So, 70% Of Farms Are Committing Crimes
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2017-11-13 13:31 by Karl Denninger
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So, 70% Of Farms Are Committing Crimes
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Why shouldn't people commit robbery, identity theft, even murder?

Go on, tell me why.  It's wrong, right?  It's also illegal, but the bottom line is that we're a "law-abiding nation", right?

Wrong.

Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration through stepped-up arrests and border enforcement has shaken the U.S. agricultural sector, where as many as 7 in 10 farm workers are undocumented, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

The largest trade group in the United States for farmers admits that 70% of the employees in the sector are illegal invaders and have no right to be in the United States.

This in turn means that one of two things is true for each and every one of them:

  • Their employer is paying no employment taxes because there is no Social Security number being reported at all, and thus you're being directly screwed, as are the employees.  You are being screwed because these people consume government services (whether "soft" or otherwise, that is, the simple enjoyment of things like a water and sewer system, roads, etc) but they pay no taxes to support same, so you are paying for the government systems that support their presence.  Further, if hurt "on the job" you pay for it since they have neither money or workman's comp insurance since they're not being reported as "employed."

    OR

  • They are using someone else's identity (e.g. SSN) and as a result the person who's identity was stolen is directly harmed both by the potential impact to their credit and if there is some sort of problem (e.g. they get hurt, etc) that winds up associated with the other person's identity which they are then forced to sort out at their own expense.

Every one of these "businesses" (farms) is a scam outfit and is breaking the law.

Every single one, and some of them are big, publicly-traded firms too (e.g. Tyson.)

The law is being flouted openly, intentionally and with malice aforethought.  Nobody is going to jail and nobody is showing up at those farms and processing houses, arresting both the employee and employer who knowingly and intentionally hired an illegal invader.

And that's just for starters.

Stop trying to argue that I should work hard, pay my taxes and "support society" through my actions while literally the entire food supply chain in the United States, say much less the fuel supply chain is comprised of both employers and employees who stick their middle finger up in the air every single day toward the law and screw all American citizens by doing so.

**** you Mr. President, Mr. Attorney General and the entire rest of the federal "law enforcement" community.  Oh, and **** you to Tyson's CEO, who is on CNBC right now.  May an asteroid land on all of your heads.  You have a major trade group here in the United States which announces that 70% of the employees in the field are illegally here and both they and their employers are intentionally breaking the law and you do exactly NOTHING about it -- except screw American citizens.

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