Skip to comments.California gets taste of life without immigrant workers
Posted on 05/01/2006 4:17:43 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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A day without an illegal.
And we survived.
We passed the test, they can all go back home now.
The place hardest hit, is the most sympathetic place. They won't feel a backlash there b/c they're the majority. But elsewhere, it didn't go well.
Another day of lib media hype, another day of failed predictions.
Translation - it was not effective
Mexican restaurants can expect a dearth of ''gringo'' customers for a long time to come.
And we survived.
Maybe we can try ot for a week next month.
No burritos? OMG! What did Americans eat before burritos?
All the hype and I personally feel completely unimpressed.
"'Today, no - no working and no buying,' said Enrique Varguas, 28, who rescheduled a dozen or so landscaping appointments..."
BFD. If they all rescheduled, he's not out dime-one. I own a business; re-scheduling appointments is part of the package.
Now, if he had CANCELLED a "dozen or so" contracts to really drive his point home about how we can't live without him, I might not be yawning right now. *Rolleyes*
What's that old saying? "A Gringo and his peso are too soon parted?" ;)
"Chinese food or a hamburger were easy to come by in the Mission District on Monday. Doughnuts or bagels? No problem. But in a neighborhood where every other storefront seems to house a tacqueria, you would have been hard-pressed to find a burrit"
I think its great that Americans were there to do the jobs that illegal immigrants wouldnt do.
Time for the gringos to stage "No-No De Mayo" ...
"Another day of lib media hype..."
It wasn't just the liberal media. Fox News (and the entire 24-hour cable news line-up) were basically running a non-stop commercial for this protest and it didn't create half of what they were surmising it would. In Georgia, it was an absolute failure.
Here in Texas it was absolutely wonderful, our streets were less crowded our stores and reataurants were less crowded there are just way to many of them here!! One is actually one to many!
I live in Bakersfield and went to every Mexican restaurant on my side of town looking for a closed one. I had signs I was going to put on their doors. They were all open.
I drove around and shopped for 4 hrs today. Didn't find or see one biz closed.
Went to Walmart for the first time in 3 yrs, it was nice. Traffic on the highways was a heckuva lot less and easy to get around today.
I love this day without illegals. Everyday please!
Amen! Best thing here in my San Diego neighborhood was the quiet!! No frickin' leaf blowers blasting thru the condo complex all day long. A very nice May Day.
If I sent you my credit card bill(s) from today....could I, um, impress you? ;)
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