Thursday, August 23, 2012
Mexicans rush the border
|American Border Patrol -- August 23
This map shows the location of official U.S. Border Patrol enforcement activity south of Tucson, Arizona, in the period from Aug. 6 to Aug. 21, 2012.
Each symbol represents the exact location of the action most of which did not result in an apprehension. This map only shows where action was reported AND the exact longitude and latitude were known. It doesn't show where illegal aliens crossed into the U.S. without being detected -- or where the latitude / longitude was not given.
For a complete list of enforcement actions click here .
"While we have more analysis to do, at first blush it appears that people are rushing the border to take advantage of Barack Obama's new amnesty program," said Glenn Spencer of American Border Patrol.
|Mark Krikorian -- National Review
Suing to stop the Obama amnesty
Ten immigration agents have just filed suit in federal court in Dallas to challenge the illegal DREAM Scheme amnesty that's now underway. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents include Chris Crane, president of their union, whom I highlighted here. The first paragraph of the complaint sums up their claim: This lawsuit seeks to prevent law enforcement officer Plaintiffs from being forced to either violate...
|London Daily Mail
Who says he can't go anywhere without a teleprompter?
His critics will say this unfortunate photo reveals a deeper problem with his presidency -- that he's just a walking teleprompter. -- A Reuters photographer captured a shot of Barack Obama with his face obscured by a teleprompter during a campaign event at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday. -- The Drudge Report suggested that the shot was 'rude.' At the very least, it's been raising eyebrows...
More idiocy out of invaders in New York
A small group of [illegal aliens] gathered in Woodbury Monday to protest the use of the word "illegal" to describe those who have entered the United States without documentation. -- "By saying illegal, they're assuming that we broke a criminal law," said Jackeline Saavedra, 27, of Bay Shore, a Touro Law Center student who identified herself as [an illegal alien]. "Not everybody enters illegally." [Related]
|NAFBPO Disturbing photos
Latest NAFBPO update from south of the border
Magdalena, Jal., Mex. -- On Wednesday, a shootout between municipal police and Zeta gunmen left Police Chief Raul Hinojosa and two officers dead, and 6 bad guys killed. Responding Mexican military and state police tried to locate the gunmen that escaped, with success. On May 21st, the former chief was gunned down in Guadalajara...
|Los Angeles sc
More PC BS in California schools
"Seniores" and "Señoritas" events held at an Anaheim high school --- in which students dressed as gang members and a pregnant woman pushing a baby stroller --- have been canceled after officials concluded the activities were demeaning toward Latinos and their culture. -- The events, which have been held for at least three years at Canyon High School, took place during senior activity week in June...
|Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal
Activist: Agencies not following immigration law
More than a dozen government entities throughout Cobb County may not be following new rules requiring them to check the immigration status of workers, immigration enforcement activist D.A. King said. -- King filed a complaint in July with the Georgia Immigration Enforcement Review Board that accused 1,214 government agencies in the state of failing to provide information to the state Department of Audits and Accounts...
|Lucerne Valley (Calif.) Leader
Likely illegals busted after shooting at pot-growing operation
Two Lucerne Valley men shot each other during an argument at a home where a large amount of marijuana was being grown, authorities said. -- Felipe Jesus Gomez Alvarez, 30, and Antonio Carlos Zaragoza, 41, survived the Monday shootout and were each arrested on Tuesday. Zaragoza was shot in the left hand and Alvarez was shot in his left shoulder and above his left eye...
|Dave Gibson -- The Examiner
Two illegal aliens wanted for murder arrested at border
On Tuesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended four individuals in the Arizona desert shortly after they crossed the border illegally. -- A records check using the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System, revealed that one of the subjects, Remigio Lopez-Alvarez, 32, had an outstanding warrant for murder back in Chiapas, Mexico...
|William La Jeunesse -- Fox News
More in-your-face skulduggery from the worst US regime in history
Republican lawmakers allege in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder that a key figure in the failed Fast and Furious anti-gunrunning operation has been allowed to earn a second paycheck while still receiving his government salary. -- The new allegations come as Holder reviews the long-awaited internal report detailing what happened in -- and who is to blame for -- Fast and Furious... [Related]
|Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner
Obama defends his national security record
President Barack Obama during a campaign appearance in Columbus, OH, yesterday mounted his own personal defense of his national security record after an organization of former Navy SEALs, Delta Force operatives and intelligence officers called on the Commander in Chief to stop the intelligence leaks allegedly emanating from his White House. -- The Special Operations OPSEC Education Fund, Inc. also accused Obama of taking too much credit for...
