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  • Reds Exploiting Blacks: The Roots of Black Lives Matter

    06/06/2020 2:24:29 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 32 replies
    accuracy in media (AIM) ^ | January 12, 2016 | James Simpson
    The Black Lives Matter movement (BLM) casts itself as a spontaneous uprising born of inner city frustration, but is, in fact, the latest and most dangerous face of a web of well-funded communist/socialist organizations that have been agitating against America for decades. The Black Lives Matter movement claims that only whites can be racists. And while justifying violence to achieve “social justice,” the movement’s goal is to overthrow our society to replace it with a Marxist one. Many members of the black community would be shocked to learn that the intellectual godfathers of this movement are mostly white Communists, “queers”...
  • Malkin: Defund Lutherans for Open Borders Now!

    07/21/2019 1:39:27 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 39 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | July 17, 2019 | Michelle Malkin
    If you were shocked by the images of the Mexican flag flying over an Aurora, Colorado, immigration detention center this weekend, you'll be appalled at an even more disgusting spectacle: One of the top promoters of the so-called Lights for Liberty nationwide protests by Trump-hating, ICE-bashing radicals was a nonprofit religious organization known as the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service. As a designated "host," LIRS played a key role in publicizing, organizing and participating in demonstrations against President Donald Trump's deportation enforcement actions targeting some 2,000 illegal immigrants and their families who have ignored removal orders or skipped out on...
  • EXCLUSIVE - James Comey visits The New York Times building [tr]

    06/22/2017 8:00:29 PM PDT · by bryan999 · 39 replies
    Former FBI director James Comey made a quiet visit to The New York Times building on Thursday, one of few public outings since he admitted leaking stories to the newspaper about President Trump before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8. Comey kept his sunglasses on and his gaze forward as he marched through the front entrance of the Times Square office building which houses the publication. He was accompanied by his wife Patrice Failor who also wore sunglasses. Unmistakable as he towered over the crowds in a crisp navy suit and tie on one of the warmest days of...
  • Undocumented immigrant rights activist loses her battle to avoid being deported

    01/24/2017 4:43:25 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 157 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Jan 24, 2017 | Michael E. Miller
    An immigration rights activist whose own undocumented status was exposed by a drunken-driving arrest has lost her six-month legal battle to remain in the country. Wendy Uruchi Contreras, a Virginia organizer for the immigrant rights group CASA, is scheduled to be deported to Spain this week after last-ditch appeals were denied by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, according to her husband, Giovani Jimenez. “We are devastated,” said Jimenez, who lives in Fredericksburg, Va., with their American-born children, Alex, 13, and Lucia, 7. “My children are crying, but we know there’s nothing more we can do.”
  • Cooper the CASA Dog [Golden retriever passes away, Lea County, NM]

    01/23/2017 2:22:24 PM PST · by CedarDave · 12 replies
    Facebook ^ | Facebook Page
    Cooper, CASA [Court Appointed Special Advocates] of Lea County’s much loved Canine Companion, passed away on December 6, 2016 at the age of 9 years after falling ill during the past Thanksgiving holiday. Cooper was “purpose bred” for service work in northern New Mexico and professionally trained by Assistance Dogs of the West in Santa Fe. There, his amazing intuition to human nature was nurtured and he learned the many commands and behaviors that would allow him to excel in his work. He began his work serving Lea County in January 2010. Cooper faithfully served the children of Lea County...
  • CASA De Maryland Plans Protests, Arrests at White House This Thursday

    08/27/2014 6:19:00 AM PDT · by YourAdHere · 8 replies
    CASA ^ | 8/28/14
    After years of fighting for justice for immigrant families, we are on the verge of achieving real relief. With a do-nothing Congress frittering away legislative reform, President Obama has publically promised to adopt aggressive administrative relief early in September. The question now is how much for how many. Immigrants have suffered at historic levels under his administration and President Obama needs to go big in order to restore sanity to the lives of families. We believe that we must return to the White House to make one final big push to dramatize exactly how far relief needs to go. President...
  • 'Sicilian Space Program' Launches Cannolo Into Stratosphere

    03/21/2014 3:50:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | Naomi O'Leary
    Sicilian amateur scientists have launched a model cannolo, a cream-stuffed pastry roll symbolic of the Italian island, into the stratosphere, capturing bizarre images of the dessert flying far above the earth. The 'Sicilian Space Program', which cost a rough total of 350 euros, had symbolic importance as well as being a scientific feat, the three natives of the island town of Enna behind it told Reuters. "Sicily has always been a place of negative connotations, mafia and unemployment. We wanted to lift up Sicily in our own way," said filmmaker Fabio Leone, 34, who recorded the project with Antonella Barbera,...
  • ATK Completes First Flight Test of its Light Gunship for Kingdom of Jordan

