Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Breaking and Entering--Worth Repeating

Cross posted from Miss Beth's Victory Dance


Another HT to my friend Bonnie:

Breaking and Entering:

A lady wrote the best letter to the editor in ages!!! It explains things better than all the baloney you hear on TV.

Her point:

Recently, large demonstrations have taken place across the country protesting the fact that Congress is finally addressing the issue of illegal immigration.

Certain people are angry that the US might protect its own borders, might make it harder to sneak into this country and, once here, to stay indefinitely.

Let me see if I correctly understand the thinking behind these protests.

Let's say I break into your house. Let's say that when you discover me in your house, you insist I leave.

But I say, "I've made all the beds and washed the dishes and done the laundry and swept the floors. I've done all the things you don't like to do. I'm hard-working and honest (except for when I broke into your house).

According to the protesters:

You are REQUIRED to let me stay in your house. You are REQUIRED to add me to your family's insurance plan. You are REQUIRED to educate my children. You are REQUIRED to provide other benefits to me & to my family (my husband will do all of your yard work because he is also hard-working and honest, except for that breaking in part).

If you try to call the police or force me out, I will call my friends who will picket your house carrying signs that proclaim MY RIGHT to be there (in your house I broke into).

It's only fair, after all, because you have a nicer house than I do and I'm just trying to better myself. I'm a hard-working and honest person, except for, well, you know, I did break into your house.

And what a deal it is for me!!!

I live in your house, contributing only a fraction of the cost of my keep and there is nothing you can do about it without being accused of cold, uncaring, selfish, prejudiced and bigoted behavior.

Oh yeah, I DEMAND that you learn MY LANGUAGE!!! so you can communicate with me.

Why can't people see how ridiculous this is?! Only in America .

**This was a production of The Coalition
Against Illegal Immigration
(CAII). If you would like to
participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards,
email brianbonner90-at-gmail-dot-com and let us know at what level you would you would like to participate.


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