Racists: Illegal immigration crackdown passed by … Massachusetts senate

posted at 9:59 pm on May 27, 2010 by Allahpundit

I wish Teddy could have been here to see it.

The measure, which passed on a 28-10 vote as an amendment to the budget, would bar the state from doing business with any company found to break federal laws barring illegal immigrant hiring. It would also toughen penalties for creating or using fake identification documents, and explicitly deny in-state college tuition for illegal immigrants…

Democrats had resisted such a sweeping proposal, but spent last evening negotiating today’s measure, shortly after a new polled showed 84 percent of the liberal-leaning state’s voters supported tough immigration rules barring state services to illegal immigrants…

The measure would also close what supporters say is a loophole that allows businesses to register cars under a company name, without identifying the owner by Social Security number and federal tax identification number. It would also crate a toll-free hot line for anonymous reporting of companies that employ illegal immigrants…

Thursday’s Senate amendment would also authorize the state attorney general’s office to broker an agreement with federal authorities to help enforce immigration law. That would be a stark departure for Attorney General Martha Coakley, who has increased outreach to immigrants, encouraging them to file employment complaints, regardless of their legal status. Scores of immigrants whose bosses allegedly failed to pay their wages have turned to her for help in recent years.

State legislative action to enforce federal law, eh? What a novel idea. Question one: Will the boycott movement that pretty much everyone hates except for a few vocal amnesty shills now target Boston? Question two: Assuming it passes the Massachusetts house, does Deval Patrick dare veto it? He’ll want to, of course, but he’s up for reelection this year and 84 percent support ain’t beanbag. Question three, most importantly: Will the Red Sox start wearing “Los Red Sox” jerseys to show solidarity with the “victims”? Obama-approved, baby!

For your entertainment, here’s a local news interview with the Massachusetts rep whose car was rear-ended by an illegal. Not to worry, though: He’s still “pro-illegal immigrant.” Has anyone showed him that poll yet?


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suck it obama and illegals.

lavell12 on May 27, 2010 at 10:02 PM

Tee hee hee.

BadgerHawk on May 27, 2010 at 10:02 PM

Massachusetts: Part of the Nazi Cabal Since 2010.

amerpundit on May 27, 2010 at 10:03 PM

Kind of hard to boycott Mass when their main export is hyperventilating liberals and murderous senators.

Bishop on May 27, 2010 at 10:04 PM

Steyn’s article in the headlines couldn’t have better timing. The country may finally be waking up to the fact that we physically can’t afford all things we want to have.

BadgerHawk on May 27, 2010 at 10:06 PM

We are all racists now.

Good Solid B-Plus on May 27, 2010 at 10:06 PM

Meh. The fence should be built around Massachusetts.

Right after we saw off Florida, of course.

SlaveDog on May 27, 2010 at 10:07 PM

Good thing Obama’s illegal alien aunt has cleared up her immigration status.

Woulda been a shame if she got kicked out of her govt. housing.

red winger on May 27, 2010 at 10:09 PM

Wow, this is really backfiring on the libs, isn’t it?

John the Libertarian on May 27, 2010 at 10:09 PM

We are all racists now.

Good Solid B-Plus on May 27, 2010 at 10:06 PM

Newsweek! Paging Newsweek! Cover story?!

John the Libertarian on May 27, 2010 at 10:10 PM

“I wish Teddy could have been here to see it.”

Thinking of his tortured soul rotting in he%l seems to give me a great deal of pleasure…

Seven Percent Solution on May 27, 2010 at 10:11 PM

Since the asshat who was driving the car that was hit by the laughing illegal wasn’t hurt, let’s ask his critically injured passenger how he/she feels about illegals.

speed911 on May 27, 2010 at 10:12 PM

I wish Teddy could have been here to see it.

Ahhhh yeaaaahhhhh

ninjapirate on May 27, 2010 at 10:14 PM

Racichussetts

BobMbx on May 27, 2010 at 10:14 PM

Raise your hand if you’re racist.

txag92 on May 27, 2010 at 10:16 PM

Mass can stay for now, but if Scott Brown pulls another fast one then the state will need to prepare to join Florida as it floats out to sea.

Bishop on May 27, 2010 at 10:16 PM

For your entertainment, here’s a local news interview with the Massachusetts rep whose car was rear-ended by an illegal.

