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  • Bombshell: Obama to cut border surveillance in half

    02/05/2016 11:30:24 AM PST · by amorphous · 81 replies
    WND ^ | 5 Feb 2016 | Leo Hohmann
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is planning to cut 50 percent of the budget for aerial surveillance along the U.S.-Mexico border, agents revealed at a congressional hearing Thursday. In an effort to understand why DHS is cutting funding, Texas's Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, wrote a bi-partisan letter to DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson. "Any decrease in aerial observation is not only imprudent, but contradicts the very mission of border security enforcement," the letter states. The lawmakers' letter also asks for detailed information about the reduction aerial-based border security, also known as Operation Phalanx. Abbott and...
  • 'I don't think so, darling': Donald Trump dismisses woman defending illegal immigration

    02/04/2016 11:30:19 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 116 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | 2/04/2016 | Colin Campbell
    'I don't think so, darling': Donald Trump dismisses woman defending illegal immigration Colin Campbell 1h Donald Trump held a town-hall-style event on Thursday, and his first question was from a woman who appeared to criticize his hard-line approach to illegal immigration. The woman began by saying she was from Southern California. "You live in Southern California? What are you doing here? Are you a liberal Democrat, by any chance?" Trump joked at the Exeter, New Hampshire, event. She continued by saying she had friends who immigrated to the US illegally. ..snip... Trump responded by accusing her of asking the question...
  • Five Myths About Marijuana and You

    10/28/2015 6:37:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 63 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/28/2015 | James Arlandson
    Myths about marijuana are apparent in college papers, online, and in the media. The users are eager to believe they don’t have a problem, so an entire mythology has grown up around the plant. But here are the counterarguments
  • Report: MS-13 foot soldiers use 'surge' to cross border, 'colonize new criminal territory'

    02/04/2016 9:47:35 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 4,2016 | By PAUL BEDARD
    Criminal networks with Latin American roots, such as MS-13 and the 18th Street gang, are using the administration's open-door policy at the border to slip in recruits that are causing a huge spike in murder and violence throughout the nation, according to an immigration expert. Testifying Thursday at a House hearing on the border surge of young Latinos, the expert said, "Established gangs have been able to transfer an unknown number of experienced foot soldiers from Central America to help colonize new criminal territory in the United States." Jessica M. Vaughan, the policy director for the Center for Immigration Studies,...
  • HEROIN: BLAME IT ON AMERICA

    02/04/2016 12:27:39 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 43 replies
    Ann Coulter Dot Com ^ | 3 Feb 2016 | Ann Coulter
    Any politician who claims to care about the drug overdose deaths sweeping the nation, but does not demand that we build a wall, deport illegal aliens and end the anchor baby scam, is a liar. In 2014, more people died from drug overdoses than any year in U.S. history: 47,055. That's more than die in car accidents -- and it's not even close. This is a huge, horrible problem -- and it's a problem caused entirely by the fact that Mexico is on our southern border. The diverse, hardworking people of Mexico manufacture the majority of heroin in the U.S....
  • Ann Coulter–Heroin: Blame It on America

    02/03/2016 4:20:20 PM PST · by george76 · 56 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 3 Feb 2016 | Ann Coulter
    Any politician who claims to care about the drug overdose deaths sweeping the nation, but does not demand that we build a wall, deport illegal aliens and end the anchor baby scam, is a liar. In 2014, more people died from drug overdoses than any year in U.S. history: 47,055. That's more than die in car accidents -- and it's not even close. This is a huge, horrible problem -- and it's a problem caused entirely by the fact that Mexico is on our southern border. The diverse, hardworking people of Mexico manufacture the majority of heroin in the U.S....
  • Sneak Peek: All-Access “Jeb Can Fix It” Bus Tour | Jeb Bush

    02/02/2016 12:14:47 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov 6, 2015 | Jeb Bush
    My life changed forever when I was a young man on an exchange program in León Guanajuato, Mexico. Across a plaza, I saw a girl. For me, it was love at first sight. From the moment I got to know her, I knew that I wanted to spend the rest of my life with her. In the years ahead, whether I was changing baby diapers in Caracas, Venezuela, building a business in Miami or leading a state in Tallahassee, Columba has been with me, my best friend in all of life’s challenges and joys. Together, we have built a family...
  • This Is the Jeff Sessions Election and the GOP Is Just Along for the Ride’

