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  • Why has Mike Huckabee turned to something akin to the plague by some on FR?

    11/28/2007 1:52:17 PM PST · by Dane · 399 replies · 582+ views
    FR postings | November 28, 2007 | Dane
    It's amazing, Mike Huckabee is one of the few politicians who would give the time of day to FR, Gov. Huckabee's Thank you Letter to FReeper and yet by some on FR they in mindless hyperbolic posts basically compare him to the plague. JMO, some FReepers prove the axioms of "fair weather friends" and "no good deed goes unpunished" and also "watch your back", very true.
  • Employers: Let workers stay (illegals)

    11/28/2007 11:13:26 AM PST · by Dubya · 109 replies · 353+ views
    Star-Telegram ^ | ANNA M. TINSLEY
    Larry Durrett knows from his experience as an owner of businesses in Fort Worth that it's not always easy to fill jobs at fast-food restaurants. But if 12 million workers -- the number of illegal immigrants estimated to be in the United States -- suddenly leave the work force, the fallout would be dramatic, Durrett said. "I hear people say we should send those people back to where they came from," said Durrett, president of Jacksonville-based Southern Multifoods and owner of about 30 Taco Bells and KFC restaurants in Fort Worth. "We can't. We'd shut down." Durrett and others --...
  • Christian leaders ask for Muslim forgiveness

    11/26/2007 7:49:41 PM PST · by camerakid400 · 229 replies · 1,311+ views
    Christian leaders ask for Muslim forgiveness The signers are a veritable who's who of Christian leaders in the United States. And there's nothing essentially wrong with such a gesture: no community has a monopoly on evil, or is entirely free from it. But it is singularly unfortunate in this instance, since Muslim groups worldwide have never, in any context, offered a similar gesture. Where are the apologies for the jihad conquests and dhimmitude? They will, most assuredly, not be forthcoming. From the Khaleej Times (thanks to all who sent this in): ABU DHABI—Peaceful relations between Muslims and Christians stand as...
  • 26 immigrants let go in Eagle Co.-Deputies: Federal agency failed to pick up illegal immigrants

    11/22/2007 10:52:39 AM PST · by BGHater · 19 replies · 152+ views
    Vail Daily ^ | 21 Nov 2007 | Steve Lynn
    EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado — More than two dozen illegal immigrants have been let go since Friday because federal immigration agents failed to respond to calls to pick them up, Eagle County sheriff’s deputies said. Eagle County sheriff’s deputies talked to two vans of illegal immigrants Friday and another van was pulled over Sunday on Interstate 70. The majority of the people, who said they were illegal immigrants, were let go after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement either said the agency was not available or did not respond to calls to pick them up, sheriff’s deputies said. Immigration and Customs had...
  • Irving mayor surprised by feds' change (tx illegals)

    11/21/2007 10:56:24 AM PST · by Dubya · 39 replies · 205+ views
    Star-Telegram ^ | PATRICK McGEE
    Federal immigration authorities have laid down new guidelines that will reduce the number of suspected illegal immigrants handed over from cities like Irving for possible deportation. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Dallas e-mailed a set of guidelines to the Irving Jail asking officials not to refer suspected illegal immigrants to them if they were arrested for a Class C misdemeanor. Because of that change, the number of suspects Irving turns over to ICE could drop by 60 percent, city officials said. "We are surprised by this action," Irving Mayor Herbert Gears said. "In fact, we cannot imagine how the...
  • DHS sues Illinois for blocking immigrant crackdown [Blago]

    09/24/2007 4:38:36 PM PDT · by lonewacko_dot_com · 13 replies · 129+ views
    Tribune ^ | 9/24/07 | Frank James
    The Homeland Security Department is suing Illinois to undo a new state law the federal agency says would make it more difficult to enforce the nation's immigration laws. The law is an amendment to Illinois's “Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act" which would make it impossible, says Homeland Security, for employers to participate in a voluntary federal program many currently use to verify whether new employees are legally entitled to work in the U.S...
  • Fox News Debate Won By Ron Paul Despite Ridicule

    09/07/2007 8:29:47 AM PDT · by rface · 143 replies · 2,620+ views
    Legal Newswire ^ | September 07, 2007 | Legal Newswire: Law Fuel
    The Legal Newswire - It is obvious that, after seeing the Fox News Debates on Sept. 5th, 2007, the mainstream media and GOP see Ron Paul as enough of a threat to stop ignoring him, and to start ridiculing him. From using a split screen to show Giuliani smirking as Ron Paul answers his questions, to the background chuckles as he is asked questions, Ron Paul has apparently become the butt of an inside joke. However, with a 33% win in the post-debate poll, it is Ron Paul who should be laughing. Of course, Sean Hannity could not resist making...
  • Groups try to block federal crackdown on illegal workers

