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  • The GOP Needs to Change its Narrative on Illegal Immigration? [response to Juan Williams piece]

    06/08/2015 11:07:59 AM PDT · by walford · 10 replies
    Facebook ^ | 06/08/2015 | walford
    I agree that the GOP needs to change its "script" on illegal immigration; they need to stop allowing the Party of Jim Crow to define the terms and set the narrative. They need to stop being defensive about what the majority of the American people want: Existing immigration laws must be enforced and the incentives for illegal immigration must be removed. The Democrat-controlled IRS is most recently offering "tax refunds" to illegal aliens who never paid any taxes! So Republicans should make it clear that the status quo of virtually unchecked illegal immigration benefits only the elites on both sides...

    11/21/2014 3:30:04 PM PST · by doug from upland · 33 replies
    HERE IS ONE VICTIM. GO TO THE SITE AND READ MORE. List of Victims Naomi Mercury, 18 Daughter, Student and Friend Allegedly killed by Mateo Guzman-Palacios, 32 Mateo Guzman-Placios, 32, a previously deported illegal alien living in North Carolina, has been arrested in the death of Naomi Mercury, 18, of Wake Forest. Guzman-Placios is charged with two counts of misdemeanor death, two counts of felony hit-and-run, driving with a suspended license and failing to stop at a red light. Mercury and another Wake Technical school student were killed after Guzman-Palacios allegedly ran a red light in Raleigh and hit a...
  • Poll: Obama's Highest Disapproval Rating Is on Immigration

    10/10/2014 3:25:20 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 10 replies
    Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's handling of immigration more than any other issue, according to the most recent Economist/YouGov survey. In the poll, which was conducted October 4-6 and has a margin of error of +/- 4.4 percentage points, 53% of Americans either strongly disapprove or somewhat disapproved of Obama's handling of immigration. Here are the percentages of Americans dissatisfied with Obama's handling of other issues: The economy: 51% disapprove The environment: 42% Terrorism: 46% Gay rights: 40% Education: 41% Health care: 49% Social security: 45% The war in Afghanistan: 42% The budget deficit: 51% Taxes: 45%
  • Mexico Candidate Wounded in Attack

    06/30/2013 2:41:32 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    A candidate in next week's regional elections in Mexico has been critically injured in a gun attack in the south of the country. Rosalia Palma, a candidate of the governing PRI party for the Oaxaca state assembly, was hit when her vehicle was fired on, officials said. Her husband and an aide were killed.
  • Mayor Bloomberg Thinks Medical Marijuana Is a ‘Hoax’

    05/31/2013 11:50:26 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 43 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 5/31/2013 | Joe Coscarelli
    Old Man Bloomberg ignored the opinions of medical professionals and various other data today on his weekly radio address to deem any non-recreational use of the nation's favorite herb fake. "Yeah, right, medical, come on," he said. "There's no medical. This is one of the great hoaxes of all time." While the mayor famously said, "You bet I did. And I enjoyed it," when asked if he'd ever smoked weed, he insisted, "I don't have any personal experience in terms of today," before reverting to his recycled talking points like, "marijuana is much stronger today than it was 20 or...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz: "I'm A Conservative Because Conservative Policies Work" (video)

    01/06/2013 8:25:34 AM PST · by i88schwartz · 10 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | January 6, 2013 | RealClearPolitics
    SEN. TED CRUZ (R-TEXAS): The reason why I'm a conservative is because conservative policies work and they improve opportunities. They are the avenue for climbing the economic dream. And what I have been talking about for many years is opportunity conservatism, that every policy should focus like a laser on easing the means of ascent up the economic ladder. That we should be championing the 47%, to take that now infamous comment. Look, the great thing about Americans -- Americans don't want to be dependent upon government. Dependency saps the spirit, it doesn't work. Americans want to stand on their...
  • Mexico Frees Ex-Marine Jailed for Bringing In Gun

