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Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Feds Harassing ABP?
ABC Affiliate Reports on F-16 Incident

Glenn Spencer's comment: Immediately following this near mid-air collision I reported the incident to approach control at Ft. Huachuca. I told them it was an inexcusable act by the F-16s. In a later phone conversation, the controller said he had radioed the F-16 pilots and told them he knew who we were. Despite this we were still pursued. I can only conclude that someone doesn't like us.
KVIA-TV -- El Paso -- February 11  Video Included
Civilian border watcher claims he was harassed by F-16 fighter jets
    El Paso -- A pilot working for a civilian illegal immigration watchdog group claims he was recently harassed by a pair of Air Force F-16 fighter jets.
    Glenn Spencer said he flew from Fabens to San Diego last month to record the progress that has been made on the border fence when he was confronted by the two fighter jets.
    "I thought it was some kind of military maneuver," said Spencer. The dangerous incident happened while he was flying over Douglas, Arizona in his Cessna 206. "[The jet] was less than a 100 feet away, made a sharp bank and then hit its afterburners. I thought I was in a mid-air collision."
Red DotSee report in Sierra Vista Herald


Michael Graham -- Boston Herald          sc
In Hub, a welcome mat for illegal aliens   
What’s the difference between an illegal alien stealing an American job, and Martin Luther King Jr. fighting for American rights? -- Don’t know? Congratulations, you too could be on the Boston City Council! -- Led by Councilor at Large Sam Yoon, the council passed a resolution last week endorsing something called...

KVIA-TV -- El Paso   
Woman indicted in gang case worked for federal defenders   
Officials are saying a woman accused of having ties to Mexico's violent Barrio Azteca gang worked for years in the U.S. Federal Public Defender's office. -- Sandy Valles New was arrested last week as part of a federal racketeering case targeting the gang's members and associates... AP Internal Use Only

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix   
Mexican invader gets 12 years for assaulting Border Patrol agent   
An illegal immigrant who assaulted a U.S. Border Patrol agent was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Monday. -- Rafael Rivera-Alonzo, from Mexico, was found guilty of numerous charges and was sentenced to a total of 12 years in federal prison by a U.S. District Judge Monday. AP Internal Use Only

San Bernardino County (Calif.) Sun   
Local 'immigration activists' to meet with nuisance Calderon  
..."The reason he's [Felipe Calderon] in the United States is to exert influence directly and indirectly on U.S. policymakers in hopes that after the presidential election, there will be an expansion of the guest-worker program, there will be more visas issued to Mexican citizens and there will be a path to legalization for the illegal aliens already here," [George] Grayson said. [More Mexican meddling]AP Internal Use Only

El Paso Times  
Craddick blamed for immigration bills' failure   
The Republican Texas House leader is to blame for the failure of proposals that would have helped keep undocumented immigrants out of Texas, state Rep. Pat Haggerty said Monday. -- "It's another example of (House Speaker) Tom Craddick listening to 40 rich people around ... Texas and leaving us so far behind the eight ball," Haggerty said. AP Internal Use Only

Gulfport (Mississippi) Sun-Herald 
Anti-illegal immigration rally attracts 100-plus in Jackson   
The Mississippi Capitol buzzed Tuesday as an unusual confluence of people wandered the marble hallways to talk to lawmakers about widely divergent agendas. -- While they coexisted without conflict, the civil-rights advocates and illegal-immigration opponents kept their distance from each other... [Note idiotic remark made by NAACP leader]AP Internal Use Only

Jerome R. Corsi -- WorldNetDaily.com   
GOP establishment promotes 'presumptive' nominee   
President Bush has admonished those attending a meeting of Conservative Political Action Committees that conservatives should support the Republican Party's nominee, an apparent signal by the GOP establishment that those in the "big tent" should support Sen. John McCain as the presumptive winner of... AP Internal Use Only

Boston Globe   
Invaders targeted in Rhode Island   
Rhode Island, facing a budget crisis that will lead to massive cutbacks, is engulfed in the most intense battle over illegal immigration in New England, with Republicans and Democrats alike calling for a crackdown on [illegal aliens.... criminals]. -- In the past few weeks, state lawmakers and the governor have proposed... AP Internal Use Only

