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Old 01-09-2009, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Lawn Guyland New Yawk
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In fairness, it's just as bad if not worse in pockets as you travel South down N Ocean... Closing that Mobil station across from the 7-11 sure didn't help any. I wish I knew the story behind what happened there - prime real estate and they always consistently charged 20-30% more for a gallon of gas then stations within a 1/4 mile. I mean, come on - who the hell ever bought gas there?

I've gone on a Farmingville rant before and won't do it again... Maybe your story will do to Patchogue what the movie did to Farmingville. It could fairly deflect the stigma on Farmingville that was based on a small corner along the Patchogue/Medford border.
Off topic but the Mobil station by my g/f in Rocky Point was always 50 to 1.00 more than everyone else around...Almost no cars at the pumps and same with the repair bays...Figured he was dealing or something...
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Old 01-09-2009, 02:44 PM
 
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It's the disrespect for THE LAW, that concerns me.

It sends a message, that can be applied TO ALL LAW.

Where there is NO law, there is anarchy.

And that's what we have in this Society, anarchy.
Yeah, I don't like disrespect for the law either, like when some people can speed without any fear of consequences because someone related to them gave them a card which indicates said relative is in a certain occupation....if you catch my drift.


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Old 01-09-2009, 06:51 PM
 
Location: Northwestern Michigan
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Put in the story how apathetic the SCPD is toward minorities. Been like that for many years.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/09/ny...ef=long-island
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Old 01-09-2009, 07:01 PM
 
Location: bay shore
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make them all legal so they have to pay taxes. many problems solved.
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Old 01-10-2009, 03:41 AM
 
Location: Miller Place NY
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Yeah, I don't like disrespect for the law either, like when some people can speed without any fear of consequences because someone related to them gave them a card which indicates said relative is in a certain occupation....if you catch my drift.



: smack::s mack:

and with a Wet Noodle !
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Old 01-10-2009, 05:15 AM
 
Location: Over the Rainbow...
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My name is Jennifer, and I'm a freelance journalist. I will be in Suffolk County for the next couple of weeks reporting on illegal immigration--and the tension it has caused in Suffolk County's communities. I am interested in hearing from Suffolk County residents on this topic, and I am also interested in hearing reactions to the murder of Marcelo Lucero, an Ecuadorean immigrant in Patchogue this past November.

Please don't reply here. Instead, contact me at Moderator cut: sorry. no private e-mails here, but people may DM you instead.

Thank you.

Kind regards,
Jennifer
My husband is from Long Island and we were there a couple months ago. So, how about doing a report on the illegal who was driving drunk and killed the female cab driver and her passenger?????
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Old 01-10-2009, 07:37 AM
 
Location: Miller Place NY
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My husband is from Long Island and we were there a couple months ago. So, how about doing a report on the illegal who was driving drunk and killed the female cab driver and her passenger?????
They NEVER would do a story on that.

You see, the victim, is not a minority, poor, and an illegal.

Not "newsworthy".
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Old 01-10-2009, 07:50 AM
 
Location: Over the Rainbow...
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They NEVER would do a story on that.

You see, the victim, is not a minority, poor, and an illegal.

Not "newsworthy".
Exactly. Strange isn't it how illegals crimes are not broadcasted daily or in the newspapers day after day. Matter of fact it appears these stories "don't even" make the news. I am hoping this reporter gets no input unless she agrees to do the story on the illegal who slammed into the cab along with her original request.

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Old 01-10-2009, 09:35 AM
 
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I also agree with most of the commenters here. It is not a racist issued, it is an economic issue that affects the working class and middle class families. They keep wages down, do not pay taxes and use tax supported services...healthcare, educational services,prisons etc.

I detest the argument "they do jobs that most americans wont do". The truth is, there willingness to accept jobs off the books and for lower wages alters supply and demand and keeps wages low. I agree that we also need to place huge fines and prison sentences on employers that hire illegal immigrants.

I think the governenment backed by huge corporations does not want to close the borders because business will have to pay more money for labor.

I also need to mentuob Gangs that form from the children of illigal immigrants have huge impacts on our neighborhoods as well as there willingness to live in subpar conditions. (groups renting and living in illigal apts)
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Old 01-10-2009, 03:22 PM
 
Location: bay shore
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me and my girlfriend were hit head on by a drunk, unlicensed, and (possibly- there was talk about him being deported) illegal-alien driver. thankfully the car did have insurance, and even tho he fled the scene, he was caught. and we didnt get any major injuries
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