Posts Tagged ‘ Mexico ’

Texas Independence

Texas Independence

Monday marked the 178th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto, the decisive military engagement of the Texas Revolution, which ensured the defeat of General Santa Anna’s armies and the independence of what would become, in time, the Lone Star State. Although not the only revolt against the central government’s negation of federalism  within Mexico,...
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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 Security

  To put things into perspective, there have been repeated incursions by ostensible members of the Mexican military since 2006, many of which have been linked to powerful drug cartels. Which begs the question, what’s being done  by the Mexican state to curb the aggression of Mexico’s uniformed officers? The answer, sadly, is not...
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Coulter vs. Kaus at CPAC

Coulter vs. Kaus at CPAC

It turns out that the Coulter-Kaus debate was broadcast on one of  C-SPAN’s many outlets yesterday, despite the unofficial CPAC ban on discussion of the most important domestic political issue. You can watch the full debate here. In addition to covering the political costs of amnesty and the legally and constitutionally dubious nature of...
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Capturing ‘El Chapo’

Capturing ‘El Chapo’

As most of you already know, the elusive head of the Sinaloa Cartel has been arrested in the Mexican city of Mazatlan. The Washington Post has a detailed account of how one of the most notorious international fugitives was apprehended, which is worth reading in its entirety. The immediate question surrounding El Chapo now...
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Setting The Record Straight

Setting The Record Straight

The actual deportation numbers for this administration are, as anyone who has been paying attention to this issue in even the most cursory manner, appalling. Federale has an incisive post exploring just one of many grossly misleading media puff pieces extolling the benefits of President Obama’s latest unconstitutional administrative amnesty, which I recommend reading....
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Fast and Furious Fallout

Fast and Furious Fallout

The complicity of federal law enforcement agencies in Fast and Furious has been an issue ever since the scandal was revealed to the American public. Now comes word that the FBI has been implicated in the killing of Brian Terry, the Border Patrol agent whose death sparked the initial investigation into what has turned...
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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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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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