“Dog Fighting Niggers” my response to extremists II

Example number one

On July 19, 2007 former unanimously elected Exalted Cyclops and Kleagle of the infamous KKK had a serious word for Mr. Vick. In the midst of a twenty-five minute dissertation Senator Robert Byrd referred to dog fighting as a

"…brutal, sadistic event motivated by barbarism of the worst sort and cruelty of the worst, worst, worst sadistic kind. One is left wondering: Who are real the animals: the creatures inside the ring, or the creatures outside the ring?"

He goes on to state that there is a special place in hell reserved for such—barbarians. Now, I know you are expecting me to lambaste this Amerikkkan. However, that is not the purpose of this post. Oh I know how heinously hypocritical and superciliously senseless it is for a former Klans leader to march before congress to castigate an alleged dogfighter to the "hottest" parts of hell. In this post, however, we will allow the Aristotelian Rhetoric to develop.

Comparative exhibit number one

Mississippi Jr. Senator and Council of Conservative Citizens advocate—a hate group—Trent Lott defended miscreant, monomaniac, former Governor Strom Thurmond. He effectually admitted to agreeing with him. You remember the quote:

"When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over the years, either."

In case of the slim chance that you have forgotten who Strom Thurmond was, here is a quote to give you a quick idea.

"I wanna tell you, ladies and gentlemen, that there's not enough troops in the army to force the southern people to break down segregation and admit the nigger race into our theatres into our swimming pools into our homes and into our churches."

Care to watch it?

Again, current Senator Trent Lott defended voting for this guy.

Byrd called dog fighting a "brutal, sadistic event motivated by barbarism of the worst sort and cruelty of the worst, worst, worst sadistic kind."

Tying it all together

I do not have much concern for Trent, Strom, Don Imus, or the like. However, those who walk around as though they are not racist yet support those who clearly are, concern me greatly. Do not brush off the fact that a former KKK member like Trent Lott has supporters or that a racist Governer like Strom Thurmond occupied the United States Senate until he was a century old.

Time heals all things huh?

If you believe that we should forgive and support segregationist, racist characters like Senator Sheets please answer the following question. Would you elect a former member of Al Queda as Senate Majority Leader?

If it truly were a war on terror they'd arrest the KKK.

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“Dog Fighting Niggers” my response to extremists

First allow me to express my pseudo-amazement that the Chris Benoit story didn't get as much spin.

The Mike Vick story has amplified a sometimes seemingly dormant intolerance towards black people. Just yesterday I performed a Google search on a subject that currently escapes my memory. I do recall that it had nothing to do with one of the sites, a Google group, that the SERP (search engine results page) returned. The title was so inviting I had to click-through.

When my browser completed the load my experience was rather anticlimactic. When I see a title like Dog Fighting Niggers, I expect to read more intellectually fortified posts than

"Why do the (expletive) Jungle Bunnies wanna raise pit bulls and run dog
fights? Why don't they settle for their watermelon and crack pipes?"

I mean, how weak is that?

Now don't get me wrong. I recognize that overt contempt without responsible reasoning constitutes a potentially dangerous human being. I know that foul behavior needs to be addressed with certainty in the appropriate venue. However, it is my position that altruistic disdain for a particular group while never excusable (in the case of "race") should at least be defended with an inkling of acumen. Instead, this site/Google group was littered with ignoramuses. I suppose my intelligent readership is thinking, 'duh! Who do you expect to find on a hate spewing site; Lene Vestergaard Hau?'

I must say, what bugged me the most about this site was the fact that regular sounding guys where hanging out in that group. Guys you might work with or shop next to. Not skinhead types. They were having rather cordial conversations with each other regarding their dog's performance in its most recent fight. So here were some guys, hanging out in a Google group named Dog Fighting Niggers, cursing blacks for being black dog fighters—yet who are dog fighters themselves. I know; stupid. On the other hand, many believe that the erudite among us are never extremists. They are wrong.

Shortly after I realized that I needed to leave the aforementioned group I was informed of a blog authored by a guy who worked for Ron Reagan and Bush 1. He is probably an erudite (or at least an "erudite"). The post I read was delineating the author's opinion of Mike Vick and the reason "so many" black men are in jail. The article implied that Vick represents the "fact" that blacks, no matter how much money they have, are generally violent. This, he postulated, is due to the "hip-hop thug culture."

