Hispanic numbers continue to grow

Hispanic numbers continue to grow

There are 50 comments on the Las Cruces Sun-News story from Mar 17, 2011, titled Hispanic numbers continue to grow. In it, Las Cruces Sun-News reports that:

If Las Cruces and Dona Ana County were only identified by a color, it would probably be brown.

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Captain America

Albuquerque, NM

#25 Mar 18, 2011
LC Viejo wrote:
Racism here in LC exists.. as more of us viejos retire to here. get real "gringos" they do not want us here.
In a conversation I had with city manager, I noted that Lc was not a retirement friendly town.. he laughed and said I was fool for thinking that.
I wish I could leave; my home has been on market for a year now.. no buyer. I tried to give to NMSU.. they showed me the door; I tried to give it to Mesilla Valley Habitat for Humanity.. same treatment (Habitat apparently only accepts property from crony builders/developers seeking a tax write-off).
Moving here in retirement was the biggest mistake I ever made.. LC is not retirement friendly.
Anyone looking for a 2 year old home on the East Mesa? I got a deal for you.
I'll give you $50
just wunderin

Ashburn, VA

#26 Mar 18, 2011
... what I want to know is what percentage of these Hispanics or "brownies" actually speak English fluently ???... or what percentage of this same group are legal American citizens and living in Doņa Ana County legally ... or how many have obtained social security cards or drivers licenses in the proper manner ... Sun-News writers, do you have THESE numbers ???
Captain America

Albuquerque, NM

#27 Mar 18, 2011
just wunderin wrote:
... what I want to know is what percentage of these Hispanics or "brownies" actually speak English fluently ???... or what percentage of this same group are legal American citizens and living in Doņa Ana County legally ... or how many have obtained social security cards or drivers licenses in the proper manner ... Sun-News writers, do you have THESE numbers ???
I want to know what percentage of bigots don't use proper sentence structure.

“Irony, metaphor, film @ eleven”

Since: Feb 08

Old Mesilla/New Las Cruces

#28 Mar 18, 2011
"Hispanic numbers continue to grow".

They DO know what causes that, don't they?
hombre de la tierra

Palmerston North, New Zealand

#29 Mar 18, 2011
American wrote:
<quoted text>
Actually, the USA was considered "Anglo" almost entirely. Thanks to Ted Kennedy and his "Immigration Act of 1965 this put quotas on white immigration from Europe and encouraged opened up larger numbers of non-white immigration into the USA. Ted Kennedy did a lot of damage to the USA.
I am neither Latino nor Anglo, and my master's research focussed on the 1965 Immigration Act. The person to whom I reply needs to do their homework. The 1965 Immigration Act was signed by Lyndon Johnson, and it increased immigration quotas on NON-whites with the consequence of more people immigrating from Latin America. In the history of the US, originally only the British were white, even the Irish were not white. "White" was gradually expanded to include Germans and Dutch, then people from Southern and Eastern Europe. Lyndon Johnson (and perhaps Ted Kennedy) made US immigration laws less racist because it is the morally and economically appropriate thing to do. It's sad that 46 years later people think like the person above. I hope they live a long, long time so that they can suffer with seeing a Hispanic US president, more economic development in Latin America and increasing poverty among white good old boys who no longer have easy money unionized factory jobs in the rust belt.

Since: Aug 09

Location hidden

#30 Mar 18, 2011
stopTAGGING ourWALLS wrote:
"Hispanic numbers continue to grow".
They DO know what causes that, don't they?
Nope, their repressed mommies forgot to tell them where babies come from.
Hmmm

Las Cruces, NM

#31 Mar 18, 2011
LCGirl wrote:
So, thats it I am a minority.
Where are my scholarships? My free things, My Anglo Business Money, My Anglo Chamber of Commerce, Getting a sticker now with "White is beautiful" on it??(I saw a sticker saying "Black is beautiful" the other day.
Other Stickers and Stuff I should get
"White Power" instead of "Black Power"
"White Scholarship fund" instead of "Hispanic Scholarship fund"
"Support Whites across America" instead the Hispanic Version
Help for Anglo entrepreneurs instead Help for Hispanic entrepreneurs
btw - all those groups I listed for Anglo exists for Hispanics, Blacks and Asians, American Indians, etc. The only White Scholarship fund ever in existence was shut down in the 90's saying they were discriminating against non-whites lol http://www.discriminations.us/2006/11/a_white...
I could go on, but I think I covered most of it? Or did I?
I am a dying breed anyway. I have blonde hair, blue eyes, so do all my children. However all of my children are either dating brown eyes or non whites. So shrug,, dying breed, gone within 50 years, so they say. I won't care I am not going to see it.
Hey, you left out WET (White Entertainment Television, as opposed to BET) LOL!

