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Colbert: Arizona Needs To Assert Its Sovereignty On All Sorts Of Things


"We must must return to our founders' dream of every state deciding who it could turn away at its border," Colbert said. "Fifty states, 50 immigration policies. Every state gets its own bird, right? If Georgia can say 'yes' to the Brown Trasher, why can't South Carolina say 'no' to the brown Guatemalan?"

Colbert then listed all the other things Arizona should have control over as a sovereign state. It's a long list.

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