Readers made many attempts to reason with the blogger via the comments section. Repeatedly, these attempts were met with seemingly childish retorts such as name calling. Liberal and Nazi were among the more prevalent verbal attacks. Commy is always a classic. The author also caromed offensive zingers towards a reader from Vietnam. Take a look at my initial response. Oh, and there's more to come.

Thanks Toad734

The fact that Toad has a heart for all of humanity does not prove he is a liberal and if he is so what? It is analogous to the fact that your seemingly racist views do not indicate you are a republican.

I assume you do not regard yourself as a racist Mike; BUT:

You are apparently judging a large group of people based on the alleged behavioral fault of one athlete. Neither smart nor fair.

Whites do not regard Mike Golic as even their run of the mill intellect. Blacks do not regard Mike Vick as our spiritual, intellectual, or moral standard either.

Mike penned,
"But money and fame weren't enough to overcome the hip-hop thug culture which is destroying so many black males."

That sounds like a loaded judgment of blacks from the narrow perspective of a white southern Dixiecrat, with racist implications.

The implication: rap/hip-hop is synonymous with thug culture. Wow!

Take thy beak from out my heart.

First, let us look at the impact of "hip-hop thug culture" on white society, shall we?

White males buy a disproportionate share of gangster rap (70% of total sales). Does that explain why whites are more likely to steal countries, slaughter millions of indigenous peoples, then subtly accuse the oppressed of being genetically incapable of competing with the oppressor, (all the while ignoring the fact that they are the original perpetrator) than blacks are? No.

Rap was not around during Willie Lynch's day and I doubt G.W. listens to Snoop Doggy Do__... on second thought... never mind.

What of this "hip-hop thug culture"? Biased, narrow minded opinion at best.

Why imply that Vick is a thug? Why assert that the "culture" known as hip-hop is a "thug culture"?

Mike, while you are misdiagnosing the cause of the perceived destruction of the black male, the thug culture of capitalistic plutocracy and its corporate gangsters are quickly becoming the apparent destroyer of white males. Look away from the TV and focus on matters of import.

Mike makes accusations after formulating opinions replete with racist over and undertones and I will bet the house that he believes Al Sharpton is regarded by the general black population as a civil rights leader.

That Fox puts a mic in "Rev." JJ's face is reason to presuppose he is not a leader.

40 acres and a mule or mind your own business.

Humans, yes blacks are human, need unity and cooperation not stereotypical, birdbrain, maladroit aggravation.

If it truly were a war on terror they'd arrest the KKK.


US Threatens Pakistan Raids

G W's hand picked National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell is kicking up dust in the face of Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf. The U.S. military is threatening to barbarically bomb the living daylights out of the defenseless civilians who occupy the Afghani/Pakistani boarder, again.

McConnell and the Klan are beating the war drums by bringing import back to the convenient cartoon character formally known as
Bin Laden.

"Well, there is no question that we have put extraordinary resources against finding him.
And so the President has made perfectly clear, we will be relentless. He will be captured or killed. And it is a huge priority for us, for our intelligence and military. And we will continue until we're successful."

But wait Fran. When did G.W. claim that the search for OBL should be "relentless." As I recall, that was before he described how unimportant OBL had become.

"...we will not rest until we find him."
-G.W. 9/13/01
But then...

"I don't know where bin Laden is. I have no idea and really don't care. It's not that important. It's not our priority."
- G.W. Bush, 3/13/02

In fairness to G.W., his apparent change in opinion was likely due to him coming into the knowledge that OBL experienced the misfortune of becoming attached to a dialysis machine sometime after 9-11. It was no longer easy for him to travel from cave to cave orchestrating elaborate plots to blow American civillians up with commercial jets flown by Saudi Arabian martyrs.
And now...

Read the following excerpt from the Press Briefing by White House Homeland Security Advisor Fran Townsend.
Q Fran, do you know if Osama bin Laden is still on a dialysis machine, is he still ill? What? I mean, could you tell us about that? I mean, because -- it might be laughable, but people are finding it hard, six years this man is sick, moving around from cave to cave, and can't be found -- with a dialysis machine?

Security Advisor Fran Townsend had no respectable answer to the journalist's legitimate question.

If it truly were a war on terror they'd arrest the KKK.



