What Makes America Great: It Isn’t Trump: It is the People He Openly Opposes. 1/2

Two recent articles are worth considering. One in the Boston Globe on August 1 titled: “Can the US stop the scientific brain drain to China?” written by Arthur W. Lambert a postdoctoral fellow at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. He tells us “Recently, I was having lunch with a prominent US-based cancer scientist.  We . . . spent most of the lunch talking about China. He was in the process of securing a green card, looking for a second academic appointment in the country, and working on starting a company in Beijing. “Everything is happening there,” he said. “You have to go!”

He pointed out: The Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine has been awarded to 97 scientists in the United States and only one in China, . . .”  He also noted: As more promising young Chinese scientists elect to start their laboratories back home — instead of in the United States — the next generation of insights and innovations will increasingly emerge from China. Perhaps most important, China is also working to become a more attractive place for non-Chinese scientists to immigrate.” 

As America under the Trump administration continues its hostility to science and foreign born citizens it is making America an unwelcoming host.

The other article was in the Washington Post written on the same day is titled: “America just won the world’s hardest math contest. Again.”   

It starts of: “Last month, the United States made an extraordinary achievement: For the third time in four years, it won the International Mathematical Olympiad. This is staggeringly impressive. The Math Olympiad is the hardest and most prestigious math competition for high school students in the world.”

The team is lead by mathematics professor Po-Shen Loh. One of two perfect scores was gained by James Lin a member of the team. Other members who received medals were Andrew Gu, Vincent Huang, Michael Ren, Mihir Anand Singhal, and Adam Ardeishar. The author of the article Mahbub Majumdar who has degrees from Stanford and M.I.T.wrote:  “it is worth noting that many of the team members are second- or third-generation immigrants. Loh, in fact, is the son of immigrant parents from Singapore. The team’s deputy leader, Sasha Rudenko, is the son of Ukrainian immigrants.”  

He goes on to note: “Immigrants are high achievers in some of the most challenging vocations, such as mathematics, physics and computer science — all necessary for a technologically reliant society . . . . By welcoming and giving the opportunities to the Lins, Singhs, Steins, Huangs, Hossains, McArthurs,  Onahs, Garcias and Rudenkos of the world — who are eager to learn the difficult math, solve the difficult physics problems, and write the difficult code — America renews itself  and makes itself “great again, . . .”

Continuing he writes: “Every country envies America’s talent pool, yet very few are bold enough to copy the U.S. model of immigration that can recharge stagnant sectors of society. That is why no other country will ever be able to  emulate the dynamism of America. If America continues to turn its back on immigrants it will be like every other country unable to lead the world in the sciences and technology innovations.

One of the members of his Bangladesh team won a gold medal which excited the whole nation. He wrote:I feel privileged to be a part of this, because as a son of immigrant Bangladeshis who grew up in the United States receiving the best that America has to offer, I know firsthand the good that America does in the world. By helping Bangladesh’s students reach greatness, I am taking part in the chain of transformation that liberal and open U.S. immigration policies offer. This culture of aspiration and generosity is America at its best.”

(cont tomorrow)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27 thoughts on “What Makes America Great: It Isn’t Trump: It is the People He Openly Opposes. 1/2

  1. Note: All of these immigrants are legal immigrants. Note 2: I heard a wonderful jazz quartet perform outside the Prudential a few weeks ago . . .they were of Italian descent . . .two were teachers at the Berklee School of Music, Boston . .I talked to the pianist/keyboard man, Maxim Lubarsky . . .who was conversing with everyone in Italian including Italy’s delegate to Boston . . .I told Maxim my very talented grandniece, Madison, was having a one-week intensive course in Jazz Piano at Berklee that August (by invitation only; Maddie is fourteen years old; a gifted artist). He was impressed and happy for Maddie. Anyway, Maxim told me he won’t be at Berklee in August . . .he’ll be on sabbatical in CHINA . . .

    1. Bill:

      Trump wants to cut down on legal immigration. He wants to limit it to certain countries. It is not how America became great.

