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President Obama Slams Arizona Law As Misguided
New York Daily News ^ | April 24,2010 | Staff

Posted on 04/24/2010 2:11:42 PM PDT by IbJensen

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer ignored criticism from President Obama on Friday and signed into law a bill supporters said would take handcuffs off police in dealing with illegal immigration in Arizona, the nation's busiest gateway for human and drug smuggling from Mexico.

With hundreds of protesters outside the state Capitol shouting that the bill would lead to civil rights abuses, Brewer said critics were "overreacting" and that she wouldn't tolerate racial profiling.

"We in Arizona have been more than patient waiting for Washington to act," Brewer said after signing the law. "But decades of inaction and misguided policy have created a dangerous and unacceptable situation."

Earlier Friday, Obama called the Arizona bill "misguided" and instructed the Justice Department to examine it to see if it's legal. He also said the federal government must enact immigration reform at the national level - or leave the door open to "irresponsibility by others."

"That includes, for example, the recent efforts in Arizona, which threaten to undermine basic notions of fairness that we cherish as Americans, as well as the trust between police and their communities that is so crucial to keeping us safe," Obama said.

The legislation, sent to the Republican governor by the GOP-led Legislature, makes it a crime under state law to be in the country illegally. It also requires local police officers to question people about their immigration status if there is reason to suspect they are illegal immigrants; allows lawsuits against government agencies that hinder enforcement of immigration laws...

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"It's going to change our lives," said Emilio Almodovar, a 13-year-old American citizen from Phoenix. "We can't walk to school any more. We can't be in the streets anymore without the pigs thinking we're illegal immigrants."

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: 0stfu; bho44; bhoillegals; marxistwhiner
Shut up, Barry. Most of America has your number now!
1 posted on 04/24/2010 2:11:42 PM PDT by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

Of course it’s misguided, it is shutting down a large number of democrap votors.....


2 posted on 04/24/2010 2:13:07 PM PDT by Cyclone59 (I ROCK, Guitar Hero said so........)
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To: IbJensen

How is it misguided?

My town in TX always checks out new inmates to see if they are legal or not and they put them on ‘Immigration Holds’ if they are not. They are handed over to the INS or ICE or whatever for deportation.


3 posted on 04/24/2010 2:13:32 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com << Get your science fiction and fiction test marketed)
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To: IbJensen

toooooooo baaaaaaaaaad baaaaaaarry! it’s law in AZ now!
Thank god for sensible governors!


4 posted on 04/24/2010 2:16:11 PM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT (Free Nobel Peace Prize with oil change =^..^=)
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To: IbJensen
"It's going to change our lives," said Emilio Almodovar, a 13-year-old American citizen from Phoenix. "We can't walk to school any more. We can't be in the streets anymore without the pigs thinking we're illegal immigrants."

Awe. Kids say the darnest things.

5 posted on 04/24/2010 2:18:14 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear (Does not play well with others.)
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To: IbJensen
"We in Arizona have been more than patient waiting for Washington to act," Brewer said after signing the law. "But decades of inaction and misguided policy have created a dangerous and unacceptable situation."

They tell us, sir, that we are weak, unable to cope with so formidable an adversary. But when shall we be stronger? Will it be the next week, or the next year? Will it be when we are totally disarmed...? Shall we gather strength by irresolution and inaction? Shall we acquire the means of effectual resistance by lying supinely on our backs, and hugging the delusive phantom of Hope, until our enemies shall have bound us hand and foot?

Patrick Henry

6 posted on 04/24/2010 2:18:37 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: IbJensen

It’s a state’s right to defend itself ~ and it’s citizens and taxpayers ~ when the Federal government refuses to do it’s job.

Lead the charge against this Law, Oh Great Usurper of the Republic!


7 posted on 04/24/2010 2:18:47 PM PDT by incredulous joe ("Live Free or Fight!!")
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To: GeronL

They are handed over to the INS or ICE or whatever for deportation.

Does this work? I say, give the States the power to deport and I am ALL in favor of this law.


8 posted on 04/24/2010 2:22:26 PM PDT by Paisan
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To: IbJensen
Police powers within the boundaries of a state belong to the state government. So says the Constitution, and is backed up by the Federalist, written by Madison, Hamilton and Jay.

If Obama was a competent lawyer who had read and understood the Constitution, he would know that. But he hasn't and doesn't. Now, electing Obama, THAT was "misguided."

Congressman Billybob

Don't Tread On Me (9/12 photo and poster)"

Not Protessting about Obama and the Constitution

9 posted on 04/24/2010 2:24:16 PM PDT by Congressman Billybob (www.TheseAretheTimes.us)
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To: IbJensen

LOL Barry do not go to Arizona you are a Illegal alien and will be sent back to Kenya, Laws you know!!!.


