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  • Teaparty.org, Minuteman Project and Occupy D.C. Organizers hold a beer summit at CPAC.

    02/13/2012 4:36:56 PM PST · by Blue Collar Republican · 29 replies
    You Tube Video ^ | Feb 13, 2012 | ebecker2000
    It would have been just any mundane clash of civilizations with points thrown and missed until a Mad Hatter in the form of the gregarious Tea Partier appears in the thick of the stand off between Occupiers and Conservatives and says - hey stop shouting at each other - you got at least 60% in common - so lets have some beers (many beers) and discuss this. And so began the Beer Summit an initiative between possibly the minuteman wing of the Tea Party - attendees at the CPAC and some of the Occupiers who came to protest CPAC. At...
  • Jury clears Chicago businessman in Mumbai attacks

    06/09/2011 5:04:55 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 9, 2011 | SOPHIA TAREEN
    CHICAGO (AP) -- A federal jury convicted a Chicago businessman on Thursday of helping plot an attack against a Danish newspaper that printed cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad but cleared him of the most serious charge accusing him of cooperating in the deadly 2008 rampage in Mumbai. The jury reached its split verdict after two days of deliberations, finding Tahawwur Rana guilty of providing material support to terrorism in Denmark and to the Pakistani militant group that had claimed responsibility for the three-day siege in India's largest city that left more than 160 people dead, including six Americans.
  • BREAKING: Ilyas Kashmiri ‘killed’ in US drone attack [Osama bin Laden's replacement]

    06/04/2011 1:32:36 AM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 114 replies
    Dawn ^ | June 4, 2011 | Dawn
    PESHAWAR: According to a BBCUrdu report, Ilyas Kashmiri, a Pakistani terrorist leader with ties to al Qaeda, was among those killed in the latest drone strikes in South Waziristan. The report quoted locals as saying that Kashmiri was killed in the strike that killed at least nine militants. Kashmiri was the chief of the Harkatul Jihad al-Islami (HJI), an organisation affiliated with al Qaeda. He is widely believed to have masterminded the attack on the PNS Mehran naval base in Karachi. A government official in Peshawar told BBCUrdu that although he had been receiving information regarding the death of Kashmiri...
  • FBI raid at meat processor believed tied to immigration irregularities [UPDATE:TERROR PLOT -ARRESTS]

    10/21/2009 12:39:00 AM PDT · by Cindy · 162 replies · 5,266+ views
    CHICAGO TRIBUNE.com ^ | October 20, 2009 | Tribune staff report
    SNIPPET: "Search at Grundy County plant called part of ongoing probe" SNIPPET: "But a source said the owner of the plant, which processes lamb and goat, was taken into custody at his home in Chicago. Documents and records were taken from the plant and from a Chicago travel agency on West Devon Avenue, also owned by the same person, the source said."
  • Hypocrites, Liars and Charlatans: Is the minuteman movement doomed? (Is Chris Simcox ready?)

    04/21/2009 11:47:48 PM PDT · by Fichori · 14 replies · 707+ views
    Minuteman Project ^ | Unknown | Jack Sharpe
    <snip> Chris Simcox is the president of one of the largest Minuteman Project spin-off groups, the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps (MCDC). Chris and MCDC split away from Jim Gilchrist's Minuteman Project over two years ago to become a "project" of Declaration Alliance. Chris hired a slick Washington Consulting company (Diener and Associates) to handle MCDC's finances and raise money for the organization.Before Simcox knew it was happening, he had lost control of his organization to a DC beltway insider's coalition. They took control of MCDC's parent corporation after Simcox was convicted of a weapons violation on Federal land. For the...
  • FR's ChicagoLady on Chicago's WLS-AM 890 Thread (Running for Rahm's House Seat)

    03/04/2009 12:24:32 PM PST · by ConservativeMind · 37 replies · 2,626+ views
    WLS 890 AM ^ | March 4, 2009 | ConservativeMind
    Grab the Listen Live or turn on your radios! She's on the Roe Conn Show
  • 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...
  • Huckabee and Minuteman Accused of Lies To America

    01/10/2008 12:24:06 PM PST · by pissant · 18 replies · 127+ views
    News Blaze ^ | 1/10/08 | Alan Gray
    Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee and Minuteman Co-Founder Jim Gilchrist have been documented lying to America by the Washington Times after false headlines ran on Tuesday proclaiming Mike Huckabee would try to remove birthright citizenship from the Constitution. The article confirms that Huckabee lied on CNN about his campaign being contacted about Gilchrist's false statements and Gilchrist lied in a release about Huckabee's immigration stances. Gilchrist put out a press release on Iowa's election eve, under the fake name of "Perry Emerson" that contained several false statements and embellishments of Huckabee's immigration stances. The release claimed Huckabee would try to reverse...
  • Turning anthrax toxin into a cancer killer

