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Mountainman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-02-07 10:03 AM
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  -The Immigration Issue -the hard questions...... Didereaux  Nov-02-07 06:12 AM   #0 
  - Here in AZ, there are many whom I am acquainted with who  AzDar   Nov-02-07 06:35 AM   #1 
  - I think a lot of us can't be pigeonholed in a box  midlife_mo_Jo   Nov-02-07 08:21 AM   #5 
  - Amnesty for illegal aliens is opposed by the majority of voters in Alabama. n/t  jody   Nov-02-07 07:39 AM   #2 
  - it is opposed by the border states, also. nt  awoke_in_2003   Nov-02-07 08:25 AM   #6 
  - Campaigning on immigration is the same as campaigning on crime  flashl   Nov-02-07 07:52 AM   #3 
  - This polling contridicts your argument.  sfexpat2000   Nov-02-07 08:06 AM   #4 
  - I am unclear as to how that poll applies to this issue? n/t  Didereaux   Nov-02-07 09:07 AM   #8 
     - The level of interest that you posit among Democratic voters  sfexpat2000   Nov-02-07 09:13 AM   #9 
        - No, I may have been unclear on the demographics, let me clear that up...  Didereaux   Nov-02-07 09:27 AM   #10 
           - Now I see. That's right. Independent voters seem to be more  sfexpat2000   Nov-02-07 09:47 AM   #12 
  - Legal immigrants generally oppose amnesty, privileges for people here illegally  slackmaster   Nov-02-07 08:29 AM   #7 
  - I keep saying this is the ONE issue that could cause us to lose in 08, it's already  williesgirl   Nov-02-07 09:35 AM   #11 
  - Right on, williesgirl!  trayfoot   Nov-02-07 04:55 PM   #29 
  - Man you lay it out then attack anyone who disagrees with you even before they say anything.  Mountainman   Nov-02-07 09:56 AM   #13 
  - deleted on purpose  Mountainman   Nov-02-07 10:03 AM   #14 
  - not at all, what I am saying is...  Didereaux   Nov-02-07 10:10 AM   #16 
     - So one must take the Republican position to avoid a Republican win?  Chulanowa   Nov-02-07 01:42 PM   #24 
        - My state has taken many Somali, Ethiopian,Liberian and Hmong....  Zookeeper   Nov-02-07 05:04 PM   #30 
           - And that says little about overall immigration policy  Chulanowa   Nov-02-07 05:28 PM   #31 
              - Well, you are making absolute statements and generalizations...  Zookeeper   Nov-02-07 05:35 PM   #32 
  - Here is my real reply.  Mountainman   Nov-02-07 10:04 AM   #15 
  - Not in San Diego. Immigration is why Francine Busby LOST her election here...  calipendence   Nov-02-07 10:30 AM   #17 
     - EXCELLENT! Absolutely first class response....THANK YOU!!!!!  Didereaux   Nov-02-07 01:11 PM   #22 
     - the idea of bringing the "undocumented" into her campaign emerged right here on DU!  NorthernSpy   Nov-02-07 06:29 PM   #35 
     - San Diego is republican and not representative of the whole state or the nation  Mountainman   Nov-02-07 08:38 PM   #43 
     - Thom Hartmann isn't though, and he echoes the original poster and my concerns...  calipendence   Nov-02-07 08:59 PM   #44 
        - I'm sorry but I just can't buy your ideas because I don't believe you are being honest.  Mountainman   Nov-03-07 12:01 AM   #47 
           - I already HAVE lost a job due to H-1B Visa workers!  calipendence   Nov-03-07 11:49 AM   #48 
              - H-1 has northing to do with illegal immigrants and you did not lose your job to them  Mountainman   Nov-03-07 10:01 PM   #52 
                 - Removing H-1B Visa caps WAS in the Senate immigration bill!  calipendence   Nov-04-07 01:04 AM   #54 
     - How do you know she lost? Hastert swore in Bilbray without regard  sfexpat2000   Nov-02-07 09:00 PM   #45 
        - Good point, but it wouldn't have even been close without immigration...  calipendence   Nov-02-07 11:23 PM   #46 
           - I agree that the situation just allows all workers to be exploited.  sfexpat2000   Nov-03-07 11:59 AM   #49 
              - I agree, we need to focus more on the root causes of the problem...  calipendence   Nov-03-07 12:13 PM   #50 
                 - The good news is that while BushCo has been insanely  sfexpat2000   Nov-03-07 12:31 PM   #51 
  - You're forgetting about one key demographic.  MLFerrell   Nov-02-07 10:32 AM   #18 
  - OnTheIssues reports CA, TX, NY, FL, IL have 80% of illegal aliens.  jody   Nov-02-07 12:17 PM   #19 
  - Cool, let's send 12 million people to the camps so we can win an election!  High Plains   Nov-02-07 12:43 PM   #20 
  - Candidates win elections by taking positions the voters support. Parties get political power by  jody   Nov-02-07 12:55 PM   #21 
     - This reasoning is why Texas politicans are AFRAID to touch the death penalty issue  flashl   Nov-02-07 01:29 PM   #23 
        - Last time I checked, a democracy is a government where 50% of the votes +1 make the law. Our  jody   Nov-02-07 01:59 PM   #25 
           - ...  flashl   Nov-02-07 04:08 PM   #26 
              - I agree re Lincoln but he knew what it takes to get elected, he received 39.8% of the popular vote.  jody   Nov-02-07 04:35 PM   #27 
                 - promoting xenophobia  flashl   Nov-02-07 06:12 PM   #33 
                    - What does Xenophobia the fear or contempt of foreigners or strangers and people have to do with the  jody   Nov-02-07 06:25 PM   #34 
                       - The public's focus should be placed squarely on  flashl   Nov-02-07 06:30 PM   #36 
                          - OK, they are here illegally and should be arrested and dealt with as the law requires. Is that  jody   Nov-02-07 06:34 PM   #37 
                             - ..  flashl   Nov-02-07 06:53 PM   #38 
                                - Thanks for the exchange. Do you have a link showing that our immigration quotas are not being met &  jody   Nov-02-07 07:09 PM   #39 
                                   - ...  flashl   Nov-02-07 07:19 PM   #40 
                                      - Immigration processing 'cooked' numbers  flashl   Nov-02-07 08:20 PM   #42 
  - I have a problem with your math.  renie408   Nov-02-07 04:38 PM   #28 
  - They lose if they pursue latino votes with the amnesty carrot! n/t  Didereaux   Nov-02-07 07:31 PM   #41 
  - It's not a big deal  treestar   Nov-03-07 10:33 PM   #53 
  - So you support the Wall?  ellisonz   Nov-04-07 01:37 AM   #55 
  - I think you're wrong.  Beerboy   Nov-04-07 01:49 AM   #56 

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