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  • KFI AM640 John and Ken Show Trutanich is a Lying Boob (Trutanich loses in L.A.)

    06/06/2012 8:29:39 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 2 replies
    soundcloud ^ | 6/2012
    NOTE: at the link are some soundbites from the show Los Angeles' top rated drive time talk show duo, John and Ken called Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich a 'Lying Boob' during the Friday afternoon rush hour. John and Ken discussed how District Attorney candidate Alan Jackson has taken Trutanich to court over Trutanich's attempt to give himself the false and misleading title "Los Angeles Chief Prosecutor" and a judge has now ordered Trutanich to show why the use of that title should not be banned. The pair agreed with Jackson's view; the Chief Prosecutor is the District Attorney,...
  • All the Rage [LA's "John and Ken Show" and its opponents]

    05/28/2012 4:58:31 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 21 replies
    Los Angeles Magazine ^ | May, 2012 | Ed Leibowitz
    The John & Ken Show has dominated the Southern California airwaves by railing against taxes, raising the alarm against illegal immigrants, skewering politicians, and whipping listeners into a fury. But their enemies have begun to fight, and now John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou find themselves in an unfamiliar place—namely, on the defensive
  • Jarvis group launches 'Don't Sign the Petition' anti-tax campaign

    04/09/2012 9:08:55 PM PDT · by SmithL · 6 replies
    SacBee: Capitol Alert ^ | 4/9/12 | David Siders
    Less than a week after Gov. Jerry Brown started using robotic telephone calls and mailers to gather signatures for his ballot initiative to raise taxes, the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association plans to launch its anti-tax campaign today on the conservative "John and Ken" talk radio show. The taxpayers group this morning posted a red banner on its website inviting viewers to join a "Don't Sign the Petition" campaign. The banner links to a campaign website opposing Brown's effort to raise the state sales tax and income taxes on California's highest earners.
  • LA's John & Ken face a boycott

    10/09/2011 1:20:27 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 23 replies
    radio-info.com ^ | 10/9/11 | radio-info.com
    A number of Latino and immigrant groups are planning a boycott of Clear Channel's talk KFI-AM (640) and the popular John & Ken Show. The team has been accused of both a disregard for and a disrespect of the Latino community. The plans follow a canceled meeting between station management, when it became known that the groups wanted KFI to remove afternoon hosts John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou from the air. Things came to a head when John & Ken discussed the situation on the air, and then gave out the phone numbers to an immigrant rights group. Callers allegedly...
  • Fullerton Hires Police Watchdog to Probe Homeless Man's Death

    08/17/2011 2:12:42 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 48 replies · 1+ views
    KTLA ^ | Aug. 17, 2011 | Staff
    FULLERTON, Calif. (KTLA) -- Fullerton's city council has voted to hire a police watchdog to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of mentally-ill homeless man, Kelly Thomas, after a violent confrontation with six officers. Council members voted 4-1 Tuesday night to hire Michael Gennaco, chief attorney for the Los Angeles County Office of Independent Review, at upwards of $230 an hour. Gennaco said he would immediately begin his investigation into the entire department -- not just Thomas' death -- to see if there's any corruption. The decision came after a heated meeting involving enraged community members who booed, heckled and...
  • John & Ken Holding Food Drive for CA Assemblyman Whose Pay Is Being Withheld

    06/22/2011 4:17:57 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 10 replies
    KFI News ^ | June 21, 2011 | KFI News
    John and Ken are taking the show to Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s Burbank office today. We want you to show up with non-perishable items to help Mike Gatto out, since he’s whining about losing his pay. For example, Ken is bringing an old gift basket he can’t get rid of. John and Ken will be at Mike Gatto’s office today from 3-5 pm. You can listen to this event LIVE here: http://www.kfiam640.com/mediaplayer/?station=KFI-AM&action=listenlive&channel_title=
  • (John and Ken) ACTION ALERT - Fat Supervisor Gloria Molina

    06/07/2011 6:59:35 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 6 replies
    kfi ^ | 6-7-11
    Fat Supervisor Gloria Molina thinks it’s okay to spend $7 million of her discretionary funds on a Latino Cultural Center, but not okay to spend some money to keep beach restrooms open! She thinks “cranky morning joggers“ don’t deserve to have the bathrooms open. While blowing all this gas, she was arrogantly stuffing her fat mug with popcorn. Send this fat bag a bag of popcorn! Call her and tell her to stuff it! Read more: http://www.kfiam640.com/pages/jk2010.html#ixzz1Oe2hFoPk
  • Bleak House: Southern California talk show hosts hold sway over the GOP

