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  • ISIS Beheads British Aide Worker David Cawthorne – Obama Goes Golfing

    09/14/2014 7:27:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 51 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/14/14 | Jim Hoft
    On Saturday ISIS terrorists released video of the beheading of British hostage David Cawthorne Haynes. Cawthorne was captured by ISIS in Syria in March 2013. He appeared at the end of a video showing the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff earlier this month.Obama went golfing. Fore!This comes after President Obama was attacked for golfing after ISIS beheaded US journalist James Foley.
  • Woman accused of burglary, battery left unconscious after fight

    12/31/2012 8:09:05 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | December 31, 2012 | Tonya Alanez,
    FORT LAUDERDALE— A woman was rendered unconscious from a choke hold by one of her alleged victims while committing a burglary and battery on Saturday, authorities said. LaToya Haynes, 28, forced her way into a residence where she used to live, took belongings and struck a 65 year old woman in the face with a cane, according to a police report.
  • Woman Jumps on School Bus, Beats Students: Cops

    09/08/2011 1:58:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies · 1+ views
    NBC Miami ^ | September 8, 2011 | Todd Wright
    A Broward woman is accused of taking her big sister responsibilities a little too far after hopping on a school bus and attacking students who were allegedly heckling her little sister, Broward Sheriff's Office said. Cynthia Haynes, 23, was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts cruelty toward child abuse and burglary for the attack, an arrest report stated.
  • Pelosi opens for Warren Haynes

    01/19/2009 7:10:44 AM PST · by theruleshavechanged · 9 replies · 447+ views
    dcexaminer ^ | January 19, 2009 | Jeff Dufour and Patrick Gavin
    Pelosi, as is her habit, kept things focused on matronly matters. When Barack Obama takes the oath, she said, "I'll be thinking of his mother and his grandmother and what they did to instill the confidence in him. As a mother, I'm always thinking of the role of mothers."
  • Our Leaders Are Not War Criminals (Unless the left gets its way)

    06/27/2008 9:59:12 AM PDT · by mojito · 15 replies · 159+ views
    National Journal ^ | 6/28/2008 | Stuart Taylor
    Almost 60 House liberals, along with prominent lawyers, journalists, and retired officials and military officers, are lobbing an inflammatory charge--"war crimes"--toward a large number of the Bush administration's most senior current and former officials and lawyers. These critics accuse them of approving torture and other illegal interrogation methods. We are likely to hear a growing clamor for appointment of a special prosecutor, presumably by the next administration. And human-rights activists are already suggesting that their friends abroad should snatch and prosecute any former members of what they call the Bush "torture team" who dare visit Europe. These critics are right...
  • The Haynes Disgrace (More RINO droppings from Lindsey Graham)

    01/11/2007 7:37:48 AM PST · by eartotheground · 21 replies · 537+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 10, 2007 | wsj opinion journal
    Republican officials said yesterday that four controversial appeals-court nominees have asked the White House to withdraw their names from Senate consideration. Among them is William "Jim" Haynes II, whom President Bush first nominated to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, on September 29, 2003. -snip- Mr. Haynes is a victim of elite Washington's fickle support for anti-terror measures and South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham's desire for the media spotlight. -snip- Mr. Graham joined Democrats in blocking him to settle a political score. Mr. Haynes is general counsel of the Pentagon, where his transgression in the days following...
  • 'Greatest' legacy being destroyed

    10/27/2006 10:14:48 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 21 replies · 1,021+ views
    The North County Times/The Californian ^ | Thursday, October 26, 2006 | RAY HAYNES
    'Greatest' legacy being destroyed By: RAY HAYNES - Commentary A lot of comments have been directed at this country's "Greatest Generation," those who suffered the Great Depression, fought World War II, and then rebuilt this country from the ruins of those catastrophic events. I remember, as my generation attended college and entered the work force, a lot of debate among my peers as to what we would do when we take over. We all thought we would "do it right," make this country a better place to work, live and raise a family. I think I can say, having inherited...
  • Freedom Fades in California

    09/06/2006 3:29:34 PM PDT · by ParsifalCA · 16 replies · 560+ views
    CaliforniaRepublic ^ | 9/6/06 | Ray Haynes
    Freedom is a fragile thing. A candlelight in a windstorm, if you will, requiring constant vigilance to preserve. It is never safe, as the old saying goes, as long as the California Legislature (or Congress, for that matter) is in session. That is because the ruling class, that is, elected officials, bureaucrats, and their allies in the private sector, get money, power and prestige from bigger government, and bigger government is an anathema to freedom. Therefore, those who are in charge of protecting our freedom, (i.e. government officials) have a vested interest in taking it away. Human nature being what...
  • True Crime Update 9/5/06

