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  • Jeb Bush Endorses Unlimited Amnesty In Spanish Telemundo Interview

    07/28/2015 2:57:06 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 58 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/28/15 | Katie McHugh
    During a Spanish interview with Telemundo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush endorsed amnesty for what he referred to as the “11 million” illegal aliens living in the U.S. in defiance of the law. “For the 11 million people [who are here illegally], they must come out of the shadows, receive a work visa, start paying taxes and also pay a small fine, learn English, don’t receive government benefits, but they come out of the shadows and they receive legal status after some time,” Bush said on Monday, according to a translation provided by CNN. Bush starts out on the wrong...
  • American Beverage Association Sues San Francisco Over Soda Health Warning Legislation

    07/27/2015 7:43:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Monday, Jul 27, 2015 | Tamara Palmer
    San Francisco's new legislation requiring sodas to carry health warning labels is being challenged in court by the American Beverage Association. The ABA, joined by the California State Outdoor Advertising Association and California Retailers Association, filed a lawsuit against the city on Friday, arguing that the legislation, which also would ban sugary-drink ads on city property, is a First Amendment violation, reported SFGate. According to Convenience Store and Fuel News, the lawsuit in part alleges that the ban, "discriminates against speech based on the identity of the speaker, in violation of the First Amendment, by expressly prohibiting speech that includes...
  • Trump pro-amnesty? Walker stands firm against pro-amnesty ambush. Lots of changed ratings.

    07/27/2015 5:58:29 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 15 replies
    Numbers USA ^ | July 26, 2015 | Roy Beck
    Trump pro-amnesty? Walker stands firm against pro-amnesty ambush. Lots of changed Presidential immigration ratings. Donald Trump, Scott Walker and Rick Santorum revealed important things about themselves in high-pressure moments this past week, surrounded by the cameras and tape recorders of national media. Trump on national TV and on the Arizona border stumbled and let himself get boxed into saying he would offer amnesty to the illegal aliens who aren't the "bad ones." He seemed to be defensive and trying to prove that he isn't hostile to immigrants by also indicating he would like to see legal immigration increased. But Walker...
  • Donald Trump is still rocketing up polls in dominating fashion

    07/27/2015 11:08:25 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 29 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 25, 2015 12:00 PM | Maxwell Tani
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Family Leadership Summit. Donald Trump is still the clear front-runner of the 2016 GOP presidential field. A new Economist/YouGov poll released on Friday actually showed Trump gaining support in the last week, despite a controversy over his comments questioning Sen. John McCain's (R-Arizona) status as a "war hero." According to the poll, the number of registered Republican primary voters who responded that Trump is their first choice jumped from 15% at the beginning of July to 28% last week. Another 10% of voters pick him as their second choice. That puts the real-estate...
  • Inside El Chapo’s secret Mexican prison escape tunnel (VIDEO)

    07/27/2015 9:57:38 AM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    guns.com ^ | 7/27/2015 | Chris Eger
    Inside El Chapo’s secret Mexican prison escape tunnel (VIDEO) 7/27/15 | by Chris Eger Vice News traveled south of the border and dropped down the most famous underground tunnel in the world– that used by a Mexican drug lord to vacate the premises. The figurehead of the Sinaloa cartel, drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, released himself on his own recognizance on July 11, via a tunnel from Mexico’s only maximum-security prison in Mexico. It took him a year to arrange his self-parole and Vice went to Altiplano prison– where they found a different tale than what the local media...
  • Jeb Bush to seek Latino support in Central Florida (Writing off IA, NH, SC?)

