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DAY 8: Minuteman Caravan to D.C. - 7pm rally tonight in Greensboro, NC (Canceled!)
minutemanproject.com ^ | May 10, 2006 | dfu

Posted on 05/10/2006 8:30:07 AM PDT by doug from upland

The Minuteman Caravan rolls into real patriotic country tonight -- Greensboro, NC. The rally is set for 7pm. Please join them if you are anywhere in the vicinity.

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Tomorrow its Richmond, VA, then the caravan rolls into D.C. on Friday.


TOPICS: US: North Carolina; US: Virginia; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: aar; aliens; caravan; illegals; invasion; minutemancaravan; minutemanproject; minutemen; southernborder
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1 posted on 05/10/2006 8:30:11 AM PDT by doug from upland
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To: La Enchiladita

Ping


2 posted on 05/10/2006 8:30:54 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: doug from upland

God Bless and Protect America from all enemies!!


3 posted on 05/10/2006 8:31:51 AM PDT by stopem (To allow a bunch of third world country nationals to divide Americans is unconscionable!)
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To: All
IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHERE YOU STAND ON THIS ISSUE, READ ABOUT THE VICTIMS OF ILLEGAL ALIENS...YOU WILL BE VERY ANGRY
4 posted on 05/10/2006 8:35:49 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: doug from upland

4 Charged With Hiding 76 Illegal Immigrants
Associated Press ^ | May 9, 2006


Posted on 05/10/2006 8:28:31 AM PDT by kingattax


COVINGTON, Ky. — Four men who work for a Kentucky-based construction company were charged Tuesday with harboring illegal immigrants after federal investigators found dozens of undocumented workers at three of the company's construction sites.

A raid Tuesday at home sites in Hebron, Union and Florence revealed 76 undocumented workers laboring as subcontractors at the sites.

The arrests were the result of a yearlong investigation into the home-building company by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the IRS-Criminal Investigation Division and local authorities.

Timothy Copsy, Doug Witt, William Allison and Bill Ring each face one count.

The men _ who work in supervisory roles for Fischer Homes, part of the Fischer Group in Crestview Hills, Ky. _ were arrested and charged in U.S. District Court. They face up to 10 years in prison and $250,000 in fines. All four men posted bond and were released.

The workers may face federal misdemeanor charges and others could face administrative immigration violations, said Dean Boyd, a spokesman for ICE.

According to the complaint filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office, authorities visited several Fischer home sites in January claiming to be searching for a Hispanic male wanted in Texas for murder.

When officials interviewed workers on the site, many admitted to being in the country illegally. The complaint alleges the managers at each of the sites knew they were using undocumented workers. The investigation is ongoing, Boyd said.

Tuesday's arrests were the latest in recent efforts by ICE to stop companies who knowingly employ undocumented workers.


5 posted on 05/10/2006 8:38:51 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: doug from upland

I wish the guys would have stopped in Greenville, SC! it was on the way....sniff.


6 posted on 05/10/2006 8:40:37 AM PDT by lovecraft (Specialization is for insects.)
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To: eeevil conservative

Ping


7 posted on 05/10/2006 8:42:06 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: Alia; Rebelbase; rrrod; Tax-chick

NC Bump, pass it along.


8 posted on 05/10/2006 8:44:42 AM PDT by John Geyer
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To: doug from upland

Three cheers for the Minutemen!!!!

Unrelenting boos for the feds that have so shirked their responsibility regarding illegal immigration that the Minutemen even exist.

November is going to be....as Arte Johnson used to say...."verrrry interesting."


9 posted on 05/10/2006 8:55:48 AM PDT by fizziwig (Bushbotulism is a terrible thing to have....please get help..)
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To: doug from upland

We need to see more of this.

BTW - I wonder what became of the 76 illegals?


10 posted on 05/10/2006 9:04:53 AM PDT by Heartland Mom (My heroes have always been cowboys.)
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To: doug from upland
Whoever is responsible for reporting the activities of the Minute Men to the Mexican Government should be fired!

If it is President Bush, he should be impeached!

...And this from a Broken Glass Republican!

11 posted on 05/10/2006 9:07:42 AM PDT by Savage Beast (The Spirit of Flight 93 is the Spirit of America!)
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To: doug from upland

I heard on the radio this morning that the minutemen rally was scheduled for the downtown courthouse plaza.

The minutemen website reads:
Alert: Greensboro Change
American Furniture Warehouse
- Parking Lot -
3900 High Point Road
27407
7:00 P.M.

Should be interesting as this is an ethnically diverse section of town.


12 posted on 05/10/2006 9:07:48 AM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: John Geyer

Bump back.


