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Language like "illegal immigrant" seen as a challenge during immigration debate

There are 58 comments on the CNN story from Apr 4, 2013, titled Language like "illegal immigrant" seen as a challenge during immigration debate. In it, CNN reports that:

There's the N-word and the F-word -- euphemisms for offensive terms many know but which most of us would never consider using in polite company.

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Since: Aug 11

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#1 Apr 4, 2013
slime supporting crime,nothing new.
nym8387

Lawrence, MA

#2 Apr 4, 2013
It is what it is,deal with it.illegal aliens/immigrants is what people will always call them
ima

El Paso, TX

#3 Apr 4, 2013
nym8387 wrote:
It is what it is,deal with it.illegal aliens/immigrants is what people will always call them
I agree, they are what they are PERIOD!

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#4 Apr 5, 2013
If these people don't like the term, then they need to stay in their country. These people sure are thin-skinned.
Mayela

Union City, GA

#5 Apr 5, 2013
The department most associated with Thanksgiving--the U.S. Department of Agriculture--is training workers to refer to the Pilgrims who celebrated the first Thanksgiving as "illegal aliens."

In a department "cultural sensitivity training" video uncovered and released by the public watchdog group Judicial Watch, a diversity trainer is shown saying: "I want you to say that America was founded by outsiders - say that - who are today's insiders, who are very nervous about today's outsiders. I want you to say,'The pilgrims were illegal aliens.' Say,'The pilgrims never gave their passports to the Indians."

Ag Department workers are heard loudly joining in.

The videos posted on Judicial Watch website show diversity instructor Samuel Betances urging USDA workers to think differently about illegals and minorities, who he calls "emerging majorities."
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According to Judicial Watch, "The sensitivity training sessions, described as 'a huge expense' by diversity awareness trainer and self-described 'citizen of the world; Samuel Betances, were held on USDA premises. The diversity event is apparently part of what USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack described in a memo sent to all agency employees as a 'new era of Civil Rights' and 'a broader effort towards cultural transformation at USDA.' In 2011 and 2012, the USDA paid Betances and his firm nearly $200,000 for their part in the 'cultural transformation' program.'"

The USDA is the administration's biggest promoter of Thanksgiving, often using its website to highlight holiday events and foods.

It also uses diversity training often, like most federal departments. A spokeswoman said, "USDA offers a number of optional workshops and professional development opportunities in order to help employees better serve our customers. Souder Betances & Associates provides diversity training for some of the top companies in America, and the training that USDA provided received positive feedback from employees across the department."
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#6 Apr 5, 2013
teddyr4me wrote:
If these people don't like the term, then they need to stay in their country. These people sure are thin-skinned.
Heck they don't even like what's in the federal law:

Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)§ 212(a)(9)(B)(i)(I) and (II), 8 U.S.C.§ 1182(a)(9)(B)(i)(I) and (II), deal with aliens who are unlawfully present in the United States. The provisions state that:
An alien (except a legal permanent resident) unlawfully present for more than 180 days but less than one year, who left the United States voluntarily before proceedings began, is ineligible for admission or reentry for three years from the date of departure. An alien who leaves voluntarily during proceedings is not covered.
An alien unlawfully present for one year or more, and who leaves or is removed from the United States, is inadmissible for ten years from the date of departure.

“The "entitled" =communist.”

Since: May 10

MY MONEY, come take it.

#7 Apr 5, 2013
CNN has spoken, now let's all bow down.
Con Todo

Waynesboro, VA

#8 Apr 5, 2013
Pilgrims = yesterday's illegal aliens...

Now that's nucking funny!

Since: Apr 10

Houston, TX

#9 Apr 5, 2013
Illegal aliens can't get away from who they are. They would be illegal aliens in any country on the planet.
Demystifying liberal myth

Minneapolis, MN

#10 Apr 5, 2013
spytheweb wrote:
Illegal aliens can't get away from who they are. They would be illegal aliens in any country on the planet.
Political correctness-obliterating, trenchant quote of the day:

JAY LENO:“And in a groundbreaking move, the Associated Press, the largest news gathering outlet in the world, will no longer use the term ‘illegal immigrant.’ That is out. No longer ‘illegal immigrant.’ They will now use the phrase ‘undocumented Democrat.’ That is the newest –‘undocumented Democrat.’”

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#12 Apr 6, 2013
Demystifying liberal myth wrote:
<quoted text>
Political correctness-obliterating, trenchant quote of the day:
JAY LENO:“And in a groundbreaking move, the Associated Press, the largest news gathering outlet in the world, will no longer use the term ‘illegal immigrant.’ That is out. No longer ‘illegal immigrant.’ They will now use the phrase ‘undocumented Democrat.’ That is the newest –‘undocumented Democrat.’”
That sounds abot right...

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#13 Apr 6, 2013
s/b: about
Mayela

Union City, GA

#14 Apr 6, 2013
“Those that we would now categorize as ‘illegal aliens,’” i.e. the Pilgrims,“not only came without invitation but they came to take over,” http://spectator.org/archives/2011/11/28/a-ge...