    07/27/2015 9:47:21 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 16 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/27/15 | Ed O'Keefe
    Jeb Bush hasn't campaigned for himself in this part of Florida since 2002, but on Monday, he will return here to reconnect with former supporters and make an overt appeal to the region's fast-growing Latino population. In a first as a presidential candidate, the Republican plans to sit for a Spanish-language interview with a Telemundo news anchor. He will meet with dozens of mostly Hispanic evangelical pastors at a mega-church, visit a small business owned by a Mexican immigrant and try to introduce himself to the hundreds of thousands of people who have moved to this transient region in the...
  • DONALD TRUMP ENDORSES AMNESTY FOR ILLEGAL ALIENS [DISAPPOINTING, BUT NOT SURPRISING]

    07/26/2015 5:49:19 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 211 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 07/26/2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Disappointing, but not surprising. The depressing reality though that is that most of the Republican field has endorsed amnesty in one form or another. So this isn't much of a surprise. Trump is using his own vocabulary, but he's echoing the same amnesty talking points you could hear from Marco Rubio... or Barack Obama. During Friday's interview, Trump said the U.S. should take a two-step approach to the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the country. "Well, the first thing we do is take the bad ones — of which there are, unfortunately, quite a few," said Trump,...
  • Bounty Hunter ‘Dog’ Chapman: El Chapo is ‘out of my league’

    07/25/2015 2:44:38 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 43 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 7/24/2015 | Sean Daly
    TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman knows there are some fugitives even he can’t bring to justice. The star of CMT’s “Dog and Beth: On The Hunt” admits he probably would not be able to capture escaped Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán — and doesn’t even plan to try.
  • Republicans Pass 'Donald Trump Act' As Obama Vows Veto

    07/23/2015 2:53:51 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 63 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 23, 2015 | By BENJAMIN SIEGEL
    Donald Trump may be thousands of miles from Washington on the Texas-Mexico border, but on Capitol Hill he's center stage in the fight over illegal immigration. The bill, which is formally called the "Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act," would block states and cities from receiving federal law enforcement funding if they have so-called “sanctuary city” practices in place, blocking the enforcement of certain federal immigration laws. It passed today in the House with overwhelming Republican support in a 241-179 vote, with only six Democrats joining the majority. Democrats have pejoratively labeled the legislation “The Donald Trump Act,” tying...
  • Trump Beat Back the Outrage Machine

    07/23/2015 2:52:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 23, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Today is Thursday. Last weekend was four days ago. Depending on which day of the weekend you go back to, it could be five days ago. And if you have wishful thinking about weekends it could be six days ago, all the way back to last Friday. What happened last weekend? Donald Trump supposedly took himself out of the presidential race with one sentence about John McCain. I mean, that's what the conventional wisdom told us. From the moment it was reported that Trump said he wasn't impressed with McCain because he's not impressed with people that get captured,...
  • “DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Has No Idea Who Kate Steinle Is”

    07/23/2015 10:21:54 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 17 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/23/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    By Katie Pavlich Commentary by John Velisek USN (Ret), staff writer “Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified on Capitol Hill [on July 14th] about a series of ongoing immigration, illegal immigration and security issues. When asked about whether the Obama administration had reached out to the family of Kate Steinle, the 32-year-old woman who was killed in San Francisco two weeks ago by an illegal alien who had been deported five times, Johnson had no idea who she was. ‘Has the administration reached out to the Steinle family, to your knowledge?’ Rep. Steve Chabot asked Johnson. ‘To who?’...
  • Democrats slam sanctuary city legislation, labeling it 'The Donald Trump Act'

    07/22/2015 2:00:00 PM PDT · by maggief · 63 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 22, 2015 | Mike Lillis
    House Democratic leaders are slamming GOP legislation aimed at discouraging sanctuary cities, characterizing the proposal as "The Donald Trump Act" in a bid to embarrass the Republicans bringing the measure to the floor this week. The proposal, which would withhold federal law enforcement funds for state or local governments that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration agents, comes in response to this month's fatal shooting of Kathryn Steinle along the San Francisco waterfront, allegedly by an illegal immigrant with a long criminal history. The House vote on the Republicans' sanctuary city bill is scheduled for Thursday, and it is expected...
  • The silver lining of Donald Trump

