Russell Pearce Is His Own Worst Enemy

ARROGANCE UNDER SIEGE

State Senate President Russell Pearce dwells in a bubble the size of the Biosphere, one insulated by his own arrogance, pride, and self-delusion.

What was Pearce's response to the recent decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholding a lower court's injunction of the most outrageous sections of his infamous Senate Bill 1070 ("Pearce Denied," April 11)?

Contrary to reality, he told a local news station that 1070 was "in full effect, other than a couple of provisions I'd like to have."

In "full effect"? The bill was gutted by the original injunction handed down July 28 by U.S. District Court Judge Susan R. Bolton. The four parts of the law enjoined include the notorious "papers please" section, which forces local cops to inquire about the immigration status of a person who's been stopped, assuming there is "reasonable suspicion" to believe the person is undocumented.

This was the backbone of the law. Other key sections quashed for now involve making it a state crime for legal immigrants not to carry their "papers" with them, forbidding day laborers from seeking work, and allowing police to conduct warrant-less arrests if they believe a suspect has committed an offense that makes the individual removable from the country.

Public relations hacks might call Pearce's assertion "spin," but when "spin" denies, say, the existence of gravity or labels "white" as "black" or insists the world is flat, I'd call that psychotic.

There's more evidence from recent history that Pearce is in his own world. Take his defense of state Senator Scott Bundgaard, calling Bundgaard a "victim" in his roadside altercation with his girlfriend, one for which Bundgaard faces possible arrest once the legislative session is kaput.

Unlike Pearce, other Senate Republicans rightly saw Bundgaard more as a liability than a victim and stripped him of his post as Senate majority leader.

Also, Pearce pushed for the passage of five harsh anti-immigrant bills in the Senate, though he knew he didn't have the votes. Enough GOPers peeled away to defeat them all.

The Senate president has vowed to bring them back, regardless.

Then, there was the flap over substitute teacher Tony Hill's bigoted e-mail to Pearce, telling a tall tale about Latino students' not pledging allegiance to the flag and espousing anti-American sentiments.

State Senator Lori Klein, one of Pearce's legislative stooges, read the letter on the Senate floor without identifying its author, who contended that Hispanic kids aspire to be "gang members and gangsters."

The Glendale school where Hill subbed for nine (count 'em, nine) days investigated the matter. The school's principal characterized Hills' statements as "not accurate" and "inflammatory."

My colleague Paul Rubin dug into Hill's past and found that Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Susanna Pineda awarded sole custody of his children to Hill's estranged wife, writing:

"Father has a history of exploding by verbally calling the minor children vulgar names and using intimidating gestures . . . Father choked Mother at one point and physically abused the family pet in front of the children."

Yet Pearce said Hill was a "good man" and that everything in the letter had been "verified."

Regarding the recent revelations of Fiesta Bowl corruption, does it surprise anyone that Pearce was one of the scandal's most prominent beneficiaries? Several political figures from both parties received free, all-expenses-paid trips to watch football games in places such as Chicago and Boston.

On one, Pearce took his wife and stayed at a pricey Ritz-Carlton. On another, he took his wife and one of his sons, again staying in a luxury hotel, on the Fiesta Bowl's dime.

Other legislators have rushed to amend their disclosure forms and pay back the Fiesta Bowl for the freebies. Pearce has been unapologetic.

First, he defended himself by grumbling to reporters that he "never took anything they didn't offer everybody."

Later, he claimed that he paid for the expensive football tickets he had received — and that he would hunt for canceled checks to prove it. I'm not holding my breath for this one.

Tit-for-tat, Pearce sponsored legislation in the past that aided the Fiesta Bowl. The Fiesta Bowl's own investigation notes that Pearce took campaign contributions from Fiesta Bowl employees, who were illegally reimbursed after the fact.

Pearce allegedly pocketed tickets from Fiesta Bowl CEO John Junker valued at a total of more than $7,400. Pearce's financial-disclosure forms failed to list all the gravy he was lapping up from Junker's outstretched hand.

