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Thailand charges Iranian bomb suspects in Bangkok
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Home Front: Culture Wars
California¬'s Demographic Revolution
Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 02/15/2012 03:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [233 views] Top||

#1  ALl part of the socialist plan.

But where will they get the money to fund their utopia?
Posted by: Bobby || 02/15/2012 5:49 Comments || Top||

#2  ..from their socialist agents and appartchiks in the Beltway. Too Big to Fail(tm). You can hear the echos now.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/15/2012 7:44 Comments || Top||

#3  So goes California, so goes the Nation. You non-Californian's have a Welfare Centered, Democrat Oligarchy coming to your state in the near future.

The change here from 70% to a 40% Anglo population in just 30 years has been breathtaking.

The need to replace the States brain drain with immigrants from such locales as the Sub-Continent has helped but brings it's own set of problems. Once anchored they bring in their aging parents, aunts and uncles who quickly tap into the social safety net. Yes Obama, free healthcare already exist to those who know how to work the system. Other goodies such as section 8 housing and SSI are readily available.

CA's sky high taxes and chronic multibillion dollar budget deficits can only go one way - UP!

We only have to watch the pictures from Greece to see what will happen if we try to reverse this welfare state of mind. What a mess...

Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 02/15/2012 12:10 Comments || Top||

#4  Amen, GB.

Also, there is plenty of guilt to go around here. Bush did nothing to stop it. Clinton did nothing to stop it. Bush, Sr. did nothing to stop it. Reagan may have thought he did something to stop it but we can all see how that worked. McCain tried to act like it wasn't even happening. Obama may be the most candid about actively encouraging it but he certainly didn't start it. Somehow I'm afraid that Romney, in spite of what he says now, will do nothing about it.

I've been here a long, long time and I have indeed seen some breathtaking changes. It makes me want to leave but, hey, after you've ruined San Diego where do you go?
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 02/15/2012 12:54 Comments || Top||

#5  after you've ruined San Diego where do you go? North Dakota is still hiring, but it's no country for wimps.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 02/15/2012 16:03 Comments || Top||

#6  I hate the assumption of this article that Mexican Americans are just as monolithic, shiftless, leftist, etc., as another, unnamed ethnic group. They aren't.

Let me quote an example from just today. Southern Arizona has a congressman named Grijalva, who some consider the most leftist congressman in Washington. However today, he just got his 3rd Democrat primary challenger.

His latest opponent was born in Mexico, came to the US when he was 2 year old, was educated in the US and has become an M.D. obstetrician/gynecologist. As a Democrat, he wants to substantially *overturn* Obamacare and tightly seal the US border with Mexico.

Granted, he does want to see a means by which illegal aliens living here can get US citizenship without leaving the US, but that is about it as far as his leftism goes.

Some contrast with Grijalva, yes?

I have known several Mexican-Americans who were to the political *right* of Jesse Helms.

So what about California? Well, indeed ethnic Mexicans may soon displace ethnic Europeans as the majority. But this *does not* mean that they will continue with the white liberals agenda.

Nor does it mean that they will be unpatriotic, like white liberals, either.

Comparatively, *legal* Mexican Americans track almost identically to white Americans in many ways. About the same political breakdown in a given state. About the same crime rate per capita as among whites. They do lag in higher education somewhat.

But they are very different from that other, unnamed ethnic group.
Posted by: Anonymoose || 02/15/2012 17:20 Comments || Top||

#7  Check out the California State Assembly roster. You might find one or two Republicans with Hispanic names. But then look at all the Hispanic Democrats. Not monolithic? Not entirely. And there is the hope that as they assimilate and become more prosperous more of them will become more conservative. But what do we do in the meantime?
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 02/15/2012 18:30 Comments || Top||

#8  Yeah, and I'm afraid I really am too much of a wimp for North Dakota.
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 02/15/2012 18:46 Comments || Top||

#9  Born and raised in OC. Dream another dream - this dream is over.
Posted by: Bangkok Billy || 02/15/2012 22:50 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Renewable Green Nuclear Energy: Here, Now
Posted by: tipper || 02/15/2012 04:33 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [209 views] Top||

#1  we've had pro Thorium Reactor (aka Molton Salt Reactor) news on Rantburg before

Several countries are working on it.

Yes there are advantages (safety, thermal efficiency, plentiful supply of Thorium); however there are some disadvantages also not mentioned in the American Thinker article, e.g., the complexity of the operational chemical management of the reactor and the long term potential for corrosion.
Posted by: lord garth || 02/15/2012 8:48 Comments || Top||

#2  A nasty liquid sodium cooled reactor is buried just south of Lincoln NE. Core was removed. It was designed under Atoms for Peace to purify food.
Posted by: Water Modem || 02/15/2012 12:17 Comments || Top||

#3  So how does thorium reactor technology compare to the technology currently in use in the USA? This sort of thing never gets adequate discussion. The greenies and the Global Warmists have sucked all the oxygen out of the discussion space. Maybe things will change after rolling blackouts become common in the USA.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 02/15/2012 15:53 Comments || Top||


-Election 2012
Baptism: quantity not quality
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/15/2012 08:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [196 views] Top||



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