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  • Dewhurst picks up endorsement from Ron Paul, Jerry Patterson

    05/09/2014 4:27:54 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 17 replies
    David Dewhurst picked up a pair of big endorsements ahead of the May 27 runoff election for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor. The endorsements came from former Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul and also Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson
  • MSNBC Guest Columnists Hint They'd Be Cool with Raising 'Age of Criminal Responsibility' to Say 25?

    01/08/2014 9:21:15 PM PST · by chessplayer · 53 replies
    "The New York State Legislature needs to Raise the Age of criminal responsibility, and they need to do it this year," demands the subheadline on MSNBC.com's landing page this afternoon for a story headlined, "Stop charging kids as adults." The column, co-authored by former NAACP president Ben Jealous and actress Rosario Dawson, promotes a push by the Citizens Committee for Children of New York [CCCNY] to change Empire State law so that minors aged 16 years old cannot be charged as adults. Jealous and Dawson don't disclose to what age they believe the age of criminal responsibility should be raised,...
  • Average Guest Speaker At IRS Conference Made More Than $9,000

    06/04/2013 3:27:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Andrew Kaczynski ^ | 6/4/13 | Buzz feed
    The IRS spent $135,350 on 15 guest speakers at a single conference in Anaheim, according to a report by the Treasury Inspector General’s report, released by the House Government Oversight Committee Tuesday. The report states that the IRS spent $50 million on such conferences between 2010 and 2012. The average speaker at the Anaheim conference made $9,000, according to a list of the 15 speakers. The IRS paid for the $4 million conference with unused funds originally intended to hire more enforcement personnel. A breakdown of spending from the report: • The IRS reported that it expended
  • Cops: Wedding guest tried to steal gifts

    09/02/2012 10:38:56 AM PDT · by rawhide · 10 replies
    myfoxny.com ^ | 9-2-12
    It's a story of "I do"s and don't's: Police say a guest at a Long Island wedding tried to make off with the couple's gifts. The 18-year-old was awaiting arraignment Sunday after being arrested on a grand larceny charge. He was at Larry and Joanna Williamson's wedding Saturday at West Sayville Country Club in Sayville. Suffolk County police say the maître d' got suspicious when he spotted the teen in the coat room, carrying a box full of envelopes that had been given to the couple. The maître d' alerted the bride. Police say the teen then ran to the...
  • NBC News Guest Calls Obama A Murderer

    06/03/2012 2:16:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/3/2012 | Mediaite
    Last Sunday, Up with Chris Hayes host Chris Hayes ignited significant outrage with his musings about the word “heroes.” This morning, Up panelist and national security reporter for The Nation Jeremy Scahill waded into controversial semantic waters by repeatedly accusing President Obama of “murder” through the administration’s use of drone strikes, which have killed an indeterminate number of civilians. Surprisingly, Scahill’s indictment of the President was challenged, not by Hayes, but by Redstate.com co-founder Joshua Treviño. The topic of discussion was the so-called “kill list” of suspected terrorists to be exterminated in drone strikes. Hayes began by trying to drill...
  • Illegal immigration bill repeal backer calls lawmakers who drafted it 'traitors' to Utah

    07/21/2011 11:31:22 AM PDT · by zippythepinhead · 8 replies
    The Deseret News ^ | 07/20/2011 | Dennis Romboy
    SALT LAKE CITY — A state Republican delegate behind the effort to repeal Utah's illegal immigration reform bill called drafters of the legislation "traitors" Wednesday. At the same news conference, Brandon Beckham basically demanded the GOP-controlled Utah Legislature repeal HB116 by Sept. 30. The bill would establish a guest worker program for undocumented immigrants in 2013. "Those who drafted this bill are traitors to Utah and they will be held accountable by voters in 2012," he said with Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, and Rep. Chris Herrod, R-Provo, and others standing behind him in the Capitol rotunda. Both lawmakers favor...
  • Guest to Bob Schieffer: “That’s a Bull$#*! Question,” Calls Americans Lazy, Obese

