Racial tension simmers on Martha's Vineyard as Barack Obama arrives

When Barack Obama arrives on Martha's Vineyard for his first family holiday as president, he will enjoy the sparkling sea, salty air and fresh fish and clams.

And like others he will probably be unaware of the thousands of illegal immigrants the island relies on during its summer season.
But in the recession, a small army of dishwashers, gardeners and labourers, mostly from Brazil, has created a simmering tension with some locals and amid the ... Full Story »

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by Gordon Townsend - Oct. 20, 2009

It brings to light the dichotomy adn hypocrisy by the power elites extolling a way of life and what they live

Great piece because it highlights the hypocrisy that the power eliltes in this country have lead us into. I no longer tellmy kidfs that hard work and merit are what counts. My son can;t get a job making a few bucks doing anything because illegals have all the entry positions. Obama woried about what clams to suck up while I am woriied about my family getting fed

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