    02/01/2016 8:12:51 AM PST · by Rockitz · 25 replies
    TalkingPointsMemo.com ^ | 1 Feb 2016 | Lauren Fox
    To be candid, there’s not usually a line of reporters waiting to talk to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL). But last week, with only four days to go until the Iowa caucuses, the 69-year-old glassy-eyed former U.S. attorney nearly forgot to cast his vote on a routine matter he was so busy moving from one interview to the next outside of the Senate chamber. The four-term senator is hardly a new face in the Republican Party, nor is the soft-spoken and twangy Sessions considered the party’s rising star. But suddenly, almost out of nowhere, and for reasons even he doesn’t fully...
  • Bush doing whatever it takes to stay relevant

    01/31/2016 5:15:59 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 31, 2016 6:52 PM EST | Steve Peoples and Julie Bykowicz
    Jeb Bush's supporters have spent $15 million on slickly produced ads to win over Iowa voters. Barely registering in the polls and increasingly desperate in the shadow of the Iowa caucuses, he's now trying a cost-free, personal tactic: hugs. [...] Bush, once considered the Republican presidential front-runner, is doing whatever it takes to stay relevant in the 2016 contest. And whether it's a friendly squeeze or a scathing attacks ad from his allies, he's showing no signs of going quietly. That's despite the wishes of some Republican strategists, who fear his underdog candidacy is making it harder for his party's...
  • Ohio seminary student arrested at airport for allegedly seeking sex with infants in Mexico

    01/31/2016 12:29:44 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 58 replies
    cbs4indy.com ^ | January 31, 2016
    A 23-year-old Ohio man was arrested by federal agents in San Diego on Friday for allegedly planning to have sex with multiple infants in Mexico, authorities said. Editor's note: This article contains disturbing descriptions of an alleged crime. Joel A. Wright, a seminary student and resident of Columbus, was charged with two felony counts: crossing state lines with the intention to engage in a sexual act with a minor, and attempting to travel “in interstate and foreign commerce” for the purpose of engaging in illegal sexual conduct with another person, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court...
  • Trump Winning Over Latinos (beats Cruz, Rubio, Yeb put together!)

    01/31/2016 9:36:48 AM PST · by LS · 75 replies
    New York Post ^ | 1/31/2016 | Marisa Schultz
    Thirty eight percent favor Trump, followed by Cuban American Ted Cruz (15 percent), Jeb Bush (14 percent) and Cuban American Marco Rubio (8 percent), according to the national poll conducted by the Beck Research for the American Federation for Children. (Excerpted: rest at link)
  • Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Vandalized with Swastika (libs in desperation mode now)

    01/30/2016 7:35:46 PM PST · by drewh · 28 replies
    Entertainment industry outlet TheWrap shared the Reddit user’s image of the star painted with a black, backwards swastika on Saturday; however, the the outlet reported the star showed no signs of damage upon further investigation. Trump has at times been portrayed as a “nazi” by members of the media since announcing his candidacy. Democrats and even some fellow Republicans have disparaged him as a racist over his pledge to enforce the country’s immigration laws. Following the San Bernardino terrorist attacks, Trump proposed a temporary ban on Muslim immigration into the United States, citing the “great hatred towards Americans by large...
  • WHITE HOUSE BLAMES REPUBLICANS FOR DEPORTED SAN FRANCISCO KILLER

    07/06/2015 1:21:20 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 49 replies
    breitbart ^ | july 6, 2015 | charlie spiering
    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest is blaming Republicans after an illegal immigrant who was reportedly deported five times  was charged with murder in California. When asked by reporters about critics of President Obama’s immigration enforcement policies, Earnest insisted that it was actually Republicans who are fault for voting against the Gang Of Eight bill last year, pointing out that it contained funding to increase border security. “The fact is that the president has done everything within his power to make sure that we are focusing our law enforcement resources on criminals and those who pose a threat to public...
  • White House Blames Republicans for San Francisco Murder --

