Skip to comments.Sacramento council votes to enact economic sanctions against Arizona
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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...as the state of California heads for bankruptcy. What a bunch of Morons.
turn off the power...
Next vacation destination... Nevada.
Mayor Kevin Johnson lead the charge. They really need to mind their own business.
I guess all other problems in Sacto have been solved, if they have time to waste on this.
“...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.
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.
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!
“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.
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.
Everything is so great in my town that gobment can stick its nose in other peoples’ business.
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.
Well, that'll show 'em.
Sorry River Cats And Kings...I’ve decided to boycott the sorry city of Sacramento!
Phucking liberals make me sick!
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.
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. :)
Damn!!!!!! Go truckers!!
Mayor Kevin Johnson
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!
....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.
The FAX number for all Council Members is 916-264-7680.
One wonders, could the WH have anything (however indirectly) to do with this?
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.
Thisis the mayor who should have gone to jail, but OB fired the investigator.
Isn’t Sacramento like, BROKE?
Glad they’re tackling their problems head on like this.
Probably done by illegals ...
Sacramento awash in red ink ($21B this year alone) protests a rational group of Americans who do not want any more red ink.
Johnson is a johnson.
Stuck on stupid.
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.
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 Academys founder and former CEO, agreed to pay $72,836.50 of St. HOPE Academys $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 Sacramentos 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.
California is a sanctuary state.
Johnson should be in lockup, not sitting in the mayor’s chair. He’s lucky it’s not up to me.
Why are African American Obama supporters so damn gullible.
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.
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.
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?
Idiots. Now Arizona can sue them. I wonder if Arizona has first dibs on a bankrupt and failed state?
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.
Stupid idiots need to address their own economic woes and
mind their own business!
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!!!!!
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???
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.