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 Next Secretary Of Labor?

The Next Secretary Of Labor?

Update: Cathy Hoilman asks if the President caved on amnesty.  Watch President Trump make the announcement live.
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The Daily Rattle (International Edition)

The Daily Rattle (International Edition)

While it seems like every major story on the planet involves the Trump administration, things have actually been rather interesting in the rest of the world. Under the leadership of former ski bum Justin Trudeau, our neighbor to the north seems to be embracing some of the values that have made Europe so inhospitable...
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Bad Religion

Bad Religion

For those of you who think erasing our national identity is the Christian-or Jewish-thing to do, you might want to read the words of Dr. Thomas Williams.
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Routine Procedure

Routine Procedure

Update: A felony conviction rate of over 70 percent.  The hysterical reaction among open borders fanatics to this weekend’s ICE raids merely serves to illustrate how the President’s opposition continues to not take him seriously. Despite the repeated comparisons to every tinhorn dictator, strongman and despot the world over, from Vladimir Putin to, naturally,...
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The Hammer Falls

The Hammer Falls

    Update: Plot twist.  The White House won’t immediately appeal this ruling.  Josh Blackman has an interesting post explaining the possible paths going forward for the Trump administration.  The temporary restraining order against President Trump’s executive order is still in effect, as you probably know. Josh Blackman has a good analysis of the...
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The Daily Rattle (Trump Edition)

The Daily Rattle (Trump Edition)

According to a recently published study, over 27 billion dollars in federal grants and direct payments are awarded to sanctuary cities, although that figure probably doesn’t take into account the recent designations of the Borough of Prospect Park and Cincinnati as such. One need only recall the names of Adrienne Shelly, Jamiel Shaw Jr. and...
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Separation Of Powers

Separation Of Powers

  The big news to come out of the President’s first weeks in office is a federal judge enjoining his executive order blocking immigration from 7 nations of concern. The motion by the Trump administration for an emergency stay has been denied by the 9th Circuit, a decision which bodes ill for its ultimate fate,...
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The Demise Of The European Project

With Marine Le Pen’s formal declaration, it’s fitting that we reflect upon how Europe arrived at this point.
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Loose Talk

Loose Talk

Update: CIS has published a backgrounder on this agreement.  Whatever adjectives can be used to describe our new President, ‘diplomatic’ is not one which springs readily to mind. His phone conversation with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull merely serves to reinforce a reputation for bluntness that was already solidified within the public imagination. In...
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Moving Forward (Jeff Sessions Is Approved)

Moving Forward (Jeff Sessions Is Approved)

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Jeff Sessions on a party-line vote, which means his nomination will be voted upon by the full U.S. Senate. This as the Democrats in that body continue their unprecedented obstruction of President Trump’s Cabinet-level appointees.
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