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Friday, August 12, 2011

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...

Honolulu Star-Advertiser        
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...

Colorado Independent       
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...

Associated Press      
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]

Houston Chronicle        
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...

Rasmussen Reports     
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...

David DeGraw -- Amped Status        
The Beaten Masses: Confronted with severe financial hardship, why do Americans remain passive?   
With an unprecedented sum of wealth, tens of trillions of dollars, held within the top one-tenth of one percent of the US population, we now have the highest and most severe inequality of wealth in US history. Not even the Robber Barons of the Gilded Age were as greedy as the modern day Economic Elite... [See Obama Watch & NWO Treason Watch]

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

Washington Post       
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...

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