Expire At Any Time
October 17, 2003
|XETV -- San Diego / Tijuana -- July 11, 2011
Reconquista Nuñez blames sons jail sentence on politics
Former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez said Monday his son's manslaughter sentence in the stabbing death of a 22-year-old Mesa College student near San Diego State University was politically motivated, angering the victim's parents and eliciting a denial from the county's top prosecutor. -- The parents of Luis Santos have sued former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the state...
|Sierra Vista (Arizona) Herald / Review -- April 19, 2011
Obama to hold meeting on immigration reform [read: amnesty]
President Barack Obama has marshaled the likes of former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the mayors of New York and San Antonio and Philadelphia's police commissioner in an attempt to show wide and varied support for an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws... [See Amnesty Watch]
|CNBC -- January 21, 2011
California declares fiscal emergency
Jerry Brown, California's governor, declared a state of fiscal emergency on Thursday for the government of the most populous US state to press lawmakers to tackle its $25.4 billion budget gap. -- Democrat Brown's declaration follows a similar one made last month by his predecessor Arnold Schwarzenegger... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
This rotten "progressive" RINO miscreant left office on January 4, 2011 and was replaced by rabidly "progressive" Governor Moonbeam, another proven open-borders zealot and long-time loser. California appears to be doomed.
|Editorial -- Contra Costa Times -- Walnut Creek, Calif. -- January 4, 2011
Schwarzenegger a "spineless coward" and a "sleazy politician"
In the end end, it turns out that Arnold Schwarzenegger was not only a failure as a governor, he was just another sleazy politician willing to override the criminal courts to benefit his friends. -- History will remember Schwarzenegger as a brash movie star who promised in the 2003 recall election to cut up the state's credit cards, but... [See Nunez Watch][fabian nunez] [esteban nunez]
|Los Angeles Times -- January 3, 2011
'Girly Man' commutes sentence of rabid reconquista's gangster son
In his final night before leaving office, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger commuted the prison sentence of the son of former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez who had pleaded guilty to taking part in the slaying of a college student. -- Schwarzenegger announced the move in a batch of eleventh-hour press releases e-mailed to reporters...
|KCBS-TV -- Los Angeles -- December 6, 2010
Here's Your "Change": Schwarzenegger proposes $9.9B in cuts
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has declared a fiscal emergency and is asking lawmakers to meet in a special session to save the state $9.9 billion over the next two years. -- Schwarzenegger on Monday unveiled a plan that relies largely on cuts to health care and social services for the poor... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|KCBS-TV -- Los Angeles -- November 10, 2010
California budget deficit tops $25 billion
California's nonpartisan legislative analyst says the state's budget deficit has grown to $25.4 billion and is now more than a fifth of the general fund. -- The gap reported Wednesday includes a $6 billion shortfall in the $86.6 billion general fund spending plan Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed on Oct. 8 and a $19 billion gap for the upcoming year... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|American Patrol Report -- October 1, 2010
Schwarzenegger vetoes California DREAM Act
The webmaster just heard from Gov. Schwarzenegger's Riverside, Calif. office at 9:55 AM PT today and was advised that SB1460, "One Bill Gil" Cedillo's California DREAM Act, was vetoed.
|Bloomberg -- August 18, 2010
Schwarzenegger orders 150,000 workers furloughed after injunction lifted
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said 150,000 government workers must begin taking time off without pay starting Aug. 20 following a court ruling lifting an injunction temporarily blocking the furloughs. -- The California Supreme Court, saying it would review the governor's plan, stayed decisions by lower courts that had halted the furloughs... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|KCOP-TV -- Los Angeles -- July 17, 2010
Judge: 'Governator' must pay, at least for now
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger lost a bid in court to have 200,000 California state employees' wages chopped to the federal minimum wage, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. -- Schwarzenegger had petitioned the court for the cut in order to help the state deal with its budget deficit by shrinking the wages of some state employees to the federal minimum wage... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|KABC-TV -- Los Angeles -- July 15, 2010
Schwarzenegger poll numbers hit 50-year low
It was evident during his visit to opening day at the California State Fair that fans are still eager to see Arnold Schwarzenegger, the movie star, even take a picture with him. -- "A celebrity," said Schwarzenegger fan Justin Jahn. "Even if he was a governor or not, I would still see him because of his movies." -- But as governor, he doesn't have many fans these days... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson -- July 8, 2010
Failure of a Golden State leader, "Reconquista Bill" side with Mexicans
...The governors of two other U.S. states said they want the annual meeting [of border governors] to go on, but not in Arizona. Aides to both Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger and Democrat Bill Richardson said the conferences are too important to be disrupted by political fallout from Arizona's new law aimed at illegal [aliens]...
