Should we remove this from the Statue of Liberty?
“Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:
I lift my lamp beside the golden door.”
https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/4386-g ... s-yearning
Ha! I knew some sap would quote that!
The only reason not to take that plaque down is because it's a historical artifact, a quaint relic of the past like George Washington's wooden teeth.
This is not 1886, nor 1903 when the proto-commie Lazarus' poem was put up. We're full
. We do not need millions of warm bodies to break the endless unplowed prairies or man the burgeoning steam factories. When my ancestors came here the Crown was so desperate for warm bodies it was giving away free land to anyone who showed up. But today we have an economy that can't even find room for unskilled Americans, let alone a horde of Third World peasants. Isn't it funny how the same people who claim to be concerned over the plight if America's poor, are eagerly trying to remove what little opportunity they have?
Also... Lahren's ancestors came here legally
, a point apparently lost on this insurgent genealogist.
We need a points system like Australia or Japan, not a century-old racist system of ethnic quotas without regard to whether the immigrant benefits the nation. Frankly, a new plaque for the 21st should read,
Give me your trained, your skilled,
Your software authors yearning to code C....
The difference between "democracy" and "populism" is whether or not the ruling elite likes the outcome.