This clip has made me sick every time I’ve seen it or heard it today!

DJ from MA on May 27, 2010 at 10:19 PM

This just in: Boston boycotts Boston.

imshocked on May 27, 2010 at 10:20 PM

My parents were immigrants so I feel for them

That’s the lefts concept of enlightened intelligence. Logic has nothing to do with it.

Guardian on May 27, 2010 at 10:20 PM

Panic in the Left!

rrpjr on May 27, 2010 at 10:20 PM

…main export is … murderous senators

What’s the difference between Ted Kennedy and John Kerry? Kennedy has one confirmed kill. (BTW Mary Jo Kopechne was unavailable for comment).

skanter on May 27, 2010 at 10:23 PM

Racichussetts

BobMbx on May 27, 2010 at 10:14 PM

Outstanding!

Kensington on May 27, 2010 at 10:24 PM

Wait a minute! This is Massachussts? Surely you jest.

Mirimichi on May 27, 2010 at 10:25 PM

Boston just announced a boycott of Massachusetts, Patches hardest hit.

JammieWearingFool on May 27, 2010 at 10:26 PM

For your entertainment, here’s a local news interview with the Massachusetts rep whose car was rear-ended by an illegal. Not to worry, though: He’s still “pro-illegal immigrant.” Has anyone showed him that poll yet?

Rear-end him again.

Attila (Pillage Idiot) on May 27, 2010 at 10:26 PM

Right after we saw off Florida, of course.

SlaveDog on May 27, 2010 at 10:07 PM

So you decided to go to the Palmetto State early? lol

bluemarlin on May 27, 2010 at 10:28 PM

We need our federal politicians to spend time in hospital emergency waiting rooms, waiting for hour while non-English speaking women in labor pour in, swamping the hospitals’ ability to treat citizen taxpayers.

GaltBlvnAtty on May 27, 2010 at 10:33 PM

Rear-end him again.

Attila (Pillage Idiot) on May 27, 2010 at 10:26 PM

Bawnee Fwank..plz report for dooty

macncheez on May 27, 2010 at 10:38 PM

For your entertainment, here’s a local news interview with the Massachusetts rep whose car was rear-ended by an illegal. Not to worry, though: He’s still “pro-illegal immigrant.” Has anyone showed him that poll yet?

Rear-end him again.

Attila (Pillage Idiot) on May 27, 2010 at 10:26 PM

It’s ok. The illegal was just rear-ending the Mass Reps that Americans refuse to rear-end.

red winger on May 27, 2010 at 10:39 PM

Heh.

SlaveDog on May 27, 2010 at 10:41 PM

Los Patriots

clnurnberg on May 27, 2010 at 10:41 PM

Ma$$holes…

Caper29 on May 27, 2010 at 10:42 PM

Wow. This is MA?

If we want to get really wacky and help out employers, let’s do away with minimum wage laws and allow their employees to get paid in cash … under the table … with no taxes withheld … just like most illegal aliens are currently being paid.

High school and college students need a part time job? Pay them $10 or $15 for 3 or 4 hours every few days to do yard work for your landscaping business. Just don’t take out SS, FICA, etc. etc or report them to the feds for tax purposes.

That guy you see on the corner with the sign that says “Will work for food”? Damn right you will buddy. Start raking those leaves. When you’re done, you’ll get a Big Mac meal from Macdonald’s.

BowHuntingTexas on May 27, 2010 at 10:42 PM

Heh.

SlaveDog on May 27, 2010 at 10:41 PM

If this for me I was referring to this

If Crist wins, I’m moving South Carolina. That’s where all the action is, anyway.

SlaveDog on May 27, 2010 at 9:47 PM

bluemarlin on May 27, 2010 at 10:55 PM

Los Medias Rojas

More like Los Boston Celtics and Lucky is changing his name to Afortunado and changing his 4 leaf clovers to jalapeño peppers.

tjexcite on May 27, 2010 at 10:55 PM

We are all racists now.

Good Solid B-Plus on May 27, 2010 at 10:06 PM

No fair. You had a head start on the others.

The Race Card on May 27, 2010 at 10:56 PM

4 leaf clovers to jalapeño peppers.

5 leaf indica

The Race Card on May 27, 2010 at 10:57 PM

No fair. You had a head start on the others.

