Attacks on Mexican immigrants often g...

Attacks on Mexican immigrants often go unreported

There are 31 comments on the Philly.com story from Jun 15, 2009, titled Attacks on Mexican immigrants often go unreported. In it, Philly.com reports that:

One moment, Cerelino Velasquez was riding his bike on South Eighth Street near Christian, enjoying an April night as he pedaled home from his job at a nearby pizza shop about 10.

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Shameful

Fredericksburg, VA

#1 Jun 16, 2009
It is pathetic that he had to come here to earn a living for his family in another country. Did he come here legally with a visa or any required shots?

It is illegal for him to be hired and the pizza shop should be fined?

Since he fathered 3 children and took on the resonsibilities of a family man, does he have health insurance to pay for the enormous bills we all face in this country?

Doesn't his country or countrymen have any pizza shops in Mexico for him to work at?

Sad story but I am fully aware that thousands of illegals have p_ssed somebody off with their lies, dealing, cheating, gangs, crimes, rapes, threats, etc.

I abhore violence upon anyone and I believe people should stay in their home nations where they have familial and nation support by their own gov't and laws that protect them.

I live here and I expect my gov't to protect American citizens against illegals who take jobs, smuggle drugs, and commit crimes here.

Again, it is always safer in one's own home country, isn't it?

Makes for a good news story but is shameful behavior when one leaves his family for another country.
Are You Serious

Landenberg, PA

#3 Jun 26, 2009
Dude, you make me ashamed to be an American. Obviously there wasn't work for him in Mexico or he wouldn't have chosen to come all the way to Philadelphia to support his family. Why would you hold it against someone because he can't afford health insurance? Just because not everyone's daddy is as rich as yours doesn't mean you should look down on them. Can you serious think it is right for this human being to be brutally beaten and robbed because he is from a different country? Wake up man, realize its you that is pathetic.
Seriously

East New Market, MD

#4 Jun 26, 2009
Are You Serious wrote:
Dude, you make me ashamed to be an American. Obviously there wasn't work for him in Mexico or he wouldn't have chosen to come all the way to Philadelphia to support his family. Why would you hold it against someone because he can't afford health insurance? Just because not everyone's daddy is as rich as yours doesn't mean you should look down on them. Can you serious think it is right for this human being to be brutally beaten and robbed because he is from a different country? Wake up man, realize its you that is pathetic.
I believe as a good, proud American, you, who suppport illegal behavior and illegals in the US, should also seriously open your bottomless wallets to assist them in their bottomless plight.

Also, when illegals are seriously adding to the violence and crime in the US, please negotiate with them as they hold their guns and knives on American citizens as they are robbed and threatened.

Also, when they are raping and killing women and children in te US, seriously consider how you would offer your own body in lieu of theirs.

Seriously think about assisting them in their vile and dangerous gang membership and recruiting.
Think you could help when they cook or smuggle crack or meth to be sold to our kids who will have serious health and financial problems forever?

Also, could you seriously consider resurrecting the thousands of our family members already killed by illegals who simply wanted a small job?

Seriously, when they send millions of their violently earned millions back to Mexico, could you think of a plan to assist the US citizens whose lives have been finanacially devastated by some of these monsters whom you support?

I have never perpetrated violence upon anyone nor do I support those who support "poor" illegals whom they know nothing about. If you care to seriously stop their crimes and stop costing us millions, have at it. If not, start to pay for them yourself.
LMO

Fairfield, CT

#5 Jun 30, 2009
Seriously wrote:
<quoted text>
I believe as a good, proud American, you, who suppport illegal behavior and illegals in the US, should also seriously open your bottomless wallets to assist them in their bottomless plight.
Also, when illegals are seriously adding to the violence and crime in the US, please negotiate with them as they hold their guns and knives on American citizens as they are robbed and threatened.
Also, when they are raping and killing women and children in te US, seriously consider how you would offer your own body in lieu of theirs.
Seriously think about assisting them in their vile and dangerous gang membership and recruiting.
Think you could help when they cook or smuggle crack or meth to be sold to our kids who will have serious health and financial problems forever?
Also, could you seriously consider resurrecting the thousands of our family members already killed by illegals who simply wanted a small job?
Seriously, when they send millions of their violently earned millions back to Mexico, could you think of a plan to assist the US citizens whose lives have been finanacially devastated by some of these monsters whom you support?
I have never perpetrated violence upon anyone nor do I support those who support "poor" illegals whom they know nothing about. If you care to seriously stop their crimes and stop costing us millions, have at it. If not, start to pay for them yourself.
Hmm, looks like we have another moron in the forum here. So are you saying you'll be willing to pick corn for our farmers at a low enough cost to help them sustain their own way of life? The real problem is the lazy mf'ing Americans who don't work, sit home, live off welfare, collect medicare so they can pay for pain pills, oxycontin, percocet, ect. Americans are the f'n problem, not these Mexicans! Get your head out of your ass!!!!!
Global Citizen

