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July 14, 2010

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Corporate Con Game
How the private prison industry helped shape Arizona’s anti-immigrant law.
By Beau Hodai

"Beside my brothers and my sisters, I’ll proudly take a stand. When liberty’s in jeopardy, I’ll always do what’s right. I’m out here on the frontline, sleep in peace tonight. American soldier, I’m an American soldier…”

So goes the ringtone of Arizona State Sen. Russell Pearce’s (R-Mesa) phone—as performed by Toby “we put a boot up your ass, it’s the American way” Keith. Seconds into any conversation with Pearce about illegal immigration, you’ll discover that the song fits. In his mind, Pearce is an “American soldier” fighting a war that he believes threatens the very fiber of the nation...".

http://www.inthesetimes.com/article/6084/corporate_con_game

Posted by VisaLawyer at July 14, 2010 02:30 PM

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