Monday, November 19, 2012
|Weekly Standard sc
Obama consults with ethnic hustlers on fiscal issues
This afternoon [November 16], President Barack Obama consulted with MSNBC host Al Sharpton, who's also associated with the National Action Network (NAN), about the fiscal talks between the White House and Congress. At the same meeting, Obama also consulted with other "leaders of civil rights and civic organizations."
|Kimberly Dvorak -- The Examiner
Republicans begin DREAM Act pandering ahead of fiscal cliff talks
In an effort to improve their tattered, non-inclusive image and garner more power at the upcoming fiscal cliff negotiations, Republican lawmakers look to introduce their version of the DREAM Act. -- The Republican's ACHIEVE Act, would allow illegal aliens a pathway to citizenship by creating a new "W-visa." It allows those already residing in America illegally a pathway to citizenship...
|Anthony Martin -- The Examiner sc
Prices rise sharply 2 weeks after election
In what some economists say is an omen of things to come, prices on various items such as prescription and over the counter drugs, and gasoline, have risen sharply just two weeks after the election. -- "It really makes a person wonder," one pedestrian told the Examiner Sunday in Greenville, S.C., who commented on the hike in gas prices. -- Alfred E. Morse of Indianapolis was on his way to Florida...
|Charles Martel -- The American Thinker
The amnesty sell-out
If you want to know what open borders Republicans will sound like when they betray this nation's sovereignty, take it from the horse's mouth: Carlos Gutierrez, head of Mitt Romney's Hispanic outreach, told CNN's Candy Crowley, "[T]he far right of this party has taken the party to a place that it doesn't belong." -- What Gutierrez is saying is very instructive: He is demonstrating that Republicans will have to...
|Robert Fitzwilson -- King World News
We are speeding towards economic & social devastation
"Andrew Dickson White was a professor of history in the second half of the 19th century. He also convinced Ezra Cornell to create the great university which bears his name. White became the first president of Cornell. The goal was to create "an asylum for science where truth shall be taught for truth's sake." -- White's relevance to today's investors is his compilation of a lecture that looked at the French experience...
Homeland Security promotes welfare to new "immigrants"
Ask not what you can do for your country, but what your new country can do for you. -- "Welcome to USA.gov," a website maintained by the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), bills itself as the "primary gateway for new immigrants to find basic information on how to settle in the United States" --- featuring a prominent section for new immigrants about how to access government benefits...
|William C. Triplett II -- Family Security Matters
Obama's war on energy is a war on jobs
Three hours west of Washington, D.C., U.S. Route 50 emerges from the West Virginia forest in a gentle curve. On the south side of the highway rises an enormous natural gas drilling rig. To its left and slightly behind it is a gas separation plant under construction. This is the "wet gas" portion of the Marcellus shale-gas play that underlies Appalachia...
Mexican druglords strike gold in coal
Agujita, Sabinas, Coah. -- hey may be known for flashy cars and state of the art weaponry, but Mexican druglords have found an earthy new source of wealth: dirty old coal. -- They are mining it themselves in a coal-rich area along the US border or buying it from small mine operators, then reselling it to a state-owned company at fabulous margins that can see them make a profit 30 times greater than their initial investment...
Obama to meet with incoming Mexican president
President Obama will meet next week with Mexican President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto, with one of the topics likely to be possible changes to U.S. immigration law. -- Congressional Republicans say they are more amenable to a comprehensive immigration bill in light of the recent election in which GOP candidates fared poorly. -- Obama says he wants an immigration bill that will provide a path to citizenship...
Homeland Security graduates first 'Corps of Homeland Youth'
The federal government calls them FEMA Corps. But they conjure up memories of the Hitler Youth of 1930's Germany. Regardless of their name, the Dept of Homeland Security has just graduated its first class of 231 Homeland Youth. Kids, aged 18-24 and recruited from the President's AmeriCorp volunteers, they represent the first wave of DHS's youth corps, designed specifically to create a full time, paid, standing army of FEMA Youth across the country...
Mexican Trucks: What could possibly go wrong with this deal?
Cargo aboard specific Mexican trucks and bound for the United States will soon be inspected by American officials south of the border and allowed to circumvent the lines at ports of entry, a top Mexican diplomat announced Thursday. -- Mexico's ambassador to the United States, Arturo Sarukhan, said the countries are just days away from unveiling the initiative, which he said would be a giant step toward eliminating...
Violation of US airspace by drug smuggling aircraft
Omaha "Hi-Flier" aircraft detected an UltraLight "bogie" aircraft, 12 miles north of the US/Mexico Border on the Tohono O'odham Reservation, headed northeast @ N31 52.62, W112 11.33 . -- (Note: closer inspection of incident audio indicates that the ultralight was actually first detected south of the US/Mexico Border)...
|David Codrea -- The Examiner
Government report anticipates calls for gun control in Congress
The shootings in an Aurora, Colo., theater and the Sikh temple in Milwaukee, Wis., make it "likely that there will be calls in the 112th Congress to reconsider a 1994 ban on semiautomatic assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices," a November 14, 2012 Congressional Research Service report on "Gun Control Legislation" obtained this morning by Gun Rights Examiner reveals...
|Christopher Collins -- The Examiner
Gingrey commends governor's decision to block state health care exchange
U.S. Congressman Phil Gingrey, M.D. (R-11) yesterday in a media release stated that he applauds Georgia's Governor Nathan Deal's decision that Georgia will resist the federal government's takeover of the U.S. health care system and block implementation of a state-run health care exchange. -- Georgia took the initiative and lead over the other states in taking issue with the Obama administrations Affordable Care Act...
|Allan Wall -- VDare.com
Puerto Rico votes for statehood... or maybe not
"This vote fundamentally alters the terms of the political debate over status in Puerto Rico".after this vote it is not a question of if Puerto Rico will cease being a territory, but of when." -- That's what Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi, Puerto Rico's non-voting delegate to the U.S. Congress, proclaimed in a formal letter to President Obama on Nov. 13th, 2012, informing the president of the approval of statehood...