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  • We need your continuing support to keep FR on the air!! [FReepathon XVII - RGV edition]

    07/24/2014 10:49:19 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 135 replies
    Howdy everyone!! We're in Las Cruces now and hope to arrive in McAllen Texas tonight. Gonna set up camp right on the banks of the Rio Grande and hope to spend some time protesting Obama's illegal alien invasion right here at the source and main entry point. Prepare to repel invaders!! Oohrah!! But we also need to keep our FReepathon rolling and we need your continuing support to keep FR on the air. With Obama pulling out all the stops in fundamentally transforming America from a free country to a communist state (and the GOP-e stepping aside for him), we're...
  • ISIS 'orders female genital mutilation' for women in Mosul

    07/24/2014 6:53:52 AM PDT · by Izzy Dunne · 141 replies
    BBC ^ | July 24,2014 | Unknown
    The UN says militant Islamist group Isis has ordered all women and girls in Mosul, northern Iraq, to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM). UN official Jacqueline Badcock said the fatwa, or religious edict, applied to females between the ages of 11 and 46.
  • US Airways to resume Tel Aviv flights, other airlines wait

    07/24/2014 5:59:32 AM PDT · by Tzfat · 15 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/24/2014 | Reuters
    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - US Airways said it would resume flights to Israel later on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) lifted a ban imposed two days ago when a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Tel Aviv airport. About 30 carriers had suspended services to Ben Gurion International Airport, Israel's main hub. Other major airlines have yet to announce a resumption of flights. Israel had criticized the FAA decision, saying the airport, was safe. Israeli airlines have picked up some of the slack. US Airways, a unit of American Airlines Group Inc, flies daily to...
  • Air Algerie plane 'disappears' with 116 on board: live

    07/24/2014 4:37:03 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 73 replies
    Daily Telegraph ^ | 24 July 2014 | By Andrew Marszal
    Air Algerie plane with 110 passengers and six crew loses contact with air traffic control and disappears from radar after taking off from Burkina Faso on flight to Algeria ...
  • FAA Statement–FAA Lifts Flight Restrictions for Ben Gurion International Airport

    07/23/2014 9:05:24 PM PDT · by kristinn · 64 replies
    Federal Aviation Administration ^ | Wednesay, July 23, 2014
    Press Release – FAA Statement–FAA Lifts Flight Restrictions for Ben Gurion International Airport The FAA has lifted its restrictions on U.S. airline flights into and out of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport by cancelling a Notice to Airmen it renewed earlier today. The cancellation is effective at approximately 11:45 p.m. EDT. Before making this decision, the FAA worked with its U.S. government counterparts to assess the security situation in Israel and carefully reviewed both significant new information and measures the Government of Israel is taking to mitigate potential risks to civil aviation. The FAA’s primary mission and interest are the protection...
  • FR's BP expedition to the Texas Rio Grande Valley is on the road!! [FReepathon, RGV special]

    07/23/2014 11:49:06 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 302 replies
    Howdy everyone!! We've loaded up the FReepercampmobile and we're enroute for Texas!! Din't make it very far last night due to a non-serious (we hope) engine problem going up the Grapevine. Added a quart of oil and kept on trucking. Then we encountered a construction zone and it took us over two hours just to travel 12 miles, so we decided to pull into the nearest RV park and camp for the night. We're hoping to make Las Cruces tonight and then, God willing, we will arrive McAllen Texas sometime tomorrow night and will plant our flag at our border...
  • BREAKING! Little Rock Air Force Base under lockdown

    07/23/2014 10:21:25 AM PDT · by Arkansas Toothpick · 77 replies
    KATV
    Reports of suspicious individual. No more info available.
  • 45 feared dead, 9 injured in Penghu plane crash

    07/23/2014 6:35:41 AM PDT · by csvset · 38 replies
    Taiwan News ^ | 23 July 2014 | Elizabeth Hsu
    Taipei, July 23 (CNA) As many as 45 people are feared dead and nine people are injured after a passenger plane operated by TransAsia Airways crashed on the outlying island county of Penghu Wednesday. The local fire department said that the 45 had no life signs after the twin-engine turboprop ATR 72 crashed just outside Magong airport around 7 p.m. The flight, coded GE 222, took off at 5 p.m. in Kaohsiung and was scheduled to land at Magong 35 minutes later. The reason the crash happened over an hour later was not immediately clear. (By Elizabeth Hsu)
  • John Kerry Flies to Tel Aviv Despite FAA Ban

