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116. Bullshit. I was an illegal once.
Stayed well past my VISA in New Zealand. They had to throw me out. I was an illegal and I knew it.
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  -Note to Self: Anyone who calls a human being an "illegal" is an asshole alcibiades_mystery  Feb-17-09 06:37 PM   #0 
  - Can I call W. an "illegal president" since he was selected not elected?  McCamy Taylor   Feb-17-09 06:38 PM   #1 
  - NO! That's "Illegal Resident" of the People's House. But, close enough, I guess, so okay!  L. Coyote   Feb-17-09 08:23 PM   #104 
  - What do you call people who are not in this country legally?  dkf   Feb-17-09 06:41 PM   #2 
  - undocumented  RB TexLa   Feb-17-09 06:44 PM   #4 
  - So someone who immigrates to somewhere  hughee99   Feb-17-09 06:49 PM   #9 
  - For the fake paperwork  customerserviceguy   Feb-17-09 06:51 PM   #12 
  - You understand that people are pretty much forced to commit that crime.  backscatter712   Feb-17-09 09:52 PM   #146 
     - No they are not forced to commit that crime.  Lost in CT   Feb-18-09 01:35 PM   #211 
        - The Privileged White Liberal (PWL) strikes again.  superduperfarleft   Feb-18-09 03:14 PM   #218 
           - Do you know how much a Porche Boxster costs?  Lost in CT   Feb-18-09 03:49 PM   #222 
              - Again, clueless.  superduperfarleft   Feb-19-09 06:15 AM   #230 
                 - So being poor gives them the right to break American laws????  Lost in CT   Feb-19-09 08:32 AM   #236 
                    - Desperate people do desperate things, including break the law.  superduperfarleft   Feb-19-09 08:39 AM   #238 
  - Are you suggesting there are more countries in this world than America?  Deja Q   Feb-17-09 09:08 PM   #131 
  - Drug dealer = unlicensed pharmacist  customerserviceguy   Feb-17-09 06:50 PM   #10 
  - So you're saying illegal aliens are drug dealers?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 06:51 PM   #14 
     - Self Delete  hughee99   Feb-17-09 06:56 PM   #20 
     - Sorry  customerserviceguy   Feb-17-09 07:57 PM   #96 
        - No.  mmonk   Feb-19-09 08:31 AM   #235 
  - Undocumented is also an adjective which seems to be the no-no  dkf   Feb-17-09 06:57 PM   #22 
  - Are the undocumented here legally?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-17-09 08:24 PM   #105 
  - Bank robbers are Unwithdrawaled. Keep it pc, ok? nt  joeunderdog   Feb-17-09 10:24 PM   #160 
     - No it's an unsecured loan.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-17-09 11:36 PM   #170 
  - That's a deliberate obfuscation, I think.  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-18-09 07:50 AM   #180 
  - If I were to steal your car, would simply be an "undocumented owner?"  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-18-09 03:29 PM   #220 
  - What do you call people who forget their driver's license at home?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 06:44 PM   #5 
  - Horny  Deja Q   Feb-17-09 09:11 PM   #135 
  - Illegal alien is a thousand times better than "illegal" used as a noun  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 07:01 PM   #25 
  - So "there were three undocumenteds in the car" won't fly either.  dkf   Feb-17-09 07:12 PM   #33 
  - From a grammatical point of view, it is equally dumb  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 07:14 PM   #41 
  - I think its just a lazy shortcut which says  dkf   Feb-17-09 07:18 PM   #45 
     - Well, my post said they were assholes  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 07:20 PM   #51 
        - Yeah but being verbally lazy doesn't necessarily mean asshole.  dkf   Feb-17-09 07:26 PM   #66 
           - Verbal laziness plus disregard for decency = asshole  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 07:27 PM   #67 
              - I'd just peg it as disregard for decency.  dkf   Feb-17-09 07:39 PM   #79 
                 - The OP was strictly a statement of personal code  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 07:44 PM   #88 
  - Would you prefer...  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 07:20 PM   #52 
     - That is funny because my scenario where I pictured those  dkf   Feb-17-09 07:36 PM   #75 
  - There were three conservatives in the car?  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-17-09 08:45 PM   #119 
