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Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Radley Balko on immigration crackdown in Colorado

From Hit & Run: "In Colorado, crackdowns on illegal immigration have caused a shortage of agricultural labor. So farmers have contracted with the state's Corrections Department to have prisoners bring in the harvest , at the slave wage of about 60 cents per day.

Better a convicted felon pick peppers at gunpoint than a willing, eager foreigner desperate to support his family. There's like, American culture and values at stake. Or something like that."

1 Comments:

Blogger Chamomiles Davis said...

Prisoner Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

A peck of pickled peppers Prisoner Piper picked

If Prisoner Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

That means one less peck of pickled peppers picked by them damn furriners comin' over here to TAKE 'R' JRBS!

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