When socialist Alexandria Ocasio Cortez was running her underdog race for Congress, one of the planks in her platform was the abolition of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Yesterday, she appeared at a press conference with her fellow travelers–communists, islamists, and anti-Semites–to make a demand that Congress cut funding for ICE.

“We have to have respect for children, respect for families, respect for human rights and respect for the right of human mobility. Because it is a right. It is a right. Because we are standing on native land, and Latino people are descendants of native people,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “And we cannot be told and criminalized simply for our identity or our status. Period.”

Ocasio-Cortez appeared to shed a tear during the press conference outside the U.S. Capitol, where she spoke alongside fellow Representatives Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley.

Some thoughts here.

There is no “right of human mobility.” That is bullsh** on its face. ICE is heavily policed internally and by a brigade of leftwing, anti-American lawyers who actively try to create cases to damage the ability of ICE to operate. She is standing on “native land,” alright. Native American, not American Indian or First Nations or Indigenous Peoples or whatever we’re calling them this week. It is the native land of people who settled this land and who brought forth from wilderness a civilization that is the envy of the world. To paraphrase someone, “you didn’t build this.” Sorry about the Indians losing their land and all, but if you want to see what happens when you allow untrammeled illegal immigration just look to their example and tell me again why it’s a great idea.

Even were I to agree that someone other than American citizens, of all races and ethnic extractions, had a call on this land, her claim that Hispanics are descendants of “natives peoples” is racialist bullsh**. Latin American Hispanics have a wide variety of ethnic mixes (Mexico recognized 16 different racial classes) and their ancestry does not give them any unique rights to enter my country. In fact, they have exactly the same claim to being allowed to live in the United States as they do to being allowed to live in Spain, or I do to living in England, based on their ancestry.

Las Castas, unk,, Museo Nacional del Virreinato, Tepotzotlán, Mexico

 

No one is criminalizing anyone based on their identity, but if you come into this country illegally you are a criminal and you should be deported.

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