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POSTED July 29, 2014 1:46 a.m.

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

In the recent scandal of the Veterans Administration, government records were manipulated as our veterans died waiting for medical assistance.  Many more veterans are ill, homeless, or struggling to find a job.  Millions of Americans also face similar struggles to have basic necessities in life.  While our government does assist millions of Americans struggling for food, shelter, and employment, the heavy tax burden has fallen on the Middle Class and our children as our national debt approaches $18 trillion.  However, our government has become more focused on assisting those who have broken our laws.

Obama’s policies have encouraged illegal immigrants to come to America, which has overwhelmed our border patrol from capturing drug cartels, drug traffickers, and even suspected terrorists. These drug cartels are responsible for 55,000 murders south of our border.  They have also traffic humans and drugs through 75 tunnels into America.  In essence, 90% of those seeking to get into America illegally are successful with 20% having a criminal background.  

Approximately 30% of those in our federal and state prisons are here illegally.  Many are being set free through policies of the Obama administration on a promise to appear in court.  According to the FBI, there are 1.4 million gang members coordinating multiple crimes from drugs to theft to murder, tying up police services, prisons, and our courts.  According to a 2010 Justice Department report, gangs consisting of illegal immigrants are active in 1,286 U.S. cities.

With Americans in danger and the cost to pay for these services and incarceration skyrocketing, one may think our federal government would assist states in enforcing the border.  Wrong.  Our federal government is actually encouraging illegal immigrants to come, using a website to teach them how to sign up for welfare programs once they arrive in the U.S. Now billions are spent on welfare to house, feed, and care for those here illegally.  Some are provided EBT cards.  Many have diseases, overstretching our healthcare system and services.  With our social welfare system, justice system, and health care system over burdened, illegal immigrants have also overwhelmed our educational system.   

All of this pandering to illegal immigrants undermined those that came to America legally.  Those individuals respected the law and went through the legal process.  Those that came here legally and those that came to America 100 years ago did not come for government entitlements.  They assimilated into society and learned English.  They loved the Red, White, and Blue and many died fighting for Liberty and Freedom.  They became proud Americans with the heritage of another nation.

Today, these immigrants are encouraged to break the law through an assortment of entitlement flavors for all ages dependent on a government to care for them.  

America needs to enforce our border, protect the legal process of immigration, and provide services to Americans, such as our veterans that have risked their lives to defend liberty and freedom.  If President Obama and our government want to assist young children and those in need, there are many places throughout the U.S. where they can find real Americans.


Frank Aquila 


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LarryBaca: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Liber, just because you can "Cut and Paste" something that suits your agenda, doesn't make it fact. It's not even information as you allude to, it's simply someone's opinion based on erroneous and biased-fed, Right Wing propaganda.

crimeriddendump: 1 month, 2 weeks ago


Some persons fiction may be "information" but it is hardly factual. Did you even read my post bellow? I took that post apart point by point. Further, that information was from 2006. That was EIGHT YEARS AGO!!! Don't you think that information is quite outdated by now regardless of how accurate or inaccurate it was in the past??

And really the bathroom humor is not helping to prove you to be a mature person. That is further supported by your refusal to discuss any of the pints I bring up in my prior post such as the Congressional refusal to approve new judges or the actual waste of money by Governor Perry.

No, instead, you choose to respond with language one would hear in a 2nd grade classroom.

My conclusion: you have no opinion yourself on this matter. Instead, you rely on others such has Hannity or the internet to provide your words. That is really the saddest thing here. People such as yourself are not motivated by facts at all. No. You clearly are motivated solely by ignorance.

LibertyFinder: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Burger and Dump
Why does it matter that Al gave you info and you attack him for "cut and paste"?
He gave you the info and then you cry about it being cut and paste because you have nothing to back up anything you said and Al backed it up.
The burger must have been made in the dump.

crimeriddendump: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I don't hate the messanger, I hate messages that are filled with finacruacises and imagination that are being passed off as fact.

Would you like a fact? Gov Rick Perry has ordered 1000 National Guard to the border at the cost of $1.3 million a week. Multiply that by 52 weeks in a year and we get $67.6 million. That is $67.6 million being spent of grandstanding politics as opposed to resolving the issues. If you really care about financial responsibility, why are you not attacking Gov Perry for this clear waste of tax payer money?

Want another fact? The backlog at the boarder is caused by a backlog at the court level. CONGRESS has not approved the THRITY judges that President Obama has nominated to fill vacancies.

These are facts, that are unmotivated by borderline racist nonsense. Feel free to discuss.

