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Old 04-25-2011, 12:17 AM
 
Location: Dalton Gardens
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Maybe we can hear from others who live in the War Zone of the US/Mexico Border.
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Old 04-25-2011, 06:00 AM
 
Location: On a Long Island in NY
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There are some video testimonials on a website set up by the Texas Dept. of Agriculture Commissioner: ProtectYourTexasBorder.com Click on "Front Line".
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Old 04-25-2011, 06:36 AM
 
Location: New Hampshire
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Thanks

My favorite comment:
"My parents are illegal and yet they work and pay there taxes. They also do there taxes every year and we also receive welfare benefits due to the fact that they have 3 younger children (sons, Not me I am not legal and I am proud of it ) that where born in the USA. I love this country and its people! And make more than Americans? Are you sure? My dad works in a fruit packing factory and he barley make 10 grand a year and you think that is more than you make? Ya it would be more than an american makes if that american person was a lazy ass (I am not being disrespectful any person from any race can be a lazy ass). So God bless you and your family!"

BARF.

I love this country? But I am NOT LEGAL and proud of it?

I am proud of being a lawbreaker!

Makes no sense.

And that is not very uncommon either.

These people have no respect for this country and its immigration laws. I doubt they would be here if they had 3 children who could not receive handouts from the government.

Why some of you defend them is beyond me. Go help a fellow American, go feed a homeless person, go volunteer at a Veteran shelter before you come here and stand behind those who break the laws of this country by entering it illegally.

I have lived at a homeless shelter. I spent 7 months living on the streets of Burlington, VT back when I was 20. I can tell you it is not an easy life. I lived among Veterans who were so fervently supported until they got home and everyone forgot about them, families who had lost everything they had, women victims of domestic violence.

How can you allow this country to be invaded and being run into the ground, how can you allow our own people to be made into second class citizens of this country while you welcome illegal aliens with arms wide open because "they just want a better life". Why do you stand behind them?

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Old 04-25-2011, 10:19 AM
 
Location: Dalton Gardens
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I love this country? But I am NOT LEGAL and proud of it?
Yep, I noticed just how much he loved THIS country by that HUGE Mexican flag he had hanging on his bedroom wall. And what about his cousin's flippant disregard over not knowing any English?

I was also disgusted that he was quite openly driving a car without a license and had no problem admitting to it, which is also a criminal offense in the state of California, where he lives in Long Beach. Then he goes on to complain when his car is taken from him by the police, and we see him AGAIN driving without a license, this time in his father's truck.
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Old 04-25-2011, 10:20 AM
 
Location: Dalton Gardens
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There are some video testimonials on a website set up by the Texas Dept. of Agriculture Commissioner: ProtectYourTexasBorder.com Click on "Front Line".
Thanks for the link
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Old 04-25-2011, 11:42 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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Sadly, every state is now experiencing its own rendition of life on the border, because the entire country has been invaded. It’s like an untreated cancer that has metastasized, and is now in the terminal stage. It could have been cured, had it been treated early. Now, the tumor is inoperable, and death is imminent.
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Old 04-25-2011, 05:33 PM
 
Location: Huntington Beach
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Sadly, every state is now experiencing its own rendition of life on the border, because the entire country has been invaded. It’s like an untreated cancer that has metastasized, and is now in the terminal stage. It could have been cured, had it been treated early. Now, the tumor is inoperable, and death is imminent.
Well said.
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Old 04-26-2011, 03:11 AM
 
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Yep, I noticed just how much he loved THIS country by that HUGE Mexican flag he had hanging on his bedroom wall. And what about his cousin's flippant disregard over not knowing any English?

I was also disgusted that he was quite openly driving a car without a license and had no problem admitting to it, which is also a criminal offense in the state of California, where he lives in Long Beach. Then he goes on to complain when his car is taken from him by the police, and we see him AGAIN driving without a license, this time in his father's truck.
It's kind of nice how he's already got his Mexican flag for when he goes back. He's obviously patriotic to his own country but kept talking about how he wanted financial aid to go to college here.
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Old 04-26-2011, 08:51 AM
 
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Sadly, every state is now experiencing its own rendition of life on the border, because the entire country has been invaded. It’s like an untreated cancer that has metastasized, and is now in the terminal stage. It could have been cured, had it been treated early. Now, the tumor is inoperable, and death is imminent.
I am fortunate not to live in a illegal immigrant mecca. No day laborers at Home Depot, or on street corners. No non english speaking employees at McDonalds, or Burger King. Yet Gainesville Fl is a diverse city. I like it this way. Hopefully whatever is keeping illegals from gaining a foot hold will continue.
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Old 04-26-2011, 09:45 PM
 
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I just wanted to comment on situations such as Tony's in the video. A lot of people in his situation ARE hard-working, good (you know what I mean) people. They WOULD work and they would be crime-free. The worst they would have is a speeding ticket. However, I've always felt that NONE of that matters when it comes to deciding if someone can be given amnesty. If you do that for one, that is not fair. I also think that it sets a bad example and that it says that the government is OK with legalizing someone for work and residence when there are legal residents and citizens who will now be competing with the newly legalized-former illegal immigrant. What does that say to citizens and legal immigrants?
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