    12/05/2013 10:29:08 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 6 replies
    ATK ^ | Dec. 4, 2013
    ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 4, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK), a leader in weaponized, special-mission aircraft, announced it has completed the first flight test for the Kingdom of Jordan's two CASA-235 light gunship aircraft. ATK was awarded a contract by King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) of the Kingdom of Jordan to modify two of the country's CASA-235 transport aircraft into highly-capable and cost-effective special mission aircraft. With modifications and ground testing complete, ATK began the flight test program to validate the installed weapons and gun system. Upon successful completion of the test program, the aircraft will...
  • Perez Group Gave Immigrants ‘Don’t Snitch’ Advice for Raids

    03/22/2013 5:58:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 3/22/13 | Katrina Trinko
    President Obama’s labor-secretary nominee Tom Perez has a long association with CASA of Maryland, a group that serves immigrants and runs day-laborer centers. Perez was on CASA’s board from 1995 to 2002, and while it doesn’t appear he’s had any official ties since then, as a Montgomery County Council member Perez promoted a day-laborer site that was ultimately run by CASA. An example of CASA’s attention to illegal immigrants can be found in a booklet that was updated in 2008. The booklet, which can be viewed on CASA’s website here,
  • Request prods elections board to release information about petitioners

    06/30/2011 4:00:47 AM PDT · by RetroSexual · 7 replies
    The Frederick News Post ^ | 6/30/2011 | Nicholas C. Stern
    Information about voters who signed a petition to overturn a law granting in-state college tuition to some undocumented immigrants has been released to an immigrant advocacy group and other Maryland residents, including several state delegates. CASA de Maryland, which opposes the petition, and delegates Michael Smigiel, Neil Parrott and Pat McDonough -- all Republicans who support the petition -- received copies of a database that includes petition signatories' names and addresses and reasons for rejection, if applicable, according to Donna Duncan, election management director for the Maryland State Board of Elections, which released the information.
  • Cost of Seizing Fannie and Freddie Surges for Taxpayers [Cost Could Reach Nearly $400 Billion!]

    06/19/2010 7:08:46 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 24 replies · 627+ views
    NYTimes ^ | June 19, 2010 | BINYAMIN APPELBAUM
    Cost of Seizing Fannie and Freddie Surges for Taxpayers By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM June 19, 2010 CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took over a foreclosed home roughly every 90 seconds during the first three months of the year. They owned 163,828 houses at the end of March, a virtual city with more houses than Seattle. The mortgage finance companies, created by Congress to help Americans buy homes, have become two of the nation’s largest landlords. A foreclosed home in Casa Grande, Ariz., has been refurbished, inside and out. It is listed by Mr. Bridwell’s agency. Bill Bridwell,...
  • 2 Bodies Found in Pinal County Desert (AZ ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSING)

    CASA GRANDE - Pinal County officials have found two dead bodies in the desert off I-8 and milepost 150, not far from where a deputy was shot and injured in April. Dispatch received a 911 call in Spanish from a man Sunday night stating that he and a friend had been shot. Then the cell phone signal was lost. About an hour later, officials found the victims, dead. Two weapons, one an automatic rifle, were found nearby. Detectives say the bodies were found about 500 to 1,000 yards from some sort of migrant camp. "Detectives are telling us that this...
  • Catholic Money and Tax Dollars Finance Illegal Alien Rally

    05/01/2010 3:00:14 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 50 replies · 1,337+ views
    Right Side News ^ | april 30, 2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    A group organizing a May 1 "May Day" rally in favor of "immigrant rights" in Lafayette Park in front of the White House is financially supported by the Catholic Church, Big Business, the federal government, and various Maryland governmental entities. It is anticipated that the demonstration will take the form of opposition to Arizona's new law that is designed to discourage illegal immigration. The buses will leave for Lafayette Park from CASA de Maryland centers starting at 12:30, with the rally scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.So-called "May Day actions" are being planned in dozens of cities around the U.S.CASA...
  • Save Maryland

