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Old 09-10-2014, 03:34 PM
 
Location: State of Transition
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Latinos are some of the hardest working people. I always see them standing outside places like Home Depot looking for work. They are willing to do jobs most other Americans would whine and cry about. Much respect.
A friend of mine from Ecuador was visiting some years ago. I had a tree stump in the back yard that I wanted removed, but no gardeners/landscapers would touch it. My friend pulled it out with his bare hands after digging around the base of it a little. And this was not a big guy, he's under 5' tall. He said it wasn't a big deal, you just have to roll up your sleeves and do it. No Americans could be bothered.

 
Old 09-10-2014, 07:36 PM
 
Location: downtown
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Not true. In 2004 Bush got over 40% of the Hispanic vote and you know why. Because he did not treat them as outsiders but as Americans.
lol thought it was more cause he knew how to speak spanish pretty good
 
Old 09-10-2014, 08:03 PM
 
Location: Arvada, CO
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Does anyone know what a person that is half Mexican and half non-Hispanic white is labeled because in the report it states that the multi-race category does not include Hispanics. So if that person is not multi-race do they get thrown into the Hispanic or white category?

General and Ethnic Population Projections Through 2050 for California
Hispanic is not a race.

You check the box for race (white, black, asian, etc), then if you're Hispanic, it is a "yes or no" question. If the answer is yes, they then ask "what kind?".
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Old 09-11-2014, 07:08 PM
 
Location: SW MO
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correction. the latin-americans who are born abroad. the ones born here in the US are just as lazy and jerks like your average american, and this especially applies in Southern California.
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A friend of mine from Ecuador was visiting some years ago. I had a tree stump in the back yard that I wanted removed, but no gardeners/landscapers would touch it. My friend pulled it out with his bare hands after digging around the base of it a little. And this was not a big guy, he's under 5' tall. He said it wasn't a big deal, you just have to roll up your sleeves and do it. No Americans could be bothered.
Must be California Americans 'cause here, 95% of the hard labor, yard care, domestic work, etc. is done by "Americans" who also, amazingly enough, happen to be Caucasians. Go figure!
 
Old 09-11-2014, 07:54 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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Latinos are some of the hardest working people. I always see them standing outside places like Home Depot looking for work. They are willing to do jobs most other Americans would whine and cry about. Much respect.
Like breaking immigration laws. Ya, that is awesome. Day laborers are about 75% illegals. Everyone else uses Craigslist or an agency. I don't respect any criminal, especially those that aren't American. Of course if you have skin in the game(illegals for family, ak family and are an anchor) your results will vary.

The bizarro World where farmers hire illegals (farmers are mostly really conservative) and then people bag on the conservatives, it's so funny it's almost a mystery. Actually it's absolutely fitting
 
Old 09-11-2014, 08:35 PM
 
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Must be California Americans 'cause here, 95% of the hard labor, yard care, domestic work, etc. is done by "Americans" who also, amazingly enough, happen to be Caucasians. Go figure!
Yeah, go figure! No, these were WA Americans. You're think if people were getting paid to do something, they'd do it. But no, they're picky. They claim it can't be done, and so forth.
 
Old 09-11-2014, 10:47 PM
 
Location: Where they serve real ale.
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Oh, I imagine we'll still be around just like how Blacks are still around despite being a minority.
 
Old 09-11-2014, 10:50 PM
 
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Yeah, go figure! No, these were WA Americans. You're think if people were getting paid to do something, they'd do it. But no, they're picky. They claim it can't be done, and so forth.
Oh, Americans will do those jobs but they will demand significantly more money to do them. That's why businesses love to import cheap immigrant labor. BTW you could end illegal immigration tomorrow if you just had draconian penalties and a good way to check on which businesses were hiring illegals. Naturally, big business doesn't like that idea and they'd fight it tooth and nail just like how they currently use their lobbyists to prevent enforcement of labor laws or at least to make both enforcement and the penalty as weak as possible.
 
Old 09-12-2014, 01:20 AM
 
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BTW you could end illegal immigration tomorrow if you just had draconian penalties and a good way to check on which businesses were hiring illegals. Naturally, big business doesn't like that idea and they'd fight it tooth and nail just like how they currently use their lobbyists to prevent enforcement of labor laws or at least to make both enforcement and the penalty as weak as possible.
I know. The reason there aren't draconian penalties and a good way to check on who's hiring illegals is that big biz wants the cheapest labor possible, and money talks.
 
Old 09-12-2014, 02:55 AM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA/Seattle, WA
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The reason why Caucasian populations are declining is because our birthrates are. That's the issue that nobody wants to address.
As someone who is not white I will take the liberty of saying this.

White people for the most part are more responsible. They have careers, and don't have 50 kids in a 1bdr apartment on food stamps. Of course there are exceptions, but normally the above is true. That is probably the reason the birth rates are declining.
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