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'Day without Mexicans' could be affecting Nogales business

A “Day Without Mexicans” boycott of Arizona by Mexican consumers seems to be having an impact at the Nogales border crossing, which has had almost no traffic Friday, according to a Sonoran newspaper.... Read more»

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May 14, 2010, 4:05 pm
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Nogales Business School exam question:

Q. A day without Mexicans is like a day without ____________?

A. Revenue.

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May 21, 2010, 1:59 pm
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Fighting Racism comes with a cost.In a few years when this calms down and people forget how the state of AZ stands on Mexican Americans you will be able to go back to your profits and the way of life
BOYCOTT AZ

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May 21, 2010, 2:17 pm
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I disagree. I think Brewer and her racist cronies have badly misjudged the state, the Hispanic community and the country. I think their kick in the teeth to civil and human rights has had the effect of giving this issue a whole lot more profile than it had before ... which may have been their intent (i.e. to obtain a greater federal commitment to border security) but very likely will also bite them in the ass.

I don’t think Arizona will be returning to “business as usual” any time soon, and I think this issue represents opportunity for candidates who might want to challenge the Brewerocracy. Maybe I’m wrong, but I’m an optimist.

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May 29, 2010, 5:46 am
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SHOW ME YOUR PAPERS?

We do NOT need immigration reform. We need immigration ENFORCEMENT! I have to show my ID when I board a plane and I am paying. Don’t you think people looking for government handouts should show ID proving they are here legally?

Simple question

What happens if someone jumps the fence and wanders around a gated community without an ID? I am sure a resident of the community calls the cops saying someone that doesn’t look like they belong here is roaming the streets. The cops arrive. They would ask the wanderer a few questions. And since the wanderer does not have a valid reason for being inside the gated community, the cops would escort them out, wouldn’t they? Isn’t a country, like the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, a “gated community”, too?

WAKE UP AMERICA AND SMELL THE HYPOCRISY

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May 29, 2010, 5:47 am
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WHY AZ SB 1070?
Anybody wonder why LEGAL AMERICAN CITIZENS in Arizona are glad they passed this new law? And WHY others should follow? Here’s why…

The following information IS compiled from Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security:

83% of warrants for murder in Phoenix are for illegal aliens.

86% of warrants for murder in Albuquerque are for illegal aliens.

75% of those on the most wanted list in Los Angeles, Phoenix and Albuquerque are illegal aliens.

24.9% of all inmates in California detention centers are Mexican nationals

40.1% of all inmates in Arizona detention centers are Mexican nationals

48.2% of all inmates in New Mexico detention centers are Mexican nationals

29% (630,000) convicted illegal alien felons fill our state and federal prisons at a cost of $1.6 billion annually

53% plus of all investigated burglaries reported in California, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona and Texas are perpetrated by illegal aliens.

50% plus of all gang members in Los Angeles are illegal aliens

71% plus of all apprehended cars stolen in 2005 in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and California were stolen by Illegal aliens or “transport coyotes”.

47% of cited/stopped drivers in California have no license, no insurance and no registration for the vehicle. Of that 47%, 92% are illegal aliens.

63% of cited/stopped drivers in Arizona have no license, no insurance and no registration for the vehicle. Of that 63%, 97% are illegal aliens

66% of cited/stopped drivers in New Mexico have no license, no insurance and no registration for the vehicle. Of that 66% 98% are illegal aliens.

380,000 plus “anchor babies” were born in the US to illegal alien parents in just one year, making 380,000 babies automatically US citizens.

97.2% of all costs incurred from those births were paid by the American taxpayer

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May 29, 2010, 7:33 am
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RE: The following information IS compiled from Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security:
I got this e-mail too, So i called HLS and the FBI about it and they stated it is a lie they never have had a compile of stats like these.
As for

380,000 plus “anchor babies” were born in the US to illegal alien parents in just one year, making 380,000 babies automatically US citizens.

The 14th Amendment is not going away,and it will never be changed. The Far Right would love to get it’s hands on it but no way!

All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

So let’s look at the gated community post.
Well what if you live in the far side of the the
community, your out for a walk, your Mexican-American
It’s your community you’ve left your wallet at home and a police officer stops you asks for your legal papers to be in the USA. I guess you go to jail till your wife can bring your papers to the police.
Ok one more thing this guy out walking sees some one break into your home and steals from you,He can call the police but he will not because he left his wallet at home and he now fears that he will be more important than the crime commented on you.

You know it’s always easier to hate than to love.

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