Archive for April, 2010

As you will read below, Democrats and Hispanics are, for the lack of a better word, pissed at the new Arizona legislation.  So pissed, in fact, they plan rallies in more that seventy cities across the country.  What’s wrong with having tough illegal immigration laws?  Why should we respect or otherwise allow those to come into our country illegally?

Now I am not racist and I believe in civil and personal liberties, nor am I a “bleeding heart” for border jumpers who come into this country illegally and want some sort of immunity.

During the Bush administration politicians such as the then President George W. Bush and John McCain supported pathways to amnesty legislation.  In fact, it was George W. Bush who got the ball rolling on the proposed North American Union.  It is apparent to me and others that under any admnistration it is not their desire to curb, or make an attempt to curb illegal immigration.

Illegals say, “we have rights too!”  Yeah, you have the right to get out of my country.  When you can come through on the legal process, thats when you will have rights.

Arizona immigrant law energizes Hispanics, Democrats

(Reuters) – U.S. Hispanics and Democratic lawmakers furious over Arizona’s harsh crackdown on illegal immigrants expect huge weekend rallies across the United States, piling pressure on President Barack Obama to overhaul immigration laws in this election year.

Protest organizers said on Wednesday outrage over the Arizona law — which seeks to drive illegal immigrants out of the state bordering Mexico — has galvanized Latinos and would translate into a higher turnout for May Day rallies in more than 70 U.S. cities.

“The marches and demonstrations are going to be far more massive than they otherwise would have been,” said Juan Jose Gutierrez, a Los Angeles rally organizer who runs an immigration assistance company.

The backlash began on Friday after Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed into law a measure that requires state and local police to determine a person’s immigration status if there is “reasonable suspicion” they are undocumented. Critics say it is unconstitutional and opens the door to racial profiling.

Republican backers of the law say it is needed to curb crime in the desert state, which is a key corridor for drug and migrant smugglers from Mexico.

A Rasmussen Reports poll on Wednesday found that almost two-thirds — 64 percent — of voters in the state favored the measure.

The crowds on the streets, from Los Angeles to New York, could be the biggest since 2006, when hundreds of thousands of marchers urged former President George W. Bush to overhaul of federal immigration laws. He tried, but failed in Congress.

“With what’s going on in Arizona we see renewed energy for folks to fight for immigration reform,” said Marissa Graciosa, of the Fair Immigration Reform Movement, an organizer of rallies and vigils on Friday and Saturday.

In Washington, a diverse group of more than two dozen lawmakers — Hispanics, blacks, Asians, whites — held a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday to denounce the Arizona law as a violation of civil rights.

“What Arizona has done is that it has galvanized, united, fortified, focused our immigration movement,” Democratic Representative Luis Gutierrez declared at the news conference.

MEXICAN TAXI BOYCOTT

The Arizona law has catapulted the immigration issue back to the front and center of U.S. politics in this congressional election year, and ratcheted up pressure on Obama to keep a pledge to Hispanics to pass comprehensive immigration reform.

“It is going to allow us to ultimately say — when all is said and done — that this was the clear pivotal moment,” said Gutierrez, who is head of the congressional Hispanic caucus’ immigration task force.

U.S. Senate Majority leader Harry Reid, who faces a tough re-election battle in Nevada where Latinos helped clinch victory for Obama in 2008, said on Wednesday he would work to pass energy legislation before tackling immigration reform, although both are seen as election-year long shots.

Passing an overhaul offering a path to citizenship for many of the 10.8 million illegal immigrants in the United States would consolidate support for Democrats among Hispanics, the country’s largest minority, but would run the risk of energizing Republican opposition to Democratic lawmakers in swing states and districts.

Arizona’s bold move reverberated well beyond its borders, sparking calls for economic boycotts and celebrity interventions.

Colombian-born pop star Shakira said she will travel to Phoenix on Thursday to help campaign against the new law, and would meet with Mayor Phil Gordon, police and Latino families. She sought a meeting with Governor Brewer but was turned down, her publicist said.

Adding to calls to shun the state, Saint Paul, Minnesota, Mayor Chris Coleman on Wednesday banned publicly funded travel to Arizona. The state law set a “dangerous example to the rest of the country,” he said, by creating a culture that made racial profiling acceptable.

The National Conference of State Legislatures said similar state immigration enforcement laws may be proposed in Georgia and Texas in coming months, following a summer recess.

