Saturday, August 30, 2008
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers sc
Latest news from south of the border
A total of seven police officers were assassinated yesterday in Durango, Guerrero, the state of Mexico and Chiapas. This brings to seventy-one the number of law enforcement agents murdered in August, which has become the deadliest during the present administration. Twenty-eight have been killed in the last eight days.
|San Bernardino County (Calif.) Sun
2 from 'La Eme' convicted in conspiracy to kill witness
The reputed leader of the Inland Empire section of the Mexican Mafia and his brother were sentenced Friday in San Bernardino Superior Court for their roles in a murder conspiracy involving two San Manuel tribal members. -- Salvador Orozco Hernandez, 43, of Bloomington was sentenced to 10 years in prison...
|Wall Street Journal
Palin selection already paying dividends to McCain
Regardless of the banter about his choice, John McCain selection of Sarah Palin has already proved profitable. The McCain campaign raised $4 million Friday with the announcement of the Alaska governor joining the GOP ticket.... [Although Glenn Spencer usually spends all his money on American Border Patrol, he donated $200 to the McCain/Palin team.]
|Numbers USA sc
Michelle Obama signals husband's support for amnesty
During a speech yesterday before a Hispanic caucus at the Democratic National Convention in Denver Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, signaled that if elected her husband would attempt to grant amnesty to every illegal alien in the United States...
|El Paso Times
Report: Mexican drug cartel war could cross border
Drug traffickers could be more prone to confront U.S. law enforcement as they come under pressure as the cartel war continues to rage in the Juárez region, stated an analysis issued by the National Drug Intelligence Center. -- The potential the cartel war could cross the border was raised last week...
|KSWT-TV -- Yuma / El Centro
$350,000 reward for info on BP agent death
The manhunt heats up for a suspect accused of killing a local Border Patrol Agent. On Friday, the FBI and Customs and Border Protection introduced a $350,000 reward for the tipster who can lead them to Jesus Navarro Montes. He's a suspect in the death of Yuma Sector Border Patrol Agent Luis Aguilar...
|KOMU-TV -- Columbia, Missouri
Ethnic hustlers in Missouri squealing like stuck pigs
The organization Centro Latino said they are concerned about the new tougher immigration policies Governor Blunt signed into law. -- Some of the new laws prohibit illegal [aliens] from obtaining a driver's license and punish those who transport as well as hire illegal [aliens]. [These laws aren't new. They've been in force since 1986 or earlier on the federal level.]
|Dallas Morning News
Farmers Branch to enact latest ban on renting to illegal aliens
Attorneys for Farmers Branch announced today that the city plans to put its latest ban on renting housing to illegal immigrants into effect in 15 days. -- Attorney Michael Jung disclosed the city’s intention after U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay entered a final judgment striking down an earlier version of the ban, Ordinance 2903.
|Glenn Spencer -- Right Side News
Trust But Verify: A message to John McCain
My name is Glenn Spencer. I live in Arizona. I have a ranch here right on the border. This is Border Monument 98, in the middle of a major smuggling corridor. These flags, three thousand of them, were put here by American Border Patrol, an organization, a non-profit, that I run. Each one of them has a message from an American citizen asking that our border be secure...
|Staunton News Leader
Illegal alien to be deported following plea in fatal crash
Staunton, Va. -- An illegal [alien] was convicted Friday of manslaughter in the death of a 17-year-old boy killed in an alcohol-related crash Nov. 28 on Va. 42. -- n a plea agreement with the Augusta County prosecutor’s office, Agustin Alcantar Garcia entered an Alford plea in Augusta County Circuit Court to a charge of manslaughter -- driving under the influence.