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|O'Reilly Factor -- Fox News -- October 9
O'Reilly: Impact statement tonight, the nation was stunned when congressman Joe Wilson from South Carolina interrupted President Obama's speech last month.
Obama: There are also those who claim that our reform efforts would insure illegal immigrants. This to is false. The reform (noise from audience) - The reform I am proposing would not apply to illegal immigrants.
Rep. Joe Wilson: You lie!
Obama: Not true.
O'Reilly: Well now there is new information that says illegal may well indeed receive Obama Care if the bill passes.
Joining us now from Atlanta, constitutional attorney Shannon Goessling, and here in the studio Fox News judicial analyst judge Andrew Napolitano, author of the book Dred Scott's Revenge, a legal history of race and freedom in America.
So, judge, you say illegals have to get health, if it passes, government mandated health care, under equal protection.
Judge Napolitano: Absolutely. [...]
Shannon Goessling: ...Congress enacted legislation that made it impossible to exclude illegal aliens.
|Numbers USA sc
D.A. King defends revised 287(g) program
DA King, president of the Dustin Inman Society in Georgia, is encouraging local law enforcement to continue partnerships with the Department of Homeland Security despite the department's recent effort to weaken the program. DHS announced a few months ago that they were restructuring all active contracts...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Latest NAFBPO update from south of the border
Carlos Pascual, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, said that the migratory reform process in the United States is programmed for the early part of 2010. During a short visit to Tijuana, Baja California, the ambassador said that both the U.S. Senate and the House have a representative at the White House to deal with this issue...
|Media Research Center
CBS Wonders: Will Nobel Prize become Obama's 'Poison Chalice'?
On Friday's CBS Early Show, Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer wondered about negative political fallout from President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize win: “one European commentator who said 'will this become a poison chalice?' In other words, is this going to hurt the President rather than help him?
|Center for Immigration Studies
Daily news from CIS
Despite the speeches and cast of candidates on the podium, the most significant moment during a candidates forum Thursday night on immigration may have occurred in the audience. -- The two mayoral candidates and several City Council candidates at a forum sponsored by the civil rights group One America were asked...
Prince William gearing up to ID and get rid of jailed illegals
Prince William regional jail officials have joined a federal system to tighten their screening of inmates' immigration status and potentially deport those in the United States illegally. -- U.S. ICE's Secure Communities initiative provides jurisdictions across the nation access to more comprehensive federal records...
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas
War is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength
This morning, Americans were greeted with a shocking example of real-life Orwellian doublethink. We found out that Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace. -- Here is a list of President Barack Obama's deeds in the pursuit of peace on Earth...
|Las Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas police refer 2,000 inmates to immigration officials
The Metropolitan Police Department forwarded the names of nearly 2,000 inmates to federal immigration officials during the first 10 months of a controversial partnership that allows specially trained corrections officers to start deportation proceedings against immigration violators...
|D.A. King -- Marietta Daily Journal
Open-borders lobby: Ignore '96 immigration law!
With more than 15 million Americans out of a job and "undocumented workers" - primarily from Mexico - still sneaking over our borders, most of us recognize that illegal immigration is not and never has been about a "labor shortage." -- From the illegal alien's point of view...
|Caribbean World News -- New York
RINO Bloomberg says he supports amnesty, claims system is "broken"
New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is turning his focus on the millions of immigrant voters across New York City by insisting he supports immigration reform [aka amnesty]. -- "Unfortunately, we can't welcome more immigrants without help from Congress which has failed to fix a broken system..."
|Westworld -- Denver
Cory Voorhis on reported perjury by ICE agent
"Tony Rouco is really a small piece of the puzzle," former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent Cory Voorhis says about an ICE supervisor who reportedly gave false testimony under oath. "It's most obvious that the wrongdoing is at some level higher."
