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  • Jeb Bush agrees that 9/11 happened due to Bush/Clinton immigration policies

    10/19/2015 9:27:45 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 33 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Ed Straker
    Donald Trump took a lot of heat for implying that George W. Bush was responsible for failing to prevent 9/11. (He didn't say it outright, saying merely that it happened on Bush's watch, but I think it was clearly implied.) He said that our porous immigration system was partially responsible for the attacks. And as it turns out, Jeb Bush agrees: ....a review Jeb Bush’s 2013 book Immigration Wars reveals that Jeb Bush himself agreed with Trump’s argument and admitted that our “leaky” immigration policy was responsible for the attack. Bush wrote: In addition to the Mexican drug cartels, the...
  • Trump: 'I'm not blaming anybody' for 9/11

    10/19/2015 7:23:18 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/19/15 | Mark Hensch
    GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump said on Monday that he is merely stating the facts when discussing former President George W. Bush’s handling of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. “The fact is [that] we had the worst attack in the history of our country during his reign,” he said of Bush’s administration, according to CNN. “Jeb [Bush] said we were safe during his reign [and] that wasn’t true,” Trump said of his presidential rival. “I’m not blaming anybody and I’m not blaming George Bush, although if you look at his three primary agencies, they hated each other and they weren’t talking,”...
  • FLASHBACK: Jeb Bush Admitted ‘Leaky’ Immigration Led to 9/11

    10/18/2015 5:48:38 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Oct 2015 | Julia Hahn
    ...The latest Trump-Bush bout began in the most recent debate. In the CNN Republican presidential debate, Trump blamed George W. Bush’s unsuccessful presidency for giving us President Obama, prompting an immediate response from Jeb Bush. TRUMP: “Your brother – and your brother’s administration gave us Barack Obama, because it was such a disaster, those last three months, that Abraham Lincoln couldn’t have been elected.” BUSH: “You know what? As it relates to my brother, there’s one thing I know for sure. He kept us safe. I don’t know if you remember…” This exchange sparked a war of words between the...
  • Trump: My immigration plans would have prevented 9/11

    10/18/2015 2:30:03 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 98 replies
    CBS ^ | Oct 18 2015 | CBS
    Donald Trump says that if he had been president in 2001, his immigration policies would have kept terrorists from attacking the World Trade Center on September 11. "I am extremely, extremely tough on illegal immigration. I'm extremely tough on people coming into this country," Trump said on Fox News Sunday. "I believe that if I were running things, I doubt those families would have -- I doubt that those people would have been in the country."
  • Bush fundraising off of Trump’s 9/11 comments

    10/18/2015 12:41:26 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/18/15 | Bradford Richardson
    Jeb Bush is trying to capitalize off of Donald Trump’s attacks on his brother, former President George W. Bush, asking supports to donate to “fight back against Donald Trump.” “If you believe as I do that my brother kept this country safe and strong after those horrific attacks, then I need you to donate $5 and fight back against Donald Trump,” Bush’s campaign said in an email to supporters with a subject line reading, “Help defend my brother.”
  • Donald Trump: I would have prevented 9/11

    10/18/2015 8:46:12 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 326 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/18/15 | Eric Bradner
    Donald Trump says he's not blaming George W. Bush for 9/11, but he claims that if he'd been president, the attacks never would have happened. In an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," the real estate mogul said that since he's "extremely, extremely tough on immigration" the attackers wouldn't have been in position to commandeer U.S. flights. "So there's a good chance that those people would not have been in our country," Trump said. He took another shot at Jeb Bush for claiming that Bush's brother, the 43rd president, kept the nation safe. "I'm not blaming George Bush," Trump said. "But...
  • Judicial Watch Amicus Brief Challenges Obama’s Executive Action on Student Visas

    04/16/2015 9:14:14 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | April 15, 2015
    “DHS’ broad, unauthorized regulatory-rewrite of Immigration and Naturalization Act statute in question is especially harmful because it oversteps the agency’s authority and usurps the powers reserved to Congress.” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on April 6, 2015, it filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in support of the Washington Alliance of Technology Workers’ (WashTech) motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit challenging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) rewrite of the Immigration and Naturalization Act (INA). DHS is illegally allowing foreign students to work in the U.S....
  • Good News: U.S. Authorities Can't Find 6,000 Students Whose Visas Have Expired