    07/22/2015 10:51:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Vox ^ | July 22, 2015 | Jonathan Allen
    If there's a small silver lining for the Republican Party in the bonanza of insanity that is Donald Trump's candidacy, it's this: He's single-handedly managed to make the rest of the GOP field look downright reasonable by comparison. There's less talk of a "clown car" primary when the main attraction is the ringmaster of his own circus. Each day, Trump seems to reach new heights of absurdity, offensiveness, and popularity among Republican poll respondents. On Tuesday, he called fellow candidate Lindsey Graham an "idiot" and handed out the South Carolina senator's cellphone number — a response to Graham referring to...
  • Exclusive Details: Donald Trump Heading To Texas Border

    07/22/2015 5:46:16 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 70 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 22, 2015 | Bob Price
    Breitbart Texas has learned that 2016 Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is heading to the Texas-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at the current border security situation. Trump is expected to meet with Border Patrol agents of the Laredo Sector.
  • Police sergeant shot and killed in California traffic stop

    07/22/2015 10:17:40 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 22, 2015 12:58 PM EDT
    Authorities say a San Francisco Bay Area police sergeant was shot and killed during an early-morning traffic stop. Hayward Police Wednesday morning identified the officer as Sgt. Scott Lunger. Lunger was shot about 3:15 a.m. after he stopped a white Chevrolet pickup that was swerving on the road. […] Police later discovered a truck in Oakland with bullet holes. It matches a description of the truck involved in the incident. It was not clear if the driver has been arrested. …
  • Watch as ICE Director Is Forced to Tell Ted Cruz He’s ‘Absolutely Right’ After He Disputes Her Clai

    07/22/2015 9:48:00 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 92 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jul. 21, 2015 10:20pm | Jason Howerton
    Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) interrogated the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement director in a contentious exchange during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration policy on Tuesday.One particularly interesting back-and-forth occurred when ICE Director Sarah Saldana disputed Cruz’s assertion that the Obama administration released 104,000 “criminal illegal aliens.”“When I asked you how many criminals ICE released in 2013, you were off by a factor of three,” Cruz said. “You said 30,000 — the correct answer is 104,000.”Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) Saldana argued she thought she was asked about 2014 and claimed the number was actually 30,558 released illegal aliens that...
  • Widow of slain Sacramento deputy tells Congress of husband’s loss

    07/21/2015 11:28:18 PM PDT · by Mariner · 6 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | July 21st, 2015 | By Jim Miller
    A U.S. Senate hearing Tuesday highlighted growing frustration by lawmakers of both parties with some local governments’ refusal to fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities, as senators heard from the widow of a Sacramento County sheriff’s Deputy Danny Oliver, who prosecutors say was murdered by an undocumented immigrant. The Senate Judiciary Committee’s scrutiny of federal immigration enforcement policies came a few weeks after this month’s killing of San Francisco resident Kathryn Steinle. The undocumented immigrant charged in that case, Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez, had a lengthy criminal record and was deported several times. San Francisco, a so-called sanctuary city, had...
  • Mother of Man Killed by Illegal Immigrant Thanks Donald Trump

    07/21/2015 8:32:33 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 17 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 21 2015 | ISAAC STANLEY-BECKER
    A woman whose son was killed by an illegal immigrant thanked Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday for drawing national attention to what she described as some cities’ fatal failure to uphold federal immigration law. Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Laura Wilkerson, whose 18-year-old son Josh Wilkerson was killed near Houston in 2010, urged Congress to “do something.” “Quit sitting silently because it’s going to help you get a vote,” she said. “I thank you, Mr. Trump, for getting the message out.” Ms. Wilkerson was one of several individuals who told the committee Tuesday their loved...
  • Mother Of Slain Victim By Illegal Alien Says Some Lawmakers Fell Asleep At Hearing

    07/22/2015 2:48:40 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 45 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 7/21/2015 | Kerry Picket
    “The hardest part for me was to watch some of the Congress members falling asleep and some of them were doing whatever they did on their phones,” she said. “There were a few that paid attention, because people were pouring their hearts out, and our lives have been shattered. They sit there and participate in it and don’t even have enough decency to just sit there and look at us.”
  • TRUMP: DEM AGENT PROVOCATEUR STRUTTING IN OPEN SIGHT