    07/07/2015 3:25:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 7, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: White House Press Secretary, I mentioned this to you earlier, Josh Earnest, I said yesterday, by the way -- and you'll remember this -- that this murder, Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco, before the end of the day they're going to find a way to blame this on Republicans. They always do. And it was probably happening right when I made the prediction because it happened yesterday. "When asked by reporters about critics of President Obama’s immigration enforcement policies, Earnest insisted that it was actually Republicans who are fault for voting against the Gang Of Eight bill last year,...
  • Mexico Protestant Christians Expelled From Homes

    01/29/2016 11:26:55 AM PST · by aimhigh · 31 replies
    BosNewsLife ^ | 01/29/2016 | BosNewsLife Americas Service
    Twenty Protestant families have been forcibly displaced from their homes in western Mexico because of their faith after the government refused to prevent the deportations, an advocacy official told BosNewsLife Friday, January 29. Threats of expulsion have been ongoing since December 6 last year when a resolution was adopted by the village assembly saying that the Protestant members of the community would be expelled if they refused to convert to Roman Catholicism, described as "the traditional faith", Christians said.
  • JFK allowed passengers arriving on international flight to exit without going through Customs

    01/25/2016 6:37:59 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 31 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 01/23/16 | Victoria Bekiempis, Denis Slattery
    Passengers arriving at Kennedy Airport on an international flight were allowed to exit the busy hub without going through Customs -- for at least the second time in recent months, the Daily News has learned. Bumbling airline and security officials let travelers on American Airlines Flight 1223 from Cancun, Mexico, out of the airport on Monday morning without having their passports or bags checked, sources told The News. The security lapse mirrored a similar incident involving another American Airlines flight in November. A 34-year-old man who had been in Cancun to attend three Phish concerts told The News he was...
  • GAO: 70% of Firearms Seized in Mexico Came From USA(right)

    01/22/2016 6:09:56 AM PST · by rktman · 20 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 1/21/2016 | Michael W. Chapman
    A new federal report reveals that 70% of the firearms seized by Mexican authorities between 2009 and 2014 originated in the United States. In addition, the report shows that the majority of those U.S.-originated guns were bought in California, Arizona, and Texas, southwest states that border Mexico.
  • Multiple Pedophile Sexual Predators Caught Sneaking into Texas from Mexico

    01/21/2016 6:19:23 AM PST · by detective · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Jan 2016 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    McAllen, Texas - Illegal aliens with previous convictions for sexual crimes continue to be a regular sight for U.S. Border Patrol agents working in this border region. On Wednesday, the Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) of the U.S. Border Patrol confirmed to Breitbart Texas that they had arrested five criminal aliens with a history of sexual offenses including a Guatemalan man who is considered a "sexually violent predator."
  • AG Lynch Has Not Decided Whether to Turn Over Fast and Furious Documents

    01/21/2016 6:17:24 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 21, 2016 | 7:01 AM EST | Susan Jones
    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Wednesday she has received a federal court ruling that says the Justice Department may not invoke executive privilege to withhold documents from a congressional committee investigating the Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal. But that doesn't mean the Justice Department will now give those subpoenaed documents to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Sen. Jim Lankford (R-Okla.), who previously served on the House Oversight Committee, noted that the court told Lynch's office to turn over those documents by February 2nd. ...
  • El Paso-area schools to close for pope's visit to Juarez

    01/20/2016 3:17:20 PM PST · by bgill · 13 replies
    MySA ^ | Jan. 20, 2016 | AP
    El Paso-area school districts will cancel classes Feb. 17 for Pope Francis' visit to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, a city directly across the U.S. border. The Ysleta, Socorro and El Paso school districts cited finances, safety concerns, staffing challenges and transportation issues as reasons for closing. A portion of César Chávez Border Highway will be closed during the papal Mass, and district officials say the city's bus and policing resources will be strained.
  • 'Fast & Furious' rifle capable of taking down helicopter found in El Chapo cache

    01/20/2016 7:02:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01/20/2016 | By William La Jeunesse
    A .50-caliber rifle found at Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's hideout in Mexico was funneled through the gun-smuggling investigation known as Fast and Furious, sources confirmed Tuesday to Fox News. A .50-caliber is a massive rifle that can stop a car or, as it was intended, take down a helicopter. After the raid on Jan. 8 in the city of Los Mochis that killed five of his men and wounded one Mexican marine, officials found a number of weapons inside the house where Guzman was staying, including the rifle, officials said. When agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...
  • Rifle ... found at 'El Chapo' hideout purchased through Fast and Furious program