    12/31/2007 7:05:31 PM PST · by neverdem · 5 replies · 168+ views
    firstscience.com ^ | 28 Dec 2007 | NA
    Story ideas from the Journal of Biological Chemistry By American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Most people wouldn’t consider anthrax toxin to be beneficial, but this bacterial poison may someday be an effective cancer therapy. Anthrax toxin has actually been shown to be fairly selective in targeting melanoma cells, although the risk of non-cancer toxicity prevents any clinical use. To develop a better and safer treatment, Stephen Leppla and colleagues created a mutated antrax toxin that could only be turned on by matrix metalloproteinases (MMP), proteins that are overproduced only in cancer cells. When they tested this mutated toxin...
  • Minuteman Project Founder Endorses Mike Huckabee

    12/11/2007 10:30:06 AM PST · by pissant · 198 replies · 2,740+ views
    Fox News ^ | 12/11/07 | staff
    Noting that he might not agree 100 percent on immigration with Huckabee, the firebrand illegal immigration opponent said Huckabee's recently released immigration plan won him over. "The governor has a plan and I appreciate his plan. That's why I'm supporting him. He's one of the few who's actually brought forth a plan and gone public with it. It shows to me that he's willing to engage in the tough love necessary to fix this problem," Gilchrist said. Gilchrist, whose organization is separate from the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, has drawn protests in appearances at college campuses in recent months for...
  • CNN’s Roberts Corners Columbia Dean on Ahmadinejad, Minutemen Project

    09/24/2007 2:25:12 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 22 replies · 365+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 09/24/2007 | Matthew Balan
    While ABCÂ’s Chris Cuomo played softball with Columbia University president Lee Bollinger on the upcoming speech of Iranian president Ahmadinejad, CNNÂ’s John Roberts directed tough questions to John Coatsworth, dean for ColumbiaÂ’s School of International and Public Affairs. Roberts opened the interview with a question which summarized AhmadinejadÂ’s record. "Here's a leader who's advocated the destruction of Israel, denied the Holocaust, and is accused by our government, the United States government, of supplying both fighters and equipment to insurgents in Iraq, to kill U.S. troops. Why would you ever want him on your campus?" Coatsworth appeared during the 7 am...
  • Minuteman Project Receives Glowing Financial Audit Report

    07/31/2007 1:00:11 AM PDT · by Blue Collar Republican · 51 replies · 1,180+ views
    CPA firm of Terrence Milaney ^ | July 30th 2007 | Perry Emerson
    The Minuteman Express News by Perry Emerson Minuteman Project Receives Glowing Financial Audit Report The long-awaited results of a financial audit of the Minuteman Project were presented publicly today with a positive audit report that establishes the integrity of that organization and its president, Jim Gilchrist. The audit firm’s “unqualified” report is the most prestigious and complimentary opinion that can be given to a company by the accounting and audit industry in the United States. The audit was conducted by the Burbank, Ca. CPA firm of Terrence Milaney. “I am elated,” Gilchrist said of the results of the two-month-long audit...
  • Immigration Sellout, Not Reform (Phyllis Schlafly condemns Kennedy-Kyl Amnesty Bill)

    05/30/2007 12:36:18 PM PDT · by Spiff · 41 replies · 1,628+ views
    Eagle Forum ^ | 30 May 2007 | Phyllis Schlafly
    Immigration Sellout, Not Reform The Kennedy-Kyl (K-K) Amnesty bill should be titled An Act to Destroy the Republican Party because it pits President Bush against the majority of the Party that elected him. When Senator Ted Kennedy appeared as the centerpiece of the photo-op announcing it, that told the grassroots all they needed to know about the politics of the deal trumpeted as bipartisan. The Bush Administration has been tone deaf about how offensive are the words comprehensive and compromise. The American people want border security that we can see with our own eyes on television, and they are...
  • [Arizona GOP] Chairman Pullen to Appear on Hardball Special Report Today (Opposing Amnesty)

    05/23/2007 12:57:48 PM PDT · by Spiff · 27 replies · 680+ views
    Official EMAIL from Arizona Republican Party ^ | 23 May 2007 | Arizona Republican Party
    CHAIRMAN PULLEN TO APPEAR ON HARDBALL WITH CHRIS MATTHEWS AND SPECIAL REPORT WITH BRIT HUME TODAY Tune into MSNBC today at 2:00PM local [Arizona] time and catch Chairman Pullen talk about the Senate's immigration bill with Chris Matthews. The show repeats at 4:00PM and 12:00AM. Then check out Special Report with Brit Hume on Fox News at 3:00PM and see another segment with Chairman Pullen on immigration reform.
  • AZ GOP Grassroots Action Alert: Comprehensive Immigration Reform Near Death!