    11/28/2010 7:55:31 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    mediaite ^ | 11/28./10 | Matt Schneider
    Although the clip below from CBS’s Face The Nation is not as confrontational as the title to this post might suggest, it’s actually much funnier. Bob Schieffer annually hosts a roundtable in an attempt to bring together for an intellectual conversation four authors who wrote serious historical or political books. This year authors Ron Chernow (Washington: A Life), Arianna Huffington (Third World America), Edmund Morris (Colonel Roosevelt), and Bob Woodward (Obama’s Wars) participated in the thoughtful and sedate conversation, that is until a sound rarely, if ever, heard on a Sunday morning news show caught all viewers by surprise:
  • RNC fundraiser's special guest -- Breitbart

    07/26/2010 2:12:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies · 1+ views
    ms dnc ^ | 7/26/10 | Mark Murray
    Mark Murray writes: The liberal Web site Talking Points Memo is reporting that conservative provocateur Andrew Breitbart -- who posted the very misleading excerpt of Shirley Sherrod's address to the NAACP -- is set to participate in an August fundraiser with RNC Chairman Michael Steele. Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele has a party fundraising event coming up in August that is scheduled to feature a very special guest: Conservative media activist Andrew Breitbart, according to a copy of the invitation exclusively obtained by TPM.
  • Key Utah senator pushing for guest-worker cards

    07/20/2010 6:57:03 AM PDT · by Technoman · 12 replies · 2+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 7-20-2010 | Robert Gehrke
    A powerful Republican state senator said Monday he plans to sponsor legislation creating a one-of-a-kind Utah guest-worker card for immigrants. In doing so, Sen. Howard Stephenson will challenge federal authority as sole enforcer of immigration law and present a business-backed alternative to Arizona-style reform. “I believe the states have the power to regulate this a lot more than other people realize,” said Stephenson, who also heads the business-backed Utah Taxpayers Association.”We can have a legal guest-worker permit system in the state of Utah that would be regulated by the private sector at the cost of the employer and employee.”
  • Angry House Guest Causes Great Damage

    09/02/2007 7:21:58 PM PDT · by blam · 56 replies · 1,979+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 9-2-2007
    Angry house guest causes great damage STAR ISLAND, Fla., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- A house guest trashed a Florida multimillionaire developer's patio, causing $50,000 in damage -- and claiming she did it because he owes her money. Shakia Dasamon Mitchell, 26, met 50-year-old Thomas Kramer in an online chat room. Kramer told The Miami Herald he later invited Mitchell, of Dallas, to south Florida for the weekend, offering his Star Island mansion as a place to stay. Shortly after Mitchell arrived Aug. 24, she began arguing with Kramer at a nearby restaurant, saying he had promised her $10,000. Kramer claimed...
  • Father of Sen. Hillary Clinton's Guest Dies Before State of the Union Address

    01/23/2007 8:23:39 PM PST · by jdm · 35 replies · 1,852+ views
    FOX News ^ | Jan 23, 2007
    <p>WASHINGTON — A former New York policeman died Tuesday night as his 21-year-old son prepared to appear at the State of the Union address to symbolize the desperate health problems of some Sept. 11 workers.</p> <p>Cesar Borja, 52, had been in intensive care, breathing through a tube, at Mount Sinai Medical Center, awaiting a lung transplant.</p>
  • Jim Geraghty on "Voting to Kill" (Rush guest - 'silent majority will vote for national security')

    10/02/2006 5:10:52 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies · 1,597+ views
    Jim Geraghty on "Voting to Kill"October 2, 2006 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I'd like to welcome to the program Jim Geraghty from National Review Online. He has a blog called The Kerry Spot, TKS. It's just a brilliant body of work. During the campaign of 2004 it was cited often by me -- not stolen by me, but cited often by me -- on this program. Jim has a book out called Voting to Kill. It's been out since September 19th. He went out and interviewed a number of Americans about the issues on their minds as the midterm elections come...
  • Has YOUR Congressman signed the "Border Security FIRST" Pledge?

