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  • More Arizona Bashing

    Today, Attorney General Eric Holder held a pep rally for state and local law enforcement officials who object to the Arizona immigration law.

    Perhaps having not read the law himself he hoped to bring in some law enforcement officials who might have.

    More likely it is just another attempt by the administration to demonize Arizona.

    Holder is not helping. Playing politics with immigration and border security is never going to solve the problem of broken borders and a deeply-flawed immigration system. To address these issues we need real solutions. The White House has known since day one what it needs to do.  So far no sign yet that the president is doing the right things.

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    19 Responses to More Arizona Bashing

    1. mantis says:

      You forgot to address the substance of the law enforcement officials' policy criticism. Oh wait, no you didn't. This is a think tank, so obviously the point is to launch substance-free attacks on the AG. Good work!

    2. Billie says:

      where are my comments going? what am I doing wrong? am I not welcome anymore? I'm a big girl you can tell it to me straight.

    3. Billie says:

      that one worked? Please let me comment! ill try once more.

      Today, Attorney General Eric Holder held a pep rally for state and local law enforcement officials who object to the Arizona immigration law.

      The real objection of these officials, is to do their job. They are objecting to the safety and protection of law abiding, legal citizens that pay for their safety and protection. These are threats that government officials need accountability for. Prison time is suitable. One murder by an illegal is one too many, hypocrites! Stop defaming Arizona, enforce the law or go to prison! These are the UNITED STATES!

    4. Billie says:

      thank you, James. this time it worked, the first, I thought was the better of the rest?

    5. Don,Bisbee, Az says:

      To All Law Enforcement Personnel; You don't want to do your job? QUIT, nothing stopping you, your job is to Enforce the Laws on the books, not pick and choose those you like. Holder is just another Obama puppet, dancing to his Masters calling.

    6. SB1070 says:

      Do you support SB 1070? Do you oppose SB 1070? Will the boycotts cause more problems than the bill will solve, or are they just empty threats? Make your voice heard at Arizona Immigration Reform Debate site http://immigration.civiltalks.com/

    7. Ron, Albuqueruque says:

      it is the Unions that Holder is pandering to! Holder is so stupid that he can't see that the law is the federal law he is supposed to enforce! He would serve America better if he resigned…that won't happen!

    8. Rich Rogers Phoenix says:

      This is disturbing, Eric Holder is disturbing. Arizona, stick to your guns. Don't give in. These idiots will move on once they realize, they can't have their way. Of course, they may pout a bit.

    9. Jeanne Stotler, wood says:

      Not only do they not enforce the laws, the true facts are hidden from general public. The press do not relate the number of home invasions, rapes, car thefts that occur. The press also cover the auto's that are stolen or hi-jacked, guns that are stolen etc. I am looking for more states to uphold the law.

    10. Carol, AZ says:

      Yesrterday ANOTHER policeman in the city of PHX was shoot to death doing his job.
      He was apprehending a man who had a rap sheet for violence
      longer than his age.
      He left behind a wife,,two week baby and an a two year old.

      For months,
      Az had solid indisputable proof that countries with terrorist ties are increasing in numbers crossing our borders.
      Of the countries in question interdicted
      the list includes every Middle Eastern countries with known terrorist ties.
      Counterband on personal affects include bomb making material and ties to cells that are known to back terroist activities.

      Further the stats here at the border
      for every one interdicted 10 make it across
      times a 24 hr.period.

      D.C know this information.
      ATT General Holder known this information .
      Homeland Security also knew this information.

      The entire cover-up by DC was to kill the creditbility of AZ
      and to backlash us becasue of passage of state senate bill- 1070.
      As you know these fools in DC had not read the bill.

      We must demand the resignations of Att.General E. Holder and the rest of the rotten nest that is holding our laws and enforcement of those laws hostage.

      I want to thanks the state of TEXAS that because of the surplus there
      will help supply OUR BORDER with the military hardware needed with the military troops arrivng.

      How could this happen in America?

    11. Corky, Howey in the says:

      Holder is nothing more than a "yes man" to obama. obama is kissing the back side of the "dial 2 for spanish" crowd. Looking for the votes he KNOWS he will NEVER get without their help. Americans are waking up to the Feds and we are tired of their inabiliy to do ANYTHING right!!!

