A Reader says Boycott the Arizona 60!
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Defeat of Arizona Patriotic
Immigration Reform Package Calls for Vigilance—Not
sent an open
letter to State Senate President and SB 1070 sponsor
Russell Pearce stating `we strongly believe it is unwise
for the Legislature to pass any additional immigration
legislation, including any measures leaving the
determination of citizenship to the state.`”
We have voting
power and economic power. The Open Borders advocates
have only the latter and threaten us with it in practice
and theory. The "60" have given us a rare, defined
target. Boycott the "60" and tell them why. Give
Raul Grijalva the boycott he
The end of the
letter is disingenuous, saying that they would push for
federal restrictions that the Chamber of Commerce has
fought tooth and toenail to stop. Contact the "60" in a year and ask how their efforts have gone.
A boycott is probably a good
idea, and it`s already being tried by the pro-invasion
faction, who are boycotting the whole state.
Delgado, of the Hensley Beverage Company is one
of the signers, and as the
of the targets
the boycott that immigrant rights organizations called
for in the wake of SB 1070. An economic impact analysis
released by the liberal think tank Center for American
Progress last year found that boycotts cost the state
$140 million in lost convention business alone.”
Even if true, of
course, this is chickenfeed by comparison with the costs
of immigration—and it`s being borne by an industry that
relies heavily on illegal labor.
been made of an open letter that 60 chief executive
officers of Arizona businesses sent me, urging the
Legislature not to `pass any additional immigration
legislation.` They focused on the supposed negative
effects of a boycott of Arizona. But it is not
unreasonable to suspect that a desire for cheap labor
was also a factor.”
included all the email addresses findable, but
there are more
Brown, Managing Director,
Francis, Executive Chairman, PetSmart; Chairman, GPL
Arizona Managing Partner, Ernst & Young
Douglas Parker, Chairman, President/CEO, U.S.
Brown, President, Atrium Holding Company
Richard Dozer, [Email
GenSpring Family Offices
Connor, President/CEO, Blood Systems
Fine, President/CEO, Banner Health
him] Provost, A.T.
Whiteman, President/CEO, Empire Southwest LLC
Sadvary, President/CEO, Scottsdale Healthcare
Coats, Chief Executive Officer, The Leona Group
Chanen, Chairman/CEO, The Chanen Corporation
Hanley, Chairman/CEO, Vestar Development Company
William Schubert, Chairman, Kitchell Corporation
Pettibone, Managing Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP
Bruno, Vice Chairman, Managing Director, DHR
Laurel, Vice President, Blue Cross Blue Shield of AZ
Gentile, President/CEO, Research Corp for Science
Vogel, Chairman, President/CEO, Vante Medical
Michael Duran, Vice President, Chief Dev. Off., TMC
Michael Geddes, Chairman, President, Geddes and
Beach, CEO, BeachFleischman PC, Chairman, SALC
Doug Pruitt, [Email
Sundt Construction, Inc.
Johnson, Managing Director, Loews Ventana Canyon
Likins, President Emeritus, University of Arizona
Delgado, President/CEO, Hensley Beverage Company
Michael Kennedy, President, Gallagher & Kennedy P.A.
Underwood, Chief Executive Officer, Underwood
Esque, Vice President, Legal/Corp Affairs, Intel
Denise Resnik &
Roig, Chairman/CEO, Helios Foundation
Constance Perez, Chief Executive Officer, Adreima
Williams, President/Founder, HR Choice
Sandler, President/CEO, ExhibitOne Corporation
Arizona Hotel & Lodging Assoc
Click, Jr., President, Jim Click Automotive
Cohen, Executive Vice President, Team BeachFleishman
Pitt, President, Campus Research Corporation
Klein, Board Chair,
So. Arizona Lodging & Resort Ass.
Michael Kasser, President, Holualoa Companies
Hunt, Area President, CHW Arizona, President/CEO,
St. Joseph`s Hosp
Fleischmann, Owner, Community Tire & Auto Repair
Stone, President, ILX Resorts, Inc.
Cox, Retired CEO, Carondelet Foundation
Budinger, Chairman/Founding Director, The Rodel
Anderson, President, Off Madison Avenue
Greater Phoenix Chamber
Calloway, Plant Manager, Nestle-Purina, Flagstaff
Murray, Chairman, Flagstaff Forty
authorized, but where signatures were not available at
the time of printing.
Reginald Ballantyne III, Senior Corporate Officer,
Vanguard Health Systems, Inc.
van Huisstede, Regional President, Wells Fargo Bank
Petznick, Jr., President/CEO, Northside Hay Company