Need for DHS House Cleaning
Gross negligence led to Ivie's death
|Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner sc
King: Obama must move beyond political correctness to fight Islamists
While the Obama administration and many members of the elite news media appear confused as to the true nature of the national security threat posed by al-Qaeda, and its offshoots Al Shabaab, Boko Haram and al-Qaeda on the Arabian Peninsula, Congressman Peter King (R-NY) appears to be the "go-to" lawmaker for all things involving Islamic terrorism. As evidenced by his appearances on CNN, Fox News Channel...
Obama pursuing leakers sends warning to whistle-blowers
Eric Holder, attorney general under President Barack Obama, has prosecuted more government officials for alleged leaks under the World War I-era Espionage Act than all his predecessors combined, including law-and-order Republicans John Mitchell, Edwin Meese and John Ashcroft. -- The indictments of six individuals under that spy law have drawn criticism from those who say the president's crackdown chills dissent, curtails a free press and betrays Obama's initial promise to "usher in a new era of open government."
|KNXV-TV / Police One
1 dead, 18 found in crash of suspected human smuggling vehicle
Mesa, Az. -- The driver of a truck carrying 18 passengers died early Friday when it crashed into a pole following a high-speed chase. -- The incident began when an officer tried to pull the truck over after he noticed it swerving, according to The Associated Press. -- The driver --- tailed by a police helicopter --- sped through several stoplights, and missed a turn before crashing into a steel pole. The driver died in the crash.
|Larry Kudlow -- CNBC
Is Obama buying the election with his welfare explosion?
With the unprecedented budget explosion of means-tested, welfare-related entitlements, does Team Obama think it can buy the election? -- It's a cynical question. But I wouldn't put it past that cynical bunch. -- Remember Harry Hopkins, Franklin Roosevelt's close aid? It was Hopkins who argued tax and tax, spend and spend, elect and elect. Sound familiar? And if I'm not mistaken, the high-tax, anti-rich, big-spending... [Related]
|Domenico Montanaro and Mark Murray -- MSNBC
Obama wrong on 'model for the nation' debate claim
During Tuesday night's debate, President Obama and Mitt Romney sparred over a lot, including immigration. At one point, Obama said of Romney, "He called the Arizona law a model for the nation." -- That isn’t true. -- The issue has its roots in a GOP primary debate. In that debate, Romney said, "I think you see a model in Arizona," but his campaign later clarified he wasn't talking about SB 1070...
|Los Angeles Times
ACLU sues L.A. County Sheriff over bail refusals
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca on behalf of people who say they were denied bail for minor offenses after being flagged by immigration authorities. --British filmmaker Duncan Roy, who says he spent nearly three months in L.A. County jails without a chance to post bail, is one of the five plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which will be filed today in U.S. District Court...
Obama under pressure to spell out his agenda for a second term
President Obama is taking heat from his Republican rivals and some members of his own party for being vague about his agenda for a second term. -- On Thursday, Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan told a crowd at a campaign event in Florida that Obama "is not telling you what his second-term plan would be." -- "He's not saying that he is offering anything new," the Wisconsin lawmaker said...
|Dave Bohon -- The New American sc
Pro-family group warns of agenda behind SPLC's "Mix It Up" day
The American Family Association (AFA) is warning parents about an upcoming "entry level" diversity program being promoted by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) under its "Teaching Tolerance" project. On October 30, at over 2,000 schools across the nation, the SPLC will activate its annual Mix It up at Lunch Day, which it describes as a campaign, established a decade ago...
|Edward Cline -- Family Security Matters
'Hate' laws are criminal
The end of freedom of speech began with the invention of "hate crimes" as a means to deter and punish crimes committed against an individual or members of a designated or protected "minority." Hate crimes had their conspicuous genesis under the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which criminalized actions against individuals because of their race, color, gender, or national origin...
|Efe - Madrid
North Carolina urged to restore driver's licenses for invaders
A group in North Carolina is asking in an open letter to lawmakers for the state to once again issue driver's licenses to [illegal aliens]. -- Maudia Melendez, executive director of the Charlotte-based Jesus Ministry, says her group has been working for a year on a project that has the support of more than 6,000 citizens. -- "We can't let this issue die," Melendez told Efe on Thursday... [Related item]
|Bear Witness Central
Connecting the dots
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|Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune
Previously deported invader arrested on new charges in Florida
With help from the U.S. Marshal's Office, sheriff's deputies tracked down and arrested a suspected child molester on Thursday. -- Deputies found Eric Miranda-Lopez, 28, in the 1100 block of 40th Street in Sarasota. Miranda-Lopez had been deported to Mexico in July by federal immigration officials. -- He told deputies he re-entered the U.S. in September. -- Now he is accused of child molestation, after a 10-year-old girl...
Mexican drug lords have U.S. anchor babies
A Texas newspaper column known as "Narco Confidential" reveals that the women in a renowned Mexican drug lord's family like delivering their babies in the United States, further fueling the already heated anchor baby controversy. -- The story comes up because last week the pregnant daughter of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, got busted trying to enter the U.S. from Mexico at San Diego's San Ysidro border crossing...
|KHOU-TV -- Houston
Deputies capture suspect accused of shooting 2 women on I-10
A manhunt that started last April has ended with the capture of Noe Aranda. A small army of law enforcement officers gathered outside a northwest Harris County home Thursday after learning Aranda was holed up inside. -- He tried to make a run for it when he bolted through the front door and jumped a couple of fences, but he didn't make it far. The Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force teamed up with HPD's SWAT team...