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Freep this Poll! Are undocumented workers (illegal aliens) necessary for our economy?
KIII-TV 3 ^ | 4:30 PM 11/17/11 | KIII-TV 3

Posted on 11/17/2011 2:42:57 PM PST by Dominic01

Online Poll:

Are undocumented workers (illegal aliens) necessary for our economy?

Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

Yes. They work low paying but necessary jobs. 84% No. They take jobs away from citizens. 14% I don't know.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: alien; aliens; america; illegal; jobs

1 posted on 11/17/2011 2:43:00 PM PST by Dominic01
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To: Dominic01

There is nothing an illegal can do that a machine can’t do.


2 posted on 11/17/2011 2:44:51 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (For years the Left protested "the occupation of Iraq"- now they want to "Occupy" all across the US)
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To: Dominic01

si


3 posted on 11/17/2011 2:46:06 PM PST by max americana (CAIN 2012)
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To: Dominic01

If you remove the cookie in your browswer from kiitv - you can vote again and again....


4 posted on 11/17/2011 2:47:05 PM PST by fremont_steve
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To: Dominic01; 2ndDivisionVet; A knight without armor; Alexander Rubin; all the best; AmericaUnite; ...
We need more criminal illegals who are getting freebies from the taxpayer/sarc
this needs turning around!

FREEP THIS POLL ***PING!*** FRmail me if you want to be added or removed from the Fearless Poll-Freeping Freepers Ping list. And be sure to ping me to any polls that need Freepin', if I miss them. (looks like a medium volume list) (gordongekko909, founder of the pinglist, stays on the list until his ghost signs up for the list)

5 posted on 11/17/2011 2:47:13 PM PST by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: Dominic01; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...
Ping! This poll needs some serious FReeping...

Click the keyword Aliens to see more illegal alien, border security, and other related threads.

6 posted on 11/17/2011 2:48:13 PM PST by HiJinx (SFC, USA (Ret) '76-'96)
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To: Dominic01

Sure, let’s create another slave class. That worked so well last time.


7 posted on 11/17/2011 2:48:59 PM PST by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: Dominic01

low paying jobs: truckers,house framers,carpenters,working municipal workers jobs...(yes there are towns that hire them)
roofers,....lettuce picking stopped years ago


8 posted on 11/17/2011 2:49:11 PM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Dominic01

What’s the matter with legal aliens. Only Anti-American bastards who are into slavery can support taking advantage of the illegals.


9 posted on 11/17/2011 2:49:52 PM PST by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

There sure is.

An illegal alien can drive without a license and insurance, drunk on his ass and kill innocent Americans and then walk away scott-free to do it again.


10 posted on 11/17/2011 2:51:28 PM PST by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
There is nothing an illegal can do that a machine can’t do.

If a business owner can't turn a profit by hiring citizens or automating, he should simply get out of that market.

11 posted on 11/17/2011 2:52:03 PM PST by JustSayNoToNannies
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To: Dominic01
No. They take jobs away from citizens. 14%

Up to 39% already. FReep on!

12 posted on 11/17/2011 2:53:48 PM PST by JustSayNoToNannies
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To: Dominic01

What illegals do is give an escape valve for those employers to not upgrade their equipment, conditions and pay.

Illegals aren’t really doing jobs that Americans won’t do, it’s just that Americans aren’t willing to work under the conditions that those employers want them to work under.


13 posted on 11/17/2011 2:54:41 PM PST by Jonty30
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14 posted on 11/17/2011 2:55:12 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

Up to 49% now


15 posted on 11/17/2011 2:59:41 PM PST by Shimmer1 (To enjoy the flavor of life, take big bites. Moderation is for monks (Heinlein))
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To: Dominic01

They drive slave wages for LEGAL IMMIGRANTS and CHEAT those in the front of the line, trying to follow the law!


16 posted on 11/17/2011 3:06:05 PM PST by G Larry (Catholic Conservative Supporting Israel!)
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To: Dominic01

Yes. They work low paying but necessary jobs. 43%

No. They take jobs away from citizens. 56%

I don’t know. 1%


17 posted on 11/17/2011 3:08:56 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~.. Newt/West 2012.“I’ve got a lot swirling around in my head.”)
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18 posted on 11/17/2011 3:09:07 PM PST by South40 (NO RINOS IN 2012!)
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To: Dominic01
14% I don't know.

Wa?

19 posted on 11/17/2011 3:23:08 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Dominic01

Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

Yes. They work low paying but necessary jobs.
34%
No. They take jobs away from citizens.
65%
I don’t know.