|Los Angeles Times -- July 3, 2010
Appeals court affirms Schwarzenegger's bid to cut state workers' pay
Sacramento -- An appeals court ruled Friday that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger can reduce state workers' pay to the federal minimum wage when the state budget is late. -- The ruling, stemming from a 2008 case, came a day after the new fiscal year began without a spending plan and the governor ordered the pay of roughly 200,000 state employees cut to $7.25 an hour until a budget is passed... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|KGTV -- San Diego -- June 5, 2010
Ridiculous "California Dream Act" clears senate, headed to assembly
A bill that provides financial aid for illegal [aliens] at state schools has cleared the Senate, but it must be approved by the California State Assembly before Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will have to decide whether to veto it for a fourth time... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Chuck Norris -- WorldNetDaily.com -- May 17, 2010
Our founders' solutions for illegal immigration
With his thick Austrian accent, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger quipped in his commencement address at Emory University last week, "I was also going to give a graduation speech in Arizona this weekend. But with my accent, I was afraid they would try to deport me." -- It seems that the whole country is taking sides in the battle over the border in Arizona...
|San Francisco Chronicle -- May 14, 2010
Budget proposal deals blow to California's poor
State programs that help California's neediest residents would be significantly cut or outright eliminated under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's updated spending plan announced Friday. Schwarzenegger proposed ending the entire state welfare program along with most state-subsidized child care, cutting mental health services by 60 percent... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Economic Policy Journal -- May 13, 2010
Schwarzenegger's buget cuts could be brutal
Administration officials declined to reveal which specific programs the governor would eliminate. But officials involved in the budget process, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to speak publicly, said they would probably include home healthcare for the elderly and disabled... [See Cal Meltdown Watch & Obama Watch]
|Bloomberg -- May 12, 2010
Schwarzenegger preps 'terrible cuts' to close deficit
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will seek "terrible cuts" to eliminate an $18.6 billion budget deficit facing the most-populous U.S. state through June 2011, his spokesman said. -- Schwarzenegger, 62, who will introduce his revised budget plans on May 14, has said he won't seek tax increases to bolster California's finances...
|Atlanta Journal-Constitution -- May 11, 2010
Failed Calif. Governor: 'I was going to speak in Arizona, but I thought I'd be deported'
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger gave the commencement address at Emory University on Monday. -- His was a relatively non-political speech, but the Republican's prepared remarks included this... [Also see Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Jan Norman -- Orange County Register -- Santa Ana, Calif. -- May 5, 2010
CEOs rank California worst for business
California ranks last among the states and Washington D.C. as a place to do business, according to Chief Executive magazine. It is the second year in a row that the state was given that dubious distinction. -- Such assessments are important in the interstate wrestling match for economic growth, Chief Executive notes... [See Cal Meldown Watch]
|Los Angeles Times -- April 30, 2010
Miserable failure of a California governor takes aim at Arizona law on Leno Show
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday night declared the new Arizona law cracking down on illegal [aliens] "a mess" and something he "would never do." -- "That is a mess," he said of the new Arizona law that directs law enforcement to question anyone they suspect is in the country illegally. "I would never do that in California. No way." [Here's the proof]
|L.A. Weekly -- March 26, 2010
Incredible!: Schwarzenegger backs Villaraigosa's DWP rate hikes
On a day when the Los Angeles Times reported that Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's proposed DWP rate hikes of as much as 28.4 percent are only the tip of the iceberg for L.A.'s electricity customers, [turncoat RINO] Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger issued an endorsement of the mayor's plan...
