Global Realities= Dangerous Territory with Loss of Checks and Balances

President-Elect Obama Faces a Dangerous World

So much will ride on the new president’s willingness — or refusal — to accept and act upon global realities.

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As voters stepped into the polls, they came armed with their opinions, their emotions, their gut feelings, their peer pressure, their community organizers’ suggestions and a variety of other decision-making tools that will never supplant bare-bones knowledge on the issues.

Last time around, it was Diddy warning citizens to “Vote or Die,” but last year a study by the Pew Research Center for The People & The Press nearly gave the world of punditry a collective heart attack. Looking at the survey somberly reminds us that these are the people who voted, volunteered, were perhaps cajoled into registering by an ambitious, compensated town crier with a clipboard.

Only 36 percent of Pew respondents could name Vladimir Putin as the president of Russia — even when he’d been president for nearly eight years. Only two-thirds could name their own state’s governor. Sixty-nine percent could even identify our vice president, even with Dick Cheney’s starring role as the butt of liberal jokes. Just 37 could peg the chief justice of the Supreme Court as leaning conservative, and even fewer respondents, 32 percent, could name Sunni as the Islam branch opposite Shia. And on, and on.

Too many American voters sleepwalk through the world, and yet lined up to pick the next leader of the free world. And now, Barack Obama, you have the weight of the world on your shoulders — a world where many of its inhabitants would like to see a weaker United States so that they can feel stronger themselves, and have won agreement from many on the American left. You have constituents and global onlookers alike who think that the reputation of the U.S. is paramount to doing the right — even if unpopular — thing.

Here are five things you should remember about the world today — and that you should cling to stronger than upper-class citizens’ money:

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Source:Pajamas Media

The trouble with ignorance is that it picks up confidence as it goes along..
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap. – Napoleon Bonaparte

Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we. – George Bush

George Washington’s: Advice to us

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Say It Ain’t So Joe!

SAY IT AIN’T SO JOE!

Poor man told Katie on CBS that the ad the Nobama campaign ran was ‘terrible’ and he would not have run it.. You remember the ad making fun of McCain because he could not use a computer, (due to his war injuries he suffered as a POW.) then the campaign wheelers and dealers ala NObama had to reign him in..he had to say he had not seen it and back up on his earlier comment.

Poor Joe, say it ain’t so.. that you can’t have an opinion. At least McCain and Palin can disagree.

Barack Obama slapped his loose-lipped running mate Tuesday, chastising Joe Biden for speaking too fast and contradicting him on one of the massive financial bailouts.

Biden, a Delaware senator, declared last week the federal government should not have floated the American International Group an $85 billion lifeline.

Obama said the feds had no choice and hit John McCain for opposing the AIG rescue one day, then backing it the next.

See the full original link below over at GoodTimePolitics

Obama spanking Joe Biden like a baby!

This was when Biden was campaigning for the Presidency during the Primaries.

Thought this was interesting, It may very well come back to bite him..He sure has had a lot of problems with NObama.

Hattip:Right Truth

Sen. Joe Biden, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s incoming chairman, wants to get tough with Mexico, calling it an “erstwhile democracy” with a “corrupt system” responsible for illegal immigration and drug problems in the U.S.

Biden, D-Del., was in Columbia on Monday in his first postelection trip to this first-in-the-South presidential primary state as he continues to line up support for his presidential bid.

During a question-and-answer session before more than 230 Columbia Rotary Club members, Biden was asked about immigration problems.

Biden, who favors tightening the U.S.-Mexico border with fences, said immigration is driven by money in low-wage Mexico.

“Mexico is a country that is an erstwhile democracy where they have the greatest disparity of wealth,” Biden said. “It is one of the wealthiest countries in the hemisphere and because of a corrupt system that exists in Mexico, there is the 1 percent of the population at the top, a very small middle class and the rest is abject poverty.”

Unless the political dynamics change in Mexico and U.S. employers who hire illegal immigrants are punished, illegal immigration won’t stop. “All the rest is window dressing,” he said.

An even bigger problem are illegal drugs “coming up through corrupt Mexico,” he said. “People are driving across that border with tons, tons — hear me — tons of everything from byproducts for methamphetamines, to cocaine, to heroine.”

Covering a variety of topics, Biden kept most of the crowd in their seats for an hour — twice as long as scheduled.

“I warn all of you, all of you making more than a million bucks — I hope you all are — I’m taking away your tax cut,” Biden said. “I’m not joking.”

Sounds like Barack Obama will need to have a debate with Joe Biden, in addition to John McCain.

SAY IT AIN’T SO JOE!

Military installations built by illegals and Mexico protests Arizona law

 Just when I think I have heard it all, here it comes again. Now building our military installations..Suppose it would not be correct to ask ‘what are they thinking’.. yeah, go ahead, flaunt it in our face.. Break the law.. don’t build our borders..time is running out on that in December is it not? Something needs to be done with those you subcontract to for ‘cheap labor’. I suppose the buck does not stop with the leaders or those in charge I should say? Homeland Security? Is it too much to ask to bring it home?
I’ve covered dozens of stories like this over the years. The same pattern recurs: Reports of illegal aliens working at secure military facilities, outrage at the news, plans to deport the illegal workers and punish the employers…followed by few or zero deportations and a slap on the wrist for the employers.How much you wanna bet that the same thing happens again:

ICE Raid Nabs 34 Suspected Illegal Immigrants

All 34 suspected illegal immigrants were arrested while working on the new Tennessee Air National guard facility. News of the arrests was enough to give air travelers we spoke with a case of homeland insecurity. “Illegal immigrants should not be working on a secure installation,” said Darryl Johnson.

