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Amnesty Lobby

Republicans for Immigration Reform

website: http://republicansforimmigrationreform.org/

Board of Directors

US Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez (D-IL), Chairman
The Honorable Spencer Abraham
Gov. Luis Furtuno, Puerto Rico
  • also board member of American Action Network
Mr. Fred Malek, Chairman, Thayer Lodging Group
  • Founder of American Action Network, Chairman of American Action Forum
Mr. Charlie Spies, Clark Hill PLC

Advisory Board

US Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL)
The Honorable Steve Preston
The Honorable Margaret Spellings
Mr. Edwin Wang, Accretive Capital

 

Partnership for a New American Economy

website: http://www.renewoureconomy.org/

Co-Chairs:

Bill Marriott, CEO & Chairman Marriott
Bob Iger, CEO & President Disney
Jim McNerney, CEO & Chairman Boeing
Julian Castro, Mayor San Antonio, Texas
Michael Bloomberg, Mayor New York, New York
Michael Nutter, Mayor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rupert Murdoch, CEO & Chairman Newscorp
Steve Ballmer, CEO Microsoft

 

The web of RINOs and Rats goes deeper....

 

Ever hear of FWD.US?

FWD.US was created by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. He has joined with "key leaders in the tech community to promote policies to keep the United States and its citizens competitive in a global economy—including comprehensive immigration reform and education reform." (http://www.fwd.us/about_us)

Their list of supporters is a who's who of tech companies. (http://www.fwd.us/our_supporters)

Their team in Washington DC:

  • Rob Jesmer, former executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee
  • Alida Garcia, former National Latino Vote Deputy Director of Obama For America's 2012 reelection campaign
  • Kate Hansen, former communications director for the Democratic Governors Association
  • Scott Sloofman, former Deputy Director of the Republican National Committee War Room
(http://www.fwd.us/washington_dc)

FWD.US has two subsidiary organizations, Americans for a Conservative Direction, and Council for American Job Growth. (http://www.nonprofitquarterly.org/policysocial-context/22211-has-zuckerberg-gone-conservative.html)

Americans for a Conservative Direction board members are:

  • Former Governor Haley Barbour, also adviser to FWD.US
  • Sally Bradshaw, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush's Chief of Staff
  • Joel Kapln, Vice President of US Public Policy at Facebook
  • Dan Senor, former chief adviser to Representative Paul Ryan on the Romney-Ryan 2012 campaign
  • Rob Jesmer, former Executive Director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee from 2008-2012.
(http://www.americansforaconservativedirection.com/#about)

In May FWD.us began running ads the immigration bill pushed by the so-called Senate “Gang of 8.” Politico reports that Americans for a Conservative Direction will spend over $1 million to push the ad in states including Texas, Florida, Iowa, and Kentucky. (http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/05/07/Republican-group-Facebook-immigration-bill)

Another group running ads is the American Action Network. The American Action Network was founded by Fred Malek, National Finance Committee co-chair of John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign. AAN created the American Action Forum and the Hispanic Leadership Network. These groups share office space with the Karl Rove affiliated Crossroads GPS/American Crossroads.

These groups have overlapping leadership and membership.

 
American Action Network
American Action Forum
Hispanic Leadership Network
Former Senator Norm Coleman (MN)
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    Chairman Of Counsel, Hogan Lovells US LLP Chairman, American Action Network    
Fred Malek
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    Chairman, Thayer Lodging Group Founder, American Action Network Chairman, Forum Board  
Former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL)
 
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    President, Jeb Bush &  Assoc.      
Congressman Raúl Labrador (R-ID)    
Y
    House Gang of Eight      
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL)    
Y
    House Gang of Eight      
Congressman Francisco Canseco (R-TX)    
Y
           

 

House Gang of Eight

John Carter (R-TX)
Diaz-Balart (R-FL)
Sam Johnson (R-TX)
Raul Labrador (R-ID)

Xavier Becerra (D-CA)
Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
John Yarmuth (D-KY)

Texas Rep Francisco Canseco has a hidden relation to the House Gang of Eight, membership in the Hispanic Leadership Network.

