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Old 10-13-2010, 01:35 PM
 
Location: SouthCentral Texas
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Pictures of soon to be illegals in their OWN country yet sneaking along behind the border fence..........mhmmmmmm

They were just "browsing" right? "oh they're just actors" - okaaaaaaay, well there are PLENTY of sites with videos of the interlopers streaming across the border and in THIS country.

As far as the picture of the 3 Mexicans being taken IN Mexico - well gosh if you want to take pictures of Americans, they're also easier to find HERE in the USA than elsewhere - I don't see why that picture invalidates the argument frankly.
I cant figure why a picture taken in Mexico is used to make a point of US immigration problems. I see by your post that you see Mexico as the problem...as to where I see peoples from all over the world comming here.

You may say..."the majority are from Mexico". So be it. But if 1 person crossed from Mexico next year, and the number remained the same...worldwide, would our problem cease? Of course not. So, you are making the "numbers" claim...I'll deal with illegal immgration to the USA on a global perspective.

You focus on 1 country...I'll focus on the other 190 others. although, I cant see why anyone would focus and highlight one.
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Old 10-13-2010, 01:53 PM
 
Location: South Bay Native
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although, I cant see why anyone would focus and highlight one.
Let me give you an analogy. If you had a pack of pit bulls attacking you, gnawing on your limbs and attempting to shred you apart, and you also had a few fruit flies buzzing around your head, would your focus be on the pit bulls, or the fruit flies?
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Old 10-13-2010, 03:54 PM
 
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I cant figure why a picture taken in Mexico is used to make a point of US immigration problems. I see by your post that you see Mexico as the problem...as to where I see peoples from all over the world comming here.

You may say..."the majority are from Mexico". So be it. But if 1 person crossed from Mexico next year, and the number remained the same...worldwide, would our problem cease? Of course not. So, you are making the "numbers" claim...I'll deal with illegal immgration to the USA on a global perspective.

You focus on 1 country...I'll focus on the other 190 others. although, I cant see why anyone would focus and highlight one.
You've got to be kidding with that last sentence. Mexicans are overwhelmingly here by the largest numbers illegally. We need to plug the largest hole in the boat first.
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Old 10-13-2010, 04:04 PM
 
Location: SouthCentral Texas
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Let me give you an analogy. If you had a pack of pit bulls attacking you, gnawing on your limbs and attempting to shred you apart, and you also had a few fruit flies buzzing around your head, would your focus be on the pit bulls, or the fruit flies?
not quite analogous...but good try.

How about this? If you had 8 pit bulls gnawing at your leg...why would you focus on 5 pit bulls and not the other 3?
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Old 10-13-2010, 05:08 PM
 
Location: Spokane via Sydney,Australia
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I cant figure why a picture taken in Mexico is used to make a point of US immigration problems. I see by your post that you see Mexico as the problem...as to where I see peoples from all over the world comming here.

You may say..."the majority are from Mexico". So be it. But if 1 person crossed from Mexico next year, and the number remained the same...worldwide, would our problem cease? Of course not. So, you are making the "numbers" claim...I'll deal with illegal immgration to the USA on a global perspective.

You focus on 1 country...I'll focus on the other 190 others. although, I cant see why anyone would focus and highlight one.
NO, you are wrong - I see ALL illegals as the "problem" no matter WHERE they hail from - but as THIS thread is about MEXICANS being used in a video - well duh, YOU figure it out, it's not rocket science.
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Old 10-14-2010, 10:23 AM
 
Location: South Bay Native
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not quite analogous...but good try.

How about this? If you had 8 pit bulls gnawing at your leg...why would you focus on 5 pit bulls and not the other 3?
If the 5 pit bulls are causing all the damage and the other 3 are not doing much since they have no teeth, then any sane person would focus on the ones causing all the damage.

Clearly, you want to keep swatting at those fruit flies. The rational folks will keep our focus on the pit bulls. Thanks for playing.
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