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LA Unions ‘Rent A Mob’ Will Protest In AZ

From a cheering Los Angeles Times:

L.A. union members, activists to caravan to Arizona to protest immigration law

More than 550 people representing 32 unions plan to travel in 11 buses for a rally at the state Capitol and a vigil with local groups on the day the law is set to take effect.

By Anna Gorman, Los Angeles Times

July 27, 2010

As a judge weighs whether to halt Arizona’s controversial immigration law, hundreds of Los Angeles union members and activists are planning a bus caravan to Phoenix on Thursday — the day the law is set to take effect.

So all the boycotts against Arizona are over? Too bad for the citizens of Arizona.

More than 550 people plan to ride on 11 buses to Arizona to stage a protest and launch a partnership with Arizona groups to boost voter registration.

During the one-day trip, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor [AFL-CIO], participants will meet with Phoenix Police Chief Jack Harris, march to the state Capitol and hold a vigil. The participants represent 32 unions

"As Californians and Angelenos, we want to see how we can help not only defeat this specific law but also to help the Latino community be more active in the political process," said Maria Elena Durazo, executive secretary-treasurer of the labor federation. "Hopefully it will motivate some to go out and register to vote."

Remember how in ancient times unions were concerned about keeping and growing jobs for their members? Not any more.

Now the job of union leadership is to expand the power of their masters in the Democrat Party. Even at the cost of their members, who are having their jobs taken away by illegal aliens, day after day.

The caravan is just one of many activities planned Thursday. Immigration activists have declared it a "national day of action," with events planned in several cities to protest implementation of the Arizona law. They include a march across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, a vigil outside a detention center in Georgia and a unity event in Chicago featuring faith, community and political leaders, along with 200 children.

How do these famously hardworking illegal aliens have so much time to take off from work to protest? And whatever happened to them having to ‘live in the shadows’?

Chicago leaders also plan to deliver 2,000 letters to Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts asking him to move the baseball team’s spring training from Arizona to Florida

Whatever happened to ‘keeping politics out of sports’? Oh, that’s right, that really means ‘keep conservatives out of sports.’

Meanwhile, Arizona is gearing up for Thursday, with officers receiving training and Phoenix officials planning for demonstrations. There also will be protests throughout California, including in Los Angeles, Bakersfield and Redlands.

Some who signed up for Thursday’s bus caravan said they felt compelled to go to Arizona to show their opposition to the law and their support for immigrants…

"I look at things in a historical context," said Carlos Leon, 47, a detention officer with the Los Angeles County Probation Department who decided that he needed to speak up for the oppressed.

He sounds like just the right man to be a “detention officer.”

Leon said he believes the law is unjust and will result in people being questioned about their status based on their looks

Because if you look Hispanic in Arizona you stick out like a sore thumb.

Rob Robbins, 71, a home care worker in Long Beach, said he grew up black in segregated Alabama in the 1940s and ’50s and sees parallels between the racism of that time and now.

"Anytime I see signs of that coming alive in our country, it rises my indignation," he said. "SB 1070 basically says you are guilty because of how you look. That, to me, is not American." …

‘Illegal’ is not a race. ‘Illegal’ is a crime.

This article was posted by Steve on Wednesday, July 28th, 2010. Comments are currently closed.

10 Responses to “LA Unions ‘Rent A Mob’ Will Protest In AZ”

  1. U NO HOO says:

    “he grew up black”

    He grew up black but he is white now?

  2. Liberals Demise says:

    ‘Illegal’ is not a race. ‘Illegal’ is a crime.

    Right you are Steve but the ‘out of touch’ left insists that it is ‘WE’ on the right that don’t know what we are talking about.
    The simple fact is that illegals are have forever been a drain on local and State economies. We cannot afford this anchor around our necks any longer and still survive.

    Adious Law breakers!!

  3. conant says:

    I think you have it backwards.I think the union thugs own the democratic party not the other way around

  4. Georgfelis says:

    Oh please don’t bring 500 tourists…errr..protesters into our state, to eat at our restaurants, purchase fuel at our gas stations, stay at our hotels, paying their sales taxes. How about this, we designate all the tourists going into AZ as protesters. We can protest by taking photos with our children at the attractions, shopping at the malls and so on. That will properly punish those horrid people who think illegal aliens should be treated like illegal aliens.

