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People to counter Monday's boycott by shopping and speaking up
The Orange County Register ^ | Sunday, April 30, 2006 | PEGGY LOWE

Posted on 04/30/2006 6:50:14 AM PDT by Ladycalif

MISSION VIEJO - Sandra Sweet was 8 the last time she did anything political in public. She thinks.

She has this vague memory of being a little girl when her father took her to a political rally in Washington, D.C., that involved the Vietnam War and something about "a march for victory."

So it's surprising that Sweet, 45, is organizing a "pro-American" rally in Santa Ana on Monday to counter what some are calling "the Great American Boycott." Armed with her e-mail address book – and a sense of alarm – Sweet is taking the first political action of her adult life.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: aliens; borderlist; boycott; illegalimmigration; immigrantlist; immigration; unodemayo
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To: Ed_in_NJ

Me too! Ordinarily Monday is a quiet shopping day for me. This Monday I plan to do some serious buying, interspersed with restaurant visits. The commies have come out of the woodwork and have plastered Flagstaff with red posters proclaiming something called "A Day of International Worker Solidarity." This will be a good opportunity to see which businesses are closed so I can avoid them in the future.


51 posted on 04/30/2006 9:08:46 AM PDT by NaughtiusMaximus (Join me! Every night I pray for Global Warming . (And I think it's beginning to work.))
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To: Ladycalif

I wish I had more money to spend on Monday.


52 posted on 04/30/2006 9:12:14 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Don't use illegals: HIREPATRIOTS.COM)
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To: savedbygrace
Shopping ANYWHERE would be a way to offset the effect that the illegals are trying to achieve.

Shopping at places that are at least 'friendly' to the GOP increases the chances (but of course does not guarantee) that the stakeholders are inclined to be law-abiding and employ 'legals.'

If we don't buy SOMEPLACE on Monday, we help endorse the illegals' cause.

53 posted on 04/30/2006 9:12:24 AM PDT by Ed_in_NJ (Who killed Suzanne Coleman?)
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To: NaughtiusMaximus

I'd bet most Americans don't realize that "International Workers Day" is usually celebrated in OTHER countries by anarchists, socialists and commies -- and now the illegals and their supporters are bringing it here.


54 posted on 04/30/2006 9:17:24 AM PDT by Ed_in_NJ (Who killed Suzanne Coleman?)
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To: Cindy_Cin

To acknowledge 'Bite the Hand that Feeds You' day I will make a long postponed purchase of a notebook computer...also will have my birthday dinner out a day early and will fill the tank of my car even though I could get by until Wednesday. Would have probably kept using my old desktop for another year but we all have our personal tipping point.


55 posted on 04/30/2006 9:22:18 AM PDT by dogcaller
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To: Ed_in_NJ

Buying on Sunday or Tuesday instead of Monday won't have any effect on businesses in this country. It's the same basic concept as the silly gasoline station boycotts. "OK, nobody buy gasoline next Wendesday." So, everybody fills up on Tuesday instead. Big deal.


56 posted on 04/30/2006 9:22:28 AM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: tiger63

Are you sure your "Mexican joint" is owned/run by illegals or illegal supporters? Baby/bathwater. See tagline.


57 posted on 04/30/2006 9:26:28 AM PDT by hispanarepublicana (The GOP should not fall for the soft bigotry of assuming all Hispanics are pro-amnesty.)
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To: Thombo2; Mamzelle

Yes; because unfriendliness in neighbors is usually chiefly found only among "hispanics", which we know are ALL either illegal or anchor babies. And, yes they're ALL OUT TO GET YOU with the old mal de ojo. I keep on having to buy new bed sheets from all the eggs in my bed ( /sarcasm).
Que pendejes.


58 posted on 04/30/2006 9:30:28 AM PDT by hispanarepublicana (The GOP should not fall for the soft bigotry of assuming all Hispanics are pro-amnesty.)
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To: engrpat
Not one article that I found was against illegal immigration or called for border control.

Yeah, that cheap labor is addictive. /s

59 posted on 04/30/2006 9:31:48 AM PDT by meyer (Dems are stuck on stupid. Al Gore invented stupid.)
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To: starfish923

You never heard of motorvoter? It's another Clinton era legislation that needs sunsetting.

Ask Bob Dornan about illegals not voting.


60 posted on 04/30/2006 9:33:29 AM PDT by tertiary01 (Graffiti all over my fence and not one word of sympathy from any RNC type)
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To: hispanarepublicana

"They're all out to get you."No but i find it ODD and RUDE that my neighbors(yes hispanic)will not even acknowledge my pressence or even speak to me when i say hello.No one else(black and white)in my neighborhood has that problem. What's your problem?


