Arizona citizens lose their vote in this duplicitous stunt
Friday’s SRAZ’s post, “Slickster AZ Gov. Ducey halts sanctuary city ban,” generated a great deal of interest. But the follow-up will set your hair on fire.
One day later a report in the failing Periódico de la República de Arizona (Arizona Republic) shines a bright light on Ducey’s deceptive backtracking on SCR 1007, a two sentence proposition he previously asked House and Senate leaders to move forward. The logical proposal, enshrined as a constitutional amendment disallowed any county, city or town of this state to limit or restrict enforcement of state or federal immigration laws. A ballot measure, the intent was to put it to a vote of the citizens of Arizona.
Gov. Ducey doesn’t trust us with that task, though he allows our tax dollars to pay for countless benefits directed to illegal invaders, including but not limited to, health care, housing, food assistance, education — including in-state tuition at the state’s colleges and universities. The criminal justice system is reeling under the weight of criminality.
The following is a brief excerpt from the newspaper’s coverage:
Jesus Seade Kuri, Mexico’s undersecretary for North America, said Friday he was pleased that Gov. Doug Ducey had decided to back off from his attempt to cement a sanctuary city ban in the Arizona Constitution.
Seade Kuri said he met with Ducey hours before the Governor’s Office announced late Thursday the effort was dead. Seade Kuri said he reminded Ducey and state lawmakers of the “importance of migrants to the development of Arizona…”
“We spoke of the closeness of the relationship and if that helped to move things in the right direction, I am very pleased.”
The newspaper’s offensive ethnicity-based reporting standard remains in place, ensuring the report was written by Daniel Gonzalez. Someone named Sean O’Grady would never be given this assignment. O’Grady would be relegated to writing about the deadly potato famine of the mid-1800s or the Irish Riverdance troupe.
Saturday morning’s multi-pronged coverage could best be described as deliriously ecstatic. The front page headline screams, “GOP effort to prohibit sanctuary cities dead.” Columnist Laurie Roberts, formerly relegated to sob stories, now promoted to leftist disseminator of political distortions, has a column headlined, “Ducey drops sanctuary bill to avoid disaster.” She concludes her irrationally biased column with these words:
“For six weeks now, we’ve been told it was necessary to put a sanctuary city ban into the constitution in order to make it voter protected and beyond the ability of a future Legislature to repeal. Now suddenly … after seeing the impassioned response from Latinos (and perhaps remembering the fallout from SB 1070?) … we no longer need to put a sanctuary city ban on the ballot? Oh yeah, Republicans are running scared.”
Another report in the same edition is titled, “Analysts: Ducey’s attempt to put ‘sanctuary cities’ ban in state constitution a miscalculation.”
Take time today to read, “DHS Acting Secretary warns Democrat-backed New Way Forward Act would ‘gut the rule of law.’”
Knowledge is power.