|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- October 3, 2012
The battle of the Black Sea and presidential behavior
Today is the 19th anniversary of the Battle of the Black Sea, also known as The Day of the Rangers, Ma'alintii Rangers if you speak Somali, The Battle of Mogadishu and also by the name of the book and the movie, "Black Hawk Down." The sub-title to Mark Bowden's terrific chronicle is, "A Story of Modern Warfare."
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- July 11, 2012
Romney explains economics at NAACP confab
Mitt Romney gave a lesson in economics while speaking to the NAACP, today. One popular radio talk show host opined that Romney was really speaking to the media. Never-the-less, Romney's explanation wasn't Econ 101, it was really Remedial Economics, which apparently is necessary for the younger generation of dolts that passed through the teacher's union run government propaganda schools...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- July 3, 2012
Custer won the Civil War 149 years ago
Today is the anniversary of the third and final day of the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. On that deadly day, in a terrible war, Pickett's Charge failed to breach the Federal line at the Copse of Trees and General Robert E. Lee led the battered Confederate Army of Northern Virginia home, and to eventual surrender at Appomattox Court House 21 months hence...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- June 26, 2012
The Dream Act amnesty, US Supreme Court, SB 1070 and the illegal alien president
The take-away from the last ten days of immigration campaign talk, speeches, press conferences, news interviews and Supreme Court rulings is... positive. Because, what it has shown the country in this election year, repeatedly and without doubt, is that Barack Hussein Obama is indeed the illegal alien president...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- June 22, 2012
The best damned explanation of Fast and Furious you're likely to hear
Rep. Trey Gowdy on the raical Pelosi: "I don't know what was wrong with her yesterday or whenever she said that," Gowdy said. "But I would schedule an appointment with my doctor if she thinks that we are doing this to suppress votes this fall. That is mind-numbingly stupid." ....
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- June 21, 2012
Warning # 2 to the Republican Party
Don't do this, don't throw away a near certain victory in November by flaking out on immigration enforcement. Because, that is where you are headed. The weak response by congressional Republicans to Barack Obama's most recent administrative Dream Act amnesty of illegal aliens is pathetic. Mitt Romney's reluctance to address the issue is making many people restless and threatens the opportunity to remove the worst, and possibly most corrupt, president in modern American history....
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- June 21, 2012
The best damned explanation of fast and furious you're likely to hear
Trey Gowdy, R-SC is a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform . A former federal prosecutor and District Attorney, Gowdy's understanding of the Fast & Furious fiasco is much deeper than the average person or pundit. -- Today, Gowdy unloaded on the Obama Administration for Fast and Furious...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- June 18, 2012
Stop the Presses: Politician tells the truth!!
Marco Rubio is the junior Senator from Florida. Marco Rubio is a young, good looking, well spoken up-and-comer in the Republican Party. Marco Rubio has been discussed as a possible Vice Presidential running mate to Mitt Romney. And, Marco Rubio may have permanently prejudiced the Washington elitist crowd against him for statements in his just released book where he, actually, told the truth...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- June 18, 2012
Obama's amnesty hurts America, children and minorities hurt most
The Dream Act Amnesty, announced by Barack Hussein Obama and Janet Napolitano will hurt women and minorities first and worst. It will also hurt teenagers, legal immigrants and all other classes of Americans, except for the Chamber of Commerce Clan who benefits from illegal alien labor, who become consumers with their first paycheck...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- June 16, 2012
It's about the money, estúpido, not votes
President Barack Obama's announcement that "dreamers," supposedly people between 16 and 30 years old whose parents brought them illegally into our country, would be getting amnesty is being widely, and incorrectly, interpreted as a bid for the "Hispanic vote." It isn't about votes. Allowing massive illegal immigration into our country over the last 20 years isn't now, and never has been, about the Hispanic vote. It's about money...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner-- June 12, 2012
Those responsible are rarely accountable
TxThe illegal alien, MS-13 gangbanging, pregnant-woman-assaulting, multiple murderer, Edwin Ramos, has been sentenced to life in California prison for slaughtering three members of the Bologna family with an AK-47 in broad daylight on the streets of San Francisco almost four years ago on June 22, 2008. -- Ramos illegally entered the United States in 1999 at the age of thirteen...
