Posts Tagged ‘ Los Zetas ’

Desert Visions (Update on Dicks Peak Fire)

Desert Visions (Update on Dicks Peak Fire)

The chaotic, lawless status quo maintained on our southern border is one of our least-reported domestic catastrophes. This isn’t surprising when you consider the fact that our news media view themselves primarily as a platform for immigrants, illegal aliens and their benefactors more than objective outlets designed to convey pertinent information to the broader...
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Libertad (Two Stories Of Hope And Achievement)

Libertad (Two Stories Of Hope And Achievement)

The day after Christmas-Boxing Day, for those of you in the Commonwealth of Nations-seems like an appropriate time for two inspiring stories which exemplify what this country stands for. Namely, freedom and the opportunity to pursue your dreams, both for yourself and your loved ones. Yasiel Puig, the superstar outfielder currently playing for the...
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Narco Nation

Narco Nation

We’ve explored the extent of influence that narco-traffickers exercise over the Mexican criminal justice and political systems on this website in the past. While the fear that the Sinaloa cartel and Los Zetas have instilled in ordinary Mexicans, as well as the journalists who ostensibly cover their atrocities, is manifest, the influence they have...
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Drowned Hopes

Drowned Hopes

Yet another horrific shipwreck has occurred off the coast of the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa, which has become ground zero in the ongoing invasion of Europe by refugees from North Africa and the Middle East. You can view the harrowing rescue of some survivors here. The human tragedy-experienced both by the foreigners surging over the...
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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-Immigration News Summary For March 15, 2012

The Daily Rattle-Immigration News Summary For March 15, 2012

In today’s Rattle, we cover everything from the Obama administration’s continued dismantling of border security and immigration enforcement, to the trivialization of the Civil Rights Movement by the open borders left, to congressional oversight into Attorney General Eric Holder’s obstruction of justice in the Fast and Furious probe. But first, we look at the...
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Eric Holder Must Go!

Even as some of the ringleaders of the barbaric Zetas cartel responsible for the cold-blooded murder of ICE agent Jaime Zapata are apprehended, and men accused of being straw buyers for the equally prolific and ruthless Sinaloa Cartel are convicted, the backlash from the Fast and Furious debacle continues to unfold in both state...
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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 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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News Roundup

I just thought I’d get you caught up on some news you might have missed in the past week, starting with our neighbor to the south. -An editorial in Investor’s Business Daily highlights the disturbing possibility that Los Zetas are attempting to disrupt the upcoming Mexican presidential election. -In a related story, the L.A....
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