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Thursday, December 29, 2011

Glenn Spencer is on a break until January 2. Features will resume then. -- For background on daily news postings, remember to search this site. Use appropriate key words, such as David Aguilar, Hilda Solis, etc.

Bob Adelmann -- The New American   
Effort to recall members of Congress launched by Oath Keepers  
In response to the passage by the House and the Senate of the National Defense Appropriations Act of 2012 (NDAA), Stewart Rhodes, founder of Oath Keepers, announced a national effort to recall every member who voted for the act. -- Oath Keepers was founded by Rhodes to encourage current members of the military services and veterans to keep their oath to protect and defend the Constitution...

Mac Slavo -- LewRockwell.com   
U.S. Dollar Domination: Just another footnote in history  
The assumption among the majority of Americans is that the US dollar as the world's reserve currency will maintain America's political, financial and economic hegemony around the world for decades to come. But, if there's one lesson to be taken from economic history, it's that no currency survives the test of time. -- As the economic crisis continued to deepen and affect nearly every nation on earth...

Sonoran News -- Cave Creek, Arizona   
TUSD loses appeal on Raza Studies program  
Phoenix -- On Dec. 27, Administrative Law Judge Lewis D. Kowal issued a decision affirming Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal's June 15, 2011 determination that the Raza or Mexican-American Studies (MAS) program in the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) violates ARS §§15-112(A)(2-4) by promoting racial resentment, being designed primarily for one ethnic group...

Resisting the NWO    
Bachmann campaign chair and Iowa state senator defects to Ron Paul  
An Iowa legislator who was state chairman of Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.) presidential campaign in Iowa left her side and endorsed Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) on Wednesday night, dealing a significant blow to Bachmann's campaign. -- "If you are as frustrated as I am with what's been done by the ruling class, I urge you to join me in supporting Dr. Paul," state Sen. Kent Sorenson said...

Ronald W. Mortensen -- Center for Immigration Studies        sc      
Mexico protects its interests with a friend of the court brief, and a friend in court
Last week, Mexico and 13 other Latin American countries filed a friend of the court brief asserting that Utah's immigration enforcement act (HB497) "threatens the human rights" of their nationals. -- According to a press release issued by the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, "The Mexican Government will continue to make use of all available means..."

Obama Regime launches hotline for "detained individuals"  
As states across the nation ramp up their efforts to catch illegal immigrants, the Obama administration on Thursday launched a new free hotline for people busted on violations to get help. -- The hotline, run by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, is available 24/7 for detained individuals to phone if they think they "may be U.S. citizens or victims of a crime."

David B. Rivkin Jr. and Joe Jacquot -- Modesto (Calif.) Bee 
Arizona Sheriff vs. the Federal Government: Blame Feds  
The Obama administration has taken federal-state relations to a new low in its quest for an unprecedented expansion of presidential power. In response to Arizona's efforts to identify and arrest [illegal aliens], the president claims that he can preempt state law whenever its enforcement might irritate a foreign government. This unconstitutional power grab cannot stand...

Dave Gibson -- The Examiner    
Body of U.S. teenager found in Mexico  
On Tuesday, the Michoacan state prosecutor's office announced that the charred remains of 18-year-old Alexis Uriel Marron were discovered in the trunk of a burned-out car in a rural area on Christmas Eve. -- The teenager attended Rolling Meadows High School in the Chicago area and was visiting family in Michoacan when he was killed. -- Two of Marron's uncles identified their nephew by the crowns on his teeth...

KGBT-TV -- Harlingen, Texas    
Detainees evacuated from DHS bus   
An oil leak coming from a Department of Homeland Security bus sparks a fire underneath the vehicle. -- According to a Harlingen fire department spokesperson, the call came in around 11am. -- The driver of the bus was transporting detainees and was heading north on Expressway 77, between Ed Carey Drive and New Hampshire in Harlingen, when the leak occurred...

National Post -- Don Mills, Ontario      sc   
Veracruz, Mexico's entire police force disbanded in anti-corruption efforts  
Veracruz, Ver., Mex. -- The troubled port of Veracruz, Mexico, lost its entire police force Wednesday as authorities disbanded it in an effort to eliminate corruption and to end drug-related violence. -- The Mexican Navy will take over law enforcement for Veracruz-Boca del Rio. -- The 900 laid-off police officers can re-apply for their jobs, according to reports, but they must meet higher standards and commit to additional training...

