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Tired in Texas Wrote: May 24, 2012 6:16 PM
Unfortunately, the problem is that most illegal immigrants, like the Muslim population in France, do not want to assimilate. They want to maintain their language and customs while obtaining welfare, medical and education benefits paid for by US citizens, and earn as many American dollars as they can to send to their families back in Mexico. Most have no desire to become Americans.

In the recent French presidential election, Nicolas Sarkozy was narrowly defeated by Francois Hollande.  Faced with a similar financial crisis as much of Europe and raging unemployment, Sarkozy had championed cutbacks in government spending, but Hollande had promised even more government largesse, "Austerity can no longer be inevitable!" he declared in his Sunday night victory speech. 

Below is a photo of the Hollande victory celebration in La Bastille Plaza in Paris, historic site of the French Revolution. The text that follows the photo is not mine, but is from a trusted source, and includes a message from his...

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