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Friday, August 15, 2008

California, The Illegal Immigration State
Don't Let This Happen to Your State

San Francisco Chronicle -- August 15  
Billboard erected by CCIR in 1998 was removed after Mario Obledo, co-founder of MALDEF, threatened to burn it down.

California nightmare for the global economy?
    The budget deficit is so large that it cannot be eliminated without raising taxes, anathema to the state's Republicans, and spending cuts, equally unpalatable to California Democrats. Of course, the faster the state Legislature accepts this harsh reality, the faster the deadlock can be broken.
    Viewed from a macroeconomic perspective, there is an even harsher reality. Increased taxes and reduced spending will send a very nasty contractionary shock through a California economy that is already reeling from a housing market meltdown and punishing gas prices. Should Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's budgetary medicine - including firing many state employees - trigger a recession, this may well serve as a tipping point for a national recession and, in the worst case scenario, even a global recession. [...]
    Already, California's unemployment rate is more than 6.8 percent and well above the national average of 5.7 percent. At least some economists believe California may already be experiencing negative growth. The economy is likely to get a lot worse before its gets better.

San Diego Union-Tribune          sc      
Another disguised vehicle nabbed by Border Patrol    
Three days ago, it was a drug-smuggling attempt in the backcountry using a sedan disguised as a utility company car. This time, it was a pickup in San Ysidro, made to look like a construction-company truck in an attempt to smuggle [aliens] into the United States from Mexico... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

London Telegraph  
Hussein Obama attacks best-selling book as poisonous crap   
In a 41-page document entitled "Unfit for Publication", the Obama campaign rebuts Jerome Corsi's Obama Nation (a play on "abomination") almost point by point. Its faux book cover carries quotations from Time magazine branding the book, which has shot to the top of the New York Times best-seller list, as "trash" and "poisonous crap." [The shrew from 'Media Matters' also has his undies in a bunch over the book]

Coming Up
August 16
Walter Moore for Mayor -- Los Angeles -- Noon to 1 PM Pacific   
Jamiel's Law Petition Signature Drive

U.S. and Mexican states may charge to cross border   
U.S. and Mexican states are considering charging a fee for border crossings so they can raise money for infrastructure improvements that would reduce congestion along the border, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Friday. [This "Girly Man" RINO is the same moron who has done nothing about the millions of resource-sucking illegals in California.] ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Tucson Citizen  
Drug smuggler found dead near Green Valley   
A drug smuggler was found slain near Green Valley, his death apparently the handiwork of bandits, authorities said. -- U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents found the man's body around 7:50 a.m. Thursday, about five miles west of Calle Tres and Montana Vista near Green Valley, sheriff's spokeswoman Deputy Dawn Hanke said.

Orland (Calif.) Press Register   
Traffic stop ends in arrest of armed illegal alien   
A routine traffic stop ended Tuesday with an illegal [alien] behind bars in Glenn County facing multiple drug and weapons charges. -- Brazzi stopped Pedro Alcala, 28, on County Road P, south of Orland for vehicle code violations. Alcala told Brazzi he did not have a driver’s license and was instructed to exit his vehicle... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Wichita (Kansas) Eagle   
Judge: ‘English-only’ policy didn’t create 'hostile environment'   
U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten ruled today against three Hispanic families who had claimed a Catholic school policy discriminated against their children. -- Marten said this afternoon the Catholic Diocese of Wichita’s policy requiring students to speak only English while at school did not rise to the level of a "hostile educational environment." ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KTAR -- Phoenix    sc      
Suspect backs into deputy, he'll be okay   
A Maricopa County sheriff's deputy suffered minor injuries when he pulled over a car carrying about 15 suspected illegal [aliens]  in the north Valley. -- Sheriff Joe Arpaio said the stop was made Thursday afternoon near Interstate 17 and Table Mesa Road....~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Chuck Baldwin, Presidential Candidate   
America's greatest threat   
Every time violence erupts somewhere in the world, our national leaders and news media make it sound like that particular outbreak is America's greatest threat. The conflict between Russia and Georgia is no exception. Almost as soon as news of the conflict broke, the presumptive Republican Presidential nominee, John McCain, was suggesting that the United States (or the United Nations) should send troops to the scene... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Dallas Morning News   
Dallas County addresses rise in foreign-born Latino population   
As Dallas County continues to see its demographic hue deepen, another truth emerges: More Latinos here are foreign-born than in other parts of the state and nation. -- About half of the county's Latino population in 2006 was foreign-born. That was the case for only a third of Latinos in the state and about 40 percent nationwide... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Ocala (Florida) Star-Banner   
Invader charged with molesting 6-year-old girl   
A 25-year-old man was charged Thursday with sexual battery on a child after he reportedly molested a 6-year-old girl, according to a Sheriff's Office report. -- The girl told investigators that Ricardo Amaya put her on a bed, pulled her pants down and molested her.... [More 'family values' that should have stopped at the Rio Bravo~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix   
Arpaio's West Valley sweeps netted 102 arrests   
At least 102 people have been arrested during a two-day crackdown by sheriff's deputies on human smuggling in the West Valley, authorities said late Thursday. -- The arrests, including suspected smugglers, illegal immigrants and people wanted on criminal warrants, were reported at mid-afternoon Thursday by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

American Border Patrol    
Report: Faulty design turned border fence into dam
A 5.2-mile border fence recently constructed along Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument's southern border in southwestern Arizona became a dam in a recent flash flood, monument officials say.

