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Old 02-11-2008, 02:05 PM
 
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Bums come in all shapes, saying Mexicans...is a little different of an experience.
Again, you missed my point.

When one is encountered by people, who as a group, express aspects of culture through their actions, it is natural to associate people who are members of that group with its corresponding culture. This is not prejudicial. It is learned through experience.
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Old 02-11-2008, 02:08 PM
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Again, you missed my point.

When one is encountered by people, who as a group, express aspects of culture through their actions, it is natural to associate people who are members of that group with its corresponding culture. This is not prejudicial. It is learned through experience.
Yeah but your analogy of bums is not a culture or a particular nationality, race, gender...

A learned response to a stimulus is obvious psychology 101, however, a learned response and generalization directed towards a nationality, race, gender, religion...is prejudice. And asking a bum for a cigarette first is just mean IMO., in NYC they would probably spit at you.

Anyhow by saying "Mexicans are the majority" gets you where exactly again?

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Old 02-11-2008, 02:25 PM
 
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I'd report the illegal. Or march his butt to an immigration office and force him to become a legal citizen before he could date any of my family members.
That would never ever make him less violent, and there are way way to many people in America now as it is, we need to send illegals back to get some of our country back for personal finances, violence, education, etc.
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Old 02-11-2008, 02:36 PM
 
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I think there's a reason for this. All illegals, Mexicans, El Salvodoreans, etc., wouldn't be receiving this kind of negative stereotype (to this extent anyway) if it weren't for the protests of '06. The reason you don't see European illegals getting bashed, just like you don't see Asian or African illegals getting bashed, because they weren't the ones you saw on TV demanding rights, waving flags of their home countries and being belligerent. Are all SOB illegals that way? Of course not, but there were a hell of a lot of them at those protests, I recall millions, with that attitude. And regardless whether or not they are good, hard working people, they're still breaking the law.
Many other reasons Mexican illegals have Americans angry, like 48,000+ Americans murdered by them since end of 2001. Think of how many injured badly by them, think of how many Americans killed and injured by Mexicans/So. Americans who used to be illegal or are offspring of illegals. It's a giant problem.
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Old 02-11-2008, 02:49 PM
 
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I have met many illegals from Europe; Ireland, Britain all the way to Croatia. There are a lot of them in NYC and Miami.. definitely more on the East Coast.
They are civilized, they have not killed many thousands of Americans, they do not get in your face, they have 'manners', they have not caused all the finanical loss, they have not closed hundreds of hospitals, they have not cut off medical care for the poor, etc.
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Old 02-11-2008, 02:52 PM
 
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One man emailed my church to do an ICE sweep after the "dia de la virgien de guadalupe" (day of the virgin mary). I was stunned..
Jesus would not be for millions of illegal aliens here, nor harming us citizens physically, finanically, medically, educationally and so on. Jesus was very much for obeying laws and soverignty.
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Old 02-11-2008, 02:52 PM
 
Location: SoCal - Sherman Oaks & Woodland Hills
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If you had a friend or family member that admittedly is in a relationship with an illegal immigrant and living with them, what would you do?

What about a co-worker? Would you report them to management? Could you?
If my friend/family member was happy I would not say anything. Its none of my business who they date and it would be stupid and idiotic for anyone to say anything about it or for anyone to "disapprove" of the relationship.

If it were a co-worker, I would definately report it to the proper athorities.
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Old 02-11-2008, 02:53 PM
 
Location: SoCal - Sherman Oaks & Woodland Hills
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They are civilized, they have not killed many thousands of Americans, they do not get in your face, they have 'manners', they have not caused all the finanical loss, they have not closed hundreds of hospitals, they have not cut off medical care for the poor, etc.
So in other words, you are just saying you dont like illegal Mexican immigrants. Sad.
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Old 02-11-2008, 03:07 PM
 
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Here in Texas you could report it but it wouldn't do any good. Authorities are too afraid of being called racist so most illegals don't bother to follow any laws. I have heard them laughing many times after a policeman has told them to 'stop'. I am talking about offenses where citizens would have been taken to jail.
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Old 02-11-2008, 03:11 PM
 
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So in other words, you are just saying you dont like illegal Mexican immigrants. Sad.
We like them who are good people, but we do not like them to be in America if illegal. We do notice when a large group of people have caused so much suffering to Americans as the Mexican and So. American groups have, whether they are illegal or legal. The good Hispanics legal population here notice as well.
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