English-only ordinance leads to fierce debate at Frederick hearing
Back in 2012, the council was solid Republican, but now that three Democrats are on it, a three to four split, the Democrats are demanding that this whole thing be brought back up again so that they can show their special interest donors that the donors got their money's worth when they funded the Democrats' campaigns.
Council member Jessica Fitzwater (D), who was elected to the council in November and is a co-sponsor of the measure to repeal the ordinance, said the law “sends a clear message of intolerance”Jessica Fitzwater just got there. Only been in office since January and already selling out the Americans in her county on behalf of the illegals and their big-money supporters.
The story goes on to quote one woman who wants it repealed just because she likes "diversity", and a black guy who claims that it's "just like the Jim Crow laws that his father-in-law experienced." This, of course, is bullshit, because every black affected by Jim Crow laws (Thanks, Democrats!) was a US Citizen, while illegals, by definition, aren't. Apples to Oranges. But hey--it's a liberal talking point so it's got to get out there, right? Somebody will fall for it.
And of course they had the money quote from a woman--speaking in Spanish--who made the best claim of all:
Maria Diana Sanchez Gonzalez, a Spanish speaker who testified through an interpreter, told the council that Frederick was her home, too.
“There are Latin stores, Latin food and people speak Spanish,” she said. “I think I have the right to have respect for my culture.”
In other words, she basically echoed millions of other illegals here when she meant to say:
"I crossed into your country in defiance of your laws knowing that you did not want me here. You cannot keep me out if I want to come here where your money and good living standards are. I will not assimilate into your culture or learn your language, but you'd better respect my culture and cater to me in my own language, and that means giving me access to the full range of government programs and benefits that your citizens pay for and not deporting me or anyone else here illegally. Screw you, Americans! Just gimme stuff, you racists!"
A radio show this morning talking about the meeting said that a reporter tried to ask Sanchez Gonzalez about her citizenship and whether she was here illegally or not, and Sanchez Gonzalez simply repeated that "it doesn't matter. I am here." That pretty much tells us what the answer is.
Am I the only one who thinks that in our country, we, the citizens, still have the right to pass our own laws for our own benefit and exclude those who are not citizens or here with our consent?
But I am willing to concede to one of Sanchez Gonzales' demands if she insists. I'm wiling to adopt Mexico's strict immigration laws and apply them to her case. Under Mexico's immigration laws, as a foreigner illegally in that country trying to run a business and influence government policy, she'd be in jail right now and she'd stay there until she could be formally deported. THAT I could get behind.