Those people in Arizona! What they’re saying is, 'I got mine, you can’t have yours.'
In 1860 they crapped on the Irish. In the 1930s and ’40s, when I was growing up, it was the Italians. Now it's the Mexicans.
If a Mexican guy wants to come here and work hard for his family, I’ve got no problem with that.
– Uncle Don, a former sheriff’s deputy and retired career Coast Guardsman. (credit for 19th C. American sheet music confirming his 1st observation) His words expressed exasperation at the anti-immigrant campaign now being waged by Arizonans – many of whom, it must be said, themselves arrived in that air-conditioning-dependent state not all that long ago.