|Rick Oltman -- American Patrol Report Feature -- June 6, 2012
Walker Wins in Wisconsin -- Left Wing Media Sputters
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker won, again, on Election Day in Wisconsin. Crushing his opponent 53% - 46%. Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch also crushed her challenger by a similar margin. And 3 Republican state Senate candidates on the Special Election Ballot, won by substantial margins. -- It was a blowout, which is why Obama didn't go to Wisconsin and also why the Democrat National Committee pulled its money at the last minute...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- June 5, 2012
Obama continues to dismantle immigration enforcement
In 2011 a U.S. Forest Service agent was doing his job and attempted to question a couple who appeared to be illegally harvesting plants in Olympic National Park (approximately 50 miles west of Seattle). They spoke Spanish, not English, so the agent contacted the U.S. Border Patrol to translate. When the Border Patrol arrived the couple fled (probable cause that they were illegal aliens)...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- June 4, 2012 Feature Item
Don't forget about illegal immigration and border security
As the Presidential race builds, the immigration issue declines, at least as an issue. Mitt Romney has gone from the presumptive nominee to the presumptive President. In early April a political insider told me that the internal polls were showing that it could be a landslide for Romney in November. And, it has only gotten worse for Obama in the past two months...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- May 2, 2012
Immigration profiteers and the end users of illegals -- Part 3
The reason the federal government has not, and obviously will not, secure the border and prevent the entry of illegal aliens is because so many in our country are profiting from them. The 21st Century plantation owners, the end-users of illegal aliens, howl at the prospect of immigration law enforcement. --Certainly businesses, large and small, profit from illegal immigration and legal immigration...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- April 30, 2012
Immigration profiteers and the end users of illegals -- Part 2
The reason the federal government has not secured the border, and obviously will not secure the border to prevent the entry of illegal aliens is that so many in our country are profiting from them. The twenty-first century plantation owners, the end users of illegal aliens, howl at the prospect of immigration law enforcement...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- April 24, 2012
Dems vow to kill AZ immigration law?... GO FOR IT
April 25th the U.S. Supreme Court is going to hear arguments over parts of the Arizona immigration law SB1070. Only 4 parts, not the whole law. The 9th Circuit Court upheld the district court's injunction on only 4 sections out of 20 pages of law. -- So, while the pro-amnesty crowd wants to make a big deal about it, most of the law was left intact...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- April 20, 2012
Is Jeb Bush really this dumb...?
Ever wonder if sometimes a politician was acting dumb, or if he/she were really dumb? The focus of my question, this time, is former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and it involves his comments about the immigration issue. -- It's only a few sentences so we can go through it quickly. Read the entire piece at Newsmax.com...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- April 9, 2012
I would feel more comfortable if I just had my ID. Is it alright if I go get it?
ROTFLMAO, metaphorically. James O'Keefe's sting operation at the polling place has got to have traditional, common sense patriots rolling on the floor. The headline on the DRUDGE REPORT offers one more hit of hilarity, "White man offered Eric Holder's ballot." -- Breitbart.com has the undercover video...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- April 5, 2012
Marco, Marco, Marco, so disappointing
Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio has just made a disappointing misstep in his political career by indicating he will carry water for the open border contingency in the Republican Party, which means the majority of them, by authoring, talking up or otherwise endorsing a Dream Act for illegal aliens...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- April 3, 2012
A deceitful diversion about immigration enforcement
The Obama Administration has just announced the arrest of over 3,100 criminal illegal aliens in a six day period. "A record," they declare. I.C.E. director John Morton proudly announced that there are fewer criminal aliens in our neighborhoods. But, this isn't about enforcement, it's about diversion. -- This operation is a politically motivated plan to distract and divert public attention from the continued administrative amnesties that the corrupt Obama Administration perpetuates...
