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  • Minutemen Are Heroes (Citizens Can Make A Real Difference Alert)

    04/07/2005 10:14:56 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 71 replies · 2,199+ views ^ | 04/08/05 | Joseph Farah
    It sounded like a crackpot idea to the political and cultural elite. Hundreds of citizens, angry about the effects of illegal immigration on our country, would travel down to the Mexican border and do something about it. The Minuteman Project would attract kooks, said the naysayers. It would encourage racism, they moaned. It would be divisive, others whined. It would provoke violence, some claimed. It would be vigilantism, cried some, including the president of the United States. Now that we've seen the Minuteman Project in action, we all know it did none of those things. What it did was shut...
  • Beyonce's band foils mugging

    03/03/2004 9:40:45 AM PST · by NativeNewYorker · 23 replies · 209+ views
    upi via bloomberg no url | 3/3/4
    PALM BEACH, Fla., March 3 (UPI) -- Pop star Beyonce Knowles' band helped capture an alleged mugger of a 91-year-old man in Palm Beach County, Fla., it was reported Wednesday. Three members of the band and a drug store employee chased the suspect Tuesday and held him for police, the Palm Beach Post reported. Police said Malcolm Clemons approached Reynold Caleen with a knife. He tried to pull the great-grandfather from his car and grabbed his wallet, police said. Caleen fought back, knocking the knife out of Clemons' hands. Clemons jumped into the car and tried to drive away, but...
  • Leahy won't try to block medals for NYC firefighters, police killed on Sept. 11

    04/12/2002 12:49:14 PM PDT · by be-baw · 16 replies · 204+ views
    New Jersey Online ^ | April 12, 2002 | The Associated Press
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he won't block legislation to award the Presidential Medal of Valor to New York City firefighters and police officers who died Sept. 11.</p> <p>Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said Friday he still has concerns that procedures for choosing recipients were not followed but will allow the committee to consider the measure.</p>