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Created by dipity on Oct 4, 2008
Last updated: 10/28/10 at 04:49 AM
...since the 1959 revolution that put Fidel Castro in power. Obama has lifted travel restrictions for Cuban Americans and restarted immigration talks with Cuba that were suspended under Bush. Last week, the United States said a Bush-era news ticker on the U.S....
...community, lawmakers expressed dissatisfaction with the resumption of talks. "It is unfortunate that, once again, the Cuban regime is being rewarded with overtures from the US government despite its ongoing atrocities against the Cuban people and policies...
...would be held Tuesday at the UN headquarters in New York. The U.S.-Cuba immigration talks, which aimed at preventing illegal Cuban migrants to the United Stats, had been suspended by the Bush administration since 2004. Washington offered in mid-May...
...since Jose Contreras left during a tournament in Mexico in 2002. Spokesmen for the Dutch Foreign Ministry and Department of Immigration said they had no knowledge of the case. A Spanish Foreign Ministry official also said he never heard of Chapman. U.S. officials...
...to Cuba, asking the island's communist government to resume talks that his predecessor halted on legal immigration of Cubans to the United States. Obama's proposal would reopen discussions that had been closed off by former President George W. Bush since...
...a new overture to Cuba, the Obama administration asked the island's communist government Friday to resume talks on the legal immigration of Cubans to the United States, which were suspended by former President George W. Bush. The State Department said it...
...with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the family entered the country from Cuba on Sept. 6, 2007, and are classified Cuban Parolees. Under this program, the United States permits certain eligible Cuban nationals into the country to rejoin family members....
...a Florida driver's license and a Hialeah address -- and the six men and two women from Haiti were in the custody of federal immigration officers after landing late Monday in the Boynton Beach area. His name and address were not released. While little information...
...protests against the United States for its meager attempts at immigration enforcement, Mexico is cracking down hard on illegal Cuban immigrants caught trying to enter the country from the south. They forged an agreement with Cuba to immediately send back illegal...
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...penalty on the thugs on their own soil. And after years of vehement protests against the United States for its meager attempts at immigration enforcement, Mexico is cracking down hard on illegal Cuban immigrants caught trying to enter the country from the...
...stringent criteria for both national security and immigration," she said. With president-elect Barack Obama vowing to shut the Cuban facility once in office, the issue is likely to be revisited. Australia's rejection followed warnings from a top US general...
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...on the thugs on their own soil. And after years of vehement protests against the United States for its meager attempts at immigration enforcement, Mexico is cracking down hard on illegal Cuban immigrants caught trying to enter the country from the south. They...
...also insisted that “Mexico and Cuba are victims of this policy that promotes illegal immigration from Cuba,” referring to the US immigration program which implicitly encourages illegal Cuban migration to the U.S. by treating them in a manner entirely different...
Two reasons. First, temperment: "In those first few (economic) crisis days , he (John McCain) was impetuous, inconsistent, and imprudent; ending up just plain weird". Second, judgement: "That selection (of Sarah Palin) contradicted McCain’s main two themes for his campaign—Country First, and experience counts."Full Digg post: http://digg.com/political_opinion/Conservative_Republican_Ken_Adelman_supports_Barack_Obama
Despite championing immigration reform in 2007, John McCain is poised to lose the Hispanic vote by a landslide margin that is well below President George W. Bush's 2004 performance.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Hispanics_turn_cold_shoulder_to_McCain_Politico
The government of Kenya is holding WND senior staff reporter Jerome Corsi in custody at immigration headquarters after police picked him up at his hotel just prior to a scheduled news conference in which he planned to announce the findings of his investigation into Barack Obama's connections in the country. A taste of an Obama regime.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Kenya_detains_Corsi_during_Obama_probe
Russian bombers have stepped up provocative flight exercises off the Alaskan coast, reminiscent of Cold War incursions designed to rattle U.S. air defenses.
