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    You think the war in Iraq is costing us too much? Read this:
    >>>
    >>> Boy am I confused. I have been hammered with the propaganda that it is
    >> the
    >>> Iraq war and the war on terror that is bankrupting us.
    >>>
    >>> I now find that to be RIDICULOUS.
    >>>
    >>> I hope the following 14 reasons are forwarded over and over again
    >>> until
    >>> they are read so many times that the reader gets sick of reading them.
    >> I have
    >>> included the URL's for verification of all the following facts.
    >>>
    >>> 1. $11 Billion to $22 billion is spent on welfare to illegal aliens
    >>> each
    >>> year.
    >>> Verify at: http://tinyurl.com/zob77
    >>>
    >>> 2. $2.2 Billion dollars a year is spent on food assistance programs
    >> such as
    >>> food stamps, WIC, and free school lunches for illegal aliens.
    >>> & nbsp; Verify at: http://www.cis..org/article...
    >>>
    >>> 3. $2.5 Billion dollars a year is spent on Medicaid for illegal
    >>> aliens.
    >>> Verify at: http://www.cis..org/article...
    >>>
    >>> 4. $12 Billion dollars a year is spent on primary and secondary school
    >>> education for children here illegally and they cannot speak a word of
    >> English!
    >>> Verify at: http://transcripts.cnn.com/...
    >>>
    >>> 5. $17 Billion dollars a year is spent for education for the
    >> American-born
    >>> children of illegal aliens, known as anchor babies.
    >>> Verify at http://transcripts.cnn.com/...
    >>>
    >>> 6. $3 Million Dollars a DAY is spent to incarcerate illegal aliens.
    >>> Verify at: http://transcripts.cnn.com/...
    >>>
    >>> 7. 30% percent of all Federal Prison inmates are illegal aliens.
    >>> Ve rify at: http://transcripts.cnn.com/...
    >>>
    >>> 8. $90 Billion Dollars a year is spent on illegal aliens for Welfare &
    >>> social services by the American taxpayers.
    >>> Verify at: http://premium.cnncom/TRANS... tml
    >>>
    >>> 9. $200 Billion Dollars a year in suppressed American wages are
    >> caused by
    >>> the illegal aliens.
    >>> Verify at: http://transcripts.cnn.com/...
    >>> 10. The illegal aliens in the United States have a crime rate that's
    >>> two
    >>> and a half times that of white non-illegal aliens. In particular, their
    >>> children, are going to make a huge additional crime problem in the US
    >>> Verify at: http://transcripts.cnn.com/...
    >>>
    >>> 11. During the year of 2005 there were 4 to 10 MILLION illegal aliens
    >> that
    >>> crossed our Southern Border also, as many as 19,500 illegal aliens from
    >>> Terrorist Countries. Millions of pounds of drugs, cocaine, meth,
    >> heroin and
    >>> marijuana, crossed into the U. S from the Southern border.
    >>> Verify at: Homeland Security Report: http://tinyurl.com/t9sht
    >>>
    >>> 12. The National Policy Institute, 'estimated that the total cost of
    >>> mass
    >>> deportation would be between $206 and $230 billion or an average cost
    >>> of
    >>> between $41 and $46 billion annually over a five year period.'
    >>> Verify at: http://www.nationalpolicyin...
    >>>
    >>> 13. In 2006 illegal aliens sent home $45 BILLION in remittances back to
    >>> their countries of origin.
    >>> Verify at: http://www .rense.com/general75/niht.htm
    >>>
    >>> 14. 'The Dark Side of Illegal Immigration: Nearly One Million Sex
    >>> Crimes
    >>> Committed by Illegal Immigrants In The United States.'
    >>> Verify at: http://www.drdsk.com/articl...
    >>>
    >>> The total cost is a whopping $ 338.3 BILLION DOLLARS A YEAR. Are we
    >>> THAT
    >>> stupid?
    >>>
    >>> If this doesn't bother you then just delete the message. If, on the
    >>> other
    >>> hand, if it does raise the hair on the back of your neck, I hope you
    >> forward it
    >>> to every legal resident in the country including every representative
    >>> in
    >>> Washington, D.C. - five times a week for as long as it takes to resto
    >> re some
    >>> semblance of intelligence in our policies and enforcement thereof.
    >>>
    > >>

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    It is awful and I wouldnt wish that to happen to any human ..but the bottem line is ..they were coming into this country ILLEGALLY ! And now some how this story is supposed to what make us feel bad ? Help illegals cross the border ? I dont understand why this article is being published ? Why not run a story on the young men and women who are cominng home from war and struggling to overcome injuries ? Why not do a story on the parents who lost children fighting in Iraq? or the husbands and wives who lost their spouse in Iraq ?
    This story is OVER its done..

