Posts Tagged ‘ Yemen ’

Missed Connections (Ted Cruz Flops On GMA)

Missed Connections (Ted Cruz Flops On GMA)

We’ve come to expect dissimulation and manipulation from the news media in our country, especially major commercial and public broadcasting networks, national newspapers and prominent Web aggregators such as the Huffington Post and Buzzfeed. We’ve seen this repeatedly in foreign affairs coverage, which has led to a host of disastrous policy decisions in countries ranging...
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Independence Day 2013

Independence Day 2013

Today marks the 257th anniversary of the day when the Declaration of Independence was finalized and officially published. On a day when we celebrate the founding of a unique experiment in self-governance, it’s only appropriate that we examine how far we have strayed from the ideals that animated our unique republic’s founding. From the...
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Too Much Of A Good Thing

Too Much Of A Good Thing

Video of Frank Gaffney’s speech can be found on Urban Infidel. One of the unofficial mottos of the United States, this phrase-which is minted on this country’s coins and emblazoned upon our paper bills-embodies the common heritage of the American nation, which was created from the union of thirteen distinct, unique former British colonies....
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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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The Fifth Column

The Fifth Column

One of those most inexplicable aspects of immigration policy in developed, Western nations is the tendency to give refuge to people who want to eradicate-or utterly transform-our way of life. While the media in this country often highlight the unresolved issues that stem from our shared border with Mexico, it rarely if ever discloses the...
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Anchors Aweigh

Anchors Aweigh

When we hear the term “anchor baby” we often assume that it refers to children born to mothers of Mexican or Central American origin who come here illegally in order to give birth. To “anchor” their roots to American soil, regardless of the fact that they are in this country illegally, and that they...
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Illyrians

Illyrians

On the heels of yet another thwarted bombing by an Islamic terrorist mentored by Yemeni cleric-and American citizen-Anwar al Awlaki, we now discover that an Albanian Muslim living in the United States has been convicted of immigration fraud.
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Thoughts On CPAC

Thoughts On CPAC

WEEKEND IN WASHINGTON ~                       Sacking out at CPAC   Had a great! time in Washington–the guys were interesting; it was strange but not too terrible to share a room with them, as all the hotels were sold out and overbooked, and Georgia was great, aside from her...
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The Unused Visa: Sanity over Sanaa

The Unused Visa: Sanity over Sanaa

Occasionally, we at American Rattlesnake like to publish original work on issues of a topical nature. That is why I’m pleased to bring you a trenchant personal essay that touches upon one of the most disturbing issues recently dominating the news cycle. So without further ado, I present to you the words of my good friend, Marion Dreyfus:
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Guess Who’s Got A Green Card

Guess Who’s Got A Green Card

If your answer is Al Qaeda’s replacement for 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, then you would be correct. It turns out that Al Qaeda facilitator and terrorist mastermind Adnan Shukrijumah was just as familiar with the United States as the man who inspired the Ft. Hood massacre, Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.
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