Being a white guy, I never got any preferential treatment based upon who my parents and grandparents were.
a good laugh

Artesia, NM

#32 Mar 18, 2011
Captain America wrote:
<quoted text>
I'll give you $50
I bid $60
Hmmm

Las Cruces, NM

#34 Mar 18, 2011
Ooops wrote:
If Las Cruces and Dona Ana County were only identified by a color, it would absolutely be shitbrown.
As a white man, I sincerely hope that I will see a society whose value is based upon merit rather than race in my lifetime. That said, YOU are a genuine dirt bag.
Country Girl

Albuquerque, NM

#35 Mar 18, 2011
The problem is not really the race, it is the culture in which they have been brought up. Most do not speak spanish or english fluently or properly,which is sad. We teach our young people by example, which none of us are doing a very good job, or we would not need the welfare system to live on, or work and complain about supporting those who don't/can't/won't support themselves. We are creatures of habit why would we want to change our ticket on the gravy train? Years ago as a single mom I was totally embarassed to get food stamps, today people share it with everyone. We have to work to change the mentality before we can fix the problem. A simple solution is everyone gets 4 years, long enough to get a degree. The 1st year, no matter what you recieve 100% of the benefits, they won't go up or down no matter what, the 2nd year it is decreased by 25 % and each year after until the 4th year when you are totally off the system. By then you will have really worked to get a better life or you are SOL. Just a thought.
Country Girl

Albuquerque, NM

#36 Mar 18, 2011
I would even donate money every month to cover drug testing before you got benefits.

Since: Jan 09

Red Bank, NJ

#37 Mar 19, 2011
Las Cruces. All the hype calling that place one of the best to retire. Best if you are brown should be the headline. Perhaps NM can just give that whole county back to Mexico. The natives will be more comfortable there and in their natural environment.
Captain America

Las Cruces, NM

#39 Mar 19, 2011
Ooops wrote:
With all the hispanic men in jail and given the hispanic culture to breed early, it'll start diluting the race when white dudes start bangin all those horny mexican broads.
I don't know how much history you know, but like 500 years ago all these white dudes came from spain and boned all the natives, and now 500 years later YOU still have a problem, so your plan might take some time to work.
Mike Rundell

Albuquerque, NM

#40 Mar 19, 2011
yes wrote:
<quoted text>Yes you are dying breed and along with you the rest of society. No more technical advancements or inventions. No more civilized behaivor. Bye Bye civilization as we know it and back to the stone age.
Thanks, leave the key on the coffee table when u leave.
Mike Rundell

Albuquerque, NM

#42 Mar 19, 2011
just wunderin wrote:
... what I want to know is what percentage of these Hispanics or "brownies" actually speak English fluently ???... or what percentage of this same group are legal American citizens and living in Doņa Ana County legally ... or how many have obtained social security cards or drivers licenses in the proper manner ... Sun-News writers, do you have THESE numbers ???
Does it matter? The point is that hispanic numbers continue to grow, burro.
Mike Rundell

Albuquerque, NM

#43 Mar 19, 2011
Lake Trash wrote:
Las Cruces. All the hype calling that place one of the best to retire. Best if you are brown should be the headline. Perhaps NM can just give that whole county back to Mexico. The natives will be more comfortable there and in their natural environment.
I will take it. Thanks, trailer trash or whoever u are.
Mexican Hick

Albuquerque, NM

#44 Mar 19, 2011
a good laugh wrote:
<quoted text> I bid $60
$61!!
Mexican Hick

Albuquerque, NM

#45 Mar 19, 2011
American wrote:
<quoted text>
Actually, the USA was considered "Anglo" almost entirely. Thanks to Ted Kennedy and his "Immigration Act of 1965 this put quotas on white immigration from Europe and encouraged opened up larger numbers of non-white immigration into the USA. Ted Kennedy did a lot of damage to the USA.
Almost entirely? What about all the native americans who had their livelihoods uprooted, you arrogant cow pattie?
Mexican Hick

Albuquerque, NM

#46 Mar 19, 2011
stopTAGGING ourWALLS wrote:
"Hispanic numbers continue to grow".
They DO know what causes that, don't they?
Anglo saxons wrote the book. Whats wrong with using their game plan?
Mexican Hick

Albuquerque, NM

#47 Mar 19, 2011
Hmmm wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey, you left out WET (White Entertainment Television, as opposed to BET) LOL!
Being a white guy, I never got any preferential treatment based upon who my parents and grandparents were.
white what? What the hell is that supposed to mean? That u have no culture? Youre upbringing is based on money only? That you and other "whites" hijack other cultures for your benefit? Drinking and peeing all over yourself during cinco de mayo or St. Pattys day because you have nothing to show besides money? wheres your identity, redcoat? Or should i say, brown coat (nazi)?

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