Kansas City, MO

#6 Jul 17, 2009
I am a middle-aged, upper-middle class WASP whose ancestors came to this land long before it was and a nation and fought for the rights and freedoms enjoyed by ll Americans in this great country that we live in. I am ashamed by Shameful and Seriously's comments. As Americans, it is our job to set a good example to the rest of the world, to be generous and kind, and to protect the weak and oppressed and to welcome them to join us in this great experiment called democracy. Your bigoted comments are the antithesis of the American spirit!!! My forebearers did not fight and die for you to sit in judgement of others on the basis of their race, religion or national origin. Too bad there aren't any time machines so that you could go back in time and live in Nazi Germany or Communist Russia with people who share your attitude.
LMO

Denver, CO

#7 Jul 20, 2009
Global Citizen wrote:
I am a middle-aged, upper-middle class WASP whose ancestors came to this land long before it was and a nation and fought for the rights and freedoms enjoyed by ll Americans in this great country that we live in. I am ashamed by Shameful and Seriously's comments. As Americans, it is our job to set a good example to the rest of the world, to be generous and kind, and to protect the weak and oppressed and to welcome them to join us in this great experiment called democracy. Your bigoted comments are the antithesis of the American spirit!!! My forebearers did not fight and die for you to sit in judgement of others on the basis of their race, religion or national origin. Too bad there aren't any time machines so that you could go back in time and live in Nazi Germany or Communist Russia with people who share your attitude.
Good to see there is still some common sense and decency left in Pennsylvania. Bigotry and ignorance succeeds by the preservation of inbreeding--i'm convinced.
guardian

United States

#8 Oct 5, 2009
Are You Serious wrote:
Dude, you make me ashamed to be an American. Obviously there wasn't work for him in Mexico or he wouldn't have chosen to come all the way to Philadelphia to support his family. Why would you hold it against someone because he can't afford health insurance? Just because not everyone's daddy is as rich as yours doesn't mean you should look down on them. Can you serious think it is right for this human being to be brutally beaten and robbed because he is from a different country? Wake up man, realize its you that is pathetic.
If he came here legaly he is welcome to work here if not everything he has in this country should be confiscated and he should be deported. As for medical insurance the best way to make sure people buy health insurance is not by fining the people that work hard to provide for their famlies. the best way is to stop mandating hospitals render service to those that either do not have insurance or can not pay. Period. If this scumbag was here illegaly he should be deported and if he returns he should be put in prison and forced into hard labor like building roads to pay for his upkeep while in prison.
guardian

United States

#9 Oct 5, 2009
Global Citizen wrote:
I am a middle-aged, upper-middle class WASP whose ancestors came to this land long before it was and a nation and fought for the rights and freedoms enjoyed by ll Americans in this great country that we live in. I am ashamed by Shameful and Seriously's comments. As Americans, it is our job to set a good example to the rest of the world, to be generous and kind, and to protect the weak and oppressed and to welcome them to join us in this great experiment called democracy. Your bigoted comments are the antithesis of the American spirit!!! My forebearers did not fight and die for you to sit in judgement of others on the basis of their race, religion or national origin. Too bad there aren't any time machines so that you could go back in time and live in Nazi Germany or Communist Russia with people who share your attitude.
You are also an idiot to allow people to steal from you. Please remove all doors and windows from you're home to allow easier access to everyone that wants what you have worked for. Do not try to order you're neighbor to do the same unless of course he wants to give all he has worked for to any one that demands it. I for one am willing to share but I do not like criminals nor do I need to be forced to share with anyone I do not want to.
guardian

United States

#10 Oct 5, 2009
LMO wrote:
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Hmm, looks like we have another moron in the forum here. So are you saying you'll be willing to pick corn for our farmers at a low enough cost to help them sustain their own way of life? The real problem is the lazy mf'ing Americans who don't work, sit home, live off welfare, collect medicare so they can pay for pain pills, oxycontin, percocet, ect. Americans are the f'n problem, not these Mexicans! Get your head out of your ass!!!!!
And you should get you're lips off the dicks of the illegal scumbagg criminals.
LMO

Norristown, PA

#11 Oct 5, 2009
guardian wrote:
<quoted text>And you should get you're lips off the dicks of the illegal scumbagg criminals.
Another bigot--nothing new in the Topix forum. The day you get off your own ass and work nearly as hard as half of these Mexican immigrants, maybe then I'll take your half-witted advice.
LMO

Norristown, PA

#12 Oct 5, 2009
guardian wrote:
<quoted text>If he came here legaly he is welcome to work here if not everything he has in this country should be confiscated and he should be deported. As for medical insurance the best way to make sure people buy health insurance is not by fining the people that work hard to provide for their famlies. the best way is to stop mandating hospitals render service to those that either do not have insurance or can not pay. Period. If this scumbag was here illegaly he should be deported and if he returns he should be put in prison and forced into hard labor like building roads to pay for his upkeep while in prison.
All you blabber on about is the propaganda and biased news these border vigilantes post on their bigotry forums across the www.

