R. Cort Kirkwood
The National Dream University, a branch of UCLA set up to educate illegal aliens and turn them into immigration activists, won’t open its doors, thanks to pressure from a lawmaker who didn’t think it was such a bright idea.
An illegal alien who became a citizen and multi-millionaire grocery tycoon is in trouble with “activists” because he is using the federal E-Verify program to check whether prospective employees are illegal aliens.
A federal judge has upheld a jury’s decision that the U.S. government can keep $80 million in confiscated coins because they were stolen from the U.S. Mint.
Judge Legrome Davis, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, gave the government ownership of 10 solid gold Double Eagles valued at $80 million, which the Langbord family had given to the government for authentication. The government never gave them back, claiming they were stolen property.
The family sued and lost.
Rep. Yvette Clarke, a leftist congresswoman from New York told comic Stephen Colbert, who hosts The Colbert Report on the Comedy Channel, that the Dutch still owned slaves in New York in 1898. Her thoroughly ridiculous utterance, however, isn’t the only one we’ve heard of late.
Writing about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review a discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas, two conservatives — Roger Clegg and John Rosenberg — argue that efforts to achieve racial “diversity” on college campuses are nothing more than reverse discrimination against whites and Asians.
School administrators in Baltimore, Maryland, have spent $500,000 in the last year and a half to party hearty on the taxpayers’ dime, according to a recent report in the Baltimore Sun entitled "City school credit, procurement cards show culture of spending." They even spread the wealth at such noted educational establishments as Hooters.
A new book, No Easy Day, by the pseudonymous Navy SEAL Mark Owen, reveals that Osama bin Laden was a coward who intended to surrender to U.S. forces when they attacked his compound.
The streets of Chicago ran red with blood the weekend of August 24. Nine were dead and 28 wounded after a four-night orgy of gunfire and violence. The mayhem began Thursday, August 23 and ran into Friday, August 24 with 19 people shot. But it continued through Sunday night August 26. The shocking toll for the weekend, including August 23, is 47 wounded.
Last month, The New American reported that the City with the Big Shoulders was set to reach 504 murders, surpassing last year’s total, if the pace of killings continued. It appears as if the city’s more violent residents seem set to push the number even higher.
The Obama administration is fudging the numbers in claims it is deporting “record” numbers of illegal aliens, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee reported last week.
The committee, led by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), accused the administration of inflating the numbers by including illegal aliens apprehended at the border in the total of those deported.