    01/20/2016 4:52:33 AM PST · by Daffynition · 17 replies
    FoxNews ^ | jan 20, 2016 | William La Jeunesse
    A .50-caliber rifle found at Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman*s hideout in Mexico was funneled through the gun-smuggling investigation known as Fast and Furious, sources confirmed Tuesday to Fox News.
  • Area Satirical Publication The Onion Sold To Univision (Seriously)

    01/19/2016 1:57:55 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    npr.org ^ | 1/19/16 | David Folkenflik
    Univision Communications Inc., the parent company to the nation's leading Spanish-language broadcast channel, has acquired a controlling stake in the satirical news site The Onion, NPR has learned. The agreement between two seemingly disparate media outfits was described to NPR by a person with direct involvement in the negotiations. A second person who was briefed on the deal by Univision executives also confirmed its broad strokes. The amount of money involved in the deal was not disclosed. NPR has also obtained a memo from the CEO of The Onion announcing the deal to staffers.
  • BREAKING: Federal Judge Obama Appointed Strikes Down His Fast and Furious Executive Privilege Claim

    01/19/2016 12:57:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 19, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    After significant deliberation U.S. District Judge Amy Berman has struck down Obama's assertion of executive privilege over documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious, the Department of Justice program that allowed the sale and trafficking of thousands of weapons to violent Mexican drug cartels. Berman was appointed to the Court by President Obama in 2011. POLITICO has the details: U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled Tuesday that the Justice Department's public disclosures about its response to the so-called "gun walking" controversy undercut Obama's executive privilege claim. The standoff over the records led to a House vote in 2012 holding...
  • Judge rules against Obama on 'fast and furious'

    01/19/2016 11:27:25 AM PST · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 19, 2016 | Harper Neidig
    A federal judge on Tuesday ruled President Obama cannot use executive privilege to keep records on the "fast and furious" gun-tracking program from Congress. The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson requires the administration to release to Congress all records they are withholding that are considered "attorney-client privileged material, attorney work product, private information, law enforcement sensitive material, or foreign policy sensitive material." House Republicans launched the suit after voting to hold then-Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for refusing to turn over the records. Operation Fast and Furious was launched by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
  • Breaking: Trump just Released This Video That Has ALL of MEXICO Trembling…

    01/18/2016 9:18:33 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 130 replies
    Conservative Post ^ | 1/17/2016 | Donald Trump
    Trump just released a new video on his facebook page about illegal immigration. "We don't have a country if we don't have borders. We will build a great wall and it will keep illegal immigrants out." "With that said, we are gonna have a beautiful door right in the middle of it and people are going to come in our country legally." Watch:
  • Rubio Blew It, Would Let Illegal Immigrants That Don’t Commit Major Crimes Stay

    01/17/2016 11:51:51 AM PST · by TBBT · 34 replies
    Redstate ^ | 1/17/16 | Dan Spencer
    Sen. Marco Rubio blew it. During his appearance on this morning's edition of NBC's Meet the Press Sen. Marco Rubio made a huge mistake when he said that illegal immigrants that haven't committed major crimes could be allowed to stay. According to NBC's Sally Bronston, when asked if he is still in favor of finding a way for millions of illegals to stay in the United States legally, Rubio replied: If you're a criminal alien, no, you can't stay. If you're someone that hasn't been here for a very long time, you can't stay, I don't think you're gonna round...
  • Sean Penn has "a terrible regret" about "El Chapo" meeting (Libtard begging for his life alert)

    01/15/2016 3:33:08 PM PST · by Zakeet · 88 replies
    CBS News ^ | January 15, 2016
    Actor Sean Penn is breaking his silence about his trip to Mexico to meet notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. In an interview for this Sunday's "60 Minutes," Penn spoke to "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie Rose Thursday night in Santa Monica to talk about his seven hours with Guzman.
  • Oscar-Winning "Revenant" Director "Pities" Donald Trump: "So Rich,So Bitter"

    01/15/2016 2:23:09 PM PST · by Biggirl · 21 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | January 15, 2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Academy Award-winning director Alejandro G. Inarritu says he feels sorry for Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump—because Trump’s strong stance on illegal immigration stems “from ignorance.”
  • Sean Penn On Reaction To His El Chapo Interview: My Article 'Failed' (VIDEO)

