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'No Amnesty' Is Cry at D.C. Immigration Protest
Washington Post; Page B01 ^ | Monday, April 23, 2007 | Pamela Constable

Posted on 04/23/2007 9:27:17 AM PDT by BufordP


Hugh Hollar of Herndon, left, and Wes Young of Bordentown, N.J., listen to speeches at the rally, which urged a crackdown on illegal immigrants. (Photos By Melina Mara -- The Washington Post)
The small but fervent crowd of protesters recited the Pledge of Allegiance and hummed along to "God Bless America." They hoisted neatly lettered placards that portrayed the United States as under siege. They cheered lustily as a parade of speakers, jabbing fingers toward the White House, demanded action to secure U.S. borders, enforce its laws and make English its official language.

Many in the group of about 400 people had flown in from California and Arizona to join the rally in Lafayette Square yesterday against illegal immigration and to energize themselves for a week of lobbying on Capitol Hill as Congress begins to grapple once more with the volatile theme of immigration reform.

"We are certainly a nation of immigrants, but much more important, we are a nation of laws," T.J. Bonner, a U.S. Border Patrol agent, told the assembly. "What is happening on the border is anarchy. Millions are crossing over, reaping our benefits, taking our jobs, and the government is not doing a damn thing about it."


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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; bordersecurity; illegalimmigration; illegals; immigration
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The photo above is me. No one interviewed me, asked for my name or where I was from. My name is NOT Hugh Holler and I'm not from Herndon.

BTW, the photographer also "inexplicably" clipped off the left side and bottom of my poster. It reads, "THEY ARE NOT ILLEGALS. THEY'RE UNDOCUMENTED VOTERS!"


Hold Their Feet to the Fire rally, Washington DC, April 22-25.

1 posted on 04/23/2007 9:27:25 AM PDT by BufordP
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To: 1 Olgoat; 103198; 10Ring; 11Bush; 1stbn27; 2ndClassCitizen; 2SterlingConservatives; 2yearlurker; ...

DC Chapter ping


2 posted on 04/23/2007 9:32:00 AM PDT by BufordP (Had Mexicans flown planes into the World Trade Center, Jorge Bush would have surrendered.)
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To: BufordP

This is timely as the congress is currently trying to slip the “Dream Act” amnesty bill while nobody is watching.

The MSM is going stealth on coverage about the Dream Act which is a PURE amnesty bill now pending.


3 posted on 04/23/2007 9:33:55 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: BufordP

Now there’s another reason for me to travel down to DC.


4 posted on 04/23/2007 9:34:52 AM PDT by wastedyears (To a liberal, "feeling safe" is far more important than "being safe" Credit to TruthShallSetYouFree)
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To: BufordP
T.J. Bonner, a U.S. Border Patrol agent
 
Unfortunately, T.J. likely cost himself a job.  At bare minimum he'll be manning the Ops desk on the 2300-0700 shift.

Owl_Eagle

If what I just wrote made you sad or angry,
it was probably just a joke.

5 posted on 04/23/2007 9:36:15 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: longtermmemmory

What’s that?


6 posted on 04/23/2007 9:37:47 AM PDT by wastedyears (To a liberal, "feeling safe" is far more important than "being safe" Credit to TruthShallSetYouFree)
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To: BufordP
My kid flew from Ventura CA to be a part of this.

Yes, I am a proud papa.


Crusader Bumper Sticker

7 posted on 04/23/2007 9:42:15 AM PDT by Mad Dawg (Jesus loves me, this I know, for his Mother tells me so. (and the Church and the Bible too))
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To: BufordP

I trust you’re planning to share that information with the Washington Post.


8 posted on 04/23/2007 9:42:41 AM PDT by nina0113
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To: BufordP

Did you call them on it??
But, you know the MSM self serving!!
Your a fourfer!!
[Mrs T]


9 posted on 04/23/2007 9:44:55 AM PDT by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: BufordP

The WaPo said that there were only 400 of you there..

How many were there really?

Friends from TN are in DC for this rally...


