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Old 12-31-2006, 11:38 AM
 
Location: Thumb of Michigan
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I had a Guatemalan nanny, I came out alright, I hope. lol



This speaks volumes!

What kind of city/town is Manhattan Beach?
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Old 12-31-2006, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Colorado
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This speaks volumes!

What kind of city/town is Manhattan Beach?
You are tooooo funny!!!!
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Old 12-31-2006, 01:38 PM
 
Location: Orange County
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How can you guys say... "What would we do without them?"

Here's what we'd do:
We'd pay for TWO Iraq wars.
We'd fund the $540 billion Medicare program for over a year.
We'd significantly help our own[Americas] poor.
We'd have in cash TWICE of what Bill Gates' is worth.


As reported on CNN, by Lou Dobbs, Illegal Immigration is costing us ATLEAST 70 billion dollars per year.

How can you possibly tell me, "What would we do without them?"
And then the California economy, and every other state with a large illegal immigrant population, would suffer greatly. The price of produce would likely double, many small business owners that rely on the cheap labor to survive would go belly up, and there would be an almost complete gap in the low-wage job market.

But then, of course, we wouldn't have to "deal" with the non-English speaking children plaguing our educational system or the Mexican gangbangers that are ruining our neighborhoods! We could finally return to our WASP roots!
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Old 12-31-2006, 01:41 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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People just dont get it............
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Old 12-31-2006, 01:49 PM
 
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This speaks volumes!

What kind of city/town is Manhattan Beach?

Manhattan Beach is one of the most expensive places to live in the country. Forbes rated it in the top five most expensive. Avg. home price is about $1.3 million right now. It is almost completely white, and you rarely see minorities.

There used to be a working class Mexican/Latino population in MB, but they got hazed and left. The area where the homes were is bulldozed and it's now a park just west of Highland Ave.

It was named Parque Culiacan, but city officials are trying to rid the Hispanic influence by changing the name to Bruce's Beach.

http://easyreader.hermosawave.net/news2002/storypage.asp?StoryID=20029472&IssuePath=news2006/0720/ (broken link)
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Old 12-31-2006, 04:00 PM
 
Location: Thumb of Michigan
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Wow! I did a wikipedia search on Manhattan Beach to see more about it and couldn't believe it!

No wonder the person (sic) from Manhattan Beach found construction work so hard! Living in the lap of luxury, mowing the grass would be hard work!(to a MB local)

No wonder the person (sic) is so out of touch with the illegal immigration issue. Let's hope the person never becomes a powerful politician!
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Old 12-31-2006, 07:43 PM
 
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amavel's speculations don't jibe with studies quoted on CNN after the Swift affair, that removing all illegal immigrant labor would raise prices initially by a gargantuan 6%, then immediately stabilize down to a brobdingnagian 4%. I would gladly pay 4% on everything to have its labor go to the worthy workforce of American citizens and naturalized American citizens. That just might . . . gosh. . . help America!
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Old 12-31-2006, 08:21 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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Talking Manhattan Beach story

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Wow! I did a wikipedia search on Manhattan Beach to see more about it and couldn't believe it!

No wonder the person (sic) from Manhattan Beach found construction work so hard! Living in the lap of luxury, mowing the grass would be hard work!(to a MB local)

No wonder the person (sic) is so out of touch with the illegal immigration issue. Let's hope the person never becomes a powerful politician!
One of my sisters and her then-husband lived in a cute 1-bedroom apartment in Manhattan Beach on Highland Avenue about 20 years ago (she is now remarried and lives in Palos Verdes). Anyway, one summer morning on a Saturday, they invited me over to have breakfast. They told me where to park, since parking is usually next to impossible over there, especially during the summer.

After I parked my car, I walked around the corner to the side street to get to their place. On that side street, there happened to be a young guy who just came back from surfing at the beach. He was changing out of his wet swimsuit next to his car, and he didn't even care that I was right there walking by! He had a large beach towel wrapped around him while he was doing this, but STILL!

Once I got inside my sister's place, I told her about the guy who was changing out of his swimsuit across the street from her kitchen window. She matter-of-factly said that it happens all the time over there. Guess I learned something new (about the beach cities) that day.
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Old 12-31-2006, 08:27 PM
 
Location: South Bay, California
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I do not live in a Manhattan Beach shell. I attend a college consisting of less than 15% whites at Cal State Dominguez Hills. I've played basketball on the weekends in the inner city for seven-eight years. I've gone to a store in Compton and on another occasion dropped a girl off at a home in Compton. I met a Florencia 13 gang member, the second largest gang in Los Angeles county, and became close friends with him. I became friends with co-employee from South Los Angels who thought I was cool with a black employee referring to me as "having a ghetto pass." I've attended a party in Gardena, which according to OCCASparky is "the ghetto." I've been called whitebread by white girls in Hawthorne. I've been called "white boy" by hispanics in Hawthorne. I was deliberately denied the bus in Carson by an African American Bus Driver, because my skin was white, and chose not to pull over to open the doors. I've been verbally threatened by a hispanic and black male in the back of a warehouse. An Asian man gave me a racial slur as referring to me as "the white man." A black girl has told me to put your shirt on white boy. A racist black opened up to white people, because I was so laid back with him. I worked in a Company for six months with only 4 white folks of a 105 employees. Don't judge a book by it's cover.
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Old 12-31-2006, 08:51 PM
 
Location: Thumb of Michigan
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I do not live in a Manhattan Beach shell. I attend a college consisting of less than 15% whites at Cal State Dominguez Hills. I've played basketball on the weekends in the inner city for seven-eight years. I've gone to a store in Compton and on another occasion dropped a girl off at a home in Compton. I met a Florencia 13 gang member, the second largest gang in Los Angeles county, and became close friends with him. I became friends with co-employee from South Los Angels who thought I was cool with a black employee referring to me as "having a ghetto pass." I've attended a party in Gardena, which according to OCCASparky is "the ghetto." I've been called whitebread by white girls in Hawthorne. I've been called "white boy" by hispanics in Hawthorne. I was deliberately denied the bus in Carson by an African American Bus Driver, because my skin was white, and chose not to pull over to open the doors. I've been verbally threatened by a hispanic and black male in the back of a warehouse. An Asian man gave me a racial slur as referring to me as "the white man." A black girl has told me to put your shirt on white boy. A racist black opened up to white people, because I was so laid back with him. I worked in a Company for six months with only 4 white folks of a 105 employees. Don't judge a book by it's cover.
I see now where they got the inspiration for the movie Malibu's Most Wanted.

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