Remember the little diddy of a chant from the anti-war protesters who would shout “one, two, three, four, what the heck are we fighting for?” Well, a week ago, what the heck were the American people voting for? Seriously, now that it has been a week, let’s take a serious reflective look and ask that critical question. I believe that more people went to the polls last week to vote against something, rather than for something . . . at least some did. One of the critical ramifications, consequences, of last week’s vote will be centered on the subject of illegal immigration. It’s interesting how far the progressive socialist left will go to avoid the word “illegal.” As a matter of fact, many will say that there is no such thing as an “illegal” person . . . hmm. Then I must ask, if we accept the reference “legal immigration,” then what it the opposite?
A mass movement of folks are heading towards the southern border of these United States, and we are just supposed to wave them right on in?A mass movement of folks are heading towards the southern border of these United States, and we are just supposed to wave them right on in? Click To Tweet
Last week, America voted to place in power, in the US House of Representatives, people who do not believe we are a sovereign nation. They do not believe that we have borders that should be secured. They believe that anyone can just “occupy” the United States and that foreigners can come to our nation illegally. Then again, the left believes that it is a right to enter our nation. The progressive socialist left is now in charge of the House Homeland Security Committee. Yes, the left is in charge of policies, and legislation, related to our homeland’s security. Yep, the same folks who believe in sanctuary cities for illegal immigrants. Indeed, the same folks who openly, and brazenly, advocated for the abolishing of the law enforcement agency responsible for ensuring criminal illegal immigrants, human and sex traffickers, do not have free reign on our American streets. Yes, I am talking about the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency.
So, what happens when we vote for the people who possess this ideological mindset?
As reported by Fox News:
“An illegal immigrant accused of a triple murder in Missouri was previously jailed and released in New Jersey on domestic violence charges, authorities said, putting the spotlight on the conflict between local and immigration authorities nationwide.
Luis Rodrigo Perez, 23, a native of Mexico, is charged with fatally shooting two men and wounding two others on Nov. 1 and fatally shooting a woman the next day. He was being held on domestic violence charges at the Middlesex County Jail in New Jersey in December 2017 and was released in February, NJ.com reported. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials said they placed a detainer on Perez while he was in custody, but the request was not honored nor was the agency notified when he was let go, said Corey Price, acting executive director of ICE.
“Yet again, an ICE detainer was ignored and a dangerous criminal alien was released to the streets and is now charged with killing three people,” Price said. “Had ICE’s detainer request in December 2017 been honored by Middlesex County Jail, Luis Rodrigo Perez would have been placed in deportation proceedings and likely sent home to his country – and three innocent people might be alive today.
“It is past time that localities realize the perils of dangerous sanctuary policies and resume their primary goal of protecting their residents,” Price added.”
This is, sadly, what some Americans voted for last week Tuesday, and in this midterm election cycle. This is what folks are finding ballots in the strangest places are trying to enable and advance. Think about the gubernatorial races that shifted. How many of these progressive socialist governors will follow suit with California, and declare their state a sanctuary for illegal immigrants? Will we now see recommendations to undermine ICE, and cut its funding in order to fulfill an absurd ideological agenda? I mean the Democrat candidate for Georgia, Stacey Abrams, wants to allow illegal immigrants the right to vote — it is already happening in San Francisco, along with granting drivers licenses.
People like Jamiel Shaw II, Kate Steinle, Mollie Tibbetts, and others are dead because the left in America would rather have open borders than safe Americans. Like “useful idiots,” Americans voted for this and voted for lawless sanctuaries that enable the most despicable of evil to exist among us. Let me state it simply: no nation, no Republic, can survive if it does not protect its borders.Let me state it simply: no nation, no Republic, can survive if it does not protect its borders. Click To Tweet
The progressive socialist left in America sent a clear, very present, and dangerous message. They prefer criminal illegal immigrants over the American people. What is most disconcerting is that there is a cacophony of mindless lemmings who blindly follow the new “Know-Nothing Party.”
The recent events in South Florida are evidence enough of the cancerous corruption that infests the Democrat Party. However, this story should serve as a wake-up call. It was not too long ago that a young lady from Iowa, Mollie Tibbetts, was murdered by an illegal immigrant. May we never forget the fateful shooting of young Kate Steinle by a criminal illegal immigrant with multiple deportations. Somehow this individual found his way to San Francisco, a declared sanctuary city for illegals.
America, one week ago, voted for the progressive socialist left to run the US House of Representatives. One must ask, what nonsensical rantings on gun control will emanate from the mouths of these incompetent people? Imagine what the Democrat-controlled House will do, and forget about cutting funding to sanctuary cities with Democrats running the US House. Amazing, America voted for the people who want our borders open so that criminal illegal immigrants can freely roam among us, and if so desired, kill us.The progressive socialist left in America sent a clear, very present, and dangerous message. They prefer criminal illegal immigrants over the American people. Click To Tweet
Yes, one, two, three, four what the heck did the American people vote for?
If you pay attention to “man on the street” interviews, they do not know. And the unfortunate result is that people have lost their lives because Americans voted for the very people who care little about their safety and security. I would hope that one day folks in America will vote for their own interests, and not to allow people here illegally to roam our streets, and, kill us if they so desire.
During his 22 year career in the United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel West served in several combat zones and received many honors including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one with Valor device, and a Valorous Unit Award.
In November of 2010, Allen was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District.
West is a commissioned officer in the Texas State Guard. He’s Fox News Contributor, former Director of the Booker T. Washington Initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Senior Fellow at the Media Research Center, contributing columnist for Townhall.com, and author of Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Family, Faith and Freedom, and, Hold Texas, Hold the Nation: Victory or Death, and the forthcoming We Can Overcome.