posted on Nov, 19 2005 @ 11:39 AM
I'm not so much freaked out as just disgusted. Illegal aliens given
unrestricted access to explosives.
Meanwhile, we're giving up our freedoms
right and left for the name of "safety." Pulled onto a jobsite today, and
there were a whole crew of Mexicans (or Central Americans, or immigrants
from Spanish Sahara or Senegal for all I know), and from being in this
business I can tell you sometimes you JUST KNOW most of these guys carry
forged papers, and nobody wants to do a DA#%ED THING about it. It's all
about keeping wages low.
And breaking the regulations also. No signs posted that by law must be ("Caution! Explosives - No smoking or open flames") posted. This in a
populated neighborhood. People who used to earn more, now squeezed out of jobs for this.
Out of I think 4 or 5 of them, barely any English at all. You know me, I'm
no bigot, out of most Anglos on the job, I'm one of the few who has
refreshed my Spanish, chats with these guys, shares my food with them, etc.
I just believe our so-called leaders are allowing this nonsense out of pure
They were fixing up a small collection of what looked like ANFO charges,
mixing a white powder with a liquid, blasting caps all ready, to blast some
hard rock out of the way of a sewer line installation trench.
I'm sorry but I don't go along with this. Worse, I am afraid if I make
waves, there's some small chance I will lose my job before it's all said and
done. Probably not. But still.
Our local community is like many straining our resources for hospital care, the aftermaths of drunk driving accidents, food stamps, lowering wages,
They built a huge office complex for the Department of Homeland Security in my town. Cost millions.
What a stupid and dangerous joke.