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  • Jorge Ramos says the ‘Trump effect’ is scaring away illegal aliens

    03/10/2017 12:29:05 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    The Blaze ^ | March 10, 2017 | Carlos Garcia
    Univision anchor Jorge Ramos believes he has found the explanation for the recent drop in illegal border crossings reported by immigration officials: fear or what he calls the “Trump effect.” In an interview with Anderson Cooper on CNN Thursday night, Ramos laid out his theory in detail. “Jorge, the massive drop in border apprehensions last month, the customs border protections says 40 percent, it’s down 40 percent, people trying to cross illegally. What do you make of that?” Cooper asked. “Is it possible that the tough talk on illegal immigration by Trump is working, that he deserves credit for that...
  • Chasing millennials and profits, Univision restructures and lays off at least 200

    11/16/2016 8:23:19 AM PST · by ripnbang · 12 replies
    WaPo ^ | November 16, 2016 | Margaret Sullivan
    The Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications will lay off almost 6 percent of its workforce — between 200 and 250 people — after it slipped into the red last quarter, the company announced Wednesday. The layoffs, along with a planned restructuring, “are in response to difficult times, challenging times,” Isaac Lee, Univision’s digital, entertainment and news chief, told The Washington Post in his first public comments on the moves. “We need to position ourselves for the future.”
  • Jorge Ramos and Chelsea Handler Pledge to Leave U.S. if Trump Wins

    10/22/2016 4:49:26 AM PDT · by DFG · 46 replies
    newsbusters ^ | 10/21/2016 | Karen Townsend
    During the episode “I’m Here to Volunteer” of Netflix’s Chelsea, a solid reason to vote for Hillary Clinton’s opponent became apparent – Chelsea Handler contemplates moving to Canada if Donald Trump becomes America’s 45th president. While most of her shows provide a platform for her liberal political opinions, and certainly her Hollywood guests are Clinton supporters, this episode provided an added obnoxious twist – Univision news anchor Jorge Ramos was on to promote a documentary he made titled Hate Rising which is conveniently set to air on Univision and Fusion on October 23. You may remember when Ramos was escorted...
  • Jorge Ramos rips Mexican president for not standing up to Trump

    08/31/2016 4:06:31 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 88 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 31, 2016 | Jessie Hellmann
    A prominent Mexican TV news anchor is blasting Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto for inviting Donald Trump to Mexico City. Jorge Ramos, anchor for Univision and Fusion, criticized Peña Nieto for not holding Trump accountable for some of his previous rhetoric on illegal immigration and Mexican-Americans. Instead, during a joint press conference in Mexico Wednesday, Peña affirmed that the two men would work together to end illegal immigration if Trump is elected president. "What a poor, lukewarm and fearful response by [Nieto] before Trump," Ramos tweeted in Spanish Wednesday. Where is the indignation to Trump's insults?" "Trump leaves Mexico without...
  • Univision's Ramos: Journalists Reporting Truthfully about TRUMP will be PUBLICLY SHAMED!

    08/24/2016 10:59:14 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 21 replies
    TCRLAF | 8-24-2016 | tcrlaf
    Tonight's Message from NBC/Univision's Jorge Ramos on Daily Kos, The Mainstream Media's go-to website for approved, politically-correct daily talking points, cannot be any clearer. Any Journalist that dares to not shill for Hillary, using pre-approved Democrat-provided talking points against Donald Trump will be PUBLICLY SHAMED... This displays in a very clear way the pressure that is being put on "Journalists" to Hate Trump, and therefore help Hillary. From KOS: "It doesn’t matter who you are—a journalist, a politician or a voter—we’ll all be judged by how we responded to Donald Trump. Like it or not, this election is a plebiscite...

    03/10/2016 2:06:10 PM PST · by V K Lee · 9 replies
    You Tube ^ | 3/10/16 | N/A
    This is a video clip of new technology coming our way in the near future. Seven unusual, different steps forward in the mind of man. From bicycles to jewelry, alarm clocks, to the body itself being a screen for the Word Wide Web
  • The Ramos Rules: "Undocumented immigrants" should be treated like those who came legally.

