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Old 09-12-2008, 07:01 PM
 
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Support these contentions with something called 'facts'. Link to evidence that shows food prices in Europe are high because of a lack of illegal immigrants. Also provide evidence that high food prices in Hawaii are due to the same. At least part of the reason food is expensive in Hawaii is because it must be transported from the mainland US and shipping adds to the cost.

If you do not provide anything to back up these statements, then all you are doing is making outrageous claims which are nothing more than your opinion.

Here we go by reputable paper-
The first paragraph shows that illegals add to the economy even though anti illegals enjoy using scare tactics.

http://blogs.usatoday.com/oped/2008/...l-immigra.html

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Old 09-12-2008, 07:02 PM
 
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I will look for links to post

That's a first.
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Old 09-12-2008, 07:05 PM
 
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I will look for links to post
That would be great. If you have time, see if you can find out any information on how the people in Europe mow their lawns, or wash their cars, or staff their fast-food restaurants. I can't even IMAGINE the obstacles they must face.
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Old 09-12-2008, 07:11 PM
 
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That's a first.

link was posted and it backs me up

http://blogs.usatoday.com/oped/2008/...l-immigra.html
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Old 09-12-2008, 07:17 PM
 
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No. A blog of reader's opinions in USA Today can hardly be considered a reputable source. You stated:

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They (illegal aliens) have kept prices very low in food industry look at Europe how high food prices are and places like Hawaii who lack "illegal" immigrants.
You need to provide evidence that food prices in Europe and Hawaii are high because they lack illegal immigrants.
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Old 09-12-2008, 07:25 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Are you serious?! Bianca, when you see the word “opinion” that's exactly what it means. You could have written this. Show us government statistics, or a reputable study.
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Old 09-12-2008, 07:26 PM
 
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They have kept prices very low in food industry look at Europe how high food prices are and places like Hawaii who lack "illegal" immigrants.
European countries like Germany utilized a guest worker program to fill jobs that native Germans would not do.

A lesson in immigration - The Boston Globe
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Old 09-12-2008, 07:27 PM
 
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Are you serious?! Bianca, when you see the word “opinion” that's exactly what it means. You could have written this. Show us government statistics, or a reputable study.

Okay I will look for another that is based on facts .
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Old 09-12-2008, 09:48 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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I hope we take even more Iraqis after what we did tro their country but we should use the same thinking and give amnesty to so called illegals here.

We owe them also for the labor they have given us and the risks they have taken coming here.
You are correct: we owe the illegals spaces in our jails prior to their deportation------------NEXT!
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Old 09-12-2008, 10:28 PM
 
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That would be great. If you have time, see if you can find out any information on how the people in Europe mow their lawns, or wash their cars, or staff their fast-food restaurants. I can't even IMAGINE the obstacles they must face.
I have no idea how the Europeans manage. I mean, look at us! Prior to the arrival of the illegal aliens, people used to have to whack a path from their front door to their driveway with a machete because their lawns and yards were so overgrown. Then they had to wipe a hole in the dirt on the windshield of their car so they could drive to work. If you wanted to eat dinner at McDonald's, you had to set up reservations months in advance. And people would regularly shoot each other in the produce section if they had a shipment of peaches come in.
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