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North Carolina school district recalls yearbooks over Trump quote

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The inappropriate and, of course, raciiiiiiiiist comment

Good grief.

From Fox News: A North Carolina high school recalled its yearbooks after officials saw a senior’s quote which read “Build that wall” ascribed to President Donald Trump — but the move drew criticism online.

Yearbooks for Richmond Early College High School in Hamlet were recalled because some senior quotes were considered controversialThe News & Observer reported.

“Earlier this week, it was discovered by school administration that Richmond Early College yearbooks had errors and inappropriate comments,” the school district said on Facebook Tuesday. “The principal immediately collected the distributed yearbooks.”

The school district apologized and said it was working on making corrections with the yearbook publisher.

“As a district, we do not and will not tolerate inappropriate conduct toward any of our students,” the post said.

School and district officials found several quotes deemed inappropriate, school district spokeswoman Ashley-Michelle Thublin said. She said that included the “Build that Wall” comment that became one of Trump’s campaign slogans last year.

“Only a handful of annuals were distributed before the mistake was discovered by the principal,” Thublin said in a statement. “Those were taken back up the same morning and the rest were not distributed.”

She did not answer a question from Fox News about which other senior quotes aside from the “wall” one were considered inappropriate.

An image of the senior quote was posted on Facebook Tuesday by user Artney Ellerbe, the Richmond County Daily Journal reported.

“So Richmond county school system allowed this to be printed in their 2017 year book,” Ellerbe captioned the post.  “I already knew this city was racist. Get a court date you’ll find out. This doesn’t surprise me at all.” Ellerbe’s caption concluded with “#Share.”

“I feel that young lady only stood up for her freedom of speech by using the quote of her choice,” Charity Davis, a mother of a freshman at the school, told the Daily Journal. “Every senior was given the opportunity to choose a quote. It was her right as an American to choose any quote under the sun.”

Thublin said none of the students are being disciplined.

It’s too late to get the books reprinted so students are being refunded. They cost $30 to $39 dollars based on time of purchase.

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Congress’ budget deal has money to build the wall

Don’t believe what the MSM tells you.

In the video below, Mick Mulvaney deftly and lucidly explains the budget deal that recently was approved by Congress. As the director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Mulvaney certainly would know the budget deal better than any so-called journalist.

Beginning at the 8:37 mark, Mulvaney says:

“We are building this [the US-Mexico border wall] now. There is money in this deal to build several hundreds of millions of dollars of this [solid metal fence] to replace this [wire fence]. That’s what we got in this deal and that’s what the Democrats don’t want you to know. This stuff is going up now. Why? Because the president wants to make the country more safe. This [pointing to a wire fence] doesn’t stop drugs and doesn’t stop criminals from crossing the border.”

Mick Mulvaney was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2011 — the first Republican since 1883 to represent South Carolina’s 5th congressional district where he served until President Trump nominated him, and the Senate confirmed him, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

See also “Mexico is world’s second most deadly country, after Syria“.

~Eowyn

Mexican illegal alien who was deported 16 years ago ‘snuck back into the US and raped a sleeping nine-year-old girl’

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Build. The. Wall.

From Daily Mail: A Mexican illegal immigrant who was deported 16 years ago is said to have snuck back into the US where he raped a nine-year-old girl as she was sleeping.

Santiago Martinez-Flores, 48, is accused of breaking in through a window in Clackamas and sexually assaulting the child in a bedroom she shared with her five-year-old sister.

He had been sent to Mexico in 2001 after serving two years in the Oregon Department of Corrections for crimes dating back as far as 1994. 

The young victim was fast asleep when the suspect broke into her room.  After being pinned down and abused, the girl managed to wriggle free and run to her parents’ room.  Her father grabbed his gun and went into his daughter’s bedroom, but the attacker had already escaped through the window through which he broke in.

The county sheriff’s office were able to obtain the suspect’s fingerprints from the break-in and are now hunting the fugitive, according to KATU News. Officers say Martinez-Flores has also been known to use the aliases Felipe Coeto and Isidro Ramos Flores.

The sexual assault happened during the early morning hours of Sunday, February 26.

