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  • Mexico President slams Texas governor over border crackdown

    09/12/2014 9:59:10 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 58 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 12, 2014 | by David Alire Garcia
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry's deployment of National Guard troops on the U.S.-Mexican border is "reprehensible" and puts neighborly relations at risk, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said in an interview published on Friday. "Not only is it displeasing, but I think it's reprehensible," Pena Nieto told Mexican daily El Universal in an interview published on Friday. "It is an attack on good relations and neighborliness." Pena Nieto said Perry's decision contrasts starkly with other U.S. states, like California, which have embraced more immigrant-friendly policies. "The policy is completely unacceptable and it does not embody the spirit of cordiality and friendship...
  • GOV. JERRY BROWN TO MEXICAN ILLEGALS: 'YOU'RE ALL WELCOME IN CALIFORNIA'

    08/26/2014 9:58:36 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/26/2014 | Tony Lee
    On Monday evening, California Governor Jerry Brown said all Mexicans, including illegal immigrants, are welcome in California. According to the Los Angeles Times, while introducing Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who said America is "the other Mexico," Brown "spoke about the interwoven histories of Mexico and California." He "nodded to the immigrants in the room, saying it didn't matter if they had permission to be in the United States." "You're all welcome in California," Brown reportedly said. Brown has made California a sanctuary state by signing the Trust Act, giving driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. He has also expanded financial...
  • Mexico disarms 1,200 police accused of gang ties

    01/20/2014 12:23:56 PM PST · by csvset · 11 replies
    France24 ^ | 20 January 2014 | AFP
    Mexico has disarmed more than 1,200 local police officers suspected of colluding with drug traffickers in Michoacan state and arrested 38 members of the notorious Knights Templar drug cartel active in the region. Among those arrested was Jesus Vasquez Macias, 37, who goes by the alias "El Toro," a leading figure in the cartel, Monte Alejandro Rubido Garcia, a top federal security official, announced late Sunday. Garcia said federal forces have taken control of 27 municipalities in the western Mexico state and disarmed 1,209 of the local police officers. The officers will undergo investigations, Garcia said. They are accused of...
  • The Deadly Disgrace of Obama's Pro-Terrorist Lawyers

    10/12/2012 1:35:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 12, 2012 | Michelle Malik
    October 12 marks the 12th anniversary of the bombing of the USS Cole. The grim milestone comes as President Obama faces mounting questions about his administration's dereliction of duty during the murderous attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya. And it comes just a day after resurgent al-Qaida thugs pulled off the drive-by assassination of a top Yemeni security official who worked at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa. These are not "bumps in the road." These are gravesites on the blood-spattered path to surrender. Seventeen U.S. sailors died in the brutal suicide attack on the guided Navy missile destroyer as...
  • Judge: Lejeune can’t ban car decals linking Islam, terrorism

    04/02/2010 3:36:18 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 14 replies · 925+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | April 2, 2010 | Jeff Schogol
    ARLINGTON, Va. — After his son was killed in the attack on the USS Cole, Jesse Nieto put decals on his car that included “Islam=Terrorism” and “We Died, They Rejoiced.” But the Marine Corps deemed the decals offensive and told them he had to remove them or he could not park on federal installations. So he went to court, and won. Nieto works at North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune, which bans “extremist, indecent, sexist and racist” decals, court records say. But a federal judge ruled Wednesday that the base cannot ban anti-Islamic decals while allowing decals that say “Islam is Love”...
  • TMLC: Judge Reverses Marine Commander’s Ban of Anti-terrorist Decals

    04/01/2010 1:02:37 PM PDT · by Gene Eric · 3 replies · 404+ views
    Thomas More Law Center ^ | April 01, 2010 | no annotation
    ANN ARBOR, MI – Jesse Nieto is one of those many unsung patriotic Americans. He served 25 years in the Marine Corps, including two combat tours in Vietnam.  His youngest son, Marc, and 16 of Marc’s shipmates were killed on October 12, 2000, by Islamic terrorists who bombed the USS Cole.  Nieto has worked as a civilian employee at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base in North Carolina since 1994. Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Malcolm J. Howard delivered good news to Mr. Nieto. He ruled that Camp Lejeune officials violated his free speech rights when they ordered him to remove...
  • Marines Ban Father of Serviceman Killed on USS Cole from Expressing Opposition to Islamic Terrorism