    10/07/2015 4:00:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    In an interview with Terry Gross for her "Fresh Air" program on NPR Monday, Univision anchorman Jorge Ramos provided a glimpse into his reasoning on immigration. As seen in the excerpts below, Ramos makes no distinction between "undocumented immigrants" and legal immigrants. He believes that since Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) are Latinos whose parents immigrated to the United States they should support illegal immigration. It is irrelevant to Ramos that that their parents came legally. Here it is clear that Ramos's argument benefits from the change in terminology for the national immigration discussion. The term "immigrant"...
  • Jorge Ramos Uses Wall but Wants Open Borders for the Rest of Us

    09/02/2015 8:56:40 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Sep 2015 | Patrick Courrielche
    America got a first-hand look at how Mr. Trump’s deportation plan would be administered when Univision’s Jorge Ramos unwittingly volunteered to demonstrate the process at an Iowa press conference. After refusing to wait his turn in line to ask questions of the Republican presidential candidate, Mr. Trump “deported” Mr. Ramos from the press conference, then proceeded to bring him back in after he agreed to wait his turn – making Trump’s comprehensive immigration reform plan look quite feasible. For those unfamiliar with Jorge Ramos, he is the debonair host of the Hispanic news show Noticiero Univision. He’s an “anchor baby”...
  • Trump vs. Ramos Bout

    08/31/2015 8:27:09 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/31/15 | Obie Usategui
    I consider Mr. Ramos and his entire Univision tribe, just a swarm of unqualified misfits, whose fame and fortune and that of their network were ill-fatedly built, for the most part, on the misfortunes of a mass exodus of Cubans You know what, I thought my frenzy point for irking with madness had just about reached its limits of confinement when I saw Barack Obama eagerly shaking the bloodied hands of Cuban dictators Fidel and Raul Castro – the entire charade followed by the idiot John Kerry’s ceremony raising the American flag at the just re-opened Cuban embassy in Havana,...
  • Jorge Ramos: Kate's Law "Completely Unfair" To "Millions" Of Illegals

    08/31/2015 3:20:28 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 81 replies ^ | August 31, 2015 | Tony Lee
    Univision’s Jorge Ramos, the left-wing activist who confronted Donald Trump in Iowa last week and tried to make Trump’s press conference all about him and his pet causes, told CNN this weekend that Kate’s Law is “completely unfair” to millions of illegal immigrants.
  • Social media erupts as ‘left-wing racist’ Jorge Ramos calls Kate’s Law ‘unfair’ to illegals

    08/30/2015 5:31:42 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 61 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | 08/30/2015 | Carmine Sabia
    Social media users are furious that Jorge Ramos, the illegal immigration activist who masquerades as a journalist, came out against a law named in honor of a woman killed by an illegal alien who’d been deported from the country five times — and returned every time. Speaking to CNN’s Brian Stelter in an interview to air Sunday on “Reliable Sources,” the Univision anchor declared Kate’s Law, which dictates that a deported illegal alien caught sneaking back in the country, would receive a mandatory five-year prison sentence, is unfair.
  • Jorge Ramos: Latinos Won't Forget Trump Promoting Bigotry And Hatred

    08/30/2015 2:11:08 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 123 replies ^ | August 30, 2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on “This Week With George Stephanopoulos,” while discussing his confrontation with Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump last week at a press conference, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos said next year at the polls Latino voters “won’t forget,” Trump “promoting in his speeches bigotry and hatred.”
  • Audio suggests Jorge Ramos 'hunted' Donald Trump to stage Iowa confrontation

    08/28/2015 4:40:45 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 19 replies
    Examiner ^ | August 28, 2015 12:01 AM MST
    On Thursday, former GOP congressional candidate Jorge Bonilla suggested in both English and Spanish that Univision's Jorge Ramos pre-planned and staged his confrontation with Donald Trump for "maximum impact and ratings." The same day, we obtained a piece of audio that would seem to vindicate Bonilla's concern. The audio is part of a Spanish-language program based in Colombia, and in it, an individual appearing to sound like Ramos is heard talking about "hunting" Trump for some time before confronting him in Iowa. Full article here:
  • Jorge Ramos Comes Out Swinging: ‘It’s Not Donald Trump’s Country, This Is Our Country’

    08/27/2015 10:20:41 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 92 replies
    Yahoo! TV ^ | August 27, 2015 | Itay Hod
    Two days after he was booted from a Donald Trump press conference by security for asking questions about immigration out of turn, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos defended himself on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360.” Asked if he was grandstanding when he got into a confrontation with the GOP presidential frontrunner, Ramos said absolutely not. “I’m just a reporter asking questions,” Ramos explained. “But I also believe, Anderson, that you have to go the extra mile to be tough on those who are in power.”
  • Mark Levin (on Hannity) Discusses Jorge Ramos, Illegal Alien Activism, Donald Trump and Jeb Bush…

