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View Poll Results: Are YOU calling Congress to oppose or support the illegal alien amnesty??
YES, I called to OPPOSE the amnesty! 14 53.85%
Yes, I called to SUPPORT the amnesty! 4 15.38%
No, I never call... afraid too or not sure what to say. 2 7.69%
No call, but I WROTE Congress to express my OPPOSITION. 6 23.08%
No call, but I WROTE Congress to express my SUPPORT. 0 0%
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Old 06-01-2007, 10:13 PM
 
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So, I wonder who will be the first to complain that's it's OUR money they're sending away to MEXICO!!!
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Old 06-01-2007, 10:19 PM
 
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So, I wonder who will be the first to complain that's it's OUR money they're sending away to MEXICO!!!
Instead of sending their money to Mexico, perhaps they could spend it paying their medical bills here, buying food for their family so they do not require WIC, etc.
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Old 06-01-2007, 10:29 PM
 
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Uh, the families of those who send all that money back to Mexico are in Mexico. That's why they send the money there. Unless you want to enact a special discriminatory provision specifically against Mexicans, they are eligible for public assistance programs on exactly the same basis as Whites, Blacks, Asians, American Indians, you name it.
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Old 06-01-2007, 11:21 PM
 
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Uh, the families of those who send all that money back to Mexico are in Mexico. That's why they send the money there. Unless you want to enact a special discriminatory provision specifically against Mexicans, they are eligible for public assistance programs on exactly the same basis as Whites, Blacks, Asians, American Indians, you name it.
Illegal aliens who cross the border, have anchor babies in US hospitals and fail to pay the bill, leaving the US taxpayer holding the bag, while sending THEIR money back to Mexico do not cut a very sympathetic figure. Nor should they.
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Old 06-01-2007, 11:31 PM
 
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So, I wonder who will be the first to complain that's it's OUR money they're sending away to MEXICO!!!
The possibility exists that it really is there money. There are *Vastly* more Legal Mexican immigrants than illegal ones. Also, Russia, Vietnam, and the Philippines (among others) also receive overseas remittances... it's not just the Mexicans. And FYI, less than half of the illegal immigrants "sneak across the border". The majority overstay a visa.

Although it may not be the same as a *legal* paycheck, an illegal immigrant who earns money has at least some claim to it (some say 100%, but few would say that it is the same as stealing).
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Old 06-02-2007, 01:33 AM
 
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Uh, the families of those who send all that money back to Mexico are in Mexico. That's why they send the money there. Unless you want to enact a special discriminatory provision specifically against Mexicans, they are eligible for public assistance programs on exactly the same basis as Whites, Blacks, Asians, American Indians, you name it.
If their families are in mexico then is their problem; not our problem. Our problem, is that they are milking our system, consuming resources like parasites. They have babies here only to have the cheap excuse for an amnesty. That's why the descendant of an illegal shouldn't be considered American citizen. That doesn't work in this current world.
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