Federal officials say all the immigrants are from Mexico. They’ve been taken to an East Memphis facility for processing and face deportation.

When asked if security of the new Tennessee Air National Guard facility was compromised , Temple Black, spokesman for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said, “Not that we know. That’s why it’s still under investigation. We’ll find out as we go along.”

Federal investigators are still trying to determine which contractors are at fault for making the hires. The issue is complicated because there are four primary contractors and dozens of subcontractors working on the $215 million dollar project.

At least two of the contractors we spoke with, APAC and Reliable, say they do background checks and none of the contractors work for them.

A spokesman for Alberici construction company says they do identification checks and haven’t been notified by federal authorities.

Well, Whoopdedo! Imagine that!

Now check out this story, Mexico coming to protest Arizona’s new state employer sanctions laws

Thanks Michelle Malkin  
JUST WHOSE COUNTRY IS THIS ANYWAY?
Arizona has a tough, new state employer sanctions law to discourage illegal immigration. It’s called the Legal Arizona Workers Act and it prohibits employers from knowingly employing unauthorized aliens; requires the Attorney General and county Attorney to investigate complaints about employers who hire unauthorized aliens; and makes it unlawful for a person to file false and frivolous complaints against an employer. If an employer knowingly employs an unauthorized alien, the act requires that the employer’s business license be permanently revoked. It requires employers to verify their employees through a free federal basic pilot program. The act makes it a crime to take the identity of another to obtain employment.The federal courts have refused to block the law, causing an uproar among the open-borders lobbyists.Know who else is complaining? A delegation of Mexican lawmakers, who crossed the border and traveled to Tucson to lobby (Hat tip – reader Ray):

A delegation of nine state legislators from Sonora traveled to Tucson to make the case against Arizona’s new employer sanctions law[.]

The lawmakers say it will have a devastating [e]ffect on the Mexican state.

Whose problem is that?

At a news conference Tuesday, they said Sonora cannot handle the demand for housing, jobs and schools it will face as illegal Mexican workers in Arizona return to their hometowns without jobs or money.

Again: Whose problem is that?

Sarcasm: Angie

And how the heck do they think this country is handling the problems with our schools,hospitals, and homes as we lose jobs and money? Uh…have you not heard? American citizens opinions just don’t count in their book, go ahead…make my day…break the law, just bring home the money and bacon honey…all your expenses are covered by the U.S. free schools, hospitalization, why go on have your babies there and then you can stay without any fuss about applying for legal status like Americans have to do in other countries or like the many who have applied and are waiting in line.

The law, which took effect Jan.1, punishes employers who knowingly hire individuals who don’t have valid legal documents to work in the United States.

Businesses found violating the law face suspension or loss of a business license.

The lawmakers were to travel to Phoenix Wednesday for a breakfast meeting with Hispanic legislators.

They’re expected to tell them how the law will affect Mexican families on both sides of the border.

“How can they pass a law like this?” asked Mexican Rep. Leticia Amparano Gamez, who represents Nogales.

It’s the American democratic process. Look it up.

“There is not one person living in Sonora who does not have a friend or relative working in Arizona,” Amparano said in Spanish.

And her point is?

Amparano said the Sonoran legislators are already asking the federal government of Mexico for help. Rep. Florencio Diaz Armenta, coordinator of the delegation, represents the agricultural rich San Luis, Rio Colorado, area south of Yuma which employs some 28,000 legal Mexican workers.

“What do we do with the repatriated?” he asked.

One more time: Whose problem is that?

Of course, we know they are heading to the other states, especially Texas..  what a crock! Get ready for tax increases, we are about to go broke and big brother needs more of your hard earned cash to pay for it.

Mexico’s Immigration Law: Let’s Tryit Here at Home & Candidates record on Immigration

Mexico’s Immigration Law: Let’s Try It Here at Home

By J. Michael Waller

Birthplace of the
Mexican constitution,
Queretaro, Mexico
excellent read on: hattip to wordforit
See the candidates record on this subject below

Mexico has a radical idea for a rational immigration policy that most Americans would love. However, Mexican officials haven’t been sharing that idea with us as they press for our Congress to adopt the McCain-Kennedy immigration reform bill.

That’s too bad, because Mexico, which annually deports more illegal aliens than the United States does, has much to teach us about how it handles the immigration issue. Under Mexican law, it is a felony to be an illegal alien in Mexico.

At a time when the Supreme Court and many politicians seek to bring American law in line with foreign legal norms, it’s noteworthy that nobody has argued that the U.S. look at how Mexico deals with immigration and what it might teach us about how best to solve
our illegal immigration problem.
Mexico has a single, streamlined law that ensures that foreign visitors and immigrants are:

  • in the country legally;
  • have the means to sustain themselves economically;
  • not destined to be burdens on society;
  • of economic and social benefit to society;
  • of good character and have no criminal records; and
  • contributors to the general well-being of the nation.

