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 National Public Radio and El Diario La Prensa. He has also appeared on the David Webb Show and ABC-7's Tiempo. American Rattlesnake's work has been featured in National Review Online, Newbusters, Breitbart.com, and Pamelageller.com, and its coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement has appeared in Reason Magazine and Wikipedia. He can be reached at perry@american-rattlesnake.org. Follow him on Twitter, and/or friend him on Facebook, .


Conflict Of Interest

Conflict Of Interest

When David Axelrod is questioning your probity, you might want to reevaluate your life choices. The fact that a woman who might be as thoroughly corrupt as her predecessor is in a position to quash an investigation into the presumptive Democratic nominee-and potentially, her boss-can be attributed to Republican malleability.  The fact that the...
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Savage Truths

Update: Brilliant. Simply brilliant.  For me, Nigel Farage, as well as tens of millions of people throughout the world, EU tears are a thing of beauty. Something to be relished. The European Project has failed and there’s absolutely nothing the army of myopic Eurocrats in Brussels can do to nullify that reality, although they...
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That Was Then, This Is Now

For those of you who thought Hillary Clinton’s admiration of Angela Merkel had something to do with her gender, think again. Actually, Mama Merkel serves as a role model because of her unparalleled ability to destroy a nation, as this article describes in brutal detail.
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Conservatism And Its Discontents

Conservatism And Its Discontents

  A few additional notes regarding George Hawley’s fascinating look at dissent within the right: Notwithstanding the Trump Ascendancy, his belief that moderate libertarianism-or conservatarianism, as some have dubbed it-will exert the greatest influence over mainstream conservatism in the years ahead holds some merit. The disdain the modern conservative movement has for genuinely libertarian...
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Raise The Union Jack

Raise The Union Jack

It’s difficult to keep track of developments on the Brexit front, as news seems to be breaking nearly every minute. However, I’d like to provide you with some of the more useful observations about what has occurred in the UK and across the globe since Thursday. One of the most important questions, of course,...
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UK Independence

UK Independence

That is not the timber rattlesnake with which we’re so familiar, and which symbolically represents this website, but the common European adder. A viper which is not dangerous, and which only bites when threatened or disturbed. Much like the normally placid British, who only strike out when they are left with no alternative. Their...
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Cheers

But not London, evidently.
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Live Brexit Coverage

Live Brexit Coverage

Update: It looks like Great Britain will have a new PM. Watch David Cameron’s resignation speech.  A fascinating chart illustrates the difference in voting patterns between the 1975 referendum on the European Economic Community and yesterday’s Brexit vote.  A map of how Britain voted in the EU Referendum.  Nearly 17 and half million votes...
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Breaking News…

Breaking News…

Update: Madame Hillary weighs in.  The President still has no plans for his administration to actually enforce the law. What a relief!  If you didn’t realize how important this presidential election is, the Supreme Court reminded you earlier today with 2 immensely consequential decisions. The first upholds Judge Hanen’s injunction against Barack Obama’s patently unconstitutional...
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A New Athens?

Although the economic case for Remain is, as the Brits would say, bollocks, the non-economic case is even weaker.
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