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Old 10-09-2007, 02:25 PM
 
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Hey, London, I already mow my lawn and clean my own house, and wouldn't have it any other way. I don't have a teenager, but my nephew cleans up poo at the zoo! It would sure get millions of fat bu**s OFF the couch in the evening. When we were kids my dad was always out in the yard after work, gardening, watering, tinkering in the garage, or playing with us. Does that still happen I wonder??
I have never seen such laziness until I moved to the west coast. No one around here does their own work. It's "beneath" them.
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Old 10-09-2007, 02:31 PM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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I have never seen such laziness until I moved to the west coast. No one around here does their own work. It's "beneath" them.
I don't think it's "beneath" them - It is simply I would rather enjoy my "off" time to do things that are more enjoyable then raking leaves, or cleaning the house etc.

I have grandkids going from ages 9 to 19 - we like to camp, take the boat out, travel

My wife and I like to spend weekends at that special cabin in the woods

I could not do these things if I had to worry about all the mundane stuff -
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Old 10-09-2007, 02:59 PM
 
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Am sure they will get used to it again...
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Old 10-09-2007, 04:39 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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Every one makes it sound as if they would all be shoved back over the border at one time. not so. In fact if and when this becomes, reality they would be leaving at a much slower pace than their coming over. With that, changes would made slowly, in fact, everything would just be reversed from illegal to legal. Wages would go up,the economy would go up and actually, the only ones that would feel the pinch would be the ones who lost what they shouldn't have had in the first place.
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Old 10-09-2007, 04:43 PM
 
Location: California
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I'll tell you:

# Food prices would be through the roof
# Building infrastructure would be more expensive
# Getting your food at your local fast food restaurant would be a slow process
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Old 10-09-2007, 04:46 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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I'll tell you:

# Food prices would be through the roof
# Building infrastructure would be more expensive
# Getting your food at your local fast food restaurant would be a slow process
There are laws agains businesses raising prices for those reasons
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Old 10-09-2007, 04:46 PM
 
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It's pretty slow getting your order (and getting it correctly) when the server can't speak English.
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Old 10-09-2007, 04:46 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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I'll tell you:

# Food prices would be through the roof
# Building infrastructure would be more expensive
# Getting your food at your local fast food restaurant would be a slow process
No
No
and No actually I have witnessed the exact opposite, and my orders are almost always correct.
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Old 10-09-2007, 04:48 PM
 
Location: southern california
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WOULD OUR COUNTRY COLLAPSE WITHOUT ILLEGAL ALIENS?


By Frosty Wooldridge
September 25, 2006
NewsWithViews.com

Last spring, an enterprising film maker created a movie titled, “A Day Without Immigrants” or something to that affect. He based his theme on his assumption that Americans couldn’t do without illegal aliens working jobs that no self-respecting citizens would work. He surmised that America would fall to its knees without this new 21st century slave class.

Since he created that film, 12 to 20 million illegal aliens, about 10 million of them from Mexico, two million from China, and millions more from around the world feel their successful crimes of breaking into America warrant amnesty. They expect more free medical care, more free schools for their children, financial freedom from paying out-of-state tuition in our colleges, free delivery of their anchor babies, chain migration of their relatives and many other ‘freebies’ paid for by American taxpayers.

They expect us to pay for their criminal activities—and, we are!
high salaries.
stephen s
san diego ca
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Old 10-09-2007, 04:51 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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high salaries.
stephen s
san diego ca
Is there more to this??
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