The Hispanic Leadership Network developed the "Earned legal status", and "undocumented immigrant" talking points.

http://hispanicleadershipnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/HLN-Dos-and-Donts-of-Immigration-Reform-Mes-saging.pdf

http://hispanicleadershipnetwork.org/?page_id=15
http://americanactionnetwork.org/about
http://americanactionforum.org


http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3083705/posts

Sponsors of lobbying push are:

  • United States Chamber of Commerce
  • FWD.us, PAC set up by Mark Zuckerberg founder of Facebook
  • Partnership for a New Economy, led Bloomberg, Rupert Murdoch, and Bill Marriott Jr.
Other particpants:
  • Al Cardenas, chairman of the American Conservative Union
  • Frank Keating, president of the American Bankers Association
  • Grover Norquist, founder of Americans for Tax Reform

FR Threads:

Amnesty = Suicide for Republican Party

Let's Read the Polls About Amnesty


La Raza Unida:

http://www.pnlru.org/

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Immigration Stats


Immigration from Mexico


Immigration from Mexico is 2.5 times that of Europe.

Immigration from one country, Mexico, is 2.5 times that of many countries combined.

I've taken the figures from the above table at cis.org and graphed them.

Note the sharp increase in immigration from Mexico and how that differs from all other regions' increase. Note also the sharp decline in immigration from Europe while all other regions have increased.

Who's racist?


Roughly 63% of illegals are Mexican.

“As of March 2010, 11.2 million unauthorized immigrants were living in the United States”

http://www.pewhispanic.org/2011/02/01/unauthorized-immigrant-population-brnational-and-state-trends-2010/

Then see Figure 2 at http://www.pewhispanic.org/2011/02/01/ii-current-estimates-and-trends/

The main article is at the first link. Be sure to check the Appendices.

Our immigration policy must serve our needs, our ability to absorb, and immigrants' ability to assimilate. Creating large sub-societies serves no good purpose.

Our security can not be conditioned upon the demands of unassimilated immigrants or illegally present foreigners.

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The Constitution of Liberty


Excerpts from The Constitution of Liberty
http://press.uchicago.edu/books/excerpt/2011/hayek_constitution.html
The picture generally given of the relative position of the three parties (ed: socialism, conservatism, classical liberalism) does more to obscure than to elucidate their true relations. They are usually represented as different positions on a line, with the socialists on the left, the conservatives on the right, and the liberals somewhere in the middle. Nothing could be more misleading. If we want a diagram, it would be more appropriate to arrange them in a triangle with the conservatives occupying one corner, with the socialists pulling toward the second and the liberals toward the third. But, as the socialists have for a long time been able to pull harder, the conservatives have tended to follow the socialist rather than the liberal direction and have adopted at appropriate intervals of time those ideas made respectable by radical propaganda. It has been regularly the conservatives who have compromised with socialism and stolen its thunder.

[Conservatism] by its very nature it cannot offer an alternative to the direction in which we are moving. It may succeed by its resistance to current tendencies in slowing down undesirable developments, but, since it does not indicate another direction, it cannot prevent their continuance. It has, for this reason, invariably been the fate of conservatism to be dragged along a path not of its own choosing. The tug of war between conservatives and progressives can only affect the speed, not the direction, of contemporary developments.

The entire article at the link is food for thought. We need a party of liberty.