What?
“Those that we would now categorize as ‘illegal aliens,’” i.e. the Pilgrims

What?
‘illegal aliens,’” i.e. the Pilgrims

Ohhhh
nym8387

Lawrence, MA

#15 Apr 6, 2013
Mayela wrote:
“Those that we would now categorize as ‘illegal aliens,’” i.e. the Pilgrims,“not only came without invitation but they came to take over,” http://spectator.org/archives/2011/11/28/a-ge...
What?
“Those that we would now categorize as ‘illegal aliens,’” i.e. the Pilgrims
What?
‘illegal aliens,’” i.e. the Pilgrims
Ohhhh
posting the same thing on every thread wont change anyones mind or the fact thay amnesty wony pass
freebird

Long Beach, CA

#16 Apr 6, 2013
Mayela wrote:
“Those that we would now categorize as ‘illegal aliens,’” i.e. the Pilgrims,“not only came without invitation but they came to take over,” http://spectator.org/archives/2011/11/28/a-ge...
What?
“Those that we would now categorize as ‘illegal aliens,’” i.e. the Pilgrims
What?
‘illegal aliens,’” i.e. the Pilgrims
Ohhhh
What about the taking over part? Are you a moron or what? You know what happened, and you think it's ok for someone to take over? ROTFLMAO!!!

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#17 Apr 6, 2013
tomin cali wrote:
slime supporting crime,nothing new.
Maybe you can repent.

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#18 Apr 6, 2013
Jack from Bedias wrote:
CNN has spoken, now let's all bow down.
You're already low enough.

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#20 Apr 6, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Maybe you can repent.
support for illegal aliens shows one is ok with other crimes as well.

can they be deported to your house?
ronnie

Salt Lake City, UT

#21 Apr 6, 2013
Mayela wrote:
The department most associated with Thanksgiving--the U.S. Department of Agriculture--is training workers to refer to the Pilgrims who celebrated the first Thanksgiving as "illegal aliens."
In a department "cultural sensitivity training" video uncovered and released by the public watchdog group Judicial Watch, a diversity trainer is shown saying: "I want you to say that America was founded by outsiders - say that - who are today's insiders, who are very nervous about today's outsiders. I want you to say,'The pilgrims were illegal aliens.' Say,'The pilgrims never gave their passports to the Indians."
Ag Department workers are heard loudly joining in.
The videos posted on Judicial Watch website show diversity instructor Samuel Betances urging USDA workers to think differently about illegals and minorities, who he calls "emerging majorities."
Sign Up for the Paul Bedard newsletter!
According to Judicial Watch, "The sensitivity training sessions, described as 'a huge expense' by diversity awareness trainer and self-described 'citizen of the world; Samuel Betances, were held on USDA premises. The diversity event is apparently part of what USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack described in a memo sent to all agency employees as a 'new era of Civil Rights' and 'a broader effort towards cultural transformation at USDA.' In 2011 and 2012, the USDA paid Betances and his firm nearly $200,000 for their part in the 'cultural transformation' program.'"
The USDA is the administration's biggest promoter of Thanksgiving, often using its website to highlight holiday events and foods.
It also uses diversity training often, like most federal departments. A spokeswoman said, "USDA offers a number of optional workshops and professional development opportunities in order to help employees better serve our customers. Souder Betances & Associates provides diversity training for some of the top companies in America, and the training that USDA provided received positive feedback from employees across the department."
http://washingtonexaminer.com/200000-usda-tra...
TLOL
If it weren't for those Pilgrims coming here and educating, civilizing, and bringing in crops and tree's to plant this part of the continent would look like the southern section of the America's. Dirty, poor, incapable of producing a culture that doesn't kill itself. You fail in this argument. Spain conquered Mexico with ease. The Pilgrims weren't illegal aliens coming here to leech welfare and our wealth. They conquered, produced, educated and civilized this part of the world. What has any Mexican I've ever known done for their own Race, and culture that's not remembered as violent and murderous? Mayela. There a difference.

“The "entitled" =communist.”

Since: May 10

MY MONEY, come take it.

#22 Apr 6, 2013
ronnie wrote:
<quoted text>If it weren't for those Pilgrims coming here and educating, civilizing, and bringing in crops and tree's to plant this part of the continent would look like the southern section of the America's. Dirty, poor, incapable of producing a culture that doesn't kill itself. You fail in this argument. Spain conquered Mexico with ease. The Pilgrims weren't illegal aliens coming here to leech welfare and our wealth. They conquered, produced, educated and civilized this part of the world. What has any Mexican I've ever known done for their own Race, and culture that's not remembered as violent and murderous? Mayela. There a difference.
Again, Ronnie, why do you give the LIVs and LIBs attention . Pilgrims is just a name. England conquered and claimed the "New World" and that is the way things were done then. These stupid people who want to punish America for the past need to be taken out back and ....... That includes all of them......I live in TEXAS and I dont give a damn what they say in DC anymore. What these other states do is their business, but nobody in DC is going to dictate shyt to me anymore.....Your state came out as #1 as a free state. Forget what they do in other states. Do for yours. Forget the communist pigs.

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