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A Flood of Mexicans
Haaretz ^ | 4/17/2006 | Shmuel Rosner

Posted on 04/17/2006 11:56:08 AM PDT by blueminnesota

Half a million infiltrators a year - this is the prevailing estimate. Half a million make their way almost openly across the porous border between Mexico and the United States and cross the desert to Los Angeles. Twelve million Mexican immigrants are living in America illegally. The irony is that the Promised Land to which they are coming will perhaps no longer be one if they continue to come. Their immigration brings with it an individual promise, but also the seeds of a collective calamity. The absorbing country - the slow, convoluted, bureaucratic giant - is not capable of dealing with the stunning flood.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Mexico
KEYWORDS: aliens; bordersecurity; illegalimmigrants; immigrantlist; infiltrators; mexicanhaters; mexico
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To: NHFREE

Not even Adam Smith himself would be an advocate of such insanity. The dirty truth is that most of the open border advocates are in fact, statists, as long as the states policies make them money.


21 posted on 04/17/2006 3:39:58 PM PDT by RFT1
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To: Clintonfatigued
illegals come to commit crimes that Americans won't commit

And march in protest that Americans won't do, vote in elections that Americans won't do, ...

22 posted on 04/17/2006 3:43:22 PM PDT by lemura
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To: Redcloak
"May I see your papers, please?"

Coming soon.

23 posted on 04/17/2006 3:46:08 PM PDT by don-o
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To: RFT1
I agree:) The whole so-called free trade crowd in the in the U.S.A. elite was not too thrilled when average citizens tried to practice free trade by purchasing their drugs in Canada.


We learned then.....that someone (the government) owned free trade, and that private citizens trying to practice such trade on their own would not be allowed to.
24 posted on 04/17/2006 3:48:20 PM PDT by NHFREE
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To: BenLurkin

They have changed this land already, look at schools and what American children can and can't do because of the illegals and that's just one change that has been brought to our attention, one day and very very soon these horrific changes to our economy, our freedoms will be felt by every single American!!And it won't be pretty.


25 posted on 04/17/2006 4:05:25 PM PDT by stopem (Head to the border and plug the leak!)
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To: JustPiper

Ping!


26 posted on 04/17/2006 4:06:42 PM PDT by TheLion
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To: blueminnesota

The more pressure we keep on Mexico, immigration-wise, the more reformers
inside of Mexico can be emboldened and empowered to scale back monopolists'
abuses down there which keep our own country flooded with economic refugees.
Here's an interesting new thread on new legal reform progress that finally
emerged in Mexico I think as a result of immigration reform's failure:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1611677/posts

We can make a difference for our sake, and their's as well. Isn't it the
neighborly thing to do?


27 posted on 04/17/2006 4:56:46 PM PDT by Shuttle Shucker
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To: CondorFlight

True, most hispanics here are not the MeCHA types. I was just surprised when browsing the radical hispanic websites that they blame the evil Jooooos.


28 posted on 04/17/2006 5:37:39 PM PDT by Sender (“The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.” – Old Chinese proverb)
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To: blueminnesota

They are not illegals, they're just "nationally challenged".


29 posted on 04/17/2006 5:37:51 PM PDT by The Iceman Cometh (Just another evil conservative)
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To: don-o
I'm not quite sure how that applies to border security; except to say that we should be asking to "zee your paperz" whenever anyone seeks to cross our border.
31 posted on 04/17/2006 6:07:39 PM PDT by Redcloak (Messing up perfectly good threads since 1998.)
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen
'Interesting that they use "infiltrators" and our press uses "undocumented workers".'

I prefer the word: "Invaders"...

However, "infiltrators" does have a certain flair.

ANYTHING is better than "guest workers," isn't it?

32 posted on 04/17/2006 6:09:19 PM PDT by Liberator ( F16Fighter, Since 2001 -- aka Liberator, Since 1999)
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To: blueminnesota

Assuming that he is sane, Rosner would not support 10,000 Arabs entering Israel illegally every year. What is extreme about protecting our borders?


33 posted on 04/17/2006 6:53:11 PM PDT by rmlew (Sedition and Treason are both crimes, not free speech.)
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To: mtbopfuyn

One of A. Lincoln's secretaries objected to him using the word "sugar-coat" in describing how some political opponents were `spinning' the facts. He replied that Americans would always know what "sugar-coat" meant and left it in the speech.


34 posted on 04/17/2006 6:58:14 PM PDT by OkieDoke
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To: Liberator

"guest workers"?

guest voters is more like it


35 posted on 04/17/2006 7:16:59 PM PDT by Let's Roll ( "Congressmen who ... undermine the military ... should be arrested, exiled or hanged" - A. Lincoln)
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To: blueminnesota

Mexican Earthquake

A big earthquake with the strength of 8.1 on the
Richter scale has hit Mexico.

Two million Mexicans have died and over a million
are injured.

The country is totally ruined and the government
doesn't know where to start with providing help to rebuild. The
rest of the world is in shock.

Canada is sending troops to help the Mexican
army. Saudi Arabia is sending oil. Other Latin American
countries are sending supplies. The European community (except France) is
sending food and money.

The United States, not to be outdone, is sending two million

replacement Mexicans.

God Bless America


36 posted on 04/17/2006 7:19:45 PM PDT by OKIEDOC (There's nothing like hearing someone say thank you for your help.)
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To: Cheesel
Lewiston,Maine as an example

I remember the multiple posts on FR at the time. I believe I am right in the actual logistics of how this came about. I stand corrected of course, as it was about 4 years ago.

The Somali people were originally settled in the State of Georgia. The authorities had drastically cut back for all welfare recipients. This was across the board.

Someone did their homework. The State of Maine- not having a massive welfare population, therefore had among the most benefits in the USA.

Hello Somalis.

37 posted on 04/17/2006 7:32:55 PM PDT by Peter Libra
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To: Peter Libra

Oh, so I see... yep, go to a blue state and sucker off them.

From what I have been reading recently, Minneapolis also has an immigration problem with Somalis now as well (and gee, get this, Minnesota is another blue state).

Just goes to show, many immigrants are hard working, yes. Many are not, though.


38 posted on 04/21/2006 1:53:28 PM PDT by Cheesel ("To be conservative at 20 is heartless and to be a liberal at 60 is plain idiocy." Winston Churchill)
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen
Easy fix for the border. Well, for the Rio Grande part, anyway. Let a bunch of alligators loose in the river. I'm not advocating this next one, but it would put a little dent in the illegal crossings. Sneak over the border and put antifreeze in the water at all those water stations. Before anyone jumps on me about ethics, I'm not advocating the second one :P
39 posted on 04/21/2006 2:10:00 PM PDT by TenthLegion (Have fun in life; you won't get out of it alive.)
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