By not listing these gifts and by accepting tickets to entertainment events, Pearce may have violated state statute.

But more damaging to "Mr. Rule of Law" is his sense of entitlement. This, in a lagging economy where most common folks cannot dream of enjoying such high-priced excursions, much less at someone else's expense.

That's why the Fiesta Bowl scandal and Pearce's other missteps are fueling the effort to recall him.

Initially, there were two groups looking to force Pearce out: Citizens for a Better Arizona, headed by registered Republican Chad Snow and organized by former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Randy Parraz; and Arizonans for Better Government, led by DeeDee Blase, president of the Hispanic-Republican group Somos Republicans.

A few weeks ago, Blase encouraged her volunteers to help out Parraz's well-funded effort, stating that her group would "focus on the Mormons," meaning she wants to get voters in heavily LDS Legislative District 18, which Pearce represents in the state Senate, on the anti-Pearce train.

Blase recently hosted a Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-style "fireside" on immigration, which you can read about online in my Feathered Bastard blog post on the subject.

The CBA drive has nothing to do with Blase's outreach to Mesa's Mormon community, though CBA chairman Snow is an LDS member and there are other Mormons helping out with the recall.

The CBA's recall campaign has chosen not to focus on immigration. It's instead using the Fiesta Bowl scandal and Pearce's antipathy for public education and benefits for the needy to great success.

According to Parraz, the recall is more than two-thirds of the way toward its goal of 7,756 signatures from registered LD18 voters, the amount needed to force Pearce to either resign or take his chances with a recall election that probably would be scheduled for this fall or next spring.

Parraz says his group is vetting names, crossing out those who are ineligible to sign. The deadline to submit the recall petition is May 31.

Successful fundraising has given the group more than $20,000 to play with, allowing the recall campaign to hire a full-time field director and enlist the services of Sign Here Petitions, a professional signature-gathering company.

The recall also is doing robo-calls in LD18, encouraging people to come out to the Mesa Public Library on First Street, where recall workers keep a presence. Check the script of this latest robo-call, which recently hit 18,000 homes:

"Russell Pearce lined his pockets with thousands in illegal kickbacks from corrupt lobbyists for the Fiesta Bowl. Now he's voted to lay off teachers and cut our schools to the bone. If you want to fire Russell Pearce, come down to the Mesa Public Library . . . to sign our petition to recall and remove him from office."

Seems there's nothing like political corruption to light a fire in the electorate.

"The response [to the Fiesta Bowl-themed robo-calls] has been good," Parraz told me. "We got over 60 people to come out [to the library] and sign today because of it."

A visit to the Mesa Library on a recent Saturday confirmed Parraz's optimistic view that a successful recall of Pearce is within reach.

Inside, one volunteer, who identified herself as a Republican, contacted prospective signers via cell phone, while outside, a worker with Sign Here Petitions solicited those entering the library.

He also took signatures from people, responding to robo-calls, who stopped their cars in front of the library to jump out and sign.

When the library closed that afternoon, he proudly showed me several sheets of signatures from Mesa residents. He said the list totaled about 75, a "good day."

Volunteers showed up off and on during the afternoon to pick up packets with lists of homes to visit. Carolyn Cooper, a longtime Democratic activist from Tempe, allowed me to tag along as she canvassed a working-class neighborhood of Anglos and Hispanics near Spur Street and Broadway Road in Mesa.

At the first door she knocked on, an Anglo resident practically jerked Cooper's clipboard from her hand to sign it before she started her pitch. When I asked why he was so quick to sign, the man was blunt.

"Because [Pearce] is an idiot."

When Cooper spotted people in their yards, she flagged them down and asked them to sign. Cooper caught Eddie Bedos as he opened the door to his car. He nodded his head as Cooper talked of the "hateful laws" Pearce was backing in the Legislature.

"We need someone fresh," he said as he signed.

