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Old 04-26-2010, 10:17 PM
 
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Default News outlets citing Rasmussen poll of 70% of AZ voters favor immigration bill are delivering inaccurate news

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Arizona has a total population of 6,595,778. If you factor in the undocumented population, which is reported to be between 400-500,000, that still leaves over six million people.
So, why is a telephone poll that surveyed 500 "likely voters" in Arizona being touted in news headlines and on news shows as representing the majority of Arizona citizens?
It doesn't even come close
News outlets citing Rasmussen poll of 70% of AZ voters favor immigration bill are delivering inaccurate news (Latina Lista) (http://www.latinalista.net/palabrafinal/2010/04/latinalistanet_--_arizona_has_a.html - broken link)
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Old 04-26-2010, 10:43 PM
 
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Because that's how polls are done, been around much?
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Old 04-26-2010, 10:47 PM
 
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My question is - if the majority opposes this law, then why did the elected officials pass this law? Are the elected officials not chosen by the people of Arizona?
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Old 04-26-2010, 10:53 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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My question is - if the majority opposes this law, then why did the elected officials pass this law? Are the elected officials not chosen by the people of Arizona?
Consider the source: that 'latinavista' is a MEChA class pro illegal traitor site.
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Old 04-26-2010, 11:06 PM
 
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Consider the source: that 'latinavista' is a MEChA class pro illegal traitor site.
Yep, and the most important part of the whole article is that they admit there could be as many as a half million illegal aliens in AZ.
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Old 04-26-2010, 11:06 PM
 
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News outlets citing Rasmussen poll of 70% of AZ voters favor immigration bill are delivering inaccurate news (Latina Lista) (http://www.latinalista.net/palabrafinal/2010/04/latinalistanet_--_arizona_has_a.html - broken link)
Polls are designed to sway public opinion and nothing more.
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Old 04-26-2010, 11:19 PM
 
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Consider the source: that 'latinavista' is a MEChA class pro illegal traitor site.

Before you ignorantly claim that latinavista is connected to MEChA can you please site your source and proof of such an allegation.

Thats what I thought, you can't.

In conclusion the poll was taken by Rasmussen not latinvista but you chose to ignore all that and instead spewed your bias and indifference instead.

KUDOS!!!
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Old 04-27-2010, 07:33 AM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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Consider the source: that 'latinavista' is a MEChA class pro illegal traitor site.
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Before you ignorantly claim that latinavista is connected to MEChA can you please site your source and proof of such an allegation.

Thats what I thought, you can't.

In conclusion the poll was taken by Rasmussen not latinvista but you chose to ignore all that and instead spewed your bias and indifference instead.

KUDOS!!!
Note how I worded the post that you quoted: 'MEChA class'; I inferred that latinavista is on the same level as MEChA---------not that they are formally associated with one another.
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Old 04-27-2010, 07:38 AM
 
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News outlets citing Rasmussen poll of 70% of AZ voters favor immigration bill are delivering inaccurate news (Latina Lista) (http://www.latinalista.net/palabrafinal/2010/04/latinalistanet_--_arizona_has_a.html - broken link)
A local poll here in Houston is running 75% for the new AZ law...
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Old 04-27-2010, 07:38 AM
 
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News outlets citing Rasmussen poll of 70% of AZ voters favor immigration bill are delivering inaccurate news (Latina Lista) (http://www.latinalista.net/palabrafinal/2010/04/latinalistanet_--_arizona_has_a.html - broken link)
And you know full well if the polls showed the opposite, you'd be insisting they are extremely accurate.

Even in a city like El Paso which is 90% hispanic and a huge number are straight out of Mexico, 55% of the people support the Arizona law.

Arizona law sparks debate in El Paso - El Paso Times
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