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Wednesday, January 9, 2008

John McAmnesty
Denial is Not Just a River in Egypt

"By the way, I think the fence is least effective."
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American Patrol -- January 9
McCain Playing Games
     John McCain joined with Ted Kennedy to try to push an amnesty bill down the throats of the American People. The people rose up and defeated them.
    McCain is opposed to building a fence, saying it is not effective, when it is the only thing that has proven effective.
    Now he is saying that, if elected president, he would build the border fence and have the governors of the border states certify that it works. This would include pro-amnesty Democrats Napolitano (Arizona) and Richardson (New Mexico).
    "John McCain knows the governors have no way of knowing if the fence works and he is setting us up for a political gambit," said Glenn Spencer of American Patrol. "He is playing games with our sovereignty," he added.


WLWT-TV -- Cincinnati
Butler Co. Sheriff reveals federal partnership
Hamilton, Ohio -- Eight Butler County Sheriff’s deputies will return next month from training in Georgia with some new authority. -- The deputies will be given limited federal power to combat illegal immigrants after their training exercises with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents...AP Internal Use Only

January 11

Washington Post
McCain's back, but 'immigration reform' isn't
Remember when Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) presidential campaign was supposedly dead because of his vocal support for comprehensive immigration reform? And remember when the knives came out for Mike Huckabee because he wasn't tough enough on illegal immigration either?....AP Internal Use Only

Associated Press
Richardson ending presidential bid
The list of Democratic candidates for president is shrinking. New Mexico Governor [and rabid Mexican reconquista kook] Bill Richardson is dropping out of the race. -- That's according to sources close to the governor. They say he'll make the announcement tomorrow....AP Internal Use Only

January 19

Californians for Population Stabilization
Action Alert! Driver's license bill still alive in Calif. Assembly!
SB 60, Senator Gil Cedillo's effort to give driver's licenses to illegal aliens, passed the state Senate last year. It also passed in Assembly committees and could now receive a floor vote with no advance notice...AP Internal Use Only

Michael Link -- KXMC-TV Blogs -- Minot, North Dakota
Dissent among the ranks?
Yesterday I mentioned Huckabee's flip-flop on immigration. After his top immigration surrogate claimed he supported a constitutional amendment to deny birthright citizenship and after his campaign refused to back away from it they later put out a statement reversing his position....AP Internal Use Only

Austin American-Statesman
Gilchrist tours Michigan for RINO Huckabee
Jim Gilchrist, founder of the Minuteman Project citizen border watch group, is touring Michigan Wednesday and Thursday to shore up support for White House hopeful Mike Huckabee. -- The “media tour” includes stops in Detroit, Flint, Saginaw, Midland, and Traverse City...AP Internal Use Only

Associated Press
Border Patrol finds 27 invaders in So. Arizona house
Rio Rico, Ariz. -- Border Patrol agents say they found 27 illegal [aliens.... criminals] in a Rio Rico house being used as a smuggler's way station. -- The discovery Tuesday night came after agents received tips of suspicious activity in a neighborhood and followed clues to the house....AP Internal Use Only

Fox News
DeLay disses McCain, calls New Hampshire win a 'blip'
John McCain’s win in New Hampshire did not impress former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay. -- Revealing a divide in the Republican Party between moderates and conservatives, DeLay slammed McCain in an interview Wednesday with FOX News. ...AP Internal Use Only

Employer of invader accused in officer's death faces charges
The owner of a company that hired an illegal [alien.... criminal] who has been charged with capital murder in connection with a police officer's death has been arrested and charged with harboring an illegal alien, KPRC Local 2 reported Wednesday...AP Internal Use Only

Americans for Legal Immigration PAC
National Deception: Huck and Gilchrist lie to America
Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee and Minuteman cofounder Jim Gilchrist have been documented lying to America by the Washington Times today after false headlines ran on Tuesday proclaiming Mike Huckabee would try to remove birthright citizenship from the Constitution...AP Internal Use Only

Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson
11 Az. landowners could be sued by feds over border fence access
The federal government is preparing to go to court to force dozens of property owners in the southwestern U.S. — including 11 in Arizona — to give it access to their land for possible construction on it of a U.S.-Mexico border fence. -- The government is readying 102 cases to gain entry to lands along the border...AP Internal Use Only

Workday Minnesota
State agency at odds with Pawlenty on invaders
Ignoring the recommendations of a state agency largely filled by his appointees, Governor Tim Pawlenty is seeking harsh state action against [illegal aliens.... criminals]. -- Rosa Tock, CLAC legislative director, said that the state agency had not received prior notice of the governor's announcement...AP Internal Use Only

