Sunday, May 1, 2011

A tear jerker

Illegal immigrants are boycotting  Arizona  by the thousands, showing their outrage with Arizona 's controversial new SB-1070 law by moving elsewhere. 

In the small town of  Guadalupe , AZ , south of  Phoenix , Manuel Renaldo is one of those who is punishing  Arizona by leaving. As he loaded his stolen car with his stolen belongings and family of ten, Renaldo told this reporter through an interpreter "It's a matter of principle; I refuse to be supported by a state that treats me like a criminal!"

The effects of the exodus are being felt by Arizona retailers, who are reporting dwindling sales of beer, spray paint, and ammunition. Also hit hard are the state’s hospitals, which have reported a dramatic decline in births and emergency room visits. Tattoo parlors are in a state of panic.

Renaldo told a reporter through an interpreter "He and his family are moving to California , which is a state that will support him and his family with dignity!"  ...and understands his ‘rights’ as an illegal immigrant!

Kind of brings a tear to your eye, doesn't it!

(don't know if it's true but I love it.... even if it is a bit tongue in cheek, but at least it's a good explanation of why I can't go home to California)

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