Keyword: lawbreakers

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  • Abortion activists call for Ferguson style revolution after disrupting Black pro-life rally

    01/24/2015 6:45:42 PM PST · by Morgana · 24 replies
    saynsumthn's blog ^ | January 24, 2015 | saynsumthn
    Radical abortion supporters are calling for a Ferguson type revolution against pro-lifers in an odd place, outside a rally organized by Black preachers in California. The event was organized by Rev. Walter Hoye, a Black pro-life minister , and took place Friday in Oakland. An page on Hoye’s website about the rally reads, “We walk because abortion in the Black community is a form of genocide, it is the Darfur of America. We walk because abortion in Black America is the civil rights issue of our day. We walk because abortion does violence, both physically and emotionally, to men and...
  • Serfin' USA

    10/26/2014 6:41:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/26/2014 | Clarice Feldmen
    Do you wish to spend the rest of your life supporting swarms of non-citizens streaming across our borders and voting for you to give them more of your earnings? If not, it would be a good idea to pay more attention to wiping out America’s rampant vote fraud, clearly a Democrat plan to secure a permanent majority of rent seekers.
  • Ferguson Protesters Vow More Violence, Threaten to Shut Down Rams, Cardinals Games

    09/17/2014 8:29:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 55 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 9/17/2014 | unknown
    Ferguson demonstrators stormed a St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday evening and threatened more violence and to shut down St. Louis Rams and Cardinals games if the officer who shot Michael Brown to death is not arrested or indicted. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that "protesters demanded the arrest of Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown to death on a Ferguson street five weeks ago, the removal of County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch from the Brown case, the resignations of County Police Chief Jon Belmar and Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson and accountability from the elected...
  • GOP lawmaker returns award to protest Chamber of Commerce’s immigration policy

    07/24/2014 3:47:06 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 24 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Pete Kasperowicz
    Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-Mich.) said Thursday that he refused to accept an award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce because of that group’s position on immigration, and called the Chamber the “biggest pro-amnesty group” in the country. “The Chamber of Commerce is beholden to special interests and has long since forgotten the main street businesses that struggle everyday to make payroll and keep their company afloat,” Bentivolio said. “It is with great pride that I reject their award, and call on them to stand on the side of America, instead of on the side of China and corporate interests seeking...
  • “Mugged by the State: When Regulators and Prosecutors Bully Citizens”

    06/16/2014 9:14:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    overlawyered.com ^ | 6/16/2014 | Walter Olson
    “We are in a situation now where most Americans are criminals, but they either don’t know it, or they think they will not be prosecuted” says Tim Lynch in his introduction to this Cato panel last month. Perhaps even worse, “federal regulators and prosecutors have so much power that they can pressure people who are totally innocent into pleading guilty and paying fines.”
  • Eric Holder To State Attorneys General: You Don't Have to Enforce Laws You Disagree With

    02/25/2014 8:56:43 PM PST · by chessplayer · 59 replies
    Attorney General Eric Holder is taking the lawless attitude of the Obama administration and passing it down to state attorneys general. Yesterday during an interview with The New York Times, Holder said state attorneys general do not have to enforce laws they disagree with, specifically when it comes to the issue of gay marriage. It is highly unusual for the United States attorney general to advise his state counterparts on how and when to refuse to defend state laws. But Mr. Holder said when laws touch on core constitutional issues like equal protection, an attorney general should apply the highest...
  • Legalizing illegal immigrants is the solution to Obamacare: Democrat

    11/15/2013 6:43:27 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 32 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 15, 2013 | Stephen Dinan
    Rep. Jared Polis said Friday the key problem with health care right now is that illegal immigrants aren’t included in Obamacare, and said part of the solution is to pass a bill granting them citizenship rights. The House is debating a GOP-written bill that would allow Americans to keep their health plans that have been canceled under Obamacare, but Mr. Polis, a Colorado Democrat, said the chamber should instead be looking at ways to make sure everyone in the country is covered by the Affordable Care Act — including illegal immigrants. “American citizens are essentially being forced to pay for...
  • Undocumented workers stage protest, shut down traffic at major CBD intersection

