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BOYCOTT: Moral high road leads to the feds

Letter by Jim Cook, Puyallup on May 17, 2010 at 2:37 pm with 7 Comments »
May 17, 2010 3:34 pm

Tacoma, Seattle, many other cities and even schools are taking the moral high ground and considering boycotting Arizona because of its new state immigration law. It sounds very high-minded and moral, but the problem is they would be boycotting Arizona for merely enforcing at the state level a federal immigration law that has been on the books for many years.

To really take the moral high ground, as they claim to be doing, they would have to also boycott the federal government of the United States. Refuse to do business with the federal government; refuse to take the federal funds for roads, schools, Medicaid and many other federally funded projects.

Without boycotting the U.S. government’s immigration law, their boycotting of the same law in Arizona is merely a political ploy and grandstanding to get a little publicity. As Shakespeare so aptly wrote in Macbeth “A tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”

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  1. Jim you nailed it very well. The cretins who sit on the City council of cities like Seattle and Tacoma are just trying to appease their base. They have an agenda and they intend to see it carried through regardless of what the majority thinks. I just hope that the voters remember the names of these traitors and kick their sorry behinds out at the next election. I will even go a step further, I will work to identify where they work or where their business is located and call for a boycott on them.

  2. the3rdpigshouse says:

    And as a reminder, the two losers who believe Arizona should be boycotted are – Lauren Walker & Ryan Mello!!! Send them packing as soon as possible!! If you read their work history it becomes obvious why they are the cosponsors. Neither one of them has had a real job in the private sector and therefore have had their brains turned to mush by the touchie-feelie unreal world of liberalism!! How do people like these two get elected??

  3. 3ph, they get elected with the help of organizations such as ACORN, SEIU and the useful idiots who vote for them.

  4. Roncella says:

    All Conservatives/Independents/Republicans/Enlightened Democrats, get registered to Vote, if your not already, and vote the Leftest/Liberals out of office in November 2010.

    Send them packing, out into the real world where they will have to find a job, which according to President Obama should not be a problem as the economy is roaring back, he claims.

  5. The people who want to boycott AZ are reliving their youth frp, the 60’s and 70’s when it was fun to boycott “The Man” whenever possible. POWER TO THE PEOPLE! DOWN WITH PIGS.

    Iit even got you out of class if you played your cards right.

    And it certainly got you out of having to actually read and think for yourself!

  6. LuckyCharm says:

    “…enforcing at the state level a federal immigration law that has been on the books for many years.”

    What is the federal law requiring all legal residents to carry proof of citizenship on their person at all times? Apparently I have unwittingly broken this law many times over the years.

    There IS a federal law — no, actually a Constitutional amendment — that prohibits unlawful search and seizure.

  7. LuckyCharm, “sigh”–no comment.

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