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  • More Chinese illegals apprehended at southern border in 2 days than in all of 2021

    05/04/2024 1:54:46 PM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    WND News Center ^ | May 4, 2024 | Jake Smith
    Expert worries they are 'coming to this country to commit acts of sabotage'.. More Chinese-based illegal immigrants were encountered at the U.S. southern border in just two days than in all of fiscal year 2021, according to Fox News’ Bill Melugin. There were approximately 262 Chinese migrants caught by Border Patrol at the San Diego sector on May 1, as well as 223 on May 2, a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) source told Melugin. Only 323 Chinese nationals were apprehended by Border Patrol at the southern border throughout all of fiscal year 2021 ... There has been a surge...
  • ‘Hazardous material’ derailment near Arizona-New Mexico border causes I-40 closure

    04/27/2024 9:55:01 AM PDT · by IYAS9YAS · 11 replies
    KRQE ^ | 4/27/24 | Laila Freeman, Jordan Honeycutt, Chandler Farnsworth
    The McKinley County Sheriff’s Office said a train derailed around 12:41 p.m. Friday near the New Mexico-Arizona state line.
  • Sharp: House Democrats are Destroying the Judicial Branch, But No One Seems to Care

    04/25/2024 4:26:00 AM PDT · by Sir_Humphrey · 16 replies
    AMP America ^ | 4-23-2024 | Tim Sharp
    In the most blatant move of hatred of the United States Constitution to date, U.S. Representatives Adam Schiff (D-Calif.)Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Melanie Stansbury (NM-01), and Senator Richard Blumenthal (CT) have filed legislation which will create an Office of the Inspector General to ensure accountability of justices in the Supreme Court of the United States.The U.S. Constitution establishes three separate but equal branches of government: the legislative branch (makes the law), the executive branch (enforces the law), and the judicial branch (interprets the law). This bold move by house Democrats basically erases the separation of powers in United...
  • ‘It’s theirs now’: Border agents concede N.M. mountain to Cartel control (Mt. Cristo Rey)

    04/09/2024 2:30:18 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 55 replies
    The Piñon Post ^ | April 7, 2024 | Piñon Post staff
    A video posted by reliable Fox News reporter Matt Finn shows illegal immigrants ravaging a mountain in Sunland Park, New Mexico, while Border Patrol agents apparently won’t defend it, calling the mountain the Cartel’s. Finn wrote in the video post, “Unbelievable. A Border Patrol agent in Sunland Park, NM just told us a mountain in the United States is ‘not ours’ anymore. ‘It’s theirs.’ Referring to Cartels. We literally spent five minutes on Mt. Cristo Rey and a group of illegals breezed by.” Mt. Cristo Rey is adorned by a 29-foot-tall statue of Jesus, which was erected in 1940 after...
  • Alec Baldwin lost control on 'Rust' set and lied about his actions, prosecutors say

    04/09/2024 11:07:56 AM PDT · by rod5591 · 36 replies
    NBCNews ^ | April 9, 2024 | Patrick Smith
    Alec Baldwin lost control of his emotions on set, put others in danger and also changed his story in the aftermath of the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of a movie in New Mexico in 2021, according to new court documents filed by prosecutors. Prosecutors accused Baldwin of “frequently screaming and cursing at himself, at crew members” and of losing control. “To watch Mr. Baldwin’s conduct on the set of ‘Rust’ is to witness a man who has absolutely no control of his emotions and absolutely no concern for how his conduct effects [sic] those around...
  • Albuquerque's Police Chief Ran a Red Light and Broadsided a Car. A Review Board Says It Was Unavoidable.

    04/05/2024 2:54:38 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    Reason ^ | 4.4.2024 | Jacob Sullum
    Harold Medina, who severely injured a driver while fleeing a gunman, ordered a thorough investigation of his own conduct.The Albuquerque Police Department's Fleet Crash Review Board, which consists of four officers and a civilian, has unanimously deemed a February 17 accident involving Police Chief Harold Medina "non-preventable." That conclusion, a local TV station reports, "got some city councilors asking questions" during an Albuquerque City Council meeting on Wednesday night. It is not hard to see why. Medina severely injured the driver of a car that he broadsided with his unmarked, department-issued pickup truck after he ran a red light while...
  • New Mexico Accused of Hiding More Election Records

    03/28/2024 6:04:34 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 11 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | March 27, 2024 | Fred Lucas
    Maggie Toulouse Oliver, New Mexico's secretary of state, discusses elections during a Bipartisan Policy Center event on Oct. 11, 2018. New Mexico’s top election official won’t disclose key information about a new electronic signature-verification system for putting candidates on the ballot, a lawsuit alleges just months after she settled a court case over lack of transparency. Last August, New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver settled the public records dispute with a think tank over voting information for $22,000, after initially blocking access to documents. Last week, the same organization—the Southwestern Public Policy Institute—sued again in New Mexico’s 13th...
  • Grandmother shoots man who allegedly broke into her home while fleeing police (ABQ NM, career criminal on the run)