    07/23/2014 1:29:04 AM PDT · by bd476 · 84 replies
    AP and ABC News ^ | TEL AVIV, Israel — Jul 23, 2014, 4:12 AM ET
    John Kerry Files (sic) to Tel Aviv Despite FAA Ban AP and ABC NewsTEL AVIV, Israel — Jul 23, 2014, 4:12 AM ET The top U.S. diplomat defied a Federal Aviation Administration ban and flew into Israel's main airport Wednesday in a sign of sheer will to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip despite little evidence of progress in ongoing negotiations. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry planned to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during what appeared to be a crucial day in the...
  • Lerner Hard Drive Was "Scratched"

    07/22/2014 3:10:50 PM PDT · by kristinn · 187 replies
    The House Ways and Means Committee ^ | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Washington, DC – Despite early refusals to make available IT professionals who worked on Lois Lerner’s computer, Ways and Means Committee investigators have now learned from interviews that the hard drive of former IRS Exempt Organizations Director Lois Lerner was “scratched,” but data was recoverable. In fact, in-house professionals at the IRS recommended the Agency seek outside assistance in recovering the data. That information conflicts with a July 18, 2014 court filing by the Agency, which stated the data on the hard drive was unrecoverable – including multiple years’ worth of missing emails. “It is unbelievable that we cannot get...
  • On the other hand: Fourth Circuit upholds ObamaCare subsidies for federal exchange consumers

    07/22/2014 11:15:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/22/2014 | AllahPundit
    Well, this is awkward.Unlike the D.C. Circuit, which split 2-1, the majority here was 3-0. Even so, the most noteworthy thing about the opinion is how tormented the court seems in trying to determine what Congress intended when it said that subsidies should be available only on “an exchange established by the State.” From page 20:Page 24:Page 28:If they can’t decide what the key phrase was designed to do, why don’t they follow the D.C. Circuit’s lead and stick with the plain text? In the first excerpt above, the court frankly admits that the language of the law seems...
  • Announcing FR's BP expedition to the Rio Grande Valley!! [FReepathon, Texas special]

    07/22/2014 10:36:48 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 253 replies
    Click here to pledge your support ^ | July 22, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    Howdy everyone!! We're loading up the FReepercampmobile today and will be departing for Texas this afternoon. God willing, we will arrive McAllen Texas sometime Thursday night and will plant our flag at our border encampment on the American bank of the Rio Grande River!! We had planned this expedition several weeks ago and were intending to urge Governor Perry to call out the Texas Guard and or Texas militia units at his disposal and also to learn first hand what's happening at the border and to protest the government's lawless actions there. The president will not secure the border, will...
  • Fed appeals court panel says most Obamacare subsidies illegal

    07/22/2014 7:30:07 AM PDT · by gwjack · 315 replies
    CNBC.com ^ | July 22, 2014 | Dan Mangan
    This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. In a potentially crippling blow to Obamacare, a top federal appeals court Tuesday said that billions of dollars worth of government subsidies that helped 4.7 million people buy insurance on HealthCare.gov are not legal under the Affordable Care Act.
  • Gov. Rick Perry to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to RGV

    07/20/2014 9:06:01 PM PDT · by bd476 · 291 replies
    The Monitor ^ | Sunday, July 20, 2014 9:30 pm | Jacob Fischler
    Gov. Rick Perry to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to RGV Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to announce he will activate the Texas National Guard at a news conference Monday in Austin, said state Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen. Hinojosa did not have details of the effort, but an internal memo from another state official’s office said the governor planned to call about 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley — at a cost of about $12 million per month. The memo was provided to The Monitor on the condition of anonymity because the information is...
  • Protest Obama's Texas Rio Grande Valley Border Crisis and Illegal Alien Invasion of America