    11/15/2013 10:21:47 AM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 25 replies
    wwltv.com ^ | November 14, 2013 | Thanh Truong
    NEW ORLEANS -- The population of undocumented workers in Louisiana is estimated to be around 65,000 according to the Pew Research Center's Hispanic Trends Project. Angela Castro is one of those 65,000. Castro came to New Orleans from Honduras shortly after Hurricane Katrina when opportunities for work were ripe and plentiful. She's since had two children. Castro says she and many undocumented immigrants often avoid attention. On Thursday, they sought it. "We're all human beings. We have the right to remain in this country. In my country it's very poor. I came here to work, and this is where my...
  • Babies and Immigration Reform (Not one word in the 844-page law mentions Birthright Citizenship)

    04/24/2013 6:53:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 203 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/24/2013 | Cindy Simpson
    Not a single word in the 844-page "Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act" introduced by Senator Marco Rubio and the "Gang of Eight" addresses the controversial practice of "birthright citizenship." Birthright citizenship is the common description given to the automatic grant of U.S. citizenship to babies born in the U.S. regardless of the citizenship status of the parents. Many experts agree with the verdict of law professor Lino Graglia -- that the practice generates "perhaps the greatest possible inducement to illegal entry." The failure of Congress to confront the subject is nothing new. The "four pillars" of the...
  • MoveOn’s Quest to Outlaw the Term “Illegal Immigrant” [claims its hate speech - barf]

    05/03/2012 6:40:29 AM PDT · by kevcol · 29 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | May 3rd, 2012 | Joseph Klein
    Just when you would think that the far Left Obama booster organization MoveOn.org could not get any more ridiculous, it sinks to ever lower levels of absurdity. The latest example involves MoveOn’s push to render the phrase “illegal aliens” or “illegal immigrants” hate speech. A video posted last week at MoveOn.org’s website charges that calling illegal immigrants “illegal” fits the definition of a hate crime and calls for the word “illegal” to be abolished when describing individuals entering the United States illegally. They would prefer using adjectives such as “undocumented” immigrants or “unauthorized” immigrants.
  • Your airfare and hotel -- covered (Obama Spam Lottery)

    04/26/2012 8:35:43 PM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 6 replies
    obama spam email | 04/26/2012 | Julianna Smoot
    [gullible suckers]-- I know this probably isn't the first time you're hearing about this, but chances like this don't come up very often. And the deadline is approaching. Chip in $3 or whatever you can to be automatically entered to go to L.A. and spend an evening with President Obama and George Clooney. We'll cover airfare and hotel for you and whoever you choose to bring with you. All you have to do to be automatically entered is donate what you can to support this campaign: https://donate.barackobama.com/Obama-and-Clooney Thanks, Julianna Julianna Smoot Deputy Campaign Manager Obama for America
  • With WaPo Approval, Illegal Alien Reporter Used Fake ID to Report From White House

    06/22/2011 11:04:51 AM PDT · by kristinn · 106 replies
    Wednesday, June 22, 2011 | Kristinn
    Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitizer prize winning reporter who has worked for the Washington Post and Huffington Post, has revealed that he is an illegal alien in a coordinated media push with the New York Times and ABC News seeking amnesty for illegal aliens like him.Vargas also revealed that he breached White House security by using a fake ID, including when he covered a state dinner. And that a superior at the Washington Post knew and approved of his actions.Vargas made the revelations in an article he authored published in the upcoming New York Times Sunday Magazine.Vargas writes that at...
  • Boxing Gym Fighting Eminent Domain Gets Day in Court

    03/15/2011 6:25:31 PM PDT · by Palter · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Institute for Justice ^ | 11 Mar 2011 | Institute for Justice
    National City, Calif.—A San Diego-area boxing gym that serves at-risk kids is showing what it takes to fight for what is right and to win.  A trial is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 14, 2011, to decide whether National City, Calif., may declare nearly 700 properties—including the gym—“blighted,” thus freeing the city to bulldoze these properties and make way for luxury condos among other private developments.  The trial will be held before the Honorable Steven R. Denton, Superior Court of California, Hall of Justice, 330 W. Broadway in San Diego, Calif. The Community Youth Athletic Center (CYAC) has had...
  • March in Los Angeles to demand immigration reform

