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Latinos Plan Nationwide Worker Strike
NewsMax.com ^ | Thursday, March 30, 2006 10:47 a.m. EST

Posted on 03/30/2006 8:42:07 PM PST by republican4ever

Hispanic groups in the U.S. are planning a major boycott of American life dubbed a ”day without Latinos” to protest proposed legislation that would criminalize illegal immigration.

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Hope this is not a double post...

A counter strike is in order.

1 posted on 03/30/2006 8:42:08 PM PST by republican4ever
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To: republican4ever

Good riddance.

Will they boycott the ER?
Will they burn their food stamps?
Will they refuse their AFDC money?

Hypocrites.


2 posted on 03/30/2006 8:44:02 PM PST by 4U2OUI
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To: republican4ever; eyespysomething
May Day. Gee, you think it's the same communists running the pro-illegal movement as the communists running the anti-war, anti-SUV, anti-United States movements?

While we fight terrorism abroad we ought to keep our eyes on the communists at home looking for any issue, any opportunity to undermine the country.

You better believe it's connected.

4 posted on 03/30/2006 8:44:58 PM PST by SittinYonder (That's how I saw it, and see it still.)
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To: republican4ever

'08 Bumper Sticker

"ANYBODY except a RINO or hitlery!"




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http://sessions.senate.gov/
http://tancredo.house.gov/

Monday, March 27, 2006
http://sessions.senate.gov/pressapp/record.cfm?id=253171&&

“The American people are counting on us to secure our borders and restore the rule of law to our immigration system. The Senate Judiciary Committee today let the American people down by passing out a blanket amnesty bill. We've been down this path several times before, and it proved a failure.
“There was a real opportunity to take the steps necessary to fix our failed immigration enforcement system and while progress was made, we did not get there. The proper approach is to first fix the enforcement system and then to undertake a national discussion about immigration, considering how to justly handle those here illegally and what rules should govern future immigration levels. We also have not effectively dealt with the national security issues.

“I voted against the committee passed legislation because it rewards illegal behavior, will be considered amnesty by the people and will not restore respect for law. Fortunately, the House of Representatives has passed a solid bill, and there will be an opportunity to improve the Senate version in the days to come.”




http://tancredo.house.gov/irc/welcome.htm

"In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the man's becoming in very fact an American, and nothing but an American...There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag, and this excludes the red flag, which symbolizes all wars against liberty and civilization, just as much as it excludes any foreign flag of a nation to which we are hostile...We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language...and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

Theodore Roosevelt 1907




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Time for the real conservatives on FR,
be it Republicans, Independents or Democrats
(like Zell Miller and John O'Neill) to band together
and oust the looney left and RINO's


The "Politically Correct RINO's" on FR are the same group
who "swore"
klintoon, hitlery, hanoi kerry, sanbdi ber(bur)glar, al bore, jane beno,
would be prosecuted for
pardongate, chinagate, the bribes in upstate NY in the 2000 NY Senate race, waco, etc, etc,
"when" the "time was right".


5 posted on 03/30/2006 8:45:13 PM PST by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (It's ALWAYS a great day to be a Conservative Independent Voter AND a Viet Nam Vet)
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To: republican4ever

”day without Latinos”


Oh please, oh please!!!

Better yet, how about a country without "those who refuse to assimilate into our country/culture".


6 posted on 03/30/2006 8:45:28 PM PST by ExpatGator (Progressivism: A polyp on the colon politic.)
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To: republican4ever

If the day works out well, maybe we can go for a month.


7 posted on 03/30/2006 8:46:37 PM PST by JennysCool (Liberals don't care what you do, as long as it's mandatory.)
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To: republican4ever

Let them strike. Then we can see just how 'critical' they are. My guess is most of the country except some towns in southern Cali and Texas will be unaffected and just shrug.


8 posted on 03/30/2006 8:47:22 PM PST by DeuceTraveler (Freedom is a never ending struggle)
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To: republican4ever

I guess we could call this The Long Siesta.


9 posted on 03/30/2006 8:47:36 PM PST by true_blue_texican ((grateful Texican!!))
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To: republican4ever
Hispanic groups in the U.S. are planning a major boycott of American life dubbed a ”day without Latinos”...

How about a decade....

