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Border Drug Busts More Likely To Involve Americans Than Mexicans, Report Says

Border Drug Busts More Likely To Involve Americans Than Mexicans, Report Says

Commented Apr 3, 2013 at 12:08:55 in Latino Voices

“Asia is a continent, the U.S. is a country.

This study is about actual drug users, not the amount of drugs entering this country.

U.S. Leads The World In Illegal Drug Use
http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-500368_162-4222322.html
Border Drug Busts More Likely To Involve Americans Than Mexicans, Report Says

Border Drug Busts More Likely To Involve Americans Than Mexicans, Report Says

Commented Apr 1, 2013 at 19:35:47 in Latino Voices

“Figure it out, you still seem skeptical. I think you think mulas and cartels would still exist if Americans stopped using and buying drugs.”
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Apr 1, 2013 at 14:46:36 in Politics

“The U.S. government has created a region that has for the last fifty years been subservient to the US. Its many puppets and proctors have helped devastate lives and subjugate the people.

Fraud, coups, assassinations, destabilization, dictatorships and a state of perpetual wretchedness have been used by the U.S. government as tools to control Latin America.

Latin American nations have been made worse off since the inception of neo-liberal economic models forcefully imposed by the U.S. government. As a result, labor has been made cheaper for US corporations, translating into cheaper goods for its U.S. citizens.

Through the back-breaking slave labor, working conditions and wages of Latin Americans are exploited so that we in the rich north can consume to our hearts content.

Yet millions upon millions of workers in the south live in squalor, surviving day to day, living in feeble conditions and without the chance of ever improving their lives due to the non-existence of opportunity.

When NAFTA and other neo-liberal tools are put in place in countries like Mexico, only the elite benefit and profit.

Thus, today we see millions of undocumented workers living in the US. It is the U.S. govermnment's imposed economic models and trade mechanisms that have created the eruption of near slave labor in our nation. Is it any coincidence that mass migration north began after NAFTA was imposed on the region?”

another looker on Apr 7, 2013 at 08:22:44

“The mass migration north was associated with the stupidity of amnesty in 1986, and the fact that the enforcement of border security never happened due to no funding since that time period.”
Border Drug Busts More Likely To Involve Americans Than Mexicans, Report Says

Border Drug Busts More Likely To Involve Americans Than Mexicans, Report Says

Commented Apr 1, 2013 at 14:30:20 in Latino Voices

“The mulas will disappear once the American users are gone.
American drug users keep the mulas working. Once Americans stop using drugs the mulas will be out of a job.”

spielbo on Apr 1, 2013 at 21:24:13

“So we should do away with banks and all the bank robbers will be gone. Do away with food and all the food poisoning will be gone. Do away with sex and all STDs are gone. I think we should do away with mulas just on principle.”

spielbo on Apr 1, 2013 at 15:37:27

“Picosa--- If I didn't know better I'd think you were messing with me.”
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Mar 31, 2013 at 12:45:01 in Politics

“America was built and founded on ILLEGAL, an illegal invasion, genocide, theft of land, slavery deportations and incarceration of ethnic American citizens. To this day America continues to invade and ransack countries at whim, leaving the people of those countries to fend for themselves.

American propaganda hides the fact that, after Canada, Mexico is our largest source of foreign oil. For generations American big business has manipulated Mexican oil. It has done the same with all the other valuables exported from Mexico to the United States. American big business has long exploited Mexico. It used to do the same to Venezuela and to Cuba and to many other nations. To properly ransack a foreign country American big business needs puppet "presidents" who will play ball and do business on US terms. American big business can't be troubled with democracies were the people and the workers demand to be treated fairly and with respect. NAFTA and the Merida Initiative have been forced upon the people of Mexico by manipulating elections so corrupt elitist willing to ignore the people of Mexico are in power.”

another looker on Mar 31, 2013 at 21:56:12

“Mexico has always been a weak-minded place easily manipulated (see the Spanish, The French, The Germans), so why would want the weak-minded and morally-weak here?
It is a narco-state full of corruption, and that corruption seeps across the border with every individual.  Do we really want that here?”
Border Drug Busts More Likely To Involve Americans Than Mexicans, Report Says

Border Drug Busts More Likely To Involve Americans Than Mexicans, Report Says

Commented Mar 31, 2013 at 12:27:18 in Latino Voices

“The American drug users are the worst of them all. Without them there would be no problem.”

Jm T Bosquesillo on Apr 3, 2013 at 06:16:08

“Actually Asia is #1 for drug usage, not the US. Also quite a bit of the drugs entering the US is slated for export to Europe via Houston. So...”

spielbo on Mar 31, 2013 at 23:01:46

“So do away with all the American drug users, it won't bother me, but don't forget the mulas and anyone else connected to the drug trade. Do away with pimps while you're at it.”
Latinos Slam Don Young For Using Ethnic Slur ‘Wetback'

Latinos Slam Don Young For Using Ethnic Slur ‘Wetback'

Commented Mar 30, 2013 at 13:31:31 in Latino Voices

“F & F”
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Mar 29, 2013 at 16:19:48 in Politics

“Why 'illegal immigrant' is a slur

When you label someone an "illegal alien" or "illegal immigrant" or just plain "illegal," you are effectively saying the individual, as opposed to the actions the person has taken, is unlawful. The terms imply the very existence of an unauthorized migrant in America is criminal.