    07/07/2006 5:26:33 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 7 replies · 588+ views
    RightMarch ^ | 7-7-06 | William Greene
    Has YOUR Congressman signed the "Border Security FIRST" Pledge, to oppose ANY "immigration bill" that includes ANY "guest worker" or "path to citizenship" amnesty provisions? Doesn't he or she NEED to... NOW? Download the pledge: http://www.rightmarch.com/media/pledge.pdf Until the federal government is willing to enforce the immigration laws that are already on the books, Americans will be highly skeptical of any additional promises to enforce a new and deeply flawed approach -- and rightly so. If recent history is an accurate guide, so-called "guest worker" proposals will only encourage new tidal waves of illegal aliens -- and make America's uncontrolled and...
  • Bush pushes guest worker plan as Republicans duel

    07/05/2006 1:48:43 PM PDT · by markedmannerf · 38 replies · 825+ views
    ABC ^ | July 5 2006
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Wednesday vowed to keep working for immigration legislation including a guest worker program, as Republicans held dueling hearings to build support for rival bills. Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter assembled employers and sympathetic politicians to testify in Philadelphia about the country's dependence on the estimated 11 to 12 million illegal immigrants in the United States. Meanwhile, House Republican leaders convened a public hearing at a Border Patrol station in San Diego to highlight the need for stricter enforcement along the U.S. border with Mexico to prevent illegal immigrants entering the country. Bush took...
  • Response from Congressman Farr on immigration bill

    06/11/2006 10:43:32 AM PDT · by Technoman · 25 replies · 1,234+ views
    Response | 06-09-06 | Congressman Sam Farr
    Dear (Technoman) : Thank you for contacting me to share your views on immigration. This is an issue with strong feelings on both sides. I want you to know that I do not support illegal immigration, that I believe all persons should respect and honor our laws for admission to our country and I am grateful for the US Border Patrol and National Guard who regulate our borders to discourage lawbreakers. However, the fact is that 12 million undocumented immigrants reside in the United States . This issue will not go away. We cannot turn our backs on the matter...
  • Fort Campbell Fisher House opens, welcomes first guest

    06/09/2006 5:42:56 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 707+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Kelli Bland
    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (June 8, 2006) -- The Fort Campbell, Ky., Fisher House opened its doors June 6 to Soldiers and families in need of a place to stay during hospitalization at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital. The grand opening showcased the eight-family “comfort home” designed to give Soldiers and families a home away from home. The facility has private bedrooms and bathrooms with a shared kitchen, living and laundry room. There are now 35 Fishes Houses around the world. Each was built to honor the sacrifices of Soldiers and families for what they do for the country, said Arnold Fisher,...
  • Are black Americans being blackmailed to support illegal aliens' false civil rights claims?

    05/24/2006 10:03:23 AM PDT · by KevinNuPac · 4 replies · 683+ views
    Renew America ^ | May 22, 2006 | Kevin Fobbs
    Are black Americans being blackmailed to support illegal aliens' false civil rights claims? Kevin Fobbs May 22, 2006 On May 1st, hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens took to American streets to essentially blackmail America into supporting their alleged "civil rights" which sent up at least a half dozen red flags in the black community. I'm quite certain that thousands of black mothers and fathers — who, by the way, are here in this country legally — who are struggling to obtain a decent education, or affordable housing, or quality health care or a job to support their family just...
  • Black conservative leaders oppose alien 'amnesty' plan

    05/24/2006 3:39:25 AM PDT · by Sharks · 13 replies · 594+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | May 24, 2006 | Keyonna Summers
    Black leaders from across the country yesterday decried a guest-worker "amnesty" plan that would legalize millions of illegal aliens and threatened to sue the U.S. government if such legislation is passed. ----------------cut--------------------------------------------- Choose Black America is the second minority-based group created by the District-based Federation for American Immigration Reform that opposes illegal entry. FAIR last month helped create "You Don't Speak for Me," a national coalition of Hispanic Americans who oppose the idea of amnesty for illegal aliens and who spoke out against immigration rallies held recently. Leah Durant, a legal analyst for FAIR and a black activist in Virginia,...
  • Hastert May Block Version That Divides House GOP-Immigration Bill Expected To Pass Senate This Week