13 posted on 05/10/2006 9:08:43 AM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Rebelbase

Thanks for providing the location. I didn't have it.


14 posted on 05/10/2006 9:31:09 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: All

Perhaps the Minutmen can visit this company while they are in the area --- http://www.wehirealiens.com/employer.asp?id=3595


15 posted on 05/10/2006 9:43:15 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: doug from upland

Thanks for the ping....

at work and SOOOOOO BUSY!

UGH!

LOL!

YOU ROCK!!!!!!!!!


16 posted on 05/10/2006 10:26:39 AM PDT by eeevil conservative (The NEW Axis of Evil.......Bush, SUV's, Exxon Mobile and AMBIEN..........................)
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Latinos Boost US Population
The Los Angeles Times ^ | 5/10/06 | Nicole Gaouette


Posted on 05/10/2006 11:17:40 AM PDT by jamese777


Latinos Boost U.S. Population Data show the growth of the nation's largest minority group is led by births, not immigration. By Nicole Gaouette Los Angeles Times Staff Writer

May 10, 2006

WASHINGTON — Latino population growth accounted for nearly half of the nation's population increase of 2.8 million from July 2004 to July 2005, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released today.

The numbers reaffirm Latinos as the country's largest minority group, at 42.7 million, and as the fastest-growing segment of the population, with a 3.3% growth rate. The Census Bureau data show that Latino population growth is driven more by births than by immigration.

The new figures put the total U.S. population at 296.4 million and paint a picture of an increasingly diverse country, with one in three residents belonging to a minority group.

The size of the Latino population has been an issue in the illegal immigration debate, with conservatives questioning Latinos' effect on national culture and political strategists looking for ways to woo the growing constituency.


(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


17 posted on 05/10/2006 11:30:17 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: All
THE INVASION BILLBOARDS ARE GOING UP


18 posted on 05/10/2006 11:32:35 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: doug from upland

Permits were not obtained for using the Downtown Courthouse plaza today in Greensboro. The event has shifted to a large parking lot at a furniture store in an ethnic portion of the town and the newspaper is reporting that there store owner has not agreed to the parking lot's use.

From the local online paper:

"There was apparently some confusion Tuesday as to the location of the Minuteman rally. After failing to secure permits for a rally at Phill G. McDonald governmental plaza, the group contacted Guilford County Republican Party Chairman Marcus Kindley for help securing a site downtown.

Kindley and Arthur said they had discussed holding the rally at American Furniture Warehouse on High Point Road. But the store's owner said he'd never heard of the group and hasn't authorized the event."


19 posted on 05/10/2006 11:41:49 AM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: doug from upland

This Greensboro ralley is one big SNAFU. The public demonstration permits were not obtained and the secondary location has been rejected.

I called the store on High Point Road. Per the store manager, there will be no rally in his parking lot. Police will be present to tell folks to leave if they are not shopping at the store.


20 posted on 05/10/2006 11:54:11 AM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Rebelbase

Update: Talked to Lyman and American Furniture was a "landmark" to use in finding the Rally. Apparently it's supposed to be nearby where permission has been granted.

Exact location will be posted in a bit.


21 posted on 05/10/2006 12:01:25 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Rebelbase

Thanks for the update. I couldn't get through to Lyman.


22 posted on 05/10/2006 12:03:29 PM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: doug from upland; Rebelbase; beachn4fun; Alia; rrrod; Tax-chick; John Geyer; fizziwig; ...

Hi Doug, Hi All,

Thanks for the ping. Sorry for being delinquent earlier this A.M. The thread is beautiful. Inspired work, Doug. Thanks, Rebelbase, for the latest location update on Greensboro. Let me make myself useful and post the remainder of the itinerary here:

The Minuteman Project Caravan Schedule

Alert: Greensboro Change
American Furniture Warehouse
- Parking Lot -
3900 High Point Road
27407
7:00 P.M.

Richmond Rally
7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 11
TBA

Washington DC Rally
11:00 a.m. Friday, May 12
Upper Senate Park

For any FReeper who wishes to join the Caravan along the route, please check the MMP website for route and gas stops.

Hey, I'm a bit surprised we don't have a location yet for Richmond, VA? All I can say is, stay tuned....

Latest report from Lyman Stucky in the pace car, The Spirit of Allegiance: Twice today already, strangers/patriots have come up to him and offered to buy gas for his car. Others have made donations to the Caravan along the way.

Check back on this thread for updates. Thanks to everyone for your support for The Rule of Law.


23 posted on 05/10/2006 12:03:42 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (God Bless Our Troops...including U.S. Border Patrol, America's First Line of Defense)
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To: La Enchiladita; doug from upland

DID Lyman mention anything about our BIG HUG?

LOL!

Just kidding!

