posted on May, 8 2011 @ 11:36 PM
"PHOENIX – Arizona lawmakers want more fence along the border with Mexico — whether the federal government thinks it's necessary or not.
They've got a plan that could get a project started using online donations and prison labor. If they get enough money, all they would have to do is
get cooperation from landowners and construction could begin as soon as this year.
Gov. Jan Brewer recently signed a bill that sets the state on a course that begins with launching a website to raise money for the work, said state
Sen. Steve Smith, the bill's sponsor.
"We're going to build this site as fast as we can, and promote it, and market the heck out of it," said Smith, a first-term Republican senator from
Arizona — strapped for cash and mired in a budget crisis — is already using public donations to pay for its legal defense of the SB1070 illegal
Hey, whether you agree with this or not, I think its a good thing that the people of Arizona have the opportunity to participate in something like
this. Surely if the people of Arizona do not want a border fence, they simply will not pay for it, no? Otherwise, if the a good number of people
choose to donate, then thats the will of the people, is it not?
Here is the link to the news article: