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Illegal immigrants head to Charlotte [protest bus]
Politico ^ | July 31, 2012 | Tim Mak

Posted on 07/31/2012 8:09:32 AM PDT by kevcol

A busload of illegal immigrants has begun a month-long, cross-country tour of protests culminating at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., according to reports.

Approximately 30 men and women departed Phoenix, Ariz., on Sunday on a trip scheduled to hit states that have passed aggressive laws against illegal immigration, reports the Charlotte Observer.

The bus will pass through Colorado, New Orleans, Atlanta and several other cities en route to Charlotte, just before the start of the convention on Sept. 3, according to USA Today.

“We are tired of the injustice,” Fernando Lopez, an illegal immigrant who is originally from Mexico but now lives in Phoenix, told the Observer. “We are tired of the indignity.”

The civil-disobedience demonstrations during the convention will take place in Mecklenburg County, N.C., where police officers check the immigration status of those who are arrested. But a spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office there told the Observer that officers will only detain illegal immigrants who’ve been arrested for committing a crime.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; US: Arizona; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: aliens; charlottenc; dncconvention; illegalimmigrants; illegalimmigration; illegals; illegalsprotest; immigrantlist; immigration; openborders
coming soon through your town!

1 posted on 07/31/2012 8:09:41 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

Fernando needs to get his a$$ back across the border.

I cannot believe what has happened to this country.

Thanks demonrats.


2 posted on 07/31/2012 8:13:39 AM PDT by x1stcav (There's a bunch of us out here spoiling for a fight.)
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To: kevcol
New democrat voters indicate their strong support for Obama


3 posted on 07/31/2012 8:15:53 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: kevcol

so who’s driving the bus?

and they could still be stopped. LEOs just have to be able to articulate why they stopped them. that could be as simple as failure to signal or weaving in their own lane.


4 posted on 07/31/2012 8:21:26 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: kevcol
“We are tired of the injustice,”

So are we. Go home!

5 posted on 07/31/2012 8:24:53 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: x1stcav

it’d be funny if Sherriff Joe stopped them and they all got deported.


6 posted on 07/31/2012 8:26:00 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: kevcol
The civil-disobedience demonstrations during the convention

Who do they think they are? They're here illegally, yet they think they can demand Americans obey their dictates? We must do as THEY say?
Screw them. Send then all home. No more "tolerance." America has enough problems because of Oboma. We have our own needs to contend with.

7 posted on 07/31/2012 8:34:07 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: TurboZamboni

That would be sweet, indeed.


8 posted on 07/31/2012 8:34:17 AM PDT by x1stcav (There's a bunch of us out here spoiling for a fight.)
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To: TurboZamboni
“it’d be funny if Sherriff Joe stopped them and they all got deported.””

Ring ring
ICE
This is the MCSO calling.
Sorry, Wrong number

9 posted on 07/31/2012 8:34:38 AM PDT by Tupelo (TeaPartier ..... but no longer a Republican)
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To: kevcol

soetoro’s america


10 posted on 07/31/2012 8:34:56 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: kevcol
Admitted illegal immigrants making a bus tour to give the finger to America!

And Obamah has their backs! ...will only uphold certain laws.

11 posted on 07/31/2012 8:37:12 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: kevcol

” But a spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office there told the Observer that officers will only detain illegal immigrants who’ve been arrested for committing a crime.”

Being here illegally IS committing a crime. Hello!


12 posted on 07/31/2012 8:40:45 AM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: kevcol
Strange, I have to work for a living, and these illegal aliens get to have a month long cross-country vacation with free meals and free transportation. What was that about indignity?
13 posted on 07/31/2012 8:41:22 AM PDT by FreedomOfExpression
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To: FreedomOfExpression
these illegal aliens get to have a month long cross-country vacation with free meals and free transportation.

We owe them nothing. We didn't make them come here. If they don't like getting nothing, they can always go back home and rally their own governments for free stuff.

14 posted on 07/31/2012 8:50:57 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: FreedomOfExpression

All illegals everywhere should get bussed to DOWNTOWN WASHINGTON DC...one way.


15 posted on 07/31/2012 8:52:10 AM PDT by Huebolt (It's not over until there is not ONE DEMOCRAT HOLDING OFFICE ANYWHERE. Not even a dog catcher!)
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To: TurboZamboni
ICE refuses to answer calls from Maricopa County AZ after O-Bummer and Prince Holder issued imperial decrees to ignore Sheriff Joe.
16 posted on 07/31/2012 9:05:19 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: kevcol

Only 30 of them? A bus seems like overkill...sometimes I see that many in a Chevy Cobalt.

Related topic - Why doesn’t Mexico have many athletes on their olympic team? Because all the Mexicans who could run, jump, or swim already live in the USA.


17 posted on 07/31/2012 9:06:51 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (Today if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse. RReagan)
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To: kevcol

Once again, no sign of ICE.


18 posted on 07/31/2012 9:07:02 AM PDT by bgill
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To: kevcol
Approximately 30 men and women departed deported Phoenix, Ariz.

There, THAT looks much better.

19 posted on 07/31/2012 9:09:40 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: kevcol

Who’s paying for the bus?

