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(Washington Post)   That Heritage Foundation report claiming immigration reform will cost $11 gajillion? Yeah, the co-author's kind of a huge racist   ( washingtonpost.com) divider line
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2013-05-08 01:18:17 PM  
This is my shocked face.
 
2013-05-08 01:20:04 PM  
Shocking.
 
2013-05-08 01:20:53 PM  
The statistical construct known as IQ can reliably estimate general mental ability, or intelligence. The average IQ of immigrants in the United States is substantially lower than that of the white native population, and the difference is likely to persist over several generations.

Ow lawd.  It's wrong no matter the angle at which you view it.
 
2013-05-08 01:22:04 PM  
GTFO.
No kidding?
 
2013-05-08 01:25:47 PM  
Obvious tag out burning a cross on someone's lawn?
 
2013-05-08 01:28:03 PM  
Personally, I'm shocked that a test developed for white Americans that speak English ends up showing other races and first-language speakers as deficient.  Shocked.

It also seemed that, from an interview with Jim DeMint that I heard, they assumed that every immigrant would spend 50 years on major government subsidies.  Two flaws: one is that they forget that there's already a decade-plus delay built into the citizenship path, pushing the average age of eligibility to 44.  The second is that they said that the average life expectancy for a low-education, low-skilled worker is 84.  The CDC estimates that the average American born in 1980 (the average age of undocumented immigrants is 34) would expect to live to be 79.  Five years' difference is pretty big once you consider that SS benefits don't kick in until 65 (likely 67 or 69 by that time in the future).
 
2013-05-08 01:28:53 PM  
He looks average sized to me.
 
2013-05-08 01:35:46 PM  
the white native population

thewhointhewhatnow?
 
2013-05-08 02:00:13 PM  
i196.photobucket.com

white native
 
2013-05-08 02:03:43 PM  

timujin: the white native population

thewhointhewhatnow?


How many generations do you have to be here before you are a native?
 
2013-05-08 02:04:19 PM  

EvilEgg: timujin: the white native population

thewhointhewhatnow?

How many generations do you have to be here before you are a native?


Once you start voting for conservatives.
 
2013-05-08 02:05:54 PM  
Well, yeah, but what about the other author? How big of a racist is he? And how was the work on the article divided? Because if this guy is a "huge" racist (let's say he's 85 percent racist, just for argument's sake, even though he's probably not quite that bad), and if the other guy is barely racist at all (like, 5 percent), and they each wrote half, that means that whole thing isn't even 45 percent racist. That's minority racist, which makes it majority non-racist, which makes it perfectly acceptable. And if the 85 percent racist co-author wrote contributed less than half the work, it becomes even more majority non-racist. I really don't see how this is a big deal.
 
2013-05-08 02:06:39 PM  

DamnYankees: EvilEgg: timujin: the white native population

thewhointhewhatnow?

How many generations do you have to be here before you are a native?

Once you start voting for conservatives.


Heh.
 
2013-05-08 02:06:39 PM  

Pocket Ninja: Well, yeah, but what about the other author? How big of a racist is he? And how was the work on the article divided? Because if this guy is a "huge" racist (let's say he's 85 percent racist, just for argument's sake, even though he's probably not quite that bad), and if the other guy is barely racist at all (like, 5 percent), and they each wrote half, that means that whole thing isn't even 45 percent racist. That's minority racist, which makes it majority non-racist, which makes it perfectly acceptable. And if the 85 percent racist co-author wrote contributed less than half the work, it becomes even more majority non-racist. I really don't see how this is a big deal.


I was told there would be no math.
 
2013-05-08 02:06:51 PM  

EvilEgg: timujin: the white native population

thewhointhewhatnow?

How many generations do you have to be here before you are a native?


There are two possible answers to this.
Either whites count as natives because they've been here for generations and, therefore, so do all other races.
or
15,000 years.
 
2013-05-08 02:09:15 PM  

factoryconnection: Personally, I'm shocked that a test developed for white Americans that speak English ends up showing other races and first-language speakers as deficient.  Shocked.

