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AnArmyVeteran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-02-10 11:15 AM
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28. Maybe that was the point of most of this, to drive down wages even more...
I don't like having an open border because of the threat of terrorists simply walking across our borders. I think it's comical to see the billions spent on monitoring people, tracking them and having heavy airport security when all a terrorist has to do is walk across our southern border. While grandparents and little babies are being searched Osama Bin Laden himself could just walk across our southern border. Even most of airport security is a joke, just an illusion of security. While they are strip searching passengers the bellies of each plane are virtually unchecked. So passengers could be sitting on top of boxes full of bombs in the cargo area of each plane.

After the 9/11 attacks Bush promised Americans he would protect us so he sent our military half way around the world to fight and die in a country that had nothing to do with terrorism and had no ability to attack us. And since Bush made that promise an additional 12 million illegals simply walked across our borders. We all know Bush did nothing to protect us from terrorism, he created more with every Muslim he ordered murdered in Iraq and Afghanistan. Yet conservatives loved all that violence and spending a trillion dollars, even though it didn't provide a dime's worth of protection against real terrorists.

The problems with illegals flooding into the US could be stopped overnight, but neither major party wants to do that. They don't want to lose the Hispanic vote. And businesses don't want to close the borders because they want to be able to continue to exploit workers, by treating them like slaves (a conservative utopia). So since the two most powerful forces in our country are unwilling to stop the southern invasion it will continue as it always has.

I can understand why a lot of people are upset, but I don't agree with their 'solutions'. It's okay to want to preserve the integrity of our country, but not okay to be racist and to pass racist laws, or strip away Constitutional rights, as the right wing is eager to do. Racist Rand Paul is wanting to change the Constitution preventing any baby born in the US from becoming a citizen if its parents are illegal. If we take Racist Rand's idea a step further and eliminated the 'naturalization' process I wonder what Racist Rand would think if their child was denied citizenship if he and his wife went on vacation in a foreign country and his wife gave birth outside the US borders. 'Solutions' like what right wingers are proposing are slippery slopes to chaos. But I've noticed long ago how right wingers never look at the consequences of their actions. They live in a short term world filled with easy to remember slogans and thirty second soundbites. Anything complex is beyond their mental ability to understand it. A great chess player can plan 20, 30 or 40 plays ahead, but right wingers can only think of one move at a time, never able to see the big picture. That's why they are so easily manipulated by right wing radio and Fox News. They are masters of manipulating the gullible, the ignorant and the stupid...
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  -Do you think anti-immigration Arizonians still eat Mexican food? AnArmyVeteran  Jun-01-10 03:02 PM   #0 
  - Only if it has its paperwork in order  gratuitous   Jun-01-10 03:03 PM   #1 
  - Whoops, I think I might be eating illegal food then...  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-01-10 03:11 PM   #3 
     - But there are illegals working in the slaughterhouses and meatpacking plants too. I think the  Erose999   Jun-01-10 04:31 PM   #12 
        - And stop buying anything from those commies in China too!  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-01-10 04:58 PM   #15 
  - Yes they'll still eat Mexican food.  Demobrat   Jun-01-10 03:07 PM   #2 
  - I'm guessing all their food is Mexican, in a way.  lurky   Jun-01-10 03:22 PM   #4 
  - They have no intention of deporting the illegals.  Demobrat   Jun-01-10 03:41 PM   #5 
     - Good luck with that.  LAGC   Jun-02-10 10:25 AM   #27 
     - You bet I do.  Demobrat   Jun-02-10 02:53 PM   #31 
     - Maybe that was the point of most of this, to drive down wages even more...  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-02-10 11:15 AM   #28 
        - Of course it was.  Demobrat   Jun-02-10 01:16 PM   #29 
  - Option 3 is classic.  donco6   Jun-01-10 03:42 PM   #6 
  - Yeah, we can't trust those Mexicans...  Scuba   Jun-01-10 03:47 PM   #7 
  - That is so not true.  Demobrat   Jun-01-10 05:04 PM   #17 
  - FUCK NO! They eat at Taco Bell.  HopeHoops   Jun-01-10 04:14 PM   #8 
  - M I N O ?  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-01-10 04:26 PM   #11 
     - Taco Bell? Taco Bell? Hell, that isn't even MEXICAN in name, much LESS MINO!  HopeHoops   Jun-01-10 05:00 PM   #16 
  - Y'notice how nobody complains about "those Mexicans" . . .  tilsammans   Jun-01-10 04:16 PM   #9 
  - If money can be made off illegals right wingers love it...  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-03-10 01:07 PM   #36 
  - The stupid thing is that if they water down the Spanish-named towns into English  political_Dem   Jun-01-10 04:22 PM   #10 
  - When place names containing racial/ethnic slurs are changed...  pinboy3niner   Jun-01-10 04:47 PM   #14 
     - That is a very interesting article and link. Thanks. :)  political_Dem   Jun-01-10 05:16 PM   #19 
  - Sure they do, but campaigning against Mexican food is still good right-wing politics.  pampango   Jun-01-10 04:39 PM   #13 
  - It's funny the OP thinks Taco Bell is Mexican food.  harkadog   Jun-01-10 05:07 PM   #18 
  - I know it's not 100% authentic, but it's based on similar ingredients/names  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-01-10 05:29 PM   #20 
     - I am at the Bell at least twice a week so I'm with you.  harkadog   Jun-01-10 07:06 PM   #21 
  - About 2 months ago I saw Gov Brewer at a Mexican restaurant.  azmouse   Jun-01-10 07:10 PM   #22 
  - I don't know about Arizona but here most people eat Tex-Mex  Synicus Maximus   Jun-01-10 08:29 PM   #23 
  - Can't remember ..DO they have TACO BELL  AsahinaKimi   Jun-01-10 08:33 PM   #24 
  - Yeah, there are Taco Bells in Arizona  Sebastian Doyle   Jun-02-10 01:22 PM   #30 
  - Yes, but they call them, "freedomiladas".  jmondine   Jun-02-10 12:52 AM   #25 
  - I love your new food name!!!  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-02-10 10:07 AM   #26 
     - I experienced the same kind of culture at Motorola  jmondine   Jun-02-10 11:44 PM   #35 
        - I worked at a corporation that spent millions on quality improvement programs but...  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-04-10 01:23 AM   #38 
  - So if I'm anti-illegal immigration  Confusious   Jun-02-10 02:56 PM   #32 
  - Freedom Fries were named in 2003 under Chimp Bush  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-02-10 03:05 PM   #33 
     - Yes, but it wasn't because they wouldn't  Confusious   Jun-02-10 03:16 PM   #34 
  - WTF does Mexican Food have to do with this?  NeedleCast   Jun-03-10 01:10 PM   #37 
  - Shit, those hypocrites probably all use as much Mexican "help" as they can get a hold of  TheKentuckian   Jun-04-10 01:27 AM   #39 

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