    09/02/2014 5:05:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 2, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    Good news everyone: We're back to pre-911 complacency as Islamic terror armies gain ground all over the world (as a side note, the United States apparently still doesn't have a strategy in place on how to deal with this growing, real threat). An alarming new report from ABC News shows authorities from U.S. Customs and Immigration and the State Department have lost track of 6,000 foreign students whose visas have expired.  Watch more news videos | Latest from the US As a reminder, the 9/11 hijackers purposely applied for student visas to get into the United States and knew when...
  • HORROR! Islamist Talks to Camera After Beheading UK Soldier on Street of Woolwich

    05/22/2013 3:39:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Gateway Pundit | May 22, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    HORROR! ISLAMIST WIELDING CLEAVER CHATS WITH VIDEOGRAPHER AFTER MURDERING UK SOLDIER!“We swear by almighty Allah we will never stop fighting you.” The Islamists charged police when they arrived. (Warning on Content) (VIDEO-AT-LINK) More video here. Open ISLAMIC Beheadings come to South London! Sky News reported: Two attackers armed with meat cleavers filmed their deadly assault on a man in London, according to Sky sources. A man reported to be a serving soldier died and two people have been shot in Woolwich, after what Sky sources understand is being treated as a terrorist attack. Senior Whitehall sources said the two attackers...
  • Al-Qaeda Propagandist Called For Attacks On Sports Events

    04/16/2013 2:13:26 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 141 replies
    http://cnsnews.com/ ^ | April 16, 2013 | Patrick Goodenough
    (CNSNews.com) – Although no group has claimed responsibility for Monday’s deadly bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon, a leading al-Qaeda ideologue last year recommended that jihadists in America include sporting events in their list of prospective terror targets.
  • Feds: Calif. man ran student visa fraud ring [Middle Eastern applicants]

    03/08/2010 2:54:03 PM PST · by freespirited · 2 replies · 35+ views
    Google News/AP ^ | 03/09/10 | Gillian Flaccus
    A California man was charged Monday with operating a ring of illegal test-takers who helped dozens of Middle Eastern nationals obtain U.S. student visas by passing proficiency and college-placement exams for them. Eamonn Daniel Higgins, 46, of Laguna Niguel made an appearance in U.S. District Court in Santa Ana on one count of conspiracy to commit visa fraud as immigration agents arrested 16 of his suspected clients who remained in Southern California... The allegations revealed a potentially dangerous security breach in the country's student visa system and underscored the vulnerability of a tracking process that relies on schools to verify...
  • Let's not die for timid and misguided political correctness

    04/12/2009 2:43:15 AM PDT · by Scanian · 11 replies · 713+ views
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | April 11, 2009 | Douglas Murray
    The fact that the latest suspected terrorist threat involves students should come as no surprise. It is the predictable result of three things: an insatiably violent Islamist ideology; the politically-correct refusal of our political class to admit reality; and the comprehensive neglectfulness of our university authorities. This country has already produced a number of students who have gone on to become jihadist murderers. If this situation is not to get even worse, it is time not just to start asking questions, but to demand answers. Greedy for the extra cash they bring, our universities desperately seek overseas students and often...
  • Passport to terror: Arrest of suspected Al Qaeda cell exposes abuse of British student visas

    04/09/2009 3:52:08 PM PDT · by GOPGuide · 7 replies · 1,189+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 09th April 2009 | David Williams and James Slack
    The scandalous abuse of British student visas has been exposed by the arrest of a suspected Al Qaeda terror cell. At least ten of the 12 men held in raids across north-west England were Pakistanis whose applications were rubber-stamped by the Home Office. Yet only one was studying at a reputable institution. Officials also believe they lied about their financial resources. Only last week Immigration Minister Phil Woolas admitted that student visas were 'the major loophole in Britain's border controls'. Shadow Home Secretary Chris Grayling warned last night: 'Given these latest revelations, we need to urgently step up monitoring of...
  • Virginia Tech releases gruesome details of student's on-campus murder(Decapitation)

    01/22/2009 10:36:20 AM PST · by AppyPappy · 102 replies · 6,573+ views
    When Virginia Tech authorities arrived Wednesday night at a cafe inside the Graduate Life Center, they found a decapitated female victim who had arrived on campus just two weeks ago and a young man they have now charged with killing her.
  • US to Double Visas for Saudi Students