10 posted on 03/30/2006 8:47:39 PM PST by tomzz
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To: republican4ever
This stuff is really beginning to piss me off.
What have we got here: an entire ethnic group gone Union?
11 posted on 03/30/2006 8:49:09 PM PST by true_blue_texican ((grateful Texican!!))
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To: republican4ever
Hispanic groups in the U.S. are planning a major boycott of American life dubbed a ”day without Latinos”

Better yet, make it a lifetime.

12 posted on 03/30/2006 8:50:46 PM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: tomzz

How about a decade....
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Yeah, in fact, how about just going back to their corrupt, stinking country and never coming back. That is the majority will of the U.S. citizenry...


13 posted on 03/30/2006 8:51:09 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: republican4ever

Those of us who have kept legal business practices will chug along as usual.

However, I resent when they lump all Latinos in with all illegals... it's not right. Not all "Latinos" will walk - and if all the illegals walk, only those industries that have become dependent upon them would be affected.

However, if those businesses hiring illegals are the ones affected, then FINE BY ME. I think that "shipping in" an underclass to exploit is reprehensible - and those businesses deserve to crash and burn...

but the rest of us will do just fine.


14 posted on 03/30/2006 8:52:15 PM PST by dandelion
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To: republican4ever

Counter strike?

How about we boycott Mexican resorts?

Had an article in my local paper yesterday about illegals rounded up at a construction company for Wal-Mart in upstate NY...Plattsburgh or thereabouts.


15 posted on 03/30/2006 8:52:48 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: DeuceTraveler
My guess is most of the country except some towns in southern Cali and Texas will be unaffected and just shrug.

My guess is you are correct. I would imagine the parking lots of Home Depot will be free, free, free of "latinos."

16 posted on 03/30/2006 8:54:24 PM PST by A message
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To: republican4ever
OMG,who will thin and pick the apples,or train,arch and front cut the hops?

Why, Americans will never do it;)

17 posted on 03/30/2006 8:54:57 PM PST by mdittmar (May God watch over those who serve,and have served, to keep us free.)
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To: SycoDon

I'll back you up on that one. But please don't mistake that these leftists getting the attention are in any way representing all of the ethnic group.


18 posted on 03/30/2006 8:55:26 PM PST by perfect stranger
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To: SittinYonder
" Gee, you think it's the same communists running the pro-illegal movement as the communists running the anti-war, anti-SUV, anti-United States movements? While we fight terrorism abroad we ought to keep our eyes on the communists at home looking for any issue, any opportunity to undermine the country. You better believe it's connected. "

BINGO !!!!!!

It is.
19 posted on 03/30/2006 8:56:10 PM PST by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM 53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart , There is no GOD .)
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To: ExpatGator

Day Without Illegal Latinos


20 posted on 03/30/2006 8:57:50 PM PST by perfect stranger
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To: true_blue_texican
" This stuff is really beginning to piss me off. What have we got here: an entire ethnic group gone Union? "
They already are union, communist union, A.C.L.U union.
21 posted on 03/30/2006 8:58:55 PM PST by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM 53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart , There is no GOD .)
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To: republican4ever
Oh no, please no counter demonstrations, let us encourage these idiots not to stop with just one day, how about a week, a month, a year, or maybe just....? The better Hispanic Americans will show up for work that day, as for the fools, well, I can only hope.
22 posted on 03/30/2006 8:59:31 PM PST by Ursus arctos horribilis
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To: republican4ever

Today I fired my lawn service. They use primarily illegals, as far as I can tell.

Many of the jobs that are taken by the illegals are those that were previously filled by teenagers. Mowing lawns, working in fast food, other low-end retail, etc. Our teenagers are missing out on the vital educational opportunities provided by a job.

I was always told that I would learn a lot more from a boss than from a teacher.


23 posted on 03/30/2006 9:00:41 PM PST by tpmintx (BOYCOTT MEXICO! Don't support their corrupt society.)
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To: republican4ever

Make it a century and I'll take that deal.