    09/05/2006 3:36:19 AM PDT · by Fishtalk · 179+ views
    The Kaitlyn Mae Book Blog ^ | 9/5/06 | Pat Fish
    A little girl is found dead in the basement of her parents' house. A man stabs his own daughter and her friend to death. A little boy has been missing for over a year; his Dad went for a long drive in the dead of night. The parents were reported to the child welfare authorities and nothing was done. A Baltimore prosecutor ends up with a multitude of shallow stab wounds only to die by drowning in a Pennsylvania creek. All of the above are old or unsolved cases. Via email, Blog commentary or other means, I've new information on...
  • CA: The More Things Change…

    08/15/2006 8:30:42 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 413+ views ^ | 8/15/06 | Ray Haynes
    Sometimes, I think that I am repeating myself over and over again. It seems that my liberal friends in the Legislature keep doing the same things over and over again, and never realize that it is what they are doing that is hurting the rest of us. The latest thing is affordable housing. About a month ago, playing off of the theme of her husband’s presidential campaign, Senator Hillary Clinton said, “It’s the American dream, stupid,” obviously implying that Democrats should focus on making sure people can buy a home—the “American dream”. This has led to a lot of the...
  • CA: My Final Roller Coaster Ride - Ray Haynes

    08/07/2006 10:52:18 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 525+ views ^ | 8/7/06 | Ray Haynes
    The California Legislature has been on a one month hiatus after six months of session. I have often compared the legislative process to a roller coaster ride, and following that analogy, the first six months of session are sort of like the part of the roller coaster where the ride takes the riders higher and higher with the chain underneath. Everyone on the ride knows that the higher the ride goes, the wilder the ride will be when the car finally goes into free fall. This year the roller coaster ride had a couple of interesting dips, the largest being...
  • Why I Boycotted President Fox(At least one person in Sacramento has some stones!)

    05/28/2006 5:18:51 PM PDT · by kellynla · 79 replies · 1,101+ views
    California Chronicle ^ | May 26, 2006 | Assemblyman Ray Haynes
    The President of Mexico, Vicente Fox, spoke to the California State Legislature on Thursday; this while the U.S. Senate was voting on an immigration bill. I chose not to go to the Fox speech. Since many people may misconstrue what occurred, I believe a statement explaining my actions is needed. I have been in the Legislature for some time, and I have seen many heads of state pass through. The American Republic and its operations are fascinating to these foreign politicians, and addressing the California Legislature is often a high point in many dignitaries' travels. Appropriate decorum dictates that we...
  • It’s All About The Documents It’s All About The Documents

    05/08/2006 11:33:19 AM PDT · by TheOracleAtLilac · 27 replies · 867+ views
    MONDAY MORNING MEMORANDUM | 5/8/06 | Ray Haynes
                   Everything we do in life is about the documents.  We are born, we live, and we die with documents attached to us.  So whenever you here someone claim that something is not wrong, it is just “undocumented,” keep that in mind.             For instance, in California, if you practice law without the appropriate documentation twice, you are guilty of a felony.  Would it be a defense to that felony charge that you are not a felon, but rather just an undocumented lawyer?             How about the unauthorized practice of medicine?  If someone dies, and you don’t have the right medical documents,...
  • CA: State GOP faithful dismiss rift(Gub can expect party's full support, despite in-house criticism)

    01/29/2006 10:28:54 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 74 replies · 587+ views
    Riverside Press-Enterprise ^ | 1/29/06 | David Olson
    Republican activists and elected officials downplayed divisions over Gov. Schwarzenegger at a meeting in Riverside Saturday and predicted that the party would eventually unite behind him. Some conservatives are urging the state GOP to withdraw its endorsement of Schwarzenegger at next month's state party convention in San Jose. Among other things, they are upset with Schwarzenegger's appointment of longtime Democratic activist Susan Kennedy as chief of staff and his proposal for $222 billion in bonds to pay for highways, schools and waterworks. But during a speech to the California Congress of Republicans at the Mission Inn, former U.S. Treasurer Rosario...
  • (CA) Senate panel passes bill to extend licenses to illegal immigrants