It also seemed that, from an interview with Jim DeMint that I heard, they assumed that every immigrant would spend 50 years on major government subsidies.  Two flaws: one is that they forget that there's already a decade-plus delay built into the citizenship path, pushing the average age of eligibility to 44.  The second is that they said that the average life expectancy for a low-education, low-skilled worker is 84.  The CDC estimates that the average American born in 1980 (the average age of undocumented immigrants is 34) would expect to live to be 79.  Five years' difference is pretty big once you consider that SS benefits don't kick in until 65 (likely 67 or 69 by that time in the future).


They also assumed that if we didn't pass immigration reform, illegal immigrants would just move out at age 55.
 
2013-05-08 02:12:25 PM  

timujin: so do all other races.


You're forgetting, though. The whites who came over here originally paid their own way. The blacks who came over here originally got free boat rides. So, you know.
 
2013-05-08 02:18:13 PM  

Pocket Ninja: Well, yeah, but what about the other author? How big of a racist is he? And how was the work on the article divided? Because if this guy is a "huge" racist (let's say he's 85 percent racist, just for argument's sake, even though he's probably not quite that bad), and if the other guy is barely racist at all (like, 5 percent), and they each wrote half, that means that whole thing isn't even 45 percent racist. That's minority racist, which makes it majority non-racist, which makes it perfectly acceptable. And if the 85 percent racist co-author wrote contributed less than half the work, it becomes even more majority non-racist. I really don't see how this is a big deal.


If there's one single drop of racism in the report ...
 
2013-05-08 02:23:52 PM  
I think that some of the actual natives might be interested in his ideas of immigration reform.

Not to mention more talk of reparations...
 
2013-05-08 02:39:42 PM  

EvilEgg: timujin: the white native population

thewhointhewhatnow?

How many generations do you have to be here before you are a native?


However many generations it takes to be white.
 
2013-05-08 02:40:19 PM  
Whoah a racist spin doctor at the Heritage Foundation? That's unpossible.
 
2013-05-08 02:56:48 PM  
To the surprise of no one.
 
2013-05-08 02:57:53 PM  

Pocket Ninja: Well, yeah, but what about the other author? How big of a racist is he? And how was the work on the article divided? Because if this guy is a "huge" racist (let's say he's 85 percent racist, just for argument's sake, even though he's probably not quite that bad), and if the other guy is barely racist at all (like, 5 percent), and they each wrote half, that means that whole thing isn't even 45 percent racist. That's minority racist, which makes it majority non-racist, which makes it perfectly acceptable. And if the 85 percent racist co-author wrote contributed less than half the work, it becomes even more majority non-racist. I really don't see how this is a big deal.


See, I like your short, Hemingwayesque work even more than your usual multiparagraph stuff
 
2013-05-08 02:58:03 PM  
www.inboundmarketingagents.com
 
2013-05-08 02:59:20 PM  
 The average IQ of immigrants in the United States is substantially lower than that of the white native population,

303magazine.com

*AHEM*
 
2013-05-08 03:01:30 PM  
So change "IQ" to "athletic ability" and "whites" to "blacks" and it's no longer an issue?

I get it now.
 
2013-05-08 03:01:56 PM  
You know who ELSE talked about "heritage" as a "foundation"?
 
2013-05-08 03:03:04 PM  
That's good old fashioned family racism.
 
2013-05-08 03:05:06 PM  
What? The esteemed author seems like a fine gentleman to me.

encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com
 
2013-05-08 03:06:41 PM  
i48.photobucket.com
 
2013-05-08 03:06:57 PM  
Does Harvard produce any non-derpers anymore?
 
2013-05-08 03:07:05 PM  
I'm not sure that's racist unless he was specifying non-whites with low IQ's as opposed to just immigrants in general.  This here is more like a eugenist (not a word?), similar to the Nazi's.
 
2013-05-08 03:07:22 PM  
Immigrants are mentally and genetically inferior to white natives?