|Daily Caller -- March 31, 2012
Another $17 trillion surprise found in Obamacare
Senate Republican staffers continue to look though the 2010 health care reform law to see what's in it, and their latest discovery is a massive $17 trillion funding gap. -- "The more we learn about the bill, the more we learn it is even more unaffordable than was suspected," said Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, the Republicans' budget chief in the Senate...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- March 28, 2012
Kamala Harris, winner of this week's Immigration Idiocy Award
The winner of today's Immigration Idiocy Award comes from, not surprisingly, California where the Attorney General, Kamala Harris has just signed onto an amicus brief with 10 other states asking the US Supreme Court to block provisions of Arizona's SB1070 that they are due to hear shortly...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- March 27, 2012 [Posted as feature]
Rob Krentz -- the man WE lost
Today marks the second grim anniversary of the murder of Arizona rancher Rob Krentz. The report on FOX News described the scene, speculated about the killer, spoke to neighbors about the smuggling of drugs and illegal aliens into the country, but only briefly described who we lost and what kind of man Rob Krentz was. "What a great guy he was," says his widow, Sue Krentz...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- March 24, 2012
This is the City. Los Anarchy, California
With the announcement that the L.A.P.D will not impound cars driven by unlicensed drivers (illegal aliens) Los Angeles has moved into a new era, the Era of Anarchy. Many would argue that anarchy has reigned in L.A. for a long time, this legitimizes it. -- And Chief of Police Charlie Beck is not the problem, he's a symptom. The whole system is now corrupt...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- March 16, 2012
The federal assault on sovereignty continues
Pennsylvania has passed voter I.D. legislation that was immediately signed into law by the governor. The Republicans look to be protecting the electoral process from fraud, while the Democrats, including the Obama Administration, appear to be doing everything to be sure that vote fraud is never stopped. -- Watch the interview with PA State Rep. Daryl Metcalf on FOX News with Greta Van Sustern...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- March 15, 2012
...you see the world turn'd upside down
From the; "you can't make this stuff up" file, the United Nations Human Rights Council is looking into Texas' voter I.D. law. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has requested the Useless Nations to investigate claiming that the requirement will reduce minority voting. -- And you thought Reality TV was boring...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- March 13, 2012
The federal assault on sovereignty continues
The federal government's assault on sovereignty continues with the Justice Department blocking a new law in Texas that requires voters to show a photo ID at the polls. One lame-stream-media outlet reported it was because the Texas law disproportionately harms "Hispanic residents." -- Residents? Not, citizens? BTW, no harm was proven, only imagined...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner
Is it pro E-Verify, anti E-Verify, good, bad or what?
A few messages have hit my various e-mail boxes in the past few days urging me to contact congress, and House Speaker John Boehner, to bring House Bill 2885, "the E-Verify Bill" to the House floor for a vote. -- No. Won't do it. This legislation would be bad, very bad, for the country...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- March 6, 2012
DHS released false and misleading border crossing data
Congressman Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, and Congressman Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the Sub-Committee on National Security and Homeland Defense have sent a letter to DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano informing her that they are investigating allegations from DHS employees that the agency has released "false and misleading border crossing data..."
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- February 15, 2012
How illegal aliens threaten your 2nd Amendment rights
How do illegal aliens threaten your 2nd Amendment rights? -- Because if they get amnesty and eventually begin to vote, as low income voters they will vote for Democrats who will vote to reduce your gun rights. -- Arizona is ground zero for open borders mayhem; illegal immigration, drug trafficking and drug violence including murdering ranchers...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- February 10, 2012
U.S. military to the border... OUR border, for a change
Two months ago the U.S. Border Patrol visited property owners near the New Mexico-Arizona-Mexican border seeking signed permission to allow the U.S. military to enter their property. The Border Patrol can enter any private property within 25 miles of the border, the U.S. military needs permission. Some owners agreed while others did not....