    05/19/2005 5:51:41 PM PDT · by Sweet_Sunflower29 · 29 replies · 1,012+ views ^ | May 19, 2005
    The latest attempt to grant driver's licenses to illegal immigrants in California cleared a Senate committee on Thursday but with provisions that restrict how the licenses can be used and what they would look like. The bill, by Sen. Gil Cedillo, D-Los Angeles, would bring California into compliance with federal law. The REAL ID Act, signed by President Bush last week, requires states to verify that people who apply for a driver's license are in the country legally. It also allows states to choose whether to issue driver's licenses to illegal immigrants as long as they have different markings —...
  • State, Local Law Enforcement Get Support to Enforce Immigration ..

    05/19/2005 9:23:33 AM PDT · by Boston Blackie · 13 replies · 548+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The House today passed legislation authorizing $40 million to state and local governments for training law enforcement officials to enforce federal immigration laws.
  • Alien flees after cop dies

    05/12/2005 10:17:45 AM PDT · by Boston Blackie · 32 replies · 1,398+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | Valerie Richardson
    Raul Garcia-Gomez, 19, is suspected of shooting two Denver police officers at about 1 a.m. Sunday after they refused to let him re-enter a baptismal party. Detective Donald Young, 44, died at the scene after being shot from behind three times in the back and head.
  • Calif. panels reject gay marriage ban

    05/10/2005 6:30:07 PM PDT · by SmithL · 14 replies · 510+ views
    AP ^ | 5/10/5 | STEVE LAWRENCE
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Two legislative committees on Tuesday rejected a constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriages and strip away a long list of rights granted to domestic partners in recent years. The Assembly and Senate Judiciary Committees both rejected an amendment offered by Republican Assemblyman Ray Haynes, who claimed the proposal would strengthen the intent of voters who approved a ballot measure five years ago that prevents the state from recognizing gay marriages performed elsewhere. Other laws bar same-sex marriages from taking place in California. Conservative groups immediately said they would try to gather the nearly 600,000 signatures required...
  • The California Border Police - A Very Simple Idea…

    05/10/2005 5:40:45 PM PDT · by ParsifalCA · 21 replies · 727+ views ^ | 5/10/05 | Ray Haynes
    Talk to anyone and they will tell you that our national borders are out of control. We are either unwilling or unable to enforce immigration laws. The result is billions of dollars in free government services paid to those who break our laws, a flagrant abuse of those laws, and a system that exploits those who try to enter this country illegally. My first observation about the problem is that I understand the motivation of those who want to come to this country. If I lived in abject poverty in a third world country, I would do whatever it takes,...
  • Immigrants in Tennessee Issued Certificates to Drive

    05/09/2005 7:53:28 AM PDT · by Crackingham · 14 replies · 1,202+ views
    NY Times ^ | May 9, 2005 | Shaila Dewan
    Behind the counter at the busy Hart Lane driver testing center here, Rosa King looked over the man's fistful of documents, including a Mexican birth certificate and a separate, typewritten English translation. The translation, Ms. King explained in Spanish, was not exact enough. It would have to be redone. When the man returned, he would be eligible for a card bearing his photograph, date of birth, height, eye color and the words "Not Valid for Identification." Tennessee is one of only two states that issue two different driver's permits: a license, for citizens and permanent residents; and a certificate for...
  • American Citizen Barred From Pro-Illegal Immigration Rally; Assaulted, Then Detained By Police

    05/08/2005 9:27:10 AM PDT · by suspects · 92 replies · 3,229+ views
    630 WMAL ^ | May 8, 2005 | Michael Graham
    When opponents of the “Real ID” legislation announced a rally for illegal immigrants and their allies in Montgomery County, MD, there was one immigration-related group I was absolutely certain would not show up: The Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the people responsible for actually enforcing our immigration laws. Casa de Maryland and others claimed 5,000 people would gather on Saturday to protest the “Real ID” Act working its way through Congress, and many of these people would be illegal immigrants themselves, we were told. If I were looking for immigration criminals, it’s exactly where I would be. That’s why...
  • Immigrant Groups Fight License Bill

    05/07/2005 9:31:55 AM PDT · by seastay · 37 replies · 1,026+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | May 6, 2005 | Ray Rivera
    Latino and immigrant support groups are mobilizing against the proposed Real ID Act, a federal law that would prohibit states from issuing driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. Immigrant support groups say Real ID would make roads less safe and could erode national security, not improve it. "It will make millions of people that live in our nation hide even more," said Gustavo Torres, executive director of Casa de Maryland, a Latino advocacy group. "They are going to keep driving, keep working, but now they are going to be even more scared to participate in our society, to cooperate with police...
  • "Congressman Reconquista": Immigration Reformers Not Welcome In GOP

