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Saturday, December 9, 2017

The first 11 comments at Unz Review

to my "Obscured American: Melissa the Iraqi Refugee":

• eah says:
December 9, 2017 at 5:40 am GMT • 100 Words

Yes, I know Melissa is not yet an American, but she will be one soon enough. Moreover, by wrecking her native country, America has caused Melissa to be here, so she is very much an American product.

We’re all sorry about “wrecking” Iraq (how ‘unwrecked’ it was before is another matter), which in democratic America no one ever voted for — but “wrecking” America by bringing Melissa and her brood, not to mention millions of others like them from countries that ‘wrecked’ themselves without any help from America, is not something we’re really interested in — we didn’t vote for that either.

• MikeatMikedotMike says:
December 9, 2017 at 6:04 am GMT • 100 Words

To hell with Melissa, and her kids. She is a product of a reckless progressive government, forced upon an unwilling American populace. I did not ask for war against her country. I do not ask for her burden here either. Take her, and your bigotry back to east Asia, Dinh, you despicable squatter, where you can live in brown utopia. Only there you can be free of the evils of whiteness, and Western Civilization. We, the horrible whites, who you choose to live amongst. I never chose to live amongst you or Melissa, but i guess I’m stuck with you.

• jim jones says:

December 9, 2017 at 8:14 am GMT

There is an Iraqi refugee staying near me in West London, people hate her because she flew into this country and got everything for free from Social Services. She has a house and car and sits around all day watching TV.

• Biff says:
December 9, 2017 at 8:21 am GMT

You should paraphrase her work just a little bit, but it was nice never the less.

• anonymous says:
December 9, 2017 at 8:38 am GMT • 100 Words

“Yes, I know Melissa is not yet an American, but she will be one soon enough. Moreover, by wrecking her native country, America has caused Melissa to be here, so she is very much an American product.”

Sounds like she and the kids are fitting right in. Are the boys Eagles fans yet?

• neutral says:
December 9, 2017 at 9:59 am GMT • 100 Words

Let me say it straight, I don’t consider her an obscured American, she is an Arab that does not belong in America, made even worse by the fact that she has brought in so many Arab children.

I can sympathize with that story of her 14 year daughter, but these supposed tear jerker stories simply don’t work anymore for me. White people are basically being ethnically cleansed in most white lands, whether these foreigners come as conquerers or with sob story refugees the end result is still the same, they are threat and feeling sorry for those that will replace you is the height of stupidity.

• RealAmerican says:
December 9, 2017 at 12:04 pm GMT

The tragic circumstances of this woman’s life should have been told with far greater sensitivity and dignity. If there’s a point to this rant, I simply missed it.

• AndrewR says:
December 9, 2017 at 12:18 pm GMT

Negro-loving immigrants should be the highest deportation priority

• Anonymous says: •
December 9, 2017 at 2:04 pm GMT • 200 Words
Melissa has been in the US for 2 years and 7 months. With no husband here, she must manage six children, aged 18, 16, 14, 11, 8 and 5. Her 16-year-old daughter, Melina, wants to be cheerleader, but that’s not going to happen, Melissa said.

It’s her 14-year-old daughter, however, who’s giving Melissa the most trouble. Mina has discovered sex and at least marijuana. “She likes black guys,” Melina told me. Mina would disappear for days, and once, drove Melissa’s car away and stranded her mother.

Man, such a heart-warming story. I feel so enriched. This is exactly the type of breeders the US needs to multiply and vote.
Yes, I know Melissa is not yet an American, but she will be one soon enough. Moreover, by wrecking her native country, America has caused Melissa to be here, so she is very much an American product.

She’s a product of Israel. At this point in time Israel has not yet learned how to be multicultural. And I think we are going to be part of the throes of that transformation, which must take place. Israel is not going to be the monolithic societies they once were in the last century. The white race is going to be at the centre of that. It’s a huge transformation for Israel to make. They are now going into a multicultural mode and whites will be resented because of our leading role. But without that leading role and without that transformation, Israel will not survive.

• ThreeCranes says:
December 9, 2017 at 2:14 pm GMT • 100 Words

This woman and her six children…..during the Bronze Age we would have killed her children and enslaved her. She would have been a sex slave and domestic servant to a powerful warrior, bearing his half-breed bastard children. In this way, she would have been assimilated–literally genetically assimilated.

But we have left those clear-thinking days behind us so we are left to ponder what to do with her and ask ourselves what benefit she and her brood confers upon America.

• wayfarer says:
December 9, 2017 at 2:21 pm GMT • 200 Words

Brother Orloski,

Here’s a bullet-proof plan for your pal Jimmy, the freezing homeless Texan.

Back in the day, your American hobo could’ve hopped a freight train, and gotten the hell out of Scranton, come winter.

But today, your American hobo just needs to panhandle $176, and he’s got himself a one-way Greyhound bus ticket, from Scranton PA to Miami FL.


Along with an EBT card, which Jimmy no doubt qualifies for, were talking first-class cuisine for the first-class ride.

Once in Miami, one can lease a taxi-cab. Instantly you’ve got yourself a job, spending money, drunk women, and a mobile beach house. Cops typically won’t cite a cabbie for sleeping in the back seat of their cab. I know this from experience.

P.S. Maybe you and Linh ought to get a pair of bus tickets for Miami, too. No doubt there are plenty of colorful gonzo tales to write about down there, you know in “paradise.”



destroytheuniverse said...

expressing any sort of compassion/empathy is verboten now it seems - I've received extraordinarily hateful comments for doing just that

Peter Zerbe Westberg Sr said...

Separation exists only in the mind,we all have lived 10,000 life’s each a seasonal occupation.


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