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NAACP sees 'celebratory' tone in S.C.'s Civil War ceremonies

There are 381 comments on the Thestate.com story from Jan 17, 2011, titled NAACP sees 'celebratory' tone in S.C.'s Civil War ceremonies. In it, Thestate.com reports that:

Hot-button political issues, including the commemoration of the Civil War and immigration reform, will be the focus of today’s King Day at the Dome march and rally.

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“YESHUA IS LORD”

Since: Apr 07

GAWGIA (GEORGIA)

#1 Jan 17, 2011
What are they celebrating, the fact that the south got its ass handed to it by the North,lol? What fools these mortals be.

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#2 Jan 17, 2011
"Henderson said he wants to spur African-Americans to defend birthright citizenship.“Those in the African-American community have seen this kind of attack on citizenship before.”

(CBS) It was 5 a.m. and CBS News national correspondent Byron Pitts is with
a woman who is nine months pregnant. She's rushed to a south Texas hospital
to undergo a C-section - a $4,700 medical procedure that won't cost her a
dime. She qualifies for emergency Medicaid.

She gave birth to a healthy, 8 1/2 pound baby boy - born in America. His
Mexican mother gave him an American name: Eliot.

Eliot is one of an estimated 300,000 children of illegal immigrants born in
the United States every year, according to the Pew Hispanic Center. They're
given instant citizenship because they are born on U.S. soil, which makes it
easier for their parents to become U.S. citizens.

That's because those babies can eventually sponsor their parents - when they
turn 21 years old.

As for Eliot's mother, no longer as fearful of deportation, she told CBS
News her name, Fabiola, and her story.

"So your son is an American citizen. What does that mean to you?" Pitts
asked.

"I am very glad that he was born. That's why I came here - so my children,
my husband and I could have a better life," she said through a translator.

Back in December, when she was six months pregnant, Fabiola, her husband and
their two daughters - ages 4 and 11 - crossed the Rio Grande from Mexico
into the U.S.

Once on the other side of the river they walked for two hours in search of a
better life and free medical care for their unborn child.

"Do many women in Mexico make the choice to have their children in the
United States?" Pitts asked.

"Yes," she said through a translator. "I know people who have done that.
Things are much better here in the U.S. because they help children so much
more."

It's a "better" life ... that American taxpayers help pay for.

Take healthcare for example -- an estimated $1.1 billion per year for
undocumented men, women and children, according to the Rand Corporation.

Joe Riley is the CEO of the McAllen Texas Medical Center near the
Texas-Mexico border. Forty percent of the children born there, nearly 2,400
last year, were the babies of illegal immigrants.

Riley has seen and heard it all.

"Mothers about to give birth that walk up to the hospital still wet from
swimming across the river in actual labor . dirty, wet, cold," he said.

But here to have a child?

"Here to have a child in the U.S.," he said.

McAllen is part of a large hospital system. Like all hospitals, it is
mandated by law to treat all emergency-room patients, not verify
citizenship.

"We have uncompensated care of over $200 million a year," Riley said.

"Of money that you'll never see again?" Pitts asked.

"Yes," he said.

Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, said: "It is not fair to the taxpayers who have
to foot the bill."

Congress has all but given up on comprehensive immigration reform. But
lawmakers like Smith want to solve birth citizenship to illegal immigrants,
in part by challenging the 14th Amendment, which guarantees U.S. citizenship
to any child born in America.

"It seems fundamentally wrong that we ought to give the greatest honor of
their citizenship," Smith said. "His or her mother came across the border
illegally."

Many Americans who struggle to take care of their own families think it is
unfair that they should take care of a family and they are not U.S.
citizens.

"I don't understand the resentment," said. "I know that God will help them,
too."

That's what Fabiola's doing for young Eliot. Relying on her faith, her
family . and the U.S. government.

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Al Sharptune

Chapin, SC

#3 Jan 17, 2011
naacp was founded by marxist left wingers and is a racist group. Just like me and jesse - it's all about money - splc - naacp - all dese left wing propaganda groups. Obammy's father was a communist and his mentor Frank Davis was a communist.

“It matters but not very much”

Since: Oct 07

Houston, TX

#4 Jan 17, 2011
The NAACP wants to rewrite history, just like any other race-centric, marxist oriented group does. Look at La Raza.
Jawga Boy

Atlanta, GA

#5 Jan 17, 2011
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Ahhhhhhhh, good Ol' Dixie!

The Yankees won the battle, but we won the war!

oh_Really_now

“see where the hands are?”

Since: Sep 10

Bigot, Haiti

#6 Jan 17, 2011
Didn't the naacp see racism in a Hallmark card?

Rico from East LA

“But it's so Racist”

Since: Mar 10

United States

#7 Jan 17, 2011
Independent patriot wrote:
The NAACP wants to rewrite history, just like any other race-centric, marxist oriented group does. Look at La Raza.
Just like you love to try & rewrite the 14th amendment!

