7/28/2006 04:35:00 PM
Illegal alien supporters are trying to sign up 1 million 'new immigrant voters' for the next election.
The National Council of La Raza is even running 'public service' ads.
A member of the Illinois Coalition for Immigration Rights told the Lou Dobbs show:
"We're trying to engage all members of the immigrant community no matter what their status"
No matter what their status? In other words, it doesn't matter if they are here illegally, they want them.
Eliseo Medina of the Service Employees Union said:
"We are going to have a very tight system of checking to make sure everybody that registers is a U.S. citizen"
Exactly what is this 'very tight system' he talks about?
"We are making sure that verbally everybody affirms that"
Oh, so the only thing the illegal aliens that broke the law coming here have to do to register to vote is say is "yes, I am a citizen".
That doesn't sound like a "very tight system" to me.
If they really wanted to insure those they are registering to vote are legally allowed to do so, they would support the Federal Election Integrity Act of 2004 (HR 4530)
It would require any individual who desires to register or re-register to vote in an election for federal office to provide the appropriate state election official with proof that the individual is a citizen of the United States to prevent fraud in federal elections. Official proof will include a U.S. birth certificate, naturalization card or U.S. passport.
So what is the position of the illegal alien activists on HR 4530? They are actively trying to defeat it.
7/26/2006 01:02:00 PM
Well Arnie just did a massive flip-flop on illegal immigration.
Last year on the John and Ken Show
he stated he thought the Minutemen had done "a terrific job". He also supported Prop 187.
Well that all appears to have changed.
During a stop in San Diego where he thought he would be addressing friendly Republicans the crowd hammered him on illegal immigration. That did not seem to phase Arnold at all.
Afterward, as his campaign bus proceeded to the next stop in Temecula, Schwarzenegger mused to reporters:
"This really was first time I had seen the intensity of prejudice"
Ouch! So Americans who want the border secured are suddenly prejudiced Arnie?
On Monday, when talking about the Minutemen, he told the Spanish-language paper La Opinion:
"That was probably a mistake, some of the things that I said, that they're doing a great job and all of those things"
Of course Phil Angelides was quick to respond
"For nearly 12 years, Arnold Schwarzenegger stood squarely behind Proposition 187 on this divisive measure that pitted Californian against Californian,"
"Californian against Californian"? More like Californian's against those who are not supposed to be here draining our tax dollars, crowding our freeways, choking our classrooms, closing our emergency rooms, the list goes on.
Arnie may be thinking that there is no way Republicans will vote for Angelides so he may as well court the Latinos that support illegal immigration.
He may be right, but he risks the chance that some in his base will be so pissed off that they will not vote at all, and that would help Angelides.
7/21/2006 08:21:00 PM
While some are whining about the evacuation efforts
there are those of us who are grateful and thank the troops for the fantastic job they are doing.
These guys and gals do us proud!
U.S. Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, embarked aboard USS Nashville (LPD 13), assist American citizens from the beach in Beirut, Lebanon, onto a waiting landing craft utility July 21, 2006, for transport to USS Nashville.
A U.S. Marine of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit assists an American citizen with his cranial helmet before he helicopters out from the American Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon.
U.S. Navy Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock USS Nashville (LPD 13) assist arriving American citizens from one of the ship's landing craft utility vessels.
U.S. Marines assist American citizens in Beirut, Lebanon, to a waiting U.S. Navy landing craft utility vessel for transfer to the amphibious transport dock USS Nashville (LPD 13).
U.S. Marines from the Marine Expeditionary Unit Service Support Group 24 carry a woman aboard a landing craft utility with other American citizens in Beirut, Lebanon.
A U.S. Navy landing craft air cushion sits on the shore in Lebanon waiting to transport American citizens.
U.S. Air Force Capt. Christie Barton, from the 435th Medical Group, checks the eyes of a child that departed Lebanon upon his arrival to Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
U.S. Navy Storekeeper rd Class Omar Pescador assists a family arriving from Beirut, Lebanon, up the ramp from the well deck of USS Trenton (LPD 14) July 23, 2006.