    06/06/2011 12:53:03 PM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies
    San ^ | 6/6/11 | Bruce Newman
    They are the shock jocks of tax talk, the Howard (Incredibly) Stern and Don Imus (Tell You What's Wrong With Democratic "Dirtbags" and Republican "Traitors") of the California budget battle.On the "John & Ken Show" -- the top-rated talk radio program in Southern California, with a reach extending deep into the state Legislature -- John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou issue fundamentalist fiscal fatwas and call for Republican "heads on a stick" when a GOP lawmaker goes rogue on the talkers' tax orthodoxy.Those heads were spinning on their sticks Thursday, when a turning point may have been reached in this year's...
  • John and Ken to hold counterprotest in Fullerton today.

    05/12/2011 11:43:31 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 2 replies
    OC Register ^ | 5/12/11 | WILLIAM DIEPENBROCK
    This week's series of rallies by teachers unions and their allies have prompted plans for a counterprotest at 3 p.m. today in Fullerton by KFI radio show hosts John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou. The radio duo, which frequently crusades against tax hikes, is urging listeners to rally at the same time as a planned teacher demonstration – a move that could bring hundreds of the John and Ken Show's 1 million listeners to the community.
  • John and Ken spread fear and loathing in Capitol [KFI AM640 LA]

    03/27/2011 6:57:19 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 27, 2011 | by John Diaz
    Niceties and nuance are nowhere to be found in John and Ken's four-hour cauldron of drive-time rage. The kings of Los Angeles talk radio have an unapologetically binary view of the world. Taxes = bad. Illegal immigration = bad. Anyone who disagrees with them, especially a politician within their sphere of Southern California influence, is spared no mercy. They name names, and they call names. "Whoremasters," "teacher goons, "union thugs," "bastards," "business slobs," "morons," "crafty, stinky politicians," "bozos," "rapacious prison guards" and "greasy journalists" were just a few of the names KFI's John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou used in the...
  • Party convention hinders key California budget vote

    03/18/2011 2:20:44 PM PDT · by fifedom · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mar 17, 2011 | Jim Christie
    Potentially standing in the way of a vote on extending the tax increases is the Republican Party party convention this weekend. There is little point for Democrats who control the legislature to schedule a vote on a tax measure with activists on their way to the convention demanding that Republican lawmakers live up to their anti-tax rhetoric analysts said. "The more probable outcome is that they'll wait until after the convention," said Jon Coupal,
  • Gloria Allred being interviewed about Meg Whitman LIVE by KFI Radio in LA

    09/30/2010 3:21:04 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 11 replies
    KFI640am.com ^ | September 30, 2010 | KFI 640 - LA
    Gloria Allred being interviewed LIVE by John & Ken on KFI radio in LA.
  • Meg Whitman on John and Ken video

    08/05/2010 12:07:09 PM PDT · by fifedom · 19 replies
    KFI Radio ^ | August 5, 2010 | John and Ken
    Click on the video link to see and listen to it for yourself. Unedited one half hour with no commercials. I disagree with her on SB1070 but she is a lot better than Moonbeam IMHO.
  • Radio hosts pounce on Whitman's softening her tone on immigration

    07/25/2010 8:14:30 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies · 2+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 25, 2010 | By Cathleen Decker
    It doesn't take much to get John and Ken into a swivet — the radio duo's fan base was built on indignation — but this week Meg Whitman offered them more than enough with which to work. It was easy to predict that Whitman, having slid to the right in the primary to attract GOP voters, would sashay back to the center now that independent voters and Democrats are in the mix. But never before in California politics has anyone spent so much money to create one persona, only to switch gears and head in a different direction. Because of...
  • Arizona Here We Come! (KFI's John & Ken to Broadcast Live on Tuesday)

    04/29/2010 2:22:52 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 11 replies · 482+ views
    KFI-AM 640 ^ | April 29, 2010 | John & Ken
    John and Ken are taking their show to the State Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday, May 4! Come and show your support for Arizona’s anti-illegal immigration law! Drive to Phoenix and spend a lot! Eat, drink and help support the Arizona economy. Tell all your Arizona friends and family to show up! Help put a stop to illegal immigration, drug cartels and human smugglers! Arizona here we come!
  • Agent Rosas Update (witness on John and Ken)

