Mythbusting on immigration

Mythbusting on immigration

There are 401 comments on the The Washington Post story from Aug 10, 2013, titled Mythbusting on immigration. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

Doug Massey , anyway. Massey is one of the nation's preeminent immigration scholars.

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#300 Oct 17, 2013
Bounzer wrote:
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Albino is not "white" in the common definition of the word. Albino is precisely that, albino.
I know what an albino is. Look at the picture, the child is clealy NOT an albino. Note the baby's eye color and hair color.

"But it is thought that baby Daniel, now 11 weeks old, has a slight genetic mutation. He is not an albino."

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-138...


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-138...

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#301 Oct 17, 2013
teddyr4me wrote:
<quoted text>I know what an albino is. Look at the picture, the child is clealy NOT an albino. Note the baby's eye color and hair color.
"But it is thought that baby Daniel, now 11 weeks old, has a slight genetic mutation. He is not an albino."
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-138...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-138...
S/B: clearly
Memo From Turner

Bellmore, NY

#302 Oct 17, 2013
Bounzer wrote:
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Did you read the post he was answering to?
Yes. Was there supposed to be some type of point to your question?
Vet

Fayetteville, GA

#303 Oct 17, 2013
Memo From Turner wrote:
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Yes. Was there supposed to be some type of point to your question?
Is there some type of point to your question?
Memo From Turner

Bellmore, NY

#304 Oct 17, 2013
Vet wrote:
<quoted text>Is there some type of point to your question?
Brilliant.

Did your secretary help you with that?
Vet

Fayetteville, GA

#305 Oct 17, 2013
Memo From Turner wrote:
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Brilliant.
Did your secretary help you with that?
No, did yours, you racist pr*ck?
Memo From Turner

Bellmore, NY

#306 Oct 17, 2013
Vet wrote:
<quoted text>No, did yours, you racist pr*ck?
I know you are linguistically challenged so let me help you out. Laughing at befuddled people does not make somebody "racist".
Oldglory

Coachella, CA

#307 Oct 17, 2013
Bounzer wrote:
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You're clueless and ignorant. Research the statistics and you'll find out who's really on Welfare, Sections 8 and other government subsidies.
Do you want me to prove it to you?
Yeah sure go right ahead. I can tell you right now that percentage wise to their population numbers that blacks and Hispanics are the highest recipients of welfare. You do know what percentage wise means, don't you?
Taxpayer

Rio Rancho, NM

#308 Oct 17, 2013
Oldglory wrote:
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Yeah sure go right ahead. I can tell you right now that percentage wise to their population numbers that blacks and Hispanics are the highest recipients of welfare. You do know what percentage wise means, don't you?
As a taxpayer, I couldn't care less about percentages. It's the aggregate amount that I am concerned about. 1% out of a group of 100 is 1. 1% out of a group of 1000 is 10. It is the latter that I am concerned about.

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#309 Oct 17, 2013
Memo From Turner wrote:
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Yes. Was there supposed to be some type of point to your question?
So you DID miss the point? I'm sure it's the only thing you missed.

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#310 Oct 17, 2013
teddyr4me wrote:
<quoted text>I know what an albino is. Look at the picture, the child is clealy NOT an albino. Note the baby's eye color and hair color.
"But it is thought that baby Daniel, now 11 weeks old, has a slight genetic mutation. He is not an albino."
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-138...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-138...
That IS an albino!!!! It's not white! Not white in the common definition of the word, and you know it!

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#311 Oct 17, 2013
teddyr4me wrote:
<quoted text>Stranger things have been know to happen, according to this story.
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-200111...
The very first post on that page "Valhalla0907 says: I think the baby is albino. My neighbors have a little girl with the condition, they have mixed heritage..."

And if it's not an albino, that father better ask for a DNA test!

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#312 Oct 17, 2013
Have any of you ever heard the saying "Never let the truth get in the way of a good story."

Well, that story is the epitome of that adage!

"White Baby Shocks Black Parents!"

Here, the truth is "the baby is albino." But what sells more, "Black parents have albino baby," or "Black parents have WHITE baby?" Did you get it?

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story!

SUCKERS!!!!!!!!
Relentless

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#314 Oct 19, 2013
Oldglory wrote:
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Yeah sure go right ahead. I can tell you right now that percentage wise to their population numbers that blacks and Hispanics are the highest recipients of welfare. You do know what percentage wise means, don't you?
Look stupid, here are the statistics.