Paul Rye -- OpEdNews.com   
What's the world coming to, if you can't count on Snopes?   
Last week, I was perusing the Internet and ran across a connection between something called the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) and the often mentioned “North American Union” (NAU). As I often do, I turned to SNOPES to get a quick read on the validity of the information I was getting... AP Internal Use Only

Jason Rantz -- Family Security Matters   
Conservatives still uneasy about McCain   
The Republicans’ best hope for a conservative party leader, Mitt Romney, dropped out of the race for President last week and now many conservative pundits and talk radio show hosts are asking Republicans to now support McCain. After all, for conservatives, anyone other than the liberal candidate...

Mike Cutler -- News with Views  
Invaders damage, drain U. S. economy   
Nearly three months ago I wrote about the movement of cash out of the United States through remittances and other methods by illegal aliens who came to the United States with the single-minded focus of securing illegal employment to send money home to assist their family members... AP Internal Use Only

NBC4-TV -- Washington, DC   
Mexican invaders busted on prostitution charges   
Police have arrested two illegal immigrants from Mexico in connection with an alleged prostitution operation in Leesburg [Virginia]. -- Officials said police on Friday stopped a vehicle that they thought was being used to transport prostitutes to Leesburg locations.AP Internal Use Only [More "family values"]  

Temple (Texas) Daily Telegram  
Candidates tackle issues   
A guest worker program and the Trans-Texas Corridor were hot topics at a forum for candidates in the District 55 state representative race. -- About 160 people attended the forum Monday night at the Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center. The event featured the four Republican candidates... AP Internal Use Only

Wilkes-Barre (Pennsylvania) Times-Leader   
Specter: Deportation difficult   
A disruptive inmate in the restrictive housing unit at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility didn’t deter U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter from visiting the facility on Monday. -- Specter, R-Philadelphia, and federal officials with ICE ignored the inmate who was shouting words in Spanish through a sealed cell door... AP Internal Use Only

American Border Patrol
Photo of the day
Workers remove fencing around archaeological survey in San Pedro River riparian area. According to one archaeologist on site, the work will be completed today, leaving no further environmental impediment to the completion of the border fence.

Dallas Morning News    
Sheriff's hopefuls want jail to check for invaders   
The Dallas County Sheriff's Department isn't doing enough to identify illegal immigrants in the jail, according to some Republican candidates for sheriff. -- Illegal immigration, a hot topic locally and nationally, has become an issue in the race for sheriff. Several candidates are addressing it in their campaigns. AP Internal Use Only

Bradenton (Florida) Herald   
Pro-invasion zealots organizing in Florida   
..."It's really hard to get anything through when so many people are adamantly against it (immigration)," Samperio said. "It usually comes down to explaining to other people who are anti-immigrant the importance of the pro-immigrant movement." [Note the use of 'immigrant' or 'immigration' where 'illegal alien' or 'illegal immigration' is the subject being discussed.] AP Internal Use Only

Chicago Tribune  
Mexican Reconquista menace descends on Chicago   
Mexican President Felipe Calderon arrived in Chicago Tuesday morning and was en route to McCormick Place, where officials said he'll meet with Mayor Richard Daley, Gov. Rod Blagojevich and other leaders as part of a four-day U.S. tour meant to strengthen economic ties and muster support for immigration reform [amnesty]. [More Mexican meddling]AP Internal Use Only

KPHO - TV -- Phoenix   
Police: Smuggling fees spur drop house shooting   
Phoenix police are investigating a shooting at a suspected [alien.... criminal] drop house. -- Police were called to a house near 43rd Avenue and Earll Drive around 9:50 p.m. Monday on reports of shots fired. -- Officers arrived to find a large blood trail coming from the home and a large amount of blood inside. AP Internal Use Only

Fort Worth Star Telegram  
Perry bemoans border fence at 'Hispanic Chamber' meeting  
Gov. Rick Perry today told members of an influential Hispanic organization that building a fence between El Paso and Brownsville is "absolutely not the answer" to the immigration problem. -- Perry’s comments before the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce came less than two weeks after he told reporters...