GREAT JOB to you and Doug!

GREAT to hear that people are helping Lyman with gas funds!

THANK GOD FOR OUR MINUTEMEN and WOMEN! and THANK YOU FOR keeping us up-to-date!


24 posted on 05/10/2006 12:15:56 PM PDT by eeevil conservative (The NEW Axis of Evil.......Bush, SUV's, Exxon Mobile and AMBIEN..........................)
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To: eeevil conservative

He did mention the hug and made it clear that the kiss was on the cheek. :) It is a pleasure to help him with some gas. He is doing this for all of us.


25 posted on 05/10/2006 12:20:17 PM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

ping


26 posted on 05/10/2006 12:39:58 PM PDT by gubamyster
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To: doug from upland
Per Miram the Greensboro rally has been cancelled for lack of suitable location.

DO NOT go to the American Furniture Warehouse on High Point Road.

I suspect the caravan will take a drive down High Point Road around 7:00pm if anyone is interested in seeing them.

27 posted on 05/10/2006 12:57:15 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Rebelbase

Does anyone have a ranch in the area where people can meet?


28 posted on 05/10/2006 1:11:06 PM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: Admin Moderator

Why did you pull the thread announcing the rally had been cancelled? There's an irate store manager who is threatening to have people arrested for trespassing and instructions on this website directing people to go to that store.


29 posted on 05/10/2006 1:19:36 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Rebelbase

Bump. Rally Cancelled.


30 posted on 05/10/2006 1:31:09 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: eeevil conservative

Yes, I specifically asked Lyman about meeting you.

He admitted to a "kiss on the cheek" as Doug said.

I told him you've been doing a lot of cheerleading for the caravan, woo-hoo!!!

"You must remember this
A kiss is just a kiss,
a sigh is just a sigh.
The fundamental things apply
As time goes by...

It's still the same old story
A fight for love and glory
A case of do or die.
The world will always welcome lovers
As time goes by."


31 posted on 05/10/2006 1:46:08 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (God Bless Our Troops...including U.S. Border Patrol, America's First Line of Defense)
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To: Savage Beast; doug from upland; eeevil conservative
"ENFORCEMENT, NOT IMPEACHMENT

I do not condone any illegal or immoral actions while our sworn leaders and lawmakers slumber--and I am NOT in favor of impeaching President Bush--however, Mr. President, I URGE you, Sir to ENFORCE THE LAW you have sworn to uphold! Protect bona fide American Citizens and our Constitution from enemies foreign and domestic, Sir!"

***************************************************************

The above statement by Lyman Stucky, owner and driver of the Caravan pace car, is posted on his website: http://www.spiritofallegiance.com/.

My opinion: Reckless talk about impeaching the President does nothing to remedy the problem of the illegal invasion, or to secure the borders. Please do not bring negative attention to our cause and our thread by doing so.


32 posted on 05/10/2006 1:55:17 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (God Bless Our Troops...including U.S. Border Patrol, America's First Line of Defense)
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To: lovecraft

Aw, shucks..

;-0


33 posted on 05/10/2006 1:58:10 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (God Bless Our Troops...including U.S. Border Patrol, America's First Line of Defense)
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To: Rebelbase

Sounds like some major miscommunication occurred.

Here's hoping things get worked out by the time the Caravan hits town... should be in an hour or so.


34 posted on 05/10/2006 2:00:34 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (God Bless Our Troops...including U.S. Border Patrol, America's First Line of Defense)
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To: gubamyster

Thanks for pinging your peeps. :)


35 posted on 05/10/2006 2:02:21 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (God Bless Our Troops...including U.S. Border Patrol, America's First Line of Defense)
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To: La Enchiladita

That is such a nice thing to hear about people buying gas. Just shows, if there's a cause people step up to the plate...


36 posted on 05/10/2006 2:06:36 PM PDT by Mrs. Darla Ruth Schwerin
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To: doug from upland

It's happening. I tell you man. Coast to coast. From the grassroots up. It is going to take a lot of appeasers and compromisers and phony conservatives down. It is happening. This steam rollin' train is beginning to really ramp up now.


37 posted on 05/10/2006 2:14:02 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Declare the land all along our border w/Mexico as 'British territory'. THEN we'd finally protect it!)
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To: AmericanInTokyo; A CA Guy; antisocial; Stellar Dendrite; Serenissima Venezia; Travis McGee; ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9 May 2006

CONTACT: Tim Bueler (530) 401-3285 www.MinutemanProject.com

Minutemen Prepare to Rally on Washington, D.C.

Minutemen Remain Last Defense Against Amnesty

Los Angeles, CA - Following successful rallies across the Southwestern
United States and in President Bush‘s hometown of Crawford, TX, the
Minuteman Caravan is now preparing for its final push through the South
and into Washington, D.C.

