Skip to comments.“A Christmas Story” Director: Victim of an Illegal Alien
Posted on 12/26/2012 10:19:42 AM PST by montag813
Bob Clark, director of classic "A Christmas Story", and his son were killed by a drunk illegal alien on 4/4/2007.
by John Hill
Stand With Arizona
For many Americans, Christmas means something else besides faith, family, food (and presents). It means movies: It's a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Carol (pick one), Miracle on 34th Street.
Yesterday I myself watched a modern classic: A Christmas Story, the irreverent adaptation of Jean Shepherd's memoir of Christmas memories from childhood. Many of our readers also caught this extraordinary film (at least) once yesterday, as the cable network TBS shows it non-stop for 24 hours every year at Christmas.
But I watched with a heavy heart, as I remember that Bob Clark, the prolific director of this film, and his 22-year old son Ariel, were killed on April 4, 2007 - by 24-year old drunk driver Hector Velazquez-Nava, an illegal alien from Mexico. As news reports detailed it at the time:
The crash occurred on Pacific Coast Highway PCH between Sunset Boulevard and Temescal Canyon Road in Pacific Palisades when the GMC Yukon Velazquez-Nava was driving drifted into oncoming traffic and struck the elder Clark's 1997 Infiniti Q30 head-on. According to the District Attorney's Office, at the time of the crash, Velazquez-Nava had a blood-alcohol content of .24 percent -- three times the legal limit, and he did not have a license.Velazquez-Nava was sentenced to six years in prison after pleading no contest to two counts of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
And of course, as is so typical in these cases: he had been deported at least twice prior to killing the Clarks.
There is an epidemic of illegal alien crime across this nation. Whether it is the child rapes and assaults we hear about on a weekly basis (but the media does its best to ignore), murders of citizens, police and border agents, to the seemingly endless string of DUI deaths at the hands of illegals - almost all of whom had prior records yet remained in this nation.
In August 2010, Sister Denise Mosier - a Benedictine Nun (yes, just like The Sound of Music) was killed in Maryland by Carlos Montano a drunken illegal from Ecuador. Montano had been arrested two prior times on drunken-driving charges, and had previously been released by federal authorities.
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Illegal aliens from Mexico have killed, injured, robbed, ran over, knifed, shot, burglarized, swindled, and raped hundreds of thousands of Americans over the last 30 years...All aided and abetted by government at all levels.
Too bad the the wealthy elite running the U.S. government and those that hire these criminals have not been held criminally responsible.
In my opinion, if the government is not willing to exercise its responsibilities to protect its legal citizens, it is time for the citizenry to take care of the problem—permanently.
I wonder what kind of anti-DUI public service ads the government runs in Mexico, if any. It seems that drunk driving is almost a macho thing to do for Mexicans.
I watched Christmas Story yesterday. I’ll bet millions of people did. I bet about 5% of them have any idea that the guy who made it happen was murdered by an illegal alien.
What is so wrong, the illegals drinking and driving causing fatal accidents, do not have to worry about paying any kind of restitution for pain and suffering,medical bills, loss of quality of life, cost for replace car. When it’s the other way around and be it an American who hit somebody in the country illegally,illegals certainly become self righteous, demanding the America driver pay 100 % for everything. Go as far as filing lawsuits, demanding justice.This same attitide is not conveyed when it’s illegals who ruin lives through drinking and driving,hit and runs, fleeing from border agents, police.