I received some truly ugly responses to a comment I made on Facebook recently and felt the need to share my response to those who attacked me for my opinions.
Recently,There was a story on the local news here in Northern Nevada regarding the Washoe County School District’s policies on educating illegal immigrants (and/or the children of illegal immigrants). This was in light of President Trump’s enforcement of Immigration Laws which were ignored by the former President.
I shared my thoughts on the matter and I was accused of being a person who “Hates All Hispanics”, is a”Racist”, “Hates Children” and worse because I chose to express my feelings which were not in favor of spending my tax dollars to further support those who have entered this country ILLEGALLY.
The outrage expressed by some Americans regarding the “undocumented immigrants”….ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS… “Racist, evil President Trump’s targeting these poor unfortunate souls” has me outraged!
In November of 2016, a bill (WC1) was put on the local ballot which increased taxes in Washoe County in order to pay for the building of new schools in the district, as well as make repairs and additions to existing schools in the district. The bill was passed by a very narrow margin with a huge number of protests for and against the tax increase.
The School District claimed to be broke. The schools in the District falling apart, classrooms were way over capacity, too many students, not enough teachers…no money to pay for more teachers or make repairs…etc.
The Bill, as I mentioned above, narrowly passed.
I sit here in disbelief at the irony of this situation.
My hard-earned tax dollars have now been increased as a result of this bill being passed. I can accept this because I am totally in favor of educating American Children. Every American child deserves to have an education. I am grateful for being an educated American.
I am stunned by the reaction of some Americans to my logical opinion regarding my tax dollars being spent to educate illegal immigrants.
Why am I being labelled a racist?
Why am I being accused of “Hating Hispanics”?
Am I completely nuts, or is it truly ridiculous that a School District that has no money and needs to increase taxes to pay for more teachers to alleviate the over-capacity classrooms etc. should worry about those issues which are seriously affecting American children before worrying about the needs of those who have entered this country ILLEGALLY?
I would rather spend those extra tax dollars to help Americans. Use my tax dollars to help our Veterans and the millions of homeless Americans rather than have them wasted to support criminals, yes illegal immigrants ARE criminals. Look up the word ILLEGAL in the dictionary those of you who disagree with me regarding the definition of ILLEGAL…The definition of ILLEGAL is NOT “Undocumented” despite popular opinion…The word ILLEGAL means “NOT LEGAL, AGAINST THE LAW, CRIMINAL”.
I have cut and pasted my comment from the Facebook post below.
I welcome your comments, opinions and feelings on this topic.