Archive for September, 2011

Bob Turner For Congress

Tomorrow, September 13th, New York will hold a special election to elect a replacement for Anthony Weiner, the disgraced former Congressman. American Rattlesnake urges you to vote for Bob Turner, the Republican candidate.  While immigration has not been a key issue in this race, Mr. Turner has vocalized his opposition to both the DREAM...
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Firemen Saved Us on September 11th

Firemen Saved Us on September 11th

On this day, ten years ago, the firemen of the City of New York saved lives when death rained from the sky. A tribute in their own words. American Rattlesnake readers are welcome to post their thoughts and remembrances in the comments.
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New Lives, New Purpose

New Lives, New Purpose

  Today is a day of mourning, remembrance, and reflection. However, it is also a day to rededicate ourselves to ensuring that Americans never again experience a monstrous atrocity like that committed on 9/11/01. Towards this end, I’d like to present a short video created by 9/11 Families for a Secure America, which has spent the better...
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American Rattlesnake’s Top Nine Songs

#9 — “Come to the U.S.A” by Ray Stevens   #8 — “Ramos and Compean” by Michael Britton   #7 — “Immigrant Song” by Led Zeppelin   #6 — “I Want My Country Back” by Jack Paulsen   #5 — “Illegal Alien Song”   #4 — “God Save Arizona” by Ray Stevens   #3...
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Eternal Vigilance

Eternal Vigilance

Two days before we commemorate the tenth anniversary of the September 11th massacres by a cohort of Takfiri terrorists from Saudi Arabia and Egypt, which led to the erasure of the World Trade Center from our city’s majestic skyline, I’d like to point out two reports from ABC News that highlight our continued vulnerability...
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Turning the Immigration Tide

Turning the Immigration Tide

It is a monumental shift. As reported by Fox News, more Mexicans are leaving the United States than entering.  Net migration of Mexicans, the number entering minus the number leaving, is zero, according to the Mexican government.
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Standing Up For Citizenship

Standing Up For Citizenship

To demonstrate that the Big Apple is not wholly a lost cause, that is a photograph of yours truly-along with some distinguished members of New York Ice-marching in the most recent New York City Veterans Day Parade. The enthusiastic response we received from our fellow New Yorkers aligned across the parade route demonstrated once...
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Debating Enforcement

In light of a federal judge’s decision to enjoin Alabama’s historic immigration law, I thought it best to revisit the reasons why Alabama enacted the law in the first place. To that end, here’s a debate between a member of the SPLC, a notorious racket masquerading as a civil rights organization,  and the great...
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No-Bama in 2012?

No-Bama in 2012?

Is Barrack Hussein Obama the Democrats’ best candidate for the 2012 Presidential election?  One liberal voice, Matthew Stoller, has raised that question on Salon.com.  Core Democratic constituencies, especially labor unions, are increasingly disgusted with Obama’s hewing to the right in his attempt to woo independent voters.  While the notion of an internal party challenge...
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Romney Condemns Illegal Immigration

Romney Condemns Illegal Immigration

As reported by the Boston Globe, Mitt Romney is courageous enough to tell a Hispanic audience that illegal immigration is wrong, and that he’ll fight to secure our borders.  His audience was savvy enough to support Romney’s principled stand. Speaking in Tampa, Florida to the Republican National Hispanic Assembly, Mr. Romney spoke against open borders...
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