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John Deering

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  1. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 2 years ago

    There was a segment on the “The Rachel Maddow Show” yesterday that opened my eyes about the legal immigration process (and path to citizenship) in America. It can take up to 28 (no typo, twenty-eight) YEARS of filling out forms, applying for documents, doing required stuff and so on to go from “Hi, I’d like a visa” to “You are now a U.S. citizen”. It doesn’t take 28 years to become a GERMAN, and we are the crown jewel and gold standard of bureaucracy…

  2. Zipi

    Zipi said, about 2 years ago

    @MortyForTyrant

    and you actually believe anything that comes out of the filthy mouth of the MadCow? There might have actually been a single case where it took 28 (no typo) years for someone to get through the LEGAL process of becoming an American citizen but the fact that you believe that it takes everyone that long just shows how little brain power liberals/progressives/gimmies actually have.

  3. ODon

    ODon said, about 2 years ago

    @Zipi

    Once again you prove your powers of observation. Of course we all see you for what you are too.

  4. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, about 2 years ago

    @Ms. Ima

    Yeah, only Americans get to murder Americans! Just like the Founding Fathers intended!

  5. sclark55

    sclark55 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Now we’re apologizing to them??

  6. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, about 2 years ago

    @MortyForTyrant

    I think Jon Stewart said that it routinely takes 10 to 13 years to become a citizen.

  7. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 2 years ago

    @Rockngolfer

    Haven’t watched yesterdays program yet, thanks for the reminder!

  8. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 2 years ago

    @Zipi

    Where did I write that me or Rachel believe that this number is for “everyone”? I stated “It can take up to…”. Big difference! But for someone who uses school-yard bullying techniques like name-calling maybe the finer points of the English language disappear when the red mist descends…

  9. Kylie2112

    Kylie2112 said, about 2 years ago

    @Zipi

    Maddow, Stewart, and Colbert are the most intelligent pundits on right now. They actually cite sources.

  10. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    But obama done such a great job of having them self deport. Of course it is because nobody can find a job. Americans are having a very hard time finding jobs but Obama is fixing that by taxing those that make money.

  11. Robert Landers

    Robert Landers said, about 2 years ago

    @Rockngolfer

    It is simple really, it should take no more than one year to legally immigrate to this country. Where it was that originally ALL immigrants, (who mainly came through Ellis Island) took only about two hours to legally enter the USA from such areas as Europe. Many did not even speak English at that time, but they almost all became good US citizens eventually creating the greatest single democratic republic the world has ever seen.

    Not only should it take only about one year to enter the country legally, it should also take no more than about five years to become totally legal citizens, and it should even take no more that that for the millions of illegal immigrants that are now here to also become citizens. If, as some of the mire ultra conservatives here and such as he Tea Party types are saying most of those eleven million (or perhaps even more) illegal immigrants were criminals as they say, then our entire American civilization would be brought down over night!!

    There is indeed a bad element in the smugglers of human beings, and even more in the drug cartels coming our of Mexico (and the Mexicans themselves have to live with that even far more than we do), but the vast majority (certainly just as much a majority as the rest of we Americans) are good hard working people that just wan the same chance at a decent life as the rest of us do!

    I knew a fellow while I was still working in aerospace some time ago that had an interesting story about such. He wanted to have a sprinkler system installed in his back yard. He decided to go and hire some of the fellows standing in front of Home Depot to at least do the heavy work of the digging in the summer heat that it would take. He hired several such young men of which at least one spoke reasonable English. He had already estimated the job would take at least some four days. To his joy and great surprise these men finished the job in only one day, and did it for far less than the so called honest American contractors had said it would take. He stated to the one that spoke the best English just how amazed he was (after giving the men a good bonus and a beer for a job very well done). The man then said to him, “Oh, it was easy senor, we have to work far harder in Mexico for far less money!”

    I have had nothing but respect for these kinds of immigrant workers ever since. And if such hard work would (as many conservatives state) make for good citizens, then these types of people would very well make better citizens that many that oppose their very citizenship!!!

  12. Stipple

    Stipple said, about 2 years ago

    @TheTrustedMechanic

    Moving along, changing for the better.
    .
    You two faced wishy washy flipflopping lib.
    .
    This horrible inconsistancy proves you cannot be trusted.
    Letting facts change cherished views? Hope you are ashamed.

  13. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, about 2 years ago

    @Ms. Ima

    Oh, I’m definitely on the watch for terrorists. Especially the ones in plain sight, stockpiling armaments and rumbling about “Second Amendment solutions”.
    Threatening violence to get others to change their political views or actions is a definition of terrorism, as I’m sure you know.

  14. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, about 2 years ago

    @Robert Landers

    Most of the trades that do outdoor work have someone bilingual who estimates and draws up plans. Then they have a crew that doesn’t speak English do the real work
    I had a sprinkler system put in, too
    An exception was when I had a screen room added, the hard workers came in to demolish the old patio and then one guy and a young helper did the rest.

  15. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, about 2 years ago

    @Robert Landers

    There was a TV show about Ellis Island a while back. The immigrants were given physicals so that they didn’t have infectious diseases and then filled out some forms, took their oath and went with a sponsor.

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