In this country, there is still a presumption of innocence that requires a jury to convict someone of a crime. If you don't pay your taxes, are you an illegal? What if you get a speeding ticket? A murder conviction? No. You're still not an illegal. Even alleged terrorists and child molesters aren't labeled illegals.

By becoming judge, jury and executioner, you dehumanize the individual and generate animosity toward them. New York Times editorial writer Lawrence Downes says "illegal" is often "a code word for racial and ethnic hatred."

Migrant workers residing unlawfully in the U.S. are not -- and never have been -- criminals. They are subject to deportation, through a civil administrative procedure that differs from criminal prosecution, and where judges have wide discretion to allow certain foreign nationals to remain here.
CNN News”

another looker on Mar 31, 2013 at 07:51:52

“But, anyone overstaying his or her visa is not innocent, is he or she?  Anyone wading the Rio Bravo or jumping the border fence is not innocent, is he?
Deport, deport, deport not matter if they have family here or not.”
Border Patrol Checkpoints Foiled By Drivers Asserting Their Rights (VIDEO)

Border Patrol Checkpoints Foiled By Drivers Asserting Their Rights (VIDEO)

Commented Mar 28, 2013 at 19:05:50 in Latino Voices

“Yes, I agree. Nativists seem to forget their grandparents were also immigrants.”
Border Drug Busts More Likely To Involve Americans Than Mexicans, Report Says

Border Drug Busts More Likely To Involve Americans Than Mexicans, Report Says

Commented Mar 28, 2013 at 13:52:22 in Latino Voices

“Those are mulas translates to drug mules, they dont buy or sell drugs, they are paid to carry the drugs.”

spielbo on Mar 30, 2013 at 20:22:42

“They are the worst of them all. Without them there is no problem.”
John McCain, Other Senators To Tour Mexico Border

John McCain, Other Senators To Tour Mexico Border

Commented Mar 28, 2013 at 00:06:16 in Politics

“NO links huh? The smoke and mirrors you threw up is proof positive I hit the nail right on the head.”
John McCain, Other Senators To Tour Mexico Border

John McCain, Other Senators To Tour Mexico Border

Commented Mar 27, 2013 at 17:03:32 in Politics

“Yeah

Arizona Border Fence Causes Flood and Self-Destructs—as Predicted

Mother Earth has spoken. Amidst recent reports that detail just how harmful the United States border barrier is to local wildlife and their habitats, rainwater knocked down 40 feet of the fence in Arizona last Sunday night.

The stretch of fence that washed away was part of a 5.2 mile mesh barrier that was built between 2007 and 2008. Though it is the first time this particular fencing has fallen, it came as no surprise to officials at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, where the fence is located. When Organ Pipe expressed their concern with the proposed design for the barricade before its completion, Border Patrol unsurprisingly issued a final environmental assessment that said they found that it would have no significant impact. They added that, despite the claims of Organ Pipe officials, it would not cause flooding. They were wrong.
http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/649895/arizona_border_fence_causes_flood_and_self-destructs%E2%80%94as_predicted/”
John McCain, Other Senators To Tour Mexico Border

John McCain, Other Senators To Tour Mexico Border

Commented Mar 27, 2013 at 16:45:39 in Politics

“Show me a link for your stats and I'll show you ties to one of Tanton's hate groups.

If you prefer countries run like N. Korea, Iran or China way not move there?”

alex61 on Mar 27, 2013 at 17:08:43

“What on Earth are you talking about? Any idea?All nations have immigration laws. We take in a million legal immigrants every year and if we don't want the illegals on top of that we are like North Korea??You must hate Mexico because they hate illegals in their country.ALL the states have stats on how much they spend on illegals in their state. All organizations have had to do is add those costs up. You just don't want to admit to anything bad about illegal immigration.”
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Mar 26, 2013 at 13:40:12 in Politics

“Keep foolishly believing you are!”
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Mar 26, 2013 at 06:35:04 in Politics

“You are only one of millions here and in Mexico, including myself who thinks NAFTA should be scrapped or changed. Politicians wont hear of it, because they work for U.S.big corporate businesses in Mexico sucking that country dry ultimately causing illegal immigration by Mexicans looking for a way to feed their families.

quote:
... by 1983 two thirds of the foreign investment in Mexico was concentrat­ed in the maquilador­as and, in one year (between 1982 and 1983), wages were cut in half (from $1.38 to $.67 per hour). The superprofi­ts realized by America firms helped pull the U.S. out of its own economic crisis...

