Gerard Perry

A third-generation Brooklynite, Gerard Perry's ancestors emigrated from Manhattan. He is a graduate of Brooklyn College with a B.A. in American Studies and a minor in English. In the past, he's worked as the chief spokesperson for New Yorkers for Immigration Control and Enforcement. He is also a member of Americans for Legal Immigration PAC, and has previously collaborated with unions, public officials, and other immigration reform activists who want to address the issue of illegal aliens and their cumulative cost to society. He's testified at public hearings convened to examine former governor Elliot Spitzer's scheme to give illegal aliens driver's licenses, and has appeared in numerous public forums speaking about and debating immigration issues. He has been interviewed by both National Public Radio, and El Diario La Prensa.American Rattlesnake's work has been referred to by National Review Online and its coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement has appeared on Reason Magazine and Wikipedia. He can be reached at perry@american-rattlesnake.org. Follow him on Twitter, and/or friend him on Facebook, .


Attack On Parliament Hill

Attack On Parliament Hill

Update II: The gunman has been identified. Reuters gives us more details about the suspected shooter.  Update: Footage of shooting inside of the Canadian parliament. Follow live coverage of the terrorist attack, courtesy of The Globe and Mail.
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Exit Stage Left (Zuckerberg’s Wingman Gets The Ax)

Exit Stage Left (Zuckerberg’s Wingman Gets The Ax)

  One of the chief failings of the open borders movement is its persistent myopia. The people who would transform this country into a large scale hotel-complete with the scanty wages paid to those working at the lower end of the hospitality industry-can’t look beyond their own narrow goal of boosting their profits and/or...
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Wedge Issues: The Disemployment of Americans

Even as the Republican Party mounts a vapid campaign-devoid of substance-in order to retake the U.S. Senate, there are those who are highlighting the issues that are foremost in the minds of the American electorate. Numbers USA is one  organization which continues to hold politicians to account for their disdain towards the concerns and...
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Fates Worse Than Ebola

Fates Worse Than Ebola

Update: The passenger from Lagos who died on an Arik Air flight to New York recently suffered from cardiac arrest, and is not believed to have contracted Ebola, according to the CDC.  The public face of the Ebola epidemic, now that Thomas Eric Duncan has expired, is unquestionably Thomas Frieden, the current head of...
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Profiles in Radicalism (La Raza’s Man In Washington)

Profiles in Radicalism (La Raza’s Man In Washington)

One of the more interesting races to watch this November will be the Texas gubernatorial contest,  which features the dream candidate of feminist progressives, State Senator Wendy Davis. Although a fundraising dynamo and icon for those who support expansive access to abortion, the chances that she will actually emerge victorious from this race are...
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Christopher Columbus and Open Borders

Christopher Columbus and Open Borders

One of the most entertaining aspects of the open borders dogma is observing the cognitive dissonance its devotees require in order to sustain their belief system. Mass immigration fetishists, by their very nature, are constitutionally incapable of recognizing irony, and a perfect illustration of this fact can be found in the pontifications of Bryan...
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A Gruesome Crime

A Gruesome Crime

Many of you will remember this site’s description of El Narco, a wonderfully illuminating and disturbing look into the world of the transnational cartels which have embedded themselves within Mexican society written by British investigative journalist Ioan Grillo. Mr. Grillo has just published an insightful op-ed, in the New York Times that explores the grisly...
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Texas Insider: Lamar Smith Discusses Fast and Furious, Amnesty, and Obamacare

  A great interview of someone charged with oversight of Barack Obama’s increasingly lawless presidency. Unfortunately, as the latest decision regarding Eric Holder and the Justice Department’s response to Fast and Furious makes clear, even as the White House’s defiance of the law grows, the options we have for holding it accountable are not...
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Radio Derb: Ebola and Ezekiel

Radio Derb: Ebola and Ezekiel

The past few weeks have been filled with news of dramatic happenings throughout the globe, not the least of which is the rapidly metastasizing ebola epidemic. In order to put things into proper perspective, it’s always useful to have an intelligent, rational guide who’s not captive to multiculturalist dogma and elitist groupthink. Thankfully, the...
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A Dose Of Humor

It’s good to know that there’s at least one voice who hasn’t been neutered by the politically correct, intellectually bankrupt, leftist groupthink that animates so much of public discourse these days, even if it is the puppet of an insouciant Yugoslavian Mountain Hound. As Triumph points out, the vast majority of faux Disney characters...
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