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San Antonio Mayor JuliŠn Castro Is Said to Be HUD Pick in Cabinet Reshuffling
New York Times ^ | May 17, 2014 | JONATHAN MARTIN and PETER BAKER

Posted on 05/17/2014 11:54:30 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

WASHINGTON — President Obama is preparing to nominate Mayor Julián Castro of San Antonio as his new secretary of housing and urban development, elevating one of his party’s Hispanic rising stars as part of a cabinet shuffle that has possible implications for the 2016 presidential race, Democrats informed about the plans said on Saturday.

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Some of Mr. Castro’s allies also believe that with income inequality becoming a focal point for Democrats, the HUD job offers the mayor an opportunity to burnish his credentials on issues of poverty and to raise his appeal among those on the party’s left. The post will also let him develop relationships with and win favors from city leaders and activists in a way he cannot on the Democratic lecture circuit.

In a move that raised eyebrows about his political future, Mr. Castro shared lunch in February with former President Bill Clinton and Henry Cisneros, a former San Antonio mayor who went on to serve as housing secretary in Mr. Clinton’s cabinet.

“I advised that he accept a position for President Obama,” Mr. Cisneros said in an interview this year about the previous offer (transportation secretary). “I thought that if he was going to be vice-presidential material in 2016, then he needed to be more than mayor at that time.”

Few prominent Hispanic Democrats are positioned to be considered for vice president in 2016, but several Republicans are thought to be prospects for their party’s next ticket, including Senators Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida and Gov. Susana Martinez of New Mexico...............................

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 2016; henrycisneros; hud; juliancastro; sanantonio; socialist; tedcruz; texas

1 posted on 05/17/2014 11:54:30 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This guy and his brother need to be “Alinskyed.”


2 posted on 05/18/2014 12:01:17 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

I heard he has a mirror twin brother. Maybe their politics reflects as well. I wish the conservative Benham Twins (fired from HGTV Home Repair Show) would consider politics. They have enough on their plate as it is.


3 posted on 05/18/2014 12:35:46 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Nothing would make the libs happier than a US president named “Castro”.


4 posted on 05/18/2014 12:59:51 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Fresh Wind; All
Nov 2013: Castro, Clinton meet in California Saturday " The meeting — memorialized in a photo on Castro’s Facebook page, captioned simply “Today in Los Angeles” — sparked comments from Clinton/Castro daydreamers on the social media site. More than 4,100 people had liked the post at 8:30 p.m., Saturday................"


Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Mayor Julián Castro met for the first time Saturday in Los Angeles. Castro posted this photo to his Facebook page.

5 posted on 05/18/2014 1:17:20 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Can you say Running mate.
6 posted on 05/18/2014 2:23:18 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Right there is the democrats’ picks for POTUS and VP for 2016.


7 posted on 05/18/2014 2:46:32 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: DAC21

Yep. Been predicting that for months. That’s the easiest bet in politics right now.


8 posted on 05/18/2014 2:47:59 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

...following in Cisnero’s steps, I guess.


9 posted on 05/18/2014 3:24:04 AM PDT by BobL
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Mayor Julián Castro met for the first time Saturday in Los Angeles.”

Wow, they really shopped Hillary, took 35 years off.


10 posted on 05/18/2014 3:25:23 AM PDT by BobL
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

from now on OBAMA and his presidential seeking wife will make every decision that boosts his base into the mid terms...hell be discriminating against the best personel selection in favor of the most liberal or bullysexuals he can find...hell force military to accept transsexuals..


11 posted on 05/18/2014 3:36:01 AM PDT by Understand the stimulus
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To: BobL

And that worked out so well, too.


12 posted on 05/18/2014 3:40:47 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Do you ever feel like getting another cat?)
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To: Liz; AuntB; La Lydia; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker

Illegal-alien-in-the-White-House PING


13 posted on 05/18/2014 4:03:16 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
"Obama is preparing to nominate Mayor Julián Castro of San Antonio as his new secretary of housing and urban development, elevating one of his party’s Hispanic rising stars"

RISING star?? It seems to me that becoming a cabiner secretary is the END of a career, not a beginning. The list of "Cabinet Secretaries who became Stars" is quite small. Can anyone name even one? Especially one appointed in the declining years of a lame duck. (Gosh, I love to say that.)

Bye, bye Julian. Don't let the door smack you on the way out.