Constitutional Revisionism anyone!

LMFAO

Rico from East LA

“But it's so Racist”

Since: Mar 10

United States

#8 Jan 17, 2011
The Honkeys of the Confederacy got their sorry azzes kicked all over the South.

When their descendants try for another civil war we'll kicks their sorry azzes again!

America F**K yea!!!
Miss Matherne

United States

#9 Jan 17, 2011
Andrew Davis II - "My Dream (MLK Tribute)"

Song: http://www.box.net/shared/1govvkuuff
Video:


“Today the nation acknowledges the birth, life, and legend of Martin Luther King Jr. As you all know, one of the most prevalent themes in my music, namely my lead single is that I’m Living My Dream. I’m living my dream today, ALL OF US ARE, because Martin Luther King Jr. had his, lived for his, and DIED for his.
In tribute of the great legacy of Martin Luther King Jr, here is a song I recorded called “My Dream (MLK)”. Enjoy. Remember. Respect. Dream.”

“It matters but not very much”

Since: Oct 07

Houston, TX

#10 Jan 17, 2011
Rico from East LA wrote:
<quoted text>
Just like you love to try & rewrite the 14th amendment!
Constitutional Revisionism anyone!
LMFAO
And it's just like you to miss the point.

Rico from East LA

“But it's so Racist”

Since: Mar 10

United States

#11 Jan 17, 2011
Independent patriot wrote:
<quoted text>
And it's just like you to miss the point.
The point is that people like you look at everything with horse blinds on. Not a surprise that a person of your great psycho AWE would miss that point!

Since: Jan 11

El Paso, TX

#12 Jan 17, 2011
Rico from East LA wrote:
<quoted text>
The point is that people like you look at everything with horse blinds on. Not a surprise that a person of your great psycho AWE would miss that point!
Rico please tell me what you know about War?

Rico from East LA

“But it's so Racist”

Since: Mar 10

United States

#13 Jan 17, 2011
Afghan - Iraq Vet wrote:
<quoted text> Rico please tell me what you know about War?
I know enough to not have been a fool to voluntary be cannon fodder like 4000+ other Americans who lost their lives trying to be heroes! May they all rest in peace!

Have anymore stupid questions?

Since: Jan 11

El Paso, TX

#14 Jan 17, 2011
Rico from East LA wrote:
<quoted text>
I know enough to not have been a fool to voluntary be cannon fodder like 4000+ other Americans who lost their lives trying to be heroes! May they all rest in peace!
Have anymore stupid questions?
You were not able to serve our nation.

Since: Jan 11

El Paso, TX

#15 Jan 17, 2011
Rico is a little skinny worm that wishes he could be something one day. Join a gang if they would have you. The Military droped you. Loser! Now dont cry worm.

“It matters but not very much”

Since: Oct 07

Houston, TX

#16 Jan 17, 2011
Rico from East LA wrote:
<quoted text>
The point is that people like you look at everything with horse blinds on. Not a surprise that a person of your great psycho AWE would miss that point!
The point is that the NAACP can't make history go away, no matter how badly they want to. What's psycho about that? Your claim I have blinders on because I can see that history can't be erased makes YOU sound a bit stupid. What's the matter that you should allow yourself to appear so moronic? Did the Rico on the last shift piss in your coffee cup?

Since: Jan 11

El Paso, TX

#17 Jan 17, 2011
Afghan - Iraq Vet wrote:
<quoted text> ?.
You were not able to serve our great Nation, Why? Rico, do you know or ever figured out how to be a man? Do you take care of a family, do you have children and support them. Or you live with Mommy? You are quite vocal in your opinions and it is within your rights. Which people like me insure that. But when you down my Country While living here. You just gained an Enemey.

Rico from East LA

“But it's so Racist”

Since: Mar 10

United States

#18 Jan 17, 2011
Afghan - Iraq Vet wrote:
<quoted text> You were not able to serve our nation.
I used to overhaul GE CF6 family of commercial turbine engines, F-404, and LMI2600 turbine engines for a few years. Great pride in knowing that I served my country as a civilian during the Gulf War by providing airworthy CF6-50 engines for KC-10 fuelers for the Airforce during their air campaign in the Gulf.

Anymore silly questions?

Since: Jan 11

El Paso, TX

#19 Jan 17, 2011
Rico from East LA please inform me on the latest around the world.

Rico from East LA

“But it's so Racist”

Since: Mar 10

United States

#20 Jan 17, 2011
Afghan - Iraq Vet wrote:
Rico is a little skinny worm that wishes he could be something one day. Join a gang if they would have you. The Military droped you. Loser! Now dont cry worm.
Looks like you sniffed a little too much of Sadams nerve gASS!!

You poor soul!

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