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(County Funded) Illegal Immigrant Allies Threaten Children of Border Security Group (MD)
Human Events Online ^ | February 23, 2006 | Amanda B. Carpenter

Posted on 02/24/2006 12:30:42 PM PST by tgslTakoma

Casa de Maryland, a taxpayer funded group that assists illegal immigrants, has made a public threat to the children of the grassroots Minuteman Civil Defense Corps that have made headlines since last fall monitoring day labor centers in the Washington DC area.

An article published yesterday by the Sean Sands of Maryland Community Newspapers Online quoted Casa de Maryland’s Executive Director Gustavo Torres saying “We are going to picket their houses, and the schools of their kids and go to their work. If they are going to do this to us, we are going to respond in the same way, to let people know their neighbors are extremists, that they are anti-immigrant. They are going to hear from us.”

The Minutemen have been photographing contractors picking up illegal aliens for work at the Wheaton day laborer center in Maryland spurring conflict with the illegal immigrant supporters.

Casa de Maryland, according to their own website, was “designed to address the multiple conditions of poverty and disenfranchisement that control the lives of many Latino immigrants and refugees“ and “achieves its goals through programs in areas such as leadership, organizing, women's empowerment, tenant support, employment, legal services, health, education, social services, and immigration assistance.”

Casa de Maryland offers an email and phone number where someone can coordinate potential employers with “experts in construction, carpentry, landscaping, babysitting, housekeeping, painting tiling, moving, odd jobs and more.” Casa de Maryland claims to have placed approximately 5,760 men and women in different daily, temporary and permanent job settings in 2004.

The group's website states Casa de Maryland has partnered with Clark Construction, Allentuck Landscaping Company and AFL-CIO to provide those seeking employment with jobs.

From Casa de Maryland’s 2004-2005 annual statement the Minuteman Civil Defense Press Corps found 51% of the groups $2.7 million came directly from grants issued on behalf of Montgomery County.

In response to the threats, Minuteman Civil Defense Corps President Chris Simcox said, “Threatening children like this is outrageous. Casa de Maryland’s funding should be pulled and its contracts cancelled. It is beyond belief that taxpayer dollars are funding this thuggish behavior."

Miss Carpenter is Assistant Editor for HUMAN EVENTS.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: aliens; borderops; casademaryland; cwii; daylaborers; gustavotorres; homelandsecurity; illegalaliens; immigrantlist; minutemanproject; mmp
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1 posted on 02/24/2006 12:30:42 PM PST by tgslTakoma
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To: CROSSHIGHWAYMAN

" their neighbors are extremists, that they are anti-immigrant. "

NO! They are anti ILLEGALS! Huge difference!


3 posted on 02/24/2006 12:32:59 PM PST by Froufrou
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To: tgslTakoma
Casa de Maryland.......has made a public threat to the children of the grassroots Minuteman Civil Defense Corps

You Bunch 'o Aldrich Ames's are gonna threaten Young girls & boys of Patriotic Americans!?!?!?

I'm gonna be praying that all of your hearts will be convicted and that you will publicly repent of your wrongdoing.

4 posted on 02/24/2006 12:35:46 PM PST by ExcursionGuy84 ("Jesus, Your Love takes my breath away.")
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To: tgslTakoma

Oh...wow. IMO, this clown just crossed a line that can't be returned from.

Mess with alot and it will be tolorated..but mess with my kids...hell will be like a vacation before I'm done.


5 posted on 02/24/2006 12:37:46 PM PST by MadeInAmerica ( - Tested in the Middle East)
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To: tgslTakoma

"they are anti-immigrant."

The groups that support illegal immigration seem to insist that opposition to it includes opposition to all immigration. The MSM feeds it by refusing to even suggest that there's a distinction. Although when it comes to abortion, they seem to have no trouble emphasizing that which is legal and that which is not. Just another entry for the 'Liberal's Doublethink Dictionary'.


6 posted on 02/24/2006 12:38:05 PM PST by Spok (Est omnis de civilitate.)
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To: tgslTakoma

Come and threaten my family and you'll be staring down the barrel of a semi automatic. Actually, I'm glad this is happening - it's just exposing illegal immigrant advocates for what they are - a 5th column in our society bent on undermining everything we've built in this country. You want war? Better be careful of what you ask for...


7 posted on 02/24/2006 12:38:30 PM PST by steel_resolve
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To: tgslTakoma

Nothing coming out of Prince Georges or Montgomery Counties surprises me. 2 of the most screwed up places in Maryland Liberals run wild up there.