LarryBaca: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Gave up huh Albert? Facts getting under your skin? Maybe you, Frank and Liber can get together at your next "Cut and Paste whatever suits our cause" class and get back to us. :-)

twodogss: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

wow, you really hate the messenger, when you can't stand the message. I was once a liberal, but then I grew up.
As this, as usual, has turned into a spitting contest, I'll withdraw and pronounce you the winner, again, you win, no one is smarter than you.
BTW, the message still stands, illegal immigration will destroy us.

crimeriddendump: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

First, I find it very conincidental that twodogss response is again copy and pasted. This one below from . It would have been nice if twdogss also included the last sentence as well. I'll provided it here as it seems to have slipped by his selective copy and paste:

"Notwithstanding guilt by association, it appears that neither right nor left are satisfied with some policies of Annenberg or conclusions of This leads to the conclusion that APPC is nonpartisan."

One of the only original pieces in twodogss piece is the following "mainly because I don't do leftist readings." : twodogss

One of the most ignorant things I have heard. Leonore Annenberg, the FOUNDER of the ANNENBERG Public Policy Center was a RONALD REAGAN'S Chief of Protocol!!! She was a major part of President Reagan's 1980 campaign. IN WHAT WORLD IS SHE LEFTIST!!!

You really have zero idea what you are talking about. An amazing thing about non-partisan organizations, they are funding by both liberals, conservatives and independents! WHO KNEW!!

Also LiberyFinder, NOTHING posted by twodogss so far has been factual. I already posted a link debunking the whole copy-and-paste letter as false. Should I do it using smaller words and/or pictures to help you understand? Let me know if that would help.

twodogss: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

yep, found it on the net, looked at some of the figures and real or not, too damn much money spent on ILLEGAL immigrants, no matter how you try to denigrate me or anyone else.
The fact check you speak of is one of yours,the ANNENBERG Public Policy Center (APPC), is the sponsoring agency behind, and is itself supported by the same foundation, the ANNENBERG FOUNDATION, that Bill Ayers secured the 49.2 million dollars from to create the Chicago ANNENBERG Challenge “philanthropic” organization in which Barack Obama was the founding Chairman of the Board for and Ayers served as the grant writer of and co-Chair of for its two operating arms.
And yes, this info came from a right wing org on the net
mainly because I don't do leftist readings.

LibertyFinder: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Do you see how they ask for facts and as soon as you provide them, the only thing they can accuse you is "cut and paste". I suppose they wanted you to write out each one personally. What morons.

crimeriddendump: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The funniest part is that the provided numbers add up to $357.5 Billion, not $338.3 Billion. I'm not sure if it is irony or coincidence that they can't even do the math correctly.

LarryBaca: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Busted Albert.... you want to give it a shot there Liber? No? I didn't think so... :-)

crimeriddendump: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Hello twodogss,

First, COPY AND PASTE responses from fringe websites does not help your cause much. Seems your whole response is copied directly from which seems itself copied from a ridiculous chain email.

Just to be clear: just because you get it in your email, does NOT make it fact.

Second, this whole chain email was from 2007. Is is OLD HAT and has been debunked before. FACTCHECK.ORG ( debunked the whole email point by point.

Funny how this chain email is just as absurd in 2014 as it was SEVEN years ago in 2007.

Hopefully, contributors such as twodogss can provided some material that is 1) not copy and pasted from chain emails 2) not paraphrasing yesterdays Sean Hannity and 3) have at least some bases in wither fact or reality.

LarryBaca: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Albert, Albert, Albert, one only has to look at the very first reference to know you have been busy cherry picking the web to find whatever serves your purpose. Did you know that the entire Board of Directors of your first reference are Republicans? How fair of you... :-) what a joke... why don't you try using actual government web sites to gather your information? Oh, yeah, I forgot, Obama has been busy filling up all these sites with his Commie propaganda, right? :-)

twodogss: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Comments re: costs involved with Illegal immigration.

$11 Billion to $22 billion is spent on welfare to illegal aliens each year by state governments. Verify At:

$22 Billion dollars a year is spent on food assistance programs such as food stamps, WIC, and free school lunches for illegal aliens.
Verify At:

$2.5 Billion dollars a year is spent on Medicaid for illegal aliens.

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$12 Billion dollars a year is spent on primary and secondary school education for children here illegally and they cannot speak a word of English!

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$17 Billion dollars a year is spent for education for the American-born children of illegal aliens, known as anchor babies.

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$3 Million Dollars a DAY is spent to incarcerate illegal aliens.