Full Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/U_S_fighters_ID_bombers_near_Alaska
Poll of 500 "Uncommitted Voters" by CBS/Knowldege: Forty percent of uncommitted voters who watched the debate tonight thought Barack Obama was the winner. Twenty-two percent thought John McCain won. Thirty-eight percent saw it as a draw. Forty-six percent of uncommitted voters said their opinion of Obama got better tonight. (more below)Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/First_Debate_INSTANT_POLL_NUMBERS
In her first of three interviews with ABC News's Charles Gibson and the only interview since being picked by Sen. John McCain as his Republican vice presidential nominee,Gov. Sarah Palin took a hard-line approach on national security and said that war with Russia may be necessary if that nation invades another country.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Palin_Foreign_Policy_War_with_Russia
Ron Paul telling like it is. Thank you Dr, PaulFull Digg post: http://digg.com/politics/Do_You_Even_Think_About_Americans_Ron_Paul
Ron Paul held a press conference urging voters to select a third-party presidential candidate instead of Barack Obama or John McCain...Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Video_Ron_Paul_rejects_McCain_campaign_plea_for_endorsement
Good stuff. Obama talks to the press about the Republican conventionFull Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Barack_Obama_I_ve_been_called_worse_on_the_Basketball_Court
MOSCOW - Russia says its response to the further development of a U.S. missile shield in Poland will go beyond diplomacy. Full Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/Russia_warns_of_response_to_US_missile_shield
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and her Polish counterpart signed a deal Wednesday to build a U.S. missile defense base in Poland, an agreement that prompted an infuriated Russia to warn of a possible attack against the former Soviet satellite. The deal to install 10 U.S. interceptor missiles just 115 miles from Russia's westernmost frontier alFull Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/TAKE_THAT_RUSSIA_Rice_signs_missile_defense_deal_with_Poland
McCain emerged as the most popular Republican in Hollywood following his 2000 primary defeat, winning more screen time than the rest of Congress combined. He made cameos in “Wedding Crashers” and “24,” saw his memoir turned into a popular biopic on A&E, and appeared more than 30 times on late night comedy shows.
So isn't McCain a celebrity, too?Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/If_Obama_s_A_Celebrity_What_s_McCain_2
The latest Gallup national poll suggests presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama's lead actually grew in Europe.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Poll_Shows_Obama_Gets_European_Bump_Widens_Margin
One time opponent of the GI bill, Presidential candidate John McCain, has now taken credit and expressed approval of the bill at a recent town hall event in Warren, Ohio.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/McCain_Takes_Credit_for_Bill_He_Once_Opposed
Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) today announced his support for a sweeping intelligence surveillance law that has been heavily denounced by the liberal activists who have fueled the financial engines of his presidential campaign. Full Digg post: http://digg.com/politics/Obama_Supports_FISA_Legislation_Angering_Left
...for health and background screenings, Easterling said. After the second screening, all the Cubans were released pending their immigration court cases except one, who was kept in detention for health reasons. U.S. officials offered no further comment, citing...
"A Joint Resolution claiming sovereignty under the
Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United
States over certain powers; serving notice to the
federal government to cease and desist certain
mandates..." Full Digg post: http://digg.com/politics/Oklahoma_declares_Sovereignty_MUST_READ
The federal government is secretly negotiating an agreement to revamp international copyright laws which could make the information on Canadian iPods, laptop computers or other personal electronic devices illegal and greatly increase the difficulty of travelling with such devices.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/Canadian_Border_to_Check_iPods_for_Copyright_Infringment
taco flavored kisses.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/food_drink/What_the_Fuck_6
There's a reason why hate crimes against Hispanic people doubled last year," Obama said. "If you have people like Lou Dobbs and Rush Limbaugh ginning things up, it's not surprising that would happen."
Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Obama_Rush_Limbaugh_Lou_Dobbs_Responsible_For_Rise_In_Hate
The Texas Court of Appeals has finally restored order to one tiny corner of the universeFull Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/The_Texas_Polygamist_Raid_Was_A_Legal_Lynch_Mob
Obama, in Montana, responded to McBush's failed "cowboy diplomacy". Why shouldn't we have the courage and the confidence to talk to our enemies? That's what strong countries do, that's what strong presidents do, and that's what I'll do when I'm president of the United States of America."Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Obama_Strong_Presidents_Aren_t_Afraid_To_Meet_With_Enemies
Chiroux is one of thousands of US soldiers who have deserted since the Iraq war began in 2003, according to figures issued last year by the US army.