Immigration agents sue Big Sis over unlawful 'amnesty' scheme
Ten federal immigration agents have filed suit against Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano claiming recent directives are forcing them to break the law and ignore their duties when it comes to deporting illegal [aliens]. -- The suit was filed Thursday in Texas federal court by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. It challenges recent directives allowing some illegal [aliens]... [Related]
|Right Side News -- Kennesaw, Ga.
New film exposes Comrade O's communist cover-up
A new film from America's Survival, Inc. documents what journalist Cliff Kincaid calls "one of the most extraordinary cover-ups in American history --how a presidential candidate with a covert connection to a major Communist Party operative was protected by the major liberal and conservative media." Kincaid is the president of America's Survival, Inc. (ASI) and recently held a Washington, D.C. conference...
|New York Times
Republican immigration platform backs 'self-deportation'
Republicans have adopted a party platform on immigration that would require employers nationwide to verify workers' legal status and deny federal financing to universities that allow illegal [alien] students to enroll at lower in-state tuition rates. -- In their debates this week in Tampa, Fla., over the party platform, Republican delegates hammered out an immigration plank calling for tough border enforcement and...
Driver's license rules fuel new debate over invaders
Driver's licenses and other state benefits are at the heart of a new battle in the national immigration debate. -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer fired the opening salvo last week, on the same day that federal authorities began accepting applications for a program aimed at helping tens of thousands of [aliens] who entered the country illegally as children. -- Brewer ordered officials in her state not to provide driver's licenses...
Judge preps for 'civil war' if Comrade Barry re-elected
Lubbock, Texas -- Reactions continue after a Texas leader issued a public warning for what he calls a 'civil war' and possible invasion of United Nations troops if President Barack Obama is re-elected. -- Lubbock County Judge Tom Head is convinced that Mr. Obama winning a second term would lead to a revolt by the American people and he's is pushing a tax increase for the district attorney's office...
Alabama lawmakers stopped ICE from closing immigration jail
The serpentine Coosa River once brought people and goods aplenty to this pretty Southern town, known first for its riverboats and later for its rubber and steel plants. -- But those times are mostly a memory. The city has struggled since the 1980s. Plants shuttered, and industry moved abroad. Many jobs shifted into the service sector. -- Then, in the late 1990s, a tide of immigrants flowed into Gadsden...
|M. Catharine Evans -- The American Thinker
Lawless DOJ reports on itself in Fast and Furious
DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz has completed his investigation of Fast and Furious, the gunwalking operation that led to the deaths of federal agents Brian Terry, Jaime Zapata and hundreds of Mexican nationals. -- Horowitz, who was appointed last April, took over from longtime Holder crony acting IG Cynthia Schnedar. As an employee of the Department of Justice Horowitz cannot be considered...
|Josh Gerstein -- Politico
Obama signs bill giving himself more power over appointments
In the middle of election season, Democrats and Republicans in Congress have come together to give President Barack Obama more power to appoint officials to jobs in his administration without seeking approval from the Senate. -- Yes, you read that right. -- In the middle of election season, Democrats and Republicans in Congress have come together to give President Barack Obama more power to appoint officials...
Controversial film on illegal immigration debuts
Next week in Tampa, the documentary "They Come To America" will be screened on the final day of the Republican National Convention. Despite the afternoon screening time on the last day of the GOP's big week, director Dennis Michael Lynch expects the 1,200-seat theater to be filled to capacity. And after seeing the film and speaking with the director at length, it's easy to see why...
|Stephen Dinan -- Washington Times
CBO: Feds flirting with double-dip recession
President Obama and Congress are flirting with both a recession and a bigger jump in unemployment next year unless they head off looming tax increases and spending cuts but doing so could mean a fifth straight year of trillion-dollar deficits, the government's chief scorekeeper said Wednesday. -- The latest update by the Congressional Budget Office shows the time for hard choices that lawmakers have feared for years..
Docs: US, Mexican officials brokering deals with drug cartels
A high-ranking Sinaloa narco-trafficking organization member's claim that US officials have struck a deal with the leadership of the Mexican "cartel" appears to be corroborated in large part by the statements of a Mexican diplomat in e-mail correspondence made public recently by the nonprofit media group WikiLeaks. -- The Mexican diplomat's assessment of the US and Mexican strategy in the war on drugs...