Illegals and the American Birthright

Pete Buttigieg, supposedly one of the more moderate Democrat candidates for president, believes that illegal aliens are just reclaiming stolen land.   I can picture him toting one of those mischievous banners popular with the Open Borders mobs: “we didn’t cross the border, the border crossed us.”  Not only is that historical bunk, but it is illegal aliens who are stealing stuff, including our finite resources and, ultimately, our American birthright. Whose land, exactly, was “stolen”?  Who crossed whose border?  Many Tejanos who lived in Texas wanted to break away from Mexico and supported the Texas revolution.  After smiting Santa Anna and declaring independence, they favored annexation by the United States. Similarly, in Alta California, most new settlers and Californios (Hispanic natives of California) supported a revolt against the unstable Mexican government.  Even before the Mexican-American War (1846-1848),...(Read Full Article)
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