    04/09/2008 6:36:35 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 48 replies · 449+ views
    Arab News ^ | 10 April 08 | Abdul Aziz Abdul Wahed
    US Ambassador Ford Fraker said in Sakaka that his country aims to double the number of student visas issued to Saudis. “Currently there are 15,000 Saudi students in the US,” he said during an event on Sunday with local business leaders to an audience at the Al-Jouf Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “We aim to increase their numbers to 30,000 over the next five years.” Fraker said Saudi Arabia should bolster its English-language programs because it is generally required for Saudis seeking to pursue higher studies in the US. Fraker also stressed the need for popularizing English teaching programs because...
  • U.S.: Fort Dix Attack Plot Suspects Promoting Terror in Jail

    12/12/2007 5:40:38 AM PST · by 3AngelaD · 10 replies · 399+ views
    Fox News ^ | December 12, 2007
    HADDONFIELD, New Jersey — Federal authorities say one of the men accused of planning an attack on soldiers at the Fort Dix army base gave another inmate in a federal detention center an Al Qaeda recruitment video and another wrote a note referring to the fight "we weren't able to finish." The U.S. Attorney's Office made the allegations in a brief filed in U.S. District Court late Tuesday to oppose the suspects' request to be granted bail. A lawyer for one of the men said the government is misrepresenting an incident...The five men — all foreign-born Muslims in their 20s...
  • Student faces more charges in 'battlefield jihad' case

    10/21/2007 10:34:21 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 9 replies · 283+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Oct. 19, 2007 | CINDY GEORGE
    Federal prosecutors have filed additional charges against Adnan Mirza, one of the four Muslim students accused of preparing to join the Taliban to fight U.S.-led forces overseas. Mirza, 30, was accused of planning to engage in "battlefield jihad" in the Middle East and financially supporting the terrorism group. Here on a student visa, the Pakistani originally was charged in a four-count indictment with Kobie Williams, a U.S. citizen attending the University of Houston-Downtown. Williams, 34, pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge and awaits sentencing. The new 13-count indictment names Mirza alone and more completely outlines the allegations against him. The...
  • Ticket to an American University or Ticket to Paradise?

    06/02/2007 11:04:25 AM PDT · by happygrl · 10 replies · 980+ views
    Women's Wall Street ^ | 5/29/2007Discuss this Article | Annie Jacobsen
    The Mysterious Case of Missing Saudi Student On October 15, 2006, a young Saudi Arabian male named Anwar Al——,* (His full name will not be used for legal reasons) claiming to be an engineering student at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock, presented what must have been false documents to United States Customs and Immigration at an east coast airport and managed to slip into the country illegally. This is something that is not easily done: for a citizen of Saudi Arabia to get into the United States to attend an institution of higher learning requires the scrutiny of...
  • We Fight Them Over There So We Don’t Have To Fight Them Over Here?

    02/22/2007 7:03:31 AM PST · by theothercheek · 16 replies · 520+ views
    The Stiletto ^ | February 21, 2007 | The Stiletto
    The Bush administration has an open-door policy when it comes to granting student visas to Saudis and Talibanis (third item, The Daily Blade, November 17, 2006). As a result, 15,000 students steeped in Wahhabism are now ensconced at colleges and universities throughout the US taking engineering, chemistry and other subjects that will help the unknowable number among them who harbor dreams of jihad to become more effective mass murderers.Now, with sectarian strife reaching a fever pitch in Iraq – Sunni against Sunni, Sunni against Shia, jihadis against infidels – the administration has bowed to bipartisan pressure from Congress and will...
  • Schools Swarming With Saudi Students

    11/18/2006 5:23:26 AM PST · by theothercheek · 63 replies · 1,530+ views
    The Stiletto ^ | November 17, 2006 | The Stiletto
    Thanks to a joint education initiative by the US and Saudi governments, 10,936 Saudi students - a record number - are now enrolled at 733 colleges and universities in this country, with 3,000 more expected to arrive next semester. Nearly 87 percent of these students are studying at institutions of higher learning in just four states (California, Florida, Colorado and Virginia). So what are Americans supposed to get out of this educational exchange? Kumbaya, a professor tells The Washington Post: "At the government level, relations are strong. . . . But at the popular level, there's a huge amount of...