20 posted on 11/17/2011 3:36:40 PM PST by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: Dominic01

If I’m a greedy employer (farmer, etc) and wish to pass my labor costs onto others in society, then they are a good deal. If I’m rich and need gardeners and want to save money at the expense of society then they are a good deal.

If I’m an American patriot who believes in a free and legal market for both products and labor, and what is good for the USA, then I would never support the use of illegal foreign labor.


21 posted on 11/17/2011 3:47:44 PM PST by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Undocumented workers are only necessary if we continue to pay people not to work.

When we keep extending Unemployment, adding people to welfare roles,give workman’s comp for minor injuries , Food stamps ,Americans are not going to work if they keep receiving money for not working.


22 posted on 11/17/2011 3:50:31 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Dominic01; dynachrome
Yes. What this country needs is an illegal underclass working for slave wages. That will make the economy recover.
32%

No. They should go home and fix their own countries. And get off the dang dole here.
67%

Sssssssssss... Uh... Dude! What?
1%
23 posted on 11/17/2011 3:54:04 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: TheOldLady
Sssssssssss... Uh... Dude! What?

That's a lot more than 1%.

24 posted on 11/17/2011 3:54:43 PM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: TheOldLady

Ha. Turned this one around!


25 posted on 11/17/2011 4:05:29 PM PST by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: Dominic01

I hate polls with false choices like this one.

The question should be reworded to: Are foreign workers necessary for our economy?

And the choices should be:

1. Yes, and it’s okay if they’re undocumented (here illegally)

2. Yes, but they should have a guest worker status (here legally)

3. No, they are just taking jobs from U.S. citizens.

I would answer #2. The current poll has no answer that I agree with. It basically offers only choices #1 and #3. If you think we need them, and want them here legally, you have no choice that fits your preference. That’s what happens when they are really asking two separate questions at once: 1. Do we need foreign workers? and 2. Can people be here illegally if they’re working?


26 posted on 11/17/2011 4:13:37 PM PST by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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To: dynachrome

Yes. They work low paying but necessary jobs and run fast and furious interference for ATF gunrunning. 30%

No. They take jobs away from citizens. 69%

I don’t know. 1%


27 posted on 11/17/2011 4:18:11 PM PST by AZ .44 MAG (Repeal Obama)
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28 posted on 11/17/2011 4:27:03 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

In 1850, Samuel S. Rembert and Jedidiah Prescott patented a cotton-harvesting machine in Memphis, Tenn.
It wasn’t utilized until after the Civil War and the slaves were freed.
A 1905 Piucker was adapted for multi rows and Horse drawn.

I rest my case .... and yours (8^)


29 posted on 11/17/2011 4:31:00 PM PST by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: dfwgator

Yes, probably. The rest of them think they have an opinion.


30 posted on 11/17/2011 4:51:00 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: dynachrome

Ha! Congrats!


31 posted on 11/17/2011 5:10:30 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: apoliticalone

The irony is illegals aren’t a good deal for anyone. Every taxpayer is paying for the illegal drain on ALL of our services, the real irony is the greedy employer and the rich that want cheap gardeners are also paying higher taxes to support all the illegals in this country- not just their own workers.

Then add patriotism and knowing what is right or wrong to the equation and it makes you wonder why anyone would support illegals being here at all.


32 posted on 11/17/2011 5:40:15 PM PST by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: Dominic01

Online Poll

Are undocumented workers (illegal aliens) necessary for our economy?

Yes. They work low paying but necessary jobs...41%
No. They take jobs away from citizens..........59%


33 posted on 11/17/2011 5:46:33 PM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Dominic01

Yes. They work low paying but necessary jobs.


They cost this country $$$$$$$$$$$ in all the free services they consume.


34 posted on 11/17/2011 6:12:49 PM PST by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: Dominic01

Yes 39%
No 61%


35 posted on 11/17/2011 7:22:01 PM PST by digital-olive
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To: dynachrome
Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

Yes. They work low paying but necessary jobs.39%

No. They take jobs away from citizens.60%

I don't know.1%

36 posted on 11/18/2011 6:17:30 AM PST by TaxPayer2000
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To: TheOldLady

Que?
1%


37 posted on 11/18/2011 7:45:22 AM PST by Dominick ("Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought." - JP II)
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To: Dominick
You're right! Thanks! It should be:

¿Que?
1%
38 posted on 11/18/2011 7:53:21 AM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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