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, ABC-7's Tiempo, and a GMA presidential town hall. 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 Gab. Also, read more of his work on Medium.


Speak No Evil (Canada’s New Blasphemy Law)

Speak No Evil (Canada’s New Blasphemy Law)

I, Hypocrite on point, as usual. Anthony Furey has more on the Canadian government’s decision to stigmatize speech critical of Islam.
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Westminster Attack

Westminster Attack

Update: Mayor Khan speaks out.  Tommy Robinson explains what makes London such a terrific terror target for Islamists.  Ben Shapiro takes the media to task.  Multiple fatalities. Over 20 casualties.  Could the timing of this attack be symbolic?  The Guardian is live-blogging the terrorist assault upon the UK’s seat of power.
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Judge Neil Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing


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The New Normal

The New Normal

For those of you under the misimpression that this weekend’s thwarted terror attack in France is an anomaly, Breitbart London has some sobering news. In a single 18 month span, over 230 people were murdered in jihadist attacks upon that country. And while most of us are aware of the horrors perpetrated in the Bataclan...
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

It turns out that many Irish-Americans follow the career path of their forefathers. For a great novel about Irish-American women, and their relationship to both the City and its exceptional fire department, I would suggest picking up a copy of my cousin Kathleen’s Ashes of Fiery Weather. To our readers, I’d just like to...
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Constitutional Crisis

  President Trump’s revised executive order has been halted, once again, by a federal judiciary which doesn’t seem to understand-or to care much about-the Constitution or its prescribed role within it. You can read Josh Blackman’s instal-analysis, which hits most of the key points. As Mark Krikorian points out, regardless of the inherent merits of the...
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East is East

  Although the Turkish riots in Rotterdam-and despite media portrayals of poor, victimized Muslims, that’s precisely what they were-were intended to help Recep Tayyip Erdoğan consolidate power within Turkey, they have had a corollary effect. Namely, serving as the best single advertisement for Geert Wilders becoming the next Prime Minister of The Netherlands. Can...
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Communism Kills

Communism Kills

h/t Pamela Hall It’s a message which bears repeating. An inspired idea from the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, these billboards point out the horrific reality behind Marxism’s edifice of lies.
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All Politics Is Local (The Daily Rattle)

All Politics Is Local (The Daily Rattle)

-We begin today’s rattle with an interesting story about an Indian-or Muslim, depending upon PR needs of the open borders squad-athlete who was ushered into this country by our very own Senator Chuck Schumer. Unfortunately, this gifted sportsman is also a sex offender. Perhaps this isn’t quite as bad as having an alien interning...
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Homeland Security

Homeland Security

The full text of President Trump’s new executive order, courtesy of CNN.
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