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Editor’s note: the following letter was addressed to members of the Seattle City Council.
In the May 12 edition of The Courier-Herald, Brian Beckley made an argument opposing the Arizona immigration law.
Editor’s note: The following is in response to Brian Beckley’s “Our Corner” column of May 12.
I’m beginning to think Courier-Herald staff writers simply make up things to write about that will cause the most activity in the pages of Views.Let… Continue reading
One night at a council meeting, seven council members were talking when one of them asked, “Do you know what the Port of Tacoma and North Sumner have in common?” One of them replies, “What?” “They’re both zoned as Manufacturing Industrial Zones (MIC), and they’re both about 2,300 acres.” Ba-da-boom. But no one laughed, as though the most tasteless joke in recorded history had just been uttered at a convention of nuns. And it is a tasteless joke, as Sumner would become the first MIC zone outside the Port of Tacoma and Frederickson in all of Pierce County.
Last week the Democrats sent out a news release that Republican Dino Rossi’s real estate partnership allegedly owes $20,000 in back property taxes on some holdings. Of course, the idea is to smear him should he decide to run against Sen. Patty Murray. What they forget is if that if the allegation is true, Rossi could be a prime candidate for the Obama cabinet.
Today on the radio I heard the president of the United States utter an amazing statement. He was referring to the law recently passed in the state of Arizona, (SB 1070, Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act), which in part allows local law enforcement to take steps to determine a person’s legal status here in the U.S.
In an incredibly bold move, Arizona lawmakers passed their version of immigration reform. The governor then passed it into law. After the bill was signed into law, the progressives, especially from the left, had their heads spinning while vomiting a green slime.