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Monday, 5 June 2006
Coalition Against Illegal Immigration Circuit Riders
June 2


The 21st Century Couriers of the Committees of Correspondence for the Coalition Against Illegal Immigration bring you:

Immigrants not renewing their temporary work permits - holding out for amnesty By Debbie At Right Truth

It is being reported today that some immigrants are not renewing their
temporary work permits because some have the mistaken belief that they
will soon be on the path to becoming U.S. citizens, via the Senate's
amnesty program.

Tens of thousands of Honduran and Nicaraguan immigrants nationwide
risk losing their legal status in the United States today because they
have not renewed their temporary work permits ...

With the deadline approaching by the end of today, about half the
eligible applicants have yet to apply for renewal. They could lose
their jobs and face deportation, jeopardizing the livelihoods of
thousands of relatives here and in their homelands who depend on their
salaries. ...
Immigration: The Case Against Bush Cross posted from CommonSenseAmerica
In a speech yesterday our President gave more inane and lame excuses explaining why Americans should just accept the ridiculous amnesty bill produced by our Senate. He used a lot of his old talking points but added a few new ones that I found quite interesting.

From the Washington Times

President Bush yesterday rejected House Republicans' stance that illegal aliens must return home, calling it "wrong and unrealistic" and saying many will have to be allowed to stay.

Speaking to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a block from the White House, Mr. Bush also directly challenged businesses to hire only legal workers, and said those that don't should be prepared to face increased fines.

I'm sure the businesses that currently employ illegal immigrants are really shook up over this candy threat. Increased fines? Let's see, last year the businesses that hired illegals were fined a whopping sum of - ZERO dollars. So, increasing fines from zero is just downright laughable.


Bush Encourages "Effort And Compromise" As Immigration Reform Deadline Looms ...by Red Hot Cuppa Politics


Looks like our Representatives have about a week to figure out the pork sausage pattie dumped on the House by the Senate.

President Bush wants to push the bill through by the deadline.

From the NYT's, title link:
"..."The House and Senate bill will require effort and compromise on both sides," Mr. Bush told a friendly audience gathered at the chamber's headquarters, across the street from the White House. "It's a difficult task. Yet the difficulty of this task is no excuse for avoiding it.

Whether Mr. Bush can bring his party's warring factions together remains to be seen. On one side are conservatives who support the House bill, which declares illegal immigrants felons and would have them deported. On the other are those, like the president, who prefer the Senate version, which would open the way for many of the estimated 11 million people living in the United States illegally to become citizens"
There are something like 10,000 bricks that have been sent to the House and the Senate to encourage that our elected representatives toughen up our border policy. I'm hoping that might make some kind of impression. Unfortunately, it's beginning to look like those bricks are more representative of the matter located between our elected representatives ears.

Illegals? tax deal could kill bill
I have been waiting for this to break! Shhh, don?t tell anyone, I already knew about it.

From The Washington Times:

The long-fought Senate immigration bill that opponents say grants amnesty to 10 million illegal aliens is unconstitutional and appears headed for certain demise, Senate Republicans now say.

A key feature of the Senate bill is that it would make illegals pay back taxes before applying for citizenship, a requirement that supporters say will raise billions of dollars in the next decade.

There?s just one problem: The U.S. Constitution specifically prohibits revenue-raising legislation from originating in the Senate.

?All bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives,? according to the ?origination clause? in Article I, Section 7.



More Cover Fire for Illegal Aliens from InMuscatine

Des Moines Register | Note lures immigrant to her

When a lawyer for Estephanie Izaquirre, a parentless teenager from
Honduras, received an e-mail from an immigration official in Des Moines saying the girl
should come downtown and "complete the paperwork" Thursday, he thought that meant
she was about to get her green card.

Instead, a deportation officer arrested Izaquirre, five days after she graduated from East
High School in Des Moines.

"This was just calculated as hell, and it's hugely problematic," the lawyer, Jim Benzoni,
said. "Immigration services is using false inducements to get people in there. If our clients
are supposed to be telling the truth, why is the government not required to do the
same?"



**This was a production of The Coalition Against Illegal Immigration (CAII). If you would like to participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards, email the coalition and let me know at what level you would like to participate.



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Posted by ky/kentuckydan at 10:19 PM CDT
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"Der er et yndigt land" (There Is A Lovely Land)


Words by: Adam Gottlob Oehlenschlager
Music by: Hans Ernst Kr?yer
Adopted: 1844

"Derer et yndigt land" was first performed for a large gathering of Danes in 1844, and became popular quickly with the Danish people. It was adopted later that year by the Danish government as a national anthem, but not the sole national anthem. This anthem is on equal status with "Kong Christian",which is both the national and royal anthem.

