Gonzales’s laundry list exposed; immigration enforcement woes; SA bans Tintin

By The News Jul 30, 2007

Gonzales Helped Bush Hide His Drunk Driving Conviction. Sweep, sweep Gonzales’s apparent willingness to dissemble in order to protect himself or President Bush stretches back to at least 1996–Alternet Fiesta Bowl star receiving racial threats. Earth to Idaho. The Boise State running back who scored the winning points in the Fiesta Bowl, then proposed to his cheerleader girlfriend on national television, says he has hired security for their wedding because of racial threats.–Associated Press. Names divide rich and poor. A study for everything. But in ZIP codes with median incomes in the bottom 25 percent, the number of Jacks per thousand births plummets to .63. –Chicago Sun-Times Paris & Nicole GO BLACK for Simple Life Show! Again with this!? Citizenship checks strain trust in police. Georgia, harboring state violence. Emelina Ramirez called police to tell them her roommates were attacking her, punching and kicking her in the stomach. When the police arrived, they handcuffed her, took her to jail and ran her fingerprints through a federal database. She is now in an Alabama cell awaiting deportation. –Los Angeles Times Unrest and Arrests at Immigration Rally. Five people were arrested and two people were slightly injured yesterday at a rally in Morristown, N.J., that attracted hundreds of demonstrators both for and against stricter immigration law enforcement, the police said yesterday.–New York Times What Kind of Black Are We? Hmmm…interesting way of putting it. Immigrants and native-born Americans of all races need to recognize that the old criteria don’t fit the new reality.–Washington Post South African publishers slap restrictions on ‘Tintin in the Congo’ over racism. That’ right. "The material suggests to (children) that Africans are subhuman, that they are imbeciles, that they’re half savage," Enright told The Associated Press in a recent interview.–Associated Press Obama Faces Doubts Among "Almost a Dozen" South Carolina Blacks. You called it. Almost twelve of them, to be exact. While the content of this article may have some value, it is incidental to the data on which it bases its observations. The article assumes that there is a great deal of doubt among black Democrats in South Carolina, based on its sample size of "almost a dozen." The challenge is enumerated in an AP article reprinted on the WaPo website entitled "Obama Faces Challenges Among S.C. Blacks".–Too Sense