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At Stake in this Election: Obama's "Aggressive Action" on Illegal Amnesty


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Addressing the National Press Club this week, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said President Barack Obama will take "aggressive executive action" on immigration, and our friend Tony Lee was there to cover it.
 
Perez, who is reportedly on the short list to be Obama's next attorney general, said the country needed to "fix our broken immigration system" with comprehensive amnesty legislation that is "big and bold" to ensure that there is "shared prosperity," which he said is a goal of his Labor Department.  
 
While “shared prosperity” sounds an awful lot like Karl Marx’s “From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs,” or perhaps “The Preservation of Livelihood Law” and “The Fair Share Law” from one of the more depressing chapters Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, what it means in Obama-speak is an illegal executive amnesty for illegal aliens.
 
Obama and Perez are aggressive advocates of amnesty for illegal aliens and open borders even though Lee points out in his coverage of the Perez speech that the Congressional Budget Office determined that comprehensive amnesty legislation would lower the wages of American workers.
 
The Democratic Party has long portrayed itself as taking the same place in the American political marketplace as do the Labor parties of Europe – but the policies that today’s Democratic Party advocates, especially its embrace of amnesty and benefits for illegal aliens, bear little relationship to the day-to-day concerns of working Americans.
 
Today’s workers are starting to catch on that the Party of Amnesty is not the working man’s friend for one simple reason – they see the evidence in their own stagnant wages and bleak economic prospects.
 
Today, despite President Obama and his Democratic Party allies trying to blue sky the numbers, more than 92 million Americans remain out of the labor force.
 
This spring the unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent in April from 6.7 percent in March, the lowest it has been since September 2008 when it was 6.1 percent. The sharp drop, though, occurred because the number of people working or seeking work fell. Some 806,000 people left the workforce in April alone and the Bureau of Labor Statistics does not count people not looking for a job as unemployed.
 
While the government says the unemployment rate is in the low 6 percent range private economists say that in addition to the 19.4 million Real Unemployed Persons (July 2014), there were another 4.4 million persons who, while also saying they want jobs, have not looked for work in the past twelve months. Solely because they haven’t looked, these persons are not included among the marginally attached workers; if included, then July’s Real Unemployment Rate of 12.2% increases to 14.6%, a figure more than twice the official BLS rate of unemployment.
 
Lee reports that Perez said he has "spent a lot of time with folks in the Silicon Valley" in response to a question about Silicon Valley business leaders demanding immigration reform "because there is not enough workers to fill the demand for high-tech workers."
 
This is complete nonsense as we have documented on many occasions.
 
As Lee noted in his coverage of Perez’s speech, “ Silicon Valley companies like Microsoft are laying off thousands of American workers, even as they clamor for more guest-worker permits for cheaper foreign labor. Though numerous scholars and studies have found that America has a surplus of high-tech workers, Obama suggested in Southern California recently that he is considering granting more guest-worker visas to high-tech companies via executive action. Perez spoke about the importance of giving more opportunities to enter the middle class, but he did not address Professor Ron Hira's concerns that massively increasing guest-worker permits for high-tech workers would ‘cut off’ entry into the middle class for people from working-class backgrounds. “
 
Senator Sessions recently observed that “Tens of millions of Americans are on welfare, unemployment, and public assistance. Yet the White House and their Senate Majority seem more concerned about the economic demands of large corporations, or the citizens of other countries, than about getting our own citizens back to work into stable jobs that can support a family and uplift a community.”
 
In the Roosevelt-Truman era that is what the major labor unions, and the Democratic Party, claimed to stand for, but no more.
 
When the Secretary of Labor says the President plans to "fix our broken immigration system" with comprehensive amnesty legislation that is "big and bold" to ensure that there is "shared prosperity," then it should be obvious to all that the Democratic Party no longer represents working AMERICANS. Rather it now represents the narrow interests of race-based pressure groups, like La Raza, and the liberal urban elite, like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who are far removed from the day-to-day cares of working American families.
 
Read Tony Lee’s complete article through this link
 
Read our article “The Party of Amnesty is Not the Working Man’s Friend” through this link

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Obama and Perez

Two louts working hard to destroy the country. They will get their due as time passes. Power is transient. Obama will leave the most horrid despicable legacy in the history of presidents. Perez is a dopey and dangerous latino traitor who will disappear from the national radar relatively soon, as 2016 brings changes. How dirtbags of this dimension can be in power in the USA is a disgrace to all we have been for over 200 years. This is our nadir, and if it is not we all lose, including these two slime balls: Obama and Perez.