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1  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Ted Cruz still the only one in congress with any guts on: Today at 07:32:00 AM
Ted cruz and jeff sessions were absolutely right to insist any bill concerning 'the border issue' needed to end DACA. All the other crap these spineless idiots were trying to pass just so they could say they 'did something' would have solved nothing. Everyone in congress wants to just beat around the bush and pass some half assed measure so they can save face in the media.

As usual, the whole world is making ted cruz the scapegoat for 'obstructing the bill'. No one seems to mention he is the only one actually trying to address the actual issue, and is the one actually representing what the majority of america wants, which is an end to the Amnesty campaign.

There is no one else in congress willing to repeatedly stand up and do the right thing in the face of unrelenting hate and smears from not only the democrats and the media, but from his own party as well, and that is extremely admirable and commendable. People can see this and its really setting him apart.
2  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: From the frying pan into the fire on: Today at 07:22:53 AM
The nation will fracture soon.
3  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: This dago will NEVER vote for Andrew Cuomo on: Today at 07:21:19 AM
Chris Christie: I agree with Andrew Cuomo on probably 98% of the issues

The following:

(R) New York
(R) Illionois
(R) New Jersey

Simply means Democrat-lite
4  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: 31yr old British woman superior genetics on: Today at 07:16:40 AM
Lmao she looks 51 ....at least
5  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Ronald on Immigration on: July 31, 2014, 11:44:44 AM
You could be right (about me being naive) and it could be a cause for a concern even if it doesn't seem like much than xenophobia to me right now.  As a guy who's studied Russian and German and is trying to learn Thai in a half-ass way (due to having Thai inlaws)-- I'm much more interested than I am threatened by people from cultures other than my own.

Re: the scale being much greater now than it was with past waves of immigration, is that in just in terms of numbers or also in terms of % of our population?  

Im not xenophibic at all! I love learning about and experiencing different cultures and the world.

There are several key reasons why the current immigration wave is different than previous ones, and all the factors compound each other; first the current mass wave has been going continuously for decades, with no immigration moratoriums at all to allow for assimilation, as was done in the past. They just keep pouring in endlessly, in unprecedently huge numbers (30-40million in the last 20 or so years?)

Second, for most of american history the immigrants came legally, AND WERE PROCESSED. We knew more or less who was coming in, and they were checked for diseases. Now, we have no idea who is coming in, whether they are criminals or not, or what they are bringing with them, healthwise or weapons wise. Millions of people just cross our borders and disappear into our communities.

Third, previously there was no welfare state, safety net, or special treatment at all. Immigrants had to assimilate into society, and sink or swim on their own. Those who made it stayed, and those who didnt were not supported in perpetuity by society-they went back home. Nowdays, they come FOR the freebies and special treatment; all they have to do is get here, and they know the taxpayers will provide for all their needs. This is a drastically different motivation for coming and does not facilitate becoming productive members of society nor does it facilitate assimilation.

Lastly, a critical and little known fact is that prior to the 1964, 90% of immigrants were europeans, people with similar cultures and ideologies. Since 1964, 90% of our immigrants have come from the third world. Our core european population, which founded and built this nation and turned it into a place where everyone on earth wants to come, is declining, and being replaced by immigrants and cultures who have come from failed nations...its not hard to see where this will lead.
6  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Ronald on Immigration on: July 31, 2014, 10:40:23 AM
How?  Just because Mexican food is delicious?

I think it just takes time.  Especially when their population is so big.

Don't worry, though.  Our (lack of) culture will suck them in eventually.  

They'll be turned into mindless American Idol-watching consumers sooner or later.

You are being incredibly naive...not sure u understand the magnitude of what is taking place. It is completely different and on a whole different scale that past immigration waves (which were all followed by long periods of halted immigration to allow for assimilation)
7  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Democrats are way more obsessed with impeachment than republicans - Nate Silver on: July 31, 2014, 10:36:07 AM
impeachment deserves to happen against this Kenyan criminal - but not going to happen wo 67 votes



He knows, hes not a dumb guy..he just loves stirring up shit.
8  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: MSNBC has lowest ratings in nearly a decade - LMFAO!!! Ha Ha Ha!!! on: July 31, 2014, 10:30:16 AM
wait a minute, so now ABC wide world of sports is liberal brainwashing?  this is when repubs lose credibility and appear paranoid.  You can't just "lump in" espn, ABC with MSNBC.  Sorry, I know FOX loves to do this, but ABC is showing bullshit soap operas right now, so no, that doesn't count.

Count ABC nightly news, definitely!  Anything news-related, yes!

Someone show me the % of left vs right, when it comes to NEWS.   Cause sorry, but seinfeld reruns at 730 pm aren't filling the population with obama's vision lol.

