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Old 10-16-2007, 08:51 AM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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WHO DO THESE POLITICIANS THINK THEY REPRESENT, ANYWAY?

This is hard to believe, but true:

The mayor of El Paso, Texas, and some city council members are trying to block construction of the 700-mile long border fence that Congress finally authorized last year!

And the Associated Press reports that mayors in some other American border town have said they plan to limit access of federal authorities to areas where the fence will be constructed.

Recently, Mexican President Calderon said that “Mexico does not stop at its border.” It looks like some American border politicians think it’s more important to do the bidding of President Calderon than to do their duty to the American people!

So, my friend, after decades of non-enforcement of our immigration laws, decades of coddling illegal aliens in our midst, and decades of bilingual education and bending over backwards to promote “diversity,” this is where we have ended up……with politicians more concerned about the sensitivities of Mexicans than about the security of American citizens.

I pledge to you, as a Member of Congress, that I won’t let these sell-out politicians block construction of the border fence. If this matter goes to court, it should be resolved easily in favor of the fence, since the Constitution clearly makes immigration law and enforcement a federal, not a state or local, matter.

More than that, as a presidential candidate, I pledge to you that I will re-double my efforts to warn the American people about the imminent dangers we face to our national sovereignty and national identity by forces both outside and inside our borders!

If you can make a special contribution to our campaign today, that would be a great help to me. I’m going to be in New Hampshire tonight, participating in a Town Hall at Dartmouth College. You can bet that I will be talking to the voters there about the urgent need to build that fence!

Then tomorrow, I am going to officially file my papers as a candidate for the GOP presidential nomination at the New Hampshire Secretary of State’s office at the Statehouse in Concord. It would mean a lot to me personally to know, as I am filing those forms tomorrow, that you have made a gift to our campaign as a sign of your support for our cause! Thanks so much!

Tom Tancredo
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Old 10-16-2007, 10:47 AM
 
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I think I will vote for him. He is the only one that I have heard say enforce the law plainly. Has he ever mentioned using "reform"?
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Old 10-16-2007, 11:17 AM
 
Location: In an illegal immigrant free part of the country.
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They are spending millions of our tax dollars on Homeland Security and you would think our first line of defense would be our borders. Homeland Security is a joke!
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Old 10-16-2007, 11:33 AM
 
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The politicians work for Big Corporations. Illegal immigration directly benefits Big Business. That's the only reason why it's an uphill battle to DEPORT the ILLEGALS.
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Old 10-16-2007, 04:14 PM
 
Location: Sacramento
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According to the Houston Chronicle, Mayor Cook of El Paso, opposes the fence construction but has not attempted to block access. He has received death threats on this issue.

The article goes on to state that he "supports alternatives to fencing that are smart and effective and ultimately achieve true security.":


El Paso mayor threatened over border fence opposition | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle (broken link)
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Old 10-16-2007, 04:15 PM
 
Location: California
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They represent the American people, they were voted by the people!
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Old 10-16-2007, 04:35 PM
 
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Who Do These Politicians Think They Represent, Anyway!!?
Next time you write one of them, ask. Say, "Do you understand that you were placed in office to represent and serve the people of the United States of America, not the people of Mexico?" Substitute any state or city for 'United States of America' as needed.

Good heavens, this is my opening line in any email to El Presidente Jorge Bush.
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Old 10-16-2007, 09:11 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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The politicians work for Big Corporations. Illegal immigration directly benefits Big Business. That's the only reason why it's an uphill battle to DEPORT the ILLEGALS.
I truly believe you have summed it up in a nutshell.
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