    12/22/2012 3:51:04 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 48 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 21, 2012 11:02 PM EST | Curt Anderson
    A Marine veteran jailed for months in Mexico after trying to carry a family heirloom shotgun across the border has been freed, U.S. officials and his lawyer said late Friday. The attorney for 27-year-old Jon Hammar tweeted Friday night that his client had been released from a detention center in Matamoros, Mexico. “Jon is out, going home!” Eddie Varon Levy tweeted. … An aide to a legal representative of the Mexican attorney general’s office had told U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson’s staff about the pending release after the Florida Democrat’s office got word from Hammar’s mother, according to a press release...
  • DOJ says Mexican cartels operating in over 1,000 U.S. cities

    09/29/2011 2:02:09 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 30 replies
    DOJ says Mexican cartels operating in over 1,000 U.S. cities By Nicholas Ballasy - The Daily Caller 12:12 PM 09/29/2011 ADVERTISEMENT Mexican-based transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) were “operating in more than a thousand U.S. cities during 2009 and 2010, spanning all nine Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) regions,” according to the U.S. Justice Department’s National Drug Threat Assessment of 2011. According to the report, the National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC) assesses with “high confidence” that Mexican-based TCOs “control distribution of most of the heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamine available in the United States” and production of these drugs in...
  • DFU SONG: The 12th of Never (the 5th of May, or, Stinko de Mayo)

    05/04/2009 9:46:02 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 4 replies · 376+ views
    DFU NEWS OF THE DAY IN SONG ^ | cuatro de mayo | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
  • Illegal Aliens: Do NOT Let Swine Flu Ruin Your Cinco de Mayo! (satire)

    04/29/2009 10:27:14 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 5 replies · 629+ views
    newsblaze dot com ^ | 4-29-09 | Lillpop
    Breaking News: Deadly Mexican Swine Flu Pandemic Published: April 27,2009 Illegal Aliens: Do NOT Let Swine Flu Ruin Your Cinco de Mayo! Satire By John Lillpop May 5th enjoys a special place in the hearts of Mexican illegal aliens in America. From taking over the streets of major cities to demand "rights" to which they are not entitled, to unruly brawls, Cinco de Mayo captures the true spirit of Mexico and the invading Mexican. However, this May 5th brings with it news of a major health issue that might put a damper on the party mood of even the most...
  • What Does a Potential Swine Flu Pandemic Mean to Restaurant Operators?

    04/28/2009 2:13:44 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 26 replies · 1,490+ views
    What Does a Potential Swine Flu Pandemic Mean to Restaurant Operators? Swine flu is all over the news and discussed at the water cooler, and some people are scared. Presumably some restaurant-goers and employees are among those needing reassurance. Here are some ways to help. -- Restaurants and Institutions, 4/27/2009 12:45:00 PM Today, swine flu is all over the news and discussed at the water cooler. It's the top search term on Twitter, and it has tweeters scared. Some are afraid to go to work or school--or are using it as a good excuse not to attend. Others are wondering...
  • Explosions at south Texas gas line

    02/15/2008 10:27:27 AM PST · by prairiebreeze · 56 replies · 396+ views
    ap / yahoo news ^ | February 15, 2008 | not attritubted
    Multiple explosions are being reported at a south Texas gas pipeline. Authorities say some people are injured. How the explosions happened isn't immediately clear. Authorities are working to cordon off the area and put out a fire. The explosions were reported near McCook, a town near the U.S. Mexico border.
  • DFU SONG: 500 Miles (close the border and build 2,000 miles of fence, el Presidente)

    06/14/2007 2:08:07 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 6 replies · 328+ views
    DFU News of the Day in Song | 6-2007 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - 500 MILES Presidente, you had sworn a solemn would protect this nation from its enemies Presidente, you are sleeping at the helm...there's an invasion that each one of us can see Presidente, 20 million have come in...the word "illegal" should mean something, should it not? El Presidente, it is time to do your have a base that's getting very, very hot We want a fence 2000 miles We've had enough of that smug smile We want a fence that's 2000 miles From you we're getting verbal bile Presidente, there can be no amnesty for these...
  • Two Fence Company Execs Sentenced For Hiring Illegal Immigrants (big deal; home confinement)

