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NoKillShelterGuy Donating Member (143 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-21-05 07:56 PM
Response to Reply #127
138. Not only that, but people who call the INS...
on undocumented workers are racists, too.

Just because they are here illegally does not mean that they should be punished for breaking the law, does it?
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  -'IT IS OUT OF CONTROL': Ranchers call for action Judi Lynn  Jun-20-05 03:36 AM   #0 
  - I thought this was going to be about Mad Cow Disease. . .  Journeyman   Jun-20-05 03:46 AM   #1 
  - Heh heh -- their hoods are coming off.....  Senior citizen   Jun-20-05 03:58 AM   #2 
  - I live in TX, and these illegals are hurting us a lot  losdiablosgato   Jun-20-05 08:25 AM   #11 
     - That's what they said about blacks too. So WE hire them but it's THEIR  leesa   Jun-20-05 08:49 AM   #14 
     - The difference is that African Americans are American Citizens  losdiablosgato   Jun-20-05 08:57 AM   #17 
        - HA, HA, HA  maxrandb   Jun-20-05 09:38 AM   #22 
           - so the use of exploitative  northzax   Jun-20-05 10:40 AM   #27 
              - Of Course It Bothers Me.  maxrandb   Jun-20-05 11:47 AM   #39 
              - hmm, organized labor is a right wing talking point?  northzax   Jun-20-05 12:38 PM   #56 
                 - And Just Who Do You Think is Going to Fight for the  maxrandb   Jun-20-05 01:07 PM   #61 
              - Yes, exploitative labor practices bother those of us that are against  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jun-20-05 12:09 PM   #45 
     - I sympathize  Mizmoon   Jun-20-05 08:51 AM   #15 
     - I'm a northerner and we have problems brewing here, too  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-20-05 11:59 AM   #42 
        - So--the problem is not illegal immigration, but Foreigners.  Bridget Burke   Jun-20-05 12:24 PM   #50 
        - No racism or xenophobia here  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-20-05 01:22 PM   #64 
           - Your statement about un-American business owners gave me the clue.  Bridget Burke   Jun-20-05 01:59 PM   #70 
              - And why are YOU so biased? hmmmm?  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-20-05 02:12 PM   #75 
                 - First, please explain this statement:  Bridget Burke   Jun-20-05 02:25 PM   #78 
                    - Longbranch Saloon now a quinceanera dress shop  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-20-05 03:16 PM   #88 
                       - Diversity is also a part of our American culture  proud2Blib   Jun-20-05 07:18 PM   #110 
                       - gee, thanks for dusting off that old buzz word.  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-20-05 07:53 PM   #117 
                          - You nailed it  proud2Blib   Jun-20-05 09:18 PM   #122 
                             - As one who has lived in one of the most liberal cities in the US  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-20-05 09:39 PM   #124 
                                - So what are you trying to say?  proud2Blib   Jun-20-05 10:10 PM   #125 
                                   - Hyperbolic & sophomoric response to false premise  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-21-05 08:33 AM   #131 
                                      - I am not on a grandstand  proud2Blib   Jun-21-05 06:01 PM   #132 
                                         - That is all you can say?  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-21-05 07:10 PM   #133 
                                            - I see you as the one not being open minded here  proud2Blib   Jun-21-05 07:21 PM   #135 
                                            - I stand up for what I believe in and don't care how many are in my club  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-21-05 07:53 PM   #136 
                       - Looks like if more all-American drunks had come by, it'd still be  mbperrin   Jun-20-05 07:35 PM   #113 
                          - Actually, the area had gone downhill so badly I can see why tourists  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-20-05 07:51 PM   #115 
                             - Well, gee, I thought you were the one complaining about the  mbperrin   Jun-20-05 07:59 PM   #118 
                             - Gawd... how irrelevant can you get.  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-20-05 08:05 PM   #119 
                                - Gee, ironically, you seem to be the one without a grasp of irony...  mbperrin   Jun-20-05 08:17 PM   #120 
                             - eowyn, I know what you're talking about...  Ilsa   Jun-20-05 10:14 PM   #126 
                                - I wish things were good enough in Mexico  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-21-05 05:52 AM   #128 
