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By Christopher Manion, The Stream, July 5, 2019
Christopher Manion earned a Ph.D. in government from Notre Dame. For many years served as staff director of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, chaired by the late Senator Jesse Helms (R-N.C.).
“Immigration turns red states blue,” writes the Stream’s John Zmirak. How? Well, Hispanics constitute by far the largest group of immigrants in recent years, and they are likely to vote for Democrats. Hispanics, emerging from nations that eschew self-government, “would rather have a bigger government.” Why? It “provides more services than a smaller government which provides fewer services.”
All too true. And in the United States, government actually delivers those services. In their home countries, Hispanics get only empty promises.
So big government means more services. Right. But there’s more to the story.
Immigrants Bring Their Broken Cultures with Them
Economist Thomas Sowell has studied immigration for years. He emphasizes one fact we can’t ignore. “When immigrants cross a border, they bring their culture with them,” he writes. Politicians can turn a blind eye, but Sowell insists, “Some immigrant groups seek to bring to America the very cultures whose failures led them to flee to this country.” ….
Read more here stream.org/immigration-importing-the-culture-of-corruption/