Jena Six vs Racist Retards

Dear United Fakes of America Readers,
Last fall in Jena, Louisiana, the day after two Black high school students sat beneath the "white tree" on their campus, nooses were hung from the tree. When the superintendent dismissed the nooses as a "prank," more Black students sat under the tree in protest. The District Attorney then came to the school accompanied by the town's police and demanded that the students end their protest, telling them, "I can be your best friend or your worst enemy... I can take away your lives with a stroke of my pen."1

A series of white-on-black incidents of violence followed, and the DA did nothing. But when a white student was beaten up in a schoolyard fight, the DA responded by charging six black students with attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

It's a story that reads like one from the Jim Crow era, when judges, lawyers and all-white juries used the justice system to keep blacks in "their place"--but it's happening today. The families of these young men are fighting back, but the odds are stacked against them. Together, we can make sure their story is told, that this becomes an issue for the Governor of Louisiana, and that justice is provided for the Jena 6. It starts now. Please add your voice:
The noose-hanging incident and the DA's visit to the school set the stage for everything that followed. Racial tension escalated over the next couple of months, and on November 30, the main academic building of Jena High School was burned down in an unsolved fire. Later the same weekend, a black student was beaten up by white students at a party. The next day, black students at a convenience store were threatened by a young white man with a shotgun. They wrestled the gun from him and ran away. While no charges were filed against the white man, the students were arrested for the theft of the gun.2
That Monday at school, a white student, who had been a vocal supporter of the students who hung the nooses, taunted the black student who was beaten up at the off-campus party and allegedly called several black students "nigger." After lunch, he was knocked down, punched and kicked by black students. He was taken to the hospital but was released and was well enough to go to a social event that evening.3
Six Black Jena High students, Robert Bailey (17), Theo Shaw (17), Carwin Jones (18), Bryant Purvis (17), Mychal Bell (16) and an unidentified minor, were expelled from school, arrested and charged with second-degree attempted murder. Bail was set so high -- between $70,000 and $138,000 -- that the boys were left in prison for months as families went deep into debt to release them.4
The first trial ended last month, and Mychal Bell, who has been in prison since December, was convicted of aggravated battery and conspiracy to commit aggravated battery (both felonies) by an all-white jury in a trial where his public defender called no witnesses. During his trial, Mychal's parents were ordered not to speak to the media and the court prohibited protests from taking place near the courtroom or where the judge could see them.
Mychal is scheduled to be sentenced on July 31st, and could go to jail for twenty-two years.5 Theo Shaw's trial is next. He will finally make bail this week.
The Jena Six are blessed to have parents and loved ones who are fighting tooth and nail to free them. They have been threatened but they are standing strong. We know that if the families have to go it alone, their sons will be a long time coming home. They will lose precious years to Jena's outrageous attempt to maintain a racist status quo. But if we act now, we can make a difference.
Please add your voice to the voices of these families in Jena, and help bring Mychal, Theo, Robert, Carwin, and Bryant home. By clicking below, you can demand that Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco get involved to make sure that justice is served for Mychal Bell, and that DA Reed Walters drop the charges against the 5 boys who have not yet gone to trial.
Thank You and Peace,
-- James, Van, Gabriel, Clarissa, and the rest of the ColorOfChange.org team
July 17th, 2007
1. "Injustice in Jena as Nooses Hang From the ‘White Tree,'" truthout, July 3, 2007
2. "Racial demons rear heads," Chicago Tribune, May 20, 2007
3. See reference #1.
4. See reference #1.
5. "'Jena Six' defendant convicted," Town Talk, June 29, 2007



The Ghost’s of Pardons Past

On July, 11th 2007 John Conyers chaired Hearings (oops wrong link) to determine the purpose of what amounts to an already infamous commutation. Conyers also posed the question, why not a pardon? Why just a commute? Furthermore, he asked if the president's decision to commute as opposed to pardon

"…Inhibit congresses' ability to obtain the truth?"

Conyers also makes some enlightening comments regarding that portion of my readership that compares Bush's commutation of Libby, with Clinton's commutation of Rich, and other democratic commutations. Notice the differences.

  • There haven't been any pardons/commutations to a person who was the chief of staff to the vice president of the US.
  • Commutations usually follow after a person has served some time.
    • Libby served none.
  • Clinton waived his executive privilege and explained his decision to commute.
    • Conyers asked Bush to waive executive privilege while congress investigates the firing of the US attorneys.
    • GW politely rejected the offer.

Now we will consider the reason republicans and democrats alike do not agree with the commutation. This reason includes the impact of a commutation over a pardon and the administration's neglect to cooperate with congress; ergo, the president waiving his privilege.

If Libby were pardoned….

