May 212010

Mexican President Felipe Calderon spoke before a joint session of Congress Thursday and received resounding applause after condemning Arizona’s controversial immigration law.

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This is truly disturbing. Calderon is a foreign leader who presides over one of the most corrupt governments on the planet, a government with a truly abysmal human rights record, especially as it applies to illegal immigration. This man has the unmitigated gall to condemn the Arizona anti-illegal-immigration law, and the United States Congress gives him a standing ovation. Absolutely sickening!

I know there’s no hope for the far left, but I pray that moderate liberals will wake up from their blinded stupor and recognize that this isn’t a racial issue. Illegal immigration, like everything else in 21st Century America, is an economic issue. Not only does it place a heavy burden on already struggling state economies, but it also adds to the severe unemployment crisis and serves to further reduce the average pay for American workers. It is an integral part of the corporatist movement to eliminate the American middle class.

The corporatists have already managed to concentrate more wealth in the upper 1 percent than in the bottom 90 percent of Americans. They’ve driven CEO salaries from a reasonable 24-to-1 in 1965 to hundreds of times what their average employee is paid. They’ve driven real unemployment to over 17 percent and sent so many jobs overseas that the past decade netted ZERO job growth for our Country — that’s the same economy that produced no less than 20 percent job growth each decade going back to 1940. They’ve all but completely destroyed the unions, and they’ve elevated a bunch of professional gamblers (aka Wall Street bankers and hedge fund managers) who produce nothing to the pinnacle of American success. So skewed is this trend that the financial sector recently amassed fully 40 percent of overall corporate profits

Wake up America! Concentration of wealth at the very top plus an influx of people willing to work for low wages equals NO MORE MIDDLE CLASS! This is a squeeze play, one that’s already impacted millions of Americans and threatens to squeeze our children out of their future. The frog is in the kettle, and that frog is the American middle class.

Of course we should all be used to the corporatist desire to return to the days of the robber barons, but when it comes to the dilution of the American workforce and the loss in wages, they’ve recruited an army of unwitting accomplices. It is a sad stroke of irony, that in their haste to run to the aid of the disadvantaged, liberals across the nation have bought into the false racism indictment of anti-illegal-immigration, and are inadvertently helping America’s elite. The corporatists own the Congress, control the Obama administration from the inside, and now they have the left turning up the heat on their own demise.

You couldn’t write a more twisted plot.

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