If an individual wasn't registered to vote, Cooper provided them with voter-registration forms. Parraz said the drive has signed up more than 750 new voters, including 90 Republicans, who registered just to sign the petition.

One Anglo woman, who asked not to be named, summed up the sentiments of many in the community.

"The Fiesta Bowl thing troubles me," she stated, after Cooper took her signature. "I know [Pearce] is concerned by illegal aliens, but I think there are a lot more things that need to be dealt with."

Cooper had one rejection, an Anglo who said he supported Pearce in the past but now had questions about him. He took some literature from Cooper but said he wasn't ready to sign anything.

In about 2 1/2 hours, Cooper scored 11 signatures. The door-to-door work can be grueling, but not everyone will go to the petition, so the petition has to go to them. Hence, Parraz's call for more volunteers to help the canvass.

Parraz is anticipating a legal challenge from Pearce over the signatures, but he thinks the message will be self-evident when the recall petition is submitted.

"This is the beauty of it," said Parraz. "When we turn in these signatures, we get to say, 'Russell Pearce [is getting] recalled from Mesa, that place you think is so conservative.'"

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Dumoudan
Dumoudan

All Illegal aliens should be allowed to apply for work permits but only while they are outside the United States in their home countries. This type of program (guest workers) has worked very well for many years in economically successful places such as Switzerland, Singapore to name a few. Once their work visa expires they must immediately leave the country. If the females become prgnant, they are immediately returned to their home country. commit any violation of ANY law (even "J" walking) and they are deported. If they attempt to re-enter the US illegaly, they are automatically placed on a list of permanently banned from entry into the US. Are you with us?

Cajungman
Cajungman

russell perace & fat joe both have there hand in the basket 2 thiefs and dum asses from arizona gonna re-elect them 2 yellow dog bastards

Tommy Collins
Tommy Collins

The immediate solution to this single problem is simple: http://recallpearce.com/

If you live in LD 18 and are registered to vote, sign the petition. If not registered, do so, then sign the petition.

If you know of anyone in LD 18 who is registered to vote, ask them to visit the recall website and then make a meaningful decision to recall pearce.

An American ...
An American ...

An unfortunate tendency of lawmakers is enacting laws that have been disastrous in other states and thinking that somehow, magically, it’ll work in their state. Usually these things are done for political PR purposes rather than any useful purpose. They want to make their constituents chant talking points and pump fists in the air and vigorously wave flags, distracting them from the very real consequences of legislation that has already been proven in another state of being not only a failure, but a very serious detriment.

See, this has been tried before. In Prince William County in the state of Virginia in 2007 and 2008. Same kind of bill, same intention. It was made popular by jingoistic shrieks of “Remember who caused 9/11! Illegals!!”

It passed, and it divided the county into almost warring factions. It also completely destroyed their already suffering economy. When we get riled up about political issues, we don’t often stop to think about the unintended, yet very real consequences. We just parrot what we think we’re right about and we don’t stop to think.

House forclosures skyrocketed. Retail stores and restaurants lost tons of sales. They forgot that all these brown people actually do work and have some money, and they spend it everywhere. When they’re not welcome, they leave, and their money goes with them. They lost not only the illegal immigrants, but legal citizens who were born and raised in America, but happened to be brown, and therefore were targets. They left too, along with their money.

The effect was so devastating that they had to repeal most of the bill. Perhaps we should learn from their example, because we have far more to lose.

In Virginia, Latinos were a much smaller percentage of the population. Here in Arizona, we don’t need to be told that it is much, much higher. Therfore, we will lose much, much more money.

Already, the University of Arizona has lost over $100,000 in canceled tuitions. ASU has probably lost even more. Resorts, airlines, hotels and other parts of the tourist industry are reporting increasing canellations and loss of projected revenue. This bill hasn’t even gone into effect yet and we’ve lost hundreds of thousands of dollars. When it goes into effect, you can be sure we will lose millions, at least. Not just from Latinos, but from all people who view this bill as distatsteful, if not illegal. You’ve already heard the calls for boycotting our state. It’s happening, and we can’t afford it.

