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Judge Stops Illegal Immigrant Identity Theft Sting

A Colorado judge has halted an innovative and effective county operation that has led to the arrest of dozens of illegal immigrants who used fake or stolen identities to get federal tax returns.  Launched in October by the sheriff and district attorney in north central Colorado’s Weld County, the operation…

Another Scandal Rocks Camp Obama

Barack Obama hasn’t even moved into the White House and already his administration is embroiled in a second corruption scandal, this week the grand jury investigation of a cabinet member who’s the governor of New Mexico.   The week after his friend and political ally—Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich—gets indicted for…

Jackson Reps Offer $1 Million For Senate Appt.

Rich supporters of the Illinois congressman prominently mentioned in Rod Blagojevich’s indictment offered the disgraced governor $1 million to secure his appointment to Barack Obama’s old Senate seat.  When news broke that Democrat Jesse Jackson Jr., a seven-term House member, was “Senate Candidate 5" in Blagojevich’s massive 76-page federal

City Won’t Put Illegal Immigrant Law On Ballot

Los Angeles officials claim that an initiative requiring police to arrest illegal immigrant gang members did not get enough signatures to make next spring’s ballot, even though proponents assure they submitted the required amount. Officials in the notorious illegal immigrant sanctuary city said that Jamiel’s Law, named after a high…

Illegal Aliens Clean Homeland Security Chief’s House

Illegal immigrants have for years cleaned the residence of the nation’s Homeland Security chief and the best part is that their fake documents repeatedly slipped by the federal law enforcement agency that protects the country’s leaders.  A Washington newspaper reports that for nearly four years the U.S. Secret Service failed…

Illegal Immigrant Bail Law Challenged Again

A federal judge will hear a lawsuit challenging an Arizona law that denies bail to illegal immigrants charged with serious felonies, even though the state Court of Appeals has already upheld its constitutionality.  Overwhelmingly passed by voters in 2006, Proposition 100 amended Arizona’s Constitution to prohibit bail for any person…

ICE Stiffs Local Police Departments

A Florida sheriff who enthusiastically signed up to participate in a federal program that trains local police to enforce immigration laws has dropped out because the government won’t keep its end of the deal. The sheriff in Lee County, southwest Florida’s most populous with nearly half a million residents, enrolled…

Obama Discussed Senate Vacancy With Indicted Gov.

Barack Obama denies having contact with the indicted Illinois governor who tried to sell his old Senate seat yet the president elect’s top advisor revealed last month that the men, longtime political pals, had in fact spoken about a replacement.  When a massive federal indictment charging Rod Blagojevich with multiple…

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