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Sacramento council votes to enact economic sanctions against Arizona
Sac Bee ^ | 6/15/2010

Posted on 06/15/2010 8:50:51 PM PDT by Selene

The Sacramento City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night to enact economic sanctions against Arizona in response to that state's new immigration laws.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; US: California
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; democrats; immigration; liberalfascism; sacramento
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1 posted on 06/15/2010 8:50:51 PM PDT by Selene
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To: Selene

...as the state of California heads for bankruptcy. What a bunch of Morons.


2 posted on 06/15/2010 8:52:04 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Selene

turn off the power...


3 posted on 06/15/2010 8:54:12 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Parley Baer

Next vacation destination... Nevada.


4 posted on 06/15/2010 8:54:26 PM PDT by Eddie01 (All we every really knew was it was crazy to be doin' it any other way)
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To: Selene

Attention, All Illegals! FREEBIES IN SACRAMENTO! You'll never have to work or pay for anything ever again!


5 posted on 06/15/2010 8:54:27 PM PDT by kromike
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To: Parley Baer

Mayor Kevin Johnson lead the charge. They really need to mind their own business.


6 posted on 06/15/2010 8:54:35 PM PDT by Selene
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To: Selene

I guess all other problems in Sacto have been solved, if they have time to waste on this.


7 posted on 06/15/2010 8:55:07 PM PDT by Hammer Tym (Skateboarding is a crime)
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To: Parley Baer

“...as the state of California heads for bankruptcy. What a bunch of Morons.”

Arizona needs to retaliate. It cannot unilateraly disarm. I suspect that Arizona can find some interesting ways to retaliate. If the left wants war, I say bring it on.


8 posted on 06/15/2010 8:55:31 PM PDT by businessprofessor
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To: Selene

I can believe they are doing this after all the illegals we have sent their way since the governor signed SB1070. What a bunch of ungrateful bass turds.


9 posted on 06/15/2010 8:55:59 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey America! Had enough "history" yet?)
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To: Selene

10 posted on 06/15/2010 8:56:19 PM PDT by inkling (exurbanleague.com)
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To: Selene
I just ordered stuff from this company, UMI Direct, and was surprised to find they were in Arizona. So we ordered more from them. :-)
11 posted on 06/15/2010 8:56:51 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: Selene

Living in CA and knowing our problems I think we can use our time much better than to boycott AZ.
If CA would do what AZ is doing maybe WE CAN BE THE NUMBER ONE STATE AGAIN IN EDUCATION, JOBS, ETC, ETC,
but no................CA is happy being 49th in education and losing jobs daily and having a bunch of boobs in Sac. really messing up our state.......I say don’t worry about AZ and what they are doing worry about your own backyard.
IT IS A BIG FAT MESS!


12 posted on 06/15/2010 8:59:23 PM PDT by proudCArepublican
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“I guess all other problems in Sacto have been solved, if they have time to waste on this.”

No... the city has a $43 million budget deficit. I guess they are waiting for a bailout.


13 posted on 06/15/2010 9:00:52 PM PDT by Selene
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To: Selene
This is getting old.

Almost everyone knows that sanctions are mostly symbolic. What are they not going to do now, eat iceberg lettuce?

The true intent of their sanctions is to suck up to the hispanic voting block. In doing that, they are making an alliance that will hurt them far more that the boycott will hurt Arizona.

The bottom line, is they are perpetuating all the conditions that left their state with a lousy credit rating and on the verge of bankruptcy.

14 posted on 06/15/2010 9:01:29 PM PDT by pfflier
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To: Selene

Everything is so great in my town that gobment can stick its nose in other peoples’ business.


15 posted on 06/15/2010 9:02:41 PM PDT by stop_fascism
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To: Selene

An aside: I learned today from a person who works for a major National Truckload Carrier Headquartered in Phoenix that they are suffering considerable sabotage to their equipment, specifically at Truck Stops, because of the “Phoenix, Arizona” under the name of their trucking company on the doors of their trucks, and on their trailers.


