Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Petition to MATC Board and Arizona - Sign Today


Petition to the Milwaukee Area Technical College

District Board and Citizens of Arizona

We, the undersigned, citizens of Wisconsin are offended by the recent actions of the Milwaukee Area Technical College Board in adopting a resolution calling for a boycott of the State of Arizona because of newly-adopted legislation to curb their growing problem with illegal immigration.

MATC’s actions are clearly designed to punish all citizens of the State of Arizona by threatening their jobs at a time of general economic downturn. The actions show a level of unprecedented intolerance towards other states that we believe would be unconstitutional under the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution and completely contrary to the principles under which our great country was founded. Our country will clearly collapse if many more political bodies take it upon themselves to declare economic war on other states and municipalities every time they disagree with a statute or ordinance.

We express support for all people of Arizona of every political stripe and assure them that we will continue to proudly buy goods and services from the State of Arizona and are thoroughly embarrassed by the actions of the six radicals on the MATC Board who have a desire to put a division between the citizens of our two states. We intend to do what we can through our elected officials to bring these unelected radicals back to a position that we are confident the vast majority of people in the Milwaukee area and the State of Wisconsin believe in.

We feel MATC’s actions show a complete lack of respect for the diversity of opinion which exists throughout our nation and has thoroughly embarrassed the entire State of Wisconsin.