    08/31/2007 6:13:03 AM PDT · by cryptotech · 15 replies · 839+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Aug. 31, 2007 | MICHELLE MITTELSTADT
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, ACLU and others are warning of major disruptions when the federal government launches an illegal immigration crackdown next week with a flurry of letters notifying employers that some of their workers have suspect Social Security numbers.
  • Feds Detain Man After Judge Releases Him {Montgomery County Liberian immigrant child molester}

    08/29/2007 11:52:13 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 32 replies · 1,203+ views
    WTOP Radio ^ | August 27, 2007 | Kate Ryan
    ROCKVILLE, Md. - A Rockville man previously accused of sexually assaulting two little girls, one just 18-months-old, would have left court a free man Monday if federal officials didn't step in. Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy says 23-year-old Mahamu Kanneh was being held on a federal detainer by ICE despite the fact that a Montgomery County judge ordered Kanneh released on his own recognizance after a bond hearing Monday. During the hearing, Deputy State's Attorney Laura Chase argued that Kanneh still presents a danger to the community. Prosecutors are asking that the charges against Kanneh, nine counts of child...
  • University Of Michigan To Provide Muslims With Foot Baths

    08/29/2007 8:00:24 AM PDT · by markedmannerf · 81 replies · 1,930+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 08/29/07 | Andrea Billups
    DEARBORN, Mich. — Plans to construct two foot-washing stations continue at the University of Michigan at Dearborn amid concerns that such action would constitute an establishment of religion by the public university. The 8,700-student school near Detroit, which begins fall classes Tuesday, came under criticism in June when it announced that it would spend about $25,000 on the two foot-washing areas that were requested as an accommodation by a Muslim Student Association's task force. The foot baths come while the state is in a budget crisis and tuition and fees have risen at all of the state's public universities, up...

    08/28/2007 9:20:58 AM PDT · by NYer · 52 replies · 3,078+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | September 10, 2005 | Michelle Malkin
    Credit: ZombieTons of you are stunned, outraged, and sickened by the new Flight 93 Memorial, the “Crescent of Embrace.” I called the architect responsible for the redesign, Paul Murdoch of Los Angeles, yesterday for comment. He did not return my call, but he did speak with the Johnstown, Pa., Tribune Democrat, as quoted in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Neither Murdoch nor his supporters see any problem with the red crescent wrapped around the crash site near Shanksville, Pa., where 40 innocent people were murdered at the hands of Islamic terrorists: “This is not about any religion per se,” Murdoch said...
  • Huckabee: a Republican who can lead us back home

    08/22/2007 5:47:05 PM PDT · by Utah Girl · 48 replies · 1,023+ views
    Newsday ^ | 8/22/2007 | James Pinkerton
    Let's compare Mike Huckabee to some of the other presidential candidates. The former governor of Arkansas is not as rich or handsome as fellow Republican Mitt Romney, nor is he as heroic and tortured as John McCain. And he's certainly not as intense and operatic as Rudy Giuliani. As for the top Democrats, Huckabee is not nearly as careful and calculating as Hillary Rodham Clinton. Nor is he as dashing and Bobby Kennedy-like as Barack Obama. And he's nowhere near as shiny and pretty as John Edwards. And he certainly doesn't talk as much as Joe Biden. In an interview,...
  • Divisive debate echoes across U.S. [ILLEGALS]

    08/19/2007 10:06:46 AM PDT · by Dubya · 75 replies · 1,368+ views
    Star-Telegram Washington Bureau ^ | Aug. 19, 2007 | DAVE MONTGOMERY
    WASHINGTON -- The debate over illegal immigration has ceased in Congress, but almost nowhere else. Widespread concerns about the impact of illegal immigration on jobs, social services and national security continues to generate intense rhetoric. And some see a dark side emerging, evident in growing discrimination against Hispanics and a surge of xenophobia unseen since the last big wave of immigration in the early 20th century. "I don't think there's been a time like this in our lifetime," said Doris Meissner of the Migration Policy Institute and former commissioner of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. "Even though immigration is...
  • A Bridge to 'Moderate' Islam Is In Fact a Road to Hell

