Monday, January 24, 2011

Importing Traitors

Most have heard of the Lang Lang incident at the recent state dinner for the Communist dicator of China, Hu Jintao. The pianist Lang Lang played a Chinese Communist propoganda song, My Motherland, from the Korean War where Americans are described as wolves.

Why that is insulting enough, what is not well known is that Lang Lang who supposedly loves his motherland so much, actually lives in New York. What is not know is his immigration status. That is not to imply that he is an illegal alien, but unless his is employed in the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa, it is most likely that he is at minimum a legal permanent resident, or very likely, a citizen of the U.S. That is the usual route for musicians, actors, and other in the entertainment industry. They present themselves as some exotic foreigner, but want that security of an American passport. Sort of like Vanessa Redgrave, Salma Hayek, and Eva Longoria, three actresses who hate this country. Redgrave is a true alien but was frequently in the U.S., Hayek is an America hating illegal alien (unlawfully naturalized), and Longoria learned to hate America here and considers herself to be Mexican. Which, of course, she is, as Mexicans born abroad are still Mexicans under Mexican law.

Which brings us to Lang Lang, the over-rated Chinese pianist. Even if he is a legal immigrant, or a legal non-immigrant, he is obviously not loyal to the United States. He has not abjured his alleigance to China and publically insulted the United States. It is clear that he does not suffer from dual loyalties, but of no loyalty to the United States, as do most immigrants, whether they are cheering for the Mexican soccer team, spying for Red China, or executing terrorist attacks. Immigrants are not acculturated or loyal to the U.S. It is time that the naturalization process delve into an immigrants attitudes to America. Love it or leave, voluntarily or not.

UPDATE:

The New York Post and the Epoch Times reports that Lang's choice of My Motherland was deliberate and quotes him from his blog:
He expressed this idea more frankly in a later blog post, writing: “Playing this song praising China to heads of state from around the world seems to tell them that our China is formidable, that our Chinese people are united; I feel deeply honored and proud.”
His blog is even more interesting, filled with photos of him with Hillary Rodham, various washed out Obamabot celebrities, White House locations (did he pay for a night at the Lincoln bedroom like a Chicom general?) and lots of Chinese immigrants in America waving Chinese flags. I wonder what side they will be on the next time we fight China? Obviously not ours.
UPDATE:
Lang is now claiming that China and America are his two homes. That implies that he is a legal permanent resident or has naturalized.
In a statement, Lang said “I selected this song because it has been a favorite of mine since I was a child. It was selected for no other reason but for the beauty of its melody.”

He also said “America and China are my two homes. I am most grateful to the United States for providing me with such wonderful opportunities, both in my musical studies and for furthering my career. I couldn’t be who I am today without those two countries.”
Clearly no one is doing anything about dual loyalty. Perhaps we should require immigrants to swear loyalty to the U.S. But that won't do much as we require that of new citizens, but they mostly ignore it.

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