs, the secrecy and the decisions about how refugees (who will come to the US permanently) are selected by your demand that the US admit 65,000-100,000 Syrian refugees (95% so far Muslims) to America in the next year.
By your blatant greediness (more refugees = more money and more power for you), you are now galvanizing the American public (people who for 35 years didn’t know what you were doing) into action. Citizens are researching, organizing, calling on legislators and reading RRW because they don’t want to see America changed by you, by changing the people!
Our readership has virtually doubled since Labor Day as a result of the growing demand for information. If things continue as they are we might triple our readership by the end of the month!
For all of the grassroots activists getting to work where you live, this movement, whatever you want to call it, is young and there are many of you searching for a place in it.
I want to say first and foremost that there are several national groups getting to work and each has a slightly different strategy about how they would like to proceed. There is no one national leader telling everyone what to do, nor should there be in my opinion. And, most importantly, there is no right single strategy, at this time, to solve the problem. We are still at the stage of bringing the issue to local, state and national attention.
Each national group, and each local group must proceed in a way that suits their members and their location in the country (states vary in how the refugee program is run) using the particular talents they have available to them.
If anyone would like to help plan a national strategy by writing a one-pager with your ideas, I promise to forward it to leading activists in the groups listed below (send to my e-mail with a subject line: my strategy suggestions).
It is my opinion that on the national level at this time (there are no other bills anyway!) the bill introduced by Rep. Brian Babin (now co-sponsored by 10 other Members of Congress) is a good vehicle to rally national attention. There will also be additional rallying efforts soon to try to bring national attention to the potential crisis the Obama administration may visit on us if he opens the floodgates (as his friends in the No Borders movement are telling him to do) to thousands of Syrian refugees. And, I assure you Obama is not going to make the offer exclusively to the persecuted Christians.
That said, I’ve had a few e-mails from people asking me to tell them where to go to get involved. If you are already a member of one of the national-level immigration control groups—FAIR, NumbersUSA, or Center for Immigration Studies—contact them to see how to help. American Congress for Truth members check with your national leadership. I’ve been involved with the efforts of the Center for Security Policy (they published my book) which are being spearheaded by James Simpson (here is a piece by Simpson just last week at American Thinker).
In addition, the website VDARE publishes material almost every day on some aspect of the refugee program in addition to news on immigration generally, so if you are looking for another place for information, visit VDARE.
As for me, my job is to bring you the news as best I can, not to tell you what to do. Remember, as a blogger, I don’t work for anyone. I try to take as many radio interviews as possible, but am not able to travel to all the places readers ask me to, or otherwise I get no blogging done!
If you are unaffiliated with a group mentioned above (or even if you are!), you can sign up to be involved with the Center for Security Policy by clicking here. Contact Jim Simpson through the Center for Security Policy or by e-mailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org and find a ‘Pocket of Resistance’ near you.
And, finally, PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION! CLICK HERE. How wonderful, 22 Aussies and 15 Europeans have so far signed in solidarity with you!
Here are our Three Top Posts of the last week.
Daily top posts are in the right hand sidebar. The first below is from 2009! Go figure! In one of those internet mysteries, this 5-year-old post exploded through social media this past week.
1)Somali ‘youths’ randomly attacking and robbing people in Lewiston, ME
2)Hungarian Catholic Bishop tells Pope he is wrong, not refugees but invaders!
3)UNHCR data confirms it: 75% of the so-called refugees arriving in Europe are MEN (by the way the UN has changed its data and now says 69% are men, here.)
Here are the Top Ten Countries from which readers arrived at RRW this past week (excluding the US):
Malta (welcome back to the Top Ten!)
For New Readers!
Go here (to a recent weekly roundup) and scroll down for information on how to get the most from your visits to RRW.
As I do every week, I apologize if I don’t get to all of your e-mails, it is just me here (no staff, no interns). I don’t want to appear rude or unresponsive; there are just not enough hours in the day!