    08/05/2009 6:00:39 PM PDT · by Ladycalif · 4 replies · 678+ views
    KFI ^ | 8/05/2009
    There is growing skepticism that the Mexican government has the right people. We have also heard from reliable sources that the murder was done in retaliation for a stopped drug load the week prior, when they tried to run a truck through the border fence. See : Saturday, July 18, 2009 Campo Minutemen Thwart Drug Smugglers: http://www.campominutemen.com/reports/2009_07_01_archive.aspx Which means someone illegally entered the United States, assassinated an officer of the Federal Government and Obama has said nothing. He sent the Navy Seals to kill pirates in order to save Americans and Bill Clinton to North Korea to have Journalists, but...
  • KFI John and Ken Show Talking to Birch Jackson (Birthers)

    08/01/2009 5:04:08 PM PDT · by WhatNot · 9 replies · 782+ views
    I just heard now on KFI that John and Ken will interview Birch Jackson of Fact Check in reagrds to birther's
  • Los Angeles City Council $180K a year plus EIGHT Cars

    05/28/2009 6:25:43 PM PDT · by Ladycalif · 23 replies · 1,545+ views
    LA Weekly ^ | 5/27/2009
    Not only does the City Council rake in nearly $180,000 a year, but they use taxpayer money for eight free cars per council member, and each of them employs a huge personal staff of 19 to 25 people. That's about 320 employees, costing Angelenos millions of dollars to support. Compare that figure to the White House Office Staff of 480. Yesterday, as City Hall squabbled over its groaning $530 million budget deficit, the City Council came under attack in the Daily News from Antonio Villaraigosa's spokesman Matt Szabo, who accused the 15 council members, even at a time like this,...
  • KFI's John and Ken savoring victory in defeat of California propositions - listen online

    05/20/2009 3:15:48 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 15 replies · 1,075+ views
    kfi ^ | 5-20-09 | dfu
    Listen to John and Ken savor victory over those who have been destroying California with runaway spending. Props 1A through 1E were trounced big time. We have had enough. The state needs to do a Chapter 9 and gets its house in order. LISTEN ONLINE TO JOHN AND KEN ON KFI They played a clip of a previous Arnold statement in which he was celebrating with peppermint Schnaps. They celebrated and drank it on the air last night. Ken drank some more this morning.
  • Demonstrators decry taxes at Corona rally Tax revolt draws thousands in Corona

    05/17/2009 10:14:45 AM PDT · by TaxPayer2000 · 13 replies · 738+ views
    OC Register ^ | May 17, 2009 - 12:00 AM | EUGENE W. FIELDS
    CORONASeveral thousand people turned out at a rally Saturday hosted by KFI's “The John and Ken Show” to protest proposed state tax increases. Show co-host Ken Chiampou said he and co-host John Kobylt were giving the crowd an opportunity to voice its anger and opposition to six ballot propositions that, if passed, would raise taxes. “If you've seen the polls, people are really, really angry at Sacramento,” Chiampou said. “We're in a recession. Who in the world would talk about raising taxes?” Chiampou and Kobylt estimated the crowd at 5,000; an estimated 8,000 gathered at a similar rally in March...
  • Thousands take part in Corona tax protest - John and Ken - LOTS of Pics

    05/16/2009 9:20:01 PM PDT · by Ladycalif · 29 replies · 1,698+ views
    CORONA – Several thousand people turned out at a rally Saturday hosted by KFI's "The John and Ken Show" to protest proposed state tax increases. Show co-host Ken Chiampou said he and his co-host, John Kobylt, were giving the crowd an opportunity to voice its anger and opposition to six ballot propositions that, if passed, would raise taxes.
  • Governor keeps Prop. 1A simple [Arnold being Arnold]

    04/27/2009 8:10:02 PM PDT · by calcowgirl · 21 replies · 732+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 27, 2009 | George Skelton
    From Sacramento -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is concerned the public may be confused about Proposition 1A ... That's because the Republican right, he asserts, is being "disingenuous" in spinning 1A as a tax increase. "Explain it a little bit simpler," he urges in a phone chat. ... "We should just simply describe 1A as a measure that will fix the broken budget system once and for all so that you never have to make those severe cuts again ... And you never have to go back to the people for tax increases again. That's it." ... "It's not fair, really,...
  • Tax day = Stunt day?