    07/20/2014 2:49:43 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 191 replies
    July 19, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    Calling all citizens and patriots! Protest Obama's lawlessness on the border! Prepare to defend the border, repel invaders!! Obama's continuing lawlessness is totally out of control and is now threatening our very existence as a free Republic. Not only is he not securing the border, he's doing the exact opposite. They tried getting a "Dream Act" through the congress to give amnesty to young illegal aliens, but it was rejected by the representatives of we the people in congress, so the president has unconstitutionally "passed" his own "Dream Act" and is now enforcing it rather than the immigration laws legally...
  • LEGENDARY ACTOR JAMES GARNER DEAD AT 86

    07/20/2014 12:04:12 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 109 replies
    tmz ^ | july 19, 2014
    Legendary actor James Garner -- star of "The Rockford Files" and "The Notebook" -- has died ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us an ambulance was dispatched to the actor's home in Los Angeles around 8PM Saturday evening ... and he was dead when they arrived on scene. We do not know his cause of death at this time.
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 20 July 2014

    07/20/2014 5:05:30 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 131 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 20 July 2014 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows July 20th, 2014 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Secretary of State John Kerry; Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; and Bob Corker, R-Tenn.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Kerry; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Kerry; Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y.; former U.S. special Mideast envoy Martin Indyk.THIS WEEK (ABC): Kerry; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Kerry; Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Robert Turner of the main U.N. aid agency in Gaza.
  • Florida State Surgeon General Letter to HHS Regarding Unaccompanied Children

    07/18/2014 9:56:11 AM PDT · by Politico2isBack · 72 replies
    Florida Department of Health ^ | July 18, 2014 | Dr. John H. Armstrong
    July 18, 2014 Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC 20201 Craig Fugate, Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency U.S. Department of Homeland Security 500 C Street SW Washington, DC 20472 Secretary Burwell and Administrator Fugate: The Florida Department of Health has received unconfirmed reports that the federal government is bringing unaccompanied minors from the border to Florida today. On July 17, we received unconfirmed information that dozens of children were being brought by plane into Miami on Friday. This same day, ABC news reported that "the federal government is so...
  • Obama to make statement on Ukraine at 11:30 a.m. EDT: White House

    07/18/2014 6:53:29 AM PDT · by maggief · 243 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 18, 2014
    Obama to make statement on Ukraine at 11:30 a.m. EDT: White House by Amy Tennery (Reuters) 8:50 AM
  • IDF starts Gaza ground invasion

    07/17/2014 12:53:41 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 131 replies
    http://www.jpost.com ^ | LAST UPDATED: 07/17/2014 22:46 | By YAAKOV LAPPIN
    Netanyahu's office says purpose of mission is to destroy terror tunnels and seriously harm the infrastructure of Hamas and other terrorist organizations in Gaza. DF ground forces began to move into the Gaza Strip on Thursday evening, the prime minister's office confirmed. The purpose of the operation was to destroy the Gazan terror tunnels leading to Israel, according to a statement released by the prime minister's office.
  • Over 300 anti-alien invasion protests planned for this weekend and growing!! Be there!!

    07/17/2014 11:29:17 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 145 replies
    "Make Them Listen" ^ | July 17, 2014
    National Day Of Protesting Against Immigration Reform/Amnesty & Border Surge On July 18 and 19, 2014, the largest coordinated protest against all forms of amnesty, comprehensive immigration reform, and the government's failure to enforce immigration laws and secure our borders will begin, all across America. The protests are scheduled to be held at state capitols, Mexican consulates, and on streets and overpasses coast-to-coast, including Hawaii and Alaska. Click the link for updated list of nation-wide protests for July 18 and 19 against Obama's illegal alien invasion. List is updated daily. Find one near you and be there! No amnesty! Send...
  • Malaysian passenger plane crashes in Ukraine near Russian border: Ifax

    07/17/2014 8:24:22 AM PDT · by CMB_polarization · 856 replies
    Reuters ^ | 17 July 2014 | Alissa de Carbonne
    A Malaysian passenger airliner with 295 people on board crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border, Interfax cited an aviation industry source as saying on Thursday.
  • Senate Republicans paid for Mississippi attack ads painting tea partiers as racist: report

