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Obama administration supports another lawsuit filed against Arizona

June 8, 2011

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It isn’t bad enough that the federal government is suing Arizona over its anti-illegal immigration law SB-1070, but now the Obama administration is piling on in another lawsuit suing Arizona  over another Arizona law which requires voters to provide proof of citizenship before being allowed to vote: The federal government has filed court documents supporting a […]

National Guard troops leaving the border in June

March 16, 2011

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Well, it was nice while it lasted.  The National Guard troops sent to the southern border by President Obama to act as extra “eyes and ears” for the Border Patrol will be leaving, as planned, in June.  Were they effective?  It seems so: Maj. Gen. Hugo Salazar, adjutant general of the Guard in the state, said that […]

White House’s new drug treatment program: Handing out free needles to addicts

February 22, 2011

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From the Washington Examiner: The Obama administration has designated intravenous needle exchanges as a drug treatment program, allowing federal money set aside to treat addictions to be used to distribute syringes to narcotics users. The change marks a dramatic shift in the argument over needle exchange programs. Two years ago President Obama lifted the 21-year […]

So begins the EPA’s war on coal; Update: Top EPA water official resigns day after permit revocation announcement

January 13, 2011

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Who needs a cap and trade bill when you can use the EPA instead?  Today, the Obama administration, through the power of the EPA, has revoked the mining permit for one of the biggest coal projects in the U.S.: The Environmental Protection Agency said it was revoking the permit granted to the Spruce Number One […]

Easy come, easy go. National Guard troops to be pulled back from border earlier than planned

November 19, 2010

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I guess it isn’t too big of a loss since they were only sent to be extra “eyes and ears” for the Border Patrol without any apprehension and detainment authority. But still, doesn’t it seem a bit early after making such a big deal about how these troops were going to help secure our border? […]

lllegal immigrants on the return

October 22, 2010

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Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has been claiming that it’s the Obama administration’s actions which have been driving down the number of illegal immigrants in the country.  I posted a thread a few days ago with her citing the additional National Guard troops deployed to the border as well as the increase in […]

DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano credits decrease in border arrests to National Guard troops not even deployed at the time in question

October 19, 2010

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[picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=janet+napolitano&iid=9833696″ src=”http://view3.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9833696/napolitano-testifies/napolitano-testifies.jpg?size=500&imageId=9833696″ width=”380″ height=”257″ /] Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has been busy touring the southern border touting a 17% drop in border patrol arrests.   She claims that arrests are down partly because of the increase in funding and staffing of border patrol agents as well as the 1,200 […]