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  • Pedophiles, Killers, Gang Members Arrested by Texas Border Agents

    11/21/2018 6:40:36 AM PST · by LoicW · 27 replies
    NN ^ | 11/20/18 | Jay Greenberg
    Texas Border Patrol agents have arrested a group of 39 migrants attempting to enter the United States illegally, with many of illegal immigrants having criminal histories that include convictions for homicide, child rape, and other sexual crimes against children. Three of those arrested at the Rio Grande Valley Sector are also known members of violent gangs. The news follows an announcement from US Homeland Security that the migrant caravan that’s massed on the other side of a San Diego border crossing, is harboring over 500 criminals.
  • Migrant Complains About Free Food She’s Been Given By Mexico, Calls It Pig Food

    11/19/2018 5:16:42 PM PST · by ColdOne · 110 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 11/19/18 | Benny Johnson
    Deutsche Welle’s Spanish language channel, DW Español, traveled to Tijuana in order to interview some of the migrants living in the camps. A reporter asked one of the migrants how the living conditions were in the camp. The woman complained about the food she had been given in the camp, calling it food for “pigs” and saying she would “die of hunger” if she did not eat it. “The truth is, the food that they’re handing out here is terrible,” the woman complained while holding up the food platter. “Look at what they’re giving us. Refried beans, as if they...
  • "The Whole Thing Is Crazy" - Doug Casey On The Migrant Caravan

    11/20/2018 7:04:10 PM PST · by vannrox · 24 replies
    Casey Research ^ | 21NOV18 | Doug Casey
    Hundreds of migrants have showed up at the U.S.-Mexico border. They’re part of a “caravan” that includes about 5,000 people from Central America. The rest of the caravan, as far as we know, is still in central Mexico. But make no mistake. They’ll show up at the border any day now. And no one can agree on what to do with these people. Some say we should just let them into America. Other people, including President Trump, think we should keep the migrants out. In fact, Trump recently called the caravan an “invasion.” Not only that, he deployed thousands of...
  • 2020 ELECTIONS ‘He’s Barack Obama, but white’: Beto O’Rourke blows up the 2020 Democratic primary

    11/19/2018 6:42:35 AM PST · by C19fan · 84 replies
    Politico ^ | November 19, 2018 | David Siders
    Sparked by his narrow defeat in a Texas Senate race, Beto O’Rourke is scrambling the 2020 presidential primary field, freezing Democratic donors and potential campaign staffers in place as they await word of his plans. Even prior to O’Rourke’s meteoric rise, many Democratic fundraisers had approached the large number of 2020 contenders with apprehension, fearful of committing early to one candidate. But the prospect of a presidential bid by O’Rourke, whose charismatic Senate candidacy captured the party’s imagination, has suddenly rewired the race.
  • How A Mysterious Tech Billionaire Created Two Fortunes—And A Global Software Sweatshop

    11/19/2018 10:13:59 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Forbes ^ | November 19, 2018 | Nathan Vardi
    From an office suite on the 26th floor of the iconic Frost Bank Tower in Austin, Texas, a little-known recruiting firm called Crossover is searching the globe for software engineers. Crossover is looking for anyone who can commit to a 40- or 50-hour workweek, but it has no interest in full-time employees. It wants contract workers who are willing to toil from their homes or even in local cafes. “The best people in the world aren’t in your Zip code,” says Andy Tryba, chief executive of Crossover, in a promotional YouTube video. Which, Tryba emphasizes, also means you don’t have...
  • New House: More Democrats from California than from 36 other states combined

    11/19/2018 5:08:14 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 19, 2018 12:04 PM | Paul Bedard
    Nearly 7 in 10 Democrats in the new House majority are from the East and West coasts, the latest sign of the party’s lack of connection with the heartland and South. And even more dramatic, there will be more Democratic members from liberal California than from 36 other states combined, according to an analysis from the bipartisan Washington firm Mehlman, Castagnetti, Rosen, and Thomas. “Democrats now dominate the coasts,” said the election analysis.
  • Dan Crenshaw Had the Perfect Response When 'Face the Nation' Panel Said the Press Is 'Under Attack

