Again: Off-duty cop killed by illegal alien drunk driver; Update: And again

posted at 11:30 am on August 29, 2007 by Allahpundit

26 years old. Pray tell, how did our perpetrator react after knocking this poor bastard off his motorcycle? Did he rush out to administer first aid or call an ambulance?

D’Anna was pinned under the Camaro and dragged several feet before the driver stopped, deputies said. The driver of the Camaro, a 28-yearold Pontiac man, got out of the car and attempted to run away before a witness tackled him while authorities were contacted, deputies said.

His identity wasn’t known when that article was written, but it’s known now.

Ramon Felix Pineda stood mute in 52-2 District Court before Judge Kelley Kostin, who denied bond based on the severity of the charges and his status as an illegal resident of the United States. “I don’t find any comfort the bond would give Mr. Pineda the conviction to show in court,” Kostin said.

Pineda is alleged to have been illegally living in the United States for the last 10 years under false identities, including a cousin who lives in Mexico. He is being charged with seconddegree murder, operating while intoxicated causing death, leaving the scene of an accident causing death and driving with a suspended license…

Oakland County Sheriff ‘s Lt. James Ahearn told the court Pineda admitted to drinking seven beers before getting behind the wheel of the Camaro and was driving too fast to slow down.

Ahearn also told the court Pineda gave them several false identities. Oakland County Assistant Prosecutor Kelly Chard said Pineda has two bench warrants out of that district court dating back to 2001, stemming from traffic violations

Pineda didn’t mean to hurt anyone, but only wanted to run from the scene because of his illegal resident status, [defense attorney Arthur] Greenstone told the court.

I love that “only.” He “only” left D’Anna to bleed to death because he was worried about saving his own ass. Big finish:

“His 1-year-old son and his wife are here. É It appears this is a one-time incident, and it is awful, but there is no history of substance abuse or violence,” Greenstone told the court. “If you scratch this catastrophe, you will find someone who has been a productive member of this community.”

Except for killing that cop, he’s all aces. Two things about the outstanding bench warrants: first, although I’ve mentioned it umpteen times already, I’ll make it umpteen plus one by inviting you to read Patterico’s post detailing the many incidents over just the past few months of illegal alien drunk drivers with traffic violations on their record who ended up mowing someone down. This isn’t an isolated incident, no matter how much the left wishes it was. And second, remember that if we took Geraldo’s advice, even if Pineda had been caught and prosecuted for those earlier traffic violations, his immigration status would have been inadmissible in the bail hearing notwithstanding the fact that he’s turned out to be a flight risk. Let’s hope O’Reilly or Gibson picks this up and puts it to him; the boss’s stint as summer guest host is over, alas, or this would have been a barnburner.

How’s ICE planning to deal with this problem? With fewer agents, of course.

Update: I’m going to stop blogging these stories. There are too many of them to keep track of.

For a 73-year-old disabled East Hartford woman, the life she had before Alejandro Cuy Xum raped and beat her early one morning is gone forever…

And gone too is the canine companion that Cuy Xum also beat when he sneaked into the woman’s apartment just after 4 a.m. on July 18, 2005…

Narus had sought a 25-year prison sentence for Cuy Xum, a Guatemalan native who had illegally been in the United States for less than a month when he was arrested by East Hartford police…

The woman’s electric wheelchair was parked next to her bed, Narus said, making it obvious to anyone that she was vulnerable and essentially defenseless. Rather than simply taking whatever valuables he could and leaving the apartment, Cuy Xum responded to the woman’s vulnerability by raping and beating her.


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So, which party can I vote for thats going to fix this mess?

p0s3r on August 29, 2007 at 11:35 AM

“If you scratch this catastrophe, you will find someone who has been a productive member of this community.”

I’m literally speechless…

Bad Candy on August 29, 2007 at 11:37 AM

Well. There it is.

There’s nothing to say that Allah hasn’t said, and Michelle, and Boehner, Sessions, DeMint, Beck, Dobbs, the Minutemen, etc., ad nauseum.

Jail him. Beat him. Deport him.

Jaibones on August 29, 2007 at 11:38 AM

Jail him. Beat him. Deport him.

“Beat him.” Thanks for making it easier for Michelle’s opponents to score a cheap point against her by association.

