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San Diego Faces Own Medicine as Arizona Residents Cancel Travel Following Boycott of State

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posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:07 PM
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Just think of the people who don't care to write an email. If I were an Arizona Resident and I had booked a trip to one of the boycotting towns/cities, I would be pissed off at them for not understanding my frustrations and I would care less to tell them I am canceling my trip, but just cancel it outright.




posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:13 PM
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I love all the posts that are cheering because of this. The plan was devide and conquer.

Good thing you are all too smart to fall for that.



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:15 PM
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Heil VolksArizona!!!

Let California revel in wealth as others from not only US but other parts of the world descend upon SD for being supportive of human rights, while fellow volks here live on potatoes and kick every latino butt out of this Aryan State!

After the latinos go, let's target the blacks, the chinese, the jews, and everybody else till I alone remain!!!!!

Heil Fuhrer Jan Brewer!

Seig Heil Arizona!!!

Schutzstaffel SS Heinrich Himmler
Generalbevollmächtigter für die Verwaltung

[edit on 17-5-2010 by SeekerofTruth101]



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:17 PM
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I find this hilarious!

Americans are destroying themselves on a more public scale. Most people always knew that Americans would eventually turn on themselves. Having independent states is similar to Europe and its differing countries. IT WONT WORK IN THE LONG RUN!!

Well done to Arizona..I agree with your policies 100%.

With America already killing off there tourism by making it so hard for foreigners to visit their country (giving notice before traveling and applying for permission) their tourism industry will be dust within 9 years. GOOD, I cant wait for them to have a civil war. Pathetic country!

They get what they deserve. Im laughing all the way!!






[edit on 17-5-2010 by C11H17N2NaO2S]



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:17 PM
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They are turning you all against each other, and you're falling for it like sheep. Why is everyone acting like braindead zombies?



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:19 PM
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I'm not supporting one or the other, but really? 25-30 emails? Even if it were 100 or 500 people that canceled their trip to San Diego, do you really think California is trembling?

There are bound to be people from Arizona who will take this personally and bite back, but it won't make a difference they think it will make. Imagine us enforcing sanctions on North Korea or Iran and then those countries saying, "Well, you know what? Our tourists are not going to vacation in Florida this year!" What would you say?


Those paltry 25-30 emails have already made an impact. Now the story is out, people are taking sides (like we see right here right now), and the concept has the potential to thrive and grow. If it only takes one voice to start a movement (and I believe this to be true), then 25 voices as a jumping off point is a great start for their idea.



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:25 PM
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got an economic civil war goin on in the states... not good.



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:29 PM
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"Divide et impera" is a fairly old concept and this is not the only instance of it being used against populace. Nor is "Panem et circenses".

Both Roman terms and have been used as guidelines in mass control for a couple of millenia now.

And I didn't say I supported Arizona or was against it. Nor did I say that 25 emails was it and there were not more people who would cancel without an email notification. What I did say though is that people in Arizona fighting back is expected even though it won't make much difference - in the same way we wouldn't miss a few Iranian tourists.


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posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:36 PM
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I'm sure not having a bunch of fascist wannabes visit San Diego will absolutely devastate their economy.



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:36 PM
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Originally posted by Kharron

Originally posted by network dude
Link to Article

According to the newspaper, the convention bureau has received about 25-30 emails from Arizona residents, with some saying they are canceling their reservations and taking their money elsewhere.



I'm not supporting one or the other, but really? 25-30 emails? Even if it were 100 or 500 people that canceled their trip to San Diego, do you really think California is trembling?

There are bound to be people from Arizona who will take this personally and bite back, but it won't make a difference they think it will make. Imagine us enforcing sanctions on North Korea or Iran and then those countries saying, "Well, you know what? Our tourists are not going to vacation in Florida this year!" What would you say?


I guess you didn't click on the linky.

Several councils in large cities like Los Angeles, Austin, Boston and San Francisco have approved boycotts on employee travel or future contracts with Arizona businesses as a result of the law that goes into effect on July 1. The state tourism bureau has said the losses so far have reached nearly $10 million as a result of 23 canceled meetings.


I wouldn't have ever posted this article if it was about 30-40 families claiming they were taking their week long vacation somewhere else. This is big business meetings that bring mucho $ to the local economy. I have a vacation rental property and understand the impact that a poor season brings. It can cripple the little man real quick and in a hurry. These are a bunch of children not playing nice (IMHO). California can't afford to gamble with any more financial matters. They need to fix their house.



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:37 PM
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There is an old saying that many people tend to forget: What is good for the goose is good for the gander.
Many of the cities in the state of California did not realize, when passing their boycotts against the state of Arizona, on how it would be recieved, or realize that when 70% of the population of a states says: Yes we really do want this, to turn around and start this, is only going to ultimately hurt the general population at the same time.
I am wondering when the water rights will be brought up and if the state of Arizona will use that and negotiate from the point of holding such against the state of California. Something tells me that is next, as they will not be so generous about such the next time negotiations come up.



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:39 PM
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I was able to convince my family to have our family reunion this year in AZ insted of CA for this very reason. Thats about 100 people that won't be visiting san diego this summer because of there failed boycot. Keep it up AZ the people are behind you 100%. Thinking of canceling my trip to DC later this year as well...



