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Arizona lawmaker set to ramp up fight against illegals
Washington Times ^ | December 29, 2010 | Valerie Richardson

Posted on 12/29/2010 4:35:52 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

Arizona took a public-relations punch to the gut after passing the nation's toughest anti-illegal-immigration law earlier this year, but anyone who thinks (or hopes) the state Legislature will lower its profile on the border-security issue in 2011 likely will be disappointed.

The state is positioned like never before to expand its efforts to combat illegal immigration. The November election saw Republican Jan Brewer elected to a second term as governor, largely on the strength of her decision to sign the headline-making law, while the Republican Party added to its already sizable majorities in the state House and Senate.

Most significantly of all, Russell Pearce was elected Arizona Senate president. For those who may not have heard of Mr. Pearce, let's just say that the 63-year-old Republican from Mesa wants to crack down on illegal immigration like desert javelinas want to eat prickly-pear cactus.

"I'm not stopping until the problem is solved, and clearly the problem is not solved," Mr. Pearce said in a telephone interview. "The cost is destroying this country, and it can no longer be ignored. I think America's had it. I think that's why we had the results we did in the election of 2010."

It won't come without a political price. ......

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; border; crimaliens; illegal; illegals; immigration; kidnapping; mesa

1 posted on 12/29/2010 4:36:03 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; tiapam; stephenjohnbanker; sickoflibs; Justice Seeker; CutePuppy; HiJinx; tiki; ..
NOW FOR THE GOOD NEWS The November election saw Arizona Republican Jan Brewer elected to a second term as governor, largely on the strength of her decision to sign the headline-making law, while the Republican Party added to its already sizable majorities in the state House and Senate. Russell Pearce was elected Arizona Senate president........the 63-year-old Republican from Mesa wants to crack down on illegal immigration like desert javelinas want to eat prickly-pear cactus. "I'm not stopping until the problem is solved, and clearly the problem is not solved," Mr. Pearce said in a telephone interview. "The cost is destroying this country, and it can no longer be ignored. I think America's had it. I think that's why we had the results we did in the election of 2010."

desert javelina

prickly-pear cactus

2 posted on 12/29/2010 4:50:31 AM PST by Liz (There's a new definition of bipartisanship in Washington -- it's called "former member.")
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3 posted on 12/29/2010 4:53:35 AM PST by bcsco
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To: Liz
In my estimation, Arizona and Governor took a great step forward when they passed this law.

If I didn't have somewhere I have to go I would be spending the next two months in Arizona.

4 posted on 12/29/2010 4:56:19 AM PST by snowtigger (.)
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To: Liz

[Excerpt]He’s already getting pushback from the Arizona Republic, which argued in a Monday editorial that such a “wrongheaded quest” would distract from the more pressing matter of Arizona’s budget deficit.[End Excerpt]


5 posted on 12/29/2010 4:56:53 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife (Allhttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2122429/posts)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Chicken, egg. How would AZ’s budget be without freeloading invaders?
6 posted on 12/29/2010 4:59:13 AM PST by mad_as_he$$ (V for Vendetta.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

(Scoff) Pearce won’t back down-—ever.


7 posted on 12/29/2010 5:00:05 AM PST by Liz (There's a new definition of bipartisanship in Washington -- it's called "former member.")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Duh! Wonder how much tax money Arizona has had to be spending on illegal immigrants for years?


8 posted on 12/29/2010 5:03:04 AM PST by Twinkie (Awake and strengthen that which remains . . . . . . . . Revelation 3)
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To: snowtigger
If I didn't have somewhere I have to go I would be spending the next two months in Arizona.

A beautiful state. Annoy your liberal friends, enjoy a vacation in Arizona

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9 posted on 12/29/2010 5:03:38 AM PST by Liz (There's a new definition of bipartisanship in Washington -- it's called "former member.")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I fear Jan will turn to the dark side of the force


10 posted on 12/29/2010 5:05:46 AM PST by winodog
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To: Liz

If Jon Kyl retires, I’d like to see Jan Brewer succeed him.


11 posted on 12/29/2010 5:25:46 AM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens commit crimes that Americans won't commit)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

that would be the “financially troubled” Arizona Republic, a communist party propaganda outlet. I would regard that comment as a positive for Sen. Pierce.


