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Old 02-26-2007, 07:32 AM
 
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CHEAP LABOR?

Isn't that what the whole immigration issue is about?

Business doesn't want to pay a decent wage

Consumers don't want expensive produce

Government will tell you Americans don't want the jobs

But the bottom line is cheap labor

The phrase "cheap labor" is a myth, a farce, and a lie
~ there is no such thing as "cheap labor."

Take, for example, an illegal alien with a wife and five children.

He takes a job for $5.00 or $6.00/hour.
At that wage, with six dependents, he pays no income tax,
yet at the end of the year, if he files an Income Tax Return,
he gets an "earned income credit" of up to $3,200 free.

He qualifies for Section 8 housing and subsidized rent

He qualifies for food stamps

He qualifies for free (no deductible, no co-pay)
health care

His children get free breakfasts and lunches at school

He requires bilingual teachers and books

He qualifies for relief from high energy bills

If they are or become, aged, blind or disabled,
they qualify for SSI.

Once qualified for SSI they can qualify for Medicare.

All of this is at that taxpayer's expense.

He doesn't worry about car insurance, life
insurance, or homeowners insurance.

Taxpayers provide Spanish language signs, bulletins
and printed material.

He and his family receive the equivalent of $20.00 to
$30.00/hour in benefits.

Working Americans are lucky to have $5.00 or $6.00/hour
Left after paying their bills and his.

The American taxpayers also pay for increased crime,
graffiti removal and extra trash clean-up.

Cheap labor?
YEAH RIGHT!
Wake up people!
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Old 02-26-2007, 08:26 AM
 
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I understand exactly what your talking about. The problem is these are the same people that use the phrase " Im getting back(Fill in amount) from the government this year in taxes ". You do not get money back! The Government allows you to keep a very small porsion of what you paid in. So they can not grasp the concept of US paying for the illegals. They live in a fairytale world where the government just has the money to pay for all of these illegals. They do not understand it is us the American taxpayer who has to pay for them.
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Old 03-01-2007, 06:06 AM
 
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I understand exactly what your talking about. The problem is these are the same people that use the phrase " Im getting back(Fill in amount) from the government this year in taxes ". You do not get money back! The Government allows you to keep a very small porsion of what you paid in. So they can not grasp the concept of US paying for the illegals. They live in a fairytale world where the government just has the money to pay for all of these illegals. They do not understand it is us the American taxpayer who has to pay for them.
The hole thing, I don't know where is it going
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