Unfortunately, those most strongly in favor of the bill can’t see past the word “Illegals!” and are paying no attention to the real cost of this legislation.

Arizona happens to be the state that is number one in job losses in this economy. We’re at the bottom. We can’t afford the financial devastation that this bill will bring.

It was once explained to me that the reason the economy is so bad is because big corporations knew that Democrats were about to seize power and are known for being less business friendly, so they pulled out. Same thing here. Make the environment unfriendly for most of your population and you can say goodbye to the money they used to spend here.

Now, a person can be against illegal immigrants all they like. No matter how worked up they get, their emotion will not make this bill a good idea. No matter what problems we blame on illegals, this bill will bring even worse problems.

Farms will close and food prices will surge upwards. House forclosures will be far worse than what Virginia suffered. Money will vacate our state as if it were being swept away by the sea. Like it or not, those illegals are a large part of our economy, and what will replace that? Tourism is another big part. What will we replace that with? (cue the sound of crickets)

You can be against illegals to the core of your being, but we need a solution that won’t kill us. I don’t know what that solution is, but if we can repeal this bill now rather than waiting to die and then repealing it, then we’ll have the resources available to enact a viable solution when someone comes up with one. Until then, unbunch the panties and buy some oranges on the street corner, because while some of that money may go to their families elsewhere, some of it will get fed back into our stores and restaurants.

We can’t afford to be picky about our neighbors. We gotta suck it up and deal. All the talking points in the world will not change the reality of how bad we will suffer if we continue to support this bill. Sometimes medicine is bitter, but it beats dying.

Catskinner
Catskinner

It looks like the recent school board meeting in Tucson proves that Tony Hill and Russell Pearce were right. These ethnic studies programs need to end.

Kit Carson
Kit Carson

>when "spin" denies, say, the existence of gravity or labels "white" as "black" or insists the world is flat, I'd call that psychotic.

Shweeeet!

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The economic backlash from SB1070 has cost Arizona $150 million in lost convention business alone. I'm a small business owner, and I advertise a lot on the internet and rely heavily on business from other states...but when people find out I'm in Arizona...They buy else where...I'm sick of it ! ! ! business is down 45% from last year.I don't know what the hell Jan Brewer and Senator Russell Pearce were thinking, this was going to do to our economy...I have a wife and 3 kids,I have to put through college...We need politicians that are pro business...I've been a Republican all my life, because, I want politicians to protect my money ! ! ! We need NEW Republican Leadership ! ! ! WE NEED PRO BUSINESS REPUBLICANS RUNNING THIS STATE - NOT IDIOTS ! ! !

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Chris In Tempe
Chris In Tempe

The only good things to come out of this clown are relaxed gun laws for law abiding citizens. Other than that it's been a total disaster. I'd like them to re-work the guns on campus bill, make it work with Federal law. After that I'd be fine seeing Pearce and all his ilk recalled. They would have served their only useful purpose.

Usgovfail
Usgovfail

Who wants some more rich cultural heritage form the mexicans?! I sure as hell don't. Thank you Mr. Pearce for your service to TAXPAYING CITIZENS. If obama and that lying cunt janet napolitano won't protect us from illegal aliens someone has to.

RICH. CULTURAL. HERITAGE.

http://www.azcentral.com/commu...

Catskinner
Catskinner

The country needs to have Russell Pearce run for a national office. His talents will be wasted if he stays in Arizona.

Gdbaillie
Gdbaillie

I will gladly sign. how about recalling the govenor.