U.S. Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit help carry a stroller aboard USS Trenton (LPD 14) while assisting U.S. citizens arriving from Beirut, Lebanon.
7/21/2006 02:53:00 PM
Well as you know by now Lebanon is getting bombed and Americans there want out.
So the U.S. government is doing everything possible to accommodate them, sending military vessels and chartering cruize ships to help evacuate them. The government is even going to pick up the entire bill. Yep, free plane trips back to the states for all.
But that's not good enough for some Americans.
"We were on the ship for 5 hours" and "it was uncomfortable" and "it was like a refugee camp".
Well what the hell do you expect when you go to a country that has had multiple warnings from the state department saying 'Don't go there'.
5 hours? You are bitching about 5 hours?
Imagine the thousands of Americans over a hundred years ago travelling across the vast plains on horseback and in covered wagons? It took a hell of a lot longer than 5 hours. If they had the same attitude of these bratty evacuees everyone would still be living on the east coast.
Suck it up and stop your bellyaching!
7/18/2006 02:14:00 PM
Two little boys were shot on Saturday night.
The bullet struck a 3-year-old in the wrist and lodged in the stomach of his 6-year-old brother. Both boys remain at White Memorial Adventist Hospital, James in critical condition and Jeremy in stable condition.
From the LA Times
Police on Sunday identified the alleged shooter as Mauricio Alejandro Jimenez, a native of Mexico and longtime member of the Boyle Heights-based Tiny Boys gang.
Jimenez, 26, has been arrested at least seven times in the past several years for a variety of weapons and gang-related charges — and was deported to Mexico just four months ago after serving more than a year in state prison.
Now Jimenez, who goes by the nickname "Spyder," is the subject of a full-scale manhunt. On Sunday, LAPD officials and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa appealed to local citizens to help track him down.
Here we go again. Jimenez is another illegal alien who should not be in this country, period! After multiple arrests and some prison time he was finally deported only to come right back again, illegally!
5 years after 9/11 and criminals can still walk right across the border.
LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, aka Mayor Reconquista, held a press conference. Shockingly a reported actually asked the Mayor if this shooting showed the need for more enforcement at the border.
Mayor Villareconquista replied that it's a federal problem. He said this just months after standing in the streets of LA with thousands of illegal aliens and their supporters proclaiming the following
"Today we say to America: We've come here to work: We clean your toilets. We clean your hotels. We build your houses. We take care of your children. We want you to help us take care of our children as well."
Well Mayor it appears illegal aliens do far more than clean our toilets they also shoot our children.
7/17/2006 01:44:00 PM
The State of Georgia wants to make sure those who vote are legally allowed to do so. They want voters to prove they are who they say they are by showing identification.
Sounds logical, unless you are federal judge Melvin K. Westmoreland.
From the Atlanta Journal Constitution
For now, Georgia voters will not be required to show a photo ID when they cast a ballot beginning Monday in the July primaries.
A Fulton County judge stopped enforcement of the state's photo voter ID law on Friday, declaring it an illegal impediment to the right to vote.
Former Democratic Gov. Roy Barnes had sought the action in a state court, arguing Thursday before Judge Melvin K. Westmoreland that requiring voters to show government-issued photo ID violated the state Constitution.
The argument is that some groups, such as african-americans, are less likely to have ID and thus it's not fair to not let them vote.
Never mind that the ID is free and in Georgia they have a mobile service that will actually come to you to give you ID!
Nope, that's still not good enough for some.
Sounds bizarre but it's true. Hell you need to show ID to buy a beer but not to vote, at least not in Georgia.
7/15/2006 01:12:00 PM
Well it looks like the idiots running the DMV are stumped and can't figure out why driver's licence applications have recently doubled.
From the Washington Times
Since March, the average weekly number of driver's license applications by immigrants and illegal aliens has nearly doubled in Maryland, where legal residency is not required of applicants, according to the state Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA).
The number of out-of-country license applications, or those for noncitizens, has surged from an average of 946 a week to 1,800 a week since March, MVA spokesman Buel Young said.
