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Raul Grijalva

Five term Democrat U.S. Representative from Arizona. Proud of having been a member of the racial separatist extremist group MEChA. Supports amnesty and has tried various schemes to block the border fence.

Last modified Nov 23, 2008
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Melissa Harris-Perry is hardly "America's foremost public intellectual" (Ta Nehisi Coates) - 01/09/14

... The star of that segment is Raul Grijalva, a far-left extremist proud of having been a member of the racial separatist group MEChA. Obviously, America's Top Public Intellectual isn't about to call him on being a member of racial separatist group. On the final video [4], Amy Goodman presents the standard, false, far-left line on separating families. See the link for what MHP didn't point out to...

Brewer signs Arizona immigration law; far-left begins opposition (MALDEF, America's Voice, Phil Gordon) - 04/23/10

Earlier today, Arizona governor Jan Brewer signed into law the tough immigration bill from Russell Pearce (link). Video of her signing and brief remarks are at peekURL.com/vm1nzd1 Someone tries to ask her a gotcha question about how to spot illegal aliens at peekURL.com/vmlxvwr ; she kind of flubs the answer and should have just responded with the fact that the Border Patrol and others involved...

Read about CIR ASAP: "Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America's Security and Prosperity Act of 2009" (Luis Gutierrez) - 12/11/09

... Proud former MEChA member Rep. Raul Grijalva (link). * The AFL CIO, which says that it includes the following from their "joint framework for immigration reform" (link): - An inclusive and effective solution that allows a path for undocumented immigrants to come forward and regularize their status. Trumka says “this is fundamental to our ability to crack down on employers who are using...

Grijalva bill might restrict Border Patrol in Arizona; contact your reps (H.R. 324) - 09/22/09

... USA informs us (link) that Rep. Raul Grijalva's Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area Act (H.R. 324) "would cover a gigantic area of Arizona" - including illegal immigration corridors - but it doesn't provide for the Border Patrol: The Border Patrol is increasingly being limited in its enforcement on various park lands. Promoters of illegal immigration inside the federal government seem to be...

"Enough is Enough!" anti-Lou Dobbs campaign from Democracia Ahora (DNC link, Obama too?; Bendixen) - 09/18/09

... American Progress), and Reps. Raul Grijalva and Lucille Roybal Allard. And: Communications for "Enough is Enough!" are being handled by another Miami-based firm, Balsera Communications, which is run by Freddy Balsera, who coordinated Hispanic media for the Obama campaign and is co-chair of the Democratic National Committee’s National Hispanic Leadership Council. Note also this ironic bit: “We’re...

Glenn Reynolds stoops to promoting giving politicians "bunny ears" - 07/12/09

... t-shirt standing behind Rep. Raul Grijalva and holding up two fingers in a "bunny ears" sign. In a way this is emblematic of the tea parties: rather than engaging their opponents in debate, they engage in childish, unintelligent, and ultimately completely ineffective behavior. And, I say that not as a Grijalva supporter, but as someone who'd like to see him discredited. He was first mentioned...

Raul Grijalva considered for Interior Secretary in Obama administration (Juliet Eilperin/WaPo) - 11/23/08

... Democratic U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva is in the running to be Secretary of the Department of the Interior. See the link for much more on him, including the fact that he's a strong supporter of illegal immigration and a proud former member of the racial separatist group MEChA. Needless to say, Eilperin doesn't tell her readers that: Grijalva's experience and background meshes nicely with...

Raul Grijalva, Congressional Hispanic Caucus: lack of immigration "reform" is "spineless" - 04/24/08

... aka a massive amnesty. ...Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona called the Democratic caucus "spineless." "Today my party wants to do what is easy, not exactly what is right," said Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois. "The leaders in our party who are arguing for consideration of helping just a few immigrants are risking the future of all immigrants." Rep. Joe Baca, D-Calif., who chairs the Hispanic...

Raul Grijalva wants to secure border ecologically soundly (Defenders of Wildlife) - 06/13/07

... release (link): Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) yesterday introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would secure America's border with Mexico while reducing the negative impact on local communities and resources, including national parks, wildlife refuges and monuments that are home to several critically endangered species. H.R.2593, the Borderlands Conservation and Security Act...

George W. Bush, Raul Grijalva support "comprehensive immigration reform" together - 04/26/07

... including former MEChA member Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), who says: "As much as I malign the president, I thought he was receptive... He was engaged in the conversation, asked questions and continued to make a commitment to comprehensive reform... ...We support [the Flake-Gutierrez STRIVE Act] very strongly, and we support the fact that this has to get done this year." No word is given on Bush's...

Citizenship Promotion Act of 2007 (Barack Obama) - 03/09/07

... Abercrombie, Hilda Solis, Ed Pastor and Raul Grijalva. Two other Reps involved are Luis Gutierrez and Jan Schakowsky. From the who-cares department comes this video of NYC Councilmen Hiram Monserrate and Miguel Martinez and NY Assemblyman Jose Peralta urging Hillary Clinton and others to co-sponsor it. Those endorsing the bill include: National Council of La Raza (funds extremists) National...

Tucson Citizen endorses former MEChA member Raul Grijalva - 10/20/06

... Citizen has endorsed U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva in his reelection bid for Arizona's Congressional District 7. He's running against Ron Drake (Republican) and Joe Cobb (Libertarian). Grijalva is not just a former MEChA member, he's proud of his membership in that group. MEChA wants to "liberate" "Aztlan" (the supposed homeland of the Aztecs, which just happens to coincide with the U.S. southwest and...

Democrat Raul Grijalva + Mexican government-linked Derechos Humanos at forum - 08/04/06

Representative Raul Grijalva - an Arizona Democrat and a proud former member of the racial separatist group MEChA - will be appearing at an immigration forum hosted by the groups Derechos Humanos and National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights. The first group is not only working with the Mexican government, their head is also on the payroll of Pima County (Tucson). The meeting is scheduled...