12 posted on 12/29/2010 5:35:24 AM PST by henry_reardon
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Arizona took a public-relations punch to the gut after passing the nation's toughest anti-illegal-immigration law earlier this year

Well, in the minds of the public, it was a PR coup for Arizona. Huge majorities, at last count, support SB 1070. The only "punch to the gut" came from illegals, their mexican government sponsors, the Clinton-appointed judge who threw out most of the law, and the 0bama regime. Those with an operating set of brain cells back Gov. Brewer's efforts to rein in the madness in AZ.

13 posted on 12/29/2010 5:35:31 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: Liz

I love Arizona...

Pity they are so invaded by illegal aliens...


14 posted on 12/29/2010 6:00:28 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: winodog

You are really invested in failure, aren’t you, Eeyore!


15 posted on 12/29/2010 6:30:31 AM PST by Redleg Duke (We didn't limit out, but we nailed a bunch of RATS!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

According to the radical hispanic groups, you are not allowed to call them illegals anymore. You have to call them “undocumented workers”. *barf barf barf* Maybe we should call them “undocumented (drug) cartel workers”.


16 posted on 12/29/2010 6:38:20 AM PST by paman12
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To: paman12

Sooo I suppose “Wet Backs” is out of the question


17 posted on 12/29/2010 6:46:00 AM PST by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: bcsco

Bump


18 posted on 12/29/2010 6:52:32 AM PST by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance...)
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To: Liz
My backyard, last year:


19 posted on 12/29/2010 6:58:53 AM PST by Mr Rogers (Poor history is better than good fiction, and anything with lots of horses is better still)
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To: snowtigger

Do some internet research & purchase anything you can from Arizona that is beneficial to you & yours.

Even if you cannot be there, you can probably find ways to contribute to their economy.


20 posted on 12/29/2010 8:11:00 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
“He’s already getting pushback from the Arizona Republic, which argued in a Monday editorial that such a “wrongheaded quest” would distract from the more pressing matter of Arizona’s budget deficit.”

The Republic is convinced politicians can only deal with one thought concept at a time. Of course, that is because that is their problem!

21 posted on 12/29/2010 8:16:24 AM PST by chooseascreennamepat
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To: Liz
mr. coder2 & I are planning a vacation to AZ in February --- nothing set in concrete yet, but part of our plan is to look for retirement possibilities (a few years off but not too soon to start looking).

Never been to AZ, so I'm really looking forward to it and knowing that AZ is committed to resolving the illegal situation in their state is an added plus.

22 posted on 12/29/2010 8:20:06 AM PST by coder2
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Arizona lawmaker set to ramp up fight against illegals

ahhh, shucks. When I read the title, it sparked some hope that John McCain had see the light.

23 posted on 12/29/2010 8:21:31 AM PST by BAW (Proud Tea Party Patriot.)
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To: coder2

Wonderful place to retire——hope you get to see the sights as you shop for real estate.


24 posted on 12/29/2010 8:47:49 AM PST by Liz (There's a new definition of bipartisanship in Washington -- it's called "former member.")
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To: Liz

Definitely have to see the sights -— as much as we can !!


25 posted on 12/29/2010 8:58:52 AM PST by coder2
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To: coder2; Liz
mr. coder2 & I are planning a vacation to AZ in February

Ah, excellent idea. I really am considering moving back to AZ now; Napolitano run out of the state, Constitutional Carry, low taxes, honesty about the negative impact of illegal immigration, Bristol Palin moving to Pinal County, Marijuana legalized via constitutional provision, etc.

February/March are excellent. Comfortable in the deserts; plenty of snow in the mountains, if you want a short alpine break. If southern California is having a wet winter you may get a few storms, usually short. Even April is ok. Only go to the Arizona desert past April if you like hot. We also like mid-November thru mid-December especially (I went twice this year).

If for some odd reason you go in the hot season, make sure not to miss the early morning hour outdoors. The light is fabulous and colors are at the best, the temperature is comfortable, the birds are singing, and the air is clear. It's worth becoming a morning person. Or just stay up really, really late and sleep during the hot part of the day ( naps are good ).

