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Old 08-23-2011, 02:09 PM
 
Location: Massachusetts
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But how common? More common than with US citizens of similar socioeconomic background?

21% of the Federal Prison population are illegal immigrants. There are an estimated 20 million illegals in the country which would represent about 6.5% of the total U.S. population. You do the math....

 
Old 08-23-2011, 02:10 PM
 
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Insurance doesn't make damage to your car less severe. Sorry. It's not a magic forcefield.

fact: It makes it a less expensive repair if the other party has insurance.
 
Old 08-23-2011, 02:11 PM
 
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Are you starting to get it now? Is the little light bulb starting to light up?
Which one? The one that says that you refuse to answer questions that pin you down and contradict your "points"?
 
Old 08-23-2011, 02:14 PM
 
Location: Massachusetts
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No, that's not how it works. If someone wants to say something like "X is common" then THAT person needs to back that claim. Otherwise no conclusions can be reached from that point. It's worthless opinion without evidence.

This thread is based on the implicit claim that illegals are somehow linked with drunk driving, moreso than legal people (if they're not, then removing them isn't going to have a positive effect on drunk driving injury rates). Nobody has offered a single shred of data to back that position. It's purely "here's an anecdote, a single individual did something bad, aren't THOSE PEOPLE so awful?"

If I found a case where a black guy ran over a white person, and then jumped from that into a rant about how all black people should be kicked out of America, who would consider that to be a bigoted position? Can you deny that if we did that there would be no more white people getting run over by black people? Does that fact make the position less bigoted?

The questions in that last paragraph are IMPORTANT questions. We'll see who ignores them.

Please cite the law that states we can kick Black people out of America. Do Black people not have a legal right to be here? I assume you mean Black Peple who are citizens- right?

If you can do that you may have a valid point. Until then- not so much.
 
Old 08-23-2011, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Massachusetts
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More handwaving. There's been a lot of grandstanding about facts in this case but everyone is mysteriously silent about the bigotry. Where did all your facts go now? Mabye throw some more nazi references into the thread instead. That will surely make things better.

What bigotry? You're the only one bringing race into this debate. Without it you'd have even less than you already think you do. Just so you know- you have nothing.
 
Old 08-23-2011, 02:18 PM
 
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21% of the Federal Prison population are illegal immigrants. There are an estimated 20 million illegals in the country which would represent about 6.5% of the total U.S. population. You do the math....
Besides being uncited, this data doesn't address the question that was asked.
 
Old 08-23-2011, 02:19 PM
 
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fact: It makes it a less expensive repair if the other party has insurance.
No, it doesn't. It just changes who pays for it. The damage is the same whether you have insurance or not.
 
Old 08-23-2011, 02:20 PM
 
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Please cite the law that states we can kick Black people out of America. Do Black people not have a legal right to be here? I assume you mean Black Peple who are citizens- right?

If you can do that you may have a valid point. Until then- not so much.
It's a hypothetical. Perhaps you've heard of them. Please answer the question.
 
Old 08-23-2011, 02:21 PM
 
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What bigotry? You're the only one bringing race into this debate. Without it you'd have even less than you already think you do. Just so you know- you have nothing.
bigotry is not limited to race. I have not mentioned race. Stop looking for excuses and answer the question.
 
Old 08-23-2011, 02:24 PM
 
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I feel sick after reading about how the victim was dragged in the wheel well of the truck.
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