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Thursday, May 13, 2010

May 13 -- Glenn Spencer reports that ABP's Internet service remains down.
The ABP crew will be patrolling the border in the Challenger II today.

Stand With Arizona        sc       
List of upcoming rallies and events   
Arizona is under heavy fire from the left-wing bullies for trying to protect its own citizens from the ravages of illegal immigration. The entire state is being attacked as 'racist,' 'nazi' and 'extremist.' (Sound familiar?) The left-wing bullies believe they can target, isolateand neutralize Arizona, and thereby pressure the people of Arizona to stop enforcing the law...

Government Executive    
Customs and border chief faces scrutiny over household staff   
Senate Finance Committee staff reported late Wednesday that Alan Bersin, commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, misrepresented the number of household staff he employed and failed to properly document his employees' eligibility to work in the United States...

Laredo (Texas) Sun    
12 illegal aliens busted in Laredo   
Customs authorities continue arresting illegal [aliens] that try to cross into the United States with fraudulent documents. -- In these cases, 4 persons carried fraudulent resident cards, 5 possessed visa lasers that belonged to other people and 3 carried alterated or false documents...

Center for Immigration Studies        
Latest news headlines from CIS   
Gov. Jan Brewer today will meet with tourism leaders from around the state, a meeting that comes in the wake of convention cancellations and boycott threats against the industry to protest the state's new immigration law. -- Brewer called the meeting to take the pulse of the industry, not as a direct result of the high-profile fallout from Senate Bill 1070...   

Los Angeles Times     
Re: A voice for Arizona's immigration law   
...Judges often have the final say on the constitutionality of restrictive immigration laws. In California, the federal courts struck down Proposition 187, which sought to deny public education and benefits to illegal immigrants, as an attempt to usurp federal responsibility." -- [They are lying – see: A Brief History of California's Proposition 187.

Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal         sc       
Cobb sheriff obtains warrant for illegal KSU student   
Cobb authorities are looking to re-arrest Jessica Colotl, the illegal [alien] enrolled at Kennesaw State University who sparked a media storm since the story of her initial arrest and subsequent release broke in the Journal. -- The Cobb County Sheriff's Office obtained a warrant for the arrest of Colotl, 21, of Duluth, at about 6 p.m. Wednesday...

Pew Hispanic Center     
Hispanics and the GED   
Just one-in-ten Hispanic high school dropouts has a General Educational Development (GED) credential, widely regarded as the best "second chance" pathway to college, vocational training and military service for adults who have not graduated from high school. By contrast, two-in-ten black high school dropouts and three-in-ten white high school dropouts have a GED...

Los Angeles Times     
A voice for Arizona's immigration law   
Hundreds of miles from Arizona, law professor Kris Kobach leaned back in his chair at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, took a sip of coffee out of a Justice Department mug, and calmly defended the controversial immigration law he helped write. -- At 9 a.m. this Tuesday, he is on hold with a radio station in Tucson and in an interview with another in St. Louis. He has three more lined up....

UPI     
Man sues for jailing as illegal alien   
Chicago-area man has sued a county sheriff, saying he was held overnight as a suspected illegal alien even though he showed proof he is a U.S. citizen. -- In court papers, Edward Bustos, 32, of Harvard in McHenry County, said he was originally arrested for driving with a revoked license in 2008, The Arlington Heights Herald reported...

Los Angeles Daily News    
Majority of LAUSD schools among state's most deplorable  
Even as more local schools are reaching state targets on benchmark tests, nearly three-quarters of Los Angeles Unified schools fall among the state's lowest performing campuses, according to data released today by the California Department of Education...

Peter Morrison -- VDare.com     
Rep. Debbie Riddle speaks up against illegal immigration   
Texas State Representative Debbie Riddle (R-Tomball) found herself in the middle of a firestorm the other day after she gave an interview to an obscure left wing talk show host in Houston. -- An attorney named Geoff Berg hosts a weekly talk show called Partisan Gridlock on station KFPT which, just like Berg's politics, is on the far left end of the FM dial...

Ken Klukowski -- Townhall.com     
Elena Kagan's opposition to gun rights   
A third instance of Elena Kagan opposing Americans' Second Amendment right to own a gun has now become public, and is sure to become a major issue in her Supreme Court confirmation hearings. And it confirms that President Obama's gun-control agenda is to create a Supreme Court that will "reinterpret" the Second Amendment until that amendment means nothing at all... [See Obama Watch]

Dave Gibson -- The Examiner     
Illegal aliens found to be bringing chicken pox into Arizona    
On Tuesday, Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies made a routine traffic stop on a van, which turned out to be carrying 11 illegal aliens. Much more troubling, some of those being smuggled into the country, had active cases of chicken pox and were very ill as a result. All were Mexican nationals...

American Border Patrol
Who Will Tell You?
If they put the National Guard on the border, who will tell you how many are there and how they're being used? The media? Hardly. The only organization equipped to bring you the truth is American Border Patrol, but they can't do it without your help. Go here to play your part.

Rasmussen Reports     
87% say English should be U.S. official language   
Americans continue to overwhelmingly believe that English should be the official language of the United States and reject by sizable margins the idea that such a move is racist or a violation of free speech. -- A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 87% of Adults favor making English the nation's official language...