See the article a while back where a survey showed only 7% of journalists nationwide identify with the republican party..

7%.

Sounds about right based on real world experience.
9  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Ronald on Immigration on: July 31, 2014, 10:27:39 AM
Melting pot, mang.  Sounds like you're just impatient but we're all entitled to our own opinions.  

Also, like I alluded to earlier, their are concrete economic reasons for not wanting open borders that supersede all the cultural concerns (in my mind, anyway).

TBH, some of their culture's ways are likely superior to ours, anyway.  For instance, when it comes to tight family bonds and taking care of their elderly, I think Mexican culture is much better.

'Melting pot' is exactly my point...its not happening with them anymore.

We arent assimilating them....they are assimilating us.

10  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Ronald on Immigration on: July 31, 2014, 09:50:46 AM
Respectfully, JM all that means is that the ones here aren't leaving (or dying off very quickly).


There is a huge difference between native hispanics, who are fully assimilated americans, and the masses of foreign nationals. It is very telling that even among native hispanics there is much outrage and resentment at what is currently going on; they are american citizens too, whose tax dollars are going to support an influx of foreign kids instead of their own kids, and they resent the fact that they are seeing these people waving mexican flags and making demands. Most of their grandparents came over legally, because they wanted to be a part of america and what it stood for, instead of their corrupt, failed nation of mexico. They willfully assimilated into america, are proud to be americans, watch the fucking dallas cowboys and have american flags in their yard. They are as pissed as any other americans to see the audacity and entitlement complex of these foreigners who want to come here and make demands, but are still loyal to mexico and their home countries. Most of these people dont want to become americans, they just want to take advantage of it. They dont want to assimilate, and there are so many of them now, THEY DONT NEED TO.
Therefore this is fundamentally different because instead of them assimilating to america, this part of america is assimilating to THEM. And the more it goes like that, this region will become less and less like america, and more like the third world nation they came from.
11  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Ronald on Immigration on: July 31, 2014, 09:37:48 AM
So you're saying that you don't believe the significant reduction of apprehensions indicates a significant reduction in the number of people trying to illegally cross the borders?  

And you hold this belief why?  Because the number of immigrants you see is greater than ever?

You do realize, don't you, that just because there are significantly less coming over the border annually than in years past this does not at all mean anyone is saying there aren't more illegal immigrants living here than ever before, right?  

Sheesh, the number living here will continue to increase as long as the #of illegal immigrants for any given year exceeds the number already living here who die, leave the country, or convert to legal status.  I'm gonna guess that those 2 numbers aren't close at all so of course the total number of illegal immigrants we have living here is going to climb each year.

Folks saying that all these illegals there seeing must indicate that there are more coming over the border than ever before remind me of little kids who can't grasp that 1 dime is more valuable than 9 pennies.

The number of apprehensions is dependent on many factors, such as how many border patrol resources are available at the time, and how they are being directed; it could be back then they simply followed the law and caught almost everyone coming and sent them back, whereas now they are being directed not enforce much of the law. This seems to be the consensus from the agents themselves, who repeatedly say their hands are being tied from above. It is both entirely possible, likely even, that the vast majority of illegals coming now are not apprehended at all, and are therefore not reflected in the 'official' numbers.

Similar to the obama admin and their ilk claiming he has 'deported more than any other president', when we all know its a clever play on numbers and is complete bs. They pay lip service to the law and enforcement practices and make sure their 'official numbers' look respectable...but then proceed to release the vast majority back into society.

Same shit as the gun control idiots- they push the numbers '30,000' killed by guns in this country!!' Then you look and see that they included in that number 13,000 suicides, criminals shot by cops, the boston bomber terrorist, and almost all the rest are gang bangers killing gang bangers.
12  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: MSNBC has lowest ratings in nearly a decade - LMFAO!!! Ha Ha Ha!!! on: July 31, 2014, 09:25:46 AM
Ok, now throw in ABC, NBC, and CBS.Throw in the spanish channels too  Roll Eyes

These are non-cable channels and these networks control most of the programming on tv, and all of them push left-leaning content.

The belief that FOX NEWS (a cable channel) has more reach and influence than the rest of the media combined is incredibly stupid and dishonest.

13  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Ronald on Immigration on: July 31, 2014, 09:03:07 AM
How can you tell?  

I mean, isn't it one of the big complaints about hispanic immigrants in general that they persist in speaking Spanish and don't assimilate quickly enough?

So, if you see a spanish-speaking woman at, say, the laundromat who has 4 little kids with her, isn't it possible that what you're seeing is 1 Mexican national and 4 US citizens instead of 5 Mexican nationals?

Just because spanish-speakers are more visible doesn't mean there are more coming over the border.

