Vigilantes hunting trees miss forest

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"[A]bout 150 people showed up in Douglas, AZ, chanting 'Hey, hey, ho, ho, illegal aliens gotta go!' and singing 'God Bless America.' Some were toting guns," writes Corrente. Border vigilante leader Jim Gilchrist essentially says: "We don't hate these poor people, but they're making us poorer, and gummint and big bizness is to blame, so instead of blaming gummint and big bizness, we're going to blame 'them.'" (Corrente)

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