In a statement, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Department said: ‘Martinez-Flores has a lengthy criminal record dating back to 1994. Martinez-Flores has used several different aliases in the past and could very well be using an alias at this time. Several photos of Santiago Martinez-Flores are attached, as well as the original Sheriff’s Office suspect sketch.’

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Three Americans killed in Ohio crash by illegal alien drunk-driver

From 13abc.com: Three people are dead after a crash in Jerusalem Township early Sunday morning. Authorities responded to the deadly scene at Cousino and Seaman Roads after midnight.

State troopers said the driver of a van, Alejandro Ramirez-Jaramillo, 26, was driving while intoxicated. He allegedly ran a stop sign on northbound Cousino and hit a white SUV traveling eastbound on Seaman. The family in the SUV were pronounced dead at the scene.

Those victims of the crash have been identified as: Robin Shellhammer, 60, of Oregon; his wife, Barbara Shellhammer, 56, and their daughter Whitney Meinke, 33, from Curtice.

All travelers in Jaramillo’s vehicle suffered minor injuries.

Barb Shellhammer was the director of Nourish Early Learning along Navarre and that’s where a makeshift memorial continues to grow.

Meinke served as a teacher with the Benton-Carroll-Salem school district. She taught third grade at RC Waters Elementary School.

Ramirez-Jaramillo is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide. He was booked at the Lucas County Jail and held for U.S. Border Patrol.

A Border Patrol spokesperson confirms to 13abc Ramirez-Jaramillo was in the United State illegally.

statement from the spokesperson reads, “On March 26, 2017, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Sandusky Bay Station (SBY) responded to a request from the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) to identify the driver involved in a traffic accident that resulted in three fatalities. SBY Agents responded to St. Charles Mercy Hospital in Oregon, Ohio where they interviewed the driver who freely admitted to Agents that he is a Mexican citizen illegally present in the United States. The driver was released from the hospital and transported to the Lucas County Jail by OSHP. The subject is currently in OSHP custody facing charges related to causing the deaths of three subjects while operating a vehicle under the influence. The United States Border Patrol placed a detainer on the subject.

Agents confirm one of the passengers in the vehicle was also in the United States illegally, “Additionally, after identifying the driver OSHP informed the SBY Agents that a passenger in the vehicle was also at the hospital. The agents made contact with the subject, who also freely admitted to being in the United States illegally. The subject was released from St. Charles Mercy Hospital and was taken into custody by SBY Agents at that time. The subject was processed with a Notice to Appear and was turned over to ICE-ERO.”

Read the rest of the story here.

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Illegal immigrant (with a criminal background) in controversial arrest pleads guilty to unlawful reentry

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I don’t see what’s “controversial” about arresting this illegal alien. She/he (it’s a transgender woman) has an extensive criminal background.

Bye bye.

From Fox News: The illegal immigrant who was arrested in February after seeking a protective order from her boyfriend pled guilty to illegal reentry Friday, according to an agreement with United States attorney Richard Durbin.

“In this case, removal from the United States is presumptively mandatory,” reads the agreement, a copy of which was obtained by KFOX. A new hearing will be held on April 13th.

Interest in Irvin Gonzalez’s case hit the national level nearly overnight when she was arrested on Feb. 9 while walking into a courthouse to get a protective order.

It prompted local and federal lawmakers to ask the question: Even if she is an illegal immigrant, is it appropriate to arrest someone when they’re walking out of a courthouse to get a protective order from an abusive boyfriend?

Lawmakers were also concerned about the fact that the affidavit didn’t appear to match what happened. The original affidavit said she was arrested outside the courthouse. But security footage emerged which appeared to show a federal agent confront her inside and escort her out.

An amended affidavit was filed on Feb. 28 stating that she was confronted and escorted in the building but arrested outside.

Gonzalez has a criminal history in the United States. She has been deported six times and spent over a year in jail for crimes including domestic battery, illegal entry, and possession of stolen mail. The criminal history may have been extended had it not been for her illegal entry arrest, authorities say.

On Jan. 13, during a police interrogation, she admitted to a money order washing scheme. Gonzalez told police she and her boyfriend stole money orders from mailboxes, washed the names off with transmission fluid, added her boyfriend’s name and deposited the money into his bank account.

