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Immigrants and the Fortune 500: how Partnership for a New American Economy misleads (Bloomberg, Murdoch, Villaraigosa, Ballmer) - 09/04/11

... Castro: Mayor, San Antonio * Phil Gordon: Mayor, Phoenix * Bob Iger: Chairman & CEO, Walt Disney Company * Bill Marriott, Jr.: Chairman & CEO, Marriott International * Jim McNerney: Chairman, CEO & President, Boeing * Rupert Murdoch: Chairman, CEO & Founder, News Corporation (Fox News) * Michael Nutter: Mayor, Philadelphia * Antonio Villaraigosa: Mayor, Los Angeles See most of...

Brewer signs Arizona immigration law; far-left begins opposition (MALDEF, America's Voice, Phil Gordon) - 04/23/10

Earlier today, Arizona governor Jan Brewer signed into law the tough immigration bill from Russell Pearce (link). Video of her signing and brief remarks are at peekURL.com/vm1nzd1 Someone tries to ask her a gotcha question about how to spot illegal aliens at peekURL.com/vmlxvwr ; she kind of flubs the answer and should have just responded with the fact that the Border Patrol and others involved...

Arpaio chief deputy claims left-wing conspiracy against dep't; probably not far off - 02/21/10

... Bill Strauss, (Phoenix Mayor) Phil Gordon, members of the Anti Defamation League . . . have a political agenda that you are trying to push with this... Your members and others have worked in concert with the Department of Justice in producing what amounts to large amounts of enflamed media that we have learned . . . is basically the only basis that the Department of Justice sent us this letter...

Phoenix' Phil Gordon cleared of questionable campaign payments to girlfriend (technicality) - 12/29/09

From this: Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, a renowned open borders advocate who claims detaining illegal immigrants violates their civil rights, was under investigation for giving his girlfriend more than $340,000 to help him get reelected and raise funds for various city initiatives. More than half of the money - at least $200,000 - was paid while the 58-year-old mayor was romantically involved with...

Joe Arpaio goes after ACORN over funding (?), Obama administration links (racial profiling case) - 09/18/09

Maricopa County Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio is conducting a bit of a media stunt and fishing expedition (and I mean the latter in a good way) regarding ACORN. He's trying to see if that organization has any links to the lawsuit claiming his deputies engaged in racial profiling; see that link for the backstory. Apparently the press release from his office said he wanted to know whether they're...

Janet Napolitano of DHS undermines 287g program (Joe Arpaio, Phil Gordon) - 07/13/09

On Friday, Janet Napolitano's Department of Homeland Security announced new rules for their 287g program that allows local police to help in the enforcement of immigration laws. The goal of the new rules is clearly to undermine such enforcement, especially by those like Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Obama, ADL, SPLC, Phil Gordon, Catherine Herridge, Shep Smith, Joan Walsh, Chris Matthews, others try to exploit shooting at Holocaust Museum - 06/11/09

... Matthews: link. * Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon sinks even further, engaging in McCarthyite tactics against Sheriff Joe Arpaio: link. UPDATE: A list of others who've tried to exploit this tragedy is in "Holocaust Museum Shooter: Christian-Hating Socialist" (link). It includes this: A review of his lengthy associations reveals Von Brunn hardly fits the stereotype of a Religious Right, GOP precinct...

ICE: Houston, Phoenix blocking immigration enforcement against gangs - 10/02/08

From this: [Julie L. Myers, the assistant secretary of homeland security in charge of the U.S.

Arizona Chamber of Commerce, MATT.org, Raul Yzaguirre start immigration "reform" ad campaign; Mexican government link? - 09/24/08

... ask. Others there were: Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, former Congressman Henry Bonilla [a spokesman for MATT]... Tucson Electric Power Chief Executive Jim Pignatelli and Ironco Enterprises president Sheridan Bailey. UPDATE: On the midnight immediately before the press conference, the Arizona Republic printed the editorial "Arizona must lead" (link) promoting the effort. Needless to say, it reads...

Mexico-linked ACLU, MALDEF, Steptoe & Johnson sue Sheriff Joe Arpaio for "profiling" - 07/17/08

... That also promotes Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon's complaints about Arpaio; Gordon's opponents may have enough signatures to force a vote on his recall. Meanwhile, the ACLU of AZ and MALDEF are part of a group headed by Peter Schey, someone with a series of links to the Mexican government. Their San Diego branch is directly collaborating with that government. Perhaps they should just cut out the...

Recall Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon: just 23,751 signatures needed - 05/02/08

... attempt to recall Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon over his support for illegal immigration. The chairwoman of the group, Anna Gaines, is also a member of You Don't Speak For Me, which was started by FAIR.

Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon files FBI complaint over Joe Arpaio raids - 04/13/08

... gain some fame, Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon now wants the FBI to investigate Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio over whether any civil rights laws were broken civil rights laws during his recent immigration sweeps (link). In the letter, Gordon race baits, does something no one should do and relies on the characterization of an Arizona Republic editorial ("guilty of looking latino", link), and he...

Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon uses MLK speech to promote trackable 'work visas' - 01/21/08

... governor Janet Napolitano and Phil Gordon, mayor of Phoenix. News report here, and from his speech (link) Recently, right here in Phoenix a uniformed United States marine -- a man who fought for his country -- was told by "pretend patriots", that he was a disgrace to his uniform -- and that it was a shame he didn't die in the war. Moments later, a woman and her young daughter -- both American...

What Lawrence Downes/New York Times forgot to tell you, Part 2 (Phoenix furniture store protest) - 12/16/07

... sent a letter to Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon (letter here). It includes, among other things, the following: * We have reason to be concerned that citizen taxpayer dollars committed to subsidize [Salvador Reza]'s various operations and activities may have been used to fund his protest activities outside Pruitt's... * Reza and his affiliated "community activists" must immediately cease the smear...

Our cheap labor supplier to tour Arizona, make trouble - 03/08/05

... diplomats and migrants, Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon and state Attorney General Terry Goddard, said Domingo Clavel, technical secretary for the Senate's Human Rights Committee... Clavel said the senators also plan to meet with groups that campaigned against Proposition 200, as well

AZ Republicans rally for Protect Arizona Now - 09/16/04

... against PAN... [Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon is also anti-PAN... anti-PAN forces are meeting with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce...] See also "Left and Right, working together against everyone else." So far, none dare call it what it is, but that might have to change. UPDATE: From this: Grant Woods was cited and fined $1,400 in 1993 on two charges relating to knowingly employing someone not in this...

"Activist accused of smuggling 2 into U.S." - 04/20/04

Stifle your schadenfreude: A high-profile Latina activist upset over a series of deportations involving young, undocumented Phoenix residents was caught Thursday trying to smuggle two of them back into the United States from Mexico in the trunk of her car, officials said. Ana Lizabeth Roman de Harvey, 40, of Phoenix, was charged Friday with felony alien smuggling and a misdemeanor charge of...