Allahpundit on August 29, 2007 at 11:39 AM

Preventable.

natesnake on August 29, 2007 at 11:39 AM

Pineda didn’t mean to hurt anyone, but only wanted to run from the scene because of his illegal resident status,

I don’t even know what to say to that…..

Pam on August 29, 2007 at 11:40 AM

Deport them now

erik on August 29, 2007 at 11:41 AM

He is being charged with second degree murder, operating while intoxicated causing death, leaving the scene of an accident causing death and driving with a suspended license…

Wait a second… are those things against the law?

‘Cause he’s been living here illegally for 10 years, but that’s no crime.

saint kansas on August 29, 2007 at 11:41 AM

Is this another case of here to do job citizens will not do?

Wade on August 29, 2007 at 11:46 AM

He has been a productive member of the community. He has single handedly kept at least one bar in business.

I’m at a loss for words. Who is paying for Arthur Greenstone’s services?

PappaMac on August 29, 2007 at 11:50 AM

Greenstone told the court. “If you scratch this catastrophe, you will find someone who has been a productive member of this community.”

This defense attorney is worse than the scum he represents.

the boss’s stint as summer guest host is over

Dammit!

infidel4life on August 29, 2007 at 11:50 AM

At least the judge denied bail. This is one that won’t be getting out to do it again.

Kowboy on August 29, 2007 at 11:51 AM

Judge Kelley Kostin should be given special recognition for COMMON SENSE!!

PappaMac on August 29, 2007 at 11:54 AM

It’s interesting that liberals use the American soldier body count as an argument for changing policy in Iraq. Yet they ignore the American citizen body count from their open borders policy.

Zach on August 29, 2007 at 11:55 AM

Pineda didn’t mean to hurt anyone, but only wanted to run from the scene because of his illegal resident status

So have any left wing pundits followed that statement to its inevitable conclusion yet – namely that the officer was only killed because of the persecution of illegals, that if we were kinder and gentler the illegal alien wouldn’t feel the need to run … thus the death is truly George Bush’s fault?

No, wait. Dubya is pro-amnesty, so I guess they’ll blame it on the rest of us. Either way, it’s coming, if they haven’t figured it out already.

I’m going to stop blogging these stories.

Why?

You ought to hammer on every one you find. Somebody better.

Professor Blather on August 29, 2007 at 11:56 AM

If illegals can’t do the right thing because they fear contact with the police, their presence is more dangerous than other peoples, as they can’t help protect the society they are living on.

This is the argument against Geraldo’s assertion that the focus be on the crime, not the immig. status of the criminal.

JiangxiDad on August 29, 2007 at 11:56 AM

No, wait. Dubya is pro-amnesty, so I guess they’ll blame it on the rest of us.

Professor Blather on August 29, 2007 at 11:56 AM

It’s all of us immigrationist’s fault. Just ask Geraldork.

Kowboy on August 29, 2007 at 11:57 AM

At least the judge denied bail. This is one that won’t be getting out to do it again.

Kowboy on August 29, 2007 at 11:51 AM

The great ship US turns slooowly. But when it does, watch out!

JiangxiDad on August 29, 2007 at 11:58 AM

Thanks for making it easier for Michelle’s opponents to score a cheap point against her by association.

I doubt he was serious. But Michelle’s opponents will ‘score a cheap point’ with a fake photoshop, or a slur about pingpong balls. Most people will understand the hyperbole, especially after reading the story.

You are far too sensitive. You seek to avoid providing ammo to liars and thieves that make their own out of whole cloth. That’s a waste of time and effort.

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This stands on it’s own.

Asher on August 29, 2007 at 12:02 PM

and driving with a suspended license…

Please remind me why an ILLEGAL ALIEN gets a US issued drivers llcense in the first place!

AMRAAM on August 29, 2007 at 12:02 PM

You ought to hammer on every one you find. Somebody better.

Professor Blather on August 29, 2007 at 11:56 AM

Does anyone know where I could find a list of crimes committed by illegal immigrants?

Guardian on August 29, 2007 at 12:03 PM

Kudo’s also to the witness who tackled and held the SOB until the authorities arrived.