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How Modern Liberals Think


How modern liberals think:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c

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Progressive Infrastructure Map


PROGRESSIVE INFRASTRUCTURE MAP - SPRING 2014

350.org
Advancement Project
The Agenda Project
Alliance for Justice
AlterNet
America Votes
American Bridge 21st Century
American Constitution Society
American Independent News Network
American Sustainable Business Coucil
Americans for Responsible Solutions
Americans United For Change
Analyst Institute
The Atlas Project
Auburn Seminary

Ballot initiative Strategy Center
Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice
Black Civic Engagement Fund
BlueGreen Alliance
Brave New Films
Brennan Center for Justice
The Bus Federation

Campaign for America’s Future
Catalist
Catholics United
Center for American Progress
Center for Community Change
Center for Economic and Policy Research
Center for Media and Democracy
Center for Political Accountability
The Center for Popular Democracy
Center for Responsible Lending
Center for Social Inclusion
Center for Story-based Strategy
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Citizen Engagement Laboratory
Climate Reality Project
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
Code for Progress
ColorofChange.org
Common Cause
Common Purpose Project
Constitutional Accountability Center
Corporate Action Network
CREW

Democracy for America
Democracy Initiative
Democracy Now
Democracy: A Journal of Ideas
Demos
Drug Policy Alliance

Economic Innovation Institute
Economic Policy Institute
Emerge America
EMILY’s List
Energy Action Coalition
Enroll America
Environment America

Fair Elections Legal Network
Fair Share Alliance
Faith in Public Life
The Foundation for the Future
Free Press
Free Speech for People
Free Speech TV
Freedom to Marry
Friends of Democracy
Fund for the Republic

Gamaliel Foundation
Gamechanger Networks
Generational Alliance
GetEQUAL
Green Corps
Green For All

Head Count Inc.
Hip Hop Caucus
House Majority PAC
Human Rights Campaign

I Vote
Institute for Research & Education on Human Rights
Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy Street

J Street
Justice at Stake

Know Your Care

Latino Engagement Fund
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Leadership Center for the Common Good
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
League of Conservation Voters
League of Young Voters

Main Street Alliance
Majority PAC
The Management Center
MapLight
Mayors Against Illegal Guns
The Media Consortium
Media Matters for America
Mi Familia Vota
Midwest Academy
MomsRising
Mother Jones
Movement Advancement Project

NAACP
NARAL Pro-Choice America
The Nation
National Council of La Raza
National Democratic Redistricting Trust
National Domestic Workers Alliance
National Employment Law Project
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
National Immigration Forum
National People’s Action
National Popular Vote
National Security Network
New America Media
New American Leaders Project
New Leaders Council
New Media Ventures
New Organizing Institute
NextGen Climate Action
NRDC

The Opportunity Agenda
Organizing for Action
People for the American Way

PICO National Network
Planned Parenthood
Priorities USA
Progressive Campaign Change Committee
Progressive Congress
Progressive Majority
Progressive States Network
ProressNow
Project New America
Project Vote
Public Campaign
Public Citizen

Race Forward
Rainforest Action Network
Rebuild the Dream
ROC United
Rock the Vote
The Roosevelt Institute

Scholars Strategy Network
Sierra Club
Small Business Majority
Sojourners
Southern Poverty Law Center
Southern Progress Fund
State Engagement Initiative
State Voices
Student PIRGs (Public Interest Research Groups)
Sunlight Foundation

The Texas Future Project
Third Way
Truman National Security Project

UltraViolet
United for a Fair Economy
United Republic
US PIRGS
USAction

Voices for Progress
Voter Participation Center
VoteVets.org
Voto Latino

Washington Monthly
Wellstone Action
Women’s Equality Center
Working America

Young Democrats of America
Young Invincibles
Youth Engagement Fund
YP4 and YEO Network

Source:

http://cnsnews.com/mrctv-blog/mike-ciandella/leaked-lib-megadonor-doc-fundamentally-change-our-current-political-system

https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/1202744-da-portfolio2012-2014-042714.html#document/p1

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2014/07/a-window-opens-onto-the-left-wing-conspiracy.php