24 posted on 03/30/2006 9:02:12 PM PST by thoughtomator (Since all politicians understand is money, I donate ONLY to those who oppose illegal immigration)
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To: SittinYonder
La Raza and the other fringe nut cases have long preached using their youth in the manner of the Palestinian intifada terr perps.
25 posted on 03/30/2006 9:02:42 PM PST by Ursus arctos horribilis
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To: dandelion
"However, I resent when they lump all Latinos in with all illegals... it's not right"

I worked with Latinos in Georgia. Some were legal and those were some of the hardest working individuals I have ever known - business owners who were darned proud of their accomplishments and who had families who were bound and determined to learn English and to assimilate.

ONTH, I also was very familiar with illegals. Forged documents, phony addresses used for those documents (as in closing your eyes, opening as phone book and using whatever address your finger dropped on...(I saw it all).

Before I left Georgia, I had to complete paperwork for my partner who had passed away. This included a court case for Cesar, who kept saying, "Don't call me Cesar. Use Humberto. Like it says on my driver's license."

26 posted on 03/30/2006 9:03:17 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: republican4ever

A lot of job openings soon to come available...


27 posted on 03/30/2006 9:05:30 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: republican4ever

I wish they would go back to Mexico on that day.


28 posted on 03/30/2006 9:06:06 PM PST by KittyKares
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To: mdittmar

Yeah? My husband picked tobacco in CT as a teenager. Nasty job. And while I was in college, I picked apples to earn extra bucks. I also worked in high school as a chamber maid. These jobs are too good for today's Americans?


30 posted on 03/30/2006 9:06:28 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: true_blue_texican
This batch has been a long time a brewing, and despite the warnings, the powers that be in America slept through it all. Rest assured, civil unrest and violence is a coming, let'er buck, we are in for a rough ride.
31 posted on 03/30/2006 9:07:25 PM PST by Ursus arctos horribilis
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To: Prophet in the wilderness

Forgot to add a piece of info: the planas are backed up by the consulates of Bolivia, Brasil, Venezuela, Colombia, Cuba and Mexico!


32 posted on 03/30/2006 9:11:52 PM PST by republican4ever
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To: republican4ever
"a day without latinos". sigh. I had nothing against them (cepting for illegals) but this in your face crapola is going to backfire on them. OTOH, it might be a good thing for this to happen - make Americans do the things they wouldn't do before. :o)

How's that ol song go...."got along without you before I met you - I can get along without you now".

33 posted on 03/30/2006 9:11:55 PM PST by daybreakcoming (If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. A. Lincoln)
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To: dandelion
"However, if those businesses hiring illegals are the ones affected, then FINE BY ME. I think that "shipping in" an underclass to exploit is reprehensible - and those businesses deserve to crash and burn..."

You have said it all. No matter all the highfalutin moralistic claptrap, what the powers that be are doing is bringing in a people to be exploited as a second class group of humans. While waiting in the wings are the race pimps to exploit them even further for their own ends.
34 posted on 03/30/2006 9:14:12 PM PST by Ursus arctos horribilis
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To: Ursus arctos horribilis
we are in for a rough ride

I was listening (as long as I could stomach it) to John Zieglar's show today. Students from different schools were calling in talking about how they tried to wave American flags but the Latino students were pulling the flags out of their hands. Even worse, the teachers would confiscate the American flags from them but not the Mexican flags from the Latinos!!!! It was disgusting.

35 posted on 03/30/2006 9:14:36 PM PST by KittyKares
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To: mdittmar

Here in Arizona, one cannot see nothing but Latinos at all the construction sites, I see carpenters, drywall mechanics, plumbers, et all. And eight out of ten can speak no English, or, if asked a question, in their disdain for the Gringo, they just pretend to no comprende Englis.


36 posted on 03/30/2006 9:19:54 PM PST by Ursus arctos horribilis
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To: dandelion

You know what? I resent that too, because I am Latina myself... but, I am an American citizen; my Dad was born here and he served his country during WWII; I was born and raised abroad but always had my heart and loyalty in the right place: the US. It was this country that gave my grandparents a chance at a better life. When I was finally able to "immigrate back" to my country, it took me four long years to get my three children here legally and I resent these damn bastards who jump the fence and demand to get overnight what my grandparents and my Dad worked all their lifes for. The hell with them!!!!!!!!


37 posted on 03/30/2006 9:20:42 PM PST by republican4ever
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To: republican4ever

By the way, those toting Cezar Chavez lately forget that he were ruthless with both new legal & illegal Mexicans in America working there. His brother was doing the beatings & Cezar was not stopping him & praised him.


