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LETTERS TO EDITOR
Raise the Minimum Wage to Help Business
By Domenico Maceri
The student aide at my school was all excited about the California
legislature's recent vote to hike the minimum wage to $7.75 an hour in the next two
years. Unfortunately for the student, it may not happen. Governor Arnold
Schwarzenegger is likely to veto the bill in his efforts to show that he is a true
Republican and a friend of the business sector which contributed significantly to
his campaign last year. Schwarzenegger's likely veto goes back to the
traditional Republican held belief that by boosting wages you increase the cost of
doing business and damage the economic climate.
The Cost of Immigration
By Erika Robles
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by the year 2003 there were 33.5 million
foreign-born immigrants in the United States… Although immigrants in the USA
enrich American culture in many ways, one of the many public concerns is that
immigrants take more than they give. The perception is that Immigrants
contribute little to American society and that immigrants rely heavily on public
Shame on you Laura Bush
By Steven J. Ybarra, JD
It is only a few days away when I will be able to buy my own personal assault
weapon. When I go to shoot squirrels I think it evens up the game to have a
banana clip in a rifle that is very accurate up to one hundred yards. We all
know that squirrels and rabbits are terrorists. They are in fact part of the
plot to disrupt the American dream of the perfect garden where one can sit and
contemplate Christian god(s).
Wave The Flag Time
By Richard N. Baldwin T.
Well, it's that time again, Independence Day in México. This is the time of
the year that I feel it wise to look at some of the positive things going on
here. If you read the papers and follow the commentary, México indeed looks very
grim. But wait just a minute, and let's take stock.
"The Mexican Perspective"
By Patrick Osio, Jr.
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