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Thursday, February 7, 2008

Restore the Secure Fence Act
Move Gains Momentum

Men's News Daily -- February 7
Congressman Duncan Hunter Demands Feds Install Border Fence
    Duncan Hunter, R-Calif, author of the fencing provisions of the Secure Fence Act of 2006, has introduced new legislation in the House of Representatives to require the construction of double-layered fencing along the U.S. border with Mexico within six months, according to a memo sent to the National Association of Chiefs of Police.
    As previously reported, the language of an amendment submitted by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, into the Fiscal Year 2008 Department of Homeland Security funding bill, H.R. 2638, specifically exempts DHS from having to build any fence at all.


The Oklahoman      sc    
Super Tuesday's front-runners views on immigration vary little   
..."Actually, John McCain has said in a couple of his interviews that he gets it,” said Carol Helm, director of Immigration Reform for Oklahoma Now. "It's time for all of them to flip-flop on the illegal alien invasion as the economy is unfolding in front of our eyes. -- "It's going to be hard enough to have jobs for our own citizens, not to mention 20 percent of Mexico.” AP Internal Use Only

Michelle Malkin -- Townhall.com   
Quo vadis, conservatives?   
... The contest for the GOP presidential nomination is over. The conservative movement is not. Sen. John McCain's campaign resurrection and Super Tuesday victory leave a diverse group on the Right— from the libertarian Club for Growth to First Amendment defenders to immigration enforcement proponents dispirited. AP Internal Use Only

Oklahoma State Rep. Randy Terrill   
Oklahoma lawmakers recognized for immigration stance    
The National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers is hosting its annual executive board meeting in Oklahoma City this week to show support for the immigration reform measure Oklahoma lawmakers passed into law last year. -- Kent Lundgren, chairman of the association, said the board came to the Capitol Wednesday... AP Internal Use Only

Associated Press   
Arizona illegal-alien hiring law upheld   
Phoenix -- A federal judge on Thursday upheld an Arizona law that prohibits businesses from knowingly hiring illegal [aliens.... criminals] and yanks the businesses licenses of those that do. -- U.S. District Judge Neil Wake's ruling was a defeat to employers who argued the law was an unconstitutional attempt by a state to regulate immigration... AP Internal Use Only

Washington Times
McCain needs to woo the right   
Sen. John McCain couldn't win a majority of conservative voters in Arizona on Super Tuesday, exposing the deep rift that he faces today when he speaks to the major annual gathering of conservative activists here in the District. -- The Conservative Political Action Conference is taking on the significance of... AP Internal Use Only

American Border Patrol   
Virtual volunteer BorderCam beta test   
American Border Patrol is seeking people to test a beta version of its new bordercam system. Those interested will be asked to log on to a special Web site and evaluate the operation of the border camera. E-mail Mike Christie of ABP to participate. ABP pioneered the system in 2005. AP Internal Use Only

Jerome R. Corsi -- WorldNetDaily.com   
Heads to roll? Mexican trucks in U.S. sparks firing call   
Teamsters are launching a nationwide campaign to fire U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters for what they say is her "unlawful decision" to keep the American border open to Mexican trucks. -- "It's a disgrace that Mary Peters is still in office," said Teamsters General President James Hoffa in a news release today... AP Internal Use Only

Ledger-Enquirer -- Columbus, Georgia   
Georgia Senate passes two measures aimed at invaders   
Georgia lawmakers waded back into the debate over immigration on Thursday, passing one measure that would outlaw sanctuary cities and another that would boost penalties for driving without a valid drivers license. -- Sanctuary cities - where officials are prohibited from reporting illegal immigrants - became a flashpoint... AP Internal Use Only

Californians for Population Stabilization  
Alert! New House bill would mandate border security!   
Representative Walter B. Jones (R-NC) has introduced HR 4987, the Fence by Date Certain Act, legislation that would require construction of a double-layered fence along the U.S.-Mexico border by June 30, 2009....

Houston Chronicle    
El Paso man gets 5 years for attacking border agent   
A man convicted of trying to run over a U.S. Border Patrol was sentenced to more than five years in federal prison Wednesday. -- Gerardo Felipe Ortiz was convicted in November of one count of assault on a federal officer. A federal judge sentenced him to five years and 10 months in prison for the April incident. AP Internal Use Only

Ann Coulter -- WorldNetDaily.com   
From Goldwater girl to Hillary girl   
Nominating McCain is the gesture of a desperate party. -- Republicans are so shell-shocked and demoralized by the success of the Bush Derangement Syndrome, they think they can fool the voters by nominating an open-borders, anti-tax cut, anti-free speech, global-warming hysteric, pro-human experimentation "Republican." Which is to say, a Democrat. AP Internal Use Only

American Patrol    
Vietnam veterans group decries RINO John McCain   
Interesting web site features videos and commentary exposing McCain for the deceptive loser he always has been. The site also has links to downloadable flyers and posters as well as links to other information that may be helpful to those who are thinking about actually voting for liberal clown McAmnesty. AP Internal Use Only

Americans for Legal Immigration PAC  
ALIPAC: Fighting back against the American nightmare!   
Let me start off by saying that those responsible for the paralysis of our laws, the mockery of our Constitution, and the opening of our borders may break our government and break our nation, but they will never break our fighting spirit and determination. -- We are Americans! Not North Americans...    AP Internal Use Only

Houston Chronicle   
Immigration charges stem from HPD death   
A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted a landscaping owner on federal immigration law charges, accusing him of harboring an illegal [alien.... criminal] who was later charged with capital murder in the death of a Houston police officer. AP Internal Use Only

