Show Me Your Papers

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The problem with the new law in Arizona is it presumes anyone who does not speak perfect English, or anyone who had English as a second language is an immigrant and must produce papers. It DOES NOT ALLOW FOR people to have been born here in the US, from families who have been here for hundreds of years, who do not have English as their first language.

While the English first bigots will begin screaming, I live in New Mexico. We are state where many older Hispanics still do not speak English, but their families have been here forever.

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Why Are Conservatives Clueless About Immigration “Reform”

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On the Chris Wallace show on Fox Sunday, Brit Hume and Juan Williams almost came to blows over immigration reform and what is going on in Arizona. Williams had a very accurate view of the situation. Hume repeated the old conservative party line.

That was fine 2 years ago. The problem now is the situation has completely changed. Conservatives are so concerned over hard core immigration reform they are oblivious to the actual situation. In fact, they absolutely refuse to acknowledge that there are factors at play that completely taint the entire process.

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Arizona’s Own Version of Jim Crow

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The Pink Flamingo is convinced that Arizona’s governor, Jan Brewer, has just signed the death warrant for the GOP in Arizona.

From The Feathered Bastard:

“…The first hand Governor Brewer shook after signing the bill into law was that of Mark Spencer of the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association, who has been a vocal supporter of the law and who has transformed his police union into a full-on nativist organization.

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