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  • STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN McCAIN ON VOTING “NO” ON “SKINNY REPEAL”

    07/28/2017 4:31:31 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 133 replies
    McCain.senate.gov ^ | 7/28/17 | some staffer for McCain
    U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released the following statement today on voting “no” on the so-called “skinny repeal” of Obamacare: “From the beginning, I have believed that Obamacare should be repealed and replaced with a solution that increases competition, lowers costs, and improves care for the American people. The so-called ‘skinny repeal’ amendment the Senate voted on today would not accomplish those goals. While the amendment would have repealed some of Obamacare’s most burdensome regulations, it offered no replacement to actually reform our health care system and deliver affordable, quality health care to our citizens. The Speaker's statement that the...
  • Mexicans Blast Execution of Criminal Alien Murderer In Texas

    07/01/2011 1:11:26 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 62 replies
    Family Security Matters ^ | Jun 10, 2011 | Jim Kouri
    June 10, 2011 Mexicans Blast Execution of Criminal Alien Murderer In Texas Jim Kouri, CPP Mexicans on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border are protesting the upcoming execution of a criminal alien rapist and murderer scheduled for July 7, 2011, in Texas. Because the convicted killer is a Mexican citizen, the Calderon government is questioning the procedures that were utilized in sentencing the death row prisoner, Humberto Leal Garcia. The Mexican ambassador to the United States requested this week that Texas Governor Rick Perry delay the execution until a review is completed of the sentencing procedures. The 38-year old Garcia...
  • CA: After long hiatus, Meg Whitman steps back into public view

    06/18/2011 6:10:47 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 9 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 18 June 2011 | David Siders
    ...Whitman doubts she will ever again run for elected office, and for many months she said little about the campaign. But she has started popping up recently on radio and TV. For a beaten candidate who wishes to remain relevant in politics – Whitman is advising Republican front-runner Mitt Romney in his presidential campaign, and she plans to involve herself in California ballot initiatives – it helps to stay in view. (snip) She said she plans to support ballot initiatives perhaps as early as this summer, likely involving education policy. She said she will recruit and support Republican candidates for...
  • Under the U.S. Supreme Court: The incredible shrinking McCain-Feingold act

    01/02/2011 8:25:01 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 21 replies
    UPI ^ | 2011-01-02 | Michael Kirkland
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- If the Republican National Committee has its way, the already battered McCain-Feingold law will be stripped of one of its last remaining bastions, reducing the once powerful engine restraining the unbridled use of political contributions to a squeaky nub.
  • Illegal alien sentenced to prison for raping foster mom

    12/02/2010 2:21:26 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 14 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | December 2nd, 2010 | Dave Gibson
    On Wednesday, Henrico County Judge Daniel T. Balfour sentenced convicted rapist, Arturo F. Lopez, 18, to 50 years in prison, but suspended 20 of those years. Due to the grievous nature of the illegal alien’s crime, Judge Balfour actually went beyond the sentencing guidelines which ranged from nine years and 10 months to 21 years and one month for abduction and rape convictions. Lopez, who took a bus to Richmond, after entering the country illegally last year, was placed with a foster couple after he was found wandering the streets, homeless. On April 9, just five days after his 18th...
  • David Frum: A new look at a third party (RINOS ATTEMPTING TO THWART TEA PARTY) (BARF ALERT)

    10/23/2010 1:57:32 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 66 replies
    National Post ^ | 2010-10-19 | David Frum
    Republican political strategist Mark McKinnon – veteran of McCain and Bush presidential campaigns – acknowledged in an interview with David Frum that a third-party presidential effort for 2012 was not far off, and hinted at his involvement in one. In the podcast interview, McKinnon, who was discussing his recent Daily Beast column “A Centrist Manifesto”, lamented that “there’s nobody that gets rewarded for bipartisan behavior, [and] in fact they get punished.” To that end, he said, “there is a very real possibility for a legitimate third party effort for 2012 … American voters are so hungry for more voice, and...
  • Illegal immigrant sentenced to 35 years for child rape

    09/06/2010 11:59:31 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 13 replies
    The Loudoun Times-Mirror, Leesburg, Va. ^ | 2010-09-01 | Jana Wagoner
    A 23-year-old illegal immigrant from El Salvador who was living in Leesburg will spend the next 35 years in prison for brutally raping his 4-year-old family member. “No child anywhere in the world should ever be subjected to this sort of crime,” Judge Burke McCahill told Carlos M. Ruano just before sentencing him in a Loudoun courtroom Aug. 27. Ruano pleaded guilty March 22 to raping a victim younger than 13, a Class 2 felony. The rape occurred Nov. 29, 2009. In exchange for the guilty plea, prosecutors dropped a June 1, 2009 sodomy charge in the case, which also...
  • Felons by the thousands among infiltrating hordes (link between illegals, Islamists uncovered)

