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Cities Discovering an Arizona Boycott May Do More Harm Than Good
Fox news ^ | 6-28-10 | Fox news

Posted on 06/28/2010 7:48:59 PM PDT by NoLibZone

Boycotting Arizona is harder than it sounds.

Though the passage of the state's immigration law was met in late April with immediate threats to cut ties with Arizona in protest, a number of cities have either scaled back or created exemptions to their own boycotts.

The resolutions also have demanded a mountain of work by officials at the city level tasked with reviewing hundreds of internal contracts for any trace of Arizona to see whether it's prudent to cut ties. As the review process gets underway, the result may be a patchwork of targeted boycotts rather a blanket ban on all things Arizona.

The Los Angeles City Council was the latest to amend its boycott last Wednesday, when lawmakers voted to make an exemption so that an Arizona-based company that operates enforcement cameras at Los Angeles intersections can continue to do business there.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Government; Mexico; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; boycott; democrats; illegalimmigration; immigrantlist; liberalfascism; liberalidiots; liberalism

1 posted on 06/28/2010 7:49:01 PM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

Bunch of morons. Like the valley girl who is boycotting Arizona Tea (made in New York)


2 posted on 06/28/2010 7:57:20 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady
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To: NoLibZone

hardihar.


3 posted on 06/28/2010 7:58:23 PM PDT by bboop (We don't need no stinkin' VAT)
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To: NoLibZone

The boycotts are a result of the liberal child-like thought process.

The liberals wanted so much to make a political statement. But they failed to think through any consequences of their actions. Now that they see there are real world consequences to these boycotts, they want to amend the boycotts so as to cause as few problems as possible. But they also want to keep the boycotts officially in place, so that they are still making their political statement.

These liberal cities feel a strong need to prove to other liberals and radicals that they have the politically correct opinion of the Arizona law.


4 posted on 06/28/2010 7:58:51 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Wisconsinlady

Because we have so many morons like that is why we have the mess we are in, politically and morally. Too stupid to know who makes what, where state/country boundaries are and on and on.


5 posted on 06/28/2010 8:01:12 PM PDT by handmade
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To: NoLibZone

It calls attention to their astounding ignorance....

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100624202028AAzPo3G

Peggy West, advocate for Arizona Boycott, does not know Arizona is a border state. What party is she from?


6 posted on 06/28/2010 8:02:18 PM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: NoLibZone

Leftist culls can’t even throw a competent tantrum.


7 posted on 06/28/2010 8:04:43 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Let me be clear. The voluntary pancipation of Cinco de Quatro is mandated in all 57 states.)
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To: NoLibZone

LOL!

“...and the peasants rejoice!”


8 posted on 06/28/2010 8:09:15 PM PDT by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: NoLibZone
The photo-intersections that make so many millions of dollars for governments of Seattle and L.A. are operated by a company in Arizona. I'm expecting them to be yanked out any day now. In fact, I'm holding my breath waiting for it to happen.
9 posted on 06/28/2010 8:10:31 PM PDT by NurdlyPeon (Sarah Palin: America's last, best hope for survival.)
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To: NoLibZone

Ha-hah. Stupid effing liberal morons. Geez.


10 posted on 06/28/2010 8:11:13 PM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Yep. That’s the hallmark of liberalism; they never, ever, consider the law of unintended consequences.


11 posted on 06/28/2010 8:13:15 PM PDT by Ackackadack
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To: Dilbert San Diego

If there is a constant theme to liberal thinking, it is precisely a failure to understand that actions have consequences.


12 posted on 06/28/2010 8:15:45 PM PDT by B Knotts (Just another Tenther)
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To: NoLibZone

And Milwaukee’s own Peggy West who didn’t know Arizona shares a border with Mexico.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQp8M0bkarM


13 posted on 06/28/2010 8:16:48 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady
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I wish Arizona would boycott LA, and turn off the power switch


14 posted on 06/28/2010 8:24:10 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ...In the US the number is 54%)
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To: dsrtsage

Nah, just up their rates by 300%, and demand payment in advance. >Bo)


15 posted on 06/28/2010 8:40:34 PM PDT by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: dsrtsage

Did you hear that LA had to ‘modify’ it’s boycott of Arizona? The company that handles the red light cameras in LA is from Arizona - they couldn’t do without the revenue, so they still do business with them :)


16 posted on 06/28/2010 8:43:32 PM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: Dilbert San Diego
"But they failed to think through any consequences of their actions"

Liberals never think through the consequences of their actions and if they go awry, the blame someone else. The liberal mind is unable to accept blame.

17 posted on 06/28/2010 8:52:37 PM PDT by skimask
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To: dsrtsage
I wish Arizona would boycott LA, and turn off the power switch

Unfortunately, due to long-term contracts already in place, Arizona can't do that even if they wanted to.

As a alternative, to avoid any charges of hypocrisy, LA should stop using Arizona power for the duration of their boycott.

I'll leave it up to them to decide if they'd rather have their power cut off for six hours per day or if they'd prefer to receive 90 volts all day long. :=)

18 posted on 06/28/2010 9:08:12 PM PDT by Bob
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To: NoLibZone
reviewing hundreds of internal contracts for any trace of Arizona to see whether it's prudent to cut ties.

so they only boycott things they don't really need...

that's a real moral paragon of virtue that is

19 posted on 06/28/2010 9:08:50 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: 11th_VA

I think LA better look northward to Sacramento where their own home grown incompetent state reps cannot control the budget mess facing Ca. They just may be begging Az. for help instead in the near future.


20 posted on 06/28/2010 9:29:23 PM PDT by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


21 posted on 06/28/2010 9:39:04 PM PDT by HiJinx (John 10:1 - He who enters not by the gate...)
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To: Bob
Unfortunately, due to long-term contracts already in place, Arizona can't do that even if they wanted to.

Their hands are tied, but many circumstances are beyond their control.

22 posted on 06/28/2010 10:15:39 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: NoLibZone
It's much easier to declare a boycott when your own state or local government is bankrupt. You save embarrassment by not having to pay vendors, contractors or innkeepers in Arizona with GOLD STATE promissory vouchers (IOU’s).
23 posted on 06/29/2010 2:36:34 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: NoLibZone

This is why it is so important for us to ensure that EVERY candidate for political office is smarter than belly button lint. These elected morons live off the public dime and haven’t got the brains that God gave a goat, much less enough sense to participate in running a government.

Frankly, I’m sick of all of them . . . . . . . . . or could you tell?


24 posted on 06/29/2010 5:52:01 AM PDT by DustyMoment
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To: NoLibZone
The Los Angeles City Council was the latest to amend its boycott last Wednesday, when lawmakers voted to make an exemption so that an Arizona-based company that operates enforcement cameras at Los Angeles intersections can continue to do business there.

The one thing that SHOULD be boycotted everywhere they make an exception for. [facepalm] "If you're helping us grind the average Joe-with-a-job under our boots, you're OK. Exemption for you!"

25 posted on 06/29/2010 11:43:49 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Wisconsinlady
Bunch of morons. Like the valley girl who is boycotting Arizona Tea (made in New York)

This law is so foul that even a product NAMED after Arizona should suffer. < /liberal mode>

26 posted on 06/29/2010 11:45:37 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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