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Jade Fox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-29-06 12:42 PM
Response to Reply #25
27. I didn't know it, and I assume I'm not alone. n/t
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  -Immigration: Whose side are you on? prolesunited  Apr-29-06 11:10 AM   #0 
  - because we are infected with trolls and naifs?  Warren Stupidity   Apr-29-06 11:12 AM   #1 
  - Actually, it's not just trolls  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 11:37 AM   #8 
     - Those would be the 'naifs'  Warren Stupidity   Apr-29-06 02:18 PM   #38 
  - spot on! All working people are our brothers and sisters....  mike_c   Apr-29-06 11:15 AM   #2 
  - Well, I'm glad to see that I'm not alone  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 11:43 AM   #13 
     - I stand with you.  readmoreoften   Apr-29-06 05:39 PM   #63 
  - Been railing against illegal EMPLOYERS for decades  havocmom   Apr-29-06 11:19 AM   #3 
  - I'm mostly Irish and English  panader0   Apr-29-06 11:20 AM   #4 
  - I won't argue with that at all  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 11:39 AM   #10 
  - "native" americans are also immigrants  msongs   Apr-29-06 09:00 PM   #82 
  - Illegal=illegal  bluedog   Apr-29-06 11:20 AM   #5 
  - Exactly - I see you are a Floridian  El Fuego   Apr-29-06 11:39 AM   #9 
  - That IS a real problem  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 11:41 AM   #11 
  - Exactly!!!!  ryan_cats   Apr-29-06 12:04 PM   #17 
  - What if the employers also employ Americans?  treestar   Apr-29-06 05:24 PM   #57 
  - I'm from CALIFORNIA baby and I support all working people...  mike_c   Apr-29-06 03:16 PM   #48 
  - There are special laws for Cubans and so they may be legal  treestar   Apr-29-06 05:22 PM   #56 
  - Northern & Midwestern cities have no clue?  readmoreoften   Apr-29-06 05:42 PM   #64 
     - Not "immigrants." We're only talking about ILLEGAL immigrants.  El Fuego   Apr-29-06 06:15 PM   #70 
        - Yes, there are a lot of "illegal immigrants" in NY, too.  readmoreoften   Apr-29-06 06:51 PM   #73 
           - But they are still by and large English-speaking cities  El Fuego   Apr-29-06 08:07 PM   #78 
  - Did you know that Mexico actually has a HIGHER rate  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 11:42 AM   #12 
  - What are your thoughts on this other law braker:  Xipe Totec   Apr-29-06 01:51 PM   #37 
  - False analogy. n/t  greyhound1966   Apr-29-06 02:42 PM   #43 
     - illegal=illegal. Where's the falsehood?  Xipe Totec   Apr-29-06 03:07 PM   #47 
        - She was an American Citizen standing up (OK, sitting down) to protest  greyhound1966   Apr-29-06 03:53 PM   #51 
           - If the law is the law, then the law is the law.  Xipe Totec   Apr-29-06 04:09 PM   #52 
           - Exactly! Rosa Parks was not treated as a full American citizen  treestar   Apr-29-06 05:28 PM   #59 
           - That's is not my argument and you know it.  greyhound1966   Apr-29-06 10:38 PM   #83 
           - They are not trying to get our money. This way they are at  treestar   Apr-29-06 05:27 PM   #58 
              - I didn't say, nor did I mean, that they are here for free $  greyhound1966   Apr-29-06 08:45 PM   #80 
  - entering the U.S. "illegally" is not a criminal offense....  mike_c   Apr-29-06 03:21 PM   #49 
  - The immigration laws are considered civil, so violating them is  treestar   Apr-29-06 05:20 PM   #55 
  - Those who do that will never qualify under the current laws  treestar   Apr-29-06 05:17 PM   #54 
  - I am an immigrant - came legally  daveskilt   Apr-29-06 06:03 PM   #68 
  - slavery was legal at one time.  rucky   Apr-29-06 08:10 PM   #79 
  - Because if you focus on people who are being exploited by corporate  MADem   Apr-29-06 11:20 AM   #6 
  - We use their labor.  Demobrat   Apr-29-06 11:30 AM   #7 
  - "we have job wranglers who actively recruit illegals "  Jade Fox   Apr-29-06 11:49 AM   #14 
  - You don't think they do?  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 12:37 PM   #25 
     - I didn't know it, and I assume I'm not alone. n/t  Jade Fox   Apr-29-06 12:42 PM   #27 