Times-Herald -- Newnan, Georgia
Illegal aliens concern retired border officer   
Fred Carter is concerned about illegal aliens coming across America's porous borders. -- Unlike many of those concerned, however, Carter has a wide breadth of experience that forms his view. He is a retired U.S. Border Patrol officer, and he lived in Mexico City at one time... AP Internal Use Only

The Dustin Inman Society -- Marietta, Georgia 
Support calls needed to Georgia sheriff's who've implemented 287(g)   
Here in Georgia, the sheriffs in Hall ( Steve Cronic) and Whitfield (Scott Chitwood) counties have joined my own Cobb County sheriff, Neil Warren, in taking advantage of federal 287(g) training for some of their deputies to expand their authority to enforce immigration laws... AP Internal Use Only

Dallas Morning News  
Invasion tops Irving Council campaign issues   
Illegal immigration will probably be a campaign issue in at least one of three Irving City Council races this spring. -- Council member Rose Cannaday drew opposition Monday, the first day candidates could file for May's municipal elections. Incumbent Cannaday and Sue Richardson, an outspoken advocate for more aggressive action on illegal immigration... AP Internal Use Only

Peter Gadiel -- VDare.com   
SPLC needs to be added to list of "anti-immigrant hate groups"   
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), has grabbed a very lucrative and seemingly permanent seat on the fundraising gravy train by smearing organizations it claims are "anti-immigrant hate groups." -- But recently the SPLC itself attacked an immigrant ethnic minority using the exact same language which... AP Internal Use Only

The Oklahoman   
10 suspected invaders sent to jail after altercation   
One man remained hospitalized this morning and 10 others were in jail following a stabbing and fight between two groups of men on Sunday night. -- Jesus Malino was transported to McAlester Regional Health Center with a knife wound to the stomach, said McAlester Police Det. Capt. Don Hass. AP Internal Use Only

MooreIsBetter.com
Dump the Mexican Reconquista L. A. mayor
Los Angeles can and should be the envy of the world. Instead, our city is a mess, and it gets worse each month. We can't afford four more years of a mayor who spends all his time running for the next office, staging photo-ops and going on out- of- town trips. We need a competent, full-time working mayor... AP Internal Use Only

GovExec.com   
House panel seeks to lift FAA ban on UAVs   
"...The bill calls for DHS to seek the ability to routinely and safely operate unmanned aerial vehicles on the border without seeking special permission from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), as they now have to do." -- Note: Despite claims by DHS, American Border Patrol could find no evidence that Predator UAVs are flying outside military airspace at Ft. Huachuca. 'They are not patrolling the border," said Glenn Spencer of ABP. AP Internal Use Only

Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN   
Dobbs segments feature meddling Mexican, Kris Kobach, more   
Video clips from Lou's show on Monday, February 11. Segments include arrogant Mexican nuisance Calderon meddling in U. S. affairs, Kris Kobach discussing court victories in local enforcement efforts, and a segment on Immigration and Customs Enforcement. For transcript, click here. AP Internal Use Only

WSB-TV -- Atlanta  
Deputies around Georgia take on double duty   
Nine Hall County Sheriff’s Deputies are a new weapon for ICE. They are the latest Georgia agency to get on board the 287 g program, a federal program that trains local departments to help identify and start the deportation process for the hundreds of illegal [aliens.... criminals] who get picked up... AP Internal Use Only

Danbury (Connecticut) News-Times  
Danbury police chief meets with illegal alien cheerleaders   
..."People are afraid they are going to be stopped for a traffic violation, the officer is going to see they are illegal, and they are going to get deported," said Silas Avila Jr., editor of Palavra, a Danbury-based Brazilian magazine that circulates in the tri-state area...AP Internal Use Only

Associated Press   
Attitude toward invaders (criminals) irks Mexican agitator   
Cambridge, Mass. -- Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Monday decried anti-[illegal alien.... criminal] perceptions in the United States and argued that Mexican [invaders] complement American workers. -- On his first trip to the U.S. as Mexico's president, Calderon said he is working to combat anti-Americanism... [More Mexican meddling] AP Internal Use Only

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