    04/15/2009 9:02:04 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 24 replies · 1,424+ views
    Taylor on radio-info.com ^ | 04/15/09 | Tom Taylor
    California Republican lawmaker says “Tea parties” are radio stunts that don’t solve real problems. Today may be “tax day”, April 15, but State Senator Abe Maldonado looks at the kind of headline-grabbing stunts being egged on by KFI, L.A.’s John & Ken and says “It’s crazy. While my state melts and burns, these folks are making money selling ads. All they care about is money in their pocket.” The KFI (640) duo’s latest effort is to agitate for the recall of one of the six GOP state legislators who voted to pass the current state budget. Maldonado says (in a...
  • GOP lawmaker blasts radio's John & Ken: "Wanna-bes" who can't get elected

    04/13/2009 4:42:07 PM PDT · by SmithL · 36 replies · 1,797+ views
    SFGate: Politics Blog ^ | 4/13/9 | Carla Marinucci, Chronicle Political Writer
    Republican State Senator Abel Maldonado isn't mincing words: he says that "hyper-partisan" events like Tea Parties and recall rallies being pushed by radio stars like KFI's John & Ken are a glaring example of a disturbing trend -- a rise in entertainment-driven, ratings-driven political gimmicks that don't provide real solutions for voters. "It's crazy. While my state melts and burns, these folks are making money selling ads,'' Maldonado told the Chronicle. "All they care about is money in their pocket.'' Maldonado last week launched his efforts with the Reform for Change Committee, to push for Prop. 1F -- which would...
  • 15K attend SoCal tax revolt rally, national media silent

    03/09/2009 6:43:03 PM PDT · by rvoitier · 33 replies · 1,426+ views
    I hate the media ^ | March 9, 2009
    We hate the media in general, but we love afternoon talk show hosts John & Ken of KFI radio in Los Angeles. And if the media ignores their popular tax revolt movement, we’ll give them a hand.
  • CA: 8,000 gather in OC to protest Prop 1A [John & Ken Heads on a Stick Rally]

    03/08/2009 3:42:24 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 18 replies · 1,712+ views
    ABC ^ | March 8, 2009 | City News Service
    FULLERTON, Calif. (CNS) -- An estimated 8,000 people gathered in the parking lot at the Slidebar Cafe Saturday to protest a May 19 ballot measure that would increase the state's "rainy day fund" and extend tax increases used to help close California's $40 billion deficit for one to two years, according to the Orange County Register. The three-hour rally was the first in a series to be hosted by KFI-AM (640) talk show personalities John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou to defeat Proposition 1A , Kobylt said. The pair, known on the air as John and Ken, broadcast live during the...
  • Thousands join talk show hosts in tax protest (California Tea Party)

    03/08/2009 3:06:03 AM PDT · by abb · 43 replies · 1,776+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | March 7, 2009 | LINDSEY BAGUIO
    They're revolting. Families with children, bikers, seniors, pirates - by the thousands descended on a Fullerton bar Saturday to join talk show hosts John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou of KFI in protesting tax increases recently approved in Sacramento. Police estimated that some 8,000 people came to the Slidebar Café in downtown Fullerton to listen to The John & Ken Show. "I expected a lot and it was way more than I expected," said co-host John Kobylt. The talk show hosts put forward an ambitious goal for their Tax Revolt 2009 live broadcast that ran for more than three hours. "The...
  • Over 15,000 Protest Tax - JOHN AND KEN (PICS - LOTS!! OF PIC)

    03/07/2009 6:52:29 PM PST · by Ladycalif · 138 replies · 11,799+ views
    KFI ^ | 3/7/2009
  • IT’S ON! REVOLT, RECALL & REPEAL!