PappaMac on August 29, 2007 at 12:06 PM

So, which party can I vote for thats going to fix this mess?

p0s3r on August 29, 2007 at 11:35 AM

That’s a very Good Question and here’s the long short answer…

NONE! NONE AT ALL! NOT A SINGLE SOLITARY ONE! ZERO! ZIP! NADA!

SilverStar830 on August 29, 2007 at 12:09 PM

So, which party can I vote for thats going to fix this mess?

p0s3r on August 29, 2007 at 11:35 AM

That’s the million dollar question, isn’t it?

Shtetl G on August 29, 2007 at 12:10 PM

How would we go about compiling a US citizen/legal resident/tourist body count attributable to illegal aliens? It’s not that far-fetched to think that it could rival our combat losses in Iraq.

ConstantSorrow on August 29, 2007 at 12:14 PM

“If you scratch this catastrophe, you will find someone who has been a productive member of this community.”

I wonder if the people whose identities he stole, over the past ten years, feel the same way?

Asher, you’re wrong that our comments won’t hurt Michelle. Posting comments about beating someone is just the kind of fodder that Daily Kos loves. Remember, Michelle puts her face out there, unlike those of us who can comment without anyone knowing our identity.

moonsbreath on August 29, 2007 at 12:15 PM

Asher on August 29, 2007 at 12:02 PM

There’s two things going on here at once. People are bs’ing with mostly like-minded individuals about the news of the day. In my case, I’m stranded in NY so don’t have anyone to talk politics with. That’s the freewheeling side of this.

The other side is the blog shake-out. Over time, the biggies of the NM (new media) are emerging. If you want to be in that group, you gotta watch how you say things. In all seriousness, how can Michelle Malkin be treated any more seriously than you treat Huffington or Moulitsas, if absolutely anything goes here.

I don’t know where the line is, or if these two competing aims of this site will prove to be reconcilable.

I don’t think anybody has exactly worked out

JiangxiDad on August 29, 2007 at 12:17 PM

Guardian on August 29, 2007 at 12:03 PM

Really good question. Geraldo will often confuse the issue by saying immigrants are statistically less likely to commit crime. Could be true. However, it would be interesting to have some numbers on illegal immigrants.

meandchi on August 29, 2007 at 12:18 PM

Judge Kelley Kostin should be given special recognition for COMMON SENSE!!

PappaMac on August 29, 2007 at 11:54 AM

I second that, because God knows common sense is not a requirement for that particular job, especially these days.

4shoes on August 29, 2007 at 12:21 PM

This is what you get for letting savages into an otherwise civilized society. We see it in Europe too.

madne0 on August 29, 2007 at 12:23 PM

Update: I’m going to stop blogging these stories. There are too many of them to keep track of.

That would be too bad, because I can’t depend on any MSM to report on them.

4shoes on August 29, 2007 at 12:24 PM

Pineda didn’t mean to hurt anyone, but only wanted to run from the scene because of his illegal resident status, [defense attorney Arthur] Greenstone told the court.

“If you scratch this catastrophe, you will find someone who has been a productive member of this community.”

well my first thought was who will be the first to apologize for the illegal, drunk driving, murderer this time time but that honor was already taken.

Speakup on August 29, 2007 at 12:27 PM

Update: I’m going to stop blogging these stories. There are too many of them to keep track of.

Please DON’T stop blogging these stories. The only way we’ll get to the point that there are no longer too many to keep track of is by eliminating the problem, but that won’t happen if nobody raises awareness of how big the problem is.

Please DO keep blogging these stories. And thank you for all the ones you have blogged thus far.

thirteen28 on August 29, 2007 at 12:29 PM

Update: I’m going to stop blogging these stories. There are too many of them to keep track of.

Maybe just a cumulative body count in a conspicous location on the home page. Works for Iraq. I like the idea of a 2 bar vertical graph, on KIA (Killed in America) and KII.

Then we can just note the milestones.

(this in not meant in any way to belittle the sacrafices of our brave American heros, just to point out the irony and tragedy)

AZCON on August 29, 2007 at 12:35 PM

Does anyone know where I could find a list of crimes committed by illegal immigrants?

Guardian on August 29, 2007 at 12:03 PM

Never mind. Apparently no government agency is currently tracking crimes committed by illegal aliens. Why is that? How can the government even be involved in discussions on immigration when it won’t even gather the facts necessary for rational legislation?