10 posted on 04/23/2007 9:48:09 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Owl_Eagle
He's now the President of National Border Patrol Council. That's the union that represents the Border Patrol nonsupervisory agents.
11 posted on 04/23/2007 9:50:02 AM PDT by BufordP (Had Mexicans flown planes into the World Trade Center, Jorge Bush would have surrendered.)
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To: wastedyears
What's that?

See this thread:

For young undocumented immigrants, 'Dream Act' offers avenue to success (AMNESTY SNEAK! alert)

12 posted on 04/23/2007 9:50:08 AM PDT by DumpsterDiver
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To: BufordP
PONG from your compatriot from the SC Chapter!!!

BUMP,BUMP,BUMP!!!

free dixie,sw

13 posted on 04/23/2007 9:53:41 AM PDT by stand watie ("Resistance to tyrants is OBEDIENCE to God." - T. Jefferson, 1804)
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To: BufordP
PONG from your compatriot from the SC Chapter!!!

BUMP,BUMP,BUMP!!!

free dixie,sw

14 posted on 04/23/2007 9:53:45 AM PDT by stand watie ("Resistance to tyrants is OBEDIENCE to God." - T. Jefferson, 1804)
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To: BufordP
PONG from your compatriot from the SC Chapter!!!

BUMP,BUMP,BUMP!!!

free dixie,sw

15 posted on 04/23/2007 9:53:45 AM PDT by stand watie ("Resistance to tyrants is OBEDIENCE to God." - T. Jefferson, 1804)
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To: BufordP
BTW, the photographer also "inexplicably" clipped off the left side and bottom of my poster.

If you have a photo that DOES show the full scene, it would be interesting to circulate them as a side-by-side to show that Melina Mara or WP did not show the full scene.
16 posted on 04/23/2007 9:53:55 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: nina0113; trooprally

Why bother correcting them. I wouldn’t give them my name anyway. I only mention it because it shows their inattention to accuracy.


17 posted on 04/23/2007 9:53:56 AM PDT by BufordP (Had Mexicans flown planes into the World Trade Center, Jorge Bush would have surrendered.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

I’m not very good at estimating crowd size. 400-600 I suppose.


18 posted on 04/23/2007 9:55:27 AM PDT by BufordP (Had Mexicans flown planes into the World Trade Center, Jorge Bush would have surrendered.)
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To: TomGuy

These were from yesterday. Please share.
http://s164.photobucket.com/albums/u25/tsawwassen/?start=all


19 posted on 04/23/2007 9:56:46 AM PDT by BGHater (“Every little bit of good I may do, let me do it now for I may not come this way again.”)
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To: BufordP
My point excatly!! They are in for they story not the truth!!

[Mrs T]

20 posted on 04/23/2007 10:02:25 AM PDT by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: longtermmemmory; HiJinx; Czar; janetgreen; B4Ranch; Robert Drobot; All

Actually the ‘dream act’ has graduated to the “STRIVE Act of 2007’, which is the name for the Guiterez/Flake amnesty bill.

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?c110:1:./temp/~c110FjADMk::

Just a snip:

SEC. 125. UNITED STATES-MEXICO BORDER ENFORCEMENT REVIEW COMMISSION.

(a) Establishment of Commission-

(1) IN GENERAL- There is established an independent commission to be known as the United States-Mexico Border Enforcement Review Commission (referred to in this section as the `Commission’)

(b) Duties- The Commission shall review, examine, and make recommendations regarding border enforcement policies, strategies, and programs, including recommendations regarding—

(1) the protection of human and civil rights of community residents and migrants along the international border between the United States and Mexico;

(2) the adequacy and effectiveness of human and civil rights training of enforcement personnel on such border;

(3) the adequacy of the complaint process within the agencies and programs of the Department that are employed when an individual files a grievance;

(4) the effect of the operations, technology, and enforcement infrastructure along such border on the—

(A) environment;

(B) cross border traffic and commerce; and

(C) the quality of life of border communities;

(5) State and local law enforcement involvement in the enforcement of Federal immigration law;

(6) the adequacy of detention standards and conditions, and the extent to which the standards and conditions are enforced; and

(7) any other matters regarding border enforcement policies, strategies, and programs the Commission determines appropriate.


