Watch Sen. Chuck Schumer Shower Praise on Diversity Visa Lottery in 2006

Put this down as “just for the record.” He thinks it’s wonderful watching the lottery winners as he goes riding along on his bike. How ironic. Really worked out swell Chuckie. Meanwhile the power ball winner in this little lottery of his and swimmer Ted Kennedy was the terrorist.

In case you missed yesterday’s info:

National Review:

The Diversity Visa (DV) program, to take just one glaring example of government insanity, is still going.

On October 1, the State Department opened the annual DV random lottery to applicants from around the world. Yes, it’s completely random, like a Powerball drawing.

Up to 55,000 lucky winners will snag permanent residency visas (green cards), which put them on the path to American citizenship ahead of millions of other foreigners patiently waiting to come to this country.

The Diversity Visa lottery program is a public-health hazard and a national-security risk that leaves our safety to random chance. But pleas to curtail or end the program since the 9/11 attacks have fallen on deaf ears.

But if you come from a terror-sponsoring or terror-friendly nation — such as Iran, Syria, Sudan, North Korea, or more than a dozen officially designated terror enablers on the State Department’s list — no worries. Thousands from these breeding grounds for jihad will walk through our front doors.

You know who else will get in? Untold numbers of “diversity” petitioners from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and other West African countries where the Ebola virus is epidemic. If you think the feds will ensure that foreign visa-seekers with communicable diseases stay out, think again. The State Department now allows applicants with HIV to apply and enter. Those who suffer from tuberculosis, leprosy, or other afflictions “of public health significance” can apply for waivers. Unfortunately, there is no antidote for our government’s blind and deadly diversity worship. Political correctness is a plague on us all.

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