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JournoList


H/T BuckeyeTexan

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3034205/posts

  1. Spencer Ackerman - Wired, FireDogLake, Washington Independent, Talking Points Memo, The American Prospect
  2. Thomas Adcock - New York Law Journal
  3. Ben Adler - Newsweek, POLITICO
  4. Mike Allen - POLITICO
  5. Eric Alterman - The Nation, Media Matters for America
  6. Marc Ambinder - The Atlantic
  7. Greg Anrig - The Century Foundation
  8. Ryan Avent - Economist
  9. Dean Baker - The American Prospect
  10. Larry Bartels - The American Prospect, Salon, Princeton University
  11. Nick Baumann - Mother Jones
  12. Josh Bearman - LA Weekly
  13. Steven Benen - The Carpetbagger Report
  14. Ari Berman - The Nation
  15. Jared Bernstein - Economic Policy Institute
  16. Michael Berube - Crooked Timer, Pennsylvania State University
  17. Brian Beutler - The Media Consortium
  18. Lindsay Beyerstein - Freelance journalist
  19. Joel Bleifuss - In These Times
  20. John Blevins - South Texas College of Law
  21. Adam Blickstein - Real Clear Politics, Huffington Post
  22. Eric Boehlert - Media Matters
  23. Hilary Bok - Johns Hopkins University
  24. Sam Boyd - The American Prospect
  25. Ben Brandzel - MoveOn.org, John Edwards Campaign
  26. Shannon Brownlee - Author, New America Foundation
  27. Rich Byrne - Playwright
  28. Kevin Carey - Education Sector
  29. Jonathan Chait - The New Republic
  30. Lakshmi Chaudry - In These Times
  31. Isaac Chotiner - The New Republic
  32. Steve Clemons - The Atlantic, Huffington Post
  33. Ta-Nehisi Coates - The Atlantic
  34. Michael Cohen - New America Foundation
  35. Jonathan Cohn - The New Republic
  36. Joe Conason - The New York Observer
  37. Lark Corbeil - Public News Service
  38. David Corn - Mother Jones
  39. Daniel Davies - The Guardian
  40. David Dayen - FireDogLake
  41. Brad DeLong - The Economists’ Voice, University of California at Berkeley
  42. Ryan Donmoyer - Bloomberg News
  43. Adam Doster - In These Times
  44. Kevin Drum - Washington Monthly
  45. Matt Duss - Center for American Progress
  46. Gerald Dworkin - UC Davis
  47. Justin Elliott - Salon
  48. Eve Fairbanks - The New Republic
  49. James Fallows - The Atlantic
  50. Henry Farrell - George Washington University
  51. Tim Fernholz - American Prospect
  52. Dan Froomkin - Huffington Post, Washington Post
  53. Jason Furman - Brookings Institution
  54. James Galbraith - University of Texas at Austin
  55. Kathleen Geier - Talking Points Memo
  56. Andrew Gelman - Columbia University
  57. Todd Gitlin - Columbia University
  58. Ilan Goldenberg - National Security Network
  59. Arthur Goldhammer - Harvard University
  60. Dana Goldstein - The Daily Beast
  61. Andrew Golis - Talking Points Memo
  62. Jaana Goodrich - Blogger
  63. Merrill Goozner - Chicago Tribune
  64. David Greenberg - Slate
  65. Robert Greenwald - Brave New Films
  66. Chris Hayes - The Nation
  67. Don Hazen - Alternet
  68. Jeet Heer - Canadian Journolist
  69. Jeff Hauser - Political Action Committee, Dennis Shulman Campaign
  70. Michael Hirsh - Newsweek
  71. James Johnson - University of Rochester
  72. John Judis - The New Republic, The American Prospect
  73. Michael Kazin - Georgetown University
  74. Ed Kilgore - Democratic Strategist
  75. Richard Kim - The Nation
  76. Charlie Kireker - Air America Media
  77. Mark Kleiman - UCLA The Reality Based Community
  78. Ezra Klein - Washington Post, Newsweek, The American Prospect
  79. Joe Klein - TIME
  80. Robert Kuttner - American Prospect, Economic Policy Institute
  81. Paul Krugman - The New York Times, Princeton University
  82. Simon Lazarus - Slate, Huffington Post
  83. Lisa Lerer - POLITICO
  84. Daniel Levy - Century Foundation
  85. Ralph Luker - Cliopatria