    01/28/2011 8:35:36 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 32 replies
    Coffetoday ^ | January 28, 2011 in Featured News, World News | Posted by Adiguna
    Under the slogan ‘No Human Being is Illegal “, hundreds of people demonstrated on Saturday in Los Angeles, California, to demand immigration reform that would allow the legalization of millions of undocumented immigrants. The demonstration was organized by the Coalition for Immigrant Justice, recently formed by pro-immigrant organizations such as Hermandad Mexicana Crime. The march will start in Van Nuys and Glenoaks Boulevard in the city of Pacoima in the San Fernando Valley. So far, it is unknown whether they will participate pro-immigrant organizations in recent years have made great demonstrations. “The important thing is that we remain a voice...
  • It's not the immigrants, Mr. President, It's the system to distribute benefits of lawbreaking

    07/05/2010 12:05:05 PM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 7 replies
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 07/05/2010 | Jane M. Orient, MD
    On July 1, Barack Obama spoke of the immigrants who helped build our country—such as my great-grandparents. They passed through public health screening, obeyed the law, worked hard, and never got welfare benefits. They learned the English language and American history. Some even carried the Constitution of their beloved adopted homeland in their pocket throughout their lives. They asked only for the opportunity to contribute. Should we, as Obama suggested, break down the bureaucratic barriers that hinder such people? Absolutely. That is not what the controversy is about. The issue is illegal immigration—lawbreaking. Controversy is inflamed by marches of angry...
  • Illegal immigrants urged to be counted

    03/18/2010 3:31:22 AM PDT · by dubious1 · 18 replies · 375+ views
    WRAL.com ^ | 3/17/2010 | Adam Owens
    Baiocchi said Hispanics should not worry about filling out the form if they are an illegal immigrant. The census does not ask about a person's immigration status and is only interested in counting residents. "All we do is count people, we do not count citizenship,” Baiocchi explained
  • Immigrant Advocate Uses Texting to Warn of U.S. Crime Sweeps

    01/04/2010 4:40:00 AM PST · by HogsBreath · 19 replies · 812+ views
    Fox News ^ | January 03, 2010 | AP
    PHOENIX — An advocate for immigrant and civil rights has started using text messages to warn residents about crime sweeps by a high-profile Arizona sheriff. Lydia Guzman, director of the nonprofit immigrant advocacy group Respect/Respeto, is the trunk of a sophisticated texting tree designed to alert thousands of people within minutes to the details of the sweeps, which critics contend are an excuse to round up illegal immigrants, The Arizona Republic newspaper reported. Guzman said the messages are part of an effort to protect Latinos and others from becoming victims of racial profiling by sheriff's deputies. Deputies have been accused...
  • Protesters promise political pressure to curb cops (Illegal adult gay club raided)

    09/20/2009 12:08:07 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 22 replies · 1,376+ views
    http://www.ajc.com/ ^ | September 19, 2009 | By Steve Visser and Mashaun D. Simon
    Downpour didn’t dampen the anger of about 60 demonstrators who stood under umbrellas on the steps of an empty Atlanta City Hall on Saturday to protest a police raid on a gay nightclub. “We were mugged by the police,” said Mike Alvear, 50, of Midtown, a community activist and the host of HBO’s ‘The Sex Inspectors.’ “They stole our dignity the same way crooks steal our wallets.” Danni Lynn Harris, the Police Department’s liaison to the gay community, asked the crowd to let the internal affairs unit investigate the Sept. 10 raid of Atlanta Eagle on Ponce de Leon Avenue....
  • How Did This Reporter's Tough Line on Illegal Immigration Make It Onto CNN?

    08/21/2008 4:18:39 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 13 replies · 105+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Were the apparatchiks of CNN asleep at the PC wheel? Not only did the network air a balanced report on medical care for an illegal immigrant. It surprisingly failed to snip out a line by the reporter contrasting the illegal's use of the American legal system now with his disregard for it when he illegally entered the country! Aired at 6:22 EDT today, the segment focused on the case of Francisco Pantaleon, an illegal Mexican immigrant who fell into a coma in July and who has since been receiving extensive care from a Chicago hospital--all at the hospital's expense. Now...
  • Study: Illegal worker crackdown would cost employers $1B