    07/22/2015 2:25:26 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 52 replies
    FoxRadio.com ^ | July 17, 2015 | John Gibson
    I'm feeling a bit Onion-y today and consequently I must offer a explanation–a theory–about what we are seeing these days in this hallucinogenic political season. Now that Donald Trump has taken the lead in the latest Fox poll, it’s time to call this perverse reality show for what it really is. Trump is working for his friend Hillary Clinton’s landslide election.
  • Donald Trump's success? It's because he's saying what everyone else is afraid to

    07/22/2015 2:20:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    The Birmingham News ^ | July 21, 2015 | Leada Gore
    Imagine if you will you were crafting the perfect presidential candidate. It's likely the following would not be on your list: two-time divorcee with multiple bankruptcies; bombastic reality television star who has appeared on professional wrestling shows; loud-mouth uncensored ego maniac with questionable hair. In other words, Donald Trump. But among the 2016 GOP presidential nominees, it's Trump that's taking the headlines. It's Trump who has people talking. And, most tellingly, it's Trump who is surging in the polls, with the latest numbers showing him with almost twice the support of his closest rival. Why? There a several reasons. First,...
  • USGS Scientist: Major Quake On Hayward Fault Expected ‘Any Day Now’

    07/21/2015 2:59:02 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 61 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | 7-21-2015 | CBS San Francisco
    (CBS SF) — The fault that produced a 4.0-magnitude earthquake in Fremont early Tuesday morning is expected to produce a major earthquake “any day now” and Bay Area residents should be prepared, a U.S. Geological Survey scientist said. The 2:41 a.m. earthquake on the border of Fremont and Union City occurred on the Hayward Fault at a depth of 5 miles. The epicenter was at a spot just north of the intersection of Niles Canyon Road and Mission Boulevard. The quake caused some BART delays early today while work crews checked the tracks, but appears to have caused no major...
  • Man killed and another injured after confronting group of taggers in Anaheim

    07/21/2015 12:08:56 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 44 replies
    ANAHEIM – Two men were shot late Sunday night, and one died Monday morning, in an unincorporated area west of the city, officials said. Dave Bruce Douglas, 51, and a second man were in a Ford SUV around 10 p.m. Sunday near Lullaby Lane and Poona Drive when they had a confrontation with three to five men who were on foot outside of the vehicle, Orange County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Jeff Hallock said. Both men live in the neighborhood and drove by the group who were in their late teens or early 20s and who were spray painting, or tagging,...
  • Trump posts Jorge Ramos' phone number

    06/28/2015 8:41:53 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 190 replies
    politico ^ | June 26 2015 | Dylan Byers
    Donald Trump published a photograph of a handwritten letter from Univision's Jorge Ramos on Friday that included the anchor's personal cellphone number, a move that is likely to inflame the recent tensions between the two parties. In the letter, sent Thursday, Ramos asks if Trump will sit with him for an interview. Ramos then provides his cellphone number, in the event that Trump "would like to talk first over the phone." Trump published the photo to his personal Instagram account on Friday, noting that Univision was "begging" him for interviews even after publicly severing business ties with him.
  • TRUMP LEADS NEVADA POLL WITH OVERWHELMING HISPANIC SUPPORT

    07/21/2015 11:01:18 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 41 replies
    One America News Network, “OAN”, a credible source for 24/7 national and international news, released today its most recent 2016 Republican and Democratic Presidential Polling Results for Nevada conducted by Gravis Marketing. The results show that GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump has a commanding lead of 27.7%, with recently announced Presidential Candidate Scott Walker in second with 15%. In third is Ben Carson with 7.8% with Jeb Bush a point behind at 6.8%. Marco Rubio rounds out the top five with 5.4%. Undecided voters remain high at just over 20%.
  • ANN COULTER: Book Discussion on "ˇ Adios, America ! "