    05/24/2006 3:08:46 AM PDT · by Sharks · 44 replies · 1,001+ views
    washington post ^ | May 23, 2006 | Charles Babington
    Backers of President Bush's bid to revamp immigration laws scored another small victory in the Senate yesterday, but they are increasingly concerned about a House Republican policy that could block final agreement even if a bipartisan majority is within reach. Speaker J. Dennis Hastert's insistence that major legislation reach the House floor only if it appears to be backed by a "majority of the majority" could throw a high hurdle in front of efforts to reach a House-Senate compromise on immigration later this year, lawmakers said. Hastert (R-Ill.) has invoked the policy in blocking bills that appeared likely to win...
  • Black Americans Oppose Illegal Alien Amnesty; Urge Passage of Enforcement Only Bill in the Senate

    05/22/2006 7:23:21 PM PDT · by Sharks · 67 replies · 1,572+ views
    PRNewswire ^ | May 22,2006
    WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- As the U.S. Senate, with the backing of President Bush, rushes to complete work on a bill that grants amnesty to tens of millions of illegal aliens and opens the doors to millions more "guest workers," a new coalition of African American leaders is calling the proposal a "disaster for all Americans that will hit black citizens the hardest." The newly formed coalition of business, academic and community leaders, known as Choose Black America, will be holding their inaugural press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, May 23, to express...
  • Immigration Policy Hearing CSPAN2 (pro-guest worker,South Am Minister Testimony)

    05/03/2006 5:28:29 AM PDT · by longtermmemmory · 9 replies · 838+ views
    www.c-span.org ^ | May 3, 2006 | CSPAN2
    cspan 2 now. Saying the USA must accept internation migration This is foreign ministers giving the talking points of the DNC.
  • Pakistani-American Soldier guest at State of Union

    02/01/2006 4:48:55 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 778+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb 1, 2006 | Sgt. Kenneth Hall
    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Feb. 1, 2006) –“Our men and women in uniform are making sacrifices,” said President George W. Bush during his State of the Union address Jan. 31, and listening intently from the balcony with First Lady Laura Bush was wounded-in-action Soldier Sgt. Wasim Khan Khan, a native of Gilgat, Pakistan, is a patient at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Khan was wounded in Iraq while serving with the 1st Armored Division. He was a special guest at the State of the Union, nominated to attend by the secretary of the Army. “I got to meet both President...
  • A Clue to Solving Illegal Immigration Problem.

    11/30/2005 1:22:19 AM PST · by Bob Haran · 48 replies · 2,579+ views
    November 30, 2005 | Bob Haran
    Let's face it, our elected officials don't have a clue about how to reduce illegal immigration. After President Bush proposed a guest worker program in January 2004, he repeatedly has said, illegal border crossing must stop. He now says he is looking for an overall strategy to curb illegal immigration. Congress can't agree on what to do about illegal immigration. McCain, Kolbe, Flake and Ted Kennedy, want a guest worker program and also want to allow some undocumented immigrants to become legal residents, but they insist that is not an amnesty. Senator Jon Kyl wants illegal immigrants to go home,...
  • Cattle Wed in 2,000-Guest Thai Ceremony

    07/11/2005 3:27:05 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 29 replies · 2,505+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/11/05 | AP - Bangkok
    BANGKOK, Thailand - Farmer Amphol Wangboon was hesitant to give up his beloved Thong Khaow for marriage until he found her the perfect match and a dowry he couldn't refuse: truckloads of fresh grass, hay, maize and $2,400. So Thong Khaow and her new mate, Thong Kham — a pair of rare dwarf Brahman cattle — were married Sunday morning in a traditional Thai ceremony featuring a banquet for more than 2,000 human guests in central Sa Kaew province. The animals wore silk outfits and jasmine garlands. Other beasts, including goats, also attended the wedding. Amphol said Thong Kham's owner,...
  • The "Peoples Truth Forum" announces the following guest appearances:(5:15 EDT **TODAY** + more)

