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Robyn66 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 11:01 AM
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Remember Elian Gonzalez?
I was just thinking about this with all the flap about Republicans wanting to deny undocumented immigrants health care. Elian, who's mother died trying to make her way from Cuba to Florida is a child who entered the country illegally. Republicans fought hard to keep him in this country to live with his family in Miami and and vilified Democrats who felt it was right to reunite him with his father.

These are the same folks that right now, would expect an emergency room to ask someone having a heart attack to show proof of citizenship and expect the hospital to call INS instead of treating them.

Where is the so called "Liberal Media" why aren't they pointing out THIS hypocrisy!!!!





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bluestateguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 11:03 AM
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1. Republicans treat Cubans with special rights
If Elian had arrived in the US under similar circumsatnces by coming from Mexico, they'd he howling for his immediate deportation.
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subcomhd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 11:06 AM
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2. ironically ,he's in a place with universal health care. nt
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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 11:08 AM
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3. The republicans don't want to care for the illegals
They only want to hire them at sub standard of living wages.

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Myrina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 11:29 AM
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4. ... they also put up quite a fight to take over Terry Schiavo's medical care ...
.... uh,wait. What? Isn't that "government making health care/life & death medical decisions"???


Yup, yours is another example showing that exactly what they rail against, is what they themselves do - and have done - when it fires up their nutbag constituents.

Hypocrisy, thy name is 'Republican'.
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