The law also ensures that:

  • immigration authorities have a record of each foreign visitor;
  • foreign visitors do not violate their visa status;
  • foreign visitors are banned from interfering in the country’s internal politics;
  • foreign visitors who enter under false pretenses are imprisoned or deported;
  • foreign visitors violating the terms of their entry are imprisoned or deported;
  • those who aid in illegal immigration will be sent to prison.

Who could disagree with such a law? It makes perfect sense. The Mexican constitution strictly defines the rights of citizens — and the denial of many fundamental rights to non-citizens, illegal and illegal. Under the constitution, the Ley General de Población, or
General Law on Population, spells out specifically the country’s immigration policy.

It is an interesting law — and one that should cause us all to ask, Why is our great southern neighbor pushing us to water down our own immigration laws and policies, when its own immigration restrictions are the toughest on the continent? If a felony is a
crime punishable by more than one year in prison, then Mexican law makes it a felony to be an illegal alien in Mexico.

If the United States adopted such statutes, Mexico no doubt would denounce it as a manifestation of American racism and bigotry.

We looked at the immigration provisions of the Mexican constitution. [1] Now let’s look at Mexico’s main immigration law.

Mexico welcomes only foreigners who will be useful to Mexican society:

  • Foreigners are admitted into Mexico “according to their possibilities of contributing to national progress.” (Article 32)
  • Immigration officials must “ensure” that “immigrants will be useful elements for the country and that they have the necessary funds for their sustenance” and for their dependents. (Article 34)
  • Foreigners may be barred from the country if their presence upsets “the equilibrium of the national demographics,” when foreigners are deemed detrimental to “economic or national interests,” when they do not behave like good citizens in their own country, when they have broken Mexican laws, and when “they are not found to be physically or mentally healthy.” (Article 37)
  • The Secretary of Governance may “suspend or prohibit the admission of foreigners when he determines it to be in the national interest.” (Article 38)

Mexican authorities must keep track of every single person in the country:

  • Federal, local and municipal police must cooperate with federal immigration authorities upon request, i.e., to assist in the arrests of illegal immigrants. (Article 73)
  • A National Population Registry keeps track of “every single individual who comprises the population of the country,” and verifies each individual’s identity. (Articles 85 and 86)
  • A national Catalog of Foreigners tracks foreign tourists and immigrants (Article 87), and assigns each individual with a unique tracking number (Article 91).

Foreigners with fake papers, or who enter the country under false pretenses, may be imprisoned:

  • Foreigners with fake immigration papers may be fined or imprisoned. (Article 116)
  • Foreigners who sign government documents “with a signature that is false or different from that which he normally uses” are subject to fine and imprisonment. (Article 116)

Foreigners who fail to obey the rules will be fined, deported, and/or imprisoned as felons:

  • Foreigners who fail to obey a deportation order are to be punished. (Article 117)
  • Foreigners who are deported from Mexico and attempt to re-enter the country without authorization can be imprisoned for up to 10 years. (Article 118)
  • Foreigners who violate the terms of their visa may be sentenced to up to six years in prison (Articles 119, 120 and 121). Foreigners who misrepresent the terms of their visa while in Mexico — such as working with out a permit — can also be imprisoned.

Under Mexican law, illegal immigration is a felony. The General Law on Population says,

  • “A penalty of up to two years in prison and a fine of three hundred to five thousand pesos will be imposed on the foreigner who enters the country illegally.” (Article 123)
  • Foreigners with legal immigration problems may be deported from Mexico instead of being imprisoned. (Article 125)
  • Foreigners who “attempt against national sovereignty or security” will be deported. (Article 126)

Mexicans who help illegal aliens enter the country are themselves considered criminals under the law:

  • A Mexican who marries a foreigner with the sole objective of helping the foreigner live in the country is subject to up to five years in prison. (Article 127)
  • Shipping and airline companies that bring undocumented foreigners into Mexico will be fined. (Article 132)

All of the above runs contrary to what Mexican leaders are demanding of the United States. The stark contrast between Mexico’s immigration practices versus its American
immigration preachings is telling. It gives a clear picture of the Mexican government’s agenda: to have a one-way immigration relationship with the United States.

Let’s call Mexico’s bluff on its unwarranted interference in U.S. immigration policy. Let’s propose, just to make a point, that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) member nations standardize their immigration laws by using Mexico’s own law as a model.

  On Immigration WITH THE CANDIDATES

Update: McCain won the Florida primarys, Guillano endorsement coming:’

Well, our field is narrowing as this is being posted…

Again, I want to reiterate I am not bashing immigrants, just those who do and would break the law.

This is most certainly not the only issue facing us today, but it does give a good handle on the candidates integrity and where they stand on this issue.

We are a compassionate nation we allow over a million legal immigrants into this country every year..It is not fair to make those who keep the law  to get at the back of the line..while lawbreakers sneak in this country and our candidates have a wishy washy attitude on our own laws of the land . We as a country have citizens who cannot afford to get health care, many times put off surgery or doctor visits but illegals have free access to our system and folks it is breaking the bank. We have hospitals along our southern borders that have gone bankrupt! Yet be very careful if you get sick in Mexico, they won’t let you go or release you until the bill is paid in full. I could give you horror stories on that but that is another day.