BTW, I don't mean any of this to suggest that there's no problem.  I just mean to refute the argument of some that because they see more Hispanics than ever these days it means that there must be more coming over the border despite creditable sources indicating that this isn't the case.

Because ive lived in south texas my whole and its plain as day. Everyone here can immediately tell who is local and who is not from around here. Different dialect, different way of dressing, different mannerisms and behavior, etc..

Also the last few years other little details...mexican banks not found here before have been popping up near malls, more signs and stores putting things in spanish, more commercials on tv in spanish featuring latin americans, huge sections of sporting goods stores now selling soccer jerseys where before there were none, latin american pop stars/celebrities showing up in ads, schools being swamped with immigrant kids, whole neighborhoods being bought out by rich mexican nationals..basically we are seeing a gradual transformation into a latin american enclave.
14  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: MSNBC has lowest ratings in nearly a decade - LMFAO!!! Ha Ha Ha!!! on: July 31, 2014, 08:46:29 AM
Ok, now throw in ABC, NBC, and CBS.Throw in the spanish channels too  Roll Eyes

These are non-cable channels and these networks control most of the programming on tv, and all of them push left-leaning content.

The belief that FOX NEWS (a cable channel) has more reach and influence than the rest of the media combined is incredibly stupid and dishonest.
15  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Ronald on Immigration on: July 31, 2014, 08:41:54 AM
No I don't need a link.  I didn't ask for one.  I doubt you decided to just go research statistics.  A number of liberal rags posted these numbers and spun them just like you did.  The numbers do not say illegal immigration has plummeted as you claim.  They simply show apprehensions have plummeted.  That means we are doing a much poorer job of securing the border.

Dems are masters of spinning data and using fuzzy numbers to 'prove their point'. Even if these numbers are accurate-which i doubt- it shows only 'apprehensions', which is completely seperate from the actual numbers who are pouring in.

Ive lived in texas since then, and its clear as day what is going on now to anyone living in a border state. I cannot go ANYWHERE now without hearing more spanish than english. These arent just native hispanic americans either, they are foreign nationals. Ive never seen anything like what is going on now.
16  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: They come in peace on: July 31, 2014, 08:31:16 AM
Crickets from the Left.

17  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: MSNBC has lowest ratings in nearly a decade - LMFAO!!! Ha Ha Ha!!! on: July 31, 2014, 08:30:01 AM
Right, because Fox all by itself is seen by more viewers than the ENTIRE REST OF THE MEDIA all combined.

Dumbest assertion ever. Fox gets good ratings because it is literally the only tv news channel that ISNT left leaning...but compared to the rest of the media its just a drop in the bucket.
18  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Anyone watching "Sharknado"? on: July 31, 2014, 08:27:14 AM
Sharknado 2 was really something special. I mean...there are no words. I laughed my ass off, it could not have been more well done
19  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Huntington Beach on: July 31, 2014, 08:25:37 AM
The Reef girls have always had the best asses in the world  Shocked
20  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Axl on: July 31, 2014, 08:23:38 AM
He was one of the greatest rock vocalists ever. I think once you have tens of million of dollars, fame, and as many 10's as you want lining up to fuck you, you tend to not worry so much about staying in shape  Cheesy
21  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Impeachment? Hahahaha on: July 30, 2014, 02:21:52 PM
John Matrix, not just content with being one of the usual Republican idiot spin doctors, tries to distinguish himself by attempting to make observations that in reality only show how stupid he truly is as opposed to any kind of "point" he is attempting to make. 



Point proven
22  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Waste, Fraud, and Abuse on: July 30, 2014, 02:21:19 PM
'Waste, fraud, and abuse'  - the official democrat motto  Cheesy
23  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Ronald on Immigration on: July 30, 2014, 02:20:10 PM
There is no possible way that there were 2.5 times the number of illegal immigrants pouring over the border in the 1980's than there is today. No fucking way
24  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Governor sabotages Obamacare, blames Obama on: July 30, 2014, 02:18:41 PM
Its rachel madcow, it automatically doesnt warrent a response   Cheesy

Also, the irony is that ultimately it is obamacare that is behind the issue in the first place..haha 'the governor didnt wanna fix the broken obamacare debacle that was forced upon his state and now people are hurting, so its his fault'' hahhaha oh brother.
25  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Ronald on Immigration on: July 30, 2014, 01:58:37 PM
Number of illegal immigrants pouring into this country:

Under Reagan: 1,026,000/yr
Under Obama: 417,000/yr

[U.S. Customs & Border Patrol statistical reports]


But don't worry.  Despite illegal immigration being at a 40 year low, Rick Perry sends 1000 National Guard to border to see what can be done about it.  By visuals only.

Obama has vowed to counter Perry's actions (by executive order of course) and move the Statue of Liberty to south Texas.   /sarcasm.

Those numbers are complete bullshit.
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