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Tucson rejects sanctuary city status

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Posted By: MissMolly, 11/6/2019 11:43:18 AM

Voters in Tucson, Arizona had to make a decision yesterday about Prop 205. The measure would have designated their municipality as the only sanctuary city in the state, placing significant restrictions on police in terms of when they can check on the immigration status of suspects. Supporters of the measure also said it would make the city a more “welcoming” place to (presumably illegal) immigrants. Tucson’s progressives that had pushed for the referendum described it as something that would “send a strong message to Donald Trump.”

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Reply 1 - Posted by: TJ54 11/6/2019 12:00:49 PM (No. 228318)
I guess the real voters did not want a bunch of Demtard undocumented voters suppressing their votes
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Reply 2 - Posted by: PlayItAgain 11/6/2019 12:08:34 PM (No. 228335)
Grew up in this town. It's a mess. Always has been. Cannot make a tough decision to save it's future. And it's future looks pretty bleak if you ask me. Tucson always blamed Phoenix and Maricopa county for it's woes, especially for it's lack of water. A problem which Tucson has never ever sought to deal with in any serious manner. The city council has always been firmly in Democrat control and will probably remain so since they make no effort to bring an any new employers or business of any kind. It breaks my heart. I told my mom recently - This city has no vision whatsoever. No idea what it could become or what it might become. The natural beauty surrounding Tucson is unique and breathtaking. It really is! I had no idea how special it is as I grew up there. Could be a wonderful tourist destination for the entire world. But instead, there are tent cities springing up. Very sad.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk 11/6/2019 12:13:31 PM (No. 228347)
If one needs a reason to reject calling Tucson a sanctuary city, the Military has Davis Monthan Air Force Base there. I once applied for a field engineering job with a company there that made the test systems that pilots used to collect data in real time when they were out on the firing range. Tuscon boasted sunny weather well over 300 days a year. However, the locals told me then about the sweltering heat in the summer.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Vincent Vega 11/6/2019 12:24:21 PM (No. 228360)
Yes, by all means, let's make our city more "welcoming" to illegal aliens who intentionally break our immigration laws. S/ Further proof that liberalism is a mental disorder.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Luke21 11/6/2019 12:26:32 PM (No. 228364)
Residents compare stories of how often they have been broken into. In my thirteen years living there, I had four attempts, one successful, and my car rifled once. They don't light the city because of an observatory and have two freeways in the wrong places. It's an amazing mess, run by absolute librtard idiots.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Old Army Vet 11/6/2019 12:36:10 PM (No. 228379)
I guess they sent a message to Donald Trump. I don't think that it is the one that the leftoids wanted to send but a message nonetheless.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: HotRod 11/6/2019 1:08:08 PM (No. 228421)
That message to President Trump boomeranged and hit the liberal leftoids smack in the face! President Trump will be sending them a message in 2020, and it will not boomerang!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JHHolliday 11/6/2019 1:53:50 PM (No. 228474)
Re #2. I was in Tucson for a day and a night do weeks ago. My first visit through there (it was on a bucket list trip to Tombstone). Sad to hear about the politics there because you are right about the scenery....breathtaking. It seems like a nice city but I guess a short visit doesn't tell the whole story.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 11/6/2019 5:29:25 PM (No. 228606)
Sounds like the voters did "send a strong message to Donald Trump". The message was: Build the Wall!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: beca 11/6/2019 5:55:47 PM (No. 228628)
Well #2. They had enough sense to turn down a sanctuary city. Kudos to them ...
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