    05/21/2007 7:39:33 PM PDT · by Spiff · 17 replies · 1,189+ views
    Official EMAIL from Arizona Republican Party ^ | 21 May 2007 | Arizona Republican Party Chairman Randy Pullen
    AZGOP GRASSROOTS ACTION ALERT Dear Friends, It appears that a grassroots movement to stop this legislation may be working. Yesterday, I expressed disappointment on behalf of the Arizona Republican Party at the Senate legislation addressing Comprehensive Immigration reform. Minutes ago, the U.S. Senate delayed further action until at least next month. What happened in the last 24 hours? Your calls, letters, emails and faxes! What seemed to be at first our potentially darkest moments has the potential to become one of our finest hours! According to the latest press reports, there are now just 20 US Senators committed to...
  • [Arizona GOP] Chairman Pullen Statement on Immigration Reform [Legislation in U.S. Senate]

    05/21/2007 3:52:35 PM PDT · by Spiff · 14 replies · 691+ views
    EMAIL from Arizona Republican Party ^ | 20 May 2007 | Chairman Randy Pullen
    The Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2007 On behalf of the more than one million registered Arizona Republicans who care very deeply about this state and have a tremendous love for our great nation, I am very disappointed in this new legislation about to be introduced in the U.S. Senate next week. The bill would allow all 12 million plus illegal aliens to remain in this country indefinitely and provides them, as well as their immediate families, a path to citizenship. This is amnesty, as they will be working and living in the United States, while those who...
  • Gilchrist Abandons Lawsuit(Minuteman alert)

    04/24/2007 8:23:35 PM PDT · by kellynla · 17 replies · 560+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | April 24, 2007 | MARTIN WISCKOL
    Minuteman Project co-founder Jim Gilchrist dropped the remaining portions of his lawsuit against fellow anti-illegal immigration activists today, bringing to a conclusion a legal battle for control of the group. Gilchrist has set up a new organization – the Jim Gilchrist Minuteman Project Inc. – and said he is ready to move ahead with his cause. "I am delighted that rather than spending the next two years in litigation and spending hundreds of thousands of dollars of (activists') contributions for attorney fees … I can focus full time on the critical issue of illegal immigration," Gilchrist said in a press...
  • Minuteman Announces Issuance of Preliminary Injunction And Dismissal of Action (Gilchrist)

    04/24/2007 2:46:22 AM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 4 replies · 491+ views
    Minuteman Press Release ^ | 4-24-07 | Jim Gilchrist
    Minuteman Announces Issuance of Preliminary Injunction And Dismissal of Action The Orange County Superior Court has issued a preliminary injunction that orders former Minuteman Project, Inc. advisory board members Marvin Stewart, Deborah Courtney-Peterson and Barbara Coe to stop diverting or spending Minuteman funds. With this much need relief in hand, Minuteman. announces that it has dismissed its action without prejudice to refile the lawsuit if further misconduct occurs. Minuteman Founder and President Jim Gilchrist stated: “I am delighted that rather than spending the next 2 years in litigation and spending hundreds of thousands of dollars of contributions for Attorney fees...
  • Minuteman co-founder criticizes both sides in leadership struggle (Simcox)

    04/23/2007 8:43:09 AM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 2 replies · 415+ views
    OCRegister ^ | April 23, 2007 | MARTIN WISCKOL
    Anti-illegal immigration activist Chris Simcox split from Jim Gilchrist last year, and favors neither side in Gilchrist's current lawsuit. Jim Gilchrist goes back to court Wednesday, this time hoping to convince Judge Randell Wilkinson not to place his Minuteman Project Inc. into an independent receivership while control of the group is litigated. This tussle with former allies isn't the first of Gilchrist's internal conflicts in the battle against illegal immigration. While Gilchrist was running a border-watch operation with Minuteman co-founder Chris Simcox in April 2005, the two had a falling out. Simcox went on to form his own group. Last...
  • GIULIANI CONVENES IMMIGRATION COALITION ON ELLIS ISL.TO FIGHT FEDS ANTI-IMMIGRANT LEGISLATION ('97)

    04/13/2007 6:57:52 AM PDT · by pissant · 100 replies · 989+ views
    NYC.gov ^ | Jan 9, 1997 | Rudy Giuliani
    Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani today joined a cross section of New Yorkers on Ellis Island to announce the creation of an Immigration Coalition that will mount a public education campaign to the vital contributions immigrants make to our nation and to overturn recently enacted federal anti-immigrant legislation and policies. The Mayor was joined by members of the Coalition, which includes business leaders, educators, writers, artists and representatives of community and immigration organizations from virtually every ethnic community in America. Representing the Coalition at the press conference were Manuel Matos, executive director of the Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights, Dennis...