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Racial profiling-people like me

Posted: Monday, October 1, 2012 5:00 am | Updated: 7:37 am, Mon Oct 1, 2012.

To the Editor: The recent decision involving SB1070, where law enforcement can now ask to see proof of status, seems fairness has finally been achieved.

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20 comments:

  • reader53 posted at 6:56 am on Sat, Sep 29, 2012.

    reader53 Posts: 83

    Yeah, but you are not being pulled over just to be asked for your id. The examples you cited are places you chose to go to and have an expectation to be asked for id. I don't think anyone in the US should be asked for their papers as a matter of rule.

     
  • juliussr posted at 8:41 am on Sat, Sep 29, 2012.

    juliussr Posts: 538

    Mary Ann, very well put. The ones that are crying discrimination and profiling are the same ones that have the most to hide. We, as United States Citizens, have provided these documents all our lives, never once feeling that it was profiling us.Our ancestors were Immigrants to this Country, setteling here, learning the language and,putting forth the American Dream. If you feel that you can be Profiled---GO BACK WHERE YOU CAME FROM AND DO IT IN THE LEGAL WAY!

     
  • Russ_in_WML posted at 8:29 pm on Sat, Sep 29, 2012.

    Russ_in_WML Posts: 1454

    VIVA 1070!!!!

    Illegals GO HOME!!

     
  • wes alderson posted at 2:33 pm on Mon, Oct 1, 2012.

    wes alderson Posts: 9235

    Of course I lean toward Russ's comment, though I would welcom LEGAL immigrants who came here the way my own grandparents did. They worked hard, they studied the laws of th USA and our language.

    But you know what Russ? Am I correct is feeling that President OBOMAJAD is trying to ease in illegals for votes that they are not even entilted to cast???

     
  • juliussr posted at 3:53 pm on Mon, Oct 1, 2012.

    juliussr Posts: 538

    Wes, you had better check out the program Romney is working. He wants all his relatives over the border soon TOO!!!Your old idea that the Democrats are after the Illegal votes, well, the Republicans want them just as bad. I am glad that I do not associate myself with either and do not let my thoughts wander into their Camps. If you are trully an Independant thinking, as you say, voter then get away from the REPUBLICAN Ideas!!!

     
  • ArizAl posted at 4:26 pm on Mon, Oct 1, 2012.

    ArizAl Posts: 4028

    The free markets don't need no stinking government to regulate who they can hire...open the gates Jose!!! Welcome amigo !!

     
  • freedom loving patriot posted at 4:57 pm on Mon, Oct 1, 2012.

    freedom loving patriot Posts: 36

    So casually we give up our freedoms- for the illusion of security and the safety of being a homogenous little fish in the middle of the school.
    Any American patriot should be absolutely outraged by S.B. 1070 and The "Patriot" Act! I'm certain the founders of our country would be! Have we suddenly grown tired of being the land of the free after two centuries? I think it's fear and/or apathy.
    How would the Eastern Bloc countries emerging from totalitarianism advise us!

     
  • Rick Slo Low posted at 5:53 pm on Mon, Oct 1, 2012.

    Rick Slo Low Posts: 1369

    We can never be the land of the free but we can be the land of cheap taxpayer subsidized labor if only we get the illegals here and are willing to stab US citizens in the back.

     
  • wes alderson posted at 6:56 pm on Mon, Oct 1, 2012.

    wes alderson Posts: 9235

    Now now, Julius,

    How can you say that Romney is working a immigration program, when he is not even the President, Julius? He has no say other than what he calls for in speeches.And why do you insist that I am in favor of his Republican methods?

    I'd like some of my German and Jewish relatives to come to the USA too. But I will only help them if it is legal. Where did you and Al get the idea that I would do anything other than that?

    My intentions to vote for Ron Paul as a write-in have swayed a bit, because of Gary Jones, and jill Stein, the Green Candidtate. I am not sure what I will do other than being certain not to vote for Romey or Abamajad.

     
  • Gramma8's posted at 2:36 pm on Tue, Oct 2, 2012.

