Skip to comments.Higher disease rates attributed to influx of illegals
Posted on 05/25/2005 7:06:18 AM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing
A rise in diseases such as whooping cough, tuberculosis, malaria, measles and even leprosy are creating public health concerns and could hit hospitals and health care systems already financially burdened by indigent illegals flooding emergency rooms and urgent care centers.
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Something needs to be done about these foreign trespassers.(thanks washtimes)
Foreign trespassers is dead on.
If they are bringing in bio-agents, I say they are WMDs, and need to be dealt with appropriately.
We used to reject immigrants with dangerous diseases. Liberalism is dangerous to your life as well as your liberty.
Interesting how the MSM is suddenly so interested in this issue--last night Alan Colmes wanted to wax sorrowful over an alien that murdered somebody. I think the left smells a wedge issue--they know that Bush loves Vicente like Lindsey Graham loves McCain.
Do we really need any MORE reasons to halt illegal immigration NOW?????
Ironically, this is one reason why many state governments are reluctant to keep illegal aliens from receiving "free" medical care, and from attending public schools. Having the state maintain some level of official contact with them enables government agencies to inoculate them under the force of law.
This risk/problem was obvious to all but the very young or very stupid...
Interesting now, isn't it...this issue has moved out of the realm of fringe and 'net publications, and is being picked up by the MSM...
I think wedge issue is right...for crying out loud, what does the Republican Party think it's doing?
Give them something worth fighting for..
The quality of Homeland Security would go up 1000% and for 1/10th the cost in tax dollars
It is getting BEYOND ridiculous that we are LETTING this happen.
The Minutemen proved that we CAN stop the majority of illegal immigration.
It's become beyond insane and I apologize to every freeper who was concerned about this issue years ago and I brushed them off.
I want some liberal to explain to me how it is OK to let disease ridden terrorists wander across our border at will.
I let this issue slide for the sake of the last election. Now it's time for our government to do something for us.
Savage was all over this last week. His very first demo talk radio tape years ago covered this topic.
They are undocumented workers. Hardchargers who are just here to do for $5/hour the jobs Americans won't do for $15/hr. Unofficial dual-citizens. Mexican colonists. Unrecognised immigrants. Desert nomads. Wandering minstrels. Affordable Human Resources. Subsidized Healthcare Consumers. Oh, I could go on and on.
"Foreign trespassers" is so terribly unsensitive.
And to suggest that they might be carrying diseases long ago defeated in industrialised nations. Why that's just silly. What about all the experimental medical treatment available only in Mexico?
I agree with you. 100%.
I do not understand the reluctance of the goverment to do something about this.
It is more than unfair to taxpayers who are being denied health care in overwhelmed hospitals, being made sick by illegals, and PAYING illegals social services and tuition benefits, etc.
Once again, the responsible people are being shafted.
This, boys, is a Republican butt&eyes issue. Republicans are sitting on their @$$, just watching the world go bye.
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