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Mitt Romney's shocking white solidarity ad - 09/18/12

The shocking video below is a new ad from Mitt Romney that - quite understandably as you'll see - is only running in parts of the upper Midwest and in the so-called "Polka Belt".

Is Jack Hitt credible? Find out. (Harpers, GOP convention chant, Zoraida Fonalledas, Puerto Rico, Ron Paul) - 08/29/12

Jack Hitt writes for Harpers Magazine and after this I'm going to take the other things he writes with a big grain of salt. He says:

George Will: maybe we should make Puerto Rico a state - 07/18/10

George Will offers the (at the least) naive "Through Puerto Rico, the GOP can reach out to Hispanics" (link) in which he retails the suggestion by Puerto Rico's Republican governor that making that territory a U.S. state would help the Republicans. It's not clear whether Will is entirely sold on the idea, but in any case the only party helped would be the Democrats: [Governor Luis Fortuno] wants Republicans to couple insistence on border enforcement with support for Puerto Rican statehood. This, he says, would resonate deeply among Hispanics nationwide. His premise is that many factors --...

National Latino Congreso: "No Human Being is Illegal", Nativo Lopez, Gil Cedillo, Kucinich, Cuban Five, Fairness Doctrine, and more! - 10/07/07

The 2nd annual "National Latino Congreso" - a meeting of hundreds of "Latino organizational leaders, elected officials, and activists at all levels" is currently underway in Los Angeles (latinocongreso.org). Yesterday, Anna Gorman of the Los Angeles Times offered a whitewashed report here. Let's take a look at the groups involved and some of the loony resolutions that were passed. Expect the MSM coverage to be in line with Gorman's report: it will completely cover for far-left racial demagogues and avoid mentioning the loony resolutions. Their "conveners' include: * League of United Latin...

Organizing the new movement - 02/21/07

Socialist Worker/[[April 28, 2006]]/Lee Sustar/ link

Bannerman Fellowship Program: 2003 Fellows - 02/20/07

The Alston / Bannerman Fellowship Program is committed to advancing progressive social change by helping to sustain long-time activists of color. (alstonbannerman.org/generalinformation.html) In fact, To qualify for an Alston/Bannerman Fellowship, you must: ...be a person of color (alstonbannerman.org/eligibility.html) One of their 2003 Fellows ( link) was Emma Lozano