Fly finds it ironic that many of the local leaders who supported last week’s City Council vote to denounce Arizona’s harsh new illegal-immigration law themselves do business in the Copper State—whether they are aware of it or not.
It turns out that Madison Nguyen, who sponsored the resolution, hosts her re-election website http://www.madisonnguyen.com with the Phoenix-based iPower Inc.
There is also a long list of local officials and candidates who host their personal websites through the Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy—among them are Mayor Chuck Reed (MayorReed2010.com) and Councilman Ash Kalra (AshKalra.com), both of whom backed the resolution.
As domain registration costs only $10 per year, divestment would have a merely symbolic effect. However, the city itself has several multimillion-dollar contracts with Arizona companies for goods and services from garbage collection to stun guns.