Archive for February, 2009


clipped from www.familysecuritymatters.org

Exclusive: H1B Visa Holder Attempted Fannie Mae Sabotage – Where’s the Outrage?

A citizen of India, Rajendrasinh B. Makwana attempted to sabotage the computer database at Fannie Mae. He was, according to news reports, employed as a so-called temporary foreign worker who had been authorized to work in the United States temporarily under the provisions of the H1B visa that had been issued to him.
This is the real threat to society, not the sinking of Fannie Mae. But the strange case of Makwana does bring up a number of issues. The main one is the use of H1B visa workers – and holders of other alien-worker documentation – in sensitive areas.
Why was Makwana working at Fannie Mae in the first place? Are you telling me no American citizen could have done his job? more
Advertisements
clipped from www.familysecuritymatters.org

Dubai’s Dramatic Drop

As the Muslim world settled into ever-deeper decline over the past decade, mired in political extremism, religious sickness, economic irrelevance, WMD, anarchy, dictatorship, and civil wars, Dubai stood out as a happy anomaly.
With Dubai’s economy in free fall, newspapers have reported that more than 3,000 cars sit abandoned in the parking lot at the Dubai Airport, left by fleeing, debt-ridden foreigners (who could in fact be imprisoned if they failed to pay their bills). Some are said to have maxed-out credit cards inside and notes of apology taped to the windshield.
  blog it

California democratic senator Barbara Boxer is ramping up pressure on that president Obama to ratify a controversial. UN treaty. That treaty is meant to expand and protect the rights of children but critics say. It is actually a gross assault on your parental rights. One that would allow a panel of sixteen people in Switzerland. To have a say over how your children are raised educated. Even disciplined.

When the UNCRC was brought up for ratification in 1995, the core group of Senators in opposition concluded that this treaty marked a significant departure from the originally constituted relationship between state and child. They found, in fact, that it was literally incompatible with the right of parents to raise their children as well as a wholesale giveaway of U.S. sovereignty. article 3

At first glance, Article 9 of the CRC may appear harmless and even idyllic: “a child shall not be separated from his or her parents against their will, except when competent authorities subject to judicial review determine, in accordance with applicable law and procedures, that such separation is necessary for the best interests of the child.” But despite references to “competent authorities” and “judicial review,” a closer examination quickly reveals that the emphasis on the child’s “best interests” grants the government broad latitude to intervene in the family. article 9

Suing Mom and Dad? article 12

Homeschooling

Although the United States has not yet ratified the CRC, there is a growing sentiment that the state should bear the responsibility for ensuring that children are “properly educated,” instead of parents. A striking example occurred this past February, when a California court declared in In Re Rachel L. that “parents do not have a constitutional right to home school their children,” unless they are certified by the state to teach. In so ruling, the court declined to follow the Supreme Court’s 1972 decision in Wisconsin v. Yoder and its 2000 ruling in Troxel v. Granville, which guarantee parents the fundamental right to direct the upbringing and education of their children. article 13-1

No, Thank You, Mom and Dad article13-2

Religion Is Child Abuse? article 14

The key to understanding article 16 is found in its absolute language: no child is to have his or her right to privacy violated. According to American law professor Cynthia Price Cohen, article 16 “uses the strongest obligatory language in the human rights lexicon to protect the child’s privacy rights.”

This is a strong break from American law. According to Catherine Ross, writing in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, the concept of a “right to privacy” has been used within the American context to support limited reproductive freedom for children, including the right to receive information, counseling, and contraceptives without parental consent or notification. But even in such cases, the Supreme Court has attempted to draw some sort of balance between the privacy rights of the child and the role of parents in raising and directing their children: never has the Court stated that children have an absolute right to privacy even from their parents. article 16

The danger of Article 18 is that it places an enforceable responsibility upon parents to make child-rearing decisions based on the “best interests of the child,” subjecting parental decisions to second-guessing at the discretion of government agents. article 18-1

Giving the State a Grasp on Your Kids article 18-2

Immigrant rights groups blasted President Obama on Wednesday for breaking what they called his “personal commitment” to change Bush-era immigration raids after U.S. authorities raided an engine machine shop in Washington state and detained illegal immigrants.

The Obama administration itself seemed taken aback by the raid by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano vowing to Congress that she would “get to the bottom of this.”

Perhaps ICE thought the memo to stop enforcing the law was a joke. [editor]

more

Why, since President Obama promised to “restore science to its rightful place” in Washington, do some things feel not quite right?

First there was Steven Chu, the physicist and new energy secretary, warning The Los Angeles Times that climate change could make water so scarce by century’s end that “there’s no more agriculture in California” and no way to keep the state’s cities going, either.

Then there was the hearing in the Senate to confirm another physicist, John Holdren, to be the president’s science adviser. Dr. Holdren was asked about some of his gloomy neo-Malthusian warnings in the past, like his calculation in the 1980s that famines due to climate change could leave a billion people dead by 2020. Did he stillbelieve that?

Thousands of acres of produce are being plowed under now in California, not due to global warming but due to radical environmentalists.

more

CBS13 | CBS Sacramento

News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of Sacramento

CBS Chicago

Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score

CBS San Francisco

News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of SF

Newsdesk International

Politicians, the destroyers of nations.

Aryan Street

Taking Our World Back

digger666

oh, not another compelling blog

Mike Street Station

Making The Galaxy Great Again

Timeglass PerspectiveLink Forums

A Multi-Subject Comments Forum for WordPress Readers and Writers Participation - To Bring Together WordPress Users with Common Interests

Nevada State Personnel WATCH

Exposing the rampant wholesale corruption

Hoboduke Nonsense

Do not tread on me! Whiners are not welcome in hobo jungle.

The Silent Soldier

The Voice of Americas Forgotten Heroes, Our Veterans

CBS St. Louis

News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and St. Louis' Top Spots

Did You Check First?

It's fine to have an opinion. It's better to know the facts.

Contra Fighter

Be Safe, Be Vigilant, Be Alert

24/7 Wall St.

Insightful Analysis and Commentary for U.S. and Global Equity Investors

chicagopinion

Just another WordPress.com site

Hipster Racist

Hipster Racism is the Best Kind of Racism

SIUE Women's Studies Program

The Political, Personalized

Christian Patriots

Christians and Patriots spreading the truth

I am Conservative

My views and thoughts as a conservative.

Desert Musings

A REALISTIC look at the world through the eyes of a sane person

The Praetorian Writers' Group

- Unusually Insightful and Literate Commentary on the World Around Us

Aryan Skynet

Once Aryan Skynet Goes Live It Doesn't Matter Who Pulled The Switch

Smart Meter Harm

Overbilling, fires, health problems, inaccuracy, hacking & cybersecurity, interference, privacy loss, and more....

Timeglass Health Journal

Editorial Articles and Information about Health and Health Care in the United States of America

%d bloggers like this: