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David Shuster tries to keep left from learning about NCLR giving award to someone who'd proposed genocide - 05/30/09

... Sotomayor's involvement in the National Council of La Raza. On the downside, Tancredo doesn't back down from his comparison of that group to the KKK and, as happened during the election, he isn't able to very aggressively defend his points by demanding a hearing. However, by far the worst part is Shuster trying to keep their leftwing audience members from learning a disturbing fact. In 1994, the...

Sonia Sotomayor is/was member of National Council of La Raza (far-left, supports illegal activity) - 05/27/09

... year a member of the far-left National Council of La Raza, a racial power group that - while considered mainstream by the Beltway establishment - funds extremists and constantly goes out of their way to support illegal immigration. See the last link for our extensive coverage of that group going back to 2004. Whether Sonya Sotomayer is still a member of that group is not known, but that alone...

Mesenbourg of Census pledges to count every illegal alien (NCLR, LULAC,NALEO, congressional apportionment) - 05/23/09

... groups, including Univision, the National Council of La Raza, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) to talk about efforts to ensure a full count of Latinos in the 2010 Census. If you're sitting down, here's some of what Mesenburg said: "Our job is to count everyone that resides in the U.S.--count them...

NCLR's frightening report on Latino school achievement places blame in wrong place - 05/05/09

Sarah Dolan of the National Council of La Raza has released a frightening report called "Missing Out: Latino Students in America's Schools" (nclr.org/content/publications/detail/57016): Latino children constitute one-fifth of the under-five population and are the nation’s largest and fastest-growing minority; as such, they represent the very future of the American workforce. However, Latino...

Jesse Washington /AP mainstreams MMFA smears, shows no regard for protecting U.S. from epidemic - 05/02/09

Jesse Washington of the Associated Press - author of this sleazy pro-Obama article - now offers "Immigration foes link flu to Mexican threat claims" (link, assistance from Don Babwin and Barbara Rodriguez of the AP). The article mainstreams - and references - the recent smear article from Tom Allison of Media Matters for America in which the latter downplayed the risk of illegal aliens bringing...

NCLR conducting "National Call-In for Immigration Reform" April 27 to May 1 - 04/23/09

The National Council of La Raza is conducting "Reflection and Action: A National Call-In for Immigration Reform" (nclr.org/content/news/detail/56918): From house call-in parties to community center and church gatherings, the goal is for participants to come together between April 27 and May 1 to reflect on immigration reform and call their members of Congress to continue the push for immigration...

2006: Grover Norquist supported amnesty with U.S. CofC, far-left ACLU, NCLR, SEIU, NIF, USCCB, AFL-CIO - 04/09/09

... Research, Advocacy and Legislation, National Council of La Raza * Anthony Romero, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union Note that Munoz is now part of the Obama administration. 2/20/13 UPDATE: Video is at c-spanvideo.org/program/190680-1 If someone can upload just the parts showing Norquist's nodding along with his far-left associates, that would be appreciated.

NCLR's Murguia now conducting "fireside chats" - 04/02/09

Janet Murguia of the National Council of La Raza is now uploading "fireside chats" to Youtube. You can watch the March 31 installment here. Could someone please do so and see if she said anything "interesting"? If so, please leave the relevant quotes in comments.

Dream Act re-introduced: you need to organize local efforts to block it - 03/27/09

... Immigration Reform Movement, the National Council of La Raza, and the National Immigration Forum.

Mel Martinez to be "irritant" to get immigration "reform"; Gebe Martinez has no concern for U.S. workers - 03/18/09

Gebe Martinez of the Politico informs us (link) that Sen. Mel Martinez (no relation) is initiating an unfocused push to get comprehensive immigration reform:

NCLR "expresses profound disappointment" over Saenz DOJ de-appointment - 03/18/09

Oh no! The National Council of La Raza (overview at the link) offers "NCLR EXPRESSES PROFOUND DISAPPOINTMENT WITH SAENZ DECISION" (nclr.org/content/news/detail/56284) about the recent de-appointment of former MALDEF attorney Thomas Saenz. The general rule is that anything that causes disappointment for the NCLR should cause joy for those Americans who support our laws. Unfortunately, that might...

Judge Mary Murguia in Joe Arpaio case is twin sister of NCLR's Janet - 03/01/09

... Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza. The NCLR is a far-left group that - while not explicitly radical nor explicitly supportive of "reconquista" - strongly supports illegal immigration and funds extremist groups. The latest news is that Arpaio's attorneys have filed a motion to have her removed from the case (link). If she isn't, it might make an appeal easier at least in...

Clarissa Martinez/NCLR's offensive, misleading pro-illegal immigration editorial - 02/07/09

Clarissa Martinez of the National Council of La Raza (her bio at the first link) offers an offensive editorial called "Think Latinos are ambivalent about immigration?" (link). It's a response to an earlier editorial from Ira Mehlman (link), and it starts with this: At the height of his hubris, Ira Mehlman, a spokesman for the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)-- an anti-immigrant...

