Jan Brewer Says Her Border Security Views Are the "Truth," Faults Feds and "Do-Gooders"

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Governor Jan Brewer
If you're a Washington Democrat, Republican, or just a "self-styled do-gooder," Governor Jan Brewer says you're not helping solve the illegal immigration problem.

Brewer was the keynote speaker at the Border Security Conference and Expo in Phoenix yesterday, where companies were showing off products to be used in securing the border, like surveillance drones, vehicles, and guns (KTAR has pictures).

The moral of her speech: She's doing the right thing, and everyone else is just in the way. As evidence, she cited her views as "the truth" six times during her speech.

"My opponents have already painted me as hard-hearted and uncompassionate, Brewer said. "They're wrong. My career, my record, my life, all stands as proof as to how wrong the critics are. The truth I've come to share with you is anything but hateful. It has nothing to do with skin color, nothing to do with extremism. Instead, it's rooted in freedom."

Brewer said "those in Washington" will tell you the border's "more secure than ever" -- which we're assuming includes US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, who says that exact thing.

Brewer cited slain rancher Robert Krentz, Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, and a few anecdotal examples in an attempt to explain that the border and the state aren't any safer.

Of course, someone has to take the blame.

"Those are the facts, plain and simple," Brewer said of her examples. "Our opponents, the self-styled do-gooders, try mightily to bury them. They spin and shout, hate and denounce. To disagree with them, I've learned, is to suffer incredible verbal abuse."

Then it's Washington's fault.

"The federal government -- Republicans and Democrats alike -- has failed every single American. All of us," the governor said. "Washington's abdication of responsibility is the overarching outrage of America's illegal immigration crisis. "

As you may recall, Brewer was invited to have this conversation with "Washington," in a Senate subcommittee hearing hosted by New York Democratic Senator Charles Schumer.

She'll still have to have a similar conversation with the Supreme Court, as SB 1070's going to be the topic in April.

Click here to read a copy of the governor's speech, provided by her political-action committee.


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Follower_of_the_ONE
Follower_of_the_ONE

Bobby and Marcey are the same?  Sounds like a cross-poster to me. 

DNichols
DNichols

Brewer's "True Border Veiws."

Governor Brewer's T.V. Comercial for Arizona Tourism says:

Look at all of the People who have come to Arizona, Loved it and "Stayed", one man says he moved his buisness here!

Brewer then says: " I came to Arizona and stayed, now I am the Goveror."

"Arizona is a great Place, Come Discover Arizona."

Not a single mention of Border Wars, Murderers, Drug Cartels, Be-Headers, or even of Her Knife Point Rapist Son Ron.

The Border is now secure.

Perhaps now the G.O.P. will keep their word, and address meaningful Immigration Reform, instead of more "Fear Mongering" for Federal Border Dollars?

To: Arizona, it is a "Great Place".

Except for the Half Million vacant Homes that has Economically Crashed our State since the January 2008 start of the "Anti-Immigrant Rant", and of course "The Worst Recession in U.S. History."

With my Home Town of Mesa being Dubbed, "The Epicenter of Foreclosures in the Nation."

Thanks Russell Pearce, Arpaio, Brewer, and Extremist Crew.

DNichols
DNichols

Mrs. Brewer, How about telling Arizona Tax Payers the "Truth" of the $75,000.00 that you defrauded  from Social Security for your Knife Point Rapist Son Ron while he served his sentence already being cared for entirely by Tax Payers to the tune of $601.00/Day for years!

How about that "Truth" , and how you Abused your Government Authority to Juggle the Social Security paperwork?

To: "Truth"?

Right.

Len Clark
Len Clark

We've had enough of this governor ! Please stop her legally and constitutionally by helping us recall her ! You can find out how to sign or obtain copies of our recall petition by going to:
recallbrewer.com
Leonard Clark :)

mikefrombisbee
mikefrombisbee

Erwin Rommel (the Desert Fox of Afrika Korps fame) described Hitler's thinking about plans to defend France and the Low Countries from the expected Allied invasion "cloud cuckoo land" (Wolkenkuckkucksheim). That description fits Brewer's thinking to a T. She has never been to the border except to participate in the dog and pony shows hosted by nativists. I guess she didn't see the 1000-plus Border Patrol agents and CBP agents here in Cochise County.

Leonard Clark
Leonard Clark

Recall Brewer ! We are an active recall !  recallbrewer.com

We've had enough of this extremist/racist governor is the lowest caliber of politician that uses "hate" to get her votes ! Plese help us recall this extremist/racist governor ! Please go to our website and download a petition in "legal size" from your nearest copy shop, sign it and maybe get a couple of your family or friends to sign and then notarize it ! 
Our website is: recallbrewer.com
Thank you for being one of the people to stand up to this fascist and corrupt anti-constitutional governor !
Leonard Clark :)
chair of the committee to recall extremist/racist Arizona governor Jan Brewer.

recallbrewer.com

PeeOnTea
PeeOnTea

Having your mentally ill child locked up at the state
hospital for the last 20 years at taxpayers expenses is NOT the my ideal of a
compassionate mother but Jan Brewer is none of those…  drink?
 