    07/11/2005 1:15:24 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 373+ views
    PEOPLE'S TRUTH FORUM.COM ^ | JULY 11, 2005 | JEFF EPSTEIN
    The "Peoples Truth Forum" is pleased to announce the following guest appearances: Date:Monday (7/11/05) - ****TODAY**** Time:5:15PM (EDT) Host: Linda Chavez Guest: Brigitte Gabriel Station:WMET 1160 (Washington, D.C.) Voice Streaming available at:http://wmet1160.com/artman/publish/ Date:Tuesday (7/12/05)***** TOMORROW**** Time:4:00 PM (EDT) Host:Joseph Farah (Wordnetdaily) Guest:Brigitte Gabriel Station:WND Radioactive Voice Streaming available at:http://www.goldenbroadcasters.com/ Date:Wednesday (7/13/05) Time:7:15PM (Eastern) Host: Kyal Guest:Brigitte Gabriel Station: K-Talk Voice streaming available at:http://www.k-talk.com/ns/Hosts.aspThursday (7/15/05) (Eastern) Host:Larry Pratt Guest: Robert Spencer Station: Multiple Voice Streaming: not available -see list of stations at:http://www.gunowners.org/radio.htm Biographical information for both guests available on our website. Special thanks to the talk show hosts, listed above, for...
  • Sean Hannity to Explode Hillary Clinton Book - (Ed Klein to be guest on Tuesday;radio + H&C, FNC)

    06/19/2005 9:33:04 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 32 replies · 1,589+ views
    NEWSMAX.COM ^ | JUNE 19, 2005 | Staff Writer
    NewsMax has learned that Edward Klein, the author of the controversial new book about Hillary Clinton will break his silence this Tuesday in exclusive interviews with Sean Hannity. The highly anticipated book that has outraged Hillary Clinton and her closest friends will be officially released that day. Klein’s first interview will be on Hannity’s nationally syndicated ABC Radio Network show - heard over 400 stations. Later Tuesday night, Klein will again be interviewed by Hannity on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity & Colmes” program. Expect fireworks from Hillary friend and Hannity co-host Alan Colmes. The book is so hot it has...
  • Man allegedly burns down home to get guests to leave

    05/31/2005 3:45:43 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 92 replies · 2,280+ views
    Sun Times ^ | 5-30-05 | AP
    A 46-year-old Kane County resident allegedly set his own home on fire in order to get two visitors to leave, police said. Dean Craig was charged with felony arson after allegedly splashing rubbing alcohol on the floor of the two-story home in Aurora Township and using a lighter to ignite the fire around 1 a.m. Sunday, the Kane County Sheriff's office said. When authorities arrived at Craig's home, which is owned by his mother, it was engulfed in flames, police said. Craig and his two guests were not injured. Craig allegedly had asked two visitors to leave, but when they...
  • Mike Rosen to guest host for Rush Limbaugh this Thursday Feb. 24th and Friday Feb. 25th

    02/21/2005 2:56:48 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 30 replies · 2,274+ views
    KOA 850am radio - Denver, CO ^ | February 21st, 2005 | KOA radio promo
    As advertised here locally on 850 am KOA here in Denver, Mike Rosen will be guest hosting for Rush Limbaugh this coming Thursday February 24th and Friday February 25th. Here is your chance to hear the best debater among radio talk show hosts anywhere in the USA. Mike Rosen is the best prepared most intelligent talk show host in the country. He'll take on anyone in a debate and you better show up with your facts in order. One of my favorite Mike Rosen columns: Why Party Trumps Person
  • Gingrich Hogwash - Green Card Guests

    01/12/2005 11:56:13 PM PST · by tallhappy · 51 replies · 926+ views
    1-12-05 | self
    Gingrich Hogwash Just a bit ago I heard one of those promos they do for radio shows and the bite was of Newt on KABC Los Angeles' McIntyre in the Morning. McIntyre asks Newt about the borders and Newt's answer was to this effect: there is a need for a guest worker green card program. Such a statement is hogwash because a green card means permanent resident. Guest workers would not be guests if they have a green card. Having a green card means one is not a guest. It means one lives here -- permanently. It means the holder...
  • Hotel Talks Set to Resume (Strike Possible While Visitors in Town for Inauguration)

    01/05/2005 8:16:12 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 1 replies · 255+ views
    WTOP ^ | 1/5/2005 | n/a
    Hotel Talks Set to Resume WASHINGTON (AP) - The clock is ticking toward the presidential inauguration, and with that in mind, both sides in the hotel workers contract dispute go back to the bargaining table Thursday. About 3,500 workers at 14 upscale D.C. hotels have been working without a contract since Sept. 15. The bellmen, housekeepers, cooks and others have voted to authorize a strike against the Hotel Association of Washington, D.C. That group represents properties including the Washington Hilton and the Marriott Wardman Park - both of which host inaugural balls later this month. It's been almost a month...
  • The Reynolds story (Mel Reynolds reportedly a personal guest of Bill Clinton at library)