    08/30/2010 8:39:05 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 6 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 2010-08-30
    Documentary also uncovers alarming link between illegal aliens and radical Islamists. BY ANITA CRANE Tens of thousands of convicted felons, including murderers and sex offenders, regularly are breaching the United States national boundary along just one section of the shared line with Mexico, according to a revealing new documentary called "Southern Exposure: Battle for the Border." Eyefull Video Productions, located in the migration hotbed of Tucson, Ariz., has produced a made-for-TV special about the U.S./Mexico border crisis. It suggests that the invading hordes also may have an agenda of damage to the U.S. far beyond ordinary crime such as robbery,...
  • Former enemies US, Vietnam now military mates

    08/08/2010 8:17:43 AM PDT · by Flavius · 36 replies
    ap ^ | 8/7/10 | y MARGIE MASON
    Cold War enemies the United States and Vietnam demonstrated their blossoming military relations Sunday as a U.S. nuclear supercarrier cruised in waters off the Southeast Asian nation's coast — sending a message that China is not the region's only big player. The visit comes 35 years after the Vietnam War as Washington and Hanoi are cozying up in a number of areas, from negotiating a controversial deal to share civilian nuclear fuel and technology to agreeing that China needs to work with its neighbors to resolve territorial claims in the South China Sea.
  • PENIS PUMPS FOR ILLEGALS?

    07/16/2010 7:00:13 PM PDT · by AuntB · 87 replies · 3+ views
    Fox Radio News ^ | July, 2010 | Todd Starnes
    <p>A Minnesota town is outraged over reports that an illegal immigrant was implanted with a penis pump – paid for by taxpayers.</p> <p>Shakopee Police Chief Jeff Tate said the expense to taxpayers was more than $50,000.</p> <p>“It’s shocking,” he told FOX News Radio. “It’s certainly disturbing as well. You know it’s not going to set well with the public at large.”</p>
  • Schumer says McCain inspired him to take up immigration

    06/05/2010 12:44:53 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 43 replies · 764+ views
    The Hill ^ | 6/05/10 | Jordan Fabian
    Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Friday credited Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) with inspiring him to take up comprehensive immigration reform legislation. In 2007, McCain attempted to push through a comprehensive immigration reform bill alongside the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) But this year, facing a primary challenge from former Rep. J.D. Hayworth (R), McCain has been more skeptical of current immigration legislation in Congress. Schumer spoke at a fundraising event for the Irish Lobby for Immigration reform in New York while on recess. There, he praised McCain. "While Lindsey Graham is a great partner and he loves our bill” Schumer said,...
  • Pakistani citizen caught crossing border into Arizona

    06/03/2010 3:47:27 PM PDT · by exbrit · 31 replies · 1,157+ views
    KVOA TUCSON ^ | 6/3/10 | Unspecified
    TUCSON - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials confirm with News4, a Pakistani citizen crossed the border illegally from Mexico into Arizona on May 20th. ICE says the man was apprehended by Border Patrol on the Tohono O'odham reservation and turned over to ICE.
  • Mother of woman raped by illegal immigrant speaks out

    06/01/2010 11:15:13 AM PDT · by pissant · 65 replies · 1,573+ views
    NW Cable News ^ | 6/1/10 | staff
    BELLINGHAM, Wash. - The mother of a Bellingham woman, raped by an illegal immigrant, says her daughter's attack should never have happened. KING 5 is not identifying the mother to protect her daughter. "When I heard about what happened my brain didn't know how to react," she said. "This man is the lowest scum on the earth." Hector Salinas, 38, was convicted of raping the 58-year-old disabled homeless woman in a Bellingham park in 2008. Salinas was in the U.S. from Mexico illegally. KING 5 uncovered last week that Salinas has been convicted with several violent crimes in the past,...
  • Pinal Co. Deputy Shot by Illegal Immigrants During Traffic Stop

    04/30/2010 5:43:09 PM PDT · by chicagolady · 195 replies · 7,647+ views
    My Fox Phoenix ^ | April 30 1020 | Fox News Phoenix
    CASA GRANDE - A Pinal County sheriff's deputy is hanging for dear life after he's shot by a group of suspected illegal immigrants Friday. It happened during a traffic stop on the I-8 west of Casa Grande. The deputy stopped a vehicle containing a group of suspected illegal immigrants when he was shot. He radioed in to report he was shot with an AK-47. His injuries are life-threatening, but authorities have not been able to find him.
  • Mexican 'hit team' murders US worker

