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Did Sharron Angle oppose Katrina aid? (+a Harry Reid surprise) - 08/30/10

... has Sharron Angle opposing the Katrina relief bill, at least from the standpoint of requiring an accounting of where the proposed $62 billion was going to go. The video also has a surprise about Harry Reid at the end. It's not clear exactly what she supported: did she just want to make sure that the government wasn't going to waste $62 billion on a state renowned for corruption? Or, was she...

Adam Nossiter/NYT discovers illegal aliens in New Orleans vulnerable to crime; why did they support the situation? - 02/16/09

... discussion of illegal aliens in post-Katrina New Orleans being mugged because they carry cash. In the past, such articles may be a prelude to a push to let banks profit from illegal activity by opening accounts using the Matricula Consular card. However, in this case the goal seems to be just misguided liberalism: the head-down laborers from Honduras, Mexico and Guatemala who work on the blazing...

DNC platform draft: a healthcare lie?, same old immigration line with a Bush echo, Katrina, service, firearms, U.N. MDG - 08/09/08

A draft of the Democratic National Committee's platform is in this PDF: link. As one might expect, it's full of vague, empty promises. 1. They refer to "the tens of millions of Americans without health insurance", which is a slight step-down from Obama's false claim that there are 47 million Americans without healthcare.

A standing army for the United Nations? See the candidates who support it. - 07/23/08

Globalist forces are pushing to give the United Nations a standing army consisting of 15,000 troops and personnel who could respond within 48 hours under the command of the U.N. Security Council (called the "U.N. Emergency Peace Service"). While that might make sense under certain circumstances, it could obviously be severly abused and might even result in U.N. troops - i.e., blue helmets - being...

Instapundit offers Katrina update, fails to note impact of illegal alien labor on issue - 06/09/08

... excerpt to this article about Katrina victims still living in hotels between "KATRINA UPDATE: Some receiving FEMA assistance unwilling to help themselves:" and "Read the whole thing." Unfortunately, Insty doesn't appear to have covered the massive Katr

Mexico to reopen New Orleans consulte, George Bush to appear - 04/20/08

From this we learn that Mexico is reopening their consulate in New Orleans, which they'd closed in 2002. Not only that, but putative U.S. president George Bush will be there to celebrate the event. This coincides with the fourth annual SPP North American Leaders Summit to be held in that city. And, it follows a completely corrupt, anti- and un-American Bush scheme under which U.S.

Overview of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) failures - 03/06/08

... terrorist attacks to Hurricane Katrina to the Dubai ports scare to the Bush administration's push for comprehensive immigration policy revisions -- has forced DHS leaders to launch costly initiatives with broadly defined goals that wind up missing their targets...

United Nations "Committee on the Elimination of Racism" chides U.S. over treatment of immigrants - 02/24/08

... illegal aliens in New Orleans after Katrina. However, they don't seem able to get their heads around how enforcing immigration laws would have both prevented such abuses and also avoided contractors being able to pass over U.S. citizens. They also don't go in to how the Democratic Party leadership was complicit in Bush's scheme to move out the former residents and move in illegal aliens from...

National League of Cities awards New Haven's IDs for illegal aliens scheme - 11/15/07

New Haven, Connecticut is handing out ID cards to illegal aliens, and not only does their mayor John DeStefano have a possible financial incentive, but the city worker who pushed the plan through previously headed a non-profit that is/was collaborating with the Mexican government. Now, the Washington DC lobbying group National League of Cities and their partner CH2M Hill have given them one of...

Watch for the "Clergy Response Teams" (quell citizens after martial law) - 08/17/07

... emergency following Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, along with forced relocation. U.S. Troops also arrived, something far easier to do now, thanks to last year's elimination of the 1878 Posse Comitatus act, which had forbid regular U.S. Army troops from policing on American soil. If martial law were enacted here at home, like depicted in the movie "The Siege", easing public fears and...

CNN/Youtube Democratic debate: live coverage - 07/23/07

[UPDATE 5: 10/15/08 McCain/Obama coverage here.] [UPDATE 4: 10/07/08 McCain/Obama coverage here.] [UPDATE 3: 10/02/08 Palin/Biden coverage here.] [UPDATE 2: 9/26/08 McCain/Obama coverage here.] [UPDATE: If you too think the debate sucked, please

John Edwards' "Road to One America" tour to promote importing poverty - 07/15/07

On Monday, lightweight presidential contender John Edwards will be starting a "Road to One America" tour to begin in New Orleans and end in Kentucky three days and eight states later. The supposed goal will be to highlight the apparent fact that 10% of Americans live in poverty; in actual fact the tour will be just as fake as Edwards himself.