    11/19/2018 6:18:14 PM PST · by bitt · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 11/19/2018 | courtney o'brien
    Representative-elect Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) is proving to be a force to be reckoned with in Washington. Not only does he have stellar comedic timing, as we saw on "Saturday Night Live," but he can calmly defend the conservative agenda even when faced by a panel of liberal opponents. Crenshaw showed off his impressive debate skills on this weekend's "Face the Nation." His fellow panelists repeated the talking point that President Trump is undermining democracy with his attacks on the media, particularly CNN. For the second time in two weeks, the White House is revoking Jim Acosta's hard pass, noting his...
  • Video: Texas Poll Worker Admits 'Tons' of Non-Citizens Allowed to Vote [AUDIO]

    11/18/2018 8:23:09 AM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 57 replies
    Project Veritas ^ | 11-8-2018 | John Nolte
    James O'Keefe's Project Veritas released undercover video Tuesday of a Texas poll worker admitting that "tons" of non-citizens are being allowed to vote. In the video (embedded below), a woman tells two Travis County poll workers that her boyfriend, a DACA recipient, is in the car because he is nervous about not being able to vote. She let's both poll workers know that the boyfriend is not a citizen. "If he has his ID that's all he needs — if he's registered," the first election worker reassures the Project Veritas journalist. "It doesn't matter that he's not a citizen?" the...
  • Senate barrels toward showdown over Trump's court picks

    11/18/2018 4:06:35 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/18/18 | Jordain Carney
    The Senate is bracing for an end-of-the-year brawl over President Trump's judicial nominations. Republicans view filling the lifetime court seats as their top priority and are expected to confirm as many nominees as possible before the Senate adjourns for the year, infuriating Democrats and their allies who are powerless to stop Trump’s picks. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is already teeing up votes for two nominations — Jonathan Kobes to be an 8th Circuit Court judge and Thomas Farr to be a district court judge — for when senators return from their Thanksgiving recess. And Republicans expect McConnell to barrel...
  • A suicide at the University of Texas Reveals Dark Side of #MeToo Movement

    11/18/2018 4:52:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | November 18, 2018 | David Paulin
    Before killing himself with a drug intended for rapid and painless animal euthanasia, Richard A. Morrisett had endured a nightmare at the University of Texas in Austin. The 57-year-old tenured professor of pharmacology and toxicology was once a rising star in the College of Pharmacy – a man regarded as a first-rate research scientist and teacher during his 21 years at the state's flagship university. Morrisett's research offered new insights into alcohol-related brain disorders and alcoholism – an arcane area of research among neuroscientists. Some colleagues called him “brilliant.” Morrisett's career, however, was destroyed by a single newspaper article. Published...
  • Rise of big cities push Texas to swing-state territory — maybe by 2020

    11/18/2018 4:37:25 PM PST · by C19fan · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 18, 2018 | Reid Wilson
    For a quarter-century, Republicans have dominated Texas politics so much thaFor a quarter-century, Republicans have dominated Texas politics so much that the Democratic minority has often been an afterthought. The big political battles in Austin have been fought between conservative and centrist factions within the GOP, as Democrats watch from the sidelines. But Democratic gains in this year’s midterm elections on the federal, state and county level show the prospect that Texas will become a swing state — a promise Democrats have made for years — is slowly coming to fruition.t the Democratic minority has often been an afterthought. The...
  • Man who fled Texas trial captured in Mexico, returned to US

    11/18/2018 1:58:26 PM PST · by bgill · 9 replies
    CBS Austin ^ | Nov. 18, 2018 | AP
    Hidalgo County officials say 35-year-old Oscar Davila Rodriguez was returned to the U.S. Wednesday. During the 2008 trial in Edinburg, prosecutors presented evidence that Rodriguez in 2005 broke into the McAllen home of his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend, Nydia Maldonado, and killed her. She was strangled and stabbed multiple times.
  • How a selfie saved a Williamson County man from 99 years in prison

    11/18/2018 1:49:46 PM PST · by bgill · 37 replies
    kvue.com ^ | Nov. 13, 2018 | Tony Plohetski
    The morning of September 22, 2017, Cristopher Precopia went to work at a lumber yard in Georgetown. By the end of the day, he was in jail facing 99 years in prison... She said he broke into her home in Temple. She said he sliced an "X" into her chest with a box cutter... On the night of the alleged attack, he was with his mother, Erin, at a Northwest Austin hotel about 65 miles from the accuser's home... There were pictures to prove it, and they were posted on Facebook. Timestamped. Geo-located.
  • PERSPECTIVES ON IMMIGRATION: Cut Legal Admissions by Two-Thirds (Harry Reid op-ed, 1994)

