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 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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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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