Keithsandell
Keithsandell

Pearce isn't the problem border security and the feds refusal to enforce current immigration laws is the problem

Cajungman
Cajungman

my friend you ve said it all but these dum ass red neck here in arizona dont get it and never will ,they will keep idots and theives like uncle russell and fatass joe

Catskinner
Catskinner

Well, American, here is what's wrong with your long winded analogy:

To begin with, all of the issues you raise miss the main point, which is there is only so much space on the face of the planet for people, and in any geographic area, more people place a greater burden on resources. And all over the world we are seeing the extermination of different species of plants and animals, greater generation of green house gases, more pollution of air and water, and a rapid loss of fish in the oceans.

In North America (excluding Mexico) and in most of Europe birthrates had been brought under control. Population increase was no greater, and sometimes less, than the general replacement level. In other parts of the world, however, greedy people who want huge families, people who don't care about the world around them, think they can just breed, breed, breed, and when they run out of room in their own countries, they can simply impose on their neighbors.

People all over the world are finally standing up to these egomaniacal moochers.

It's time for them to go home, stay there, and take care of their own problems.

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

Robert, while I am sorry your business took a down fall since SB1070, you are not the only one, your comment " We need new 'REPUBLICAN' Leadership" really gives me the impression that you are a 1 party voter, what we need is to vote for the best candidate REGARDLESS of party affiliation, so if in the last election you voted for republicans without doing your homework then this is the result of that vote and you have noone to blame but yourself, you can not take back that vote ofcourse but you can rectify the situation but recalling this clowns from office before you and millions of other people in the state losse their lives, homes, business, future.

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

While you were serving your time were you forced to suck any of those brown cocks? or did anyone sodomize you? if they did you just let me know and I will deal with them, I will not accept anybody else sticking their cocks into my bitch.

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

Hey moron, shawna forde says she is sorry but she wont be able to attend any more cross burnings or nazi minuteman rallies, you remember the trailer trash whore that murdered that 9 year old girl and her father so she can rob them, talk about cultural heritage, its well documented that you nazis dont have the testicular fortutide to attack someone that can fight back, on top of that you cowards lay in wait for the right moment to attack defenseless civilians but when faced with a real threat you run for the hills waving your fucking clown flags.

Proof:http://www.kvoa.com/news/death...

P.S. Where have you been? I missed skull fucking you everyday, sorry I forgot the judge sentenced you to 6 days for parole violation, its ok, you're back now, my skull fucking can continue. I feel much better, very "relieved", my balls were turning blue.

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

I officially declare you a lost cause, I have wasted my time trying to reason with you. I look forward to facing off against you in the next Civil War battlefield, that is if you tea baggers have the balls to act on you cessesion treaths (I doubt it). My grandfather fought the nazis in Germany (died in Phoenix of natural causes), he would roll in his grave if he knew I will fight you nazis on american soil, nothing personal but you see I dont have a choice but to kill you, I hope to see him again when my time comes, and I want to look him in the eye.

mikefrombisbee
mikefrombisbee

The Feds' refusal to enforce current immigration laws? What planet are YOU living on? Here in Cochise County it's hard not to bump into border patrol, immigration and customs officers. When you can learn to think for yourself instead of just parroting sound bites you hear on Fox News, you may have something valid to contribute. Until then, rejoin the rest of the frightened sheep.

AzAmerican
AzAmerican

If the fed's are the problem then why does the state give most of the funding to other police agencies and give very little to the border counties. "sound like the state is trying to pull one on us and some people are eating it up" If everyone will take the time to look at the real picture they will find that the real problems are of all race's. This immigration talk about the problems here in the state, is all bull and dividing the state " Now if you have brown skin then you must be illegal" and how about the people that just got there citizenship, are we just going to strip them of that to. The state say's we have all these gang members and illegal's out there, but take a good look. We have thugs in the state office. I'm not sure if you understand but to be AMERICAN you will fight for your rights. That's why we VOTE and we will not let a State Thug take away your or my Vote away, and that's what happening now. If you can't understand this, then you have a lot of growing up to do. So take a good look and read what's going on out there and don't be a follower.