    04/25/2008 6:04:15 AM PDT · by 300magnum · 48 replies · 148+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Fri Apr 25 | SUZANNE GAMBOA
    WASHINGTON - The government's plan to crack down on illegal workers could cost employers more than $1 billion a year and legal workers billions in lost wages, a study commissioned by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says. Those costs are enough to trigger a federal law that would require the Homeland Security Department to analyze more thoroughly the effect of its proposal, said Richard Belzer, a consultant hired by the chamber to do the study. It was made available to The Associated Press on Thursday. The department's proposed "no match" rule would require employers to fire workers who can't resolve...
  • Judge sentences three peace protesters to jail { Oak Ridge Protesters}

    10/05/2007 4:28:14 PM PDT · by SmithL · 4 replies · 303+ views
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 10/5/7 | Bob Fowler
    CLINTON — The peace activists — a hospice nurse, a Catholic priest and a minister — said they were following a higher law to protest a crime against humanity: the making of nuclear weapons. The judge said the laws he took an oath to uphold bound him. “I’m obligated to follow the law and treat you like any other defendants,’’ Anderson County Criminal Court Judge Don Elledge told the activists. With that, Elledge today threw the book at Father Tom Lumpkin, Rev. Erick Johnson and nurse Pam Beziat, meting out the maximum 30-day jail sentence for obstructing a roadway. They...
  • THE AMNESTY MONSTER: FED BY ALIEN SYMPATHY (rule of law must prevail)

    07/09/2007 3:00:05 AM PDT · by Liz · 21 replies · 777+ views
    NY POST ^ | July 9, 2007 | VOX POPULI
    If we fail to abide by our bedrock principle, we become a society of arbitrary and capricious actions. When we make exceptions to one set of laws, we will make exceptions to others, and anarchy and social disintegration will follow. NAME REDACTED Manhattan
  • MEXICO'S PAGEANTRY OF POOR SPORTMANSHIP

    06/01/2007 5:53:08 AM PDT · by Liz · 10 replies · 986+ views
    NY POST ^ | June 1, 2007 | VOX POPULI
  • BOOING MISS USA; ANTI-AMERICAN HATEFEST IN MEXICO (amnesty peddlers silent on hatemongering)

    05/30/2007 2:42:25 AM PDT · by Liz · 66 replies · 2,436+ views
    NY POST ^ | May 30,2007 | MICHELLE MALKIN
    The US government is on the verge of approving a mass amnesty to millions of illegal aliens - a plan pushed aggressively by meddling Mexican officials who reap billions of dollars in remittances (illegal aliens' earnings sent back to Mexico) without having to lift a finger to clean up their own country. And the thanks we get? Internationally televised public humiliation. --SNIP-- During an Olympics qualification soccer match between the US and Mexico (Guadalajara 2004), the stadium erupted in boos during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Fans yelled "Osama! Osama!" as Mexico's team eliminated the US squad. At a...
  • Immigration Bill Fractures Political Ranks

    05/21/2007 11:07:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies · 1,335+ views
    Hispanic Business ^ | May 21, 2007 | Mark Z. Barabak
    The U.S. Senate's compromise immigration bill offers something for everyone to hate, including presidential candidates forced to confront the divisive issue. Unlike the war in Iraq, which separates lawmakers mainly along party lines, immigration fractures Republican and Democratic ranks from within: splitting business interests from social conservatives, dividing labor from Hispanic groups. "The issue is fraught with danger," said John Anzalone, a Democratic pollster. "It's one where it's tough to please everybody within your base or coalition." For that reason, perhaps, the only major candidate who embraced the bipartisan proposal announced Thursday was Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., -- which was...
  • Immigration Protests Planned Across U.S. to Spur Congress to Pass Reform Bill

    05/01/2007 8:41:20 AM PDT · by EagleUSA · 13 replies · 443+ views
    Fox News ^ | 05/01/2007 | EagleUSA
    LOS ANGELES — With millions of illegal immigrants planning to demand a path to citizenship by marching through the nation's streets on Tuesday, Los Angeles and other major cities are bracing for rally gridlock. Demonstrators hope the marches will push Congress to answer their calls for action for an estimated 12 million illegal immigrants currently living in the United States before the presidential primary season. Cities from coast to coast were preparing for the marches and voter registration drives stretching from California to New York on the May 1 International Workers' Day. In Los Angeles, march organizers say there will...
  • Special City offers sanctuary and safety