What kind of message are we sending our children, oh, we can just pick and choose which laws to keep and which laws to break?  Deceitful employers use illegals and pay them p-nuts. I still believe if employers would give a fair wage, there would be americans willing to do the work. No, this is a bonus for law breaking slavery! Our candidates seem to take back water when it comes to being elected..Win at all costs..what will they do when in office? seems to be the question of the day.

On the issues here and on side bar. from there you can look at all the issues facing us and see which links up to your hopes and dreams for a candidate..I have included what seems to be the front runners from the Dems, Repubs, and Libertarian Ron Paul on this particular issue.

I just did  a post  on how Mexico handles illegal immigration..Perhaps we could take a note from them..yes?

 Hillary Clinton on Immigration
Click here for 20 full quotes on Immigration OR other candidates on Immigration OR background on Immigration.

  • Crack down on employers who exploit undocumented workers. (Dec 2007)
  • Oppose granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck: Denied saying licensing illegals “made sense”. (Oct 2007)
  • Immigrant license issue needs federal action on reform. (Oct 2007)
  • More border patrolling on both Mexican AND Canadian borders. (Sep 2007)
  • Immigration reform needs family unification as one goal. (Sep 2007)
  • Anti-immigrant bill would have criminalized Jesus Christ. (Sep 2007)
  • Sanctuary cities ok; local police can’t enforce immigration. (Sep 2007)
  • Opposes illegal immigration, but doesn’t vote to follow up. (Jun 2007)
  • Making English official imperils crises needing translators. (Jun 2007)
  • Comprehensive reform to get 12 million out of shadows. (Apr 2007)
  • Keep New York-Ontario border passport-free for tourism. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted YES on comprehensive immigration reform. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring English as the official language of the US government. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the “Y” nonimmigrant guestworker program. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on establishing a Guest Worker program. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 2006)
  • Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Barack Obama on Immigration
Click here for 20 full quotes on Immigration OR other candidates on Immigration OR background on Immigration.

  • Comprehensive solution includes employers & borders. (Nov 2007)
  • Undocumented workers come here to work, not to drive. (Nov 2007)
  • Support granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck: Lightning IS likelier than employer prosecution. (Nov 2007)
  • Illegal immigrants’ lack of ID is a public safety concern. (Oct 2007)
  • Immigration system is broken for legal immigrants. (Sep 2007)
  • Reform must include more border security, and border wall. (Sep 2007)
  • Sanctuary cities show that feds are not enforcing law. (Sep 2007)
  • Pathway to citizenship, but people have to earn it. (Aug 2007)
  • Let’s be a nation of laws AND a nation of immigrants. (Aug 2007)
  • Do a better job patrolling the Canadian and Mexican borders. (Jun 2007)
  • Give immigrants who are here a rigorous path to citizenship. (Jun 2007)
  • Extend welfare and Medicaid to immigrants. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on comprehensive immigration reform. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring English as the official language of the US government. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on establishing a Guest Worker program. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 2006)
  • Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
Mitt Romney on Immigration
Click here for 22 full quotes on Immigration OR other candidates on Immigration OR background on Immigration.

  • FactCheck: Yes, his ads DID accuse McCain of “amnesty”. (Jan 2008)
  • Illegal immigrants should go home eventually. (Dec 2007)
  • No mandatory prison term for employers who hire illegals. (Dec 2007)
  • AdWatch: Huckabee ok’ed tuition & scholarships for illegals. (Dec 2007)
  • FactCheck: Took hard-line on illegals, but only late in term. (Dec 2007)
  • Welcome the people who have been standing in line first. (Dec 2007)
  • Employers have no means of knowing who’s legal & who’s not. (Dec 2007)
  • Avoid chain migration; disallow families from one citizen. (Dec 2007)
  • Illegal immigrants shouldn’t get tuition break in schools. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck: Illegals employed at his home, but by contractor. (Nov 2007)
  • AdWatch: No driver’s license & in-state tuition for illegals. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck: MA state cops never enforced immigration laws. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck: Took no action against 4 Mass. sanctuary cities. (Nov 2007)
  • Reduce federal funding to sanctuary cities. (Sep 2007)
  • Z-visa is not technically amnesty; but is in fact amnesty. (Sep 2007)
  • FactCheck: NYC never declared itself a “sanctuary city”. (Sep 2007)
  • Enforce the law against 12 million illegals here now. (Jun 2007)
  • Proposed Z visa allows illegal aliens to stay in America. (Jun 2007)
  • Make English national language; communicate in Spanish too. (Jun 2007)
  • McCain’s plan gives special pathway to those here illegally. (May 2007)
  • Keep rule barring immigrants from running for president. (May 2007)
  • Tuition breaks encourage illegal immigration. (Nov 2005)
John McCain on Immigration
Click here for 27 full quotes on Immigration OR other candidates on Immigration OR background on Immigration.

