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Al-Jazeera to look at open U.S. border
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | June 25, 2005

Posted on 06/25/2005 3:48:06 AM PDT by Boston Blackie

Edited on 06/25/2005 5:02:26 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

The Arab TV news network criticized by the new Iraqi government and others for its anti-American bias and willingness to carry the messages of terrorist organizations, including al-Qaida, is headed for the U.S.-Mexico border to document how easy it is to enter America illegally.

Al-Jazeera has contacted Minuteman Civil Defense Corps leader Chris Simcox to try to arrange interviews. Simcox, who rejected the request for cooperation with the TV network, says al-Jazeera, seen by millions throughout the Arab world and elsewhere, is producing an hour-long documentary news special on lack of security at the U.S. southern border.

Al-Jazeera reporter Naisser Hssaini mentioned the increase in apprehensions of illegal aliens known as OTMs – other than Mexicans. These foreigners increasingly include Arabs, Muslims and others from the Middle East. The reporter also mentioned his familiarity with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement police of catching and releasing OTMS – particularly those not specifically known to be on any terrorist watch list.

"The group has been denied requests for interviews by Minuteman Civil Defense Corps organizers but they still insist on filming the groups’ activities along with the rest of the media during a July 4th weekend mission near Arivaca, Arizona," said Simcox.

Simcox has contacted the offices of Arizona's two Republican U.S. senators – John McCain and Jon Kyl – to invite them to do interviews with al Jazeera, "so perhaps they can explain to the viewers of this news outlet just how secure America's borders really are."

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Is this story for real? One would think Al-Jazeera would use an ally like Dick Durbin to help them...no?
1 posted on 06/25/2005 3:48:08 AM PDT by Boston Blackie
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To: Boston Blackie

Maybe they could stop off at GWB's ranch while they're down there and ask him if there is any way possible for him to make it even easier to cross our joke of a border.


2 posted on 06/25/2005 3:54:05 AM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: Boston Blackie
excellent point!
3 posted on 06/25/2005 3:55:18 AM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: Boston Blackie
Al-Jazeera has contacted Minuteman Civil Defense Corps leader Chris Simcox to try to arrange interviews. Simcox, who rejected the request for cooperation with the TV network, says al-Jazeera, seen by millions throughout the Arab world and elsewhere, is producing an hour-long documentary news special on lack of security at the U.S. southern border.

Al-Jazeera reporter Naisser Hssaini mentioned the increase in apprehensions of illegal aliens known as OTMs – other than Mexicans. These foreigners increasingly include Arabs, Muslims and others from the Middle East. The reporter also mentioned his familiarity with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement police of catching and releasing OTMS – particularly those not specifically known to be on any terrorist watch list. "The group has been denied requests for interviews by Minuteman Civil Defense Corps organizers but they still insist on filming the groups’ activities along with the rest of the media during a July 4th weekend mission near Arivaca, Arizona," said Simcox.

Simcox has contacted the offices of Arizona's two Republican U.S. senators – John McCain and Jon Kyl – to invite them to do interviews with al Jazeera, "so perhaps they can explain to the viewers of this news outlet just how secure America's borders really are."

Simcox is such a publicity hound. Says he's not working with al-jerkzeera, but then says he calls his Senator's office to do interviews with the same network, that he "supposedly" isn't working with.

To cute by half, he should just admit he is working with al-jezzeera.

And for full disclosure, I support the Kyl/Cornun immigration reform bill.

4 posted on 06/25/2005 3:56:42 AM PDT by Dane ( anyone who believes hillary would do something to stop illegal immigration is believing gibberish)
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To: Boston Blackie

Won't be long before one of our border sellouts tries to blame the minutemen for drawing attention to the problem we all knew about already.

Oops too late.


5 posted on 06/25/2005 3:59:17 AM PDT by cripplecreek (I zot trolls for fun and profit.)
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To: Boston Blackie

This cannot be good.

AJ is not going to spin this in any way that would be good for us, and I'm quite sure that they do not have our best interests at heart.


7 posted on 06/25/2005 4:01:01 AM PDT by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: All

Just remember to take what WND says with a skeptical eye.


8 posted on 06/25/2005 4:01:10 AM PDT by ThreePuttinDude (Rove to apologize for the truth? NOT Today)
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To: Boston Blackie
If an aspiring yard man can cross, what is to stop a determined terrorist?

We need to seal the border so tight a flea cannot cross.

And just for full disclosure...I like Senator Cornyn. I very much dislike his immigration bill.

9 posted on 06/25/2005 4:01:20 AM PDT by neutrino (Globalization “is the economic treason that dare not speak its name.” (173))
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To: bill1952
Best quote from the story:

"Would we allow Japanese or German television to film the unsecured border during World War II?" asked Minuteman spokeswoman Connie Hair. "These people broadcast to the enemies of America. It's not a news story, it's recon."

