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  • Public Education’s Dirty Secret

    02/10/2019 8:24:14 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 93 replies
    Quillette ^ | February 10, 2019 | Mary Hudson
    Bad teaching is a common explanation given for the disastrously inadequate public education received by America’s most vulnerable populations. This is a myth. Aside from a few lemons who were notable for their rarity, the majority of teachers I worked with for nine years in New York City’s public school system were dedicated, talented professionals. Before joining the system I was mystified by the schools’ abysmal results. I too assumed there must be something wrong with the teaching. This could not have been farther from the truth. Teaching French and Italian in NYC high schools I finally figured out why...
  • POTUS Trump’s next battle after securing wall funding: Dealing with sanctuary city insurrection

    01/25/2019 4:24:08 PM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 24 replies
    The National Sentnel ^ | 1/25/19 | Jon Dougherty
    As the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week and Democratic leaders continue to refuse even to sit down with President Donald Trump an immigration and border wall funding compromise he offered a week ago, it occurred to me that this isn’t POTUS’ biggest border security issue or even his biggest immigration issue. It’s sanctuary cities or, in the case of California — home to Pelosi (no irony there) — sanctuary states. Article IV, Paragraph 2 of the Constitution is generally referred to as the “Supremacy Clause.” According to the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School, when...
  • Can we fight the "Sanctuary City/State Fire" with more Fire? ~ Vanity

    01/05/2019 5:43:09 AM PST · by GraceG · 12 replies
    I was recently thinking, what would happen if a conservative city/county/state decided to make a statement about the other cities/counties/states that are "sanctuary zones" and pass law that would read like the following: "As long as a sanctuary city/county/state area exists where the ICE agents are turned away by their local authorities, we reserve the right to refuse law enforcement service to ANY OTHER federal agency under the Equal protection under the Law provision of the 14th amendment. These agencies that we may refuse local cooperation with include but are not limited to the Following agencies: IRS, EPA, DEA, BATF,...
  • California’'s illegal alien voting law is secession

    04/03/2018 4:03:35 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 57 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 4/2/18 | Lowell Ponte
    On April 12, 1861, the Confederacy opened fire on Fort Sumter, igniting a civil war that before its end killed more than 800,000 Americans. Mark the date April 1, 2018, April Fool's Day, as the day Civil War 2.0 began. On that day, the State of California began to automatically register illegal aliens who have driver licenses to vote. This new law immunizes illegals against any state criminal penalty for registering and voting. Leftist scholars say our states control their voting criteria and can legally register non-citizens to vote in state, county, and local elections. States, including California, however, may...
  • Trump slams California governor over immigration

    03/31/2018 10:56:17 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | 31 Mar 2018 | ALICIA COHN
    President Trump on Saturday called out California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) over immigration policy, marking further escalation in the dispute between the Trump administration and the Golden State. Brown signed "sanctuary state" legislation last October in a rebuke of Trump’s increased immigration restrictions. Trump has repeatedly blasted the state as hosting immigrants in the country illegally who commit crimes, a charge he repeated on Saturday. “Governor Jerry ‘Moonbeam’ Brown pardoned 5 criminal illegal aliens whose crimes include (1) Kidnapping and Robbery (2) Badly beating wife and threatening a crime with intent to terrorize (3) Dealing drugs,” he tweeted. “Is this...
  • California AG Threatens to Arrest Orange County Sheriff for Assisting ICE

    03/28/2018 3:27:50 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 155 replies
    GP ^ | 3-27-2018 | Jim Hoft
    Full title - BREAKING: California AG Threatens to Arrest Orange County Sheriff for Assisting ICE (VIDEO)Orange County California voted to bypass state rules and work with the federal government and ICE officials. And on Monday the Orange County Sheriff’s Department announced it will publicly post inmates’ release dates in order to assist ICE agents. In response to this California Attorney General Xavier Becerra threatened to arrest Orange County Sheriff for holding criminal illegal aliens for ICE officers. Attorney General Xavier Becerra: State law is state law. And it is my job to enforce state law. I will do so. And...
  • John Calhoun’s California

    03/22/2018 9:15:30 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 16 replies ^ | 3-22-2018 | CARSON HOLLOWAY
    In his speech announcing a Justice Department lawsuit against the State of California, Attorney General Jeff Sessions suggested that the Golden State is treading the path of the confederacy. Condemning recent California laws enacted to impede federal immigration enforcement, Sessions said: “There is no nullification. There is no secession.” The state’s political leaders did not appreciate the comparison. Nevertheless, the attorney general has a point. California’s behavior today is reminiscent of the course charted by South Carolina in the nullification crisis of 1832, when John Calhoun previewed for the country the impulses and arguments that would later lead to secession...