  2. Trump does not oppose Immigrants. His wife is an immigrant. He wants to cut down on illegal immigration and select more people of talent who genuinely want to be here.

    1. Bill:

      It is the poor people who came here whose descendants made America great by being educated in America. The people of talent Trump wants (which he really doesn’t) have the old ideas and not things that will advance our country in the future. Don’t remember the plaque on the Statue of Liberty saying send my your talented.

  3. Good post. Agree. Quality education for all, regardless of race, creed, and, or, social class.
    Put some work, and, money, into public schools. A Federal teacher corps teaching a standard curriculum, would be a good idea. Put everyone on the same page. Off course, those with the means could still send their lucky whelps to private educational institutions steeped in class privilege, racism, and, superstition.

  4. Don’t believe what you read in the newspapers. Not reliable. Globe readers are sheep without a shepherd. Instead listen to Jesus he can teach you many things. John Keller said everything he reads in the Globe on Wednesday morning he read on the internet the day before. 2. Harry Lee compared China to America. He said they could exploit the talents of 1.2 billion people but America had access to the talents of the other 7 billion. Trump is going to take on China on their illegal trade practices. Their theft of intellectual property and forced technology transfers along with their dumping practices. Trump is going to make them play by the rules. Clinton,Bush and Obama were too weak to challenge them. Thirty years ago James Fallows wrote a book Barbarians at the Gate which he claimed Japan was going to surpass America. Today it is China. A country ruled by a one party state embracing central planning can’t outperform the U S. 3. A Canadian economist talked about the risks of a trade dispute with America. He pointed out that Canada’s GDP was 25% exports and that 20% went to the U.S. America’s exports were only 8% of their GDP and their trade with Canada amounted to less than 2% of their GDP. America has the upper hand in all trade disputes.

    1. NC:

      What’s Jesus got to do with politics, GNP, trade, etc? According to the New Testament, Jesus wasn’t much into business. After all, he scourged the money lenders from the temple. You’re saying the Son of God was pro-business? Where do you get this stuff? Do you think, if Jesus came back tomorrow, he’d be a fascist Trumpy? My read on the New Testament is a little different.

  5. Trump just admitted that Don Jr.’s meeting with the Russian lawyer was an attempt to get dirt on Hillary Clinton..i.e. collusion?

    Are we done here? You guys done defending him yet? Or should I wait while you think of other ways to spin this.

    Will everyone defending Trump agree that his administration has repeatedly lied about the meeting? that it was in fact planned, that Kushner, Manafort, Jr. knew what it was going to be about, and it wasn’t about adoptions? They admitted to all of these facts…yet I bet you all will sit here and dispute them, or attempt to explain them away.

  6. Let us follow the logic here: Meeting with a Russian to get dirt on Hillary is COLLUSION (whatever that means? is it like a conspiracy to commit a crime? what crime? getting dirt on someone from a Foreigner) so Hillary hiring a Brit to get dirt on Trump from Russians (the Dossier) is COLLUSION, colluding, plotting, planning with foreign folks to get dirt on someone . . . .GETTING DIRT ON SOMEONE IS A CRIME? OR IT’S A CRIME IF THE DIRT COMES FROM A FOREIGNER? OR IT’S A CRIME IF THE FOREIGNER IS A RUSSIAN? OR IT’S A CRIME FOR A PRIVATE CITIZEN TO LIE ABOUT THE MEETING TO THE PRESS? LIKE, MAYBE HILLARY SHOULDN’T LIE WHILE A PRIVATE CITIZEN, OR SECRETARY OF STATE, OR RUNNING FOR OFFICE, BECAUSE IT’S A CRIME TO LIE, EXAGGERATE ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL OR IT’S A CRIME FOR THE PRESS, THE GLOBE AND WASHINGTON POST, TO COLLUDE WITH FOREIGNERS THEN LIE TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ABOUT . . .WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION, LIBYA, SYRIA, THE BOMBINGS OF FOREIGNERS, THE KILLINGS OF MILLIONS IN WARS OF AGGRESSION, IMPERIALISM, VIETNAM . . .

