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Arizona: Cinco de Mayo/Report an Illegal Day

-via Daily Kos

"... today, when many people in our state honor Arizona's cultural heritage and its connection to Mexico by celebrating Cinco de Mayo, J.T. Ready and his goons are going around Phoenix-area neighborhoods passing out fliers that declare Cinco de Mayo “Report an Illegal Day.” According to a local ABC report:

The one-page flier calls on people to fax or email Congress and demand that the border be secured. It also urges people to ask local businesses to participate in e-verify and to turn in people to DHS and ICE.

Mother Mags's diary :: ::
His reasoning, if it can be called that, is “We don’t celebrate the Fourth of July down in Mexico,” so why should we hold a Cinco de Mayo celebration here? Gee, I don't know, J.T., they don’t celebrate the Fourth of July in Ireland either, so do you think we should put an end to St. Patrick’s here? Or maybe you'd like to "Report an Irishman" that day?.." (READ MORE)