    03/28/2007 7:24:24 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 6 replies · 175+ views
    Two Fence Company Execs Sentenced For Hiring Illegal Immigrants POSTED: 5:14 pm PDT March 28, 2007 UPDATED: 6:31 pm PDT March 28, 2007 SAN DIEGO -- The top two executives of a Southern California-based company that helped build a fence to keep illegal immigrants from crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were sentenced Wednesday to home confinement for hiring undocumented workers. Golden State Fence Co., its founder and president, Melvin Kay, and the company's vice president, Michael McLaughlin, pleaded guilty Dec. 14 to hiring unauthorized alien workers over a six-year period between January 1999 and November 2005. U.S. District Judge Barry Ted...
  • Firm Owner Arrested in Immigration Raid (Making Backpacks for US Military)

    03/06/2007 9:49:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies · 664+ views
    My Way News ^ | March 6, 2007
    BOSTON (AP) — A leather company owner was arrested during a raid at his company Tuesday and accused of hiring hundreds of illegal immigrants to work in poor conditions so he could meet the demands of $91 million in military contracts. Francesco Insolia, 50, and three top managers were arrested after federal agents raided Michael Bianco Inc. in New Bedford on Tuesday morning. About two thirds of the company's 500 employees were detained by immigration officials for possible deportation, authorities said. U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan accused Insolia of exploiting the illegal immigrants to maximize his profits on the military contracts...
  • Fueling white men's anger (megabarf alert!)

    10/05/2006 2:58:20 PM PDT · by neverdem · 13 replies · 813+ views
    Republican congressional candidate Van Taylor may have broken a record for a campaign commercial. Category: crowding the most brown faces into one frame of TV time. True, they are sort of bled of their brown in the picture, bled also of their humanity. They represent the hordes invading our land to clean our hotel rooms, make meals for us, harvest our crops and in general make our lives, um, livable. Not to dismiss the problem of immigration reform. It's serious business Congress has left undone too long. But to judge the election-year offensive about illegal immigrants, you'd think we were...
  • GOP Drifting Toward Disaster

    05/13/2006 1:06:40 AM PDT · by wotan · 107 replies · 1,996+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | 5/12/06 | Robert Bluey
    With Senate Republicans “drifting toward disaster” on immigration, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said it’s up to President Bush to reconnect with the majority of Americans who support a strong enforcement-first approach. Bush will deliver a primetime speech to the nation Monday night on immigration—kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous time in Washington as Senate and House Republicans clash on the best way to deal with immigration reform.
  • Americans United Against Illegal Immigration

    05/10/2006 11:30:50 AM PDT · by rosierita · 28 replies · 994+ views
    To: President George W. Bush, U.S. Congress, & U.S. Senate We, the lawful citizens of the United States of America, hereby demand that our elected representatives begin working on our behalf to enforce the existing laws on illegal immigration, as well as making our borders impenetrable. Many arguments are being made attempting to show us some positive aspects of ignoring the presence of illegal aliens in our nation. The facts are that illegal aliens are very damaging to our economy and our nation’s stability. Emergency rooms of many hospitals near the Southern border are being forced to turn our own...
  • DAY 4: Minuteman caravan to D.C. - an event in Crawford, and Cindy Sheehan isn't even there

    05/06/2006 9:46:06 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 41 replies · 945+ views
    FReeper Lyman Stucky in the pace car ^ | 5-6-06 | Doug from Upland
    DETAILS, NEWS ARTICLES, AND CARAVAN SCHEDULE Well, the event last night in Abilene was cancelled. No, the illegal aliens didn't do it; it was Mother Nature. It is difficult to have an event under the threat of a tornado and hail the size of grapefruit. So the caravan drove through much of the night toward Crawford and then finally crashed, er stopped and slept, for a little while. They are about an hour outside of Crawford and will be set for a 1:00 pm event. Lyman said that they may be expecting a thousand people to be there and...
  • Some of the people behind the "Immigration" protests. Domestic Enemies. (Get ready to get mad)

    03/29/2006 10:25:48 AM PST · by Jeff Head · 252 replies · 7,449+ views
    Mexica-Movement ^ | March 29, 2006 | Jeff Head
    Use the link...these people speak for themselves. Mexica-Movement - Gran Marcha If you are a loyal prepared to GET MAD!