    07/20/2015 12:34:37 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 4 replies
    www.c-span.org ^ | Ann Coulter
    Whatch this: Book Discussion on Adios, America ( 1:00:05 ) Garden Grove, California, Anaheim Marriott Suites, JULY 13, 2015 C-SPAN2 BOOKTV.ORG Ann Coulter talked about her book Adios, America, in which she argues that immigration is the greatest issue facing the United States. In her book, she contends that America's immigration policy is deeply flawed and that amnesty will lead to a greater influx of liberal voters, who according to the author, will hurt the economy as well as the country's public and foreign policy.
  • San Francisco: One Sick Sanctuary City

    07/20/2015 6:06:44 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 3 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 20 July 2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    The horrific — but likely preventable — death of Kate Steinle at the hands of five-time deported illegal alien and seven-time released felon Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez should remind us all of the dangerous wages of ignoring the law. In the upcoming months, the trial of her killer (on parole from Texas authorities and a user of aliases) may well prove a circus of sorts. We will likely hear all sorts of contextualization to explain why either Lopez-Sanchez was not culpable for the shooting, or hardly can be seen as the inevitable result of a quite unhinged policy. Or we will...
  • John Kerry, who knows something about having his war record attacked, savages Donald Trump

    07/19/2015 3:14:04 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 87 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 7-20-2015 | Brett Logiurato
    July 20, 2015John Kerry, who knows something about having his war record attacked, savages Donald Trumpby Brett Logiurato Secretary of State John Kerry came to the defense late Saturday night of Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), whose combat record had come under fire earlier in the day by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Kerry served in the US Senate with McCain for nearly 30 years before replacing Hillary Clinton as secretary of state near the start of President Barack Obama's second term. "I have known John McCain for more than 30 years. We've had our share of disagreements and still do...
  • Psychic Capital: Tech and Silicon Valley Turn to Mystics for Advice

    07/19/2015 1:36:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | Wednesday, Jul 15 2015 | Jeremy Lybarger
    The names of the tech workers in this story have been changed.Ten thousand miles from Silicon Valley, in a room near the Black Sea, Yegor Karpenchekov dreams of money. At night, while the rest of Odessa sleeps and cocaine smugglers drift in and out of the port under cover of darkness, Yegor logs onto FaceTime and talks to a 70-year-old woman in San Francisco. Her name is Sally Faubion, and five months ago she recruited Yegor from the freelancer marketplace UpWork to code her apps. She believes "divine intervention" brought them together; for Yegor, it was likely $20 per hour...
  • California May Let Undocumented Immigrants Buy Obamacare

    07/19/2015 12:16:48 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/17/15 | Rachana Pradhan
    Uniting the two highly combustible issues of Obamacare and immigration could reignite a fierce health-care reform controversy. By 5:11 AM EDT California lawmakers and activists are spearheading a first-in-the-nation plan to let undocumented immigrants buy Obamacare health insurance. Supporters say the California proposal, which would need federal approval and couldn’t start until 2017, is the next logical step in expanding health insurance to a population that was intentionally excluded from the president’s health-care law. But uniting the two highly combustible issues of Obamacare and immigration could reignite a fierce health-care reform controversy. Story Continued Below There’s no guarantee the California...
  • High rate of poverty bites California

    07/19/2015 12:00:07 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 14 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | July 18, 2015 | Dan Walters
    When the Census Bureau began calculating poverty a half-century ago – as a “war on poverty” became a hot issue in Washington – it devised a rather simple formula. The formula defined income that would be counted – excluding non-cash income such as food stamps and housing subsidies – and applied it to a narrow “market basket” of food and other living necessities. All the data were nationwide, with no adjustments for regional or local differentials. By the official poverty index, California doesn’t fare too badly, with 17 percent of its residents impoverished, a bit above the national rate of...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Trump Fans, It's Time for an Intervention

    07/13/2015 9:26:59 AM PDT · by C. Edmund Wright · 280 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 7-11-2015 | Jonah Goldberg (or…)
    Isnip)......I truly, honestly, and with all my heart and mind think Donald Trump’s most ardent supporters are making a yuuuuuuge mistake. I think they are being conned and played. I feel like a guy whose brother is being taken advantage of by a grifter. I’m watching helplessly as the con artist congratulates him for taking out a third mortgage......(snip)
  • Obama administration scales back deportations in policy shift

