Posts Tagged ‘ drug cartels ’

La Bestia

La Bestia

One of the overlooked aspects of this country’s problem dealing with illegal aliens is the subset of this population which comes from Central America, often at great risk to life and limb. The treacherous route these migrants take  north relies upon a network of freight trains known as La Bestia, (The Beast), or El...
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Border Truths

Border Truths

  For those readers within the greater Phoenix Metropolitan Area who would like to attend the event, you can find directions to the event here.  4568 E Cactus Rd Phoenix, AZ 85032 (602) 996-8840
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Sanctuary For Scoundrels

Longstanding immigration reform activist and career Customs official Michael Cutler, whose tireless efforts to defend American citizens our readers well acquainted with, will be appearing later this morning on a radio program which will examine the grave threats posed by our compromised political asylum system. You’ll find all the information necessary to listen to...
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Homeland Security

Homeland Security

The scale of the problem we face on our southern border is often hard for Americans living outside of border states to comprehend. We’ve explored the havoc wreaked, both physically and psychically, by Mexican organized crime on this website at some length, but in order to grasp the magnitude of this problem you need...
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Injustice

Injustice

With the unfortunate news that Eric Holder is going to remain in his position as head of the Department of Justice for the second Obama term-at least for the foreseeable future-it’s only fitting that we take a cursory glance at the defining moment of his tenure as Attorney General. I refer, of course, to...
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Rapido y Furioso

Most of you are probably aware of Univision’s groundbreaking investigation of Fast and Furious, which aired last night. For those of you fluent in Espanol, you can watch the first part here. There’s also a Spanish-language interview of Univision’s two investigative reporters by Jorge Ramos, which focuses on the bloody history of Eric Holder’s...
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Department of Obstruction

Department of Obstruction

Here’s the link to the full hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which resulted in Attorney General Eric Holder being held in contempt. Kudos to Chairman Issa and the twenty-two other Republicans-including Syracuse’s own Ann Marie Buerkle-who had the gumption to hold this administration to account for its obstruction of...
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The Life, and Death, of a Rancher

The Life, and Death, of a Rancher

Today marks a deeply sad anniversary that will go unnoticed by most Americans, unfortunately, but which we must acknowledge if we ever hope to prevent such tragedies from recurring in the future. I speak, of course, of the murder of Arizona rancher Robert N. Krentz Jr., who was shot to death on his Cochise...
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They Come To America

They Come To America

One of the best films to portray the deteriorating condition of our nation’s southern border with Mexico is the aptly-named Border. Directed by Chris Burgard, an actor and producer I  had the pleasure of meeting at a film screening at the Helen Mills Theater held several years ago to benefit then-imprisoned Border Patrol agents...
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The Daily Rattle for February

The Daily Rattle for February

Today’s Daily Rattle cuts a wide swath across the political landscape, including stories about the ongoing carnage of the Mexican war against the narco cartels, some high profile endorsements of Mitt Romney by immigration enforcement advocates, and a potential reentry into the political realm by our good friend Russell Pearce. But first, we examine...
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