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Diary of a Mad Brown Woman
Right Up Front ^ | 04/30/2008 | Katy L Vidales

Posted on 04/30/2008 1:39:23 PM PDT by KatyLoraleyVidales

Congressman Tancredo (R-Colorado) joined Congressman Ortiz in Brownsville on Tuesday for a joint committee meeting regarding the proposed fence building to attempt to curb illegal immigration (amongst other things) in the area.

Not surprisingly, Tancredo was met with a rather cold reception with his known favoritism towards building the fence. “It really isn’t a border to most of us who live down here” said Betty Perez local activist. No need to guess which side she’s advocating.

Now, on the not so stereo-typical side, you’ve got me to give you some insight into uber minority: the endangered Republican Female Mexican American immigrant --- who came to this country legally. Thank you very much. Hold all applause please.

I was born in Juarez Mexico in the state of Chihuahua. I was adopted by my Mexican American parents and brought to this country. They put me on a path to citizenship from the moment I got here; it took fifteen years before I would become an American citizen. I value my citizenship and the rights that go along with that and hold them in the highest regard. It pains me to see people like Ms. Perez who I lived virtually next to for years display their ignorance...

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TOPICS: Colorado; Texas; Issues; State and Local
KEYWORDS: immigration; ortiz; riograndevalley; tancredo

1 posted on 04/30/2008 1:39:24 PM PDT by KatyLoraleyVidales
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales; Liz; calcowgirl; Calpernia; indylindy; AuntB
I do not have an issue with “keeping the Mesicans out”, but there is a legal way to come into this country and if you can’t honor or respect the basic laws to enter into this country what grounds do we have to believe that you’ll respect the rule of law that governs us while you’re here?

BUMPed for The Truth!!!

2 posted on 04/30/2008 1:45:43 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (If McCain really CAN "win without conservatives," then why do you care if I vote for him or not?)
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