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Connecticut Minuteman announces Senate campaign

By Hatewatch Staff on March 28, 2006 - 3:51 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Paul Streitz thinks it’s time for the country to pull out of Iraq and turn its attention to the “demographic war” Mexico is waging on the U.S. border.

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Former bookie stirs up anti-immigrant passions

By Hatewatch Staff on March 28, 2006 - 3:50 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Whether on the streets or in the halls of the Georgia Capitol, fighting illegal immigration is a way of life for D.A. King.

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Official distances himself from FAIR

By Hatewatch Staff on March 28, 2006 - 3:48 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy said yesterday he is distancing himself from a Washington, D.C., group that critics describe as an anti-immigrant organization.

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Chicago Minutemen tangle with counter-demonstrators

By Hatewatch Staff on March 28, 2006 - 3:47 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Blaring car horns, racist slurs and angry fisticuffs punctuated a volatile encounter of protesters and counter-protesters Saturday morning outside Bank Calumet.

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Group forms to monitor Bellingham Minutemen

By Hatewatch Staff on March 21, 2006 - 4:08 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A local group opposed to the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps will organize observers to watch those watching Whatcom County’s northern border with Canada this April.

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Katrina’s impact on Latinos

By Hatewatch Staff on March 21, 2006 - 4:07 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

We didn’t need another report to tell us that there was negligence and mismanagement in the federal government’s handling of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, but we got it anyway. We didn’t need a video showing us that the Federal Emergency Management Agency and President Bush had been briefed ahead of time about the eminent threat Katrina posed to New Orleans — it was obvious from the start. What we had not seen until now is to what extent Latinos were unfairly treated before and after the devastating hurricane hit the Gulf Coast…

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Herndon Minutemen leader: Patriot or pariah?

By Hatewatch Staff on March 21, 2006 - 4:06 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The deep bags under his eyes give him the look of a man who has spent an adulthood rising while most of the world sleeps. “I need some coffee,” he says as he walks. He learned how to start a day at dawn during two long stints in the Navy, and nowadays, at 51, he typically gets up in darkness to begin his workday as a computer software engineer at 6 a.m. in a Maryland office, a considerable drive from his quiet cul-de-sac in Herndon.

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Tancredo involved in post-debate altercation

By Hatewatch Staff on March 21, 2006 - 4:04 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Rep. Tom Tancredo and an Illinois congressman traded charges of racism during a heated confrontation following a televised appearance on immigration reform, their congressional offices confirmed Thursday.

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Hate group leader addresses Utah immigration panel

By Hatewatch Staff on March 21, 2006 - 3:53 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Glenn Spencer of American Border Patrol told more than 150 Washington County residents Thursday that it is up to them to stop illegal immigration.

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Minutemen appoint new Texas leader

By Hatewatch Staff on March 14, 2006 - 4:17 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

About 700 Minuteman volunteers patrolling South Texas this April will be one of the more visible results of what Michael Vickers hopes to accomplish as Texas state director of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps.

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