    04/26/2007 7:59:29 AM PDT · by SmithL · 18 replies · 679+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 4/26/7 | Debra J. Saunders
    SAN FRANCISCO Mayor Gavin Newsom is opposed to federal law enforcement efforts to apprehend illegal immigrants who are violating deportation orders. Ess Eff, the mayor told a gathering at St. Peter's Church Sunday is a "sanctuary city" -- and has been since 1989. So, Newsom assured the audience, "I will not allow any of my department heads or anyone associated with this city to cooperate in any way, shape or form with these raids." Illegal immigrants, rejoice. The folks at Immigration and Customs Enforcement are none too happy with the term "raids." Raid implies that agents sweep into homes and...
  • Tax scofflaws strike moral stance in refusal to pay IRS

    04/13/2007 1:08:43 PM PDT · by SmithL · 89 replies · 1,545+ views
    MediaNews via CoCoTimes ^ | 4/13/7 | Shanna McCord
    SANTA CRUZ -- Tax time is here again -- for most people, anyway. Risking frozen bank accounts and even jail time, some are refusing to pay the portion of their federal income tax they believe goes to support the military and the war in Iraq. Although the IRS doesn't release information about the number of tax scofflaws -- and local accounts say they are few -- some in Santa Cruz do defy the taxman. Scott Kennedy, in fact, has been doing it for 30 years. Kennedy, 59, a conscientious objector to the Vietnam War, has not paid a full federal...
  • Are Democrats Over-Investigated? (Moonbat Op/Ed)

    03/22/2007 12:27:57 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 26 replies · 798+ views
    Wisconsin State Journal ^ | March 21, 2007 | Bill Wineke
    The controversy over the firing of eight U.S. attorneys for reasons that may or may not have been political has reached the high-drama stage, with Congress approving subpoenas and President Bush daring the legislative body to carry them out. But a study by two communications professors that suggests the Bush Justice Department is seven times more likely to investigate Democrats than Republicans may point to a much larger scandal.The professors, John Cragan, of Illinois State University, and Donald Shields, of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, looked at news reports of 375 elected officials between 2001 and 2006 and concluded the...
  • Activists urge Bush to stop deportations

    03/03/2007 5:50:31 PM PST · by devane617 · 16 replies · 702+ views
    MiamiHerald.com ^ | 03/03/2007 | ALFONSO CHARDY
    Immigrant rights activists are asking the Bush administration to stop deporting undocumented immigrants picked up in stepped-up immigration enforcement. The loud knocks on the door awoke Verónica Ruiz and her family at 5:59 a.m. Feb. 6. ''At first I thought it was a robbery, but then I knew,'' Ruiz said. ``Immigration agents were outside looking for me.'' Ruiz jumped out of bed, gathered her husband and two children in a room of their Miami-Dade apartment and hid for five hours as immigration officers outside shone flashlights through windows. Eventually, the officers left without making the arrest -- and Ruiz went...
  • Maryland and Illegal Aliens

    02/26/2007 4:23:34 PM PST · by AuH2O · 19 replies · 894+ views
    none | 02-26-2007 | Andrew Schmidt
    Maryland and illegal aliens Hello all the wacky Democrat members of the Maryland General Assembly are at it again.  They want to give lawbreaking illegal alien kids instate tuition to attend the University of Maryland.  This is an outrage I for one who’d grandparents came from Germany in 1950 the right way, btw am I the only one who seems to think amnesty and turning a blind eye to illegal aliens, is a slap in the face to all immigrants who came over the right way? Before I get carried away with my rant I want to ask two things...
  • FEC fines Sierra Club

    12/27/2006 10:33:26 AM PST · by girlangler · 23 replies · 762+ views
    The Hill ^ | December 27, 2006 | Jim Snyder
    November 16, 2006 FEC fines Sierra Club By Jim Snyder A Federal Election Commission settlement with the Sierra Club will likely put new limits on how explicit outside groups may be when trying to influence voters. The environmental group agreed to pay a $28,000 fine to settle charges that it had paid for a brochure that expressly advocated the election or defeat of candidates in the 2004 presidential and Senate races from its corporate treasury. Because the Sierra Club brochure was found to contain express advocacy, it was determined to be an independent expenditure. Campaign finance laws prohibit money from...
  • Abortion Center in Florida May Be Violating Order Stopping Abortions

