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Thursday, August 17, 2006

ACLU Attacks America
Suing Hazleton for Defending Against Invasion

"...we've gone to great lengths to make sure that this ordinance will not encourage racial profiling or discrimination."
Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN -- August 16
Dobbs:....now Hispanic activists and the ACLU are suing the city of Hazleton.
Roman: He says legal immigrants have nothing to fear and are welcome in his town.
Barletta: We are targeting illegals. When the quality of life of the city is being destroyed right before your eyes, I cannot sit back and watch it happen to my city.
Romans: And he says his local government is simply stepping in where the federal government failed, enforcing immigration laws.
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Financial Times -- London
Paris police evict 500 immigrant squatters
French police on Thursday raided the country's biggest squat, clearing out more than 500 immigrants from a disused student hall of residence in the southern outskirts of Paris. -- The surprise "evacuation" of the squatters, most from sub- Saharan Africa and about half of them living in France illegally, is the latest move by Nicolas Sarkozy...AP Internal Use Only

Bye bye Jose!
Madison (Wisconsin) Capital Times
Sheriff's Office needs more "Latinos", candidates told
The Dane County Sheriff's Office must work to better reflect the Latino community, said members of the audience at a Latino Support Network forum. -- Two candidates for sheriff, Republican Mike Hanson and Democrat David Mahoney, took questions from some 100 people at the monthly "La Sup" meeting Wednesday...AP Internal Use Only

Pat Buchanan
Pat Buchanan
Human Events
Judgment Day Coming -- for the Neocons
The Democrats are determined to make the election of 2006 a referendum on Bush and the war in Iraq. And, as of now, that is how history will likely record it. -- But beneath the surface of the national election, a different plebiscite is being held, within the conservative movement, on the ideology George Bush imposed on Ronald Reagan's party.AP Internal Use Only

Catholic Church
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Archdiocese helps invaders flee Valley Park over immigration law
The Archdiocese of St. Louis has helped relocate more than 20 families who have fled the city out of fear they may be deported or evicted from their homes under a new law aimed at illegal immigrants. -- Many of those families were staying at the Cheryl Lane Apartments, in the northeast section of the city, and left in such a panic...AP Internal Use Only

Standard-Speaker -- Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Money starts rolling in to defend IIRA
Supporters started to contribute to the defense of Hazleton's Illegal Immigration Relief Act a day after groups challenged the law in federal court. -- Through an Internet site set up for the defense, contributors anted up $300 by 3 p.m. Wednesday, Cherie Homa, the secretary to Mayor Louis Barletta, said.AP Internal Use Only

Treason Alert!
Ellen Williams -- South Alabamian -- Jackson, Alabama
Would Hale have died for a North American Community?
When I studied American history in fifth grade, I had to memorize a list of "historical sayings" by famous Colonial Americans. One of them was by the 21- year- old school teacher, Nathan Hale, captured while doing reconnaissance for George Washington behind British lines and hanged as a spy. [Also see spp.gov]AP Internal Use Only

Pandering Presidente
Pahrump Valley (Nevada) Times
Wells Fargo targeted by Pahrump Minutemen
The Pahrump contingent of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps plans to stage a protest rally Friday at the Wells Fargo branch bank at the corner of Highway 160 and Wilson Road. -- The reason for picking on Wells Fargo is because of the bank's policy of accepting consular registry cards...AP Internal Use Only

Overpaid Scumbags
Conor Friedersdorf -- Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Fire the DA, angry readers write of border agents case
It's again time to turn over this column to my readers. I've received many comments about the case of Border Patrol Agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Alonso Compean, who face up to 20 years in prison for shooting a Mexican drug smuggler in February 2005.AP Internal Use Only

Arrogant Squatters
Palm Beach Post
GOP primary Senate hopefuls clash over immigration stance
Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Peter Monroe has called on Will McBride [see photo of this guy], the only candidate in the four-way race with Hispanic heritage, to explain his position on immigration. -- Monroe's questions stem from McBride's participation in an April rally in Tampa protesting pending congressional immigration bills.AP Internal Use Only

