Skip to comments.Rand Paul: American's wont pick crops for $8/hour when they can sit at home and get welfare
Posted on 03/25/2013 8:13:54 PM PDT by JohnPDuncan
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who has emerged as the key advocate for secure borders, keeping to the rules and an organized handling of the millions of illegal aliens now inside the United States says there is a clear goal that Americans should have for the newcomers: Make them taxpayers.
What Im saying is lets get them work visas, normalize them, tax them, make them taxpayers, the senator said in an exclusive interview with WND reporter Taylor Rose.
You cant have open borders and be a welfare state, he warned. The solution is a secure border and a process where someone on a work visa doesnt get welfare, or someone with a green card doesnt get welfare.
Paul said there are glitches, too, in Americas social services. There shouldnt be 60,000 new people on the roles of the disabled every month, he said. In other words, Americas safety net sometimes is just too generous.
The reasons some Americans wont work for the $8 per hour for an agricultural field worker, for example, is that they would rather do nothing and collect higher government benefits, he said.
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I like this guy more and more every day.
check out the videos at the link for his comments about welfare.. it’s a bit further down. They’ve split them all up on the page.
All they have to do for that government largess is vote Democrat. A lesson the legalized $8/hr legalized immigrants will quickly learn. Then who will do the work?
Rand is dead right as usual.
Once they are “normalized”, they aren’t going to work for $8 bucks an hour anymore. Once they are on the freeway to “citizenship”, the next stop is the union thug’s office.
The $4 an hour illegal immigrants, of course.
Make your own way in this world or lie down and die!
Or SSI disability.
Aaah but the Unions are worried because there’s only so many jobs they can dole out and they usually go to friends and family don’t they? Nice little racket they run. That’s why proper immigration reform won’t happen or some stupid version of it will: The unions (Dem paymasters) want to protect their racket.
Living in America today is all about trying to mitigate the damage that the government is doing to it and its productive citizens on a daily basis.
Exactly. You can have open borders or you can have a welfare state but you cannot have both.
This sounds great except his admitted he is for giving legalized illegals the vote.
He sure didn’t say this in front of that Hispanic group where he said he never met an immigrant who wanted a handout, and illegals are natural conservatives.
Come on Rand, I don’t care if you lie to them but not to us.
The title says it all. No need to read the whole thing! Lol!
I stand w Rand. Nail on rhe head again.
***Americans wont work for the $8 per hour***
EIGHT DOLLARS AN HOUR! I remember working picking beans in the hot hot summer for one cent a pound! On a good day after a rain I could make $5.00 a day! When the weather was dry we got about $2.80 a day even though we picked the same amount of beans.
But then, there was NO WELFARE back then.
Until he drops the other shoe regarding granting amnesty to illegal aliens to do the job.
That's right. And once they become legalized as Rush Limbaugh said, they will vote for the democrats.
Rand is wrong on a “secure” border.
The US/Mexico Border is 2,000 miles long with few intersecting roads and mostly desert.
Make the USA as hostile as possible by enforcing existing Border Laws, and fining US employers $1,000 per day per illegal alien hired.
The Arpaio Desert Prison Model would be perfect to hold all captured border law breakers for the Federally required 6 months.
BTW, Sheriff Joe Arpaio claims that he feeds his prisoners for 22 cents a day.
I know people that use their Disability money to supplement their $10/hr, full time cash job.