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Thursday, March 08, 2012

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Slammed The Feds

AZ Gov. Jan Brewer
By Machenzie Weinger, Politico: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Tuesday slammed the federal government for its failure to secure the nation’s border, according to a report.

At a border-security expo in Phoenix, the Republican governor said the government’s “abdication of responsibility is the overarching outrage” of America’s illegal immigration crisis . . . .

Immigration isn’t about skin color or racism, she said, but about protecting Americans. During a talk for law enforcement officers and those working in the border-security industry, Brewer blasted both parties in Washington for their failure to secure the U.S-Mexico border and keep citizens safe.

“Of course, there are those in Washington who will tell you — from 3,000 miles away, by the way — that our border is more secure than ever,” Brewer said . . . “No amount of distortion can hide the absolute truth. The federal government, Republicans and Democrats alike, have failed every single American — all of us.”

Brewer cited the killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry — who was shot with guns linked to Operation Fast and Furious — as a prime example of the lack of security on the border.

“America’s failure to understand this problem at a national level and to deal with it has haunted borders like mine for decades,” she said.

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2 Comments:

Anonymous Janet Crow said...

I love Gov. Brewer

3/9/12, 12:17 AM  
Anonymous Ruby Schmid said...

Right on Jan, tell them like it is. Its past time they got told. Right on Jan.

3/9/12, 12:28 AM  

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