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Old Yesterday, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Midwest City, Oklahoma
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Just about everyone in Africa and the middle east it seems. But then it would no longer be Denmark.
The only thing anyone wants is money. That is what immigration is all about and has always been about, money. No one moves to Denmark for the weather or for the people.


It wasn't until the rise of money that immigration ever happened, at least short of conquest. And that is why no one cares to "assimilate" into being a Dane. They didn't come there to be a Dane, they came for the money. And the only point at which anyone has ever assimilated to anything is when it benefited them or where they were forced to do so.


America exists only for money. Americans pretend to care about each other only to the extent it serves their interests. And that is why all the so-called "patriots" are the biggest supporters of secession.

The only thing anyone cares about is themselves and their family. Everything else is fake. And that is exactly how it should be.
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Old Yesterday, 03:31 PM
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Location: Clyde Hill, WA
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I note nobody responded to this post, instead preferring to go on wild goose chases, so I post it again. I'd like to know in particular what OP's explanation for it is....


https://marginalrevolution.com/margi...han-danes.html

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Of the Nordic groups, Danish-Americans have the highest per capita income, clocking in at $70,925.
Danish Americans have a $23,000 higher per capita income than Danes in Denmark. Why?
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I'm giving OP a third chance to respond to this question, which IMO is critical to his/her thread. He/she never responded, but it's possible that it just got lost in the shuffle.
Three times posted, and no reply from OP or any of his ally-posters on the thread. I'm going to take it as an admission from OP et al, that the entire premise of post #1 is entirely fatuous.
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Old Yesterday, 03:48 PM
 
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The only thing anyone wants is money. That is what immigration is all about and has always been about, money. No one moves to Denmark for the weather or for the people.


It wasn't until the rise of money that immigration ever happened, at least short of conquest. And that is why no one cares to "assimilate" into being a Dane. They didn't come there to be a Dane, they came for the money. And the only point at which anyone has ever assimilated to anything is when it benefited them or where they were forced to do so.


America exists only for money. Americans pretend to care about each other only to the extent it serves their interests. And that is why all the so-called "patriots" are the biggest supporters of secession.

The only thing anyone cares about is themselves and their family. Everything else is fake. And that is exactly how it should be.
I think they want the wealth, the Danish women and the territory to spread their culture, and to get away from their own dysfunctional people.
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Old Yesterday, 05:25 PM
 
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The only thing anyone wants is money. That is what immigration is all about and has always been about, money. No one moves to Denmark for the weather or for the people.


It wasn't until the rise of money that immigration ever happened, at least short of conquest. And that is why no one cares to "assimilate" into being a Dane. They didn't come there to be a Dane, they came for the money. And the only point at which anyone has ever assimilated to anything is when it benefited them or where they were forced to do so.


America exists only for money. Americans pretend to care about each other only to the extent it serves their interests. And that is why all the so-called "patriots" are the biggest supporters of secession.

The only thing anyone cares about is themselves and their family. Everything else is fake. And that is exactly how it should be.
I take it you’ve never walked the length, nor part of the length of the Stroget on a beautiful day .
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Old Yesterday, 05:45 PM
 
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The only thing anyone wants is money. That is what immigration is all about and has always been about, money. No one moves to Denmark for the weather or for the people.
Safety might have bit to do with it, y'know.
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Old Yesterday, 06:01 PM
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Location: Clyde Hill, WA
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Safety might have bit to do with it, y'know.
I'm curious Dane, are you familiar w/ any details of Danish immigration policy? I have read some on Norway and Sweden, but not Denmark.

Sweden has pretty lax immigration, but it is causing a lot of political upheaval there. Norway allows immigration, but is incredibly strict about assimilating them. All are required to learn Norwegian, and to learn about the culture. They are initially placed with a Norwegian family, and must stay with them for a period (IIRC 6 months or a year) before they can go off on their own.
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Old Yesterday, 10:57 PM
 
Location: Midwest City, Oklahoma
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I think they want the wealth, the Danish women and the territory to spread their culture, and to get away from their own dysfunctional people.
It is common for people to want to spread their culture. Americans want to spread their culture. Especially Christians who go to Africa and Asia as missionaries. And there were missionaries who came to Colonial America. But you are talking about a tiny-tiny minority. The vast majority of people trying to immigrate to Europe are going for exactly the same reason Central-Americans are trying to immigrate to the United States. Money.

