Don’t kid yourself that the Arizona Senate Bill 1070 is about upholding the law. It’s racism pure and simple.
These people are not stealing our jobs. They’re doing jobs we won’t and everyone enjoys cheap food because of it. They do pay taxes. In fact most employers wouldn’t take the tax hit to pay them under the table. They’re paying into the system without any chance of collecting at retirement. If they are paid under the table they’re still paying sales tax on everything they buy in this country.
It infuriated me when Palin said 47% of Americans didn’t pay taxes. Either she lies or is incredibly ignorant of our tax system. I tend to think she’s just ignorant.
My kids and I went to the Arizona Immigration Bill protest this morning. MO Rep. Mark Parkinson from
The people in our march were a far cry from the mean spirited, misinformed red necks that make up the Tea Party rallies. These people stand for justice and tolerance, a club I’d much rather belong to.
I overheard my son on the phone telling his mom he'd just gotten back from his first civil rights protest march. That's my boy!