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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

U.S. Senate to Look at Arizona
Will they ask Gallardo the real question?
Associated Press -- April 16 
Gallardo to testify before U.S. Senate immigration panel
Arizona State Sen. Gallardo walks out on Glenn Spencer at March 1 committee hearing.
    Phoenix -- State Sen. Steve Gallardo has been invited to testify before a U.S. Senate committee about immigration enforcement on the day before the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments over Arizona's 2010 immigration law.
    The U.S. Senate's subcommittee on immigration, refugees and border security will hold a hearing on April 24 to examine state and local governments enforcing immigration laws.
    Gov. Jan Brewer was invited to testify, but declined the offer.
    The governor has said it would be inappropriate for her to speak to Congress right before the Supreme Court is poised hear her appeal of a ruling that put the law's most controversial elements on hold.
    Former Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce, the architect of Arizona's tough immigration enforcement law, will testify before the committee.
Red DotAmerican Patrol Report Comment
    Gallardo should be asked why he walked out of an Arizona Senate border committee meeting that was considering a serious proposal to solve the border problem. Contact Arizona Senator Kyl -- a member of the committee.

Dave Workman -- The Examiner    
GSA scandal proves Fast & Furious is 'tip of the iceberg'   
The recent eruption of a spending scandal at the General Services Administration appears to prove long-running assertions by gun rights activists that Operation Fast and Furious definitely was the proverbial "tip of the iceberg" in a pattern of corruption that has thrived under the Obama administration. -- Ironically, the same man – Congressman Darrell Issa --- is investigating both scandals...

Fox News Latino   
La Raza launches campaign to register Hispanic voters 
Miami -- The National Council of La Raza on Tuesday launched the Florida operation of its national Mobilize to Vote, or M2V, campaign to promote voter registration among about 800,000 Hispanics in a state that is considered to be key for the November elections. -- The campaign, which kicked off in Orlando, consists of advising Hispanics about the registration process and making them aware...

Ted Nugent -- Washington Times   
Economic kamikaze   
With an election on the horizon, President Obama and his administration are employing age-old political diversionary tactics to keep the American public from focusing on the dismal condition of our economy. Call in a four-alarm fire on the south side while they rob the bank on the north side. Al Capone lives. -- With the economic train wreck they have engineered, it's hard to blame Mr. Obama for his misdirection scramble...

KSAZ-TV -- Phoenix   
Students Walk Out of Napolitano Speech   
Students at the University of California Los Angeles walked out as Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano addressed the immigration controversy. -- Expanding on national security issues spanning from international threats to natural disasters, Napolitano said the government prioritizes issues of homeland security, border security and immigration...

Birmingham (Ala.) News    
Senate hearing targets so-called 'racial profiling'   
U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., said Alabama's immigration law is promoting racial profiling by law enforcement because it allows them to target anyone they suspect of being in the country illegally. -- "Profiling Hispanics and immigrants is the most efficient way to get someone deported," Gutierrez said. -- Gutierrez was on the first panel of witnesses of a Senate hearing on racial profiling today on Capitol Hill...

Politico    
Judicial Watch sues for records on Obama's uncle   
A conservative legal group is suing the Department of Homeland Security for all correspondence and records related to President Obama's [illegal alien] uncle Onyango Obama. -- Onyango Obama was arrested in February in Massachusetts on an alleged DUI charge, and federal immigration authorities said they would continue deportation proceedings against him...

WUWM-FM -- Milwaukee, Wis.    
Usual suspects challenge Wisconsin voter ID law    
A trail began today in Madison in a lawsuit challenging the state's new voter-photo ID law. The suit was brought by the immigrant rights group, Voces de la Frontera, and the NAACP. The group's attorney, Richard Saks says his side will show there are hundreds of thousands of voters who don't possess the required ID needed to vote. Assistant Attorney General Carrie Benedon says the number is far less...

American Border Patrol       
Photos of the day   
ABP took these photos while taking CNN on a aerial tour of the border. -- Top photo shows existing U.S. Border Patrol station at Naco, Arizona. Bottom photo shows expansion of the station under construction, about tripling its size. -- Glenn Spencer, pilot of the survey aircraft, told the CNN crew that...

Dustin Inman Society -- Marietta, Georgia
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal / Co-Governor Chris Riley:
Get illegal aliens out of Georgia's university system!

We Get E-Mail   
Show support for SB1070   
Senate Bill 1070 passed by the Arizona legislature on April 23, 2010 has been attacked and challenged in the courts by the open borders community since its inception. After several conflicting opinions rendered at the appellate court level regarding the constitutionality of SB 1070, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to review the Arizona law on April 25. This is an extremely important case from several perspectives...

Economic Collapse Blog    
25 signs that middle class families have been targeted for extinction   
The middle class in America is being systematically wiped out, and most people don't even realize what is happening. Every single year, millions more Americans fall out of the middle class and become dependent on the government. The United States once had the largest and most vibrant middle class in the history of the world, but now the middle class is rapidly shrinking and government dependence is at an all-time high...

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix    
MCSO releases discrimination case agreement    
The draft agreement the U.S. Justice Department presented to resolve allegations of discrimination in the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office contains detailed descriptions of the steps the Sheriff's Office needs to take to restore community trust, improve data collection and make information more accessible to suspects, family members and inmates. -- The agreement also explicitly states that a court-appointed monitor...

Bloomberg    
Illegal alien teens dare subversive Obama regime to deport them   
Three years ago last month, a handful of [illegal aliens] in their teens and twenties stood up in front of a large crowd in Chicago's Daley Plaza and admitted to the world that they were in the United States illegally. Their message: Deport us if you dare. -- The young people weren't deported. And though their cause --- they were advocating passage of a long-stalled law that would grant legal status to those who came to the U.S...

Juan Williams -- The Hill -- Washington    
How race may affect this year's election   
Last week several political strategists predicted to me that every racial button is going to get pushed hard in this fall's presidential campaign. Their forecast is based on racial fears that are already being exposed. White Republican men form the strongest block of opposition to reelection of a black president --- who, in turn, has near-unanimous support from blacks, and overwhelming backing from Hispanics and Asians...

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers   Disturbing photos      
Latest NAFBPO update from south of the border   
President Barack Obama promised to push immigration reform [aka amnesty] in his country in the first year after his reelection, in an interview with the Univision network. -- "I can promise to try to do it in the first year of my second term. I want to try this year, in fact," Obama said in the interview to be aired on Sunday morning to mark the closing of the Summit of the Americas in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia)...

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