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.


The Great Crime (Remembering The Armenian Genocide)

The Great Crime (Remembering The Armenian Genocide)

Today marks the 102nd anniversary of an unfathomable crime against humanity. The precursor to The Holocaust, the Armenian genocide involved the systematic deportation and elimination of over 1.5 million Armenian Christians living within the Ottoman Empire. The Federalist has published a useful explanation of what this series of atrocities entailed, as well an answer...
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No Rest For The Wicked (French Terror Attack)

Update: The Islamic State has claimed responsibility.  Violent Islamists apparently demonstrate their civic pride by opening fire on crowds of infidels. France 24 has the details. It should be noted that French authorities were already pursuing terror cells throughout the country in the prelude to Sunday’s presidential election, the first to be held while...
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Riot In The Streets Of Berkeley

Riot In The Streets Of Berkeley

Update: Dan Sanchez wonders: Is it good for liberty?  Apparently, the revolution will be televised. And tweeted. One of the more interesting comments in response to this article compares the idleness of Berkeley cops to a South American soccer riot that overwhelmed local police officers. Coming nearly 2 months after more destructive riots in...
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Justice Delayed (Brian Terry’s Killer Nabbed)

Justice Delayed (Brian Terry’s Killer Nabbed)

The killer of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry has been apprehended in Mexico. Most of you will recall that his murder at the hands of a Mexican rip-crew was the event which unraveled Fast and Furious to the American public. The fact that no one in the Department of Justice was held to account for...
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The Dream Is Dead

The Dream Is Dead

Or, at the very least, put on hiatus until the next state budget. Governor Cuomo’s attempt to provide free college tuition to illegal immigrants has been thwarted. The Associated Press has more details on the somewhat impractical free tuition plan.
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Under Siege

Under Siege

Update: The Local is covering the attack from the scene.  The latest terrorist target to hit Europe has just taken place in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. The BBC has full coverage of the attack.
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The U.S. Wages War On Syria

Update: A non-interventionist weighs in.  Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. A few questions which should have been answered before tonight’s missile strikes.  Politics makes for strange bedfellows.  In deed, if nothing else. The Telegraph is covering the airstrikes against the Assad regime and their aftermath live. For an...
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What Doesn’t Kill Us (Help Lisa Fight AML)

What Doesn’t Kill Us (Help Lisa Fight AML)

Cancer is universally loathed and feared. I’ve lost cousins, grandparents, and friends to this disease, and I’m sure our readers could tell their own terrible stories. That’s why it’s important to help those who are currently fighting this disease. One of them is a local woman whose dreams of becoming a nurse have been...
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Political Posturing

Political Posturing

On the heels of the Rockville rape, which prompted local Democrats to propose a bill that would make their city a sanctuary city, Virginians are dealing with the brutal murder of a teenager at the hands of 3 criminal aliens. Governor McAuliffe has claimed he wants those who commit serious criminal offenses to be deported, although...
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New York ICE

No, not New Yorkers for Immigration Control and Enforcement. This is a story about ICE agents operating in New York City. Politico has all the details. For what it’s worth, Staten Island Republicans are urging the Department of Justice to pull funding from New York City until our politicians halt its noncompliance with ICE....
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