  • Libby will lose his ability to plea the fifth
  • A pardon would enable congress to question Scooter
    • This could further implicate others in the white house.
  • (in fairness, the American Thinker suggests that Clinton obstructed justice in his pardoning of Susan McDougal. They further assert that this pardon played a part in ending the investigation of the Whitewater scandal. I don't know about that, but it's worth an honorable mention.
  • Bush pardoned the chief of staff before Libby served any time.
    • A rare occurrence at best.

One must agree in part with the Scooter's support team of thugs, journalists, CEOs, and presidents. Article 2, section 2 of the US Constitution says,

"…the president shall have the power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States except in cases of impeachment."

On the other hand, United States citizens believe in impeachment. 46% say impeach Chaney and 58% say impeach Bush.

What Blogger Ed doesn't seem to realize is that the Libby case is not about a commutation. It is not about comparing Bush's pardons to Clinton's. It is not even about democrats versus republicans though I know how much journalists love that argument.

It is, however, about apparent obstruction of justice emanating from the highest levels of government in the US. It is about,

"…influencing the decision to go to war."

-Rep. William Delahunt

Journalists better start asking legitimate questions. Politicians better start producing legitimate answers. America better begin to focus on meaningful tribulations as opposed to childishly jawsing about nonsensical issues.

There are legitimate arguments to be debated, genuine options to be evaluated and justifiable decisions to be consummated. Let us be sober and vigilant lest we miss the civil forest for the political trees.

If it truly were a war on terror they'd arrest the KKK.



Parable of the Miserly Husband

The Scooter Libbyrater (Bush): A Reflection on Deception

Aah yes; the other side of the coin. You know it all too well husbandmen. Why just last week you were on your way home from a tiring day's work when your mobile phone rang.

"Honey, can you stop by the grocer for me?"

Tired though you may be, you graciously mosey on over to the nearest super market. It's not too far out of the way. Besides, she only asked for a carton of soy milk, some veggies, and a pack of Always (with wings).

You goofily meander through that foreign terrain we call Albertsons, Piggly Wiggly®, or Safeway, etc. You love her more than life its-self. You would travel the breadth of the globe to satisfy her least significant desire. Why not go the extra mile tonight! Go on… surprise her. Tell her you're going on that cruise she's been yacking about for the past four years.

Mmmm? Naah. No one knows your wife like you do. Though she's been persistent about that boat cruise; you know she actually prefers to continue her humdrum routine of a life. Why nothing pleases your wife more than working nine hours then spending the balance of her evening catering to you and your snotty nose kids. Still, isn't there something practical you can do for the love of your life?

Hark! You spot the goodie aisle. A bag of oatmeal raisin cookies, her favorite, are on sale. Few activities are more pleasant than exploiting an opportunity to shower that special someone with inexpensive charity.

A look of pride engulfs your once exasperated face. You approach the front door of your home. Anticipating a grandiose reception you proudly present your wife with the mammoth of all gifts. But then, to your consternation your wife replies,

"You got the store bought brand?!"

Your mouth agape, you can scarcely believe her lack of appreciation in the face of your thoughtfulness. It's not like you had to go to the store. You purchased her favorite cookies out of the goodness of your heart. Why is she being so ungrateful?

Alas, there is her side of the coin. Which is to say, despite your claiming you did something for her, you did it the cheap way so you really did it for yourself. Right or wrong, one must admit that the wife has a respectable perspective. Oh yeah… and so do you.

With the parable of the miserly husband in mind the United Fakes of America will provide just due to the opposing viewpoint of Irv Gotti Libby.

There is a Bush/Libby defense strategy that is quickly gaining popularity in this nation.

This strategy is set forth in an editorial posted earlier this month in one of the most popular conservative blogs on the web today. Ed Lasky, of the American Thinker, goes to work on every journalist's favorite media punching bag, the New York Times.

So, learning from the mistakes of the miserly husband, we will respect the viewpoint of Libby defenders. Of course, when all is said and done; Libby's defense must answer questions and resolve at least one matter in from a grander scheme.

  • Why the decision to commute rather than pardon?
  • Should the president waive his executive privilege and give congress an explanation for his choice of a commutation over a pardon?
  • Rep. William Delahunt says the Libby case is about "…influencing the decision to go to war." How does the Bush/Libby defense impact the possible investigation into the Iraq war pretence?

Let's not get too lovey dovey yet. Remember, the miserly husband was, at least relatively, correct (also). Take a look at an excerpt from the AT below. Later, we will decide whether or not blogger Ed has provided the necessary responses to defend Scooter and the Libbyrater.

