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walter34payton2002
09-06-2006, 11:42 PM
Here is an interesting little piece I picked up in one of my groups....

Recently large demonstrations have taken place across the country
protesting the fact that Congress is finally addressing the issue of
illegal immigration. Certain people are angry that the US might protect
its own borders, might make it harder to sneak into this country
and, once here, to stay indefinitely. Let me see if I correctly understand
the thinking behind these protests.

Let's say I break into your house. Let's say that when you discover me
in your house, you insist that I leave. But I say, "I've made all the beds
and washed the dishes and did the laundry and swept the floors; I've
done all the things you don't like to do. I'm hard-working and honest
(except for when I broke into your house).

According to the protesters, not only must you let me stay, you must
add me to your family's insurance plan, educate my kids, and provide other
benefits to me and to my family (my husband will do your yard work
because he too is hard-working and honest, except for that breaking
in part). If you try to call the police or force me out, I will call
my friends
who will picket your house carrying signs that proclaim my right to be
there.

It's only fair, after all, because you have a nicer house than I do,
and I'm just trying to better myself. I'm hard-working and honest, um,
except for well, you know.

And what a deal it is for me!! I live in your house, contributing
only a fraction of the cost of my keep, and there is nothing you can do
about it without being accused of selfishness, prejudice and being an
anti-housebreaker. Oh yeah, and I want you to learn my language
so you can communicate with me

Why can't people see how ridiculous this is?! Only in America....if
you agree, pass it on (in English). Share it if you see the value of
it as a good simile. If not blow it off along with your future
Social Security funds.
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"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; When the
government fears the people, there is liberty."- Thomas Jefferson

"Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will
look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest." --
Mahatma Gandhi

namekid
09-12-2006, 02:24 PM
AMEN to that!
I have NO PROBLEM with people who have jumped through all of the legal hoops to become U.S. Citizens. I absolutely despise anyone who can't go through proper channels to become a legal immigrant and then whines because those who DID want them to get back in the back of the Immigration line.
Some of the BEST American's we have are Legally approved Immigrants because they have learned what it really takes to be 'An American Citizen'.
Some Illegal Aliens seem to want us to become 'world citizens'.
I am a Catholic too and the message that the Catholic Church seems to be putting out is that law breaking is "OK" if it helps them to regain Church Member numbers in the U.S., THIS with their anti-gun (and anti-Christian) message makes me question MY membership in the Catholic Church.

jmz5
09-12-2006, 02:29 PM
e-mailed it to some buddies

black campbell
09-13-2006, 12:04 AM
When I came here I had to have a background check, a health check (and no communicable diseases), and wait. We did it.