Got a call from Mom this weekend. She says never have the folks at the Cafe been as confused as they are over this whole Illegal Immigration problem that has morphed into claims of DISCRIMINATION. She says," It starts right there. Why is our own Federal Government more worried about discriminating against law breakers than they are enforcing our laws? What oaths did this Obama administration take?" Then Mom says the absurdities get even more surreal, "Why do people think Americans are racist when they welcome immigrants as long they abide by immigration laws, get a sponsor, obey American laws, pay their taxes, speak and read our English language, pledge allegiance to our nation, and don't expect welfare, social security, and health care support if they haven't paid anything into these funds?"
Mom is on a roll now obviously really wound up by the coaching of Billy Roy, Butch, Sweet Lou, Lightning, Aunt Martha, and the Cafe group, "The most recent insanity led by none other than our Commander in Chief is that any law enforcement officer that asks someone for their identity is RACIALLY PROFILING. My gosh," says Mom, "I am 88 years old and am asked for an ID when stopped by the police (I need to check into this), make a purchase with my credit card, have a doctors appointment, write a check or get cash from my own bank, when I renew my drivers license, buy prescription drugs, return from across the border from a Mexico shopping trip (Need to check this as well), buy any kind of insurance, donate blood, or board an airplane. Are these people racially profiling me? I'm sure there are more instances, but the point is, we citizens are required to prove who we are nearly every day."
And Mom wasn't through. "The guys at the Cafe say the only organizations they know of that really discriminate are groups like the United Negro College Fund, Jet Magazine, Black Entertainment Television, and Miss Black America. Try to have things like the White Entertainment Television or White College Fund and see what happens. When 70% of the people who get arrested are black, in cities where 70% of the population is black, that is not racial profiling; it is the Law of Probability."
"We are also really confused about the religious thing. Newt Gingrich calls these new Obama big government zealots SECULAR SOCIALIST and for good reason. When 86% of Americans believe in God.. We have a very hard time understanding why there is such a problem in having 'In God We Trust' on our money and having 'God' in the Pledge of Allegiance. Why can't we put a cross on a hill to commemorate our World War One dead. Why don't we just tell the 14% of atheists to POUND SAND!!! (Where did Mom get this?) Let's hope this Tea Party Movement just gets bigger, louder, and floods the polls in November to help ALL American Citizens regain our rights. This ship must to be turned around."
As always, Mom got me really thinking about Illegals, discrimination, and Secular Socialist..
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