Ed Lasky vs the NYT:

"…there is this stunner in the editorial regarding the pressure President Bsuh faced from members in his own party to offer clemency to Libby

But none of it was justification for the baldly political act of commuting his sentence.

Hmmm...how about mentioning President Clinton's pardons that he issued before leaving office-these were certainly more baldly political:"


Ed Lasky vs Bill Clinton:

"News of McDougall's pardon came just one day after the president struck a deal with Independent Counsel Robert Ray effectively ending the Whitewater investigation."

Until next time, contemplate this defense and its relevancy to the Libby case. We'll break it down next Sunday.

If it really were a war on terror they'd arrest the KKK.



Moore Michael

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Memoirs of a Fibbing, Libby

If Libby is pardoned, he will lose his Fifth Amendment rights and Conyers will verbally torture Lewis until GW, Dick, and Libby are behind bars. Please understand; livid response to Libby's commutation has little to do with Scooter himself.

The US is under the current rule of a dictatorial regime that must be checked and balanced. Furthermore, the electorates' "checks" are bouncing but not "balancing" anything or anyone.

  1. The Italian Letter
  2. February 2002: Joseph Wilson's
  3. trip to Niger
    1. Wilson says his subsequent report dispelled any fear of a Hussein—Mayaki "yellowcake" deal
  4. The "16 words"
  5. Wilson was one of the first to make a public accusation that the "16 words", the pretenses for the war, were false
    1. it should be noted that many believe the "16 words" were based on more than the forged dossier (though I I don't exactly know what more. Furthermore, whatever other intel those words were based on was poor intel anyway).
    2. many reputable sources also believe that Wilson is a liar
    3. so basically these qualifiers are revealing that liars occupy not only the White House, but the intelligence bureaus too.
  6. CIA op Valerie Plame (Wilson's wife) was attempting to prevent the proliferation of WMDs
  7. Libby, apparently under Cheney's instruction, blew Valerie Plame's cover
  8. July 14, 2003, a newspaper column entitled "Mission to Niger" by Robert Novak erased all doubt that Plame was an "operative" who worked in a CIA division on the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

Oh what a tangle web we weve when once we practice to deceive.
I know this story is a bit confusing. Heretofore we will focus on what we KNOW for simplicity's sake:

  1. GW and the boys presumed there were WMDs but there were none.
    1. this has lead to the deaths of 50-600,000 Iraqi civilians and 3586 US soldiers
  2. According to numerous CIA agents, Wilson lied to the public about his findings in Niger
  3. Iriving Lewis Libby lied about even more than Wilson
  4. GW commuted Libby after he was sentenced to 30 months in prison, the shortest possible sentence considering the crimes he committed

Fair examination of the above summary of events prompts several questions.

  • What role, if any, did Bush/Cheney play in the CIA leak?
  • Did Libby rat Plame of his own volition or was he acting under the direction of a senior official?
    • The reason we ask this question? The commutation preserves Libby's Fifth Amendment denial
    • A pardon would have annulled his ability to plea the 5th

If Libby is pardoned, he will lose his Fifth Amendment rights and Conyers will verbally torture Lewis until GW, Dick, and Libby are behind bars. What..? you didn't realize that the president and vice president are implicated in all five of Libby's felony counts?

Please understand; livid response to Libby's commutation has little to do with Scooter himself. The US is under the current rule of a dictatorial regime that must be checked and balanced. Furthermore, the electorates' "checks" are bouncing but not "balancing" anything or anyone.

As a result, the bloggers of America have the responsibility to encourage the people of the United States to prevent Pinky (GW) and the Brain (Dick—head of the liars committee) from "taking over the world!"

If it really were a war on terror they'd arrest the KKK.


Get Outta Jail Free; Thug 4 Life Libby!

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(He even had a flipping "pimp" walk on July 2, 2007)

Okay, so just to recap: Presidency by virtue of voter (mainly black) scrub in 2000, caging "minority" votes (mainly black) in 2004, straight arming Katrina victims (mainly black) in favor of a well deserved (eyes rolling) vacation; and now—for ANOTHER best reason American presidents can serve only two terms (drum roll please), Mr. George Bush starring in How I Helped My Friend Libby Scoot Out of Jail Free (Forward by Richard "Dick" (head—of all thugs) Cheney.

