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Old 06-29-2007, 07:16 AM
 
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I sure would like to see all those US citizens doing landscaping, washing dishes, cleaning other peoples houses, construction, etc.

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Old 06-29-2007, 07:28 AM
 
Location: Fort Worth/Dallas
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Happy day after "No Amnesty" day!
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Old 06-29-2007, 08:23 AM
 
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Republican foes of the measure argued that the American public was broadly united in opposition to the bill and had made its views known by flooding Congress with phone calls and e-mails.

“What part of ‘no’ don’t we understand?,” asked Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), who said the immigration fight had “reengaged the American people.”

YEAH!!!!!!!
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Old 06-29-2007, 09:43 AM
 
Location: SW Kansas
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I sure would like to see all those US citizens doing landscaping, washing dishes, cleaning other peoples houses, construction, etc.
Come to my town, you'll see it all done everyday by AMERICANS. We don't have a large population of minorities, but the ones we do have are mostly NOT in manual labor posistions.
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Old 06-29-2007, 11:30 AM
 
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Exactly, you are in a small town. It's the larger cities that have and need a mixture of all types.
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Old 06-29-2007, 11:58 AM
 
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Exactly, you are in a small town. It's the larger cities that have and need a mixture of all types.
Regardless, regardless, regardless...you don't reward law breakers with green cards and a path to citizenship. My wife and I went through the legal hoops to become citizens just as so many others are waiting and spending thousands of dollars are doing today. We've been hearing a lot of garbage about the fairness doctrine in the aftermath of all this...here it's simply a question of fairness to those who are playing by the rules.
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Old 06-29-2007, 12:31 PM
 
Location: San Diego North County
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I sure would like to see all those US citizens doing landscaping, washing dishes, cleaning other peoples houses, construction, etc.
Yeah? So what? I've done all of those. Who do you think does those jobs in cities and towns with a low illegal incursion percentage? When Bush and the Bushie-ites state that Mexican illegals are doing the jobs "Americans" won't do--what they mean is that they are doing the jobs that affluent white people can afford to pay others to do.

Personally, I am not an affluent white person. I am a poor mixbreed American mutt, a little Norwegian, a little Scottish, a little Native American--100% American--working my way through college, and I for one, am happy to have any of those jobs you mentioned. And I know for a fact that I am not alone in this.

What you really mean is that those are the jobs that Americans won't do for slave wages. What you are truly promoting in the enslavement of an entire geo-political class of people for the convenience of big business and the upper class crust.

Americans have never had a problem doing an honest day's work. We just expect an honest day's pay for doing it.
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Old 06-29-2007, 06:38 PM
 
Location: North Texas
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I sure would like to see all those US citizens doing landscaping, washing dishes, cleaning other peoples houses, construction, etc.
So who do you think was doing it before all the illegals came in and elected to work for cheap? Let's see; I washed dishes in restaurants and did construction for many years.

Anyone else that's legal ever do this type of work before?
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Old 06-29-2007, 07:04 PM
 
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I've cooked pizza, washed dishes and now do housekeeping and laundry at a nursing home (let me tell ya, it ain't pretty!).
So don't even tell me that Americans won't do ANY job!
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Old 06-29-2007, 07:09 PM
 
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So who do you think was doing it before all the illegals came in and elected to work for cheap? Let's see; I washed dishes in restaurants and did construction for many years.

Anyone else that's legal ever do this type of work before?
I certainly did. After I graduated from high school and enrolled in college I did all kinds of work. I washed dishes, bused tables, mowed lawns and anything else I could to make ends meet. I was young with no job skills and still had to pay my rent.

The larger cities are magnets for illegals because of the sanctuary cities that have been established and because of all the social service networks that have been set up.

We have reached the point where we have so many illegals here they have become economic terrorists.
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