May 7, 2006
anti-immigrant extremist primer
I found this helpful chart in a powerpoint by Bradford S. Jones of the University of Arizona... it is a great visual of the web between some of the most influential anti-immigrant extremists.
Beware of any "studies" coming from any of John Tanton's organizations:
Those organizations designated as hate groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center are marked with an asterisk (*).
*American Immigration Control Foundation
*American Patrol/Voice of Citizens Together
California Coalition for Immigration Reform
Californians for Population Stabilization
Center for Immigration Studies
Federation for American Immigration Reform
*The Social Contract Press
list condensed from this article)
Ku Klux Klan EURO (president David Duke)
April 20, 2006
The Minutemen have given President Bush an ultimatum (pardon me while my side splits)
Baaaah! Oooo-hoo-hoo! Eeee-hee-hee! Ohh... Ahhhh......
Okay, I feel better. Nothing like a good laugh.
Click here if you really want to read the article.
They boast that they can (and will if the President doesn't start by May 25th) start building the fence system on private land for $125-$150/foot, er, um, that is with volunteer labor (from the surveyors to the actual grunts) and donated machinery. These are the people who would like to see a 700 mile long fence erected along our southern border. That would cost $462,000,000 - $554,400,000 just in materials (assuming they mean per linear foot) -- which we all know costs only about 25% of the total cost once labor is factored in -- oh and let's not forget to factor in the cost of sending out the National Guard to our borders (another of their demands).
The Minutemen, dulled by their bravado (and lack of knowledge of the political process), still fail to realize that a southern-border fence cannot deal with:
It is called COMPREHENSIVE immigration reform for a reason! Comprende?