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August 27, 2012 Poll Results

A bill urging college aid for thousands of illegal immigrants has been introduced by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Your thoughts?

In favor 9% 36 votes
Opposed 90% 363 votes
Total: 399 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

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pooh5795
August 27, 2012
3:14 p.m.

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ILLEGAL Immigrants....enough said

Woodrow
August 27, 2012
3:33 p.m.

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Truly amazing how far removed Speaker Silver, and his fellow liberals, are from the citizens of this nation. Then again, his constituents are from the city, so maybe it's not so surprising after all.

mikeandmaggiea
August 27, 2012
3:53 p.m.

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SOUND LIKE IT COULD BE OKAY IF HE AND HIS FELLOW ASSEMBLYMEN WANT TO PAY FOR IT OUT OF THERE EXPENSE ACCOUNTS

wmarincic
August 27, 2012
4:33 p.m.

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His constituents don't pay taxes anyhow so the more he gives away the better chance he has to be elected and if they do work they work for the public employeee unions that pay for his campaign. Term limits should be imposed, I can't stand to look at that obnoxious dirtbag and I feel the same about Schumer, thankfully I had the chance to tell Schumer to his face 2 years ago.

rsmall803
August 27, 2012
9:06 p.m.

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could never understand illegal immigrant status. if your an illegal immigrant your in a country illegally. if you are proven to be one than you would expect to be sent back to yor country. simply enough. but if your an illegal in the u.s.a. you get to go to a federal agency and get food, housing, medical assistance and other benefits. i'm an illegal immigrant. i tell the us government this. they hook me up with all these benefits. they don't deport me. i'm still confused.

airedale1950
August 27, 2012
9:13 p.m.

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It's time for every stinkin' one of the goodie two shoes dems from NYC to move to Hoboken...and stop trying to spend our hard earned cash on really stupid ideas.Leave all of the sane people up here ALONE!

cfield
August 27, 2012
10:31 p.m.

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The Obama adminastration is missing a golden opportunity with these illegals. I look at it as government jobs being created. A larger INS office, police to detain them, Holding facilities to hold them temporarily and all that transportation to bring them back to their country of origin. Maybe Shelly has a trap to lure them in with the college fund. This could be a clever trick.. wishful thinking on my part

Giosmith42
August 28, 2012
8:25 a.m.

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Here's a radical concept...How about college aid for the LEGAL citizens of this country?!

ed186
August 28, 2012
9:18 a.m.

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Oh may lord, when will they ever learn ILLEGAL is ILLEGAL. When does the LEGAL students get what they give to illegals. They should get nothing, even if they were draged here by their parents who came here as illegals.

Sparkys_Dad
August 28, 2012
3:20 p.m.

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There is way more to this pot than meets they eye. Read Doonsbury's take on colleges and their entanglements with big government in the Doonesbury August archives.

http://doonesbury.slate.com/strip/archiv...

airedale1950
August 28, 2012
7:44 p.m.

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"mikeandmaggiea (no real name given) says...

SOUND LIKE IT COULD BE OKAY IF HE AND HIS FELLOW ASSEMBLYMEN WANT TO PAY FOR IT OUT OF THERE EXPENSE ACCOUNTS"

...perhaps we have a more deserving candidate closer to home....

MDogsMom
August 28, 2012
7:48 p.m.

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There is only a finite amount of tuition assistance around. If they start giving it to people who can't be bothered to get LEGAL status to be here, then there will be less for students who ARE here legally and who's parents pay taxes!

wmarincic
August 29, 2012
6:10 a.m.

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My question is that if 90% of the population agree this is wrong and nationally it is the same, how do you people vote for Obama and the democrat party? How do any democrats get elected? And Obama did this only for more hispanic votes, both legal and illegal. People need to get smart and vote tea party members in who are for less government and accountability.

geneshan2
August 29, 2012
11:24 a.m.

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Good grief! Why don't these liberal Democrats call themselves what they truly are......Socialists!

gtgillan
August 29, 2012
4:46 p.m.

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The proposal is an insult put forth by a self-serving imbecile -- illegal is illegal!

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