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Old 01-27-2007, 08:29 PM
 
Location: Orange County
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If you're going to focus hatred on specific languages, maybe you should hate Italian signs in the North End of Boston or in Little Italy in NYC. Maybe you should hate Korean and Chinese in LA. Maybe you should hate French in New Orleans.

I mean, if you're going to be ridiculous about it, at least go after them all.
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Old 03-13-2011, 03:52 PM
 
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Theodore Roosevelt's ideas on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN in 1907.

"In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American...There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag... We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

Theodore Roosevelt 1907
Every American Citizen needs to read this!

Why can't current Presidents, La raza, and the Pro Open Borders see this?
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Old 03-13-2011, 03:53 PM
 
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If you're going to focus hatred on specific languages, maybe you should hate Italian signs in the North End of Boston or in Little Italy in NYC. Maybe you should hate Korean and Chinese in LA. Maybe you should hate French in New Orleans.

I mean, if you're going to be ridiculous about it, at least go after them all.
This is America.

Americans and America comes first.
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Old 03-16-2011, 08:50 PM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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Theodore Roosevelt's ideas on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN in 1907.

"In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American...There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag... We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

Theodore Roosevelt 1907
Every American Citizen needs to read this!

That was before welfare, entitlements, anchor babies and open borders residency
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Old 03-16-2011, 09:27 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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Teddy Roosevelt also said,

"The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, or preventing all possibility of its continuing as a nation at all, would be to permit it to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities."

Another great quote, but I can't remember now who said it is:

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"It is a blessing for an individual to be bilingual; it is a curse for a society to be bilingual
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By Richard Lamm....

snopes.com: Richard Lamm on Multiculturalism
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Old 03-17-2011, 07:21 AM
 
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That was before welfare, entitlements, anchor babies and open borders residency
Where did we go wrong?
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Old 03-17-2011, 08:02 AM
 
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No matter how deep our recession, no matter how severe the lack of jobs, as long as there are food stamps, Medicaid, free schools, free government housing, and no enforcement of the borders and immigration laws, we're going to get a huge influx of people all coming to take their slice of the American entitlement pie.
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Old 03-17-2011, 08:11 AM
 
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No matter how deep our recession, no matter how severe the lack of jobs, as long as there are food stamps, Medicaid, free schools, free government housing, and no enforcement of the borders and immigration laws, we're going to get a huge influx of people all coming to take their slice of the American entitlement pie.
You're right, Malamute. If these entitlements were denied to illegal aliens and ending birthright citizenship would also end these entitlements they get through their U.S. born children. Mandating e-verify would eliminate most of the job magnets also. Harsher enforcement of our borders and internal enforcement of our immigration laws would drop illegal immigration down to a trickle.
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Old 03-17-2011, 12:08 PM
 
Location: SouthCentral Texas
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You're right, Malamute. If these entitlements were denied to illegal aliens and ending birthright citizenship would also end these entitlements they get through their U.S. born children. Mandating e-verify would eliminate most of the job magnets also. Harsher enforcement of our borders and internal enforcement of our immigration laws would drop illegal immigration down to a trickle.
Why isnt there the will in America to do this? Especially with this country in a deep recession? Why is there no calls to limit benefits? With State legislatures laying-off teachers, one would think this is a perfect time to end funding to illegal alien sutdents at every level. Yet there are state legislatures not banning students, but extending exemptions to illegals.

The Congress has not strenghtend The US border, but cut funding. There is no federal legislation to require all employers to use e-verify...and very few states have mandated it; and only for State contracts in many cases...???

Texas just passed state law which makes it illegal to hire undocumented workers...UNLESS you are a private individual and hire a housekeeper, gardner or any other "low-level" worker.

Seems there is not the will to "end benefits and change the 14th". Seems far-far more Americans dont care if illegals live, work, or get benefits, than do.
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Old 03-17-2011, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Why isnt there the will in America to do this? Especially with this country in a deep recession? Why is there no calls to limit benefits? With State legislatures laying-off teachers, one would think this is a perfect time to end funding to illegal alien sutdents at every level. Yet there are state legislatures not banning students, but extending exemptions to illegals.

The Congress has not strenghtend The US border, but cut funding. There is no federal legislation to require all employers to use e-verify...and very few states have mandated it; and only for State contracts in many cases...???

Texas just passed state law which makes it illegal to hire undocumented workers...UNLESS you are a private individual and hire a housekeeper, gardner or any other "low-level" worker.

Seems there is not the will to "end benefits and change the 14th". Seems far-far more Americans dont care if illegals live, work, or get benefits, than do.
No, most citizens want illegal aliens gone like yesterday. Unfortunately, the corporate elite hold the power and the purse strings in this country. It is they who dictate policy, not us, which is the primary reason neither party is willing to resolve this issue. As long as the corporate masters continue to grease the palms of our so-called representative, illegal immigration will continue unabated and unhindered. Eventually, the U.S. will resemble other third-world countries. It isnít a matter of if, but when.
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