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AnArmyVeteran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-02-10 12:15 PM
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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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