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Racist, Homophobic Ass gets measure passed in Columbia County

A self righteous resident of Columbia County had two anti-immigrant measures added to the ballot out here. One would have required signs proclaiming Columbia County to be an "illegal worker-free zone." That one failed, thank goodness. A second measure, however, mandates a fine of $10,000 for anyone who hires a so-called "illegal alien." Apparently, it could also mandate that the sheriff's office check people's papers. This one passed.
Wayne Mayo owns a construction business, but is far too racist to employ people of color. He therefore felt threatened by the "unfair advantage" he perceived that other construction businesses received when they hired Mexican laborers for lower wages. Now, if Mayo's issue had simply been that it's not right to hire some workers for less than other workers, I would have agreed with him. But that is not his issue. His issue is that he's too racist to hire a Mexican worker, so he thinks no one else should be able to either. He is a member of the Constitution Party, and believes that "America is for Americans." (But not Native Americans. He means white, male, Christian Americans who are not gay.)(Mr. Mayo also had a very public tantrum at a public school because he perceived a school play to be promoting homosexuality.) Here is some history from this very site on the issue:  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2007/07/362425.shtml?discuss

If anyone is interested in having a really racist contractor do your construction work, or if you would just like to talk to him about why he would want to promote racial hatred, here is where you can contact him:

415 S 2ND ST
SAINT HELENS, OR 97051
Phone: (503) 396-1114

I believe this is his email address:  wayne_mayo54@hotmail.com

(He posted that to the article in the above link. He likes to read about himself too, I guess.)