    02/26/2009 7:36:38 PM PST · by dragnet2 · 18 replies · 1,969+ views
    KFI AM 640 LOS ANGELES ^ | 2/26/2009 | KFI John and Ken
    Make your voice heard! 2009 Tax Revolt is on! Join John and Ken Saturday March 7, from 3-6PM Doors open at 3, live broadcast 4-6 The Slidebar Café 122 East Commonwealth Ave. Fullerton CA 92832 714-871-2233 The Slidebar Café is located in the Fullerton Transportation Center. Take your car, take the train or take the bus. Whatever you do take the time to come out and be heard! Plenty of free parking Go to the link for directions.
  • Threats send California octuplets mom into hiding

    02/11/2009 7:14:14 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 64 replies · 1,805+ views
    Reuters ^ | Feb. 11, 2009 | Steve Gorman
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's octuplets mom, already jobless and receiving food stamps, has gone into hiding with her six older children because of death threats, her spokesman said on Wednesday. Nadya Suleman, 33, has come under mounting public ridicule for expanding her already large family via fertility treatments that led to the January 26 birth of six boys and two girls at a Los Angeles-area hospital. That criticism has mushroomed as it was reported that she was divorced, living with her parents, unemployed for several years, receiving disability checks for three of her children -- one of whom is...
  • Schwarzenegger engages in talk-show tussle (John and Ken)

    08/20/2008 10:33:27 AM PDT · by calcowgirl · 42 replies · 385+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | August 19, 2008
    (snip) The Republican governor took a lashing from the popular conservative Los Angeles duo as they pressed him on his proposal to raise the state sales tax by one cent. ... Schwarzenegger tried to defend new taxes as necessary because the state was still paying off debts incurred by predecessor Gov. Gray Davis. But the hosts pressed further and suggested that Schwarzenegger abandoned his original mission of fixing the state's fiscal situation in order to pursue environmental goals. That seemed to upset the governor, who maintained that his environmental policies had nothing to do with the state budget. "This is...
  • Anti-illegal immigrant group comes to City Hall for raucous protest

    07/30/2008 2:23:58 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 23 replies · 1,153+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | July 30, 2008 | by Heather Knight, Chronicle Staff Writer
    SAN FRANCISCO -- About a dozen members of the Minutemen, a group that patrols the U.S.-Mexican border in an effort to keep illegal immigrants out, stood on the steps of San Francisco's City Hall today to decry the city's sanctuary policy and demand that Mayor Gavin Newsom resign. They waved signs calling Newsom, District Attorney Kamala Harris and William Siffermann, head of the city's Juvenile Probation Department, "accessories to murder" for the city's now-reversed policy of not turning over illegal immigrant youths arrested for felonies to federal authorities for possible deportation. One Salvadoran immigrant who benefited from the policy, Edwin...
  • JOHN AND KEN SHOW in Los Angeles - "Hour of John McCain Rage" from the listeners

    02/01/2008 5:10:05 PM PST · by doug from upland · 4 replies · 112+ views
    Listen to John and Ken with their hour of McCain rage. LISTEN ONLINE
  • John Ziegler (Former KFI Host) Releases Anti-KFI Manifesto

    01/10/2008 12:15:38 PM PST · by CaliGangsta · 49 replies · 2,885+ views
    The Real KFI ^ | 1/10/08 | John Ziegler
    This website is dedicated to telling the totally true story of John Ziegler's experience at KFI in Los Angeles. John realizes that the creation of this website probably ends any chance that he will ever again hit the highest levels of talk radio and may very well end his talk radio career totally. But he is at peace with that potential consequence because he feels there are certain truths that are worth the risk to tell, especially when you are really the only person in the world in a position to do so. This website is devoted to one of...
  • 6/07 JOHN & KEN SHOW, LOS ANGELES - these guys are warriors in the fight against the invasion

    06/07/2007 3:43:14 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 7 replies · 861+ views
    KFI in Los Angeles ^ | 6-7-07 | dfu
    JOHN AND KEN ONLINE John and Ken just said that a source on the scene in D.C. told them that before Lindsey Graham and Jon Kyl cast their latest vote, they checked with Ted Kennedy. Listen and comment on the show.
  • Rove tells Latino leaders US facing critical moment

    07/11/2006 5:48:47 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 76 replies · 3,363+ views
    Reuters Newswire ^ | 07/10/2006 | Yahoo News
    ANGELES (Reuters) - Karl Rove, U.S. President George W. Bush's senior political advisor, on Tuesday took the administration's message on immigration reform to Latino leaders, saying the country was approaching a "critical moment" in the debate. >br> Speaking at the annual convention of leading Latino civic group the National Council of La Raza, Rove said Bush would work with Republicans and Democrats in coming weeks to push through reform legislation that has bitterly divided Congress, the Republican Party and the nation. "We face a critical moment in our immigration debate, a moment when our nation will make an important decision...
  • What Karl Rove Should Tell La Raza