    08/27/2015 6:10:00 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 16 replies ^ | 08/27/2015 | staff
    Mark Levin always cuts right to the heart of the matter. Lindsey “the weasel” Graham LOL… “we have to bust through the establishment”… -- SNIP-- America's immigration system isn't the problem. Mexico's immigration system is the problem. - Mark Levin
  • Ramos: Trump "Tried To Silence Me" Like In "A Dictatorship"

    08/27/2015 4:38:16 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 83 replies ^ | August 27, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Unvision and Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos said that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump "tried to silence me" and "you cannot do that'" adding "Those are the things that you see in dictatorship" on Wednesday's "Kelly File" on the Fox News Channel.
  • Levin: Ramos "Racialist", "Balkanizer", "Pretend Journalist"

    08/27/2015 4:19:44 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 15 replies ^ | August 27, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Talk radio host and author Mark Levin argued Univision and Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos was a “pretend journalist” “racialist,” “Balkanizer” on Wednesday’s broadcast of “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. Levin said, “I was very proud of what Donald Trump did. Jorge Ramos is a bully. And Jorge Ramos tries to control events. Jorge Ramos jumped the line there. He wasn’t — it wasn’t his turn to ask questions. And he would have been able to ask questions. But look, Ramos is a fanatic, he’s obnoxious, he’s a pretend journalist.
  • Bush on Jorge Ramos: Reporters Deserve 'A Little More Respect'

    08/26/2015 1:49:05 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 115 replies
    NBC News ^ | 8/26/15 | CARRIE DANN
    Jeb Bush says that Univision anchor Jorge Ramos, who was escorted out of a press conference held by Donald Trump on Tuesday night, should have been "treated with a little more respect." "I think people with the press ought to be treated with a little more respect and dignity," he told reporters. Ramos was removed from the press conference after Trump accused him of interrupting another reporter to ask a question about immigration policy. Ramos was later allowed back into the room. Bush's comments came after a town hall event in Pensacola, Florida, where Bush continued to blast Trump's immigration...

    08/26/2015 1:36:48 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 32 replies ^ | August 26, 2015 | Pam Key
    Wednesday Univision released a behind the scenes video showing anchor Jorge Ramos moments after being escorted out of the Donald Trump press conference on Tuesday, being confronted man.
  • Fusion’s Jorge Ramos will talk Trump with Fox’s Megyn Kelly

    08/26/2015 12:49:33 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 99 replies
    Fusion ^ | 08/26/205 | Tamara Weston
    Fusion and Univision news anchor Jorge Ramos will speak to Fox’s Megyn Kelly tonight on Fox News at 9 p.m. EST about getting kicked out of Donald Trump’s Iowa press conference after trying to ask questions about immigration. Ramos told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America that Trump absolutely gave the security guard the signal to remove him from the press conference.
  • In Jorge Ramos, Donald Trump may have picked the wrong media star to tussle with (LA Times)

    08/26/2015 12:40:10 PM PDT · by Hostage · 58 replies
    LA Slimes ^ | August 26, 2015 | CHRISTINE MAI-DUC
    In his latest showdown, Donald Trump ordered Univision anchor Jorge Ramos out of a news conference Tuesday, telling him to “go back to Univision.” Ramos, who like Trump is known for his confrontational style, didn’t back down until he was escorted out of the room by security. Eventually, Ramos was invited back, where he sparred with Trump over the Republican candidate’s immigration proposals. Trump has had some high-profile tiffs with media figures recently, battling publicly with Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly, and on Tuesday with the network’s chairman, Roger Ailes. But prodding Ramos, who has been called the Spanish-language...
  • Univision's Jorge Ramos Tackles Obama's immigrationCcontradictions

    08/26/2015 12:20:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 10, 2014
    This is a rush transcript from "Hannity," December 10, 2014. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.SEAN HANNITY, HOST: Welcome back to "Hannity." President Obama recently sat down with my next guest, Univision host Jorge Ramos, who pressed him on the recent decision to grant de facto amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants in this country. Watch this. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP, UNIVISION) JORGE RAMOS, UNIVISION: Many times, you said that you didn't have the legal authority to go ahead. You said, I'm not the king, I'm not the emperor of the United States. Even...
  • Ramos: My "right" to talk over other reporters and ask Trump grandstanding questions was trampled