    08/22/2006 3:51:29 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 11 replies · 969+ views
    Life News ^ | 8/22/06 | Steven Ertelt
    Orlando, FL (LifeNews.com) -- The Orlando Women's Center abortion facility run by embattled abortion practitioner James Scott Pendergraft isn't supposed to be doing abortions. The state health department suspended abortions there last week after saying he did two illegal late-term abortions in violation of state law. But abortions may still be happening there.Florida officials suspended abortions at Pendergraft's two abortion facilities in Orlando, including the Women's Center and temporarily halted abortions at three other abortion centers in the state.The state suspended Pendergraft's medical license last Wednesday in an emergency order that says he showed a "flagrant disregard for the...
  • A Law Unto Herself (L A attorney)

    08/22/2006 8:29:05 AM PDT · by radar101 · 41 replies · 1,785+ views
    L A Times ^ | 22 AUG 2006 | Maura Dolan
    Matt Farrell, a video producer, needed an attorney after he had been charged with growing marijuana. He hired Allison Margolin, "L.A.'s dopest attorney," on a friend's recommendation. Farrell's first impression was "she was hot." His second was doubt. She looked too young to be a lawyer. Then he saw the Ivy League degrees on her wall. Like actress Reese Witherspoon's character in the movie "Legally Blonde" — a rich, ditsy Beverly Hills blond who goes to Harvard Law School — Margolin, 28, is the kind of lawyer who might be easy to dismiss. The graduate of Beverly Hills High talks...
  • Backlash emerges against Latino culture

    07/19/2006 4:51:31 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 62 replies · 2,301+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 7/19/06 | Patrik Jonsson
    NORCROSS, GA. – In some ways, the traveling taco stand has become a symbol of the rise of Hispanics in the US. Here in Gwinnett County, Ga., it wasn't any different - until lawmakers outlawed the $1 street-corner taco vendor last month. Hispanic purveyors of the workingman's lunch represent an immigration policy many Americans feel has gone haywire. In many interior states where the Hispanic immigration had been minimal until recently, residents are encountering more new faces speaking an incomprehensible language and infiltrating street corners with their cilantro-spiced fare. In resisting the sudden and growing influence of Latino culture, some...
  • Utahns say no thanks to illegal alien handouts (POLL)

    06/22/2006 1:29:47 PM PDT · by goalinestan · 128 replies · 1,587+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 6/22/06 | Jennifer W. Sanchez
    Most Utahns feel a state law that allows undocumented students to pay in-state college tuition should be repealed, according to a new Salt Lake Tribune poll. Seventy-one percent of the 625 registered voters who were interviewed by telephone for the statewide poll this week said Utah should "repeal the current state law that offers the discounted resident college tuition rate to the children of undocumented immigrants." Ruth Bick, a 63-year-old Ogden resident, said Utahns should not have to pay taxes to subsidize a college education for undocumented students. The state's middle class already is burdened enough with big tax bills,...
  • URGENT Message about your tobacco shipments...ATTENTION SMOKERS

    06/09/2006 3:55:08 PM PDT · by Danette · 61 replies · 1,776+ views
    Can you believe this? I just got a letter in the mail from Allnative about my tobacco products that I order. "Effective immediately, AllNative.com, as well as many other cigarette retailers around the country, is being forced by the major credit card companies (Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and American Express) to eliminate credit and debit card purchases for cigarettes and other tobacco products. We were notified on Friday, May 19th that they were "pulling the plug" immediately with no time for us to notify our customers." When did this country go communist? This is freaking nuts. I called AllNative and they...
  • Watt arrested in D.C. protest

    05/17/2006 6:42:15 AM PDT · by 300magnum · 31 replies · 964+ views
    WASHINGTON - Rep. Mel Watt, D-N.C., of Charlotte and six other members of the Congressional Black Caucus were arrested outside the Sudanese Embassy on Tuesday while protesting the killing and starvation that continues in that African country's Darfur region. "We will not tolerate genocide," said caucus chairman Watt. "We are saying to Sudan: `This has to stop.' " The protesters' plan was to get arrested, Watt told the Observer, and they alerted Capitol Police beforehand that they would block the embassy entrance. Watt said the group was advised to stay off the sidewalk -- the jurisdiction of the District of...
  • Seven House Members Arrested at Sudan Embassy (Gwen Moore, D, WI - Mother of Tire Slasher, Arrested)