    05/06/2005 6:18:42 PM PDT · by Founding Father · 93 replies · 2,716+ views
    The New American ^ | May 7, 2005 | William Norman Grigg
    "Congressman Reconquista": Immigration Reformers Not Welcome In GOP by William Norman Grigg May 7, 2005 According to Utah Congressman Chris Cannon, a shameless flack for the illegal immigrant lobby, those committed to protecting our borders cannot be true Republicans. During a May 4 Washington, D.C. forum sponsored by the Latino Coalition, Representative Chris Cannon (R-Utah), a congressional point man for the Bush administration’s illegal immigrant amnesty proposal, suggested that fellow Republican congressman Tom Tancredo of Colorado "ought to reconsider his membership in the Republican Party," reported the Rocky Mountain News. While Rep. Tancredo, like most politicians, has a lot to...
  • Illegals flow into Arizona like water through a broken dam

    05/07/2005 5:09:05 AM PDT · by billorites · 225 replies · 3,903+ views
    Manchester Union Leader ^ | May 7, 2005 | Renee Downing
    LIKE MANY other southern Arizonans, I am deeply grateful to the few dozen vigilantes calling themselves Minutemen who set up camp along the Arizona-Mexico border last month. That few people around here were much impressed with a bunch of retirees in camouflage playing soldier, and that there turned out to be almost as many reporters as patriots on the ground, was irrelevant: We were just thrilled by the publicity. We’ve been trying to get the rest of the country to notice what’s going on down here for years. U.S. immigration policy has turned the Arizona desert between Tucson and the...
  • Zogby: Americans fed up on illegal aliens. Majority against Bush plan, 81% want cops to help feds

    05/06/2005 5:08:06 PM PDT · by John Jorsett · 87 replies · 1,856+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | May 6, 2005
    A new opinion poll by Zogby International indicates Americans are hardly pleased with the Bush administration on the subject of illegal immigration. The poll, cited on CNN's "Lou Dobbs Tonight" program yesterday, noted a huge majority – 81 percent – believes local and state police should help federal authorities enforce laws against illegal immigration. Only 14 percent disagreed. Voters were also asked, "Do you support or oppose the Bush administration's proposal to give millions of illegal aliens guest worker status and the opportunity to become citizens?" Only 35 percent gave their support, and 56 percent said no. "A majority opposed...
  • Backdoor license plan (CA: Bill would protect illegal immigrant drivers' cars from impound lot)

    05/06/2005 6:34:37 AM PDT · by JesseJane · 33 replies · 1,971+ views
    L.A. Daily News ^ | May 06, 2005 | Harrison Sheppard/Sacramento Bureau
    Friday, May 06, 2005 - SACRAMENTO -- Stymied in his efforts to allow illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses, Sen. Gil Cedillo, D-Los Angeles, has found a backdoor way around the ban with a proposal that would exempt undocumented motorists from vehicle-impound laws. Under current law, for 30 days police can impound the vehicle of a motorist caught driving without a valid license. Cedillo's bill would exempt those who don't have a license simply because they are not legal U.S. residents. Cedillo said law enforcement resources should be dedicated to going after serious driving offenses such as drunk driving, not...
  • More heat for Tancredo; Rep. Cannon doubts whether Coloradan should be in GOP

    05/05/2005 4:48:29 PM PDT · by mondoman · 151 replies · 2,417+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | 5/5/2005 | M.E. Sprengelmeyer
    WASHINGTON - Rep. Tom Tancredo ought to reconsider his membership in the Republican Party, a Utah congressman said Wednesday after the two GOP lawmakers put an intraparty rift over immigration policy on full public display. "I think he ought to consider his views and decide whether they're consistent with the Republican Party," Rep. Chris Cannon, R-Utah, said of the Colorado congressman after the two clashed repeatedly during a forum sponsored by the Latino Coalition, a Hispanic business group. Advertisement Cannon, a leading proponent of President Bush's proposed guest- worker program, has had a running feud with Tancredo, an opponent of...
  • IBD: Mexicans Still Think They Own the U.S.