  • Do everything I can to help all immigrants learn English. (Dec 2007)
  • Illegal immigrants are God’s children as well. (Nov 2007)
  • 12 million illegals in country now is de facto amnesty. (Sep 2007)
  • Amnesty is forgiveness; we offer fines; lines; & long waits. (Sep 2007)
  • No official English; Native Americans use own languages. (Jun 2007)
  • Immigration reform needed for national security. (Jun 2007)
  • Hispanics serve our country, like every wave of immigrants. (Jun 2007)
  • America expects us to work on immigration together. (May 2007)
  • Bipartisanship shows preparedness for presidency. (May 2007)
  • Change rule barring immigrants from running for president. (May 2007)
  • Comprehensive reform requires temporary worker program. (May 2007)
  • Comprehensive reform must include border security first. (Apr 2007)
  • Make possible for immigrants to do a job Americans won’t do. (Oct 2004)
  • Give everyone in the world an opportunity to come to America. (Oct 2004)
  • More help for legal immigrants when immigrating & once here. (Jul 1998)

    Voting Record

  • No more ballot initiatives against immigration. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on comprehensive immigration reform. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring English as the official language of the US government. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on establishing a Guest Worker program. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing more foreign workers into the US for farm work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
  • English immersion over bilingual education. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 18% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)
 Rudy Giuliani on Immigration
Click here for 19 full quotes on Immigration OR other candidates on Immigration OR background on Immigration.

  • Let illegals self-select to sign up & work on the tax rolls. (Jan 2008)
  • End illegal immigration or we risk legal immigration. (Dec 2007)
  • BorderStat & virtual fence: just stop people from coming in. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck: NYC acted like “sanctuary city”, in all but name. (Nov 2007)
  • Sanctuary city policy helped make NYC most legal city in US. (Oct 2007)
  • FactCheck: NYC not “sanctuary” but did welcome illegals. (Oct 2007)
  • Declared NYC a sanctuary city, and crime fell. (Sep 2007)
  • FactCheck: Feds deported 4,000 illegals in NYC, not 2,000. (Sep 2007)
  • AdWatch: New citizens must read, write, & speak English. (Aug 2007)
  • AdWatch: Deport convicted criminals who are illegal aliens. (Aug 2007)
  • FactCheck: English literacy already required for citizenship. (Aug 2007)
  • Need tamper-proof IDs, and database for immigrants. (Jun 2007)
  • Reform bill fails to document who left US and who’s here. (Jun 2007)
  • Shouldn’t be debating LEGAL immigration, only ILLEGAL. (Jun 2007)
  • Allow immigrants to work, with tamper-proof ID cards. (May 2007)
  • Let illegals’ kids go to school, or they’ll be on streets. (May 2007)
  • Change rule barring immigrants from running for president. (May 2007)
  • Supports Senate guest worker plan & path to citizenship. (Nov 2006)
  • NYC services for illegal aliens. (Oct 2005)

 Mike Huckabee on Immigration
Click here for 16 full quotes on Immigration OR other candidates on Immigration OR background on Immigration.

  • FactCheck: Yes, supported scholarships for AR illegal aliens. (Dec 2007)
  • Pathway to citizenship must start at back of line, out of US. (Dec 2007)
  • Send illegals home so all in US can hold their heads high. (Dec 2007)
  • Make legal immigration quick, or outsource it if we can’t. (Dec 2007)
  • FactCheck: AR college bill accepted illegals after 3 years. (Nov 2007)
  • Punish people who break the law; but not their children. (Nov 2007)
  • Focus on demand: penalize employers of illegal immigrants. (Sep 2007)
  • Some anti-immigration advocates are based on racism. (Sep 2007)
  • People are angry at government for failing to track illegals. (Sep 2007)
  • Problems with McCain-Kennedy: credibility; secrecy; spending. (Jun 2007)
  • Allow in professionals as legal immigrants, but seal border. (Jun 2007)
  • Change rule barring immigrants from running for president. (May 2007)
  • Path to citizenship if illegals admit guilt & pay fine. (Jan 2007)
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
  • Import farm workers from Mexico. (Sep 2001
Ron Paul on Immigration
Click here for 15 full quotes on Immigration OR other candidates on Immigration OR background on Immigration.

  • If economy were good, there’d be no immigration problem. (Dec 2007)
  • Amend Constitution to remove aliens’ birthright citizenship. (Dec 2007)
  • Those who attack bilingualism are jealous & feel inferior. (Dec 2007)
  • No amnesty, but impractical to round up 12 million illegals. (Sep 2007)
  • Immigration problem is consequence of welfare state. (Sep 2007)
  • No amnesty, but border fence isn’t so important. (Jun 2007)
  • We subsidize illegal immigration, so we get more. (Jun 2007)
  • Keep rule barring immigrants from running for president. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending Immigrant Residency rules. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 100% by FAIR, indicating a voting record restricting immigration. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 83% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)

McCain Advisor: “Think Mexico First”

Yeah, I know we have posts on this, but do you know who McCain listens to? Did you hear or see anything about this particular Town Hall meeting? We need to know all we can in order to make an informed decision on our candidates.