WAVY-TV -- Portsmouth, Virginia
Attorney General announces 2008 agenda
...On immigration [Attorney General Bob] McDonnell wants to initiate a "no bond" status for any illegal [alien.... criminal] accused of a crime. -- Consumer protection is another important issue the Attorney General wants to tackle. He says he wants to ban the use of phosphorus in dishwasher detergents by 2010....AP Internal Use Only

Philadelphia Bulletin
Hazleton appeal briefs to be filed
Frustrated with Washington's inaction in securing America's southwest border, towns and cities have begun enacting laws attempting to fill the gaps left by the federal government; thus creating a situation where policies, like the one in Hazleton, have been dragged into federal court and held unconstitutional... AP Internal Use Only

Robertson County (Tennessee) Times
Immigration woes continue
A once growing Hispanic population is Springfield is now in sharp decline after immigration raids last month spread fear throughout the city. -- Some estimate that 1,000 Hispanic residents [aka illegal aliens... criminals] have fled the city in fear or went into hiding after the raids...AP Internal Use Only

Paul Weyland -- News-Leader -- Springfield, Missouri
Previous amnesty of invaders brought more abuse
Those that proclaim and advocate amnesty for the 12 to 20 million illegal aliens [criminals] alleged to be in the United States are either remarkably unperceptive or more than likely, pursuing their own self interest.. -- Amnesty advocates can never explain how the process stops....AP Internal Use Only

Boston Globe
Hardships in Mass. spur Brazilian exodus
Between 5,000 and 7,000 Brazilians left Massachusetts and returned to Brazil in 2007, according to estimates by the Brazilian Immigrant Center, a nonprofit agency based in Allston. The center estimated that between 2,000 and 3,000 Brazilians returned to their homeland in 2006....AP Internal Use Only

News10-TV -- Philadelphia
Police: Illegal Immigrants Trafficked Drugs In Owls
Federal, state and local authorities arrested seven illegal immigrants in connection to an international drug-trafficking circle that allegedly used knick-knack owls to mask heroin dealing.. -- ICE agents discovered heroin was being shipped from an undisclosed overseas location...AP Internal Use Only

Student-Operated Press
National Deception: Mike Huckabee and Jim Gilchrist lie to America
Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee and Minuteman co-founder Jim Gilchrist have been documented lying to America by the Washington Times today after false headlines ran on Tuesday proclaiming Mike Huckabee would try to remove birthright citizenship from the Constitution....AP Internal Use Only

John Fund -- Wall Street Journal
Voter-fraud showdown
Supporters and critics of Indiana's law requiring voters to show a photo ID at the polls square off in oral arguments before the Supreme Court today. The heated rhetoric surrounding the case lays bare the ideological conflict of visions raging over efforts to improve election integrity....AP Internal Use Only

Charleston (South Carolina) City Paper
Tight budget year, infighting make for legislative drag in '08
If we were illegal immigrants, we'd be worried about the Statehouse's plans for reform in 2008. If we were smokers, money-burning school district bureaucrats, or future perps banking on parole, we'd focus our attention on more pressing concerns — like the latest teen celebrity's baby bump....AP Internal Use Only

John Perazzo -- Front Page Magazine
Haters Against "Hate"
The immensely popular conservative broadcaster Michael Savage, who won the 2007 Talkers magazine Freedom of Speech Award, is under assault from a newly formed, benignly named organization: the Hate Hurts America Interfaith and Community Coalition (HHA). But as you will see shortly, HHA itself has intimate ties to some of the vilest hate, bigotry, and intolerance imaginable....AP Internal Use Only

Peter Gemma -- VDare.com
Supremes Hear Indiana Anti-Illegal Voter Case
Question: What issue would bring together such powerful special interest groups such as the ACLU, the NAACP, Common Cause, the American Jewish Committee, the National Black, Asian, and Latino Law Student Associations and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund?...AP Internal Use Only

Associated Press
Teen jailed over TB case deported
A Mexican teenager who was jailed after refusing treatment for tuberculosis has been deported. -- Immigration and Customers Enforcement spokesman Richard Rocha said Tuesday that Francisco Santos and his mother, Enriqueta Palacios, returned to Mexico December 9th. Both were illegal [aliens.... criminals]....AP Internal Use Only

Cato crackpot likes NAU idea
After 14 years, the trade agreement NAFTA is still hotly debated. One fear is that America will culminate with Mexico into an E.U.-like union. Commentator Will Wilkinson says this is a fantasy, but wouldn't be so bad...AP Internal Use Only

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Whitfield, Hall jailers to train on deportation
Sheriffs in the county seats of Gainesville and Dalton, home to the state's poultry and carpet industries, will train jailers to start deportation proceedings against illegal immigrants in their jails. -- A training program with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement began Monday to teach nine Hall County sheriff's deputies and six Whitfield County sheriff's deputies to use federal databases...AP Internal Use Only

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