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Old 07-11-2008, 08:55 PM
 
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All the Mexicans I know work alot harder than poor white folk.
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Old 07-11-2008, 08:58 PM
 
Location: Arizona
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All the Mexicans I know work alot harder than .
You must know very few "poor white folk"...
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Old 07-11-2008, 09:06 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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All the Mexicans I know work alot harder than poor white folk.
Illegal 'Mexicans' may indeed work harder than so-called 'poor White folk'-----the alternative is deportation for the former.

Us Americans (of any race/ethnicity) have rights under the law so we can stand up for ourselves.
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Old 07-11-2008, 09:34 PM
 
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All the Mexicans I know work alot harder than poor white folk.
True, most poor white folk as well as poor black folk insist on OSHA standards of safety in the workplace as well as minimum and/or competitive wages in occupations such as packing houses and construction. The nerve of all those po' folk! Just what do they think? That they have rights or something?!
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Old 07-11-2008, 11:06 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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True, most poor white folk as well as poor black folk insist on OSHA standards of safety in the workplace as well as minimum and/or competitive wages in occupations such as packing houses and construction. The nerve of all those po' folk! Just what do they think? That they have rights or something?!
The gall of "those folks" is astounding....such an arrogant sense of entitlement. How dare they expect to be paid a living wage? It's sickening.
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Old 07-11-2008, 11:15 PM
 
Location: Texas
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It's easy to say someone works hard because they do a lot of manual labor. I've done construction work and I have done medical school. Medical school was much harder work.
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Old 07-12-2008, 03:54 AM
 
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I strongly suspect that the official unemployment rate of 'only' 5.5% is due in part to many illegals self deporting since they are at the bottom of the food chain-----east to fire since they would not dare to try to collect benefits. If the above 'illegals' were indeed US citizens/green card holders-----I strongly suspect our unemployment rate would be upwards of 7% already.
This may be true but hard to tell since some illegal workers have stolen identities and others are either not on record or are simply using their own identity. There are still quite a few illegal workers who have valid social security cards that were issued in order to obtain drivers licenses and the like. These cards are not valid for employment and the US has stopped issuing them but when a worker uses such social security card no flags are raised as the name and SS# match under the electronic validation program. My point being our unemployment rate could be significantly lower as well.
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Old 07-12-2008, 03:56 AM
 
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I believe they are pandering for votes, and have not given a thought to the ramifications of amnesty. We already have millions of foreclosures, unemployment continues to climb, and gas and food prices are skyrocketing. If something isnít done soon to stop the insanity, I fear our country is headed down a road of widespread violence and civil unrest. Time is of the essence.
Well they are politicians. I am a cynic so I also believe people are fanning the flames of immigration in order to divert peoples attention away from the very things you mention.
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Old 07-12-2008, 04:04 AM
 
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My crystal ball predicts that your first paragraph will be the scenario that comes to fruition.
Yes because at the end of the day we are all human with human emotions and human reactions no matter first world or third world. Come on you are not serious. You honestly think the US will turn into something like Darfur? Honestly.
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Old 07-12-2008, 06:57 AM
 
Location: Romeoville, IL
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It's easy to say someone works hard because they do a lot of manual labor. I've done construction work and I have done medical school. Medical school was much harder work.
True, anyone can mow lawns, work at McDonalds flipping cheeseburgers, pick strawberries, or clean toilets. Not everyone can get a college education, even if given the means.
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