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- February 6, 2012
Arizona: Ground zero for politics, drug trafficking and illegal immigration
Arizona is ground zero for open borders mayhem; illegal immigration, drug trafficking and drug violence including murdering ranchers, Border Patrol officers and beheadings. --And, it is ground zero for Politics for the next few weeks. The CNN Debate in Mesa, AZ is Feb 22nd. The AZ primary election is Feb 28th...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- January 25, 2012
Romney leads among Hispanic voters in Florida
Do Cuban Americans in Florida care about the Dream Act? Why would they? Cuban Americans are citizens. Their children aren't anchor babies, they are citizens. Their parents are citizens. The Dream Act is aimed at illegal aliens. Cuban Americans are NOT illegal aliens. --Simple enough? -- Sorry to confuse the conventional wisdom folks with facts...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- January 24, 2012
Official English and the Dream Act in Florida
NBC sponsored the first of two debates prior to the Florida primary on the 31st and two direct questions on immigration were asked. -- Gingrich and Romney both made good points about why English needs to be the language of American government. Romney's response about Massachussetts' experience with multi-lingual education mirrors California's experience...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- January 20, 2012
Eleven and a half minutes was spent on the immigration issue in the Southern Republican Presidential Debate on CNN. The question was asked by a Tea Party Patriot and we heard some interesting statements from the candidates. Muddled, rambling and some just plain wrong answers, but discussing the issue is what we want because we know...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- January 17, 2012
Talking about immigration enforcement does NOT alienate the Hispanic vote
TAlienate the Hispanic vote, Alienate the Latino vote. We will hear that moronic rant more frequently as we move closer to the general election. It is nonsense, but it is nonsense we have to endure every two years as elections come near. -- I've said this all before, and will keep saying it as long as necessary...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- January 11, 2012
A warning to the G.O.P.
The New Hampshire Primary is over with predictable results and now the candidates head to the South Carolina and Florida primaries. And, in the last month illegal immigration was barely mentioned. There wasn't an immigration question asked in either of the New Hampshire debates. It was mentioned only once by Mitt Romney as he listed a number of things he did...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- December 14, 2011
Today marks 1 year since border agent Terry was killed by bandits
December 14th is the one year anniversary of the killing of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. A U.S. Marine and BORTAC agent, Terry was killed in a shoot out in Peck Canyon just north of Nogales, AZ with known border bandits that had been under observation by the Border Patrol for months...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- December 12, 2011
Ignorance, incompetence, cowardice or corruption
Immigration and border security issues should continue to be in the news as the federal government continues to ignore enforcement and encourage more illegal aliens by its non-enforcement policies. And we will continue to see news coverage and hear the media talking heads opine...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- December 9, 2011
Iowa Catholic Sisters support illegal aliens
Iowa Catholic Sisters have started a billboard campaign involking Jesus. They have re-written Matt. 25:35 and, of course, refer to illegal aliens as immigrants. Iowa is the key battleground over illegal aliens until January 3rd, the day of the Iowa Caucuses. Iowans need to know the Republican Presidential candidates' position on illegal immigration, enforcement and border security before they go to the Caucuses...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- December 1, 2011
Newt is wrong it IS amnesty
Newt Gingrich and other pro-open-borders-mass-immigration-supporting talking heads have been making the case that Gingrich's proposal at the Republican debate on National Security is not amnesty. Wrong. It is an amnesty, a pardon for offences, "a general pardon... a deliberate overlooking of, as of an offense" according to my Webster's New World Dictionary College Edition cir. 1960. New World, indeed...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- November 6, 2011
The legacy of the IRCA amnesty - Part 5 of 5
Today is the 25th Anniversary of the 1986 IRCA Amnesty that opened the door to tens of millions of illegal aliens. That Amnesty gave people around the world the expectation that if they can get to America, they get to stay in America. And, so far, that has been mostly true. -- One of the legacies of IRCA is illegal alien crime and the American victims.
