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Is it not enough that the president is the most public supporter of abortion to ever sit in the Oval Office? Since 1973, legalized abortions have taken 16 million black babies from their destiny in a secular culture that devalues life. To compound what seems to be an agenda ambivalent to the need to empower the black community, it is now clear that the president is planning a massive immigration policy change without Congress that will decimate the poor black working class.
Breitbart News reported earlier this week that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a request for proposal (RPF) furthering a not widely known move to legalize the millions of illegal immigrants currently in the U.S. The RFP indicates “the guaranteed minimum for ordering period is 4,000,000 cards. The estimated maximum for the entire contract is 34,000,000 cards.” This is a massive move whereby the administration is preparing to buy the materials needed to construct both Permanent Residency Cards (known as green cards) and Employment Authorization Documentation cards. “This is a new program of remarkable breadth,” said Jessica Vaughn a former State Department official, Breitbart reported.
While polls show that black confidence in the president has eroded since 2012, some black leaders are vocally disappointed with the president’s performance. Cornel West, a professor of philosophy and Christian practice at Union Theological Seminary, said in an interview with Salon.com, “He posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit.” While West is disappointed with the president for reasons that differ from my own, this is as strong a criticism of the president I’ve heard from so-called black leadership. However, most continue to miss the train that is coming that will wipe out the working poor in the black community.
The influx of as many as 34 million newly legalized and voting immigrants puts the working poor in the black community out of business (literally) and redefines the term marginalized. If the current unemployment rate for blacks today is twice the national average, the disparity will soar once the president has his way through executive order, essentially providing amnesty for as many as 34 million. Working poor blacks will be perpetually unemployed and officially wards of the state while the new voting bloc will make the black vote irrelevant. When this happens, the idea of black empowerment will become unattainable.
As I recently shared, illegal immigration is one of the largest threats to the black community and is one of the largest contributing factors for the decline in the labor force participation rate, according to Peter Kirsanow from the U.S. Civil Rights Commission. The participation rate was 12 percent for blacks and 80 percent for whites, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In 2008 the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights examined the impact of illegal immigration on blacks. The Commissions’ witnesses were unanimous that illegal immigration has an adverse impact on black employment, reducing job opportunities and depressing wages ― especially for black men.
There is an existential threat to the black community. The threat to the nuclear black family used to be absentee fathers but now the greatest threat is immigration for which we have no direct control. Where are all the liberation scholars, pastors, and elected officials while the future for blacks evaporates? We need help.
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Marc Little is the author of The Prodigal Republican: Faith and Politics. His web site is The Prodigal Republican.
How will the legalized absorption of 34 Million NEW AMERICANS hurt Blacks???? Their presence won’t diminish my drive and ambition to succeed, in fact, it may embolden it! I think you’re looking at this from a perspective of weakness. A perceived weakness you have of the Black Community as a whole. Immigrants have nothing to do with an individual’s desire to improve their circumstances. I say let everyone in who wants in! It will create a stronger and more diverse country!
In theory that is how it is suppose to work but in reality it’s another story.
It works like this……if you was giving a party and invited say 25 people but 125 showed up. You would be overwhelmed and not have enough food and drinks for everyone.
In theory, there suppose to be enough jobs and money for everyone depending on their hard work and strong desire to achieve. THIS IS THE GOAL..
However, since money is CREATED and CIRCULATED as debt by private banks, this unconstitutional scam guarantees about 15% of the population will remain in poverty. This translate into about 35-40 million people.
Let the 34 million people stay and fight for economic freedom in their own country of origin. There are already too many Americans depended on government welfare programs to take on millions more.
The Traditional African-American is disappearing. Once he was known as a person with a unique history in America. Now he is becoming so blurred it is hard to know him. The President is an American (now) and it is true he is half white and half black, half American white but not half American Black! In no way is the President part of the biological historical and unique black man in America with ties to American culture and history. Why would he even want to identify with America? He does not…not in his blood and not in his soul. A black man from anywhere in the world will suit to replace the authentic Black American thereby diluting the authentic group of traditional Black Americans, who they are and their place of importance in American History. A replacement of nation, history and its people with millions of immigrants with no loyalty to America. That is the goal to world without boarders and nationhood, the universal World Citizen…the world is his nation. Some people are sure going to miss America…it is almost gone.
To Doug; I think you are right in your feelings but only regarding *individualism*. The writer of this article has, I believe, got it right. To create a new America vis a vis peoples from other worlds/nations without the blood connection to America and its history will destroy the unique place of the African-American. Whites and Blacks with a long American history and blood connection to the land and each other can relate to a pride in nationhood many millions of immigrants will find impossible…we see the imported radicalim has nearly annihilated that relatedness already. Our ancestors have suffered in all the wars for nothing. We will lose our unique relationship that only authentic whites and blacks in America can have. The global leaders think it for the best that we do not survive. Through massive immigration our national identity is being rendered meaningless, because *individualism* is only honored by the traditional American. Individualism of which you are so proud of and rightly so, is not compatible with global collective endeavors for right or for wrong.
“The influx of as many as 34 million newly legalized and voting immigrants….”
Obama is merely reinforcing the democrat voting bloc, while he does nothing about black genocide. Every day in America, an average of 3,315 human beings lose their lives to abortion, and over 1,300 of those are black babies!
What was Eric “The Beholder” Holder’s “major regret” for not getting done while our supreme leader of the non-justice Justice Department – NOT getting some gun control measure passed? All the metropolitan cities combined do not ‘shoot to death’ 1,300 blacks, and an additional 3,000+, “every day!” Where are any of our “leaders” on voicing concern over REAL genocide?
This is true.