    11/29/2004 5:52:22 PM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies · 2,085+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 11/24/04 | MICHAEL SNEED
    The Reynolds story... November 24, 2004 BY MICHAEL SNEED SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds was reportedly a personal guest of former President Bill Clinton at the dedication of his library in Little Rock, Ark., last week. *Background: During his final hours in office, Clinton commuted the jail sentence of Reynolds, who served 2-1/2 years in federal prison on charges of corruption and having sex with an underage girl. Reynolds petitioned for clemency so he could be reunited with his children, who he felt needed him desperately. Clinton concurred. *Foreground: Reynolds was accompanied by his son and namesake, 11-year...
  • Congressmen urge Bush to drop guest-worker plan

    11/17/2004 8:54:21 AM PST · by Ron H. · 191 replies · 4,958+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | November 17, 2004 | Jerry Seper
    The chairman of a House International Relations subcommittee yesterday urged the Bush administration to drop its proposed temporary guest-worker program and not "reward Mexican nationals living and working illegally in the United States" with legal status. "It is our hope that in future discussions with the Mexican government, you will encourage Mexico to do its part to address illegal immigration rather than encourage their citizens to illegally enter the U.S.," said Rep. Elton Gallegly, California Republican, who heads the subcommittee on terrorism, nonproliferation and human rights, in letters to Secretary of State Colin L. Powell and Homeland Security Secretary Tom...
  • "Veterans Nightmare" CARTOON featuring Hanoi Jane Fonda and John Kerry

    10/15/2004 12:18:05 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 12 replies · 2,040+ views
    IowaPresidentialWatch.com ^ | 10/15/2004 | IPWGOP
    "How can you expect our sons and daughters to follow you, when you condemned their fathers and grandfathers?" – America’s most-decorated living veteran George “Bud” Day, regarding John Kerry.   This is an email-able, copyright-ready graphic you can use in emails, on blogs, in flyers, on posters... anything that's noncommercial.
  • McCain discusses immigration (guest-worker proposals)

    06/29/2004 4:55:15 PM PDT · by take · 38 replies · 432+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 28, 2004 | AMANDA LEE MYERS
    McCain discusses immigration PHOENIX - The federal government has failed to address illegal immigration in the Southwest and needs to wake up, Sen. John McCain told Hispanic leaders Saturday. "It is in our national interest to bring the 8 to 12 million undocumented immigrants out of the shadows and allow them an opportunity to become citizens of this great nation," McCain said at the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza. The Washington-based civil rights group and political think tank dedicates itself to promoting Hispanic issues. McCain said federal policy and border enforcement have failed to alleviate the...
  • Businesses Praise Bush on Immigration

    01/18/2004 7:38:42 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 424 replies · 317+ views
    KATV ^ | Jan. 18, 2004 | AP
    Washington (AP) - The tourists who fill the indoor wave pool at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa each summer and vie for tables at the Hearth n' Kettle restaurants won't arrive for months. But Bill Catania, whose family owns the Massachusetts businesses, has already begun filling out forms to secure 90 temporary workers from Jamaica and Nepal needed to wash dishes and clean rooms once the weather warms. "There's not enough Americans to take the jobs," says Catania, whose company is based in Hyannis, Mass. "We bring them (foreign temps) in for 10 months and then we have to...
  • Candidates on the Issues: Immigration

    01/18/2004 7:29:31 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 306 replies · 365+ views
    Newsday ^ | Jan. 18, 2004 | AP
    Clark:" ensure that undocumented workers have a way to eventually earn their citizenship." Dean: "We need earned legalization for undocumented immigrants" Edwards:"...so there is a clear road map to legalization and citizenship for undocumented immigrants" Gephardt: "My Earned Legalization and Family Unification Act of 2002"... Kerry: "I support an earned legalization proposal" Lieberman: "I will create a new one-time earned legalization status...create a work visa program"
  • Bush Offers Migrant Plan Conservatives Can Support