21 posted on 04/23/2007 10:07:24 AM PDT by AuntB (" It takes more than walking across the border to be an American." Duncan Hunter)
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To: BufordP

Jimmy Valentine’s other brother might like to use Hugh Hollar as an alias.

Well at least there’s a picture of BufordP holding a BufordP designed and built sign at long last.


22 posted on 04/23/2007 10:11:43 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (Jane Fonda was type cast in the movie "Klute")
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To: DumpsterDiver

Thanks FRiend

No amnesty for illegals.


23 posted on 04/23/2007 10:14:57 AM PDT by wastedyears (To a liberal, "feeling safe" is far more important than "being safe" Credit to TruthShallSetYouFree)
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To: BufordP

I hope more than 400 show up next time. I know I am one to talke being over here, but if I was in the states I would have liked to attend. I appreciate the 400, but this is not even on Fox News from what I gather so far. Only been watching for about two hours so far.


24 posted on 04/23/2007 10:17:20 AM PDT by napscoordinator (.)
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To: BufordP
I knew I'd read his name somewhere before.
 
That's damn good news, he's definitely a fella who knows how to go to war with management.

Owl_Eagle

If what I just wrote made you sad or angry,
it was probably just a joke.

25 posted on 04/23/2007 10:18:30 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: wastedyears
The DREAM ACT is every illegal alien's wet dream. It's anti-American, it's treasonous IMO. Any politician voting for it should not be re-elected.

This DREAM ACT would encourage millions more third world welfare recipients to flood our borders, and we have no one in this administration who will lift a finger to stop the flood.

26 posted on 04/23/2007 10:18:44 AM PDT by janetgreen
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To: BufordP

Was the photographer playing games here?
Hugh Holler = You holler?


27 posted on 04/23/2007 10:21:35 AM PDT by Bigg Red (You are either with us or with the terrorists.)
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To: Bigg Red; BufordP
Was the photographer playing games here? Hugh Holler = You holler?

Having heard Buford in action, I'd say you might be right about the reporter's intent. :-)

28 posted on 04/23/2007 10:29:40 AM PDT by JoyjoyfromNJ (Psalm 121)
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To: Bigg Red

Could be. My thoughts too.


29 posted on 04/23/2007 10:40:51 AM PDT by BufordP (Had Mexicans flown planes into the World Trade Center, Jorge Bush would have surrendered.)
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To: Bigg Red; JoyjoyfromNJ

But this is one of those times I did NOT holler. Hardly said a word. Just clapped every now and then.


30 posted on 04/23/2007 10:42:43 AM PDT by BufordP (Had Mexicans flown planes into the World Trade Center, Jorge Bush would have surrendered.)
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To: BGHater

Great pictures with too many good slogans. I think I’ll send them along to my congress critters. Thanks.


31 posted on 04/23/2007 10:58:45 AM PDT by IM2MAD
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To: TomGuy

Click on this pic for more. Look for another sign I made of a two-faced Hillary.

32 posted on 04/23/2007 11:01:36 AM PDT by BufordP (Had Mexicans flown planes into the World Trade Center, Jorge Bush would have surrendered.)
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To: BufordP
I believe the WaPo photoshopped your sign. McCain’s head it more vertical and the “...S.” of the word ‘illegals’ should be close to his chin.

Can’t trust anything any more.

[Mr] T

33 posted on 04/23/2007 11:22:07 AM PDT by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: BufordP
Not only did the WaPo get your name wrong, purposely or with gross negligence, but they also reported as follows:

several speakers drew cheers when they praised the U.S. Border Patrol, including several agents who are in prison on charges of killing illegal immigrants. [emphasis added]

Am I wrong to guess that the Border Patrol agents who were cheered were those in prison for shooting a Mexican drug smuggler and he was not killed?

34 posted on 04/23/2007 11:26:52 AM PDT by BillF (Fight terrorists in Iraq & elsewhere, instead of waiting for them to come to America!)
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To: BillF

You are correct. No one was killed regarding Ramos, Compean, and Hernandez:

http://www.amw.com/features/feature_story_detail.cfm?id=1408

http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=51417


35 posted on 04/23/2007 11:52:46 AM PDT by BufordP (Had Mexicans flown planes into the World Trade Center, Jorge Bush would have surrendered.)
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To: wastedyears
Now there’s another reason for me to travel down to DC.

