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Saturday, October 4, 2008

"Where's the BEEF?"
DHS To Break 370-Mile Fence Promise? 

American Border Patrol -- October 4  
Desert sands erasing new fencing near Yuma.

Operation BEEF Report
    Following an aerial survey of the border completed last Thursday, American Border Patrol reports that the Department of Homeland Security has now completed the construction of 126 miles of border fence, far short of the 370 miles promised by the end of the year. The survey, conducted as part of Operation B.E.E.F. (Border Enforcement Evaluation First), found that 18 miles of new fencing had been constructed since July 29, the date of its last survey. "At the rate of nine miles of new fencing per month, it is difficult to believe that DHS will be able to build 244 miles of fence to reach their goal of 370 miles in less than three months," said Glenn Spencer, head of ABP.
    The ABP survey, conducted from a specially equipped Cessna TU-206, covered the border from Fabens Texas to the Pacific Ocean at San Diego.
    Most of the new fencing is single-layer, not double-layer as specified by the original Secure Fence Act of 2006. The requirement for double-layered fence was removed by a Senate amendment sponsored by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R-TX). As part of the amendment Hutchinson promised that 370 miles of new fence would be built by December 31, 2008.

Cincinnati Enquirer                 sc     
Illegal alien guilty of murder   
A 35-year-old Butler County man has been found guilty of aggravated murder for shooting a woman to death during an attempted rape in an alley in Hamilton. -- A Common Pleas Court jury deliberated into the evening Thursday to deliver the verdict against Daniel Estrada-Lopez... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix 
Impact of Arpaio's sweeps is unclear   
Shortly after sunrise on a Thursday in late August, a half-dozen immigrants watched nervously as Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies pulled over an aging sedan. -- The Hispanic driver, a day laborer, was handcuffed and placed in the rear of a patrol car... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press   
Jamiel Shaw's killing lamented in Ice Cube video   
The unlikely stars of Ice Cube's new video are the grieving relatives of Jamiel Shaw Jr., a 17-year-old high school football star with a promising future who was shot to death outside his home. -- The song "Why Me?" speaks out against senseless violence and gun crime devastating communities... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Tucson Citizen   
Supervisors to discuss funding water stations for illegals   
Funding to maintain water stations for illegal [aliens] in the Sonoran Desert outside Tucson will be a topic for action at Tuesday's meeting of the Pima County Board of Supervisors. -- The supervisors will consider a $25,000 grant to Humane Borders to assist the nonprofit agency in continuing to place and maintain water stations... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Coming Up
October 14
Walter Moore for Los Angeles Mayor -- 6:30 PM 
Moore for Mayor Rally with Special Guests

Sierra Vista (Arizona) Herald / Review   
Winner of Mexican award to advise Napolitano on border issues   
Bisbee -- Ray Borane, the former mayor of Douglas, has joined Gov. Janet Napolitano’s staff as her policy adviser for border and immigration issues. --Borane, who was mayor of the city from 1996 until earlier this year, said his significant exposure to border activity over the years has given him "tremendous insight" regarding both the United States and Mexico.... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers       
Mexican consul asks countrymen not to sneak into the U. S. right now   
Due to the economic crisis in the United States, the Mexican consul assigned to El Paso, Texas, Guillermo Reyes, recommended fellow citizens not to migrate to that country since they will find there are few opportunities for obtaining employment, besides the fact that US authorities are intensifying the anti-[illegal alien] round-ups... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

San Francisco Chronicle   
Federal grand jury investigating S. F.'s sanctuary-city policies   
A federal grand jury is investigating whether San Francisco's policy of offering sanctuary to [illegal aliens] violates U.S. laws against harboring people who are in the country illegally, city officials say. -- City Attorney Dennis Herrera said his office has hired a criminal defense lawyer to represent employees who might be questioned or asked for documents...

Sierra Vista (Arizona) Herald / Review   
Border Patrol apprehensions of illegal aliens drop in Arizona   
Border Patrol arrests of illegal [aliens] fell 16 percent during the first 11 months of the fiscal year in the Tucson sector, the busiest corridor along the Mexican border. -- The drop continues a trend from last year — and may reflect the state of economic conditions in the United States and Mexico as much as it does enhanced enforcement efforts, a spokesman says... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Brenda Walker -- VDare.com   
Minuteman vs. San Francisco -- The rematch   
The defenders of American sovereignty returned September 25 to one of the nation's toughest challenges -- the loony lefty enclave by the Bay that celebrates its extreme liberalism like no other. -- Organized by the Golden Gate Minutemen, the rally took place in Civic Center Plaza across from San Francisco City Hall... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Adrian Salbuchi -- Center for Research on Globalization - Montreal, Quebec   
Will the crisis bring down the global financial system?   
The events of the last two weeks have clearly revealed that the global financial, monetary and banking system imposed on the world by the power structures promoting "globalization" is fundamentally flawed, unviable and immoral in its effects upon the most all of Mankind...

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