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Ten Days That Shook the United States
Power Line, by Scott Johnson

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/15/2014 7:46:00 AM

I took a look back at the current crisis of illegal Central American minors in the Weekly Standard article “Disorder at the border,” published in this past Friday in the new issue of the magazine. In retrospect, I think that the events of the preceding days fixed these issues in the public mind and culminated in President Obama’s notable address following his meeting in Dallas with Governor Perry. Obama had resisted the meeting with Perry, as he resisted visiting the border along the Rio Grande. In Dallas and Austin for big-buck fundraisers with his conspicuously wealthy friends, Obama was ultimately shamed

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 7/15/2014 8:13:37 AM     (No. 9925094)

Perhaps this ´situation´ has shed some light n the unenlightened as t the extent of our border malfunction and the need to control our land and who enters it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nonsense, 7/15/2014 9:07:24 AM     (No. 9925210)

So many Americans are horrified at the unchecked flood of Illegal Aliens into the country. It is shocking to think that the Chamber of Commerce and other businesses seem to think that this influx will provide them with cheap labor.

Has it not occurred to them that these illegals are illiterate? They neither read nor write in Spanish. How on earth do they expect them to become welders, or truck drivers?

Not to mention the thought of illegal aliens who are carrying diseases will become food handlers.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tipover, 7/15/2014 2:21:57 PM     (No. 9925844)

What is the percentage of the US population that graduate from college? I haven´t heard that particular statistic. Then realize that these illegals are in direct competition with those non-college graduates for jobs (after we pay for the illegals schooling). Some will even continue to college and compete there.

I´m really glad the current employment is so wonderful and the economy booming. /s

But then the major employers need their cheap truck drivers, welders, ect. And their nanny´s, lawncare, construction workers cause the natives won´t do the work for the wages they want to pay.... (I´m not sure if I´m sarcastic here or not)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/15/2014 2:58:22 PM     (No. 9925899)

Many are paid under the table, so no soc. sec. has to be paid by employer or employee..and wages are below minimum wage and of course, no withholding for Fed tax.

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