Thursday, August 29, 2019

Assimilation or Disintegration? A Look at America’s Uncertain Future

Editor's Note: Assimilation or Disintegration? A Look at America’s Uncertain Future
By Wayne Lutton, Ph.D.
Volume 29, Number 4 (Summer 2019)
Issue theme: "Whatever Happened to Assimilation? - America's Uncertain Future"

As we were going to press, hundreds of protesters gathered at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility in Aurora, Colorado (just outside of Denver). They tore down the U.S. flag flying at this federal agency where illegal aliens are being held, and replaced it with the Mexican flag. “Abolish ICE” was spray painted by other demonstrators. As Gloria Precht, one of the many critical commentators posted at DenverCBS4, wrote, “This is why you need to leave…replacing the U.S. flag with the Mexican flag shows that you are not willing to assimilate into our country and follow our laws.” Vincent Ardizzone also commented, “So, let me get this straight. They wave the flag of the country they’re seeking asylum from?”

Colorado’s Democratic Governor Jared Polis loudly protested against plans by the Trump Administration to deport illegals facing deportation orders that had been planned for Denver and nine other cities, starting on July 14. Gov. Polis charged that these efforts to finally enforce the law represented “another failure of leadership”… and was “creating uncertainty and fear.” One might suggest that criminals should be made to feel “uncertainty and fear” and encouraged to stop their illegal activity. In the case of illegal aliens, this would include leaving this country and going home to their native lands []....

[Read the rest here.]

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Don't anymore ever see any indications of assimilation. Quite the opposite. Perish the thought of disintegration but quite possibly could happen. Many DO want to see it happen.