16 posted on 06/15/2010 9:03:02 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (The Left draws criminals as excrement draws flies. The Left IS a criminal organization.)
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To: Selene
The Sacramento City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night to enact economic sanctions against Arizona in response to that state's new immigration laws.

Well, that'll show 'em.

17 posted on 06/15/2010 9:03:33 PM PDT by Auntie Mame (Fear not tomorrow. God is already there.)
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To: Selene

Sorry River Cats And Kings...I’ve decided to boycott the sorry city of Sacramento!

Phucking liberals make me sick!


18 posted on 06/15/2010 9:05:35 PM PDT by Randy Larsen ( BTW, If I offend you! Please let me know, I may want to offend you again!(FR #1690))
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Looks like the only maroons are those who think Sacramento
is the only city in California.

What one city does, does’t mean all cities go along with that.


19 posted on 06/15/2010 9:07:56 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Reagan Republican for Palin 2012)
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To: Selene

Save your money, Sacramento— you’ll need it to support the hundreds of thousands of illegals who are now flocking to your state instead of Arizona. :)


20 posted on 06/15/2010 9:09:52 PM PDT by mikeus_maximus (Liberals hate the Constitution.)
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To: Selene


21 posted on 06/15/2010 9:10:12 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: rockinqsranch

Damn!!!!!! Go truckers!!


22 posted on 06/15/2010 9:18:23 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: Auntie Mame

Mayor Kevin Johnson

Contact the Mayor

23 posted on 06/15/2010 9:19:06 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Parley Baer

Conservatives everywhere: If you are not already boycotting California wine. it’s time. Send word out to Prager, Medved, Limbaugh, etc. Time to put these dipstick Californians in their place. Time to fight back. To borrow a phrase, time to kick their ass!


24 posted on 06/15/2010 9:19:48 PM PDT by Slehn (Resolve)
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To: Selene

....a $43 million deficit in the city, and the County is 3 times worse.....so the jail is no longer even taking misdemeanor arrests. So freaking stupid. Glad I moved out of that dumb@$$ cowtown. I just got my Arizona travel guide in the mail yesterday though. Kids will see something other than Disneyland for a few years.


25 posted on 06/15/2010 9:20:48 PM PDT by ScottinSacto (W.W.M.R.D.? - What Would Mitch Rapp Do?)
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To: Selene

The FAX number for all Council Members is 916-264-7680.


26 posted on 06/15/2010 9:21:38 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Selene
I suspect that the councilpersons were leaned on from higher authorities. (Which excuses nothing.)

One wonders, could the WH have anything (however indirectly) to do with this?

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27 posted on 06/15/2010 9:21:41 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Selene
Asked at a morning press conference whether the city would consider expanding its boycott should other states adopt laws similar to the one in Arizona, Mayor Kevin Johnson said, "what I don't want us to do as a council is to make a knee-jerk reaction that is not well thought out, especially with the impacts that it may have here locally, the impacts that it may have on other states."

What a stupid answer.
Mayor Kevin Johnson. Is he the same Mayor Kevin Maurice Johnson who's friends with Obama? The one caught in the Americorps scandal that Gerald Walpin was fired for going after? Sacramento can be proud. Obama and his friends are thugs, no different from those running African countries into the ground.

28 posted on 06/15/2010 9:31:29 PM PDT by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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To: Selene
No State shall, without the Consent of the Congress, lay any Imposts or Duties on Imports or Exports, except what may be absolutely necessary for executing it's inspection Laws: and the net Produce of all Duties and Imposts, laid by any State on Imports or Exports, shall be for the Use of the Treasury of the United States; and all such Laws shall be subject to the Revision and Controul of the Congress.

