Glenn Spencer is holding a press conference in Tucson today.
His daily feature will resume on Saturday.
|Associated Press sc
Senators push for immigration raid guidelines
With federal authorities stepping up immigration enforcement raids across the country, Sens. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts and Robert Menendez of New Jersey are sponsoring a bill to protect the rights of U.S. citizens and legal residents who get caught up in them...
|Richmond (Calif.) Times-Dispatch
Illegal alien guilty of 2 manslaughter charges in Richmond
An illegal [alien] today pleaded guilty to killing two people when he wrecked a truck in Richmond while driving drunk. -- Carmen Alejandro Garcia-Hernandez, 30, pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated involuntary manslaughter in Richmond Circuit Court. Sentencing was set for Dec. 9...
|Heather MacDonald -- City Journal -- New York
Honesty from the left on Hispanic immigration
John McCain and Barack Obama have largely avoided discussing immigration during the presidential campaign. But when it comes to the legal side of the issue, they both seem to support the status quo: an official policy centered around low-skilled, predominately Hispanic immigrants...
|John McManus -- John Birch Society
Canada poised to affiliate with the European Union
The people of Canada are discovering that their nation’s leader and other top elected officials in the provinces are working on a massive agreement that will integrate Canada’s economy with the 27 nations of the European Union. -- Toronto’s Globe and Mail newspaper, one of Canada’s largest and most influential, bared the plan...
Reconquistas, LULAC grouse over new Texas driver's licensing rules
..."It's a bad idea," said Rick Dovalina, a Houston attorney and past national president of the League of United Latin American Citizens. "If you look at it strictly as a public policy, the undocumented should be issued a driver license because they would be able to drive legally, and buy insurance, and protect other people in case they have an accident."
States that can't pay for themselves
California is going to Washington, D.C., to ask for $7 billion to cover its budget shortfall. Otherwise it won't be able to pay for its teachers, cops, firemen, and other essential services. Unfortunately, California won't be alone. A number of other states are experiencing a huge dive in tax revenue... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Joseph Farah -- WorldNetDaily.com
Kenya's Corsi caper
I'll leave it to Jerome Corsi to tell you what he learned on his one-week investigative jaunt through Kenya in search of Barack Obama's unexplored political connections with a repressive regime. -- I'm just glad our senior staff reporter is back in the West safe and sound following his detention at gunpoint...
|Peter Gadiel -- VDare.com
America’s Hobson’s Choice: Leftist Obama, treason lobbyist McCain
The major political parties again have failed us. They have thrown up two presidential candidates unfit for the office. -- The Democrats have given us Sen. B. Hussein Obama. In saner times, every fact of this man’s political life would by itself be sufficient to render him unfit for any responsible position...
|Arizona Capitol Times -- Phoenix
Illegal immigration-tolerant Saban claims he can beat Arpaio
Looking back at elections of the past 16 years, the numbers may seem daunting for anyone looking to challenge Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Despite the best efforts of a loud and dedicated group of detractors, Arpaio’s re-election by double digits every four years has become nearly as certain as death and taxes...
|Pat Buchanan -- WorldNetDaily.com sc
Can McCain still win?
Two weeks after the Republican convention in St. Paul, Minn., John McCain and Sarah Palin were striding forward toward victory. -- They had erased the eight-point lead Barack Obama had opened up in Denver and watched as one blue state after another moved into the toss-up category...
|The Scotsman -- Edinburgh
Bodies pile up in Mexican border town as drug wars grow in ferocity
Tijuana, BCN, Mex. -- Bodies are cut up and dumped in acid. Victims are stripped naked and hung from bridges. Others have their tongues cut out before being killed Mexican gangs are using horrifying tactics in an escalating drugs war. -- Hitmen working for the cartels have massacred 70 people in the past ten days in Tijuana on the US-Mexico border.
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Latest news from south of the border
The Meeting of Public Security Ministers of the Americas ends today in Mexico and according to statements made there the Mexican drug cartels are extending their tentacles in Latin America and worrying the governments of Argentina, Costa Rica, Colombia and Guatemala...
|Michael Barone -- U. S. News and World Report
Immigration and the mortgage meltdown
The Wall Street Journal had a fascinating story on the regions with the most underwater mortgages, together with an invaluable map. When you look at the map, you'll see that the areas facing the greatest impact are also the areas most affected by immigration...
"Immigration activists" campaign to get out the vote
During the next four weeks, Immigration activists plan to swarm through nearly 700 Chicago-area neighborhoods, visiting some homes several times in a $1 million effort to pull at least 140,000 voters into the polls for the Nov. 4 elections, organizers announced Tuesday....
||Walter Moore, Candidate For Mayor of Los Angeles
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...
|Frank Salvato -- Family Security Matters
Obama, ACORN & their starring role in the mortgage crisis
Barack Obama, congressional Democrats and Progressive-Left operatives with the help of the mainstream media have done a great job of spinning culpability for the mortgage crisis onto the Bush Administration, congressional Republicans and, in particular, John McCain....
Proof Obama backed ruthless, foreign thug
Sen. Barack Obama designated a personal aide as his direct contact for the 2007 Kenyan presidential campaign of Raila Odinga, who later was appointed prime minister after his election loss was followed by widespread, deadly violence that destroyed or damaged 800 Christian churches...
|Rick Oltman -- Californians for Population Stabilization
Economic 9/11 and illegal immigration
As the current financial problems unfolded one pundit called it an “Economic 9/11,” referring, of course, to a calamity of previously unknown size and destruction and I flashed back to the morning of 9-11-2001. As I watched the twin towers collapse on television my phone began to ring...
|Washington Times Editorial
What about the illegals?
The word "attrition" or a reduction in numbers aptly describes the state of illegal immigration today. Illegal immigration in the United States is on a slow decline - and enforcement and unemployment are playing significant roles. Unemployment surged up to 6.1 percent in September, according to the Department of Labor.
Thefts lead to arrest of likely illegal alien
A Glenwood Springs man has been arrested for allegedly stealing from vehicles parked at the base of Smuggler Mountain in Aspen and authorities are seeking additional victims of similar thefts. -- Luis Alejandro Garcia-Corona was arrested Oct. 6 after a Pitkin County Sheriff's Office investigator saw him pull into the upper parking lot...
Immigration arrests exceed drug arrests in latest DOJ crime stats
The War on Illegal Immigration is yielding more federal arrests than the War on Drugs, according to new figures from the Department of Justice. -- Twenty-seven percent (27%) of all arrests by the U.S. Marshals service were for immigration offenses in 2005, the latest year from which data was available...
15-year-old indicted in hit-and-run death in Athens
A 15-year-old [illegal alien] has been indicted in connection with the hit-and-run death of a female pedestrian. -- Authorities said Nayasheika Cooper was struck and killed as she walked along a road in Athens [Georgia]. -- It happened June 14 on Commerce Road.