    AM I MISSING THE POINT HERE?

    OH, I GET IT: You hate Trump . . .You don’t like Trump . . .you like Hillary and pro-abortion Democrats . . .you don’t like conservative Republicans . . . you like government unions, especially federal government unions, and federal/state government pensions, and more federal interference in our lives, like Khalid wants a Federal Teaching Corps . . .

    Or you want to invent a new crime called COLLUSION and apply it only to Trump and Republicans, not to Hillary, like the FEDS invented a new crime “Not hiring the most qualified” and applied it only to conservative traditionalists Boston-centered probation officers. You remember the phony Probation Officers case that an appeals court unceremoniously throw out because it was a blatantly political phony prosecution, like most of the what the FEDs and leftist Press do these days . . . phony prosecutions, phony persecutions of innocent folks based purely on petty partisan political B.S. . . . .Fake Crimes invented by Fake Press and Fake Persecutors . . .unAmericans . . .

    1. Collusion is a buzz word, there are plenty of crimes available to prosecute. But I guessed correct, your head is so far trump’s rump you can taste what he ate for breakfast! (A big Mac)

  7. Want something to worry about: Here’s some news:
    INFOWARS is a right wing, radical at times, site, controversial, but with a lot of good hard hitting reporting, commentary, too. Now FACEBOOK, SPOTIFY and APPLE have removed INFOWARS from their venues: too hateful of Muslims, gays, too pro-violent . . .apparently the FREE SPEECH has been censored without mentioning specifically what content offended THE BIG THREE:
    So, here’s something truly to worry about: CENSORSHIP OF FREE SPEECH BY MEGA-CORPORATIONS which monopolize THE INTERNET:

    Paul Joseph Watson

    @PrisonPlanet
    Facebook has permanently BANNED Infowars.

    For unspecified “hate speech”. They didn’t even tell us what the offending posts were.

    This sets a chilling precedent for free speech.

    To all other conservative news outlets – you are next.

    The great censorship purge has truly begun.

    5:50 AM – Aug 6, 2018

    p.s. Paul Joseph Watson is a conservative Brit . .maybe conservative foreigners should be censored in America, according to Facebook, et al . . .

    1. If you think INFOWars has good, hard hitting reporting, you are either a) illiterate, or b) a crazy person who thinks Sandy Hook was staged.

    2. Michael Steele and the Russia Investigation are apples and oranges. The MOSTLY TRUE and PROVEN Steele Dossier was the work of a former MI6 Agent, then a private citizen, paid for by a REPUBLICAN (initially), who used his sources to put together the dossier. Note 1 MAN, who gathered info and put it in a research paper.

      The Russian Conspiracy was a coordinated effort on MULTIPLE FRONTs, by MULTIPLE People, with MULTIPLE Russian Agents, that included hacking, cyberattacks, social engineering through Facebook, and direct coordination with Russian foreign agents.

      So you lose.

    3. Bill:

      Jones is loud mouthed cretin. You’re twice as smart as him. Don’t let his BS fool you. The quicker he’s out of the public consciousness the better. Where’s Art Bell these days? He was as crazy as Jones, but, not offensive to people. Alex Jones is an asshole who’s harmed people with his stupid crap. There’s no excuse for that jerk. I’m surprised no one has put a couple pills into him (like his poor ex-wife). We can only hope.

  8. People who read the Globe and Post are lost sheep. Barnicle,Cullen and Janet Cook. Fake News. Not to be believed. A pattern of falsehoods and dishonesty. Forgive seven times seventy. Can you forgive Trump for keeping his promises?

    1. Bob De Niro says f#ck Trump. I agree. Screw Glorious Leader’s fatuous promises. Bring on the mid-terms. Do you think the BOP has a family incarceration program? I’d like to see Trump and his nits locked up where the G keeps illegal immigrant families. Give him a taste of his own medicine. Living in a world where minorities are the majority (prison) would be good for Trump and his kids.

