Divide and Conquer
Liberal media work to create dissention in GOP ranks
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Brewer: Obama pandering, race-baiting for Latino vote
As Republicans continue their struggle to win over Latino voters, few party members have embodied the party's image problem with the burgeoning voting bloc more than Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer. Her state's controversial law, SB 1070, was criticized by many as a facilitator of racial profiling. During her 2010 campaign, Brewer sought to link crime with illegal immigration by alleging that law enforcement...
Ted Cruz: Romney should end Obama's illegal DREAM Act scheme
Ted Cruz, a Republican senatorial candidate from Texas, said Monday he thinks presidential candidate Mitt Romney should end President Barack Obama's deferred action policy, going beyond Romney's line that he doesn't need to because he'll fix the problem quickly through Congress. -- Asked by Telemundo whether Romney should reinstate deportations of young people granted deferred action, Cruz said, "I do."
|NAFBPO Disturbing photos
Latest NAFBPO update from south of the border
Taxco, Gro., Mex. -- On Saturday at about 5:30 pm, municipal police responded to a report of armed men in this tourist destination. On arrival, they were met with gunfire and a shootout ensued which lasted several minutes. Citizens and visitors alike panicked and locked themselves inside. One of the three bad guys was arrested...
|Jon Feere -- CIS.org
California sheriffs protest anti-Secure Communities bill
The California legislature has passed a bill designed to shield illegal aliens from law enforcement and it currently sits on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. The "Trust Act" (AB 1081) would prohibit local law enforcement from complying with federal detention requests except when an illegal alien has been convicted of, or charged with, a "serious" or "violent" felony. The crimes that would be a prerequisite for sending aliens to ICE... [Related]
Rubio says Obama is misusing invaders to win the election
Sen. Marco Rubio, who will introduce presidential candidate Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention, tells Newsmax that the election is not just a choice between two parties but a choice about "what kind of country we want to have." -- The Florida Republican also outlines the party's immigration stance, saying "we're not going to deport" the 10 million illegal [aliens] in America, but...
'Obama's America: 2016' surpasses box office expectations
Conservative author and documentarian Dinesh D'Souza's film "Obama's America: 2016" outpaced box office predictions over the weekend when it expanded from a limited release to 1,091 theaters.-- The documentary, which traces President Barack Obama's Hawaiian, Kenyan and Indonesian roots, grossed $6.2 million over the weekend, just behind Joseph Gordon-Levitt's star-vehicle "Premium Rush"...
Philandering 'MEChA Boy' Villaraigosa shows up in Tampa
Tampa -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the chairman of the Democratic National Convention, made an unlikely appearance near the Republican National Convention Hall Monday afternoon. -- Armed with Democratic talking points, Villaraigosa argument for keeping President Barack Obama in the White House was focused largely on demonizing Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan...
Usual suspects pressure judge to count suspicious votes in Ohio
A federal judge ruled Monday that Ohio must count improperly cast ballots this fall if the mistake is caused by an election worker rather than the voter, a small but potentially significant issue in an important presidential battleground state. -- The decision could mean that thousands of votes that otherwise would have been rejected --- most of them cast in urban areas where Democrats are concentrated --- will have to be counted.
Obama's DOJ goons to monitor Arizona elections
The U.S. Justice Department has announced that it will monitor primary elections in Arizona's Maricopa County. --The department said Monday that federal observers will be dispatched Tuesday to make sure that Maricopa County follows the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965. That law prohibits discrimination in the election process on the basis of race, color or membership in a minority language group...
12 Mexico police held over US embassy car shooting
A Mexican judge ordered 12 federal police officers held for 40 days on Monday as prosecutors mull charges against them for shooting at a US embassy car and wounding two US government employees. -- The officers are being treated as suspects over Friday's incident, when a sport-utility vehicle with diplomatic plates was chased by four cars south of Mexico City and hit by a hail of bullets...
|Joel Gehrke -- Washington Examiner
Feds: Too few Americans 'turn to government for assistance'
More Americans rely on their families for assistance than the government, so federal officials have undertaken an effort to help people to apply for federal assistance. -- "Given that only 15 percent of you turn to government assistance in tough times, we want to make sure you know about benefits that could help you," USA.gov announced today. The 'government made easy' website has created...
|Sierra Vista (Arizona) Herald / Review
Feds invest $100M in system that can allegedly detect ultralight aircraft
Earlier this month, the Department of Homeland Security entered into a $100 million contract with a New York-based company called SRCTec, Inc., to detect ultralight aircraft along the southwest border of the United States. -- Ultralights are small, low-flying aircraft that can carry a couple hundred pounds. Smugglers can use an ultralight, for example, to transport a load of marijuana from Mexico into the U.S. -- A system that American Border Patrol calls the Sonic Barrier (which is made under the name IDENTISEIS by a company named Border Technology) picks up seismic vibrations on the ground created by an ultralight engine as it flies over.