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- November 6, 2011
The legacy of the IRCA amnesty - Part 4
Sunday November 6th is the 25th Anniversary of the 1986 IRCA Amnesty that opened the door to millions of illegal aliens then, and it continues today. It gave people around the world the expectation that if they can get to America, they get to stay in America. And, so far that has been mostly true. -- One of the legacies of IRCA is illegal alien crime...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- November 6, 2011
The legacy of the IRCA amnesty - Part 3
Sunday November 6th is the 25th Anniversary of the 1986 IRCA Amnesty that opened the door to millions of illegal aliens then, and it continues today. It gave people around the world the expectation that if they can get to America, they get to stay in America. And, so far that has been mostly true. -- One of the legacies of IRCA is illegal alien crime and the American victims.
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- November 4, 2011
The legacy of the IRCA amnesty - Part 1
November 6, 2011 marks a dubious anniversary in the history of America. On that day 25 years ago President Ronald Reagan signed into law the Immigration Reform and Control Act, IRCA. Also known as the Simpson-Mazzoli Act, it was an amnesty for illegal aliens, the effects of which we live with today...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- October 25, 2011
Sonoma County recognizes bogus Mexican ID cards
Sonoma County California just added to its status as a Sanctuary County. To reduce their "immigration related duties" the Sonoma Co. Sheriff's Department and the Santa Rosa Police will join other law enforcement agencies in the county and the state in accepting the bogus Mexican ID card, the Matricula Consular...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- October 17, 2011
Cal E-Verify is pro-worker
Of all the states in the country that need to ensure their workforce is legal, California ranks at the top. The unemployment rate in California is officially over 12% which means that it is much higher. With over 20 million Americans out of work, and 8 million illegal aliens holding jobs illegally in the country...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- October 12, 2011
Immigration, from a pivotal issue to nary a mention
Two hours of debate at Dartmouth and not a mention of the one issue that knocked front runner Rick Perry into third place in the polls... immigration. No questions about border security even with the escalating violence in the already horrific slaughter taking place right across our border. -- No mention of the systematic dismantling of the immigration law enforcement structure in our country by Barack Obama...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- September 27, 2011
Perfidious Albion and the Lessons of History
Europe's problems are a real-time look into America's future. No need to guess, or hypothesize. Just look to Europe, in this case England, and you will see America's future if we don't change course on this insane immigration policy that America is pursuing. -- And don't kid yourself, it's a policy. It may not be written down anywhere...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- September 23, 2011
The illegal immigration word cloud
When the immigration question came in Thursday night's FOX News-Google Republican Candidate Debate, the concerns of the American people regarding the immigration issue was reflected in the "Word Cloud" they created based on the words used in the thousands of questions they received...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- September 20, 2011
Palin should jump into the race for the White House ASAP
The current Republican field of candidates is interesting, but the one issue that needs real attention, not superficial attention, is the border security issue. And Palin could energize the race and the country by getting in and making immigration enforcement a top issue. -- Sarah Palin stood next to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer in May of 2010... [More from Rick Oltman]
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- September 9, 2011
Obama's job speech
That's it, huh? The big speech that just had to be delivered to a joint session of Congress and the most memorable part was him saying "pass" the bill 18 times. There was no mention of one of the biggest reasons that we have 14 million Americans out of work; the fact that we have at least 8 million illegal aliens working in plain sight. -- And, I have to correct the media on their reporting. Graphic after graphic appeared on the TV screen...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- September 7, 2011
Let's invite Jimmy Hoffa to join the Tea Party
Teamster President Jimmy Hoffa made some very pro-labor statements while attempting to stir a sleepy crowd in Detroit on Labor Day. It was interesting to hear a union official actually, you know, mention the workers for a change. He outta join the Tea Party. -- Slurring his words, but passionate none-the-less, Hoffa said "We got to keep an eye on the battle that we face: The war on workers..." [More from Rick Oltman]
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- September 5, 2011
