Thursday, December 17, 2009
|Associated Press sc
12 charged in immigration sting at New York airport
Newburgh, NY -- Authorities say a dozen workers at a warehouse at Stewart International Airport have been charged with using forged immigration documents to get jobs. -- State police say the employees of Empire Warehouse Solutions have been charged with falsifying business records and offering a false instrument for filing...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Latest NAFBPO update from south of the border
In Cuencame, Durango, a cleaning crew in a church started its work this morning (Wed.); there, they saw what they thought was trash left behind in black plastic bags. But there was also blood among the bags. The six bags each contained a human head, so they called the local police. State officials later confirmed that...
|Dallas Morning News
Mexico bracing for fewer "immigrants" returning home, lost remittances
Dolores Hidalgo, Gto., Mex. -- It's that time of year, when largely abandoned communities show signs of life with the return of thousands of immigrants bearing gifts and a longing to reconnect with their homeland. But this year the parties will probably be more subdued than usual...
|Center for Immigration Studies
Daily news from CIS
Citizenship officials are reaching out to the Muslim community in Orange County this month, partnering up with various Muslim organizations to hold informational sessions in Anaheim and Mission Viejo. -- The Anaheim event was held Tuesday and another is scheduled for Saturday at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center in Mission Viejo...
|Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) Times Leader
Barletta pegged as rising GOP star
Lou Barletta has been designated as an "on the radar" candidate by the National Republican Congressional Committee, it was announced Wednesday. -- The NRCC said the designation is an important step in its "Young Guns" program. Founded in the 2007-08 election cycle by U.S. Reps. Eric Cantor, R-Va., Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif...
|Bruce E. Levine -- AlterNet
Are Americans a broken people?
A psychologist asks: Have consumerism, suburbanization and a malevolent corporate-government partnership so beaten us down that we no longer have the will to save ourselves? -- Can people become so broken that truths of how they are being screwed do not "set them free" but instead further demoralize them? Has such a demoralization happened in the United States?
|Ann Coulter -- Human Events
Less health care for more money
The New York Times' Nicholas Kristof recently wrote a column about John Brodniak of Oregon, who developed a cavernous hemangioma, causing him great pain as blood leaks into his brain. -- According to Kristof, Brodniak can't get medical help because we don't have universal health care...
|U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Health Care Scam: Completely reckless, completely irresponsible
...'And here's the most outrageous part: at the end of this rush, they want us to vote on a bill that no one outside the Majority Leader's conference room has even seen. That's right. The final bill we'll vote on isn't even the one we've had on the floor. It's the deal Democrat leaders have been trying to work out in private'... [See Obama Watch]
|Anis Shivani -- Huffington Post
Obama silent on insane Gutierrez national surrender bill
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) has just introduced a landmark immigration reform bill, which ought to be the basis of any legislation in the current Congress. -- This is the most important piece of domestic legislation advanced in many, many years. Interestingly, neither the New York Times nor the Washington Post feature front page coverage... [See Amnesty Watch]
|Connie Hair -- Human Events sc
Code Red Rally protests Senate health care action
Thousands of patriots again stormed the nation's capitol to voice opposition to the Democrats' proposed government health care scheme. The crowd did not match the 9-12 project's million plus attendance at that march on Washington, but the boisterous crowd chanted "Kill the bill" and "Hands off our health care"...
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas
UK House of Lords follow China and Australia, propose Internet censorship bill
As China, Iran, and Australia initiate draconian efforts to shut down the internet as an alternative news source, the House of Lords in the United Kingdom is mulling a similar attempt to block dissenting voices. The so-called Digital Economy Bill, essentially ignored by the media, would allow the Secretary of State to...
|Dallas Morning News
Another Outrage: Mexicans will put their pride on parade with Rose float
...The float, which features an Aztec calendar and pyramid, will be decorated by Mexican "immigrants," and their families and will kick off a year of festivities for the country's 200th birthday. The last time the Mexican government presented a float in the parade was in 1968, when the country hosted the Olympics....
|New York Times
Illegals lose lawsuit against Atlanta hospital
Efforts to force the public hospital here to continue providing free dialysis treatment to a group of immigrants, most of them illegal, suffered a setback on Tuesday when a judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging the recent closing of the hospital's outpatient renal clinic...
|Joe Jenkins -- Numbers USA
H.R. 4321: The amnesty mob's "greatest hits"
Whether you intend on celebrating Christmas or Kwanzaa, are celebrating Chanukah, or have celebrated Eid this holiday season, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) has given us all a gift that needs to be flung from the highest mountain top into the deepest of crevices: H.R. 4321, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America's Security and Prosperity Act of 2009... [See Amnesty Watch]
|James Maropoulakis Denney -- The Examiner
George Soros and Obama: enemies of liberty
I think it's fairly obvious that had it not been for the Hungarian-born billionaire George Soros, Barack Obama would not be President of the United States today. Soros, who made most of his billions through the currency speculation which he first commenced during the post-war hyper inflation in Hungary in 1946...
|Connie Hair -- Human Events
Pelosi bars Republicans from Copenhagen press conference
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) today barred Republican members of the congressional delegation to Copenhagen for the U.N. 'climate change' conference from participation in the official congressional press conference at Bella Center. Sources at the event told Human Events that Republicans...
RINO Bloomberg supports outrageous Gutierrez amnesty scheme
Statement from this clown: "New York City's greatest strength has always been its diversity, and the contributions made by New York's immigrant communities have driven America's economic engine for generations. Today, however, our immigration laws are broken, hurting our economy and many immigrant families..."
Ethnic hustlers' Census promo called 'blasphemous'
A push to spread the gospel about the 2010 Census this Christmas is stoking controversy with a campaign that links the government count to events surrounding the birth of Jesus. -- The National Association of Latino Elected Officials is leading the distribution to churches and clergy of thousands of posters that depict the arrival of Joseph and a pregnant Mary in Bethlehem more than 2,000 years ago...
A crisis is a terrible thing to waste
It's been said that when life gives you lemons you make lemonade. So it is with politics. -- The GOP's 2008 election defeat planted and watered the seeds of what the party has been in need of for a long time a real conservative revolution...
|Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson
Two vehicles hit by gunfire at Nogales Port of Entry
Several shots were fired near the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales on Monday, striking two vehicles waiting in line to enter the United States. -- Between six to eight shots rang out at about 7:45 p.m., striking a bus and car as they awaited entry into the U.S., said Brian Levin, Customs and Border Patrol spokesman...
|U.S.. Customs and Border Protection
Latest news releases from Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested eight suspected drug smugglers and seized six backpacks loaded with marijuana near Sentinel, Ariz. early Tuesday morning. -- At about 3 a.m., a Border Patrol agent detected a group of eight backpackers crossing the desert about five miles south of Interstate 8 near the Sentinel Rest Area...
Report details 10 'typical' Obama appointees
A conservative and libertarian organization has distributed a glossy brochure spotlighting "Ten Typical Obama Appointees" to show that the president has given key positions to "some of the most radical appointees ever to control the federal bureaucracy."