If the United States took in all the people who live in third world hellholes - people who wanted to come here - there wouldn’t be room to turn around and sneeze... AND we’d become a third world hellhole..


20 posted on 07/31/2012 9:11:23 AM PDT by GOPJ (Political correctness is simply George Orwell's Newspeak by a non-threatening name. FR- Bernard Marx)
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To: kevcol
A busload of illegal immigrants has begun a month-long, cross-country tour of protests culminating at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., according to reports.

If I lived in a sane state, the North Carolina State Police and the Charlotte PD would meet them at the city limits and arrest the lot of them, and impound their bus to truck them back over the border at gunpoint.

21 posted on 07/31/2012 10:38:02 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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To: GOPJ
The lunacy of the left run amuke. When your STAND FOR EVERYTHING YOU STAND FOR NOTHING. That should be the motto of the SOCIALIST DEMOCRAT PARTY. Come November they will see where the american people stand.
22 posted on 07/31/2012 10:41:09 AM PDT by spawn44 (moo)
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To: x1stcav

If you guys have time check out this link, related to this.
From NO PAPERS NO FEAR website:

Undocumented mothers, fathers, students, sons and daughters will challenge the champions of hate with stories, voices, and action through key states in the Southern US because we’re tired of facing deportation, harassment, and being taken from our loved ones and we’re ready for a new day.

We will challenge sheriffs, we will challenge anti-immigrant laws, we will set an example of courage we hope the country will be brave enough to follow.

Learning how to take Blood pressure is easy as ABC...Ilegals, in videos 4 people tell their stories. Here is one..I’ve been here half of my life. I could say most of my life I’ve been here in Arizona. My parents brought me here for a better life. I have a son who I think deserves the same that my parents wanted for me.

My name is Natally Cruz. I am 24 years old. I’ve been in the United States for sixteen years. I have a seven year old son and I live with my aunt and uncle.

Once I graduated from high school, I was unable to go to school. I was unable to work because I didn’t have a social security number.

I got involved with Puente two years ago when SB1070 started. What made me really want to get involved was the part that we could be discriminated against just by the color of our skin.

To me, it was really important to learn about the health issues because most of our community members do not have insurance to be able to help themselves if they get sick or something. The basic that we learned was like the high blood pressure, how to take it ourselves.I’m going to get arrested because I am tired of living in fear. I am tired of all these laws that are passing not just here in Arizona but in the whole United States. And most of all for my family and my community.

I want them to know that we are not just doing this for ourselves, for our families, but for them too. We have seen so many families being separated each and every day. And people like the ones who are going to get arrested are the people who are being deported every day.

We want them to know we are coming out of our fear. They can come out as well.

http://nopapersnofear.org/blog/post.php?s=2012-07-25-if-we-can-overcome-our-fear-so-can-anyone

To be fair, how many Americans can tell their stories. Americans have seen so many families being separated each and every day, due to hit and runs, drunk driving,domestic abuse,child molesters, using stolen documents etc,etc.. The illegals try to make it all about them.Leaving out they have cause and created problems for thousands of Americans


23 posted on 07/31/2012 11:19:55 AM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: x1stcav

If you guys have time check out this link, related to this.
From NO PAPERS NO FEAR website:

Undocumented mothers, fathers, students, sons and daughters will challenge the champions of hate with stories, voices, and action through key states in the Southern US because we’re tired of facing deportation, harassment, and being taken from our loved ones and we’re ready for a new day.

We will challenge sheriffs, we will challenge anti-immigrant laws, we will set an example of courage we hope the country will be brave enough to follow.

Learning how to take Blood pressure is easy as ABC...Ilegals, in videos 4 people tell their stories. Here is one..I’ve been here half of my life. I could say most of my life I’ve been here in Arizona. My parents brought me here for a better life. I have a son who I think deserves the same that my parents wanted for me.

My name is Natally Cruz. I am 24 years old. I’ve been in the United States for sixteen years. I have a seven year old son and I live with my aunt and uncle.

Once I graduated from high school, I was unable to go to school. I was unable to work because I didn’t have a social security number.

I got involved with Puente two years ago when SB1070 started. What made me really want to get involved was the part that we could be discriminated against just by the color of our skin.

To me, it was really important to learn about the health issues because most of our community members do not have insurance to be able to help themselves if they get sick or something. The basic that we learned was like the high blood pressure, how to take it ourselves.I’m going to get arrested because I am tired of living in fear. I am tired of all these laws that are passing not just here in Arizona but in the whole United States. And most of all for my family and my community.

I want them to know that we are not just doing this for ourselves, for our families, but for them too. We have seen so many families being separated each and every day. And people like the ones who are going to get arrested are the people who are being deported every day.

We want them to know we are coming out of our fear. They can come out as well.

http://nopapersnofear.org/blog/post.php?s=2012-07-25-if-we-can-overcome-our-fear-so-can-anyone

To be fair, how many Americans can tell their stories. Americans have seen so many families being separated each and every day, due to hit and runs, drunk driving,domestic abuse,child molesters, using stolen documents etc,etc.. The illegals try to make it all about them.Leaving out they have cause and created problems for thousands of Americans


24 posted on 07/31/2012 11:57:53 AM PDT by moonshinner_09
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