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The US has faced such threats before

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Submitted by Michael (United States), Feb 17, 2011 at 04:12

A fast breeding population of brutes who owe their primary allegiance to a foreign power? Moving aggressively to take over respectable positions? Dang Catholics! The Irish and Italians, with their Papist loyalties all incompatible with Anglo-American representative government came over in waves. And violent too! Just look at The Troubles or the Years of Lead. How did we stop them? We didn't. As a matter of fact they now make up a majority of the Supreme Court, and one even held the Presidency. Yet the world kept on spinning.

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