    05/05/2005 1:56:32 PM PDT · by conservativecorner · 191 replies · 3,670+ views
    Newsmax ^ | May 6, 2005 | Jim Meyers
    Many Hispanic activists, Mexican citizens and perhaps even members of the Mexican government believe the American Southwest rightfully belongs to Mexico. They refuse to accept the legality of the U.S. annexation of Texas in 1845, the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo following the Mexican-American War, which gave large parts of Mexico to the U.S., or the 1852 Gadsden Purchase of Mexican territory now in Arizona and New Mexico. Story Continues Below A Zogby poll found that 58 percent of Mexicans agreed with the statement, "The territory of the Southwest U.S. rightfully belongs to Mexico," and therefore they believe they don't...
  • Illegal Mexican Alien gets 5 years to life for boss's murder in Utah

    05/05/2005 10:35:23 AM PDT · by rface · 29 replies · 1,130+ views
    The Daily Herald (Utah) ^ | May 04, 2005 | Michael Rigert
    An illegal alien, Hernandez will be deported from the country at the end of his prison term for murdering his boss at a Utah job site ....... Some form of closure came Tuesday for two families as a man convicted of murdering his boss at a Lehi job site was sentenced to five years to life at the Utah State Prison. Jesus Hernandez, 34, pleaded guilty in March to shooting and killing his employer, Joseph Crummy, 38, of Salt Lake City, on Jan. 9, 2004, over a labor dispute at the Traverse Mountain development in Lehi. Crummy's widow, Brenda, and...
  • Gang follows illegal aliens

    05/05/2005 10:58:26 AM PDT · by JZelle · 61 replies · 1,562+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 5-5-05 | Jon Ward
    The violent MS-13 -- or Mara Salvatrucha -- street gang is following the migratory routes of illegal aliens across the country, FBI officials say, calling the Salvadoran gang the new American mafia. MS-13, which has a significant presence in the Washington area, and other gangs are spreading into small towns and suburbs by following illegal aliens seeking work in places such as Providence, R.I., and the Carolinas, FBI task force director Robert Clifford said. "The migrant moves and the gang follows," said Mr. Clifford, director of the agency's MS-13 National Gang Task Force. "If you follow the construction trade, this...
  • Deportation sought for couple in West Toledo U.S. says pair here illegally since 1996

    05/05/2005 10:14:09 AM PDT · by iconoclast · 76 replies · 1,187+ views
    Blade staff writer ^ | March 26, 2005 | By ROBIN ERB
    In the predawn semidarkness of a small West Toledo apartment, Dae and Yung Jung stumbled toward the thumping at their front door. Seconds later, officers in dark jackets emblazoned with Homeland Security crammed into the couple's living room demanding passports and drivers' licenses. Mrs. Jung was escorted to jail. Upstairs, the couple's son, Andrew, hid, stunned and baffled. Now, five weeks later, immigration officials still press for Yung and Dae Jung's deportation to their native land, South Korea. But the couple - Dae Jung is a sushi chef; Yung Jung is a longtime school volunteer - are finding that their...
  • Group to promote immigration rewrite

    05/05/2005 10:00:12 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 26 replies · 630+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | Hernán Rozemberg
    A national pro-immigrant organization composed of religious, labor and union groups, to be unveiled today in San Antonio, is to call on leading Texas politicians to quit debating and enact laws giving legal work and residency to undocumented immigrants. The Coalition for Comprehensive Immigration Reform will start in Texas and is to expand to other border states and the rest of the nation, said Luis Figueroa, an attorney with the San Antonio office of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. It was formed now because changing the country's current immigration system is expected to be a top issue...
  • Measure Aims for a Separate Border Patrol for California

    05/05/2005 9:30:10 AM PDT · by kellynla · 13 replies · 472+ views
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | May 5, 2005 | Ed Mendel
    SACRAMENTO – A new state police agency to patrol the border and crack down on businesses that hire illegal immigrants would be created by an initiative filed yesterday, adding to the debate over the emotional issue. The proposal from a conservative group comes after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger praised the controversial Minuteman Project and as Congress considers new restrictions sparked by terrorism concerns. The "California Border Police Act" is being pushed by Assemblyman Ray Haynes, R-Murrieta, and Rescue California, a group advocating tougher border enforcement. But neither could estimate the cost of creating a police force and special prison facilities. But...
  • Texas sheriffs want better border security

