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Rioting due to border situation.

Discussion in 'Legal' started by JAMES77257, Jan 9, 2006.

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  1. JAMES77257

    JAMES77257 Member

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    Do you think the Mexicans already living here ( illegal or otherwise ) will riot due to these border issues?
     
  2. longeyes

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    Well, that's the 64,000-peso question, isn't it?

    Maybe a better one is why the American taxpayer and citizen haven't "rioted" so far in the face of the political screw-job that's been visited upon them?

    I think it would be naive to expect "reform" to proceed quietly. Way too much at stake, way too many problems south of the border and, alas, in Washington, D.C.
     
  3. longeyes

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    I will add this: If we are afraid of "rioting," we might as well hand the US of A over to Mexico right now. Let THEM be afraid of US.
     
  4. dolanp

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    If Americans riot then they are just bigoted racists. The Mexicans can riot because they just want their jooman rights main.
     
  5. fourays2

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    +1, a general rule of thumb is minorities protesting = activist, Americans protesting = racist xenophobe.
     
  6. Standing Wolf

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    Well, yeah, but Jorge Bush has a plan.
     
  7. JAMES77257

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    Damn right they better be afraid.:fire:
     
  8. rock jock

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    Rioting Illegals + Frustrated Border Ranchers = Lots o' body bags.
     
  9. 1911 guy

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    You got it right.

    If they riot, they're asserting their (fill in the blank). If we do anything remotely protesting illegals, we're evil bigots.

    Want a lesson in hypocrasy? Do some reading on how Mexico enforces THEIR southern border.
     
  10. rick_reno

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    Riot? Why? They're already here, soon they'll be here legally (assuming Congress does the Presidents bidding - which is likely to happen).
     
  11. LAK

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    They'll riot when the right conditions are created and the right buttons are pushed. Problem - reaction - solution. Hegelian dialectic. Political m.o., and very old hat.

    This is why all the the push-pull media hype, drawn out "mixed signals" and inaction coming from Washington - and these groups like "MS-13" are starting to appear.
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  12. feedthehogs

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    Because we are too busy workin to pay our taxes that are levied against us to pay for all the illegals and their free health care and other programs the bleeding hearts have given them.

    "If a man is burdened enough, he has no time for foolish protests", Uncle Sam.
     
  13. crazed_ss

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    No.

    I think people overreact when it comes to illegal immigration.
    I live right next to the border.. Illegal immigrants have never cause me any problems. If anything, they've been overwhelmingly beneficial to my lifestyle.
     
  14. crazed_ss

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    MS-13 starting to appear?
    Street gangs have part of the SoCal landscape for decades man. Mara Salvatrucha has been around since the 80's.
     
  15. HankB

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    I don't see Mexican illegals rioting any time soon.

    In fact, I don't see Mexican illegal activists stirring up a riot any time soon. Think about it - there would be no better way to start a full-fledged anti-illegal-Mexican backlash than a Mexican illegal riot.

    It could also be costly to the rioting Mexicans themselves . . . the last wave of riots in LA some years back cost about 60 people their lives. But did you ever see a demographic breakdown of the dead?

    I didn't either - I suspect that's because most of the dead were rioters who tried to rob/loot/rape/assault the wrong people, in Koreatown or elsewhere.

    A Mexican illegal riot in San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Houston, etc., would not progress very far, or go on for very long, especially if it spilled out into areas without a predominantly illegal Mexican demographic.
     
  16. El Tejon

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    Not anymore than I believe we will be invaded by the zombie bears.:uhoh:

    We HAVE to be afraid of something so Mexicans are the latest zombie bears.:D Got to have scapegoats, nothing can ever be our fault.;)
     
  17. Old Fuff

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    We have a considerable number of Mexicans around here, both illegal and otherwise. The likelyhood of them starting a riot is between ZIP and Zero.