The present state of the Union seems to be: Hey lets all sing kumbaya and have Islamic Imans pray for us in our statehouses. Let’s open our borders wide and deep, heck it’s o.k. if a few terroists get in.. and while we are at it, let’s just see how we can bleed the American people of their hard earned tax money and pay for most of the cost of illegal immigration. By the way, be sure you don’t respect the American border guards and when you get a chance if they try to enforce the laws of America with an actual arrest…. Heck, arrest the border guard and then let the criminal sue the taxpayers. Yep, sounds like a plan to me…Always remember we gotta ruin the American economy anyway we can, after all, we want to be globalist..citizens of the world…no more of that patriotic crap of American pride…. We need foreign governments to come in and buy up our financial institutions, heck anything they want because we really do want them to have a say where the next business goes or in policy making….and while we are at it…don’t forget now that we have to be more of a Nanny state…ya know the kind that tells private property owners what they can do in their establishmentsno smoking, no cursing. and dang it…we need to make sure they are green baby…and remember no transfats..That should make it hard on em for awhile, reduce profits, help lower employment…raise costs, let’s see what else can we do to ruin America? Oh I almost forgot….Let’s shut the mouths of those talk radio hosts, ya know like Glenn Beck, Michael Savage, Rush and all those guys and after we have done that, then we can take over the internet…you know…those bloggers that are always stirring up the pot with their ‘opinion’s..who needs free speech anyway..just hurts ya when you are trying to get elected. And while we are at it, we don’t need english to be our language. Heck we are a melting pot..we can force schools, and everybody to provide whatever language is needed. After all, you might make those folks too independent and they might become patriotic..not to mention a few other things..

Ladies and Gentlemen, that seems to be the current state of affairs or state of the Union..

Will the people please stand up?

 As I said earlier, we will be looking at all of the candidates, Be sure and check out the 14th Amendment Post by wordforit right after this post. It is an enlightenment and lots of good links, especially the ones to our reps.

Let’s come out of our slumber and find the real story with these guys!
McCain Advisor: “Think Mexico First”
By Kevin McCullough of Townhall.com


We are betting that the Mexican-American population in the United States… will think Mexico FIRST! …But now I want the third generation, the seventh generation, I want them all to think ‘Mexico FIRST’,” so said Dr. Juan Hernandez on the popular broadcast Nightline, June 7, 2001.

And this is the guy that McCain listens to?

Anyone who has seen the dual-citizened Hernandez in media interviews knows that his rhetoric is offered with forked tongue smoothness. As a former advisor to Mexico’s former president Vicente Fox, his credentials for having less than 100% loyalty to America’s interests is easy to point out.

No wonder we have so much chaos on our borders



With the Florida state flag as a backdrop, Republican presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks at a campaign event at the Borini Theater, Kings Point Clubhouse, in Sun City Center, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

He has in his own words defended Mexican bus operators bringing illegal aliens to America. He is on record as supporting driver’s licenses for illegals in the U.S., in addition he has advocated vociferously for easier methods for illegals to send money earned in the U.S. via special banking agreements to Mexican citizens, as well as advocating for the implementation of mortgage programs for illegals who are working in America. Sum it up by saying that on nearly every issue in which the American interest was at odds with the interest of Mexican illegals, or Mexican nationals – Hernandez sided against America.

So why should anyone care?

Well for starters he has been closely related to the McCain campaign for President 2008. Which is troubling for many reasons.

In the border fence debate in 2007, McCain showed more contempt for his fellow Americans, his fellow Senators, and the voters he was even then campaigning in front of than can be recalled in recent years. Claiming to literally “know more” about the issue of border security/illegal immigration than anyone else in the room, he watched in anger as his arrogance went down to flaming defeat. Showing even more contempt for the American people he has mocked citizen border patrol who voluntarily use their time insure legal border passage of those seeking it. And with a reverberation that echoed around the nation John McCain cursed American voters by saying, “I think the fence is least effective. But I’ll build the goddamned fence if they want it.”

How gracious of him to oblige us with such enthusiasm!

Then the intensity of the 2008 campaign trail kicked in. McCain found himself increasingly outnumbered by Americans who didn’t much appreciate his arrogant ignorance of border security and what it meant to the average American. He resisted to his earlier urges which likely would have caused him to mock Americans who really want nothing more than for those crossing the Mexican/American border to simply do so – over there at the legal crossing point, with proper I.D. 

Americans aren’t confused, we understand just how reasonable such a policy is.

Nonetheless faced with the open hostility McCain began to back-peddle, morph his language, and modify his position. In the aftermath he picked up two serious victories – albeit that they occurred in “open” primary voting.

His mea culpa, that he has expressed somewhat less than articulately, in the debates gave him cover. He was a “convert” on border security. He had “seen the light.” (Though claiming that he had never changed his position.)

I honestly think voters WANT to give John McCain the benefit of the doubt. He is a decorated war hero. And he was the leading voice in strategy and passion for getting the Iraq equation corrected in some of the post-Saddam aftermath.

Yet his refusal to do the right thing on border security for so long had left many an American (not mention GOP primary voters) with such a queasy feeling that to this day do not see themselves supporting his candidacy.

