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Anti-immigrant group raises the stupidity bar

Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Time: 12:48 PM

These people who make up the anti-immgrant group "The Minutemen" are complete idiots.

When you read this STUPID piece on what these morons are claiming, please remember that one of the members, Paul Streitz, founded the hate group called the Connecticut Citizens for Immigration Control (CCIC) in Danbury shortly after Mayor Boughton's political showboating crusade against illegal immigration started. Although the members of the Danbury branch of the CCIC seperated from Streitz and are now called U.S. Citizens for Immigration Law Enforcement (USCILE), they're just as ignorant.
A major anti-immigration group is accusing the Bush Administration of creating a "shadow government," by "engaging in collaborative relations with Mexico and Canada outside the U.S. Constitution," RAW STORY has learned.

The Minuteman Project sent out a press release late Tuesday evening hyping their Web site, which is showcasing 1,000 documents allegedly obtained in a Freedom of Information Act request to the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP) by World Net Daily columnist Jerome Corsi. Most widely known for his longtime attacks on Democratic Senator John Kerry's military record, Corsi also co-authored a book about the Minuteman "battle" to secure America's borders.

SPP was launched in March of 2005 as a trilateral effort by the United States, Canada and Mexico to increase the security and improve the quality of life of North Americans through greater cooperation and information sharing. Many conservative critics view the trilateral initiative as a threat to U.S. sovereignty.

"The documents give clear evidence that the Bush administration has created a 'shadow government,'" Corsi said in the press release.

Corsi claims to have "hundreds of pages of e-mails from U.S. executive branch administrators who are copying the e-mail to somewhere between 25 to 100 people, a third of whom are in the U.S. bureaucracy, a third of whom are in the Mexican bureaucracy and a third of whom are in the Canadian bureaucracy."

"They are sharing their laws and regulations so we can 'harmonize' and 'integrate' our laws into a North American structure, not a USA structure," Corsi said.

The documents can be viewed on the Minuteman Project's Stop the Security and Prosperity Project page, but there's no mention of any particular "smoking gun" which could proves the contention that the White House has created a shadow government. The anti-immigration group appears to consider the mere existence of communications among bureaucrats from the three countries as proof of their assertions.

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A RAW STORY examination of documents related to the "steel strategy" as presented at the Minuteman Web site did not turn up anything untoward.
A shadow government...yeah and only non-whites work at McDonalds.

This is the mentality we in Danbury have to put up with and it's simply insane. It's bad enough that the dim-wits at the CCIC and the USCILE drink this kool-aid but its even worse when politicians like Common Council Republican majority leader (and 110 State Rep candidate) Pauline Basso publically support these wackos and their silly ideas.

posted by ctblogger at 12:48 PM | Permalink|

1 Comments:

its anti ILLEGAL immigration if you can even get their name maybe you should not be posting for bias aganda
commented by Blogger cali, 3:17 PM  

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