Thursday, May 5, 2016

Army Captain Sues Obama for Unconstitutional War Against ISIS


By Melissa Dykes @ ActivistPost:

Most Americans don’t even know how many countries their government is currently bombing (it was at least seven by 2014). Obama dropped 23,144 bombs in Middle Eastern countries in 2015 alone. By that count, you’d think ISIS would be erased from the face of the planet. Instead, more and more “boots” are being placed “on the ground” in Iraq and Syria all the time. Just because no one has said it’s an official “war” doesn’t make it anything less… and people aren’t even paying attention anymore to whether or not the wars our government is waging are actually Constitutional or not.

Now an Army Captain with “ISIS Operation Inherent Resolve” stationed at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait has filed a lawsuit against his Commander-in-Chief over the Unconstitutional war Obama is waging against ISIS.

“To honor my oath, I am asking the court to tell the president that he must get proper authority from Congress, under the War Powers Resolution, to wage the war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria,” Army Capt. Nathan Michael Smith says in the 53-page document he filed today in the DC US District Court.

He contends that this war violates the War Powers Resolution, is illegal, and that Article II, section 2 of the Constitution does not authorize the president to initiate hostilities without a declaration of war or specific statutory authorization.

The fact that it would even come to this — that our military members are to the level of suing our president to get him to follow the Constitution — should tell you how far gone things are.
 

This Is Really Happening: Video Shows Train With “Hundreds of M1 Abrams Battle-Tanks”


This article was written and originally published at Intellihub.com. Via SHTFPlan:

Editor’s Comment: This kind of on the ground intel has proven valuable over the years. Though not every report pans out into something validated in the news, it is a very real indicator of the nature, size and scope of the conspiracy against man.

There is every reason to think that a martial law, civil unrest or economic fallout event could and may occur in the foreseeable future. The sky seems dark and the rain imminent. Stay vigilant.


Hundreds of M1 Abrams battle-tanks spotted in Houston on rail-train

by Intellihub

Keep your head on a swivel, military movements are starting up again in the CONUS, this time battle-tanks
Several rail-trains have been spotted moving through the area this week, carrying hundreds of U.S. M1 Abrams battle-tanks.

Several locals reported seeing a train Tuesday, loaded full of tanks, painted in a desert tan color.

As of now the rail-train’s destination is unknown.




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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Diversity + Proximity = War


 


How A Collapse In South America Could Trigger Martial Law In The U.S.



This article was written by Brandon Smith and originally published at Alt-Market.com

If an economic system collapses in the woods and no one is paying attention, are there any consequences outside the woods? Well, yes, of course. As with most situations financial and global, however, consequences are not usually taken very seriously until they have spawned a vast bog of sewage we all have to then swim through.

The issue is and always will be “interdependency,” and the dissolution of sovereign borders. Take a close look at the European Union, for example.

You have a large network of fiscally interdependent nations struggling to maintain a sense of principled identity and heritage while participating in the delusion of multiculturalism. You have a system in which these nations are admonished or even punished for attempting to become self-reliant. You have a system which encourages a Cloward-Piven-style forced integration of incompatible cultures. You have unmanageable debt. You have a welfare addicted socialist population plagued by naive assumptions of entitlement. And on top of it all, you have a political structure dominated by cultural Marxists who would like nothing better than to see the whole of the old world go down in a blazing inferno.

This EU dynamic can only end in one of two ways — the complete dismantling of the supranational body and a return to sovereignty, or, a socio-economic crisis followed by even more centralization and the end of all remnants of sovereignty. Either way, the consequences will not be pretty.

In the EU there are particular nations that are being exploited by globalists to initiate greater disaster in the overall region. As Wikileaks exposed in transcripts of IMF discussions on Greece, the plan has always been to create enough chaos to drive fear into the general populace. Fear that can be used to manipulate the masses towards handing even more administrative power over to those same globalists. They know that a fiscally-tiny nation like Greece can still do kinetic damage to its neighbors because its neighbors have weak foundations. One domino sets off the chain.

The same strategy may also be used in the Western hemisphere; more specifically, the collapse in South America that almost no one in the mainstream seems to be paying much attention to. While mainstream coverage sometimes looks at each South American nation as an isolated case, none of the coverage examines these crises as an interconnected breakdown, and they certainly do not suggest any future ill effects to the U.S.

