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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

A Rational Approach
Build an accounting system first
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American Patrol Report -- June 26  
    As a simple solution to the border problem the House should pass legislation to install the Sonic Barrier along the southern border as an accounting system --- not enforcement. The system wouldn't be a threat to anyone and would solve the metric problem. The entire thing could be done in six months, with the information flowing to a border commission. How could the Senate refuse? How could the President refuse to sign the bill?
FILL IN FIRST!
    Banner at the American Border Patrol ranch in Arizona is almost ready for the thousands of flags that will fill in the word FIRST! The banner is about 90 feet north of the border in Cochise County. -- With a new five-mile border fence, a Border Patrol camera tower looking down on us, and agents usually in sight, ABP's ranch may be one of the safest places in America. -- You can help fill in the word FIRST! --- click here.
ALERT!
    Admission charge has been waived! Just make a reservation by calling Melissa Jaramillo --- (520) 803-7703. (No admission without a reservation.)
Latest Report from Secure Border Intel
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My Fox Austin     
Congressman files suit to stop Texas voter ID law   
A Democratic congressman has joined seven others in filing a federal lawsuit to keep Texas from enforcing its voter ID law. -- U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey of Fort Worth filed the papers Wednesday in Corpus Christi, calling the requirement to show a state-issued photo ID card at the ballot box unconstitutional. -- The lawsuit lodged comes just one day after the U.S. Supreme Court declared a section of the Voting Rights Act unconstitutional...

Anthony Martin -- The Examiner     
Ron Paul says U.S. gov't considers its citizens to be the enemy   
Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, has leveled a stinging and heavy indictment against the U.S. government in the Edward Snowden case. -- Snowden is the former NSA intelligence official who blew the whistle on the agency's broad-based surveillance program aimed at tracking over 100 million American citizens. -- The U.S. government now considers Snowden to be a fugitive from justice who will be charged with espionage once he is extradited, if ever, back to U.S. soil. Snowden is on the run and seeking asylum reportedly in Ecuador...

Public Radio International     
Meddlesome Mexican urges U.S. to act cautiously when beefing up border security 
Immigration reform is closer to reality with a proposal in the Senate to beef up border security and win Republican support for the entire package. But one Mexican journalist says not so fast. He says all the money in the world won't seal the border -- and will come with high costs of their own. -- The U.S. Senate is building momentum toward passing an immigration reform bill that includes a major increase in funding for security along the southern border...

KRGV-TV -- Weslaco, Texas    
Smuggling on the rise via Falcon Lake   
Texas game wardens say drug smugglers are using Falcon Lake and fishing to get their loads north of the international boundary. -- Officials said smugglers cast nets into the water in an effort to disable patrol boats. They said Mexican nationals are poaching and running tons of drugs across the lake. -- "There's a tremendous amount of drugs that cross this lake at night," a local fisherman said in a previous CHANNEL 5 NEWS report about the lake...

KRGV-TV -- Weslaco, Texas        
Cops bust illegal alien stash house in Brownsville   
Police busted a stash house in a Southmost neighborhood after an illegal [alien] called for help, officials said. -- Police said the [alien] called to report a robbery. They said it was an effort to get authorities to the house. -- The bust happened in the 1800 block of Del Prado Drive...

KRGV-TV -- Weslaco, Texas       
Surge in illegal immigration worries rural residents   
Residents who live near a makeshift illegal [alien] camp north of Edinburg said the site was too close for comfort. -- Border Patrol agents arrested more than 70 illegal [aliens] at the site. The camp was near a school and a large subdivision. Officials said smugglers are turning to rural lots to hide illegal [aliens]. -- The trend is disturbing for area residents...

Rasmussen Reports    
72% think NSA may have monitored congress, military leaders, judges    
Most voters think the National Security Agency is likely to have violated one of the country’s most cherished constitutional standards --- the checks and balances between the three branches of government – by spying on the private communications of Congress and judges. -- The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 72% of Likely U.S. Voters think it is at least somewhat likely that the NSA has monitored the private communications of Congress, military leaders and judges...

Jack Dennis -- The Examiner    
Ted Cruz fights for Texas Hispanics who dislike Obama's immigration tactics   
Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) is taking Barack Obama to task on the immigration debate. -- The number of Americans questioning why Obama has spent millions of dollars to keep his birth certificate, college records, and Social Security records sealed from public view continues to grow and the President’s pushing of the proposed bill offers more ammunition for the concerns.

Daily Caller     
Amnesty scheme critics flood Senate with phone calls   
Critics of the Democrat-led immigration rewrite are bombarding Senate offices with thousands of phone calls, and advocates say those calls are keeping numerous wayward GOP Senators from joining the Democrats’ immigration bill. -- "Five hundred [calls] yesterday, and right now, they’re just ringing non-stop," said an upset staffer at the office of Mississippi Republican Sen. Roger Wicker, who has voted on both sides of the dispute...

Daily Caller     
Senior Obama regime officials met with radical Muslim preacher at White House 
An Islamic scholar who serves as vice president of an organization that supports the terrorist group Hamas and whose president sanctioned the killing of American soldiers in Iraq met with senior Obama administration officials at the White House earlier this month. -- In a posting on his website, brought to The Daily Caller’s attention by the Investigative Project on Terrorism, Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah revealed that he met at the White House on June 13 with Gayle Smith...

WND.com     
No background checks on illegal aliens   
The Obama administration's requirement for background checks on illegal aliens being helped under the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals program – which grants a two-year deferment from deportation – has been dropped. -- Documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services abandoned the requirement for background checks late last year to keep up with the flood of amnesty applications sparked by the Obama’s plan.

July 15 -- 9:30 AM ET
DC March for Jobs
We believe it is time that members of Congress act to preserve economic opportunity for American workers - and pass immigration legislation that protects and supports the nearly 22 million American citizens who do not have jobs... Click here for info.

Anthony Martin -- The Examiner    
Amnesty bill dead on arrival in House   
The amnesty bill that received overwhelming approval in the U.S. Senate is dead on arrival as it makes its way to the U.S. House of Representatives. -- U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., told Hugh Hewitt that any bill passed by the Senate that does not specify that the border be secured first, along with the completion of the border fence, will be overwhelmingly rejected by House Republicans...

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