|Daily Caller -- Washington sc
Issa: Obama gun skullduggery a distraction from 'Fast & Furious'
The Obama administration bolstered sales-reporting requirements Monday for gun dealers in the southern border states of Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. -- Darrell Issa, House oversight committee chairman, has already criticized the new requirements as nothing more than an attempt to deflect attention from the Operation Fast and Furious scandal... [See AG Watch & Gun Grabbers]
California companies fleeing the Golden State
Buffeted by high taxes, strict regulations and uncertain state budgets, a growing number of California companies are seeking friendlier business environments outside of the Golden State. -- And governors around the country, smelling blood in the water, have stepped up their courtship of California companies... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Walter E. Williams -- LewRockwell.com
Failing Liberty 101
A recent Superman comic book has the hero saying, "I am renouncing my U.S. citizenship" because "truth, justice, and the American way -- it's not enough anymore." Though not addressing Superman's statement, Stanford University professor and Hoover Institution senior fellow William Damon explains how such a vision could emerge today but not yesteryear...
|Dave Gibson -- The Examiner sc
Is Arizona medical group encouraging more illegal immigration?
A group of doctors and nurses in Phoenix have joined together to treat illegal aliens free of charge, even making house calls. -- Registered nurse, Jason Odhner, recently told KTAR.com: "The Phoenix Urban Health Collective is a diverse group of physicians, nurses, P.A.'s, midwives, EMTs, medical professionals who are committed to working on human rights and community health."
|Michael S. Rozeff -- LewRockwell.com
A run on the United States government
A run is a mass withdrawal of cash funds from a borrower. We are in the midst of a continuing worldwide credit crisis, punctuated by "runs" of varying prominence and publicity. -- These runs are rational, not panics and not due to quirks of psychology. They occur when investors realize that their funds are endangered in an institution. They try to get them out before they lose them...
|KVOA-TV -- Tucson
New border fence broken
Nogales, Az. -- The new 18-foot border fence along the Arizona-Mexico border has already been broken through - and it's not even completely installed yet. -- The Federal Government is close to completing a new and improved border fence south of Bisbee. The new project features Bollard style fencing that stands 18 feet tall with a deeper base to help prevent tunneling...
Illegal aliens strain education budgets
As a presidential candidate, Barack Obama vowed to champion education and lift schools out of the Bush doldrums. As president, Obama has failed. -- His administration and his news media support team place the blame on former President George W. Bush. The remedy, they say, is fast cash for public education of the nation's children, including those who enter the country illegally...
|KGBT-TV -- Harlingen, Texas
Illegals fleeing Mexican military cause alarm west of Roma
A group of illegal [aliens] fleeing a Mexican military sweep caused a mass mobilization of law enforcement officials west of Roma on Tuesday morning. -- It all happened west of the Roma International bridge around 9:51 a.m. Tuesday. -- U.S. Border Patrol officials reported that the Mexican military was sweeping the area...
More anti-gun chicanery from the Obama Regime
A few days ago, the Blaze reported on the low-key plans of the Obama administration to increase the penalties for certain gun law violations, and add steps to the background checks for legal gun ownership. -- Today the administration's plans are beginning to come into effect. Through an Executive Order, the Obama administration is implementing new restrictions... [See Gun Grabbers]
|Los Angeles Times
13 illegals nabbed after boat flips off Orange County coast
A panga boat carrying 15 illegal immigrants flipped in heavy surf along the Orange County coast early Tuesday morning, federal immigration authorities said, ejecting all the occupants. All but two aboard were detained and there were no serious injuries or deaths in the incident, officials said...
McConnell says 'real deal' not possible with Obama
A "real solution" to U.S. fiscal problems isn't possible as long as President Barack Obama remains in office, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, heightening the rhetoric surrounding the debt-ceiling debate. -- Mr. McConnell, the Senate's top Republican, and House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio), both blamed President Obama for the stalemate...
|Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner
"Fast and Furious" scandal making cops, citizens furious fast
When the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee released a report -- "The Department of Justice's Operation Fast and Furious: Accounts of ATF Agents -- it infuriated law enforcement officers and American citizens across the country..." [See AG Watch & Obama Watch]
|KOLD-TV -- Tucson
8th year of Mexican repatriation program underway
Illegal [aliens] are once again getting a one-way ticket out of the United States. -- The federal government is resuming the Mexican Interior Repatriation Program (MIRP) to fly them back to Mexico. -- More than 102,000 Mexicans have been flown home since the program started in 2004...
|Valley News -- Fallbrook, Calif.
Riverside Supervisor Jeff Stone to detail cessation plan
Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone today will detail his reasons for wanting the county and a dozen neighboring counties to break away and form the new state of South California. -- Stone filed a five-page memorandum on the Board of Supervisors' agenda for consideration, enumerating what actions he says should be taken to create America's 51st state... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Allan Wall -- VDare.com
Don't expect "Hispanic family values" to counter gay agenda
In the United States, "gay marriage" is now the law of the land in 6 states. Just last month, New York legalized it. As usual, the Republicans, who control the New York Senate, caved and made it all possible. In 31 American states, gay marriage has been voted down in referendums; not once has it prevailed...
|Mike "Mish" Shedlock -- LewRockwell.com
U.S. payroll stunner, full 'pathetic' jobs report analysis
Last month I commented things are awful at first glance and simply bad beneath the surface. This month things took a huge turn for the worse. -- Three months ago I commented "It is very questionable if this pace of jobs keeps up." Clearly it didn't, for the second straight disastrous month. Certainly this cannot all be blamed on the Tsunami in Japan...
CertifiGate: Deception evidence reaches Oval Office?
In an allegation that pushes the dispute over Barack Obama's presidential eligibility to a new level, an affidavit prepared to accompany a criminal complaint over the "Certificate of Live Birth" released April 27 suggests there was a plan to mislead the American public, and it went as high as the Oval Office...
|XETV -- San Diego / Tijuana
Reconquista Nuñez blames sons jail sentence on politics
Former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez said Monday his son's manslaughter sentence in the stabbing death of a 22-year-old Mesa College student near San Diego State University was politically motivated, angering the victim's parents and eliciting a denial from the county's top prosecutor. -- The parents of Luis Santos have sued former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the state...
|Cathie Adams -- Eagle Forum
U.N. bans opposition to its global tax design meeting
When United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced his plan "to fundamentally transform the global economy -- based on low-carbon, clean energy resources," few realized he was calling for a new global tax to be designed without public scrutiny, but that is exactly what he meant. To thwart it, the UN's flawed process and its tax design scheme must be exposed...
Open-borders crowd launches hunger strike in Georgia
Two Mableton men have launched a hunger strike over the state's new immigration law. -- Martin Altamirano and Salvador Zamora, longtime [illegal alien "rights"] advocates, began the strike July 1 and have lost about 30 pounds, said Rick Pellegrino, Cobb Immigrant Alliance director...