    03/20/2018 11:39:42 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 15 replies
    Tuesday, March 20th, 2018: President Trump will host a roundtable event with members of law enforcement to discuss sanctuary cities across the US.
  • California Continues to Steamroll Its Citizens’ Rights by

    03/18/2018 9:18:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | March 18, 2018 | Donna Carol Voss
    Who needs E-Verify when you can appoint an illegal alien to a statewide post? As with a host of other looney, infuriating, and/or illegal things, California is the first state to have done exactly that. The California State Senate has appointed an illegal alien who is both an attorney—legally permitted to practice law in the Golden State—and an immigrants rights activist (read illegal immigrants rights activist) as a financial aid advisor. Lizbeth Mateo, 33, has been appointed to serve on the California Student Opportunity and Access Program Project Grant Advisory Committee. She was brought to the US by her parents when...
  • What's Really Going On In California (Reconquista)

    03/15/2018 9:37:11 AM PDT · by morphing libertarian · 31 replies
    Self | 3/15/2018 | self
  • First Undocumented Immigrant Appointed to State Post in California

    03/15/2018 8:29:29 AM PDT · by Mariner · 107 replies
    Newsweek via Yahoo ^ | March 15th, 2018 | Chantal Da Silva
    For the first time in California's history, the state has appointed an undocumented resident to a statewide post, announcing the decision just a day after President Donald Trump attacked its immigration approach during a visit to San Diego. The decision made by the Senate Rules Committee on Wednesday saw Lizbeth Mateo, a 33-year-old attorney and immigrant rights activist, appointed to serve on a committee that helps increase college access for students from low-income or underserved communities. In announcing the decision, Senate President pro tempore Kevin de León appeared to recognize the move as an act of defiance in the face...
  • To Hell With California

    03/11/2018 5:51:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 48 replies ^ | March 11, 2018 | Derek Hunter
    There’s a great scene in “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” where Dr. Evil is talking to the President, played by Tim Robbins, and he threatens to blow up cities with a laser from the moon unless he gets $100 billion dollars. Robbins, angry, turns to his generals and says, “I can't believe we're gonna pay that madman. I got nukes out the ying-yang. Just let me launch one, for God's sake.” One of the generals responds, “Sir. Are you suggesting that we blow up the moon?” The President then says, “Would you miss it? Would you miss it?”...
  • Fugitive Cities Have Harbored 10,000 Criminal-Alien Recidivists

    03/11/2018 9:24:43 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 7 replies
    National Review ^ | March 9, 2018 | DEROY MURDOCK
    Let’s stop calling them ‘sanctuaries.’ The phrase “sanctuary cities” is warm and welcoming. Sanctuaries are safe, cozy, and sometimes therapeutic. This term is also a deceptive euphemism for something thoroughly unacceptable. Conservatives redefined the debate on the “estate tax” when 60 Plus Association founder Jim Martin rechristened it the “Death Tax.” Likewise, those who seek law, order, and sanity in immigration should refer to “sanctuary cities” as “fugitive cities.” Anyone who hides a wanted criminal from federal officials could be prosecuted for harboring a fugitive. According to 18 U.S. Code § 1071, it is “an offense to harbor or conceal...
  • California Has Become a Disgraceful State

    03/10/2018 5:42:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | March 10, 2018 | Jeff Crouere
    At one time, California was the envy of America, attracting people from around the nation to move to a state offering opportunity and the chance to pursue ambitious dreams. With scenic beauty, the Pacific Ocean coastline, the major cities of San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco, California recruited entrepreneurs looking for economic growth. As the home of Hollywood and multitudes of celebrities, California presented an enticing potential to enjoy“lifestyles of the rich and famous.” Today, California has become an economic and cultural disaster. The state is home to over 114,000 homeless people, one quarter of the total in the...
  • Mexican presidential hopeful vows support for illegal immigrants as he hits campaign trail–in CA