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    I do not support Ron Paul in ANY and I find his Congressional record and policies to be, at times, even scarier than his counterparts. The only thing that I have found to agree with him on is the fact that he does not support the war in Iraq. After extensive research I have compiled a list of 10 reasons NOT to vote for Ron Paul!

    Ron Paul does not value equal rights for minorities. Ron Paul has sponsored legislation that would repeal affirmative action, keep the IRS from investigating private schools who may have used race as a factor in denying entrance, thus losing their tax exempt status, would limit the scope of Brown versus Board of Education, and would deny citizenship for those born in the US if their parents are not citizens. Here are links to these bills: H.R.3863, H.R.5909, H.J.RES.46, and H.J.RES.42.
    Ron Paul would deny women control of their bodies and reproductive rights.Ron Paul makes it very clear that one of his aims is to repeal Roe v. Wade. He has also co sponsored 4 separate bills to “To provide that human life shall be deemed to exist from conception.” This, of course, goes against current medical and scientific information as well as our existing laws and precedents. Please see these links: H.R.2597 and H.R.392
    Ron Paul would be disastrous for the working class. He supports abolishing the Federal minimum wage, has twice introduced legislation to repeal OSHA, or the Occupational Safety and Health Act and would deal devastating blows to Social Security including repealing the act that makes it mandatory for employees of nonprofits, to make “coverage completely optional for both present and future workers”, and would “freeze benefit levels”. He has also twice sponsored legislation seeking to repeal the Davis-Bacon Act and the Copeland Act which among other things provide that contractors for the federal government must provide the prevailing wage and prohibits corporate “kick backs.” Here are the related legislative links: H.R.2030, H.R.4604, H.R.736, and H.R.2720
    Ron Paul’s tax plan is unfair to lower earners and would greatly benefit those with the highest incomes.He has repeatedly submitted amendments to the tax code that would get rid of the estate and gift taxes, tax all earners at 10%, disallow income tax credits to individuals who are not corporations, repeal the elderly tax credit, child care credit, earned income credit, and other common credits for working class citizens. Please see this link for more information: H.R.05484 Summary
    Ron Paul’s policies would cause irreparable damage to our already strained environment. Among other travesties he supports off shore drilling, building more oil refineries, mining on federal lands, no taxes on the production of fuel, and would stop conservation efforts that could be a “Federal obstacle” to building and maintaining refineries. He has also sought to amend the Clean Air Act, repeal the Soil and Water Conservation Act of 1977, and to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to “restrict the jurisdiction of the United States over the discharge of dredged or fill material to discharges into waters”. To see for yourself the possible extent of the damage to the environment that would happen under a Paul administration please follow these links: H.R.2504, H.R.7079, H.R.7245, H.R.2415, H.R.393, H.R.4639, H.R.5293, and H.R.6936
    A Ron Paul administration would continue to proliferate the negative image of the US among other nations. Ron Paul supports withdrawing the US from the UN, when that has not happened he has fought to at least have the US withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. He has introduced legislation to keep the US from giving any funds to the UN. He also submitted that the US funds should not be used in any UN peacekeeping mission or any UN program at all. He has sponsored a bill calling for us to “terminate all participation by the United States in the United Nations, and to remove all privileges, exemptions, and immunities of the United Nations.”Ron Paul twice supported stopping the destruction of intercontinental ballistic missile silos in the United States. He also would continue with Bush’s plan of ignoring international laws by maintaining an insistence that the International Criminal Court does not apply to the US, despite President Clinton’s signature on the original treaty. The International Criminal Court is used for, among other things, prosecution of war crimes. Please see the following links: H.R.3891, H.AMDT.191, H.AMDT.190, H.R.3769, H.R.1665, H.CON.RES.23, and H.R.1154
    Ron Paul discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation and would not provide equal rights and protections to glbt citizens. This is an issue that Paul sort of dances around. He has been praised for stating that the federal government should not regulate who a person marries. This has been construed by some to mean that he is somewhat open to the idea of same sex marriage, he is not. Paul was an original co sponsor of the Marriage Protection Act in the House in 2004. Among other things this discriminatory piece of legislation placed a prohibition on the recognition of a same sex marriage across state borders. He said in 2004 that if he was in the Texas legislature he would not allow judges to come up with “new definitions” of marriage. Paul is a very religious conservative and though he is careful with his words his record shows that he is not a supporter of same sex marriage. In 1980 he introduced a particularly bigoted bill entitled “A bill to strengthen the American family and promote the virtues of family life.” or H.R.7955 A direct quote from the legislation “Prohibits the expenditure of Federal funds to any organization which presents male or female homosexuality as an acceptable alternative life style or which suggest that it can be an acceptable life style.” shows that he is unequivocally opposed to lifestyles other than heterosexual.
