Skip to comments.AZ Gov. Jan Brewer signs immigration law 124 years after great-grandmother's journey
Posted on 04/27/2010 5:23:25 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
One hundred and eighteen years after her great-grandmother arrived in America, Brewer stood in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, next in line for governor.
And it must have meant nothing at all.
For now that she is governor, Brewer has signed an immigration bill that spits in Lady Liberty's face.
The new law seeks to slam shut that golden door. It goes so far as to make it a crime not to carry papers proving you are not just some tempest-tossed soul who arrived in this country unbidden.
Or maybe Brewer does not know her family's history.
Most likely, she imagines there is a difference between the Europeans who sought refuge here in times past and Hispanics who dare to cross into her state.
I cannot answer those questions because my inquires regarding her family's arrival in America were met with silence.
That's just a politician's silence, though.
The silence to listen to is the one invoked by the Statue of Liberty's inscription, the poem in which Emma Lazarus describes how Lady Liberty announces her invitation to the huddled masses.
"Cries she with silent lips."
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Author’s name says it all.
Someone needs to tell Daly-Wanker and the rest of the MSM that Free Stuff from the taxpayers is incompatible with Open Borders
That's already the FEDERAL LAW, dumbass! The law the feds won't enforce, but AZ will, finally.
Michael isn’t educated enough to distinguish between a “legal” immigrant...and an “illegal”?
How stupid can one be and STILL get printed....
He certainly is a Wanker, isn’t he?
I’d remind this moron that just because you are against illegal immigration doesn’t mean you are against legal immigration but the amnesty zealots refuse to listen to anyone outside of their echo chamber.
Legal immigration = good. Legal immigrants—whether they are black, white Latino, Asian, whatever—are productive citizens and a credit to the country.
Illegal immigrants should be deported. And a million sob stories about little 10 year old Jose and his love for America isn’t going to change my opinion on that.
I just saw protesters in Arizona on Fox news. Many of them were carrying signs depicting the Governor as Hitler and the devil, and a woman hits a cameraman. Yet the MSM isn’t characterizing these protesters the way they have the truly peaceful Tea Party protests. My disdain for the media grows daily.
What a crock! Typical liberal slant...anytime they don’t like something they cry racist,un_American blah! blah! blah! blah!
I consider this hate speech.
We are a nation of laws...we hear it all the time...Obama used it to give terrorists rights IN OUR COURTS.
He passes on "immigration laws" though...cuz he needs their vote next time around.
We've outgrown the massive immigrations of the past.
What in the hell is a “tempest tossed soul?” Wanker,a Hemingway you ain’t.
When my family came here we were on a waiting list for years. We had to prove we could support ourselves and had to have relatives to vouch for us. We learned english because we wanted to be Americans. Coming here was a privilage not a right.
Is it my imagination or has the Daily News been moving even further left the past couple of months...into MSNBC territory?
Yes and he is one daily
Geeze, what a WANKER! I mean you have to vomit while reading this tripe! God, how did we ever ‘develop’ assholes like this in America? Does this jerk have any understanding of the LAW!!!!!!!!