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Estudia espanol!

Richard31 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 1:47 PM
Illegal is illegal, and breeds more illegality to support and escape the consequences of the original criminal act. And the majority of Hispanic _citizens_ recognize this. My Hispanic brother-in-law is a confirmed Obamist - and even he opposes amnesty.

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