THIS HAS GOT TO BE PASSED
ALONG TO AS MANY AS POSSIBLE OR WE WILL ALL
GO DOWN THE DRAIN BECAUSE A FEW DON'T CARE.
English teacher has phrased it the best I've seen yet.
Tomatoes and Cheap Labor
should make everyone think, be you Democrat, Republican or
>From a California
school teacher - - -
"As you listen to the news about the student protests over illegal
immigration, there are some things that you should be aware
I am in charge of the English-as-a-
second-language department at a large southern California high school
which is designated a Title 1 school, meaning that its students average
lower socioeconomic and income levels.
of the schools you are hearing about, South Gate High, Bell Gardens ,
Huntington Park , etc., where these students are protesting, are also
Title 1 schools.
Title 1 schools are on the free breakfast and free lunch program.
When I say free breakfast, I'm not talking a glass of milk and roll -- but
a full breakfast and cereal bar with fruits and juices that would make a
Marriott proud. The waste of this food is monumental,
with trays and trays of it being
dumped in the trash uneaten.
OUR TAX DOLLARS AT
estimate that well over 50% of these students are obese or at least
75% or more DO have cell
school also provides day care centers for the
unwed teenage pregnant girls (some
as young as 13) so they can attend class without the inconvenience of
having to arrange for baby-sitters or having family
watch their kids.
OUR TAX DOLLARS AT
was ordered to spend $700,000 on my department or risk losing
funding for the upcoming year even though there was little need
for anything; my budget was already substantial. I ended up buying
new computers for the computer learning center, half of which, one
month later, have been
by the appreciative students who obviously feel humbled and
grateful to have a free education in America.
TAX DOLLARS AT WORK)
I have had to intervene several times for young and substitute teachers
whose classes consist of many illegal immigrant students here
in the country less then 3 months who raised so much
h--- with the female teachers, calling them "Putas"
whores and throwing things; that the teachers were in tears.
Free medical, free education, free food,
etc., etc., etc. Is it any wonder they feel entitled to not
only be in this country but to demand rights, privileges
To those who want to point out how much these illegal
immigrants contribute to our society because they LIKE their gardener and
housekeeper and they like to pay less for tomatoes: spend some time in the
real world of illegal immigration and
see the TRUE costs.
Higher insurance, medical facilities closing, higher
medical costs, more crime, lower standards of
education in our schools, overcrowding, new diseases
etc., etc., etc.
For me, I'll
pay more for tomatoes.
need to wake up. The
guest worker program will be a disaster
because we won't have the guts to enforce it.
Does anyone in their right mind really think they will voluntarily leave
It does, however, have everything to do with culture: A third-world culture
that does not value education, that accepts
children getting pregnant and dropping out of school by 15 and
to assimilate, and an American
culture that has become
we don't have the will to do anything about it.
this makes your blood
it did mine, forward this to everyone you know.
CHEAP LABOR? Isn't
that what the whole immigration issue is about?
doesn't want to pay a decent wage.
Consumers don't want expensive produce.
will tell you Americans don't want the jobs.
the bottom line is cheap labor. The phrase "cheap labor" is a myth,
and a lie. There is no such thing as "cheap
for example, an illegal alien with a wife and five
children. He takes a job for
$5.00 or 6.00/hour. At that wage, with six dependents, he
pays no income tax, yet at the end of the year, if he files
an Income Tax Return, he gets an "earned
income credit" of up to $3,200 free.
8 housing and
(no deductible, no CO-pay) health care.
get free breakfasts and
bilingual teachers and books.
qualifies for relief from high energy bills.
are or become, aged, blind or
qualified for SSI they can qualify for Medicare.
All of this is at (our)
doesn't worry about car insurance, life
insurance, or homeowners insurance.
signs, bulletins and printed material.
and his family receive the equivalent of $20.00 to $30.00/hour in
Working Americans are lucky to have $5.00 or $6.00/hour left
after paying their bills and his.
The American taxpayers also pay for increased crime, graffiti
and trash cleanup.
Cheap labor? YEAH RIGHT! Wake
ARE THE QUESTIONS WE SHOULD BE ADDRESSING TO THE PRESIDENTIAL
CANDIDATES FOR EITHER PARTY. 'AND WHEN THEY LIE TO
US AND DON'T DO AS THEY SAY, WE SHOULD REPLACE THEM AT
THIS HAS GOT TO BE PASSED ALONG TO AS MANY AS POSSIBLE OR WE WILL ALL GO
DOWN THE DRAIN BECAUSE A FEW DON'T CARE.