It’s on like popcorn! They used to say that in the ‘hood when a challenge has been presented. Arizona did just that; they challenged the federal government to pass comprehensive immigration reform. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill Friday that requires police in her state to determine whether a person is in the United States legally, which critics say will foster racial profiling but supporters say will crack down on illegal immigration. It’s illogical for anyone to think that you can do I.D. checks, randomly and on suspicion, and racial profiling not be in the equation, but logic has never been a political strength. The underlying forces who pushed this state to pass this overreaching legislation are the same ones who believe that only they have the right to this country.
Archive for April 2010
I don’t know much, but I do know this: what’s about to happen in American politics is a big deal; a damned big deal. The Supreme Court is about to be re-drawn. So are the politcal guns that will decide who will fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens.
The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking Commentary April 5, 2010 By Perry Redd Thursday marked the debut episode of Real American Stories, an hour-long concept so predictable and innocuous that FOX News network is only committing to air it “periodically.” If the aim of the show was to remove Palin from a […]