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Old 03-15-2007, 10:10 AM
 
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MERIDA, Mexico — President Bush sought to soothe strained ties with Mexico on Tuesday by promising to prod Congress to overhaul tough U.S. immigration policies. But Mexican President Felipe Calderon criticized U.S. plans for a 700-mile border fence and said Bush must do more to curb American drug appetites.

Mexico was the last stop on Bush's five-nation Latin American tour, and the one where the political stakes seemed the highest.

Bush walked a high wire: He wants to improve frayed ties over immigration and drug trafficking and the Iraq war, but without alienating supporters back home, particularly Republican lawmakers advocating stiff penalties against undocumented workers.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,258441,00.html
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Old 03-15-2007, 02:54 PM
 
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Default hmmm

"undocumented workers"
I guess that article is referring to illegal aliens working here. hmm why isnt the illegal word used?

All Bush needs to do is enforce our existing immigration laws that this country was built on, and until he does that everything else is designed to take focus off the fact that he doesnt make government enforce our immigration laws.
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Old 03-15-2007, 08:04 PM
 
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Well, I'd love to tell the president of Mexico where he can stick his demands. And please, the references to the Berlin Wall? That's a little much, don't you think? We're trying to keep people OUT, not trying to prevent them from leaving--I'd be jumping for joy if they went back to Mexico and helped their own country instead of complaining about ours...
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Old 03-16-2007, 12:34 AM
 
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Yes, and stunningly unbelievable words by Calderon and Bush. L.A. Times quote: "Calderon told Bush Tuesday that he could not win his war on drugs without reductions in U.S. "demand" for marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine that move by the "ton" through his country!!" Bush on Wednesday acknowledged a responsibility "to convince people to use less drugs."!! What!? Just say No to drugs? People please un-addict yourselves?
Sounds like They need to speak to addiction scientists at our government labs. To reduce addiction to drugs, a new pharmaceutical treatment stalled in clinical trials needs to be rushed through, then treatment forced for all addicts...their minds are not in most cases, able to make the right decision.
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Old 03-16-2007, 02:50 AM
 
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L.A. Times: Bush said in Mexico "Amnesty is not going to fly. There is not going to be automatic citizenship; it just won't work. People in the United States don't support that, and neither do I. Nor will kicking people out of the U.S. work. It's not practical." Also, Bush said in speech "Sending illegals back is not practical, there are those who articulate it but it's just empty words." No amnesty is not impressive, there are still many millions of people here that are putting many millions of citizens out of their homes to the poor house, or on the streets.
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Old 03-16-2007, 07:20 AM
 
Location: Where the real happy cows reside!
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And we wonder why it's all screwed up!

I think Bush fell off his high wire and landed on his nads.

Sorry for being blunt!

What about America's poor, America's hardworkers, America's starving children, America's uninsured ...? The government needs to deal with this before they start giving even more handouts and more leniency to illegal immigrants. Maybe then America's own will get better tax breaks, climb out of poverty, have food in their stomachs every day and get that medical insurance that they so badly need, and finally that joke for minimum wage will actually rise to the level that someone can live on.
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Old 03-16-2007, 09:17 AM
 
Location: South Bay, California
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And we wonder why it's all screwed up!

I think Bush fell off his high wire and landed on his nads.

Sorry for being blunt!

What about America's poor, America's hardworkers, America's starving children, America's uninsured ...? The government needs to deal with this before they start giving even more handouts and more leniency to illegal immigrants. Maybe then America's own will get better tax breaks, climb out of poverty, have food in their stomachs every day and get that medical insurance that they so badly need, and finally that joke for minimum wage will actually rise to the level that someone can live on.
I hope your not residing in France, they don't do cope well with internal issues. Young Muslim Kids who riot can send the country into a downward spiral.
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Old 03-16-2007, 11:19 AM
 
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I hope your not residing in France, they don't do cope well with internal issues. Young Muslim Kids who riot can send the country into a downward spiral.
This makes no sense. Stick to the subject at hand.
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Old 03-16-2007, 11:50 AM
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Stick to the subject at hand
Seconded.
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Old 03-17-2007, 10:47 AM
 
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And we wonder why it's all screwed up!

I think Bush fell off his high wire and landed on his nads.

Sorry for being blunt!

What about America's poor, America's hardworkers, America's starving children, America's uninsured ...? The government needs to deal with this before they start giving even more handouts and more leniency to illegal immigrants. Maybe then America's own will get better tax breaks, climb out of poverty, have food in their stomachs every day and get that medical insurance that they so badly need, and finally that joke for minimum wage will actually rise to the level that someone can live on.
Ok folks ... I got red carded for disrespecting the U.S. President and I appollogise for it. If you look at all my other posts on immigration, I am all about respect. I say that word because I really believe it and mean it.
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