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Lady Gaga Slams Arizona Immigration Law SB 1070 During Phoenix Concert

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Monday, August 2nd 2010, 9:50 AM

Singer Lady Gaga joined the chorus of critics blasting Arizona's controversial new immigration law during a sold-out concert in Phoenix this weekend, the Arizona Republic reported.

"We have to be active. We have to protest.  . . . I will yell and I will scream louder," the 24-year-old pop sensation told the sold-out audience at the US Airways Center. "I will hold you, and we will hold each other, and we will peaceably protest this state."

Polls find a majority of Americans support Arizona's SB 1070 law, which cracks down on illegal immigration, but the law has become a charged issue for critics and supporters alike.

A federal judge blocked the part of the law - which went into effect July 29 - that allowed police to detain people on suspected of being illegal immigrants as a violation of the constitutional ban on unreasonable search and seizure.

During Saturday's concert, Lady Gaga told the crowd about a boy she met earlier in the day who's home was raided over "a parking ticket or something," and whose brother was deported to Mexico, the newspaper reported.

Calling the case "disgusting," the star, whose real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, dedicated the song "You and I" to the boy.

"I think it's important that people understand that it's a state of emergency for this place and this state," she said.

But Lady Gaga stopped short of dumping her Arizona tour dates like big name acts Kanye West and Rage Against the Machine who boycotted the state in protest of SB 1070.

"I got a phone call from a couple really big rock and rollers, big pop stars, big rap artists, and they said, 'We'd like you to boycott Arizona . . . because of SB 1070," she told the cheering crowd.

"I said, 'Do you really think that us dumb (expletive) pop stars are going to collapse the economy of Arizona?"

4 Comments in Response to

Comment by Powell Gammill
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It was the segment of her concert where she discussed SB1070.  I mean frankly not Einstein...entertainers should IMHO generally avoid discussing politics.  Boycott sure.  But if they are going to talk politics they better have a informed brain capable of making a cogent argument.

Comment by Ed Vallejo
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 "This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Felipe Caldeira."

What was the video Powell?

Comment by James Murtagh
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How are you going to use this illuminati MKULTRA mind control slave as a credible source to blast SB1070 as racist. (mirrors the Federal law that is not being inforced because the Feds are behind funding and promoting a take over).

Anyone who knows of masonic symbolism should be able to see it in Lady GaGa's videos.

For those whom need a lesson I suggest they check out; vigilantcitizen dot com and read some of the video analogies.

Another good site would be LenonHonorFilms dot com

Anyone who likes this artist or Jay-Z, Kanye West, Rhianna, Pink, Christina Agulara, Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Black eyed Peas, and on and on, you will be sick!!!

You guys are hurting your crediblity!

And why is it always source's that are not residents in this state?

I like Rage, but for the most part they have really shown their colors as a bunch of commies, but I support their right to free speach. Honestly I will never buy one of their albums again, I see them as youthful mis-leaders.

I mean if they are so smart they would understand SB1070, and secondly if they are so hopeful of communism, shouldn't we slaves get a cut of their profit?

No because communism/socialism means everything for the elitist class and whatever happens (if anything) to be left over for everyone else!

I do not support third world gangsters coming here protected from the laws that we citizens are ruled by and all the petty offense's and penalties that are levied upon us while additionally I pay for social services that I am not eligable for or can afford on my own.

Where was all the outrage of profiling been for the two dozen times I have been harrassed, detained, searched, and humiliated simply for having long hair.

Long hair that I have because of my Native beliefs not because I am a druggie or a hippie or whatever, since I have light colored skin?

I must be a junkie?

Is that not prejudice?

Let's not listen to logic and reason, lets listen to the Clockwork Orange esque mind control puppet tell us it is bad.

Not as bad as all the other decadent things her music promotes!

This is why being on a team, political party, etc. is dangerous.

Become a political atheist!

Know them by the fruits of their labor.......

P.S. I love Mexicans=(Spanish[European]+Aztec/Toltec, etc.[Natives])!

Comment by Powell Gammill
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