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Old 09-19-2008, 04:15 PM
 
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Television news host Geraldo Rivera on Thursday asked Birmingham business leaders to join him in urging President Bush to pardon the approximately 12 million immigrants living illegally in the country.

"Call off these raids and pardon these people, then go forward and help to heal the inequities and the other bureaucratic problems and irregularities with the immigration system," Rivera said.

Rivera, host of "Geraldo at Large" on Fox News Channel, told an audience of about 350 people at the Hispanic Business Council's annual breakfast that Bush should halt raids on plants employing illegal immigrants and issue the pardons in his last few months in office. Granting illegal immigrants some form of documentation would make them feel safer to report crimes, he said.


"I'm not saying even give them a path to citizenship - let the Congress work that problem out. Let the people of the United States voice their opinions on that," Rivera said, speaking at The Harbert Center downtown. "But for God's sake, do what you attempted to do in 2007 with your reform legislation."

U.S. immigration policy has been racist nearly from the beginning, he said, and there has never been a legal way for a large number of Mexicans to become U.S. citizens. Rivera also said he is distressed by the racist rhetoric of the immigration debate and accused members of the media, including rival network CNN's Lou Dobbs, of spreading misinformation about immigrants.


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"Gerald" needs to shut up and educate himself on this issue instead of trotting out the over zealously used race card in lieu of any substantial defense of why America hates this invasion.
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Old 09-19-2008, 04:21 PM
 
Location: Southern Arizona
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"Gerald" needs to shut up and educate himself on this issue instead of trotting out the over zealously used race card in lieu of any substantial defense of why America hates this invasion.
I could not agree more, JDubsMom

Geraldo is supposed to be a Investigative News Reporter . . . nothing more and nothing less, NOT A MEDIA HO.

Whatever happened to UNBIASED NEWS?
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Old 09-19-2008, 04:27 PM
 
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I could not agree more, JDubsMom

Geraldo is supposed to be a Investigative News Reporter . . . nothing more and nothing less, NOT A MEDIA HO.

Whatever happened to UNBIASED NEWS?
It died along with our sovereignty.
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Old 09-19-2008, 04:32 PM
 
Location: Surprise, Az
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I could not agree more, JDubsMom

Geraldo is supposed to be a Investigative News Reporter . . . nothing more and nothing less, NOT A MEDIA HO.

Whatever happened to UNBIASED NEWS?
When has Geraldo ever been unbiased? This is who he is...

Geraldo is not worried about what people think. He is worried about his pay check and ratings...So asking him to shut up is pointless...

You must have a remote...use it...
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Old 09-19-2008, 04:36 PM
 
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IF the US pardons illegals this second time, a very wrong message will be sent and you will see a huge increase in illegals coming over.
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Old 09-19-2008, 04:42 PM
 
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When Geraldo opened Al Capone's safe, some quick thinking individual should have shoved him in and locked the door.
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Old 09-19-2008, 04:43 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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Geraldo's act of " Me and my Illegal kin are so much better than you" is nothing new. He's been Pro-Illegal for years.
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Old 09-19-2008, 05:27 PM
 
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I was not sure what I thought about Geraldo for awhile, but he has now proven himself for those more needy.
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Old 09-19-2008, 05:29 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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I was not sure what I thought about Geraldo for awhile, but he has now proven himself for those more needy.
Is that "For" or "Against"??
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Old 09-19-2008, 05:35 PM
 
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Is that "For" or "Against"??
I think she means the needy American citizens. You know, the former middle class who will be living in cardboard shacks under viaducts once all the illegals with 5th grade educations are given amnesty and need to be supported.
By the way.............I've got dibs on that heating grate near the Sheraton loading dock on Lower Wacker Drive. So don't even think about living there.
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