        - Hispanic purchasing power projected to grow to over 900 billion by 2007  AlphaCentauri   Jun-20-05 01:22 PM   #65 
     - I understand what you're saying  Norquist Nemesis   Jun-20-05 09:20 AM   #19 
     - There is a very simple solution to the illegals...  Javaman   Jun-20-05 09:46 AM   #23 
     - You're halfway there  bunkerbuster1   Jun-20-05 11:08 AM   #30 
     - And I bet you live in a fairly nice home too  WatchWhatISay   Jun-22-05 02:03 AM   #141 
  - Word about these vigilante thugs has gotten out  Warpy   Jun-20-05 05:39 AM   #3 
  - No, we have plenty to spare up here in DE.  woodsprite   Jun-20-05 06:15 AM   #5 
  - The price has already skyrocketed with Mexicans picking them.  Cobalt Violet   Jun-20-05 06:29 AM   #6 
  - I do not understand why the govt. does nothing on this mess.  izzie   Jun-20-05 06:05 AM   #4 
  - Cheap labor  davepc   Jun-20-05 12:36 PM   #55 
     - I live in AZ, and I've got news 4 u...  greyhound1966   Jun-20-05 02:05 PM   #72 
        - If Democrats were true to our labor roots  davepc   Jun-20-05 02:11 PM   #74 
           - Union cabinet makers at my husband's company are paid BIG bucks  SoCalDem   Jun-20-05 03:10 PM   #87 
  - Too bad the National Guard is over in Iraq.  Sentinel Chicken   Jun-20-05 06:38 AM   #7 
  - We should get something more back other than lower wages.  Cobalt Violet   Jun-20-05 06:40 AM   #8 
  - The ranchers in the Valley use illegal labor constantly & consistently...  elehhhhna   Jun-20-05 07:22 AM   #9 
  - Yeah. Throw some of the "illegal bosses" in jail for a while.  Bridget Burke   Jun-20-05 08:46 AM   #13 
     - Fred Schuster in the OP is a Vegetable Rancher?  elehhhhna   Jun-20-05 10:32 AM   #26 
     - Throw some of the "illegal bosses" in jail for a while."  TX-RAT   Jun-20-05 11:21 AM   #35 
        - Oh come on  lastliberalintexas   Jun-20-05 12:13 PM   #48 
           - We all know who is hiring them.  TX-RAT   Jun-20-05 01:06 PM   #60 
              - That's not hearsay, by the way  lastliberalintexas   Jun-20-05 01:31 PM   #66 
  - I wonder how  FlaGranny   Jun-20-05 08:22 AM   #10 
  - Exactly! It is the people SMUGGLERS not the people!  davsand   Jun-20-05 10:50 AM   #29 
  - we need to build a 40ft high wall from the rio grande to the pacific ocean  kodi   Jun-20-05 08:43 AM   #12 
  - What a dumb ass thing to say. How about the people who hire them?  leesa   Jun-20-05 08:51 AM   #16 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-20-05 09:24 AM   #20 
  - nope, he's got it right.  bunkerbuster1   Jun-20-05 11:10 AM   #31 
  - Great idea  TX-RAT   Jun-20-05 11:14 AM   #32 
     - Are you going to just raid company's and check for illegals?  Sterling   Jun-20-05 11:56 AM   #40 
     - Why not start holding fat cats accountable?  TX-RAT   Jun-20-05 12:50 PM   #59 
     - That's exactly how the INS does it here.  greyhound1966   Jun-20-05 06:52 PM   #106 
     - Easy. Tail a few contractors picking up day laborers.  bunkerbuster1   Jun-20-05 12:11 PM   #47 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-20-05 12:41 PM   #57 
  - That is a Cheap Shot  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-20-05 10:40 AM   #28 
  - Yeah, I get sick and tired of hearing "racist"  Megahurtz   Jun-20-05 11:20 AM   #34 
     - Race has everything to do with this issue.  Kraklen   Jun-20-05 05:07 PM   #93 
  - No, it is not racism. Shame on you for saying so.  MrTriumph   Jun-20-05 05:11 PM   #94 
  - ditto  barb162   Jun-20-05 12:03 PM   #44 
  - What I want to know  Orangeone   Jun-20-05 09:01 AM   #18 
  - It's not suddenly an issue.  igil   Jun-20-05 11:28 AM   #36 
  - There's more than just the fields though,  Megahurtz   Jun-20-05 05:52 PM   #95 
  - There would be no "illegal alien problem" if people didn't hire  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-20-05 09:26 AM   #21 
  - The reality is: People will continue to hire illegals.  Javaman   Jun-20-05 09:57 AM   #25 
  - There would be no illegal aliens, without borders.  Gregorian   Jun-20-05 09:47 AM   #24 
  - So, a quick question.  igil   Jun-20-05 11:29 AM   #37 
  - Borders are real, sorry.  Shadder   Jun-20-05 11:35 AM   #38 
  - "brown" people? "white" people? Aren't we all coffee tones?  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-20-05 12:09 PM   #46 
  - That was my point. We're all the same.  Gregorian   Jun-20-05 12:24 PM   #51 
     - Sounded like you were making this a racial issue  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-20-05 12:47 PM   #58 
  - "Without borders...[w]e wouldn't be in Iraq."  sadiesworld   Jun-20-05 12:30 PM   #54 
  - So is our economy expanding so much ...  SujiwanKenobee   Jun-20-05 11:15 AM   #33 
  - Bush loves illegal immigrants... If he didn't, borders would had been  Rainscents   Jun-20-05 11:57 AM   #41 