Baltimore Sun   
Shore Issue: Illegal immigration   
...Around here, "illegal" means criminal, and foreign workers and their families who come here without proper papers should not receive education, health care and other benefits, Spedden and many others say. -- On the Eastern Shore, a region that depends on a large Latin American labor force - especially in the poultry... AP Internal Use Only

Times-Reporter --  New Philadelphia, Ohio  
Additional jail term ordered for illegal alien drunk   
Juan Us Ralios, also known as Minguel A. Marcano, will spend 140 additional days in the Tuscarawas County jail for charges stemming from a crash in Strasburg that occurred two years ago. He already is serving a jail term for a traffic death that occurred 18 months after the first crash. AP Internal Use Only

Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson   
9 indicted as members of Tucson heroin ring   
Nine people believed to be involved in trafficking heroin in Tucson have been indicted, officials said Wednesday. -- Four were arrested Wednesday morning during an operation conducted by the DEA along with a number of other local agencies, according to a news release from Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard.     AP Internal Use Only

Associated Press  
'Tan Klan' moves soiree from Kansas City to Chicago   
The nation's largest [ethnic-hustling Mexican Reconquista] group on Thursday announced plans to hold its 2009 national convention in Chicago. -- The National Council of La Raza [The Race] voted Oct. 20 to pull the conference from Kansas City because a woman on the Parks and Recreation Board was...AP Internal Use Only

We Get E-Mail  
McCain – seldom a Republican - Never a conservative   
He said he is going to reach across to the Democrats, which is easy, since he is over there most of the time. His anger and foul language is always used against fellow Republicans, never his liberal friends. -- Every major piece of legislation that has his name on it also has an extreme Liberal Democrat attached to it...AP Internal Use Only

Citizens Voice -- Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania   
Barletta running for Congress   
Hazleton Mayor Lou Barletta, who has gained a national following with his get-tough approach to illegal immigration, is running for Congress. -- Barletta told The Associated Press on Thursday that he will seek the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent 12-term Democratic Rep. Paul Kanjorski...

Associated Press  
Romney quitting presidential race   
The Associated Press has learned that Mitt Romney will suspend his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. -- The move effectively cedes the GOP nomination to John McCain. -- Romney is preparing to tell the Conservative Political Action Committee that if he continues with his campaign all the way to the convention... AP Internal Use Only

NBC5-TV -- Dallas   
Student, mother protest mandatory Spanish class   
Grapevine, Texas -- A mother in the Grapevine-Colleyville school district said she is refusing to let her daughter attend mandatory Spanish class because she doesn't think her daughter should be forced to learn the language. -- "They said sorry you're gonna have to learn Spanish," said Ashley Allison... AP Internal Use Only

Lawrence Auster -- View from the Right  
The "Reassure Us" chorus   
The chorus, sung to the tune of the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's Messiah, continues to swell across the land, though it is not, as with the Hallelujah Chorus, the music of angels singing praises to God, but of mainstream conservatives importuning their new lord and master:.. AP Internal Use Only

International Brotherhood of Teamsters   
Bush lackey breaks law, allows dangerous Mexican trucks into U. S.   
Transportation Secretary Mary Peters is the latest member of the Bush administration to break the law: She continues to give dangerous Mexican trucks access to our highways despite overwhelmingly bipartisan measures passed by Congress and signed by President Bush. AP Internal Use Only

Los Angeles Times   
Obsessed Mexican Reconquista foresees 'friendlier U. S.'   
President Felipe Calderon said Wednesday that a shifting political climate in the U.S. could improve the chances that a new administration in Washington will help bring a comprehensive reform law that would legalize the status of Mexican [illegal aliens.... criminals]. [More Mexican meddling] AP Internal Use Only

Open Source Activist   
McCain's insane bill to improve health care… in Mexico!   
...What would Americans think, then, of a member of Congress who introduced legislation, not to improve health care in the United States, but to improve health care in Mexico? -- Insane? Drunk? Unworthy of public office? -- What would Americans think, then, of a bill introduced in Congress that required... AP Internal Use Only

Joe Guzzardi -- VDare.com   
Keep The Faith -- McCain (and amnesty) will fail   
Let’s start with the good news. John McCain, the likely (but not absolutely certain) Republican nominee, will never be president. -- (What are my credentials for such a bold statement? Wait until the last paragraph of this article!) AP Internal Use Only

Associated Press   
Homeland Security secretary traveling in Arizona on Thursday   
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will be in Arizona Thursday, with stops in the Border Patrol's Yuma and Tucson sectors. -- At his first stop, Chertoff will be meeting in Yuma with the family of Border Patrol agent Luis Aguilar, who was killed Jan. 19 when he was run over as he tried to place spike strips.... AP Internal Use Only

Associated Press   
Senate can't agree on stimulus package   
...GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he wants to amend the measure to add rebates for disabled veterans and their widows and the elderly, and language _ also included in the Democrats' package _ making clear that illegal [aliens.... criminals] can't get rebate checks.... AP Internal Use Only

San Diego Union Tribune  
Travel Alert!: Sophisticated Mexican groups plot abductions   
Organized, well-financed and violent Mexican kidnapping cells are targeting a growing number of U.S. citizens visiting communities popular with San Diegans and other California residents. -- Last year, at least 26 San Diego County residents were kidnapped and held for ransom in Tijuana, Rosarito Beach or Ensenada... AP Internal Use Only

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