First, lets take a look at some of South Americas most important economies and why they are on the verge of an epic catastrophe.

Venezuela

The crash of oil prices from more than $100 per barrel down to around $40 per barrel or less has annihilated oil-dependent Venezuela, a country already in financial turmoil. Overprinting of currency has been the only “solution” offered so far. Hyperinflation is now taking hold with the IMF warning of a 720 percent increase this year.

Currently, necessities are being rationed while a growing number of citizens are left empty handed.

Many food purchases in Venezuela require an electronic ration card. Shoppers are forced to wait in long lines for hours just for a chance to purchase staple items that may be sold out by the time they get their turn.

The government under Socialist President Nicolas Maduro has nationalized all food and medicine distribution, and is currently instituting rationing of electricity, and even time! A two-day work week for public sector workers is now in force. Private companies are being asked to use their own generators to continue operations rather than relying on the grid.

Finally, Venezuela is so close to implosion that they no longer have the money to pay for the work of currency printers they rely on outside the country. Meaning, they no longer have the money to pay for printing more money.

Disaster in the nation is inevitable and a general collapse is likely to occur this year.

Brazil

Brazil is simply a mess, and a perfect example of why the recently-established BRICS “bank” has always been a farce and will never be competition to the IMF (Not that this was ever the intention, as I have proven in numerous articles on the false East/West paradigm. The BRICS bank works WITH the IMF, not against it).

Brazil’s national debt has doubled in the past five years and officially the economy is set to shrink by 3.5 percent in 2016. In the meantime, Brazil’s currency has recently hit record lows against the U.S. dollar as devaluation begins to sting. At the same time, currency devaluation has done nothing to help Brazil's ailing exports. The country can barely keep its own economy stable, let alone participate in a global banking venture in "competition" with the IMF.

As often happens during economic crisis, political chaos is taking hold. A whole host of criminal misconduct and corruption charges are being fielded against president Dilma Rousseff as impeachment proceedings gain momentum.

Perhaps not surprisingly, at least three of the politicians in line to take over Rousseff’s position are ALSO under investigation for criminal activity.

Brazil is set to host the Summer Olympics in Rio this year, but all indicators suggest that they will be fiscally incapable of adequately paying for the infrastructure improvements required for the games to proceed.

Argentina

Argentina has been in and out of economic crisis consistently since 2002, and beholden to the IMF for almost as long. Argentina’s original collapse in 2001/2002 is a commonly-used example of a modernized and westernized economic system suffering from a high speed financial disaster that was mostly hidden from the public until it was too late.

Today, Argentina’s new government has yet again chosen to do what most establishment controlled governments do when the economy is in decline — they hide the numbers. Though government officials have claimed a reduction in Argentina’s poverty rate, other sources indicate it has actually soared this year to more than 32 percent of the population.

This poverty is compounded by heavy price inflation. Most goods and services in Argentina currently inflate in price by approximately 35 percent annually.

Though Argentina has recently restructured its debts and is now able to issue treasury bonds for sale again, essentially all of the capital gained through bond sales is used to pay back creditors from past economic crises. Under these conditions, it is only a matter of time before the country suffers yet another breakdown.

A Chain Reaction Leading To Martial Law

Much of South America is on the verge of financial chaos, but I have focused on the three countries above because they are the most influential on the continent as a whole. As goes Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina, so goes South America. That said, what does any of this have to do with the U.S.? Why should we care?

Various nations within South America are always experiencing intermittent crisis, and one might argue that this mattered little to the U.S. in the past. But what we are witnessing now is not an isolated collapse in a single country, but collapse conditions in all of South America’s major economies with weakness prevalent in most other nations. Like the EU, South America seems to be a powder keg waiting for a spark.

The U.S. itself is not far behind in terms of an economic breakdown and this could be exacerbated by fiscal chaos in the south. As for how this effects the U.S. in other ways, here’s where things get a little weird…

In the wake of the Iran/Contra hearings, the exposure of documents pertaining to a program called “Rex 84”, part of "Operation Garden Plot", hit the mainstream news. Rex 84 stood for “Readiness Exercise 1984,” and was a continuity of government program designed to lock down the U.S. under martial law during “civil disturbances.” This included the power of government to forcefully relocate large populations from their homes or even detain large populations at will. You can read the original Rex 84/Operation Garden Plot documents in PDF form here.