Barack Hussein Obama could not have dishonored American labor any more than on August 29th just one week before the annual celebration of Labor Day. Obama's Labor Department stabbed the American worker in the back by declaring a halt to deportation of illegal alien workers and working with foreign governments to protect them...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- August 30, 2011
And the sellout of America continues
The Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis announced "partnership" agreements with Central American Countries on Monday that protect illegal alien workers in our country. I knew when she was picked for Labor Secretary that this day would come, and Monday's the day. -- "Our goal is to help workers and employers understand that labor laws are enforced and enforceable..." [Related item]
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- August 29, 2011
First Auntie Zeituni and now... Uncle Onyango
Onyango Obama from Kenya was arrested for drunk driving last week. Now, it isn't absolutely 110% certain that this is President Barack Hussein Obama's uncle. I mean, he has the same name as Obama's uncle. He has the same date of birth as Obama's uncle. He is from Kenya same as…well. And he is an illegal alien living in Boston, like the President's Auntie Zietuni...
|Tea Party Immigration Coalition -- August 22, 2011
Coalition decries Obama Regime administrative amnesty scheme
Thursday, August 18th the Obama Administration announced on the White House Blog that "Under the President's direction..." The Department of Homeland Security would suspend deportation proceedings against illegal aliens and, "There are more than 10 million people who are in the U.S. illegally; it's clear that we can't deport such a large number."
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- August 19, 2011
Obama to America: Drop dead
In the most anti-American act of his administration that showed complete contempt for America and Americans, President Barack Hussein Obama amnestied over 30 million illegal aliens on Thursday. There was no legislation, no debate and no consideration for American citizens... [Obama needs to be stopped by the Congress ASAP. Take action NOW!]
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- August 17, 2011
The underreporting of crime is epidemic
The underreporting of crime in our country has become an epidemic that threatens our Republic with increased violence and urban anarchy. The lack of accurate data about crime in our communities results in more risk to citizens and law enforcement personnel...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- August 16, 2011
Border Patrol leaders reporting false numbers of aliens crossing
We need a congressional investigation into the following account. And we need presidential candidates traveling to the border ASAP. Of course, the underreporting of crime and illegal immigration is part of the plan to take the public's focus off the border and the issue. -- The following was received by email....
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- August 12, 2011
Cain wins the immigration question at GOP presidential debate
Herman Cain gave the best answer to the immigration question at Thursday's Republican Presidential Debate. Mr. Cain said unequivocally that we must secure the border with "whatever means necessary." And Cain agrees that the states should be allowed to deal with the illegal alien issue...a position recently upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Arizona's E-Verify law...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- August 1, 2011
It was inevitable that the debt debate eventually mention amnesty
Congressman Jared Polis, D-CO has a plan for reducing deficit spending, and it includes amnesty for illegal aliens. It seems that Polis believes that all the illegal alien workers in our country should pay income taxes and if they do that would help reduce the deficit spending that Washington, DC is addicted to...
|Rick Oltman -- American Patrol Report Feature -- July 15, 2011
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing? -- Pre-empting state enforcement may be fatal
The amnesty of millions of illegal aliens is in the works and H.R. 2164, The Legal Workforce Act is part of Act One. But, unlike the 1986 IRCA amnesty the process is far more complicated this time around because Americans don't want amnesty for illegal aliens, they want enforcement; at the border, in their communities and in the workplace...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- June 30, 2011
Kill the state preemption in the federal E-Verify bill
The Legal Workforce Act, H.R. 2164, which requires, among other things, mandatory use of E-Verify by most employers in the United States has a fatal flaw that must be removed; the prevention of states to pass and enforce their own E-Verify immigration laws...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- June 24, 2011
The E-Verify bill
The House of Representatives has introduced H.R. 2164 The Legal Workforce Act. Rep. Lamar Smith R-TX is the sponsor. This bill would mandate nationwide use of E-Verify for employers, phased in over time with exemptions for different categories of employers...
