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    • Colin Wright
    • 17.04.06 | 09:23 (IDT)

    All depressing but basically true...and I don't beleive America will be improved by letting immigrants pour in until things have declined to the point where they no longer have an incentive to come. The worst of it is that Mexico won't change; all this emigration solves her social problems nicely. Poor and unhappy about it? If you're in _____, you riot or start a revolution. If you're Mexican, you go to the United States. So Mexico will continue to have a huge underclass with a phenomenal birthrate -- and the surplus will keep coming here. Mhe irony is that Mexico used to have quite a small population. Had we annexed it in 1846, it would long ago have become Americanized -- and it's population would have stabilized at a fraction of its current level.

    from the article: A flood of Mexicans
    First published 00:00 17.04.06 | Last updated 00:00 17.04.06
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