Friday, April 14, 2006

Bananas: The Real Reason They Keep Coming

Bananas? Yes, Bananas!

That's the real reason the immigrants keep coming. Dr. Miguel De La Torres, director of the Justice & Peace Institute and associate professor of social ethics at Iliff School of Theology in Denver provides an illuminating take on the immigrant debate.

"They come here to take away our jobs and use up our social services. They come in search of the American Dream hoping to find a better life for themselves and their families. These are the two most common answers given when asked why They cross the border. Yet, the real reason They keep coming is bananas. Yes--bananas. And our refusal to honestly deal with the role of bananas contributes to much of the misinformation surrounding the current immigration debate."

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