10 posted on 04/24/2010 2:24:39 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Grizzled Bear
"It's going to change our lives," said Emilio Almodovar, a 13-year-old American citizen from Phoenix. "We can't walk to school any more. We can't be in the streets anymore without the pigs thinking we're illegal immigrants."

Awe. Kids say the darnest things.

They don't respect the law, why should they respect those who enforce the law? Hopefully, Emilio gets sent back to the hell hole he came from. One less future drug dealer to deal with.

11 posted on 04/24/2010 2:25:05 PM PDT by Dengar01
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To: Cheetahcat
The proper response to every comment made by the administration regarding them being against tough immigration laws is to call them anti-white racists. They have been name calling for years, and they have positioned themselves as the ‘thoughtful, tolerant’ side, when in reality they are motivated by envy and hatred. They are racists and need to be called out on it, every single time they open their bigoted mouths.
12 posted on 04/24/2010 2:27:24 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: IbJensen

“Basic notions of fairness”

Damn him. What’s fair about people sneaking in and not waiting their turn in the immigration line? What’s fair about all of us workers being forced to pay monstrous taxes to supply benefits to these people? What’s fair about our local school being overrun by low-achieving children of illegals dragging our property values down. What’s fair about some of the horrible drug violence spilling over the border into our country? What’s fair about ranchers getting murdered on their property?

Screw him and his notion of fairness. FU Obama.


13 posted on 04/24/2010 2:28:41 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: IbJensen

Did the chief law enforcement officer get his law degree online or did they just send it?


14 posted on 04/24/2010 2:30:56 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: IbJensen

Law of the land now. Shut up Zer0.


15 posted on 04/24/2010 2:31:12 PM PDT by unixfox
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To: IbJensen

Nobody is as misguided, ignorant or arrogant as Barry.


16 posted on 04/24/2010 2:31:58 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Socialism, socialism, we don't need no stinkin' socialism.)
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To: Cyclone59

“misguided” is one of BO’s favorite words.


17 posted on 04/24/2010 2:35:08 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: IbJensen

How about this? That Arizonans consider Obama as stupid and lazy.


18 posted on 04/24/2010 2:35:33 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Is Obama an Irish, Italian or Japanese name?)
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To: GeronL

Obamacare is “misguided” too.


19 posted on 04/24/2010 2:35:42 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: IbJensen

So, when will the prez be in Arizona?


20 posted on 04/24/2010 2:36:01 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: BuffaloJack
Nobody is as misguided, ignorant or arrogant as Barry.

He decreases the IQ of any gathering he attends!

21 posted on 04/24/2010 2:36:26 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Don Corleone
He decreases the IQ of any gathering he attends!

And increases the IQ of the ones he doesn't!

22 posted on 04/24/2010 2:39:01 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Paisan

me too


23 posted on 04/24/2010 2:39:22 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com << Get your science fiction and fiction test marketed)
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To: IbJensen
We can't walk to school any more. We can't be in the streets anymore without the pigs thinking we're illegal immigrants.

It is talk like this that should start an all out campaign on stopping every jackass like this and make him pull ID. This is a sample of a real ignorant nitwit.

24 posted on 04/24/2010 2:44:41 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Grizzled Bear
"It's going to change our lives," said Emilio Almodovar, a 13-year-old American citizen from Phoenix. "We can't walk to school any more. We can't be in the streets anymore without the pigs thinking we're illegal immigrants."

Awe. Kids say the darnest things.

Our own Yutes....

25 posted on 04/24/2010 2:46:49 PM PDT by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG 49) "Freedom's Fortress")
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To: IbJensen

“”said Emilio Almodovar, a 13-year-old American citizen from Phoenix. “We can’t walk to school any more. We can’t be in the streets anymore without the pigs thinking we’re illegal immigrants.””

Guess the kids learn their respect for law enforcement from their parents!!


26 posted on 04/24/2010 2:48:35 PM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: dandiegirl

He probably learned it from his boyfriends in school.


27 posted on 04/24/2010 2:49:58 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Grizzled Bear

That’s just charming isn’t it? Wonder where he’s gotten that attitude?


28 posted on 04/24/2010 2:50:03 PM PDT by MWestMom (Tread carefully, truth lies here.)
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To: IbJensen

Has anyone noticed that Islam could be written: I slam?


29 posted on 04/24/2010 2:51:07 PM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: Logical me
This is a sample of a real ignorant nitwit.

He is the product of the public education system.

Need I say more?

30 posted on 04/24/2010 2:51:46 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: IbJensen

The federals’ CHIKENZZZZZzzzzzz . . .

etc.

Read ‘em and weep, you bat eared alien freak.


