Recognizing the limits of immigration, multiculturalism

Article author: 
Mike Rosen
Article publisher: 
Complete Colorado
Article date: 
April 13, 2021
Article category: 
Colorado News
Medium
Article Body: 

... I finally dumped my [Denver] Post subscription last year as have many others. Just as the flagrant left-wing bias of the New York Times has made it unreadable for those who aren’t die-hard progressives, the Post has succumbed to the same failing as its quality and credibility have eroded....

The Denver Gazette is a long overdue right-leaning alternative for conservatives and moderates. Its news pages are especially attentive to Denver and Colorado matters and offer more balance than the Post....

The U.S. has historically imposed limits and restrictions on immigration... In the 21st century, open borders for countless needy immigrants and a welfare state are fiscally incompatible....

The point of America as codified by our founders in the Constitution was mostly about independence, individual liberty, limited government and private enterprise; the economic dimension of liberty. The Bill of Rights restricts government infringement on the people’s freedom of speech, religion, the press, assembly, the right to bear arms and other fundamental rights. But those freedoms aren’t absolute. They’re implicitly limited by four vital words: Up to a point....

“Up to a point” also applies to immigration.  ...

Progressives claim that “multiculturalism” makes us a better country. Perhaps, but, again, only up to a point. A tidal wave of immigration in the absence of assimilation would overwhelm our culture and lead to divisiveness and tribalism...

Sharia Law of Muslim fundamentalists is an affront to the constitutional rights of American women. I much prefer our culture to China’s totalitarian dictatorship. ...