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Old 08-28-2011, 01:14 PM
 
Location: Portland, OR
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OK, cool, so still nobody has bothered to take a serious crack at explaining why a double standard is justified.
Exactly.

 
Old 08-28-2011, 01:36 PM
 
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OK, cool, so still nobody has bothered to take a serious crack at explaining why a double standard is justified.

There is no double standard. Please tell me where it exists.
 
Old 08-28-2011, 01:38 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Was it not clear that I was saying I confused you with someone else? No need to get all angry.
Iím not angry. But, the following comments certainly were unnecessary.

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You then proceeded to ramble about moral obligations and so on.
 
Old 08-28-2011, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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There is no double standard. Please tell me where it exists.
Exactly. That is, unless he’s referring to the double standard that exists between the coddling of Mexican illegals, and the prompt repatriation of Haitians who manage to reach our shores. But, I doubt he takes issue with that.
 
Old 08-28-2011, 01:53 PM
 
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Oh yes, as a taxpayer, I admit I am VERY deeply hurt.
How deeply?

CIS, which is known to be a source of questionable reliability, puts the NET taxpayer cost at $10-30 billion (the high end of that range is "if there was an amnesty for illegal aliens" - and note, this is net cost, at all levels (federal, state, local)).

Source: The High Cost of Cheap Labor: Illegal Immigration and the Federal Budget | Center for Immigration Studies (http://www.cis.org/articles/2004/fiscalexec..HTML%20 - broken link)

As a comparison, the US Army spends $20 billion per year JUST ON AIR CONDITIONING in Iraq.

Source: Among The Costs Of War: Billions A Year In A.C.? : NPR

If your concern is taxpayer costs, there are much, much bigger fish to fry.
 
Old 08-28-2011, 01:57 PM
 
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There is no double standard. Citizens pay the price for their crimes and illegals need to as well.
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There is no double standard. Please tell me where it exists.
Here:

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They live outside the laws, and by definition, illegals have zero respect for our laws.
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Do people who speed by definition have "zero respect for our laws"?
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People who choose to break the traffic laws obviously didn't respect those laws.
 
Old 08-28-2011, 02:01 PM
 
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And that is your answer?

Geez, no wonder you're so lost.
 
Old 08-28-2011, 02:06 PM
 
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How about this double standard?

Illegals have every right to American jobs!!!

Americans have NO right to have a job!!
 
Old 08-28-2011, 02:06 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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How deeply?

CIS, which is known to be a source of questionable reliability, puts the NET taxpayer cost at $10-30 billion (the high end of that range is "if there was an amnesty for illegal aliens" - and note, this is net cost, at all levels (federal, state, local)).

Source: The High Cost of Cheap Labor: Illegal Immigration and the Federal Budget | Center for Immigration Studies (http://www.cis.org/articles/2004/fiscalexec..HTML%20 - broken link)

As a comparison, the US Army spends $20 billion per year JUST ON AIR CONDITIONING in Iraq.

Source: Among The Costs Of War: Billions A Year In A.C.? : NPR

If your concern is taxpayer costs, there are much, much bigger fish to fry.
Are you suggesting we should accept illegal immigration to the tune of billions of tax dollars annually, simply because we are squandering billions in Iraq? Is that actually your justification for the fleecing of America? Why not fry as many fish as possible, regardless of size? I can think of myriad good uses for the money we are wasting on illegal aliens and their estimated 4+ million anchors.
 
Old 08-28-2011, 02:07 PM
 
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How about this double standard?

Illegals have every right to American jobs!!!

Americans have NO right to have a job!!
Yeah, I would think that would be a double standard. Fortunately, nobody in this forum is advancing that position.
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