    01/17/2004 6:54:51 PM PST · by Reaganwuzthebest · 212 replies · 287+ views
    Arizona Republic ^ | January 18, 2004 | Jeff Flake
    President Bush's immigration initiative has sparked a great deal of discussion across the country. Perhaps the most interesting debate centers on whether the president, in announcing the initiative, has embraced conservative principles or abandoned them. I believe a temporary worker program is consistent with conservative principles, and here's why. First, conservatives value national security, and the status quo encourages anything but national security. The presence of 8 million to 12 million illegal aliens within the confines of our borders should prompt the type of reform the president has suggested. President Bush's proposal will ensure smarter border enforcement by redirecting resources...
  • C.Z. Guest Dies

    11/09/2003 2:50:05 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 8 replies · 314+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 11/9/03 | AP
    NEW YORK — C.Z. Guest, a gardening columnist and fixture of New York society, died Saturday at her home in Old Westbury, N.Y. She was 83. An enthusiastic horsewoman, Guest began writing about gardening after being hurt in a riding accident in 1976. While recovering, she began giving friends advice about gardening over the phone and started writing columns for the New York Post in 1978. She also wrote several books, including "First Garden" (1987), with an introduction by her friend, author Truman Capote. As a writer, Guest was known for her plainspoken style and wide-ranging gardening expertise; she wrote...
  • R-Cornyn bill would help immigrants, allows millions to work legally in U.S.

    10/10/2003 9:18:29 AM PDT · by VU4G10 · 75 replies · 441+ views
    www.valleystar.com ^ | NOEL ESPINOZA
    A new guest-worker program sponsored by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, would allow millions of undocumented immigrants to work legally in the United States. Introduced in the U.S. Senate as the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2003, it would allow seasonal workers to stay in the country for up to nine consecutive months and non-seasonal workers to stay up to a full year – not to exceed 36 months during the life of the program. The proposed law would encourage undocumented immigrants to apply for guest-worker status with their employers.In an interview this week, Cornyn said the program...
  • International Fury Forces Chirac To Admonish Guest (Mugabe)

    02/20/2003 5:28:53 PM PST · by blam · 8 replies · 240+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2-21-2003 | Philip Delves Broughton
    International fury forces Chirac to admonish his guest By Philip Delves Broughton in Paris (Filed: 21/02/2003) President Chirac has bowed to international criticism and promised to reprimand President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe during the Franco-African summit which opened in Paris yesterday. M Chirac has been shocked by French and international condemnation of his decision to extend a personal invitation to Mr Mugabe. It has overshadowed what was intended to be a triumphant display of French influence in Africa and its interest in the developing world. Welcome: Robert Mugabe is greeted by Jacques Chirac yesterday The president's office said he would...
  • Condoleeza Rice to be Guest on Larry King Tonight

    02/05/2003 4:38:42 PM PST · by prairiebreeze · 7 replies · 286+ views
    FYI, I heard it announced on TV today that Condi will be Larry Kings guest tonight. Yes, yes I know it's CNN. Yes, I know it's Larry King. But it's also Condi Rice. Prairie
  • FREEPER DAVID GOLD ON HOUSTON RADIO KPRC 950 am

    10/31/2002 1:25:53 PM PST · by buffyt · 11 replies · 983+ views
    KPRC am Radio Houston ^ | 10-31-2002 | BuffyT
    Freeper David Gold is guest host on Chris Baker show today, Houston area, 950am, KPRC. Check it out!
  • Is The Fetus An Intruder Or An Invited Guest

    03/11/2002 12:20:49 PM PST · by Quester · 224 replies · 572+ views
    Is a baby (fetus) truly an intuder in the womb or is he/she an invited guest? Hasn't the host acted to send out an invitation? Would not it be the height of irresponsibility (or worse) for a host to send out invitations, but to hope that nobody shows up ... or even worse, to determine to evict any who respond to the invitation and show up, knowing that such an eviction means certain death for your guest(s)? Place yourself as a non-Jew in Nazi occupied Europe. You know that the Jews are being hounded and herded by the Nazis, ultimately,...