Skip to comments.DAY 8: Minuteman Caravan to D.C. - 7pm rally tonight in Greensboro, NC (Canceled!)
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.
God Bless and Protect America from all enemies!!
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.
I wish the guys would have stopped in Greenville, SC! it was on the way....sniff.
NC Bump, pass it along.
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."
We need to see more of this.
BTW - I wonder what became of the 76 illegals?
If it is President Bush, he should be impeached!
...And this from a Broken Glass Republican!
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
Should be interesting as this is an ethnically diverse section of town.
Thanks for providing the location. I didn't have it.
Perhaps the Minutmen can visit this company while they are in the area --- http://www.wehirealiens.com/employer.asp?id=3595
Thanks for the ping....
at work and SOOOOOO BUSY!
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 ...
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."
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.
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.
Thanks for the update. I couldn't get through to Lyman.
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
7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 11
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.
DID Lyman mention anything about our BIG HUG?
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!
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.
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.
Does anyone have a ranch in the area where people can meet?
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.
Bump. Rally Cancelled.
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."
"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.
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.
Thanks for pinging your peeps. :)
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...
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.
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 Bushs 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
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.
Please see post #27...anyone planning on attending this rally needs to know that it's been cancelled.
I'll match you a bump and raise you two bumps.....
Lyman was VERY nice!
It was so exciting to meet him and shake his hand!!!!!
Meeting other FReepers is just a tremendous ecperience!
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.!!!
Bump that! :)
I'll see your 3 Bumps and raise 3 Ts.
Why was the rally in Greensboro, N.C. cancelled? Rain?
I fold but not without placing another bump......
AMEN TO THAT!!!!!!
They couldn't find a venue. Apparently, they did not get the required permit.
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.
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