61 posted on 04/30/2006 9:39:38 AM PDT by Thombo2
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To: CindyDawg

I'm going to do as I normally do every day and obey the universal law of inertia.


62 posted on 04/30/2006 9:40:02 AM PDT by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, and writes again.)
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To: Ladycalif

I HATE shopping, but come monday, this dude is gonna shop till he drops!


63 posted on 04/30/2006 9:40:45 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ((Immigration: Acting like dupes does not earn us their respect, but their CONTEMPT.))
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To: Thombo2

Maybe they're just jerks. But what does that have to do with an illegal immigration thread? My point is that not all hispanics are either illegal or legal immigrants or anchor babies. It's time all hispanic behavior and all hispanics stopped being discussed on illegal threads.


64 posted on 04/30/2006 9:42:34 AM PDT by hispanarepublicana (The GOP should not fall for the soft bigotry of assuming all Hispanics are pro-amnesty.)
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To: Thombo2

Hiding in plain sight.


65 posted on 04/30/2006 9:42:49 AM PDT by xarmydog
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To: hispanarepublicana

Illegal thread?What's your problem?


66 posted on 04/30/2006 9:43:24 AM PDT by Thombo2
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To: Thombo2

Not that the thread is illegal but that the subject at hand is illegal immigration.


67 posted on 04/30/2006 9:44:04 AM PDT by hispanarepublicana (The GOP should not fall for the soft bigotry of assuming all Hispanics are pro-amnesty.)
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To: hispanarepublicana

Get a life.


68 posted on 04/30/2006 9:46:33 AM PDT by Thombo2
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To: Ed_in_NJ; All
"If we don't buy SOMEPLACE on Monday, we help endorse the illegals' cause."

Amen!

Money talks..money is power. (We got the power!) Monday is the time for all good patiots to come to the aid of their country..

Talk it up, people.

sw

69 posted on 04/30/2006 9:46:47 AM PDT by spectre (Spectre's wife ($hop till you drop..May 1st)
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To: Thombo2

Get perspective.


70 posted on 04/30/2006 9:47:00 AM PDT by hispanarepublicana (The GOP should not fall for the soft bigotry of assuming all Hispanics are pro-amnesty.)
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To: Cindy_Cin
"Its kinda fun thinking of ways to spend $$ to counter the Illegals."

Other than that, we can run around stores like track stars buying what we blew off buying while it was raining like hell the last few months:):) I need some new clothes, how about you?

71 posted on 04/30/2006 9:49:46 AM PDT by BobS
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To: Old Professer

I think so too.


72 posted on 04/30/2006 9:51:06 AM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: engrpat

"I did a scan of our Sunday paper (DFW) and found that every article, every editorial, every column was very pro-immigration, pro-illegal. Much hand ringing and pulling of hair about what would happen to the restaurants, farms, construction companies if the illegals were forced to return home and how we would all suffer. Not one article that I found was against illegal immigration or called for border control."

Go to numbersusa.com they have suggestions for writing letters to the editor. They also have FREE FAXES to send to your Senators and Reps. It probably won't help but at least we can be sure they know how we feel.


73 posted on 04/30/2006 10:03:12 AM PDT by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: Thombo2

I moved into a rental in 1989 in Canoga Park, Ca. that the owner had moved from and was wanting to rent it as a hedge against the expense of his kid's college education in about 10-12 years.

The guy next door was one of the designers/builders of the Love Bug for the Disney movies and also rented but wanted to buy.

As he couldn't afford to buy the house he rented, he was looking at cheaper houses farther away from his work and the valley. As it worked out, his landlord helped him to get into a new place in a development near Edwards AFB where there was a lot of speculative building on the old Newhall Oil property which was regulated out of business by the environmentalist politicians and moved not long after we settled in.

His landlord then proceeded to rent the house to a series of Mexicans, Salvadorans and Guatemalans charging by the week and by the person.

For the remainder of the time we lived there, over four years, they came and went, mattresses in tow and no recognizable household goods among them other than that necessity.

I occasionally could strike up a conversation with one of two men who stayed the longest by substituting hand signals for those elements of unrecognized speech until the fateful day in January of 1994 when the Northridge earthquake struck just before dawn.

After that, my wife's focus was on leaving Paradise for somewhere the Earth Didn't Move for her; come October we had set our path and the moving van was due - the last conversation I had with the neighbor was the day I sold him two cars that we would be unable to take with us.

By then, three more of the seven houses on the cul de sac had been turned into rentals and we waved goodbye to the barrio as we drove off the first week in November.


