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New Mexico Won’t Stop Giving Illegal Aliens Driver’s Licenses

For the second time in less than a year lawmakers in one of the only states to still offer illegal immigrants driver’s licenses have rejected legislation to reverse the practice, even though it violates a federal identification law enacted to protect national security after the 2001 terrorist attacks. New Mexico…

City Council Candidate Yanked Off Ballot Over English Proficiency

Liberals are crying racism in the aftermath of an Arizona judge’s ruling that a city council candidate be removed from the ballot because she doesn’t speak English proficiently enough to hold public office in the state. The case comes from San Luis, a Mexican border town in southwestern Arizona with…

USDA Hikes Discrimination Awards For Hispanics

The U.S. government’s minority cash giveaway for “discriminated” farmers has reached a new level, with an improved process that makes it faster and easier for Hispanics to get awards much larger than previously announced. The goal is to make amends to those who suffered discrimination when seeking farm loans from…

Laser Hair Removal A Constitutional Right For Transgender Inmate

In a classic “only in America” case, a federal court has found that prison officials in one state violated a transgender inmate’s constitutional rights by refusing to provide taxpayer-funded laser hair removal treatments. The bizarre case comes from Massachusetts where a male inmate, who identities as female, is serving a…

Texas Sues DOJ Over Voter ID Law

Texas is suing the Department of Justice (DOJ) in federal court for blocking the implementation of a state voter identification law—passed to deter and detect election fraud—the Obama Administration claims discriminates against minorities. The Texas Legislature passed the measure in 2011 and six months ago it was submitted to the…

Classified CIA Docs Found In Gitmo Prison Cells

Classified U.S. government information was found in the cells of high-value detainees at the Guantanamo Bay military prison that houses the world’s most dangerous terrorists, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ). The alarming revelation comes just days after lawyers for an al-Qaeda operative—USS Cole bomber Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri—jailed at…

$1.6 Mil To Restore Chicano Murals With Communist Images

In its push to help the increasingly powerful La Raza movement the Obama Administration is dedicating over a million and a half dollars to restore Chicano murals—some featuring renowned communists—in one state and cancelling more than 1,600 deportations in two others.   It’s part of the administration’s ongoing effort to…

Special Report From Gitmo: Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Hearing

Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, Cuba—The U.S. military tribunal hearing al-Qaeda operative Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri’s capital punishment trial convened for two days last week to rule on a series of pretrial motions. Al-Nashiri is charged with orchestrating the 2000 attack on the Navy destroyer USS Cole and a Pentagon intelligence report…

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