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Old 12-26-2012, 03:39 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by onehandbh View Post
My calling the initial European settlers
"illegal immigrants" isn't totally
correct, but the early Europeans who
came to the US didn't exactly check
with the Native Americans if it was
ok to take over the land, etc.
There were people living for a long
time in the part of North America
now known as the USA long before
the European setters came and formed
the US.
"Not totally correct" is apparently a euphemism for "total nonsense."

But two can play this game. Let's call the colonists "immigrants" and then ask: How did massive immigration work out for the Native Americans? How well has it worked out for any group that allowed a huge influx of foreigners to eventually outnumber them? Any historical examples of how well that worked out?
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