Greg Cruz - Beyond Outrageous

May 22, 2008

Taotao Tano President Greg Cruz told lawmakers not to support HB 16-86 which would grant a five year permit to foreign contract workers. He was quoted in the Marianas Variety today as saying:

“We seriously urge all of you our lawmakers to look around and see what is taking place and try harder to understand the reality should you support H.B. 16-86,” Cruz said.

Cruz at the same time criticized leaders of guest worker groups for “portraying a false image of our homeland,” by alleging “injustices, labor abuses, human trafficking, and sexual exploitations online on the Internet for everyone to read nationwide.”

Cruz has this wrong - no leaders, no advocates portrayed a false image of the CNMI. The image of the CNMI as a place where guest workers have been systematically cheated and abused is not false. Furthermore, if Cruz wants to attack anyone for ruining the image of the CNMI, he needs to attack those people who committed the abuses.

His ending remarks are beyond outrageous:

Cruz also urged lawmakers to investigate some nonresidents’ “intentional pregnancy.”

“This people have gone beyond reasoning as to use their own U.S.-born children as frontlines to their demands,” he said.

Is Cruz serious? What image does he think people around the world will have of the CNMI when they read disgusting, ignorant statements like these? This is an outright attack on guest workers, their families, and their innocent children.

He wants an investigation of Tina for wasting taxpayer dollars and then he asks the legislators to "investigate some nonresidents' intentional pregnancy." Unbelievable.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

GREG CRUZ, DO YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT? YOU'RE A FULL OF NONSENSE!!! YOU BETTER SHUT OFF YOUR MOUTH AND JUST WAIT FOR THE FEDERAL TAKEOVER!!!

Anonymous said...

I was just wondering if you have any sense of compassion with regards to all women and children that you are trying to slander and discriminate, to label a mother as an abuser of law and it's child used as an accessory for a personal gain is so callous of you even just to percieve. I pray for you Mr.Greg Cruz that may GOD have mercy on you and grant you true wisdom.

Anonymous said...

Cruz is a racist.

Anonymous said...

where's ur value mr. cruz? do you go to church? if yes, then u must be busy writing "letters to the editor" so u don't hear the word of god. let's all pray for mr. cruz for he don't know what he is doing.