    1. ugh

      http://www.sinor.ru/~che/birthmarks.htm

      Dr. Ian Stevenson’s

      Birthmarks Article

      Note: This article by Dr. Ian Stevenson, published in an academic journal in 1993, provides amazing graphic evidence that physical traits somehow can carry over from a past life to a present life. It also give a sample of Dr. Stevenson’s thoroughness, and of his academic style. It’s not easy reading. But it is, in my opinion, the strongest proof yet of reincarnation.
      The “forthcoming book” that Dr. Stevenson mentions, and on which this article is based, is now available. If you want to dig into this amazing work further, I recommend you get the shorter summary book, Where Biology and Reincarnation Intersect from Amazon.com (it probably is not in your local bookstore).

      Following is the complete text of the article.

      Birthmarks and Birth Defects Corresponding to Wounds on Deceased Persons

      By Dr. Ian Stevenson

      Dr. Ian Stevenson is the head of the Department of Psychiatric Medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia.

      This paper was presented at the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Society for Scientific Exploration held at Princeton University. June 11-13, 1992.

      ugh ugh

      https://www.google.com/search?q=Where+Reincarnation+and+Biology+Intersect&stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAONgFuLUz9U3MDHLqDJR4gIxzcrNsuILtHic8vOzgzNTUssTK4sBgOOxFScAAAA&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjNs9SdjNrcAhUpq1kKHR-CCC0QxA0wFnoECA0QOg&biw=1024&bih=666

      Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect – Wikipedia
      Wikipedia › wiki › Where_Reincarnation…
      Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect. Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect is a 1997 book by psychiatrist Ian Stevenson, published by Praeger. The book is about birthmarks and birth defects ostensibly associated with reincarnation.

      in other newes

      https://wilsonquarterly.com/quarterly/fall-2013-americas-schools-4-big-questions/inside-fbis-decades-long-effort-court-allies-in-media/

      INSIDE THE FBI’S DECADES-LONG EFFORT TO COURT ALLIES IN THE MEDIA

      BY THE WILSON QUARTERLY
      J. Edgar Hoover’s hidden wordsmiths

  9. Alex Jones found a ” hook ” … A Sandy Hook .

    He rode it hard and caused great suffering for those already greatly suffering.

    He is a dolt !!!

  10. Matt Connolly and his Irregulars
    sorta has a nice ring to it,eh?

    in other irregular newes

    Remote Viewing is the ability of your consciosness to
    leave your body and go anywhere in
    the universe.
    In the past ,present and future.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0s3UUjPbJUc

    Trump vs. Putin and Dyatlov Pass: August 2018 Time Cross – Farsight
    FarsightPress17,284 views

    also see

    https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2018/aug/03/fbi-zsa-zsa/

    alse see how FBI Director J Edgar Hoover
    was amassing a 3,000 page file on
    Zza Gabor while denying the existence
    of the Mafia

    August 3, 2018
    FBI releases first batch of Zsa Zsa Gabor’s file
    The Hungarian actress acquired an estimated 3,000 pages in the Bureau’s cabinets, which included charges that she had been dance partners with Hitler – twice
    Written by Beryl Lipton
    Edited by JPat Brown
    Zsa Zsa Gabor – a Hungarian actress well-known for her handfuls of husbands and the distinctive “darling” with which she addressed others – was also, apparently, a popular target for the boys at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. After she passed away at 99 in December 2016, MuckRock requested the Bureau’s files on the celebrity, which they estimated early last year numbers nearly 3,000 pages.

    ugh
    http://edgar-hoover.tripod.com

    A 1957 Meeting Forced the FBI to Recognize the Mafia—And Changed the Justice System Forever
    Smithsonian Magazine

    Nov 14, 2017 · FBI director J. Edgar Hoover previously ignored the growing threat in favor of pursuing Cold War bugaboos. … “That meeting literally changed the course of history,” writes Michael Newton in The Mafia at Apalachin, 1957. … Left-wing activist Carlo Tresca, but not the gangster who …

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