    03/25/2024 10:43:26 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 29 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | March 23, 2024 | Matthew Reisen / Journal Staff Writer
    Albuquerque police say a woman trying to protect her 4-yearold grandchild shot an auto theft suspect who twice broke into her home demanding car keys Friday night in the North Valley. Joseph Rivera, 32, is charged with burglary, attempted burglary and auto theft. Rivera is currently on pretrial release in a July 2023 case in which he was found in a stolen vehicle with fentanyl, cocaine and heroin on him, according to court records. On Friday, around 8 p.m., police tried to pull over a stolen truck near Central and Cypress and used spike strips to flatten the tires, according...
  • What’s next for suspect accused of shooting, killing NMSP officer? (Also wanted in South Carolina for suspected killing of a paramedic)

    03/19/2024 1:04:25 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 12 replies
    KOB-4 TV, Albuquerque ^ | March 18, 2024 | Griffin Rushton | KOB
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A 48-hour manhunt for the suspect who reportedly shot and killed New Mexico State Police Officer Justin Hare near Tucumcari is now over. Bernalillo County deputies arrested Jaremy Smith Sunday morning in Albuquerque after a shootout in a neighborhood. Right now, Smith is still recovering at UNM hospital. Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Chief John Allen confirmed his deputies shot Smith during that shootout Sunday morning. It’s not exactly clear where he was shot or how many times, but BCSO officials said he suffered non-life threatening injuries. The shootout happened in one woman’s backyard, and she caught the...
  • Federal Appeals Court Delivers Bad News to New Mexico's Gun-Banning Governor

    03/19/2024 8:00:39 AM PDT · by CFW · 10 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 3/18/24 | Cam Edwards
    New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham's bid to block lawful concealed carry in public parks in the state's most populous city and county took a major hit on Monday when the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected her request to stay a lower court injunction and allow law enforcement to start issuing civil fines to licensed concealed carry holders caught with a pistol in parks in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County. Firearms Policy Coalition @gunpolicy · Follow LEGAL ALERT: The Tenth Circuit has denied the New Mexico Governor's motion to stay the preliminary injunction against her public park carry ban, which...
  • Search on for suspect who shot, killed New Mexico trooper on Interstate 40

    03/15/2024 12:24:05 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 28 replies
    UPI ^ | MARCH 15, 2024 / 1:29 PM / UPDATED AT 1:50 PM | By Doug Cunningham
    March 15 (UPI) -- A New Mexico trooper was shot and killed Friday on I-40 near Tucumcari, according to New Mexico State Police. The suspect was still at large late Friday morning local time. "An NMSP officer has been shot and killed on Interstate 40 near mile marker 320," a NMSP statement on X said. "Suspect last seen wearing a brown hoodie and jacket. Scene is still active. Details are limited. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police. Updates to follow." The officer's name was not released. Police released two photos of the suspect, one with his face...
  • One dead after Mexican cartel opens fire on illegal immigrants taking Uber across US border without their permission

    03/15/2024 9:21:48 AM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    Post Millennial ^ | Mar 10, 2024 | Hayden Cunningham
    The altercation was likely due to the illegal immigrants attempting to cross the border without cartel permission. . Members of a Mexican cartel opened fire on illegal immigrants who were utilizing Uber rides to cross the into the US across southern border unlawfully... The incident occurred in Caborca, an area heavily under the control of Mexican cartels. The victims, all from Ecuador, were traveling in three separate Uber vehicles when they came under attack from the cartel. Tragically, one woman lost her life in the shooting, while four others sustained injuries. According to an internal Border patrol memo leaked to...
  • FBI director warns of ‘very dangerous threats’ at border, smuggling network with 'ISIS ties'

    03/11/2024 9:41:45 PM PDT · by george76 · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 11, 2024 | Adam Shaw
    FBI Director Christopher Wray 'very concerned' about smuggling network tied to ISIS .. FBI Director Christopher Wray on Monday warned of a "wide array" of dangerous threats coming from the U.S. border, including drug trafficking, violent gangs and smugglers with ties to ISIS. Wray was asked by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the threats at the border, including the Tren de Aragua gang from Venezuela. Wray said he couldn’t speak to a specific gang, but said that there were dangerous individuals entering via the southern border. "From an FBI perspective, we are seeing a...
  • Over 140,000 Farms Lost in 5 Years