    05/05/2005 8:06:46 AM PDT · by Boston Blackie · 21 replies · 714+ views
    Houston ^ | May 5, 2005 | Associated Press
    LAREDO — The threat of another September 11-style attack and spreading gang violence have united Texas sheriffs along the Mexican border to seek more federal money for security. Members of the Texas Border Sheriffs' Coalition formed Wednesday said rural counties need more resources to fight national problems.
  • California Assemblyman (Haynes) Submits Initiative to Form "California Border Police"

    05/04/2005 11:39:08 AM PDT · by StoneColdGOP · 89 replies · 1,671+ views
    Rescue California ^ | May 4, 2005
    SACRAMENTO, CA: California State Assemblyman Ray Haynes (R-Riverside County) will submit language to the Attorney General tomorrow for a landmark statewide initiative that would establish a separate state police force to patrol California’s international border. Known as the “California Border Police Initiative”, the measure is the first of its kind in the nation. “The federal government has proven itself incapable of securing our borders, so it is time for Californians to step up and take matters into our own hands,” said Assemblyman Haynes. “This initiative establishes a separate and distinct state police force, much like the Highway Patrol, charged with...
  • State immigration police force proposed

    05/05/2005 7:59:35 AM PDT · by Boston Blackie · 10 replies · 472+ views ^ | Thursday, May 5, 2005 | WILLIAM FINN BENNETT
    Saying, "We cannot wait any longer for the feds to get the job done," state Assemblyman Ray Haynes, R-Murrieta, called Wednesday for the formation of a state police force to patrol California's border with Mexico. The announcement came as Haynes sent the initial draft of the "California Border Police Initiative" to the state attorney general's office Wednesday, a first step toward getting the measure on the ballot in June 2006.
  • California Border Patrol Is Proposed (Schwarzenegger "not commenting")

    05/05/2005 2:24:30 AM PDT · by calcowgirl · 51 replies · 787+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 5, 2005 | Robert Salladay
    SACRAMENTO — California would create its own border patrol of more than 1,000 officers and volunteers under a possible 2006 ballot initiative introduced Wednesday by conservative activists and a state assemblyman. The California Border Police Act was submitted to Atty. Gen. Bill Lockyer for legal review Wednesday, the first step in getting it qualified for next year's June ballot. Its main sponsor is Assemblyman Ray Haynes, a Republican from Murrieta, who must collect 600,000 valid signatures for the initiative to qualify. "The federal government has proven itself incapable of securing our borders, so it is time for Californians to step...
  • Finding Religions (NC) Cross, Bibles, Hymnals retored to Legislative Chapel

    02/04/2005 4:19:33 AM PST · by Prospero · 7 replies · 360+ views
    North Carolina Senate Republican Caucus ^ | 2/4/2005 | Rob Christensen
    February 4, 2005: FINDING RELIGION: Senate Rules Committee chair Tony Rand, D-Cumberland, ordered Christian Bibles and hymnals and a cross removed from the Legislative Building's nondenominational chapel, but was reversed by Senate leader Marc Basnight when the decision became public, The News & Observer reports. Rand, who is also the Senate majority leader, said the items' Christian emphasis is inappropriate in a public building used by people of different faiths. The small, mostly unadorned chapel off the rotunda between the House and Senate chambers is open to legislators, staff and visitors who wish to use it for prayer or reflection....
  • Real Men of Genius: the lost ad

    01/29/2004 1:04:54 AM PST · by kingu · 3 replies · 375+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | Jan 28, 2004 | Ray Haynes
    <p>It's Super Bowl time, when all the new commercials come out. Have you seen those Real Men of Genius/Real American Hero beer commercials, celebrating Mr. Way-Too-Much-Cologne-Wearer or Mr. Giant-Taco-Salad-Inventor? Well, they missed one. So to help out the Madison Avenue types who missed this obvious set of geniuses, I offer up a salute to those California legislators we can affectionately refer to as Mr. Really-Liberal-California- Politician.</p>
  • Communism's true believers won't give up (National Post - Canada)

    01/03/2004 7:08:00 AM PST · by Lando Lincoln · 9 replies · 217+ views
    National Post ^ | 03 January 2004 | Robert Fulford
    The faculty at Bard College, a liberal arts school at Annandale, NY, includes a scholar who glories in the title Alger Hiss Professor of Social Studies. Anyone aware that Hiss was a Washington bureaucrat who spied for the Soviet Union will consider this as sensible as a John Dillinger Chair in Business Ethics or a Jack the Ripper Chair in Criminology. But at Bard College no one is laughing, least of all the occupant of the chair, Joel Kovel, who believes the Soviets were never a threat to the Americans and that U.S. criticism of communism was the product of...
  • HISTORIANS DENY THE PAST (Venona files prove McCarthy, Nixon right about Soviet spies)