    07/19/2015 7:47:10 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 30 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 2, 2015 | Jerry Markon
    The Obama administration has begun a profound shift in its enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws, aiming to hasten the integration of long-term illegal immigrants into society rather than targeting them for deportation, according to documents and federal officials. In recent months, the Department of Homeland Security has taken steps to ensure that the majority of the United States’ 11.3 million undocumented immigrants can stay in this country, with agents narrowing enforcement efforts to three groups of illegal migrants: convicted criminals, terrorism threats or those who recently crossed the border.
  • Federal Reserve blames immigrant kids for robbing jobs from 'native' U.S. teens

    07/19/2015 7:54:58 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 38 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 16, 2015 | Paul Bedard
    American teen employment has dropped 20 percent from the late 1980s, in part because more and more immigrants have flooded into the market to displace native-born kids from jobs in percentages far higher than on adults, according to the Federal Reserve. "The displacement effect of immigration on the employment of younger persons is much larger than on the employment of prime-age adults," said the September 2014 report, "Labor Force Participation: Recent Developments and Future Prospects."
  • Trump Surge Leaves All but Jeb Bush in Donald’s Dust

    07/18/2015 9:29:49 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 131 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 18, 2015 | Dante Chinni
    Something strange has happened to the Republican presidential field since Donald Trump joined it a month ago: Mr. Trump and Jeb Bush are rising. Everyone else is falling in the polls, or seems stuck in place. The numbers suggest Mr. Trump is shaking up the GOP primary electorate in a meaningful way. He seems to be taking support from the most conservative and anti-Washington rivals in the field, particularly Mike Huckabee, Scott Walker, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul. Mr. Bush’s rise in the polls suggests that his base of support has little overlap with Mr. Trump’s, and he therefore may...
  • 7 officials charged with aiding escape of 'El Chapo'

    07/18/2015 8:38:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 7/18/2015 | Rick Moran
    The Mexican government announced that 7 officials have been charged in aiding and abetting the escape of cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The Mexican AG's office would not name the officials charged, but how surprised would you be if they didn't include any higher-ups? The director of the prison where El Chapo escaped has been fired, but no word if he was involved in the escape plot. Guzman's escape last Saturday from a maximum security prison through a mile-long tunnel built into his cell was a profound embarrassment for President Enrique Peńa Nieto, raising pressure on the government to...
  • National Ice Cream Day Inspires San Francisco Festival

    07/19/2015 1:01:20 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Jul 17, 2015 | Tamara Palmer
    Sunday's National Ice Cream Day Festival at SoMa StrEat Food Park in San Francisco will feature numerous independent frozen dessert specialists and unique collaborations.Expected highlights will come from Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream, which has three locations in San Francisco, is working with Haight eatery and food truck Bacon Bacon to offer a "That's That," a play on the It's-It ice cream sandwich with a bacon chocolate chip cookie, chocolate ice cream and a dark chocolate dip. Longtime family-owned Mitchell's Ice Cream plans to offer ice cream floats made with real beer; adults will have a choice between Buzzerkeley Belgian Strong...
  • Matthews: No one enforces immigration law because they want cheap labor - and votes for Dems

    07/08/2015 12:34:38 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/08/15 | Robert Laurie
    Matthews: No one enforces immigration law because they want cheap labor - and votes for Dems Obviously, we’re used to a steady stream of crazy coming from the fine folks at MSNBC. Chiefest among the network’s primetime calamities is Chris Matthews, whose career is basically one, long, barely-coherent rant. Every now and then, though, it feels like one of his handlers stuffs his meds into a wad of peanut butter and Chris comes through with something approaching an actual truth. HTML5 video is not supported! Special: New Probiotic Fat Burner Takes GNC by Storm This, it seems, is one of...
  • Union Files Grievance Against Sheriff Mikarimi Over Handling of Pier 14 Shooting Suspect