    05/16/2006 6:31:36 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 28 replies · 801+ views
    JSOnline via AP ^ | May 16, 2006 | Frederic J. Frommer
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., and six other members of the Congressional Black Caucus were arrested at the Embassy of Sudan on Tuesday after protesting over atrocities in the Darfur region of the wartorn nation. "We will not tolerate genocide," said Rep. Mel Watt, D-N.C., the caucus chairman. "...We are saying to Sudan this has got to stop." The seven members were hauled off in Secret Service cars after receiving three warnings that they were violating the law by blocking the entrance to an embassy. They were released a short time later after paying $50 fines.Rep. Barbara...
  • Senator Clinton says immigration bill would make her a criminal

    Senator Clinton says immigration bill would make her a criminal AP Friday, April 07, 2006 WASHINGTON (AP) - Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that an immigration bill approved in the House of Representatives would make her and her aides criminals for their work on behalf of New York constituents. Clinton's comments are her latest salvo against the Republican-authored House bill that would penalise anyone who knowingly assists or encourages illegal immigrants to remain in the country. The bill, which passed the House in December, also makes it a felony to be in the country illegally. Speaking to the US...
  • U.S. ALERTING MEXICO TO MINUTEMAN PATROLS

    05/09/2006 5:18:15 PM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 108 replies · 2,539+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 09 May A.D.2006 | Editors
    INVASION USAU.S. alerting Mexico to Minuteman patrols'Unbelievable that our own government....is sending intelligence to another country' Posted: May 9, 2006 11:37 a.m. Eastern © 2006 WorldNetDaily.com The U.S. Border Patrol is tipping off Mexican authorities on the positions of members of the Minuteman civilian patrols. U.S. officials have agreed to the notification process to reassure the Mexican government that the illegal immigrants' rights are being observed, the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin of Ontario, Calif., reports. When the Minuteman and other civilian border patrol groups help apprehend illegal immigrants, the Mexican government must be notified, according to three documents on the...
  • SEX SCANDAL JOLTS CONGRESS(investigation of lawmakers that involves a top spy, limos, and hookers)

    05/03/2006 7:57:28 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 74 replies · 2,338+ views
    New York Post ^ | May 3, 2006 | GEOFF EARLE
    May 3, 2006 -- WASHINGTON - Congress was abuzz yesterday over a shocking investigation of lawmakers that involves a top spy, limos, and hookers. Federal prosecutors are investigating whether contractors provided rogue former Rep. Randall "Duke" Cunningham with prostitutes as part of a bribery scandal that landed the lawmaker in the slammer. At issue is whether two government contractors gave Cunningham free limousine service and lined up hookers for sex trysts in Washington's Watergate Hotel. "The guy's certainly a scumbag - this is just more proof of that," said one House Republican aide. The brewing scandal took a new turn...
  • Thousand(s) Rally to Support Immigrants Rights (aka Foreign Nationals Protest American Law in Phila)

    05/01/2006 11:49:55 AM PDT · by Antoninus · 21 replies · 758+ views
    Philly Independent Media Center ^ | 02.14.2006 | PhillyIMC
    Organizers declared "The Proclamation for Responsible Immigration Reform" to chants of "Si, se puede" (Yes it can be done), a statement made famous by workers rights icon Cesar Chavez. The proclamation was read in Philadelphia's historic old city, site of Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and Declaration of Independence and considered the birthplace of liberty in this country. The proclamation reads, "Whereas the first Americans declared that 'all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness'… we assert our right to be...
  • Christians ask: Can you love thy neighbor but deport him, too?

    04/28/2006 11:23:02 AM PDT · by george wythe · 173 replies · 1,913+ views
    KHOU television station ^ | Apr 28 2006 | Todd Gillman
    Does a focus on family values demand a tight border to protect Americans from outsiders, or an open-door policy to ensure opportunity to the poor of other nations? It is more important to welcome the stranger or to respect the rule of law? At a forum Thursday hosted by the conservative Christian group Family Research Council, conservative and liberal religious leaders lobbed Bible verses, unable to agree on what Jesus would do about the nation's nearly 12 million illegal immigrants. Immigrant advocates warned that a crackdown would harm families and violate Scripture. And a lawmaker leading the charge for tougher...
  • Let's play hardball; the rule of law demands consequences for ignoring lawbreaking

