First of all it was cheap, cheap, cheap. It looked like he filmed it on his own ranch and made the sets himself.
Second, it was liberal overkill. Also, it ripped off Billy Jack, which wasn't any good to begin with.
If Val had made a movie about Blackwater-type miltary contractors up to no good, or a movie about Minuteman-types turning on Latinos he just might have gotten away with it, for whatever the cheap and lousy movie was worth.
But making the Blackwater-type corporate paramilitaries into anti-Latino ethnic cleansers was going too far even for Hollywood. If there really are corporate conspirators out there, they wouldn't have any scruples about exploiting cheap labor and wouldn't be tied down by borders.
The irony is of course that Kilmer doesn't get along with the locals out there and gave them grief himself.
I retract my comments that he is not a bad guy. He is spewing propaganda to get his dirt cheap movie funded. Harrison Ford did one like not long ago about noble illegals and evil white males.