Though Rex 84 was launched decades ago, the program never actually went away. All responsibilities pertaining to Rex 84 are now under the oversight of the Department of Homeland Security and Northcom.

One of the primary “disturbances” mentioned as a rationale for Rex 84 was a “mass exodus” of immigrants from Central or South America across the U.S.-Mexico border.

The exposure of Rex 84 was probably the primary catalyst for the growing concern over “FEMA camps,” as the program demanded mass internment of “dissidents” and immigrants. As we know well after the events in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, FEMA “camps” are not necessarily places that are pre-established. Rather, an internment camp or detention facility can be erected in mere days by federal agencies anytime, anywhere. For those that think the idea of internment camps is a thing of the past, watch as Gen. Wesley Clark offers this very idea as a response to those he considers “disloyal to the U.S.”



I would suggest that the provisions of Rex 84 are an integral part of the establishment apparatus, and that they fully plan to utilize them in the near future. For Europe, Rex 84-style measures may very well be used in response to the continuing flood of millions of Muslim immigrants with no intentions of integrating with the existing European population. And certainly, many people might cheer those measures. A few more terrorist attacks and watch how quickly the socialist majority rescinds their welcome. Keep in mind, though, history shows us that the destruction of freedom for one broad group invariably leads to the destruction of freedom for all.

In the West, a South American collapse will likely lead to our own mass flood of illegal immigrants in addition to the millions already crossing our borders. One must also consider the probability of ISIS fighters mingling with these immigrants. This would be a crisis in direct proportion to that of Europe. Take note that in the U.S. and Europe the respective governments have ENCOURAGED mass migrations from cultures with little to no respect for the values and principles of the host nations. An economic crisis would only expedite the disasters they have already started.

Again, many Americans might cheer for mass detentions in the wake of an immigration threat, but in the end, the “defense” of U.S. borders would be used by the establishment to rationalize unconstitutional actions against everyone. I have outlined the threat of a South American exodus to our borders in the hopes that if and when it occurs, people are not so stupid as to turn to the government for help, the same government that aided in creating the calamity in the first place.

Expanded government power solves nothing in the long run, regardless of who is in office at the time (this includes Trump). Independent and sovereign action is the only answer. Individuals, counties and states securing their own borders. Whether it be in the face of a collapse in South America, or any other Black Swan event. Keep the feds out no matter the supposed threat. Never invite the vampire into your house.

One year ago, everybody knew that Donald Trump couldn't win. Six months ago, everybody knew deporting illegal aliens/building wall was political suicide. And 15 minutes ago, you knew that only bigots/racists supported him. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.

SBPDL:

America is irredeemable.

This much is true.

But there is another truth, far more important to our future; consequently, it's a fact keeping those in control of our present up late, late at night: large segments of the American people wish to not only survive, but continue a way of life they know is rapidly vanishing.


Liberation from an irredeemable nation: Every time a stereotype is confirmed, another Trump supporter is born.

Regardless of if Donald J. Trump is sincere about his desire to deport the tens of millions of illegal aliens, have a moratorium on Muslim immigration into the country and build a big, beautiful wall on the U.S./Mexican border, these ideas he advocated are exactly why he is now the presumptive Republican nominee for the President of the United States.

To paraphrase Men in Black, "One year ago, everybody knew that Donald Trump couldn't win. Six months ago, everybody knew deporting illegal aliens/building wall was political suicide. And 15 minutes ago, you knew that only bigots/racists supported him. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."

Trump has changed things.

 Forever.

With the impending election of a Muslim as mayor of London in a few days, the British people will see with their own eyes how their dispossession is complete; it will offer Trump yet another opportunity for a soundbite inevitably ending with his banishment from entering the United Kingdom by the British government.

You are not alone in knowing something is drastically wrong, sick even, with America.

Trump, whether he is serious or not about the ideas that have positioned him only a stones throw from being the leader of the free world, has shown just how many Americans want believe tomorrow doesn't belong to those who have made today possible.
  

Trump Victorious As GOP Transformed Into A National Conservative Party



NEW YORK Magazine thinks that the Republican Party is "broken"--President Trump may mock them at the Inauguration



In the end, it wasn’t even close. Donald Trump won a crushing victory in Indiana with over 50% of the vote, leading Ted Cruz to suspend his campaign for President. To the shock and horror of the Conservatism Inc. Establishment (whom you could actually watch melting down in real time on Twitter), Donald Trump is the presumptive GOP nominee.

