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Just a Reminder: It is Wrong to Call an Illegal Immigrant an Undocumented Immigrant
http://patterico.com/2011/08/31/just-a-reminder-it-is-wrong-to-call-an-illegal-immigrant-an-undocumented-immigrant/ ^ | 8/31/11 | Aaron Worthing

Posted on 08/31/2011 6:48:10 AM PDT by SanFranDan

It’s not only wrong on the principle that it is a euphemism (i.e. bull____), but because its actually misleading because very often they have plenty of documents:

President Obama’s accused drunken-driving uncle — who was busted after a near collision with a Framingham cop —has had a valid Social Security number for at least 19 years, despite being an illegal immigrant ordered to be deported back to Kenya, the Herald has learned.

The president’s 67-year-old uncle, Obama Onyango, has had a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and Social Security number since at least 1992, said Registry of Motor Vehicles spokesman Michael Verseckes.

By the way, the Obama administration has said it wanted to deport the criminals aliens. Will this apply to Mr. Onyango?

(Excerpt) Read more at patterico.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: sourcetitlenoturl

1 posted on 08/31/2011 6:48:13 AM PDT by SanFranDan
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To: SanFranDan

"so I guess my favorite *********** ******** ****** is out of the question"

2 posted on 08/31/2011 6:53:27 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: SanFranDan

It would appear that the document that is missing is the extradition papers for the ILLEGAL ALIEN.

Gads, it’s so easy to see why liberals don’t ever have success with anything - except lying.


3 posted on 08/31/2011 6:53:43 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: SanFranDan

Most of the MSM just calls them “immigrants” now.


4 posted on 08/31/2011 6:59:07 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: SanFranDan

I will try to find the article that explained how uncle 0dumbo got a SSN. This article stated the welfare offices in Mass routinely assing fake SSN to illegals so they can get bennies
and of course with a fake SSN htey can get a driver’s license.

What I don’t get is 0dumbo mentions this uncle in he lying book dreams from my father so do we really think he didn’t know where the uncle was?
just like that lyin’ POS 0dumbo said he didn’t know where his lyin auntie z was
How do libs believe anything this scumbad says?


5 posted on 08/31/2011 7:00:49 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: RWGinger

the word is ‘ assign”
not assing


6 posted on 08/31/2011 7:01:49 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: SanFranDan

I wonder how he voted in 2008?


7 posted on 08/31/2011 7:03:50 AM PDT by Yogafist
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To: SanFranDan

We need to make entering this country illegally a federal crime, not just a minor infraction. That would help put a name on these people, like FELONS.


8 posted on 08/31/2011 7:06:11 AM PDT by RC2
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To: SanFranDan

Has anyone checked to see if Uncle Omar Obama is registered to vote?

I suspect he has not, but I have not seen any story re voter registration.


9 posted on 08/31/2011 7:06:30 AM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: SanFranDan

Of course it’s wrong. It’s newspeak. Newspeak is always deception. It’s intended to be.


10 posted on 08/31/2011 7:19:26 AM PDT by Savage Beast ("That is the great eternal question: Are 'Liberals' evil or stupid?" ~Ann Coulter)
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To: SanFranDan
Beyond those aliens whose documents were obtained by fraud or governmental malfeasance, the term "undocumented immigrants" is Orwellian misspeak on many levels.

First, its use of "undocumented" to replace illegal would make shoplifters undocumented shoppers and trespassers undocumented guests/visitors.

And in the case of millions of illegals, even the word "immigrants" is a misuse of the word, whose true historical and traditional meaning can be found in a comparison to the word for another type of migrant.

"Immigrants" migrate from their native country to become part of another country.

"Colonists" migrate in another country to make it part of their native country.

11 posted on 08/31/2011 7:19:44 AM PDT by drpix
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To: drpix; Savage Beast
CORRECTION:

"is Orwellian misspeak Newspeak on many levels.

{Thanks Savage Beast. I couldn't remember the term.}

12 posted on 08/31/2011 7:22:57 AM PDT by drpix
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To: SanFranDan
Just a reminder - it is absolutely wrong to call an illegal alien an illegal immigrant - ain't so! Immigrants by definition are legal - our forefathers were all immigrants. The media has been perpetuating the lie.
13 posted on 08/31/2011 7:26:44 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Savage Beast

Ya, what happened to calling people “illegal aliens”?

I assume that due to political correctness, the term illegal alien was replaced by illegal immigrant or undocumented immigrant.

We live in a politically correct world. I can’t believe how political correctness has taken over our speech and the written word.


14 posted on 08/31/2011 7:33:26 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: drpix
One of my favorites: "They're trying to make 'undocumented immigrants' criminals!"
15 posted on 08/31/2011 7:34:19 AM PDT by Savage Beast ("That is the great eternal question: Are 'Liberals' evil or stupid?" ~Ann Coulter)
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To: SanFranDan
Even better: "They're trying to criminalize illegal immigration!"

As Rush says: "We couldn't make this stuff up."

16 posted on 08/31/2011 7:35:34 AM PDT by Savage Beast ("That is the great eternal question: Are 'Liberals' evil or stupid?" ~Ann Coulter)
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To: RC2
"That would help put a name on these people, like FELONS."

