Isakson and Chambliss to vote NO for Cloture Today

27 06 2007

Cross posted from    Georgia Crime Watch

UPDATE 12:30pm: Senate votes YES to move immigration bill forward. The President is congratulating the Senate now on a job well done.

Isakson and Chambliss

Today is the cloture vote for the ‘new and improved’ Senate immigration bill. Luckily, both Isakson and Chambliss say they are NOT going to vote to move the bill to the Senate floor.

Interestingly, Chambliss is now going against everything he said in the beginning, and is now harping some of the very words the Georgia public has been screaming at him for the last few months:

“Why should we think that the government will secure the border when it’s not been done since the 1986 bill?”, Chambliss says.

My – what a difference a few weeks makes. All I ask is that you remember that Chambliss IS an original writer of the bill and didn’t start backing off until the citizens of Georgia held him in check. He is up for re-election next year.

However, just to make sure your Senators get the point, Atlanta talk show radio host, Chris Krok, is holding a ‘No Amnesty’ rally in front of Isakson’s office tomorrow the 27th from 7p-9pm…

…In another pleasantly surprising development, Gwinnett county is doing the job your Federal Government won’t do: Gwinnett Takes on Immigration

For those of you in the Gwinnett County area, now is your chance to voice your opinion on illegal immigration.

**CRIME**

Sketch Released Of Gwinnett Rape Suspect

Gwinnett County Police have released a new sketch of a man wanted for raping a pregnant woman last week.

Grand jury indicts 17 in `grow houses’ cases

Wirthman says the people arrested in Jackson County appear to be part of a larger organization that grows marijuana in suburban Atlanta counties and sale it in other states.

Two arrested during bootlegging sting

Arlene Luque-Nunez, 29, was charged with the sale of alcohol without a license and second-degree forgery…Jose Bonilla-Yanes, 22, of Gainesville was charged with possession of cocaine…Authorities found 425 beers they believed to be for resale while searching Luque-Nunez’ home..Bonilla-Yanes arrived at the home during the search and was found with about $200 worth of suspected cocaine.In addition…Luque-Nunez had two Georgia identification cards with her photograph and a different name on them.

**LAW**

Identification to be required for car tags
According to a press release, all Gwinnett County tag offices will begin next month verifying legal residence in Gwinnett County before processing a vehicle registration.

**SUPPORT LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT**

Kroktalk: Acworth police officer shot at point-blank range during traffic stop.

Former officer facing possible indictment

A former Duluth police officer is facing a possible indictment on simple battery charges, officials with the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s office confirmed.
Russell, who is also an attorney, knew about the incident prior to hiring Flathmann.
“I worked with him at Suwanee PD, and I knew him to be a good officer,” Russell said. “We viewed the video tape of the incident. The whole thing is a joke. We hope he will want to come back to work for us, but it is a souring experience. I became an attorney for the way policemen are treated.”

**COALITION AGAINST ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION**

The Virtuous Republic: A GOP Deer in the Headlights

**This was a production of The Coalition
Against Illegal Immigration
(CAII). If you would like to
participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards,
email stiknstein-at-gmail-dot-com and let us know at what level you
would like to participate.

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