  86. Annie Lowrey - Washington Independent
  87. Robert Mackey - New York Times
  88. Mike Madden - Salon
  89. Maggie Mahar - The Century Foundation
  90. Amanda Marcotte - Pandagon.net
  91. Dylan Matthews - Harvard University
  92. Alec McGillis - Washington Post
  93. Scott McLemee - Inside Higher Ed
  94. Sara Mead - New America Foundation
  95. Ari Melber - The Nation
  96. David Meyer - University of California at Irvine
  97. Seth Michaels - MyDD.com
  98. Luke Mitchell - Harper’s Magazine
  99. Gautham Nagesh - The Hill, Daily Caller
  100. Suzanne Nossel - Human Rights Watch
  101. Michael O’Hare - University of California at Berkeley
  102. Josh Orton - MyDD.com, Air America Media
  103. Rodger Payne - University of Louisville
  104. Linda Perlstein - Slate
  105. Rick Perlstein - Author, Campaign for America’s Future
  106. Nico Pitney - Huffington Post
  107. Harold Pollack - University of Chicago
  108. Katha Pollitt - The Nation
  109. Sarah Posner - The Nation, Salon, The Guardian
  110. Ari Rabin-Havt - Media Matters
  111. Joy-Ann Reid - South Florida Times
  112. David Roberts - Grist
  113. Lamar Robertson - Partnership for Public Service
  114. Sara Robinson - Campaign For America's Future
  115. Laura Rozen - The American Prospect, The Nation
  116. Alyssa Rosenberg - Washingtonian, The Atlantic, Government Executive
  117. Alex Rossmiller - National Security Network
  118. Michael Roston - Newsbroke
  119. Laura Rozen - POLITICO, Mother Jones
  120. Felix Salmon - Reuters
  121. Greg Sargent - Washington Post
  122. Eli Sanders - The Stranger, Ney York Times
  123. Benjy Sarlin - The Daily Beast
  124. Thomas Schaller - Baltimore Sun
  125. Noam Scheiber - The New Republic
  126. Michael Scherer - TIME
  127. Mark Schmitt - American Prospect, The New America Foundation
  128. Nancy Scola - Personal Democracy Forum
  129. Rinku Sen - ColorLines Magazine
  130. Julie Bergman Sender - Balcony Films
  131. Adam Serwer - American Prospect
  132. Walter Shapiro - PoliticsDaily.com
  133. Kate Sheppard - Mother Jones
  134. Matthew Shugart - UC San Diego
  135. John Sides - George Washington University
  136. Micah Sifry - Sunlight Foundation, Personal Democracy Forum
  137. Nate Silver - FiveThirtyEight.com
  138. Jesse Singal - The Boston Globe, Washington Monthly
  139. Ann-Marie Slaughter - Princeton University
  140. Ben Smith - POLITICO
  141. Sarah Spitz - KCRW
  142. Adele Stan - The Media Consortium
  143. Paul Starr - The Atlantic
  144. Kate Steadman - Kaiser Health News
  145. Kay Steiger - Center for American Progress
  146. Jonathan Stein - Mother Jones
  147. Sam Stein - Huffington Post
  148. Matt Steinglass - Deutsche Presse-Agentur
  149. James Surowiecki - The New Yorker
  150. Jesse Taylor - Pandagon.net
  151. Steven Teles - Yale University
  152. Mark Thoma - The Economists' View
  153. Michael Tomasky - The Guardian
  154. Jeffrey Toobin - CNN, The New Yorker
  155. Rebecca Traister - Salon
  156. Karen Tumulty - Washington Post, TIME
  157. Tracy Van Slyke - The Media Consortium
  158. Paul Waldman - Author, American Prospect
  159. Dave Weigel - Washington Post, MSNBC, The Washington Independent
  160. Russ Wellen - Focal Points Blog, Huffington Post
  161. Rachel Weiner - Washington Post, Huffington Post
  162. Moira Whelan - National Security Network
  163. Ben Williams - New York Magazine
  164. Scott Winship - Pew Economic Mobility Project
  165. J. Harry Wray - DePaul University
  166. D. Brad Wright - University of NC at Chapel Hill
  167. Kai Wright - The Root
  168. Holly Yeager - Columbia Journalism Review
  169. Rich Yeselson - Change to Win
  170. Matthew Yglesias - Center for American Progress, The Atlantic Monthly
  171. Jonathan Zasloff - UCLA
  172. Julian Zelizer - Princeton University
  173. Avi Zenilman - POLITICO

