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Gayle in MD
10-29-2010, 03:00 AM
"Private corporations that own prisons were closely involved in the writing and passage of Arizona’s SB-1070 immigration law, according to a report heard on National Public Radio this week (NPR).

Back in July Jan Brewer, the state governor, justified the adoption of the shockingly anti-immigrant bill by saying that "law enforcement agencies have found bodies in the desert either buried or just lying out there that have been beheaded."

But it turns out that it may have been bucks, and not beheadings, that drove the bill. At the very least NPR's report is strongly questioning the governors motives.

Through an organization called the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), NPR reports that the private-prison industry helped shape the bill, presumably to increase their own revenue by mandating that the undocumented be incarcerated in large numbers.

That bill eventually became Arizona’s controversial new SB-1070 immigration law.

According to NPR the Corrections Corporation of America sees incarcerating large numbers of undocumented immigrants as its next big market, providing “a significant portion of our revenues,” according to company documents quoted in the article.

So jailing undocumented Mexicans isn't just a patriotic duty, it could also be really profitable, apparently. In fact it could mean hundreds of millions of dollars in profits to the private prison companies responsible for housing them.

And we're supposed to believe that consideration wasn't a factor? There are between 350,000 to 450,000 undocumented immigrants in the state, depending on whose figures you believe. Looking at them, some see desperate people trying to make a life for themselves, and other's see a rich opportunity.

Two-thirds of the Arizona immigration bills co-sponsors are either members of the ALEC group or were said to be present at the meeting when the idea for the bill was first introduced, NPR claims. 30 of the 36 co-sponsors received campaign donations from private prisons or private-prison lobbyists in the months after the bill was introduced.

If you follow the money, what is it saying?

When the bill was introduced Governor Brewer became something of a celebrity to the many anti-immigrant groups around the nation.

I wonder what they'll make of her now that NPR appears to be suggesting it may have been pesos and not principals that were really at work?"


http://www.irishcentral.com/story/ent/ma...-106263058.html (http://www.irishcentral.com/story/ent/manhattan_diary/gov-jan-brewer-chose-pesos-over-principals-106263058.html)

eg8r
10-29-2010, 07:23 AM
She wants to kick the illegals out of the US and you call that "being a pig".

eg8r

pooltchr
10-29-2010, 07:52 AM
I'm still trying to figure out what is wrong with a state enacting a law that is almost word for word the same as the federal law.

And then, we have the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES suing one of our states for writing a law that follows federal law!!!!!!

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Steve

Deeman3
10-29-2010, 08:21 AM
I fBrewer is a Repigucan, I'll proudly sign on. Of course, if she is just making this stuff up about the paceful Mexicans in her State and near the border, when in fact they are all peace loving folks who never shoot people for drugs and are not killing dozens of their own kids, I'll switch over to thazt party that sees them as they are.

Remember, Reagan invited them in and despite monumental efforts on Bill Clinton's part to eradicate them from the country, the Bush clowns made sure they stayed.

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LWW
10-30-2010, 03:00 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: eg8r</div><div class="ubbcode-body">She wants to kick the illegals out of the US and you call that "being a pig".

eg8r </div></div>

Gee fears powerful women.

LWW