Apparently somebody is keeping track. I Googled it. Seems like the blogs know more than the government.

Guardian on August 29, 2007 at 12:38 PM

Here’s another one… Police: Men planned S.J. slaying

Jovel, 30, and Luis Alvarado, 18, – who were in the country illegally but had no serious criminal records – are facing a potential death sentence for their alleged homicidal attack on San Jose resident Sany San. No trial date has yet been set.

The two men had planned the attack the night before as they smoked methamphetamine in a homeless encampment, according to the documents.

“He stated that Lorenzo (Alvarado) said he wanted to rape a woman, kill her and give her soul to the devil,” Ferrante wrote of an interview with Jovel.

Early that morning they spotted San and began walking with her along Story Road trying to talk with her. Then they stabbed her in the stomach. She dropped her purse and cell phone and ran. The men followed, snapping up her purse and cell phone as they chased her, and stabbed her again.

They chased her into the bushes along the side of the road. And there, they raped and stabbed her over and over, according to the documents.

Note: in this case, the victim had overstayed her visa, so she was an illegal alien too.

aunursa on August 29, 2007 at 12:39 PM

JiangxiDad on August 29, 2007 at 12:17 PM

The other side is the blog shake-out. Over time, the biggies of the NM (new media) are emerging. If you want to be in that group, you gotta watch how you say things. In all seriousness, how can Michelle Malkin be treated any more seriously than you treat Huffington or Moulitsas, if absolutely anything goes here.

I have on more than one occasion been known to post things that were not very nice or appropriate, but even I can see the truth and wisdom of this statement.

Michelle is without a doubt a genuine serious journalist with megatons of integrity. I for one do not wish to denigrate her character in any way shape or form by having my careless thoughtless or reactionary statements on her blog attributed to her.

doriangrey on August 29, 2007 at 12:40 PM

Alas, this will go on and on until something creates a tipping point with the public and Congress. Maybe for the libs it will be a drunk illegal plowing into a group of children who are with their parents on their way to a protest of immigration reform.

Mallard T. Drake on August 29, 2007 at 12:41 PM

It raises my blood pressure just reading that the guy is an “illegal resident.” How about saying he’s an illegal criminal unlawfully in the United States. Kudos to the judge for exibiting common sense and deepest sympathy to the family of the fallen officer.

24K lady on August 29, 2007 at 12:44 PM

Geraldo never cites the source for his ‘immigrants commit less crimes’ quote, and no one pushes him enough. If he can’t spout it, chapter and verse, you’re not allowed to use it.

On the other hand, if you look at CIS, FAIR, the Census and NRO articles, you see lots of citations.

Like this one, about what illegals cost NJ: http://www.fairus.org/site/PageServer?pagename=media_release1102007&JServSessionIdr005=xtyyeoblr4.app13b

or this article, detailing the demographics, education and income levels of Hispanics (including illegals) in the United States: http://www.census.gov/prod/2003pubs/p20-545.pdf

or this site with real time counters of statistics related to illegal aliens: http://www.immigrationcounters.com/

If I can find this stuff (and I have hundreds of links, probably), why can’t Geraldo?

Probably, because, as Chris Wallace said about Billy Moyers the other day, “It doesn’t matter if you’re not concerned with the truth”.

linlithgow on August 29, 2007 at 12:45 PM

Pineda didn’t mean to hurt anyone, but only wanted to run from the scene because of his illegal resident status, [defense attorney Arthur] Greenstone told the court.

“If you scratch this catastrophe, you will find someone who has been a productive member of this community.”

I guess you call this the “Yes, yes, Mrs. Lincoln…but otherwise how was the play?” defense.

landlines on August 29, 2007 at 12:49 PM

So someone that’s a criminal committed another crime? Hard to believe.

What are the chances this type of thing will get police to tell their political puppet masters to get bent and start enforcing the law, contacting the Feds and getting these criminals back where they came from, or in a cell?

Hening on August 29, 2007 at 12:49 PM

Please don’t stop blogging these stories. They’re very depressing, but this is the best way to pound home that we must be a nation of laws. (and if you won’t respect that, don’t come here!)