|KGO-TV -- The Examiner -- My 27, 2011
Supreme Court upholds Arizona employer sanctions law
..."The last thing we want to do is create hindrances to hiring people and creating jobs and this is what this law does," said Black. -- The Head of Citizens For Legal Employment and Contracting, Rick Oltman, completely disagrees saying the E-Verify requirement is something California should have. -- "It is to send the message that, 'If you're in the country illegally, you are not welcome in our community...'''
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- May 17, 2011
Why the border is not secure
The reason for the near total non-enforcement of our immigration and employment laws is commerce. The aging Baby Boom Generation of consumers needs to be replaced. And who better to replace them with than illegal aliens from the 3rd World?...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- May 11, 2011
Obama in El Paso
President Obama's appearance in El Paso on Tuesday had two purposes. One was to reach out to potential illegal aliens in the world and invite them to surge across our borders. The second was to send a message to The Chamber of Commerce and all businesses in America that he will continue to do nothing about stopping illegal aliens from coming into our country...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- April 29, 2011
The super illegal alien alien
How the world turns. With central banks and foreign governments abandoning the U.S. dollar coincidentally as America seemingly abandons the meritocracy of capitalism the superhero of superheroes, Superman has announced he is going to abandon his U.S. Citizenship...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- April 12, 2011
9th Circus ruling endorses the illegal alien invasion
Not surprisingly The 9th Circuit Court in San Francisco has upheld Judge Susan Bolton's injunction on parts of Arizona's SB 1070... In an 87 page ruling the Court said; Before Arizona's new immigration law went into effect, the United States sued the State of Arizona in federal district court alleging that S.B. 1070 violated the Supremacy Clause...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- April 1, 2011
The amnesty that isn't vs. the amnesty that is
There seems to be too much energy, what energy there is, in talking about the coming illegal alien amnesty that isn't going to happen and not near enough energy going into dealing with the de-facto amnesty that happening now... [More from Rick Oltman]
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- March 6, 2011
Rep. Peter King's Hearing and the moderate Muslims
Rep. Pete King R-NY, Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee held his widely advertised hearing on Thursday. And it was another glaring and unambiguous example of the great political divide in our country and the wide range of emotional maturity in congress...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- March 6, 2011
The birdcage liner formerly known as the New York Times has yet another pro-illegal alien, pro-open borders, anti-citizen, anti-American, anti-law enforcement editorial; The Anti-Arizonans. -- To most of us the New York Times lost credibility years ago...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- March 4, 2011
Bean bag rounds confirmed and agent killed with ATF rifle
The FBI report of the killing of Bortac Agent Brian Terry on December 14th confirms that he was armed with less than lethal munitions, while the enemy had AK-47 rifles that we have now learned the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms sent into Mexico...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- February 22, 2011
Concord Bridge, Lexington Green, Madison Wisconsin
...Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote the "Concord Hymn" in 1836 for the dedication of a battle monument in Concord, Massachusetts that commemorated the men who gave their lives at the Battle of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775, the first battles of the American Revolution...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- February 14, 2011
Michelle Obama's new best friend; Lindsey Graham
Lindsey Graham and Chuck Schumer are at it again. They're chatting up an amnesty for illegal aliens and they have a new friend; First Lady Michelle Obama. -- Let me be clear, this isn't going to result in an amnesty, so calm down....