A major milestone in the U.S. quest to further exploit Mexico and her people was the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) of 1994.

Current estimates indicate that since the passage of NAFTA wages have decreased by 30 percent while the cost of living in Mexico has increased by 250 percent. Rather than improving the lives of Mexican workers, most of the new wealth created by NAFTA has flowed to the North as superprofi­ts for American capitalism­.
http://www.houstonculture.org/hispanic/conquest6.html
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Mar 26, 2013 at 03:45:41 in Politics

“You completely ignored the article which explained in detail how there is no line for the millions of immigrants here to become legal.

It amazes me how nativists ignore FACTS and proceed to try and pass their own misinformed opinions off as if they were FACTS.”
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Mar 26, 2013 at 02:52:28 in Politics

“You are only one of millions here and in Mexico, including myself who thinks NAFTA should be scrapped or changed. Politicians wont hear of it, because they work for U.S.big corporate businesses in Mexico sucking that country dry ultimately causing illegal immigration by Mexicans looking for a way to feed their families.

quote:
... by 1983 two thirds of the foreign investment in Mexico was concentrat­ed in the maquilador­as and, in one year (between 1982 and 1983), wages were cut in half (from $1.38 to $.67 per hour). The superprofi­ts realized by America firms helped pull the U.S. out of its own economic crisis...

A major milestone in the U.S. quest to further exploit Mexico and her people was the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) of 1994.

Current estimates indicate that since the passage of NAFTA wages have decreased by 30 percent while the cost of living in Mexico has increased by 250 percent. Rather than improving the lives of Mexican workers, most of the new wealth created by NAFTA has flowed to the North as superprofi­ts for American capitalism­.
http://www.houstonculture.org/hispanic/conquest6.html
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Mar 25, 2013 at 19:00:34 in Politics

“Winners are not people who will be the minority in a few years and extinct in a few more. You counted your chickens before they hatched.”
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

robindjv on Mar 26, 2013 at 09:11:21

“FYI.......Everything on the internet is not true..............”
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Mar 25, 2013 at 17:26:28 in Politics

“That would violate the Free Trade agreement otherwise known as NAFTA. Remember the "rule of law" and illegal being illegal?”

bbhut on Mar 25, 2013 at 19:31:39

“Then  it needs to change”
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Mar 25, 2013 at 17:21:43 in Politics

“So do you think all of the article is a lie or just the parts you dont like?”
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Mar 25, 2013 at 17:17:46 in Politics

“Which is the same disregard and contempt their own European family members had for the Native Americans they found living here when they invaded this land and tried with all their might to annihilate those Native American first peoples already living here. Today their Euroanchors are reaping the benefits of living on stolen land and using resources that belong to Native Americans.”

G Mail on Mar 25, 2013 at 18:32:47

“Get over the idea of anything belonging to Native Americans. They lost! They drank the whiskey till their livers died or they slept in disease infested blankets and either way they couldn't stand up to the gun because they were not a single nation together. Nothing here belongs to them. It all belongs to the winners, and the winners get to set up the rules of the game. In this case, the winners have defined what a legal immigrant is (like myself and my family who followed all of the rules) and what illegal aliens are.”
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Mar 25, 2013 at 16:32:39 in Politics

“Of course nativists hate being reminded that their presence here is linked to an illegal invasion by their own criminal family members.

If we cant do anything about it, then how is it that by 2038 whites will be the minority in this country and by the turn of the century they will be extinct in the Americas?”

robindjv on Mar 25, 2013 at 17:04:48

“You are a fortune teller as well?”
Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Immigrants Held In Solitary Cells, Often For Weeks

Commented Mar 25, 2013 at 15:07:42 in Politics

“quote:
The word "immigrant" has nothing at all to do with legal status. It means, simply, to move from one place to another for the purpose of settling down. Papers, no papers -- it's all irrelevant to the act of migrating.

The claim can be dispatched easily enough with a little elementary etymology. The word "migration" first appears in the English language in reference to humans in 1611, some 37 years before the modern nation state, with its discrete borders, came into existence. The Latin root of the verb "to immigrate," immigrare, predates that by more than a thousand years. Human migration is a phenomenon that dates back to before homo sapiens even existed -- pre-modern humans migrated wily-nilly. So, clearly, the word "immigrant" has nothing whatsoever to do with one's paperwork being in order; its roots predate the existence of contemporary legal systems.

From an article HP will not post the link to again, you can google it though.

Hardliners Try to White-Wash Their Own Immigrant Pasts by Redefining 'Immigration'
Redefining the word "immigrant" is an attempt to differentiate between those they hate and their own grandparents.”

another looker on Mar 28, 2013 at 21:03:17

“Not matter how you or I describe these individuals the simple fact is they are in your/our nation illegally.
I do not hate these individuals by the way. I desire them to follow the laws of our nation regarding immigration.”
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