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treestar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-20-10 09:07 AM
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43. I'm sure I would
I don't see how anyone can say they wouldn't.

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  -Would you cross the border? glen123098  May-19-10 08:05 PM   #0 
  - My situation's so far removed from that one that I can't honestly say what I'd do. (nt)  Posteritatis   May-19-10 08:07 PM   #1 
  - Sure I would. No different than what the people coming off the Mayflower did.  muntrv   May-19-10 08:08 PM   #2 
  - Living here - and in abject poverty with no national narrative  xchrom   May-19-10 08:09 PM   #3 
  - Great question, rec'd. I know my relatives 'crossed the border', i.e.,  babylonsister   May-19-10 08:10 PM   #4 
  - Absolutely. I wouldn't hesitate one bit. n/t  IndianaJoe   May-19-10 08:11 PM   #5 
  - Pretend, for a moment, that you are not a US Citizen  Xipe Totec   May-19-10 08:14 PM   #6 
  - Wow...  JANdad   May-19-10 09:42 PM   #27 
  - Sure.  Webster Green   May-19-10 08:15 PM   #7 
  - I would, but that doesn't make the act any less illegal.  X_Digger   May-19-10 08:27 PM   #8 
  - Violating immigration law to survive or that your family may survive  EFerrari   May-20-10 01:23 AM   #34 
  - I'd sell crack too if my family didn't have food or shelter.  L0oniX   May-19-10 08:29 PM   #9 
  - My grandmother crossed several of them.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-19-10 08:30 PM   #10 
  - In a farking heartbeat. I've been there - to "real" Mexico. Had relatives in absolute poverty.  Maru Kitteh   May-19-10 08:32 PM   #11 
  - I really don't know..  Upton   May-19-10 08:35 PM   #12 
  - Stay in the Sports Forum.  Forkboy   May-19-10 08:37 PM   #13 
  - And just how the fuck do you think you would accomplish that? You were born on third base.  Maru Kitteh   May-19-10 08:50 PM   #19 
  - Luck of the draw..  Upton   May-19-10 08:59 PM   #21 
     - I'm sorry. I won't be letting you slide the goalposts or change the subject like that.  Maru Kitteh   May-20-10 01:07 AM   #30 
     - They are here and building a better standard of living for themselves  county worker   May-20-10 01:33 AM   #40 
  - How about legal aliens do they have rights or is it only "real" citizens.  county worker   May-20-10 01:29 AM   #39 
  - The 'border' crossed US..  gimama   May-19-10 08:41 PM   #14 
  - Yes (nt)  bigwillq   May-19-10 08:42 PM   #15 
  - In a hot minute  proud2BlibKansan   May-19-10 08:42 PM   #16 
  - Would you steal from a store if you needed to feed your family?  The Straight Story   May-19-10 08:44 PM   #17 
  - I would dumpster dive. Lots of good stuff in there. If that ran dry - Yes.  Maru Kitteh   May-19-10 08:51 PM   #20 
  - yup...  a la izquierda   May-19-10 08:47 PM   #18 
  - Of course I would. And I'll fight in solidarity with those who are here.  readmoreoften   May-19-10 09:00 PM   #22 
  - those who do  William Z. Foster   May-19-10 09:01 PM   #23 
  - a better question to ask is if people have the fortitude to cross the border..  frylock   May-19-10 09:31 PM   #24 
  - + 1000, and something no one usually thinks about. Thanks. nt  babylonsister   May-19-10 09:33 PM   #26 
  - What, no recs? Why? nt  babylonsister   May-19-10 09:31 PM   #25 
  - To feed my kids...  JANdad   May-19-10 09:46 PM   #28 
  - Hey, I came down from Canada for a better way of life...  stuball111   May-19-10 10:20 PM   #29 
  - Without a moment's hesitation. Now go rec this thread  Catherina   May-20-10 01:10 AM   #31 
  - Thanks  tavalon   May-20-10 01:29 AM   #37 
  - I probably would too after doing everything I could to improve my own country  notadmblnd   May-20-10 01:19 AM   #32 
  - obviously, you've never seen real Mexico.  Maru Kitteh   May-20-10 01:22 AM   #33 
  - No, I haven't.  notadmblnd   May-20-10 01:46 AM   #41 
  - People who have to spend every waking hour  Mariana   May-20-10 02:51 AM   #42 
  - If it is easier to leave, why not?  treestar   May-20-10 09:09 AM   #44 
  - If I could still work as a nurse  tavalon   May-20-10 01:24 AM   #35 
  - + Me and mine.  Maru Kitteh   May-20-10 01:29 AM   #38 
  - The only difference between an illegal alien and a pilgrim  tavalon   May-20-10 01:25 AM   #36 
  - I'm sure I would  treestar   May-20-10 09:07 AM   #43 

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