    07/16/2014 10:35:11 AM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 126 replies
    Mississippi attack ads that painted conservative Republicans and tea partiers as racists were funded by Senate Republicans, RedState editor-in-chief Erick Erickson has confirmed. Advertisements by All Citizens for Mississippi, which attacked state Sen. Chris McDaniel and painted conservatives as racists, were partly funded by Sens. Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn, Rob Portman, Bob Corker and Roy Blunt, RedState reported. According to documents filed with the Federal Elections Commission, All Citizens for Mississippi received funding from a Haley Barbour-backed group called Mississippi Conservatives.
  • [Israeli] Police: Suspects planned Palestinian teen's death in advance, burned him alive

    07/14/2014 8:03:52 AM PDT · by Star Traveler · 63 replies
    Haarerz ^ | Monday, July 14, 2014 | Nir Hasson
    Court lifts gag order on grisly murder of Palestinian teen, reveals suspects' desire to avenge murder of 3 Jewish teens; victim's cellphone found in one suspect's home. The suspects in the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir two weeks ago planned the abduction in advanced, purchasing gasoline and other material, before snatching the 16-year-old off the streets of East Jerusalem and burning him alive – it was revealed on Monday, after the gag order on the incident was partially lifted. According to a statement issued by the Jerusalem District Police on Monday, an investigation has revealed that three of the six...
  • Endless Wave of Illegal Immigrants Floods Rio Grande Valley (Admin covers-up dead kids)

    07/14/2014 6:26:48 AM PDT · by kristinn · 74 replies
    Fox News ^ | Monday, July 14, 2014 | Jana Winter
    The life jackets helped many make it across the Rio Grande from Reynosa, the Mexican city across the water from Mission, just west of McAllen. Sources say they come over on rafts ferried by the so-called “coyotes,” the human smugglers whose means of transport are rendered useless whenever discovered by the Border Patrol. Many don’t make it across the river; multiple sources became emotional when recounting their discoveries of small, lifeless bodies washed up along the riverbank.FOX EXCLUSIVE: McALLEN, Texas — Life jackets of all sizes and the occasional punctured raft are strewn along the banks of the Rio Grande,...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 13 July 2014

    07/13/2014 4:58:05 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 239 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 13 July 2014 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows July 13th, 2014 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas; Michael McCaul, R-Texas. MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif; Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas; former U.S. special Mideast envoy Martin Indyk.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; Maen Rashid Areikat, the Palestinian envoy in Washington; Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas; Reps. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., and Lamar Smith, R-Texas.THIS WEEK (ABC): Attorney General Eric Holder.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Netanyahu; Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; Reps....
  • Israeli Troops Enter Gaza to Take Out Missile Sites

    07/12/2014 10:29:23 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 31 replies
    ABCnews.go.com ^ | July 12, 2014 | DEAN SCHABNER
    Israeli ground troops entered northern Gaza tonight to take out a number of missile launch sites, according to the Israeli military. The move comes after weeks of growing tensions and nearly a week of escalating missile strikes from both sides. The mission was launched early Sunday local time comes after the UN Security Council urged the two sides to reach a cease fire, and the Israeli government said it hit northern Gaza "with great force" to prevent more Hamas rocket attacks. The IDF, the Israeli military, said its goal in crossing into northern Gaza was to dismantle some of the...
  • 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Fukushima, Tsunami Warning Issued

    07/11/2014 12:57:46 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 52 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | July 14, 2014
    Moments ago, at 4:22am local time, a major 6.8 magnitude quake struck eastern Japan, off the Fukushima coast. FLASH:M6.8 QUAKE JOLTS OFF FUKUSHIMA, JAPAN, TSUNAMI ALERT EARTHQUAKE EARLY WARNING ISSUED FOR JAPAN, OFF FUKUSHIMA:JMA EARTHQUAKE EARLY WARNING ISSUED FOR JAPAN, OFF FUKUSHIMA:JMA TSUNAMI WARNING ISSUED AFTER JAPAN QUAKE: AP From the USGS: So far there have been no reports of damage. Those curious can keep track of Fukushima in real time at the live webcast below:
  • Miss GOP Chairman: "We're coming for True the Vote, MS voter plaintiffs over ... Fraud Allegations

    07/10/2014 5:35:52 PM PDT · by House Atreides · 139 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 10, 2014 | Matthew Boyle
    Mississippi GOP Chairman Joe Nosef issued a statement Thursday in response to the latest legal actions from True the Vote, saying he plans to target the election integrity organization and its lawsuit's various Mississippi voter plaintiffs with legal action.
  • 2 NPA rebels slain, 2 cops wounded in fighting in Southern Philippines