        - Here's one link  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 01:03 PM   #31 
  - It's tough to be on a "Side" in this...  TreasonousBastard   Apr-29-06 11:55 AM   #15 
  - Well, if it would be hard  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 12:05 PM   #18 
  - That's not exactly what I'm saying, but..  TreasonousBastard   Apr-29-06 12:33 PM   #24 
  - Those meatpacking jobs used to be good, union  roody   Apr-29-06 12:11 PM   #19 
     - Yup. But before that...  TreasonousBastard   Apr-29-06 12:38 PM   #26 
  - I'm tending to lean against illegal immigration.  ryan_cats   Apr-29-06 12:02 PM   #16 
  - Where in my post do you get the idea  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 12:14 PM   #20 
  - Where in my post did you get the idea that I thought you were in favor  ryan_cats   Apr-29-06 12:58 PM   #29 
     - Sorry, crossed wires.  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 03:02 PM   #45 
  - I'm Not Flaming You, But  Robbie Michaels   Apr-29-06 03:02 PM   #46 
  - I think we need a humane immigration policy.  DanCa   Apr-29-06 12:15 PM   #21 
  - I am on the fence on this issue and think it make hurt Dems in 06  mandyky   Apr-29-06 12:17 PM   #22 
  - I'm not on either one of their sides.  justice1   Apr-29-06 12:26 PM   #23 
  - We should go after predatory employers  Nikia   Apr-29-06 12:56 PM   #28 
  - Let 'em all in  hogwyld   Apr-29-06 12:59 PM   #30 
  - That's actually not a bad idea. Being more restrictive ourselves  treestar   Apr-29-06 05:34 PM   #61 
  - Massive fines & penalties for employers employing illegals  Kansas Wyatt   Apr-29-06 01:08 PM   #32 
  - So, are you saying that we should try to round up  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 01:35 PM   #34 
     - I said MASSIVE FINES for the employers who employ illegals  Kansas Wyatt   Apr-29-06 02:22 PM   #39 
  - I agree, it's not black and white. It's very grey, and it needs to be  sproutster   Apr-29-06 01:27 PM   #33 
  - Well, this thread seems to be on an even keel  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 01:36 PM   #35 
  - Excellent post.  Iniquitous Bunny   Apr-29-06 01:40 PM   #36 
  - Lord, Americans are such wimps  Jim Warren   Apr-29-06 02:24 PM   #40 
  - Sounds like slavery to me. This is why we need to encourage legal  genieroze   Apr-29-06 02:24 PM   #41 
  - They can't just obtain a work visa. The only alternative is not  treestar   Apr-29-06 05:37 PM   #62 
     - A company I worked for legally employed around 150 on visas  Nikia   Apr-29-06 06:12 PM   #69 
     - Then don't employ them at all, don't treat them like slaves. Sounds like  genieroze   Apr-30-06 12:44 AM   #84 
  - I am on the side of keeping the USA an independent nation.  hansberrym   Apr-29-06 02:36 PM   #42 
  - I agree with many of your points  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 03:01 PM   #44 
     - I would favor going after the Corporations employing illegals first  hansberrym   Apr-29-06 05:55 PM   #66 
     - Their family status  Kansas Wyatt   Apr-29-06 07:36 PM   #76 
  - As long as capital is free to move across borders unregulated  Warren Stupidity   Apr-29-06 03:40 PM   #50 
  - Exactly. It is like trying to pretend we are a nobility that deserves  treestar   Apr-29-06 05:33 PM   #60 
  - Which "side" busts businesses for breaking the law?  omega minimo   Apr-29-06 05:11 PM   #53 
  - Ahhh NAFTA!  Karenina   Apr-29-06 05:44 PM   #65 
     - So it created MORE problems, and a bigger (same old racist) bogeyman  omega minimo   Apr-29-06 06:40 PM   #72 
  - I am on the side of people who want to talk about the impeachment  Joe Fields   Apr-29-06 05:57 PM   #67 
  - Ah, but this is of primary importance  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 06:36 PM   #71 
     - You don't have to take my word for it, but.....  Joe Fields   Apr-29-06 07:58 PM   #77 
        - The thing is  prolesunited   Apr-29-06 08:56 PM   #81 
  - I'm on the side of justice for all and that doesn't mean  Cleita   Apr-29-06 06:54 PM   #74 
  - I do believe  prolesunited   Apr-30-06 11:39 AM   #85 
  - phil ochs lyrics that apply here  seg4527   Apr-29-06 07:01 PM   #75 
 

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