As an American of Mexican Heritage  

rm_incoherant 40M
6 posts
4/28/2006 8:29 pm

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4/28/2006 8:30 pm

As an American of Mexican Heritage


This is from a Hispanic who lives in Texas. He's had a column in the Fort Worth Star Telegram and as you can see, expresses himself very well.



ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL



I can almost assure you that everyone who is a true American was sickened when you saw multitudes of protesters carrying Mexican flags protesting the new Immigration Reform Bill in the Senate. This display of Mexican flags should give you a heads up on where these protesters allegiance lies their hearts are in Mexico and their bellies are in the United States.

As an American of Mexican Heritage, I want to set the record straight. American Hispanics are not all thrilled with illegal immigration. I, for more than 20 years, tried desperately to bring this national debacle to the attention of the American people. I had the privilege of writing for several newspapers, appeared on national and local TV and radio programs, and was asked by many political groups to address this serious problem affecting my former community (north Fort Worth), city, state, and our country. Many will question how I can speak on this subject with some authority. My simple answer is: I lived with the problem! Trust me, it was no picnic. Never in my life (I'm 6 had I witnessed the lawlessness, the deterioration of my community, and the black market criminal underground activities attributed to the influx of illegal immigrants.

To add injury to insult, politicians soon caved in to the many demands of illegal immigrants. Notably: bilingual education, bilingual ballots, welfare aid, free medical care, etc. Through all this national disgrace allowed by our politicians, have you all noticed that no one ever blames the useless, corrupt, and disgraceful government of Mexico? In contrast, they lambaste and criticize our country. How does that grab you?

When I addressed the dangers of our porous border between Mexico and the United States, and the lax security of our nation, no one paid attention. As I observed the situation, the problem was perceived to be between American Hispanic communities and illegal immigrants. White Americans it seemed assumed that the problem was not theirs to deal with. In other words they were, asleep at the wheel. However, 9-11 soon woke them up. Lets be honest with each other here, white Americans vote in far larger numbers than Hispanics do. And most politicians (Democrats and Republicans) in our city, state, and federal governments are white. Thus, who is more suited to fix this national disaster? I'm sure most of you know what the answer is.

In summation, I'm pleading with white American voters to join me in sending our politicians (Democrats and Republicans) a strong message that we will not tolerate illegal immigrants telling us how to make government policy that will make it easier for them to break our laws. Hope you will join me in this endeavor in our upcoming elections.



James H. Reza

4204 Grand Lake

Lake Worth, Texas 76135



Please pass this on...it just might get to the other Veterans and VFW, American Legions and to those that truly believe that we will not give our country away!


LilSquirt_4mfm 67M/67F
3394 posts
4/28/2006 9:08 pm

will pass it on .. thanks .....so well said.

so sad for your wonderfull country .... it's gotten so "illegals" are refered to bi many of your politicos as "immigrants" .. sheeesh .. .that has to make "legals" who played straight ball pissed?????.


dandelion60540 106F
76 posts
4/28/2006 9:23 pm

Thank you for sharing this. Blogland has had a lot to say about this today. You post helps.


no_acronym 60M

4/28/2006 9:27 pm

How very liberal of you. Reaching out to Democrats as well as Republicans to pull the 2 together on an issue. Speak for yourself--I don't cozy up to Democrats on anything. They're trash. Why don't you go back to Mexico and improve THAT place. Then, the illegals will go back behind you and start improving the Central America as a whole. If all of you jump on our "ship" like you've been doing, then it'll sink. I'm not willing to co-operate with you here. Go back there, make it better, and we can engage in a commerce far greater than if all of you come here. If you stay here and start talking like I read in your piece, you just spout Liberal Talking Points. I've heard that baloney for years out of white American Liberals. Phooey. They're idiots.


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