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What’s Behind The High Covid Count In Texas?

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 1 week ago

There’s this.

AUSTIN, Texas — The national narrative about the current State of Texas Covid-19 crisis (and Arizona’s and California’s) goes like this: Fault for the escalating spike in hospitalizations that have overwhelmed Texas care facilities falls entirely to Gov. Greg Abbott’s phased reopening and the cavalier partying of bar patrons and spring-break revelers, all exclusively inside the state. The governor and local officials are succumbing to the narrative by reinstituting closures as a guard against future youthful stupidity.

But my Border Patrol sources, Mexican media reports, and obscure local media reporting at the border tell a Texas story at sharp variance with that narrative. Taken all together, the collection of reporting persuasively suggests that some percentage of the Texas Covid-19 hospitalizations, likely a significant one, comes from an ongoing influx of seriously ill patients who caught the virus in Covid-exploding Mexico and are legally and illegally crossing the border to flee that country’s completely overrun health system. Refusal to acknowledge this ground truth and to excavate the data necessary to inform the right policy choices presents a danger to life that is more real than any imagined political offense by stating that Mexico is a source.

Enough evidence is now on hand that severely ill patients are pouring over from Mexico and adding to the American counts of hospitalization and death, probably coinciding with regular community spread resulting from recent mass protests. What’s needed now is acknowledgement that there are at least two merging streams, not to be conflated with one another.

The most convincing evidence emerged from national reporting back in May, before widespread second-wave spikes generating the current panicked and uninformed policy responses. These are no longer cited in context of the crisis that much more recently developed: The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and most recently, to its rare credit, CNN on June 29, have established a credible anecdotal baseline that Covid-19 patients have been flooding through California and Arizona border ports of entry from Mexico (some illegally) — by the thousands — since at least mid-May as the virus struck our southern neighbor a month or two behind the United States. It was no coincidence that at the same time the Baja and Sonora state hospital systems were seizing up in worst-case scenarios of deadly convulsions.

The CNN report confirmed other reports that American expatriates and Mexican visa-holders were coming up to California ports of entry aboard ambulances, or calling ambulances as they were crossing on foot. The CNN story, for instance, quoted Carmela Coyle, president and CEO of the California Hospital Association, calling what is underway “an unprecedented surge across the border”.

But don’t look for that in the narrative.  It doesn’t fit.

Latinos Vote For Gun Control: The Proof Is In The Money

BY Herschel Smith
3 months ago

David Codrea.

We know how most Californians vote and the enabling effect that has on citizen disarmament edicts just by looking at the state’s politics. We also know that a Latino population that became the majority turned the Golden State blue.

That’s a population that according to all observable realities as well as all credible polls is overwhelmingly Democrat and anti-gun. That means “amnesty” and a “pathway to citizenship” for MILLIONS of foreign nationals in this country illegally (and legally, with CURRENT culturally suicidal policies) overwhelmingly favor Democrats and anti-gunners, which is why they’re all pushing for it. And that means if unchecked, it will result in supermajorities in state and federal legislatures that will then be able to pass whatever anti-gun edicts they want while confirming judges who will uphold those edicts and reverse gains made to date.

David took the words right out of my mouth (actually, I’m just quoting him).  Everytown and Bloomberg want to turn Texas blue and are spending millions to do it.  They did it in Virginia, and they can do it in Texas.

Why do they think it just might work?  Demographics.  If Latinos didn’t vote against gun rights, they wouldn’t have targeted Texas to begin with.

There is more, of course, but there’s all the proof you need to know how Latinos vote.  They wouldn’t be throwing that much money away if it was obviously a losing cause.

Diversity Is Our Strength

BY Herschel Smith
5 months, 2 weeks ago

News from Chicago.

A Mexican immigrant who was released by Chicago authorities despite ICE telling them not to ‘went on to rape a three-year-old girl in a McDonald’s bathroom as she cried ”daddy, daddy”.’

Christopher Puente, 34, is accused of sexually assaulting the girl at the restaurant on 600 N. Clark St. in the River North area of the city at around 8am on February 19.