Article 1, section 10 of the US Constitution

I don't think what they are doing is legal.
29 posted on 06/15/2010 9:32:34 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Selene

Thisis the mayor who should have gone to jail, but OB fired the investigator.


30 posted on 06/15/2010 9:34:31 PM PDT by whence911 (Here illegally? Go home. Get in line!)
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To: Selene

Isn’t Sacramento like, BROKE?

Glad they’re tackling their problems head on like this.


31 posted on 06/15/2010 9:36:45 PM PDT by Lorianne
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To: rockinqsranch
I learned today from a person who works for a major National Truckload Carrier Headquartered in Phoenix that they are suffering considerable sabotage to their equipment

Probably done by illegals ...

32 posted on 06/15/2010 9:52:21 PM PDT by Schatze (It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.)
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To: Selene

Sacramento awash in red ink ($21B this year alone) protests a rational group of Americans who do not want any more red ink.


33 posted on 06/15/2010 9:54:12 PM PDT by wac3rd (Gulf oil spews...Obama sues.)
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To: kcvl

Johnson is a johnson.

Stuck on stupid.


34 posted on 06/15/2010 10:00:53 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (Don't be mad at BP....Be mad at the environmentalists who won't allow drilling in shallow waters.)
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To: kcvl

I’m not surprised that Kevin Johnson — the crook who misused hundreds of thousands of federal dollars at a non-profit educational organization he founded (St. HOPE) — sticks up for criminals.


35 posted on 06/15/2010 10:06:24 PM PDT by Schatze (It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.)
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To: Schatze

I had forgotten about that!

On April 9, 2009, Acting U.S. Attorney Lawrence G. Brown announced that St. HOPE Academy had agreed to pay $423,836.50 over ten years in settlement of allegations that it did not appropriately spend AmeriCorps grants and education awards and did not adequately document spending of grants.

The settlement amount represented one-half of the $847,673 in AmeriCorps funds received by St. HOPE Academy over three years from 2004 to 2007. Johnson, St. HOPE Academy’s founder and former CEO, agreed to pay $72,836.50 of St. HOPE Academy’s $73,836.50 initial payment.

In settlement, St. HOPE Academy acknowledged not adequately documenting a portion of its AmeriCorps grant expenditures, and the Corporation for National and Community Service terminated its September 24, 2008 suspension of St. HOPE Academy and Johnson from receiving federal funds, ending questions about Sacramento’s eligibility to receive federal stimulus funds.

Sam Oki, deleted Kevin Johnson’s emails during the federal investigation by Walpin.

Inspector General Gerald Walpin was fired by President Barack Obama last week. Obama ignored a statute requiring him to provide 30 days notice as well as provide reasons in writing to Congress for firing an inspector general. Walpin was given one hour to resign or be fired. He refused to resign.

Walpin had investigated and reported $75 million in federal money misused by AmeriCorps and St. Hope - founded by Kevin Johnson, Sacramento mayor and one time NBA star. Johnson is an Obama supporter and donor. Michelle Obama seems to be involved in the hiring going on at the corporation that Walpin works out of. Michelle’s chief of staff recently left her White House office to take a position at that corporation.

http://maggiesnotebook.blogspot.com/2009/06/kevin-johnson-st-hope-scandal-rick-maya.html


36 posted on 06/15/2010 10:21:58 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Selene

California is a sanctuary state.


37 posted on 06/15/2010 10:33:06 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Liberals are right. The AZ situation is like Nazi Germany. Mexico is Germany and Arizona is Poland)
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To: Slehn
If you are not already boycotting California wine. it’s time.

Excellent idea!

38 posted on 06/15/2010 10:36:46 PM PDT by Cobra64
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To: kcvl

Johnson should be in lockup, not sitting in the mayor’s chair. He’s lucky it’s not up to me.


39 posted on 06/15/2010 10:37:11 PM PDT by Schatze (It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.)
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To: kcvl
The mayor is a bigot and an asset kisser delux.

