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Old 07 December 2007, 05:13 AM
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Mexico What If 20 Million Illegal Aliens Vacated America?

Comment: I received this email from my mother that has clearly been
forwarded from many people. I am curious as to whether this originated
from an actual interview or not.

WHAT IF 20 MILLION ILLEGAL ALIENS VACATED AMERICA?

Frosty Wooldridge
October 29, 2007
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http://www.newswithviews.com/Wooldridge/frosty306.htm
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Old 07 December 2007, 05:22 AM
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Everyone could understand one another as English became the dominate language again.
I'd rather every American speak Spanish if he means everyone will speak English as poorly as he writes it.
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Old 07 December 2007, 05:34 AM
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I think Frosty Wooldridge is a kewl name.

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Old 07 December 2007, 06:26 AM
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I think you should deport all red-haired people from the US. You'd eliminate the pollution and congestion caused by them, and there would no longer be murders, robberies and rapes committed by red-heads. Child molestation by red-haired people would be eliminated entirely! Why don't you think of the children?!

(With apologies to any US-based people with red hair)
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Old 07 December 2007, 07:08 AM
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If 20 million illegal aliens returned "home," the U.S. economy would return to the rule of law. Employers would hire legal American citizens at a living wage. Everyone would pay their fair share of taxes because they wouldn't be working off the books.
Now that is funny... it's only aliens that break the law then...
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Old 07 December 2007, 08:31 AM
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I'm somewhat confused... He complains that schools have to teach 100 different languages, but he only wants immigrants to return to Mexico. Do they speak 99 languages in Mexico?
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Old 07 December 2007, 09:19 AM
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I'm somewhat confused... He complains that schools have to teach 100 different languages, but he only wants immigrants to return to Mexico. Do they speak 99 languages in Mexico?
According to wikipedia there are more than 60 "national languages" in Mexico. (Though I doubt this is what Frosty was referring to )
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Old 07 December 2007, 09:42 AM
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Well, you got your Spanglish, your Spanish, and your Mexican, and that's just off the top of my head! I'm sure that a languageologist would come up with more if he wasn't a dirty lib or something. Just between you and me, I'm not sure that series of clicks and whistles those people use really is a language, but you know how we have to be all "PC" nowadays.
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Old 07 December 2007, 11:36 AM
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"the U.S. economy would return to the rule of law"? You mean the government would tell it what to do? But that's socialism!!!1111!!!!eleventy!!!
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Old 07 December 2007, 12:00 PM
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Employers would hire legal American citizens at a living wage.
Yeah, cuz employers are altruistic in the wages they pay that way!!

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In California......Everyone could understand one another as English became the dominate language again.
Ummm..... Has this man done any studies on the liguistic demographics of Caliornia? Immediately coming to mind are Chinese, Korean, Armenian, Ethiopian.

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No more push '1' for Spanish or '2' for English.
Yeah, cuz it's damn hard to push an extra button, and that infringes on my right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

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No more foreign rapists and child molesters!
We much prefer domestic rapists and child molesters!

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illegal aliens and their families cause 11 percent of our greenhouse gases.
So if you move those families a couple hundred miles south, their greenhous gas emissions would magically cease. Besides, global warming is a myth created by Al Gore and the liberal media.
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Old 07 December 2007, 01:57 PM
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In the article, he only speaks of *illegal* immigrants. What about all the naturalized ones? We'd still have their languages, rapists, murderers... Why not get rid of all the ferners?! I agree that if you're here illegally, you need to either make it legal or go home, but he's making it sound like illegal immigrants are the cause of ALL our problems. I want so badly to pick apart each point he made, but I don't have the time. This guy is an idiot.

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We much prefer domestic rapists and child molesters!
But they're much less efficient as they don't have the strong work ethic. Everything is handed to them on a silver platter.
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Old 07 December 2007, 02:13 PM
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That thing is so full of factual inaccuracies and straw men that it's not worth picking apart. My favorite is when he blames the illegal immigrants for our 8.7 trillion dollar debt (It's acutally over 9 trillion now). So the national debt tripling in the last 15 years was all because of illegal immigration? Wow, who knew?
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Old 07 December 2007, 02:43 PM
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We much prefer domestic rapists and child molesters!
And therein lies the problem. We need these people to take the jobs American won't do.

Pogue
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Old 07 December 2007, 03:05 PM
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Maybe we could get Americans to rape babies if we paid them a living wage!!!
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Old 07 December 2007, 03:42 PM
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Oh, s**t! It's Frosty! I thought I'd heard the last of him when I left the Camera, and here he is again!

Bad Snopes!

Backstory is that this dude sent at least one poorly worded, far too long, rambling rant per week to me for over a year. I'm sure he's still doing it. We'd print shorter ones from time to time to keep him happy.

But, gah, he was annoying. Still is apparently.
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Old 07 December 2007, 03:45 PM
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We much prefer domestic rapists and child molesters!
Oh, yeah. He's obsessed with the rapists and child molesters thing.

I got into it with him about this issue once. My suggestion was that we should also ship off all the entitled "frat boy" types as well, and the rape rates would really drop. He didn't like that suggestion at all.

Dear Frosty. I totally don't miss him.
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Old 14 December 2007, 10:50 PM
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So suppose you did this. Suddenly LA has 3.5 million less people in it. That is 3.5 million less people buying food, clothing, rent, etc. in just that one geographical area. Aargh! Why do people oversimplify economics? Oh thats right, all immigrants to is rape, kill and suck resources.
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Old 14 December 2007, 11:09 PM
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My suggestion was that we should also ship off all the entitled "frat boy" types as well, and the rape rates would really drop. He didn't like that suggestion at all.
For the record, I think that's a great idea!
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Old 15 December 2007, 07:36 PM
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Wow. Usually the "what if the Mexicans all went home?" musings are all positive about their presence in the US.

The author isn't really thinking things thru. Sounds like a recipe for a recession, at least. If it's about taxes, why not suggest cutting benefits to all net tax-receivers, rather than just the ones here unofficially?

Or, deport some of our own deadwood? I don't know about frat boys, but how about all the Congressmen who voted to approve the war? That has to be more expensive than any social programs. Or the pundits and politicos who love to make strawmen out of "illegal aliens," gays, liberals, intellectuals, and secularists when there are more serious issues to address that have nothing to do with these favorite groups on which they love to blame everything?

As for me, I'd miss my wife and daughters, and it would be hard to take care of our son and the dogs all by myself... I'd consider moving to Mexico with them - where I guess my US middle-class resources would make us rich - but that's hardly what my wife would want, after having gone to all the trouble to come here several years ago for a better life for her family.

She's paid taxes in all that time, btw (as well as spent her money here, rather than send it to family back home). Exemplary people, other than not having the right papers just yet (that will soon be taken care of).

What about the law? Never really cared about that much, myself. Live by natural law and the Silver Rule, and you're okay by me. None of the terrorists were Mexicans, and the vast majority of Mexicans are exactly the kind of hard-working, decent people we need in the US, as opposed to a lot of our own citizens...(especially right-wing columnists and commentators).

Yes, let the undocumented Mexicans all go home, and we will live in a paradise on earth...
(paradise without Mexicans is no paradise at all! )
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Old 15 December 2007, 08:24 PM
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I think you should deport all red-haired people from the US. You'd eliminate the pollution and congestion caused by them, and there would no longer be murders, robberies and rapes committed by red-heads. Child molestation by red-haired people would be eliminated entirely! Why don't you think of the children?!
Damn Gingers! Cartman had the right idea all along, didn't he?
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