"Legal Immigrant Children's Health Improvement Act" (Lincoln Diaz-Balart, NCLR, SCHIP) - 01/19/09

... featuring Janet Murguia from the National Council of La Raza, MALDEF, the League of United Latin American Citizens, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, and apparently some lawmakers (link). Their comments - and my comments - follow.

Rights Working Group wants immigration enforcement moratorium and much more (ACLU, NCLR, 248 others) - 01/09/09

The Asian American Justice Center runs the Rights Working Group, a coalition of over 250 leftwing groups, and they have a petition calling on Barack Obama to in effect not do immigration enforcement. They want a "moratorium" while the subject of raids and the like is "studied", but everyone knows what that means. Since there are so many groups, the full roster is here. The main groups are listed...

Cardinal Mahony, Janet Murguia, Unite Here, Frank Sharry, Ali Noorani pretend immigration "reform" would be good for the economy - 01/08/09

... Mahony, Janet Murguia of the National Council of La Raza, Frank Sharry of America's Voice, John Wilhelm of the Unite Here union, and Ali Noorani of the National Immigration Forum joined on a conference call. From their press release (link), here's the "why": The preeminent moral voice supporting just and comprehensive immigration reform joins the President of one of America's leading pro-...

NCLR, LULAC, MALDEF, SEIU, LNHI: universal healthcare for illegal aliens (Latino Agenda for Healthcare Reform) - 12/23/08

On December 12, the group Latinos for National Health Insurance (LNHI, president Jaime Torres) convened a meeting in Washington DC where they and a host of other groups created a coalition called the Latino Agenda for Healthcare Reform. They called for an end to a supposed disparity in healthcare coverage between Hispanics and other groups. And, they also demanded "access to high quality,...

USCIS Task Force on New Americans releases "Building an Americanization Movement for the Twenty-first Century" - 12/21/08

... Waslin when she was with the National Council of La Raza (she's now with the NIF). Here's a 2006 quote from her: "while (a Lamar Alexander report relating to amnesty) doesn't overtly mention assimilation, it is very strong on the patriotism and traditional american [sic] values language in a way which is potentially dangerous to our communities." 3. Another ironic participant was Jose Luis...

Mexican immigrant wins Purpose Prize: $100,000 for illegal alien scholarships - 12/06/08

... sweeter, Janet Murguia of the National Council of La Raza serves on the panel of judges. And, even better, NPR offers a heartwarming report on it here: Catalino Tapia crossed the border from Mexico into the United States 40 years ago with a sixth-grade education and only $6 in his pocket. He became a legal resident.. The Gardeners Foundation also does not ask if a student is documented. Four out...

Obama makes NCLR's Cecilia Munoz director of intergovernmental affairs - 11/26/08

The extremist-funding National Council of La Raza now has someone else "on the inside": their senior vice president Cecilia Munoz has been named as the White House director of intergovernmental affairs. At least in the current administration, that office "serves as the President's liaison to state, local, and tribal governments" (whitehouse.gov/government/off-descrp.html). Expect her to get up to...

"Latinos push for Cabinet posts": NCLR, MALDEF, NALEO trying to embed supporters in Obama administration - 11/07/08

... source. ...Cecilia Munoz, vice president of National Council of La Raza, said, “It’s a foregone conclusion that we should be at the table for policy debates and in a position of authority, " because Hispanics are affected by major issues facing all voters. Latinos will be prominent in an Obama administration "just as we would be in any administration moving forward," she added. ...Any...

Arizona Chamber of Commerce, MATT.org, Raul Yzaguirre start immigration "reform" ad campaign; Mexican government link? - 09/24/08

... is the former president of the National Council of La Raza, Raul Yzaguirre. He's also a former co-chair of this year's Hillary Clinton campaign. The ads are from MATT.org ("Mexicans and Americans Thinking Together"), a group headed by Lionel Sosa, someone who's working for John McCain. Earlier in the year he hinted that the Mexican government was going to give him money to conduct an ad campaign...

Border Patrol agent allegedly intentionally poisoned (Tucson) - 09/21/08

Earlier this year, a Border Patrol agent in the Tucson sector named Denton Moberly was allegedly poisoned using a pesticide while eating at some sort of restaurant. The details haven't been publicly released, but a summary is here and a site with updates is here.

Mexico linked groups complain about "hate group" FAIR (FIRM, SEIU, America's Voice, NCLR) - 09/11/08

... ad also includes a link to the National Council of La Raza's WeCanStopTheHate.org. What the ad doesn't note is that FIRM includes one member group that's allegedly collaborated with the Mexican government and another group headed by someone who serves on an advisory council to that government. The SEIU paid someone to organize immigration marches, and that person serves on that same advisory...

WTH: Republican National Convention speaker from NCLR's Raza Development Fund?! - 09/02/08

According to this schedule of the 2008 Republican National Convention, one of the speakers just now was Tommy Espinoza, president of the Raza Development Fund, Inc.

