Thursday, August 17, 2006
ACLU Attacks America
for Defending Against Invasion
Times -- London
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...
(Wisconsin) Capital Times
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"
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.
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...
-- Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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,
-- South Alabamian -- Jackson, Alabama
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]
Valley (Nevada) Times
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
-- Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
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.
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
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...
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.
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.
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
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...
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.
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...
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
Times -- 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
-- 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.