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Old 02-23-2011, 10:01 AM
 
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so, in a nutshell i feel i can name 6 or 7 other national problems i'd list ahead of illegal immigration, pushing the illegals issue to the bottom of my "top 10", if it's even in the top 10 at all.

for those who think illegals are a "top 3" national issue, hmmmm, i just don't see it. me not living in a border state has something to do with it i guess but yeesh.

if you think it's the #1 issue, then i really look forward to what you have to say.

it'd take a ton of convincing for me to consider it "top 5"
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:22 AM
 
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I think a lot of america would agree with you. probably because they don't live in border states or states with a huge illegal problem.
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:23 AM
 
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But it's not just border states that are bearing the costs of illegals.
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:56 AM
 
Location: Massachusetts
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so, in a nutshell i feel i can name 6 or 7 other national problems i'd list ahead of illegal immigration, pushing the illegals issue to the bottom of my "top 10", if it's even in the top 10 at all.

for those who think illegals are a "top 3" national issue, hmmmm, i just don't see it. me not living in a border state has something to do with it i guess but yeesh.

if you think it's the #1 issue, then i really look forward to what you have to say.

it'd take a ton of convincing for me to consider it "top 5"

if i say "illegals aren't that big of a big deal" would you try to convince me otherwise?

No. If you did say that I would take it that you have absolutely no real concept of the isssue so I wouldn't waste my time. Illegals are a huge problem for us in Massachusetts. Obviously we aren't anywhere near the border. Most of the illegals here are from Brazil. Get educated....
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:07 AM
 
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But it's not just border states that are bearing the costs of illegals.

so true but like the op said it doesn't seem to effect his life nor obviously his town. sort of an out of sight out of mind kind of thing I would guess
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:12 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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so, in a nutshell i feel i can name 6 or 7 other national problems i'd list ahead of illegal immigration, pushing the illegals issue to the bottom of my "top 10", if it's even in the top 10 at all.

for those who think illegals are a "top 3" national issue, hmmmm, i just don't see it. me not living in a border state has something to do with it i guess but yeesh.

if you think it's the #1 issue, then i really look forward to what you have to say.

it'd take a ton of convincing for me to consider it "top 5"
If illegal immigration doesn’t register on your personal radar, so be it. I suppose if illegal immigration is irrelevant, outsourcing of jobs to foreign nations, and in-sourcing through H-1B visas are also extraneous. All are fueled by corporate greed and a desire for cheap labor. And, all are major factors in the impending dissolution of our middle class. Not to mention, the unsustainable fiscal burden of illegal immigration. But, again, it is your prerogative to consider illegal immigration a non-issue. As they say, ignorance is bliss.
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:13 AM
 
Location: Out in the Badlands
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so, in a nutshell i feel i can name 6 or 7 other national problems i'd list ahead of illegal immigration, pushing the illegals issue to the bottom of my "top 10", if it's even in the top 10 at all.

for those who think illegals are a "top 3" national issue, hmmmm, i just don't see it. me not living in a border state has something to do with it i guess but yeesh.

if you think it's the #1 issue, then i really look forward to what you have to say.

it'd take a ton of convincing for me to consider it "top 5"
Nope not worth the pixels.
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:30 AM
 
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But, again, it is your prerogative to consider illegal immigration a non-issue. As they say, ignorance is bliss.
i never said it's a non-issue for me. it's just not at the top of the list like it is for some people
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:33 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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i never said it's a non-issue for me. it's just not at the top of the list like it is for some people
Different strokes. . .
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Old 02-23-2011, 12:21 PM
 
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i never said it's a non-issue for me. it's just not at the top of the list like it is for some people
It is always a non-issue to pro-illegal apologists.
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