When the Danish anthem is usually performed or sung, the first verse is played in its entirety, then it is followed by the last four lines of the last verse. (This is true whether the lyrics are sung or not



Recentlty I have been posting music to Illustrate the Diversity of America, this week I have a different motive to express Solidarity with DENMARK


I maintain my Support of Denmark, and will later today, post links to and my thoughts about a Danish Editorial "We are being pissed upon by Per Nyholm "

I think I shall title my Post, "There is no "But" in "Freedom of Speech".




When I first started upon my journey through the blogverse I created a
Statement of Purpose
Now upon reading it, one can realize that I did not hold to every detail of that original statement, but from it's basic premise, I have never swayed, in my belief that the Blogs are in fact the Committees of Correspondence of the Second American Revolution.

And that it is a Revolution of Information, no longer can we afford and allow elite gateways to control what we can see, hear and discuss.

For I believe that those bloggers who find their way, here and in particular from the Blogs associated with Sam.

HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY.

Some of us are more Serious, some of us are more lighthearted and some post the common ordinary things that make one smile and recall that Life without the simple things to treasure is meaningless.

And it is important that all have a platform from which to speak.

As I understand this process you can link to this post and trackback to this post on ANY subject or post you think important. It is open. I will repeat this every Monday.

The Committees of Correspondence welcomes your intelligent comments. And also welcomes you to join the

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This week I also have shortened my usual introduction for a more inportant message.




In it's struggle for Freedom of Speech.

Sign the Petition NOW!

JEG opstille hos Danmark!




44162 Total Signatures 0:38 AM CST 22 May, 2006 We can do better pass the word~!




From Agora a call to Support the Manifesto online by signing another Petition, why not sign both?


MANIFESTO: Together facing the new totalitarianism
Created by Mark Jefferson on March 1st, 2006 at 5:42 pm AST

After having overcome fascism, Nazism, and Stalinism, the world now faces a new totalitarian global threat: Islamism.
We, writers, journalists, intellectuals, call for resistance to religious totalitarianism and for the promotion of freedom, equal opportunity and secular values for all. "

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Posted by ky/kentuckydan at 3:06 AM CDT
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Thursday, 1 June 2006
Coalition Against Illegal Immigration Circuit Riders

The 21st Century Couriers of the Committees of Correspondence for the Coalition Against Illegal Immigration bring you:


THIS SAYS IT ALL! from My Country-My View
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9LS-vWtL0I


We are not RACISTS !!!!


The unheard voices on immigration (UPDATED with video) from Right Truth

I have been listening to the voices of "legal" immigrants in this country when they just happen to be guests on a TV show, or when they happen to be a fellow blogger, or when they happen to leave a comment here at Right Truth. But I don't think Congress is listening to them, I don't think the folks who want this amnesty program are listening to them either.



**This was a production of The Coalition Against Illegal Immigration (CAII). If you would like to participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards, email the coalition and let me know at what level you would like to participate.



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Posted by ky/kentuckydan at 7:30 PM CDT
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Updated: Thursday, 1 June 2006 7:38 PM CDT
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The 21st Century Couriers of the Committees of Correspondence for the Coalition Against Illegal Immigration bring you:


Cross posted from The Uncooperative Blogger

I have been on the phone all Day with the House of Representative's leadership. You will be happy to know it looks like they are holding strong against any path to citizenship for those here illegally, or Uncotemporary workers.

We discussed in depth what my opinions were on the subject and they were received well. I learned a bit about their problems with enfocement now, although I gave them a solution for that as well.


After very lengthy conversations, I feel better about our chances of saving our country. Plan on losing the felony provision, because the Republicans don't want it and tried to get rid of it previously but was blocked by the Democrats. Why you ask? Because it is a poison pill that the Dems want in it. The felony provision would make evey illegal tied up in the legal system and they want a fast track to deportation.

I made it crystal clear that no path to citizenship would be acceptable, and I was informed that is the message they are hearing, and there won't be any path to citizenship. I informed them that "we the people" are paying attention and we will remember in November!

In other messages from CAII:

How did my Representative vote on amnesty? from No Amnesty - GOT IT?


How did my Representative vote on amnesty?