This definitely sounds like a scouting mission by our enemy.

10 posted on 06/25/2005 4:03:37 AM PDT by billclintonwillrotinhell
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To: cripplecreek
Won't be long before one of our border sellouts tries to blame the minutemen for drawing attention to the problem we all knew about already.

Oops too late

Border sellouts? I'm not a border sellout.

It's the self-called "border patriots" for all intents and purposes it seems is worling with the most anti-American and most pro-islamofascist propaganda organization there is, al-jezeera.

11 posted on 06/25/2005 4:04:18 AM PDT by Dane ( anyone who believes hillary would do something to stop illegal immigration is believing gibberish)
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To: Dane
"To cute by half, he should just admit he is working with al-jezzeera"

I seriously doubt that he is.
He is just taking advantage of a rather bizarre opportunity to embarass McCain.

McCain will simply ignore the entire thing.

12 posted on 06/25/2005 4:05:43 AM PDT by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: Boston Blackie; backhoe; HiJinx; Spiff; MeekOneGOP

Well, is Al'jeer'-jeera on a scouting operation for our terrorists? Trying to give them ideas, maybe? In fact, could terrorists be mingled with with their reporters? We need to bomb that TV network to rubble.


13 posted on 06/25/2005 4:08:17 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (<<< Ad Campaign for Durbin the Turbin in profile)
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To: Dane

"It's the self-called "border patriots" for all intents and purposes it seems is worling with the most anti-American and most pro-islamofascist propaganda organization there is, al-jezeera."

Syria could have put Al-Jazeera up to this, they (Syria) have been howling about how can they "can't be expected to seal their border with Iraq when the US can't do the same with Mexico" for years now.


14 posted on 06/25/2005 4:08:55 AM PDT by happinesswithoutpeace (You are receiving this broadcast as a dream)
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To: ThreePuttinDude

Oh please. Please name one fabricated quote by WND.


15 posted on 06/25/2005 4:10:11 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (<<< Ad Campaign for Durbin the Turbin in profile)
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To: happinesswithoutpeace

Wow that made know sense. please replace: how can they "can't be expected to seal their border with Iraq when the US can't do the same with Mexico" for years now.

With.


"how can they (Syria) be expected to seal their border with Iraq when the US can't do the same with Mexico" for years now.


16 posted on 06/25/2005 4:11:34 AM PDT by happinesswithoutpeace (You are receiving this broadcast as a dream)
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To: Boston Blackie

I think al brazeira is trying to pretend to be doing a story
what they are really going to do is sneak their terrorist buddies across..

Shoot them

Make the invasion of the USA a felony


17 posted on 06/25/2005 4:11:34 AM PDT by joesnuffy (Just trying to get in touch with my inner tagline)
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To: Dane
Simcox is such a publicity hound. Says he's not working with al-jerkzeera, but then says he calls his Senator's office to do interviews with the same network, that he "supposedly" isn't working with. To cute by half, he should just admit he is working with al-jezzeera.

Oh, give me a break. You don't detect a bit of sarcasm in that quote about the Senators from Simcox? Simcox is alerting McCain and Kyl, as well as the border patrol, that an enemy TV network is on the way to do a scouting mission for the terrorists. It's ridiculous to suggest Simcox is working with that network in any way, shape or form. It sounds like Simcox is doing everything he can to alert American authorities of what's about to happen.

It would be nice if George W. Bush cared as much about our national security as Mr. Simcox does. Perhaps if Bush had his priorities in order, there would be no reason for the enemy's TV network to visit our border and publicize to the terrorist-filled Arab world how easy it is to cross illegally.

18 posted on 06/25/2005 4:12:22 AM PDT by billclintonwillrotinhell
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To: Boston Blackie

Good article. I'm sure the terrorista are already aware of our porous borders and are just waiting. They really don't have to attack us at present when they have Reid, Durbin, Pelousi, Clinton, Kennedy and the rest of the liberal/socialist/commie crowd destroying the Nation from within.


19 posted on 06/25/2005 4:15:39 AM PDT by SPOTTEDOWL (Never let the liberals pull you down to their level)
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To: taxed2death
Maybe they could stop off at GWB's ranch while they're down there and ask him if there is any way possible for him to make it even easier to cross our joke of a border.

Say now, there's an idea! Maybe GWB could look into the possibility of a 'guest terrorist' residency program, I mean after all, if it's good enough for turning hundreds of thousands of illegal Mexicans into quasi-legal U.S. residents/workers, it would be an allah-send for all those disadvantaged
al Qaeda members who look at the U.S. border longingly...