Look at the history of immigration to the United States since 1776. Other than the people forced to come here(IE slaves/servants), pretty much everyone else came for money or for land.

Why do you think the Germans came here? The Italians? The Polish? The French? The Spanish? The Irish? They wanted more friends? They heard we were nice? They wanted to learn English and assimilate into American culture? Nonsense. And for that matter, why did we let them in? Because we wanted more friends? Because we liked them so much? Because a bunch of slave-owners wanted to be nice? Nonsense.

It was always about money. Those who stood to profit from immigration(IE big-business) have always supported immigration. And those who didn't benefit from immigration(IE the working-class) have always opposed it.

The only time the corporations ever came out against immigration was after the European Revolution of 1848, and after the Communist Revolution following WWI. Only because they didn't want those revolutions spreading to the United States.


As for "getting away from their dysfunctional people". What do you even mean by "their people"? In the case of Syria, who are "the people" of the average Syrian? Every other Syrian?

Syria, just like most of the countries on this Earth, is far more like an empire than a nation. It is a mix of various ethnicities and religions who often despise each other. The Alawites and the Kurds, or the Syrian Christians, are no more the same people than are Algerians and the French. Whether they have at various times been controlled by the same government does not make them the same people.

The people leaving Syria aren't trying to escape "their people", they are trying to escape the other people who control the Syrian government, or who are trying to establish their own government in the territory they control(IE ISIS and other factions). And all of these factions are cynically being armed by foreign governments who want to install puppets to do their bidding, and to thwart their geopolitical rivals.


Trust me, the refugees are trying to get into Denmark for the money. Which is why they skip over the dozens of other poorer states trying to get there. And that is also why the Central-Americans "refugees" don't stop in Mexico, they want to come to the United States. This is where the money is, and they ain't stupid.
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Old Yesterday, 11:16 PM
 
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The people who came to America in the past and settled it didn't just come for economic opportunity, they came for various other reasons, Christian religious freedom, freedom in general, adventure, seeking a change etc. The global economic immigration is just a whole different ball of wax. Sure they'll go where the best economic conditions for them are, but they'll go where ever a country is stupid enough to let them in and that's primarily in the West.
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Old Yesterday, 11:20 PM
 
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Answer: they don’t believe in “diversity”.
Denmark is a homogenous White Christian country. Three of the biggest triggers for a nations success are race, religion, and homogenous culture.
The scandanavian countries have alot more common with Japan. Both nations are homogenous. It is hard for a nation like the United States to do what Romans did. Roman's regardless of color or tribe, everyone was Roman and felt Roman. America has yet to create an environment where everyone feels American at the same level.
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Old Yesterday, 11:33 PM
 
Location: Midwest City, Oklahoma
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Safety might have bit to do with it, y'know.
Safety is the reason a lot of people wanted to leave, but why Denmark? A normal person fleeing violence generally goes to the closest safe place. But not only is Denmark not the closest, or the safest(likewise with Germany), but using crime statistics as a basis for the relative-safety of a country is flawed anyway.

Based on murder statistics, Denmark is five times safer than the United States, but is it? And if the United States was actually five times less-safe than Denmark, why would anyone with the ability to leave still live here?

Because crime here, and everywhere else, tends to be contained in small pockets of the country. The rich neighborhoods in America are safer than the poor neighborhoods of Europe. In fact, the actual neighborhoods where these immigrants live in Western countries often have higher crime rates than what they would have experienced in countries neighboring Syria.


So be honest for once, they wanted to go to Denmark for the money.

And I don't even blame them, if I was in their shoes I would do the same thing, and so would you. My ancestors came to America for no more noble a reason.
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