    03/11/2024 8:13:30 AM PDT · by george76 · 44 replies
    American Farm Bureau Federation ^ | MAR 07, 2024 | Daniel Munch
    Between 2017 and 2022, the number of farms in the U.S. declined by 141,733 or 7%.. Acres operated by farm operations during the same timeframe declined by 20.1 million (2.2%), a loss equivalent to an area about the size of Maine. Only 1.88% of acres operated and 1% of farm operations were classified under a non-family corporate farm structure. ... USDA defines a farm as an operation that produced and sold, or normally would have sold, $1,000 or more of agricultural products during the census year. While the number of farm operations and acres operated declined, the value of agricultural...
  • Alec Baldwin waved gun around on Rust film set before fatal shooting, court hears

    03/09/2024 4:14:04 AM PST · by xxqqzz · 29 replies
    bbc ^ | March 1, 2024 | Noor Nanji
    Rust trial: Video shows Baldwin use gun as 'pointing stick' Actor Alec Baldwin waved a gun around on the film set where a cinematographer was fatally shot, a court has heard. In footage shown at the trial of the film's armourer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, Mr Baldwin is also seen telling her to reload the gun more quickly. She denies involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence. Mr Baldwin was holding the gun when it went off but has said he didn't pull the trigger. He has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
  • Rust trial: Armourer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed was 'sloppy' before Alec Baldwin gun fired

    03/09/2024 4:06:17 AM PST · by xxqqzz · 29 replies
    BBC ^ | February 22, 2024 | Samantha Granville Emma Vardy, Bernd Debusmann,
    "Negligent acts" by armourer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, 26, led to Halyna Hutchins' death during the production of Rust, prosecutors told the court. Ms Gutierrez-Reed's lawyers laid the blame at the feet of Mr Baldwin, who they argued violated basic safety. Mr Baldwin, 65, is also charged over Hutchins' death on 21 October 2021. Ms Gutierrez-Reed has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence over the fatality during the production of the Western in the US state of New Mexico. During opening statements for the trial in Santa Fe on Thursday, prosecutors argued that the defendant's "unprofessional"...
  • Federal Court: Biden Must Spend Border Wall Construction Funds On Border Wall Construction

    03/08/2024 5:28:45 PM PST · by george76 · 21 replies
    Legal Insurrection Foundation, ^ | March 8, 2024 | William A. Jacobson
    Biden, via proclamation, paused obligation of these funds the day he was inaugurated….” Court rules this was illegal, but I think Biden will find a way not to actually build the wall.. The timing of this is worth noting. Last night, in his vitriolic State of the Union address, Joe Biden blamed everyone but himself — but particularly Republicans — for his border crisis. But everyone knows, on day one of his presidency Biden by executive order removed numerous border protetions, including construction of a border wall. ... Sen. Marsha Blackburn... on his first day in office, Biden: — Paused...
  • Marjorie Taylor Greene Tears Into Biden Over Fencing Installed 'in Dead of Night' Around Capitol for SOTU

    03/08/2024 4:54:37 AM PST · by george76 · 24 replies
    Red State. ^ | March 07, 2024 | Sister Toldjah
    the worsening border crisis, especially in the aftermath of the tragic death of 22-year-old Georgia nursing student Laken Riley, at the hands of 26-year-old illegal immigrant Jose Antonio Ibarra. Riley's murder has sparked a national outcry and fresh debate over the Biden border crisis, with his critics pointing to her case as just one of all too many examples where illegal immigrants take advantage of Biden's lax policies as well as those in Democrat-run sanctuary cities, and end up victimizing people in the process. ... Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), who posted a video on Twitter showing how the Biden...
  • Santa Fe Man Charged Over Viral TikTok Videos Shares Explanation

    03/07/2024 2:42:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    KOB4 ^ | Tommy Lopez
    A man facing a criminal charge after posting TikTok videos of himself wearing a New Mexico State Police officer’s uniform gave an explanation for his actions to KOB 4 on Friday. 29-year-old Aldin Hamdy is facing a misdemeanor charge for impersonating a police officer. He told police he got the uniform at a dry cleaners in Santa Fe while helping out at the business. He made three videos while he was there. State Police told him the videos were upsetting because they don’t align with the department’s values. Hamdy said the videos are comedic skits showing him in character. He’s...
  • MLG holds photo op at ABQ school to sign two anti-gun bills (NM Gov)

    03/04/2024 4:45:27 PM PST · by CedarDave · 18 replies
    The Piñon Post ^ | March 4, 2024 | Piñon Post staff
    On Monday, far-left anti-gun Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham had a photo op at Albuquerque’s West Mesa High School, where she signed two anti-gun bills and two crime-related bills. “These four bills are an incredible effort to do more,” she said at the presser, per the Santa Fe New Mexican. At the press conference, she was flanked by discredited anti-gun group “co-president” Miranda Viscoli of “New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence” and the sponsor of the extreme H.B. 129 anti-gun bill State Rep. Andrea Romero (D-Santa Fe) “All four bills become effective immediately, the governor said as she prepared to sign...