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Fetuses… doing the job illegal immigrants can’t

22 July 2007

Sleazy exterminator turned congressman turned future prison inmate Tom DeLay was born in Laredo, so he should know better.

Despite his own ties to using exploited immigrant labor (and forced abortions on the workers) DeLay seems to think that had middle-class Americans not had legal abortion, they’d have turned out a generation of sweat-shop workers and lettuce pickers.

Former Republican Majority Leader Tom DeLay told a gathering of College Republicans that a link exists between legal abortion and illegal immigration in America. The remarks were included in a video produced by writer Max Blumenthal and posted at The Huffington Post.

“I contend [abortion] affects you in immigration,” DeLay told the Washington-area gathering. “If we had those 40 million children that were killed over the last 30 years, we wouldn’t need the illegal immigrants to fill the jobs that they are doing today. Think about it.”

On the other hand, those future babies may have found another calling:

2 Comments leave one →
  1. el_longhorn permalink
    23 July 2007 2:43 pm

    Can’t let this one go…what is the story with Tom DeLay being born in Laredo? I understand the DeLay family has a connection to Mirando City, but I didn’t know Tom was born in or around the area.

  2. 23 July 2007 4:00 pm

    Maybe they should have run him out of town while he still was a fetus 🙂

    Here’s his Congressional biography — “DeLAY, Thomas Dale, a Representative from Texas; born in Laredo, Webb County, Tex., April 8, 1947; graduated from Calallan High School, Corpus Christi, Tex., 1965; attended Baylor University, Waco, Tex., 1967; B.S., University of Houston, Houston, Tex., 1970; business owner; member of the Texas state house of representatives, 1979-1984; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth and to the ten succeeding Congresses until his resignation on June 9, 2006 (January 3, 1985-June 9, 2006); majority whip (One Hundred Fourth Congress to One Hundred Seventh Congress); majority leader (One Hundred Eighth and One Hundred Ninth Congress).”

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