Posts Tagged ‘ Houston Chronicle ’

And Water Is Wet

And Water Is Wet

  The Washington Post makes a glaring concession to reality. We’re not sure if this signifies the mainstream media’s acknowledgement that immigration reform, i.e. legislative amnesty, isn’t going to be enacted during this session of Congress, or if they’re merely spiking the football. However, we’re glad to see some members of the open borders...
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Fight Or Flight (The Stupid Party Bargains With Obama)

Fight Or Flight (The Stupid Party Bargains With Obama)

Last week’s election results undoubtedly left many readers deeply disappointed, if not disaffected, including those of you who couldn’t bring yourselves to cast your ballot for Mitt Romney for any number of well documented reasons. The prospect of a president unencumbered by electoral consequences, whose administration has already shown itself to be flagrantly indifferent...
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Blood on the Border

Blood on the Border

Update: It’s believed by the FBI that the death of this Border Patrol agent was a case of friendly fire. Look for a link to the USA Today article in the comments section of this post.  Yet another deadly attack upon this nation’s Border Patrol agents, the first since the ambush of Brian Terry...
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Never Forget

Never Forget

Today marks the one year anniversary of the cold-blooded murder of ICE agent Jaime Zapata. As most of you know, American Rattlesnake has covered the circumstances surrounding the lethal attack on Agent Zapata and Victor Avila, as well as the followup investigation, since his death was first reported. This site has also explored the...
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The Daily Rattle (2011 New Year’s Edition)

The Daily Rattle (2011 New Year’s Edition)

Our last Rattle of 2011 runs the gamut, all the way from an immigration enforcement success in Pennsylvania to a disappointing judicial setback in South Carolina. However, we begin the final roundup of the year with a must-read essay in The American Conservative by W. James Antle III. It looks at the immigration scorecard...
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Immigration and Borders News Roundup

Today’s roundup is chock full of news, including a laughable attempt by the Mexican government to demonstrate its bona fides on border security by arresting a potential border-crosser from an infamous family. However, we begin with a much more serious story involving the continued obstruction of Congress by this administration with regard to the...
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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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Immigration Issues in Academe

Immigration Issues in Academe

The image you see above is a flow chart describing the process by which the bodies of illegal aliens, or in the parlance of the presenter, “undocumented border crossers,” found in the United States are identified and returned to their families. Or, in the case of those whose identities can not be verified, disposed...
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Terror Time Bomb

Terror Time Bomb

A very disturbing article was published in the Houston Chronicle yesterday revealing the sharp increase in apprehensions of illegal border-crossers from terrorist-designated nations over the past 17 months. Although the tone of the article would lead you to believe that Islamic terrorists aren’t attempting to exploit our porous southern border, nothing could be further...
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America’s Third Front

America’s Third Front

One of the tragedies of the times in which we live is the ineluctable fact that so many words in our vocabulary have been been stripped of their meaning, either through overuse or misapplication.
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