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The Arizona immigration law

Posted on: May 3, 2010 9:32 pm
Edited on: May 3, 2010 9:33 pm
 
No matter what you think of it, read this before forming a final opinion.

There is talk of an All-Star Game boycott. I'm sure at some point next season's national championship game (in Glendale, Ariz.) will come into play. I'll have a take on all this in a future column but wanted to pass this along.
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Since: May 4, 2010
Posted on: May 4, 2010 1:48 pm
 

Bucky137...yet another victim

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States absolutely have the right to police crimes that occur in their state.  Under this law a suspicion of illegal residency status is neither sufficient to stop someone nor to make an inquiry.   Like others who simply don't want anyone to control illegal immigration you either have no idea what this law states or intentionally choose to misrepresent it.  I suspect the latter.  Of course, this is merely a suspicion, not an accusation.  Speaking of accusations...

 

Making a broad generalization of Arizonans as racists is outrageous and shows your true colors.  Accusing Arizonans of designing a law with the intent to authorize racial profiling is appalling.  Why is it that “the offended” like Bucky are allowed to make offensive generalizations?  Why do the rules of civility not extend to them? 

 

Ah, the beauty of declaring one's self a member of "the offended".  The offended don't have to play by the rules of civility because declaring one's self "offended" is declaring one's self a “victim” of one injustice, made up or otherwise, or another.  Self-declared victims of injustice are “entitled” to behave badly.  They are free to generalize (Bucky), spew hatred (Jeremiah Wright), explode bombs (Bill Ayers), destroy property (May Day rioters) and steal identities (illegal aliens) all because they are victims.  And they have the left all too willing to dole out entitlements in exchange for votes.

  

By the way, Bucky, don't think for a minute that I care about your choice to be offended and your choice to live a miserable life of victimhood.  You may think you are exempt from the rules of civility and are entitled to offend 3 million Arizonans, but I know better.  The hypocricy of the left and its victimhood mentality is sickening.




Since: Nov 6, 2006
Posted on: May 4, 2010 12:48 pm
 

The Arizona immigration law

Just let them all in and give them money and free housing........My ancestors came over here LEGALLY and worked hard for what they had and these illegals coming in from mexico think this is the land of the FREE!!!!  Stop them from coming in I think they need to extend the all-american water canal the entire distance on arizona....



Since: Nov 8, 2006
Posted on: May 4, 2010 12:04 pm
 

The Arizona immigration law

Current laws against illegal immigration weren't working otherwise there wouldn't be so many illegal immigrants.  Something needed to be done in Arizona, it was getting out of hand.


If not this then what?  Shall we watch states south of the 39th || turn into "El Barrio" while the rest of us move north, drink tea ,and play squash? 



Since: Feb 6, 2008
Posted on: May 4, 2010 11:32 am
 

The Arizona immigration law

DFW_Poke - Do you think that if you sneak into France or India that nothing will happen if you are caught? They will arrest you so fast it isnt even funny.


In Mexico the first time an illegal immigrant is caught there it's 2 years in prison, the second time it's 10 years in prison.  Then you have these dumb ass Mexican Presidents always bitching about the laws here in the U.S. being unfair.  What a friggin joke! 



Since: Jul 12, 2007
Posted on: May 4, 2010 11:21 am
 

The Arizona immigration law

I have been pulled over for my tail lights not having an orange bulb. Except the first thing out of his mouth was what kind of exhaust do you have. Seems discriminating to me. Older cop who hates japanese cars. However I am a big boy and dont go crying and complaining.

I just have one word for these people who are saying this is unfair. ILLEGAL.

These people are here illegally. That is the issue. It has nothing to do with race. How is it fair for those who go through the long process to gain citizenship compared to those who just sneak across our border?

Do you think that if you sneak into France or India that nothing will happen if you are caught? They will arrest you so fast it isnt even funny.



Since: Feb 6, 2008
Posted on: May 4, 2010 11:15 am
 

The Arizona immigration law

If you don't like this law then instead of protesting the Arizona Diamondbacks, the location of the 2011 All Star Game or the location of a National Championship College Football game, call up the U.S. Senator from your state or your U.S. Congressman and tell them to get off their butts and do something about Illegal Immigrants in this country.  If the Federal Government would take some action on this damn issue the States wouldn't have to do things like Arizona did.  Enforce the damn laws we have in place and quite trying to appease a small minority of the voting block.  Hammer employers who hire illegals hard and proactively search for and deport all the illegals you can find.  Also, get to work on that big ass fence/wall/trench/mine field or what ever from California to Texas!



Since: Nov 9, 2008
Posted on: May 4, 2010 11:11 am
 

The Arizona immigration law

You try hard to make a lucid point but am disappointed you don't have your facts and figures stright. Try 19 Border Officers killed in the last few years and drop the one rancher bit as that's not accurate at all!  



Since: Sep 13, 2006
Posted on: May 4, 2010 11:01 am
 

The Arizona immigration law

Listen up, Johnny Boldprint, I think there have been a few more deaths in Arizona than "one, yes one, rancher".   I love how all you compassionate liberals take the predictable knee-jerk reactions.  Did you ever consider that being an illegal alien isn't good for the immigrant either?  That it severly limits their opportunities and even safety?  That it's easier for greedy jerks to take advantage of them? 

And this has very little to do with concealed gun laws.  I love your 18-year-old gangbanger example- I'm sure he's only carrying a gun because it's legal.   

I think you should consider thinking at least twice, and then probably not speaking.   You'll come off looking smarter that way.




Since: Sep 4, 2006
Posted on: May 4, 2010 7:28 am
 

The Arizona immigration law

The thing most people seem to be glossing over is Arizona's long history of institutionalized racism, well documented pattern of abuse of power by police towards African Americans and other such crimes against the Republic. If this law had passed in many other states, it would be a non-issue. However, this is Arizona we are talking about, and given its ugly history in regards to racial preferences, it is a concern. Luckily, it is going to get struck down by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional because two of the three activist judges (Scalia and Alito) on the high court are not stupid enough to apply their warped views of the Constitution to this case.



Since: Mar 19, 2008
Posted on: May 4, 2010 6:56 am
 

The Arizona immigration law

I think the key word is "illegal" immegrant.


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