Thusly when uber-blogger Michelle Malkin, and her cohort Bryan Preston at HotAir, uncovered McCain’s daughter’s own blog, with a picture of the McCain campaign in operation and Mexican-rights’ champion in tow – it spoke volumes to anyone who had misgivings about Senator Crankie
Actually – it confirmed those misgivings and causes us to wonder the damage McCain’s “open border” policy would have brought the American people. 

For all the progress that the American soldier has made in keeping terror at bay overseas it does us precious little good if middle-eastern terrorists are able with their olive skin tone move to Mexico City for a period of time, learn Spanish with fluent Mexican dialect, adopt Mexican dress, customs, and lifestyle then transgress our border while in the midst of illegal aliens simply looking for a better way of life than what they find south of the border.



With the Florida state flag as a backdrop, Republican presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks at a campaign event at the Borini Theater, Kings Point Clubhouse, in Sun City Center, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Border Patrol agents confirmed to me in private briefings in 2006 that since January 2003 their agents had detained more than 800 persons of middle-eastern origin on the southern border attempting to enter the country illegally. Of those in more than 60 cases, U.S. Authorities had confirmed ties to an array of international terrorist organizations.

September 11th was carried out by one-third as many persons – and THAT was in 2006.

By McCain even allowing the presence of Juan Hernandez within his campaign organization’s ranks, he confirms the worst that many had feared. John McCain, the arrogant maverick, who opposed the Bush tax cuts, who restricted our freedom of speech with his anti-first-amendment legislation “McCain-Feingold”, who sought to undermine the justices being nominated by President George W. Bush, and who served up arrogance and stiffed-neck hostilitytowards the American people on one of the most worrisome issues of our times – instead of humility and a desire to ensure border security, is a candidate who does not deserve the support of patriotic Americans.

Dr. Hernandez’s presence, advice, and influence on John McCain demonstrates just how out of touch the Senator still is.

Senator McCain has served our nation, in some ways even admirably, and for that we say “Thank You!”

Unfortunately that is simply not enough to be our next President, and American citizens patriots should easily understand why.

Thank you Mr. Bush for expanding 21st Century global slavery!

This post by No Compromise When it Comes to Being Right!  expresses my feelings and thoughts exactly on our present administrations policies on illegal immigration. Hat tip to NO COMPROMISES:

IMHO It is one thing for private industry from foreign countries to invest in our country, they provide jobs that help fuel our economy. Quite another for foreign governments to buy on the ‘cheap’ here such as our banking industries..Can you imagine our future policies? Wake up America!

    

Harmony, liberal intercourse with all Nations, are recommended by policy, humanity and interest. But even our Commercial policy should hold an equal and impartial hand: neither seeking nor granting exclusive favors or preferences; consulting the natural course of things; diffusing and d[i]versifying by gentle means the streams of Commerce, but forcing nothing; establishing with Powers so disposed; in order to give to trade a stable course; to define the rights of our Merchants, and to enable the Government to support them; conventional rules of intercourse; the best that present circumstances and mutual opinion will permit, but temporary, and libel to be from time to time abandoned or varied, as experience and circumstances shall dictate; constantly keeping in view, that ’tis folly in one Nation to look for disinterested favors from an other; that it must pay with a portion of its Independence for whatever it may accept under that character; that by such acceptance, it may place itself in the condition of having given equivalence for nominal favors and yet of being reproached with ingratitude for not giving more (G. Washington-Farewall Address 1796).

 Bush and his fellow anti-American Senate Snakes are giving greater preference to Mexico and its Citizens than to America and her Citizens! I supported President Bush twice on his bids for the highest seat in the land. I thought he was doing great with 9-11 issues, the economy, pro-life and stem cell issues, until SCAMnesty was attempted to be shoved down our throats! That’s when I knew George Bush was a globalist FIRST, and then an American. It didn’t make sense to me that out of one side of his mouth he said he was pro-American economy, and then out the other side of his mouth he wanted to allow upwards of 30 million illegals to get an out of jail free card. A card used to illegally enter this country, and live off of the Citizens who also foot the bill on their food, housing, education, energy, and medical. These same illegals who flaunt their ungratefulness to this country by parading down American streets with their Mexican flags held high above our American flag!

 Illegals determined to colonize this country through their racist attempts at policy change! Bush thought the best of these “hard-working” illegals because they were supposedly doing jobs Americans didn’t want!

 Let’s examine this: Bush is of the belief that the concept of minimum wage is bad for business which I happen to agree with, so he allows millions of illegals to come here looking for the American dream and doing jobs that Americans “won’t do”? OR is it that illegals are doing jobs that American businessmen are unwilling to pay Americans to do? I am adamantly opposed to paying illegals substandard wages that are substantially less than what Americans are customarily paid to do for the same job. This is what is creating the magnet of illegals invading this country. Illegals get paid less than Americans, and that is why Americans aren’t doing those jobs! Not because they don’t want to do these jobs, but because business owners don’t want Americans to do these jobs!

 Furthermore, because illegals are working for less money, and no bennies, the rest of us end up having to pay for their living expenses that American businesses should be paying for!

What has Bush done to reduce the Welfare state? NOTHING! He has increased it and that’s another tendril in the root of the problem! This is Bush’s idea of helping the American economy, but he has only created a system of unjust weights and measures and he has turned a blind eye on businesses who are now free to hire illegals at the taxpayers expense! This is not equal weights and measures because illegals are treated differently and paid less than Americans.