I have been asked how the various members of the House of Represenataives voted on HR 4437. Generally it was a party line vote. Republicans voted to pass the bill. Democrats voted against it as expected. Here is the Roll call of the vot




Cross posted from The The Uncooperative Blogger

USA Today reports that a police officer, whose photograph appeared in a USA TODAY and USATODAY.com report May 18 about the surging violence against police in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo, was in critical condition Tuesday after he was shot five times outside his home.

This happened as Juan Pablo Elizondo had just completed guard duty at a hospital in Nuevo Laredo. This was where some of his colleagues were being treated for wounds suffered in past attacks.

The attack highlights the importance of sealing our borders to stop the unrelenting threat against Mexican police in a city where two major drug cartels are battling for control of routes into the USA for shipments of drugs and illegal immigrants.

Just two weeks ago, two Mexican state police officials were shot to death in their unmarked vehicle.

Previously, Elizondo's colleagues were wounded when gunmen burst into a restaurant where the officers were eating.

More than 110 people have been slain in Nuevo Laredo this year in a killing spree authorities believe could surpass last year's record of 176.

Earlier in the month, Elizondo, 31, said officers in his department were warned by superiors that drug cartel members had issued a threat against city police. Last summer, Nuevo Laredo's police chief was assassinated just hours after taking office.

The article reports that friends and family have been telling him to leave the police force, but he refused.

Immigration Profile of Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) from Numbers USA


This document is a record and analysis of all of Sen. Brownback's immigration related congressional votes, cosponsorships, and other immigration actions during his career in Congress. Immigration Profiles is the only exhaustive source for this information available in one place.
(If you are reading this on paper, note the "Last Updated" date above. Consult the website www.NumbersUSA.com for any new or changed information, which occurs often.)


Aztlan Elementry from The Amboy Times


Academia Semillas del Pueblo Charter School
A Los Angeles Unified School district Hispanic K-8 school led by a principal who believes in racial segregation and sees the institution as part of a larger cultural "struggle."

Among the school's donors are the National Council of La Raza Charter School Development Initiative; Raza Development Fund, Inc.; and the Pasadena City College chapter of MeCHA, or Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan.
"La Raza," or "the Race," is a designation by many Mexicans who see themselves as part of a transnational ethnic group they hope will one day reclaim Aztlan, the mythical birthplace of the Aztecs. In Chicano folklore, Aztlan includes California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and parts of Colorado and Texas.
The school teaches the ancient Nahutal language of the Aztecs and its base-20 math system. Another language of emphasis is Mandarin, even though no Chinese attend.
MEChA, founded at U.C. Santa Barbara in 1969, has the stated goal of returning the American Southwest to Mexico.







**This was a production of The Coalition Against Illegal Immigration (CAII). If you would like to participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards, email the coalition and let me know at what level you would like to participate.










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Posted by ky/kentuckydan at 5:42 AM CDT
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Wednesday, 31 May 2006
GI Sues Michael Moore for $85 Million
There IS a God. This story just made my day. I would really love seeing Minuiteman Michael Moore sweating like a pig in Court. ;-)


With Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
For the story behind the story...
Wednesday, May 31, 2006 1:01 p.m.

A double-amputee veteran of the Iraq war is suing filmmaker Michael Moore for $85 million, claiming Moore used an old interview with the G.I. to make him appear anti-war in his movie "Fahrenheit 9/11."

Sgt. Peter Damon, 33, who strongly supports America's invasion of Iraq, said he never agreed to be in the 2004 movie. Damon lost his arms when a Black Hawk helicopter exploded in front of him.

In the 2003 interview, which he did at Walter Reed Army Hospital for NBC News, he discussed only a new painkiller the military was using on wounded veterans, the New York Post reports.

"They took the clip because it was a gut-wrenching scene," Damon said. "They sandwiched it in. [Moore] was using me as ammunition."

According to the lawsuit filed in Suffolk County, Mass., Damon seems to "voice a complaint about the war effort" in the movie.

But he told the Post: "I was complaining about the pain I would've been having [if it weren't for the painkiller].”

Newsman Brian Williams ends the NBC clip by adding, "These men with catastrophic wounds are . . . completely behind the war effort," according to the lawsuit. That part wasn't shown in the Moore movie.

Damon’s lawyer Dennis Lynch said he delayed filing the lawsuit in a bid to settle the matter with Moore.


"We attempted to resolve the situation amicably with Mr. Moore [for a year] but he refused," he said.

Damon is asking for up to $75 million because of "loss of reputation, emotional distress, embarrassment, and personal humiliation."



I'd say this guy likes Michael Moore every bit as much as much as the ?South Park? creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and for similiar reasons.