31 posted on 04/24/2010 2:53:43 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Is it sedition to defy usurpation?)
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To: Grizzled Bear

“It’s going to change our lives,” said Emilio Almodovar, a 13-year-old American citizen from Phoenix. “We can’t walk to school any more. We can’t be in the streets anymore without the pigs thinking we’re illegal immigrants.”

Awe. Kids say the darnest things.

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Interesting. In the noxious and sickening “Dora the Explorer” cartoons, there are repeated depiction of pirates as pigs. They are pale pink, stupid, thieving and invariably speak with decidely ‘yanqui’ accents.


32 posted on 04/24/2010 2:56:19 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Is it sedition to defy usurpation?)
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To: IbJensen
"It's going to change our lives," said Emilio Almodovar, a 13-year-old American citizen from Phoenix. "We can't walk to school any more. We can't be in the streets anymore without the pigs thinking we're illegal immigrants."

If we get rid of illegal immigrants, and your're still here, we won't think that way.

33 posted on 04/24/2010 3:00:31 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: IbJensen

....Being an illegal alien who is using a false identity of a dead baby himself... >Bo)


34 posted on 04/24/2010 3:04:19 PM PDT by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: IbJensen

I would like to know what Canadas’ or any other Nations’ handling of illegal entrants 0’b thinks of,,, does he have some critizium or manifest respect for them handling the issue, unlike what he has for the U.S. In the matter.


35 posted on 04/24/2010 3:13:31 PM PDT by Waco (Kalifonia don't need no stenkin oil and no stenkin revenues)
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To: IbJensen

The anointed one and the 0bamunists don’t seem to understand that it’s the ongoing acquiescence to continued illegal border crossing that “threaten[s] to undermine basic notions of fairness that we cherish as Americans”.

But, then, he’s not an American, so the notion is probably lost on him, anyway...


36 posted on 04/24/2010 3:14:37 PM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Mr. President, its legitimate to question your own decision making process. But, whats not legitimate is to criticize the people of AZ or their government. They’re just trying to clean up the mess they inherited from you. Dont be sitting there saying their mop is a racist, xenophobic mop. Its just a mop, maybe you could join in and help clean up.


37 posted on 04/24/2010 3:24:48 PM PDT by MiltonFriedmanFan
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To: Paisan
‘Does this work? I say, give the States the power to deport and I am ALL in favor of this law.’

Arizona or at least Maricopa County has, IIRC 3 jets parked at the Mesa Gateway Airport to transport waaaaay into Mexico!

38 posted on 04/24/2010 3:33:45 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat
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To: IbJensen

Supposedly 70% of Arizona is in favor of this.

If so, that has to include Democrats, independents, fair minded people and even a lot of hispanics.


39 posted on 04/24/2010 3:52:31 PM PDT by I still care (I believe in the universality of freedom -George Bush, asked if he regrets going to war.)
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To: IbJensen

FUBO!


40 posted on 04/24/2010 4:03:25 PM PDT by TigersEye (0basma's father was a British subject. He can't be a "natural-born" citizen.)
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To: chooseascreennamepat

‘Does this work?’

Well, at least they don’t walk back before the ICE guy finishes the paperwork!.


41 posted on 04/24/2010 4:07:51 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat
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To: Grizzled Bear
Awe. Kids say the darnest things.

They sure do and I don't care what any children think about any issue. Now that HCR has defined children as those up to the age of 26 we need to adjust the voting age up to 27 too.

42 posted on 04/24/2010 4:08:21 PM PDT by TigersEye (0basma's father was a British subject. He can't be a "natural-born" citizen.)
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To: IbJensen
DRIVING WHILE ILLEGAL

He won't be driving in Arizona!


43 posted on 04/24/2010 5:32:26 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you." - Steinbeck)
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To: IbJensen
Barry's number:

Step 1: Expel gaseous cliche - American standards of fairness.

Step 2: Toss is vaporous accusations - irresponsible action

Step 3: Present the false alternative of agreeing with Barry or agreeing with some fringe, radical action (which no one is advocating).

Step 4: Viola, Barry is the only rational, moderate, sane person on the planet and everyone ought to do what Barry wants.

Step 6: Anyone who disagrees is a seditious, unAmerican, evil, fascistic, hate-filled, racist creep, as then put out by Barry's minions.

44 posted on 04/24/2010 5:35:03 PM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (Are they insane, stupid or just evil?)
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To: IbJensen

I think the idea of proving citizenship upsets him - wonder why?


45 posted on 04/24/2010 5:57:34 PM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: nolongerademocrat

I think if we all had knowledge of this pretender’s phoniness
it would be as though a bomb exploded that would affect many higher-ups!


46 posted on 04/24/2010 6:24:32 PM PDT by IbJensen ((Ps 109.8): "Let his days be few; and let another take his position.")
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