  - criminal immigrants nt  yodoobo   Feb-17-09 07:13 PM   #36 
  - Call them people.  roody   Feb-17-09 07:21 PM   #57 
  - It's right up there with the n word and with "b!tch" as a class marker  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 06:42 PM   #3 
  - Would invader work better for you?  zane25   Feb-17-09 06:46 PM   #7 
     - Yes. Because in general, if I'm talking to a StormFront poster, I want to know.  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 06:47 PM   #8 
     - What do you call someone,  zane25   Feb-17-09 06:51 PM   #13 
        - Well, unless you're Native American...  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 06:53 PM   #16 
        - lol  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 06:55 PM   #18 
        - Nice  zane25   Feb-17-09 06:58 PM   #23 
        - Don't like a taste of your own medicine, eh?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 07:00 PM   #24 
        - What medicine would that be?  zane25   Feb-17-09 07:04 PM   #26 
        - Not an insult  duhneece   Feb-18-09 11:52 AM   #190 
        - Ka-Pow!!!  LanternWaste   Feb-18-09 01:12 PM   #206 
        - Wouldn't that depend on why they crossed the border?  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 06:55 PM   #17 
        - If it was without reason, I'd call them lost or senile.  noamnety   Feb-17-09 07:21 PM   #55 
        - You really think it's without reason?  alarimer   Feb-17-09 08:14 PM   #102 
        - Of course they have a reason. They want something to which they are not legally entitled.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-17-09 08:42 PM   #117 
           - They are "closely aligned" with those who are exploiting them?  treestar   Feb-17-09 09:00 PM   #126 
           - Fine. Step up immigration enforcement to protect them from exploitative gringos.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-17-09 09:06 PM   #130 
              - Can they afford to stay in business?  treestar   Feb-18-09 10:32 AM   #188 
                 - Trees need planting. Roofs need roofing.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-18-09 11:30 AM   #189 
           - They are "closely aligned" with those who are exploiting them?  treestar   Feb-17-09 09:00 PM   #127 
        - An interloper  mitchum   Feb-18-09 03:20 PM   #219 
     - Space Invader? It's on!  leftstreet   Feb-17-09 06:51 PM   #11 
     - Agreed  marksmithfield   Feb-17-09 07:47 PM   #91 
        - terrifying  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 07:48 PM   #92 
        - Uh, you can't be serious.  a la izquierda   Feb-17-09 10:23 PM   #158 
  - Perfectly legitimate term in the spy world. n/t  formercia   Feb-17-09 06:45 PM   #6 
  - "illegal" refers to the person's immigration status, it doesn't mean "illegal human".  Odin2005   Feb-17-09 06:53 PM   #15 
  - I hope you don't fall into that crock of RW baloney. And while we're at it  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 06:57 PM   #21 
  - Here we go again  zane25   Feb-17-09 07:06 PM   #28 
     - You sure do like labels, don't you? What's the matter?  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 07:08 PM   #31 
     - So, don't agree with the resident apologist  zane25   Feb-17-09 07:12 PM   #35 
        - "Resident apologist."  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 07:13 PM   #37 
        - I think he was calling me a wetback.  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 07:18 PM   #46 
        - You really are scraping the bottom of the barrel, sad.  zane25   Feb-17-09 07:31 PM   #71 
           - Not at all. I'm an excellent decoder of bigotry.  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 07:34 PM   #73 
              - And what bigotry are you talking about.  zane25   Feb-17-09 07:40 PM   #81 
                 - Calling them "invaders."  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 07:43 PM   #85 
        - So people come here illegally enmasse  zane25   Feb-17-09 07:20 PM   #53 
           - Well, if it was good enough for your great great granmama...  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 07:25 PM   #61 
              - My family came here legally  zane25   Feb-17-09 07:50 PM   #93 