The alleged attack happened while the girl’s father was in another stall with her brother, who had had an accident in the restaurant.

However ICE had requested that police continue detaining the previously deported felon – who had convictions for forced-entry burglary and forgery.

Despite his background, Chicago declined ICE’s June 2019 request to detain Puente.

[ … ]

Puente’s bond hearing in Cook County heard the little girl’s mouth was covered as she began whimpering ‘daddy, daddy’ – before her father pulled her legs from under the door to get her to safety.

First of all, I thought it was fairly common knowledge among responsible parents that you don’t send a child into a public restroom unless absolutely necessary, and you certainly don’t do so without a parent with them (to clean hardware before using it, and to protect them while they’re there).

But regardless of this irresponsibility, the authorities don’t care.  Look for nothing at all to change.  Because diversity.

The Dreamers

BY Herschel Smith
5 months, 3 weeks ago

Passed by the TV as the wife was watching the democratic debates and laughing, and heard this from Klobuchar: “The dreamers are our future.”  Heard this from little boy Petey: “They are as American as we are.”

But if you think there’s any difference between the democrats and republicans on this issue, tell me what that would be?

Mitch McConnel’s Reelection Problem

BY Herschel Smith
7 months, 1 week ago

David Codrea.

Where he runs into problems is on immigration, where Numbers USA gives him a “B” for “Recent, but an “F-“ for “This Congress” and a “C+” for “Career.” This comes with a history of supporting Chuck Schumer’s immigration/amnesty and “praising the Gang of Eight.”

And so you can claim to support the 2A all you want, but when you flood the country with men and women who have proven to undermine that right by their votes, the electorate will rebel because you’re seen as a hypocrite.

You cannot support the 2A and then undermine it later with secondary causes.  You cannot serve corporatists and the voters too.  You cannot serve two masters.  You must choose.  McConnel apparently chose a long time ago, and thus his future is in doubt.

‘Tis a shame, really, given the support he has been in the senate for federal court nominees.

 

Republicans Rolling Over On Farm ‘Amnesty’ Helping Advance Anti-Gun Agenda

BY Herschel Smith
8 months ago

David Codrea.

One of the Republican sponsors, California Rep. Doug LaMalfa, said the bill was needed because Americans are too lazy.”

That the collectivists have created mass dependency where many don’t have to work in exchange for votes seems not to be open for discussion. That’s too bad because by closing that topic down through smears and intimidation, thoughtful examination of how “beneficiaries” of wealth transfers are actually victimized over generations will never happen. That’s part of the plan.

What an insulting charge.  Apparently Doug isn’t inclined to mention the fact that it’s the lazy Americans who work hard to provide that free medical care for immigrants, and that free medical care is one of the primary reasons for that immigration.

You see, immigrants aren’t the only people who like that free medical care.  The corporations like it too because they don’t have to fund it.  Corporate welfare is popular among corporatists.  And immigrants.  And democrats.  And many republicans.

Just not working Americans.  Who aren’t lazy.

And yes, immigration does indeed advance the anti-gun agenda.  Grok this.  It doesn’t matter if they come legally or illegally.  If they get to vote, they vote in favor of socialist views, including gun control, by 70%-80%.

It’s a fact, and it is not in dispute.  That’s my problem with the notion of securing the border and then ensuring that they are all legal.  It still means a vote against your God-given rights.  It’s six one way, half a dozen the other, and it all adds up to problems in the future.

Migrants From 30 Countries Apprehended In One Texas Border Sector Since September 30

BY Herschel Smith
8 months, 3 weeks ago

Beitbart.

“The apprehension of migrants from countries such as Brazil, Haiti, China, and countries of Africa have increased significantly this fiscal year,” Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Raul L. Ortiz said in a written statement. “We continue to work with our law enforcement partners to combat threats in an effort to protect our country and the community.”

Sector officials report the apprehension of migrants from at least 30 separate nations other than Mexico during the first two months of Fiscal Year 2020 (which began on October 1). This is up from 15 nations during the same period in FY2019.