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Illegal Aliens

Remedy:

  • Deport illegal aliens on contact with LE, federal/state/local
  • Enforce the law vigorously on employers of illegals and with severe penalties
  • Strong border security. Build the fence
  • Eliminate entitlements for illegal aliens, e.g. no tuition assistance or DL. Nothing beyond emergency care, followed by deportation
  • End the "anchor baby" policy
  • Illegal entry forfeits forever any chance for citizenship


Invasion:

From 2013 to 2014 the increase in “Unaccompanied Alien Children” crossing the southern border was 106%

From 2013 to 2014 the increase in “Family Units” crossing the southern border was 493%

From 2013 to 2014 in the Rio Grande Valley, where most illegal border crossings occur, the “Unaccompanied Alien Children” illegally crossing the border increased 189% to 42,164, the “Family Units” illegally crossing the border increased more than 500% to 42,358.

http://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/SWB%20Family%20and%20UAC%20Apps.pdf


Related: 40,000 Unaccompanied Alien Children Mysteriously Vanish – Border Patrol and Executive Office Of Immigration Review’s Numbers Don’t Match…

 

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Border Invasion

U.S. Const. art. IV, § 4 mandates the Federal government protect states against Invasion. The Federal government has not performed.

U.S. Const. art. I, § 10 No State shall, without the Consent of Congress, lay any Duty of Tonnage, keep Troops, or Ships of War in time of Peace, enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State, or with a foreign Power, or engage in War, unless actually invaded, or in such imminent Danger as will not admit of delay.

U.S. Const. amend. X The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

All States retain the right to self defense. The Federal government has refused to provide for the common defense, the raison d'etre for the Federal government. The States must repel invasion or the people will.


Texas

The Texas Governor has the authority to call forth the state military forces and the reserve militia to repel the invasion.

Tex. Gov. Code Sec. 431.071
http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/htm/GV.431.htm#431.071

Tex. Gov. Code Sec. 431.001
http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/htm/GV.431.htm#431.001

Tex. Const. art. 4, § 7
http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/CN/htm/CN.4.htm#4.7


Arizona

The Arizona Governor has the authority to proclaim an emergency and mobilize all or any part of the state guard or the unorganized militia into service of the state.

Ariz. Const. art. 5, § 3
http://www.azleg.gov/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/const/5/3.htm

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 26-174.
http://www.azleg.state.az.us/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/ars/26/00174.htm&Title=26&DocType=ARS

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 26-122.
http://www.azleg.state.az.us/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/ars/26/00122.htm&Title=26&DocType=ARS

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 26-121.
http://www.azleg.state.az.us/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/ars/26/00121.htm&Title=26&DocType=ARS

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 26-172.
http://www.azleg.state.az.us/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/ars/26/00172.htm&Title=26&DocType=ARS

N.B. Unlike Arizona SB-1070, these do not pertain to immigration but to a proclamation of an emergency and the protection of lives or property.



There is no reason for Governors to stand by idly when the law supports States 100% and the Federals violate law.

