Vicente Fox Says Mexicans Will Do Jobs Blacks Don't Want To

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    I hate to say it but Vincente is 100% completely right, no wait, he should've said Americans as a whole.
     
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    I think he's 100% wrong. America was built by hard working people. If those people are here illegaly, get rid of them and legal residents will do the work.
     
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    Jeff times have changed, this isn't the early 20th century or the 19th century anymore. Americans want the easy road or no road for the most part. I predict that these jobs would go unfilled if they had to be filled by Americans and these businesses would fail. Its simply the result of an instant gratification society that we live in.
     
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    I agree that times are different, but if we got rid of one of the causes of change (i.e. the presence of illegals as cheap labor) I think that you would find that the American can-do attitude is not dead.
     
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    Jeff getting rid of illegals is simply the popular topic of the day, it will fade away soon. But what leads you to believe that a person is going to toil in the fields 12 hrs a day when most won't even flip burgers at Mickey D's?

    P.S. the pay will not raise either way.
     
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    Bravo! Excellent point.

    There have been a couple of fast food chains in Memphis who have closed up shop and moved completely out of the area because they couldn't find anyone to work for $6.00 - $7.00 per hour flipping burgers.

    Many of the people here who received government assistance will tell you to your face - I know, it has happened to me - that unless they can make $8.50 - $9.00 per hour minimum, it isn't worth it for them to work.

     
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    In that case, we should make welfare pay less than minimum wage, not more.
     
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    From your mouth to ........

    If it would only happen. But we know it won't.
     
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    The question now becomes....Would you work for $6.00 per hour...I think not!...Also here in Reno,Nevada...."In and Out" burgers starts at $8.50 per hour plus benefit package...Illegals are finding the competition a bit too much....Go figure....! :rolleyes:
     

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