Smuggler Deported 11 Times

FLORENCE, Ariz. (TheBlaze/AP) — Authorities along the Arizona border say a man accused of driving a car carrying 220 pounds of marijuana had been deported to Mexico 11 times.

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office says 21year-old Daniel Jupa-Fino was arrested Tuesday after he ran from the car after a deputy made a traffic stop on Interstate 8.

Suspected Arizona drug smuggler had been deported 11 times before

Fox has more:

Both men fled on foot into a nearby trailer park following the initial stop, authorities said. Gonzalez-Tempura, who was injured while trying to climb over barbwire fencing, was taken into custody a short time later, but Jupa-Fino eluded responding authorities.

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Is Fed Now Making Its Next Big Mistake?

Ben Bernanke has a message for Wall Street  and Main Street: Don’t worry, expect no big changes in Fed policy — unless the  economy changes in a major way. Don’t hold your breath.

No question, the nation’s top banker has a tough job convincing investors,  producers and lawmakers he’s doing the right thing for the economy. The problem  is, the Fed has a long track record of making big mistakes, but often doesn’t  know until years later.

And it might be making one now.

While some speak of the Fed’s “success,” holding interest rates at zero and  buying $85 billion a month in Treasuries — the Fed now owns more than $3.5  trillion in U.S. debt, up from $900 billion just a few years ago — this hasn’t  brought us a normal economic recovery.

Indeed, despite the incredible stimulus, inflation remains below the Fed’s 2%  target. GDP growth is averaging an anemic 1.7% in the past year.

All told, the economy is just 3% bigger than at the end of 2007, when the  recession began. By comparison, in a normal recovery GDP is usually up 16% or  more this far into a recovery.

Unemployment of 7.6% isn’t close to satisfactory. And since last year all of  the net U.S. jobs created have been part-time positions; it’s obvious we’re in  an unprecedented employment crisis.

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Ohio Invests In Apartheid

by: the Common Constitutionalist


Imagine this. You have been appointed Treasurer of an American state, a heavily populated one. One of your most important duties is looking after the states money. For most if not all states that can be millions or billions of dollars every year.

Well some of that money must be invested to achieve not only safety but growth. It’s an awesome responsibility. Invest the states money in the wrong vehicle and you could lose some or all of the investment.

States have guidelines and rules where and how such money can be invested. The state legislature normally sets the guidelines. Maybe they decide the treasurer can only place the money in historically safe and highly rated funds. They might decide the treasurer can only invest domestically or internationally with trusted allies. These rules are made so the treasurer’s don’t invest in blood diamonds or the Russian Mafia fund.

Most state treasures take this charge very seriously. Such it is with Josh Mandel, the treasurer for the state of Ohio.

By all accounts Mandel has done a pretty good job for the state. This state has earned a AAA credit rating on Ohio’s multibillion-dollar STAR investment fund. They have also achieved an upgrade in rating on their Enterprise Bond Fund. The first in a decade.

There’s only one problem. Josh Mandel is one of those dang “Jews”. And do you know what that “Jew” has been doing? He’s been investing the state of Ohio’s money in Israel Bonds!

He purchased $42 million of Israel Bonds just a few months ago. That brings Ohio’s total holding of Israel bonds to $80 million.

Some are not so pleased with his purchases. Can you guess who they might be? If you guessed radical pro-Arab Palestinian groups, you win the prize. Extra credit if you also guessed skinhead white supremacist groups.

The Palestinian groups sent off a letter to the state explaining how evil Israel is and that it is a human rights violator. The groups called Israel an Apartheid state that “humiliates Palestinian men, women and children… shames the state of Ohio and poorly reflects upon the character of its citizens”.

So investing in Israel has all of a sudden become a pox on the citizens of Ohio, despite the fact that the state has been investing in Israel bonds since 1993.

Oh, and did I forget to mention that Israel bonds have yields 3 to 4 times that of U.S. Treasuries.

Treasurer Mandel had a response to the pro-Arab letter: “In the Ohio treasurer’s office, we make decisions on what’s best for our taxpayers, not based on what radical Islamist groups want us to do.” Awesome! How many “public servants” would have the guts to say something like that? Very few.

