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Lightbulb More immigration? Why not just bring back Imperialism? - 04-08-2015, 01:21 PM

All across the world, people are willing to leave tropical paradises, crossing oceans on overcrowded, rickety boats, agreeing to be smuggled by criminals, suffering hardships and dangers I can't even imagine, all in the name of arriving at frozen wastelands.

Why?

Because brown people really, really want to be governed by white people.

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"This might end with white people telling us what to do, so it's worth it".
They've got a point. Many economists say that we can double the world's production of wealth almost overnight by giving every brown person the opportunity to be governed by whites.

And yes, they do put it that bluntly:
I view Islam as inherently, and perhaps incorrigibly, intolerant and violent. But I nonetheless believe that the West and the world generally should be much more open to Muslim immigrants. Why? Because even Muslims shouldn’t have to live under Muslim rule.
The problem with their scheme is that it involves moving millions of people thousands of miles, just to cross an imaginary line on a map to get them closer to a couple of politicians.

A more efficient way would be to move the handful of politicians over that imaginary line, so nobody has to get on rickety rafts or trade tropical paradise for snow in April.

Liberals should love my plan - they like diverse cities over here, why should they deny diversity to the brown countries? Why are you hogging all the diversity to yourselves, liberals? Plus, imagine how much better eco-tourism will be when your next rainforest hike doesn't end with Boko Haram sawing someone's head off.

Now, you may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. Also, my plan has been tried already, the last time we brought white government to brown people, we outlawed slavery (Benito Mussolini freed 2 million slaves, making him a greater emancipator than the Great Emancipator, it would make more sense to have Il Duce's face on the penny).

The other achievements of imperialism: discovering that the cure for ebola is to wash your friggin' hands every now and then, not sawing off people's heads for flying kites, not trying to cure AIDS by telling the infected to rape virgins, not blowing up churches because some schoolchild gave their teddy bear the wrong name, not mutilating the genetalia of little girls, well, you get the point. The millions of people who risk their lives for a shot at immigration certainly get the point.

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Default Re: More immigration? Why not just bring back Imperialism? - 04-08-2015, 08:27 PM

That is a fantastic analysis, Brother! And it's not just mere opinion, it's backed by that little thing called... FACTS.

If (faux) Liberals were to ease up a little bit and become tolerant and open-minded like True Christians, then they would quickly realize that our MOST SUCCESSFUL export product could actually be the time-tested ability to GOVERN the heathens.

Sure, it may take a little tough love, but which former colony is actually better off after WOMAN (Wise Old Men And Nations) left.

Just make Saudi Arabia an American colony and then all the trouble with Islam and oil will be solved overnight. SIMPLE.


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Default Re: More immigration? Why not just bring back Imperialism? - 04-08-2015, 08:32 PM

My old view was that we should let in boat people, but only if they paddled across the ocean (no motorboaters!), because at least we know that the paddlers are willing to work. But now I see the superiority of your plan.

Plus, it's a proven model--look how much better life is now in Iraq and Afghanistan than it was before we liberated them. Now they stand as shining beacons of freedom.


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Default Re: More immigration? Why not just bring back Imperialism? - 04-08-2015, 10:48 PM

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Because people really, really want to be governed by white people.
Amen to that brother! All countries led by black people should be liberated by replacing their leaders with white Christian republicans. Only then will they all enjoy true freedom. The freedom to worship Jesus Christ and earn access to Heaven for the very very low percentage of them that turn out to be worthy.


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Default Re: More immigration? Why not just bring back Imperialism? - 04-09-2015, 01:04 AM

Christian rule has done wonders for Africa. Once the dark people have been educated in Sunday School for a couple generations we can even set them loose like the Dutch did in South Africa.


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Default Re: More immigration? Why not just bring back Imperialism? - 04-12-2015, 09:41 PM

This would be a wonderful idea! We could also get cheaper labor, since we helped them, they would feel indebted to us! We can give them the priceless gift of God's message, while our houses and my kitchen can get cleaned!


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Default Re: More immigration? Why not just bring back Imperialism? - 04-13-2015, 03:16 AM

"White men" - always a code word amongst the LIEbrals for Jesus and Capitalism. Yes, we tried to educate the savages and convert them to Christianity during colonialism, but they increasingly complained about being "exploited" and having their "wealth" stolen. At some point we got tired of it and simply packed up, went home, and left them to their own devices and false religions, and not to mention it was becoming increasingly expensive to send over the military to quell their periodic rebellions - even after the invention of the Maxim machine gun.

If they want Obama they can have Obama - at least he's half white.


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Default Re: More immigration? Why not just bring back Imperialism? - 06-15-2015, 03:15 PM

Back to the "Open Borders" advocates, there are provoking some interesting debates among conservatives. A major conservative argument against immigration is that Rome fell because they let the barbarians immigrate. If we allow millions of say, Somalians into America, they will also destroy our government and replace it with Somalian chaos.

The libertarians reply that that's the whole point:
"If we take the long view, were the barbarian invasions really such a catastrophe?...Maybe the barbarian invasions benefited Rome.

Why? Because they relieved Western society of something that was encumbering it. They lifted a great weight. They put an end to Big Government, for worse and for better...In its place arose feudalism, a new and more contractually-based mode of governance...In short, the barbarian invasions were the beginning of a great rejuvenation."
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Default Re: More immigration? Why not just bring back Imperialism? - 11-23-2015, 02:04 PM

If the sincerest form of flattery is imitation, then near-plagiarism is even more so. Here's what I wrote on April 9th, followed by what someone else wrote on November 7th:

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All across the world, people are willing to leave tropical paradises, crossing oceans on overcrowded, rickety boats, agreeing to be smuggled by criminals, suffering hardships and dangers I can't even imagine, all in the name of arriving at frozen wastelands.

Why?

Because brown people really, really want to be governed by white people...

The problem with their scheme is that it involves moving millions of people thousands of miles, just to cross an imaginary line on a map to get them closer to a couple of politicians.

A more efficient way would be to move the handful of politicians over that imaginary line, so nobody has to get on rickety rafts or trade tropical paradise for snow in April.
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I hear that a lot of people want to migrate to...Finland. I'm pretty sure it's not because they like Finland's climate, or scenery. I don't think it's got anything to do with the physical geography of Finland. I think that they want to move to Finland because they like Finland's political, legal, and social institutions, and all the good things those institutions bring. They want to live somewhere that is ruled by Finns.

There are two ways to satisfy that desire.

1. We can move the people who want to live there to the country they want to live in.

2. We can move the country they want to live in to the people who want to live there.

If nobody cared about physical geography, those two solutions would be exactly the same. But if people do care about physical geography, and want to move to Finland despite not liking its climate, the second solution would be better.

Letting people migrate across borders is not enough; we need to let land migrate across borders too.

So instead of moving the people across the borders, we should move the borders across the people. What people are really voting for, when they vote with their feet, is imperialism. They want to be ruled by foreigners.
I can't complain, it's written far better than the original. The author sure isn't "butchering the classics".
Imperialism has a bad name only because, in the past, countries moved to places where the people living there didn't want to be ruled by foreigners.
Yeah, Ghandi and company were a bunch of xenophobic racist pricks. But they had a point, empires tended to be exploitative, because the empires were monopolies and all monopolies are exploitative.

But what if the empires competed against each other, with elections? So Nigerians could vote for "The China Party" to have Chinese rulers, or the "The Sweden Party", or of course the regular Nigerian parties, let's call them the "Getheadsawnoffbybokoharamicrats" and the "rapingvirginscuresAIDSipublicans".
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