    08/17/2008 9:38:07 PM PDT · by Steve Schulin · 8 replies · 165+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 17, 2008 | Brad Botwin
    ... the unrelenting financial, political and sanctuary support provided by Mr. O'Malley and the legislature to the illegal-alien support group CASA of Maryland. Millions of tax dollars are annually pumped into the nonprofit ... The more Mr. O'Malley feeds CASA, the more illegal aliens find their way into Maryland looking for drivers' licenses, free social and health services, tax-free employment, in-state college tuition, fraudulent voting opportunities and immunity from law enforcement. ... When CASA publishes a handbook to teach illegal aliens how to not cooperate with Maryland law-enforcement officials, no problem for our elected officials; when Mr. Torres lobbies our...
  • Polish army plane in fatal crash

    01/23/2008 1:43:09 PM PST · by lizol · 15 replies · 1,020+ views
    BBC News ^ | 23 January 2008
    Polish army plane in fatal crash A military transport plane has crashed near the north-western Polish town of Miroslawiec, killing at least seven of the 10 people on board, officials say. Fire service spokesman Pawel Fratczak told TVN24 the Casa C-295M came down in a wood while attempting to land at a Polish air force base, causing a fire. Mr Fratczak said the air force had told him six passengers and four crew members were on board the plane. The emergency services are continuing to search for the remaining three. TVN24 said the plane was carrying officials taking part in...
  • Housing Slowdown to Be Widely Felt

    05/17/2006 12:34:36 PM PDT · by ex-Texan · 136 replies · 2,468+ views
    CNN ^ | 5/17/2006 | Chris Isidore, senior writer
    Slowdown in residential building and home sales will be felt throughout the economy; weaker jobs and consumer spending expectedNEW YORK ( - You don't need to be in the market to buy or sell a home to be affected by the cooling housing market. [Everybody studies home sales] * * * because the sector has lifted * * * consumer spending and economic activity. This week has brought several new readings indicating that the super-heated real estate market of 2004 and 2005 is rapidly fading in the rearview mirror. Housing starts and building permits were down sharply in April, and...
  • Legal observers eye Minutemen

    03/24/2006 10:56:22 AM PST · by JZelle · 35 replies · 625+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 3-24-06 | Keyonna Summers
    Maryland's largest immigrant advocacy group is training supporters to keep close watch on the members of an illegal-alien watchdog group as they monitor day laborers. CASA of Maryland and the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland have offered four training sessions for legal observers who would videotape and document interactions between the Maryland Minutemen and day laborers seeking work. About 70 people, many of them law students, have attended the training sessions, organizers say. "Both groups have the constitutional right to public right of ways and to free speech," CASA staff attorney Steve Smitson told about 20 people Wednesday at...
  • Immigrant 'underclass' fought

    03/23/2006 11:25:11 AM PST · by JZelle · 8 replies · 417+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 3-23-06 | Tarron Lively
    Immigration advocates on Capitol Hill yesterday called for an end to proposed restrictions and announced plans for a national day of protest. "We are not going to stand by while Congress tries to change the very structure of our nation by trying to pass laws that relegate immigrants to a perennial underclass," said Linda Chavez-Thompson, AFL-CIO executive vice president. Mrs. Chavez-Thompson was joined by union leaders, dozens of families and other immigration-advocacy groups, including CASA of Maryland, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and the National Council of La Raza.
  • Do we need another constitutional amendment?

    08/18/2005 2:13:44 AM PDT · by alessandrofiaschi · 25 replies · 912+ views
    THE KENTUCKY STANDARD ^ | Wednesday, August 17, 2005 | RON FILKINS
    While the ink has hardly set on the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial 5-4 ruling in the Kelo vs. New London case, a move is underway to urge Congress to pass a constitutional amendment affording greater protection to property owners from unwanted government intervention for the promotion of economic development. Rep. David Floyd, R-Bardstown, has signed on for a resolution that has made its rounds among Kentucky House minority members. Have the Supremes finally flipped their judicial wigs? Here is some background as well as some key language, from the majority as well as the dissent sides: The Connecticut Supreme Court's...
  • CASA happens; why?

    12/19/2003 10:40:09 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 125+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | Op/ED
    <p>An outside auditing firm this week gave a highly questionable retirement deal the kind of tough scrutiny it ought to have received three years ago from the elected Sacramento City Unified School District trustees. If the trustees who approved the deal had been more vigilant at the time the California Administrative Services Authority (CASA) was formed, the glaring problems raised in the audit -- self-dealing and apparent conflict of interest by district administrators; potential fiscal liabilities for a district that can't afford to squander money -- this dubious scheme might never have taken flight at all. The trustees' best move now is to undo this pungent mess before it does greater financial or legal damage to the district.</p>