Little Boomer on August 29, 2007 at 12:51 PM

You know, there really out to be a place online where can store all of these cases, for quick and easy archiving and viewing.

And a running tally of how many crimes by illegal aliens have been committed, sorted by type.

While we’re at it, a list of all the victims.

Juxtapose all that with video feeds of “We have to have a heart” Geraldo Rivera.

The headline could read “Who has a heart for us?”.

Our one stop solution to this “keeping track of” problem.

*Makes a note to learn html just to set something like this up.*

Hawkins1701 on August 29, 2007 at 12:55 PM

Three points:
1. Please continue to present these articles.

2. Neither of the two major papers in Detroit have this article on the front page (freep.com, detnews.com). Detroit is a new “sanctuary city”.

3. Isn’t a person who illegally enters a country and commits a crime a terrorist?

_Jon on August 29, 2007 at 12:57 PM

RIP indeed.

What say you, Geraldo? Probably the same old same old.

When for gawds sake is either party ever going to get serious about securing our borders, and deporting those who are here illegally? I realize most illegals aren’t responsible for these travesties, but illegal is what it is.

When? How many more sensless deaths will it take?

JetBoy on August 29, 2007 at 12:58 PM

Pineda didn’t mean to hurt anyone, but only wanted to run from the scene because of his illegal resident status, [defense attorney Arthur] Greenstone told the court.

“If you scratch this catastrophe, you will find someone who has been a productive member of this community.”

Is this why you’re NOT practicing law AP? I don’t know how these guys sleep at night.

fogw on August 29, 2007 at 1:03 PM

So, which party can I vote for thats going to fix this mess?

“None of the above” is looking better all the time.

How would we go about compiling a US citizen/legal resident/tourist body count attributable to illegal aliens? It’s not that far-fetched to think that it could rival our combat losses in Iraq.

From what I’ve read, the body count lost to illegal aliens is over twice the body count of Americans lost in Iraq. According to a low end estimate, it’s been about 1800 per year. Multiply by about 4 and 1/2 years since the invasion, and that’s 8100. Yet, which does the left protest against?

Bigfoot on August 29, 2007 at 1:06 PM

If illegals criminals can’t do the right thing because they fear contact with the police, their presence is more dangerous than other peoples….

JiangxiDad on August 29, 2007 at 11:56 AM

They don’t run cause they’re immigrants, they run because they’re criminals.

Question for the legal eagles and law enforcement experts here…….. What is the problem with detaining someone without proper documentation? I know the left likes to use the excuse that it is a “federal” crime and local law enforcement cannot enforce “federal” immigration law. Well, bank robbery or crossing state lines in the comission of a crime is a “federal” law violation and you can bet your ass the local county mountie will lock you up if he stops you for speeding and finds you out.

Is there a fine line I’m not understanding here, or is it just an excuse?

BacaDog on August 29, 2007 at 1:06 PM

Brenda Walker used to have a website: immigrationshumancost.org which profiled stories about illegals and their crimes. Don’t believe it carried a running count though.

24K lady on August 29, 2007 at 1:06 PM

Maybe for the libs it will be a drunk illegal plowing into a group of children who are with their parents on their way to a protest of immigration reform.

Mallard T. Drake on August 29, 2007 at 12:41 PM

I’m afraid not. Even your run-of-the-mill lib has lost the instinct of self-preservation. My Manhattan sister-in-law (who chose her apt. because Susan Sarandon once lived on the same street) could not accept “collateral” damage in Iraq, even if it meant preventing her own death.

JiangxiDad on August 29, 2007 at 1:07 PM

and yet another one

Ok I’m not all that tech savvy but there really has to be a way to make a tally counter that clicks every time an illegal rapes murders or molests an American citizen or legal resident. So when these numb nuts like Geraldo start whining you just pop the counter up for the American people to see for themself’s.

Mojack420 on August 29, 2007 at 1:21 PM

Kudo’s also to the witness who tackled and held the SOB until the authorities arrived.

PappaMac on August 29, 2007 at 12:06 PM

Except now the guy will get sued for “illegally” detaining the ILLEGAL!

Sadly this is just another needeless and preventable death in the immigration debate. It’s as simple as this. If Ramon Felix Pineda wasn’t in the country then he couldn’t have hit D’ana. Not here = no accident.

