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12-12-11, 02:18 PM #1
US Supreme Court to look at state immigration lawsThe U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on a politically charged law in Arizona targeting illegal immigrants.
The immigration case stems from the Obama administration's furious legal fight against a patchwork of state laws aimed at stopping illegal immigration.
Arizona and other states say the federal government is not doing enough to address illegal immigration and that states on the border with Mexico, including Arizona, are suffering disproportionately.
The administration of President Barack Obama argues that regulating immigration is the job of the federal government, not states. Similar laws in Alabama, South Carolina and Utah also are facing administration lawsuits. Private groups are suing over immigration measures adopted in Georgia and Indiana.
12-12-11, 02:37 PM #2
The federal government has continued to fail at protecting the states. The federal government is only interested in expanding its power. The state has a right to protect itself and the federal government should not infringe on that right.
"A strong man stands up for himself. A stronger man stands up for others."
The old sheriff was attending an awards dinner when a lady commented
on his wearing his sidearm. "Sheriff, I see you have your pistol. Are you
expecting trouble?" "No Ma'am. If I were expecting trouble, I would have
brought my rifle."
(just stole this one hope you don't mind)
The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they are ignorant,
it is just that they know so much that isn't so.
President Ronald Reagan
12-12-11, 05:50 PM #3RookieVerified LEO
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This will get interesting.
12-12-11, 06:12 PM #4We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. -- Preamble to the United States Consitution (emphasis added).
With regard to illegal immigration: Fail.
"The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money."
- Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
Tell me not, Sweet, I am unkind,
That from the nunnery
Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind
To war and arms I fly. - Lovelace
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12-12-11, 08:36 PM #5
I'm about tired of hearing about the illegal immigration law here in AL.
All the posturing and politicking goes on, but nobody thinks to point out the fact that by definition, illegals are here ILLEGALLY.
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