|California Independent Voter Network -- March 12, 2010
RINO sellout Arnold wants amnesty for illegals
Appearing on Fox News with Greta Van Susteren (Feb. 23), Governor Schwarzenegger briefly emphasized the need for immigration reform [aka amnesty] in light of California's economic woes. "We've got to go and make a decision so that people can come to this country legitimately, rather than having quotas there, because we need the farm workers," said Gov. Schwarzenegger. "We need the construction workers..."
|London Telegraph -- February 28, 2010
California is a greater risk than Greece, warns JP Morgan chief
Mr. Dimon told investors at the Wall Street bank's annual meeting that "there could be contagion" if a state the size of California, the biggest of the United States, had problems making debt repayments. "Greece itself would not be an issue for this company, nor would any other country," said Mr Dimon... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Full Disclosure -- Marina del Rey, Calif. -- February 28, 2010
Massive prisoner release threatens public safety
Full Disclosure Network® presents a 7 min video news blog describing the dangerous threat to public safety posed by the release of 40,000 prisoners from in California. -- Prompted by the current fiscal crisis and Federal Court mandates some counties have started releasing prisoners early resulting in new crimes... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Sacramento Bee -- February 24, 2010
Schwarzenegger to commute sentences for fewer illegals inmates, aides say
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's administration said Tuesday that the governor will not commute the sentences of thousands of illegal immigrant inmates even though majority Democrats sent him a budget bill this week that assumes he will do so. As part of a special session on the state budget... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Dan Walters -- Sacramento Bee -- January 26, 2010
Schwarzenegger's legacy is written in red ink
Arnold Schwarzenegger, with 11 months remaining in his star-crossed governorship, says it's "a little bit too early to reflect" on his legacy but California voters appear to be rendering their verdict already, and it's not a positive one. -- Schwarzenegger once enjoyed some of the highest approval ratings ever recorded for a California governor... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|San Francisco Chronicle -- January 24, 2010
Field Poll: Governor's approval rating 27%
California voters are overwhelmingly unhappy with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the state Legislature, according to a poll being released today. -- Just 27 percent of the 1,232 registered voters surveyed in a telephone poll this month approved of the job Schwarzenegger is doing, and only 16 percent approve of Sacramento lawmakers, according to the Field Poll...
|Los Angeles Times -- January 12, 2010
Washington fires back at Schwarzenegger
For Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, blasting the federal government for California's problems has become an oft-used routine since his first days in office. But in a new twist, federal officials are firing back. The bicoastal fusillade, which continued Monday, began last week... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Fresno (Calif.) Bee -- September 5, 2009
Foreign food at San Joaquin Valley giveaway protested
The governor's food giveaway to struggling families on Fresno County's west side -- widely known as America's breadbasket -- has included imported products such as Chinese carrots and Mexican macaroni, embarrassed officials admitted Friday... Schwarzenegger
|Washington's Blog -- July 2, 2009
Economy bigger than Russia, Brazil, Canada, India or Spain is about to default
An economy bigger than Russia, Brazil, Canada, India or Spain is in imminent risk of defaulting on its debts. -- Which nation am I talking about? -- Not a country... but the state of California. -- California’s GDP was around $1.812 trillion in 2007... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Associated Press -- July 2, 2009
Feds could seize Calif. parks if closed by budget
California officials said Wednesday they are trying to avert the federal government's threat to seize six parks that could be closed to help reduce the state's ballooning budget deficit. -- National Park Service Regional Director Jonathan Jarvis warned in a letter to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger that all six occupy former federal land that could revert to the U.S. government... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Associated Press -- July 1, 2009
Schwarzenegger declares California fiscal emergency
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has declared a fiscal emergency to address California's deficit and has ordered state offices closed three days a month to save cash. -- The Legislature will have 45 days to send him a plan to balance the state's budget, which ended the fiscal year with a $24.3 billion deficit... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Los Angeles Times -- June 11, 2009
Schwarzenegger threatens to shut down state government
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vowed Wednesday to let California government come to a "grinding halt" rather than agree to a high-interest loan to keep the state afloat if he and the Legislature do not close the yawning budget gap in coming weeks. [This is the same jackass who is happy about invaders getting taxpayer- funded benefits] [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Glenn Spencer -- American Patrol Feature -- June 7, 2009
Big Myths Exposed: Illegal immigration has destroyed California
In an Internet video interview of Gov. Schwarzenegger, Sacramento Bee columnist Daniel Weintraub said that when Schwarzenegger first ran for office the budget was "the number one, number two and number three issue" before the public. Myth. Gray Davis was recalled and Schwarzenegger elected governor in large part because Davis signed a bill giving drivers licenses to illegal aliens... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Orange County Register -- Santa Ana, Calif.-- June 7, 2009
RINO Arnie "happy" invaders get state services
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says he's "happy" illegal [aliens] get state services and says they're not to blame for California's $24.3 billion budget gap. -- Schwarzenegger, an immigrant himself, says the estimated $4 billion to $5 billion the state spends on illegal [aliens] annually is a "small percentage" of the deficit... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Sacramento Bee -- June 6, 2009
RINO Schwarzenegger: Don't blame state budget deficit on illegals
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday disputed claims that illegal [aliens] caused California's $24.3 billion deficit, while he praised their economic contributions and said he is "happy" they have access to services. --- In response to dozens of questions from readers who say the state ought to wipe out the deficit by eliminating services for illegal [aliens]...
