|Chuck Baldwin -- NewsWithViews.com sc
We don't need another George W. Bush
Last Saturday, Texas Governor Rick Perry unofficially launched his 2012 Presidential candidacy in Houston (in my opinion). Speculation is he will officially announce his intentions this weekend in South Carolina. If he does declare his candidacy, many election-watchers say Perry will become the GOP frontrunner, due to an extremely weak field of declared candidates. If Perry does declare his candidacy...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers Warning! Disturbing photos
Latest NAFBPO update from south of the border
Tuesday afternoon, a group of gunmen came to the front gate of the Topo Chico prison and after taking control of guards, entered the facility. They opened fire, and on locating an inmate due to testify, executed him. Prison guards returned fire, and killed one of the gunmen. Another gunman was caught, and seven guards were detained for investigation. A subsequent report says that 18 people have been arrested...
|U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Border Patrol weekly blotter
Miami Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an illegal alien from Mexico in Jacksonville, Florida. During processing, the subject was identified as a member of the Latin Kings gang. Records checks revealed the subject had an extensive criminal history and had been previously removed from the United States...
|Phyllis Schlafly -- Eagle Forum sc
Debt ceiling up, S&P rating down
Remember how we were threatened that if the Republican House of Representatives didn't raise the U.S. debt ceiling, the stock market would crash and Standard & Poor's would punish us by downgrading our credit rating? So, the Republicans did what Wall Street, President Obama and the media demanded, the stock market nose-dived anyway...
|John Feere -- Center for Immigration Studies
Child labor and illegal immigration like peas in a pod
When businesses get away with violating immigration laws in the workplace, there's no telling how many more laws will fall by the wayside. Three years ago I wrote a blog post highlighting this phenomenon, pointing to the fact that the ICE enforcement raids in Postville, Iowa, uncovered not only employment of illegal [aliens] but also more than 9,000 violations of child labor laws involving 32 youths...
Attorney files suit to see Obama's birth certificate
A California lawyer filed a lawsuit in state court this week seeking to review President Obama's long-form birth certificate. -- Obama released copies of the certificate on April 27 showing that he was born at what is now known as Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children on Aug. 4, 1961. -- Orly Taitz, who is representing herself, said in her lawsuit filed on Wednesday that...
Rick Perry once called Tom Tancredo a racist
Rick Perry can't win for losing. Latino votes are important to any Texas politician and for years Perry was considered a friend by immigrant groups. The Republican presidential nomination, though is unlikely to go to a coddler of [illegal aliens] and he has recently taken steps to be seen as tougher on illegal immigration...
|James R. Edwards, Jr. -- Center for Immigration Studies
Making illegals the victims
An Associated Press report is designed to tug at Americans' heartstrings and imply a question: Why is the U.S. so mean to those illegal Mexican aliens, making them leave the country? -- The article describes a subset of illegals of the thousands dropped across the border routinely at Tijuana, Mexico. These illegals consist of drug abusers, mental cases, and ne'er-do-wells present in any and every society...
|San Antonio Express-News
San Antonians plan pro-invader tantrum in D.C. Sept. 15
San Antonio activists will be among protesters in front of the Lincoln Memorial on Sept. 15 for a national Grito de Dolores. -- Instead of marking Mexican independence, however, they will call for [illegal alien "rights"] in the face of state-led initiatives they view as draconian and discriminatory...
Appeals court strikes health insurance requirement
Atlanta -- A federal appeals court panel on Friday struck down the requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul package that virtually all Americans must carry health insurance or face penalties. -- The divided three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the so-called individual mandate, siding with 26 states that had sued to block the law...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner
Cain wins the immigration question at GOP presidential debate
Herman Cain gave the best answer to the immigration question at Thursday's Republican Presidential Debate. Mr. Cain said unequivocally that we must secure the border with "whatever means necessary." And Cain agrees that the states should be allowed to deal with the illegal alien issue... a position recently upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Arizona's E-Verify law... [More from Rick Oltman]
7 linked to MS-13 accused of Houston murders
Seven alleged members and associates of the MS-13 street gang are charged with three slayings and committing other mayhem as part of a racketeering operation that killed, robbed and dealt drugs in Houston, officials said Thursday. -- The gang, also known as the Mara Salvatrucha, has roots in El Salvador and a record in numerous countries...
|Robert Farago and Ralph Dixon -- Washington Times
Was CIA behind Operation Fast and Furious?
Why did the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) let criminals buy firearms, smuggle them across the Mexican border and deliver them into the hands of vicious drug cartels? The ATF claims it launched its now-disgraced Operation Fast and Furious in 2009 to catch the "big fish." [See AG Watch & Obama Watch]
|The Crisis Jones Report
"Hope and Change": Tent cities proliferating nationwide
While millions of Americans hold their collective breath as Wall Street wreaks havoc with their life savings and retirements, residents of Tent City, a tiny makeshift community about 70 miles south of New York City, have more immediate concerns: finding their next hot meal. -- For this collective of homeless and unemployed former landscapers, service industry workers and military veterans...
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas
Rick Perry is the neocon warmonger choice for President
On Wednesday, Josh Rogin, writing for Foreign Policy, noted that Texas governor Rick Perry, who will announce his presidential candidacy on Saturday in South Carolina, has aligned himself with a number of Bush era neocons. -- Perry has "reached out" to the likes of Douglas Feith and William Luti...
48% think spending cuts could trigger violence
Nearly one-out-of-two Americans (48%) think that cuts in government spending are at least somewhat likely to lead to violence in the United States, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. But that includes just 13% who feel it's very likely. -- Nearly as many Adults (44%), however, believe violence as the result of spending cuts is unlikely...
|Lachlan Markay -- Heritage Foundation
Memos show Holder deputy was briefed on Gunwalker pitfalls
The former number two official in the Obama Justice Department tried to put a stop to the Fast and Furious gunwalking operation months before the fatal shooting of an American border patrol agent, a batch of newly released DOJ memos show. -- According to the memos and other internal communications obtained by the Los Angeles Times, DOJ Acting Deputy Director William Hoover attended a March 2010 briefing...
RINO Rick Perry to run for president
...An early adopter of tea party rhetoric, Perry even has some opponents in the movement. They complain he hasn't taken strong enough stances on state spending and illegal immigration, in part because as governor Perry signed a law making Texas the first state to offer in-state tuition to illegal immigrants and blasted a proposed border fence as "idiocy."
|Cliff Kincaid -- Family Security Matters
The future of Fox News in jeopardy mmfa
A former competitor of Rupert Murdoch is coming to the defense of the media mogul, saying that he is "at the top of the 'Most Wanted' list of every Socialist / Communist activist in the world today" and that the demise of his media empire would do terrible damage to conservatism and Western civilization... Soros media matters
Here's a bit more of that marvelous "hope and change" for you
The financially strapped U.S. Postal Service is proposing to cut its workforce by 20 percent and to withdraw from the federal health and retirement plans because it believes it could provide benefits at a lower cost. -- The layoffs would be achieved in part by breaking labor agreements, a proposal that drew swift fire from postal unions...