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  •  You're confused. I'm not promoting anything. (0+ / 0-)

    I'm tired of punk ass anti-immigrant people who claim people are taking their jobs when it's not their freaking job in the first place. You want to blame someone for a lost job blame yourself for not being valuable enough and then blame the company. You want H1Bs to be paid the same? Organize and work with them to make sure everyone is paid the same like the law says they're supposed to be.

    But see as a brown person I've seen enough folks talk about people taking other folks jobs to see that when bullshit like this is peddled (pretending that the H1B program is significant and that they're all Indians in the IT field and that they're all incompetent) that in many instances it's simply a stand in for something else.

    Man. Some "progressives" make Archie Bunker look like Tim Wise.

    by JayGR on Fri Nov 28, 2008 at 04:09:27 PM PST

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    •   brown person (2+ / 0-)
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      Clem Yeobright, numen

      Hi JayGR,

       Are you a brown person?

       I'm a white person.   Please, don't hate me for being white.  I was just born this way.  Can't help it;  it's just the genes.  Please accept me the way I am.  Thank you.

    •  As a "brown person"?!? (3+ / 0-)

      Well, if you had been a Black person or a woman, you would have been more and more likely to be seen in the ranks of Information Technology ten and fifteen years ago as the numbers of Blacks, women, and other minorities were steadily increasing, and there was a wide range of ages.

      Then came the age of "cheap labor", and minorities became "last hired first fired", and most had to leave the field.  Which is why now in IT you primarily find some white guys in their mid-twenties in management track, and many dead end contract jobs populated by H1Bs, about half of which are twenty-something Indians, mostly of the (upper) Brahmin caste (which is India's version of racism).

      You don't demonstrate affirmative action by replacing a diversity of races, genders, and ages with young, upper-caste males, whether they are Indian or American.

      So how about you stop peddling your own bullshill and provide us some numbers that show us just how many of these H1Bs are members of the Shudra (lower) caste or dalits (untouchables).

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