    01/15/2016 9:13:46 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 15 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | 1/15/15 | Caitlin Cruz
    Actor Sean Penn said in a Friday preview of an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" that his article based on a secret interview with then-fugitive cartel leader "El Chapo" "has failed" to achieve his goal of sparking conversation about the War on Drugs. Penn met the notorious Sinaloa Cartel leader, whose real name is Joaquin Guzman, back in October with the help of Mexican actress Kate del Castillo. His story for Rolling Stone went live on Saturday, one day after Mexican authorities announced the fugitive's capture. Journalists immediately criticized the piece. "I have a regret that the entire discussion about...
  • The Coyote[H-2 Visa Scam]

    01/14/2016 5:39:51 PM PST · by Theoria · 2 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | Jan 2016 | Pat Kinsella
    Stan Eury turned an obscure bit of immigration law into a mammoth federal program -- and a lucrative business empire, importing hundreds of thousands of Mexican workers for legal American jobs. Except that some of the jobs weren't real jobs, and an untold number of those workers may never have returned to Mexico at all. In November 2009, seven men got off a bus in Monterrey, Mexico, and made their way through the crowded and chaotic downtown to the concrete box that housed the United States Consulate. Inside, the men told a consular officer that they had been invited to...
  • El Chapo Got Caught. So What?

    01/14/2016 6:14:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2016 | Steve Chapman
    All across America last weekend, panicked drug users rushed to their dealers to stock up on marijuana, heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine for fear of running out. The arrest of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, head of the biggest drug cartel in Mexico, was sure to cause a sudden shortage of illegal substances in this country. That's right. And I'm Queen Latifah. In reality, the capture of the narcotics kingpin is likely to have about as much impact on drug supplies as Martian solar storms do. You wouldn't expect long lines at the gas pump if the CEO of Exxon Mobil...
  • A First: U.S. Border Patrol Confiscates Drugs Dropped by Drone in Arizona

    01/13/2016 1:08:35 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 13, 2016 | 11:39 AM EST | Susan Jones
    U.S. Border agents say they confiscated around 31 pounds of marijuana dropped in the Arizona desert by a drone late last year. The Nov. 16 incident is the "first drone drug incursion" detected by Customs and Border Protection, the agency announced on Tuesday. ...
  • Jeb Bush Passes Marco Rubio, Moves Into Third Nationally

    01/13/2016 10:56:41 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 69 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/13/16 | MIKE FLYNN
    New tracking poll information from Reuters confirms Donald Trump as the frontrunner, but also breathes new life into the Jeb Bush campaign. As on Tuesday, Jeb Bush had moved into third place nationally, with 10.6 percent support. Bush edges Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) by almost 4 points as Rubio has dropped into 5th place nationally. Since the first regular day of the New Year, January 4th, Bush has climbed more than 3 points while Rubio has lost 1 point. Donald Trump continues to lead the GOP field with 39 percent support, down slightly for the week, but still far ahead...
  • WARNING GRAPHIC: 9 Reasons to Fear Mexican Cartels More than ISIS

    01/13/2016 11:02:49 AM PST · by Perseverando · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 12, 2016 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    Mexican drug cartels continue to fascinate the minds of Americans who tend to idolize outlaw gunmen with fast cash, fancy cars, guns and women. However, few realize that Mexican drug cartels are as ruthless and sadistic as Middle Eastern terror groups like ISIS with whom they actually have many tactics in common. For most in America, the closest they have come to a drug cartel is the small-time drug peddler in the street corner, the glamorous TV shows, or the Mexican narco-ballads. However, taking a step back and looking at their entire structure, and how those drugs got from...
  • Judicial Watch Uncovers 2004 State Department Records Confirming Arab Smuggling “Cells,” Al...

