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Gov. Vows to Veto Driver's License Bill
LA Times ^ | 9/9/05 | By Robert Salladay and Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writers

Posted on 09/09/2005 12:11:30 AM PDT by BurbankKarl

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will veto legislation approved Thursday to create a separate driver's license for illegal immigrants in California, a top aide said only hours after the bill passed the state Senate.

The upper house sent the controversial bill to Schwarzenegger on a 21-15 vote, the minimum needed for passage, only to have the governor's office say he would reject it. It would be the second time in two years that Schwarzenegger has rejected Democratic legislation allowing licenses for illegal immigrants

Richard Costigan, the governor's legislative secretary, said the bill was premature because the federal government was still writing regulations on how states should, if they desire, provide driver's licenses to illegal immigrants.

"We will be vetoing the driver's license bill," Costigan said Thursday evening.

Even some supporters were uneasy about the newest bill, SB 60, because it creates a second-tier license some considered separate and unequal for those who cannot prove citizenship or legal residency. It requires a unique design and color. The card could be used only for driving, but not for opening a bank account, boarding an airplane or any other official purpose.

The failure to close the issue of providing driver's licenses to illegal immigrants — a practice California stopped a dozen years ago — means another round of negotiations with Schwarzenegger, Republicans, Democratic leaders, border activists and immigration advocates over the complex and emotional issue.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: aliens; cedillo; driverslicense; goodmove; illegals; immigrantlist; rino; sb60; schwarzenegger; showingaspine; veto

1 posted on 09/09/2005 12:11:31 AM PDT by BurbankKarl
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To: BurbankKarl

"Donde est Home Depot?"

2 posted on 09/09/2005 12:13:05 AM PDT by BurbankKarl
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To: BurbankKarl

That's hysterical!


3 posted on 09/09/2005 12:16:29 AM PDT by Bush gal in LA
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To: Bush gal in LA

Nearly every vehicle I see the The Valley has a small version of that flag.


4 posted on 09/09/2005 12:19:15 AM PDT by BurbankKarl
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To: Texas4ever1776

I love the name by the way. I was born in San Antonio 1972. But anyway could we get a license in Europe? No Mexico. No. I swear we need another Revolution... Just a thought.


6 posted on 09/09/2005 12:24:19 AM PDT by lndrvr1972
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To: BurbankKarl
SB 60?

Terminated

7 posted on 09/09/2005 12:29:17 AM PDT by burzum (Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.-Adm H Rickover)
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To: BurbankKarl
What part of Hasta la Vista, Baby don't ILLEGAL immigrants understand??
8 posted on 09/09/2005 12:42:53 AM PDT by DTogo (U.S. out of the U.N. & U.N out of the U.S.)
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To: BurbankKarl

Good news bump!


9 posted on 09/09/2005 12:48:20 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (History is soon Forgotten,)
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To: Texas4ever1776; BlackElk; SierraWasp
Him vowing to veto this and that gay "marriage" bill, to me, prove even a RINO is better than a democrat.

I told everyone he would too, moderates are pragmatic. I can give you a million reasons why "better than a Democrat" is not always true but don't have the time this morning. Maybe BlackElk who has a similar outlook as I do would offer a comment or two. I might even let the ever thoughtful sierrawasp loose on this one.

10 posted on 09/09/2005 8:46:35 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired!)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; A CA Guy; ...

ping


11 posted on 09/09/2005 9:02:41 AM PDT by gubamyster
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To: BurbankKarl

Ok. I'm against legitimizing illegals, but this seems to have some good stuff in it.

It actually DOES make them less than legal, puts tabs on them and only lets them drive.

They *do* become 2d-tier immigrants with this. I'm surprised it passed the legislature.


12 posted on 09/09/2005 9:16:43 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (When a Jihadist dies, an angel gets its wings)
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To: ElkGroveDan; Texas4ever1776; BlackElk

I defer to the "BlackElk!"


13 posted on 09/09/2005 9:20:22 AM PDT by SierraWasp (The only thing that can save CA is making eastern CA the 51st state called Sierra Republic!!!)
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To: BurbankKarl

¿Dónde está mi $2.000 tarjeta de Cruz roja?