MVA officials initially attributed the increase to multiple appointment bookings by foreign-born applicants, Mr. Young said. But the average number of out-of-country applications remained high even after the MVA last month stopped taking appointments and began processing twice as many applications through a walk-in process, he said.
"I don't really have an answer" for the increase, Mr. Young said.
Virginia does not issue driver's licenses to illegal aliens, and the state's Department of Motor Vehicles does not track the number of out-of-country applications it processes.
Local immigrants say illegal aliens are contributing to Maryland's surge in license applications by flocking to the state when their visas expire or by using the Maryland addresses of relatives.
"I heard that it's easier [to get licenses] here because in other states you need documents, but here it's not required," said 16-year-old Marcela, a Salvadoran immigrant who lives in Silver Spring and did not want to give her last name.
Antonio Lopez, a Guatemalan immigrant living in Hyattsville, said it is common for illegals to come to Maryland to apply for a license because a green card or Social Security card isn't required.
So Maryland passes out driver's licenses to anyone who bothers to show up, the surrounding states have toughened up requirements since 9/11, and the screwheads at the Maryland DMV can't figure out what is going on?
One-Bill Gil Cedillo is still trying to get driver's license for illegal aliens here in California. If he succeeds expect to see illegal aliens from every western state lining up around the block of your local DMV.
7/13/2006 04:39:00 PM
According to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, Bayron Coronado Toledo, a 35-year-old from Mexico aka illegal alien, forcefully abducted and raped a 9-year-old girl in Lake Elsinore.
From CBS 2 News
A Mexican national was arrested on suspicion of raping a 9-year-old girl in the Lake Elsinore residence where he had been living.
A man who identified himself as Bayron Coronado Toledo, 35, allegedly committed the crime about 7:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Townsend Street.
Toledo allegedly abducted the girl from the residence's bathroom, forced her into his room and raped her, however family members interrupted the assault.
A 'Mexican National'? What is that, the new politically correct term for illegal alien?
Reports are Toledo had been living with the girls parents for the past 5 months. But he has been in this country illegally for far longer than that.
Riverside and Ventura County court records show multiple driving infractions dating back over 3 years.
So why didn't law enforcement pick him up since he is in the country illegally? Because he has a valid California Driver's License!
Toledo obtained an ID card in 1996 and a year later a valid California Driver's License. With the driver's license he appears to be here legally and law enforcement had no reason to think otherwise. When the courts ran DMV checks he came back clean because he has a valid drivers license.
So we end up with someone who should not be in this country to begin with raping a 9-year-old girl.
And to think there are those like Senator Gil Cedillo and LA Mayor Antonio Villareconquista that want to pass out driver's license's to anyone who can sneak across the border.
Great, just great.
7/08/2006 11:49:00 PM
The Press-Enterprise Headline:
LA officer hurt, several arrested during anti-immigration rallyABC 7 Headline:
Officer Hurt, Several Arrested During Anti-Immigration RallyCBS 2 / KCAL 9 Headline:
LA officer hurt, several arrested during anti-immigration rallyOfficer.com Headline:
Violent Immigration Rally Injures L.A. Officer
Over and over again the headlines screamed 'people against all forms of immigration gathered, hurt a cop and got arrested'.
Turns out they all used the inaccurate Associated Press headline and ran with it.
The Associated Press
An officer was injured and several people were arrested during an anti-illegal immigration march involving the Minuteman Project and other groups Saturday evening in Hollywood, police said.
One female officer suffered a minor injury, apparently to her ankle, after clashing with protesters, said Officer Sandra Escalante, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department...
So the office was hurt after 'clashing' with protesters at a Minuteman march. Sure makes it sound like the Minutemen did it.
The fact of the matter is, THAT IS NOT WHAT HAPPENED!
The Minutemen, lead by Jim Gilchrist, and their supporters including homeless activist Ted Hayes, pulled a permit to march in Hollywood.
They waved American flags and sung the national anthem. Well that certainly is sinister.