    Ron Paul has an unnatural obsession with guns. One of Paul’s loudest gripes is that the second amendment of the constitution is being eroded. In fact, he believes that September 11 would not have happened if that wasn’t true. He advocates for there to be no restrictions on personal ownership of semi-automatic weaponry or large capacity ammunition feeding devices, would repeal the Gun-Free School Zones Act (because we all know our schools are just missing more guns), wants guns to be allowed in our National Parks, and repeal the Gun Control Act of 1968. Now, I’m pretty damn certain that when the Constitution was written our founding fathers never intended for people to be walking around the streets with AK47’s and “large capacity ammunition feeding devices.” (That just sounds scary.) Throughout the years our Constitution has been amended and is indeed a living document needing changes to stay relevant in our society. Paul has no problem changing the Constitution when it fits his needs, such as no longer allowing those born in the US to be citizens if their parents are not. On the gun issue though he is no holds barred. I know he’s from Texas but really, common sense tells us that the amendments he is seeking to repeal have their place. In fact, the gun control act was put into place after the assassinations of JFK, Martin Luther King, and Robert Kennedy. Please view the following links: H.R.2424, H.R.1897, H.R.1096, H.R.407, H.R.1147, and H.R.3892.
    Ron Paul would butcher our already sad educational system. The fact is that Ron Paul wants to privatize everything and that includes education. Where we run into problems is that it has been shown (think our current health care system) that this doesn’t work so well in practice. Ron Paul has introduced legislation that would keep the Federal Government “from planning, developing, implementing, or administering any national teacher test or method of certification and from withholding funds from States or local educational agencies that fail to adopt a specific method of teacher certification.” In a separate piece of legislation he seeks to “prohibit the payment of Federal Education assistance in States which require the licensing or certification of private schools or private school teachers.” So basically the federal government can’t regulate teaching credentials and if states opt to require them for private schools they get no aid. That sounds like a marvelous idea teachers with no certification teaching in private schools that are allowed to discriminate on the basis of race. He is certainly moving forward with these proposals!Remember his “bill to strengthen the American family and promote the virtues of family life.” or H.R.7955? Guess what? He basically advocates for segregation in schools once again. It “Forbids any court of the United States from requiring the attendance at a particular school of any student because of race, color, creed, or sex.” Without thinking about this statement it doesn’t sound bad at all. But remember, when desegregating schools that this is done by having children go to different schools, often after a court decision as in Brown Vs. Board of Education. If this were a bill that passed, schools would no longer be compelled to comply and the schools would go back to segregation based on their locations. Ron Paul is really starting to look like a pretty bigoted guy don’t you think?
    Ron Paul is opposed to the separation of church and state. This reason is probably behind every other thing that I disagree with in regards to Paul’s positions. Ron Paul is among those who believes that there is a war on religion, he stated “Through perverse court decisions and years of cultural indoctrination, the elitist, secular Left has managed to convince many in our nation that religion must be driven from public view.”1 Though he talks a good talk, at times, Ron Paul can’t get away from his far right, conservative views. He would support “alternative views” to evolution taught in public schools (i.e. Intelligent Design.) We’ve already taken a look at his “bill to strengthen the American family and promote the virtues of family life.” or H.R.7955 Besides hating the gays he takes a very religious stance on many other things. He is attempting to force his beliefs on the rest of America, exactly what he would do as president.

    So there you have it, my 10 reasons not to vote for Ron Paul. Please take the time to thoroughly review the records of the people running for office so you know where they really stand. Ron Paul has good rhetoric and he opposes the war but he’s not a good man in the human rights sense of the phrase. He is pretty much like every other Republican but more insidious.

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  • enoughalready 

    You seem to be the "typical" Ron Paul supporter.. You should actually do MORE research on your candidate and find out how many bills he has actually gotten PASSED ... what GOOD has he actually done ? what changes has he made ? I mean really...And when did you get your LAW degree ? From your profile it doesnt seem you have ever even had a job  ! Oh wait you were in the reserves.. and that is once a month deal....When is the last time YOU volunteered for anything ? How many times have you went to lend a hand at any of the many natural disasters that have happened in the us and mexico in the past 5 years ? Have you ever even looked out side of Shiner and VIctoria to see what this big ole world is about ? wake up ..little gal !

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  • enoughalready 

    get a grip.. you were in the army reserves.. which meets once a month.. so what did you do for the other 28 days of the month.?

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