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Friday, December 22, 2006

When Hysteria Meets Godwin's Law

Source: Al-Reuters

Godwin's law... " There is a tradition in many newsgroups and other Internet discussion forums that once such a comparison is made, the thread is finished and whoever mentioned the Nazis has automatically "lost" whatever debate was in progress."
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. Hispanic groups and activists on Thursday called for a moratorium on workplace raids to round up illegal immigrants, saying they were reminiscent of Nazi crackdowns on Jews in the 1930s.

“This unfortunately reminds me of when Hitler began rounding up the Jews for no reason and locking them up,” Democratic Party activist Carla Vela said. “Now they’re coming for the Latinos, who will they come for next?”
Well, the common sense answer is anybody else here illegally irrespective of ethnicity or skin color, that's just how we roll here in the US Carla.
LULAC, the oldest and largest Hispanic group in the country with 115,000 members, said workplace raids would cause families to be separated if the arrested immigrants were deported and also would hurt the U.S. economy.
They also went on to say that illegal immigrants are "minty fresh" and "frankly scrumptious." They recommended stocking up for the holidays as quantities may be limited.

H/T Texas Rainmaker who provides a shockingly relevant link over at his joint. Oh, and Ace!

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