Unlike the pro illegal immigration rallies months ago this one was held on a weekend. Business traffic was not affected and kids were not yanked out of school.
While the Minutemen and their supporters walked down American streets with American flags thugs from the open-borders pro-slavery movement gathered to challenge them.
Police were on hand and in typical fashion the thugs wanted to cause trouble so some of them were introduced to a face full of American asphalt while a few others were arrested.
An officer did hurt her ankle but all of the turmoil was a result of the anti-Minutemen anarchists.
Later CBS 2 / KCAL 9 ran another headline
Officer Injured At Hollywood Minuteman Rally
Accurate but still mis-leading.
Of course the open-borders wackos fell back to their usual rhetoric screaming "racism" to anyone who would listen. One look at those marching in the rally will tell you this is not the case.
It's nice to see American flags at a rally on American streets - click to enlarge
More toilet brushes for LA Mayor Antonio Reconquista - click to enlarge
The open-borders pro-slavery movement wants you to believe these people are racist - click to enlarge
And now for your viewing pleasure the open-borders pro-slavery wackos who were out in full force.
Notice the American flag being dragged - click to enlarge
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Click to watch the KCBS /KCAL video
More photos at Free Republic
7/06/2006 12:41:00 PM
Yesterday the first of several immigration hearings was held in San Diego. The Republicans put these shows together but Democratic leaders were also in attendence.
The question is, why are these so called public immigration hearings even taking place? Members of congress know full well that the vast majority of Americans are against amnesty and are for tougher enforcement at the border.
The witnesses invited to speak, border patrol agents, Sheriff's deputies and other experts from Texas to California, were often interrupted by the bickering political hacks, Republicans and Democrats alike, seeking to score points with the crowd.
Darryl Griffen, chief Border Patrol agent for the San Diego sector, kept getting interrupted by the political hacks
5-star idiot Sheriff Lee Baca chimed in but frankly made little sense so I will not repeat it here.
Rep. Brian Bilbray, R-Carlsbad, called for stepped up law enforcement away from the border where undocumented workers congregate to look for jobs.
“The United States has not been serious enough about our national sovereignty, defending our neighborhoods,” “The problem is coming across the border and not being regulated under a mandate by our federal Constitution.” - Rep. Brian Bilbray, R-Carlsbad
Andy Ramirez, chairman of the Chino-based Friends of the Border Patrol, asserted that the Department of Homeland Security is "broken," and that cooperation between federal and local law enforcement agencies is all but nonexistent.
"We cannot fight terrorism on the border when the Border Patrol itself is terrorized from within the Department of Homeland Security, coerced into silence and afraid to tell the truth," - Andy Ramirez, chairman of the Chino-based Friends of the Border Patrol
And when they label them 'public immigration hearings' one would think that the public would be envolved in a capacity more than just onlookers. Not so. The public was not allowed to speak or even express their opinions inside the hearings with simple boo's or clapping.
When you are not allowed to speak you resort to sign language to get your point across
Outside the hearing the open-borders pro-slavery crowd erected a bunch of crosses to symbolise the deaths of those who cross the border illegally, try to walk for miles without water in 115 degree heat and die in the desert. Apparently they did not erect any crosses for another group of idiots, those who jump off the Golden Gate bridge.
And the illegal alien immigration saga continues.
7/05/2006 04:44:00 PM
What defines an automobile as 'Made in America'?
Well thanks to a decade old law, the American Automobile Labeling Act (AALA) defines that to be able to use the 'Made in America' label a vehicle must be assembled here (or in Canada) and at least 75% of it's parts must be made here (or in Canada).
Yep, Canada counts as many U.S. manufacturers had plants operating up there long before this law took effect.
In today's topsy-turvy world you can no longer look at the manufacturer, such as Ford or Toyota, to determine where a vehicle is actually made.
The Ford Mustang - Not made in America
The Toyota Camry - Made in America
Some brands you would swear are made right here in the good old U.S.A. technically are not.
The Dodge Ram truck? Nope. The Lincoln Navigator? Nope. How about the Jeep Wagoneer? Not any more.Click here to read the complete story.
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