              - And my Irish grandfather lived in Brooklyn since the Ice Age  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 08:10 PM   #100 
              - Here's the problem I have with that attitude  MajorChode   Feb-18-09 01:46 AM   #176 
                 - I wouldn't say responsible but they damn sure ought to think about  Raineyb   Feb-18-09 01:33 PM   #210 
                    - I wouldn't say that Americans have inherited everything  MajorChode   Feb-18-09 04:33 PM   #223 
                       - I did not use the phrase "illegal alien" I said the use of the term "illegals" denoted  Raineyb   Feb-19-09 02:26 AM   #227 
                          - "illegals" is simply an informal shortening of "illegal alien"  MajorChode   Feb-19-09 09:48 AM   #239 
                             - And you know the demographics of illegal aliens how? Did you take a census?  Raineyb   Feb-19-09 11:43 AM   #241 
                                - Do you have anything more than false accusations and false outrage?  MajorChode   Feb-19-09 12:08 PM   #242 
                                   - I do not like to get involved in a battle of wits with an unarmed person  Raineyb   Feb-19-09 12:21 PM   #244 
                                      - I never called you any names  MajorChode   Feb-19-09 12:33 PM   #245 
        - Hermanito, I'd never expect you to agree with me.  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 07:15 PM   #42 
           - Im thinking it was from the start  zane25   Feb-17-09 07:26 PM   #65 
              - You have to watch people like me every minute. We're sneaky!  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 07:29 PM   #68 
     - So do you.  Bluebear   Feb-17-09 09:10 PM   #134 
  - Thank you, Odin2005. I agree totally. The Political Correctness Police are out in force.  bertman   Feb-17-09 07:26 PM   #64 
  - So, should we bring back the n word and "bitch"?  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 07:30 PM   #69 
     - Fallacious argument.  Odin2005   Feb-17-09 08:10 PM   #98 
        - There you go trying to interject logic and reason into the argument  MajorChode   Feb-19-09 01:23 PM   #247 
  - Thanks for making sense.  emilyg   Feb-17-09 08:36 PM   #112 
  - Logical and accepted.  Deja Q   Feb-17-09 09:09 PM   #133 
  - Guess what. They get treated like illegal humans.  backscatter712   Feb-18-09 01:04 PM   #205 
  - We need to complete the border fence to keep the illegal alien slave wage workers.........  Double T   Feb-17-09 06:56 PM   #19 
  - "undocumented" is PC bullshit  DS1   Feb-17-09 07:04 PM   #27 
  - I have no problem with "illegal immigrant"  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 07:06 PM   #29 
  - Well, your OP sure makes it seem that way.  MadBadger   Feb-17-09 07:07 PM   #30 
     - My OP is very clear: I don't like the term "illegal" used as a noun  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 07:13 PM   #38 
  - You never heard of an "undocumented withdrawer" ?  yodoobo   Feb-17-09 07:12 PM   #34 
  - haha. That is funny!  dkf   Feb-17-09 07:15 PM   #43 
  - Unless you're of the turn of mind that thinks basic human dignity is PC bullshit  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 07:13 PM   #39 
  - Oh nice try, I'm a bigot now?  DS1   Feb-17-09 07:19 PM   #48 
     - You say "holier than thou", I say "basic human dignity".  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 07:21 PM   #56 
     - Either you agree with her 100%, or you're a bigot. Those are the only choices  Romulox   Feb-18-09 11:59 AM   #193 
  - Agreed. n/t  tammywammy   Feb-17-09 07:44 PM   #87 
  - I don't know how these frail thin-skinned people cope with life  Dukkha   Feb-17-09 08:55 PM   #124 
  - No no no  marksmithfield   Feb-18-09 06:34 AM   #179 
     - I see it differently  duhneece   Feb-18-09 12:00 PM   #194 
  - criminal is the more appropriate term  yodoobo   Feb-17-09 07:11 PM   #32 
  - Ah, but undocumented workers are neither trespassing nor stealing.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 07:14 PM   #40 
  - Virtually all participate in identity theft  yodoobo   Feb-17-09 07:19 PM   #49 
     - Virtually all complainers about illegal immigrants are meth addicts.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 07:26 PM   #63 
  - Being undocumented it not a criminal offense, Lou. n/t  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 07:16 PM   #44 
