Former Rep. Tom Tancredo: European Migrant Crisis ‘Is an Invasion’

Former United States Congressman Tom Tancredo joined Stephen K. Bannon on a recent Sirius XM Breitbart News Saturday Radio program, warning of the dangers amidst the “like somebody rang a bell” European migrant crisis. The phenomenon is bringing predominantly young men, “colonists essentially,” from the Middle East to countries with substantial social welfare programs.

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A Tearful Sabbath as Jews Contemplate Iran Deal

This weekend, I shed tears over the Iran deal–literally, and publicly. It happened during a discussion among congregants at my synagogue about President Barack Obama’s capitulation to the Iranian regime.

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No, America Is Not Collectively Responsible for the Tsarnaevs

The Washington Post recently published a lengthy review of a book about Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by Masha Gessen, entitled The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy. The first problem with this book is the title.

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Jindal: US Shouldn’t ‘Blindly’ Follow Europe on Immigration

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) declared “we shouldn’t be blindly following Europe where you’ve got second and third generation immigrants that don’t assimilate, don’t integrate” on Wednesday’s “Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel. “Look, America’s built on religious liberty.

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Jindal: Enough PC ‘Nonsense,’ People Need to Assimilate

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) declared “people who want to come and live in our country, Sean, they’ve got to assimilate, they’ve got to integrate. Enough of this political[ly] correct nonsense” on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. “People

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Report: Al Shabaab Trying to Appeal to Unassimilated Somalis

CNN Security and Intelligence Analyst Robert Baer and National Security Analyst Peter Bergen said that while Al Shabaab’s call for terrorist attacks on malls was a “shot in the dark” by a group with “no network,” and an attempt to

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Unemployment and cultural weakness cause radicalism, not poverty

The process of assimilation is obviously a matter of great concern for any nation with generous immigration policies. Immigration without assimilation is akin to colonization. No nation benefits from importing a large population that does not accept its founding principles, or perhaps even its laws. However, assimilation is important for the native-born as well. It is a grave mistake to assume that people born in a given nation, even after several generations of native birth, will automatically assimilate to its culture.

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