The Race Card on May 27, 2010 at 10:56 PM

You are a card that needs to expire.

Dark-Star on May 27, 2010 at 10:58 PM

Repent: The end is near…..
I’ll bet that Masshole that was backdoored by the drunk illegal alien voted no.

HornetSting on May 27, 2010 at 11:11 PM

Looks like the people in Mass have decide that they can no longer afford to be stupid about illegal immigration.

docdave on May 27, 2010 at 11:11 PM

No fair. You had a head start on the others.

The Race Card on May 27, 2010 at 10:56 PM

Shouldn’t you be heading for Boston? The TRC signal has been put out by Commissioner Gordon! Brown people are in trouble!

Good Solid B-Plus on May 27, 2010 at 11:13 PM

“I wish Teddy could have been here to see it.”
Thinking of his tortured soul rotting in he%l seems to give me a great deal of pleasure…

Seven Percent Solution on May 27, 2010 at 10:11 PM

According to Jesus’ parable, Teddy is seeing it — all the more wailing and gnashing of teeth to be so wrong that the Pope can’t help him even if he wanted to. Concerning his plea for Father Abraham to send word to Pelosi and friends to repent and avoid his fate…only if hades freezes over.

AH_C on May 27, 2010 at 11:14 PM

Hey Massachusetts, now it’s your turn to be called Nazis for 15 minutes.

Red Auerbach is smiling.

ardenenoch on May 27, 2010 at 11:14 PM

All I can say is THANK YOU ARIZONA for getting this “Conversation” started!

Arizona as Paul Revere – who da thunk it?

FloridaBill on May 27, 2010 at 11:14 PM

Looks like the people in Mass have decide that they can no longer afford to be stupid about illegal immigration.

docdave on May 27, 2010 at 11:11 PM

FIFY.

HornetSting on May 27, 2010 at 11:19 PM

All I can say is THANK YOU ARIZONA for getting this “Conversation” started!

Arizona as Paul Revere – who da thunk it?

FloridaBill on May 27, 2010 at 11:14 PM

Let’s have a cheer for states rights too. HIP, HIP HOORAY!!!

docdave on May 27, 2010 at 11:22 PM

Papers? We don’t need no stinking papers.

Seriously, deport them all, including anchor babies.

madmonkphotog on May 27, 2010 at 11:25 PM

Did anyone call the devil to see if it was snowing downstairs?

VikingGoneWild on May 27, 2010 at 11:26 PM

Arizona as Paul Revere – who da thunk it?

FloridaBill on May 27, 2010 at 11:14 PM

Two if by land! AZ now Mass, who is next? I hope TX next year joins the fight.

bluemarlin on May 27, 2010 at 11:29 PM

Let’s have a cheer for states rights too. HIP, HIP HOORAY!!!

docdave on May 27, 2010 at 11:22 PM

Yes, that cannot be stressed enough. States need to start taking back rights and quit sticking their hands out for the payola!

bluemarlin on May 27, 2010 at 11:31 PM

‘pro-illegal immigrant’

Holy f@#$, where do these moronic leftist a$$hats come from?

Midas on May 27, 2010 at 11:31 PM

Hey Massachusetts, now it’s your turn to be called Nazis for 15 minutes.

ardenenoch on May 27, 2010 at 11:14 PM

Honestly, I don’t expect this.

Liberal Mass. will not attract anything like the vitriol that AZ received.

Midas on May 27, 2010 at 11:33 PM

‘pro-illegal immigrant’

Holy f@#$, where do these moronic leftist a$$hats come from?

Midas on May 27, 2010 at 11:31 PM

Ahem. They’re liberals. That’s what they do, you know, like pro-abortion, pro-socialist dictators, etc.

docdave on May 27, 2010 at 11:37 PM

Los Red Sox

Los Soxos Rojos?

bitsy on May 27, 2010 at 11:38 PM

Massachusetts immdiately calls for the boycott of Massachusetts.

bayview on May 27, 2010 at 11:44 PM

The Race Card on May 27, 2010 at 10:56 PM
Shouldn’t you be heading for Boston? The TRC signal has been put out by Commissioner Gordon! Brown people are in trouble!

Good Solid B-Plus on May 27, 2010 at 11:13 PM

TRC has to wait for his welfare check, Plus.