  5. Right of the People says:

    I wonder how many of the “protesters” are US citizens legally residing in these here United States? Might the Arizona State Police want to check their green cards at the border?

    • Rusty Shackleford says:

      I think it would be quite fitting that many of them would get arrested and jailed for 24 hours for lack of ID.

      There is a misconception that “anyone” has the “right” to assemble and protest. There is the constitutional right of free assembly but…it is granted to US citizens.

      So, if you’re here illegally and thinking that you can walk around with your underwear hangin’ out and nobody will say anything, you are wrong.

      My grandparents struggled to come here and immigrate legally. I welcome any/all who want to do same. But, coming here and scoffing at our laws tells me right off the bat that you aren’t interested in assimilating at all. That you don’t care to cooperate and by staying here, you thumb your nose at our system. The very system that affords you police protection, and all those constitutional rights that you have not one iota of comprehension of. Well, they didn’t write it in spanish. Does that give you any clue?

      I’m fed up. I’m tired of being labeled a racist, xenophobic or whatever new moniker the socialists want to stick on me. I’m done being polite. Go back to Mexico until you learn to do it right. I don’t need mexico. I don’t need much of anything…I think cinco-de-mayo is BS, and the arguments you try to lay on me about how it was “mexico first” is also crap.

      So to the illegal aliens from all nations who are here, I would relish the opportunity to rid the country of you. All of you. Transport you back to whatever cesspool of a nation you came from to come here and rape and denounce THIS nation. You scumbags are part of the problem. But you’ve been given a voice by our socialists in power who want your votes more than anything else. So you’re also patsies. Too bad you can’t see it.

      For the record, I’m not saying you’re “not nice people”. What I am saying is that you are here illegally and you know you are. And you know how much money and services this nation GIVES you for free. So…you are also freeloaders. Too bad you can’t see that.

      And, if you have a job and you get paid in cash like so many of you do, then you are also not paying taxes and are taking from this nation. This nation that constantly provides for you a job, a home and a much better life than the cesspool of a nation you left that you, oddly, still bear some sick allegiance to.

      It’s all jabberwocky. Completely surreal. The facts remain the facts and not Chris “leg tingle” Matthews nor anyone else can deny that you are a DRAIN on our economy. Every apartment complex I ever visit with you and your leaf-blowers and lawnmowers makes me wonder. Every time I go to a mexican restaurant, I wonder.

      Just like the blacks you are using your “race” as an excuse for bad and illegal behavior.

      I guess it’s true…and it makes me a bigot that Western thinking doesn’t tolerate any other kind of thinking. Logic doesn’t exist in the minds of the blacks or the mexicans or the hateful muslims who have killing white people on their minds…but here’s a thought experiment for you.

      Let’s say…it’s 2115, and all the white people have been killed. Yup, the NewNazis got ahold of the world and eradicated the world of all the white people.

      Would that make you happy? Now be honest. The blacks, the asians, the middle-easterners, all the rest would still be here. Right? So which one would be the next target? Because if you know that there will still be problems and well…you supposedly got rid of all the problems because all the white people were gone…what then?

      Notice Nazi Germany…they murdered millions of Jews and political liabilities…yet their problems persisted.

      Look at the USSR, they killed more millions and still people starved, and there was rampant poverty and nobody had anything. Yet, killing all those people allegedly was to SOLVE their big problems, right?

      Look at China. Mao killed millions as well. But tell me China is trouble-free. You can’t, can you?

      So….when there are problems…do what is most lacking in the world today: Look to yourself first and see what you can do to get up out of the problem, rather than make it worse because….illegal mexican immigrant, you are making it worse.

      Much worse.

    • wardmama4 says:

      Ditto (and very well written).

    • proreason says:

      great post, rusty

  6. canary says:

    Steve “Remember how in ancient times unions were concerned about keeping and growing jobs for their members?”

    Yes, this is all politics & unions sucking up to Obama. Unions hate illegal workers and for that matter any workers not in a union..
    I’ll bet they could sucker some illegals to join their union and pay dues til the illegals figure out the unions are just taking care of themselves & their master.
    The 550 protesters are just a few weeds sticking out in the land of America.
    Hopefully thousands will protest in opposition.

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