    11/18/2018 11:46:10 AM PST · by rintintin · 10 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | August 10, 1994 | U.S. Senator Harry Reid
    The federal government has been grossly irresponsible in its neglect of mounting immigration problems, even as these problems place unbearable burdens on states like California. It is regrettable that states have reached a point where the only avenue they have for justice is the courts. It is even more regrettable that this Administration and this Congress stand by and allow the federal courts to decide the nation's immigration policies. Taxpayers simply cannot continue to sustain new populations the size of San Diego or the state of Nevada every year. California is sending up the red flag tat Washington should heed.Unprecedented...
  • Dozens of House Republicans object to gay rights language in NAFTA replacement deal

    11/18/2018 12:03:35 PM PST · by Rusty0604 · 45 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/16/2018 | Sean Higgins
    A group of 45 House Republican lawmakers wrote President Trump Friday stating that they were "deeply concerned" by the inclusion of "sexual orientation and and gender identity language" in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement on trade. The representatives said the inclusion was "inappropriate and insulting to our national sovereignty" and urged Trump to remove the language. The letter suggests the president may loose some key Republican support when the deal, which would replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, comes before before Congress for approval next year. "A trade agreement is no place for the adoption of social policy," the GOP lawmakers wrote,...
  • 'It's a BIG CON': Trump says it's 'ironic' that members of the migrant caravan are waving flags of

    11/17/2018 7:10:09 PM PST · by ColdOne · 52 replies
    dailymail ^ | 11/17/18 | Leah Mcdonald
    Full title.......................'It's a BIG CON': Trump says it's 'ironic' that members of the migrant caravan are waving flags of the 'dangerous' countries they are fleeing, while Tijuana's mayor says the influx of migrants could last SIX MONTHS......................Donald Trump claimed it was 'ironic' that migrants were waving the flags of the 'dangerous' countries they are fleeing from to seek asylum in the US. The President claimed the migrant caravan travelling from Central America to the US border in search of asylum is a 'BIG CON' which the American taxpayer is paying for. In a series of fiery tweets tonight, Potus claimed:...
  • The Plan to Sell Texas to Great Britain

    11/18/2018 11:01:36 AM PST · by cowpoke · 34 replies
    JSTOR Daily ^ | 11/7/2018 | Mark Sussman
    In 1841, Andrews hatched a plan to make his political and moral beliefs a lived reality: He would convince Great Britain to buy up all the land in Texas on the condition that they free Texas’s slaves. The idea was not as outlandish as it might sound. In 1833, Great Britain had done something similar in abolishing slavery on its plantations in the West Indies. There, slaveholders were paid a total of $20 million sterling in recompense for their lost property, though they retained the land. And Texas had already reached across the Atlantic for economic aid. The South Carolina...
  • Cutting razor wire, caravan migrants make a new case for a border wall

    11/17/2018 9:24:32 AM PST · by rktman · 105 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 11/17/2018 | Monica Showalter
    After a big public relations buildup about razor wire being installed at the border to keep illegal migrants out, caravan migrants are at it again, this time cutting the newly installed razor wire: Customs and Border Patrol has a video of the crime in San Diego. Here's video of another one at the the border in Arizona. Both happened on the exact same day, Nov. 14. Obviously, it's coordinated, and by a very canny organized group (cartels?) that wants to send a message to the U.S. that its border efforts are useless. Tactically, it's striking first and striking hard, right...
  • Migrants won't see armed US soldiers on border

    11/17/2018 10:01:34 AM PST · by RightGeek · 28 replies
    WRAL (AP) ^ | 11/16/2018 | Julie Watson
    <p>SAN DIEGO — As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers standing guard.</p> <p>That's because U.S. military troops are prohibited from carrying out law enforcement duties.</p>
  • Selfie saves innocent man facing 99 years behind bars

    11/16/2018 12:18:15 PM PST · by lowbridge · 44 replies
    nypost.com ^ | November 15, 2018 | Alexandra Klausner
    Precopia had no clue why he was being arrested or what he was accused of, but he later found out his ex-girlfriend from high school had gone to the cops with a fabricated tale. The accuser said Precopia broke into her home in Temple and sliced an X into her chest with a box cutter. Her identity is not being made public because she is not being charged with a crime. She would later admit to Temple police that she reported Precopia because she had a rocky relationship with him several years earlier. On the night of the alleged attack,...