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Michael Bloomberg: Government Should Import ‘an Awful Lot More’ Immigrants

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posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 02:59 PM
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originally posted by: Night Star
Our cuisine? Anyone who knows how to cook or has a restaurant with a chef, knows how to prepare International dishes.


Remember, these deep thinkers call that cultural appropriation if the restaurant is not owned by and the food not prepared by someone ethnically matched to the cuisine.




posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 03:13 PM
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a reply to: watchitburn

Sorry you cannot see it for the shinning light of Trump's success. Trump's economy is Pyrrhic. It's skimming the cream from the 10 year economic rebound. Reports that exports and manufacturing is faltering and that what is driving the economy at this point is consumer purchasing. When we look at the rush that is being put on Xmas sales is can be seen that this is being done to take advantage of that consumer purchasing before it all goes flop. Watch the reports on Xmas sales and how we do immediately after in say, February or March.

If things are still humming along as you believe them to be, I will admit my evaluations were incorrect.



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 03:19 PM
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originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
When we look at the rush that is being put on Xmas sales is can be seen that this is being done to take advantage of that consumer purchasing before it all goes flop.


Uh, that's been every Christmas that I can remember over the past 20 years. Each year a little earlier and a little more pressure than the one before. If anything, the sales this year are actually on the meh side compared to prior years, which would seem to indicate a belief in the purchasing power and purchasing eagerness of the American consumer is more robust than it's been in awhile.

Seriously, the black Friday deals just aren't that good this year. Nintendo Switch, for instance, good luck finding any actual sales on the product.



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 03:22 PM
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a reply to: TerryMcGuire

Obviously Terry, any downturn will be the Dems fault because impeachment.

Duh.



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 03:26 PM
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originally posted by: Gryphon66
a reply to: ChefFox

So, I guess you think we’re all of Native American extraction then?

Immigration laws need a lot of work, not rampant ignorant xenophobia.


According to Elizabeth Warren's standards, I'm basically a full-blooded Native American.



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 03:26 PM
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originally posted by: Gryphon66
a reply to: ChefFox

Immigration laws need a lot of work, not rampant ignorant xenophobia.



It's too bad that one side will always assume that the two are the same thing. This is why they cry out when you call somebody who is here illegally an "Illegal Alien" they flip out like it's no tomorrow, then they shove that around as if every immigrate is being called "Illegal". Asking for real Immigration reform will never happen when that side keeps equating any reform to xenophobia.



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 03:32 PM
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Prior to 1865 we just called them slaves, to day we are nicer with undocumented aliens. Old Bloomberg is on to something there...we need more people to do the crap jobs that real Americans are above doing.



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 03:33 PM
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originally posted by: Gryphon66
a reply to: ChefFox

So, I guess you think we’re all of Native American extraction then?

Immigration laws need a lot of work, not rampant ignorant xenophobia.


Comparing immigration then and now is not reasonable. A country with huge resources, yet at the economic starting gate, with a comparitavely small population is bound to accelerate immigration.
America now is different and has different needs and different threats.
There is nothing at all xenophobic about a desire to control immigration to ensure the existing citizenry is not negatively impacted.



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 03:42 PM
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originally posted by: UKTruth

Comparing immigration then and now is not reasonable. A country with huge resources, yet at the economic starting gate, with a comparitavely small population is bound to accelerate immigration.
America now is different and has different needs and different threats.
There is nothing at all xenophobic about a desire to control immigration to ensure the existing citizenry is not negatively impacted.


About 25% of our population in America are immigrants and we take in about 1.3 million per year. These are the largest numbers since the 1800s. We need immigrants and the population growth in America is all because of immigrants, so if we had no immigrants we would have a negative population growth right now. What we do not want is what happened in EU with some countries that took in too many too fast and now have huge issues especially with cultures that are extremely different and have the numbers to not be assimilated into a new culture, but end up working more on isolating their old culture instead within the new country.



edit on 27-11-2019 by Xtrozero because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 03:49 PM
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posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 03:50 PM
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Sure, it’s not a fair comparison, and neither are the unending claims that the US is “full”... with no factual basis aside from nativist emotional pleading.