In Mexico, where the government has warned its citizens living in or traveling to Arizona that they could be harassed, taxi drivers organized their own peculiar boycott.

“We don’t give service to gringos from Arizona,” was the phrase some Mexico City taxi drivers painted in white on their rear windows.

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Here is an article that I got from prisonplanet.com that they got from the Washington Post.  As you can see, no matter what the case, the Executive branch feels the need to cover-up anything that it deems would “jepordize” something.  This sort of thought process throws the Constitution and the republic in great peril.  Here is the link: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-administration-defies-congressional-subpoena-on-fort-hood-documents.html

For those of you who don’t believe that there is some sort of goal or agenda for a new world order, think again.  The latest statement in a whole laundry list of statements is prime example of it.

European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said this in a speech:

“A set of rules, institutions, informal groupings and cooperation mechanisms that we call “global governance”.

To watch the clips of the speech watch the video below.

News link: http://www.prisonplanet.com/trichet-calls-for-corrupt-bis-to-boss-global-government-in-cfr-speech.html

Praise Ron Paul for freezing Congressional pay raise and calling for members of Congress to taking a pay cut.  Our country is coming to the point where funds are needing to be frozen.  I hate to say this but the economy is going to get much, much worse.

Republican Congressman Lindsay Graham who has virally attacked Ron Paul in the past is now the recipient of viral attacks.  At a Tea Party rally William Gheen urged Graham to “come out of the closet” and being gay “is a secret that Graham has.”

“I hope this secret isn’t being used as leverage over Senator Graham, so today I think Senator Graham, you need to come forward and tell people about your alternative lifestyle and your homosexuality.””Barney Frank is more honest and brave than you.”

Graham has come under fire from conservatives for his un-conservative views.  For his sacrifice for opposing “conservative” beliefs, Graham has been called a “Democrat in drag”, a “traitor”, and a “disgrace”.  These “homosexual” rumors have gone unsubstantiated.  As I have posted on this blog last week, and can be found elsewhere, those who turn on other conservatives, like in the case of Sarah Palin, the bloodbath can get nasty(see my post Hands off Sarah Palin).

While I agree with the criticism of Sarah Palin – that she cannot even tell us what newspaper she reads, flip-flops on a lot of issues, she quit her state to sell books, this latest attack on Lindsay Graham is just viral and belongs on Jerry Springer or Maury Povich.

All this amounts to is controversy and ratings.  The conservatives are willing to burn anyone at the stake who doesn’t go along with their plans.  They say the Democrats have an agenda, well, so do the Republicans.

Watch Jon Stewart on this issue: http://www.examiner.com/x-5738-Political-Buzz-Examiner~y2010m4d22-Video-Jon-Stewart-takes-on-rumors-about-Senator-Lindsey-Grahams-sexuality

As a final note to Tea Partiers who applaude, advocate, or otherwise support this sort of crap that goes on at the Parties, shame on you.  Stick to the politics, let TMZ handle the rumors.

I must admit that I haven’t pursured these “birther” conspiracy theories like others have, but here are some points that one writer makes that can cause people to scratch their heads in wonder.

– Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic Party did not certify that Obama qualified to run as a candidate for President of the U.S., but only that Obama was the Democratic Party candidate;

– the news media previously and numerously referred to Obama as “Kenya-born” before he ran for President. Afterwards, “Kenya-born” was dropped;

– Obama has spent over 2 million dollars in hiding what they say exists (his birth certificate) and supposedly have in hand;

– the Justice Department is doing everything they possibly can to keep Americans from pursing Obama’s eligibility in court;

– federal judges have dismissed over 400 hundred court cases on Obama’s eligibility, ruling that these citizens do not have standing to know who is acting as President of the U.S.;

– Michelle Obama has described Barak’s home as being the country of Kenya.

Here is a link for the entire article: http://www.newswithviews.com/Timothy/baldwin133.htm

The following clip is of Dick Morris claiming the President Clinton was blackmailed into reappointing Janet Reno to a second term.  As anyone knows Morris has been a anti-Clinton crusader for a long time and steps in against them at every turn.

As you will see Reno was going to spill the beans on Clinton over Waco and thusly blackmailed him.  Hannity asks why haven’t you said before?  That’s a damn good question.  Could there be truth to this?  There’s alot of heresay.  Or could Morris be spinning a yarn because he hates the Clinton’s?  Either way it makes for good news.