|San Jose Mercury News -- June 3, 2009
Governor calls for releasing 58,000 offenders from prison
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared Tuesday that devastating cuts in the state budget are unavoidable, but said they could lead to lasting reforms and a revived economy. The governor's remarks raised the curtain on what is sure to be another round of contentious negotiations as lawmakers grapple with general-fund revenues that have plummeted 27 percent... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Sacramento Bee -- June 3, 2009
Governor: 'Our wallet is empty'
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger dusted off his first-term playbook Tuesday in a rare legislative budget address. The Republican governor asked lawmakers to use the state's $24.3 billion deficit as a chance to "blow up the boxes" of state government and challenge public employee unions, dominant themes during his first two years in office... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Peter Schiff -- LewRockwell.com -- May 30, 2009
Obama should tell California to drop dead
During the height of New York City’s financial crisis in the 1970’s, President Gerald Ford had the good sense to turn down Mayor Abe Beame’s request for a federal bailout. The refusal prompted the famous New York Post headline, "Ford to City: Drop Dead." More than 30 years later, as California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger makes a similar plea to Washington... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Mark Joseph -- Fox News Blog-- May 20, 2009
Who's really running California right now?
...Although they weren't on the ballot yesterday, talk radio hosts John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou are now the defacto Governors of the State of California. -- The two talk show hosts helped elect Schwarzenegger by working to recall his predecessor Gray Davis. Schwarzenegger, who took office after mocking his Democratic opponent as a tax-raiser...
|Dan Walters -- Sacramento Bee -- May 20, 2009
"Lying Sacramento bastards can go straight to hell"
An election eve e-mail from a reader in Oxnard perfectly captured the tone of Tuesday's voting, to wit: "Schwarzenegger, Bass, Cogdill, Villines, Steinberg and the rest of those stinking, lying Sacramento bastards can go straight to hell. They're going to be whacked hard upside their heads tomorrow." [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|L.A. Observed -- May 20, 2009
California Meltdown: Props lose... so now what?
Gov. Schwarzenegger conceded defeat two hours after the polls closed, and said Democrats and Republicans must now work together to close a $21 billion budget deficit. The five budget propositions lost, with only 1F passing to limit officials' raises during a deficit... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|American Patrol Report Feature -- May 16, 2009
Unnecessary California school disaster -- Californians tried to stop it in 1994
Lou Dobbs: California tonight on the verge of economic chaos. Governor Schwarzenegger plans deep cuts in that state's budget. There is outrage at the governor's proposal to sell off some state landmarks including the Los Angeles -- Los Angeles Coliseum site of the 1984 Summer Olympics...
|TotalRecall2009.com -- May 16, 2009
Californians fed up with lying RINO Schwarzenegger
Taxpayers United to Recall Governor Schwarzenegger received official notice from The Secretary of State's Office at 11:00am that our Petition to Recall Governor Schwarzenegger has been approved!!! The clock is now ticking... In order to bring the actual election to fruition, over 1 Million valid signatures will be required....
|San Jose Mercury News -- May 14, 2009
Girly Man: State worker layoffs, prisoner releases needed to close deficit
Sacramento -- Tens of thousands of nonviolent criminals would get out of prison early. Funding for public schools would drop by billions. Strapped local governments would have their coffers raided. And health care programs for the poor would be slashed....
|Sacramento Bee -- May 2, 2009
Governor, lawmakers get lowest ratings ever
California voters, frustrated by the recession and the state's fiscal crisis, gave Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature their lowest-ever approval ratings, according to the Field Poll released today. -- Only 33 percent of registered voters surveyed April 16-26 said they approved of Schwarzenegger's job performance... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Daily Pilot -- Newport Beach / Costa Mesa -- April 23, 2009
'Girlyman' defends illegal aliens
Gov. Schwarzenegger recently said ignorant bigots make claims that illegal immigration is to blame for the state's fiscal woes. "Anyone who says you have a budget crisis because of undocumented immigrants, I would say this is a prejudiced comment rather than reality," he said. What do you think?
|Rick Moran -- Family Security Matters -- February 26, 2009
Ideology vs. Principles: Schwarzenegger hides under the bus
There was a very interesting and instructive conversation between This Week host George Stephanopoulos and California Governor Arnie Schwarzenegger broadcast on Sunday that exposed some troubling attitudes on the part of some politicians who see nothing wrong in having the federal government expropriate your property... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Sacramento Bee -- February 24, 2009
Useless RINO Schwarzenegger calls 6 GOP tax-backers 'great heroes'
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday came to the aid of six Republican lawmakers who ran afoul of the state Republican Party for backing a budget with tax increases, calling them "great heroes" who put people before politics...
|Los Angeles Times -- February 23, 2009
RINO Arnold defends tax hikes, applauds Obama's chicanery
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Sunday defended his decision to raise taxes as a necessary step to stem California's staggering economic crisis. During appearances on morning news shows in Washington, D.C., Schwarzenegger said he would gladly accept money from the federal stimulus package...
|Los Angeles Times -- February 21, 2009
Lying girlyman's rift with GOP grows wider
After five years as governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger came full circle on Friday: The film star who promised to rescue California from its fiscal wreckage without raising taxes signed into law $12.5 billion in tax hikes. -- With that, the Republican governor broke one of the few bonds left between his shrunken party and California's mainstream voters.. [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Tony Dolz -- American Chronicle -- February 17, 2009
Arnold has a plan for bankrupting the state of California
The plan is called "Bank on California". It is as crazed an idea as failing to cut spending, increasing taxes and strong arming fiscal conservatives to help him chase more business and taxpayers out of state. So much for the Republican fiscal conservative Governor... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|George Neumayr -- The Guardian -- London -- February 6, 2009
Hasta la vista, Arnold!
After Gray Davis ran up enormous debts as governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger and others challenged him in a 2003 recall. Davis was ejected from office and Schwarzenegger parachuted into Sacramento with high hopes. -- Today, that recall looks pointless: California is in worse shape under Schwarzenegger than was under Davis... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Victorville (Calif.) Daily Press -- January 6, 2009
Schwarzenegger "bank" scheme sparks controversy
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is launching a campaign to help Californians without checking or savings accounts, but it allows use of controversial Mexican Matricula cards, which according to the FBI, have facilitated illegal immigration...
||Californians for Population Stabilization -- January 5, 2008
Sham Mexican ID alert!
Schwarzenegger's "Bank on California" program to accept Matricula Consular ID cards from illegal aliens. -- Governor Schwarzenegger has launched a program called "Bank on California" to open bank accounts for low-income people, but it also allows usage of the consular ID cards...
|Capitol Weekly -- Sacramento -- September 17, 2008
Labor leader Pelote joins Recall Arnold drive
...Willie Pelote, the head lobbyist for the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees was among the 85 people who signed the recall petition submitted to the Secretary of State by the California Correctional Peace Officers Association last week. -- "We’re in worse goddamn shape than when we had Gray [Davis], so you can make of that what you will," Pelote said Monday....
|Sacramento Bee -- March 26, 2008
Schwarzenegger claims illegals not to blame for budget mess
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, responding to the mother of a Republican state legislator, said Wednesday it would be a "big mistake" to blame illegal [aliens... criminals] for the state's looming $8 billion budget problem. -- The Republican governor was in San Luis Obispo to pitch his budget proposal to local officials...
|KCRA-TV -- Sacramento -- February 27, 2007
Schwarzenegger calls for bipartisanship
...Schwarzenegger also used the speech to promote his $12bn plan for universal health coverage, which is meeting resistance from Republicans and Democrats... -- And he urged Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform including a guest worker program and path to citizenship for illegal [aliens... criminals] already in the country.