Danforth: 'The apotheosis of Barack Obama'
Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Jack Danforth tells NRO that President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize is "completely ridiculous." -- "What has he done?" asks Danforth, a former Republican U.S. senator from Missouri. -- "In eight months, if anything, what he has done is make himself popular with Europe..."
|Morristown (NJ) Daily Record
Usual suspects protest Morristown's enforcement plan
Immigration advocacy groups and others gathered in front of town hall today to protest the town’s application to be part of a federal program that allows local police to enforce immigration laws. -- "Without immigration -- documented and undocumented -- our economy would fall,” said Shai Goldstein, executive director of the New Jersey Immigration Policy Network...
|Dennis Wagner -- Charlotte Conservative News
California is broke. Thanks, Mexico
In hosting America’s largest population of illegal [aliens], California bears a huge cost to provide basic human services for this fast growing, low-income segment of its population. A new study from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) examines the costs of education, health care... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
Arpaio vows to enforce immigration law whether the feds like it or not
Calling himself "the poster boy" for those who support the enforcement of federal immigration laws, Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he will continue to arrest individuals who are in the country illegally, even if ICE does not renew the 287(g) agreement that the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office has operated under for the past two years...
Sen. Vitter wants illegals identified
Sen. David Vitter, a Louisiana Republican, has introduced an amendment to an appropriations bill that funds the Census Bureau and other government departments that would require the U.S. Census to always ask about respondents' citizenship and immigration status...
||Border Invasion Pics
No fence? No problem!
Border Invasion Pics shows video of the passage of more than 440 people on trails leading into the U.S. - In September alone. This is in the Tucson Sector. It is believed they crossed where there is no fence.
Evangelicals call for amnesty
An American evangelical Christian group is urging Congress to approve reforms to immigration laws in a resolution approved Thursday. -- The National Association of Evangelicals' resolution, passed unanimously by the group's board of directors, recommends that immigration laws provide a path for [illegal aliens.... criminals] to eventually gain legal status... [Related item] [See Amnesty Watch]
Obama does not deserve it - 75% say
An MSNBC online poll shows that of more than 300,000 votes, 62 percent said Obama does not deserve the Nobel Peace Prize. Add to that those who said it is premature (13%) the total is 75%.
|Chris Chmielenski -- Numbers USA
How illegal immigration impacts our members
Last week, Charles Breiterman wrote a blog that included an article written by NumbersUSA member Karl Keifer. Karl is a contractor who provided a first-hand account of the building industry's use of illegal aliens to fulfill its labor needs...
Crackpot Obama 'Czar': Americans too racist for socialism
The U.S. should move in the direction of socialism but the country's "white majority" opposes welfare since such programs largely would benefit minorities, especially blacks and Hispanics, argued President Obama's newly confirmed regulatory czar, Cass Sunstein...
|San Francisco Chronicle sc
Obama further weakens enforcement against illegals, employers
The Obama administration has repealed a rule that would have threatened employers with prosecution unless they fired workers whose Social Security numbers did not match entries in a government database, ending a two-year battle in a San Francisco federal court...
|Los Angeles Times
Plan increases deputies' immigration role, usual suspects carp
Los Angeles County sheriff's personnel would assume a greater role in the processing and deportation of illegal [aliens] identified in the jails under a newly proposed agreement with the federal government, placing an "inordinate strain" on the department, according to a report released Thursday...
|American Border Patrol
Fence blackout continues
Word that border fence funds were pulled from the Homeland Security funding bill was covered by news outlets across the nation (Google border fence). -- However, blackout of the border fence issue continues on Fox and CNN as they said nothing about it. "The American people must understand that the power structure does not want the fence, no matter what Dobbs, O'Reilly or Hannity think," said Glenn Spencer of ABP.
||American Border Patrol
Photo of the day
The price of nation-building. Germany and Japan lost World War II, but did they? These two economic giants have not spent much on "defense" or been involved in nation-building. Is it time to say enough?...
|U.S.. Customs and Border Protection
Latest news releases from CBP
Brownsville, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge discovered more than $372,000 in cocaine and methamphetamine hidden in a man-made compartment in the rear bumper of a Saturn SC2; one male U.S. citizen was arrested...