|Chicago Sun-Times (Post Tribune) sc
Usual suspects sue over Indiana immigration law
Just a day after Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced he would continue to fight a federal lawsuit filed against the state's immigration law, the plaintiff, an East Chicago not-for-profit group, filed a motion asking for a preliminary injunction against the law. -- Union Benefica Mexicana, represented by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund in Chicago, sued state and local officials earlier this year...
Arguments set in appeal over Arizona day labor rules
An appeals court plans to hear arguments on Oct. 17 in Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's appeal of a ruling that prevents police from enforcing part of Arizona's immigration law that prohibits people from blocking traffic when they seek or offer day labor services. -- The governor's appeal to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is separate from an appeal she lodged before the U.S. Supreme Court...
The narco tunnels of Nogales
If everyone had kept quiet, it could have been the most valuable parking spot on earth. Convenient only to the careworn clothing stores clustered in the southern end of downtown Nogales, Ariz., it offered little to shoppers, and mile-long Union Pacific trains sometimes cut it off from much of the city for 20 minutes at a time. But the location was perfect: In the middle of the short stretch of East International Street...
Radical Illinois rep. slams Florida senator over stance on illegals
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said Thursday that politicians who oppose the president's order protecting young [illegal aliens] from deportation -- including Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) -- are following the same line of thinking as those who tried to thwart the Civil Rights and women's suffrage movements. -- There are always those that are going to question, 'I got it, why should you get it?'' Gutierrez said...
Obama's shady immigration schemes have ICE agents in 'uproar'
President Barack Obama's changes to the nation's immigration enforcement policy has morale "in the toilet right now" among Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, the head of a national organization that represents such personnel says. -- "Morale is in the toilet right now," Chris Crane, president of the National ICE Council, told Fox News on Thursday. The group represents about 7,600 officers, agents..."
GOP prepares to file lawsuit against Holder
House Republicans will file a civil suit against Attorney General Eric Holder during the August recess, House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) has told NBC News. -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder during a meeting at the White House in Washington, July 26, 2012. -- House Republicans will file suit in an effort to compel Holder to release documents associated with the failed 'Fast and Furious'...
|David Codrea -- The Examiner
Federal agents take aim at Fortune's Fast and Furious report
The Agent, "The Official Publication of the National Association of Federal Agents," has added its voice to those of Congressional investigators in deconstructing a Fortune Magazine report critical of Oversight Committee efforts to determine the truth about Operation Fast and Furious "gunwalking." Earlier this week, Gun Rights Examiner was forwarded a copy of NAFA's "Summer 2012" issue, challenging allegations...
|Audrey Hudson -- Human Events
Obama polls below 50 percent in 37 states
President Barack Obama's approval ratings fell below 50 percent in 37 states with his lowest popularity recorded in Utah with 26 percent, according to a new Gallup poll. -- "The 50 percent approval mark is significant because post-WWII incumbent presidents who have been above 50 percent job approval on Election Day were easily re-elected," said the poll released Wednesday... [Related]
|Federation for American Immigration Reform
Subversive Obama completely regime out of control
[FAIR] called today's [DHS] "outline" for implementing deferred action for millions of illegal aliens, "further evidence of the Obama administration's determination to carry out a massive amnesty for illegal aliens through illegal and unilateral action." The Obama administration is set to begin implementing the DREAM Act amnesty on August 15, even though the legislation was defeated by Congress as recently as December 2010... [Related Obama treason]
|Roger Hedgecock -- Human Events
The border with Mexico is open, a full blown amnesty for illegals is underway, and even Janet Napolitano had to admit to Congress this week that terrorists come across that open border "from time to time." Contradicting all the bland assurances from Obama officials that border areas are "safe" and that more border agents than ever are on guard, the Alaska Dispatch carries the story of an illegal from Nepal...
|Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner
Obamacare to create Big Brother process
President Barack Obama's health care law, although thousands of pages, was hastily created and frantically pushed through the House and Senate by Democratic majorities before many even had a chance to read its contents. That law is now being implemented -- and has raised serious concerns about big government intrusion into American's private lives, said Rep. Darrell Issa...
|Wall Street Journal
Obama's regulatory czar is out
White House regulatory chief Cass Sunstein is leaving his post this month to return to Harvard Law School, officials said Friday. -- Mr. Sunstein has long been an advocate of behavioral economics in setting policy, the notion that people will respond to incentives, and has argued for restraint in government regulations. As such, he was met with skepticism and opposition by some liberals when he was chosen...