     - identity theft certainly is  yodoobo   Feb-17-09 07:21 PM   #54 
     - That's very interesting. Let's see some documentation.  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 07:24 PM   #59 
        - So stealing from the dead makes it ok?  yodoobo   Feb-17-09 07:33 PM   #72 
           - So you're in favor of amnesty then.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 07:35 PM   #74 
           - In principle I don't have a problem with amnesty  yodoobo   Feb-17-09 07:39 PM   #78 
              - I thought you were trying to solve identity theft?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 07:41 PM   #83 
                 - We face more than one problem as a nation.  yodoobo   Feb-17-09 07:50 PM   #94 
           - Let's see the stats on what you're calling "identity theft". Provide a source.  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 07:37 PM   #76 
              - Provide a source that the victims are mostly dead  yodoobo   Feb-17-09 07:39 PM   #80 
                 - Your numbers don't match the statistics.  Cerridwen   Feb-17-09 08:22 PM   #103 
                    - Those are your numbers and your statistics  yodoobo   Feb-17-09 09:18 PM   #138 
                       - Well, I sure as hell can't argue with "logic" like that.  Cerridwen   Feb-17-09 10:10 PM   #151 
                          - Please don't be so rude.  yodoobo   Feb-17-09 11:04 PM   #167 
     - Trying to immigrate to this country illegally is a criminal offense.  Odin2005   Feb-17-09 08:14 PM   #101 
     - Got that right!  marksmithfield   Feb-18-09 02:22 PM   #216 
     - "Illegal presence" is a is not a violation of the U.S. criminal code.  Lasher   Feb-19-09 03:05 AM   #229 
  - kick, strongly recommend, fully agree.  noamnety   Feb-17-09 07:19 PM   #47 
  - Or "Alien."  demosincebirth   Feb-17-09 07:19 PM   #50 
  - C'mon that's just silly  RedstDem   Feb-17-09 07:21 PM   #58 
  - Big fan of the apostrophe "s" to form a plural?  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 07:24 PM   #60 
  - Whatever happened to "spiks" or "wetbacks"?  EFerrari   Feb-17-09 07:26 PM   #62 
  - It's a way of dehumanizing poor people and dealing with them mercilessly.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-17-09 07:31 PM   #70 
  - That's how I see it, too  duhneece   Feb-18-09 12:04 PM   #195 
  - I guess I'm an asshole.  bbinacan   Feb-17-09 07:38 PM   #77 
  - 1 out of 2 ain't bad.  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 07:45 PM   #89 
     - I'm 2 for 2. n/t  bbinacan   Feb-17-09 09:28 PM   #139 
        - Eesh...  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 10:05 PM   #148 
  - I tend to agree. "Illegal aliens" *can* be used as an epithet...  BlooInBloo   Feb-17-09 07:41 PM   #82 
  - I can live with that.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-17-09 07:41 PM   #84 
  - Hmm.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-17-09 07:44 PM   #86 
  - The problem with zippy one-liners...  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-17-09 08:39 PM   #115 
  - What, exactly, is the "migrant worker business"?  Ghost in the Machine   Feb-17-09 08:54 PM   #123 
  - Who said that? Not me.  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 07:46 PM   #90 
     - People here have absolutely argued for illegal immigration because open borders are a human right.nt  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-17-09 08:34 PM   #110 
        - If you say so...  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 08:36 PM   #113 
  - You are one of the most thoughtful, compassionate and kind people here at DU.  Mike 03   Feb-17-09 07:51 PM   #95 
  - Now I know you're putting me on  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 08:07 PM   #97 
     - I was being honest. To prove it, I'm giving you my last heart.  Mike 03   Feb-17-09 08:10 PM   #99 
  - Then call me an asshole....  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 08:26 PM   #106 
  - It's an asshole term  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 08:29 PM   #107 
  - They are.....  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 08:32 PM   #109 
     - It's shorthand used by assholes  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 08:36 PM   #111 