14 posted on 09/09/2005 9:23:39 AM PDT by afnamvet
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To: BurbankKarl

Good for Arnold. Illegal aliens should not even be in this country, much less given licenses. They should be deported and under no condition should they be allowed to own real estate.


15 posted on 09/09/2005 9:30:29 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: gubamyster

Protect our borders and coastlines from all foreign invaders!

Support our Minutemen Patriots!

Be Ever Vigilant ~ Bump!


16 posted on 09/09/2005 10:13:43 AM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: VeniVidiVici
I'm surprised it passed the legislature

The gay "marriage" bill and the illegal alien license bills are straight out of the Dem playbook for the last 60 years. Even Dems who would not normally vote for these bills voted yes because the intent is to get Schwarzenegger to veto the bill, so that they can make it a campaign issue in his re-election.

The timing and the controversy around the bills is no accident. Recall that right after the recall, they rescinded the illegal alien DL bill that Davis had signed. That's because they were terrified of losing seats over it; they had miscalibrated the opposition to it.

But not now. They now think that Arnold is on the ropes, and that the original opposition to the bill was more about Davis then the content of the bill.

Arnold is doing the right thing for himself by vetoing the bills. Now we will see if his people have the political smarts to pull out all the stops and castigate the legislature for passing the bills. If they don't, the Dems will try to hang it around his neck as proof that he's just a big meanie, the usual rap from that gang of thugs.

17 posted on 09/09/2005 10:55:40 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: ElkGroveDan
Reserving kudos til he actually vetos.
18 posted on 09/09/2005 11:28:43 AM PDT by b9
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To: BurbankKarl

We'll see.


19 posted on 09/09/2005 2:35:19 PM PDT by mtbopfuyn (Legality does not dictate morality... Lavin)
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To: BurbankKarl
Great news! Thanks Arnold. Geez, I just logged on a short while ago and many great news items tonight.

I guess I'll log off and have sweet dreams tonight instead of nightmares.

Over and Out.

20 posted on 09/09/2005 9:24:09 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: BurbankKarl
Gov. Vows to Veto Driver's License Bill

Big choice. That or get recalled like the other guy. What was his name?

21 posted on 09/09/2005 9:25:48 PM PDT by Black Tooth
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To: Black Tooth

He has a low rating....but will still win, because he has amassed a fortune in $$$.

And these union ads they keep playing are so stupid.


22 posted on 09/09/2005 9:28:45 PM PDT by BurbankKarl
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To: Black Tooth

good police chase on KCAL


23 posted on 09/09/2005 9:29:07 PM PDT by BurbankKarl
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To: BurbankKarl

On it, thanks buddy.


24 posted on 09/09/2005 9:30:36 PM PDT by Black Tooth
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To: ElkGroveDan
>> Him vowing to veto this and that gay "marriage" bill, to me, prove even a RINO is better than a democrat. I told everyone he would too, moderates are pragmatic. I can give you a million reasons why "better than a Democrat" is not always true but don't have the time this morning. <<

Last time I checked, Governor Grey Doofus WAS a "moderate, pragmatic" Democrat who VETOED the licenses-for-illegals bill originally (and only signed it into law as a despeate attempt to get "hispanic" votes during the recall election), so how is this differetn than Ahnuld vetoing the bill but saying he's OPEN to supporting a "different" version of the same legislation?

I think Grey Doofus was one of the RATs who was "personally against gay marriage but for civil unions" double-talk candidates too, otherwise they would have passed it under Doofus' tenure.

Honestly, I fail to see why the Ahnuldbots hate Doofus so much. As far as I can tell, he's identical to Ahnuld on the issues -- with the exception that Doofus was slightly to the right of Ahnuld on capital punishment.

25 posted on 09/10/2005 1:02:35 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Find out the TRUTH about the Chicago Democrat Machine's "Best Friend" in the GOP : www.nolahood.com)
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To: BillyBoy

Exactly.


26 posted on 09/10/2005 5:26:04 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired!)
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To: ElkGroveDan

why can't these people use their REAL id? hmmm? PERFECTLY LEGAL IN THE STATES. could it be because they are CRIMINALS?


27 posted on 09/12/2005 12:58:57 PM PDT by Republicus2001
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