HornetSting on May 27, 2010 at 11:48 PM

Massachusetts immdiately calls for the boycott of Massachusetts. bayview on May 27, 2010 at 11:44 PM

You are a treasure.

Mojave Mark on May 27, 2010 at 11:52 PM

With more states getting into the game, is this a sneaky way to get amnesty on the table? Won’t the libs say something has to be done on the federal level to make things “fair?” Like amnesty. Just askin’.

Mr_Magoo on May 28, 2010 at 12:06 AM

Will the illegals be voting in 2010 elections
in MA or not ? Will they still keep getting their public benefits ?
If yes, then then this measure is not even worth the paper its written on

macncheez on May 28, 2010 at 12:15 AM

We are ……….Massachusetts? This can’t be!

tommer74 on May 28, 2010 at 12:24 AM

Good on MA.

As for this a*shat, my parents came from Ireland too. I’m first generation, and you should hear what my 84 year old mother has to say about ILLEGAL immigration. They came legally, needed sponsors, passed health exams on Ellis Island, and needed to prove they could be financially responsible. The two instances are not comparable. How can such mental defectives get elected anywhere???

skeeter on May 28, 2010 at 12:48 AM

I know bugger-all about the Massachusetts legislative process, how many more hurdles does this have to clear before it’s set in front of Gov Patrick?

And if it makes it to his desk, would he have to reject the entire budget in order to veto this?

And would he dare do so?

JEM on May 28, 2010 at 1:01 AM

Bloated Ted Kennedy would turn over in his grave if the damn casket wasn’t such a tight fit.

Cicero43 on May 28, 2010 at 1:23 AM

OMG! Megyn Kelley was just talking about how MA was pro-illegal, and the AZ illegals should be go there.

PattyJ on May 28, 2010 at 1:40 AM

Could it be that Teddy is no longer dumping the dregs from his glass into the water supply, and Massachusetts is sobering up?

Slowburn on May 28, 2010 at 2:41 AM

Apparently the adults won this particular battle in Massachusetts.

Now if we could just get some adults back in the White House and Congress.

scotash on May 28, 2010 at 3:29 AM

Mass has a huge illegal immigrant problem… Irish. Last I heard 7,000 semi-ex-IRA.

DANEgerus on May 28, 2010 at 4:05 AM

I’ll take the Ex IRA over the Mariachi clowns.

Viper1 on May 28, 2010 at 5:46 AM

They say boycotts don’t work, but next trip I make from Los Angeles to New Orleans (can never get enough of Mardi Gras!), I’m driving AROUND Arizona. And if those Mormons in Utah go through with their tough anti-illegal legislation, I’m going to boycott them as well, and same goes for Idaho. If I have to detour all the way to British Columbia to get to Mardi Gras, I’m going to skip all those racist states pretending to defend the border when all their looking for is an excuse to profile Blacks, Gays, and Latinos. But I tell you this, when I buy my beads, I’m going to smile knowing I didn’t spend a penny in those white racist states.
 
(I guess I could try to go through Mexico, but I hear they have really tough border laws and I’d have to cross over twice and between drowning, dehydration, or getting robbed and kidnapped, it’s just not worth it.)

seismedia on May 28, 2010 at 5:55 AM

I heard that NC legislators are considering an Arizona-style law here but would not get a vote to the floor until around January. Has anyone else heard this?

http://www.foxcharlotte.com/news/top-stories/94986334.html

Bee on May 28, 2010 at 6:09 AM

Thank you Arizona. You have lit a fire that Obama/Pelosi/Reid cannot put out.

angryed on May 28, 2010 at 6:23 AM

This moron Moran has a crippling case of Stockholm syndrome. What a clown.

Jaibones on May 28, 2010 at 6:50 AM

I wonder if the fact they’re providing public health care played into this at all.

Kafir on May 28, 2010 at 6:58 AM

We need our federal politicians to spend time in hospital emergency waiting rooms, waiting to be treated for a serious injury for hour while non-English speaking women in labor pour in, swamping the hospitals’ ability to treat citizen taxpayers.

GaltBlvnAtty on May 27, 2010 at 10:33 PM

Fixed that to add a little urgency to their observations

VelvetElvis on May 28, 2010 at 7:25 AM

Wondering just how freakin stupid Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Fran feel right about now. The Az. Governor is getting more popular by the day, while Obama sinks into the depths of hell.

