Published: Sunday, May 13 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT
I have zero sympathy for these farmers that take advantage of illegal aliens.
Farmers have long been receiving payments, from our tax dollars, to not even
plant crops. What? Does Alabama want to turn into the mess that California is
in now? Bankrupt beyond belief. I think not. The only way to deal with this is
to stop allowing anchor babies to have automatic citizenship. This will cut off
a lot of welfare payments. Further, e-verify must be passed by everyone.
entitlement whiner. The Feds stepped in with unlimited (H-2A) visas. Saying that whites can't do labor intensive jobs is profiling and racist.
I guess this is what you get when you cheat the system with illegal help. I
guess the farmers who were honestly making a living will survive just fine.
Here in the United States we have a documented 88 million employable unemployed
americans looking for jobs and this is the best blackmail plan they can come up
with? I think these farmers better get used to the idea of never having illegal
aliens or foreign labor with visa to fall back on anymore. Foreign
labor is supplemental labor, not primary labor and that is the way of the
future. When farmers can buy multimillion farm machines every year and still
live comfortable there is a labor problem, and its not the lack of labor. Its
the slave labor trade is the problem. The crack down is on slavery not missing
workers. It's time they pay the piper and pay their workers
legal wages, incomes, and benefits and put their job needs on the american job
market instead of advertising in Mexico and South America for workers. This
blackmail tactics by farmers is unfounded and criminal and a hoax so the food
brokers can make their millions. The food brokers need to cut back on their
greed and profit and be accountable to the unemployed Americans and our
@My2Cents: I agree. However, what do you think the price of their goods will
rise to if they pay proper wages?
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