        - Ok.....so you don't like the term....  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 08:53 PM   #122 
           - That's nice for you  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 10:04 PM   #147 
              - Now see...you are defining my very eistence...  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 10:07 PM   #149 
                 - The what now?  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 10:08 PM   #150 
                    - By the mere use of the word....  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 10:11 PM   #152 
                       - Your feelings are immaterial  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 10:21 PM   #156 
                          - I just said illegal right now....  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 10:24 PM   #159 
  - Okay, asshole. n/t  backscatter712   Feb-17-09 09:32 PM   #141 
  - Holy cow. I agree with you.  yewberry   Feb-17-09 08:31 PM   #108 
  - Apparently, it's just "shorthand"  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 08:37 PM   #114 
     - Those words have different meanings.  dustbunnie   Feb-17-09 08:44 PM   #118 
     - I'm stunned that there are so many people defending the term.  yewberry   Feb-17-09 08:47 PM   #120 
        - There's a problem with using the term...  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 08:50 PM   #121 
        - You actually refer to people as "blacks?"  yewberry   Feb-17-09 09:01 PM   #128 
           - Well...when the people are black.....  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 09:09 PM   #132 
           - Nice.  yewberry   Feb-17-09 09:18 PM   #137 
              - Who defines it as dehumanizing???  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 10:18 PM   #154 
                 - Everyone.  yewberry   Feb-18-09 12:23 AM   #171 
           - What is wrong with Black white or gay? When did this happen?  Lost in CT   Feb-18-09 03:39 PM   #221 
        - In the UK, "blacks" and "whites" are fairly standard usage.  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-18-09 08:01 AM   #182 
  - Bullshit. I was an illegal once.  cobalt1999   Feb-17-09 08:42 PM   #116 
  - calling them "aliens" isn't much better.  suninvited   Feb-17-09 08:57 PM   #125 
  - +1  Bluebear   Feb-17-09 09:02 PM   #129 
  - Calling people "asshole" ain't real nice, either.  AzDar   Feb-17-09 09:12 PM   #136 
  - The problem with "illegals" is not that it's "mean," or "not nice"  alcibiades_mystery   Feb-17-09 10:14 PM   #153 
     - Yep...silly you...  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 10:19 PM   #155 
  - Gotta love a system which creates an entire undercaste of illegal people.  backscatter712   Feb-17-09 09:29 PM   #140 
  - Amazing that some don't even know that the term is offensive.  Vattel   Feb-17-09 09:35 PM   #142 
  - What's really ironic...  backscatter712   Feb-17-09 09:37 PM   #143 
     - Well....  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 09:42 PM   #144 
        - Let's just say it would be nice if there was a way to resolve that illegal crossing crime...  backscatter712   Feb-17-09 09:49 PM   #145 
           - Permanent deportation???  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 10:23 PM   #157 
              - Again, we have this false equivalence.  backscatter712   Feb-17-09 10:26 PM   #161 
                 - Moral equivalent???  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 10:30 PM   #162 
                    - Fair enough.  backscatter712   Feb-17-09 10:37 PM   #166 
                       - The point is that they broke the law...  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 11:29 PM   #168 
                          - And do the consequences have to be deportation?  backscatter712   Feb-18-09 12:28 AM   #172 
                             - If the only consequence for illegal immigration...  Fountain79   Feb-18-09 09:22 AM   #187 
                                - Perhaps you should be asking yourself why...  backscatter712   Feb-18-09 12:16 PM   #196 
  - I HATE this subject.  a la izquierda   Feb-17-09 10:31 PM   #163 
  - So by living in Mexico you have become enlightened in some way  Fountain79   Feb-17-09 11:34 PM   #169 
  - Yeah, I have.  a la izquierda   Feb-18-09 12:51 PM   #203 
  - I saw a little taste of it myself.  backscatter712   Feb-18-09 12:30 PM   #197 
