Posts Tagged ‘ David Codrea ’

May 5th (Saluting An American Pioneer)

President Obama has spent the past week trolling for votes among undocumented Democrats, purportedly as a way of strengthening historic ties between the United States and its neighbor to the south, which-as we’ve pointed out in the past-have always been a little tetchy. While the irony of issuing paeans to Mexico as a patriotic, John...
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Embrace Debate

Due to events beyond our control, the focus of American Rattlesnake has expanded recently to include discussion of news and information updates closer to home. We’ll continue to explore the complex, vitally important issues that comprise the national immigration debate using this platform. However, for those of you who are looking for more extensive coverage...
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Fast and Furious Spin

Fast and Furious Spin

Well, it turns out that the “blockbuster” Fortune Magazine piece defaming ATF whistleblower John Dodson, while simultaneously exculpating the architects of Fast and Furious within the Obama administration from blame, was a pack of lies.  Try to contain your shock. It would seem that the statuary above was meant to depict the members of...
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The Rights of States

The Rights of States

It’s difficult to gauge the ultimate impact of this past week’s Supreme Court decision invalidating much of Arizona’s landmark immigration enforcement law, with the exception of Section 2(b), i.e. the clause empowering local police to ascertain someone’s immigration status if  “reasonable suspicion” exists when he or she is detained.  Even this seeming bright spot...
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Stand Up, Speak Out

I’ll delve more deeply into President Obama’s Unemployment For Americans Act in future updates, but today I’d like to highlight a speech made by the intrepid Michelle Malkin at this weekend’s Right Online conference. It’s particularly apt in light of the President’s continued policy of lashing out at dissenters-not a new phenomenon, unfortunately-such as...
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Remembering Breitbart

Remembering Breitbart

A man dying in the prime of his life, even as he was ascending to the summit of his vocation, is something that rarely occurs in this country. Even my paternal grandfather, and his son, i.e. my own father, whose lives were tragically cut short by bad genes-as well some unwise personal decisions-lived long...
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The Daily Rattle-Immigration News Summary For December 17, 2011

Today’s roundup contains a heavy dose of news about Eric Holder and the Justice Department’s malfeasance, vis-a-vis their gunwalking scandals, as well as an update on the case of embattled political prisoner Agent Jesus Diaz. However, we start with a mind-boggling story about the lengths Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a.k.a. Tony Villar, will...
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What’s Happening?

The past few weeks have seen a flurry of important news stories that, unfortunately, we haven’t had the opportunity to address at any length on the pages of American Rattlesnake. In our periodic news roundup, we’ll cover everything from the latest embarrassment to befall Governor Hair to the mystery that is the location of notorious Mexican drug...
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Gunwalker Creep

Gunwalker Creep

The carnage  emanating from the Obama administration’s gunwalking adventures continues to mount, as reported by CBS News. And the havoc created by the BATF’s inexplicable attempt to arm murderous crime syndicates isn’t restricted to Mexico, as we’ve known for some time. In a new development, we’ve learned that in addition to enriching the Mexican coffin-making...
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Turning Up The Heat (Operation Gunrunner Goes Rogue)

Turning Up The Heat (Operation Gunrunner Goes Rogue)

You’ll rarely find praise for the mainstream media, a hindrance to even modest immigration enforcement and reasonable immigration laws under the best of circumstances, on this website, but I have to commend CBS News for its continuing, exemplary coverage of the Gunwalker fiasco.
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