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  • Defiant Knox sheriff to stack illegal immigrants 'like cordwood' in jail

    08/21/2013 10:22:16 AM PDT · by Jim Hill · 11 replies
    Knoxville News-Sentinel ^ | August 21, 2013 | News Sentinel staff
    KNOXVILLE — Knox County Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones on Wednesday denounced “an inept administration” that has declined his proposal to train local officers on enforcing federal immigration laws. “An inept administration is clearing the way for law breaking illegal immigrants to continue to thrive in our community and ultimately be allowed to reside in the United States. “I will continue to enforce these federal immigration violations with or without the help of U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE),” Jones said. “If need be, I will stack these violators like cordwood in the Knox County Jail until the appropriate federal agency...
  • 'Body parts everywhere' in Fallujah

    11/09/2004 12:02:26 PM PST · by pissant · 270 replies · 12,029+ views
    AFP ^ | 11/8/04 | staff
    "Body parts everywhere!" cries a US soldier as a shell crashes onto a group of suspected rebels in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, where a punishing torrent of firepower thundered down on Tuesday. More than 500 rounds of 155-millimetre Howitzer cannon shells have been fired on the besieged Sunni stronghold west of Baghdad since a US-Iraqi offensive to take control of the city started on Monday evening, said Sergeant Michael Hamby. Using a global positioning system, each shell is precision aimed and fired at insurgent spots, while unmanned reconnaisance aircraft check whether the target was hit and feed back the...