Why Russell Pearce wrote Arizona's common sense illegal immigration law

Not that it will matter to--or be understood by--the closed minded progressives, but Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce (R) clearly spells out in Front Page Magazine exactly why he authored Arizona's SB1070, otherwise known as the law dealing with illegal immigrants. I saw the enormous fiscal and social costs that illegal immigration was imposing on my state. I saw Americans out of work, hospitals and schools overflowed, and budgets strained. Most disturbingly, I saw my fellow citizens victimized by illegal alien criminals. (snip) When do we stand up for Americans and the rule of law? If not now, when? We are a nation of laws, a Constitutional Republic. And being a Constitutional Republic the law does not violate the constitutional rights of illegals but rather enhances the rights of legal residents as Pearce carefully explains to those "hysterical critics" who don't take the time to know what it's about. (Yes, Eric Holder, yes Rep Nancy Pelosi...(Read Full Post)