    08/26/2015 11:14:54 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 90 replies
    HotAir ^ | 08/26/205 | AllahPundit
    Is that headline not a fair characterization of what he’s saying here? In what sense was his “right” to question Trump at that moment any greater than any other reporter’s? He says at one point in passing in the clip below, “I thought it was my turn,” but that’s obviously not true. Go watch the video from last night if you haven’t seen it already. Ramos starts speaking as Trump is stepping to the mic, before Trump can so much as look at him. Trump calls on another reporter and Ramos just keeps going. What he wants to say is...
  • Jorge Ramos: Donald Trump 'Absolutely' Gave The Order To Eject Me From Press Conference

    08/26/2015 9:53:54 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 107 replies
    ABC News ^ | 8/26/2015 | Katie Kindelan and Michael Falcone
    News anchor Jorge Ramos, who works for Univision and Fusion, was thrown out of a press conference with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Iowa Tuesday night after trying to ask questions about immigration. "You haven't been called...go back to Univision," Trump told Ramos before a security guard forcibly removed him. (Ramos later returned and was able to pose questions to Trump). ... Do You Think Trump Was Directing The Security Guard To Take You Out? "Absolutely. He was in control of the press conference. It is very clear with his body language that he was giving orders and I...
  • Jorge Ramos attempts to re-define "Journalism."

    08/26/2015 10:01:33 AM PDT · by Roy Mad Dog Earle · 35 replies
    NPR ^ | August 26, 2015 | Eyder Peralta
    "My job as a journalist is to ask questions from the powerful, and that's what we tried to do," Ramos said, adding that he had on various previous occasions tried to set up an interview with the presidential candidate. (Trump posted a picture of a handwritten note from Ramos to his Instagram account. The note included Ramos' phone number.) In an interview with ABC, Ramos said that another responsibility of being a journalist is to "denounce" the "dangerous words and extreme behavior of Donald Trump." Ramos was asked what he would say to critics who say he is more of...
  • Jorge Ramos Recongnizes Historic Nature Of Two GOP Latinos Running WH

    04/14/2015 4:38:00 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies ^ | April 14, 2015 | Breitbart News
    On Monday, ahead of Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) official 2016 presidential announcement, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos acknowledged the historic nature of two Latinos running for the White House.
  • 25,000 cops, family arrive for fallen NYPD officer’s funeral

    12/27/2014 7:32:04 AM PST · by JustaCowgirl · 82 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/27/14 | NA
    Link to the Live Player to hear Joe Biden's address. Joe Biden's address
  • The NYPD Cop-Killing: The Chickens Come Home to Roost

    12/22/2014 9:52:15 PM PST · by Biggirl · 25 replies ^ | December 23, 2014 | Robert Spencer
    When Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley murdered NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu as they ate lunch in their patrol car last Saturday, the only people who could possibly have been surprised were those who have not realized how assiduously Leftist and Muslim activists have worked – long before the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner — to demonize the NYPD and law enforcement in general. The advent of the killer was only a matter of time.
  • Yankees foundation reportedly will pay for education of murdered NYPD cop's kids

    12/22/2014 5:39:37 AM PST · by Biggirl · 9 replies ^ | December 22, 2014 | FoxNews.Com
    A foundation founded by late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner reportedly will cover the education costs for the sons of one of the two NYPD officers murdered in a daylight ambush Saturday afternoon.
  • Rounds Commute Ad

    05/19/2014 7:57:57 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | Dr. Annette Bosworth For U.S. Senate
    Some people have told me that in South Dakota, there's an unspoken rule about so-called 'negative ads.' Instead, political negativity is doled out in the form of retribution by those in power or in whisper campaigns, conducted one whisper at a time. Obviously, Mike Round's record is fair game. The story we're reminding viewers of in my new TV commercial has been covered in the news.
  • opinion/feedback on best budget tablet?

