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What the Most Prominent
Latina in the U.S. Thinks
About Immigration Reform

National Journal, by Beth Reinhard

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/7/2013 2:36:42 PM

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is one of the Republican Party’s most prized ambassadors. She is female and Hispanic at a time when recruiting candidates like her is at the top of the Republican agenda. But while she praised Republicans on Capitol Hill for seeking an overhaul of a “broken” immigration system, Martinez on Wednesday advocated the traditional view of her party’s conservative base: secure the border above all else. Martinez also defended her proposed repeal of a state law that allows undocumented workers to obtain drivers licenses, an effort that has drawn angry protests from pro-immigrant activists.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 2/7/2013 2:49:34 PM     (No. 9164121)

Wow...she sounds like a pretty wise Latina.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tnorling, 2/7/2013 3:08:11 PM     (No. 9164157)

11 million crossed the border without any help and succeeded. The notio that they can´t repatriate or such is impossible is only to those living off their cheap labor or waiting for them to join the democrat and union rolls. Let them pay taxes, let them provide cheap labor, let them leave, but do not let them become citizens. Ever.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Penney, 2/7/2013 3:19:19 PM     (No. 9164178)

Gov. Martinez is outstanding! ...We really appreciate her wisdom an couragee to speak the truth!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/7/2013 3:39:42 PM     (No. 9164234)

I really like this wonderful Governor. Grace before race.
How refreshing.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/7/2013 4:23:38 PM     (No. 9164326)

I have a problem with the title. What makes her more prominent than say Rubio or Sodaheadmayor ?

"at a time when recruiting candidates like her is at the top of the Republican agenda"

That is part of the problem. What happened to recruiting the best qualified ? We are all divided by race now. Remember when we were just Americans ?

When somebody starts the white cacus, let me know.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/7/2013 4:25:17 PM     (No. 9164330)

Sorry, fingers and mind aren´t together. They have a cold. It was meant to be
´caucus´

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Reply 7 - Posted by: yuban, 2/7/2013 4:34:12 PM     (No. 9164342)

I will take her over Rubio any ol day.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Coy860, 2/7/2013 4:41:27 PM     (No. 9164355)

I visited 2 new doctors this week.
BOTH had forms to fill out, BOTH asked for Race and Ethnicity as the first question.
This was never asked in the 50s and 60s..people would have been outraged and would have written "none of your business"
Now, we are all placed in little boxes, to be divided by government.
Why can´t we all be Americans?
Why don´t those forms ask legal or illegal?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: viking diver, 2/7/2013 5:10:21 PM     (No. 9164409)

on those forms is a box for other...
I just write human race in the line

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Reply 10 - Posted by: veritas, 2/7/2013 6:41:13 PM     (No. 9164534)

FTA: What the Most Prominent Latina in the U.S. Thinks About Immigration Reform

FTA: Martinez’s status as a statewide Hispanic officeholder and border-state governor makes her a key voice in the immigration debate.

Hey! So, we should check with somebody who has a wooden leg on how to deal with the Somali pirates! And with Marvin at Loony Toons on plans to colonize Mars!

Or, we could just do what´s right because it´s what right. Like, defending the border, controlling who´s here, throwing out every illegal as soon as we find ´em.

#2´s exactly right. Unfortunately, the morons in politics set up all the incentives to draw illegals here, and none, effectively, to make them leave [e.g. Uncle On-drunk-o]. But we have to get the attention of those pols. Which can be done.

#8, #9: While certain diseases track with or occur more often in certain racial groups, I´d bet a Happy Meal that´s not why you were asked.

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