Skip to comments.Day Without Immigrants to Hit Washington in the Stomach
Posted on 02/16/2017 6:16:46 AM PST by C19fan
In a city where expense account meals are a central part of power players lives, some of Washingtons best-known restaurants will close their doors on Thursday in solidarity with a national campaign to draw attention to the power and plight of immigrants.
The campaign, spread on social media and messaging apps, has called for a day without immigrants. It asks foreign-born people nationwide, regardless of legal status, not to go to work or go shopping in a demonstration of the importance of their labor and consumer spending to the United States economy.
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Will they be avoiding emergency rooms as well?
OMG! NO K Street funded lunches for a day. A four year hiatus sounds about right.
The foreign born must be asking the question: “Who’s gonna pay MY babysitter today?”
Oh gee. Just how WILL these DC government employees, politicians, lobbyists and media wonks ever get along without their food source for that interminably long day?
I’m just all beside myself about it - can’t sleep, eat or even watch TV. Like Slick said, “I feel your pain....”
Just got back from downtown. Everything seems normal. Everybody is working and I saw no Mexican flags. Since America is a “nation of immigrants”, I expected everybody except the Native Americans to take the day off. This snowflake fiasco looks like an epic fail to me.
The shrug heard ‘round the country.’
Perhaps the fat slugs in DC will discover the mental clarity benefits of fasting.
Trump needs to make this day permanent.
Won’t it just show how many jobs are being taken from real Americans?
Glad I didn’t have a drink of coffee while reading that one! Best Post!
Will they avoid sending other people to emergency rooms?
Now Pelosi can make house calls washing feet
The most this will affect anyone, would be like if it was Christmas?
Like we’re going negate the laws over this? Gimme a break.
This country did fine when immigration was severely restricted after WW I to 1965.
Can we have a year without muslins?
1 down, 364 to go.
I hope ICE is keeping a list.
LOL - unless they take a day off from committing crime, no one will notice.
Just ignore them. Any time a libtard talks about how we are a nation of immigrants just remind them it LEGAL immigrants.
There's another one. It's on Commie Day, of course, but we'll take it.
I can’t think of a more deserving place.
No. And CareFlite will be quite busy.
Can we make it a year, please? How about a month, then?
They pulled this a few years ago. It was barely a blip on the radar, and I live in a large Texas metropolitan area.
Not just any old traffic, the beater toyotas with the coffee can exhaust falling off.
I remember and I agree. EPIC FAIL.
My job takes me to manufacturing facilities that employ a lot of immigrant labor. I had no trouble finding a parking spot this morning.
Notice the skilled distortion of the meaning of words. “Immigrant” can mean several things:
Immigrant meaning the people who came to this country in the previous century and who became American and who worked hard to build this country up, and who gave us their sons and daughters.
Immigrant meaning hard-working Hispanics employed in restaurants and construction.
Immigrant meaning savages bent on turning this country into an islamic theocracy, and on killing us.
Sorry, but you have to pick one meaning in a given article; you are not allowed to use it one way and have people understand another.
I wish, just ONCE, they would be truthful! They mean A DAY WITHOUT ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS. My husband is a legal immigrant and he, facetiously, said he was thinking about not going to work today. Yeah, right. Such manipulation by the Pravda Media.
So they will be patronizing American owned, operated, staffed and hired restaurants then eh?
Gotta have bolts of it for my quilts.
If this “strike” by a bunch of low education, high criminality, heavy users of welfare resources has any adverse effects on any community today, it should sound the alarm that there are too many of them in place. The illegals must be rooted out and removed; restrictions must be placed on the number of legal immigrants to ensure assimilation.
Live by the cheap help, die by the cheap help. I can’t imagine life being worth living is some of my favorite restaurants were to close for a day...........
...to draw attention to the power and plight of immigrants...
Power??? La RASA was supposed to POWER illary into the WH! So BS on Power!
plight of ILLEGAL ....
An ILLEGAL plight of their own making makes me not give a CRAP!
A day where we can leave our garage door up and our chicken coop unlocked.
Besides not working today to celebrant Immigrant day, I have done the following:
Last month, I changed my name to Juan Jose Mohammed, to get my EBT card and other freebies.
Then, I took down my Rebel flag (which you CAN’T buy on Amazon anymore) and peeled the NRA and Trump stickers off my front window and my F250 4 wheel pickup. I replaced them with Cair/LaRaza stickers.
I disconnected my home alarm system and quit the wimpy Neighborhood Watch. I bought two Pakistani flags and put one at each corner of the front yard.
Next, I purchased the black flag of ISIS (which you CAN Buy on EBAY or Amazon) and ran it up the flagpole. Now the local police, sheriff, FBI, CIA, NSA, Homeland Security, Secret Service and other agencies are all watching my house 24/7. FBI Director Comey personally calls twice a day to see if we are safe from the evil Trump people.
I’ve NEVER felt safer, and I’m saving $80 a month, ADT used to charge me. Plus, I bought burkas for us to wear from Amazon. Now, when I go out to stock up at Wal-Mart. Everyone moves out of the way and security can’t pat me down. If they say I’m a male wearing a burka, I just say I’m feeling like a woman today and where is my special bathroom. They turn and run away. The women’s bathrooms are so much cleaner than the men’s! Target will be installing an urinal in their women’s bathroom for me.
The good people at CAIR call me at least twice a day to see if we need anything or want to protest anything.
The Mexican embassy also calls us daily to see if we need anymore freebies and did we need more La Raza stickers.
We have Chuckie Schumers, McCains and Pelosis private phone numbers on Speed Dial on my new Free Obama Smart phone if we need anything.
Safe at last. Isnt this country great! Hot Dog (Only all beef!)!
Yours Truly, Juan Jose Mohammed.
That's a real heart breaker. I think I'll stuff myself with enchiladas and chile rellenos that would put a Mexican chef to shame. I make them myself.
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