De Icaza
Associated Press
Meddling Mexican nuisance spouts off again
Atlanta -- Immigration reform is too big for a single country to handle alone, and both Mexico and the United States need to work constructively on the issue, Mexico's ambassador to the U.S. said Wednesday. -- "We need to start talking like neighbors, stop the 'blame game' and start looking at this issue constructively," Ambassador Carlos de Icaza said...AP Internal Use Only

The Conservative Voice
U.S. Attorney Protects Mexican Invaders
I thought I was hallucinating. Two accomplished Border Patrol agents, Ignacio Ramos and Jose Alonso Compean, were convicted by a U.S. court for shooting an illegal alien drug smuggler, Osbaldo Aldrete- Davila, that worked for Mexican drug cartel, I presume, and are facing 20 years to life in prison for doing their job.AP Internal Use Only

Coming Up
August 23

Garden Grove, Calif. -- 7:30 pm | Other Events
Jim Gilchrist and Jerome Corsi at CCIR Meeting

Two Weasels
Associated Press
Judge: Wiretapping surveillance program unconstitutional
A federal judge ruled Thursday that the government's warrantless wiretapping program is unconstitutional and ordered an immediate halt to it. -- U.S. District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor in Detroit became the first judge to strike down the National Security Agency's program, which she says violates the rights to free speech and privacy.AP Internal Use Only

Jeff Sessions
Jeff Sessions
Decatur (Alabama) Daily
Sessions, Aderholt going right direction on illegals
U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions persisted in getting the Senate to appropriate $1.83 billion in an amendment to the 2007 defense spending bill to build more fencing along the southern border. -- The money will go to the Army National Guard, which President Bush enlisted in helping border patrol officers.AP Internal Use Only

Chicago Tribune Editorial
Elvira Arellano and the law
Elvira Arellano came to this country from Mexico seeking a better life, but she came here illegally. For five years, she lived fairly anonymously, like millions of other illegal immigrants. She worked as a cleaning woman at O'Hare International Airport until she was arrested in 2002 during a post-Sept. 11 security sweep...AP Internal Use Only

National Guard
Guard Watch
Washington Times
A new role for the undermanned Border Patrol
National Guard troops deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of President Bush's plan to free U.S. Border Patrol agents have been assigned bodyguards -- some of the same agents the soldiers were sent to relieve [see this American Patrol Feature]. -- Several veteran Border Patrol agents in Arizona told The Washington Times...AP Internal Use Only

Coming Up
August 26

Childress Auto Mall -- Phoenix, Arizona | Other Events
Freedom Riders Ride for Secure Borders

The ACLU Sucks
Orlando Business Journal
ACLU, other pests to sue over Palm Bay ordinance
The American Civil Liberties Union, Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center, Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, and the law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges sent a letter to the city of Palm Bay Tuesday opposing two illegal immigrant ordinances the Palm Bay City Council will vote on Aug. 17.AP Internal Use Only

Arizona Republic
Immigration-enforcement proposal to go up for vote
Phoenix -- A group that wants to require Phoenix police officers and other city employees to enforce federal immigration laws has now collected enough signatures to put that measure to a public vote as early as November. -- Randy Pullen, chairman of Protect Our City, needed 14,844 valid signatures to get the initiative on the ballot...AP Internal Use Only

Kansas City Star
Usual suspects fret over new Minuteman chapter
Ed Hayes says he worked 29 years as a police officer enforcing the law. -- He says he's still trying to. -- But this time it's by looking around, trying to spot illegal immigrants and report them to authorities. -- The Overland Park resident has formed a Kansas chapter of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps...AP Internal Use Only

North County Times -- Escondido
Escondido votes to draft ban on renting to illegals
Escondido, Calif. -- Drawing on similar efforts around the country, a divided City Council voted Wednesday to begin drafting an ordinance that would ban illegal immigrants from renting property in Escondido. -- Before casting its 3-2 vote, the council listened to more than two hours of impassioned pleas...AP Internal Use Only

Toss 'em out!
John Burtis -- Canada Free Press
11 down, 12 million to go
Boy, I sure was pleased to finally hear that the last of that traveling circus of Egyptian college boys had finally been run to ground by the FBI, leaving Whitey Bulger and about 12 million illegal aliens at large in America, except, of course, for the thousands who have swarmed over the border in the meantime.AP Internal Use Only

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