But while many seek refuge in Canada, the young soldier vowed to stay in the United States to fight "whatever charges the army levels at me."Full Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/US_soldier_refuses_to_serve_in_illegal_Iraq_war
Mulligan’s Bar & Tavern in Cobb county has printed up racist t-shirts featuring cartoon chimp Curious George peeling a banana, with “Obama in ‘08″ printed underneath and are selling them in the bar. This is one of the many reasons why I rarely set foot in Marietta and I feel sorry for those of you who have to live there. Full Digg post: http://digg.com/politics/WTF_Pic_of_the_Day_Racist_Obama_T_Shirts_Sold_in_Georgia
Sixty years of one party rule have come to an end in Paraguay. Raul Lugo, "The Bishop Of The Poor" has been elected president of Paraguay in South America. Uncle Sam is definitely not going to be happy. Defending the poor? He must be a Socialist or Communist! Full Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/Another_Big_Defeat_for_US_in_Latin_America
Norton thought he was set when he deposited a $16,000 student-loan check to pay for summer and the fall semester. But when he started to pay bills for rent, and other expenses last week, his checks bounced.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/business_finance/Student_Loan_Checks_Start_To_Bounce
The third protest, on this occasion someone actually grabbed the torch from former BBC Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq. Some spectators are booing the Olympic buses.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/politics/PROTESTER_actually_grabs_the_Olympic_Torch
A University of Florida economics professor finds Florida's population's is dipping to 30-year low. The lower rate of growth is caused largely by people leaving South Florida, where the cost of living is driving them away from the region.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/Florida_s_population_slowing_to_30_year_low
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Islam has overtaken Roman Catholicism as the biggest single religious denomination in the world, the Vatican said on Sunday. Monsignor Vittorio Formenti, who compiled the Vatican's newly-released 2008 yearbook of statistics,...Full Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/Muslims_more_numerous_than_Catholics_Vatican
The State Department is advising Americans planning to attend the Olympic Games in Beijing to take care and be mindful that they could be under surveillance...Full Digg post: http://digg.com/other_sports/State_Department_urges_Americans_to_be_on_guard_in_Beijing
China's crackdown on demonstrators in Tibet has prompted international condemnation and a call for a boycott of this summer's Beijing Olympics.Protesters took to the streets to voice their anger in cities around the world. Some of the protests became violent and in India, Australia and China, police moved in to disperse crowds.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/Calls_for_Olympic_boycott_after_Tibet_brutality
Not so long ago, the phone rang in my office. It was Barack Obama. For more than a decade, Obama was my colleague at the University of Chicago Law School.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/politics/The_Obama_I_know_3
15 preditions for the future..none of it good.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/business_finance/How_This_Economy_Is_Going_To_Play_Out_2
How far does the US government's reach extend? Now it's started to get domains killed for European sites that broke no laws in Europe. Steven Marshall, owner of sites such as www.cubanculture.com, is a British travel agent with an interest in Cuban culture who sells tours. Not now since the US government got eNom to put a "hold" on his domains..Full Digg post: http://digg.com/tech_news/US_Gov_deletes_COM_domains_of_Europe_based_Cuba_travel_site
"A recent Gallup survey found Obama in a slight, but not statistically significant, lead over Clinton among Latinos. Obama-mania has gone multicultural. And it's about time."
Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Clinton_at_Risk_of_Losing_Latino_Vote
Orange stall, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaFull Digg post: http://digg.com/travel_places/Stupidity_Tax_in_Argentina_2
Nazi America is a feature-length profile of a fringe party that exploits the very freedoms they would abolish in order to get their racist, hate-filled message out. See how vitriolic leaders embraced Hitler's doctrine of Aryan superiority and the elimination of Jewry to rally the disenfranchised. Full Digg post: http://digg.com/educational/Nazi_America_A_Secret_History_Documentary