    07/17/2015 11:24:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 7/17 | Mark Matthews
    San Francisco’s deputy sheriffs have joined the fight over the department’s handling of deportation requests. The deputy’s union is filing a grievance against the sheriff demanding that he rescind his non-cooperation policy with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is running for re-election. His campaign has been hit from all sides over his handling of the Pier 14 shooting suspect, and now his own deputies are entering the fray. Mirkarimi told reporters the deputy union’s complaint is no surprise. "Exactly, it’s politics," he said. The deputy sheriffs' grievance says the sheriff’s policy of non-cooperation with ICE "...recklessly compromises...
  • Gutierrez: Steinle Death ‘A Little Thing’ - no compassion from Illegals Supporter

    07/17/2015 9:25:20 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 44 replies
    breitbart ^ | 7/17/15 | i hanchett
    Representative Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) referred to the death of Kate Steinle as a “little thing” on Telemundo on Saturday. Gutierrez, during a report on the debate over sanctuary cities after the death of Kate Steinle, first flagged and translated by Newsbusters, said, “Every time a little thing like this happens, they use the most extreme example to say it must be eliminated.”
  • FLASHBACK: Here’s How Trump Responded When Asked if He’d Run for President 27 Years Ago

    07/18/2015 3:16:05 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 8 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | 10:51 pm, July 17th, 2015 | by Andrew Kirell
    For many, the media obsession with a Donald Trump presidential run seems like something that came out of his prominence as an Obama critic, circa 2011. But NBC News footage from 1988 demonstrates that even back in the coked-out ’80s, everyone was still obsessed with the possibility of a President The Donald. ADVERTISEMENT The conservative Media Research Center unearthed a clip from August 17, 1988, in which then-NBC reporter Chris Wallace (now host of Fox News Sunday) pressed Trump about his political ambitions during an interview at that year’s Republican National Convention. Surprise! When asked about whether he’d ever consider...
  • Rep. Luis Gutiérrez Calls Murder of Kate Steinle a ‘Little Thing’ on Telemundo

    07/17/2015 8:11:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 47 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | July 16, 2015 | 8:24 PM EDT | Yuri Perez
    Reporting on a recently released survey by Rasmussen Reports that indicates that 62% of Americans oppose sanctuary city policies, Telemundo, the nation’s second largest Spanish-language network, slanted its coverage in favor of maintaining the controversial policy. Reporting from the sanctuary city of Chicago, Telemundo correspondent Janet Rodríguez cited an unauthorized immigrant in favor of the policy, along with two quotes from Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL), who had the gall to minimize Kate Steinle’s murder, at the hands of a hardened criminal and five-time deportee, in the sanctuary city of San Francisco. “Every time a little thing like this happens, they...
  • Mexican National now a Prime Suspect for a Double-Murder (Multiple illegal reentries)

    07/17/2015 10:32:21 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 15 replies
    KRGV 5 ABC ^ | July 16, 2015
    WESLACO--Martin Casimiro Margarito is now the prime suspect in a pair of murders. A warrant for his arrest was issued eight months after the bodies were found. In October, CHANNEL 5NEWS first reported the kidnapping of Elia Margarita Flores. She was yanked from her truck at gunpoint. Hidalgo County deputies said several people kidnapped the 39-year-old woman. Victor Manuel Garcia was also kidnapped from that scene in Pharr. Garcia’s body was found stuffed in trash bags, dumped north of McAllen. Flores’s body was found days after her kidnapping. Her body was found in a field, north of Donna. Investigators determined...
  • Flashback 2012: Trump Criticized GOP for Being ‘Mean-Spirited’ on Immigration

    07/17/2015 10:45:05 AM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 33 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 7/9/15 | Josh Feldman
    There’s been an old Donald Trump interview getting some attention on Twitter today for what Trump had to say in 2012 about the GOP’s approach to immigration:That time Donald Trump blamed Mitt Romney's loss on alienating Latinos
  • Ted Cruz: Chattanooga Shooting Shows Need for Immigration Overhaul, Arming Military on Bases

