You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #19: Has Doobs Cited Companies The Hire Illegals? [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (01/01/06 through 01/22/2007) Donate to DU
KharmaTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-17-06 07:01 PM
Response to Reply #17
19. Has Doobs Cited Companies The Hire Illegals?
I mean citing them by name? Listing farms or factories or retailers who hire these people? Has he advocated huge fines on these companies if they're caught with undocumented workers or are they slapped on the hands and it's "back to business"?

The OP here was how Doobies claims he's a populist. Sorry, he's as corporate as it comes and any fight he's doing for the "middle class" is with the bottom line in mind.

Regarding that protest...there were many LEGAL American citizens participating in those protests. Also celebration or protest it means nothing...illegals are illegals and I see you now have backed off the from your original assumption that its only Mexicans who are illegals.

This is a problem, but it's also a political football. We are't hearing Doobies talk about how we could improve the conditions inside Mexico if his beloved corporates would offer the same wages and benefits to workers there than they would an American worker. There's no mention of taxing the large corproations on those off shore profits with the money going to offset the costs they claim are incurring.

Picking on Mexicans or demonizing them is an old chestnut in this country's racist past. Singling out one group of people while ignoring others is also unfair discrimination. It's bad enough Doobies calls the People's Republic of China "Red China"...a name I thought that was relegated to the cold war ash heep.

Don't attempt to condsecend with that "logic and common sense" nonsense. Seems more like you're into playing strawman games rather than discuss. I've cited specific instances I've experienced. Not something fed to me off a TV show that glorifies corporate America and uses this to cover up the real mess these corporations have done to our country through their greed. Lou Doobies is no populist...he only plays one...and a self-proclaimed one.

Peace...
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (01/01/06 through 01/22/2007) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC