This week, the month-long mystery of the missing college student, Mollie Tibbits, was sadly resolved, with the discovery of her body in a local cornfield. Developments in the search for her were updated frequently over the last few weeks, and always featured at the top, or near to the top of headlines on the English tabloid, the Daily Mail. Which, for all its’ eccentricities, abuse of grammar, spelling, penchant for the flamingly obvious, providing Piers Morgan with a salary, extreme Kardashian-worship, and light-to-moderate Trump disdain, does cover the American news scene without much fear or favor.
The longer the mystery of her disappearance went on, though – the greater the chance of a less than happy ending. And as it turns out that the chief suspect in her kidnapping and murder is a man with a distinctly dodgy background – an illegal alien of Mexican background, whose’ identity papers are something of a mystery. His American employers seemed to believe that everything was hunky-dory; this lends the cynical among us to assume that such paperwork must have been better forgeries than the usual run.

Political shining star Senator Elizabeth Warren, when asked for a reaction to the Tibbits murder, immediately pivoted to opine indignantly on the matter of children separated from their mothers at the US border, apparently seeing that as a matter of higher priority than of crimes committed by illegal aliens after they cross the border – a remarkably tone-deaf reaction. Or maybe not, considering that Senator Warren speaks from a position ‘ex cathedra’ reflecting, “the set of values and beliefs that justify the existing order of society and, not coincidentally, the privileged place of the managerial aristocracy in that order.” In other words, as a member of the American ruling class, to whom uncounted numbers of illegal immigrants to the country mean restaurants with exotic new international cuisines, very cheap labor, and well-cultivated vote-plantations – an in-the-pocket electorate so much more obedient than stiff-necked members of the middle and working class. Such citizens have, of late, been much less biddable than their betters would wish; witness such indicators of deep dissatisfaction as the Tea Party, the election of Donald Trump, and the Just Walk Away movement.

To the ruling class, an affection for, the sheltering of, and the unstinting support for undocumented immigrants is an unmitigated good. All the benefits listed in the previous paragraph, along with being able to conspicuously virtue-signal, accrue to the ruling class, secure in their wealth, their gated communities, social clubs and private schools. All the disadvantages, hazards, and expenses both social and actual land like a ton of bricks on everyone else – and have been doing so for at least two decades, possibly more. It’s not just the criminal element; incidents of rape, robbery, murder, drunk driving, uninsured driving, and identity theft which victimize ordinary Americans, native and legalized at the hands of the illegal. All over Texas, the Southwest and California – stories of auto accidents caused by uninsured and probably illegal drivers abound, also spectacular drunk driving incidents committed by the same demographic.

A few years ago, another blogger drilled down through the comments appended to Yahoo news story of the woman who was arrested at her OB-gyn’s office – an illegal with such badly-forged picture ID that the office staff called the authorities. As far down as the blogger (and I) explored the comments on the story – which was posted as ‘oh, pity the poor pregnant woman, busted at the doctor’s office’ none of those commenting on the story were sympathetic. Without exception, they were infuriated; outraged over how someone elses’ SSAN had been stolen to facilitate the woman’s residence in the US. Multiply this by a thousand, a million times over the last twenty years and more – and you have ordinary Americans almost lethally angry and with cause over the abuse of our trust, our social cohesion, and our pocketbooks. Illegal aliens willing to work under the table at unskilled labor in construction, agriculture, in factories, and at domestic work for much less than minimum wage undermine native American workers. It’s not that there are jobs that Americans won’t do – they won’t do them for a pittance. The ruling class, and their handmaidens in the established press also prefer to downplay the burden placed on public schools; yes, for every Dreamer who is their high school graduating valedictorian and bound for college to be a doctor or an astronaut or something like that, I’d bet there are ten or twenty who have never adequately learned English, are illiterate in any language, and headed for a lifetime of petty criminality intermixed with welfare poverty. At taxpayers’ expense, coming and going, to our mounting exasperation – an exasperation equally fueled by the insistence of the ruling class that this exasperation and mounting anger is just proof of our own racism.

The establishment press, and the ruling class wish to disappear these incidents and issues, of course. But the murders of Kate Steinle, and now of Mollie Tibbits may be precipitating a preference cascade. Your thoughts?


  1. Robert Houghton

    I think that black voters have been creating a slow moving preference cascade of their own. More and more are coming to realize that they have been played by the ruling class, a.k.a. the Democrats for decades.The Democrats are losing the black vote, and when they do, the party is doomed.

    • Not if enough illegals can be imported to replace them. Since voting is no longer tied to citizenship in Democrat controlled areas, there’s a much larger pool of voters south of the border.

    • Jim Burke

      Here in Fla the Ds nominated a young, photogenic black man for Governor, Andrew Gillium. He is under investigation by FBI for corrupt practices while mayor of Tallahassee. I am 100% sure he will get 98.9% of the black, Puerto Rican and yoot vote solely based on his race. George Soros and Bernie Sanders, the former has pumped millions of $ into the state on his behalf and the later who made several appearances with him, will have the governor ship of one of the most important states in the nation in their pockets. Based solely on race.

  2. Special Guest Star

    The Daily Mail is very readable. Much better paper than USA Today or other American national circulation dailies. It’s not great but it’s better than what we have here in the US.

    Do you think the ruling class would prefer to give gorillas franchise and import them, or is there something about crimmigrant people in particular they like?

  3. Zoe Smith

    Over the years I have had two serious encounters with illegals. First, my car was struck hard as I was driving through an intersection in Monterey Park, CA and it careened off into 3 other cars. I was 6 months pregnant at the time and could have lost the baby. The driver, unlicensed and uninsured, soon realized how much trouble he was in and fled back across the border to Mexico leaving me and my insurance company to pay for my passenger’s injuries. That was before California made the insurance companies coverage include “uninsured drivers”. Think about how much money that has cost over the years.
    Second, I went to the employment office to file for unemployment and found that someone named “Juan” had been using my Social Security Number. “No big deal,” the clerk said, “we’ll just fix it from here.”
    I know this has happened to many others.