VikingGoneWild on August 29, 2007 at 1:23 PM

I’m going to stop blogging these stories. There are too many of them to keep track of.

You and Bryan do a great job with illegal immigration. Your readers are informed by your work.

jaime on August 29, 2007 at 1:24 PM

I’m afraid not. Even your run-of-the-mill lib has lost the instinct of self-preservation. My Manhattan sister-in-law (who chose her apt. because Susan Sarandon once lived on the same street) could not accept “collateral” damage in Iraq, even if it meant preventing her own death.

JiangxiDad on August 29, 2007 at 1:07 PM

It’s sad that people like this exist. Sad that they have the ability to force others to commit suicide along with themselves. And its tragic that people like that cant be placed in situations that forces them to confront their own sense of self preservation divorced from ideological rhetoric and recognize it for what it really is.

Oh they have a sense of self preservation alright, but they mask it with pious self righteous assertions of superior moral or ethical standards. They are the compassionate caring ones. The problem is that their compassion and caring are always done at someone else’s expense and always so diluted that it actually does more harm than good.

Oh they’ll give up somebody else’s money to help the less fortunate but they are not giving up their jobs or their money or their time. Making a tax deductible donation isn’t giving your own money, its giving the publics money in your name. Taking a job in a charity industry is neither giving of your time or giving up your job. Earning $45,000 to $60,000 a year when you and your spouse both earn that doesn’t make you middle class.

doriangrey on August 29, 2007 at 1:28 PM

Thanks …

Allahpundit on August 29, 2007 at 11:39 AM

Uh oh…

Jaibones on August 29, 2007 at 1:34 PM

RIP Officer D’Anna

SilverStar830 on August 29, 2007 at 1:36 PM

If you look at the site I posted above (Immigration Counters), it supposedly has a running tally of some of these stats.

linlithgow on August 29, 2007 at 1:38 PM

doriangrey on August 29, 2007 at 1:28 PM-

yeah, i know. love it that they’re so transparent to us now.

progress. we should be called the progressives.

JiangxiDad on August 29, 2007 at 1:48 PM

Really good question. Geraldo will often confuse the issue by saying immigrants are statistically less likely to commit crime. Could be true. However, it would be interesting to have some numbers on illegal immigrants.

meandchi on August 29, 2007 at 12:18 PM

Maybe someone should point out to Geraldo how much lower the immigrant crime rate would be without all the illegals.

James on August 29, 2007 at 2:14 PM

Build the gallows outback of the Courthouse and this all goes away!

Dread Pirate Roberts VI on August 29, 2007 at 2:18 PM

Keeping up the articles is great, what’s even greater is keeping up the outrage.

Our lackluster representatives have shown a strong proclivity for laying low and then trying again to slip it to us again under the radar we must keep up the yelling to get real pro America progress.

More Emails, more phone calls and more faxes and letters!

Give’m hell!

Speakup on August 29, 2007 at 2:19 PM

Jail him. Beat him. Deport him.
“Beat him.” Thanks for making it easier for Michelle’s opponents to score a cheap point against her by association.

Allahpundit on August 29, 2007 at 11:39 AM

Yea! Come on! Everyone knows that, in America, you beat him BEFORE you jail him! To do otherwise is just plain wrong!!!

Dread Pirate Roberts VI on August 29, 2007 at 2:21 PM

If any American citizen knocked a cop off of his motorbike, and then dragged him under the car for several feet, and then fled the scene, he’d be nailed by the court, as he should be.

This illegal alien should get just as harsh of treatment as an American citizen would receive in the same situation.

And there’s one thing that no one so far has mentioned: Remember how they finally got Al Capone? They nailed him for tax evasion. And that’s the type of approach we can use to nail scum like Ramon Felix Pineda — scum because of what he did to the cop, and because he fled the scene rather than render assistance.

In other words, illegal immigrant status can be used as a way to get these criminals off the street (and perhaps deported), just like tax evasion was used as a way to get Al Capone off of the street.