14 posted on 05/18/2014 4:17:54 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (The Stone Age didn’t end because we ran out of stones)
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To: DAC21; Cincinatus' Wife; ScottinVA

Hispanic. San Antonio. Mayor. HUD. Henry Cisneros redux?


15 posted on 05/18/2014 4:31:57 AM PDT by CutePuppy (If you don't ask the right questions you may not get the right answers)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Every time I see this Castro guy the words, “Flaming Gay” are the first thing that comes up.


16 posted on 05/18/2014 4:34:00 AM PDT by Cyclops08
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To: All
BEWARE THE CASTROS US Cong Julian Castro, San Antonio, his identical twin brother -- San Diego Mayor Julian Castro (now making the rounds of presidential primary states)....and Mamsita Castro---Maria “Rosie” Castro--hardline La Raza activist.

Freshman Cong Joaquín Castro warned last year that if Speaker Boehner adhered to his promise to invoke the so-called Hastert rule, the House will not pass comprehensive immigration reform last year.

So I guess that will put the kibosh to the ambitious Castro family's plans for America, thank God. God only knows how much San Diego tax money and Congressional tax money----from her sons----is going into furthering mamasita's La Raza activities.

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro---2012 Democrat convention keynoter---genially introduced the twins' mother, Maria “Rosie” Castro to the convention-goers. Mamasita Castro is a radical ethnocentric, anti-assimilationist....a key figure in the activities of the blood-thirsty, tax-funded “La Raza."

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AMERICANS ARE ALREADY FUNDING MAMASITA'S HATE-FILLED ORGANIZATION BIGTIME: In 2005 alone, $7.9 million in taxpayer funding was given to La Raza charter schools in the form of US Dept of Education grants.

LA RAZA schools stress Latino culture, the Spanish language, the re-conquest of the American Southwest, the establishment of the mythical Atzlan on US soil, and even Aztec math.

In addition to using taxpayer funds to enforce the teaching of murder and violence in US public schools, the federally-funded La Raza organization operates 100 charter schools across America.

LA RAZA TEACHES HATE-AMERICA WITH OUR TAX DOLLARS La Raza Studies do not even try to sugar-coat its anti-America agenda and its bloodthirsty plans to kill off Americans: Raza Studies textbook “Occupied America,” by Rodolfo Acuña, includes a violent and blood-curdling speech given by university professor Jose Angel Gutierrez: “We have got to eliminate the gringo, and what I mean by that is, if the worst comes to the worst, we have got to kill him,” (pg. 323). The following is taken directly from La Raza's Occupied America: “.......execute all white males over age 16,” (p 167--AKA the Plan of San Diego).

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La Raza also got Democrat Congressional earmarks and tax dollars for "mortgage counseling." The super-secret Congressional Hispanic Caucus calculatedly launched a housing initiative called "HOGAR"-- Spanish for home. Conspiract and collusion were the watchwords....... race-based "La Raza" was given tax dollars and Congressionsl earmarks to finance its so-called mortgage activities. La Raza's "strategic partnerships” with Wachovia and Bank of America forced the falsifications of mortgage-application and the dumbing down of myge requirements and documentation standards.......which caused taxpayers to be socked w/ billions in bailouts as the US economy tanked.

La Raza aided and abetted risky federal and private-home loans to latinos over the last decade. thanks to the lending industry’s version of “don’t ask, don’t tell.” In addition to millions of federal tax dollars, La Raza also collected a $1 million Democratic earmark that funded “community-development” projects. Analysts report that much of it went to "mortgage counseling."

17 posted on 05/18/2014 4:45:02 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“More than 4,100 people had liked the post at 8:30 p.m., Saturday................”

In the world of social media, that number is nothing to brag about.


18 posted on 05/18/2014 4:47:26 AM PDT by floridavoter2
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

His flaming Communist mother must be so proud…..one son in Congress and the other going to D.C. to help Obama transform the nation into a Leftist paradise.

Republicans take note. This is who Mexicans elect in San Antonio. The Castros are NOT Republicans, no matter how educated, rich and coddled they have been in Texas. These people vote for the same people they would vote for in Mexico….those on top who promise those on the bottom that they will give them free stuff. It works.


19 posted on 05/18/2014 4:48:41 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: ScottinVA
The Castros have been groomed for high office.