How much does Trump owe his Indiana victory to immigration? Exit polls ranked immigration as a top issue, but not the top issue, coming in well behind the Economy/Jobs, Government Spending, and Terrorism [Exit polls: Immigration not a top issue for Indiana Republicans, by Lisa Mascaro, CNN, May 3, 2016]. But this is misleading. All of the top three issues are directly related to immigration. Moreover, Trump’s views on immigration are part of a larger Nationalist Narrative which is attractive to voters. As one voter put it, Trump is “for us”. [Immigration, Social Security on the minds of Indiana voters on primary day, Fox News Latino, May 3, 2016]

And Trump’s own supporters certainly thought immigration was important. Exit polls showed slightly less than half of all Republican primary voters said most illegal immigrants should be deported to the country they came from. Of those voters, 64% voted for Trump, with 34% going for Cruz and only 1% for Kasich. [Indiana Republican Entrance/Exit Poll, CBS News, May 3, 2016]

The scale of Trump’s victory was such that it essentially ended the Republican primary race. And many commentators acknowledged, Tuesday night was a historic moment, marking the transition from a “conservative” Republican Party to a “nationalist, populist” one.

  • Jonathan Chait [Send him mail] moaned, “[O]n the ground, Republican politics boils down to ethno-nationalistic passions ungoverned by reason.”

Chait blamed conservatives for not doing enough to tone-police their movement:

The paranoid mendacity of Joe McCarthy, the racial pandering of Barry Goldwater, Richard Nixon, and George Bush, the jingoism and anti-intellectualism of Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, and Sarah Palin—all these forces have embodied the essence of American conservative politics as it is actually practiced (rather than as conservative intellectuals like to imagine it). Trump has finally turned that which was always there against itself.
[Trump has won and the Republican Party is broken, New York, May 3, 2016]

Ignore the virtue-signaling and hysteria. Chait actually does have a sort of a point here. Conservatism Inc. always has to appeal to nationalism and populism to win elections. However, the point is that they didn’t actually mean it – it was simply a way to get the rubes to vote Republican. Once safely in office, the likes of Eric Cantor and Paul Ryan get back to cutting taxes for the rich, outsourcing jobs, opening the borders, and getting involved in pointless foreign wars.

Trump has destroyed this calculus, perhaps forever.

  • Josh Barro [Email him] at Business Insider, who predicts a crushing Trump defeat, is nonetheless correct when he writes:
Trump is the candidate who finally figured out how to exploit the fact that much of the Republican voter base does not share the policy preferences of the Republican donor class, and that it is therefore possible to win the nomination without being saddled with their unpopular policy preferences.
He will not be the last candidate to understand this.
[The crisis in the Republican Party is even worse than it looks, by Josh Barro, Business Insider, May 3, 2016]

Trump did reject some of the elements of orthodox conservatism, notably support for so-called free trade and cutbacks for Social Security and Medicare. However, Barro and many of the #NeverTrump Conservative Inc. functionaries miss the mark when they say Trump is a truly dramatic departure from conservatism.

After all, Trump’s most stubborn opponent was Cruz, who aped Trump on both immigration and trade. Trump has been blasted by neoconservatives for calling for an America First foreign policy. But the Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin [email her],who for some unknown reason still postures as a “conservative,” blasted Ted Cruz back in December for the same reason—after Cruz used the America First phrase during a Republican debate, Rubin kvetched the Texas Senator had “sank further into the far-right brew of isolationism and xenophobia”. [Ted Cruz’s vision turns ugly, Washington Post, December 16, 2015]

More than any of Trump’s other opponents, it was Cruz who clung the closest to Trump throughout the primaries. All it enabled him to do was beat out Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, or Jim Gilmore. Any attempt at a post-Trump purge of those forces who made Trump possible would have to start with Cruz himself.

Look again at some of the figures who’ve done the most to signal that Trump is acceptable, or even that he is preferable: Sarah Palin, Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Joe Arpaio, higher-ups at Breitbart.com, Bill O’Reilly, Ann Coulter. It isn’t as if no one warned the right about the dangers these people posed to their coalition. Few heeded the warnings. Until they recognize their error and grapple with it, they are unlikely to rebuild a coalition that is worthy of electing a president.
[How the Party Decided on Trump, The Atlantic, May 3, 2016. Links added.]