    07/10/2014 12:31:24 PM PDT · by Torquay · 17 replies
    Mindanao Examiner ^ | 7/10/2014 | J. Magtanggol
    Two communist rebels were killed and two policemen wounded in a firefight on Thursday afternoon in the southern Philippines, officials said.
  • Open thread: Obama to deliver statement at 6:45 ET feigning interest in border crisis

    07/09/2014 3:19:39 PM PDT · by lilyramone · 157 replies
    HotAir ^ | July 9, 2014 | AllahPundit
    He’s busy with fundraisers today and probably bowling or miniature golf or something, but he’s going to squeeze in a few brief remarks on why he’s not much interested in summarily deporting the hundreds of thousands of illegals who are on their way from Central America. You ready? The long-awaited tarmac handshake with Perry is already on the books:
  • Murrieta after action report and videos. [FReepathon, Murrieta special edition]

    07/09/2014 1:21:32 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 257 replies
    Click here to pledge your support via secure server ^ | July 9, 2014 | Jim Robinson, reporting from the belly of the beast
    I don't know who shot this video, but blueplum posted a link to it last night: You tube video of Murrieta skirmish line This took place after the main action and after the street was reopened. We drove the freepermobile up to the top of the hill and staked out a position on the high ground directly across the street from the Murrieta Border Patrol Station. We had decided to wait awhile and see if they tried to sneak a bus in after the crowds dispersed. At first, our van was the only vehicle there and there were only two...
  • Cleveland chosen to host 2016 Republican National Convention

    07/08/2014 9:07:07 AM PDT · by chrisser · 241 replies
    http://www.cleveland.com ^ | updated July 08, 2014 at 12:05 PM | Andrew J. Tobias
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Capping off a months-long lobbying effort, Cleveland will be the host of the 2016 Republican National Convention. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus announced Cleveland as the location on the Fox News Channel in a live, on-air interview. The interview was immediately preceded by a tweet, which has since been deleted, from a spokesman for the Republican Governors Association. "We're excited about bringing the convention to Cleveland in Ohio, and we're excited about the decision. We think it's a smart decision," Priebus said. Cleveland edged out Dallas, the other finalist, as the recommended location for the convention,...
  • Civilian Militias Needed to Secure the Border? (Video: FReeper Syncro Interviewed on Greta)

    07/08/2014 8:17:00 AM PDT · by kristinn · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | Monday, July 7, 2014 | Greta Van Susteren
    Members of Free Republic to rally support for Governor Perry to officially call out National Guard and Texas militia units to defend the border. (Video of 3:19 interview which lead On the Record last night at the source)
  • Update from JimRob at Murrieta Border Patrol Station

    07/07/2014 2:02:47 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 472 replies
    Free Republic | 07/06/2014 | Jim Robinson
    Just spoke with JimRob and Syncro. Jim asked me to post an update. He is unable to post right now. The Homeland Security buses transporting the illegal immigrants from the airport to the Murrieta Border Patrol Station did not show up. The protesters have been told that the buses are going to San Jacinto. Jim said the protesters are leaving. He, Syncro, and Chris are going to wait a while to make sure this isn't a diversion to disperse the protesters. He said the Fox News truck is there. That's all for now.
  • IAF Targeting Gaza Terrorists After 100+ Rockets Fired Into Israel

    07/07/2014 11:38:13 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 51 replies
    Yeshiva World News ^ | Monday, July 7th, 2014
    21:14: The IAF is targeting terrorists in Gaza at this time. The aerial assaults are reported to be heavy. Sirens are sounding in Ashkelon and the Eshkol Regional Council. 20:33: At least 100 rockets fired in the last wave towards the W. Negev and many other areas including Beit Shemesh, Be’er Tuvia, Gadera, Netivot, the Lachish district, and Ashkelon. A number of fires have broken out as a result of the rockets hitting open areas.
  • Georgian ex-President Eduard Shevardnadze dies at 86

    07/07/2014 2:24:10 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 21 replies
    BBC ^ | 7 July 2014 | BBC
    Former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze has died aged 86, media reports say. Mr Shevardnadze became foreign minister of the Soviet Union in 1985. In 1992, he was appointed head of state of the newly independent republic of Georgia. He led the country out of instability and civil war but in November 2003 was toppled in the "Rose Revolution" sparked by opposition allegations of irregularities in parliamentary polls.
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 6 July 2014