    04/22/2006 3:16:03 PM PDT · by Liz · 52 replies · 1,133+ views
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    It's time to play hard ball. Our lawmakers seem to have forgotten that there are real consequences for ignoring lawbreaking. Lawmakers will get this done or taxpayers will know the reason why. The rule of law demands serious consequences for ignoring lawbreaking. Now is the time for law-abiding citizenry of America notify the US Dept of Justice, that many of our "so-called lawmakers"---who are under oath---are ignoring our laws, and are aiding and abetting the illegal activities of aliens on US soil. Disregarding the committing of crimes is a crime in itself. PARTIAL LIST OF IMMIGRANTS' FEDERAL CRIMINAL FELONIES...
  • Police ripped off Muslim girl’s hijab

    04/22/2006 6:53:58 PM PDT · by voletti · 52 replies · 1,802+ views
    Daily Times Pakistan ^ | 4/22/06 | khalid hasan
    WASHINGTON: The trial of Rehana Khan, a Muslim girl of Pakistani-descent from Illinois who had her headscarf or hijab ripped off after she and several others were arrested for civil disobedience while protesting at a rally for immigrant rights last year, has finally been scheduled for April 25. A group of five young people - white, Latino, Muslim - are facing up to four years in jail for a protest against the racist vigilante group the Minutemen. Two Illinois state attorneys have reportedly refused to discuss a plea without jail time. Their case goes to trial on April 25, according...
  • CA: Just What About Illegal Do They Not Understand? Lawbreakers demand citizenship…

    04/14/2006 6:04:59 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 876+ views
    CaliforniaRepublic.org ^ | 4/14/06 | Ray Haynes
    Sonny Bono, in the fight over Proposition 187 (the 1994 initiative that would have rescinded welfare benefits for illegal aliens) had the best line about the debate over illegal immigration. Many charges were tossed back and forth about the initiative and the motivation of its sponsors. The response of the future Congressman to those charges was always: “What is it about illegal that they don’t understand?” Exactly! Like many others, I watched television as the protestors waved their Mexican flags, then changed those flags to American flags, then yelled “Si Se Puede,” then yelled “Yes, We Can,” then demanded the...
  • CA: Diocese would follow gospel's order, not law's

    04/11/2006 9:25:00 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 47 replies · 660+ views
    Riverside Press-Enterprise ^ | 4/11/06 | Michael Fisher and Sharon McNary
    Inland area Roman Catholic priests and churches will continue to serve undocumented immigrants even if federal laws require them to review a migrant's legal status before giving aid, Bishop Gerald Barnes said Monday. "I don't think we have a choice," said Barnes, leader of the million-member Inland diocese encompassing Riverside and San Bernardino counties. "What the gospel calls us to do is what we are going to have to do. And it calls us to be compassionate and to help those who are in the most need." Rancorous debate between federal lawmakers over immigration has spilled onto the streets in...
  • Activist nun reports to prison

    04/11/2006 6:06:31 PM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies · 263+ views
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 4/11/6 | LOLA ALAPO
    Surrounded by supporters and buoyed with their blessings, a Catholic nun today reported to prison for trespassing on government property. Sister Mary Dennis Lentsch will serve six months at a Lexington, Ky., federal prison for civil disobedience. Before leaving in a car caravan, about 20 supporters surrounded Lentsch in front of the John J. Duncan Federal Building downtown to sing songs and pray for her. Lentsch was sentenced for a November 2005 incident when she and other protesters entered the grounds of Fort Benning, Ga., which houses a school that has been blamed for human rights abuses in Latin...
  • Immigration Reform and the Church in America

    04/11/2006 7:28:24 PM PDT · by Wiley Sr · 11 replies · 582+ views
    Crusade Radio ^ | 04/11/06 | Wiley Drake Sr.
    Immigration Reform and the American Church By Wiley Drake There's a great deal of talk in the media about President Bush's plans to reform our immigration policies, and for good reason. Any time that millions of people converge on America's largest cities to march through the streets and boycott, the public eye turns to watch. The right to vote, to hold jobs without fear, and to live peaceably in the world's freest nation is what mobilizes them, and their voices are growing louder with each passing day. The fact is simple. America must address the problems on our borders before...