8 posted on 02/24/2006 12:44:02 PM PST by sgtbono2002
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To: Spok
The groups that support illegal immigration seem to insist that opposition to it includes opposition to all immigration.

In a saner time in America, those groups would be rounded up and run out of town on a rail!!

When the laws finally break down all the way and nobody obeys any law, it will be open season on traitors....big and small!!

9 posted on 02/24/2006 12:46:37 PM PST by CROSSHIGHWAYMAN (Toon Town, Iran...........where reality is the real fantasy.)
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To: tgslTakoma
Casa de Maryland, a taxpayer funded group that assists illegal immigrants

To begin with I think it is wrong for taxpayer funds to go to a group that is enabling and supporting an illegal activity.

I'm not sure how we reached this point with the illegal alien issue. How does something go from illegal, to ignored, to taxpayer supported, all the while remaining illegal?

10 posted on 02/24/2006 12:48:28 PM PST by Tammy8 (Build a Real Border Fence, and enforce Immigration Laws!!!)
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To: tgslTakoma

Casa de Maryland...was “designed aid and abet the violation of Federal law.”

There, I fixed their little mission statement.


11 posted on 02/24/2006 12:48:44 PM PST by mak5
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To: tgslTakoma
Threatening of children seems to be what mexican criminals do best. Remember the drug runners threatening the deputy's wife? They even said they knew where the children went to school.

I guess if we're going to turn into a bannana republic, we better get used to it.

12 posted on 02/24/2006 12:53:11 PM PST by monkeywrench (Deut. 27:17 Cursed be he that removeth his neighbor's landmark)
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To: tgslTakoma

So? As a nation we have decided that illegals have more rights than citizens. Live with it.


13 posted on 02/24/2006 12:53:40 PM PST by pabianice (contact ebay??)
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To: CROSSHIGHWAYMAN

Why is this group's activities not seen as conspiracy after the fact, or otherwise aiding and abeting a criminal activity?

If I give assistance to a bank robber on the lamb, and then form a group to aid bank robbers, first can I get taxpayer funds to support my group, and second how would I avoid the fact that I knowingly assisted a criminal? The other question I have is what community would not only allow me to do this, but support my activities?


14 posted on 02/24/2006 12:54:25 PM PST by Tammy8 (Build a Real Border Fence, and enforce Immigration Laws!!!)
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To: monkeywrench

We're 3/4 the way there.


15 posted on 02/24/2006 12:55:57 PM PST by marlon
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To: Tammy8
If I give assistance to a bank robber on the lamb, and then form a group to aid bank robbers, first can I get taxpayer funds to support my group, and second how would I avoid the fact that I knowingly assisted a criminal? The other question I have is what community would not only allow me to do this, but support my activities?

The time will soon arrive when the militias will be called to act.

When the government fails to do the basic job of enforcing its laws, then its time for the people to do the job.

A second American Revolution is coming.

It will be triggered by a catastrophe.

Start planting victory gardens.

16 posted on 02/24/2006 1:07:24 PM PST by CROSSHIGHWAYMAN (Toon Town, Iran...........where reality is the real fantasy.)
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To: tgslTakoma

Illegals in S. Texas have threatened local law enforcement and their families, not to mention, firing on Border patrol. No one in Washington seemed to think that was a 'big deal'. Maybe now that it's getting closer to their neck of the woods, somebody up there will wake up!


17 posted on 02/24/2006 1:09:59 PM PST by wolfcreek
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To: tgslTakoma

Bush's fault, this time for real. I would be a rabid dog if some mofo messed with my kids.


18 posted on 02/24/2006 1:11:07 PM PST by stevio (Red-Blooded American Male (NRA))
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To: tgslTakoma

These people are aiding and abetting in the commission of a crime.They should be arrested.


19 posted on 02/24/2006 1:13:07 PM PST by INSENSITIVE GUY
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To: Froufrou
to let people know their neighbors are extremists

Isn't it amazing that people opposed to illegal activity would be called extremists what nerve!!

It is past time to build a major fence/wall/barrier on the border and enforce all immigration laws.

20 posted on 02/24/2006 1:17:57 PM PST by Tammy8 (Build a Real Border Fence, and enforce Immigration Laws!!!)
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To: ExcursionGuy84

This should be seen as a threat and dealt with accordingly. I know if I were to receive notice that my home, children, and workplace would be targets of this group, I would feel threatened!!!


21 posted on 02/24/2006 1:19:57 PM PST by Tammy8 (Build a Real Border Fence, and enforce Immigration Laws!!!)
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To: Tammy8

I'm not sure why some people don't understand that "illegal" means "against the law" where immigration is concerned. It's as if they actually intend to get around to it 'someday.'