    07/06/2014 4:35:51 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 163 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 6 July 2014 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows July 6th, 2014 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Bob Casey, D-Pa.; Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.; Ron Dermer, Israel's ambassador to the U.S.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson; Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho; former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill.THIS WEEK (ABC): Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas; Roman Catholic Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso, TexasSTATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas; Alan Long, mayor of Murrieta,...
  • Video Reveals Thousands of Illegal Immigrants Arriving At Border, Getting Free Bus Tickets Into US

    07/05/2014 3:10:28 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 112 replies
    IJReview ^ | July 2, 2014 | By Caroline Schaeffer
    at happens to the illegal immigrants caught crossing the border? That question was answered with the release of this video, captured at the Laredo, Texas, Greyhound bus station over the weekend. Hector Garza, a Border Patrol agent and spokesperson for the National Border Patrol Council Local 2455 spoke with Breitbart News about how the federal government is handling the influx of people pouring over the border. “The majority of these people crossed the border illegally and were then dropped off here at the bus station, so they could continue to their final destination, and that destination is an American city...
  • Flood of illegal aliens invading from Mexico and Central America with Obama's blessing

    07/05/2014 2:41:31 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 93 replies
    July 5, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    Our usurping president is willfully neglecting to enforce the law and even more frightening, he's forcefully forbidding our law enforcement agencies from enforcing the law and rather is enforcing his own "dream act" that he proposed to the congress and congress rejected. President Obama is in fact legislating and enforcing his own law. This cannot be allowed to stand! Our borders are being swamped and overrun by any illegal alien, drug runner, disease carrier, criminal or terrorist that wishes to enter the country. Our nation is being flooded by this illegal alien invasion. And Obama is making it happen. This...
  • FIVE ARRESTED AS PROTESTORS,SUPPORTERS WAIT FOR ARRIVAL...(MURRIETA,CA)

    07/04/2014 8:38:25 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 84 replies
    NBC Southern California ^ | 7/4/2014 | Jason Kandel and Tony Shin
    Five people were arrested Friday as crowds of protestors and immigrant rights supporters gathered outside a Southern California Border Patrol facility where another convoy of buses carrying undocumented immigrants was expected to arrive. Tensions were running high as three women and two men were arrested after scuffles broke out about 4 p.m. between demonstrators in Murrieta. Police said the altercation began when a woman on one side of the crowd pushed a person from the other side. An office who witnessed the shoving stepped in to make an arrest.....
  • California citizen militia units joining forces with Texas units to defend the border

    07/04/2014 3:25:57 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 320 replies
    July 4, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    Ok, this is just the germination of the plan. We have independent units from the Bolinas Border Patrol and the Central Valley Citizens militia joining forces with independent citizens militia units of Texas to defend our southern border in Texas, to protest Obama's lawless open borders policies and to rally support for Governor Perry to officially call out Guard units and Texas militia units at his disposal to defend the border!! Lawsuits will not cut it. The invasion is happening now. Action must be taken NOW!! FReepers, Patriots, Militia members: Prepare to answer the call!!
  • Radioactive material stolen in Mexico: officials (Recovered)

    07/04/2014 11:56:16 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 53 replies
    Yahoo.com ^ | 7/4/14 | AFP
    Radioactive material stolen in Mexico: officials Mexico City (AFP) - The Mexican government warned Friday that a vehicle containing radioactive material has been stolen, and issued a dire warning to the thieves against taking the potentially deadly material from its protective container. Federal civil defense officials said the vehicle had been transporting deadly iridium-192, a radioactive substance used in making some industrial products. The substance "can be dangerous for human health if removed from its container," the officials said in a statement, adding that the material can be lethal even if handled for only a brief time. The theft in...
  • Richard Mellon Scaife, Influential U.S. Conservative, Dies at 82

    07/04/2014 9:54:14 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 4, 2014 | Robert D. McFadden
    Richard Mellon Scaife, the Pittsburgh philanthropist and reclusive heir to the Mellon banking fortune, whose support for right-wing causes laid the foundations for America’s modern conservative movement and fueled the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton, died on Friday. He was 82. Mr. Scaife’s death was reported by the The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, a newspaper he owned. He had announced recently that he had cancer. Decades before David and Charles Koch bankrolled right-wing causes, Mr. Scaife and Joseph Coors, the beer magnate, were the leading financiers of the conservative crusade of the 1970s and ’80s, seeking to reverse the liberal traditions...
  • We've Crossed A Tipping Point: Most Americans Now Receive Govt. Benefits (Happy Dependence Day!)

