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It is bigoted to use the term, "Illegal Alien."

So called democrats here use the term with impunity and then pull out the historical revisions to justify their bigotry.

Words matter.

We need to stop calling others, "Illegal Aliens."

Before the bigoted right wing appropriated the term and its use became so widespread that even so called democrats use the term, the common usage was, "Undocumented Alien."

It is bigoted to call a human, "Illegal."

I am serious about this.

Stop it, or STFU!

UPDATE:

Alien is just as onerous. Undocumented Immigrant should be the proper appellation.

I love ya, now STFU already!

UPDATE II:

Have eleven HR's and counting so far on one comment; which could ban me; for saying, bullshit and STFU... on the web... on a liberal blog I have been part of for over 6 years. Is cool though. I have been putting up with bigoted bullshit since I was a kid fighting for Civil Rights with our parents. Even Martin Luther King warned the greatest danger comes from those who are ostensibly on your side. Proof is below; while the diary is still able to be seen.

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Originally posted to The Justice Department on Netroots Radio.com on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 05:18 PM PST.

Also republished by Netroots Radio, LatinoKos, Black Kos community, and White Privilege Working Group.

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