March 14, 2008, - 11:36 am
By Debbie Schlussel
Attention, terrorists, in case you weren’t paying attention–and we know that you are–your trip into the U.S. just got a whole lot easier.
Today, Michael “Serpenthead” “Mr. Burns” Chertoff signed bilateral agreements waiving visa requirements for Hungary, Lithuania, and Slovakia. On Wednesday, he signed similar agreements with Latvia and Estonia.
This is part of the expansion of the Visa Waiver program, which I’ve repeatedly decried on this site. It allows citizens and residents of allies and “friendly” countries to bypass stringent visa requirements to get into the U.S. and disappear. Without visa requirements–which generally include an interview at a U.S. embassy and more stringent background checks against terrorism databases, etc.–it’s far easier for those of questionable backgrounds to pass into our borders.
It’s a stupid policy, since we well know–and even Mr. Chertoff has acknowledged–that Muslim extremists are all over Europe and they wish us harm and are seeking to enter America. How many Muslim terrorists are there in Hungary, Lithuania, Slovakia, Latvia, and Estonia? You’d be surprised–the number is far more than you know. And given this new policy, expect that number to grow even more rapidly. Now, they don’t need visas to get here. They can just travel here at will. Ditto for the Muslims in France, Britian, Belgium, and other Western European nations to whom we’ve extended visa waivers.
It’s absurd. And it’s well past time to scrap the visa waiver program altogether. As we all know, Islamic Jihad, Al-Qaeda, and Hezbollah are not nations, they are movements, whose members and supporters are global. Borders and boundaries of nations whose governments might be friendly to us are irrelevant to many of the individual people within those borders and boundaries. Many of them hate us and will do whatever they can to kill us.
And we just made it even easier for them to do it.
V.I. Lenin was wrong when he said that capitalists would buy the rope on which to hang themselves.
We didn’t buy the rope. We’re simply giving it away to our enemies.
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