Why are African American Obama supporters so damn gullible.

40 posted on 06/15/2010 11:07:19 PM PDT by OKIEDOC (I would rather be hung with a few brave conservatives than live a lifetime with cowardly liberals.)
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To: Seaplaner
Something tells me that Obama is a white hating bigot and I wonder what he has to say behind closed doors to his commie buddies.
41 posted on 06/15/2010 11:09:19 PM PDT by OKIEDOC (I would rather be hung with a few brave conservatives than live a lifetime with cowardly liberals.)
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To: Selene

Doesn’t CA have enough problems already? Seems to me like they should work on those first.

Take the plank out of your own eye first, then you can see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.


42 posted on 06/15/2010 11:19:12 PM PDT by Just Lori (To take our country back, we need to take our party back. NO MORE RINOS!!)
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To: proudCArepublican

Sacramento does have a bunch of boobs. The Calif. Dept. of Child Services misprinted their freaking phone number on some of the Dept. materials such as business cards. Unfortunately, that toll free number belongs to us - our business. I’ve gotten to the point where, if the callers seem like decent sorts, I’ll give them the right number to call and wish them luck. But if the caller is not a decent sort and/or does not speak English, I will tell them so sorry we are no longer sending out checks, that the state is broke and, at the present time, we are only able to take deposits. (hehehe)

That Sacramento government office is totally disinterested in the problems their little boo boo has caused us - bothersome calls and an increased telephone bill (toll free line). So, I was not a Sacramento fan before they pulled this latest boner. They can cma - twice.


43 posted on 06/16/2010 12:00:02 AM PDT by Natural Born 54 (FUBO x 10)
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To: Selene
The Sacramento City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night to enact economic sanctions against Arizona in response to that state's new immigration laws.

Because, I presume, they are protesting the difference between Arizona's immigration laws from California's immigration laws and Federal immigration laws.

And those differences are - what?

44 posted on 06/16/2010 1:23:46 AM PDT by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on it's own.)
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Idiots. Now Arizona can sue them. I wonder if Arizona has first dibs on a bankrupt and failed state?


45 posted on 06/16/2010 1:26:00 AM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the occupation media.)
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To: Selene

Hey California, we no need yo steenkin I.O.U.’s, anyway.

By the way, we are sending you an extra 100,000 illegal immigrants.


46 posted on 06/16/2010 7:07:42 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops....and vote out the RINOS!)
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To: Selene

Stupid idiots need to address their own economic woes and
mind their own business!


47 posted on 06/16/2010 7:22:31 AM PDT by upcountryhorseman (An old fashioned conservative)
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To: Selene

Mayor Kevin Johnson lead the charge. They really need to mind their own business.”

Mayor Johnson is the same guy that Inspector General Gerald Walpin went after right after NObama got elected for improper use of federal funds & grants.

Walpin got fired by NObama & Walpin is still fighting that firing.

Johnson & Michelle Robinson Obama’s brother are big friends. Always the cronies!!!!!


48 posted on 06/16/2010 11:08:09 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: kcvl

This is the same guy that got in trouble with Inspector General Gerald Walpin about the improper accounting for Federal funds.

Johnson complained to Obama- Walpin got fired & is still fighting his firing. Obama sponsored a bill to allow for various stages of action that would apply to Walpin & other Inspector Generals & then he blatently fired Walpin.

Johnson & Michelle’s brother are big buddies.

With Democrats——it is always who are cronies, eh???


49 posted on 06/16/2010 11:12:34 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Razz Barry

Mayor Kevin Johnson. Is he the same Mayor Kevin Maurice Johnson who’s friends with Obama? The one caught in the Americorps scandal that Gerald Walpin was fired for going after? Sacramento can be proud. Obama and his friends are thugs, no different from those running African countries into the ground.”

You are correct. He is the same one. Walpin is still fighting his firing.


50 posted on 06/16/2010 11:13:44 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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