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"All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth." Aristotle - Greek Philosopher.

Monday, April 04, 2005

Vicente Fox - Kiss My White American Ass.

Vicente Fox has threatened to take action in US Courts or International Tribunals against the patriots of the Minuteman Project.

Lets talk courts ol' buddy ol' pal:

With Friends Like This, Who Needs Enemies?? Deafening silence from our Republican administration - why?

Is my man 'W' going to let him get away with this mistreatment of an American citizen? Is he going to let him get away with threatening American citizen patriots for stopping illegals from entering our country? Just who in hell does Vicente Fox think he is - and who does he think he's dealing with? No - he'll not be dealing with 'W' on this, he'll be dealing with the American people.

And they're illegals goddamnit - not migrants. Let's call a spade a spade shall we?

American Patriots

Anyone interested in why I'm becoming unhappy with the Republican party? The lack of concern about the borders and the cozying up to the Mexican president are two reasons.


Blogger DV said...


Bush has shown a great reluctance to take on the illegals issue. I fail to understand WHY he doesn't want to protect his borders - does he think the illegals will vote Republican

04 April, 2005 16:06  
Blogger Steve Donohue said...

No, but he thinks their Hispanic relatives might.

If one believes the polls, they've started to- something to the tune of 44% last election.

At what cost I'm not sure.

04 April, 2005 17:04  
Blogger MonicaR said...

I don't understand it either because it's not just Mexican illegals that we have to worry about here.

The Hispanic voters (okay - I've read this...) vote conservative in large part because they ARE conservative ie: family, faith, patriotism. Remember that the Hispanics that vote are LEGAL and have jumped through the hoops to become legal.

Illegals (of any nationality) are a completely different type of person.

Oops - rolls are burning - gotta go.

04 April, 2005 19:39  
Blogger DirtCrashr said...

Even Cesar Chaves was against illegals since it hurt his United Farmworkers union, and organized anti-illegal line to prevent Mexicans from entering the US. Under the guidance of Chavez's cousin, Manuel, UFW members tried at first to convince the immigrants not to cross. When that didn't work, they physically attacked the immigrants and left some bloody in the process.It happened in the same place that the Minutemen are now planning to gather: the Arizona-Mexico border.
Pasadena Star

05 April, 2005 11:44  
Blogger Thrasher said...

Illegal immigration DOES seem to be a problem... However, from my (rather uninformed) point of view, it seems that America is not very "immigrant-friendly."

As you said, "Hispanics that vote are LEGAL and have jumped through the hoops to become legal." Maybe illegal immigration would become less of a problem if we made our country easier to immigrate to (while maintaining our national security).

That's not to say we should just toss out citizenship to anyone and everyone, because in this day and age we have to be wary of anyone coming into our borders. Rather, what if we did something like make Spanish our second official language? That may cost too much, but I feel that it would be very beneficial to everyone, as it would encourage English-speakers to learn Spanish, and it would increase the productivity of the Spanish speaking community.

What do you think?

05 April, 2005 15:07  
Blogger Abe said...

It's touchy and highly vulnerable to demagogery, so it requires political courage and bipartisanship. The latter is in pretty short supply these days. It used to be that "bipartisan" meant Republicans going along with Democrats. Now that it means the reverse, there just aren't many takers.

Ruben Navarette, the Hispanic columnist, wrote against the Minutemen, and he's persuadable on immigration reform/enforcement. That illustrates the potential pitfalls.

Neo: If there is a more immigrant-friendly country than the US in the world, I don't know what it would be. Immigration is good, but an orderly, controlled process is essential.

BTW: There is no official, "first language" (nor should there be except de facto), Spanish is already the de facto second language. French is the second language at our house. :-)

05 April, 2005 22:17  
Blogger MonicaR said...

If I were an immigrant who followed the law and did everything the right way I'd be pretty pissed off about all of the illegals. There is nothing wrong with what immigrants need to do to become citizens - my neighbor (from India) recently became a citizen and it was no undue hardship or burden for her. At times and when it is convenient for her she can't understand English...but when push comes to shove she understands English just fine.

I don't agree with the idea of making Spanish the official second language. Listen - I have no problem with requiring that our children learn a second language. (Not necessarily Spanish) And as a matter of fact I'm going to do you one better and say let's require that immigrants learn English! What a concept, huh? When I visit my family in Denver and go to K-Mart I'm hard pressed to find a worker who understands what I'm saying because they don't frigging speak English. Speak English if you want to be American!!! When my husband's ancesters emigrated from Italy the FIRST thing they did was learn English and require that their kids learn English. It's not impossible. Criminy - I'm learning Spanish and I'm old...it CAN be done.

And for Gawd's sake Abe! Why are you speaking French??!! Is it the old 'know thy enemy' thing? LOL! Just kidding and hope I didn't offend you.

06 April, 2005 00:16  
Blogger Toad734 said...

Yes Bush is going to do nothing, just as he has done nothing to stop illegal immigration, just as he did nothing to stop 9/11.

I would have assumed you would be used to this by now.

You get what you pay for.

15 April, 2005 15:01  
Blogger MonicaR said...

Toad - I am not blinded by hatred for Bush like you seem to be. I support Bush and I disagree with some of his policies. I disagree with your contention that Bush is responsible for 9/11.

15 April, 2005 15:32  
Blogger Anonymous said...

Bush is not responsible for 9/11. However, he did vacation for virtually the entire month of August while threats about an attack were pouring in. The administration didn't hold a cabinet-level meeting on terrorism until about a week before the attacks. So, yeah, he did a bad job and it certainly didn't help.

As for immigrants, this is not one of Bush's main concerns. He's business-friendly, and he's friends with some nutty evangelicals. Not the Pat Buchanan types but the other guys, the ones who don't make immigration their top priority. From a business point-of-view, Bush likes illegal immigration because it creates downward pressure on minimum wages. If it was up to him there would probably be no minimum wage at all. He's also bragged about his relationship with Vicente Fox even though Fox clearly has no great love for Bush. (He wouldn't even send a token dozen troops for the Iraq war.)

Hispanics are not largely Republican, as one poster claimed. However, Bush (and more accurately, Karl Rove) has paid close attention to CUBAN immigrants (and descendants) living in Florida, who DO happen to be Republican. In a certain sense, Bush owes his entire presidency to these voters, because without them he'd just be an ex-presidential candidate.

So don't get your hopes up about Bush taking a great stand on this issue.

19 May, 2005 17:10  

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