Total welfare recipients is 12,800,000
Of that this is the racial break down:
White 38.8%= 4,966,400
Black 39.8%= 5,094,400
Latino 15.7%= 2,009,600

Total US population is 313,914,000
This is the racial make up of the population:
White 63%= 197,765,820
Black 13.1%= 41,122,734
Latino 16.9%= 53,051,466

With the figures above you calculate the percentage, of each race, that's on Welfare, here are the percentages:
Whites 2.51%
Blacks 12.39%
Latinos 3.79%

So there you have it stupid. The Blacks are the biggest free-loaders in the nation.
Relentless

Oakland, CA

#315 Oct 19, 2013
Taxpayer wrote:
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As a taxpayer, I couldn't care less about percentages. It's the aggregate amount that I am concerned about. 1% out of a group of 100 is 1. 1% out of a group of 1000 is 10. It is the latter that I am concerned about.
You're stupid!
Oldglory

Coachella, CA

#316 Oct 19, 2013
Relentless wrote:
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Look stupid, here are the statistics.
Total welfare recipients is 12,800,000
Of that this is the racial break down:
White 38.8%= 4,966,400
Black 39.8%= 5,094,400
Latino 15.7%= 2,009,600
Total US population is 313,914,000
This is the racial make up of the population:
White 63%= 197,765,820
Black 13.1%= 41,122,734
Latino 16.9%= 53,051,466
With the figures above you calculate the percentage, of each race, that's on Welfare, here are the percentages:
Whites 2.51%
Blacks 12.39%
Latinos 3.79%
So there you have it stupid. The Blacks are the biggest free-loaders in the nation.
You're the stupid one. You can't even comprehend your own statistics.

I'll repeat your own statistics for you.

Whites 2.51% are on welfare
Blacks 12.39% are on welfare
Latinos 3.79 percent are on welfare

Whites have the lowest percentages on welfare, duh.

You were saying?
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#317 Oct 20, 2013
teddyr4me wrote:
<quoted text>I know what an albino is. Look at the picture, the child is clealy NOT an albino. Note the baby's eye color and hair color.
"But it is thought that baby Daniel, now 11 weeks old, has a slight genetic mutation. He is not an albino."
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-138...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-138...
Even if it's a slight genetic mutation, it would be just that, a slight genetic mutation. That's not the norm.

And I'm sure that slight genetic mutation is due to the both parents having a slight bit of white DNA from the not too distant past.

Remember slave owners did have sex with their slaves. So both are very likely carrying their former owners genes in their gene pool.
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#318 Oct 20, 2013
Oldglory wrote:
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You're the stupid one. You can't even comprehend your own statistics.
I'll repeat your own statistics for you.
Whites 2.51% are on welfare
Blacks 12.39% are on welfare
Latinos 3.79 percent are on welfare
Whites have the lowest percentages on welfare, duh.
You were saying?
Woopty doo, Whites have the lowest percentage on Welfare. I suppose that's something to be proud of, but did you notice the discrepancy between Blacks and everyone else? Well did you? Or did you suddenly go blind?

Duh, you don't see the numbers clearly do you? Here let me clarify the matter for you, considering the Whites have been here in the US for many, many generations and considering that English is their native language and considering that they get all the perks for being white, such as better job position, highers salaries, etc...Despite all the advantages Whites have, why are they even on Welfare?

Now despite all the disadvantages that Latinos have, such as many being recent immigrants, many speaking English as a second language, or not speaking English at all, and many not getting the perks that the White people get, you know, better positions, higher salaries, etc., they are just 1.28 percentage points higher than Whites.

Latinos are doing much better than Whites. Considering the advantages and disadvantages between Latinos and Whites, Latinos are doing much, Much, MUCH better than Whites.
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#319 Oct 20, 2013
Recent immigrants have a very good work ethic. They come here ready and willing to put in their share of work.

The Latinos are likely to continue do well in terms of staying out of Welfare as long as they maintain that good work ethic.

However, if they become too "Americanized," meaning they assimilate too much with the so-called "American" mainstream and lose their Latino identity, they risk the possibility of losing their work ethics.

"Americans" as a rule are not credited for having good work ethics. They want high salaries for menial work. They're ready and willing to sue the employer for the slightest infraction, etc, etc, etc....
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#320 Oct 20, 2013
sheepleloveroyalty wrote:
Not all ILLEGAL immigrants are another nation's 'tired, poor and hungry' they are CRIMINALS just like a US citizen criminal.
Many ILLEGAL immigrants or even 'legal immigrants are nothing but a front for the criminal organization back home or a scam they are currently running in the US.
How do "legal" immigrants earn enough money to own multiple properties and homes, fund HUGE families, drive expensive vehicles without degrees, certifications, licenses or their own business. Don't give me this crap work 10 jobs 20 hours a day crap either.
You're just jealous that they have more than you. Maybe it's just you who's living beyond your means that's the reason you can't save the money needed to get those things they have.

I have a checking account, a savings account, and absolutely NO credit accounts. I'm on cash basis only. Are you?

Probably not, so just shut up and pay your bills!!!!!

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