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Old 05-17-2013, 08:53 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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As long as employers aren't afraid to hire illegals they will continue to do so.
The punishment is not severe enough to make them think twice.

A slap on the hand and a fine. They are still making out hand over fist after they pay the fine and go right back to it.

There's a Tyson processing plant in my area. None of the locals work there anymore. Haven't hired a local in about 5 years now. Yet they have no problem getting workers, even after ICE raids.

What you read in the news about these places is benign, sanitized news to make it seem ICE is doing their jobs.
Reality couldn't be further from that truth.
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Old 05-17-2013, 08:39 PM
 
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Well to all my black and white Americans its been nice while it lasted.Just don't expect any special trwatment from Obomas new victims.Don't forget they never owned a slave[not one they will admit to]won't give any of us special previledges or affirmative actions,not a chance.

Enjoy your first black presidential.......you put in the word.
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Old 05-18-2013, 08:45 AM
 
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Also --- this amnesty is a great amnesty for all those crooked employers of illegals. They never paid into their employees social security taxes and will not be required to pay back taxes on them.

How can this possibly help our fragile social security system when many illegals will be retirement age and too old to work but never paid in and their employers never paid in?
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Old 05-18-2013, 09:01 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Maybe you don't see it where you live, but I see it here in Texas as the Hispanic population grows here and more and more Spanish only is popping up.

This is bringing the Whites and Blacks together since neither speak Spanish.
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:23 AM
 
Location: North Texas
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Maybe you don't see it where you live, but I see it here in Texas as the Hispanic population grows here and more and more Spanish only is popping up.

This is bringing the Whites and Blacks together since neither speak Spanish.
I've noticed this too. Some Spanish-speakers are openly hostile to 'gringos' and 'negros' as well. I know this because I can understand them when they're saying hostile things in Spanish. They think I don't know what they're saying. They're wrong. It's amazing the things they'll say in Spanish when they think you can't understand them. I've been called all sorts of names, had men comment on my breasts and speculate about which sex acts I might be willing to perform on them, had women call me ugly names like "flaca" right in front of me, etc.

Sometimes I tip my hand and let them know I know what they said. They're usually shocked. But most of the time I try to ignore it.
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:44 AM
 
Location: Jacurutu
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I've noticed this too. Some Spanish-speakers are openly hostile to 'gringos' and 'negros' as well. I know this because I can understand them when they're saying hostile things in Spanish. They think I don't know what they're saying. They're wrong. It's amazing the things they'll say in Spanish when they think you can't understand them. I've been called all sorts of names, had men comment on my breasts and speculate about which sex acts I might be willing to perform on them, had women call me ugly names like "flaca" right in front of me, etc.

Sometimes I tip my hand and let them know I know what they said. They're usually shocked. But most of the time I try to ignore it.
Sounds like the problem is with Spanish speakers, not just illegal aliens. I'm not going to diminish any comments made towards you, it is tasteless for the way you describe they are being made. Juvenile men of any ethnicity will say or think things like that themselves anyway (they don't have to be Spanish-speakers).

Of course knowing Spanish (I say this for the benefit that don't as well), you realize that 'flaca' just means 'skinny' or 'slim', right? Start taking things like that as a compliment. I sense there might be a bit of jealousy if you are overhearing it expressed in those terms.
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:55 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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I've lived among Puerto Ricans (NYC), Cubans (south Florida) and now Mexicans (central Texas).
Of the three, the Mexicans seem to be the most self-segregated and they seem to want it that way.
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:08 AM
 
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Of course it is a problem when in this English speaking country one hears more Spanish being spoken in public than Engish whether the ones speaking it are legal or illegal. What country in the world wants their identifying culture to be transformed to something else? Would Mexicans in Mexico welcome a similar transformation of their country? Of course not and rightly so! It is a sign of "immigrants" and citizens that don't want to assimilate in our country.
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Old 05-20-2013, 10:15 PM
 
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Of course it is a problem when in this English speaking country one hears more Spanish being spoken in public than Engish whether the ones speaking it are legal or illegal. What country in the world wants their identifying culture to be transformed to something else? Would Mexicans in Mexico welcome a similar transformation of their country? Of course not and rightly so! It is a sign of "immigrants" and citizens that don't want to assimilate in our country.
They are not coming here to assimilate into members of our society. They have their own society and just plan to have it here. This is what people who are COLONIZING another country do. When this country was colonized back hundreds of years ago the people coming here didn't give a ratts arse about learning to speak the native language found here did they? Same today. The illegals will never learn english as long as they have their own society HERE
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