Open Borders or a Nation of Laws
|Dave Gibson -- The Examiner -- April 4
Obama will grant waivers to parents (and other relatives) of anchor babies
On Monday, the Obama administration quietly announced it will "allow certain immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who are physically present in the United States to request provisional unlawful presence waivers."
Of course, the waivers will be distributed to parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters and perhaps, many others related to those born in this country (so-called anchor babies), who, despite their parents' illegal status are granted automatic citizenship upon their birth...
Washington Post -- April 5
Russell Pearce, Arizona immigration law author, says Romney's 'policy is identical to mine'
Tucson -- Mitt Romney's tough stance on illegal immigration during the 2012 campaign has won him the support of an influential conservative voice on the issue -- Russell Pearce, the former Arizona state Senate president and author of the state's controversial anti-illegal immigration law. [...]
"His immigration policy is identical to mine," Pearce said. "Attrition by enforcement. It's identical to mine -- enforce the laws. We have good laws, just enforce them."
Usual suspects plan tantrum over Arizona's SB-1070
Phoenix -- Immigrant rights advocates plan to hold a protest in downtown Phoenix on the day that the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments over Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law. -- t hears arguments over Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law. -- Organizers of the April 25 rally say they will protest the state's immigration law and other state and federal policies that they contend erode civil rights...
|Tom Tancredo -- WND.com
Bipartisan conspiracy on border security
March witnessed the second anniversary of the murder of Arizona rancher Rob Krentz by an illegal alien intruder 25 miles from the Arizona-Mexico border. In his memory, let's review the state of border security. Has anything changed? -- Our nation's 1950-mile Southwest border remains as dangerous and open to illegal entry as ever, but this reality is being ignored by both the news media and denied by the Obama administration...
Illinois ruling a victory for 2nd Amendment
The Illinois Supreme Court today reversed a trial court's dismissal of a lawsuit challenging Cook County's so-called "assault weapons" ordinance banning certain commonly owned and widely used semi-automatic firearms, including modern sporting rifles --- a decision the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, called a victory for the Second Amendment...
|Kurt Nimmo -- Infowars -- Austin, Texas
Bill allows IRS to deny Americans right to travel
Senator Barbara Boxer's MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act) is headed to the House after clearing the Senate last month. Boxer's bill allows the federal government to revoke the passports of citizens the IRS claims owe taxes. -- "There is no requirement that the tax payer be guilty of or even charged with tax evasion, fraud, or any criminal offense..."
Issa, Grassley hammer White House for stonewalling on 'Fast and Furious' witness
The Obama administration is stonewalling two lawmakers' requests to interview a former member of the National Security staff in connection with the failed Operation Fast and Furious gun-walking program, according to a March 28 letter obtained by The Daily Caller. -- California Rep. Darrell Issa and Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, both Republicans, requested a response by April 4 to their letter...
|In These Times
Radicals trek to Berlin to whine about Alabama law
Foreign auto companies are a bedrock of Alabama's economy. Hence it is ironic, civil rights activists say, that Alabama has perhaps the country's most draconian law targeting [illegal aliens] -- attacking people displaced by and working in the global economy while depending on this same economy for its economic survival. -- At the Daimler AG annual shareholders meeting in Berlin April 4, U.S. labor and civil rights leaders said...
|KNXV-TV -- Phoenix
MCSO stops 5 drug smugglers near Gila Bend
Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies arrested a group of drug smugglers and seized more than 900 pounds of marijuana in the desert east of Gila Bend Wednesday night. According to an MCSO news release, deputies with the department's Drug Suppression Task Force observed five men walking north through the desert near Interstate 8...
|Anthony Martin -- The Examiner
Vetting S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley as Romney's running mate
A link posted by the Drudge Report today indicates that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has reportedly placed South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley on his short list of potential running mates, should he win the GOP nomination to face Barack Obama in November. -- Haley's presence on the short list is significant. Politicos refer to the "short list" as the top two or three persons who are the most preferred...
IRS Commissioner: Paying taxes is pathway to citizenship for illegals
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman said Thursday that paying taxes is a pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens. -- At the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., 12 days before this year's tax-filing deadline (Apr. 17), Shulman was asked about what his agency is doing to collect taxes from illegal aliens. -- "You know, it's a great question," he said...
Subversive Obama regime plans to sue Arpaio for enforcing the law
The Obama administration on Tuesday said it was preparing to sue Arizona county sheriff Joe Arpaio and his department for violating civil rights laws by improperly targeting Latinos in a bid to crack down on illegal [aliens]. -- The sheriff's high-profile crackdown on illegal [aliens] has helped thrust the issue onto the national political stage with some states passing tough new laws aimed at pushing out...
|Steve Watson -- Infowars -- Austin, Texas
Judge Napolitano: "Obama is dangerously close to totalitarianism"
Constitutional expert Judge Andrew Napolitano says he fears that the president is skirting "dangerously close to totalitarianism" with his recent questioning of the authority of the Supreme Court to conduct a review of ObamaCare. -- Appearing on Neil Cavuto's "Your World" show Wednesday, the Judge warned that Obama was systematically flouting the system of checks and balances established by the founding fathers...
|Bob Adelmann -- The New American
U.S. DOD announces step toward the North American Union
Another step toward the North American Union (NAU) was announced on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Defense in its press release noting the "inaugural trilateral meeting" of North American defense ministers in Ottawa, Canada. It was attended by Canada's Minister of National Defense Peter MacKay, Mexican Secretary of National Defense General Guillermo Galvan, and Mexican Secretary of the Navy...
Obama vs. Supreme Court is latest episode in recurring rivalry
Barack Obama got off to a bad start with the Supreme Court the very moment he was sworn in as president, and it's not getting any better. -- On Thursday, seizing on Obama's comments Tuesday about the high court and health care, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky declared that the president "crossed a dangerous line this week" when he complained about unelected judges overturning laws...
|Anthony Martin -- The Examiner
Alaska gun stores say ATF engaging in new illegal activity
A report issued on Tuesday by Ammoland Shooting Sports News indicates that the ATF--the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives --- is engaged in new illegal activity, this time in the state of Alaska. --According to gun store owners in Anchorage, ATF agents are requiring that they submit what is called '4473 Forms' going as far back as 2007...