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NBA's Phoenix Suns To Protest Immigration Law By Wearing "Los Suns" Jerseys
RealClearPolitics ^ | May 4, 2010 | RealClearPolitics

Posted on 05/04/2010 4:10:57 PM PDT by ianschwartz

ESPN: The Phoenix Suns will wear "Los Suns" on their jerseys in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals on Wednesday night, owner Robert Sarver said, "to honor our Latino community and the diversity of our league, the state of Arizona, and our nation."

"It really damages our civil liberties, I think that it opens the potential for racial profiling [and] racism," Suns guard Steve Nash said.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: arizona; immigration; lossuns; nba; phoenixsuns; shutupandplay; suns
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1 posted on 05/04/2010 4:10:57 PM PDT by ianschwartz
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To: ianschwartz

Wouldn’t that be “Los Sols?”


2 posted on 05/04/2010 4:12:41 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: ianschwartz
"It really damages our civil liberties, I think that it opens the potential for racial profiling [and] racism," Suns guard Steve Nash said.

He's CANADIAN!

None of his damned business!

3 posted on 05/04/2010 4:13:25 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: ianschwartz

They just couldn’t leave it alone.

I’ll respond by Not Watching The Suns.


4 posted on 05/04/2010 4:13:55 PM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: ianschwartz

That’s Los Soles, dummies.


5 posted on 05/04/2010 4:13:59 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: ianschwartz
replace the players with some illegals for ten bucks an hour, then see how much solidarity the sun players feel.
6 posted on 05/04/2010 4:14:09 PM PDT by cooperj
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To: ianschwartz

Stupid move by a proven racist league.


7 posted on 05/04/2010 4:14:13 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: ianschwartz

Oh, my. Can’t we just play and stfu. For gods sake, it’s sports not politics. We go to the games to get away from this BS, for awhile.


8 posted on 05/04/2010 4:14:16 PM PDT by mc5cents
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To: ianschwartz

Dipnards


9 posted on 05/04/2010 4:15:15 PM PDT by pf flyers
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To: ianschwartz

How about “Los Ers”?


10 posted on 05/04/2010 4:17:34 PM PDT by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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To: ianschwartz

Maybe someone will honor the illegal immigrant supporters by sneaking into the game without a ticket.


11 posted on 05/04/2010 4:17:48 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Keep your socialized health care off my body !!)
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To: ianschwartz

Go San Antonio!!!


12 posted on 05/04/2010 4:17:58 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: All
this was posted on Craigslist.

NO TICKETS NEEDED TO ENTER MAY 5th's GAME!!!!!!

The Phoenix Los Suns play May 5th and I was going to get tickets but the Suns support illegal behavior. Sooooo......Let's all just sneak in as an undocumented attendees. If they stop us we will call them racists until they let us in for free....and free beer and food for us and our families.
13 posted on 05/04/2010 4:18:23 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: mc5cents

NBA is ready to take over 4th place behind the NFL, MLB, and the NHL. They should shorten their season, get control of their thug players, and just STHU and play!


14 posted on 05/04/2010 4:18:23 PM PDT by hillarys cankles ("Don't tell me, show me." Mike Singletary)
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To: ianschwartz

The Dixie Chicks of basketball.


15 posted on 05/04/2010 4:18:31 PM PDT by donna (The United States Constitution and the Koran are mutually exclusive.)
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To: ianschwartz

These people are seriously dillusional, maybe they are too close to Hollywood and actually think we care what they think. Just do your job and play the game.


16 posted on 05/04/2010 4:20:34 PM PDT by marstegreg
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To: ianschwartz

STFU, Nash. You’re from CANADA. What the hell would you know about a Third World nation sitting on your southern border? You Canucks have the US protecting YOUR southern border.

Every time Steve Nash opens his mouth about non-basketball topics, colossial amounts of stupid falls out.


