For those Americans still asleep and wondering why peoples around the world hate American Imperialism (900 military bases in 130 countries), why we are so far in debt (over $16 trillion), and who may still be asking whether we live in the Fourth Reich; this may answer some of those questions. The following story about the CIA pulling advertisements and the reasons behind the move raises numerous questions and concerns on more than just one level.
The CIA has pulled advertising in a Detroit Arab American newspaper (Really? Taxpayer money to advertise and recruit for a ‘law enforcement’ agency that has proven it has gone rogue?) who published an AP article that found that the CIA and the NYPD were spying on Muslim Americans in New York City. The AP published a follow up story to their original investigative piece today which follows the Arab America news piece below. (more…)
President Calderon gave a speech to a joint session of Congress this morning in which he slammed Arizona’s new immigration law. As expected, half of the room gaving him a standing ovation while the other half sat stone faced.
WASHINGTON — Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Thursday strongly denounced Arizona’s new law clamping down on illegal immigrants and urged members of Congress to pass “comprehensive immigration reform.”
“I’m convinced comprehensive immigration reform is crucial to securing our border,” Calderon said in the first address to Congress by a foreign national leader this year. “But I strongly disagree with the recently adopted law in Arizona.”
“It’s a law that not only ignores reality, but also introduces racial profiling as a basis for law enforcement,” he said.