HS Basketball team used as pawns?

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    Illinios girls Basketball team won their conference championship for the first time in 26 years and were invited to a major tounrament in Arizona. They have had bake sales and car washes to raise the money to attend. The Superintendant informed them that they can not go as the new immigration law in Arizona does not agree with the values of the school.They further added that it may put the students in a "dangerous" environment.

    However, the exact same school has sent students to China and South America.

    Lets discuss.
     
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    Politicizing bullshit by a grandstanding superintendent... Personally, if I were in that school district, I would be doing everything possible to get the fucker fired
     
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    Just more proof that American leftists are the most small minded and selfish bastards that there are in the world.

    Do this intellectual pygmy of human flotsam give a ratsasss about the kids who've achieved something great, over and above his myopic self-serving political statement?...Nope.

    Pawns nothing...They're outright hostages.
     
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    Weren't you guys calling for this bill, because it was so dangerous down there?
     
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    Nice try at spin Luissa.

    Well, actually a very poor attempt at spin.

    I believe China is a bit more dangerous than the Mexican Border, but there was no issue sending students to China.

    Just cant get off your liberal high horse, can you.
     
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    Probably a good story to keep an eye on to see what happens.

    Real decent guy, pal - way to go - you just demoralized a group of girls who worked damned hard and make a great achievement - and if you're real lucky, maybe you will have set off a firestorm against you in your school district.
     
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    With a son that received 12 offers for athletic scholarships AFTER he attended a regionall lacrosee tournament (none before as he had no real exposure), it seems these girls are also losing the possibility of an affordable higher education.

    Anyone see the contradiction there?
     
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    In the interest of facilitating discussion of the topic, I provide this link:

    Arizona immigration law: Highland Park High School officials deny girls basketball team a trip to Arizona because of a new immigration law - chicagotribune.com

    Some highlights:

    This is just wrong.
     
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    Just one more example of liberals being friggin' idiots.

    Just one more example as to why liberals should never be allowed any where near our children.

    Fuckin' idiots!
     
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    There's danger/risk of some kind every morning that any of us step out of bed. The issue with the law is to stop ILLEGAL immigration. And the government has done next to nothing to enforce existing federal immigration law.
     

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