Saunders -- San Francisco Chronicle -- January 9, 2007
A new license for illegal aliens
If it's wrong for illegal [aliens... criminals] to have drivers' licenses, why should the state provide them with health care? That's the conundrum that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will have to address as, after vetoing bills to allow illegal immigrants to obtain drivers' licenses, he pushes his plan to provide health care to all Californians...
Bee -- January 6, 2007
Arnold's invader health care plan facing opposition
Even before Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger formally unveils his health care plan Monday, fellow Republicans in the Legislature are vowing to block any plan that provides coverage for illegal [aliens... criminals]. -- Advocates who have been briefed say Schwarzenegger will propose...
for American Immigration Reform -- January 5, 2007
Arnold trying to drive California bankrupt over invaders?
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposal to provide health coverage to every child in California, including illegal aliens, could leave the state liable for untold billions in unforeseen costs in the future, warns FAIR. The conservatively estimated cost of $400 million a year could easily balloon to many times that figure.
Chronicle -- November 7, 2006
Governor plans trip to Mexico
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, in his first official act after today's election, will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to begin a two-day trade mission that includes events to promote California business and meetings with President Vicente Fox and President-elect Felipe Calderon. -- "The California- Mexico partnership is important to both sides of the border..."
-- Sacramento -- August 31, 2006
Schwarzenegger to veto invader license bill
The latest attempt to allow illegal [aliens... criminals] to obtain California driver's licenses has passed the Legislature and is on its way to Governor Schwarzenegger. -- Margita Thompson, a spokeswoman for the governor, said the governor will veto it. -- The bill that passed the Senate on a 21- to- 13 vote...
Republic -- August 24, 2006
Invasion: Governors to chat with corrupt Mexicans
Four governors. Two Democrats and two Republicans. One giant issue. -- Border-state Govs. Janet Napolitano of Arizona, Bill Richardson of New Mexico, Arnold Schwarzenegger of California and Texas Gov. Rick Perry join executives from Mexico's five border states at the U.S.- Mexico Border Governors Conference 2006 this week...
Press -- July 26, 2006
Governor postpones Mexico trade mission
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has postponed a trade mission to Mexico that was scheduled for August, his office announced Tuesday. -- In an interview, Schwarzenegger said the decision was not meant to defuse tension over illegal immigration in California. Rather, he said it reflects the uncertainty hovering...
Mercury News -- July 25, 2006
Schwarzenegger gets earful on invasion, crime
La Mesa, Calif. -- A heavily Republican crowd grilled Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger during a campaign appearance in Southern California Tuesday, barraging him with questions about immigration and crime. -- The same day a statewide poll showed Schwarzenegger leading Democrat Phil Angelides by eight percentage points...
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Google) -- July 26, 2006
Arnold claims his support of Prop. 187 was a mistake
It was an error to support [California Proposition] 187, admitted yesterday Arnold Schwarzenegger governor during a meeting with the publishing meeting of the Opinion. The state agent chief executive as opposed to expressed his positions immigration, the public education, the crisis in the system of health...[Related AP item]
-- April 23, 2006
Is Arnold going the way of Bush on the invasion?
Today on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos": ...Schwarzenegger embraced "earned citizenship", a position espoused by numerous Senate Republicans, and dismissed any suggestion of amnesty. He also pushed back calls for mass deportation. -- "How do you do this logistically?" he asked... [Contact this guy]
Daily Breeze -- October 8, 2005
Mexican Reconquista grumbles over invader license bill veto
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has once again vetoed legislation that would have allowed California to issue special "driving only" licenses to illegal immigrants, unswayed by a new federal law that left him an opening to reverse course. -- Sen. "One Bill Gil" Cedillo, who has turned passage of a license measure into a crusade, insisted he will not surrender. [Contact and thank the governor]
Associated Press -- October 7, 2005
Schwarzenegger vetoes invader driver's license bill
Sacramento -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday vetoed legislation that would have granted driver's licenses to [illegal aliens... criminals], saying that approving the measure into law could have undermined national security efforts. -- The veto was expected and marked the second time Schwarzenegger has rejected such a bill. [Contact and thank the governor]
KFI - Reader Report -- August 23, 2005
Arnold turning into a 'girlie-man' on Mexican invasion
Talk show host Bill Handel chatted with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on the air this morning, and it appears that Bush's gaggle of neocons have gotten to him on the invasion. -- When asked about what he thinks about the California Border police initiative, Arnold immediately went into the circular argument act usually used by the socialists and Democrats...