We can not sit by and allow our country to be invaded while politicians dither and court each other.

Inaction is complicity!

LET’S ROLL!



MAP: Where feds are trying to relocate illegal aliens

https://www.numbersusa.com/news/not-my-backyard-feds-efforts-relocate-illegal-aliens-border

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Inherent Contempt

Congress has the authority to arrest and imprison those found in Contempt. The power extends throughout the United States and is an inherent power (does not depend upon legislated act)

If found in Contempt the person can be arrested under a warrant of the Speaker of the House of Representatives or President of the Senate, by the respective Sergeant at Arms.

Statutory criminal contempt is an alternative to inherent contempt.

Under the inherent contempt power Congress may imprison a person for a specific period of time or an indefinite period of time, except a person imprisoned by the House of Representatives may not be imprisoned beyond adjournment of a session of Congress.

Imprisonment may be coercive or punitive.

Some references

[1] Joseph Story’s Commentaries on the Constitution, Volume 2, § 842
http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/print_documents/a1_5s21.html

[2] Anderson v. Dunn - 19 U.S. 204 - “And, as to the distance to which the process might reach, it is very clear that there exists no reason for confining its operation to the limits of the District of Columbia; after passing those limits, we know no bounds that can be prescribed to its range but those of the United States.”
http://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/19/204/case.html

[3] Jurney v. MacCracken, 294 U.S. 125
http://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/294/125/case.html
73rd Cong., 78 Cong. Rec. 2410 (1934)
https://archive.org/details/congressionalrec78aunit

[4] McGrain v. Daugherty, 273 U.S. 135 - Under a warrant issued by the President of the Senate the Deputy to the Senate Sergeant at Arms arrested at Cincinnati, Ohio, Mally S. Daugherty, who had been twice subpoenaed by the Senate and twice failed to appear.
http://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/273/135/case.html

[5] Rules of the House of Representatives, Rule IV Duties of the Sergeant at Arms - [] execute the commands of the House, and all processes issued by authority thereof, directed to him by the Speaker.
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/HMAN-105/pdf/HMAN-105-pg348.pdf

[6] An analysis of Congressional inquiry, subpoena, and enforcement
http://www.constitutionproject.org/documents/when-congress-comes-calling-a-primer-on-the-principles-practices-and-pragmatics-of-legislative-inquiry/


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Bundy

Screen shot of disappeared BLM webpage:

Documents retrieved from various agencies and groups


Whether building at Las Vegas or solar development at Dry Lake, development causes habitat destruction. Designated areas are set aside as "mitigation" for the destruction at these developing areas.

Gold Butte is one of these areas.

The master-mind planners dismiss the fact that the Bundy family have been using the land for over a century.


Removal of grazing acreage is part of the establishing of these designated areas:

The Clark County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP) [at dropbox link above] has "resulted in the removal of 700,000 acres of habitat from cattle grazing."
Gold Butte is viewed as a "mitigation bank":
The County Commissioners "support the development of a Reserve System, consisting of lands currently managed by the BLM, to be transferred to the Permittees [City Managers and others from Las Vegas, Boulder City, Mesquite, and Henderson] for the purposes of long-term conservation of species and mitigation of impacts in the developing areas of Clark County, thereby providing greater control over conservation efforts and maximizing the efficiency of the MSHCP."
See the Community Advisory Committee recommendations report [at dropbox link above] and the Board of County Commissioners' Resolution accepting the report [at dropbox link above].


Whether his cattle were on public land is a separate issue but it provides the pretense to illegally take property and business.

A man is being dispossessed of his business so that other businesses may benefit. The power of government is facilitating this theft.


FR thread:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3144533/posts


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Miscellaneous

Click the pic to go to the source at the Library of Congress

 
 

The Federal Communications Commission is planning a probe of political speech across media platforms.

The "Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs" will embed government researchers in news media organizations to collect information on demographics, point of view, news topic selection, management style and other factors.