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- February 10, 2011
Under reporting of crime, a national problem
Under reporting of crime for political purposes has always existed in America. As the country and the culture have become more politicized, political correctness has become a frequent component of public discourse and as the political elite seek to protect millions of illegal aliens from law enforcement...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- February 7, 2011
Churchillian courage vs. the children of the liberal left
Over the past year we have seen many, many examples of the mindset and behavior of the Democrat-liberal-left. We have heard their words and seen their actions. And while the poor economy and opposition to the Obama Healthcare disaster fueled voter discontent...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- January 29, 2011
Going from bad to worse in the Middle East
The Middle East is bursting into flames. Revolution is underway in various countries for various reasons with different actors. Regardless, the result is going to be bad. Because revolutions usually end up bad...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- January 26, 2011
The State of the Union is worrisome
President Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday night was charming and positive. He spoke, among other things, of developing clean energy and rebuilding the infrastructure and reinventing the energy policy. I didn't believe a word of it...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- January 14, 2011
If you want more civility... then be more civil
For four days this week following the horror in Tucson our country was subjected nonstop to vicious lies and hatred from liberal-leftists in the media and, more disturbingly, from Democrats on the public payroll. This is a new low in American politics...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- January 10, 2011
Don't make our freedoms the next casualty
Before they had even removed all the bodies of the victims from the parking lot at the scene of the Tucson shooting on Saturday, Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik and elements of the press were already blaming the Tea Party, Sarah Palin...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- January 4, 2011
Take the cannoli... Novato, California
Early in the morning of January 3rd, in front of the main entrance of the newest Safeway in the newest shopping center in Marin County, there was a hit. A gangland hit. Two men sitting in a car were shot to pieces in the Novato Hamilton Safeway parking lot. The victims are hanging by a thread, the police think it is gang related...
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- December 31, 2010
Laughing in Afghanistan
What's the Pashto or Dari-Persian phrase for laughing you're a** off? Because that is what they are doing in Afghanistan right now, reveling in the New Year's visit of DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano. I bet they are gushing tears of laughter...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- December 29, 2010
Ignorance is certainly their strength
A group of self appointed sanctimonious diversity zealots have decided to propagandize other "journalists" against the use of the term "illegal alien." Just when you thought that journalists couldn't act any dumber, they prove you wrong...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- December 23, 2010
Bean bags for Janet Napolitano
The security team protecting Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano should, from this day forward, be armed with non-lethal weapons including bean bag rounds. If it is good enough for the elite agents of BORTAC...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- December 19, 2010
The DREAM Act is dead. Long live the DREAM Act
The Dream Act is dead. Long live the Dream Act. -- Just kidding, the Dream Act isn't really dead, it is undead. Unlike the zombies of fiction in TV and movies, this zombie is real and it will return, I guarantee it. But for now at least this piece of junk legislation, this sewage, this deceitful lie from its very inception, won't be threatening our sovereignty...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- December 16, 2010
Rubber bullets for Agent Terry?
Caveat Emptor -- The following reports are unconfirmed 2nd or 3rd hand accounts, but come from three different sources that have all been credible in the past. -- I was told twice today that Border Patol Agent Brian A. Terry, who was killed on December 14th, was armed with "bean-bag rounds."
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- December 11, 2010
Sanctimonious City Council sued over arrest of E-Verify supporter
"Anti-illegal immigration activist Jerome Ghigliotti has filed a $2.5 million claim against the city of Novato, arguing that his arrest at a Sept. 14 meeting of the City Council resulted in numerous civil rights and First Amendment violations," reported The Marin Independent Journal, 12-9-2010...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner -- December 9, 2010
What's next for the Dream Act?
In what was an orchestrated vote with a predetermined outcome the Lame Congress passed a version of the Dream Act on Wednesday night. The Yeas and Nays were 216 198. Eight Republicans voted for it, thirty-eight Democrats opposed...
|KPIX-TV -- San Francisco -- December 2, 2010
DREAM Act massive amnesty scheme discussed
Rick Oltman of the Immigration Tea Party talks about the DREAM Act scheme with a reporter from a San Francisco television station.