“Unity of Nobility”, a white supremacist group simply stated that” Ohio Just Got Jewed”.

Maybe next go round Mandel can purchase shares of the Neo Nazi Trust or Hamas/Hezbollah Bond Fund with a yield of rockets and mortars.

Bill O’Reilly, the Republicans Kevorkian?

by: the Common Constitutionalist


So Bill O’Reilly, great defender of folks is officially on the immigration bandwagon. Hooray! Another conservative bites the dust. Although I guess that’s not accurate. O’Reilly has never described himself as a conservative. I’ll second that. He’s not. But even if he had after coming out in favor of “immigration reform” he could no longer wear that moniker.

His claim is that if Republicans don’t line up behind the RINOs (my words, not his) and support the bill, all will be lost and Hillary Clinton will waltz into the White House in 2016. Of course he mentioned nothing of the importance of the 2014 midterms.

His lecture was in response to an e-mail from one of his viewers who was against the bill and said that Congress should make no concessions. In effect they must reject the entire bill.

Well bully for you Nettie the e-mailer. I agree 100%. Bill did not agree. He said: “When Hillary Clinton is elected president in 2016, will you say the same thing, Nettie? Because that’s what’s gonna happen if the GOP does not begin to put forth smart solutions to the country’s problems.”

Well Mr. O’Reilly, I read the bill, or at least the long-winded summary and there’s not a single “smart solution” in it. Feel free to review my critique here.

At this point, as often happens, O’Reilly got on a roll. E-mailer Jim was his next victim. Foolish Jim had the temerity to suggest we merely adhere to and enforce current laws. Bill’s rebuttal: “So that means federal agents will begin forcibly rounding up millions of illegal people, entering their homes and removing men, women, and children, taking them to holding pens, where they will be awaiting deportation. Is that your vision, Jim? Because that’s what enforcing existing laws would mean.”

What an absurd statement Mr. O’Reilly. You just stated that if the government doesn’t care for a law or set of laws they just don’t have to enforce some. That is what you said, correct? Does that apply to us, or just the government? How ridiculous!

Of course now that I think of it, that’s what many administrations have done, the current being one of the worst offenders.

Whatever happened to the law is the law? There are many antidiscrimination laws on the books. If an employer won’t hire someone because he’s black or fire him for the same reason, would you be okay with that Bill? After all, the employer disagrees with the current law so why follow it.

As an aside, I would agree with the employer. It’s his business. He should be able to hire and fire whom he wants for whatever the reason.

But I’m sure Mr. O’Reilly meant that because current immigration law is “mean” it shouldn’t be enforced. I guess it’s all about being nice to the people that snuck into our country illegally.

No, actually it’s only about winning the next election. The ruination of America will be worth it to keep Hillary out of the White House.

Mr. O’Reilly, you and every other wrong thinking middle-of-the-roader will surely lose us the next election with cowardly acts like passing this bill.

O’Reilly stated: “For years I’ve called for a more secure southern border, you know that. And now it looks like the secure border is in reach. At least somewhat. So I hope this bill does become law.”

Has anyone actually read this bill? I reiterate, I’ve read what I needed of the bill and there is no more security in it! And how do you have somewhat of a secure border? Is that like being kind of pregnant?

It really sounds to me as if Republicans are so terrified of this issue they will pretend to see something that isn’t there.

And as I’ve stated before, we will not receive any more Hispanic votes due to its passage. In fact, if history repeats, as often happens, we’ll get less.

In 1980 Republicans received 38% of the Hispanic vote. In 1984 it was 37%. 1986 brought us mass amnesty. In 1988 Republicans garnered only 30% and in 1992 it was down to 29%. What a winning strategy and Bill wants a repeat.

Someone explain to me how the outcome will differ from post 1986, because I don’t see it. Putting aside the reality of the logistical and financial nightmare, politically, it’s suicide and like Jack Kevorkian, Bill is ready to assist.

