Michel Evanchik

Michel Evanchik is the owner and publisher of American-Rattlesnake.org . Mr. Evanchik has been developing websites since 1998 and his active involvement in (mostly Democratic) politics dates back to 1984. He resides in Forest Hills, Queens, the most diverse of New York City's five boroughs. In his spare time he enjoys amateur paleontology, reading and swimming in the ocean.


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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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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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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“The Stranger” — A Poem By Rudyard Kipling

“The Stranger” — A Poem By Rudyard Kipling

The Stranger within my gate, He may be true or kind, But he does not talk my talk– I cannot feel his mind. I see the face and the eyes and the mouth, But not the soul behind. The men of my own stock, They may do ill or well, But they tell the...
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E Pluribus Unum?

E Pluribus Unum?

Multiculturalism, the notion that all cultural norms and practices are equally valid, was popular in the latter half of the twentieth century. Rather than assimilating immigrants into the broader culture, Western nations, suffering from imperial guilt, allowed immigrant groups to form sclerotic pseudo-societies separate from the rest of the population.
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 22, 2010

Today’s Daily Rattle feels more like an episode of “I can’t believe they really said that!” But say it they did and serpents bite when their hisses and rattles go unheeded: •  Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security, testified before the Senate today. Ms. Napolitano’s department, which in charge of enfocing immigration law, has...
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 20, 2010

Immigration news never takes a break, but the Daily Rattle certainly did over the weekend, as does our mascot — only for much longer. News both exhilarating and terrifying comes to us from home and abroad: •  The anti-immigrant Sweden Democrat (SD) party has thrown that country into political limbo. Doubling their electoral results...
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 17, 2010

Politicians may play complicated games when it comes to immigration, but the rattlesnake is quick and efficient when he strikes his prey: • The Sweden Democrat party is poised to gain seats in the Swedish parliament and take part in forming a new government. The Sweden Democrats primary platform plank is opposition to unrestricted...
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Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 16, 2010

Today’s news summary is short and bitter-sweet. Just like our mascot, the cause of immigration activism is bruised and battered out in the wild, but the fight for survival continues: •  46 criminal gang members were rounded up by a joint federal-local task force in Oklahoma. 34 of those apprehended were foreigners from Mexico...
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