You know, not talking about you but it would be nice if every day working class men and women could drop everything and bus down to D.C. to join the protest to make up the large crowds but unlike the socialist Dims and their anti-American enablers I'm not lucky enough to have someone to pay my way to go and house and feed me while there.

36 posted on 04/23/2007 11:56:29 AM PDT by Ron H.
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To: BufordP

Hey BufordP!

Consider many of us FReepers are with you in spirit! Everyone, please urge your representatives to support Duncan Hunter’s HR 1756. which would force Mexican transport vehicles to abide by the same rules and regs as domestic transport vehicles. Protect American drivers and pedestrians! Curb the influx of illegal immigrants! Stop drug running! Make your voices heard!!!!


37 posted on 04/23/2007 12:07:22 PM PDT by Paperdoll ( Duncan Hunter '08)
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To: BufordP; StarFan; RaceBannon

An FYI ping.


38 posted on 04/23/2007 12:16:56 PM PDT by Dutchy
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To: BufordP

GOOD JOB BufordP!! I see you have a new name too. FUNNY!

Yes, they cut away part of the sign and may have had to cut out part of the writing too. Letters were very near his face in the bottom left corner. It was definitely to REMOVE the message!

Wish I could be there to STAND WITH YOU!


39 posted on 04/23/2007 12:36:04 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: BufordP; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...

Ping!


40 posted on 04/23/2007 1:12:30 PM PDT by HiJinx (Ask me about Troop Support...)
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To: BufordP

I was about to ask if Mullah P had changed his name to Hugh Holler.


41 posted on 04/23/2007 1:48:27 PM PDT by nerdwithamachinegun (All generalizations are wrong.)
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To: trooprally

I believe the WaPo photoshopped your sign.

&&&&

I believe you are right!


42 posted on 04/23/2007 1:57:39 PM PDT by maica (America will be a hyperpower that's all hype and no power -- if we do not prevail in Iraq)
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To: BufordP

I just checked and Hugh A Hollar (senior and junior) do live in Herndon. I wonder how either one ‘feels’ about being identified as the person holding your sign.


43 posted on 04/23/2007 2:01:26 PM PDT by maica (America will be a hyperpower that's all hype and no power -- if we do not prevail in Iraq)
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To: longtermmemmory

This bill would be a disaster.


44 posted on 04/23/2007 2:46:22 PM PDT by Dante3
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To: DumpsterDiver
Holy smokes! I could have FReeped all day without seeing that. Can I sue the federal government for giving me an ulcer? LOL!
45 posted on 04/23/2007 2:47:10 PM PDT by NRA2BFree (DUNCAN HUNTER FOR PRESIDENT IN 2008! HE IS A TRUE CONSERVATIVE!!)
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To: BufordP

BUMP


46 posted on 04/23/2007 2:57:38 PM PDT by Dante3
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To: BufordP

But this is one of those times I did NOT holler. Hardly said a word. Just clapped every now and then.

^^^
:-)

You know, the more I think about this the more annoyed I get by the photographer’s arrogance. I hope that you will get in touch with someone like McCaslin, who might be willing to follow up on this. As someone else commented, this is emblematic of the WaPo’s interest in accuracy.


47 posted on 04/23/2007 3:14:22 PM PDT by Bigg Red (You are either with us or with the terrorists.)
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To: BufordP

That may be small, but if there are 20 liberal protestors, the media here will cover it as if a hundred thou showed up.


48 posted on 04/23/2007 3:18:32 PM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: AuntB

It should be retitled the “Coddle Illegal Aliens Act of 2007”.


49 posted on 04/23/2007 4:12:05 PM PDT by Czar ( StillFedUptotheTeeth@Washington)
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To: HiJinx

Bttt!


50 posted on 04/23/2007 5:16:06 PM PDT by TheLion (How about "Comprehensive Immigration Enforcement," for a change)
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