Theodore Roosevelt on Immigration: Elites Speak with Forked Tongue

THEODORE ROOSEVELT: Immigration and elites.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT: Immigration and elites.

‘In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person’s becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American…There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn’t an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag… We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language.. And we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people.’
–Theodore Roosevelt 1907 (h/t:B)

Pretty words.

Very pretty words to shore up the popular indoctrination of the idea of America as a”melting pot.”  As the Soviet Union would do later, there was much chatter of a “new man”: the American new man.

One only has to ask oneself: Who is it who has always fostered the separateness of immigrants among the American people?

It has been the government, the media, the culture, the courts, education, politicians, business, entertainment: in short, the entire elite command structure of the country.

Which, as coincidence would have it, included Theodore Roosevelt back in 1907.


 

SPEAK WITH A FORKED TONGUE: (idiomatic) To speak deceptively; to be duplicitous or untruthful.

Possibly from the split tongue of a snake.

[Parts of this article originally appeared in End Times Prophecy Headlines: February 12, 2015.]

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