    11/14/2008 6:30:40 AM PST · by Dutchgirl · 804+ views
    Thomas More Law Center ^ | 11/12/08 | TMLC
    ANN ARBOR, MI – Jesse Nieto is a 25-year Marine veteran whose honorable service to our nation included two combat tours in Vietnam. His youngest son, Marc, and 16 of Marc’s shipmates were killed on October 12, 2000, by Islamic terrorists who bombed the USS Cole. Nieto has worked as a civilian employee at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina since 1994. Since 2001, Nieto has displayed various decals on his vehicle expressing anti-terrorist sentiments, such as “Remember the Cole, 12 Oct 2000,” “Islam=Terrorism,” and “We Died, They Rejoiced.” On July 31, 2008, two military police officers...
  • Condemning Islamic terrorism banned on Marine training base

    11/14/2008 7:05:40 AM PST · by RobinMasters · 26 replies · 781+ views
    WND ^ | NOVEMBER 14, 2008 | Bob Unruh
    A lawsuit has been filed against two officers at North Carolina's Camp Lejeune Marine base for banning a civilian worker – a 25-year Marine whose son was a victim of the U.S.S. Cole attack – from publicly condemning Islamic terrorists. One of the 'offensive' bumper stickers The lawsuit was filed by the Thomas More Law Center on behalf of Jesse Nieto after base officials first ordered him to remove bumper stickers from his private vehicle then banned the vehicle from all federal installations nationwide. In a statement e-mailed to WND, base spokesman Nat Fahy said the action against Nieto was...
  • Marines Ban Father of Serviceman Killed on USS Cole from Expressing Opposition to Islamic Terrorism

    11/14/2008 2:17:25 AM PST · by Man50D · 40 replies · 1,683+ views
    www.thomasmore.org ^ | November 12, 2008
    Jesse Nieto is a 25-year Marine veteran whose honorable service to our nation included two combat tours in Vietnam. His youngest son, Marc, and 16 of Marc’s shipmates were killed on October 12, 2000, by Islamic terrorists who bombed the USS Cole. Nieto has worked as a civilian employee at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina since 1994. Since 2001, Nieto has displayed various decals on his vehicle expressing anti-terrorist sentiments, such as “Remember the Cole, 12 Oct 2000,” “Islam=Terrorism,” and “We Died, They Rejoiced.” On July 31, 2008, two military police officers (MPs) issued Nieto a...
  • Lawsuit filed in defence of Marine vet’s anti-Islam decals

    11/13/2008 3:16:37 PM PST · by radar101 · 12 replies · 687+ views
    CAtholic News Agency ^ | Nov 13 2008 | not identified
    Ann Arbor, Nov 13, 2008 / 06:56 am (CNA).- A Marine veteran whose anti-terrorist and anti-Islam vehicle decals hindered him in visiting the grave of his fallen son at Arlington National Cemetery has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the military order which rebuked his display of the decals. Jesse Nieto, a 25-year Marine veteran, served two combat tours in Vietnam. His youngest son, Marc, was one of the seventeen sailors killed in the terrorist bombing of the U.S.S. Cole in October of 2000. Since 1994 Nieto has been a civilian employee at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North...
  • Officer shot in Central Fresno

    08/01/2006 10:50:16 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 43 replies · 1,813+ views
    KSEE TV ^ | 8-1-06 | KSEE TV
    Aug 01, 2006 - A routine traffic stop turned tragic Monday night, when the occupants of the vehicle opened fire on a Fresno police officer in Central Fresno. According to police, as the officer pulled over the vehicle the driver fired several shots at the him. A second officer returned fire, but the suspects were able to get away.