Washington's Blog     
California more likely to default than Iceland or Iraq    
The Federal Reserve isn't the only one who owns credit default swaps betting that California will default. -- As Ed Harrison points out, credit default traders have now ranked California in the list of top 10 governments most likely to default, with a 20% default probability... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]

Investor's Business Daily     
Meddling in Arizona   
...More troubling, however, in the last five years or so [Hugo Chavez] also heaped money on U.S. Latino groups to advance his agenda. -- In 2008, Citgo, the U.S. subsidiary of Venezuela's PDVSA state oil company, announced a $1.5 million grant to CASA of Maryland, an [illegal alien "rights"] group that bails illegal [aliens] out after they've been detained by federal agents...

My Fox Chicago          
Rosana Pulido talks about immigration   
Most polls show more Americans are in favor of Arizona's immigration law, than against it. Rosanna Pulido is Director of the Illinois Minuteman Project. She joined us live...

Dr. Jerome R. Corsi -- WorldNetDaily.com     
Investigators: Obama uses Connecticut Social Security number   
Two private investigators working independently are asking why President Obama is using a Social Security number set aside for applicants in Connecticut while there is no record he ever had a mailing address in the state. -- In addition, the records indicate the number was issued between 1977 and 1979, yet Obama's earliest employment reportedly was in 1975...

Dallas Morning News     
Dallas-area group to join immigration law protests in Arizona   
More than two dozen North Texas residents are headed for Arizona to join protests against that state's new immigration law. -- The trip is organized by the Megamarch Committee, the same group that held a march through downtown Dallas on May 1 to promote an immigration reform bill that would legalize millions of [illegal aliens] and their families...

KOLD-TV -- Tucson            sc     
Students protesting "ethnic studies" ban arrested in Tucson   
Student protests at TUSD headquarters and downtown Tucson over a new law targeting ethnic studies is getting police attention. -- Officers arrested four juveniles who were involved with the protests. -- The protests began at TUSD's main office earlier Wednesday with students forming a human chain around the building...

Associated Press    
Health care scheme potentially costs $115 billion more   
Congressional budget referees say President Barack Obama's new health care law could potentially add another $115 billion over 10 years to government health care spending. -- If Congress approves all the additional spending, that would push the 10-year cost of the overhaul above $1 trillion... [See "Hope & Change" Watch]

Associated Press    
L.A. City Council approves boycott of Arizona   
Los Angeles on Wednesday became the largest city yet to boycott Arizona over its tough new law targeting illegal immigration in a move that likely will affect some $8 million in contracts with the state. -- [Open-borders fanatic] Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa already has said he would approve the boycott...

Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal      
Activist eyes protest of commissioners   
D.A. King said the May 25 Cobb Board of Commissioners meeting will be the last time he politely requests the commissioners to end its membership with the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia before conducting rallies on the Marietta Square with a "stronger, different tone."

Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal    
Illegal aliens   
Should people who are in this country illegally be allowed to attend Georgia's public colleges and universities? We suspect the great majority of state residents would answer "no." -- And as a matter of fact, federal law makes it clear that those in this country without documentation are ineligible for admission to public colleges and universities...

Nathan Tabor -- Townhall.com    
Fallibility of Christian leadership   
Arizona is the first state in the U.S. to make illegal immigration a crime -- and illegal aliens and their advocates aren't happy about it. -- While the pleas from American citizens in Arizona and other states fall on deaf ears in Washington, DC, the violence and crime at the U.S.-Mexico border continues unabated...

The Hill -- Washington     
Durbin: Immigration bill 'unlikely' in 2010, says GOP spooked by Bennett loss 
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said it's "unlikely" that the Senate would move on immigration reform [aka amnesty] this year. -- Durbin said that a tough political environment, especially for Republicans, made it all but politically impossible to move forward with an immigration bill...

San Bernardino County (Calif.) Sun     
Study: Migrants compete with teens for work   
...Researchers at the center say legal and illegal [aliens.... criminals] are crowding out U.S.-born teens in the labor market. -- [Illegal aliens] displace American teens from jobs because they are older and tend to have more job experience, the study says. -- "It's a worrisome trend," said Steven Camarota...

Michelle Malkin     
Big Momma Michelle Obama: Food profiteer-turned-food cop   
My syndicated column today takes on the First Lady's hypocritical war on junk food. You can find the White House obesity task force report that lays the groundwork for Mrs. Obama's nutritional power grab here. Or as White House aide Melody Barnes puts it...

Dr. Jerome R. Corsi -- WorldNetDaily.com     
Investigators: Obama uses Connecticut Social Security number   
Two private investigators working independently are asking why President Obama is using a Social Security number set aside for applicants in Connecticut while there is no record he ever had a mailing address in the state. -- In addition, the records indicate the number was issued between 1977 and 1979, yet Obama's earliest employment reportedly was in 1975...

Reuters     
Here's Your "Change": U.S. posts 19th straight monthly budget deficit   
It was more than twice the $40-billion deficit that Wall Street economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast and was striking since April marks the filing deadline for individual income taxes that are the main source of government revenue... [See "Hope & Change" Watch]

American Border Patrol       
ABP offices without Internet service    
Glenn Spencer reports that all online services, including e-mail, are down at ABP's offices. If you need to contact the office please call rather than e-mail.

Evan Gahr -- Jewish World Review     
Kagan whitewash   
United States Solicitor General Elena Kagan, who President Barack Obama interviewed April 30 to replace Justice John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court, is widely considered a blank slate. -- But is she? -- True, Kagan, a former Harvard Law School dean, would be the first person without judicial experience appointed to the Supreme Court...

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