Its blatantly obvious you dont have an education, as your logic is obscurred by personal ignorance. Eh, I'm not even going to go on arguing, you're not worth wasting my valuable oxygen on. Go out and check on your Confederate Flag, its windy out.
guardian

United States

#13 Oct 5, 2009
LMO wrote:
<quoted text>
Another bigot--nothing new in the Topix forum. The day you get off your own ass and work nearly as hard as half of these Mexican immigrants, maybe then I'll take your half-witted advice.
Amazing how racist and biggot are thrown around these days leaving the terms with almost zero meaning. But I have absolutly zero problems with immigrants I do however have a problem with criminals. You are a true idiot and I am sure you do not have doors or windows that would prevent anyone from entering you're house and taking what evre they want. After all these are just people that need or want what you have. And are willing to walk all the way to you're house to take it from you.You are obviously a racist and biggot since the first thought that comes to you're mind is race not fairness or law. or even sympathy for that mater only race seems to be important to you. Get a clue retard and stay out of my pockets.
West Grove Ed

Philadelphia, PA

#14 Oct 12, 2009
This forum is fairly entertaining.

Seems to me two views here.

First view is the obvious bigots. They stand out with flashing neon signs. Their passive aggressive comments under a do-good umbrella is too easy to spot.

The other is the feel good liberals. Their ancestors, like all of ours always are pictured on a boat... Well, these bleeding heart idiots of course were never on a boat, nor do they try to project what the actual truth onto the situation. The boat, the harbor, it was all legit. These people were coming here en masse, and there was no legal boundary preventing it. It was out in full view for the whole world to see, there are lots of goddamned pictures for Christ sake.

To which, any sane person, of which I'm the only one on this board it would seem would say - illegals? Get the hell out until you are legal. Morons who commit acts of violence against any human being regardless of residence status? Go to jail. End of the story.

What the F is so GD difficult folks, and why the F is there a board for idiots like you all to discuss it?

“I'm not nuts. Just different”

Since: Mar 08

Cheswold, Delaware.

#15 Oct 14, 2009
LMO wrote:
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Hmm, looks like we have another moron in the forum here. So are you saying you'll be willing to pick corn for our farmers at a low enough cost to help them sustain their own way of life? The real problem is the lazy mf'ing Americans who don't work, sit home, live off welfare, collect medicare so they can pay for pain pills, oxycontin, percocet, ect. Americans are the f'n problem, not these Mexicans! Get your head out of your ass!!!!!
Oh, I see. you are willing to overlook their illegal actions because they provide cheap labor.
Your greed is disgusting.
Scott

Chester, PA

#16 Oct 20, 2009
I'm a bit biased when it comes to illegal migrant workers. I grew up near a mushroom farm, which is really why we have so many illegal immigrants in this area to begin with. Most are hard working great people that should have a chance to come to American & live a wonderful life. We need to reform our immigration system. On the other hand American are willing to work "picking corn" if it provides a chance to earn a living. The only reason it doesn't provide that chance to make a living is because illegal immigrants get paid $8 an hour under the table to pick corn & mushrooms. It's really the employers that enable illegal immigrants. Crack down on them & we will see the number of illegal drop by some esimates 90%. If you worry about the illegal migrants, boycott the establishments that enable them.
John Raphter

Philadelphia, PA

#17 Oct 20, 2009
The real people at fault are those who take advantage of illegals by employing them at a shameful wage. They are cheating the American public by not paying taxes and contributing to Social Security, Medicare and such. They exploit workers whom will do whatever to eat. This is what is ruining this country. Mexicans, ask yourself " if I am willing to undercut the America workers wages, who will be the next group to undercut mine? History has shown that there is always someone willig to work for less.
truth

Ocoee, FL

#19 Oct 21, 2009
Illegal aliens are criminals... They bring in diseases . WQe have enough legal American aliens to work here . These people come in through customs and are checked for diseases. We don't need no more stinking illegal to bleed America dry. Come in the right way not the criminal way.
Karasov

Long Beach, CA

#20 Oct 23, 2009
Hey i like beans! without mexicans we cant have tacos burritos and the other shit they have.
Hassan Hussein

King Of Prussia, PA

#22 Sep 16, 2010
Global Citizen wrote:
I am a middle-aged, upper-middle class WASP whose ancestors came to this land long before it was and a nation and fought for the rights and freedoms enjoyed by ll Americans in this great country that we live in. I am ashamed by Shameful and Seriously's comments. As Americans, it is our job to set a good example to the rest of the world, to be generous and kind, and to protect the weak and oppressed and to welcome them to join us in this great experiment called democracy. Your bigoted comments are the antithesis of the American spirit!!! My forebearers did not fight and die for you to sit in judgement of others on the basis of their race, religion or national origin. Too bad there aren't any time machines so that you could go back in time and live in Nazi Germany or Communist Russia with people who share your attitude.
I like the way you think sir, just by listening to your speech I can tell you are well educated and very successful.
Hassan Hussein

King Of Prussia, PA

#23 Sep 16, 2010
truth wrote:
Illegal aliens are criminals... They bring in diseases . WQe have enough legal American aliens to work here . These people come in through customs and are checked for diseases. We don't need no more stinking illegal to bleed America dry. Come in the right way not the criminal way.
Who r ya? You act like your sh!t doesn't smell. Get a job! Read a book

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