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Florida shouldn’t imitate Arizona immigration law

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The Los Angelas Times reprints an editorial first posted in the Orlando Sentinel: Proving that they know how to read polls, politicians in Florida have been lining up behind Arizona’s controversial new law cracking down on illegal immigration. Republican candidate for governor Rick Scott has made support for the law a major plank in his platform, and goaded the GOP front-runner in the race, Attorney General Bill McCollum, into endorsing the idea. The leading Republican for U.S. Senate, Marco Rubio,…

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Florida shouldn’t imitate Arizona immigration law

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The Los Angelas Times reprints an editorial first posted in the Orlando Sentinel: Proving that they know how to read polls, politicians in Florida have been lining up behind Arizona’s controversial new law cracking down on illegal immigration. Republican candidate for governor Rick Scott has made support for the law a major plank in his platform, and goaded the GOP front-runner in the race, Attorney General Bill McCollum, into endorsing the idea. The leading Republican for U.S. Senate, Marco Rubio,…

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Connie Mack pens op-ed for Washington Post opposing AZ immigration law

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U.S. Rep. Connie Mack has an op-ed in today’s Washington Post arguing that conservatives should oppose Arizona’s new immigration restrictions. “The latest issue freedom-loving conservatives should be concerned about is the Arizona immigration law,” wrote Mack. “This law clearly challenges citizens’ freedoms, and it does so by putting some Americans at risk of losing their freedoms while others stand little or no chance of being affected.” Mack argued that while illegal immigration is a problem that the federal government has failed to address, the law goes…

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Democrats wear bracelets as new form of protest against Arizona immigration law

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Opinion Matters reports that top Democrats were spotted wearing Arizona Anti-Immigration Law bracelets during Mexican President Calderon’s speech where he vehemently criticized Arizona’s new law. As part of his general boycott of Arizona — which includes his refusal to fly through Phoenix on his weekly trips to and from Washington — Baca, D-Rialto, is distributing wristbands inspired by the Lance Armstrong LiveSTRONG craze. Baca put in an order for 2,500 of his version, which will be red, yellow and blue…

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Ann Coulter attacks Marco Rubio for opposition to Arizona immigration law

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Ann Coulter paid Juan Williams a visit on The O’Reilly Factor last night to discuss the two hottest topics in the news cycle: the Arizona immigration bill and the Goldman Sachs housing market scandal. On the former, she had some harsh words for fellow conservatives Karl Rove and Marco Rubio for attacking it. Coulter defended the law against what she called “blatant, blatant lying” about the potential for racial profiling, and argued that “it’s not like Arizona is inventing this…

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