Tina
Tina

I think sometthing is drastically wrong wwith that woman (Gpv Brewer).  Her behavior is just not rational.

Hock
Hock

Why is it bad to be a "do-gooder"?

I'd hate to be a "do-badder"

Bobby
Bobby

Brewer is truly a wise woman, not stepping into that snake pit controled by Charles, "I've never met an American citizen that I like as much as a foreign national illegally in the nation" Schumer. Charles, "I've never met a Wall Street lobbyist I didn't like," Schumer. What was he thinking, that the governor is as stupid as he looks?

ltc444
ltc444

Illegals cost every citzen money.  They depress wages to the point a blue collar cannot make a living.  A prime example of this is a masons wages.  In Phoenix master masons make about $15.00 an hour.  In St Louis Mo. that same mason will make up to $65.00 per hour.

Illegals cause unsafe working conditions.  Example is trenching fatalities.  Contractors hire illegals because they will work in unsafe conditions.  If a worker refuses, the contractor fires the worker and the next man in line steps into the hole.  This fact is reflected in the large number of trenching fatalities in locations were illegals are used on construction projects.

Jn Brown
Jn Brown

wow how long did it take to airbrush that photo?

Paisano
Paisano

Being as Arizona is such a shit hole for most of you new times snivelers on here I have a suggestion for you. either move to another perfect state and go find your perfect nirvana on earth or the USA or go commit a mass suicide like the Jim Jones cult did years ago on the new times steps or the governors office steps. then and only then will any of you ever be happy.

AZ FAIL
AZ FAIL

The empty-headed wooden puppet (aka Chucky Couglin's Bitch) speaks. The brown-hating nativists drool in agreement, while the rest of AZ and the US wonder how stupid and brainwashed the voters must be, to elect as our governor this uneducated, chain-smoking, scotch-swilling, mother-of-a-rapist-who-should-be-in-prison-not-the-hospital, embarrassment-to the-human-race named Jan Drinkwine Brewer. In any other state, this woman wouldn't be able to get elected dog catcher, and would be laughed out of the room if she even tried. Not here.  *sigh*.... 

Coz
Coz

NEW TIMES bloggers solving the states and worlds problems 1 comment at a time!

Reggie VV
Reggie VV

Delusional surrealism is the default situation with Brewer, and the one party dictatorship in the legislature.  They would not no reality if it hit them in the face.

Bnbk
Bnbk

Hey Brain-Fart Brewer,why do all you nativist keep using Robert Krentz as an example of a dangerous border ? Did anyone ever solve the Krentz murder ? Did anyone ever investigate the possibility of an American citizen being responsible for the Krentz murder,some one that has already been found responsible for the murder of an innocent 9 year old girl & her father ? No,of course not,that wouldn't fit in with your racist agenda,would it ?-------- Brain Fart,you are by far the worst "Governor"in AZ history and that is saying alot considering the past history of the Republi-Con Governorships.

Bobby
Bobby

Bobby, you mean Brewer owes her soul to Chucky, so she's going to repay him by helping him jail as many illegals as he can so he can rape Arizona taxpayers for prison profits?  Yes, she's just that stupid.

Royalphoenix2
Royalphoenix2

Umm..... Yes GED Jan is plenty stupid. peace

Rob
Rob

 Brewer and wise in the same sentence?

LOL

Bobby
Bobby

But it doesn't stop there. When those admittedly hard working folks get hurt, those contracters, who are supposed to have disability insurance for them, BUT DONT then send them to the public citizen taxpayer paid hospital. But here's the really sickening part. You will never find one of those contracters, no matter what the job is they are doing, charge someone less because they use low cost illegal labor. Nope, only the corrupt, greedy, contracter gets richer. Thus does illegal immigration ruin the American economy and the jobs of all kinds of Americans. It's not hard to understand. Why some people don't get it, is what I don't get.

Rob
Rob

Then you must be thrilled at how hard business that hire illegal immigrants are gone after.

Or not.

guest
guest

what about the private prisons?  You don't think they cost every citizen money?  Being paid 40 cents an hour for furniture manufacturing -- you don't think that takes jobs and depresses wages? didn't think about that didya itchy??? - Jan Brewer is not doing, has not done, will not do anything that secures the border, but she's all for the private prisons!
And exactly where are the "facts" regarding your trenching facilities?  yeah, that's what I thought.  People like you, and Brewer, and the rest of the extremist legislation are too busy blaming brown for every problem in society - better to look to your leader, the hypocritical Lizard With A Wig and place the blame there
 BT

Ggjllfdfv
Ggjllfdfv

It cracks me up whenever I hear someone talk about jobs lost to illegals...what our goverment fails to mention is how many hard working Americans are being put out of work so that their positions can be filled by prisoners contracted through private prisons..

Bobby
Bobby

Bobby, seems like you're the one sniveling.  When are you leaving?  We'll throw you a party on your way out of town.

