Skip to comments.Biden to Latinos: You were here first
Posted on 09/30/2011 8:58:12 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
Vice President Joe Biden compared immigration to the United States for Irish and Hispanic people but noted Hispanic immigrants were here first.
Biden on Thursday hosted the annual Hispanic Heritage Month reception at the Naval Observatory. Guests included about 100 Hispanic veterans, active duty service members, elected officials and others. The music was classical Mexican.
"You all were here before us," Biden said, according to a pool report.
Biden noted his own background as the descendant of Irish immigrants, saying, We come from a similar circumstance. Its about family, its about faith and its about basic things."
The event coincides with a stepped-up effort by the administration to improve relations with Hispanic voters. Once among President Barack Obama's most enthusiastic constituencies, Hispanic support for the administration has flagged with the stall-out of immigration reform and other key priorities.
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“Hispanics” are the result of European invasion!
Sorry there Rimshot but I've got a lot of Native American friends who would say that you are full of sh**!
I'm assuming Obama was speaking in Nahuatl
Joe Biden is an idiot.
My North American Indian friends would beg to differ.
I think Plugs has taken the trophy for being the most ignorant VP this country has ever had. Congrats!
“You were here first”
That’s what I say to mexicans before I enter Home Depot’..
The vast majority of them were damn happy when Santa Ana and his armies got their butts kicked and they became Americans. Some of these same Latinos even fought on our side at the Alamo or in the Mexican War or were married to Americans which did.
The fact that we rolled out the welcome mat to these people who wanted to be Americans and not just wanted to milk Americans does not give Carte Blanche to everyone south of the border (many of whom openly preach and call for reconquest) who wants to move here or remain here and continue to milk the system dry.
And, yes, to be fair, a relative handful of them were not happy to have their lands acquired by the Americans a mere 37 years after Mexico achieved independence. Some of them weren't treated really nice. But they were all given the choice to stay and keep their lands on condition of an oath of allegiance to their new country or to peacefully pack up and leave. Guess which most of them chose to do?
Biden is nothing but an ignorant fool!
My people were here long before his ancestors discovered sex!
Once outside, they return to their true elitist selves.
They don’t give a rat’s behind about anyone but themselves.
Unless they were over the age of 69, Biden was here before they were.
A person standing before Biden is a separate human being than some ancestor of that person hundreds of years ago.
How can anyone respect someone who does such craven groveling? Don't they cringe in embarassment for him? Or just laugh at his idiocy?
“Joe Biden is an idiot.”
The gift to Republicans that keeps giving.
The American Indians beg to differ.
>> “You all were here before us,” Biden said...
Just wondering why the Biden clan isn’t fermenting in Australia...
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