    07/03/2014 11:57:08 PM PDT · by quesney · 301 replies
    Forbes ^ | 7/02/2014 @ 4:45PM | Merill Matthews
    Obamacare has pushed us over the entitlements tipping point. In 2011 some 49.2 percent of U.S. households received benefits from one or more government programs—about 151 million out of an estimated 306.8 million Americans—according to U.S. Census Bureau data released last October. Currently, around 6 million to 7 million Americans who have signed up for Obamacare are receiving taxpayer-provided subsidies (though the administration’s numbers cannot be trusted, it’s all we have to work with). There are another 3 million who have signed up for Medicaid. That means some 10 million Americans—or a total of about 161 million—are now getting government...
  • Showdown over immigration: 'This is an invasion'

    07/03/2014 7:40:41 PM PDT · by blueplum · 94 replies
    CNN ^ | July 3, 2014 | Ed Payne, Michael Martinez and Holly Yan
    (CNN) -- The national controversy over a surge of Central American immigrants illegally crossing the U.S. border established a new battleground this week in a small Southern California town, where angry crowds stopped detained migrants from entering their community. The sentiment carried over to a raucous Wednesday night meeting at a Murrieta high school auditorium. Border Patrol and immigration officials got an earful. "This is an invasion," attendee Heidi Klute said before a full house. :snip: Local politicians appear to be in lockstep with their constituents. "It's a nationwide problem, and little ol' Murrieta has taken the lead," said Mayor...
  • Freedom To NOT Celebrate Independence Day (NPR)

    07/03/2014 7:22:45 PM PDT · by Drango · 100 replies
    NPR ^ | July 3 2014 | Linton Weeks
    Celebrating Independence Day on July Fourth is as American as burgers and dogs on the grill, lemonade in plastic cups, apple pie on paper plates, baseball, fireworks and Sousa marches. Except for those Americans who don't celebrate it at all. Like William H. Lamar IV. Last year the African-American preacher from Hyattsville, Md., wrote an essay that was carried by In it he asked: "How can I celebrate liberty with bondage — economic bondage, educational bondage, political bondage, health care bondage, and religious bondage — all around me?" On the Fourth of July, he continued, "I will reflect on America...
  • Traitorous President Obama facilitates unconstitutional illegal alien invasion of the states!

    07/03/2014 2:56:30 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 187 replies
    Not only does he refuse to enforce the law, but he openly invites this flood of illegal aliens to illegally cross the border into America while forcing the border patrol to stand down, and he looks to his criminal regime to give them safe harbor. Now he wants to dump them on the states against the will of the people. This is high crimes and treason and he must be held accountable. Obama is the most unlawful president ever! Congress must impeach!! These are just this morning's headlines on the Drudge Report: VIDEO: Coyote smuggles illegals across on jet ski...Migrants...
  • ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS BEING FLOWN INTO HOUSTON AFTER CALIFORNIA REJECTION

    07/03/2014 2:20:26 PM PDT · by reader25 · 102 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | July 3,2014 | Kristin Tate
    An unknown number of illegal immigrants will be transported by federal agents to Houston, Texas
  • Thad Cochran campaign conference call with media gets hijacked

    07/03/2014 9:29:14 AM PDT · by topher · 21 replies
    FoxNews.com (from The Daily Caller) ^ | Published July 03, 2014 | Alex Pappas
    The campaign of Republican Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran attempted to hold a conference call with the media on Wednesday, but was forced to cancel it midway through after someone hijacked the call with provocative questions about race. Cochran adviser Austin Barbour had been giving remarks to reporters for about seven minutes during the call when an unnamed person interrupted and started asking questions. “I’d like to know if black people were harvesting cotton, why do you think it’s ok to harvest their votes?” the activist said. “They’re not animals.”