    05/01/2014 9:14:21 AM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 20 replies
    self | 5/1/14 | NewJerseyJoe
    Asking for opinions on the best budget tablet. Something big enough for me to work on -- i.e., be able to type easily and see the display without holding it six inches from my face. Not worried about communications -- as long as it's got WiFi built in (which I'm sure they all do), I can use my cellphone as a mobile hotspot to transfer/send files. This is intended to be a replacement for a working laptop/notebook. And again -- "budget" is the keyword. Thanks all!.
  • Shot Bystander Defends NYPD in Empire State Shooting

    08/29/2012 6:19:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies ^ | Gus Rosendale
    One of the nine bystanders hit by gunfire when police shot and killed Jeffrey Johnson near the Empire State Building last week says an inch probably made the difference between life and death for him. In his first television interview Tuesday, Alberto Ramos of the Bronx told NBC 4 New York he was shot through his left foot, and that a bullet also came close to hitting his head.
  • College student's outrage after bouncer wouldn't let her dance on bar because she was overweight

    04/29/2012 9:56:18 AM PDT · by rawhide · 188 replies
    A 21-year-old woman has accused the bouncers at her local pub of discrimination after she was banned from dancing on the bar because she was told she was too fat. ABC News reports Jordan Ramos, a student at the University of Iowa, who describes herself as 'plus-sized', says she was with friends at Union Bar in Iowa City last month when she tried to climb onto the bar. Miss Ramos says she was told to get back on the floor because she 'was not pretty enough' and was 'obviously pregnant'. ABC reports the bouncer told Miss Ramos the bar was...
  • Nationals Catcher Ramos Kidnapped in Venezuela

    11/09/2011 8:13:10 PM PST · by tobyhill · 9 replies
    abc ^ | 11/9/2011 | JORGE RUEDA
    Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos was abducted by gunmen Wednesday from his home in his native Venezuela. Ramos, 24, was taken away in an SUV by four armed men in Santa Ines in central Carabobo state, Kathe Vilera, spokeswoman for the catcher's Venezuelan League team, said through her official Twitter account. "This is sad, worrisome and true that Wilson Ramos has been kidnapped," she said. Ramos was playing winter ball with the Aragua Tigers. She said the rising Major League Baseball star was kidnapped at 6:45 p.m. local time (2315 GMT) and that police have been notified. Santa Ines lies...
  • Coddling Illegals, Jailing Agents

    10/28/2011 5:10:53 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    IBD Editorial ^ | October 28, 2011 | Editor
    Justice: Another border patrol agent faces prison after arresting an illegal alien smuggling drugs. When not being killed by guns funneled into Mexico by their own government, they are prosecuted for doing their job. In a case reminiscent of an earlier injustice against those protecting our borders, Border Patrol Agent Jesus E. "Chito" Diaz Jr. has been sentenced to two years in prison by U.S. District Judge Alia Moses Ludlum in San Antonio. The illegal alien he arrested for drug smuggling goes free. In November 2009, Diaz was named in a federal grand jury indictment after an October 2008 arrest...
  • Border Agent Sentenced to 2 Years for Abuse of Immigrant Who Claims he Received No Injuries

    10/27/2011 7:33:19 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 9 replies · 1+ views
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been sentenced to two years in prison for improperly handling a teenager he had handcuffed the boy, a smuggling suspect. Prosecutors claimed agent Jesus “Chito” Diaz was responsible for the bruises sustained by a 15-year-old boy during an October 2008 arrest near the Ro Grande in Texas. Diaz, 31, was charged with depriving the teenager of his constitutional right to be free from the use of unreasonable force when he lifted the boy improperly by his arms, and put his knee in his back. Diaz’s attorneys said that no injuries were sustained from a...
  • Bexar Co. Democrats remove Ramos as chairman over comments about gays (called 'em 'termites')

    05/10/2011 3:23:53 PM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    KENS 5 ^ | 5/04/11
    Bexar Co. Democrats remove Ramos as chairman over comments about gaysby KENS 5 staff Posted on May 4, 2011 at 9:00 AM Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Dan Ramos was removed from office after a vote of the party's executive committee Tuesday night. Ramos has been under fire for comments he made about gays in the county party. He had resisted calls from county party members to apologize for his remarks. That prompted party members to initiate a process that would lead to his ouster. He was found guilty of violations in an administrative trial in April. No replacement was...
  • County chair removal bill gets hearing (Texas RATS try to dump incompetent Bexar Co. RAT bigot)

    04/16/2011 3:28:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 1 replies
    My San Antonio ^ | 4/12/11 | John W. Gonzalez
    County chair removal bill gets hearingLegislation would allow a state party committee to judge competency. By John W. Gonzalez Published 02:04 a.m., Tuesday, April 12, 2011 Legislation that would allow the forced removal of a county’s incompetent political party chairman drew mixed reviews Monday in Austin at the House Elections Committee. The measure by state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, D-San Antonio, would apply to either major party and drew support from both sides of the aisle, but it was left pending amid GOP concerns that it would nullify the will of voters who choose county chairs. Martinez Fisher didn’t mention...
  • More Democratic leaders condemn party chair (RAT bigot Dan Ramos in Bexar Co., Texas)

