Too complacent to recognize issue

Published 10:48 am Friday, March 11, 2011

Letter to the Editor

Paul Westrum, Albert Lea

After hammering on the immigration issue for the past 18 years, I am at my wits end on how to alert a complacent American citizenry as to its children’s ominous future. What’s more, I don’t think anyone understands their horrific endowment to future generations, i.e., our kids.

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For a fact, I know the U.S. Congress and the past five presidents did not, and our current president does not, understand the final ramifications of unrelenting immigration. They stand blind, deaf, dumb and stupid to the accelerating drama within our civilization.

At the current rate of legal and illegal immigration, plus the immigrants’ children, our country will watch the addition of 72 million immigrants, mostly from third world countries, within 24 years. Have you given thought to how that will affect the environment? Our culture? Our quality of life?