Mexican economy earns 24 billion dollars every year
, inremittance money sent home by Mexican citizens working in thestates, often for less than minimum wage. That’s why I’ve always hollered “Viva Zapata! Long Live theMexican Revolution” whenever I’ve burned a Mexican Flag inprotest of the exclusionary policies of the Mexican government. The Tucson Establishment has accepted Mexico’s “gift” of thepoor and exploitable, and created what I call “The Industry of Mexican Poor.” By so doing they’ve provided the all thesubstance necessary to fuel America’s “cheap labor,” lawenforcement and prison industries.Prosecutors have informed me; since the poor Mexicans’ status is“illegal” they are reluctant witnesses, more vulnerable topredators, and four times more likely to be victims of violentcrime.Public Defenders have told me: “Roy, if every poor Mexican wenthome tomorrow, half the Tucson lawyers, and judges, would beunemployed within six months.” The local right wing “Fat-Cats” wanted cheap labor so they couldcreate inexpensive luxurious country club environments forbaby-boomers to retire in; local government wanted theconsequent increased tax revenue.Until the economic collapse in 2008, the “Fat-Cats” and localgovernment, got what they wanted; in 2006 Arizona joinedNevada as the “fastest growing state.
” Now the economy(except for law enforcement and prisons) is in collapse.In the process, the blood, sweat and tears of poor Mexicans hasnurtured Arizona’s soil, and replaced water in the mortar andbrick foundation of Arizona’s economy
. The left wing so called “humanitarian” groups, (most of themestablished and operated by left wing lawyers), wanted a “Raza
24 billion per year roughly equals Mexico’s annual oil revenues.
Nevada also has a “recreation and retirement” economy, remarkably similarto Arizona.
Arizona Economist Marshall Vest has said inexpensive Mexican labor was thedriving force behind the explosive growth of the state’s economy, until 2008.