    07/17/2015 10:37:55 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 17 replies
    National Review ^ | July 17, 2015 | Alexis Levinson
    Ted Cruz on Friday called for congressional hearings toward allowing members of the armed services to carry guns in military facilities, in the wake of the shooting at a military recruitment center in Chattanooga, Tenn., and said the shooting illustrated the need to fix the immigration laws. On Thursday, four Marines were killed and three other people were injured when Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez opened fire on two military facilities in Chattanooga. In a statement, Cruz called Abdulazeez’s actions “an act of war,” and said he “was there to carry out jihad, an act of radical Islamic terrorism.” “While we might...
  • Jeb Bush Hails Uber In San Francisco, Doesn’t Win Driver’s Vote

    07/17/2015 6:11:21 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 22 replies
    Time ^ | 07/16/15 | Zeke J Miller
    The Uber driver who picked up Jeb Bush Thursday on a San Francisco street corner doesnÂ’t normally vote and didnÂ’t recognize the Republican frontrunner. But the experience of driving a man who could be President, and talking about it with a reporter, may get him to the polls this year. He said he will probably pull the lever for Hillary Clinton. Bush is traveling around San Francisco Thursday using the ride-sharing app, the latest embrace by the Republican of the company, which has fought taxi regulations and has come under fire from some Democrats for the scant benefits it offers...
  • Republicans need to look in the mirror, not at Donald Trump

    07/16/2015 10:21:04 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 18 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 7/16/15 | William Jacobson
    I have a column posted at National Review, Trump’s Lesson: Voters Are Furious about Illegal Immigration As I’ve told readers before, I write elsewhere from time to time in order to gain exposure to new audiences. For this post, I particularly wanted it at National Review because it would speak to an audience for whom the Republican primaries and illegal immigration matter.Here is an excerpt: "But something happened on the way to the denunciations and purges [of Trump]. Kate Steinle was murdered in San Francisco, a sanctuary city. Steinle was killed in broad daylight on a popular pedestrian pier in...
  • Donald Trump says he's sorry, according to newly released radio ad

    07/16/2015 10:19:27 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 20 replies
    examiner.com ^ | Tyrone James
    Donald Trump wants to say he’s sorry, according to a new radio ad (click here to listen) released by Trump supporters in West Palm Beach on Thursday, July 16. The ad hoc group of supporters, who have no official relationship with the Trump political campaign, told examiner.com during a telephone interview on Thursday, July 16 that they created the ‘sorry’ ad to draw attention to Donald Trump’s “unerring sense” of hot button issues. In the radio ad, a deep-voiced announcer intones, “Donald Trump wants to say he’s sorry.” With the audience set-up to think Trump is going to apologize for...
  • USA Today editors call for an end to “sanctuary cities”

    07/16/2015 8:58:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | July 16, 2015 | ED MORRISEY
    The case of Kate Steinle, the young woman shot and killed by an illegal immigrant, has prompted a heated debate over immigration policy and so-called “sanctuary cities.” San Francisco set Steinle’s killer free before the murder because of its adoption of “sanctuary city” status. This movement began a few decades ago as a symbolic protest against enforcement of immigration law, but now the real-world consequence of setting repeat offenders loose has finally caught up with one of those cities — not to mention the Steinle family, who had nothing to do with it. USA Today’s editorial board calls for an...
  • Rick Perry: “Trump-ism” isn’t conservatism, it’s a toxic mix of demagoguery and nonsense

    07/16/2015 11:48:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/16/2015 | AllahPundit
    The hardest shot yet at Trump from a fellow candidate. “Donald Trump continues to demonstrate his fundamental misunderstanding of border security. Make no mistake – border security is a federal responsibility, but when I met with President Obama last year and it became clear he would not act, I told him if he would not secure the border, Texas would. Rather than thanking Texas for stepping into a gap it shouldn’t have to fill, Mr. Trump has made clear that he believes the states should fend for themselves on border security. Not only is this wrong, it perpetuates the...