Friday, April 25, 2008


The dark (and diseased) side of immigration ...

Cogitate upon this story when you hear some open-borders type calling for even more Third World immigration into the U.S. ...

"Call it one price of [mass immigration].

"Last year, tuberculosis increased in four of the Bay Area's five largest counties, and the San Jose area in 2006 had the highest TB rate of any large American metro area, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the California Department of Public Health. San Francisco, after an outbreak of TB among Latino day workers in the Mission district, has the highest TB rate of any county in California - quadruple the U.S. rate.

"From the bodies of Peruvian mummies to 21st-century tech workers, tuberculosis has been mankind's dark partner for centuries - a highly infectious disease that never followed the path to eradication of smallpox and polio. One in three people worldwide are infected, and 1.7 million died last year, mostly in poor countries where people lack the access to detection and treatment available in the United States."

Read the rest here.

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