    07/10/2006 5:42:12 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 742 replies · 8,343+ views
    Human Events ^ | 07/10/06 | The Human Events View
    White House adviser Karl Rove is scheduled to speak tomorrow at the annual conference of the federally funded, left-wing, open-borders-advocacy group, the National Council of La Raza. If he does not want his speech to look like an act of appeasement, he should confront La Raza on its opposition to commonsense policies designed to secure both U.S. borders and U.S. pocketbooks. La Raza, which means “The Race” in Spanish, has denounced as “horrendous” and “appalling” the House immigration bill passed in December, which was sponsored by Judiciary Chairman James Sensenbrenner (R.-Wis.) and supported by the overwhelming majority of House Republicans....
  • Clinton praises Bush on immigration reform

    07/08/2006 4:37:07 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 258 replies · 6,253+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 07/08/06 | By ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press Writer
    LOS ANGELES - Former President Bill Clinton praised President Bush on Saturday for supporting reforms that would allow millions of illegal immigrants to seek citizenship but said the debate in Congress is being fomented by Republicans who want to divide America. "I'm proud of him for doing it and I thanked him for doing it," he said of Bush during a "Cafe con Clinton" breakfast speech to the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights advocacy group. Clinton said Bush's roots in Texas — which has one of the nation's largest Hispanic...
  • State Releases Anti-Terrorism Intelligence ReportsMinuteman Project is mentioned

    07/07/2006 11:26:17 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 26 replies · 986+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 07/07/06 | By Peter Nicholas, Times Staff Writer
    SACRAMENTO — State intelligence reports released Thursday by the Schwarzenegger administration include material suggesting that the governor's anti-terrorism operation was interested in the actions of the Minuteman volunteer border patrol group. The reports also include a cryptic reference to "suspicious conversations at a mosque" in San Diego. TState officials released more than 80 intelligence reports prepared for the state Office of Homeland Security, in response to The Times' disclosure that two reports carried information about domestic political protests ranging from antiwar gatherings to protect-the-seals rallies. Large sections of the reports shown to reporters had been removed. The homeland security office...
  • Give us your poor, but not your sick(LA Pravda Editorial Board gets it wrong again)

    07/06/2006 1:18:05 AM PDT · by garbageseeker · 36 replies · 843+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 07/06/06 | Editorial
    LAST WEEK, IT LOOKED as if Sacramento might use a fraction of this year's multibillion-dollar budget surplus to expand health coverage for more kids in California. But in their final budget negotiations, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature decided that it was better to cave to a small group of vocal Republicans who believe that sick 3-year-olds should be punished for their parents' actions.
  • Illegal Aliens: A Few Myths to Keep in Mind . . .

    07/05/2006 6:32:06 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 41 replies · 2,516+ views
    Virginia Times Dispatch ^ | Aug 20, 2005 | Charles Grayson
    Illegal Aliens: A Few Myths to Keep in Mind . . . Mexico City. Last Tuesday the Pew Hispanic Center announced that 41 percent of Mexicans surveyed in February and 46 percent questioned in May stated they would live in the United States if given "the means and opportunity." Indeed, two out of 10 people interviewed said they were prepared to enter the U.S. illegally. These figures could have amazing consequences because our Spanish- speaking neighbor has a population of nearly 106 million inhabitants.
  • Immigration debate spurs new bills from House, Senate

    07/04/2006 11:48:04 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 54 replies · 2,749+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 07/05/06 | Yahoo News
    Bringing San Diego to the forefront of the immigration debate, House Republicans will hold field hearings on the issue Wednesday at an Imperial Beach border patrol station. Two opposing immigration bills from the House and Senate will head for negotiations after the hearings senators and representatives are holding across the country this summer. San Diego area representatives have been heavily involved in the debate, some authoring sections of the House bill. Measures proposed in the House bill, H.R. 4437, include: making illegal presence in the country a felony, building 698 miles of fencing along the border, requiring employers to use...
  • Feathering Their Casas

