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July 05, 2018

The Morning Rant: J.V. Edition

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American Exceptionalism has been developed over hundreds of years, and preserving that greatness is one of the duties of our culture. That does not mean being xenophobic, but it does mean regulating those who enter our country for the purpose of becoming American. Have we needed immigration in the past? Absolutely. Our industrial revolution needed millions of immigrants who yearned for a better life and were willing to work their asses off to get it. Most used their backs, and some used their brains (Steinmetz and Carnegie come to mind), but most were willing to contribute to the growth of this magnificent experiment in freedom and resilience and an unstoppable drive to succeed. Funny that we are no longer allowed to protect our culture, but Denmark is! Even the NYT is relatively evenhanded in its reporting.

In Denmark, Harsh New Laws for Immigrant 'Ghettos' [Warning: NYT link]

COPENHAGEN — When Rokhaia Naassan gives birth in the coming days, she and her baby boy will enter a new category in the eyes of Danish law. Because she lives in a low-income immigrant neighborhood described by the government as a “ghetto,” Rokhaia will be what the Danish newspapers call a “ghetto parent” and he will be a “ghetto child.”

Starting at the age of 1, “ghetto children” must be separated from their families for at least 25 hours a week, not including nap time, for mandatory instruction in “Danish values,” including the traditions of Christmas and Easter, and Danish language. Noncompliance could result in a stoppage of welfare payments. Other Danish citizens are free to choose whether to enroll children in preschool up to the age of six.

Denmark’s government is introducing a new set of laws to regulate life in 25 low-income and heavily Muslim enclaves, saying that if families there do not willingly merge into the country’s mainstream, they should be compelled.

Is this the coming trend in Europe? They are pushing back in fits and starts, but the UK, France and Germany are the least willing to push back and yet have the most to lose.

[Hat Tip: Jay Guevara]


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