Skip to comments.Governor (Schwarzenegger) repeats backing for license bill
Posted on 05/28/2004 1:19:02 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
SACRAMENTO - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday renewed his support for granting driver's licenses to illegal immigrants -- if security issues can be resolved.
The governor's pledge in a private meeting with Latino legislators appeared to ease their concerns. They had feared Schwarzenegger had reneged on a promise to negotiate new legislation to replace a law he pushed the Legislature to repeal last fall.
It's clear ``there is a willingness to try to find a compromise that is acceptable to both sides,'' said Sen. Deborah Ortiz, D-Sacramento.
It's uncertain how quickly Schwarzenegger and the legislators can reach a deal, and how committed the governor is to resolution.
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Hmm, think I could go to any other nation as an illegal immigrant and get a driver's license???
Time to warm up the Referendum Wagon.
There must be something about the air in Sacramento that makes you tonedeaf to the citizenry. If those idiots pass another bill like that, we're going to referend that dude faster than they can blink. And Schwarzenegger is going to see his popularity take a sharp drop. I'm just wondering if they're actually stupid enough to try this before the November elections.
Any such law will be suspended by a voter initiative, and overturned in the very next election. Arnold is making a big mistake pandering to the Aztlan traitors.
I second that. Have you checked out the governors plan for the abolition of property rights in California? He starts by appointing "land use planners" to the Coastal Commission, who basically believe that the state should control all planning and development on the coast, then he will approve the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, a plan to put the control of land use and private property for 20 counties unconstitutionally into the hands of 10 appointed (not elected) board members. These board members will be able to control "working" property, like private timber, mines, ranching and farming, and control the water. They will allow conservation groups to identify properties that are "state treasures" and only give the owners 45 days to respond to the conservancy aquisition plan.
In short, this man will be as much of a disaster as Gray Davis was for California citizens and their rights.
What is it these politcians dont understand about the word ILLEGAL? NO Drivers licenses for illegals, deport them..and let them come into my country legally...
Remember Party before Principle. It's the new deal. Raw deal that is!
The elites are responding to international pressures. You see, in the United States there is no national issue, only international issues. Migrant labor is a favorite issue of the internationalists, it is required when our president signs the FTAA that migrants are allowed to move at will in and out of the US and be granted the same privilege as the nationals. I am not making this up, this language is in the FTAA and in the international working groups that create the framework for _our_ national policy to deal with illegals. That is why you see the push to give them drivers licenses, social security and also in some states, the right to vote.
There was a petition circulating during late 2003 and early 2004 that would of repealed the original illegal dirver license bill. It was gaining a lot of momentum until the law was repealed by the State house and the petition was stopped. I guessed we were suckered punch. I hope another petition is started that will repeal this upcoming law and insert a provision in to the state constitution preventing any such laws from being passed in the future.
So much for Terminator 4 making money ... this guy is shooting himself in the foot faster than a raghead with an auto AK-47 pointed at his toes.
No pact yet on license bill
Democrats, who control the Legislature, say they will send the legislation to the governor, even if the two sides cannot reach agreement and he vetoes it.
Okay, then I'll renew my comment that granting illegals the right to US documents, whether a driver's license or any other, reduces the difference between a US Citizen and the citizens of another nation.
This is wrong and Schwarzenegger is just a big an idiot for supporting it, as any yahoo democrat who would gladly do the same thing.
The message to the governor should be loud and clear. No damn way!
BTW, while we're on the subject, we have a president which I'll probably vote for who is deralect in his duty on this topic.
Bush, get of your ass and do something about this terrorist threat, illegal immigration!
I promised I wouldn't say "I told you so," so I won't. (not you personally, Norm)
Pandering implies a lie. I don't think Schwarzenegger is pandering. I think Schwarzenegger really sees this as a righteous decision.
I'm shaking my head. Not at the populous. They're a generally a politically ignorant sort. I'm shaking my head at those who should have known better but got caught up in the moment.
The Legislative Analyst estimated a 3% reduction in premiums in the coming fiscal year.
Garamendi came out with a 21% figure but I think over this and next year.