    What is a problem is organized criminals crossing the border to do various bad things, and then returning home until they repeat the process.

    But they are not representative of the general Mexican/American population.

    Illegal migration has, and is causing problems - but riots aren't one of them.
     
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    Mexico Demands U.S. Allow More Immigration
    Jan 10 2:09 AM US/Eastern
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    By MARK STEVENSON
    Associated Press Writer

    MEXICO CITY

    Diplomats from Mexico and Central America on Monday demanded guest worker programs and the legalization of undocumented migrants in the United States, while criticizing a U.S. proposal for tougher border enforcement.

    Meeting in Mexico's capital, the regional officials pledged to do more to fight migrant trafficking, but indirectly condemned a U.S. bill that would make illegal entry a felony and extend border walls.

    "Migrants, regardless of their migratory status, should not be treated like criminals," they said.

    The countries represented at the meeting _ including Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Belize and Panama _ created a working group to design a regional policy to avoid migrant abuse and to follow the course of the legislation.

    "There has to be an integrated reform that includes a temporary worker program, but also the regularization of those people who are already living in receptor countries," Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Ernesto Derbez said.

    Derbez has called the measure _ which passed the U.S. House of Representatives last month but still must go before the Senate _ "stupid and underhanded," but was somewhat more restrained on Monday, saying "it's not the Mexican government's position to tell the U.S. Senate what to do."

    The U.S. proposal has caused widespread resentment in Mexico, where some have accused President Vicente Fox's administration of not being assertive enough in opposing it. Fox has called the bill shameful.

    Mexicans working in the United States are a huge source of revenue for Mexico, sending home more than $16 billion in remittances in 2004, Mexico's second largest source of foreign currency after oil exports according to the country's central bank.

    Fox's spokesman, Ruben Aguilar, defended the administration's record on Monday, telling reporters that migration has declined in recent years, though official figures show it remains at historically high levels.

    Aguilar also said migrants "don't emigrate because they lack work, but rather for a series of other reasons, cultural reasons or better living conditions."
     
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    No

    They're here to make money. The vast majority of them don't want any attention drawn to them and wouldn't want the host community to get any more hostile to them and put their jobs/homes/security at risk.
     
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    To be honest, the majority of the mexicans I meet here in the United States seem to be pretty damn hardworking people. I wouldn't mind having them here at all if I knew they were legal. The problem lies in the fact that if they are here illegally, they pay no taxes, yet in some of the states (Republiks of California, New York, etc.) the liberal politicians are looking to give away free public services to the same people that don't pay taxes...

    Something not right there.

    God Bless America, and the blue states too.
     
  21. HankB

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    Why not? If they're here illegally, they are criminals.

    Could go on more, but it would be hard to avoid violating the "Art's Grammaw" rule . . .:barf: :cuss: :fire:
     
  22. Baba Louie

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    No No No... They're "Guest Workers"(GW), haven't you heard the latest BuzzWords? :scrutiny:
    I doubt those GW's already here would riot. There might be rioting, but that would probably be the same groups that like to Loot, Shoot and Scoot whenever opportunity rears it's little head.
    99% of the illegal Mexicans I have met here in Las Vegas (construction and landscaping crews), just want to work hard, making enough money to send back home to their families and to pay their bills.
    I'd rather have a nation of hard working individuals who speak Spanish to a group of others who expect Uncle Sam to take care of them from cradle to grave. But then, maybe I have become some form of racist in my cynical "golden years". YMMV

    Guest workers... :rolleyes:
     
  23. rchernandez

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    Heh? Can we get that portion re-translated?
     
  24. ChiefPilot

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    And why is that? Is it because you are a drug smuggler and they make it much easier to get product? I don't understand...
     
  25. crazed_ss

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    No. The keep produce costs low. They renovated the apt complex I live in. They keep the landscaping outside looking immaculate. Like i said, they dont bother me. Also, they have the best work ethic I have ever seen.
     
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