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Harry Reid Betrays Dodd and Dem Party Base on FISA Bill

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GOP Declares War On Brown People

This post, written by Pachacutec, originally appeared on FireDogLake

The open war on brown people in America is about to kick into high gear. Unsurprisingly, Mr. self styled "Big Thinker," Newt Gingrich, breaks the news:
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday he is "sickened" that President Bush and Congress went on vacation "while young Americans in our cities are massacred" by illegal immigrants.
Gingrich, who is considering a run for the White House, was referring to a recent crime in Newark, N.J., where three college students were murdered execution style in a school playground.
One of the suspects -- Jose Lachira Carranza -- is an illegal immigrant from Peru who was on bail on charges of raping a child when the murders occurred.
Gingrich said another suspect is an illegal immigrant from Nicaragua with a long record of arrests who was ordered deported in 1993 but never left.
However, The (Newark) Star Ledger reported Tuesday that the man -- Rodolfo Godinez -- obtained permanent legal residency in 2001.
The Newark Police Department did not return requests for comment.
Gingrich said that the "war here at home" against illegal immigrants is "even more deadly than the war in Iraq and Afghanistan."
Let the pogroms begin good times roll! Maybe this will be part of Newt's grand strategy to campaign on withdrawal from Iraq: bring the troops home to fight the insurgent immigrant menace at home. The rationalizations will no doubt be entertaining from the wingnut base, MalKKKin's place and LGF as they attempt justify such Dhimmitude when anihilation at the hands of the Islamofascist horde has been their raison d'etre for six years now. Perhaps we'll see a fracture in that fragile alliance between the hawkish Israel faction and those whose commitment to fighting global jihad is slightly less keen than their desire to keep from soiling their beautiful minds with the sound of espanol at the local Circuit City.

This is the well-focus grouped kickoff to Newt's presidential bid, it seems. He has an email signup to go along with this, building out his lists no doubt with an eye to launching a fundraising warchest.

But Newt's not alone. In the wake of the White House's announcement last Friday that they will cooperate with larger efforts to rally the bigoted GOP base and ramp up the regulatory assault on immigrants, Mitt Romney is obviously reading the same tea leaves and trying to hang the brown menace around Giuliani's neck:

There Is No War on Terror

There is no "War on Terror."

There is, however, a "war" on the U.S. Constitution.

Since Sept. 11, 2001, we've learned that we can take a punch and move on. We've faced far worse threats to our national survival -- the Civil War, the War of 1812, World War II, to name a few -- but we never abandoned our Constitution.

Until now.

Terror is an emotion. Emotions are part of human nature and cannot be eradicated. A "War on Terror" is therefore a war on humanity. The Bush administration has exploited the fear and shock of a nation in the wake of a surprising and dramatic act of violence to keep our fear and paranoia at a constant boil. Why?

The evidence suggests the whole point has been to seize power and steal money. We are witnessing a creeping coup in the United States, the overthrow of the idea, promulgated by our founders, and by writers like Tom Paine, that the "Law is King":

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