The South Park Boys, rather than sue, used their Art to acheive a Reckoning in "Team America"

No Moore Michael
They reserve their harshest treatment, however, for ?Fahrenheit 9/11? filmmaker Michael Moore ? but their disdain is as much personal as political.

Stone, who is from Littleton, Colo., agreed to talk about his hometown and the infamous high-school shooting there for Moore?s anti-gun documentary ?Bowling for Columbine.?

?We have a very specific beef with Michael Moore,? Stone said.
?I did an interview, and he didn?t mischaracterize me or anything I said in the movie. But what he did do was put this cartoon right after me that made it look like we did that cartoon.?

Parker and Stone still harbor hard feelings about that sassy, anti-gun cartoon because they feel it was done in ?South Park? style.
They believe the proximity to Stone?s interview misled some fans into thinking they had done the cartoon, even though Moore never said they did

For this slight, Moore?s punishment in ?Team America? is extreme: he?s depicted as a gibbering, overweight, hot-dog eating buffoon who straps explosives to his body to blow up the American do-gooders. The puppet was reportedly stuffed with ham when it blew



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Posted by ky/kentuckydan at 5:25 PM CDT
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Updated: Wednesday, 31 May 2006 5:48 PM CDT
Burns: Representation Must be Fair
Amendment Demands Census Bureau Report to Congress on Problem of Apportionment, Solutions


May 23, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. -
U.S. Senator Conrad Burns (R – Mont.) today offered an amendment to the immigration bill based on his Fair and Accurate Representation Act (FARA) of 2006. The amendment will demand the U.S. Census Bureau to issue a thorough report to Congress detailing the impact of illegal immigration on the reapportionment of seats in the House of Representatives. The amendment also directs the Census Bureau to develop a method to effectively exclude illegal aliens from reapportionment counts.

“If we get started on this now, this broken system can be fixed by 2010 when apportionment next occurs,” said Senator Burns. “Illegal immigration affects our everyday lives in many ways, including our system of representation. Currently, U.S. Census data counts everyone, including illegal immigrants, and this amendment will require the Census Bureau to seriously review how damaging this is and what can be done now to fix it. Montana is growing and deserves a second House seat. We should not have our representation stolen by a broken system, and this amendment will provide the answers we need to fix this system.”

The FARA was introduced several weeks ago as a stand-alone bill and would restrict illegal immigrants from being counted during the congressional reapportionment process. Reapportionment is done every ten years and determines the number of Congressional districts proportionally granted to each state based on population trends.

A vote on Senator Burns’ amendment, #4124, is expected Tuesday or Wednesday of this week. Senator Burns will continue fighting for his stand-alone bill to end the use of illegal immigrants for statistical data applied for Congressional representation.

If this effort is undertaken now, Senator Burns believes a more fair and accurate system will be in place for the 2010 Census.

Senator Burns served in the United States Marine Corps from 1955-1957 and is a senior member of the Senate Commerce Committee.

**This was a production of The Coalition Against Illegal Immigration (CAII). If you would like to participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards, email the coalition and let me know at what level you would like to participate.



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Posted by ky/kentuckydan at 5:18 PM CDT
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The 21st Century Paul Revere Ride of 2006
One if by land, two if by sea, and I on the opposite shore shall be updated to the 21at Century.




The 21st Century Paul Revere Ride of 2006 is a summer-long cross-country motorcycle ride that will visit all state capitols to inform the public and their elected public servants of the severity of the illegal immigration crisis. The ride will began in Denver and will terminate in Washington, DC.

The ride is underway! Riders left Denver on May 29, 2006, after a successful rally. See photos of the team, their motorcycles and the rally.



“The 21st Century Paul Revere Ride has my whole-hearted support because it embodies the spirit of patriotism that brought America its independence in 1776. America’s sovereignty is threatened in 2006 not by British redcoats but by the elimination of our borders. It remains true today as in the past: vigilant citizens are our first line of defense. I applaud and salute the 21st Century Paul Revere Ride because its message needs to be heard all across the county, but especially it needs to be heard at the final destination of the ride, our nation’s capital. I wish I could join these patriots on their 48-state ride -- it would be more fun than my normal duties – but my prayers and best wishes go with them, for their safety and for their success.”

-- Rep. Tom Tancredo



HOSPITALITY: If you would like to ride for a day or state, meet the Paul Revere Riders and offer a cold one, offer your place as hospitality for an evening, contact us. We especially need a place to overnight near your state capital.