The information is then numerically encoded according to how well, in the FCC’s view, it meets the "critical information needs" of particular "communities."

The study identified eight "critical information needs": information about emergencies and risks; health and welfare; education; transportation; economic opportunities; the environment; civic information; and political information.

The FCC awarded the contract for the study to Silver Spring, Maryland-based Social Solutions International. According to a May article in Communications Daily, Social Solutions International will be paid $917,823.

Social Solutions International says that in addition to its general evaluation of news content, the survey will include a "qualitative component" featuring interrogations of news organization owners, management and employees.

Among the questions:

For media owners: "What is the news philosophy of the station?"

For editors, producers and managers: "Do you have any reporters or editors assigned to topic ‘beats’? If so how many and what are the beats?" "Who decides which stories are covered?"

For reporters: "Have you ever suggested coverage of what you consider a story with critical information for your customers (viewers, listeners, readers) that was rejected by management?" (Followup questions ask the reporter to speculate on why a particular story was spiked.)


Related:

President Obama Wants To Reclassify The Internet, Turning It Into A Utility

http://www.businessinsider.com/president-obama-thinks-the-internet-should-be-a-utility-2014-11


Resources:

Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs - http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2013/db0524/DA-13-1214A2.pdf

http://washingtonexaminer.com/new-obama-initiative-tramples-first-amendment-protections/article/2544363

http://dailycaller.com/2013/10/30/fcc-to-police-news-media-question-reporters-in-wide-ranging-content-survey/

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-02-20/obama-administration-embeds-government-researchers-monitor-media-organizations

Social Solutions International - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3125382/posts?page=28#28


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John has a long mustache.

The IRS attacks our right of free expression of opinion and association.

The NSA violates the privacy of our communication.

The Department of Homeland Security wants a national license plate tracking system built upon the national surveillance camera infrastructure the establishment of which they've instigated and funded. And this on the pretense of tracking illegal aliens while borders and ports are not secured and politicians entice foreigners with promises of education and health care are no or reduced cost.

The FCC plans to install "monitors" at newspapers, radio, and tv stations.

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How to Win Political Arguments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=UD_1nbahAts#t=86




Rush Limbaugh on Evan Sayet's Universal Field Theory of Liberalism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiIOTkNdlKk


1:29

The modern liberal - there's something about his ideology that leads him to invariably and inevitably side with evil over good, wrong over right, the lesser over the better, the ugly over the beautiful, the profane over the profound, and the behaviors that lead to failure over those that lead to success.

3:24

If no religion, if no culture, if no person, if no behavior, if no form of governance, if nothing is better than anything else, then success is unjust.



Jeb Bush, Jr.

He is a partner in his fathers company, Jeb Bush & Associates, where he currently serves as Chief Operating Officer

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeb-bush-jr/6/a82/372

http://hispanicleadershipnetwork.org/speaker/jeb-bush-jr/

Jeb Bush & Associates, LLC is registered in Florida as a foreign llc organized in Delaware

http://search.sunbiz.org/Inquiry/CorporationSearch/ConvertTiffToPDF?storagePath=COR\2007\0301\10062841.Tif&documentNumber=M07000001163

https://delecorp.delaware.gov/tin/GINameSearch.jsp?action=%22Get Entity Details%22?frmFileNumber=4305558

Here’s more from the traitor father:

http://www.cfr.org/immigration/bush-significant-hurdles-remain-immigration-reform/p19752



Once and future tag lines:

 

Communism has failed everywhere it is tried, except in the minds of communists.

Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?

Those who would be free, themselves must strike the blow.

This message not approved by the NSA.

Stand your ground.

An armed society is a polite society.

Common sense immigration reform: Enforce Existing Law

Entropy isn't what it used to be.

They are confused because they are morons. They are angry because they are unthinking beasts. (HT BigCinBigD)

You can't win if you don't fight. Remember the Barrycades!


"We're ready to be led" - John Boehner, leader of the opposition



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