    03/09/2018 8:44:48 PM PST · by Cheerio · 47 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | March 9, 2018 | Frieda Powers
    FULL TITLE:Mexican presidential hopeful vows support for illegal immigrants as he hits campaign trail–in California! A candidate running for president of Mexico who slams President Trump and supports illegal immigrants may not seem so unusual. But where the candidate chose to campaign is more than questionable. Ricardo Anaya Cortes reportedly took his Mexican presidential bid across the border into California, Fox News reported. Anaya met with businessmen and activists in Los Angeles, according to the Mexican newspaper Excelsior, calling for protections for illegal immigrants and blasting the U.S. president – while on American soil.
  • Sessions Targets California Immigrants Using a Ruling That Protected Them (haha)

    03/07/2018 7:08:08 PM PST · by NRx · 41 replies
    NY Times ^ | 03-07-2018 | ADAM LIPTAK
    WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions sued California this week for not doing enough to find and punish unauthorized immigrants, and said on Wednesday he was girding for an epic battle. “California is using every power it has — and some it doesn’t — to frustrate federal law enforcement,” he said in a speech in Sacramento. “So you can be sure I’m going to use every power I have to stop them.” One of the weapons Mr. Sessions is counting on is a 2012 Supreme Court ruling siding with the Obama administration, which had sued Arizona for violating federal immigration...
  • Pelosi Explodes After Trump Drops Hammer on California Lawmakers Protecting Illegal Aliens (tr)

    03/07/2018 11:44:55 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 162 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | March 7, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    Trump’s DOJ filed a lawsuit against California late Tuesday evening over their dangerous and unlawful sanctuary city policy being enforced by politicians such as Governor Jerry Brown. Speaking in Sacramento Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions blasted California lawmakers for protecting illegal aliens in their ‘sanctuary cities.’ House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) immediately fired back at the Trump administration’s move to finally put an end to the insanity of sanctuary cities. The Democrats don’t even try to hide it anymore. They openly fight for the invaders who are leeching, killing and raping American citizens. Pelosi tweeted: “The people of California...
  • Sessions to California: 'There is no secession'

    03/07/2018 9:20:58 AM PST · by jazusamo · 143 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 7, 2018 | Brett Samuels
    Video at link. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a stern warning to California the same day he announced a lawsuit filed by the Justice Department over the state's immigration policies. “I understand that we have a wide variety of political opinions out there on immigration. But the law is in the books and its purposes are clear and just,” Sessions said during a speech to the California Peace Officers’ Association in Sacramento on Wednesday. “There is no nullification. There is no secession. Federal law is the supreme law of the land. I would invite any doubters to go to Gettysburg,...
  • Trump Administration Sues California Over Immigration Laws

    03/06/2018 6:08:16 PM PST · by NRx · 43 replies
    NY Times ^ | 03-06-2018 | KATIE BENNER and JENNIFER MEDINA
    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration escalated what had been a war of words over California’s immigration agenda, filing a lawsuit late Tuesday that amounted to a pre-emptive strike against the liberal state’s so-called sanctuary laws. The Justice Department sued California; Gov. Jerry Brown; and the state’s attorney general, Xavier Becerra, over three state laws passed in recent months, saying they make it impossible for federal immigration officials to do their jobs and deport criminals who were born outside of the United States. The Justice Department called the laws unconstitutional and asked a judge to block them. The lawsuit was the...
  • Nolte: How Close Is America to Outright Gun Confiscation? Very Close.

    03/06/2018 6:26:08 AM PST · by Cheerio · 136 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 5 Mar 2018 | John Nolte
    The so-called fact checkers at the far-left Washington Post are liars. Straight-up liars. Because here is what Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama actually said in favor of gun confiscation: Barack Obama, June 2014: Couple of decades ago, Australia had a mass shooting, similar to Columbine or Newtown. And Australia just said, well, that’s it, we’re not doing, we’re not seeing that again, and basically imposed very severe, tough gun laws, and they haven’t had a mass shooting since. Our levels of gun violence are off the charts. There’s no advanced, developed country that would put up with this. Barack Obama,...