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Editorial: The immigration crisis is victimizing the taxpayer




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George Rodriguez
Guest Editorial
July 9, 2014 | 2,374 views | 11 comments

On June 28, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced that as many as 2,000 illegal alien minors would be coming to Dallas County to be sheltered indefinitely. His announcement highlights the problems taxpayers will be facing in communities across the nation.  . . .

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Johnny Partain  
McAllen, TX  
July 13, 2014 1:52pm
 
I sympathize Debra, but you do have a choice and keeping quiet is one. Youre correct that under Obamacare that the government has given itself unfettered access to your bank accounts. So don't keep too much money in the bank. ... More ›

 
Debra  
Floresville  
July 13, 2014 12:06pm
 
I don't feel I have a choice when it comes to paying any kind of tax - federal or state - or county. I don't pay?? - they come and get what I have worked for. In fact - these entities don't even have to have a reason for ... More ›

 
Johnny Partain  
McAllen, TX  
July 13, 2014 11:53am
 
I'm honored Prairie Grouch. That's an excellent example regarding the debt. When the government cuts its own throat with unrealistic policies, it leans on the people to support it. But people have a choice. Government are ... More ›

 
squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
July 13, 2014 6:02am
 
The questionable use of OPM is highlighted in the picture showing foundation work being done on the courthouse. One worker being observed by four. LOL

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
July 13, 2014 5:48am
 
Johnny Partain and Thomas Jefferson. Reincarnation ? Or maybe just a dose of common sense conveying the idea that if one did not sign the contract, he is not bound to honor said contract. Thanks for jumping starting my brain ... More ›

 
Johnny Partain  
McAllen, TX  
July 12, 2014 11:39pm
 
Ledgers are a convenient way of keeping score, but they do not bind us. Each generation has the opportunity to make its own history and we are not necessarily bound by the proceeding generation. While it presently appears the ... More ›

 
Debra  
Floresville  
July 12, 2014 3:17pm
 
Chief Noetell- that is how I have come to think - I am of the older generation - so, I figure - when the "takers" run out of the money making population (taxpayers) - America will become just another poor nation. ... More ›

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
July 12, 2014 1:13pm
 
Look on the bright side. Maybe their children, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren will be stuck with the debt cost. At least the part not wiped out by inflation.

 
Johnny Partain  
McAllen, TX  
July 12, 2014 10:57am
 
I read this article and completely disagree with the perspective. It's true that there is a successful poverty industry and its true that the nation in overwhelmed in debt, but these are not the real conservative issues regarding ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
July 10, 2014 11:57am
 
The images of the young people crossing the border certainly don't project poverty. They all seem to have nice shoes and are reasonably well dressed. To equate these people with refugees does a disservice to the desperate ... More ›

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