Below with mother Rosie Castro

Julian Castro "..... He graduated in 1996 from Stanford University, with a Bachelors degree in political science and communications. He said he began thinking about entering politics while at Stanford, where he and his brother launched their first campaigns and won student senate seats, tying for the highest number of votes. Castro has credited affirmative action for his admission into Stanford, telling The New York Times, "Joaquín and I got into Stanford because of affirmative action. I scored 1,210 on my SATs, which was lower than the median matriculating student. But I did fine in college and in law school. So did Joaquín. I’m a strong supporter of affirmative action because I’ve seen it work in my own life". Castro entered Harvard Law School in 1997 and graduated with a Juris Doctor in 2000. His brother graduated from both schools with him After law school, the two brothers continued together to work for the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld before starting their own firm in 2005......"

20 posted on 05/18/2014 4:50:40 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Liz

La Raza have any ties to Soros?.


21 posted on 05/18/2014 5:00:26 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Vaduz

Soros’s “Open Society Foundation” proudly claims to have given $100 million dollars to “immigrant rights” projects in the United States.

For sure La Raza got a chunk of that.

Tax exempt “Foundations” are notorious money laundries and tax evasion machines.

It’s astoundingly easy to use a foundations for nefarious purposes-—such as the La Raza blood-thirsty agenda.


22 posted on 05/18/2014 5:24:24 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz

Blood-thirsty agenda indeed I knew Soros had to be tied to them in some way thanks for info.


23 posted on 05/18/2014 5:28:09 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Liz
LA RAZA TEACHES HATE-AMERICA...

La Raza is a terrorist organization.

24 posted on 05/18/2014 5:55:21 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Global Warming is caused by illegal immigrants!)
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To: Tax-chick

That’s my point. If I were a journalist, I’d be asking who is she, and when are you going to come clean.

(just to gauge his reaction)


25 posted on 05/18/2014 7:29:39 AM PDT by BobL
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To: BobL

LOL, that would be worth seeing!


26 posted on 05/18/2014 8:38:26 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Do you ever feel like getting another cat?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
SURPRISE!!! (regarding an icon of Democratic Golden Boy Julian Castro’s Mother)

By Humberto Fontova, on September 6, 2012,

http://babalublog.com/2012/09/06/surprise-regarding-an-icon-of-democratic-golden-boy-julian-castros-mother/

You will never!!! In a million GAZILLION years!!! Guess who's an icon!!! Of La Raza Unida!!! The Chicano group who Democratic Golden Boy Julian Castro's mother helped found!!!

posted on ‎4‎/‎16‎/‎2014‎ ‎6‎:‎59‎:‎44‎ ‎PM by Liz:

BEWARE THE CASTROS US Cong Julian Castro, San Antonio, his identical twin brother -- San Diego Mayor Julian Castro (now making the rounds of presidential primary states)....and Mamsita Castro---Maria “Rosie” Castro--hardline La Raza activist.

Freshman Cong Joaquín Castro warned last year that if Speaker Boehner adhered to his promise to invoke the so-called Hastert rule, the House will not pass comprehensive immigration reform last year.

So I guess that will put the kibosh to the ambitious Castro family's plans for America, thank God. God only knows how much San Diego tax money and Congressional tax money----from her sons----is going into furthering mamasita's La Raza activities.

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro---2012 Democrat convention keynoter---genially introduced the twins' mother, Maria “Rosie” Castro to the convention-goers. Mamasita Castro is a radical ethnocentric, anti-assimilationist....a key figure in the activities of the blood-thirsty, tax-funded “La Raza."

27 posted on 05/19/2014 8:48:31 PM PDT by Dqban22
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To: Liz

Soros’s “Open Society Foundation” proudly claims to have given $100 million dollars to “immigrant rights” projects in the United States.

For sure La Raza got a chunk of that.

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From an old Michelle Malkin article (about Juan McAmnesty)....

Via Discover the Networks, you’ll see that Soros’s OSI is a key open borders funder–providing support to the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund; the Immigrant Legal Resource Center; the National Immigration Law Center; the National Immigration Forum; the National Council of La Raza; and the American Immigration Law Foundation.

http://michellemalkin.com/2008/01/25/meet-the-open-borders-family-mccain-hernandez-soros-and-the-reform-institute/


28 posted on 05/19/2014 8:56:50 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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