NCLR, LULAC, MALDEF, NALEO, SVREP send letter to John McCain about immigration - 09/02/08

John McCain is too corrupt to stand up to the far-left and those who support illegal immigration, prefering instead - like Bush - to court those who will never support him.

Obama-Biden for president 2008 official site? - 08/22/08

It looks like Barack Obama has selected Joe Biden as his 2008 presidential running mate, with Barak Obama as president and Joe Beiden as vice president. Will they have a new official site, or will they keep barackobama.com? I was considering buying bidenobama2008.com - the only major combination still available - but that order doesn't make much sense and anyway someone's already bought it.

Housing bailout bill includes millions for ACORN, National Council of La Raza - 08/11/08

... millions of dollars in aid to [the National Council of La Raza] and the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN. There's more on this here and here.

Judy Bachrach/Vanity Fair smears Lou Dobbs - 08/08/08

... just "a center-left group"; the National Council of La Raza is just "the Hispanic advocacy group"; the Southern Poverty Law Center - a group indirectly linked to the Mexican government - is just "a civil rights organization"; and, Media Matters Action Network is just "a liberal media watchdog". 4. She consistently misspells "Frank Sherry". 5. She says "Broken Borders" was the title of Lou's...

Obama favored over McCain at NCLR meet, PWW reports (Fairness Doctrine) - 07/15/08

... Weekly World reports from the National Council of La Raza convention where John McCain and Barack Obama spoke: "Incredibly, McCain did not even address the issues of the war in Iraq or his policy on health care. On immigration it was more of the same: secure the borders and no stop to the raids," said Angela Sambrano, an NCLR board member and director of the National Alliance of Latin-American...

Alternet deletes comment (Kyle de Beausset, NCLR) - 07/15/08

... Obama just spoke at the annual National Council of La Raza (NCLR) conference. NCLR flew me out here and provided with me accommodations at the luxurious San Diego Marriot Hotel Marina. I was given the opportunity after I helped publicize NCLR's latest We Can Stop the Hate video using Digg and StumbleUpon, among other new media tools. The comment that was deleted follows; unfortunately, I forgot...

John McCain isn't listening to you, but there's something you can do - 07/15/08

Imagine for a moment life without the Internet. Imagine that your only source for information was the MSM, government officials, politicians, lobbyists, screened voters at townhall meetings, and protective staffers with their own agendas. That's a very close approximation to the knowledge base of John McCain: "I am learning to get online myself, and I will have that down fairly soon, getting on...

Carla Marinucci/SF Chronicle misleads about the phrase "la raza" - 07/14/08

... lying in order to support the National Council of La Raza.

John McCain pledges to stop immigration raids? (NCLR convention) - 07/14/08

... reform.] After speaking at the National Council of La Raza convention, John McCain held a Q&A session.

John McCain at National Council of La Raza convention (charter schools, immigration "reform") - 07/14/08

... raids?] Yesterday, Barack Obama spoke at the National Council of La Raza convention. Today, it's John McCain's turn to pander to that far-left, extremist-funding, racist-awarding group, and his prepared remarks are here. "La Raza runs one of the largest housing counseling programs in the country that has helped tens of thousands of Latinos become homeowners with secure mortgages." Yes, indeed....

Barack Obama praises **Enrique Morones** - 07/14/08

... script for his speech to the National Council of La Raza convention (the one where he accused his own government of terrorizing people), he praised open borders loon Enrique Morones (link): Obama, at the podium, had just thanked two top NCLR officials before his speech when he thanked Morones of Border Angels, a group that stocks desert water stations and lobbies intensely for immigrant rights...

Barack Obama at National Council of La Raza convention (ICE as terrorists) - 07/13/08

Barack Obama spoke at the National Council of La Raza convention earlier today. See below for more on the NCLR. BHO's prepared remarks are here. BHO said many of the things he's said before; apparently his scriptwriters engaged in a lot of copy-and-paste.

State Farm not a good neighbor to Republicans (Hispanic voting drive with NCLR, NALEO) - 06/26/08

The questionable organizations National Council of La Raza (among other things, funds extremists and gave an award to a vile racist) and National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (has a relatively minor link to the Mexican government) are behind a citizenship and voting drive for Hispanics called "Ya Es Hora" ("It's About Time", naleo.org/veyvota.html). And, State Farm...

Illegal immigration-supporting Andrea Bazan is new Chairwoman of National Council of La Raza - 06/18/08

... the Board of Directors of the National Council of La Raza, a racial power group that - among other things - funds extremists, wants to give a special break to illegal aliens accused of identity theft, and gave an award to a vile racist. She's replacing Monica Lozano, publisher of the La Opinion newspaper; whether Lozano will continue on the board isn't known. Per hispanicbusiness.com/news/...

John McCain wants townhall meeting with Barack Obama "in front of La Raza" (NCLR convention) - 06/16/08

... Obama will be speaking at the National Council of La Raza convention in July, and McCain has proposed to BHO that they square off at a townhall meeting at the extremist-funding and -awarding racial power group's event (link). Says McCain: "There is a meeting in California of La Raza... Both of us have accepted invitations.