    08/07/2007 11:40:06 AM PDT · by Posting · 32 replies · 1,139+ views
    globalpolitician ^ | August 2007
    A Bridge to 'Moderate' Islam Is In Fact a Road to Hell Amil Imani - 8/8/2007 Islam is a religion of peace and the great majority of Muslims are not party to any plans and actions of the radicals’- so claim academic pundits, leftist journalists, and hired Islamic apologists. The incantation of these “authorities” is the lullaby that puts the people into a sleep of complacency. Complacency and appeasement on the part of the free world and those well-meaning, non-practicing Muslims, can only serve Islam. There is no chance for co-existence with Islam. All one needs to know is to...
  • Jesse Jackson's Anti-Gun Claims Unchallenged by the AP

    08/07/2007 11:23:24 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 17 replies · 922+ views ^ | 8/7/07 | Warner Todd Huston
    Once again the Associated Press give us more of its prosaic brand of "unfair and unbalanced" news with a Jesse Jackson anti-gun story that doesn't offer a single word to counter his propaganda, their report doesn't present even a hint that there is any "side" but the anti-gun position. We aren't shocked at this, of course, but it needs to be pointed out for the record nonetheless. Jackson faces a trial and possible jail time for his absurd June 23rd picketing of a gun shop in Riverdale, a suburb of Chicago. During the effort to disrupt the shop's business Jackson...
  • IDs for illegals draws no comment from Snow

    07/24/2007 4:28:27 AM PDT · by Man50D · 46 replies · 1,188+ views ^ | July 23, 2007
    Attempts by cities or other governments to sidestep federal policy and make their own provisions for illegal aliens won't get any attention from the White House, spokesman Tony Snow says. He said such efforts are not under the president's "purview." Snow was responding today to a question from Les Kinsolving, WND's correspondent at the White House. He asked about the president's reaction to local governments making their own decisions regarding immigration policy. "Reuters reports that New Haven, Conn., will begin issuing to illegal aliens city ID cards to allow them access to city programs and to open bank accounts. My...
  • Congress Fails To Adopt Lawsuit Guards (Flying Imams)

    07/20/2007 3:31:39 PM PDT · by blam · 33 replies · 1,187+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 7-20-2007
    Congress fails to adopt lawsuit guards WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- Protection from lawsuits for wrongly reporting suspicious behavior has failed to pass the U.S. Congress. The legislation was inspired by a suit brought by a group of Muslim imams who were removed from a U.S. Airways flight to Phoenix before it left Minneapolis last November, The Washington Times reported. Some passengers on the plane said they had seen the imams, behaving suspiciously by praying together before boarding. The imams, who were allowed to leave after several hours of FBI questioning, sued the airline, the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Airports Commission...
  • Houston immigration lawyer gets 4 years for visa fraud

    07/13/2007 7:50:05 PM PDT · by Dubya · 13 replies · 1,262+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | July 13, 2007 | SUSAN CARROLL
    A federal judge sentenced a Houston immigration lawyer to more than four years in prison Friday for her role in an elaborate Chinese visa fraud scheme. Yali Huang, 44, cried as she appealed to U.S. District Judge David Hittner moments before the sentencing. She was convicted of conspiracy and visa fraud in February after a two-and-a-half week jury trial that detailed a scheme to file false documents in support of temporary business visa and employment-based green card applications. "Nineteen years ago I came to this country to pursue the American dream," she said, standing before the judge in a green...
  • BBC admits to relations with Hamas--Johnston's kidnappers received $5 million & million bullets

    07/10/2007 1:53:52 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 32 replies · 2,116+ views
    National Review ^ | July 10, 2007 | Tom Gross
    That Hamas and the BBC have close relations isn’t exactly a revelation. See here and here, for example. But finally the BBC, the world’s biggest broadcaster, has itself admitted to being in touch with Hamas – the group that unlike other Islamic terror groups, has made a habit of deliberately targeting children (in school buses, bat mitzvah birthday parties, pizzerias filled with kids and so on). A senior BBC executive has confirmed that the BBC held private meetings with Hamas – whose gunmen usually wear ski masks to hide their identity – in the days leading up to the release...
  • Even In Defeat, The Elite Keep Insults Coming

    07/04/2007 12:26:18 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 41 replies · 1,919+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | 4 July 2007 | Thomas Sowell
    With the White House, the leaders of both political parties and the media all solidly behind the "comprehensive" immigration "reform" bill, how could it be stopped in the Senate, as it was last week? The people stopped it. That is what democracy is all about. When members of Congress began to be deluged with angry letters, phone calls and e-mails from their constituents, they knew the game was over — and that their careers could be over if they didn't pay attention to what the voters were saying. This bill was an insult to people's intelligence from start to finish,...