Print our flyer and distribute to motorcycle clubs, motorcycle shops, etc.

Tell your friends about the 21st Century Paul Revere Ride. Organize a rally when the ride comes through your city. See our route and schedule. Here are instructions on how to organize a rally. It's easy!

We are working in conjunction with NumbersUSA.com to inform the public and our elected public servants about the mass immigration crisis in America. We recommend you go to NumbersUSA.com and sign up to send free faxes to your elected officials.


**This was a production of The Coalition Against Illegal Immigration (CAII). If you would like to participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards, email the coalition and let me know at what level you would like to participate.



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Posted by ky/kentuckydan at 8:09 AM CDT
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Updated: Wednesday, 31 May 2006 8:20 AM CDT
Tuesday, 30 May 2006
Maybe It's
NOT
Media Bias?



Maybe the Legacy Media is just,

Stuck On Stupid?



Corrections: For the Record


An article and a picture caption yesterday about the funeral of Sgt. Jose Gomez of Queens, who was killed on April 20 in Iraq, referred incorrectly to the Army representative who comforted his mother. She was a sergeant first class ? an enlisted woman, not an officer. The article also misstated the name of a service medal that a general presented to Sergeant Gomez's mother. It is a Purple Heart, not a Purple Star. In some copies, a picture of the coffin being carried out of a funeral home carried an erroneous credit. The photographer was Ozier Muhammad of The New York Times. (Go to Article)

You, more than anyone, understand the pain of the mother of Christ," the Rev. Thomas Healy said in Spanish to Maria Gomez, whose slender shoulders slumped into the Army officer seated to her right as her husband, Felix Jimenez, wrapped an arm around her. "We are all with you in your pain."


Now I ask you? Could anyone, except for a person who knows absolutely NOTHING about the military, mistake the person comforting this woman for an officer?.

I mean if your only contract with people in the Service had been TV shows, or Movies, you should know the difference between a Sergeant and an Officer.




Yesterday, church and state rose up, each in its ritualistic glory, to honor the brief life and sudden death of Sergeant Gomez. Father Healy tenderly anointed his coffin with incense, and gave the young man his final blessings. The ladies of Corona ? some in veils ? filled the pews. Army officers flanked the right side of the church, and a two-star general presented Mrs. Gomez with


the purple star

and bronze star that President Bush had authorized her son to receive.

Correction: May 12, 2006

An article and a picture caption yesterday about the funeral of Sgt. Jose Gomez of Queens, who was killed on April 20 in Iraq, referred incorrectly to the Army representative who comforted his mother. She was a sergeant first class ? an enlisted woman, not an officer. The article also misstated the name of a service medal that a general presented to Sergeant Gomez's mother. It is a Purple Heart, not a Purple Star. In some copies, a picture of the coffin being carried out of a funeral home carried an erroneous credit. The photographer was Ozier Muhammad of The New York Times.


One could almost excuse the Sergeant/Officer mistake but now really?


the purple star????



That is truly pathetic and the Mainstream Media keeps insisting that it is they who are more accurate due to their professionalism and editorial staff?

But again we are speaking of the New York Times, who used their power and prestige to cover up what was at the time one of the largest examples of genocide in the History of the World, even to the extent they ruined the reputations of journalists trying to get out the real truth.


Holodomor



It is obvious that the Grey Lady's penchant for Truth and Accuracy remains consistent.

In a similar vein Big Lizards in Deliberating On Mistakes
posits a question, is CNN deliberately misleading or merely woefully incompetent?



Here is what CNN reported:

Iran has a right to develop nuclear technology and the international community should drop its demands that Tehran prove it's not trying to build a nuclear weapon, Iraq's foreign minister said Friday....

"Iran doesn't claim that they want to obtain a nuclear weapon or a nuclear bomb, so there is no need that we ask them for any guarantee now," Hoshyar Zebari said after meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Manouchehr Mottaki.


But Omar listened to the audio, and he says this is completely wrong. He supplies his own translation:

We respect Iran's and every other nation's right to pursue nuclear technology for research purposes and peaceful use given they accept [giving] the internationally required guarantees that this will not lead to an armament race in the region?

This is almost the polar opposite of what CNN reported, raising the dilemma of whether we trust Omar of Iraq the Model -- or the scion of Ted Turner. (Silly question.)

If it turns out CNN mistakenly reported, out of sheer incompetence, the opposite of what Zebari said, they should fire the translator.