I usually try to skip August and January. Tho after the dust storm desert sunset in August can be pretty intense.

Also hoping Beautiful New Mexico also comes to to the same conclusion as Arizona on illegal immigration and Demorat betrayal (Highly likely, a lot of the Native and Hispanic population is not comfortable with the Narco influenced invasion).

26 posted on 12/29/2010 9:44:54 AM PST by no-s (B.L.O.A.T. and every day...because some day soon they won't be making any more...for you.)
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To: Liz
More good news (my emphasis):

"First on his list is a bill to end birthright citizenship. Mr. Pearce and other lawmakers plan to unveil the measure at a Jan. 5 press conference at the National Press Club, five days before the start of the Arizona legislative session.

The idea is to make a big enough splash to catch the attention of other states that may be considering similar legislation. At least a dozen states are already expected to join Arizona in introducing legislation changing how they recognize the U.S.-born children of noncitizens.

A cloward-Piven from our side - overwhelm the Feds.

27 posted on 12/29/2010 10:29:19 AM PST by Oatka ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." –Bertrand de Jouvenel)
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To: Liz

Went to PF Chang’s in Las Vegas the last time we visited our son. Great food. I wish we had one close to us...


28 posted on 12/29/2010 11:14:35 AM PST by bcsco
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To: paman12
According to the radical hispanic groups, you are not allowed to call them illegals anymore. You have to call them “undocumented workers”. *barf barf barf* Maybe we should call them “undocumented (drug) cartel workers”.

Wetbacks. It's simpler...

29 posted on 12/29/2010 11:16:11 AM PST by bcsco
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To: 70th Division
See my post #29...
30 posted on 12/29/2010 11:19:52 AM PST by bcsco
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To: Liz

Thanks for the PING, Liz!


31 posted on 12/29/2010 11:38:25 AM PST by tiapam
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To: Liz; stephenjohnbanker
A beautiful state. Annoy your liberal friends, enjoy a vacation in Arizona

See ya next month. (Not kidding.)

32 posted on 12/29/2010 12:01:13 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: Oatka
The idea is to make a big enough splash so that other states consider similar legislation........A cloward-Piven from our side - overwhelm the Feds.

Always a good idea to hoist the scoundrels on their own petard.

33 posted on 12/29/2010 12:25:36 PM PST by Liz (There's a new definition of bipartisanship in Washington -- it's called "former member.")
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To: bcsco
My faves. Also love their Double Pan Noodles.

Lettuce wraps.

Sesame chicken.

34 posted on 12/29/2010 12:39:03 PM PST by Liz (There's a new definition of bipartisanship in Washington -- it's called "former member.")
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To: ScottinVA

The more this issue is made public the more our side wins. The other side only has lies and nonsense on their side.


35 posted on 12/29/2010 5:59:10 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Liz

To be honest, that was long enough ago to forget what we had for dinner. But I do recall it being a great evening with fine food.

Wish there was one fairly nearby. The closest is 57 miles away. Too far for an evening dinner.

I’d love it if they opened one in Rockford, IL.


36 posted on 12/29/2010 6:37:46 PM PST by bcsco
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


37 posted on 12/29/2010 7:37:07 PM PST by HiJinx (Where did 2010 go?)
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To: Liz; nw_arizona_granny; All

Thanks for the ping, Liz. Great thread. My sis and her husband live just north of Kingman (nw arizona...right by FReeper nw_arizona_granny). I was there in May and November of this year and will be back in Feb or March of 2011.


38 posted on 12/29/2010 7:42:37 PM PST by PGalt
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To: All
If you move to AZ, make sure you keep your house cats away from the outdoor cats (bobcats)...:^)


39 posted on 12/29/2010 10:36:11 PM PST by az_gila
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To: Liz

bumpety

BUMP

B U M P


40 posted on 12/30/2010 5:20:58 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Liz

Russell is a good man


41 posted on 12/30/2010 5:23:18 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Rep Issa will appear on Fox News Sunday.


42 posted on 12/31/2010 2:24:04 AM PST by Liz (There's a new definition of bipartisanship in Washington -- it's called "former member.")
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