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30% percent of all Federal Prison inmates are illegal aliens.

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$90 Billion Dollars a year is spent on illegal aliens for Welfare & Social Services by the American taxpayers.

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$200 Billion dollars a year in suppressed American wages are caused by the illegal aliens.

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In 2006, illegal aliens sent home $45 BILLION in remittances to their countries of origin.
Verify At:.

The dark side of illegal immigration: Nearly One million sex crimes committed By illegal immigrants in the United States.
Verify At:

The total cost is a whopping
$338.3 BILLION DOLLARS A YEAR or more. These figures have been reported time and time again to little or no interest by the members of our Congress, but there is no denying that these monetary costs are a colossal drain on US resources and money.....for Illegal Immigrants, which could be going for legal American citizens,natural born, naturalized LEGAL citizens and LEGAL immigrants.

crimeriddendump: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

It's AMAZING how every time I bring up facts and mention the historical inaccuracies of comments, the standard retort is immature name calling.

I'm curious how these types feel that such an immature response supports their possessions. Frankly, it just makes the comment seems like an ignoramus with no original thoughts of their own. It would seem that Frank Aquila, LibertyFinder, and twodogss are only capable of regurgitating yesterdays Hannity and little else. Any discussion outside that limited scope of knowledge is met with immature and unsophisticated ramblings.

I would LOVE to have a fact based discussion here with anyone willing and and able. I am however loosing confidence in the ability of some here to have a rational discussion about, well, anything. It seems that the average reader - and employee - of the Manteca Bulletin is not interested in rationality, facts, or history. No. It would seem most are solely interested in the perpetuation of their own baseless prejudices.

LibertyFinder: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Great Letter! Glad to see Baca Burger and Dump as two overcooked flame broiled patties. What a flammer

LarryBaca: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Albert, really? The Mayflower,Ellis Island, commie 101? Are you serious?
"Darn good letter, Frank" Really Albert, really?

crimeriddendump: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

It is clear twodogss has ZERO idea what he is talking about. The Mayflower expedition arrived on Cape Code in 1620. The United States of America was founding in 1776, 156 years later. In what way does United States immigration policy have ANYTHING to do with the Mayflower? Further, the signers of the "Mayflower Compact" were SEPARATISTS!!! They didn't pay England a single cent!! They famously said they "would use their own liberty; for none had power to command them...."

Also, I'm curious if twodogss feels the Ellis Island system of immigration from the 1900's was fair and acceptable ? Is he suggesting that we should return to that system to then make everyone "legal"?

From a historical and factual perspective, your comments don't make any sense at all. Perhaps there is some other motivation to why you do not like children from a particular country. Christianity tells us to "love thy neighbor as thyself" Do you not believe in this statement? What would Jesus do?

Finally, Tea Party has nothing to do with it- education does. What matters is people twodogss just inventing facts to support his beliefs or suggesting his imagination is just as good as historical fact or scientific evidence. Inventing history does not make one's point of view any more correct; it has quite the opposite effect.

twodogss: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, .................

Great stuff, at that time and oh, by the way, those immigrations agents meeting those incoming immigrants funneled them through in groups by nationality and those without the proper papers were labeled WOPS and treated like dirt.

The incoming Irish were treated the same also, as signs were posted No Irish or dogs allowed.

Yeah, a lot of story's about this great country accepting immigrants.

Like the stories about Chinese, Japanese, slaves etc. etc. and if you don't like it, you are not American?

American has accepted LEGAL immigration since we began as a country (yep, even those folks on the Mayflower had to pay a fee to get here) but, we really concerned Americans and Legal immigrants are concerned about the unchecked flood of illegals.

And boy, you guys really get off on ragging the Tea Party folks ;-) really cute comments you make, for grown men, anyway. I'll bet you learned that in Commie Class 101?

signed: Al Barth

crimeriddendump: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Frank's letter above is an embarrassment. It is an embarrassment for anyone claiming to be and American, and embarrassment for anyone claiming to be a christian, and and embarrassment for anyone claiming to be a decent human-being. Please find below what America ENGRAVED on a statue in New York harbor to welcome all immigrants in 1898 and maybe, just maybe, it will remind yourself of what it means be an American:

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name
Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand
Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command
The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame.

"Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

LarryBaca: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

There are so many things that are made up crap, don't even know where to start. Albert of course has already seen all this in his Tea bags...
I will bet money both of you will be paying up to join Sister Sarah's TV show. "Ridiculous crap even Fox won't air"...

twodogss: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Darn good letter, Frank.

Please wait ...