New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 27, 2005, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

December 27, 2005

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 27, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A December 2005 Bitter debate expected over birthright citizenship NEW YORK AP A proposal to change longstanding federal policy and deny citizenship to babies bom to ille gal immigrants on soil ran aground this month in but it is sure to bitter debate even if it fails to become At issue is birthright citizenship provided for since the Constitutions 14th Amendment was ratified in Section 1 of that drafted with freed slaves in says All per sons born or naturalized in the United and subject to the jurisdiction are citizens of the United Some conservatives in as well as advocacy groups seeking to crack down on illegal say the amend ment has been misapplied over the that it was never intended to grant citizen ship automatically to babies of illegal Thus they contend that fed eral rather than a difficultto achieve constitutional would be sufficient to end birthright cit With more than 70 Geor gia Republican Nathan Deal tried to include a revocation of birthright citizen ship in an immigration bill passed by the House in GOP House leaders did not let the proposal come to a Most Americans feel it doesnt make any sense for people to come into the country give birth and have a new said Ira Mehlman of the Federation of American Immigration which backs Deals But the advocates for illegal immigrants will make a fuss theyll claim youre pun ishing the and I suspect the leadership doesnt want to deal with Deal has said he will continue push ing the describing birthright citizen ship as a huge magnet attracting illegal He cited estimates chal lenged by immigrant advocates that roughly 10 percent of births in the United or close to a are babies born to illegal SUFFERING CONTINUED FROM Page 1 Humanity suffered throughout year a white silk veil over the face of Pope John Paul II just before his coffin was the world mourning with him as it bid farewell to a man known as the first rockstar And there were moments when it was highly disputed We watched grainy video showing the face of a brain damaged Florida woman named Terri her eyes perhaps following a or gazing back at her Deprived of a feeding was she dying as her husband insists she asked Or should she have been kept as her parents demanded At times the suffering seemed even like some cruel joke of On July cheers broke out on the Lon don Underground subway as news spread that London had been awarded the 2012 Olympic Many people do reckon that London is the greatest city in the whole world at the said Prime Minis ter Tony Not 24 hours those same subway cars were filled with smoke and blood and During the morning rush tejrrorists killed 52 injured more than 700 attack on London since World War But I was always ready to support my And now I have to bury my Theres just no Kathleen Alcozar Mother who lost son in Iraq war One particularly jarring pic ture taken that day showed a man embracing a dazed sub way passenger and leading her away from the Edgware Road Her face was wrapped entirely in white her hands pressed to her a ghostly image of This has been a most terri ble and tragic atrocity that has cost many innocent the prime minister This is a very sad day for the British but we will hold true to the British way of Nothing captured the nations and evoked national horror and like Hurricane The monster barreled toward New Orleans over a late August seemingly the storm the depressed Big Easy had always Then it jogged to the devastating the Missis sippi coast New it was had dodged a Then the levees and the water and the country watched for a week as a great American city descended into a ruinous scene of fires and bloated corpses floating in the by the New Orleanians who had The HeraldZeitung will be closed December 26 January 2 in observance of Christmas New Years HOLIDAY DEADLINES Edition HeraldZeitung HeraldZeitung HeraldZeitung HeraldZeitung HeraldZeitung HeraldZeitung HeraldZeitung HeraldZeitung Edition HeraldZeitung HeraldZeitung HeraldZeitung HeraldZeitung Retail Christmas Deadlines Publication Date Deadline 25 Tuesday 20 21 28 22nd 29 23 NEW YEARS DEADLINES 1 27 28 4 29 5 30 Classified CHRISTMAS DEADLINES Publication Date 25 27 Deadline Noon Noon NEW YEARS DEADLINES 1 29 Noon 29 Noon We would like to wish everybody a safe and joyous Holiday Season and a Happy New Year from the employees at the HERALDZEITUNG 707 