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Old 06-15-2009, 09:30 PM
 
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It's pretty easy to stereotype a whole population that believes it is not required to respect any laws of this country.

If they really were so hard working and great, then why don't their own countries try to entice them back?
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Old 06-15-2009, 09:32 PM
 
Location: Helena, Montana
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It utterly disgusts me how bigoted and racist America has become. This discussion is no longer one of national security or even the slightest bit about truly discussing issues of the matter. how dare you stereotype and generalize a whole population! this has become an all-out blame game - you people should be ashamed of yourselves.
We've never been called racist before!

By the way, you forgot xenophobic.
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Old 06-15-2009, 09:37 PM
 
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Since when did illegal alien become a race?

Illegals might be more likeable if they weren't demanding everything up to free universites of their choice. Free undergraduate schooling, free health care their entire lives, WIC, housing assistance isn't enough for them, now they expect to be sent to Harvard or whereever they choose all expenses paid.

Imagine how different the argument might be if instead of demanding citizenship on a silver platter they simply asked for a few more H2A or H2B visas to work here for a few months at a time because they're desperate for jobs.

That's not what they want obviously.
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Old 06-15-2009, 09:38 PM
 
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because the mexican government is not at its best, if you can tell. sorry for getting angry. but saying that ALL ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS are not "hard working" is ridiculous. there are plenty that work there ass off the same any other person would do, and then there is others who rely on welfare. but it is not ok to stereotype a whole group of people - it just furthers the problem. whether or not illegal immigrants are "hard working" is the matter of the issue. instead, we need to be discussing ways to solve or amerliorate these problems.
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Old 06-15-2009, 09:41 PM
 
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when has illegal immigration become an issue of race? pages ago. racist remarks such as "Go back to YOUR OWN COUNTRY, wherever THAT may be!!!" are racist remarks against the hispanic population.
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Old 06-15-2009, 09:43 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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It utterly disgusts me how bigoted and racist America has become. This discussion is no longer one of national security or even the slightest bit about truly discussing issues of the matter. how dare you stereotype and generalize a whole population! this has become an all-out blame game - you people should be ashamed of yourselves.
Speak for yourself.

I am extremely prejudiced against illegal aliens----------regardless of their actual race/ethnicity.

Legal immigrants; 'brown' Mexican or otherwise, are welcome here.
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Old 06-15-2009, 09:45 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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because the mexican government is not at its best, if you can tell. sorry for getting angry. but saying that ALL ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS are not "hard working" is ridiculous. there are plenty that work there ass off the same any other person would do, and then there is others who rely on welfare. but it is not ok to stereotype a whole group of people - it just furthers the problem. whether or not illegal immigrants are "hard working" is the matter of the issue. instead, we need to be discussing ways to solve or amerliorate these problems.
Illegal aliens are criminals by definition when factoring in ID theft, non reporting of income using a genuine SSN, etc.
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Old 06-15-2009, 09:46 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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when has illegal immigration become an issue of race? pages ago. racist remarks such as "Go back to YOUR OWN COUNTRY, wherever THAT may be!!!" are racist remarks against the hispanic population.
There is no Hispanic race. Latinos range from Nordic White to Black--------with everything in between.
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Old 06-16-2009, 09:06 AM
 
Location: Helena, Montana
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when has illegal immigration become an issue of race? pages ago. racist remarks such as "Go back to YOUR OWN COUNTRY, wherever THAT may be!!!" are racist remarks against the hispanic population.
Illegal aliens come from South America, Africa, Asia and Europe. Assuming people are only referring to 'hispanics' and the "racist" idea is purely in your head. You assume that since the majority of illegals are from South America, that they are the ONLY ones referred to.
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Old 06-16-2009, 09:08 AM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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Illegal aliens come from South America, Africa, Asia and Europe. Assuming people are only referring to 'hispanics' and the "racist" idea is purely in your head. You assume that since the majority of illegals are from South America, that they are the ONLY ones referred to.
Besides: the race card would not apply to Argentina---------that nation is 97% White.
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