Newtimescommune
Newtimescommune

 They should all go start a new times off the grid back to the land yuppie commune out in the desert and live off the land like the hippies did in the 60s. or kill themselves. none of this matters anyway people just think it matters. NOTHING MATTERS! once we are all dead and gone from this life none of this will have ever made a difference or will have ever mattered.

shadeaux14
shadeaux14

 The sad thing about Arizona is that Paisano represents the mentality of the state.

Paisano,

Hateful throwbacks such as yourself have controlled this state for decades so how come it isn't already a "perfect state" or "perfect Nirvana"?
The best thing Arizona could do to improve America is to secede.

Bobby
Bobby

Bingo!! They might be happier though, if Raul Grijalva was made Governor of Arizona. But then again, he might call a boycott of Arizona's businesses again if foreign nationals illegaly in the state aren't molly coddleled enough. Ha,ha..in that case even the people that diss Arizona reguluarly here would be out of work--what you'd call poetic justice.

Bobby
Bobby

"In any other state this woman wouldn't be elected dogcatcher".

Not true Cabrone. Millions of Americans in every state that is swamped with illegal foreign nationals, would want her. You smoking something strong or somethi Paisano?

Bobby
Bobby

Well Bobby, you're always right here setting us straight.  LMOA

Coz
Coz

Use you own name.

DNichols
DNichols

The Republic showed a photo of a Hotel room floor covered in Hundred Dollar Bills, Moosehead Beer, Sniper Riffles, and a New Times Cover with Brewers Face on it at the same time and place as the Krentz shooting?

Where were these Brewer Vigilantees?

Did the Rancher stumble accross their Drunken sniping grounds?

Native Guns
Native Guns

 The family of Robert Krentz should be disgusted by the state Republicans for using him as a poster child for their personal political agenda. Grandstanding on the unsolved death of Krentz is abhorrent. Bnbk, are you aware that the traitorous culprits in the 9-year old/father's death, are currently sitting on death row? Justice was already served in the victim's favor in that case. But Krentz's murder is still unsolved to this day. It is widely speculated that his death was an "insider's job", by those on the far right, to further their cause for border hype.

Coz
Coz

 You talk and think way to much. seek some mental help before its to late.

Coz
Coz

  Hey dont call her that I love her!

Bobby
Bobby

Bobby's talking out his ass.

ltc444
ltc444

Private prisons are not a subject of this discussion.  Please stay on point when you respond to one of my comments.

Wage statics are reported by the Buearu of Labor statics.

The facts on trenching accidents are published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Safety Council.  You may access the statics  on line.  The Arizona OSHA has it's own set of statics.  Those statics resulted in an outreach program for illegal workers.  A search of the Republic and Tribune news storys on trenching fatalities will give the statics at the time of the accident.

From the tone of your comments I doubt that you will let a small thing like facts get in the way of your opinion.

Bobby
Bobby

Bobby, really dude, lighten up on the weed.

Bobby
Bobby

Bobby, hang it up.  Your delusions are getting a little out there dude.

david saint
david saint

 thats all you got? how are we gonna save the world with bla bla bla bla?

Bobby
Bobby

Bobby, that must be some strong stuff you're smoking to get Jan up on that pedestal you and only you think she's on.

Gerry_C
Gerry_C

 I think they are looking for solutions to problems relating to illegal immigration.  Brewer does nothing to solve these problems.

Gerry_C
Gerry_C

 Maybe they can pull his IP address to see where it is coming from or at least delete the phony ones.

Wasillawitch
Wasillawitch

Only wimpy ass losers post under other's names, pathetic he can't even own his own posts.

Bobby
Bobby

Man, you are really deluded. You'd go so far as to diss American citizens that want border control, by saying they'd kill one of their own fellow citizens to achieve it. Sick bro, truly sick. That's what the Mexican drug lords and dealers do to other Mexicans, whom you are confusing Americans with.

Bnbk
Bnbk

Yes Native Guns,I am aware that those murderers are paying for their crime but I feel that their possible connections to other crimes may have been overlooked. I am one of those that speculate that this indeed was an "insider's job". Robert Krentz's death deserves to be solved,the Krentz family deserves no less.

Coz
Coz

 That Bastard!

Bobby
Bobby

I hear you're at a good treatment center, send us the address, Bobby.

Bobby
Bobby

Bobby's smoked too much weed, he's bombed.

Coz
Coz

You that post using my name does need some serious help.
How many other personalities are in there Sybil ?

Grow up.

Coz
Coz

  like yours?

Coz
Coz

Yup...nothing worse than a chicken shit that is afraid to post under his real name.
I do and I don't care who knows it.
Jim Cozzolino

Bobby
Bobby

Bobby, lay off the weed a bit man.

shadeaux14
shadeaux14

 You calling yourselves American citizens is the insult to the American citizens who understand the principles on which this country was founded.

Bobby
Bobby

Bobby would know best.

Bobby
Bobby

Your'e sick too.

Bobby
Bobby

Oh my, Bobby can type bad words!

Bnbk
Bnbk

Many many others Coz,thing is that all it takes is a quick click on the profile to verify who is posting the comments. Like Tommy Collins once said,it's better just to ignore him/her.

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