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Tierra_y_Libertad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-08-06 07:18 PM
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31. Save us from tomato pickers and bedpan emptiers. How brave.
Racism? Nah...just tradition American values of bullying the poor and blaming the victims.
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  -Arizona Governor Sends Troops to Mexican Border file83  Mar-08-06 05:04 PM   #0 
  - I don't really mind, but this could cause unforseen problems.  Selatius   Mar-08-06 05:08 PM   #1 
  - I have had a lot of opportunity to think about this  Kali   Mar-08-06 06:09 PM   #25 
     - That's why I have a problem with the way we live. (Capitalism)  Selatius   Mar-08-06 10:14 PM   #32 
  - First Time I've Been 100% Right  ThomWV   Mar-08-06 05:09 PM   #2 
  - Janet is a solid Dem and a good Governor  AZDemDist6   Mar-08-06 05:12 PM   #3 
  - Napolitano is solid - I admired her greatly when  file83   Mar-08-06 05:17 PM   #6 
     - Former zonie here. I supported Janet.  IMModerate   Mar-08-06 06:17 PM   #27 
  - Finally, somebody is at least TRYING to stop illegal immigration.  NaturalHigh   Mar-08-06 05:13 PM   #4 
  - I support maintaining our borders  Ignacio Upton   Mar-08-06 05:14 PM   #5 
  - I agree that this is a better situation - but I have a feeling that  file83   Mar-08-06 05:19 PM   #7 
     - I don't like the fact that we had to resort to having vigilantes  Ignacio Upton   Mar-08-06 05:28 PM   #12 
  - um... by definition isn't sending troops to the border "militarizing" it?  jsamuel   Mar-08-06 05:21 PM   #8 
  - Good point - but it's also semantics....  file83   Mar-08-06 05:28 PM   #13 
  - I don't support the move. It's misplaced.  Viking12   Mar-08-06 05:22 PM   #9 
  - The other factor however is drug trafficking. With trafficking comes gang  file83   Mar-08-06 05:30 PM   #14 
  - Again, the effort is misplaced.  Viking12   Mar-08-06 05:42 PM   #18 
     - But you have to be politically realistic - until drugs are legalized....  file83   Mar-08-06 06:00 PM   #21 
     - I am being realistic. Until the roots of the problems are addressed  Viking12   Mar-08-06 06:04 PM   #22 
        - Yes, but you can't "legalize" human trafficking....  file83   Mar-08-06 06:41 PM   #28 
           - By human trafficking I was referring to the smuggling of undocumenteds  Viking12   Mar-08-06 07:09 PM   #30 
     - And we could legalize and regulate immigration.  High Plains   Mar-08-06 06:08 PM   #24 
  - Also if the US is going to go around telling the rest of the world  Kali   Mar-08-06 06:16 PM   #26 
  - It's such a dangerous border crossing  XemaSab   Mar-08-06 05:24 PM   #10 
  - I still can't believe how desparate people must be in order to try and  file83   Mar-08-06 05:32 PM   #15 
  - Totally against it  Taverner   Mar-08-06 05:28 PM   #11 
  - Yes, but the same could be said for sending every documented worker  file83   Mar-08-06 05:51 PM   #19 
     - Contraceptives are easily available in Mexico  Kali   Mar-08-06 06:52 PM   #29 
  - That's what the National Guard should be doing.  Bleachers7   Mar-08-06 05:33 PM   #16 
  - We aren't at war with Mexico, just Mexicans.  izzybeans   Mar-08-06 05:38 PM   #17 
  - And Ecuadorians, Guatemalans, Hondurans, Nicaraguans....n/t  file83   Mar-08-06 05:54 PM   #20 
     - I don't think these folks are differentiated from.  izzybeans   Mar-08-06 06:06 PM   #23 
  - Save us from tomato pickers and bedpan emptiers. How brave.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-08-06 07:18 PM   #31 

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