74 posted on 04/30/2006 10:03:50 AM PDT by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, and writes again.)
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To: hispanarepublicana
I see you are catching a lot of grief here. I don't agree with some of your posts on other threads but I do here. The problem is people of ANY color or nationality being in our country illegally. Who is the real problem though? IMO, it's our government who has given them a wink and a nod for so long. I can't go into a store and look at who is who. Not speaking English, isn't always an indicator because they may be legal visitors. As for rudeness and racism, yeah I know some who are Hispanic. I know some White and Black people that are that way too though.
I welcome the best Mexico has to offer as long as they are here legally and either represent themselves as a Mexican, and proud to be working in America or as a new citizen that will always put America first.
Our borders have got to be secured though. How hard would it be to apply for a work visa? Why sneak in? Do the right thing. I really am concerned about these protest marches. It would be so easy for terrorists to infiltrate .
75 posted on 04/30/2006 10:05:11 AM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: hispanarepublicana

Where are your loyalties?


76 posted on 04/30/2006 10:07:10 AM PDT by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, and writes again.)
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To: hispanarepublicana

Maybe it's time you quit leaping to the defense of the indefensible simply because you share a common language or heritage; becoming a U.S. citizen implies becoming a full citizen.


77 posted on 04/30/2006 10:09:23 AM PDT by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, and writes again.)
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To: clamper1797

"Great American Former Customer Boycott"LOL.I wish i could have seen the look on his face when u said that.Definitely a Kodak moment:)


78 posted on 04/30/2006 10:09:27 AM PDT by Thombo2
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To: clamper1797

I won't be doing business with shops that close tomorrow.


79 posted on 04/30/2006 10:09:45 AM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: hispanarepublicana; Old_Professor

That is an interesting question. If you are of Mexican decent are you loyal to Mexico? If it came down to Mexico or America where would you stand?


80 posted on 04/30/2006 10:15:49 AM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: Thombo2

"They don't wave back,and avoid any eye contact.Very strange and rude!Not very neighborly imo:("

Well, just do what I plan to do. I bought 2 Mexican flags yesterday that I plan to take with me to look for any illegal alien demonstrations. If I find any I will burn the flags for them. I will also look for any businesses that seem to be closed in support of illegals and will refuse to do any business with them!


81 posted on 04/30/2006 10:16:43 AM PDT by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: Old Professer

The next door neighbors i mentioned earlier are a typical family.Husband,wife and kids,they just won't acknowledge me.However,there are a couple houses in my neighborhood that are(or sound)similar to what you refered to.If the people i see sitting out front are residents of the homes,they must be packed in like sardines.What gets me is these are almost exclusively young men,20's to mid 40's,and they sit out front all day long drinking beer.I don't think they work.But it's the looks i get when i drive by.Hostility that's palpable.


82 posted on 04/30/2006 10:27:01 AM PDT by Thombo2
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To: antisocial

LOL.Do you have life insurance?


83 posted on 04/30/2006 10:28:35 AM PDT by Thombo2
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To: hispanarepublicana

Is your state senator Charles Duncan? He is mine (in Hawley,Tx.) His web page has everything in either english or spanish. I called his office to let him know I thought it was outrageous, if his constituents cannot speak english
they are highly suspect. He is just another closet liberal that calls himself a conservative.


84 posted on 04/30/2006 10:30:30 AM PDT by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: Kimberly GG; B4Ranch; Czar

Bumping your post.


85 posted on 04/30/2006 10:33:34 AM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Call The Cee Eye A. I dare ya!)
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To: texasbluebell; Ikemeister
ALL 11 million vote?
Baloney.
Sure, there is voter fraud, but to the tune of MILLIONS of illegals? Don't buy it.
You're making a mountain out of a molehill....both of you and you know it.

Here in San Francisco two of our Chinese supervisors wanted to LEGALLY give non-citizens the right to vote in city schools issues. Even here in the leftie city, that measure was voted down.

All 11 million illegals voting? Baloney. And THAT was my point. They don't all vote....and you both know that.
You sound exactly like lawyers. You can't say to a lawyer, "Look at the blue sky." They will say, "Yeah, but....." and cite the OBVIOUS exceptions (like voter fraud in my statement about 11 million illegals don't vote)) and think that they are really ADDING something to the conversation. Double baloney.

86 posted on 04/30/2006 10:37:47 AM PDT by starfish923 (Socrates: It's never right to do wrong.)
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To: antisocial

You don't need to do much. Throw blood or something that looks like blood on the first flag. Go potty on the second flag and hang them both upside down. These people declared war on us first. They will understand the messaage.