U.S. military, National Guard go North America wide; usable for wide range of domestic issues... - 06/05/07

From this: Under the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America, or SPP, the military of the United States and Canada are advancing NORTHCOM into a domestic military command structure, with authority extending to Mexico, even though Mexico has not formally joined with the current United States-Canadian NORTHCOM command structure. Connecting a number of recent developments, President...

Fascist America, in 10 semi-fantastical steps (Naomi Wolf) - 04/24/07

Naomi Wolf offers "Fascist America, in 10 easy steps". First, let's get the easy stuff out of the way. This is in al-Guardian, and she plays the "I'm one of the Smart Americans, I am!" game: ...Even as Americans were focused on Britney Spears's meltdown and the question of who fathered Anna Nicole's baby, the New York Times editorialised about this shift...

Young Pioneers of the Global Climate Change and Environmental Justice Movement (comrade) - 04/05/07

... storms, particularly Hurricane Katrina, which developed from a minimal hurricane to one of the largest and most powerful ever recorded because of the extremely high water temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico. Still, the Bush Administration continues to contemptuously turn its back on evidence of climate change and stands by its position to cancel the Kyoto Accord. And, even earlier (October 17,...

March 25 Coalition flyer - 03/18/07

... reconstruction and the right of return for Katrina survivors Money for social services, not war Stop & reverse militarization of the borders of the Americas No to "free trade" agreements, including: NAFTA, CAFTA, FTAA & all FTAs imposed by U.S. Trans nationals Immediate, permanent, non-revocable legal residence for all who live in the U.S. Stop the Minutemen, KKK, Neo-Nazis and all...

Diana Furchtgott-Roth vs. George Borjas - 10/15/06

Diana Furchtgott-Roth - "a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, where she directs the Center for Employment Policy. From 2003 to 2005 she was chief economist of the U.S. Department of Labor" who appears to be a cheap labor pimp along the lines of Tamar Jacoby - offers an attempted takedown of George Borjas' black unemployment study in "The Borjas Blame Game". She discusses several issues that I...

Greg Palast charged with "unauthorized filming" in Louisiana - 09/11/06

Way-far-out-there but not-as-far-as-Alex-Jones American-turned-British-"investigative"-journalist Greg Palast claims to have been charged with "unauthorized filming" of "critical infrastructure" after shooting the outside of an Exxon plant a hundred miles from New Orleans, Louisiana.

Is Harry Reid dirty? - 08/23/06

To help understand the Senator a bit better, in 2003 the L.A.

More on the Chicago NAIR meeting from Workers World - 08/22/06

... and Los Angeles activists on Katrina reads in part: to "support the right of return, right to housing, and the right to jobs for African American, immigrant, and poor white workers, the survivors of Katrina and Rita, in the Gulf Region." A teacher from Los Angeles' March 25th Coalition said, "To immigrant students nothing is given, but they sacrifice everything in wars for a government who...

Chertoff promotes "Guest" Worker Program at House meeting - 07/28/06

Everyone knows he's just a lackey saying what he's told to say, but just for completeness' sake, DHS head Michael Chertoff testified before a House committee yesterday: ...Chertoff noted that other alternatives [to the Senate amnesty scheme] - such as jailing 10 percent of illegal immigrants already in the country - could cost up to $10 billion a year. "The round 'em up and detain 'em method...

New Orleans: AP covers the worker abuse it helped bring about - 06/08/06

... the backbone of post-Hurricane Katrina reconstruction: Workers who converge at dawn and wait to be picked up for 14-hour shifts of hauling debris, ripping out drywall and nailing walls. But because many are in the country illegally, immigrant workers rebuilding New Orleans are especially vulnerable to exploitation, according to a study released Tuesday by professors at Tulane University and...

Pulitzer Prize for Propaganda - 04/17/06

... reporting on illegal aliens taking Katrina jobs from American hurricane victims. Even though those papers probably weren't working together, their coverage seemed like it. They offered several stories on American citizens being warehoused in hotels outside New Orleans, while illegal aliens from Mexico and other countries were brought in to do work that those Americans should have been doing. The...

Halliburton gets $385 Million detention facilities contract - 01/27/06

Halliburton's KBR subsidiary has got yet another "Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity" contract, and this one is of interest both from the immigration and the tin-foil hat perspective. It involves building detention centers. Of course, detention centers are "multi-use facilities" and can be used to keep people in, keep people out, transship people, and so on. They could be used in case of a...

Hugh Hewitt, Ken Mehlman on illegal immigration - 12/05/05

Slightly popular partisan hack BushBot Hugh Hewitt conducted a radio interview with RNC Chairman Ken Mehlman and discussed the word "illegal immigration". As it turns out, the GOP is declaring war on that word. As regards the actual process of massive illegal immigration, if the GOP had their druthers that would continue and get even worse. Here's a transcript of the interview.