17 posted on 05/04/2010 4:21:18 PM PDT by bigredkitty1 (March 5,2010. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I will miss you, Big Red.)
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To: ianschwartz

Someone better give the Suns a clue—if 70% of their state’s citizens support this law, they stand to lose a lot of support.


18 posted on 05/04/2010 4:21:45 PM PDT by comps4spice (hey, hey, ho, ho, the political class has got to go)
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To: Rational Thought

Thanks for the warning. Won’t give them any attention. Idiots.


19 posted on 05/04/2010 4:22:15 PM PDT by cubreporter (Rush is an American Patriot. He has been blessed with exceptional wisdom. Thank God for Rush!!!)
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To: ianschwartz

GO SPURS!!!!!



20 posted on 05/04/2010 4:27:39 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Judas Iscariot - the first social justice advocate. John 12:3-6)
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To: ianschwartz

“Lost Souls” is more like it.


21 posted on 05/04/2010 4:27:56 PM PDT by Third Person
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To: ianschwartz
"It really damages our civil liberties, I think that it opens the potential for racial profiling [and] racism," Suns guard Steve Nash said.

Go back to trying to put an inflated rubber ball through a netted hoop and let the adults handle this, you moron.

22 posted on 05/04/2010 4:30:00 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: pissant

Don’t you mean “Los Spurs”?

http://www.sportsauthority.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3432104


23 posted on 05/04/2010 4:30:02 PM PDT by nhoward14 (A mind is a terrible thing to waste. That is why Obama gave his away.)
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To: ianschwartz

They have been doing this for years. This is not a reaction to the new law.


24 posted on 05/04/2010 4:30:19 PM PDT by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: ianschwartz

Better yet, a Los Sers patch.

Pray for America


25 posted on 05/04/2010 4:31:06 PM PDT by bray (Keep the communism, I want Freedom!)
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To: Rational Thought

NBA? What is that? Who are they? Have no idea!!


26 posted on 05/04/2010 4:39:44 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: ianschwartz

Savers apparently honors the murderer of Mr. Krenz and the shooter of Pinal Deputy Puroll.


27 posted on 05/04/2010 4:40:41 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Is Obama an Irish, Italian or Japanese name?)
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To: ianschwartz

“Phoenix Suns”? What is that? Who are they?


28 posted on 05/04/2010 4:45:51 PM PDT by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: ianschwartz

A more appropriate jersey would be “Los Idiots”. If I was a season ticket holder, I would not renew for next season and make sure management knew why I was canceling. When did the sports industry become so limp wristed?


29 posted on 05/04/2010 4:54:48 PM PDT by Azzurri
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To: ianschwartz

As if I needed another reason to hate the Suns now. Douchebags.


30 posted on 05/04/2010 4:55:22 PM PDT by thecabal (Destroy Progressivism)
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To: ianschwartz

As if I needed any more reasons, this is the 2784th reason I can’t stand basketball.


31 posted on 05/04/2010 4:56:01 PM PDT by taillightchaser (When a democrat says "The American people" you know the next words out of his mouth will be lies.)
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To: ianschwartz

“Los Suns” or “Lose Suns”


32 posted on 05/04/2010 4:56:50 PM PDT by reg45
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To: ianschwartz

One of our vendors was trying to give away tickets for the Suns today and nobody, I mean nobody, would take them.


33 posted on 05/04/2010 5:00:32 PM PDT by McGavin999 (Have you donated to Free Republic yet? If not you are a Freeploader)
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To: ianschwartz

I think that, in solidarity, they should also give back any tax breaks they might have received from the city of Phoenix or the State of Arizona. Don’t want that dirty, racist money.


34 posted on 05/04/2010 5:03:36 PM PDT by keepitreal ( Don't tread on me.)
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To: ianschwartz

I didn’t think I could despise the NBA more than I do already.

I was wrong.