     - When you the kids selling stuff...  a la izquierda   Feb-18-09 12:47 PM   #201 
        - Spot on. Welcome to the new Apartheid.  backscatter712   Feb-18-09 12:56 PM   #204 
  - The Mexicans were here first. This is their country more than ours. We're the illegals, not them.  Mr. Hyde   Feb-17-09 10:32 PM   #164 
  - Wrong.  MellowDem   Feb-18-09 08:50 AM   #185 
  - Who do you think are the Mexicans?  backscatter712   Feb-18-09 12:37 PM   #199 
     - Who do you think are the Americans?  MellowDem   Feb-18-09 01:23 PM   #209 
  - Please purchase and read a history book. Thanks. nt  Romulox   Feb-18-09 11:58 AM   #192 
  - Agreed  southern_dem   Feb-17-09 10:36 PM   #165 
  - You'd better watch it...you're gonna be called a bigot.  U4ikLefty   Feb-18-09 12:48 AM   #174 
     - Part of the problem is the distinction between "illegal" and "legal".  backscatter712   Feb-18-09 12:44 PM   #200 
  - Does that include the illegal immigrants who call each other "illegals"?  Common Sense Party   Feb-18-09 12:37 AM   #173 
  - Indocumentado is the word you want. n/t  EFerrari   Feb-18-09 02:02 AM   #177 
  - Everyone seems to be missing your point. I'm surprised your statement is controversial at all.  ContinentalOp   Feb-18-09 12:51 AM   #175 
  - Do you call soda pop "soda"?  silverojo   Feb-18-09 03:47 AM   #178 
  - Illegal immigrants. "Undocumented" and "Alien" are both prejudicial (in opposite directions).  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-18-09 07:57 AM   #181 
  - A basic literacy lesson is in order  MajorChode   Feb-19-09 01:06 AM   #226 
     - Yes, it is. Go look up the word "connotations".  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-19-09 08:04 AM   #232 
        - Yes what is? You suck eggs?  MajorChode   Feb-19-09 08:23 AM   #234 
  - Well, people are not illegal...  Deep13   Feb-18-09 08:46 AM   #183 
  - I guess I'm an asshole  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-18-09 08:48 AM   #184 
  - How about "illegal immigrant"?  MellowDem   Feb-18-09 08:54 AM   #186 
  - The US Code uses the phrase "illegal alien", so it is the appropriate term. nt  Romulox   Feb-18-09 11:55 AM   #191 
  - When the MSM  Control-Z   Feb-18-09 12:35 PM   #198 
  - Is there a correct word?  backscatter712   Feb-18-09 12:51 PM   #202 
  - This sounds like Repuglican logic. You a Repuglican?  ItNerd4life   Feb-18-09 01:19 PM   #207 
  - Legal immigrants "take american jobs from americans" too.  superduperfarleft   Feb-18-09 01:43 PM   #213 
  - I saw three illegals on my way to work this morning....  LanternWaste   Feb-18-09 01:21 PM   #208 
  - Were they European, Russian or Canadian? nt  eilen   Feb-18-09 01:38 PM   #212 
     - Probably Russian...  LanternWaste   Feb-18-09 01:52 PM   #215 
  - A lot of really obtuse people in this thread.  superduperfarleft   Feb-18-09 01:50 PM   #214 
  - Not everyone who has used the term  Control-Z   Feb-18-09 09:16 PM   #225 
     - Can I add to the OP that anyone who whines about something being "PC"  superduperfarleft   Feb-19-09 06:17 AM   #231 
        - bullshit  Control-Z   Feb-19-09 10:04 AM   #240 
  - In total agreement -  Maat   Feb-18-09 03:11 PM   #217 
  - Illegal is an adjective, and asshole is a part of the body  marshall   Feb-18-09 05:02 PM   #224 
  - Agreed. The term "illegal aliens" dehumanizes an entire stratum of our society...  VOX   Feb-19-09 02:36 AM   #228 
  - Great point. I wonder how we would react to someone calling African Americans "Three-fifths",  pampango   Feb-19-09 08:22 AM   #233 
  - They weren't even called that at the time  MajorChode   Feb-19-09 07:20 PM   #250 
  - Illegal immigration doesn't merit the scare quotes, I think.  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-19-09 07:46 PM   #251 
  - So what is the proper terminology for someone like me?  WilmywoodNCparalegal   Feb-19-09 08:37 AM   #237 
  - I suppose if you subscribe to the backwards logic of some posters in this thread...  MajorChode   Feb-19-09 01:28 PM   #248 
  - good point  fascisthunter   Feb-19-09 12:17 PM   #243 
  - Is the objection to the choice of adjective, or to the absence of noun?  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-19-09 12:41 PM   #246 
     - Good question  MajorChode   Feb-19-09 04:03 PM   #249 
 

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