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

No he is not, he is just a racist idiot with the wrong solution, the problem is you morons drinking his cool aid, so if he tells you that if you drink is piss all illegals are going to magically disappear you are going to drink it? I bet you will.

Kpegjer94
Kpegjer94

THIS BLOG IS NOT ABOUT BORDER SECURITY ...................IT`S ABOUT AN ARROGANT.....CROOKED POLITITION ................

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

These clowns* loose their lives*

lol, long night, I cant seem to spell today.

Usgovfail
Usgovfail

Pulease, you are a bitch of the elite. You think you fight for freedom? Buhahaha, you are fighting for oil, money and power for the elite and congress. You are nothing more than a pawn. Look at how the federal government treats veterans. They use them up and then toss them aside. Then they recruit more young fools.

Usgovfail
Usgovfail

Poor brainwashed peon. This isn't about brown people or messicans. This si about all ethnicities that come here illegally. Messicans only make it about them because they know they are guilty. And because they are mad that they lost this land and that their government doesn't care about them. Hahaha.

Catskinner
Catskinner

Well, USWV, I am neither a member of the Tea Party nor a Nazi. My concern is simply for the survival of the planet, and human population growth will prevent that from happening, at least as we know it.

Coz
Coz

People that can't think for themselves usually are followers as demonstrated above..

GGLLWW
GGLLWW

US WAR VET - What a name to represent the ILLEGALS IN ARIZONA!!!

Besides, it's NOT racist it's freaken BIGOTRY, if it was true.....

The New Times should spend their time running down these worless, NON-Tax paying Illegals instead of writing articles like this. Pearce could leave for all I care, but at least get your story correct, if your going to knock someone....

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

You really are an IMBECILE, while its is true that once in a while we get corrupt politicians like george w bush and chenney that take advange of their position for personal gain, the US Military is there for the protection of this country and its citizens, we are honor bound to protect even imbeciles like you, without the brave men and women in the armed forces you would not be able to sit in front of that computer screen and type all the anti-government propaganda to type without getting your front door kicked in and your bell rung a matter of hours. Freedom is not free, somebody paid for yours. IMBECILE!!!!!!

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

Talk about brain washed peons, at least I get paid, you on the other hand are nothing but brainwashed peon for free, tell me did pearce take you on any of those fiesta bowl trips? no, how about arpayaso, did he take you on hi Alaska fishing trips, or Dirsneyworld trips? no, ok, how about brewer, is she sharing with you CCA kickbacks with you? no? really? I guess you are just a peon drinking cool aid and voting for this clowns to line their pockets while you get the shaft, literally.

Catskinner
Catskinner

One person gone wouldn't help. The the right person in the right place preventing tens-of-millions of people from coming into North America and having children could save the planet.

malasangre
malasangre

if your worried about population maybe you could hang yourself and give a decent person some room.

Catskinner
Catskinner

1. It doesn't matter if the immigrant was from Mexico or not, there are talks underway for private firms to set up institutions like that in Mexico now, just like the car factories and everything else that's been set up in Mexico.

2. Illegal aliens tap into the welfare system on a regular basis. They use phony ID to do it, though they usually do it through an anchor baby.

3. An end to birthright citizenship is essential. The 14th amendment is just that, an amendment, and it's being interpreted incorrectly. Legislation should fix it. If not, another amendment would be necessary.

4. The environment is what this is all about. More people put a greater demand on resources. It's a concept that is growing by leaps and bounds. And yes, more people drive more cars, use more electrical power, eliminate more trees, and cause more global warming.

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

Going after the employers for knowingly hiring undocumented workers is 1 thing, but that's where you loose me.