    01/13/2016 10:36:34 AM PST · by jazusamo · 5 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | January 13, 2016
    Full title: Judicial Watch Uncovers 2004 State Department Records Confirming Arab Smuggling "Cells," Al Qaeda Leader in Mexico. For more than a decade the U.S. government has known that "Arab extremists" are entering the country through Mexico with the assistance of smuggling network "cells," according to State Department documents obtained by Judicial Watch that reveal among them was a top Al Qaeda operative wanted by the FBI. Some Mexican smuggling networks actually specialize in providing logistical support for Arab individuals attempting to enter the United States, the government documents say. The top Al Qaeda leader in Mexico was identified in...
  • In GOP Response to Obama, SC Governor Defends Immigrants

    01/12/2016 8:21:08 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 12, 2016 | Alan Fram, The Associated Press
    Americans should resist "the siren call of the angriest voices" in how the nation treats immigrants, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Tuesday as the GOP used its response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address to try softening the tough stance embraced by some of its leading presidential candidates. The U.S.-born daughter of Indian immigrants, Haley said the country is facing its most dangerous security threat since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. That was a reference to the Islamic State group, which has taken credit for attacks in Paris and elsewhere and may have inspired...
  • JEB BUSH MAKES WORST CAMPAIGN VIDEO IN HISTORY

    01/12/2016 11:19:42 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 35 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 1/12/16 | Emily Zanotti
    There was a time in my life when I was a campaign communications consultant, responsible for helping political campaigns come up with new and intriguing ways to engage voters using digital media. There is a reason I don't do it anymore, and that reason is, because no matter how many times I or any of my colleages explained that most Republican consultants had the pop culture knowledge of 80 year old men and couldn't find a connection to Millennials if they were accosted by an entire room of Urban Outfitters employees, they still produced things like this. Though, in fairness,...
  • New Bush Super PAC Ad Released, Attacks Rubio Over 'Amnesty'

    01/12/2016 6:43:21 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 19 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 1/12/16 | Loren Gutentag
    The super PAC supporting Jeb Bush released a new TV ad entitled "Vane" on Monday - a 30-second spot that attacks Sen. Marco Rubio for changing his position on immigration reform and supporting "amnesty." Politico reports that the ad was first reported by the Washington Examiner on Monday and noted that the spot opened with an animation of Rubio shown as weathervane atop a barn who shifts with the "political winds." "Marco Rubio: He ran for Senate saying he opposed amnesty," the ad says. "Then he flipped and worked with liberal Chuck Schumer to co-author the path to citizenship. He...
  • Geraldo Rivera: Anger against Sean Penn's 'El Chapo' interview is misdirected

    01/11/2016 10:40:25 AM PST · by Zakeet · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 11, 2016 | Geraldo Rivera
    Folks are furious at actor Sean Penn and Mexican-American actress Kate del Castillo because they got chummy with El Chapo, the notorious drug kingpin rearrested last Friday. Why exactly is that? Penn was not "acting" as a journalist, he was one when he and the soap star bravely entered the jungle and risked physical and financial harm to pursue the huge exclusive interview with the fugitive who was the most wanted man in the world. I would have done it. And I would have kept my mouth shut if I promised the source that I would keep my mouth shut...
  • Marco Rubio’s toupee almost flies off

    01/10/2016 5:04:53 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 67 replies
    mofopolitics.com ^ | Jan. 8, 2016
    At least he’s wearing appropriate footwear this time…
  • Mexican Authorities Want to Speak With Sean Penn About 'El Chapo' Meeting (Penn's phone was tapped)

    01/10/2016 1:09:12 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 52 replies
    NBC News ^ | 1/10/16 | GABE GUTIERREZ and ELISHA FIELDSTADT
    Mexican authorities want to speak with U.S. actor Sean Penn and Latin television star Kate del Castillo, a Mexican law enforcement official told NBC News Sunday. The revelation came a day after Rolling Stone published a secret interview that Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman apparently gave to Penn while on the run. The official also said that investigators were able to learn details about Guzman's whereabouts by intercepting phone conversations between Penn, Del Castillo and the drug lord.
  • Cruz Puts Dewhurst on Defensive in Last Debate Before TX Runoff on border wall [Way-back Machine]

    01/05/2016 2:44:16 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 18, 2012 | Roque Planas
    July 18, 2012"........ [Ted] Cruz, who is 41 and has never held elected office, staked out more extreme positions than the 66-year-old Dewhurst, a career politician who has presided over the Texas Senate as Lieutenant Governor since 2003. "My touchstone for every question is the Constitution," Cruz said, adopting the refrain commonly heard from Tea Party supporters. ".....Cruz went on the offensive against Dewhurst on illegal immigration-a key issue in the state that shares the longest stretch of U.S.-Mexico border-calling attention to Dewhurst's 2007 support of a guest worker program for the state's undocumented immigrants, announced at a speech in...
  • Sean Penn: I Don't Miss My Gun Collection (1/13/2015)

