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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Turmoil in the Middle East
The Mexican Connection?
Allan Wall -- VDare.com -- February 1  
Wikileaks Reveals U.S. Interrogating Illegals Caught In Mexico About Terrorist Ties -- But Why Not Just Stop Them Entering?
    [...] This information is found in a secret cable sent from the U.S. embassy in Mexico City to the State Department. It's dated May 16, 2008 and its identification number is ID 154291. Here is the relevant excerpt:
"3. (S) Mexican authorities are receptive to concerns raised by foreign governments regarding potential infiltration by foreign groups, stepping up security and surveillance when circumstances warrant, investigating special interest aliens and taking action against human trafficking and smuggling operations that might be exploited by terrorists. of interest.)"
    ...The information from 154291 was quickly denied by Salvador Beltran del Rio, the chief of Mexico's INM [Instituto Nacional de Migración, the Mexican immigration bureaucracy]. When asked if U.S. agents were interrogating migrants he said "No", and when asked if the information was false, he said "Yes".
Red DotAmerican Patrol Report Comment
    The Washington Times reports that Egyptians hate us. They are about to overthrow a government that has been friendly with Israel. If the Middle East erupts, could it be that terrorists would see our southern border as an easy way to target Israel's major ally -- the U.S.?

Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner          sc    
Napolitano, Muslim Brotherhood affiliates met secretly   
Last year, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and her senior staff secretly met with a select group of Muslim, Arab, and Sikh organizations. Among the mix were three organizations directly associated with an outlawed terrorist entity -- the Muslim Brotherhood, who are involved in the current uprising in Egypt... [See Obama Watch]

KABC -- Los Angeles    
57 arrested in 38th Street Gang sting   
Federal and local law enforcement personnel arrested 37 suspects connected to L.A.'s 38th Street Gang during a racketeering sting Tuesday. Twenty more people were detained on weapons and narcotics charges. -- Almost 800 ATF special agents and LAPD officers participated in Tuesday morning's operation...

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers         
Latest NAFBPO update from south of the border   
Sunday afternoon, a merchant in Ecuandreo, Michoacan was driving when he and his son were surprised by killers who then brutally murdered both. The father was 28 years old and his young son was only 6 years old. Both were shot multiple times...

Usual suspects plan to toss tantrum in defense of illegal alien arrestees   
Santa Fe, NM -- An [illegal alien (criminal) "rights"] group plans a rally next week at the Capitol to protest an executive order by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez that allows state police to ask about the immigration status of people arrested for crimes. -- The rally had been scheduled for Wednesday but was postponed until next Monday...

Tucson Citizens     
Discredited smear artists at SPLC go after Sen. Russell Pearce   
The Southern Poverty Law Center has issued a report on Russell Pearce's extremism and his connection to known hate groups. -- While their focus was on the hate [i.e. anything not agreeing with the SPLC's insanely radical leftist positions], Russell Pearce was also fired by the MVD where he worked for tampering with records... [See: Pot calls the kettle black]

Aurelia Fierros -- The Examiner     
California's bill to mirror Arizona's SB1070   
Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, has introduced a bill similar to Arizona's tough anti-illegal immigration law which would make it a crime in California to be in the country without the proper documentation. -- The California lawmaker, self-identified as a minuteman from San Bernardino County, has introduced Assembly Bill 26...

Metro News -- Halifax, NS        sc  
Canada-U.S. border vulnerable to terrorists?   
A new U.S. government report has found that only a scant few kilometres of the vast Canada-U.S. border are secure, raising fresh concerns about terrorists bent on American destruction crossing the boundary unchecked. -- There's a far greater risk of terrorists coming across the northern border than the U.S.-Mexico boundary because...

The Zeno Effect       
Hypocrite in Chief an the Internet 'kill switch'   
Obama, speaking out of both mouths of each of his faces simultaneously, criticizes Egypt's 'Internet Kill Switch', whilst his own administration, breaking YET ANOTHER campaign promise on 'Net Neutrality' (FCC votes to regulate the Internet), is reviving an "INTERNET KILL SWITCH" for the United States...

Fox News    
LPGA cancels tournament in Mexico over drug violence fears 
Morelia, Mich., Mex. -- The LPGA has canceled the $1.3 million Tres Marias Championship in Mexico due to concerns over drug violence, the Orlando Sentinel reported Wednesday. -- Though no official announcement was made by the women's golf tour, the tournament -- which was to be held April 21-24 in Morelia -- is no longer listed on the schedule...

Kimberly Dvorak -- The Examiner     
U.S. Forest Service takes political correctness to a new level   
...Only in America, would an illegal alien growing more than 7,000 marijuana plants in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in Northern California be referred to as "a displaced foreign traveler." Yes, you read that correctly. -- "On Friday July 9, 2010, a marijuana eradication operation was conducted on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in Trinity County..."

The Economic Collapse     
Nothing is stable anymore   
The world is becoming a very unstable place, and the pace at which things are changing all around us has become absolutely mind-numbing. In fact, change has become one of the only constants in today's world. Once upon a time, people in the United States could actually make 20 or 30 year plans and feel confident about achieving them. But now, nothing is stable anymore...

Diana West     
Senator fumbles needed strategy to protect our borders   
Huffington Post reports: "Senate Republicans stand behind President Barack Obama's strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., which will prevent the war from becoming a 'domestic political football' like the war in Iraq."