The caravan was organized to drive home the point to political leaders
that the American people are fed up with their lack of response to the
most important issue in protecting our nation ‘s sovereignty and to
bring attention to the amnesty bills currently being discussed in
Congress.

“Amnesty for illegal aliens is coming,” warned Minuteman Project
Founder Jim Gilchrist, “if the politicians have their way. It is only the
Minutemen and concerned Americans across the nation who can still block
such a dangerous policy. The President and Congress are being put on
notice: We will not stand idly by while our laws are violated, our borders
are breached and our sovereignty is threatened.”

Details on the event are as follows:

Topic: Rally to Stop the Illegal Alien “Guest Worker” Amnesty Program

Date: Friday, May 12, 2006

Time: 11:00 AM ? 3:00 PM

Location: Upper Senate Park, Washington D.C.

Also participating will be:

Jerome Corsi, Harvard Ph.D co-author of the #1 New York Times
bestseller “Unfit for Command”;
Minuteman Project Executive Director Steve Eichler J.D.;
Barbara Coe, co-author of Proposition 187 and the President of
California Coalition for Immigration Reform;
John Clark of the American Immigration Control Foundation;
Minuteman group leaders and members from across the country as well as
invited guests from the U.S Congress.



38 posted on 05/10/2006 2:29:58 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (God Bless Our Troops...including U.S. Border Patrol, America's First Line of Defense)
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Notification Ping!

Please see post #27...anyone planning on attending this rally needs to know that it's been cancelled.

39 posted on 05/10/2006 2:42:17 PM PDT by HiJinx (Remember the Maine! Remember the Alamo! Remember Herndon!)
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To: HiJinx

Bumping this!!


40 posted on 05/10/2006 3:11:52 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Call The Cee Eye A. I dare ya!)
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To: Brad's Gramma

I'll match you a bump and raise you two bumps.....


41 posted on 05/10/2006 3:14:01 PM PDT by Two-Bits (Life Span of United States of America for which it stands - 230 years)
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To: La Enchiladita

LOL!

Lyman was VERY nice!

It was so exciting to meet him and shake his hand!!!!!

Meeting other FReepers is just a tremendous ecperience!


42 posted on 05/10/2006 3:21:20 PM PDT by eeevil conservative (The NEW Axis of Evil.......Bush, SUV's, Exxon Mobile and AMBIEN..........................)
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To: eeevil conservative

Awwww.... I look forward to meeting Lyman someday too, maybe soon after the return trip as I believe he lives out here in CA a bit north of me.

They're moving fast and I hope and pray for BIG SUCCESS for our heroes in Washington, D.C.!!!


43 posted on 05/10/2006 3:23:39 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (God Bless Our Troops...including U.S. Border Patrol, America's First Line of Defense)
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To: Two-Bits

Okey-Dokey!

Bump that! :)


44 posted on 05/10/2006 3:24:05 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Call The Cee Eye A. I dare ya!)
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To: Two-Bits; Brad's Gramma

I'll see your 3 Bumps and raise 3 Ts.


45 posted on 05/10/2006 3:25:57 PM PDT by SwinneySwitch (Terroristas-beyond your expectations!)
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To: doug from upland

Why was the rally in Greensboro, N.C. cancelled? Rain?


46 posted on 05/10/2006 3:29:20 PM PDT by Mrs. Darla Ruth Schwerin
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To: SwinneySwitch

I fold but not without placing another bump......


47 posted on 05/10/2006 3:31:13 PM PDT by Two-Bits (Life Span of United States of America for which it stands - 230 years)
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To: La Enchiladita

AMEN TO THAT!!!!!!


48 posted on 05/10/2006 3:40:40 PM PDT by eeevil conservative (The NEW Axis of Evil.......Bush, SUV's, Exxon Mobile and AMBIEN..........................)
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To: Mrs. Darla Ruth Schwerin

They couldn't find a venue. Apparently, they did not get the required permit.


49 posted on 05/10/2006 3:44:29 PM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: La Enchiladita

ENFORCEMENT, NOT IMPEACHMENT

"My opinion: Reckless talk about impeaching the President does nothing to remedy the problem of the illegal invasion, or to secure the borders. Please do not bring negative attention to our cause and our thread by doing so."

What other course of action do Voters have when the President refuses to obey his Oath of Office except impeachment? He swore to obey and protect the Constitution. The only way to do that in a God fearing, law abiding nation is to enforce our laws and he is not doing that.

The choice is his.


50 posted on 05/10/2006 3:45:03 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Immigration Control and Border Security -The jobs George W. Bush doesn't want to do.)
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