Source: Politics - The Huffington Post
"Young girls who we interviewed had been threatened for nonconsensual sexual relationships with some members of these gangs. One girl told us she left because they had threatened her multiple times and she knew that they would follow through because they took her best friend and, after they had raped her, they dismembered her body and put her body parts along the road to school as a reminder to he ...
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11 hours ago, 11:24am CDT
Two female detainees sleep in a holding cell as hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children were being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Arizona. President Obama has requested emergency funding to help deal with the mass migration of unaccompanied minors and families arriving at the border from Central America.; Credit: Ross D. Franklin/AP
Obama Seeks Nearly ...
Full article at: Multi-American
4 days ago, 12:57pm CDT
Source: Big Government
AUSTIN, Texas—In response to the recent surge of children crossing the border, President Obama delivered a speech earlier this week from the Rose Garden announcing new plans for immigration reform. Blaming inaction by House Republicans, Obama stated that he would take action by executive order, to "fix as much of our immigration system as I can, on my own, without Congress." Although the President did pledge to direct more personn ...
Full article at: Big Government
Jul 1 2014, 9:00am CDT
Source: 49 News Topeka
PHOENIX (AP) — It was the worst loss of life for U.S. wildland firefighters in eight decades, a tragedy that killed 19 members of a Hotshot crew during an out-of-control inferno in a brush-choked canyon.
The fire prompted a strong sense of unity among everyone involved in the days after the blaze as dignitaries traveled to the site to remember the fallen and a promise to learn from the tragedy.
But one year later, few changes have be ...
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Jun 28 2014, 11:15am CDT
Only days after the stunning report from Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, of threats and torture illegal alien children endure en route to the southern U.S. border, a member of Congress is charging that President Obama, through his statements and actions, is complicit.
Cruz’s statement came in a news conference after he, Rep. Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, and others visited a dorm at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas that serves as a temporary home to some of the tens of thousa ...
Full article at: WND
Jun 27 2014, 7:36pm CDT
Protestors demonstrate calling for immigration reform in front of the Illinois GOP headquarters in Chicago on June 27, 2013, the day that the U.S. Senate approved a sweeping immigration reform bill. But after strong resistance from House Republicans, the bill has been stalled since.; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images
Immigration reform effectively dead until after Obama leaves office, both sides say - Washington Post A year after th ...
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Jun 26 2014, 1:41pm CDT
Source: The Atlantic
A few months ago, an odd news story out of St. Louis caught my eye. A Christian-owned dog-walking business had fired, so to speak, a customer who supported legalizing marijuana. “We simply said it was against the idea of being clean and sober-minded and treating your body as a temple to the Holy Spirit,” one of the service’s owners told The Huffington Post. The service, Pack Leader, Plus (motto: “Faith. Family. Dogs ...
Full article at: The Atlantic
Jun 25 2014, 8:06pm CDT
Source: Canadian Business Online
SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico regulators have denied a temporary operating permit for a major ride-sharing company.
The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1pBBVed) that the Public Regulation Commission voted 3-2 on Wednesday to withhold the permit from Uber Technologies.
Commissioners say they could not grant the permit because of requested waivers for required filings such as driver safety records and insura ...
Full article at: Canadian Business Online
Jun 25 2014, 12:56pm CDT
Source: Business Journal of Phoenix
Arizona’s business community often has struggled with the quandrary of backing conservative Republicans who often are political friends but sometimes ideological foes.
That struggle has popped up again with the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce endorsing Senate President Andy Biggs, an East Valley Republican, for re-election.
Biggs has irked moderates in the business community for his opposition to a controversial Medicaid expansion pus ...
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Jun 25 2014, 11:53am CDT
A shocking “smoking gun” has come to light in the Obama administration’s connection to thousands of Mexican and Central American unaccompanied immigrant children crossing our borders: The Obama administration hired individuals and organizations to escort these immigrant children once they entered the United States.
Noted conservative author, WND columnist and founder of Instigator News Network, Erik Rush, reports that “There is a solicitation, or Request For Information (RFI) on the webs ...
Full article at: WND
Jun 24 2014, 6:21pm CDT