87 posted on 04/30/2006 10:39:20 AM PDT by BobS
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To: tertiary01
See my post #86.
Geez, a bunch of lawyer wordmeisters here.
Triple baloney.
88 posted on 04/30/2006 10:39:59 AM PDT by starfish923 (Socrates: It's never right to do wrong.)
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To: Old Professer

My loyalties, not that they should be questioned any more than anyone else's here, are with the America....the nation (at one time state/republic) that 6 generations of my ancestors have sent sons/fathers/husbands to fight for and defend. My loyalties are with the nation in which I and 6 generations of my family have been born. My loyalties are for a nation where there exist are GOOD American neighbors of all ethnicities and BAD American neighbors of all ethnicities. My loyalties are for a nation that should close the borders against illegal immigration and protect our sovereignty. My loyalties are for a nation where I had hoped to live out a life where I wouldn't be treated as part of a non-existent monolithic ethnic group, but as an individual instead.


89 posted on 04/30/2006 10:41:31 AM PDT by hispanarepublicana (The GOP should not fall for the soft bigotry of assuming all Hispanics are pro-amnesty.)
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To: Old Professer

I'm NOT leaping to their defense. I'm pointing out that perhaps they're just jerks and not necessarily illegal jerks.


90 posted on 04/30/2006 10:42:04 AM PDT by hispanarepublicana (The GOP should not fall for the soft bigotry of assuming all Hispanics are pro-amnesty.)
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To: antisocial

Can I pee on them before you burn them?


91 posted on 04/30/2006 10:44:48 AM PDT by B4Ranch (Immigration Control and Border Security -The jobs George W. Bush doesn't want to do.)
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To: CindyDawg; Old_Professor

See #90. And I'm NOT of "Mexican" descent. I'm of "Texian" ancestry and Spanish/Indian descent.
I'm also very sad that a combination of an Administration without intestinal fortitude/a loud pro-illegal and illegal minority/and too quick assumptions have resulted in anybody questioning MY loyalties.


92 posted on 04/30/2006 10:45:09 AM PDT by hispanarepublicana (The GOP should not fall for the soft bigotry of assuming all Hispanics are pro-amnesty.)
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To: antisocial

My state Senator is Bob Duncan. I also detest having to search my way for English through everything from the McDonald's menu to the baking directions on frozen food.


93 posted on 04/30/2006 10:46:28 AM PDT by hispanarepublicana (The GOP should not fall for the soft bigotry of assuming all Hispanics are pro-amnesty.)
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To: starfish923
"All 11 million illegals voting? Baloney."

The correct figure is 25 million illegal aliens. You were low-balled by the obvious people.

94 posted on 04/30/2006 10:49:46 AM PDT by BobS
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To: hispanarepublicana

Como este mi casa. I finally acquired the components for the best coffee you ever tasted. Cafe con leche con anis- steaming hot licorice coffee with steamed milk! It was a chore getting Spanish Anis liquor here in the crystal litro. It will be tasted from on rare occasaions.


95 posted on 04/30/2006 11:13:45 AM PDT by BobS
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To: hispanarepublicana

Change the name!


96 posted on 04/30/2006 11:24:25 AM PDT by tiger63
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To: tiger63
Change the name!

Why? It doesn't infer anything specifically about Mexico....it's a nod to my family being here at the time of the Republic, my heritage, and the fact that I'm Republican and hispanic, which liberals despise. I've no problem with FReeper names that start with "Celtic" or "Irish"; so I don't think mine is a problem.

97 posted on 04/30/2006 11:29:47 AM PDT by hispanarepublicana (The GOP should not fall for the soft bigotry of assuming all Hispanics are pro-amnesty.)
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To: hispanarepublicana
My post wasn't meant offensively. If you don't have roots in Mexico then you can't answer. Can people have dual loyalty though? That's my question. If I'm in Mexico, I respect their laws and customs but my loyalty is to America. If I wanted to be a Mexican citizen (if that is even possible) I would need to put Mexico first. Are people that want citizenship here willing to do that or do they want to just work here, get benefits and be loyal to Mexico? They have to make a choice. When a person waves a green flag here in a protest march or burns an American one, what does that tell you?
98 posted on 04/30/2006 11:36:45 AM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: hispanarepublicana

Oh, and Don't change your name:')


99 posted on 04/30/2006 11:39:36 AM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: CindyDawg
If I'm in Mexico, I respect their laws and customs but my loyalty is to America

This is true, and I do the same when in a foreign country as a visitor (although I would have a problem covering my head in a a Muslim country); but I don't think the illegals coming here consider themselves to be Americans or even would-be Americans; and they don't even afford us, the Americans, the type of "visitor" respect of which you speak. It's because they're not really visitors, but intruders/trespassers.

100 posted on 04/30/2006 11:40:25 AM PDT by hispanarepublicana (The GOP should not fall for the soft bigotry of assuming all Hispanics are pro-amnesty.)
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