Although the simple act of being in the USA is not (currently) a felony, most illegals are already felons "de facto" due to all the fraudulent paper they have to pass in order to work, buy stuff, etc. etc. Most of these frauds are felonies.

17 posted on 08/31/2011 7:39:53 AM PDT by Wonder Warthog
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To: SanFranDan

Sure, and it’s wrong to call a drug dealer an undocumented pharmacist.


18 posted on 08/31/2011 7:40:14 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
"I can’t believe how political correctness has taken over our speech and the written word."

Yes. It's astonishing.

George Orwell has turned out to be a clearer foreseer of the future than Jules Verne, Nostradamus, and Edgar Casey all together!

19 posted on 08/31/2011 7:40:27 AM PDT by Savage Beast ("That is the great eternal question: Are 'Liberals' evil or stupid?" ~Ann Coulter)
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To: SanFranDan

Anyone who buys this will also buy calling a burglar “an uninvited guest”.


20 posted on 08/31/2011 7:41:43 AM PDT by Hacklehead (Had enough?)
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To: RWGinger

Identity theft and fraud: it only counts if you’re white and not “oppressed.”


21 posted on 08/31/2011 7:48:04 AM PDT by CaspersGh0sts
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To: Savage Beast
People believing their lying eyes again!


22 posted on 08/31/2011 8:02:15 AM PDT by drpix
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To: SanFranDan
because very often they have plenty of documents

Finally someone heard me! I have been saying this since the "undocumented" misnomer first started being trial ballooned. Not only are they illegal aliens, they are almost exclusively illegally documented.

23 posted on 08/31/2011 8:10:23 AM PDT by douginthearmy
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To: drpix

Notice the sign says you “MAY” be prosecuted..” as in you may be struck by lightning.


24 posted on 08/31/2011 8:13:35 AM PDT by douginthearmy
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To: SanFranDan

Does Slobama have ANY relatives that are here legally?


25 posted on 08/31/2011 8:53:10 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici ("Si, se gimme!")
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To: Yogafist

The word is that Onyango Obama has never voted. Boston talk host/newspaper columnist Howie Carr mentioned that yesterday. He also feels Obama will not be deported.

In fact Carr started his column today saying Uncle Omar isn’t registered to vote.

http://bostonherald.com/news/columnists/view/2011_0831illegal_aliens_ghostsin_eyes_of_democrats/srvc=home&position=0

>>The only thing that surprises me is that the town of Framingham reports that Uncle Omar is not registered to vote. So what if the president’s half-uncle is an illegal alien? You think that stops the, ahem, undocumented workers? You know what they say: They’re only here to vote for the Democrats that Americans won’t vote for anymore.


26 posted on 08/31/2011 9:06:01 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

>>First, its use of “undocumented” to replace illegal would make shoplifters undocumented shoppers and trespassers undocumented guests/visitors.

I jokingly say that we need to be politically correct, on radio messageboards—that perhaps a pirate (illegal) station is simply an “undocumented broadcaster”. And in fact
“Notices of Unauthorized Operation/Apparent Liability” from
the FCC do mention that, ahem, there is no indication that the broadcast is legal in their records. “You were observed broadcasting on 95.1 MHz on date. Our records show there is
no license for broadcasting on that frequency in this location.” (or words to that effect)


27 posted on 08/31/2011 9:10:09 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: douginthearmy
All criminal warnings are worded as "may" be prosecuted. The point is that if it were not a law, and sneaking across the border was not illegal, prosecution would not be possible.

All we need are political leaders who honor their oath of office and apply the law.

28 posted on 08/31/2011 9:36:48 AM PDT by drpix
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To: drpix

Well it was a tongue in cheek comment. Point is any illegal looking at that sign knows the probablility of being prosecuted is low.


29 posted on 08/31/2011 9:42:06 AM PDT by douginthearmy
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To: douginthearmy
The problem is even bigger than the "may" or illegals thinking prosecution is unlikely.

Since the sign was only in English and the vegetation very green, I'm betting it was on the Canadian border. I have not found one on the Mexican Border. "Our" government probably would not put one there for fear of offending Mexico and Mexicans.

When "our" government doesn't acknowledge U.S. laws - but hides them from view to win the favor of certain foreigners - it is as bad as it gets.

30 posted on 08/31/2011 10:09:48 AM PDT by drpix
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To: drpix

Both Presidents G. W. Bush and Barack Obama have refused to enforce U.S. immigration laws.


31 posted on 08/31/2011 11:10:23 PM PDT by Savage Beast ("That is the great eternal question: Are 'Liberals' evil or stupid?" ~Ann Coulter)
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To: Savage Beast

Agreed. That’s why a candidate like McCain was not (and will not be) an real alternative to Obama.


32 posted on 09/01/2011 4:44:19 AM PDT by drpix
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To: drpix
You betcha, drp. I've had it with RINOs and crypto-Democrats.

And speaking of crypt-Democrats, McCain made himself a jackass by supporting his opponent (double entendre intended).

33 posted on 09/01/2011 6:26:48 AM PDT by Savage Beast ("That is the great eternal question: Are 'Liberals' evil or stupid?" ~Ann Coulter)
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