If businesses would pay everyone the same then illegals wouldn’t be hired. Problem fixed and the magnet would loose it’s strength. This is a violation of the Constitution because it violates regular commerce between the states and individual Citizens verses aliens. There is to be only one standard not two, and the President is the last person who would make that decision. If Congress doesn’t have that authority to create two separate standards, then certainly the President doesn’t possess it either.

This behavior also violates George Washington’s Farewell address in that he said, “Observe good faith and justice between all nations (Sept 19. 1796). But who cares right? The Constitution is a living, breathing document, and those men of old were uneducated old geezers from the past who didn’t have to deal with the same issues we deal with today! Whatever!

This pisses me off! I resent the fact that my family is paying for all of these illegal’s costs of living while ours goes down, AND they have jobs too! I resent the fact that the vicious propaganda is that these illegals take jobs Americans won’t take as we are heading into a recession. LIES! I resent the fact that illegals have disposable income that my family doesn’t possess; hell, if we had all of our living expenses paid for this family would have disposable income too, and we could buy, buy, buy on credit like the illegals do, and help the big bankers, I mean, the economy too! I resent the fact that the Republican party “leadership” aka RINOs claim that we are missing an opportunity to gain more votes for the Grand Old Party if we stand in the corner of the illegals and give them SCAMensty.

All of this from a man who claims that he is doing it for the American economy; more like doing it TO the American economy! I am baffled by his actions. I’m baffled that I have to press one for English and the local school has Spanish on its reader board instead of English. How can any president say he is for America when he wants to erase the border and our American culture? It appears American voters can no longer find a President who actually cares for his country, and wants to protect it by following our Constitution, rather we now elect men who are power trippers, and care more about the concerns of foreigners then the arrows that fly against this great country.

 America is still great, but she is lead by co-dependent globalist leaders who seek approval and try to please the world. That’s how I see Bush!

Bush will spend his last year working on the economy, but for whose benefit? If he is going to allow illegals to cross our borders and throw our tax paid border guards in prison for doing their duty why bother trying to fix the economy? It doesn’t make any sense. In fact, I would rather Bush just go home now, and stop meddling in everyone’s affairs. If Bush wants to leave office with his head held high then this is what he needs to do in his final year: he needs to focus his attention on the affairs of this great Republic, and not those who are determined to kill this nation because they are intimidated and jealous by our greatness.

We are a compassionate bunch and will give the shirts off our back to anyone who needs it, but we won’t be forced to give our shirts because someone is whining out there or because someone decides that they want to take our country over! Once they take it over they will ruin this nation as they have ruined they own nation! This is what I don’t understand: our founders gave their lives, fortunes and sacred honors to leave the country of their birth and spilled their blood, sweat and tears to make a new life elsewhere so they could practice their beliefs in peace. Why can’t other people of their nations do the same in their own country? Why do we have to do it for them? Most Americans appreciate the sacrifice our founders went through for us, and understand that the men and women of old broke their backs so we could have the lives we have today, but those who come here illegally and those who don’t care about American culture do not appreciate what these brave men and women did for this country, and they don’t care about their sacrifice. They only care about what they can take out of us, and it’s fueled by the fires of the politics of grievance. Thank you Mr. Bush for expanding 21st Century global slavery! Thank you for redefining what it means to be an American. Thank you for redefining our economy, and doing it all without our permission like the kings of old who thought they had the divine right to do so simply because they were born into privileged positions, and thank you for putting foreign interests ahead of our own! Thank you!

Thank you No Compromise When it Comes to Being Right!

North American Union?

Has anybody read  “The True Story of the Bilderberg Group.”  ‘The true story of the Bilderburg group’ authored by Daniel Estulin?

I first heard about it on Glenn Beck program and now have read about it on  the Christian News Bulletin. It is disturbing to say the least, It is about the integration of the U.S.,Canada and Mexico. A merger if you will. There is a link on my blogroll where you can read an article  on Christian News, also above on CNB and a link above on Estulin.

It would seem according to the author, that a North American Union has been in the works for years, He is not the only one to investigate this,  Jerome Corsi author of the Best Seller ‘The late Great U.S.A.’

They see our current Presidential race as somewhat of a farce. According to Estulin, unless you are a member of the Bilderburg group or Council of Foreign Relations, or the Trilateral Commission, you don’t have a prayer. Estulin guarantees Rudy G. will not be nominated. “Does it really matter who wins?” he asks. “As I make very clear in ‘The True Story of the Bilderberg Group,’ every politician of note and promise belongs to the Bilderbergers, CFR (Council on Foreign Relations) or the Trilateral Commission.

There is so much more, go to the link and see what you think,the title of the post is: ‘North American Union, a few years away.’  It would seem that the EU. is a model with their organization and currency. ‘

Money and Power seems (if true) what it’s all about. I find it deeply disturbing as I said earlier and I intend to purchase the books and find out for myself as much as I possibly can. The U.S. Canada, and Mexico as one? I find this hard to imagine Canada giving up their independence. Much less the rest of us. Maybe so…..then again Biblical Scholars have long said we would one day be One World.

Anybody out there know anything about this ?