Guess it's time for me to count to potato.
 
2013-05-08 03:09:12 PM  
Who can argue with ironclad logic premised on the exact science of measuring intelligence?

And of course each family will cost half a million bucks with zero economic contributions. If there's one thing those low-IQ motherfarkers are known for, it's the absence of work ethic.

Pardon me, I have to go find my Spanish-English dictionary so that I can yell at the gardener and cleaning lady.

/off to wash off the stench of this post.
 
2013-05-08 03:09:18 PM  
Being opposed to immigration reform is racist.  Doesn't matter what your ideal model of immigration is, what we have isn't it, and your opposition is all about hating those "illegals".
 
2013-05-08 03:11:24 PM  
I like how the Heritage foundation is disavowing it now.  lol.
I'm sure their great Latin hope Marco Rubio had to do a wtf guys!??!??
 
2013-05-08 03:14:10 PM  

Diogenes: The statistical construct known as IQ can reliably estimate general mental ability, or intelligence. The average IQ of immigrants in the United States is substantially lower than that of the white native population, and the difference is likely to persist over several generations.


oh ... yeah, that's racist, in so many ways
 
2013-05-08 03:14:23 PM  
He writes, "No one knows whether Hispanics will ever reach IQ parity with whites, but the prediction that new Hispanic immigrants will have low-IQ children and grandchildren is difficult to argue against."

B-b-but they just hate law breakers, it has nothing to do with race!
 
2013-05-08 03:15:06 PM  

Diogenes: The statistical construct known as IQ can reliably estimate general mental ability, or intelligence. The average IQ of immigrants in the United States is substantially lower than that of the white native population, and the difference is likely to persist over several generations.

Ow lawd.  It's wrong no matter the angle at which you view it.


I was almost sure you were kidding in your highlight.

One of the angles that makes it wrong is probably the grading system (or rather the meaning of the grading system)

A - Asian
B - Barely Asian
C - Can't be Asian
D - Definitely not Asian
F - Farthest away from Asian
 
2013-05-08 03:17:10 PM  

Diogenes: The statistical construct known as IQ can reliably estimate general mental ability, or intelligence. The average IQ of immigrants in the United States is substantially lower than that of the white native population, and the difference is likely to persist over several generations.

Ow lawd.  It's wrong no matter the angle at which you view it.


How did Harvard award a doctorate for this? I am truly amazed.

This is something I would expect from Liberty U or Bob Jones College of Christianity and Taxidermy.
 
2013-05-08 03:17:26 PM  
This is more shocking than the time I tried to blowdry my hair in the shower.
 
2013-05-08 03:17:52 PM  

mayIFark: B - Barely Asian


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mayIFark: C - Can't be Asian


24.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-05-08 03:22:40 PM  
Keep in mind, for new immigrants the highest rate is from Asian countries. So, his focus on Hispanics are flawed to begin with.
 
2013-05-08 03:24:22 PM  

mayIFark: Barely Asian


Even though the genres were thoroughly confused thorough a basic misunderstanding, the porn series was still a hit.
 
2013-05-08 03:26:19 PM  
Foolish monkey-men. Only you could correlate phenotypic variation in purely superficial characteristics with any heritability in intelligence. That's why my species rules you from the shadows and your missing children mine salt on our prison moons!
 
2013-05-08 03:28:17 PM  
Heritage Foundation = Lies, misinformation, and distortion of data regardless of the subject.......honestly only people who think Fox News is in fact Fair and Balanced believe their crap.
 
2013-05-08 03:28:48 PM  
Hold on... I'll get my shocked face *rummages around in junk drawer*
 
2013-05-08 03:30:22 PM  
www.bitlogic.com
 
2013-05-08 03:31:09 PM  
For some reason, Washington Post articles have been taking forever to open for me.  Not sure if this is just because it's blocked at work (have they become a hardcore porn site yet?) or if their website just sucks.
 
2013-05-08 03:31:13 PM  
Eve Republicans were calling the Report laughable.
 
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