Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, don't blame someone else, or expect others to make a change, you should stop complaining and make a different choice. Remember, the circumstances of your birth don't determine the outcome of your life.
Like an equal human being.
Why would I think any differently?
'What kind of sick and twisted toy factory is this?'
'We are all the sum of our tears. Too little and the ground is not fertile, and nothing can grow there. Too much, the best of us is washed away.'
"Better to be dead and cool, than alive and uncool."
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK
I don't live in any area where Hispanic gangs are particularly prevalent, so I can't really say how that might change my perspective.
From what I have seen, however, I'd say that Latino immigrants generally seem like pretty decent people. They're friendly, hard working, and polite.
"Men did not love Rome because she was great. She was great because they had loved her." -- G.K. Chesterton
"A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"
Cicero Marcus Tullius
I voted negatively since the ones who came here illegally far outnumber the ones who came legally. I've lived in Southern California most of my life and have seen us colonized by third worlders who come here with very little to offer but with many needs. What a difference compared to the immigrants who came here from Europe after WW2. I went to school with these kids. First, they didn't come in huge numbers like the Latinos do, so they learned our language in a few weeks. Second, they came from a first world culture. Big difference. Obama and most democrats are pieces of crap for advocating more for illegals than for poor Americans, both black and white. Republicans are no better either. There are heavy fines for employers hiring illegals and how often does that happen?
Our nation has not always lived up to its ideals, yet those ideals have never ceased to guide us. They expose our flaws, and lead us to mend them. We are the beneficiaries of the work of the generations before us and it is each generation's responsibility to continue that work. - Laura Bush
While I am solidly against illegal immigration it has nothing to do with Latinos specifically. I find most to be hardworking and honest and would trade our welfare abusers one for one for any honest, hardworking immigrant if it were possible.