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Feds Arrest 57 Illegal Aliens Employed by Department of Defense Contractor

Fifty-seven illegal aliens working at Mills Manufacturing Corporation (MMC) in Ashville, North Carolina were arrested by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agents.

By Jim Kouri - Thursday, August 14, 2008 - Full Story

The Second 9/11 If Democrats Were Right

It was mid December 2006, days before the biggest Holiday in America, the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ; only weeks after Americans angrily removed Republicans from control of congress in the mid-term election and replaced them with Democrats who promised to end the unpopular Bush war on terror.

By JB Williams - Thursday, August 14, 2008 - Full Story

Environmentalism and Imperialism / What’s the Difference?

With all the well-funded control schemes and emotional manipulation tricks that the environmentalists use to absorb and take land from us all, it’s a thrill when normal folks find their voice, focus it and demonstrate their very real power to stop and change things.  If you wonder what kind of control the Corp/Government and environmental people want look at the map found on landrights.org that shows vividly what the House HR 2421 Clean Water Act is trying to control.  It’s a national takeover.  The dark side of the map represents all the land they want to take over, 26 million acres.  Do you get it?

By Dr. Laurie Roth - Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - Full Story

The Northwest Spotted Owl Monumental Screw Up

When government messes with Mother Nature and other systems containing many variables, they invariably get it wrong ........ usually way wrong!  And the cost of their gross negligence and stupidity can be, and most often is, staggering.

By Ron Ewart - Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - Full Story

President Bush Discusses Situation in Georgia, Urges Russia to Cease Military Operations

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. I’ve just met with my national security team to discuss the crisis in Georgia. I’ve spoken with President Saakashvili of Georgia, and President Sarkozy of France this morning. The United States strongly supports France’s efforts, as President of the European Union, to broker an agreement that will end this conflict.

By Guest Column - Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - Full Story

CNN Avoids Mentioning Islam in Segment on ‘Honor Killings’

By Mark Finkelstein

Quite a feat: CNN has pulled off the MSM equivalent of describing a spiral staircase without using one’s hands.  It has managed to produce a segment on “honor killings” and related violence in the UK . . . without using the word “Muslim” or “Islam.” CNN Newsroom anchor Don Lemon introduced the segment this afternoon at 1:37 PM EDT.

By Guest Column - Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - Full Story

Homeland Security Department Faces Manpower Shortage

Since its inception in 2003, the US Department of Homeland Security has faced significant challenges related to recruiting, retaining, and managing its workforce of over 170,000 employees.

By Jim Kouri - Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - Full Story

The Whole World’s Watching

Many are watching how our presidential candidates are responding (as best they can) to the Russian/Georgian conflict, and some don’t seem to like some of what they see.

By Bob Parks - Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - Full Story

There is No Bush Third Term

Between now and November 4 you are going to hear over and over again the phrase “the Bush third term.”

By Alan Caruba - Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - Full Story

ETFO Honours Toronto Teacher for Assisting Street Children in Ghana

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) today honoured Toronto elementary teacher Heather Menezes for her education and community service.

By Guest Column - Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - Full Story

Toronto Teacher Wins ETFO’s New Teacher of the Year Award

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) presented Elementary Teachers of Toronto (ETT) member Vana Pistiolis with the New Teacher of the Year Award at its annual meeting in Toronto today.

By Guest Column - Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - Full Story

Speaker Pelosi Answers Higher Spiritual Calling; OKs Vote on Drilling

- Satire -
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) has abandoned her role as savior of the planet in favor of a much higher spiritual calling: Election year politics.

By John Lillpop - Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - Full Story

Georgia/Russian War: Blame Obama

General Wesley Clark had one thing right during his tenure as a general in the U.S. military. He understood the portentous nature of the Russian’s move to take control of the airport in Pristina, Kosovo at the end of the 1999 NATO engagement in Yugoslavia. He ordered NATO forces to gear up to prevent the Russians from taking the airport but was opposed by British Gen. Michael Jackson, at the time head of the Kosovo peacekeeping forces, who reportedly told Clark that he wouldn’t help him start a third World War.

By Warner Todd Huston - Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - Full Story

Government Security of Information Still Needs Work

Many federal operations are supported by automated systems that may contain sensitive information such as national security information that, if lost or stolen, could be disclosed for improper purposes.

By Jim Kouri - Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - Full Story

Georgia and the American Cowboy A soft-power diplomatic abyss

With Russia’s military blasting its way into neighboring Georgia, this sure seems like a moment when the world could use a democratic super-cop.

Good luck. Right now, we don’t have one.

By Claudia Rosett - Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - Full Story

America Needs President Lou Dobbs in 2008!

Oh, sure, it is very, very late for any individual, even a nationally known television star like Lou Dobbs, to thrown one’s hat in the ring as a candidate for president.

By John Lillpop - Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - Full Story

Obama Throws Kids Under The School Bus

As a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, Barack Obama was a proud member of the “mend it, don’t end it” no vouchers to liberate poor kids from failing public schools crowd.

By Bob Parks - Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - Full Story

Don’t Hijabs Violate Olympic Charter?

This piece comes from sweetness-light.com
First another celebratory article from those tireless defenders of the faith at Reuters:

By Guest Column - Monday, August 11, 2008 - Full Story

The Edwards Under-The-Bus Tour

Kick ‘em while they’re up, kick ‘em while they’re down.

By Bob Parks - Monday, August 11, 2008 - Full Story

Why John McCain Will Win - Part Duh!

On July 29, I posted “Why John McCain Will Win” and it is already time to expand on this theme with Part Two or as I will call it, Part Duh!

By Alan Caruba - Monday, August 11, 2008 - Full Story