Tuesday, June 26, 2007

We Speak, They Listen: Slampo’s Place Gets Results, No Matter How Small the Consequence

In the interest of … could we call it closure? … we flag attention to this small entry by the estimable Matt Stiles on the Chronicle’s Newswatch: City Hall blog:
… I should also note that often these amendments are negotiating points between the members and the mayor. Take Councilman Michael Berry's amendment to eliminate the Mayor's Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs, or MOIRA. The mayor agreed that the office should end activities perceived as advocacy for illegal immigrants, so Berry tabled his amendment.
Good enough, we guess. Congrats to the councilman and the mayor for reaching a seemingly satisfactory conclusion. Everything else should be so easy when it comes to illegal immigration, right? Next thing you know the mayor will be coming out against that comprehensive "reform" legislation.

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