Copley News Service -- December 9, 2004
Invader driver's license issue to be put off
...Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to defer talks on driver licenses for illegal immigrants [criminals] until federal officials develop standards required under legislation to overhaul the national intelligence network. -- [Schwarzenegger and "One Bill Gil" Cedillo, a vehement Mexican reconquista, remain at odds over how to provide licenses to invaders without compromising national security... an impossibility.]
Mexidata.info -- November 10, 2004
Mexico's Fox cancels trip to California
President Vicente Fox has cancelled a working trip to California, tentatively scheduled for November 29, 30 and December 1, since "the appropriate political conditions do not exist" in order to open a dialogue with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, sources in the office of the Presidency of the Republic revealed. -- Fox's office has become disheartened by the lack of interest shown by Schwarzenegger...
Dennis Mountjoy -- L.A. Times (Free Registration) -- Oct. 11, 2004
Governor right to veto driver's license bill
Arnold Schwarzenegger did the right thing when he immigrated to America from Austria as a young man - he came here legally. As governor, he did the right thing [recently] when he vetoed the bill that would have given California driver's licenses to immigrants who, unlike the governor, entered this country illegally. [Visit Assemblyman Mountjoy's website]
Sacramento Bee -- October 10, 2004
'The New 187': GOP wary of new initiative
...[A]s state Sen. Gil Cedillo prepares to introduce his fifth license bill next year, the governor - who recently vetoed an Assembly version - and the GOP are distancing themselves from a ballot measure that could put the issue to rest. -- The constitutional amendment would bar the Legislature from granting licenses to illegal immigrants [criminals], and cut off their access to professional or commercial licenses...
Mexidata.info -- October 4, 2004
Univision's resident reconquista crackpot exposed as liar
[Mexican blowhard Jorge Ramos Avalos opines]... Arnold Schwarzenegger, the most famous immigrant of the United States, has again turned his back on other immigrants like himself [a lie]. A few days ago he vetoed a bill that would have allowed close to 2 million undocumented immigrants in California to obtain a driver's license. There is nothing sadder and more hypocritical than when an immigrant turns his back on others, and Schwarzenegger's back is very broad.
Bakersfield Californian -- October 3, 2004
MALDEF meddlers, other subversives whine over vetoes
San Diego (AP) - Last year, as he ran for governor criticizing the passage of a law that would allow illegal immigrants, most of them Hispanic, to get driver's licenses, Arnold Schwarzenegger was criticized for not being sensitive enough to Hispanic issues. -- Now, after his round of bill signings and vetoes as governor, that criticism has emerged again. -- Bills championing causes important to many Hispanics - such as a revived driver's license bill...
The Provo Daily Herald - Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- October 3, 2004
Illegal immigrants, driver's licenses don't mix
There is a saying in politics: "There are no permanent friends or permanent enemies -- just permanent interests." -- Now, in their relentless campaign to get driver's licenses issued to illegal immigrants, Latino activists in California bring to mind a slightly different phrasing: "If you don't know who your friends are, you'll make enemies. And that just isn't in your best interest." -- Those activists have a new foil: California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger...
Mexidata.info -- October 1, 2004
Arrogant Mexican senate bellyaching about license bill veto
The Mexican Senate... will send a letter to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to express concern over his decision to veto the bill to grant driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants [criminals]. -- "We must respectfully yet firmly urge that government not to make decisions that only violate the human rights of Mexican migrants, who moreover play an undeniable role in the California economy," said Senator Emilia Patricia Gómez. [See: Meddling Mexicans]