And what do we have now? A huge country with amazing natural resources AND a well-developed economy and infrastructure. I’d be glad to see reasonable arguments based on something other than “we’re all filled up.”

There is something xenophobic about denying other people the same opportunities we had or our families had in the past when there is no logical limitation that “we are full.”

There is something xenophobic about classifying whole groups of people by their ethnicity or their religion and saying that “we don’t want none.”

See also “immigration laws need a lot of work.”



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 03:52 PM
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a reply to: Guyfriday

Yeah, generalization is not positive is it. Like claiming that all Muslims are terrorists, or all Mexicans are rapists.

The only folks I see flipping out on a regular basis are those who favor some sort of weird isolationism with a wall that doesn’t keep anyone out and a moat with alligators.

Let’s talk about rational, reasonable immigration laws that don’t make it impossible or outrageously expensive to become an American citizen, eh?



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 04:02 PM
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a reply to: Gryphon66

The reason a wall is important is that it allows for a controlled point of entry rather than open doors every where. The argument that tunnels and wall cutters are more of an exemption then the rule. It's what a lot of anti-wallers seem to over look. A person locks their doors at night, but seem to forget that the reason for the door is to control who can and can't enter their home.

I mean why bother making laws for immigration if people can just walk around the ports of entry in mass. American immigration laws do need to be updated, but without the boarder being secured there isn't much point in it.



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 04:11 PM
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originally posted by: Guyfriday
a reply to: Gryphon66

The reason a wall is important is that it allows for a controlled point of entry rather than open doors every where. The argument that tunnels and wall cutters are more of an exemption then the rule. It's what a lot of anti-wallers seem to over look. A person locks their doors at night, but seem to forget that the reason for the door is to control who can and can't enter their home.

I mean why bother making laws for immigration if people can just walk around the ports of entry in mass. American immigration laws do need to be updated, but without the boarder being secured there isn't much point in it.


They get over Trump’s wall in less than a minute, and saw through it with a dollar store saw.

Illegal border crossings have been dropping for years without some sort of wall.

Etc. etc.

Most of the terrain on the southern border is our best defense if we’d like to discuss the real matters at hand. Aside from that, a way will always be found over, around, etc.

Let’s fix our immigration so that if folks want to come here legitimately, it’s not next to impossible if you’re not rich.



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 04:45 PM
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a reply to: Gryphon66

Yes and generalization of White Americans/Europeans shouldn't be a thing either. This down right racism to but apparently Mainstream News Media doesn't see that way.
The same Euporean American colonists that founded America are getting attacked and mocked/insults just because of the past and colonization during the British empire and revolution.

That somehow white Americans should apology for war crimes that happened towards the native Americans? look war crimes happens on both sides. That is just something in the past no one could had prevented it. But to generalize the Americans over that past is wrong as well.
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posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 05:02 PM
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I wonder why they tell us to stop having kids if we want to help curb climate change, while simultaneously importing more people who most likely wont stop having kids.



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 05:05 PM
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originally posted by: PurpleFox
I wonder when the left will start talking about putting American citizens to work?


Didn't you get the memo? Their constituents don't want to work.

Democrat plantation 2020: Import immigrant labor (legal or otherwise) so everyone else can sit at home and reap the benefits of anothers hard work.



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 05:08 PM
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originally posted by: Wardaddy454
I wonder why they tell us to stop having kids if we want to help curb climate change, while simultaneously importing more people who most likely wont stop having kids.




Orwell comes to mind.

These beholden but in no way desirable or controllable floods of immigrants share a lot in common with Orwell's "Proles."



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 05:10 PM
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So Bloomberg has been a presidential candidate for how long now? A week? Full ten days?

And already trashed his campaign



posted on Nov, 27 2019 @ 05:10 PM
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a reply to: ChefFox


The immigrants can “improve our culture, our cuisine, our religion, our dialogue, and certainly improve our economy,” Bloomberg told reporters without naming the American cultures, cuisines, religions, and dialogues that would be improved.






“We need an awful lot more immigrants rather than less,” Bloomberg told reporters after he filed the paperwork needed to join the Democratic Party’s primary in Arizona:



And so ends Bloombergs Presidential Campaign before it's even started............

What an Idiot.



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