Zimmerman Verdict Causes Idiots to Tweet

by: the Common Constitutionalist

Have you ever said something and as the words are exiting your mouth you’re already questioning your own sanity? As you speak, some other portion of your brain is repeating: “How stupid are you? Did you just say what I think you said?”

Well, that’s what Twitter is. It is the perfect platform for the stupid. I didn’t say the idea of Twitter is moronic but it does allow morons to instantaneously express their less than reasoned declarations.

We’ve heard the saying, or at least something similar: “The best truth serum is alcohol.” Unlike drugs, alcohol only enhances or reveals one’s true thoughts and feelings. Twitter, to the weak minded, is like alcohol.

The completely right and just Zimmerman verdict is a perfect example of this.

First, I applaud the jury for their verdict. For one who had the integrity and honesty to look at the facts presented there was only one logical conclusion. Let’s pray the members of the jury don’t become targets. They did as they were charged to do.

Now let’s look at the verdict through the eyes of the stupid, the racist and hustlers of the Twitter parade.

You have the typical celebrity set, so ill-informed, so hungry for constant attention that they must inject themselves into every fashionable headline.

Miley Cyrus tweeted: “I feel sick #Riptrayvonmartin”

There is that pillar of intellect Nicki Manaj: “May God console the Martins at this time; as well as every other family that’s gone through this type of injustice.”

Box office Megastar Tom Arnold: “Dear son, I love you and there is no shame in running away from creepy ass crackers. #nojustice”

Need I remind you that during the trial we learned that “creepy ass crackers” is not derogatory.

Did I forget anyone? Oh right, Kim Kardashian. A story like this would not be complete without a Tweet from her, although hers was actually the more reasoned: “My heart goes out to Trayvon Martin’s family and loved ones. Thoughts and prayers being sent their way #nojustice.” Reasoned until you get to “#nojustice”.

There’s sports/entertainment crossover Michael Strahan: “In shock over this….Wow! Just wow!” Which segwayed into racist athletes such as Roddy White (receiver, Atlanta Falcons): *#@%ing Zimmerman got away with murder today well what kind of world do we live in. All them jurors should go home tonight and kill themselves for letting a grown man get away with killing a kid.” Genius!

And finally back to the political panderers and bombthrowers such as Michael Moore: “Had a gun toting Trayvon Martin stalked an unarmed George Zimmerman, and then shot him to death… DO I EVEN NEED TO COMPLETE THIS SENTENCE?” No you fat slob; I guess you don’t.

Attorney Sonny Hostin tweeted: “As a lawyer, I believe in the system and accept the jury’s verdict. I do think justice failed Trayvon Martin. Justice took the day off.” Sounds like she’s really accepting. How did she pass the bar? They must be setting it lower.

And of course we have the heavy handed federal government that must wield the sword of righteousness with every perceived injustice.

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) re-tweeted a message from NAACP president Ben Jealous, calling for the DOJ to pursue federal charges against Zimmerman. He re-tweeted: “@BenJealous: We can move from anger to action. As the DOJ to pursue federal civil rights charges.”

And New York rep Jerrold Nadler called the death a “senseless tragedy” and said he supported the Justice Department’s decision to investigate the shooting. He tweeted: “Trayvon Martin’s death was a senseless tragedy & I’m deeply saddened tonight. Pleased that DOJ is continuing to evaluate evidence.”

Evidence? I thought the evidence was presented at the trial?

And there you have the sad state of America. The law was followed, a trial by jury acquitted an innocent man and as always liberals can’t and won’t accept the outcome.

Sadly this is not over.

Microsoft Helped With Spying

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp worked closely with U.S. intelligence services to help them intercept users’ communications, including letting the National Security Agency circumvent email encryption, the Guardian reported on Thursday.

Citing top-secret documents provided by former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden, the UK newspaper said Microsoft worked with the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the NSA to ease access via Prism – an intelligence-gathering program uncovered by the Guardian last month – to cloud storage service SkyDrive.

Microsoft also helped the Prism program collect video and audio of conversations conducted via Skype, Microsoft’s online chat service, the newspaper added.

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