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I don't want anyone voting that is uninterested in going to the polls unless they are bribed. newsandopinions dot net
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Immigration Is American

Bill258 Wrote: Sep 17, 2014 1:09 PM
"America needs immigrants." === I don't need low-education, low-income illegal aliens receiving my income / wealth from authoritarian politicians. newsandopinions dot net
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Harry Reid's Gaffes Just Keep on Coming

Bill258 Wrote: Aug 26, 2014 9:15 AM
"Harry Reid's Gaffes Just Keep on Coming == You can't fix stupid. newsandopinions dot net
When Given A Choice, Wisconsin Government Employees Flee Unions == American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Leadership (AFSCME) Council 40 (Madison) reported 32,310 members in 2009. In a May filing, membership had dwindled to 13,256. AFSCME Leadership Council 48 (Milwaukee) reported that its membership was 3405, down from the 9043 in 2010. The unions have taken financial hits as well. Council 40 reported taking in $5.5 million in annual membership dues in the May report, down from the almost $10 million it reported in 2011. Council 48 reported taking in $0.73 million, down from $2 million in 2011. newsandopinions dot net
If my Social Security taxes had been placed in a private account and earned only 4.46% per year, the current monthly income would be equal to the monthly after-tax payment I receive. When I die, my heirs would receive $338,000. Instead, they will receive nothing from Social Security. newsandopinions dot net
As of March 2010, there were 1500 kiosks in 400 McDonald's restaurants in France to substitute and supplement employees. The kiosks have allowed McDonald's to avoid some of the high payroll costs of dealing with France's minimum wage ... 12.22 an hour in U.S. dollars. McDonald's has kiosks in more than 7000 restaurants in Europe. As soon as 2016, Panera's 1,800 restaurants will replace all of their cashiers with kiosks. A sushi-chain in Japan has robots making food that customers order on a touch screen. A conveyer belt delivers the food, and a computer tracks customer purchases and automates their bill payment. newsandopinions dot net
Denver homeless shelters say the legalization of marijuana has contributed to an increase in the number of young people living on the city's streets. Urban Peak, which specifically helps homeless youth: the majority of new young people it is seeing say they're in Colorado because of marijuana. St. Francis Center, a daytime homeless shelter: pot is the 2nd most frequently volunteered reason for being in Colorado. Salvation Army's men's shelter: an increase in the number of 18- to 25-year-olds ... a quarter of the increase was related to marijuana, including some who moved hoping to find work in the marijuana industry. newsandopinions dot net
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Liberals Come Late to the Pot Party

Bill258 Wrote: Aug 06, 2014 9:41 AM
Denver homeless shelters say the legalization of marijuana has contributed to an increase in the number of young people living on the city's streets. Urban Peak, which specifically helps homeless youth: the majority of new young people it is seeing say they're in Colorado because of marijuana. St. Francis Center, a daytime homeless shelter: pot is the 2nd most frequently volunteered reason for being in Colorado. Salvation Army's men's shelter: an increase in the number of 18- to 25-year-olds ... a quarter of the increase was related to marijuana, including some who moved hoping to find work in the marijuana industry. newsandopinions dot net
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Stop the Coming Obamnesty!

Bill258 Wrote: Aug 01, 2014 10:22 AM
Obama intends "to act broadly and generously" on behalf of the "millions and millions" of illegal immigrants === ... generous with my money. newsandopinions dot net
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Stop the Coming Obamnesty!

Bill258 Wrote: Aug 01, 2014 10:21 AM
In 2012, there were 2.7 million immigrants from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala … 60% of them illegal aliens. 57% of households headed by an El Salvadoran used at least 1 major welfare program, as did 54% of Honduran households and 49% of Guatemalan households. By comparison, 24% of households headed by a native-born American used at least 1 of these programs. 54% of Guatemalan immigrants between 25 and 65 have not graduated from high school. The figures for Salvadorans and Hondurans are 53% and 44%, respectively. The corresponding figure for native-born Americans is 7%. 32% of Honduran immigrants and their young children (under 18) live in poverty; as do 31% of Guatemalan immigrants and their children, and 28% of Salvadoran immigrants and their children. The corresponding figure for native-born Americans and their children is 14%. newsandopinions dot net
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