  - Simple understanding  oneold1-4u   Jun-20-05 12:02 PM   #43 
  - "Pay no taxes" ???  Bridget Burke   Jun-20-05 12:20 PM   #49 
     - I learned from "Leave it to Beaver" that when everyone is white  4_Legs_Good   Jun-20-05 01:49 PM   #69 
  - They LOVE us for our FREEDOMS! That's why they came to destroy  fob   Jun-20-05 12:26 PM   #52 
  - Don't hire them. They won't come.  Miss Chybil   Jun-20-05 12:28 PM   #53 
  - okay rancieros, if you give up your multibillion subsidies and  MisterP   Jun-20-05 01:10 PM   #62 
  - Abso-freakin-lutely!  greyhound1966   Jun-20-05 06:48 PM   #103 
  - I didn't expect to see so many hoods come off right here.  Senior citizen   Jun-20-05 01:19 PM   #63 
  - Great post!  4_Legs_Good   Jun-20-05 01:38 PM   #67 
  - That's wonderful for you, but  Megahurtz   Jun-20-05 06:01 PM   #99 
  - Is it racism or is it lack of understanding?  davsand   Jun-20-05 01:47 PM   #68 
  - you're comparing people who come here of their own free will  davepc   Jun-20-05 02:03 PM   #71 
  - Well, davepc, you took it WAY further than I intended...  davsand   Jun-20-05 02:26 PM   #79 
     - We also have destroyed the only income for Mexican farmers  Judi Lynn   Jun-20-05 02:51 PM   #83 
  - How did we draw that border anyway?  Senior citizen   Jun-20-05 02:10 PM   #73 
     - Sure did  davepc   Jun-20-05 02:14 PM   #77 
        - Mexicans have a place in our history  AlphaCentauri   Jun-20-05 02:30 PM   #80 
           - Thank you, AlphaCentauri. Good link and good post.  Senior citizen   Jun-20-05 05:02 PM   #92 
           - An important point from that article:  proud2Blib   Jun-20-05 07:30 PM   #111 
              - Yep! They will never draw it, and they will always pay it!  mbperrin   Jun-20-05 07:34 PM   #112 
  - The hoods come off-Great phrase!-and they call themselves"progressive"?  NIGHT TRIPPER   Jun-20-05 02:37 PM   #82 
  - "peta protects the animals which are part of the "environment""  NoKillShelterGuy   Jun-21-05 07:54 PM   #137 
     - get over and read that DU post regarding that- and kiss off you idiot  NIGHT TRIPPER   Jun-22-05 01:18 AM   #140 
  - Congratulations!  greyhound1966   Jun-20-05 02:56 PM   #84 
  - I'm pre-boomer, greyhound.  Senior citizen   Jun-20-05 04:34 PM   #89 
  - First, let me apologize for the generational...  greyhound1966   Jun-20-05 05:57 PM   #98 
  - Great post.  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-20-05 04:52 PM   #90 
  - Wow- "the cesspools to the south", huh?  lastliberalintexas   Jun-20-05 04:53 PM   #91 
  - blah, blah, blah...  greyhound1966   Jun-20-05 06:26 PM   #101 
     - America would be better able to take care of Americans  lastliberalintexas   Jun-20-05 06:49 PM   #104 
        - Did you even read the post?  greyhound1966   Jun-20-05 07:07 PM   #108 
  - "theft of our heritage" "coming up from the cesspool"  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-20-05 05:55 PM   #97 
  - probably more than you do.  greyhound1966   Jun-20-05 06:41 PM   #102 
     - The original concept of America?  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-20-05 08:32 PM   #121 
  - The Minutemen are the KKK pure and simple with a new modicum of lynching  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jun-21-05 12:44 AM   #127 
     - Not only that, but people who call the INS...  NoKillShelterGuy   Jun-21-05 07:56 PM   #138 
  - Absolutely great post. Thanks for taking the time to write it. n/t  Judi Lynn   Jun-20-05 03:00 PM   #85 
  - great job of telling only half the story  DeaconBlues   Jun-20-05 07:45 PM   #114 
  - I don't understand why people think the Govt. wants to stop  luvLLB   Jun-20-05 02:13 PM   #76 
  - It's a scar not a border  sintax   Jun-20-05 02:31 PM   #81 
  - check these articles out, it appears you don't know the origins...  greyhound1966   Jun-20-05 03:02 PM   #86 
  - "This issue has nothing to do with tolerance" but misguided history class  AlphaCentauri   Jun-20-05 07:03 PM   #107 
  - I understand  sintax   Jun-23-05 10:52 AM   #142 
  - Yeah! It's "Tha Man"....  NoKillShelterGuy   Jun-21-05 07:57 PM   #139 
  - The root cause of the Latino (NOT just Mexicans) immigration  Pharlo   Jun-20-05 05:54 PM   #96 
  - Thanks--I forgot Nicaragua!  Senior citizen   Jun-20-05 06:49 PM   #105 
  - It should be pointed out, again:American agriculture has destroyed  Judi Lynn   Jun-20-05 06:06 PM   #100 
  - Hear, Hear...  greyhound1966   Jun-20-05 07:14 PM   #109 
  - What I want for my children  AlphaCentauri   Jun-20-05 07:52 PM   #116 
  - are you an immigrant?  NIGHT TRIPPER   Jun-20-05 09:25 PM   #123 
  - amazing  alfred e bush   Jun-21-05 06:04 AM   #129 
  - No doubt there.......  Judi Lynn   Jun-21-05 06:15 AM   #130 
  - I like Simcox's possessed red eyes--or maybe "Azrael"'s?  MisterP   Jun-21-05 07:13 PM   #134 
 

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