But if the mistranslation were deliberate, rewriting the official statements of Iraqi officials to hew more closely to what CNN would prefer they said, then -- well, then that's just the traditional MO of the mainstream media, isn't it?


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The Coalition Against Illegal Immigration Roundup
A gathering of thoughts by those who are in this country legally.

Mexican Politico's Woo Hispanic Vote!!! from Red Hot Cuppa Politics
Both US -- and Mexican! -- politicians are scrambling for the fabled Hispanic vote by catering to illegal aliens in the USA.
There's something very, very screwey about Mexican politicians building a campaign around US Immigration policy.



What’s In the “Comprehensive Approach” To Illegal Immigration from The Uncooperative Blogger

An analysis of the Specter-Hagel S-2611 Immigration Bill

All these facts, except those with an *asterisk* are in the text of the legislation. Because it is long and cumbersome to read, we included links to articles and studies that summarize the legislation. If you have the time and patience to read the bill, click here. The Federation for American Immigration Reform has summarized the Amendments and the Bill in slightly less technical jargon. Click here for Amendments, and here for the main text (this text is a PDF chart comparing several competing bills, the Senate just passed the one labeled Specter-Hagel)

Notice that the figures below are based on a number of 12 million illegals when when, according to Bear Stern, the figure is actually more like 20,000 + million and some of us believe as high as 28,000 milli

Senator Jeff Sessions: Immigration Bill Is Worse Than You Think from The Uncooperative Blogger

MY new hero, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R.-Ala.) a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, offered a devastating analysis on the Senate immigration bill in a speech delivered on the Senate floor on Tuesday, May 23. Sessions pointed to outrageous parts of the bill that were hidden deep in its text. These include, for example, that the employers of illegal aliens would be given an amnesty for cheating on their taxes, and that under the terms of the law the government would for all practical purposes have to take an illegal alien's word for it that he has been in the country illegally long enough to qualify for an amnesty.

Sessions also pointed to some of the tremendous hidden costs of the bill, including the $500 billion in additional welfare payments it will cost American taxpayers in the period 10 to 20 years after its passage.

Senators who vote for the bill today cannot credibly claim later they were unaware of the elements and consequences that Sen. Session's outlined in this speech

those who do not learn from history from Organized Chaos

you know the rest. amnesty doesn't work. we tried this already in 1986. the INS(immigration and naturalization service) released a study on this back in 2000. guess what they found out? here are a few highlights (courtesy of the center for immigration studies).

Amnesties clearly do not solve the problem of illegal immigration. About 2.7 million people received lawful permanent residence ("green cards") in the late 1980s and early 1990s as a result of the amnesties contained in the Immigration Reform and Control Act(IRCA) of 1986. But these new INS figures show that by the beginning of 1997 those former illegal aliens had been entirely replaced by new illegal aliens, and that the unauthorized population again stood at more than 5 million, just as before the amnesty.

In fact, the new INS estimates show that the 1986 amnesty almost certainly increased illegal immigration, as the relatives of newly legalized illegals came to the United States to join their family members. The flow of illegals grew dramatically during the years of the amnesty to more than 800,000 a year, before dropping back down to around 500,000 a year.

shouldn't we take this into consideration when thinking about the consequences of a second amnesty for even more illegals? we shouldn't reward them or the employers that hire them for breaking the law. we should care more about protecting the rights and the jobs of american citizens than we do about taking care of those unfortunate souls whoare citizens of a corrupt socialist government. border enforcement should be a priority, but we also need to destroy incentives for employers and illegals to break the law. that's the only way to significantly reduce illegal immigration. that's where the senate bill fails to deliver the goods.

here are some important facts to know(from the heritage study):


**This was a production of The Coalition Against Illegal Immigration (CAII). If you would like to participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards, email the coalition and let me know at what level you would like to participate.



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Posted by ky/kentuckydan at 5:35 PM CDT
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Updated: Wednesday, 31 May 2006 5:59 AM CDT
Carnival of Liberty 47
Carnival of Liberty 47 is up at New Worldman, organized (in the sense that anything with libertarian tendencies is "organized") like the Indianapolis 500, complete with pictures of selected drivers, all of them Danica Patrick

Get thee hence to New World Man and the Greatest Spectacle in Liberty Blogging! The 47th Carnival of Liberty is organized like the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race -- its official name -- held each Sunday before Memorial Day. (Did you know that in 1919, the first race after the Great War, the race was called The Liberty Sweepstakes?) With luck, this week's CoL is half as exciting as Sunday's Indy 500. Read to the end to discover our editor's choice post drinking milk in the winner's circle!

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