    Gramma8's Posts: 40

    I am of hispanic descent. I for one am an American citizen born and raised in California. Which I am embarassed to say. They let in the illegals we used to call them (wetbacks), and still do to this day. I agree with sheriff Joe Arpaio, Jan Brewer. For my vote will be Romney. I cannot stand with someone who is against America the Beautiful. Who is against prayer anywhere I want. Who will salute the flag. Proud of America. Who is driving our country into bankruptcy, trying to disarm Americans from having guns. Trying to do away with our military. Making our country weak so when our enemies could take over. He is muslim a socialist, Sides with the jhads every muslim and the aclu. A community agitator he has never held a job. He is not a US citizen. How did he become president. He is for a one world to have the muslims take over. He can lie to all of us because to him we are infidels in the muslim world. He sounds just a little bit how hitler started. He will declare marshall law. (not sure of that spelling). He is evil. With everything that's happening in this world we cannot do it without GOD. It begun with GOD and it will end with GOD. I pray that ovuma will not win. I know there will be voter fraud. With soros and the votes are supposed to be counted in Spain why? GOD BLESS THE USA.

     
  • ArizAl posted at 7:28 pm on Tue, Oct 2, 2012.

    ArizAl Posts: 4028

    Wes, the weather vane,(Romney) now is saying that he will not change Obama's Dream Act for children of illegals if he gets elected. just as now he is bragging and embracing his government healthcare plan in Massachusetts.

    But then, there's still tomorrow he may take another stance tomorrow. the man has no convictions nor integity, he changes positions everyday and covers up lies with other lies. Sorry, but that's the truth.

     
  • wes alderson posted at 9:47 pm on Tue, Oct 2, 2012.

    wes alderson Posts: 9235

    Al, rather than allowing myself to be destracted by your post, I call attention to Gramma*'s beautiful letter. There you see what it means to be a REAL American, of various other ethnic descent.

    Thank you for your comments, Gramma8.

    Wes.[beam]

     
  • Russ_in_WML posted at 7:04 am on Wed, Oct 3, 2012.

    Russ_in_WML Posts: 1454

    Al you are so blinded.

    And Obama has convictions and integrity??????

    HAHAHAHA !! [beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam]

     
  • Whiplash Willy posted at 11:15 am on Wed, Oct 3, 2012.

    Whiplash Willy Posts: 814

    Bring back marshmallow law we want this to be a melting pot of white creamy confectionery only!

     
  • truth posted at 3:48 pm on Wed, Oct 3, 2012.

    truth Posts: 24

    Whiplash Willy.... its never going to happen here.... so maybe you should leave the country~ you wont be missed

     
  • ArizAl posted at 5:29 pm on Wed, Oct 3, 2012.

    ArizAl Posts: 4028

    Wes,

     
  • ArizAl posted at 5:34 pm on Wed, Oct 3, 2012.

    ArizAl Posts: 4028

    OOOPS, hit the wrong key.

    Wes, How is it that you can make a determination which American is "real" American?
    Sounds like you are into class warfare more than anything else.


    Russ, Yes he does. That was simple.[beam][beam]

     
  • wes alderson posted at 12:18 am on Thu, Oct 4, 2012.

    wes alderson Posts: 9235

    Al, to answer you question about how to tell a "Real" American like Gramma," I refer to a pharse made by a very famous man, about 2,000 years ago:

    "ye shalt know them by the fruit they bare."

     
  • Russ_in_WML posted at 6:56 am on Thu, Oct 4, 2012.

    Russ_in_WML Posts: 1454

    Change stance on gay marriage - gets the gay vote
    Grant work permits to illegals - gets the hispanic vote
    Obama auto bailout paid off unions - gets the union vote

    Obama has no interest in the country - only himself

    [sad]

     
  • ArizAl posted at 9:32 am on Thu, Oct 4, 2012.

    ArizAl Posts: 4028

    Wes, regarding praise of Gramma8 post, "A lie is a lie until you believe it.."


    Russ,
    "Change stance on gay marriage - gets the gay vote--
    Grant work permits to illegals - gets the hispanic vote
    Obama auto bailout gets the union vote"

    Isn't it election year? Romney promises to continue the Bush tax cuts to the rich to get the coporate wealthy vote.

    Romney promises an additional 20% tax cut for the wealthy to get their vote.

    Romney promises more intrusion of government into women's personal healthcare to get the right wing extremeists vote.


     

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