    10/31/2003 3:03:28 AM PST · by Liz · 57 replies · 1,319+ views
    NY POST ^ | October 26, 2003 | ERIC FETTEMANN
    <p>In 1992, Russia's first post-Communist leader, Boris Yeltsin, made a historic decision to open the nation's archives to Western scholars and historians. Yeltsin was anxious to expose the misdeeds of past Soviet leaders, and his decision opened the floodgates on evidence that proved profoundly discomfiting to apologists for the Communist system.</p>
  • Many Expect Less Partisanship (California)

    10/28/2003 4:11:27 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies · 146+ views
    L.A.Times ^ | Nancy Vogel and Gregg Jones
    Republicans say Schwarzenegger's popularity with voters will strengthen their hand in Sacramento and reduce legislative bickering. SACRAMENTO — Hundreds of times in the five-year reign of Democratic Gov. Gray Davis, Ray Haynes has stood on the Assembly floor and spoken like the true conservative he is. Assemblyman Haynes has beseeched Democrats who dominate the Legislature to cut spending and free business from government's tentacles. More than 95% of the time, Haynes says, Democrats did the opposite.
  • Arnold Wins Backing of Conservatives Eager for GOP Victory

    10/05/2003 10:00:46 PM PDT · by FairOpinion · 23 replies · 234+ views
    CrossWalk ^ | Oct. 6, 2003 | Robert B. Bluey
    ( - Republican gubernatorial candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger has created a rift among conservatives in California. While some are willing to accept the actor's liberal social views for a GOP victory, others fear he might damage the party's pro-family agenda. As voters prepare to cast their ballots Tuesday in the Golden State's recall election, conservatives remain divided between Schwarzenegger, who has moderate to liberal social views, and state Sen. Tom McClintock, a staunch conservative Republican. With the campaign winding down, however, some conservatives have come to grips with Schwarzenegger's views as long as he is able to defeat Democrat Lt. Gov....
  • California Lawmaker Says Schwarzenegger Is Conservative Enough

    09/30/2003 6:28:14 AM PDT · by RGSpincich · 44 replies · 262+ views
    GOP USA/Talon ^ | 9/30/03 | Jimmy Moore
    California Lawmaker Says Schwarzenegger Is Conservative Enough By Jimmy Moore Talon News September 30, 2003 SACRAMENTO (Talon News) -- State Sen. Ray Haynes, who has been described by the California media as "one of the most outspoken conservatives in the Legislature," announced his support on Monday for the candidacy of Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger over his political ally and friend, State Sen. Tom McClintock, in the California recall election taking place next Tuesday. "I have endorsed Arnold Schwarzenegger for Governor," Haynes wrote in an e-mail broadcast to his constituents and fellow conservatives. "I have received a variety of responses to that...
  • Ray Haynes Endorses the Recall

    09/29/2003 5:30:13 PM PDT · by LaraCroft · 69 replies · 608+ views
    Email message from CA Assembly District 66 | September 29, 2003 | Ray Haynes
    To my fellow conservatives: By now you may have heard that I have endorsed Arnold Schwarzenegger for Governor. I have received a variety of responses to that decision, some good, and some bad. I understand them all, and I believe each of you need to know the reason I made this decision. It was not lightly made, and the result of a lot of discussion, thought and prayer. I take my role as a conservative in the legislature seriously, and my endorsement means something to me. I don't give it away lightly, and I do so only when I believe...
  • The Democrats Are At It Again

    08/30/2002 10:12:42 PM PDT · by Saundra Duffy · 3 replies · 169+ views
    August 30, 2002 | State Senator Ray Haynes
    LEGISLATIVE ALERT By Senator Ray Haynes August 30, 2002 The Democrats are at it again. Another sneaky, underhanded trick is being played out even as I write this. The Assembly Democrats, with the blessing of Governor Davis, are attempting to triple the Car Tax! When the Assembly Republicans held firm against this tax increase in the budget, and polling showed the Democrats that this was a very unpopular tax with the voters, the Democrats backed off and suggested raising the cigarette tax instead. However, current information from the Legislative Analyst's Office indicates that the budget deficit has grown by another...