38 posted on 03/30/2006 9:21:51 PM PST by JudgemAll (Condemn me, make me naked and kill me, or be silent for ever on my gun ownership and law enforcement)
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To: republican4ever

A hug for you - you a true American, with a Latina-style passion for justice too!

Immigrants DID build this country - the kind of immigrants who wanted to be Americans. They are building it still, and they must make their voices heard in this debate. Otherwise, other citizens from other countries may be making decisions for us...


39 posted on 03/30/2006 9:29:27 PM PST by dandelion
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To: true_blue_texican

No...its a new concept...

" Wannabee-Unionistas "


40 posted on 03/30/2006 9:32:57 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie (ILLEGALS Why don't you all....STFU !)
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To: republican4ever

Ok Just a thought,

Does that mean I won't see any of those day laborers lining up for tax free cash work?

That's a start.

Perhaps they can protest a whole year or so. Now that would be progress....


41 posted on 03/30/2006 9:34:12 PM PST by Sonar5 (62 Million+ have Spoken Clearly - "We Want Our Country Back")
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To: daybreakcoming
I had nothing against them (cepting for illegals) but this in your face crapola is going to backfire on them.

I think many of us feel that way. The illegals and their activism is subtracting from the positive feelings we have had of latinos.

42 posted on 03/30/2006 9:38:20 PM PST by KittyKares
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To: republican4ever
On a one-day strike, how many people will notice that their lawns are a day overgrown, and the floors have an extra day of dust? But on the other hand, if all the Mexicans strike, the drug users WILL realize that they had no drugs that day. And the fences won't have their daily supply of stolen goods to sell. And let's not forget the auto accidents and occasional gun fights and stabbings that won't occur.

Yep, this really could get ugly.

Congressman Billybob

Latest article: "Death of a Hornet, and a Civilization"

43 posted on 03/30/2006 9:38:47 PM PST by Congressman Billybob (www.ArmorforCongress.com RIGHT NOW. I need your help.)
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To: ExpatGator
how about a country without "those who refuse to assimilate into our country/culture".

Frankly, there are a lot of radical right wing freepers who have not assimilated either. Do you want to kick them out too ? I can start naming names, but frankly their "people skills" are lacking.

44 posted on 03/30/2006 9:53:27 PM PST by staytrue
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To: republican4ever

10 million on strike will cost about 80 million man hours.

at 10 dollars per hour, this might cost the economy 800 million dollars which is easily absorbed by the us economy.

This is a bad move by the illegals and we should ignore it.


45 posted on 03/30/2006 9:58:33 PM PST by staytrue
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To: republican4ever

I thank your father for his service.

My parents were immigrants from Europe. They waited their turn, abided by the rules, and were very happy and proud to become citizens. I think that families like yours and mine are what made this country great. I don't want illegal Europeans here either. I don't know how we are going to solve this problem.


46 posted on 03/30/2006 9:59:40 PM PST by KittyKares
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To: KittyKares

Just a question here (it might sound stupid, but have never been able to answer it):
My grandparents immigrated to the US from Spain; I was born and raised in a Central American country; my mother was from that same country... what does that make me, aside from an American? Hispanic, Latina?
I do not feel, -nor have ever felt- as if I belong there. More like the damn stork dropped me wherever!!!!


47 posted on 03/30/2006 10:12:17 PM PST by republican4ever
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To: SittinYonder

Go to www.reconquista.us and read the part about Commie influence in organizing the rallies.


48 posted on 03/31/2006 2:40:15 AM PST by x1stcav (Illegals go home! I'll mow my damned lawn myself!)
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To: staytrue

Do I want to kick who out? Those Freepers who have very little people skills and compassion? In response I will ask you a question.

Have they broken our laws and are they citizens?


49 posted on 03/31/2006 6:10:53 AM PST by ExpatGator (Progressivism: A polyp on the colon politic.)
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To: perfect stranger

The only people who I have known who used "latino" to describe themselves were anti-gringo. It is a loaded word, compadre.


50 posted on 03/31/2006 6:14:49 AM PST by ExpatGator (Progressivism: A polyp on the colon politic.)
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