    03/26/2011 7:57:40 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    My San Antonio ^ | 3/25/11 | John W. Gonzalez
    More Democratic leaders condemn party chairVoices added to call for Ramos to resign. By John W. Gonzalez Updated 02:06 a.m., Friday, March 25, 2011 Twenty top leaders of the Bexar County Democratic Party are demanding the resignation of Chairman Dan Ramos because of his controversial comments about fellow partisans. **SNIP** “His hateful, bigoted comments have no place in the Democratic Party. ... We condemn and disavow the comments and opinions he expressed,” the open letter said. “Mr. Ramos has proven he does not support nor represent our party's ideas and, therefore, we call upon him to resign immediately,” it added....
  • Bexar Democrats' leader likens foes to insects (Ramos will resign “when hell freezes over”)

    03/17/2011 9:12:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies · 1+ views
    My San Antonio ^ | 3/17/11 | John W. Gonzalez
    Bexar Democrats' leader likens foes to insectsBy John W. Gonzalez Updated 10:39 p.m., Thursday, March 17, 2011 Calling his detractors worms, jerks, morons, idiots and liars, Bexar County Democratic Chairman Dan Ramos said Thursday that he'd resign “when hell freezes over” despite demands he quit immediately due to his harsh words about fellow Democrats. Denying allegations that he has disparaged gay party members and others, Ramos cast himself as an old friend of minorities. But he also compared gay Democrats to insects, called several local elected Democrats “yo-yos,” and found a common denominator among the Texas Stonewall Democratic Caucus, the...
  • Demands Grow For Resignation Of Bexar County Democratic Chair (ticks off gays, blacks, whites, Jews)

    03/16/2011 10:59:29 PM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies
    KSAT ^ | 3/16/11 | Jessie Degollado
    Demands Grow For Resignation Of Bexar County Democratic ChairPublished Statements By Dan Ramos 'Stunned' Party Leaders Jessie Degollado, KSAT 12 News Reporter POSTED: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 SAN ANTONIO -- A spokeswoman for the Bexar County Democratic Party said its chairman, Dan Ramos, will be holding a news conference on Thursday morning after his published statements in the San Antonio Current and increasing demands for resignation. Texas Democratic Party Chairman Boyd Richie, members of the Bexar County Democratic Party Executive Committee and the Texas Stonewall Democratic Caucus have called for Ramos to step down. In their statement, the executive committee...
  • Bexar County Democratic leader accused of bigotry (comments on gays, blacks, whites, and Jews)

    03/16/2011 10:36:13 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    WOAI ^ | 3/15/11 | Melissa Garcia
    Bexar County Democratic leader accused of bigotryReported by: Melissa Garcia Published: 3/15 5:48 pm SAN ANTONIO -- Bexar County Democratic Chair Dan Ramos is in hot water after comments referring to gays, blacks, whites, and Jews outraged the community. The Texas Democratic Party Chairman, Boyd Richie, asked Ramos to resign. Richie accused Ramos of bigotry and creating chaos since his election a year ago. On Friday, Ramos was quoted in the San Antonio Current. "He called Stonewall Democrats Nazi termites that have wormed their way into the party hierarchy," explained Dee Villarrubia, an openly gay Bexar County Democratic Deputy Chair...
  • Democratic leader ignores resignation demand (Bigoted head RAT disparaged gay and black RATS)

    03/14/2011 4:39:47 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    My San Antonio ^ | 3/14/11 | John W. Gonzalez
    Democratic leader ignores resignation demandBy John W. Gonzalez Published 05:15 p.m., Monday, March 14, 2011 The head of the Texas Democratic Party is demanding the resignation of Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Dan Ramos, accusing him of bigotry and creating chaos since his election a year ago. Citing complaints from local partisans, state Chairman Boyd Richie said Ramos should step aside so the party can “move forward with new, more unifying leadership.” Richie rescinded a request to meet with Ramos, saying that would not be useful. Richie issued his statement Saturday, the day after a news blog posted comments by...
  • Teams comb Ariz. desert for suspect in [Border Patrol] agent death

