- Those wishing to contact the judge to appeal for increased punishment (which is scheduled for Aug. 6) on such grounds should send letters to:
Judge Robert J. Perry
Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center
210 West Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
You may also call (213) 974-5394. Voicemail is currently on and it says it is for the 104 clerk. Please note this is Perry’s court.
- "Arizona boycott organizers announced that they are going to start targeting specific companies whose owners have backed Arizona lawmakers that have supported anti-immigrant legislation and, in the words of Alfredo Gutierrez, chair of the Arizona boycott committee, 'contributed to hate in Arizona.'
"The four companies Gutierrez called out are: the Arizona Diamondbacks, Frito-Lay, Jimmy John's Sandwiches and Anheuser-Busch beer."
- "The Obama administration has replaced immigration raids at factories and farms with a quieter enforcement strategy: sending federal agents to scour companies’ records for illegal immigrant workers.
"While the sweeps of the past commonly led to the deportation of such workers, the 'silent raids,' as employers call the audits, usually result in the workers being fired, but in many cases they are not deported."
- "CBC's coverage seems to give tacit approval to an idea of the big physical undisciplined African. Despite African teams averaging less than a goal against them in each one in their opening games, nearly all were challenged as having possible issues with a lack of defensive discipline. Going into the Nigeria vs. Argentina match, CBC's Nigel Reed claimed that Nigerians would be physical and challenge the Argentines. In actuality the Nigerians committed only one more foul than the South American team."
- "Today, it is inspiring to see the number of strong Native American youth eager to learn more of our ancient traditions and cultures from the elders, who are more than happy to share with those who respect them. The youth renaissance is rooted, I think, in the elders’ tenacity, 1970s activism and a backlash against the mass media’s depiction of Native Americans."
- "Many of the 5 million ethnic Chinese here, who represent a scant 2% of the population in this predominantly Muslim nation of 248 million, have for years awaited the results of a government investigation of the attacks. Twelve years later, no arrests have been made."