>Arizona and California

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What did Arizona do to cause such a furor? They passed a law that requires non-citizens carry papers showing their legal right to be in this country. Evidently, this was actually the law already. What is the big deal? And now people are crying “RACISM!!!” because the police are stopping Hispanic people to check their papers. These are the same people crying about racial profiling when some people wanted closer scrutiny paid to people of Middle Eastern descent. I wonder why? I mean, when is the last time a 60 year old granny blew up a building in a terrorist plot? I refer you to http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/ where you can see the worldwide death toll that has been enacted by Muslims from 9/12/01 up to today.
I have said it before and I’ll say it again: I am pro-immigration. I think the United States, while imperfect, is still the best place to live on earth, and I welcome those who wish to become a part of our country…LEGALLY. I know that becoming a citizen can be a long and difficult path. Nothing worth doing is easy. But these people that assume that becoming a US Citizen is a right every person should enjoy? Insane. We are a nation of laws, and part of that law is who gets to be a part of our society. People shouldn’t be able to cross our border with impunity and belly up to the trough of public assistance.
In the past day or so, I have heard people argue that we should accept these people because they are poor, they are starving, etc, and they have no other choice but to break the law and cross our border illegally. While I can understand their reasons for doing so, does it change the fact that what they are doing is wrong? What do you call a person who takes what does not belong to them? A thief. See the attached picture for a Mexican protestor’s opinion of what the United States should do to illegal immigrants.
Some of these people successfully cross the border and then start to get “entitlement-itis.” They think the world owes them. I read a news article yesterday about a school in Morgan Hill, CA (which is still part of the US, last I checked) that sent some students home for having the gall to wear shirts depicting the US flag’s colors on May 5th. That’s right, boys and girls: they wore United States colors to a United States school on a day celebrating the independence of Mexico. The principal stated that he asked them to turn their shirts inside out or go home. He told them he didn’t want any fighting between Mexican-American students celebrating Cinco de Mayo and the student who were wearing American flags. Well excuse me, but this is America, and American students should be able to wear patriotic shirts supporting our country on ANY day of the year, not just on days that are also patriotic days of other countries.
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About Steve Picray

I have been many things, but right now I am a registered nurse attempting to pay off my debt so that, God willing, I can be a pastor again someday. I have a wife and three kids. I am a conservative Christian (of the Baptist variety). This blog is about me: the things that happen to me, the things that interest me, and the things that bother me. If you have a question, just e-mail me at spicray AT gmail DOT com. God Bless!
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One Response to >Arizona and California

  1. Bunniehop says:

    >If this were Facebook, I would be clicking the "like" button about now. Good post.

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