    01/10/2016 5:09:24 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 51 replies
    Eonline ^ | 1/13/15 | MARC MALKIN
    It sounds like Sean Penn has given up guns for good. It was at his annual pre-Golden Globes gala for J/P HRO that he revealed that girlfriend Charlize Theron convinced him to have his collection of nearly 65 firearms turned into a sculpture by artist Jeff Koons and then auctioned off for the Haiti relief organization. Penn told me at this year's benefit on Saturday night that he's not missing the weapons. "I think guns are not something to be missed," he said.
  • Sean Penn Interview Led Law Enforcement To 'El Chapo': Mexico Official

    01/10/2016 4:31:53 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 46 replies
    Deadline ^ | 1/9/16 | Kinsey Lowe
    Sean Penn's secret interview with Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman helped law enforcement authorities to locate El Chapo's whereabouts. A Mexican official insisting on anonymity said Saturday it was the Penn interview as well as the drug lord's contacts with other celebrities that initially led law enforcement to authorities to Guzman in a rural part of Durango state in October. At that time the official said they called off their raid because Guzman was was with two women and a child, according to the Associated Press. Officials in Mexico earlier in the day suggested it was the allure a potential...
  • Mexico aims to fulfill U.S. extradition request for 'Chapo' Guzman: sources

    01/09/2016 9:13:31 AM PST · by bkopto · 29 replies
    Rooters ^ | Jan 9, 2016 | Dave Graham, Simon Gardner, Mary Milliken
    Mexico's government aims to fulfill a request from the United States to extradite the newly-recaptured drug lord Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman to face drug trafficking charges, sources familiar with the situation said on Saturday. The Mexican Attorney General's office will be working as fast as possible to establish the path to extradition, and Chapo could be extradited by mid-year, one of the sources said. However the timing will likely depend on any injunctions filed by Guzman´s lawyers.
  • Sean Penn's Interview and Rolling Stone Magazine fluff up El Chapo’s reputation [Read Excerpt]

    01/10/2016 7:32:56 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/10/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    When El Chapo was arrested (again) I didn’t pay all that much attention to the story. That’s not to say that it wasn’t important or that both Mexico and the DEA didn’t have a good reason to hunt him down, but it’s not the sort of thing that’s going to change the world in a substantive, positive way. When you take out a cartel kingpin like that there are plenty more ready and eager to take his place. Even if you could identify, locate and take out his entire army, all you’d manage to do would be to cause...
  • Mexico: Drug lord located thanks to interview with Sean Penn

    01/10/2016 5:04:37 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 40 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 1/10/16 | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and KATHERINE CORCORAN
    The recapture of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman took a surprise, Hollywood twist when a Mexican official said security forces located the whereabouts of the world's most-wanted trafficker thanks to a secret interview with U.S. actor Sean Penn. -snip- A Mexican federal law enforcement official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not permitted to comment on the issue, told the Associated Press it was the Penn interview that led authorities to Guzman in a rural part of Durango state in October. -snip- There was no immediate response from Penn's representatives to the Mexican official's comments.
  • Sean Penn's interview helped us catch El Chapo, say Mexican sources

    01/10/2016 4:54:40 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 40 replies
    CNBC ^ | 1/10/16 | CNBC with Reuters
    Actor Sean Penn's interview with drug boss Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman was one factor that led to Mexican security forces capturing the kingpin, a government source told Reuters. Mexico's government was aware of the October interview with the legendary boss of the Sinaloa drugs cartel and was closely monitoring Penn's movements, a second government source told the news agency. -snip- Penn also wrote that he was aware the Mexican government and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration likely knew of his movements.
  • Vatican spokesman: Islam teaches “non-violence in the name of God”

    How could an organization that claims to speak for God and to be led by the Holy Spirit be so indefatigably committed to a lie? For it isn’t only Bruno Forte: the Pope has said the same thing, and it’s the official policy of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, which winks at dissent on any number of actual Church teachings, but moves ruthlessly to suppress voices that dare to suggest that maybe Islam is not a Religion of Peace. It appears as if protecting the image of Islam is more important to Church leaders today than teaching the contents...