I’m sure they will all work hard, refuse subsidies they haven’t earned (like SNAP, free medical care, etc.), and contribute to the Christian heritage of the U.S.

Remember, diversity is our strength.

How The Welfare State Undermines Support For Immigration

BY Herschel Smith
9 months, 1 week ago

Dan Mitchell.

I’ve already shared some evidence that welfare recipients inside the United States gravitate to places that provide bigger benefits.

And this seems to be the case for migrants that cross national borders. Here are some findings from some new academic research showing that the generosity of Denmark’s welfare state has a significant impact on migration choices.

Oh dear.

Yet another libertarian analysis on why people oppose immigration.  So let’s cover it one more time for the slow among us.

Yes, welfare, health care and a host of other FedGov benefits are important to Latinos.  Yes, they gravitate to places that offer such benefits.  But if you’re focused on those things, you’re missing the forest for the trees.

If we rid ourselves of the welfare state and invite enough people into the country as citizens and voters, it’s an easy enough thing for the voters to implement the kind of welfare state they seek.  The relative wealth of a nation is important too, and Latinos will gravitate to where they can earn money.

I’ve covered it before, and I study, not delete, every Latino poll I receive in my in-box.  Do you?

Latinos vote: (1) democrat, (2) in favor of more “free” health care and other FedGov largesse, and (3) in favor of gun control, by a margin of 75% – 80%.  It’s a fact, and there is nothing you can do about it.

Inviting enough of them into the country is the quickest, most efficient way to destroy your liberties.  The democrats already know this, which is why we still have virtually unrestricted immigration.  It’s still surprising to me that libertarians don’t.

Immigration Reform & Gun Control Come From Same Globalist Power Groups

BY Herschel Smith
12 months ago

Via David Codrea, I already knew this but it bears repeating.

The CFR and other illegal immigration supporting groups have made it clear that open-borders, global and regional governance over America, Amnesty for illegals, and full gun confiscation are their top agenda items.

I’ve told y’all about the CFR before.  Beware an organization like this one.

“The main purpose of the Council on Foreign Relations is promoting the disarmament of U.S. sovereignty and national independence, and submergence into an all-powerful one-world government.”

I’ve mentioned the CFR when discussing child trafficking, precious gems, precious metals, oil pipelines, various military contractors, etc.  Members of the CFR include employees at the U.S. Department of State, Saudi oil tycoons, U.S. journalists, high ranking members of the U.S. military or former military (Petraeus, McMaster, etc.), former VPs (Dick Cheney), owners of large businesses in the military industrial complex, and on the list could go.  It’s the closest thing to a public face on the “deep state” as you’ll find.

They all want the same thing for you and yours.

MS-13 Indictments Document Barbarization And Ritual Murders In Los Angeles

BY Herschel Smith
1 year ago

Robert J. Bunker:

Using machetes, knives and baseball bats, members of the criminal MS-13 gang killed their victims, dismembered their bodies and threw their remains into a canyon in the Angeles National Forest, according to a sweeping indictment unsealed Tuesday by federal authorities in Los Angeles. In one instance, they said, members of the gang ripped out a victim’s heart.

[ … ]

MS-13 street gangsters from the San Fernando Valley butchered and bludgeoned their rivals with machetes, knives, baseball bats, and pipes in a series of gruesome killings in the Angeles National Forest, according to a federal grand jury indictment unsealed Tuesday…

Other charges include racketeering and drug trafficking, with the MS-13 members also accused of extorting rival gang members, street vendors and business owners – members of local immigrant communities – using violence to intimidate them.

The gang members used social media, mostly Facebook Messenger, to orchestrate assaults, post gang signs and even to plot murders, prosecutors said…

It looks like the self-righteous folks at Facebook are putting their wares to effective use for the criminals.

I post this particularly to note the following: ” … extorting … street vendors and business owners.”

Soon to come to a neighborhood near you given the porous border and the “They come for love” mentality.  Or, they come for free medical care and in the mean time we can enrich our stock prices with cheap labor.


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