Truth is, it costs about $75 to pay for an INS card. And you have to have some citizen sign off that you won't apply for benefits for 3 yrs. But, then the anchor baby comes and voila! You get to apply for food stamps and medicaid for le bebe! >:o(


22 posted on 02/24/2006 1:21:29 PM PST by Froufrou
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To: MadeInAmerica

I'm right there with you- Don't mess with my children either. This group is on the wrong side of the law and should not be allowed to receive taxpayer funds, and should be prosecuted for aiding criminals and for the threats made against the Minutemen and their families.


23 posted on 02/24/2006 1:22:18 PM PST by Tammy8 (Build a Real Border Fence, and enforce Immigration Laws!!!)
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To: tgslTakoma; afnamvet; AK2KX; Ancesthntr; antisocial; archy; backhoe; Badray; Bernard Marx; ...

CW2 PING


24 posted on 02/24/2006 1:32:42 PM PST by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: HiJinx; gubamyster
Let's see if the FR Quisling Brigade will join this thread, to defend these criminal alien thugs and their threats against our children.


U.S. Constitution Article 4 Section 4:

"The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government,

and shall protect each of them against Invasion;"


Invasion: \In*va"sion\, n. [L. invasio: cf. F. invasion. See Invade.] [1913 Webster]

1. The act of invading; the act of encroaching upon the rights or possessions of another; encroachment; trespass.

25 posted on 02/24/2006 1:35:06 PM PST by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: Travis McGee

If anyone attacks Americans, we Americans have the right and duty to protect ourselves, our neighbors, and our country.


26 posted on 02/24/2006 1:36:55 PM PST by CodeToad
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To: tgslTakoma

Anyone know where this place is in Wheaton?

So why don't people go online and publish the names and addresses of the organizers of this group?

Plus, why is the AFL-CIO involved in this? I'm sure their rank and file would have something to say about illegals taking their work.


27 posted on 02/24/2006 1:37:20 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (What? Me worry?)
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To: tgslTakoma

Quit complaining about illegal immigrants - you are forgetting to obey the command of the infallible genius George Bush who says this is only "family values moving northward". Democrats want to redistribute property, Republicans want to redistribute the population. Don't know which is worse.


28 posted on 02/24/2006 1:39:40 PM PST by afz400
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To: Tammy8

And GWB and the yes men wonder why normal Americans are sick and tired of foreginers?


29 posted on 02/24/2006 1:41:36 PM PST by chris1
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To: chris1

Please correct me if I'm wrong, but the local radio station also said Casa Maryland is also funded by some Barbara Bush organization. Anybody know anything about this?


30 posted on 02/24/2006 1:44:52 PM PST by satan
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To: CodeToad

Don't bet on it. The criminal invaders are legal "untouchables," but if you go after them in return, expect to meet some very angry feds.


31 posted on 02/24/2006 1:45:49 PM PST by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: Travis McGee
These scum threatening children? The MD Border Security group has my full support. I believe the fathers of these children should be able to deal with these perps quite well.

Stop this outrageous taxpayer funded racist group.

32 posted on 02/24/2006 1:53:32 PM PST by afnamvet (CONGRESS.SYS corrupted; Reformat WASH_DC (Y/N)?)
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To: Travis McGee
The criminal invaders are legal "untouchables,"

The behavior of illegals in this country seems to suggest that they've figured out that they're "Untouchable".
33 posted on 02/24/2006 1:53:55 PM PST by cripplecreek (Never a minigun handy when you need one.)
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To: VeniVidiVici

That was my thought. AFL-CIO is usually VERY protectionist when it comes to their jobs. Union jobs for Union workers-period. Unless illegals automatically get union membership when they cross the border???? They must be getting something for supporting this group.


34 posted on 02/24/2006 2:04:15 PM PST by kcbc2001
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To: tgslTakoma; afnamvet; AK2KX; Ancesthntr; antisocial; archy; backhoe; Badray; Bernard Marx; ...
This is the creep who threatens our children as a political tactic.

Gustavo Torres, CASA of Maryland, Inc., Takoma Park, MD

Gustavo Torres, Executive Director CASA of Maryland, Inc., 310 Tulip Ave., Takoma Park, MD 20912 (This is the public CASA address.)

