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  • How much news has the Obama administration successfully suppressed?

    05/21/2013 8:22:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 05/21/2013 | Philip Klein
    On the heels of news that the Obama administration Department of Justice was spying on reporters at the Associated Press, Monday brought the startling disclosure by the Washington Post that the DOJ had also targeted Fox reporter James Rosen for surveillance in an effort to plug up leaks. Additionally, the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza obtained the full application for a search warrant of Rosen’s personal email account, in which the DOJ accused him of being “an aider and abettor and/or co-conspirator.” As Lizza put it, “Rosen was not charged with any crime, but it is unprecedented for the government, in...
  • Border Patrol Agent Killed; Another Wounded (October 2, 2012 at Naco, Arizona)

    10/02/2012 8:42:48 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 8 replies
    Fox 5 San Diego ^ | October 2, 2012 | CNN Wire Staff
    <p>NACO, Ariz. -- A Border Patrol agent was shot and killed near Naco, Arizona, on Tuesday, the agency said. Another agent sustained injuries that are not considered life-threatening, said Brent Cagen, a Border Patrol spokesman.</p> <p>The shootings happened in the southeastern part of the state, near the Mexican border.</p>
  • Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Obama

    12/12/2011 4:13:36 PM PST · by shield · 15 replies
    Office of the Governor of Texas Rick Perry ^ | 12th December 2011 | Governor Rick Perry-Press Release
    Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Obama Administration’s Decision to Slash Number of National Guard troops at U.S.-Mexico Border Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement regarding the Obama Administration's decision to cut the number of National Guard troops at the U.S.-Mexico border: "President Obama's decision to slash the number of National Guard troops patrolling and securing our southern border is proof that this administration has no intention to truly secure the border or listen to the American citizens, communities and law enforcement who care about border security and public safety. "After spending billions on failed federal stimulus and...
  • Tucson Border Crime Funding Left Out by Arizona Senate

    03/19/2011 4:43:28 PM PDT · by usalady · 3 replies
    AllVoices ^ | March 17, 2011 | Martha
    Tucson and Pima County have been left out of funding to fight border crime by the Arizona Senate.
  • McCaul Presses Border Patrol Chief On Virtual Fence, National Guard Troops

    09/18/2009 7:03:15 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 5 replies · 311+ views ^ | 09/18/2009 | Staff
    WASHINGTON – Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX 10) pressed the head of the U.S. Border Patrol for a more rapid response to security concerns along the U.S.-Mexico border, particularly in Texas. The Department of Homeland Security’s SBInet includes technology for a virtual fence to secure America’s borders. However, the technology will not be online in Texas until at least 2014. Meanwhile, the state’s request for 1,000 National Guard troops to help patrol the border has gone unanswered by the Obama administration. “My constituents and the American people want this done and they don’t want to wait five years to see this...
  • Mexican authorities uncover border tunnel into San Diego County

    06/23/2007 11:07:51 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 36 replies · 894+ views
    North County Times/The Californian ^ | Saturday, June 23, 2007 | North County Times/The Californian
    Mexican authorities uncover border tunnel into San Diego County By: North County Times wire services - SAN DIEGO - Mexican authorities have discovered an unfinished cross-border tunnel that extends 31 feet into San Diego County, federal officials announced today. The passageway, discovered yesterday morning, originates in Baja California and is located south of the intersection of Via de la Amistad and Enrico Fermi Drive and about a half-mile east of the Otay Mesa Port of Entry, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials. So far, U.S. Border Patrol agents have not discovered access to the tunnel on the U.S....
  • Kidnapped child's body found near Mexican border city

    05/16/2005 1:35:50 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 17 replies · 1,065+ views
    Corpus Christi Caller-Times ^ | May 15, 2005 | AP
    CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico- The body of a kidnapped 7-year-old girl has been found in a desert area near this border city, police said. The secretary-general of the state government, Fernando Rodriguez, told reporters late Sunday that the body of Airis Estrella Rodriguez Pando was discovered shortly after midnight Sunday morning at a wood and cardboard shack about 20 miles south of Ciudad Juarez. Juarez is across the border from El Paso, Texas. Her parents had reported her missing on May 2. State officials said evidence indicated the girl had been sexually molested and killed by blows to the head. She...
  • Tribe to host hearing on border issues - Tancredo to attend (Sells, AZ)

    03/09/2003 1:05:17 PM PST · by madfly · 25 replies · 321+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | March 8, 2003 | Jonathan J. Higuera
    Tribe to host hearing on border issues If you go What: Congressional hearing When: Monday, 10 a.m. Where: Tohono O'odham tribal offices in Sells How to get there: From Tucson, take Ajo Way to Arizona 86. Travel 60 miles to Sells. Once there, take the business loop and follow the signs to the Tribal Council Chambers. For more information, call the chamber at (520) 383-2028. By Jonathan J. Higuera ARIZONA DAILY STAR The Tohono O'odham Nation will host a hearing Monday at which three U.S. congressmen will hear testimony about the growing problem of drug smugglers and illegal border...

    10/02/2002 5:08:14 PM PDT · by madfly · 4 replies · 282+ views ^ | 2-10-2002 | John MacCormack
    As Texas state inspectors reviewed files Tuesday during a surprise office visit, the operators of AAA-Alamo Adoption Agency denied buying babies or targeting pregnant women in Mexico. "We do not buy babies from anyone. We do not solicit clients from Mexico. We cannot work with clients who are not in this country," said Juanita Gray, an agency worker and daughter of co-owner Eleanor Gray. In their first interview since the Sept. 15 arrest of an agency employee in Laredo on charges of baby-buying and smuggling undocumented immigrants, the Grays and their attorney Dan Bass said they are the victims...

    08/11/2002 8:25:30 AM PDT · by madfly · 28 replies · 253+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Aug. 11, 2002 | By Tim Steller
    By Tim Steller ARIZONA DAILY STAR EJIDO LOPEZ MATEOS, Sonora - National Park Service Ranger Kris Eggle was rushing toward a gunman hidden in bushes, just north of the Mexican border, when a burst of gunfire from the bushes cut him down, witnesses and officials said. A few minutes later, the gunman moved several yards from his hiding place and was spotted by Mexican officers, who unleashed a barrage of gunfire from the south side of the border, witnesses said. The gunman died right away, and Eggle died soon after, before an emergency helicopter arrived. American officials said Saturday...