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Hayworth: Obama Wants ‘No Enforcement of the Law’ on Immigration
The Hill ^ | 7/18/2010 | Ben Geman

Posted on 07/18/2010 1:44:36 PM PDT by Qbert

Former Rep. J.D. Hayworth (R-Ariz.) said Sunday that the Obama administration supports “no enforcement” of immigration law as he defended Arizona’s controversial statute that gives police new powers to question people they suspect are in the country illegally.

The Justice Department is suing to block the statute, claiming it illegally preempts federal law.

“It should come as no surprise that any number of people who advocate open borders and advocate no enforcement of the law, including this current administration, are trying to throw up these roadblocks,” Hayworth said on the CBS program “Face the Nation.”

Hayworth is challenging Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) in the GOP primary.

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D) attacked the Arizona law. He warned of a “constitutional crisis” because other states may adopt similar laws, and said the Arizona statute will unavoidably lead to widespread racial profiling.

“Who are they going to ask? They are going to ask somebody that looks Hispanic,” said Richardson, who is Hispanic, referring to police actions that will occur under the new state law. “They are not going to ask somebody that looks like J.D. Hayworth. They are going to ask somebody that looks like me.”

Richardson also said the law would hurt U.S. relations with Mexico and Central America. He called for broad federal immigration reform that includes enhanced border security and a path to citizenship for people in the country illegally.

But Hayworth disputed allegations that the state law would lead to profiling. “The law is clear – the civil rights of all persons will be respected,” he said.


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; az; az2010; bho44; bhofascism; bhoillegals; bhotreason; democrats; hayworth; illegalimmigration; jdhayworth; meetthepress; obama; ussenate

1 posted on 07/18/2010 1:44:39 PM PDT by Qbert
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2 posted on 07/18/2010 1:50:22 PM PDT by Delta 21 (If you cant tell if I'm being sarcastic...maybe I'm not.)
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>>>>>Who are they going to ask? They are going to ask somebody that looks Hispanic,” said Richardson, who is Hispanic, referring to police actions that will occur under the new state law. “They are not going to ask somebody that looks like J.D. Hayworth. They are going to ask somebody that looks like me.” <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

So what are you afraid of Richardson?

You have never been asked for an ID before?

Why should anyone with proper ID be afraid to show it?

I have to show mine every time I cash a check.Doesn’t frighten me in the least.


3 posted on 07/18/2010 2:04:29 PM PDT by Venturer
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“So what are you afraid of Richardson?

You have never been asked for an ID before?”

Yeah, and he would only be asked for his ID under AZ law in the first place if there was a suspicion that he might’ve broken some other law.


4 posted on 07/18/2010 2:09:15 PM PDT by Qbert
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To: Venturer

He’s probably afraid that if the law sticks New Mexico Citizens will want one too.


5 posted on 07/18/2010 2:13:12 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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So what are you afraid of Richardson?

Probably afraid they'd run a background check on him and some of his shady dealings would pop up into the daylight. Richardson is one exceedingly slimy weasel. He makes Harry Reid look like a Saint.....

6 posted on 07/18/2010 2:14:45 PM PDT by Thermalseeker (Stop the insanity - Flush Congress!)
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To: Venturer

Maybe Richardson is an illegal and he doesn’t want to have to prove who he really is. People fight laws if they have something to hide. Something like..................maybe a President?


7 posted on 07/18/2010 2:15:04 PM PDT by RC2
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Obama Lawsuit May Be Kicked Out of Court

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2010/jul/17/success-unlikely-in-doj-suit/


8 posted on 07/18/2010 2:16:44 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Steelfish

Thanks for the link


9 posted on 07/18/2010 2:30:37 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: Qbert

instdems


10 posted on 07/18/2010 2:33:54 PM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: Steelfish

Thanks- that made my day :-)


11 posted on 07/18/2010 2:49:11 PM PDT by Qbert
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Failure to enforce duly enacted laws and statutes could be an impeachable offense.


12 posted on 07/18/2010 2:55:39 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (The usurper 0bama regime is a "Clear and Present Danger" to AMERICA! - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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Failure to enforce duly enacted laws and statutes could be an impeachable offense.

Should be? It IS an impeachable offense.

"treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors"

While a lot here will scream treason, that's not really treason. Failure to enforce the United States Code (annotated) by an Officer of the United States (which the President is clearly defined as by the Constitution) almost certainly meets the definition of "high crimes and misdemeanors".....
13 posted on 07/18/2010 3:00:08 PM PDT by MikefromOhio (There is no truth to the rumor that Ted Kennedy was buried at sea.....)
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To: Irish Eyes

Your welcome.


14 posted on 07/18/2010 3:10:01 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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15 posted on 07/18/2010 3:16:00 PM PDT by narses ( 'Prefer nothing to the love of Christ.')
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Ah, let me fix this for you Ben:

Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D) attacked the Arizona law.

16 posted on 07/18/2010 4:50:47 PM PDT by upchuck (Our margin of victory this November MUST BE greater than their margin of fraud.)
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“Obama Wants ‘No Enforcement of the Law’ on Immigration”

That’s because he doesn’t think of them as illegal immigrants, but as “Undocumented Democrats.”


17 posted on 07/18/2010 5:10:41 PM PDT by Beave Meister
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“They are not going to ask somebody that looks like J.D. Hayworth. They are going to ask somebody that looks like me.”

Crazy thing is... for a long time I thought Richardson was Native American. I was surprised when I learned he was of Hispanic ancestry.

18 posted on 07/18/2010 6:12:37 PM PDT by ponygirl
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I think Arizona should not merely defend the suit against their law, but file a counter-suit demanding a writ of mandamus against Obama and all subordinate officers with duties related to immigration compelling them to enforce Federal Immigration statutes as written.


19 posted on 07/18/2010 9:34:10 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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. . .for a long time I thought Richardson was Native American. I was surprised when I learned he was of Hispanic ancestry.

Well, you might not have been wrong: most "Hispanic" folks have ancestors who were in the New World prior to the European settlement, who got Hispanicized by the Spanish conquerors.

20 posted on 07/18/2010 9:36:44 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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I would strongly suggest that our Gov’r Brewer countersue the Obama (Anti-)Justice Dept for high crimes and misdemeanors as he clearly is not keeping his oath of office which is to defend America’s CITIZENS!


21 posted on 07/18/2010 9:41:35 PM PDT by princess leah (1)
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To: Qbert

Bill is always playing the hispanic race card.


22 posted on 07/18/2010 9:44:52 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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