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Old 06-16-2014, 11:29 AM
 
Location: Dallas
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With the recent invasion of illegal immigrant children, I have noticed that many articles refer to illegal aliens as "undocumented immigrants", or "migrant workers". Seems as though the folks breaking our immigration laws are offended by the word ILLEGAL, and newspapers have agreed to sugar coat their status. Pretty sickening how journalists can no longer state facts accurately, but must tailor them so the criminals don't get offended.

AP Drops Term 'Illegal Immigrant' From Style Guide (UPDATED)
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Old 06-16-2014, 11:37 AM
 
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Moderator cut: this is considered a racial slur in case you're unaware was also dropped a few years back.

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Old 06-16-2014, 01:30 PM
 
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With the recent invasion of illegal immigrant children, I have noticed that many articles refer to illegal aliens as "undocumented immigrants", or "migrant workers". Seems as though the folks breaking our immigration laws are offended by the word ILLEGAL, and newspapers have agreed to sugar coat their status. Pretty sickening how journalists can no longer state facts accurately, but must tailor them so the criminals don't get offended.

AP Drops Term 'Illegal Immigrant' From Style Guide (UPDATED)
That's nothing new. The defenders of illegal aliens have been demanding we use PC language to describe them for quite some time now.
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Old 06-16-2014, 07:05 PM
 
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The MSM tries to pull the wool over our eyes but, MOST people still refer to illegal aliens as "illegal aliens", at least those of us who want their kind OUT of the US.
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Old 06-16-2014, 09:34 PM
 
Location: North Texas
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I don't care, they're still scum-sucking criminal illegals to me.
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Old 06-16-2014, 10:11 PM
 
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Where have you (OP) been?

For years now it has been PC to drop the "illegal" and refer to all immigrants by just that one word. What began in the liberal/left media such as the New York Times and Washington Post as pretty much spread everywhere.
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Old 06-16-2014, 10:40 PM
 
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I remember hearing the term "Illegal Entrants" on tv for awhile. I guess it didn't catch on.
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Old 06-17-2014, 02:23 AM
 
Location: USA
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How many of you have ever broken this country's underage drinking laws? You're an illegal drinker, i.e. an ILLEGAL and you should be removed from this country for disrespecting its law.
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Old 06-17-2014, 05:44 AM
 
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How many of you have ever broken this country's underage drinking laws? You're an illegal drinker, i.e. an ILLEGAL and you should be removed from this country for disrespecting its law.
There is no law in place to deport citizens for breaking the law.
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Old 06-17-2014, 05:47 AM
 
Location: in here, out there
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There is no law in place to deport citizens for breaking the law.
Naturalized citizens are citizens and they can be deported for breaking the law.
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