Landa New Texas 78130 HOWTO CONTACT US HeraldZeitung 707 Landa New TX 78130 830 Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung USPS 707 Landa or Drawer New Comal Texas Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung in New Subscription ntst Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties Three 3 Six 6 One 1 Mail delivery outside Comal County in Texas Three 3 Six 6 One 1 Mail outside Texas Six 6 One 1 Postmaster Send address changes to the New Braunfels Drawer New Delivery Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by 6 Tuesday through Friday and by 7 Saturday and Sunday can call 830 Stiff directory Doug Editor and Publisher 201 [email protected] Jiramy Managing Editor 220 [email protected] JiffFowUrTCircuiatiorT [email protected] Noici Marketing 208 [email protected] Business Manager Ext 202 [email protected] Henry Production Manager 830 [email protected] Robyn Graphic Department 205 Classified 215 display call 208 call opted to ride out the storm desperately sought deliverance from the infamous convention or the teeming Super Or their own Bush dogged by his remark to Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Michael Brown that Brown youre doing a heck of a job made trip after trip to the Gulf and pledged in the French Quarter There is no way to imagine America with out New and this great city will rise At years the victims of Katrina remained scattered in cities across the unsure when they could return to their The death toll stood at more than And the hurricanes kept Rita followed four weeks lat er and tore through east Texas and west Then Wilma slashed through Flori leaving 6 million people without And then they ran out of Five new lateseason storms were assigned Greek all the way up to which formed in ear ly mbckiriglne offi cial end of hurricane season The war in Iraq raged for a third and the war against terrorism entered its and the nation pondered the meaning of torture and if it was American deaths in Iraq topped One of them was Christopher Alcozer ofVil la who was 21 and had proposed to his girlfriend just weeks before he was killed 19 by insurgents bran dishing small arms and hand His Kathleen Alcoz said she opposed to the But I was always ready to sup port my And now I have to bury my she Theres just no It seems ages but a year so defined by tragedy actually began with a bold challenge to end suffering and oppres sion President Bush was inau gurated for a second term and from the Capitol he issued a call for freedom in every nation with the ultimate goal of ending tyranny in our Then he watched as his administration suffered an interstate pileup of setbacks The The response to Kat Soaring gas past per gallon in some A stalled effort to revamp Social The Harriet Miers Supreme Court nomi One year on World recalls fury of the Indian Ocean tsunami Indonesia AP Survivors wept and prayed beside mass graves and at beachside memorials marking one year since earthquakechurned walls of water crashed ashore in a dozen sweeping away hundreds of thousands of lives and uniting the world in grief and Mourners filled mosques in Indonesias shattered Aceh the region hit hard Candlelight vigils in chilly Sweden remembered citizens lost during sunny An achingly personal bouquet of white roses stuck in the sand in In a taped Presi dent Bush recalled the acts of courage and kindness that made us proud in the sor rowful days after the Former President the special envoy for tsunami promised not to let the world forget its pledges of Survivors relived the terri ble awe they felt when the sea rose as high as 33 feet and surged inland for miles with seemingly unstoppable carrying along train cars and thousands a churning I was not afiaid at the said Muhammad who scrambled to the second floor of an Aceh mosque and watched a muddy torrent roil ing with people and I was more aware than ever that my soul belonged to Like most Yards family was Both his parents and a younger brother were It was under the same blue exactly one year that Mother Earth unleashed her most destructive power upon Indonesian President Susi lo Bambang Yudhoyono told a crowd at a ceremony in Banda provincial capital of Aceh which had dead and TEXAS LOTTERY LOTTEBV SATURDAY LOTTO Jackpot million 1314263035 BB 8 WEDNESDAY LOTTO Jackpot million 116192024 BB 12 MEGA MILLIONS 10373ME54MB8 4 PICKS 665 514 TEXAS TWOSTEP 4151619 BB 20 CASH FIVE 110121529 Just in Time for Christmas Trade in any old water softener and receive a discount on a new Culligan 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