...with explosives strapped to their backs, and boxcutters in their shorts.
20 posted on 06/25/2005 4:16:41 AM PDT by Mad Mammoth
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To: Mad Mammoth
Say now, there's an idea! Maybe GWB could look into the possibility of a 'guest terrorist' residency program, I mean after all, if it's good enough for turning hundreds of thousands of illegal Mexicans into quasi-legal U.S. residents/workers, it would be an allah-send for all those disadvantaged al Qaeda members who look at the U.S. border longingly...

You really shouldn't hit the bong so early in the morning.

There is a big difference between Christian Hispanics and islamofascis, but you already knew that.

Oh BTW, did you know that evangelicism is growing fast amongst the Hispanic community.

Oh I forgot to you evangelical Christian Hispanics are the same as islamofascists, never mind.

21 posted on 06/25/2005 4:23:00 AM PDT by Dane ( anyone who believes hillary would do something to stop illegal immigration is believing gibberish)
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To: Boston Blackie

It can't be that hard to track Al Jazeera's travel to Mexico. We just trail them from the time then land, follow them to the border and as soon as they cross the border illegally, we take them out (you know, arrest them and deport them).

But then they go back say was peed on their Koran while they were in custody.


22 posted on 06/25/2005 4:25:02 AM PDT by NathanBookman
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To: billclintonwillrotinhell

Wonder if this is the same FReeper Connie Hair (Clintonisaliar)? I believe that was her FReeper name.


23 posted on 06/25/2005 4:25:34 AM PDT by jslade ("If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.")
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To: Mad Mammoth; All

Hmm.

You know, it might actually be a good idea for several thousand Americans to travel there to protest the border situation.
The media would certainly be there.

Something beyond emailing our elected officals, and bitching about being ignored.

However, I really doubt that we have the juice to make that happen.


24 posted on 06/25/2005 4:26:39 AM PDT by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: Dane

"There is a big difference between Christian Hispanics and islamofascis, but you already knew that."


There is a difference, the problem is that there are 10,000+ people strolling across our borders a week unaccounted for.


25 posted on 06/25/2005 4:29:26 AM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: Dane
The overriding similarity among illegals is that they are illegal.
26 posted on 06/25/2005 4:30:49 AM PDT by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: Dane

"And for full disclosure, I support the Kyl/Cornun immigration reform bill."

Can you post the text of this bill?

How does this bill deal with the tens of millions of illegals now currently residing in this country?


27 posted on 06/25/2005 4:32:15 AM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: Boston Blackie

praise allah, for this free publicity of the outrage at our borders, and the lack of enforcement of our laws.


28 posted on 06/25/2005 4:35:25 AM PDT by 1234 (Border control or IMPEACHMENT)
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To: bill1952; taxed2death
And vast majority of those "illegal" Christian Hispanics are doing such "evil" things as picking food and cleaning toilets, and going to church on Sunday.

The Kyl/Cornyn bill basically brings back the bracero program which was dismantled by LBJ and started the problem we have today and also beefs up the border patrol even more.

These people after paying a fine would have guest worker status, but go to the back of the line when it comes to citizenship, as they should.

It's not as draconian as some would want, but isn't the full amnesty as Mckennedy bill would be.

29 posted on 06/25/2005 4:41:11 AM PDT by Dane ( anyone who believes hillary would do something to stop illegal immigration is believing gibberish)
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To: Dane

"These people after paying a fine would have guest worker status, but go to the back of the line when it comes to citizenship, as they should."

Amnesty.


30 posted on 06/25/2005 4:43:10 AM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: Dane

"And vast majority of those "illegal" Christian Hispanics are doing such "evil" things as picking food and cleaning toilets, and going to church on Sunday."

A vast amount of these people are gangbangers, tax cheats, swindlers.....etc. are we gonna let them stay?


Get a clue.


31 posted on 06/25/2005 4:44:43 AM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: Dane

Right from the horses mouth:

http://www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20040109-105925-2373r

"This program will offer legal status, as temporary workers, to the millions of undocumented men and women now employed in the United States..."

Amnesty.


32 posted on 06/25/2005 4:46:47 AM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: taxed2death
A vast amount of these people are gangbangers, tax cheats, swindlers.....etc. are we gonna let them stay?

Get a clue

And there are a ton of white, black, asian, gangbangers, tax cheats, and swindlers, how come you are not asking for their deportation.

Why don't you stop using your clueless smearing of the broad brush.

33 posted on 06/25/2005 4:48:13 AM PDT by Dane ( anyone who believes hillary would do something to stop illegal immigration is believing gibberish)
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To: Dane

What does race / ethnicity have to do with this?

Why are you race baiting?

We are talking about illegals?

you are the one who bought race into the mix.