Brenda Walker -- VDare.com   
India immigration growth in America is celebrated (by Indians)   
Immigrants from India are supposed to be model minorities. They work hard and make money, true enough. But many aspects of Indian society rub American values the wrong way, e.g. Indians’ stay-in-your-place society of hard-edged castes, which is at odds with Americans’ ideas of egalitarianism...

Family Security Matters   
Why do we tolerate Mexican troop incursions?   
Duncan Hunter expresses brilliant clarity on this increasingly ominous problem concerning incursions by the Mexican military into the United States. These raids are growing bolder with each passing week. When will our leadership act decisively to end what is obviously as insulting as it is menacing to American citizens...

American Border Patrol    
The invasion continues
On August 13 an American Border Patrol volunteer was operating a camera on the border in Arizona. The volunteer was in Texas. He spotted suspicious activity on Border Road. This video shows what happened.

Los Angeles Times   
California's unemployment rate rises to 7.3%   
California's unemployment rate in July continued its upward flight, rising to 7.3%, a four-tenths of a percentage point jump from its June level, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Friday. -- It was the worst unemployment showing since July 1996 when the Golden State was still recovering from a deep recession that began in the early 1990s. [See Cal Meltdown Watch]

Phyllis Schlafly -- WorldNetDaily.com   
'Territorial integrity,' Mr. President?   
President George W. Bush, in China attending the Olympic Games, responded promptly to Russia's invasion of Georgia with the caveat that "territorial integrity must be respected." We're still waiting to hear the Bush administration's response to this month's invasion of Arizona's territorial integrity by the Mexican military... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers         
Latest news from south of the border   
A massacre took place in Ciudad Juarez yesterday evening when nine persons were killed and either five or fifteen (reports vary) others were wounded after an armed group of some eight uniformed, hooded men burst into a drug rehab center and began a wholesale attack with AK47 rifles...

The Spectrum -- St. George, Utah   
Mexican government to dole out bogus IDs in St. George   
The Mexican Consulate will return to St. George to serve Mexican nationals in Southern Utah from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the St. George Catholic Church. -- Consul staff and volunteers will be able to issue passports and Matricula Consular Cards, or federal identification, during their time in the state's southern region...

Yuma Sun   
Yuma senator speaks on border protection   
The effort continues to come up with workable solutions to securing the nation's borders while ensuring agriculture and other industries have an adequate - and legal - work force, local contractors were told. -- Speaking to the Yuma Southwest Contractors Association during its quarterly luncheon Thursday...

WVEC -- Norfolk, Virginia   
Herndon considers new rules against day laborers   
Town officials want to take steps to make it harder for day laborers to gather on sidewalks and street corners. -- The workers have returned to public areas since the town closed a job center for the mostly Hispanic workers last year.... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Myrtle Beach (South Carolina) Sun-News   
More illegal farms employees arrested   
Greenville -- Federal agents have arrested five additional House of Raeford Farms employees and continue to search for others as part of their investigation into alleged immigration violations at the company's poultry plant here... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

El Paso Times   
Gunmen kill eight in massacre at Juárez drug treatment center   
Eight men were killed and five others wounded when a group of gunmen fired a barrage of more than 60 rounds during a religious service in a drug treatment center in Juárez [Chihuahua, Mex.] on Wednesday evening. -- The mass killing was believed to be largest during the rash of more than 760 homicides in Juárez this year... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press   
Eight "Hispanic advisors" resign in protest of governor   
Providence, RI -- Eight people serving on Gov. Don Carcieri's Commission on Hispanic Affairs have resigned to protest Carcieri's immigration crackdown in Rhode Island. -- Commission secretary Elida Araujo-Picard said she hand-delivered the mass letter of resignation to Carcieri's office Thursday. [Good riddance!]

American Border Patrol       
Photo of the day   
A sample of the grinding poverty along the border, this photo shows a house up against the new border fence at Calexico, California...

Orange County Register -- Santa Ana, Calif.   
Protesters gear up for Saddleback presidential forum   
From opponents of illegal immigration to anti-war activists, demonstrators are gearing up for the presidential candidates' first and only confirmed joint appearance before the party conventions this Saturday at Saddleback Church... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

San Diego Union-Tribune   
Meddling Mexicans bellyache about shooting at border    
The shooting of a Mexican man by a U.S. Border Patrol agent during a rock-throwing incident west of the San Ysidro border crossing drew a rebuke yesterday from the Mexican Consulate in San Diego and a demand that U.S. authorities conduct a "thorough investigation." [More Mexican meddling] ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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