I will use a couple of explicit examples to describe the concept behind my apparent disdain for tie sporting gangsters. Example number one: Mumia Abu Jamal has been in jail for 25+ years but Lewis Libby won't spend a single day behind bars.

Friends, I write to you as a concerned world citizen that understands his duty to love mankind without forsaking my accountability to my repeatedly oppressed people (and other oppressed people; which is why I'm so conflicted about this whole illegal alien thing—which, BTW, is not exclusively appropriable to Mexicans).

So, as a black man in particular, though all should empathize with the following, it burns me up to witness an immoral, self-righteous, evil, low-life, scum of the earth CONVICTED FELON like Lewis Libby get off scot free (and I don't mean
Dred Scott free) while talk radio shows (not just sports jockey's either) bash Barry Bonds as though he started a war that lead to the unnecessary deaths of HUNDREDS of THOUSANDS of innocent bystanders under false pretenses with one flimsy shred of evidence hidden behind his back.

He was convicted of five felony charges! Why isn't he in prison? Martha Stewart got locked up.

Stop voting on stupid poll questions regarding the abstract O.J. Simpson and start complaining about Lewis Libby and other crooks whose crimes adversely impact more than your meaningless nerves!

If it really were a war terror they'd arrest the KKK.


Illegal Aliens (not just Mexicans guys) Part I

Illegal Aliens and their Impact on the Integrity of the US Educational, Social, and Criminal Justice Systems

Ya gotta love the Bush Klan. Presidency by virtue of voter (mainly black) scrub in 2000, caging "minority" (mainly black) votes in 2004, sleeping on Katrina victims (mainly black) in favor of a well deserved (eyes rolling) vacation; and now—for what some are calling the best reason American presidents can serve only two terms (drum roll please), Mr. George Bush starring in Illegal
Immigration and the Middle Class is Doomed!

Before explaining the reason I look upon this bill [H.R. 1645] with a critical eye, allow me to explain that I understand the American Southwest belonged to Mexicans before it belonged to "Americans". Alas, the mighty US government is not going to give that property back to powerless illegal Mexicans (please see the multiplicity of broken indigenous Indian treaties for details. Or you can read the following confession http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/time/dwe/16338.htm). Furthermore, the US won't give that property back to powerful Mexicans because; they are enjoying multibillion dollar business ventures with Eurocentric corporations and impoverishing the balance of Mexico's population.

Nevertheless, in spite of my indignation towards historic, racist, oppressive thieves and empathy for those currently suffering the consequences of those historic crimes I believe we need to find a more universally beneficial policy to fight the remnants of oppressive history than this equally oppressive bill.

Thankfully, for black America and—sadly—racist white America, senators rejected a motion of this amnesty bill. On the other hand, it only missed by a mere seven (46-53) procedural votes! We haven't seen the last of this immigration bill.

Rep. Luis Gutierrez co-authored the STRIVE (HR 1645 Security Through Regularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy) Act of 2007 along with Representatives Neil Abercrombie, Joe Baca, and Xavier Becerra. STRIVE attempts to legalize 12 million "unlawful" immigrants and that is unsettling to me as a "legal" American citizen. And don't tell me the bill seeks to fortify the border. We've seen the Bush Klan's version of fortifying the borders in the past. Former Secretary of State Rummy's plan to secure Iraq's borders didn't exactly work (Citation? pick up any news-paper in the last, oh—6 years).

Check the White House's illegal immigrant stats. (In fairness I must say illegals do pay some taxes.)

Education: Taxpayers pay for the schooling of the children of illegal immigrants.

  • Taxpayers support Illegal immigrants by paying the $5,000-plus annually it takes to educate each of their children.
  • K-12 school expenditure for illegal immigrants equals $7.4 billion annually (California gets dinged for $2.2 bills)

Emergency Health Care: Taxpayers provide emergency health care for illegal aliens and their uninsured children

Crime: Fifteen percent of California 's prison inmates are undocumented aliens, costing the state more than $500 million annually

  • Hospitals write off $200 million a year in emergency health care services, plus another $100 million(+-) in extended care costs

I'm going to take this issue slow as I'm sure we'll be scribing about it for blogs to come. Check back next week and I'll explain why I am skeptical of vanilla suburban America voicing the same complaints that I am. In a future post I will also explain the growing need for the development and implementation of a single Latino AND Black AND Southwest Asian (Middle Eastern) action plan. For now, post your thoughts in the retorts section.

…And remember: if it truly were a war on terror they'd arrest the KKK.