New York Times    
Obama Alone: Why doesn't this guy like smart people?  
Air Force One had just landed in Manchester, N.H., on a brisk Tuesday morning last month when President Obama made an admission to Valerie B. Jarrett, his close friend and senior adviser. -- "I just called Reggie," Mr. Obama said. It was his first domestic trip without Reggie Love, the former Duke University basketball player who had been his constant companion...

Mark Krikorian -- National Review    
Bipartisanship in immigration  
The new-ish editor of the Atlanta Journal Constitution has spent the past year telling anyone who would hear that "Our goal is broader discourse" so that in the opinion pages "no single voice dominates the conversation." -- Today the paper ran two pieces on Newt Gingrich's amnesty proposal and... well, you can guess what I'm going to say, but I'll go ahead anyway. The two pieces not only fail to...

Obama, Holder among 'most corrupt politicians'  
In a capital city where the U.S. Constitution apparently fast is becoming an anachronism, both the nation's chief executive, Barack Obama, and his buddy, chief law enforcer Attorney General Eric Holder, have been named to a list of the nation's "most corrupt politicians." -- "Barack Obama apparently believes it is his 'prerogative' to ignore the U.S. Constitution and the rule of law," said the report...

Dave Gibson -- The Examiner    
Unlike Obama, Sheriff Joe Arpaio takes his oath of office seriously  
On Tuesday, USA Today published an op-ed piece written by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. In his words, the man known as 'America's Toughest Sheriff' perfectly summed up the difference between himself and President Obama. -- While both men took oaths of office to uphold the law, Sheriff Arpaio has kept his word to the citizens of his county and continued to enforce all of the laws, unlike Obama...

Brenda Walker -- VDare.com   
California: End of impounds for unlicensed drivers looms over 2012  
We little citizens are supposed to celebrate New Year's Day, but in backwards Mexifornia, that's the date when the bad new laws go into effect. So the holiday also has a strong batten-down-the-hatches aspect. -- One of the worst concoctions from Sacramento this year is the law that prohibits the impounding of cars driven by unlicensed drivers. It was enacted in October to make life easier for illegal aliens...

Ed Ashurst -- American Patrol Report    
Christmas in Apache, Arizona  
I believe story telling to be an art form, certainly verbal record is the oldest form of recording history and recognized by historians worldwide. There is an old adage among those who love to tell a good tale, "Never let the truth get in the way of a good story." And yet there are times when the truth is even more fantastic than exaggeration. What I write here is the truth, plain and simple...

Cal Thomas -- Atlanta Journal-Constitution    
Why is it 'humane' to let those who broke our immigration laws escape consequences?
During the presidential campaign of 2000, George W. Bush was criticized by some conservatives for calling himself a "compassionate conservative." Some believed the term to be redundant. -- Now we're in the middle of the 2012 presidential campaign, and candidate Newt Gingrich has called for a "humane" policy on illegal [aliens]. Mr. Gingrich wants illegal [aliens] who have been in America for 25 years to stay...

American Border Patrol       
Photo of the day   
Despite attacks by the ACLU and the Southern Poverty Law Center, many people worldwide log on to AmericanPatrol dot com for the truth. This map shows who was logged on this morning...

Dave Gibson -- The Examiner   
Obama officially recognizes Kwanzaa, all Muslim holidays but ignores Easter  
On Monday, President Barack Obama issued an official statement marking Kwanzaa, the holiday invented by a violent radical named Dr. Maulana Karenga (born Ron Everett) in the 1960s. -- Obama said: "Today marks the beginning of the week-long celebration honoring African American heritage and culture through the seven principles of Kwanzaa --- unity, self determination, collective work and responsibility..."

Anthony Martin -- The Examiner    
Is Ron Paul the new 'anti-Romney?'  
Despite the fact that Mitt Romney has failed to garner over 27% of Republican support, even when he was the 'front-runner' in the race for the GOP nomination for President, the candidate still manages to hang on to widespread support. Part of the reason is the failure of candidates who have been dubbed as 'the anti-Romney.'...

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