Phone: (301) 270-0419, Fax: (301) 270-8659,

Email: yotagri@aol.com

He's not only leading the invasion in Maryland, he's damned ungrateful to America as well:

"He is angry at United States government intervention in Central and South American countries and at government repression within those countries. “In Colombia, I suffered political persecution as a result of my involvement with unions and the student movement. Just two months after I fled Colombia in 1987, my brother was murdered by the paramilitary forces.” Torres is also angered by what he considers the uneven playing field for immigrants. - snip - He has also forged relationships with key government figures. Partly as a consequence of this alliance building, CASA receives a steady stream of government funding. “Equally importantly, the political leadership in Maryland looks to Gustavo for advice on critical issues confronting the Latino community,” observes Pérez.

35 posted on 02/24/2006 2:04:38 PM PST by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: afnamvet; cripplecreek

C 35.


36 posted on 02/24/2006 2:05:28 PM PST by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: cripplecreek

"In a world of criminals who operate above the law".

And I thought it was just a TV show from the 80s..


37 posted on 02/24/2006 2:11:34 PM PST by brianl703 (Illegal aliens are to businessmen as Cliff's Notes are to college students.)
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To: Travis McGee
Thanks for the ping.

Casa de Maryland, a taxpayer funded group

I want to know more about this group's taxpayer funding, someone needs to write a few letters to those who allowed, or supported this group to receive taxpayer funds. Some official, somewhere needs a few emails about this decision.

38 posted on 02/24/2006 2:17:06 PM PST by Tammy8 (Build a Real Border Fence, and enforce Immigration Laws!!!)
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To: tgslTakoma

CW2 ... the storm is brewing


39 posted on 02/24/2006 2:18:27 PM PST by clamper1797 (We are right to take alarm at the first experiment upon our liberties)
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To: Travis McGee

Will threats like his remove his taxpayer funding?


40 posted on 02/24/2006 2:18:49 PM PST by cgk (I don't see myself as a conservative. I see myself as a religious, right-wing, wacko extremist.)
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To: Tammy8

Tacoma Park is directly up against Washington DC, near the right upper side of the "diamond." It's ultra leftist liberal, a "sanctuary city" where illegal aliens are allowed to vote (at least in local elections) and so on. It's been a magnet for America haters and America invaders for years. I suspect that the funding comes from the city of TP.


41 posted on 02/24/2006 2:19:44 PM PST by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: cgk

I doubt it. His supporters probably consider it a legit tactic, in the "people's struggle for social justice."


42 posted on 02/24/2006 2:20:42 PM PST by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: Travis McGee

There's always a loophole for anti-American scum.


43 posted on 02/24/2006 2:21:07 PM PST by cgk (I don't see myself as a conservative. I see myself as a religious, right-wing, wacko extremist.)
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To: Travis McGee
Gustavo Torres, CASA of Maryland, Inc., Takoma Park, MD

2001 award Recipient from Leadership for Changing World.

I suspect the "Leadership For A Changing World" knows their award winner threatens children.

44 posted on 02/24/2006 2:22:12 PM PST by afnamvet (CONGRESS.SYS corrupted; Reformat WASH_DC (Y/N)?)
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To: afnamvet

The "Leadership for a changing world" award is probably a socialist front, supported by George Soros etc.

They will probably give him another award for "effectively battling the racist reactionary forces."


45 posted on 02/24/2006 2:26:43 PM PST by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: INSENSITIVE GUY
These people are aiding and abetting in the commission of a crime.They should be arrested.

When it comes to illegal immigration, the same could be said of everyone from Bush on down, with the exception of Tancredo. I don't know what's going on in this country anymore. I think the whole thing is going to melt down anyday. I don't know what to do, except buy ammo. Doesn't matter who you vote for, they're all idiots just playing games.

46 posted on 02/24/2006 2:28:33 PM PST by badbass
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To: BufordP
Here's more, at the Minuteman PRESS RELEASE
47 posted on 02/24/2006 2:30:38 PM PST by tgslTakoma
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To: pabianice
illegals have more rights than citizens.

As well they should. After all, they're only here to do the jobs we Americans do want to do. /sarc

48 posted on 02/24/2006 2:35:28 PM PST by kevao
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To: Travis McGee
That's exactly what I thought. I'll go back to the garage and reload another 5 boxes of 9MM & .357MAG.

Molon Labe

49 posted on 02/24/2006 2:40:47 PM PST by afnamvet (CONGRESS.SYS corrupted; Reformat WASH_DC (Y/N)?)
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To: afnamvet

Even if you reload, don't forget to BLOAT.
"Buy Lots Of Ammo Today."


50 posted on 02/24/2006 2:42:15 PM PST by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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