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Arizona launching fundraising website for border fence
msnbc ^ | July 18, 2011 | Grace Johnson

Posted on 07/18/2011 11:58:19 AM PDT by La Enchiladita

Arizona lawmakers are hoping to raise around $50 million for border fencing with a new online public fundraising plan that launches Wednesday – despite skepticism from key stakeholders.

Under legislation signed by Republican Gov. Jan Brewer in April, the state would use inmate labor and money pulled in through the website to fence in some of the 82 miles of border between Arizona and Mexico that remain open.

Despite support from top state officials, the initiative is already facing problems. Private land owners and county sheriffs are skeptical that fencing even works and don’t plan on contributing, while the federal government may not even allow construction on its land.

(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.msn.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; border; borderpatrol; illegals; invasion; mexico; ranchers; sb1070; slavery
Those rascally Arizonians...:):)
1 posted on 07/18/2011 11:58:27 AM PDT by La Enchiladita
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To: La Enchiladita

Arizona is where the company that runs the red-light traffic cameras is based.

How about we set up some cameras to detect illegal border crossings and ticket the offenders with 35% of the money going to the private company that runs the cameras?

People tell me that the cameras prevent crime.


2 posted on 07/18/2011 12:00:27 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The liberal press applauded when the NY Times hacked Newt Gingrich's phone calls.)
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To: La Enchiladita

A Fence/Wall/FreeFireZone needs constant patrolling.


3 posted on 07/18/2011 12:02:33 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: La Enchiladita

They should make the illegals in prison build it.................


4 posted on 07/18/2011 12:02:52 PM PDT by Red Badger (PEAS in our time? Obama cries PEAS! PEAS! when there is no PEAS!..........................)
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To: La Enchiladita

Good for them.


5 posted on 07/18/2011 12:03:13 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: La Enchiladita
The way you do this when you have a relucant landowner is you run the fence NORTH of his property. That way he gets all the disadvantages of living in the United States and being open to every aspect of Mexican society.

Their neighbors no longer need share in that.

6 posted on 07/18/2011 12:07:52 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

You also want to build it 10 feet north of the border so it’s on state land and not on the Fed’s.


7 posted on 07/18/2011 12:11:50 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: massgopguy

Wall, with lots of razor wire everywhere. Pre-cast concrete sections.


8 posted on 07/18/2011 12:15:33 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: massgopguy

There is a federal claim that’s backed up by the USSC. But you’re right ~ just inside the federally controlled line ~ and all the way across neatly leaving pro-slavery people on the Souf’ side. They can get all the illegal labor they want with no interference. But no gates in that fence!


9 posted on 07/18/2011 12:16:01 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah
The way you do this when you have a relucant landowner is you run the fence NORTH of his property.

I love it!!

10 posted on 07/18/2011 12:19:30 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
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To: La Enchiladita
Under legislation signed by Republican Gov. Jan Brewer in April, the state would use inmate labor and money pulled in through the website to fence in some of the 82 miles of border between Arizona and Mexico that remain open.

I really hate when politicians say the fence will cover some areas, when talking about a border fence. It should cover the ENTIRE length of the border...it can be done.


11 posted on 07/18/2011 12:41:11 PM PDT by Azzurri
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To: Azzurri

12 posted on 07/18/2011 12:42:55 PM PDT by Azzurri
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Big moat, deep moat, filled with irritable sea bass with frikin laser beams on their heads. Or you can go with CubanoAmerican crocodiles.


13 posted on 07/18/2011 1:37:49 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (As long as the MSM covers for Obama, he will be above the law)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


14 posted on 07/18/2011 2:22:17 PM PDT by HiJinx (Old Cold Warrior)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Sounds good.


15 posted on 07/19/2011 10:05:44 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: La Enchiladita
As could be expected, MSNBC's website lists several pro-illegal immigrant stories on the same page as this story. They also list the web address for a group that opposes building a border fence, but they don't list the web address for the website that is accepting the donations for the fence.

That website is:

https://www.buildtheborderfence.com/azborder/index.xhtml

I just donated $100.

Even though there is disagreement as to whether or not a fence will be as effective as hoped, the more money this effort receives on its first day (today), the louder the message that Arizona's tough stance on illegal immigration is popular across the U.S.

16 posted on 07/20/2011 7:14:44 AM PDT by Washi
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To: Washi

ping


17 posted on 07/20/2011 8:33:52 AM PDT by Washi
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To: La Enchiladita

Is the website operational yet?


18 posted on 07/20/2011 10:21:20 AM PDT by Netizen
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To: Washi

Thank you for the link, I tried a search and didn’t see one. Very much appreciate the link and suspect that the media will try to hide it as much as possible.


19 posted on 07/20/2011 11:40:08 AM PDT by Netizen
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