1. Mexican jails will never agree to that because contrary to popular belief, most illegal aliens are NOT from Mexico, and unlike the former USSR and Cuba it is not illegal for their citizens to expatriate just like it is not illegal for you to leave the US any time you want, illegals when caught only claim to be from Mexico so when they get deported right across the border fence they can turn around and come back in a day or 2 rather then weeks or months that were take them to come back if they were deported to central and south american countries, remember, Mexico, Argentina, and Brasil are the richest Latin American countries therefore their people are less like to leave due to hardship. I am not saying there are no Mexican illegals, what I am saying is the percentage of Mexican illegals is very small compared to Non-Mexican illegals versus what is reported to authorities when detained, this is no secret among Law Enforcement, I am fluent in Spanish and I can differenciate the accent when somebody tells me they are from Mexico but I know they are not, but without facts to prove otherwise you have to write it according to what they say.

2. It has been impossible for undocumented people to gain access to social programs like welfare for decades, since before you were born it is a requirement with every application to submit 2 forms of state ID, a Drivers Lic. and SSI card, both of which are going to be photo copied and attached to the application for review before the person can receive any benefits, a person without documents will immediately be denied, so this is a non-issue, this is just more pearce cool aid.

3. Birthright citizenship? this will never happen, its is a Constitutional Right that every person born within the United States will be a United States Citizen period, states do not have the legal right to regulate immigration and do not have the authority to ignore Federal Law, the Civil War settled that argument. Every man and woman that has ever served in uniform took an oath to protect the US Constitution and US Citizens from all enemies, foreign and domestic, any attack on the Constitution or Constitutional Rights of US Citizens will make that person or persons very unpopular with the United States Military.

4. WTF do enviromentalist have anything to do with illegals, dont you have enough problems already trying to save the planet? or are you telling me that illegal aliens are causing global warming and the depletion of the ozone layer?

Catskinner
Catskinner

Well USWV, the first thing you have to do, as you suggested, is to go after the employers; throw them in jail and fine them heavily. Fine them enough to put them out of business, nothing would be lost by that. Then you have to do a number of other things.1. Make a deal with one of the correctional conglomerates to jail illegals in Mexico when they are caught, so that when they get out of jail, that's where they'd find themselves.2. You'd have to make it impossible for them to access social programs in America. If they're caught using a phony social security number to draw unemployment, for instance, send them to that Mexican jail.3. You'd have to eliminate birthright citizenship. A bill has recently been introduced in the Senate to do that, and there is another one in the House. The environmentalists are finally getting on board with this one. If an illegal alien shows up ready to give birth in an American hospital, make arrangements to get them out of the country as soon as possible.

Personally, I think that's all you'd have to do.

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

So exactly 'how' are you or pearce for that matter planning to stop the flow of illegals into this country? please explain, I really want to know.

Catskinner
Catskinner

Yes, USWV, leading the way is exactly what I'm trying to do by helpling Russell Pearce to stop the flow of illegal immigrants into this country.

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

Cat every person counts, Tommy has a good point, lead the way, others will follow.

Catskinner
Catskinner

Tommy, that would only reduce the population by a few people. Illegal aliens number in the tens of millions. It seems like thinking is not your strong suit.

Tommy Collins
Tommy Collins

Cat, if you haven't yet procreated, don't. That will help with the overpopulation problem, as well as others. If have procreated have your children sterilized so they cannot procreate. That will help with the overpopulation problem. I think I am seeing a solution here.

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

"People that can't think for themselves usually are followers as demonstrated above.."

Now that is worth repeating!

Coz
Coz

Me too !

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

If being against pearce, brewer, and arpaios corruption and seccesionist ideals makes me pro illegal immigrant, then so be it. I suggest you scroll up and read all my posts so you understand were I stand on illegal immigration. but yes I would take a hard working gardner, dish washer, or nanny over anyone of these 3 corrupt clowns, at least I know were the illegals stand. I took an oath to defend the US Constitution against all enemies, foreign and Domestic, pearce pissing on my Constitution is a much graver offense to me and my country than some nannie commiting a misdeamenor civil offense by overstaying her visa.

BTW idiot, illegals pay taxes, probably more than you since they dont get to file tax RETURNS to get their money back at the end of the year like you do. Another tea bagger with no clue.

 
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