Keemo on May 28, 2010 at 7:33 AM

they have their constituency they now so they can enforce the law.

tomas on May 28, 2010 at 7:38 AM

I imagine a number of liberal cities, so desperate to be Meccas for the self righteous, having to deal with hordes of illegals moving in.

And seeing L.A and San Fran turning into the newest Calcuttas should be fun.

TiminPhx on May 28, 2010 at 8:12 AM

I have been hearing that some of the smaller(than Boston)cities in MA are having some pretty severe illegal problems with money and behaviors. Here in NH we have just had a State policeman arrested for helping illegals get ‘papers’. I hope the MA illegals do not run here. Suspect that RI and CT will probably be their preferred havens but cannot be sure. Now that I ponder this though, VT professes to love all mankind. Perhaps that’s the place to go? LOL

jeanie on May 28, 2010 at 8:13 AM

It looks like there’s now a conundrum for Boston Mayor Thomas “Mumbles” Menino.

How will Boston boycott Massachusetts? Riddle me that, batman?

Fuzzlenutter on May 28, 2010 at 8:31 AM

I wish Teddy could have been here to see it.

Nah. He would have used his considerable …err… influence to block it. Union thugs camping out on senator’s lawns whle making cat calls at their wives and such.

stvnscott on May 28, 2010 at 8:56 AM

It is well past time for the tamper-proof National ID card with magnetic stripe for verification (like a credit card)…

Want to go to school? Where’s your card?
Want a state benefit? Where’s your card?
Want to vote? Where’s your card?
Want a federal benefit? Where’s your card?
Want a job? Where’s your card?

That would make most of the illegal alien stuff moot, especially at the state level (benefit cost expenditure in the BILLIONS nationwide)

Khun Joe on May 28, 2010 at 8:59 AM

We are all racists now.

Good Solid B-Plus on May 27, 2010 at 10:06 PM

Sucked the words right outta my brain…

ARE YOU LISTENING PERRY? I’m a TX boy..

CynicalOptimist on May 28, 2010 at 10:12 AM

Culture matters.

Supporting the illegal immigrant culture at the expense of the mainstream American culture does not serve the interests of the United States.

Ignoring laws, identity theft, MS13, La Raza, blind political action, soaking up public services (taxpayer money),victim mentality,pandering liberal politicians, etc. A threat to our economy and security to be sure.

Illegal immigration is a huge problem and it needs to be shut down, and the illegals here should be deported and go to the end of the line of want to be legal immigrants.

No deals, fines, amnesty, etc. Be gone.

saiga on May 28, 2010 at 10:45 AM

If the Los Angeles Angels were to show their solidarity, they would be “Los Los Angeles Angeles”.

The Monster on May 28, 2010 at 11:24 AM

“An illegal alien is an undocumented worker like a drug pusher is an undocumented pharmacist.”

Not sure who said it first, but I love the quote.

barnone on May 28, 2010 at 11:35 AM

We must boycott Massachussetts now. Kerry should resign because he can not represent such a racist state.

eaglewingz08 on May 28, 2010 at 12:03 PM

Look at the douchebag who got his car rear ended by an illegal – he has the picture perfect expression of a liberal douchebag.

Serves him right. You are “pro illegal immigrant” champ? Take that, you moron

nagee76 on May 28, 2010 at 1:36 PM

And seeing L.A and San Fran turning into the newest Calcuttas should be fun.

TiminPhx on May 28, 2010 at 8:12 AM

TimInPhx, I am Indian and deeply offended by the way you insulted Calcutta by comparing it to L.A and SF :=)

You might be on to something though – Calcutta is a straight up Marxist town and LA and SF are too.

nagee76 on May 28, 2010 at 1:42 PM

TRC has to wait for his welfare check, Plus.

HornetSting on May 27, 2010 at 11:48 PM

with which I treat myself to a high colonic enema and seaweed-wrap

The Race Card on May 28, 2010 at 4:18 PM

Somebody should have asked that teary Massachusetts representative who got all choked up over his parents coming over from Ireland, did they come here legally? If so, how can he justify excusing illegal aliens who break the law to come here? If not, then perhaps he’s biased and should not be representing the people of Massachusetts.

RebeccaH on May 28, 2010 at 4:54 PM