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Signe Wilkinson

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  1. sierra60

    sierra60 said, over 2 years ago

    the flowers will probably squirt water in their faces.

  2. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 2 years ago

    That fence should have turrets on it, but other than that it looks good.
    Those look like LEGAL immigrants, of which Republicans have been their biggest supporters.
    Now if you’re talking about the 12 million ILLEGAL ALIENS that the Democrats want to hand citizenship to, then most hard working Americans have a real problem with that.
    Unfortunately, the Democrats just see 12 million new loyal Democrats.
    Screw the Americans who already can’t find a decent job.

  3. Enoki

    Enoki said, over 2 years ago

    I’m still trying to figure out why we would even want the illegal immigrant population here…
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    I mean, given that it is about two thirds male, and about the same percentage has less than an 8th grade education, has more health issues than the legal population, and has close to a 100% record of criminal activity starting with the fact they are here illegally…
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    Not exactly the bunch we need for a high tech America is it? On the other hand, it is exactly the bunch the Progressive Left needs for an enlarged social welfare state of the sort dragging Europe down.

  4. ARodney

    ARodney said, over 2 years ago

    Republicans have NEVER supported legal immigration from central America. People do not sneak over the border because they want to be criminals. People sneak over the border because, unless you’re from Cuba, legal immigration requires an average wait of 13 years. That doesn’t help American farmers, who need migrant workers who are able to work based on crops, not bureaucracy. The system is broken, and the GOP has blocked all reform for two decades.

  5. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, over 2 years ago

    They probably had to pick the flowers for the GOP to use…

  6. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, over 2 years ago

    This is an issue I have not fully sorted out in my own mind, but there are a few things possibly worth saying.
    First of all, contrary to the note above, many members of the GOP are entirely in favor of creating a way to let illegal immigrants in — George W. Bush was a big supporter — as long as they are permanent second-class non-citizens. In other words, a cheap labor source not covered by labor law, minimum wage requirements, and the like, with no legal recourse and no path to citizenship. This is still the path many Republicans favor: a legalized underclass to do dirty work. We used to call those “slaves.”
    Rather than debating whether we should provide a path to citizenship to illegals, I think what we should do is examine how anyone becomes a citizen. The US, for all its pride as a nation of immigrants, treats potential immigrants and even visitors in a truly awful way.
    Let’s do something different: make it easier for hardworking, ambitious people to cross the border and become citizens, and we won’t have so many illegals.

  7. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 2 years ago

    @ARodney

    No your wrong, Reagan had amnesty.

  8. Radish

    Radish GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Jack on LSD
    “your wrong”, his wrong what?

  9. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 2 years ago

    “There were a couple of government sites I found back then on Google that showed total deportations per year, going back to Reagan.”

    ICE has historical monthly records from 2007 through Aug 2012. They also have 2013 documented for removals as follows:

    In FY 2013, Mexico continued to be the leading country of origin for those removed, followed by Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. FY 2013 Top 10 Countries of Removal by Citizenship Citizenship Total
    Mexico 241,493
    Guatemala 47,769
    Honduras 37,049
    El Salvador 21,602
    Dominican Republic 2,462
    Ecuador 1,616
    Brazil 1,500
    Colombia 1,429
    Nicaragua 1,383
    Jamaica 1,119
    Top 10 Total 357,422

  10. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @ConserveGov

    How about mines? Prominently identified of course for the field. And shoot-to-kill for US soldiers and a new BSF or Boarder Security Force to monitor it both North and South? Isn’t that what you want? Walls can keep those out and us in. Both ways.

  11. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Republicans really, really, really hate illegal immigration. Really. Just hate it. And they’ll do anything to stop it. Anything.
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    Anything except stop people from hiring illegals. That would be Bad for Business.

  12. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 2 years ago

    “I must be getting senile. I could have sworn Reagan was no longer in office in 2007.”

    Well…I must be getting dense because I don’t see the point in this sentence.

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