    03/14/2010 12:02:52 PM PDT · by george76 · 31 replies · 1,456+ views
    AFP ^ | March 15, 2010
    SUSPECTED drug cartel "hit teams" have murdered an American consular employee and her husband in a Mexican border city and killed the husband of another consular official in two separate attacks. The victims came under fire in separate locations while driving in the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez on Saturday... "The attacks resulted in three fatalities - two American citizens and one Mexican citizen," After the slayings, the State Department announced that US diplomats working in consulates along Mexico's northern border had been authorised to send family members home because of security concerns.
  • Kudlow, Santelli: Dollar Devaluation Creating 'Façade' Bush/Obama Economic Policies Are Working

    10/31/2009 3:43:32 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 31 replies · 1,616+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | October 31, 2009 | Jeff Poor
    Now that the Obama administration is attempting to take a victory lap on the U.S. economic recovery, claiming the $787-billion stimulus passed earlier this year was what did the trick, despite a cost of $160,000 per 'stimulus' job, as ABC's Jake Tapper pointed out, it has come at the cost of the U.S. dollar. Since then, the stock market has rebounded nicely. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is off a March low of 6,547 points, even topping the 10,000-mark recently. But what has caused this nearly 50-percent jump? According to CNBC's Larry Kudlow - loose monetary policy by the...
  • Arlington rapist sought in attack on 11-year-old girl in Oklahoma City

    09/27/2009 9:37:42 PM PDT · by Saije · 15 replies · 1,611+ views
    Star-Telegram ^ | 9/27/2009 | Mitch Mitchell
    Police are looking for a man convicted of an Arlington rape more than 10 years ago in connection with the recent rape an 11-year-old girl in Oklahoma City. Melvin Urbina, 33, was sentenced to two years in prison for the 1998 sexual assault of an Arlington woman. He was deported to Mexico after his release in 2001. He returned to the United States illegally and worked in Oklahoma City. Police want to question Urbina about the July 25 sexual assault of a girl who was trying to find some extra chairs for the guests at her godfather’s wedding anniversary party...
  • Jordanian illegal attempts to blow up Dallas skyscraper

    09/24/2009 8:24:08 PM PDT · by rstrahan · 68 replies · 2,981+ views
    Fox 4 Dallas ^ | 9/24/2009 | Rstrahan
    DALLAS - Dallas FBI agents arrested a Jordanian citizen Thursday afternoon for attempting to bomb a skyscraper in Downtown Dallas. According to the bureau, 19-year-old Mosam Maher Husein Smadi was arrested and charged for attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. Smadi had been under continuous FBI surveillance and was arrested after he allegedly placed and tried to detonate an inactive car bomb near Fountain Place, a 60-story glass office tower located at 1445 Ross Avenue, the FBI said.
  • CALIFORNIA: Illegal immigrant health care costs state $1 billion annually

    09/12/2009 8:55:17 PM PDT · by SmithL · 45 replies · 2,351+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 9/12/9 | Karen de Sa - Bay Area News Group
    The latest dust-up over President Barack Obama's health care-for-all mission — Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., angrily calling Obama a liar during a nationally televised speech — underscored conservatives' fears that illegal immigrants would benefit from efforts to expand coverage. Obama insisted that the legislation would not give government subsidies to the nation's millions of undocumented residents. But if immigrant-rich California is any indication, considerable numbers of undocumented immigrants participate in taxpayer-supported health plans. Although most federal benefit programs bar those who cannot prove their citizenship, California has been more generous than other states. Its taxpayers contribute more than $1 billion...
  • RNC Takes McCain-Feingold to Court

    08/22/2009 1:11:10 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 28 replies · 1,781+ views
    CQ Politics ^ | 2009-08-19 | Bart Jansen
    The Republican National Committee is asking a federal court to restore the ability of national parties to raise unlimited amounts of money and to spend it to help elect state-level candidates. The case focuses on hotly contested governor’s races in New Jersey and Virginia. The 2002 McCain-Feingold campaign financing law (PL 107-155) does not allow national parties to give money directly to state candidates. The RNC wants to change that so it can expressly back the party nominee for governor, advertise and send out mailings on behalf of state or local Republican candidates and make get-out-the-vote calls. The law also...