Dave Gibson -- The Examiner     
Man arrested for threatening lawmaker who sponsored immigration law 
On Monday, police officers in Northampton, MA, arrested Manuel Pintado, 47, and charged him with corruption by threat, and written threat to kill or do bodily harm, both felonies. According to police, Pintado admitted to sending threatening messages to Florida Rep. William D. Snyder (R- Tallahassee), reportedly saying he was "glad the email made him nervous." [Related item with video]

Roy Beck -- NumbersUSA.com    
Report reveals Obama failure on immigration enforcement   
The Pew Hispanic Center's annual report on the number of illegal aliens in the U.S. provides this astounding conclusion: The number of illegal foreign workers holding U.S. jobs has remained steady at about 8 million, just barely below the level in 2007 before the recession and disappearance of millions of U.S. jobs... [See Obama Watch & Big Sis Watch]

Dave Gibson -- The Examiner     
Bill requiring parents to disclose citizenship status clears hurdle in Va.   
On Friday, the immigration subcommittee of the House Courts of Justice Committee approved a measure which would require parents enrolling their children in Virginia's public schools to prove their citizenship or immigration status. -- The legislation was introduced by Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock) in an effort to determine exactly how much educating the children of illegal aliens costs the Commonwealth...

Texas Tribune    
Few obstacles face voter ID in the legislature   
...Requiring Texans to prove they are who they say they are before voting is still a controversial issue, but it's got an easy flight path in the current Legislature. It stalled in the House two years ago, when Democrats stretched out the arguments on a pile of unrelated bills at the end of the legislative session to delay consideration of the voter bill until time was up...

WJBF-TV -- Augusta, Ga.     
Aiken County Council approves anti-illegal immigration resolution   
Aiken County, SC -- There is new information on a resolution in support of anti-illegal immigration in Aiken County. -- In a unanimous vote Tuesday night, the Aiken County Council approved the measure. -- Councilwoman Kathy Rawls proposed the bill because it supports South Carolina's current anti-illegal immigration bill... which is a lot like Arizona's new immigration law...

Fox 11 TV -- Tucson      
Two recall efforts for SB 1070 sponsor   
Arizona Senate President Russel Pearce is now the target of two recall efforts. -- Monday, a group called "Citizens for a Better America" went to Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett's Tucson office with recall letters in their hands. They say the senator's action on immigration issues is hurting the state...

Dave Gibson -- The Examiner     
Major gunfight between rival cartels close to U.S. border   
On Sunday, an intense gun battle raged for hours in Valle Hermoso, located in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas. In the aftermath, the city of about 60,000 residents now bares a strong resemblance to war-torn Iraq. -- Many businesses and homes were burned in the fighting and several and bullet-riddled cars were left along the road...

Althea Rae Shaw -- South Los Angeles Report     
Making public safety a priority    
In Los Angeles, public safety should be priority, but it's not. Did you know that the City of Los Angeles is a "sanctuary city"? Sanctuary cities are commonly defined as those that restrict law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration laws. Basically, a sanctuary city is a pathway to lawlessness...

WINK-TV -- Fort Myers, Fla.    
Number of illegal aliens in U.S. steady at 11.2 million    
Could the flow of illegal [aliens] into the U.S. be ready to increase again? The authors of a new study aren't sure. -- The study finds that after declining during the recession, the number of illegal [aliens] living in the United States was virtually unchanged last year from a year earlier...

The Hill -- Washington    
Tancredo looks to reignite immigration debate   
Colorado Republican Tom Tancredo may keep illegal immigration at the center of the GOP's presidential primary debate. -- The former congressman sent his supporters an e-mail Wednesday saying he's "fully back in the fray" after his third-party bid for governor of Colorado failed last year...

John and Ken Show -- KFI -- Los Angeles  Audio Report 
"Big Sis" Napolitano spews hooey at UTEP    
Popular radio hosts John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou analyze a propaganda session held by Janet Napolitano at the University of Texas in El Paso on January 31...

Associated Press     
Feds probe California 'sham university' for visa fraud   
The government of India is urging the United States to show leniency toward Indian students who were enrolled at a "sham university" in California that U.S. authorities say was a front for illegal immigration. -- The U.S. attorney's office alleges the owner of Tri-Valley University in Pleasanton used the unaccredited school to charge foreigners millions of dollars in tuition fees...

USA Today     
Sen. Chuck Grassley: Guns in ATF sting tied to agent's death   
A U.S. senator is examining claims that bandits who gunned down a U.S. Border Patrol agent during a December firefight near the Arizona-Mexico border may have been armed with assault rifles purchased from a Glendale, Ariz., gun store that were part of a federal sting operation and subsequently smuggled into Mexico...

Dave Gibson -- The Examiner     
Napolitano claims border is safe, as families flee cartel violence   
On Monday, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told a crowd at the University of Texas at El Paso that it is "inaccurate to state, as too many have, that the border is overrun with violence and out of control." -- She continued: "This statement, often made only to score political points, is just plain wrong."

Fox Reno     
Suspected invader arrested with more than $20,000 of cocaine   
South Lake El Dorado Narcotics Enforcement Team members arrested a 44-year-old South Lake Tahoe man last Tuesday on suspicion of selling cocaine. -- Isidro Roberto Rojas Guzman, also known as "Nacho," was arrested about 4 p.m... after making several hand-to-hand transactions with undercover narcotics officers... [See Crime Watch]

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