35 posted on 05/04/2010 5:11:58 PM PDT by filbert (More filbert at http://www.medary.com--I've gone rogue!)
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To: ianschwartz
I would go to the game and show them las lunas.....LOL
36 posted on 05/04/2010 5:19:15 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: Kid Shelleen
Maybe someone will honor the illegal immigrant supporters by sneaking into the game without a ticket.

Bingo!

37 posted on 05/04/2010 5:23:11 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: ianschwartz

Another special class of people supported by government welfare supporting another class of future welfare recipients. Let them build their own arenas to play in.


38 posted on 05/04/2010 5:29:59 PM PDT by A Strict Constructionist (We are an Oligarchy now and worse if we fail. TeaParty On...)
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To: ianschwartz
Los Suns? Sexists.
39 posted on 05/04/2010 5:50:11 PM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: ianschwartz

THAT’S GREAT!
THE NBA SUPPORTS CRIMINALS!

BUT THEN, NOST OF THEIR PLAYERS
ARE CRIMINALS TOO, AREN’T THEY?

THE PHOENIX SUNS CAN TAKE A FLYING BURRITO TO BEANER TOWN!

GOOD LUCK DRAWING FANS FROM YOUR ILLEGAL BASE!

JUST WHAT I NEED ... ANOTHER REASON NOT TO WATCH THE NBA!


40 posted on 05/04/2010 5:59:32 PM PDT by Dawebman (ANOTHER REASON NOT TO WATCH THE NBA!)
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To: Dawebman

Go Spurs! Kick their butts again!


41 posted on 05/04/2010 6:14:25 PM PDT by BenKenobi
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To: ianschwartz

With all this bs about Arizona’s law can you imagine what would happen if we did have a president with a set and he closed the damn border?


42 posted on 05/04/2010 6:21:00 PM PDT by John-Irish ("Shame of him who thinks of it''.)
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To: BenKenobi

YOU LIBERALS HAVE A STRANGE AFFECTION FOR BUTTS,
DON’T YOU?

MAYBE THE SUNS SHOULD DRAFT BARNEY FRANK?


43 posted on 05/04/2010 6:31:53 PM PDT by Dawebman (ANOTHER REASON NOT TO WATCH THE NBA!)
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To: buccaneer81

From BC. I had to leave that liberal province due to these idiots.


44 posted on 05/04/2010 6:33:35 PM PDT by max americana
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To: ianschwartz

Just damn.


45 posted on 05/04/2010 6:33:44 PM PDT by stevio (Crunchy Con - God, guns, guts, and organically grown crunchy nuts.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

During the news break on the radio here in the Phx metro area, they also played a comment from the Spurs coach that 1070 was a knee jerk reaction just like the Patriot Act after 9/11. I wish these liberals would get out of sports. It would seem that sports go against their ideology of everyone being equal. I’m am so pissed right now. I have been a Suns fan longer than these idiots have been in the leauge.


46 posted on 05/04/2010 6:37:31 PM PDT by Stayingawayfromthedarkside
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To: BenKenobi

YOU LIBERALS HAVE A STRANGE AFFECTION FOR BUTTS,
DON’T YOU?

MAYBE THE SUNS SHOULD DRAFT BARNEY FRANK?


47 posted on 05/04/2010 6:38:21 PM PDT by Dawebman (ANOTHER REASON NOT TO WATCH THE NBA!)
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To: max americana

Whereabouts? I’m from BC as well.


48 posted on 05/04/2010 6:49:36 PM PDT by BenKenobi
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To: ianschwartz

Wow.... Just when I thought the NBA could not make itself any more irrelevant...


49 posted on 05/04/2010 6:54:31 PM PDT by rhinohunter (If Sarah Palin were irrelevant - she would be)
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To: Stayingawayfromthedarkside

This is how they show their gratitude to 70% of their fans?

I’ve been a Suns fan since they beat my Lakers the year before they got Barkley.

They are dead to me now.


50 posted on 05/04/2010 7:03:14 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Judas Iscariot - the first social justice advocate. John 12:3-6)
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