From: Mary Leverett: (e-mail her)
Because she suffered from emotional trauma when an infant and had language difficulties, a friend`s child was placed in a Spanish-speaking ESL class. I wrote to VDARE.COM about this situation in my February 16 letter.
In early October, the class`s teacher was arrested for money laundering and drug trafficking!
According to the story, Montgomery County sheriff`s deputies said 40-year-old Elena Ducoing, the first-grade teacher at Greenleaf Elementary School to whom I had earlier referred, was arrested Wednesday after a six-month investigation.[Teacher Accused Of Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering, Click2Houston.com, October 9, 2008]
Investigators said they seized several computers, ten pounds of marijuana, three grams of cocaine, a money-counting machine, $2,300 in cash and other items used to package and transport money and drugs.
Ducoing`s story doesn`t end there.
According to detectives Ducoing`s
husband, Roberto Munoz, has strong ties to one of
Members of the Los Zetas/Gulf Cartel
are believed to be responsible for numerous murders,
kidnappings and other
violent crimes in
Were any background checks performed on Ducoing, I wonder?
Or was it just full speed ahead in the name of multiculturalism and ethnic diversity?
This is what it has come to in Texas— hardened criminals posing as teachers have the fate of our children in their hands.Leverett`s opinion about fellow Marine General Peter Pace and his disingenuous immigration views is here. Previous letters she wrote about Mychal Bell and multiculturalism gone mad at the
From: Elmer Singleton (e-mail him)
The agitators are loudly announcing
that on the day after Barack Obama is sworn in, they
take to the streets to demand the amnesty that the
he ill-advisedly promised them.[US
Immigrants to March a Day After Obama Takes Over,
Troublemakers never learn.
In the first place, even if the ethnic identity groups do march, that can only help us. Remember that two years ago, in much more stable economic environment, alien demonstrations and rallies united Americans against amnesty.
Imagine what the public reaction today would be to rewarding law breakers would while Americans are losing their homes and jobs.
Obama, if he`s as smart as he thinks he is, can easily skirt the entire issue before he so much as steps foot into the White House.
All he has to do is simply say that the first items on his agenda are resolving the financial crisis, stabilizing the stock market, helping people in foreclosure, saving the automakers and creating jobs.
"Everything else", Obama should then firmly state, has to wait.
From: Jim Rossi (e-mail him)
Re: Joe Guzzardi`s Column: Bad Bush, Bad McCain, Bad Campaign= Wipeout!
George W. Bush`s problems started from his first day.
What happened was that the Democrats never accepted Bush as president after the 2000 election fiasco. Then the media disgracefully subjected him to continuous ridicule in a manner that I can`t remember being leveled at any previous president—and I can remember back to Dwight Eisenhower.
I hope I`m wrong but I suspect we will miss Bush in about a year, when, as Vice President-elect Joe Biden predicted, President Barack Obama is tested.
Guzzardi hit the nail on the head about the expectations swirling around Obama.
He`s already created problems following his appointment of Rahm Emanuel chief of staff.
From Obama`s perspective, Emanuel is a good choice because he`s an excellent strategist. But naming Emanuel disappointed some of Obama`s supporters.
Hispanics don`t like Emanuel because he didn`t press first term Congressmen to support "comprehensive immigration reform", since most of them ran as immigration restrictionists.
Pro-Palestinians are put out because Emanuel is a hawk on
Republicans, who barely count, criticized Emanuel`s appointment because he`s divisive.
As Obama will soon find out, despite his raft of promises, you can`t please everyone.
I expect Obama`s career will end up similar to that of the former and first-time-ever African-American New York Mayor David Dinkins who promised to heal the city`s racial divide.
But by the end of Dinkin`s first and only term, he had alienated everyone.
As a consequence Dinkins, a Democrat, lost his re-election bid to Republican Rudy Giuliani despite the overwhelming predominance of Democratic voters throughout the city.
Joe Guzzardi comments: About Bush`s early relationship with the Democrats and the media, I`m not so sure. During the first months of Bush`s administration there was a lot of happy talk about bipartisanship, especially as it related to "No Child Left Behind." Look at this picture of Teddy Kennedy and Bush—all smiles.
As for the press, Bush got a completely free ride on the
From: Ryan Kennedy (e-mail him)
Re: Today`s Letter: An Alaska Reader Explains How Sarah Palin Can "Exact Her Revenge" On The GOP
Tom Sullivan wrote a silly letter about Sarah.
There is no way she will appoint herself Senator.
After all, Palin rose to power fiercely criticizing
Gov. Frank Murkowski for appointing his daughter to
Palin said as much on a recent local radio talk show:
The Palin plan is to get busy working as
We have four years to convince Palin about the Sailer strategy.
Joe Guzzardi comments: Sarah Palin is currently the world`s most visible human being. Try turning on your television and not seeing her.
Our friend Ryan Kennedy wrote his letter before Palin hedged her bets (again!) by saying:
"My life is in God`s
hands. If he`s got doors open for me, that I believe are
in our state`s best interest, the nation`s best
interest, I`m going to go through those doors."
Won`t Rule Out Senate Run, by Kyle
My personal opinion: Palin should go for it! Appoint
herself U.S. Senator followed a couple of years later by
announcing her presidential candidacy. I don`t care if
she knows whether