Obviously, it’s easy for Friedersdorf to make a career counter-signaling against the members of his own party. But it’s much harder to win an election. Assuming the likes of Friedersdorf could even purge the Hannities and Limbaughs of the world, who would still exist to mobilize the grassroots? How could this reformed Republican Party win elections?

What’s more, Ted Cruz would not exist without figures like Palin or Limbaugh. Obviously, Friedersdorf doesn’t like Cruz much more than he likes Trump. But the #CruzCrew types swearing they will never vote for Trump don’t have much to go on other than their dislike of Trump personally. The main reason Cruz lasted as long as he did is because he tried to compete with Trump’s positions on National Question issues.

In the next few days, there will be plenty of commentary about the death of “moderate” Republicans. But it’s precisely grass-roots “moderate” Republicans who have been the most fanatic Trump supporters. What’s really happening is not the victory of some sectional candidate or some “anti-Establishment” figure. It’s a realignment within the Republican Party.

Trump is taking the nationalist impulses the Republican Party has used for years and putting them at the forefront of his new political movement. He’s downplaying some of the hardcore social issues which conservatives have already lost on anyway. He’s abandoning rhetoric about slashing programs which actually benefit the Republican Party’s core constituents. And he’s taping into a Narrative of national redemption which is deeply felt all over the country.

There’s nothing about Trump’s message which is opposed to “conservatism” at its most primal level. Trump wants to preserve the cultural existence of the American nation-state. Conservatism Inc. defends “conservatism” as a word, but has utterly lost touch with the people they are supposed to defend. For all their invocations of “principle,” they appear entirely self-interested and corrupt.

Now, the Republican base has caught on. They have chosen to displace the Beltway Right entirely. And they don’t want the same old goofy slogans—but a nationalist movement that will actually fight for them.

It’s about time. After all, the “conservative movement” can’t say they weren’t warned.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

SICK OF IT YET? Two MORE White Kids Dead by black killers.


 


Epidemic - Black on White Murder in Milwaukee; It's been going on for a LONG TIME


 


Trump Voters Queue Up in Indiana

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Deportations of Illegal Immigrants Sink as ICE Gets Cash Influx

More cash for fewer deportations


A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the
U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped / AP

BY: Adam Kredo @ The Washington Free Beacon:

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is receiving more taxpayer funds even as it expels fewer illegal immigrants, according to statistics published by the Department of Homeland Security showing that 43 percent fewer aliens were removed from the United States from 2012 to 2015.

ICE deported nearly 410,000 aliens in 2012 when it received roughly $2.8 billion in taxpayer funds. In 2015, the agency expelled just 235,413 aliens but received around $3.5 billion to fund its deportation programs, according to the DHS statistics.

Deportations dropped by 174,436 over the past three years despite an increase in funding totaling more than $680 million, according to statistics highlighted Monday by the Senate subcommittee on immigration and the national interest.

In total, ICE was shown to have received around $3,901 more in funding for each illegal immigrant it failed to deport over the years.

“Deportations of aliens from the United States have decreased precipitously under the Obama administration—particularly of those aliens from the interior of the United States,” according to subcommittee sources that discussed the statistics in an email to reporters.

“ICE removed nearly 43 percent fewer total aliens from the United States in FY 2015 than it did in FY 2012—and nearly 62 percent fewer aliens from the interior of the United States,” according to the subcommittee, which attributed the decrease to policies put in place by the Obama administration.

“This dramatic decline in deportations is the direct result of policies implemented by the Obama administration to get around plain law passed by Congress,” according to the subcommittee.



Senior Obama administration officials have warned that ICE only has the financial resources to deport around 400,000 aliens a year, which amounts to less than four percent of the total estimated illegal immigrant population residing in the United States.

However, ICE has received substantially more financial resources in recent years for its deportation programs. At least $113 million was shifted by the Obama administration from ICE’s budget and reallocated to programs aimed at detaining and removing illegals.

“While ICE’s detention and removal budget grew approximately 25 percent from FY 2012 to FY 2015, the total number of aliens it deported from the United States decreased by nearly 43 percent,” according to the subcommittee.

“ICE removed 235,390 criminal aliens from the United States in FY 2012, as compared with 139,368 in FY 2015—meaning that it deported nearly 41 percent fewer criminal aliens last year with 25 percent more resources than it had in FY 2012,” the subcommittee wrote.

Mexican Cartels Moving Terrorists Across Southern U.S. Border



This article was written by Clinton Alexander and originally published at The New American

According to Judicial Watch, for some time Mexican drug cartels have been helping Islamic terrorists now living in Mexico to cross the U.S. border in order to explore possible areas of attack in the United States. The wachdog group reports:

Among the jihadists that travel back and forth through the porous southern border is a Kuwaiti named Shaykh Mahmood Omar Khabir, an ISIS operative who lives in the Mexican state of Chihuahua not far from El Paso, Texas. Khabir trained hundreds of Al Qaeda fighters in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen and has lived in Mexico for more than a year, according to information provided by JW’s [Judicial Watch's] government source.

In a recent article, Khabir bragged to the Italian newspaper il Giornale, "The border that separates Mexico from the United States is so full of free zones that I could come in with a group of men in a few hours and kill thousands of people in Texas or Arizona."

Considering the full weight of the statements by Khabir and the recent findings by Judicial Watch, there has never been a more important time to secure the southern border of the United States.

According to il Giornale, the Mexican secretary of foreign affairs stated:

The Obama administration and the American media are guilty of neglecting the phenomenon. We cannot understand whether it is a strategy, but this new wave of fundamentalism could have some surprises for the United States.

In spite of Mexico’s large Catholic component, Khabir maintains that extremism has made large strides in the Mexican culture. Claiming thousands of converts over the last six to eight years, Khabir asserts that Muslim imams have had great recruiting success and have been welcomed in the Mexican society more so even than with the European culture.

According to the Judicial Watch report, “Now Khabir trains thousands of men — mostly Syrians and Yemenis — to fight in an ISIS base situated in the Mexico-U.S. border region near Ciudad Juárez.”

If indeed the reports are accurate and Khabir is living near the U.S.-Mexico border, the prospect of a porous border combined with nearly nonexistent immigration standards should raise red flags not only in U.S.-Mexico border states, but across the country.

Even Politifact, a left-leaning political fact-checking group owned by the Tampa Bay Times, admitted the concern when in an April 2016 article, author Joshua Gillin noted,

There have been several reported incidents along the U.S.-Mexico border of several agencies encountering people on terrorism watch lists or with ties (or suspected ties) to terrorist groups. There also have been a number of people from countries associated with terror groups stopped by authorities, although that’s not an indication they’re terrorist infiltrators.

But is it reasonable to suspect that some of these "people from countries associated with terror groups" could be "terrorist infiltrators," particularly considering that agencies have encountered "people on terrorism watch lists"? Though Gillin may appear to be downplaying the threat, the truth stands: Our porous border has reached critical mass.

The New American recently reported in this article on the nearly nonexistent southern U.S. border, quoting Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council: “As someone who has been involved in border protection for over 18 years, I can tell you the border is not secure and the situation is getting worse.”

In other statements also reported by The New American, Judd testified to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee that border patrol agents were told by "a top Homeland Security official” that the Obama administration had “no intention of deporting” a large number of illegal immigrants sneaking into the country, and has instead issued orders for them to be released so they “don’t clog up the courts.” Judd added that even criminal cases involving illegal immigrants have found detainees being allowed to leave, having neither been deported nor given a Notice to Appear (NTA), which would have at least put them into the deportation process. (Emphasis added.)

Reporting in another article for The New American in March 2016, Alex Newman contended, “Smugglers and other criminals are pouring across the often undefended border ... jeopardizing the livelihoods and even [the] lives [of Americans] — not to mention national security.”

Newman reported on a meeting between the elected officials of the small town of Animas, New Mexico, and hundreds of distraught ranchers:

Inspiring the meeting, according to attendees quoted in media reports, was the kidnapping of a local American ranch hand. The victim reportedly happened upon a caravan of drug runners from the other side of the border while working on a cattle ranch in New Mexico's “Bootheel” region along the border with Mexico. Tricia Elbrock, co-owner of the company that employs the kidnapping victim, was quoted in the Albuquerque Journal recounting what happened in December of last year.

Also reporting for The New American, Warren Mass cited other statements by National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd,

We have apprehended illegal aliens just north of the border who are still soaking wet from crossing the river. If they claim, as increasingly they are doing, that they have been here since January 1, 2014, we will process and then release them.

They are still wet from the river and miles from any civilization and on their word alone we release them unless we physically saw them cross the river. This policy de facto creates an open border with Mexico for any illegal alien who wants to claim that they were here before 2014.