34 posted on 06/25/2005 4:50:35 AM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: bill1952
He is just taking advantage of a rather bizarre opportunity to embarass McCain.

I agree with you. That is how I read it.

35 posted on 06/25/2005 4:52:01 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Dane
" You really shouldn't hit the bong so early in the morning."

What is your OBSESSION with marijuana?

36 posted on 06/25/2005 4:56:30 AM PDT by doberville (Angels can fly when they take themselves lightly)
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To: Dane

Americans cannot be deported, Dane, and nobody but you brought race into the mix.

Illegal is illegal.

Americans are subject to the justice system, and so are non Americans.
The available penalties are different.


37 posted on 06/25/2005 4:57:10 AM PDT by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: taxed2death
What does race / ethnicity have to do with this?

Why are you race baiting?

We are talking about illegals?

you are the one who bought race into the mix.

Uh you are the one doing the race baiting, nice try at projection though, but no cigar.

38 posted on 06/25/2005 4:59:33 AM PDT by Dane ( anyone who believes hillary would do something to stop illegal immigration is believing gibberish)
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To: Boston Blackie

Is Al JERKzera advertising for the terrorists or what?


39 posted on 06/25/2005 5:00:12 AM PDT by areafiftyone (Politicians Are Like Diapers, Both Need To Be Changed Often And For The Same Reason!)
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To: Dane

"There is a big difference between Christian Hispanics and islamofascis, but you already knew that."

A quote from your post #21.

Did you forget already?


40 posted on 06/25/2005 5:04:17 AM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: bill1952
Americans cannot be deported, Dane, and nobody but you brought race into the mix.

Oh come on, use some common sense, sheesh 95% of the people crossing are Hispanic and for the most part are working hard picking vegetables and trying to feed their familes.

I'm sorry but I don't see people picking vegetables and building building as felonious people as IMO, some on FR do.

Personally it is my opinion that it is better to fix the process and let these hard working people conrribute to the wealth creation in America, and spend and focus the resources on the real bad guys(i.e not on those who want to build buildings, but on those who wish to blow them up).

41 posted on 06/25/2005 5:05:56 AM PDT by Dane ( anyone who believes hillary would do something to stop illegal immigration is believing gibberish)
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To: Dane

Go home. You're tedious.


42 posted on 06/25/2005 5:11:01 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Dane
"Simcox is such a publicity hound."

Good, it means he's doing his job very well.

43 posted on 06/25/2005 5:13:58 AM PDT by TheCrusader
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To: Boston Blackie

How long can GW hold the American security hostage for his amnesty program?


44 posted on 06/25/2005 5:14:22 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Republican - The thinking people's party)
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To: Dane

"Oh come on, use some common sense, sheesh 95% of the people crossing are Hispanic and for the most part are working hard picking vegetables and trying to feed their familes."

Please post a link or a credible source for this figure.

Thousands cross our borders illegally each week unaccounted for...what secret inside source of information are you privvy to that lets you make the above claim?


45 posted on 06/25/2005 5:14:24 AM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: Dane
"There is a big difference between Christian Hispanics and islamofascis, but you already knew that."

If they're trying to sneak over our southern border to circumvent American immigration laws and take advantage of American citizens by abusing their laws and depleting their resources for personal gain, then the difference may not be as big as you'd like to think.

46 posted on 06/25/2005 5:23:17 AM PDT by TheCrusader
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To: Dane

Tancredo has it right.


47 posted on 06/25/2005 5:30:37 AM PDT by Trteamer ( (Eat Meat, Wear Fur, Own Guns, FReep Leftists, Drive an SUV, Drill A.N.W.R., Drill the Gulf, Vote)
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To: Boston Blackie

At least someone is paying attention. Thanks again Senior Bush.


48 posted on 06/25/2005 5:34:28 AM PDT by yooling (I've got a bad feeling about this.)
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To: Dane
There is a big difference between Christian Hispanics and islamofascists

And there's one glaring similarity; they can all cross our borders with near impunity.

49 posted on 06/25/2005 5:38:18 AM PDT by yooling (I've got a bad feeling about this.)
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To: Dane

"Al-Jazeera has contacted Minuteman Civil Defense Corps leader Chris Simcox to try to arrange interviews. Simcox, who rejected the request for cooperation with the TV network, says al-Jazeera, seen by millions throughout the Arab world and elsewhere, is producing an hour-long documentary news special on lack of security at the U.S. southern border. "

So the Minuteman shows them how porous the border is, Al Jazeera goes back and tells the terrorists what to do.

I must be living in a parallel universe or something because I cannot believe we are this screwed up as a nation.


50 posted on 06/25/2005 5:41:23 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Liberal Talking Point - Bush = Hitler ... Republican Talking Point - Let the Liberals Talk)
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