    12. Jay, Pacifica, CA says:

      Eric Holder and Janet Napolitano are 2 more of President Obama's Bishops. When Obama's nontrasnparent Administration receives more chinks in it's armor, they will by sacraficed.

    13. G-Man, Chesapeake, V says:

      Freedom Loving Americans,

      Congress knows how bad our border issue is even if the Administration refuses to address border security seriously. Based on Holder's refusal to read the Arizona law before he testified before Congress there is little hope that he would read the October 2006 Congressional Report entitled “A Line in the Sand: Confronting the Threat at the Southwest Border (web address included below).” A read of this report will tighten your jaw that the Administration will only take half-measures toward securing our border! Let’s hold the Liberal-Progressive Democrats accountable this November!

      Hoo-yah,

      G-Man

      http://www.house.gov/sites/members/tx10_mccaul/pd

    14. Carol, AZ says:

      Update;

      The State Dept just announced that he troops sent to the border in AZ will NOT work in tamdem with border agents for interdiction

      but in fact

      will do paper work.

      Pres. Obama stated

      that his recent converstion with Pres of MX Calderon

      had "concerns over the recent troops sent to the border"

      that will further interfer with immigration policy .

      An alert has been sent out from TX for the locations of Somalian terrorist that are believed to be crossing over the TX border areas.

      . 45,000 non latinos entered here last year ( that they know about)

      the silence is slowly being broken by the press.

      All Federal laws are be broken by our leadership.

    15. Tim AZ says:

      I would suggest that in the president's mind he is doing what is necessary to bring about the transformational change needed to force socialism upon the American people. By financially collapsing our republic for which it once stood. Absent of one Nation under God. Dividing the people by government without liberty or justice for any individual. Is this the hope and change you've been waiting for?

    16. Lynn Bryant DeSpain says:

      The Supreme Court of the United States upheld the Federal Law of Illegal Immegration. This included the empowerment of any peace officer anywhere in any State, withut cause to ask anyone for their identification.

      Arizona merely adopted the Federal Law, but with more restrictions, they require probable cause to ask for I.D.

      Driving too fast, pulled over, no drivers licence, proof of insurance, no registration, can't speak English, kind of a good clue, probably here illegaly!

      Persoanly, I would like to see the Alaska law for unlawfull game adopted for illegal aliens. In Alaska, everything that the illegal moose touched, now belongs to the State, the plane, the rifle, the truck, the home, the boat, whatever it touched.

      So, if all the States were to do a similar thing with illegals, then everything that the illegal touched would be forfieted to the State. The house that is being rented or bought, the car, the job, the back account, the boat, the apartment, the jewelery, everything that the alien touched.

      Then the onus is on who allowed the touch, as much as the toucher. And in the end, no more aliens and the State benefits.

    17. SB1070 says:

      Do you support SB 1070? Do you oppose SB 1070? … law enforcement has the right to inquire about your immigration status if they have reasonable suspicion

      Make you voice heard at http://immigration.civiltalks.com/

    18. Carol, AZ says:

      Send this idiot ATT General Holder a picture book.

      1. Explaining the responsibility of the Federal Gov't to keep America's border secure.

      2. A tutorial "for dummies" of America border boundry's, North and South.

      3. Please pray.

    19. Page Oceanside Ca says:

      This brings to my mind a quote of Churchill's that "a lie makes it halfway around the world before the truth puts its shoes on in the morning." We must have the courage to take a stand together before his lies go too far.

      Clearly, President Obama is either not aware, or does not care that, there are 15 million unemployed Americans who are "simply seeking a better life for themselves and their children" by looking for a job. He must also be unaware that 8 million illegal aliens have full-time jobs, thereby keeping 8 million Americans out of work. Any amnestying of these illegal aliens would prevent millions of American families from attaining a "better life."

      Please don't delay. Send a message to President Obama today

      Any comprehensive amnesty for illegal aliens is just plain wrong and goes against the wishes of the vast majority of the American people. 25 million Americans are either unemployed or cannot find a full-time job and they are depending on you to do the right thing and oppose amnesty. Why are you letting these Americans down by supporting amnesty?

      Enforce our existing laws and SECURE OUR BORDERS

      the media won’t really delve into what’s going on – and there’s a lot going on.

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