I’ll bet even a resonable guy like Geraldo could agree with that! ;)

jimbo2 on August 29, 2007 at 2:30 PM

So how long before we hear from Geraldo?

ctmom on August 29, 2007 at 3:08 PM

Geraldo asked me to demand that HotAir apologize for this racist post, and correct the record by stating that this is a drunk driving problem not an illegal alien problem… he asks that you not think for yourself and recognize the obvoius, if immigration laws and the border were enforced and these guys weren’t here, these American citizens would still be alive.

F**k you in advance Geraldo.

RightWinged on August 29, 2007 at 3:15 PM

I’m going to stop blogging these stories.
Why?

You ought to hammer on every one you find. Somebody better.

Professor Blather on August 29, 2007 at 11:56 AM

Somebody is.

See the left hand column of http://www.outragedpatriots.com/
(Listings only, no blogging)

and the news section of
http://www.alipac.us/forum-6.html

Warning – take your blood pressure medicine first!!

fred5678 on August 29, 2007 at 3:43 PM

So, which party can I vote for thats going to fix this mess?

p0s3r on August 29, 2007 at 11:35 AM

Forget it, Its going to be up to us to straighten it out in the end. The founding fathers built provisions in for us, all we have to do is wake the hell up.

Viper1 on August 29, 2007 at 4:19 PM

Unfortuatly it is going to take the violent death of an important politician’s child or spouse at the hands of an illegal before anything gets done to deport these cretins.

Pulchritudinous Patriot on August 29, 2007 at 4:42 PM

But Miano said he considered a host of factors in reducing Cuy Xum’s sentence to 20 years to serve, including his low IQ and other mental health issues, and potential problems with police searches done after the fact.

Money quote from the article above. Seems to be a rampant problem in Latin America.

PRCalDude on August 29, 2007 at 5:30 PM

The founding fathers built provisions in for us, all we have to do is wake the hell up.

Viper1 on August 29, 2007 at 4:19 PM

Would apprec.if you would elaborate on that.

Are you talking about treason?
Are you talking about impeachment?
Are you referring to the Dec. of Ind. (the right of the people to overthrow a government that doesn’t secure the people’s rights)?

JiangxiDad on August 29, 2007 at 5:50 PM

Are you referring to the Dec. of Ind. (the right of the people to overthrow a government that doesn’t secure the people’s rights)?

It’s certainly interesting that one of the complaints in the Declaration was the failure of the British government to secure the borders. King Jorge Arbusto could stand to read the document himself some time.

PRCalDude on August 29, 2007 at 5:55 PM

and driving with a suspended license…

Please remind me why an ILLEGAL ALIEN gets a US issued drivers llcense in the first place!

AMRAAM on August 29, 2007 at 12:02 PM

It’s real easy. The line for non-citizen drivers’ license is much, much shorter at your local DMV. Take a note on your next renewal.

mojowire on August 29, 2007 at 6:00 PM

A dead police officer and a life sentence on the taxpayer’s dime for a guy who never should have been here.

sigh…

BadgerHawk on August 29, 2007 at 7:07 PM

The city I live in forces the police to live in town. Which is totally ridiculous. How can you possibly get tough on gang school kids when you have to send your daughter or son to the same school. So you turn a blind eye (who wouldn’t) to the gangs and in return they give cop kids a pass. However the unconnected kids are being destroyed with drugs and usually thats all it takes to hook’em. The drug cartels have placed all their little evil doer’s on every block with mattresses stuffed with cash. The police are helpless to protect the community, for fear of jeopardizing their own family must be great. Our elected officials here are to blame. I just have to keep on trying to shame the shameless.

Legions on August 29, 2007 at 9:20 PM

PRCalDude on August 29, 2007 at 5:30 PM

I checked out the graph in your linked article. According to that, Iranians are a bunch of retards. The entire country should be in special ed.

jaime on August 29, 2007 at 10:02 PM

And here’s another wonderful illegal immigrant story:

http://www.kotv.com/e-clips/?id=8002

Cue the violins and Geraldo…

D2Boston on August 30, 2007 at 10:52 AM

“the boss’s stint as summer guest host is over”…It’s time she had her own show. That would be the bomb.

I find it indicative of the lunacy of the left that as these cases pile up, so do their efforts to minimize and deflect the responsibility of the perpetrators and the gov’ts that send them and harbor them.
Honest, law abiding citizens don’t run from the scene of a crime, fugitives do.

Christine on August 30, 2007 at 12:59 PM