Blue collar

United States

#1 Jul 22, 2010
Cobden used to be a town I was proud to call home, however in recent years it has become an infestation of Mexicans. And greedy ass real estate agents continue to sell to these unwanteds (green card) or not for straight up cash money. Linda Lence, a resident and native of Cobden is alot of the problem and it has become a concern of many on what steps to take, Little Mexico as Cobden is now refered to has become exactly what fruit growers such as Bill Flamm have always wanted, "a drove of close live-in pickers and cheap Laborers". He is so proud of his accomplishments he doesn't even attend his own church, that currently has a spanish speaking priest and the priest prior could not even speak proper english. So heres a BIG thanks to the contributions made by upstanding people to ruin the reputation of a small Midwestern community that used to have alot of pride.....
Blue collar

United States

#2 Jul 22, 2010
Oh did I forget to mention, the Mexican's do not have to pay taxes for 7 years under current government law, thanks again
southern IL outdoorsman

San Diego, CA

#3 Feb 14, 2011
Well, let's drive them out. Can't just sit by and watch it go away. Put up signs, get support. Trust me, plenty of Southern Illinoisans are tired of these illegal Mexicans here. You'll gain support fast. Contact ICE and get some raids done and let them know that we f***ing hate them. Hopefully some will leave. Boycott Flamms. If the orchard is gone there goes there work....
CONCERNED CITIZEN

United States

#4 Feb 14, 2011
I WORK AT FLAMMS---LOL ---AND THEY ARE LEGAL--GO THROUGH ALL THE PAPERWORK AND ALL..SO IF YOU BOYCOTT BETTER START WITH THE WHOLE TOWN OF COBDEN. I REALLY DONT SEE HOW OTHER THAN A MEXICAN CAN GO OUT AND WORK IN THAT HOT HEAT LIKE THEY DO,,ITS HOT..I DO NOT SEE NO WHITE BOY OUT THERE IN THAT HEAT THE WAY THEY DO. ITS NOT FLAMMS FAULT
concerned

United States

#5 Feb 15, 2011
If the orchard us gone there goes the work!!! Are you serious??? You are all nuts, the orchard is responsible for a lot if revenue for our community, it also provides summer/part time work for WHITE teenagers!! Gilster Mary Lee employs more illegal/legals than Flamms/Rendlemans/Brumleve/Bas s, etc put together.......the solution is NOT to shut down local businesses. I live in Cobden and see first hand the reference to Little Mexico, etc and I'm not happy about it, but I'm not about to start boycotting my neighbors and put anyone out if business. Start with the government!!!!! Leave a thriving business alone!!
Anonymous

United States

#6 Mar 10, 2011
Just fyi they do pay taxes so learn ur facts before u state them wrong mmmk thanx. & who's guna take ove the mexicans aka pickers as u call them cuz its some hard ass work and aint no white boys doing it. Just b glad they work. They r very hard workers

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