"Bush Talks Tougher on Immigration, but It's Still Amnesty" - 12/01/05

... administration's... After Hurricane Katrina, Homeland Security declared a holiday (though it has no legal authority to suspend laws) from employer sanctions laws – not only in the storm-tossed areas, but nationwide. This opened the doors for unscrupulous employers to hire illegal aliens – thus displacing or hedging out hurting Americans whose jobs had been destroyed. As the administration...

Does Jason Zengerle support American workers? - 11/04/05

The titular person contributes to a New Republic page called "The Plank", and he offers "If Ray Nagin bashes immigrants, does he make a sound?" (tnr.com/blog/theplank?pid=3290) That post links to the NYT article "In Louisiana, Worker Influx Causes Ill Will" (link). And, the post and the NYT article discuss the Nagin remark which was featured in NCLR, NUL, NAACP, AAJC, and LCCR confused over words...

Xinhua: "Protests against Bush held across US" - 11/03/05

The (mainland) China newssource Xinhua reports on protests held by an organization called "World Can't Wait". In Los Angeles alone, they say that more than 800 high school students walked out of classes. If you've been following along with the "peace" movement, but you've never heard of WCW before, you're probably thinking, "what's their story? Which extremist group are they affiliated with"....

Democrats fail to capitalize on massive Republican incompetence - 10/28/05

... capitalize on things like Iraq, Katrina, massive illegal immigration, cronyism, corruption, indictments, etc.

"Labor's Hurricane George" - 10/26/05

... action: On Aug. 29, Hurricane Katrina strikes, causing widespread destruction. Four days later, President Bush commits $10.1 billion of the taxpayers' money to rebuilding New Orleans.

Bush reinstates Davis-Bacon on Gulf Coast - 10/26/05

Shortly after Katrina, Bush lifted the Davis-Bacon Act, a union favorite that provides a prevailing wage for workers on federal contracts.

David Brooks welcomes new, corrupt, Democraticish conservative movement - 10/24/05

... buying off lost popularity due to Katrina. The initial chunk of that money has gone to connected firms, some of which appear to have employed illegal aliens through subcontractors. Needless to say, Bush has not even a minor scheme to get the former residents of New Orleans working on the rebuilding. He's going to let his perverted idea of a "market" do the magic there. Great if you believe in...

Ruben Navarrette Jr. or Vicente Fox? - 10/20/05

The column "A city about to change colors" says it was written by San Diego Union-Tribute editorialist Ruben Navarrette Jr., but it reads like it was written by Vicente Fox. I strongly urge you to read the column and use the email addresses below to let those papers that printed this know what you think.

Does USA Today support illegal aliens taking rebuilding jobs? - 10/17/05

... column from Raul A. Reyes entitled Katrina's next expose: Immigration woes. Reyes is "an attorney in New York and a member of USA TODAY's board of contributors", and his article reads like a hasty, amalgamated summary of recent pro-illegal immigration essays from other professional Hispanics. It's almost like they're all reading from the same script.

Has the Bush immigration "reform" scheme been scrapped? - 10/16/05

MySA says that Bush's Guest worker plan being shelved. I'm a bit skeptical.

"Final solution" on CSPAN Million Man March coverage; DUmmies defend Farrakhan - 10/15/05

... 10/14/05 entitled "Hurricane Katrina & Issues Facing African Americans." It was part of their Million Man March coverage. One of the speakers on CSPAN (Kamau Kambon, author and owner of Blacknificent Books) reportedly said this, according to the rough transcript at the link: "Now how do I know that the white people know that we are going to come up with a solution to the problem. I know it...

Is Mickey Kaus right about Davis-Bacon? - 10/11/05

... supposedly in order to speed Katrina rebuilding efforts. Now, Glenn "Insty" Reynolds links to this Mickey Kaus post that has an email from "a seemingly well-informed source deep within the federal bureaucracy". The source says Bush did this to make it as easy and quick as possible to get things done, and Kaus ends with this: In sum: 1. Contra Reed, Bush had a perfectly good, non-political reason...

Lou Dobbs on illegal aliens rebuilding New Orleans - 10/11/05

From 10/10's transcript: There is new evidence tonight that good-paying New Orleans construction jobs which should, of course, be going to out-of-work Gulf Coast residents are being filled by foreign workers.

Does the L.A. Times support displacing African-Americans from New Orleans? - 10/10/05

I'm left with that distinct impression after reading the scandalous article "Immigrants Rush to New Orleans as Contractors Fight for Workers".

Linda Chavez' "ethno-centric rant" - 10/08/05

... supported illegal aliens taking Katrina rebuilding jobs? A letter to the editor of the Daily Republic in Northern California responds to her article: [Chavez] speculated that the reason we don't see sob stories about the 200,000 Hispanics from New Orleans is that they had their act together so much better than other minorities.