Obtaining information via the Freedom of Information Act, Judicial Watch in January made public State Department documents showing that for “at least” 10 years Arab extremists have entered our country with assistance from Mexican drug cartels. But why hasn't the U.S. government, which has known about this security threat for at least a decade, responded by securing the border? Are "sleeper" terrorist cells already in place in the United States as a result of this folly? And what will be the consequences of continuing to leave the border unsecure?

Alex Newman observed,

Despite claims from politicians in Washington, D.C., it is clear that the border is nowhere close to what a reasonable person would describe as “secure.” That is by design, of course. But the people suffering on the front lines of that are only the first to be victimized. If Congress does not get serious about demanding the enforcement of federal laws on border security, all of America will face the consequences, too. It is time to restore law and order on the border.

Another Skirmish On The War On The Border Patrol

Federale:

The exposed liar, R. Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, appears to be engaged in an illegal campaign of harassment and retaliation against Border Patrol Agent Brandon Judd, who testified recently before the House of Representatives and exposed a significant expansion of the Obama Regime Administrative Amnesty. In his testimony, Judd informed Congress that illegal aliens who are encountered by the U.S. Border Patrol are no longer being arrested if the illegal aliens merely claim to have been in the U.S. two years or more, as the Obama Regime has decreed that such illegal aliens are no longer to be arrested.

Kerlikowske was enraged at the truthful testimony, and issued a qualified denial that this writer document, and confirmed that the catch-and-release policy in such cases is correct, confirming Judd's testimony under oath. Kerlikowske should, of course, be criminally prosecuted for lying to Congress and impeached.

Since Judd's testimony though, Kerlikowske and certain subordinates in the Border Patrol, have filed false allegations of misconduct against Judd for his accurate testimony.

Border Patrol Agent Brandon Judd testified before the Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee in his role as President of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) and sounded the alarm to lawmakers about policies of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Within days, politically-appointed managers in the Border Patrol agency filed a complaint against leaders of the NBPC. They were apparently emboldened by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske’s statement before the House Appropriations Committee impugning the integrity of Border Patrol Agent Brandon Judd. The commissioner, widely hated by Border Patrol agents for his public dismissals of their perspectives, never clarified which aspects of Agent Judd’s testimony with which he took issue.
[Retribution: Border Patrol Agent Suffers After Blowing Whistle to Congress, by Brandon Darby, Breitbart, April 18, 2016]

Such testimony is protected by law, no Federal employee can be disciplined for truthful testimony before Congress, nor can a Federal employee be disciplined for exercising his First Amendment rights. Furthermore, no Federal employee can be ordered to commit an unlawful act, commonly known as the Nuremberg Principle. So Judd is protected by the Constitution and by law for his testimony, nor can he be disciplined for failing to follow the unlawful Obama Regime Administrative Amnesty.

This attack on the First Amendment and the rights of Americans is not the first though.  The Treason Bar has been at the forefront of the war on the Constitution in the name of expanding illegal immigration and, more importantly, electing a new people.  In fact, as I wrote in one post, you can have immigration or the First Amendment, but not both, as not only are immigrants themselves unsuited to a republican form of government, as well as the historic American nation, but those who advocate for immigration are enemies of the basic principles of the Constitution, such as free speech.

And its not just the Treason Bar.  American unions are all-in with the war on the First Amendment, with the now misnamed American Federation of Labor Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) in on the war on the Border Patrol and freedom of speech.

Radical leftists pushing for an open borders agenda are attempting to destroy the ability of over 80 percent of our nation’s Border Patrol agents to speak out and sound the alarm to the public and to Congress.  The Huffington Post reported that the open-borders extremist group, Not1More, is a “prominent immigrants rights group” and that they were behind an effort to have the AFL-CIO kick out the National Border Patrol Council from its ranks. Not1More derives its name from the idea that “not one more” illegal alien should be deported from the U.S.
[Leftists Organize to Silence Border Patrol Agents Over Trump Endorsement, by Brandon Darby, Breitbart, April 1, 2016]

The war on the Border Patrol is another skirmish not only on immigration law enforcement, but also on the historic American nation.  As an aside, a warning to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office of Professional Responsibility or U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Internal Affairs agents assigned to this case, drop it like a hot potato, you can be held legally liable for civil rights violations, e.g. Title 18 United States Code Section 242.  You don't want a visit from the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (DHS OIG).