Click for more from KFOX.

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U.S. attorney general says sanctuary cities may lose federal grants

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Twofer: Save money and liberals’ heads explode.

From MSN: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Monday that cities and states that protect immigrant illegal alien felons from federal immigration laws may lose grants from the Justice Department.

Failure to deport aliens who are convicted of criminal offenses puts whole communities at risk, especially immigrant communities in the very sanctuary jurisdictions that seek to protect the perpetrators,” Sessions told a White House news briefing.

His statement drew swift pushback from New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who said his office would continue helping local governments “have the tools they need to protect their immigrant communities.”

Sessions said the Justice Department would withhold, and potentially claw back, grants to so-called sanctuary cities and other localities, such as counties, that are not in compliance with federal immigration law.

Sessions, who heads the Justice Department, said one of his agency’s offices was expecting to award more than $4.1 billion in grants this fiscal year. Sanctuary cities help illegal immigrants avoid deportation by limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities and other agencies.

“I strongly urge our nation’s states and cities and counties to consider carefully the harm they are doing to their citizens by refusing to enforce our immigration laws and to rethink these policies,” Sessions said.

He gave as an example Kate Steinle, who was shot to death in San Francisco two years ago by illegal immigrant Francisco Sanchez, who had already been deported five times and had seven felony convictions.

The city had earlier released Sanchez from custody even though immigration authorities had filed a request that he be kept in custody until they could pick him up for removal, Sessions said.

In his response to Sessions, Schneiderman, a Democrat, called the Republican president’s immigration polices “un-American.”

“Despite what Attorney General Sessions implied this afternoon, state and local governments and law enforcement have broad authority under the Constitution to not participate in federal immigration enforcement,” Schneiderman said in a statement. “As my office’s legal guidance makes clear, President Trump lacks the constitutional authority to broadly cut off funding to states and cities just because they have lawfully acted to protect immigrant illegal alien families.”

Schneiderman said that public safety depends on trust between law enforcement and those they serve, but that Trump’s policies “only serve to undercut that trust.”

Last week, Maryland’s Democratic-controlled House of Delegates approved legislation to bar police statewide from checking the immigration status of individuals they arrest or from keeping them locked up longer than otherwise warranted at the request of federal agents seeking to deport them. The state’s Republican governor, Larry Hogan, has said he would veto the bill if it came to his desk.

The Maryland measure was in line with dozens of municipalities and local jurisdictions across the country that have declared themselves sanctuary cities, including New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington.

So far no such statewide designations have been enacted. President Donald Trump in January signed an executive order seeking to withhold federal funds from local governments that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities.

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Mexican archdiocese calls citizens who help build Trump’s wall traitors

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Via NY Post: Mexico’s biggest Catholic archdiocese says that any of the country’s citizens who help build President Trump’s planned border wall will be immoral traitors.

A blistering editorial in Desde la fe, the archdiocese’s weekly publication published, urged the government on Sunday to push back against companies looking to profit from the wall, Reuters reported.

“Any company intending to invest in the wall of the fanatic Trump would be immoral, but above all, its shareholders and owners should be considered traitors to the homeland,” the editorial said. “In practice, signing up for a project that is a serious affront to dignity is shooting yourself in the foot,” it continued, noting that the wall would feed prejudice and discrimination.

It also accused the government of responding “tepidly” to the country’s firms that are considering working on the project to gain business.

A spokesman for the archdiocese — centered in Mexico City and presided over by Cardinal Norberto Rivera, the country’s most prominent Catholic cleric — said the editorial represents the views of the diocese.

Last Tuesday, Ildefonso Guajardo, the country’s secretary of economy, said it would not be in the “interests” of Mexican firms to help build the controversial structure.

Mexican cement maker Cemex has said it is willing to provide quotes to supply raw materials for the wall, but will not help to build it, Reuters reported. Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, another construction material company, has also expressed its willingness to work on the project.

Beginning on the campaign trail, Trump has long promised a border wall between the US and its southern neighbor, in an effort to prevent illegal immigrants from crossing into the country.

He has repeatedly declared that Mexico would pay for the wall — which the Mexican government has resolutely said it would not do.

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