Monday, February 27, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
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|Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner sc
Sharia in U.S.? Florida's proposed ban draws attacks from Muslims
Florida state lawmakers are enduring attacks from an organization many call a "terrorist front group" who oppose legislation aimed at banning the use of Sharia law --- the religious doctrine that's applied by Islamists in their own countries --- from courtrooms throughout Florida, claims a non-profit, public-interest group that investigates and exposes government corruption and crime...
Senators ask Napolitano, Holder to penalize Cook County, Ill.
The death of a Chicago man killed by a drunk driver who was in the United States illegally has become an unlikely catalyst in the national policy debate over immigration. Eight Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee wrote to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Attorney General Eric Holder on January 30, asking them to cut off some federal funding currently sent to Cook County, Illinois...
|Anthony Martin -- The Examiner
Latest Wikileaks dump shows Dems effort to throw 2008 election
This morning Wikileaks began its latest document dump in a series of cables that it calls 'The Global Intelligence Files.' Part of the information contained in the files shows that the Democratic Party engaged in an effort to throw the 2008 election. -- The Democrats may have succeeded, and the election results from 2008 may be entirely skewed...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers Disturbing photos
Latest NAFBPO update from south of the border
Tlaqepaque, Jal., Mex. -- A third public bus driver has been executed, shot twice in the head. Early this month, a threatening message was received that 2 drivers would be executed for every innocent victim of the drivers. This killing came a day after a 7 year old girl was killed when she ran into the roadway...
|Tony Lee -- Human Events
Arizona Primary Preview: Five reasons Romney is the front-runner
According to the RealClearPolitics average of Arizona polls, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has a 10.7 point lead, with an average of 39.5 percent of support, compared to 28.8 percent for former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, 16.3 percent for former House speaker Newt Gingrich, and 8.3 percent for Texas Rep. Ron Paul...
|Federation for American Immigration Reform
DHS uses social media to monitor backdoor amnesty blowback
A recently released 2011 reference guide for analysts working for the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Media Monitoring Capability program reveals its mission includes keeping an eye on those who disagree with the Administration's backdoor amnesty initiatives. According to the guide, DHS is directing its analysts to identify and monitor "media reports that reflect adversely on DHS," and track reports...
|Paul Joseph Watson -- Infowars -- Austin, Texas
FEMA puts out contract for emergency camps to house "displaced citizens"
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is looking for contractors to construct temporary emergency camps inside the United States which can be ready for occupancy within a 72 hour time period and used to house emergency responders as well as "displaced citizens." -- The National Responder Support Camp contract, posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, calls on contractors to...
|Otis Graham -- Center for Immigration Studies
"The Hispanic Vote": An insult Latinos can do without
Everybody I talk to is in a foul mood about the condition and performance of American politics and government. And my topic in this blog does start out as another of the many discouraging malfunctions that would earn our politics a formal downgrade if political systems had to face the equivalent of a Standard and Poor's review. But read on. I argue in the end for the real possibility of corrective reform from within...
Usual suspects want sheriff to stop asking for immigration status
A southern New Mexico immigrant advocacy group wants the Dona Ana County Sheriff's Department to stop asking for immigration status during traffic stops. -- The Taskforce for Immigrant Advocacy and Services says it's taking its plea for the change to the county commission Tuesday. -- Members of the task force tell the Las Cruces Sun-News they've fielded complaints from residents in Hatch, Chaparral, Anthony...
Is the IRS attempting to intimidate local tea parties?
In January and February of this year, the Internal Revenue Service began sending out letters to various local Tea Party groups across the country. Mailed from the same Cincinnati, Ohio IRS office, these letters have reached Tea Party groups in Virginia, Hawaii, Ohio and Texas (we are hearing of more daily). There are several common threads to these letters: all are requesting more information from these independent Tea Parties...
|Alex Newman -- The New American
AG Holder could be jailed for ongoing Fast & Furious cover-up
Tensions are rising quickly in the investigation of the deadly federal gun-running operation "Fast and Furious" as Attorney General Eric Holder's Department of Justice continues to unlawfully withhold subpoenaed documents. The persistent stonewalling prompted Congress to renew its warning that contempt proceedings against top Obama administration officials are imminent if the cover-up does not end...
|Ted Nugent -- Washington Times
Burning cash with gas
Gather around, boys and girls, for another quick lesson in real-world Nugenomics 101. Not "if" but "when" gas prices soar to four bucks a gallon this summer, the impact to our economy will be thunderous. -- With the national average price for a gallon of gas already at $3.65 a gallon, our anemic economy already is being battered. Prices for food are already high and going higher. No tax on the poor - right, President Obama?
|Economic Collapse Blog
10 signs that America is decomposing right in front of our eyes
The decay of society is so much harder to quantify than economic decline is. The government keeps lots of statistics on things like unemployment and inflation, but it really does not keep track of how sick and twisted people are becoming. Most of us recognize that the character of the American people has changed dramatically over the decades, but unlike the national debt, you can't easily point to a chart or a graph...
|Government Security News
Study shows 'backdoor amnesty,' says congressman
A study released by Syracuse University that found a 33 percent decline in ICE deportations is proof of the Obama Administration's "backdoor amnesty" for illegal [aliens], said the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Feb. 24. -- The report released by Syracuse University Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, said Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), shows the number of deportation proceedings...
|Dalton (Ga.) Daily Citizen
Last week, a Guatemalan man who was brought to the Whitfield County jail for driving on a suspended license was interviewed by sheriff's office employees who are trained as immigration officers. After it was discovered the man had previous arrests and convictions for DUI and attempting to elude a police officer, he was processed for deportation and transferred into the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
|Dave Gibson -- The Examiner
Los Zetas announce their dominance of Mexican governor
On Friday night, several so-called ‘narcobanners' appeared throughout the state of Nuevo Leon, all of which were signed by leaders of the notoriously violent Mexican drug cartel known as Los Zetas. -- Around 8:00 p.m., in the city of Monterrey, armed gangs reportedly blocked off roadways and bridges to hang their banners. The fact that they did so in full view of hundreds, if not thousands of witnesses...
|Matt Maggio -- The Examiner
Tea Party's next coming issue
This area's Tea Party began in protests against illegal aliens in 2007 - soon joined by Obamacare, bailouts, and taxes as top issues. But it is about to get another key issue - one particularly effective at recruiting the so-far uninvolved - gasoline prices. -- With the possible exception of taxes and illegal aliens, none of the Tea Party's key issues had much immediate impact on the daily life of the Tea Party member protesting them at rallies...
Cruise line passengers robbed in Mexico
Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mex. -- Twenty-two Carnival Cruise Lines passengers were robbed of valuables and their passports during a shore excursion in the Mexico seaside resort of Puerto Vallarta, cruise officials said late Saturday. -- The passengers were robbed Thursday during a guided trail excursion, according to a statement released by the cruise line...