Taxes, Government, Immigration and Outsourcing

Taxes and immigration

How much do you want to pay in taxes? Probably you wish to pay less than your neighbor. Stick it to him, but not to me, because I am special right? I deserve my tax breaks, but the other guy is receiving “welfare” and needs to get off the dole, needs to quit receiving all his unearned benefits and well, maybe if he just left the country, quit being a crybaby and sucked it up like me, then maybe, just maybe life would be fair. Watching the non-stop protests in…

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Religious Intolerance and Illegal Immigration meets the van der spek family

the Van der spek family faces deportation

A family in Layton, Utah faces deportation back to Belgium for illegal immigration to the US ten years ago. As reported in the Standard-Examiner, the van der spek family say they came to the US because of religious intolerance after they joined the LDS church. They are appealing for asylum. When the van der spek family immigrated to the US, Belgium was facing a greater level of religious intolerance than right now. In 1997 the Belgian Parliamentary Commission on Cults was submitted to the Belgian Parliament. According to ReligiousTolerance.org, there…

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Immigration Reform? The free market says no.

The Border Fence at Naco Arizona

Immigration is free market capitalism of the human kind. Yesterday I quoted Keith Ferrazzi and his words “Learn to be a human first. Everything else follows.” How can we apply this principle to immigration reform? The first way is to say that immigrants are not aliens, a dehumanizing term in this day and age. The preferred term of undocumented workers highlights both their status and their humanity. The second, is by recognizing the immigrant’s humanity, we must remember that they too are part of families with people that love them.…

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