|David Codrea -- The Examiner
Why is White House blocking 'Gunwalker' testimony from former NSC director?
"Lawmakers push to interview ex-White House aide in 'Fast and Furious'," Ed Henry of Fox News reported Wednesday. -- "To date, the White House has not complied with multiple congrssional requests to interview [former National Security Council Director of North American Affairs Kevin] O'Reilly," Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, wrote in a March 28 letter..
|Marin Independent Journal -- Novato, Calif.
Many Bay Area deportation cases will be dropped in June
..."The Obama administration's decision to expand its backdoor amnesty plan to cities across the United States endangers Americans and insults law enforcement officials," said Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, in a prepared statement. -- The Obama administration has deported a record 397,000 people last year -- but deportation filings dropped by a third in the last quarter of 2011 from the same time in 2010...
|KTAR -- Phoenix
Brewer releases statement in response to states opposing SB 1070
Phoenix -- On Wednesday California asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Arizona's tough immigration law, saying it would drive illegal [aliens] into other states. -- Thursday, Arizona's Governor, Jan Brewer, released a statement in response to California and the other 10 states opposing SB 1070. -- "This legal filing is pure politics and takes tortured logic and rank hypocrisy to new levels..."
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner
This is the City. Los Anarchy, California
With the announcement that the L.A.P.D will not impound cars driven by unlicensed drivers (illegal aliens) Los Angeles has moved into a new era, the Era of Anarchy. Many would argue that anarchy has reigned in L.A. for a long time, this legitimizes it. -- And Chief of Police Charlie Beck is not the problem, he's a symptom. The whole system is now corrupt... [More from Rick Oltman]
|Scott Rasmussen -- Rasmussen Reports
Obamacare scheme is doomed
Media coverage now implies that the U.S. Supreme Court will determine the fate of President Obama's health care law. But nothing the court decides will keep the law alive for more than a brief period of time. -- There are three ways the health care law could meet its end. The first, obviously, is the Supreme Court could declare some or all of it unconstitutional in June...
|Alan Caruba -- VDare.com
The EPA wrecking ball
The Environmental Protection Agency is using its power to advance the objective of the environmental movement to deny Americans access to the energy that sustains the nation's economy and is using the greatest hoax ever perpetrated, global warming --- now called "climate change" --- to achieve that goal. -- "This standard isn't the once-and-for-all solution to our environmental challenge," said Lisa Jackson...
|Frank Salvato -- Family Security Matters
Reaping the rewards of a 'progressive' America
As the nation directs its attention to the events taking place at the United States Supreme Court, specifically, the oral arguments surrounding the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, now may be a good time to evaluate some of the "progress" we have made, both as a country and as a culture, where the Progressive Movement's efforts are concerned.
Latino silence over Zimmerman draws fire
...Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh tore into the National Council of La Raza on Tuesday, criticizing the group's president, Janet Murguia, for omitting Zimmerman's ethnicity from her commentary on the incident. -- A caller had prompted the conversation wondering why the community hasn't stood behind Zimmerman "seeing as how he is the victim, how he was assaulted."
|Allan Wall -- VDare.com sc
Zimmerman lynch mob exposes "Hispanic" paper tiger
The MSM "narrative" of the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman tragedy shooting --- White Man shoots Black Teenager! --- was barely changed by the revelation that the shooter can technically be classified as "Hispanic." (His mother is Peruvian). -- Zimmerman is also a registered Democrat, for what that's worth. And Zimmerman is sometimes a Jewish name, as in the case of his father's namesake...
|XETV -- San Diego / Tijuana
15 illegals captured in Coronado
15 illegal [aliens] have been detained off the coast of Coronado after being dropped off by a boat. -- Just before 6 a.m. officers with the Coronado Police Department believed they spotted people in the water near a boat in the 200-block of Ocean Blvd., police said. Agents did find a nearby boat and say they are now searching it for more clues...
|Michelle Malkin -- VDare.com
Eco-scams are as easy as "A123"
While President Obama was busy lambasting Big Oil tax breaks on Thursday, yet another one of his environmental welfare recipients (the very kind he wants to redistribute oil subsidies to) was teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. Who needs to win the Mega Millions lottery? Start a pie-in-the-sky eco-boondoggle, and a half-billion-dollar jackpot ripe for squandering is all yours!
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas
Court hears arguments in suit Against Obama indefinite detention law
A Federal court in New York heard arguments Thursday for a preliminary injunction against the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the bill signed by Obama that legislates for the "indefinite detention" of American citizens without trial. -- U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest heard testimony from seven witnesses including MIT professor Noam Chomsky, Pentagon Papers source Daniel Ellsberg...
New lawsuit filed in Florida over Obama's birth certificate
A Broward County Democrat is asking state officials to remove Barack Obama's name from the 2012 election ballot on the grounds that he has not documented that he is eligible for the office. Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner, the state Elections Canvassing Commission and Obama himself are named as defendants in the lawsuit. -- According to the Leon County Clerk of Courts website, plaintiff Michael Voeltz is...
Mississippi governor stands firm on immigration
Despite opposition from several groups, Gov. Phil Bryant maintains his pledge to advocate what he considers a reasonable immigration-enforcement bill. -- 'Illegal immigration is a real issue with real consequences, and ignoring the rule of law is irresponsible,' Bryant said Wednesday after representatives from several groups spoke out against House Bill 488 at a Capitol news conference...
Parents of murdered British students slam Obama
His failure to respond to three letters sent to the White House was because there was no "political value" and not worthy of a few minutes of his time. -- They spoke out as teenager Shawn Tyson began a life sentence after being found guilty of the murder of James Cooper and James Kouzaris last April. -- The 17 year old, who shot the men as they begged for their lives, will die in prison...
|Hernando Today Editorial
Obama plays race card
...When members of the New Black Panther Party stood menacingly with night sticks, intimidating white voters at polling places in Philadelphia, Barack Obama and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder turned a blind eye. Nothing to see; nothing to investigate. -- But when a mouthy Harvard professor was stopped and questioned by police as he attempted to break into a home that later turned out to be his own, the President...
|Chuck Baldwin -- VDare.com
What many churches and the SPLC have in common
Those of us who believe in constitutional government, the Bill of Rights, personal liberty, and State autonomy are beginning to taste what German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer and pastor Martin Niemoller experienced back in 1930's Germany. These two great lovers of God and freedom were ostracized and eventually persecuted by both Germany's political and social societies and by "German Christians."
|Los Angeles Times
Family of slain agent 'sickened' feds didn't share information
Family members of slain U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry said they were "sickened" by reports that federal law enforcement agencies on the Southwest border did not share information about their investigations, and believe Terry would be alive today had the ATF known that two top targets in their Fast and Furious case actually were FBI informants...