    07/03/2006 3:16:04 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 17 replies · 1,275+ views
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | April,2006 | By George W. Grayson
    Mexican politicians continuously demand more visas for their citizens, an expanded guest-worker program, and "regularization" of illegal aliens living north of the Rio Grande. While neglecting to mention that the United States admits nearly one million legal newcomers each year, they also fail to publicize: (1) the extremely high salaries they receive, often—in the case of federal and state legislators—more than their counterparts in developed nations that have substantially longer annual sessions, (2) the generous stipends that they grant themselves, including year-end aguinaldos and end-of-term bonuses of tens of thousands of dollars known as bonos de marcha, and (3) the...
  • Illegal status hinders Mexican voting bloc

    07/02/2006 9:45:17 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 44 replies · 2,210+ views
    Associated Press via Yahoo ^ | 7/02/2006 | By Peter Pregaman, Associated Press Writer
    LOS ANGELES - A potentially powerful expatriate voting bloc likely will have little effect on Mexico's presidential race because of the illegal status of many who live in the United States. Thousands of Mexican expatriates streamed into border towns Sunday to vote in their homeland's elections and others were allowed to cast absentee ballots for the first time. Still, many more were disenfranchised by their fear of crossing the border as undocumented residents. "I really wanted to vote, but I don't have papers so I couldn't go to Mexico" to get a voter card, said Adriana Lopez, 27, a housewife...
  • Mexican leader faces chilly U.S. relations

    07/02/2006 3:07:55 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 43 replies · 2,498+ views
    Associated Press Writer via Yahoo ^ | 7/2/2006 | By Lisa Adams
    The reason why Mexico is having chilly relations with the United States because we are importing Mexico's poor and the American tapayer is paying for them. Mexico refused to do nothing about the corruption that is pervasive in all levels of government. There is a massive crime wave being committed more and more by Mexican nationals against American citizens. Could this also be another reason why there is a chill between Mexico and the United States?The author of the piece does not touch this.
  • Republicans Slate New Immigrations Hearings

    07/01/2006 8:12:11 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 50 replies · 2,529+ views
    Associated Press via Yahoo News ^ | 7/1/2006 | Suzanne Gamboa
    Story on the House of Representatives start on hearings on immigrants. The fur will fly on this one.
  • Hispanics against Immigration Hearings

    07/01/2006 7:13:50 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 49 replies · 2,678+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/1/2006 | Emily Fredrix
    What are Hispanic groups and the Democratic Party have to fear about the upcoming immigration hearings by the GOP?What are they hiding?I thought that they would be glad that they are finally to air their views in the public.
  • Comprehensive Immigration Reform Statement of Most Reverend William Skylstad

    06/16/2006 12:30:44 AM PDT · by garbageseeker · 20 replies · 1,251+ views
    United States Conference of Catholic Bishops ^ | June 15, 2006 | Most Reverend William Skystad
    In the spirit of Liberation Theology, the USCCB released a news press release yesterday, stating they will continue their drive for passage of CIRA. This means they support of unrestricted illegal immigration to the United States despite the costs to taxpayers.The bishops are continuing their drive even though CIRA is vastly unpopular with the American people and a vast majority of Catholics. This news release has not been widely disseminated and everyone here gets a first look.
  • The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops policy paper on its support of illegal immigration

    06/14/2006 4:52:10 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 293 replies · 3,777+ views
    I am posting this article because very few people know that the Catholic Church is going out of their way to make sure CIRA is the law of the land. The church has supported illegal immigration for many years and they have been active in getting CIRA passed. I also publishing this article in the hopes that the many Catholics who support the House of Representatives would know what their church is doing on the illegal immigration issue in the United States. I really do not think that Roman Catholics know the churches position on this matter.I know that there...
  • Propagada from the California Charter School Association and Academia Semilla del Pueblo(BARF ALERT)

    06/12/2006 9:35:50 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 19 replies · 1,226+ views
    California Charter School of America | June 7,2006 | Gary Larson
    Guys this is a propaganda piece from the California Charter Schools Association in support of Marcus Aguilar and his school. It was released on June 7, 2006 and it flew under the radar. Since I like taking news that have been thrown in the garbage, I thought I would share it with you. What is interesting is the press release are filled with lies and it tries to promote Mr. Aguilar and the make up of the school itself. This "press release also tries to blame us(even though it does not name us) for the dissiminating bad information and inflammantory...