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, .


First-class Illegals

First-class Illegals

If you thought the Democratic Party’s embrace of lawbreakers ended with Bill De Blasio’s municipal ID scheme, you are sadly mistaken. The New York Post has an exclusive this week exploring what Democrats intend to do with their legislative majority after this November’s elections. Among the many benefits illegal aliens will derive from a...
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Rolling Out The Welcome Mat

Rolling Out The Welcome Mat

While Senator Sessions and a handful of congressmen are struggling to publicize this administration’s defiance of the Constitution and the rule of law, the open borders demagogues and hispanderers continue to press Barack Obama to go even further in his campaign to erase any existing effective border and immigration controls. You  need look no...
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American Disemployment and the Imperial Presidency

  Senator Sessions is asking the right questions.
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Protecting The Homeland

Protecting The Homeland

10 Years Later: The 9/11 Commission Report’s Findings on Immigration  As the nation prepares for the thirteenth anniversary of the most destructive attack upon American soil, we need to remember what our government hasn’t done to ensure the security of our nation. Namely, secure our borders from infiltration by those who would do us...
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Mexican Justice

Mexican Justice

It’s good to know that at least some in Congress are reminding the Mexican government that the arbitrary detention and continued confinement of  Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi has not been forgotten by the American public. You can read the full letter addressed to Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karam on Chairman Ed Royce’s website. If only some other...
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Matt Brandenburgh: Hitchhiker, Filmmaker, Libertarian

Matt Brandenburgh: Hitchhiker, Filmmaker, Libertarian

The man behind Seavey/Perry finally steps out from the shadows and talks about his adventures across this fair land. Check it out! Also, like our Facebook page, Seavey/Perry on Culture!
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Celebrating Constitution Week

Celebrating Constitution Week

Constitution Week, 9/13/14 Bitfire Inc. 320 West 37th Street Suite 600 New York, NY  10018 The political impact of the Tea Party is a subject which has been debated ceaselessly over the course of the past six years. Even as it has made tremendous strides in mobilizing public opposition to disastrous statist manipulations of...
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Inviting Terror

Inviting Terror

With the horrific ritual slaughter of yet another American journalist, it’s become clear that the Islamic State, after briefly pursuing the hearts and minds strategy, has reverted to form. Whether we call them ISIL, ISIS, Al Qaeda in Iraq, or the Combatant Vanguard, the essence of this group of sociopaths remains the same, i.e....
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Honest Labor

Honest Labor

As this country celebrates Labor Day, it’s important to reflect upon how our political class continues to shortchange American workers and those who are desperately seeking work but are locked out of opportunities by our government’s disastrous immigration policies. It’s perhaps not surprising that the chief cheerleader for the disemployment of Americans, i.e. President...
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Trek’s Trek (Honoring Brian Terry)

Trek’s Trek (Honoring Brian Terry)

  Kudos to intrepid investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson for bringing attention to a noble cause. As most of you know, the investigation into the death of Agent Brian Terry at the hands of Mexican narco-insurgents has gone nowhere for nearly the past four years, in no small part due to the obstruction of this...
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