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:42 PM
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Originally posted by sdcigarpig
I am wondering when the water rights will be brought up and if the state of Arizona will use that and negotiate from the point of holding such against the state of California. Something tells me that is next, as they will not be so generous about such the next time negotiations come up.


Ah yes!!! Good idea!!!!

Starve and make thirsty the Kalifornians!!!! We are the beast...ooops...I mean best!!!

Heil Fuhrer Jan Brewer!

Seig Heil Arizona!!!

Schutzstaffel SS Heinrich Himmler
Generalbevollmächtigter für die Verwaltung



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:54 PM
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Originally posted by JAY1980
I was able to convince my family to have our family reunion this year in AZ insted of CA for this very reason. Thats about 100 people that won't be visiting san diego this summer because of there failed boycot. Keep it up AZ the people are behind you 100%. Thinking of canceling my trip to DC later this year as well...


Good for you! And I'm not being facetious, I really mean it. I don't think the people of Arizona deserve to have harder lives based on the mistakes of a few.

I think it is equally unfair to hate or seek revenge on the people of Iran, North Korea, Israel, Arizona or any other political entity as those. Just because their governments are fascist doesn't mean people deserve to pay for it.



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:55 PM
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Damn there are alot of stupid people on the interwebs - 20-30 whole people boycotting SD OMFG!!!!!!! noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!

Compare that with a million immigrant sympathizers in SD county, hmmm which is the stronger force, lol.

What SD did is stupid politicking, it has nothing to do with California as a majority of people do not support this boycotting of other states nonsense.

But you start talking about cutting off water supplies - nukkas please!!! if size matters CA is the BBC of the entire country. We could destroy AZ and any others states revenue by boycotting if they want to fight dirty.

Don't fool yourself children this is not your stupid internet games this is very real economic policy gains and losses costing people real money, jobs and lively hoods. This isn't going to be handled by tough talk and posturing.

I'm glad AZ is doing what it needs to do and I support it but stop trying to spoon feed MSM garbage news as the defacto proof in the pudding, it's nothing in the bigger picture.



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:55 PM
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This is what happens when politicians get too big for their britches.

All these little local councilmen or mayors wanting to make national headlines so they pitch a little fit and start boycotting a whole freaking state. All the while, they are not paying attention to the local problems and constituents and their communities and state are about to implode.

And now they whine when others are going to treat their towns and states the same. Bunch of freakin idiots. When you see the values and social ideas held by Hollywood, San Fransisco and the State of California in general now, its not really surprising how they have got themselves in such a mess.

I don't mind playing along with their little childish games. I wont buy California wine or other products; wont go see any Hollywood blockbusters; never would vacation there. Is it much of a change for me? Not really. Is it going to make much of a difference? Not especially. There is only two ways to influence a person or group and that is socially or economically. Other than that, you just accept it and do nothing.



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:55 PM
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Arizona is trying to ENFORCE a LAW that already EXISTS on a federal level. Because it isn't politically correct and doesn't make everyone warm and fuzzy inside, we have this debate. The term Illegal is a very simple word. It has a purpose. I hope that every state will follow suit. Not to bash Mexicans at all, but to eliminate criminals from breaking the law. The real problem is that those whose job it is to uphold the law are being held back by bureaucracy. What other laws are we allowed to disregard?



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:55 PM
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Just out of curiosity, when was the last time a city or state boycotted another state? I've never heard of it happening in my lifetime but maybe it did and just wasn't newsworthy?

I think this is dangerous ground for all involved. Is the United States of America just a cliche?



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:57 PM
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Actually you are correct. And anyone who has ever been involved in marketing programs of any kind, knows that for every one person
who complains, ten additional people would have but for whatever reason, time etc. they chose not to. They do however, in turn tell
approximately ten other people, some of which will then complain,
and some of those ten people will complain, and thus the process continues. "Small numbers" may start off small, but as a single raindrop
can be the start of a pond, they should be paid attention to.

Personally I love San Diego, and have been there several times;
considering their new boycott of Arizona, for trying to enforce its states rights, and trying to control a situation there that has gotten totally out of control with the number of illegals, similiar to the situation down on the Texas/ Mexico border , I won't be vacationing there (San Diego) any
further, until San Diego cancels their boycott of Arizona, and will
advise at least ten other people I know to do the same.

Payback can be a b.... sometimes.







[edit on 17-5-2010 by manta78]



posted on May, 17 2010 @ 03:59 PM
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What a lot of people who aren't from Southern California, and in this case San Diego specifically may not realize is how important Arizona tourism is to San Diego's economy.




Visitors from Arizona, who number 2 million a year, are a major component of San Diego’s tourism industry, contributing roughly $800 million to the economy, the visitors bureau says.


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While I'm sure not everyone from our neighbor to the east is gonna boycott us, the city of San Diego cannot afford to lose even a third of our tourist dollars. I just find it laughable if the city council honestly didn't realize this would be a possibility. When it comes down to it, it's the people who are being punished by these boycotts not the lawmakers, both in Arizona and California.


Edit to add: I honestly can't blame tourists from Arizona for canceling their travel plans here. If another state would say they were boycott California for one of "our" laws, then I would give them the one finger salute whether I agreed with the legislature or not. A state boycott is a blanket thing, so by boycotting an entire state you are also boycotting the businesses/people who might not support the law. Just so tired of this whole thing, this is an Arizona law, if they don't want it, then their people will take care of it.But that's just my opinion.



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