    12/16/2010 2:21:36 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 25 replies · 1+ views
    AP via Breitbart ^ | Dec. 16, 2010 | AMANDA LEE MYERS
    NOGALES, Ariz. - Teams of border officers combed through the Arizona desert about 10 miles north of Mexico on Thursday in search of the lone outstanding suspect in the fatal shooting of a Border Patrol agent. They were on horseback and all-terrain vehicles searching rugged, hard-to-reach spots in a mountainous area just north of Nogales in southeastern Arizona. Officers in patrol cars were searching the perimeter. The suspect could be in Mexico, or could have tried his luck in Nogales or a nearby town, but he also could be hiding behind the next bush. ...authorities have four suspects in custody...
  • Mexico demands answers about shooting by U.S. agent

    06/09/2010 4:16:11 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 81 replies · 246+ views
    Reuters/YahooNews ^ | 6/9/10 | Robin Emmott Robin Emmott
    Mexico is demanding answers from Washington over the fatal shooting of a teenager by a U.S. border patrol agent and has sent a formal complaint over the incident, Mexico's foreign minister said. At a wake on Wednesday, grieving relatives wept over the body of Sergio Hernandez, shot on the Mexican side of the border in the frontier city of Ciudad Juarez as he and other youths were running from U.S. border patrol agents.
  • Ex-Border Agent Who Shot Smuggler Wants Retrial [Ramos]

    01/18/2010 11:12:59 AM PST · by freespirited · 5 replies · 423+ views
    FOX News ^ | 01/18/10
    Former Border Patrol Agent Ignacio Ramos says new evidence has surfaced since he went to prison over the 2005 shooting of a Mexican drug smuggler and he wants a retrial. "I know I'm rolling the dice," said Ramos, adding that a new trial could result in additional charges. Ramos said his attorney would file the documents within two months. He offered no details on any new evidence, the Houston Chronicle reported Monday. Ramos and another convicted former agent, Jose Compean, were freed Feb. 17, 2008, weeks after then-President George W. Bush commuted their sentences. Ramos returned to El Paso for...
  • Thieves can't steal ex-border agent's holiday (Ignacio Ramos)

    12/28/2009 12:15:39 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 17 replies · 1,068+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 12/26/2009 | Craig Kapitan - Express-News
    Last Christmas, Ignacio Ramos was in a cramped cell at a federal penitentiary in Arizona, listening to Christmas songs on a small radio and wondering what his wife and children were doing. A lot has changed in a year for the former Border Patrol agent, who became a cause célebre among conservative lawmakers after jurors handed him an 11-year sentence in 2006 for shooting a Mexican drug smuggler near El Paso. In January, George W. Bush commuted his sentence during his last full day in office. Ramos then moved his family from El Paso to Houston, where he began the...
  • San Juan Capistrano Tea Party (PICS) Minutemen Raise $2000 for the Family of Agent Rosas

    09/12/2009 6:11:51 PM PDT · by Ladycalif · 13 replies · 1,790+ views
  • MTRA, Temecula, CA - Former Border Patrol Agent Ignacio Ramos w/ Joe Loya & Radio Host Rick Amato

    09/05/2009 6:50:03 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 3 replies · 437+ views
    Murrieta-Temecula Republican Assembly ^ | September 5, 2009 | MTRA
    Friday Night Dinner Meeting October 2, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. Featuring: Former Border Patrol Agent Ignacio Ramos with his father-in-law Joe Loya & San Diego Radio Talk Show Host Rick Amato (KCBQ 1170 AM) Location: Temeku Hills Clubhouse ( 41687 Temeku Drive, Temecula, CA 92591 RSVP at the link provided.
  • [Johnny]Sutton to join Ashcroft's law firm

    04/22/2009 4:44:47 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 32 replies · 581+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 04/22/2009 | Guillermo Contreras
    Former U.S. Attorney Johnny Sutton has been hired to work in a consulting and law firm formed by former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft. Sutton, who resigned Sunday as chief of the San Antonio-based Western District of Texas, is one of four outgoing U.S. attorneys hired by Ashcroft. All served under the administration of former President George W. Bush. “Johnny is joining the Ashcroft law firm, as is John Ratcliffe, former U.S. attorney from Dallas,” said Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Ashcroft’s company. “They will be operating in Texas as Ashcroft Sutton Ratcliffe LLC.” Corallo said Sutton will remain in...