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  • Wikileaks Just Exposed The Racist Term Dems Use For Latinos and It's Bad

    07/25/2016 10:01:25 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 59 replies
    redstatewatcher.com ^ | 25 Jul 2016
    Hispanic Outreaches = 'Taco Bowl Engagements' Go to Link
  • DNC Email Leaks Show Racist Outreach to Latinos Called ďTaco Bowl EngagementĒ

    07/24/2016 3:58:52 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 104 replies
    DNC uses their own words to destroy themselves. This is what they think of their supporters. Hours before the DNC Convention convenes, this email is found within the Wikileaks email blast sent out on Friday and it comes straight from the DNC.
  • Warren to La Raza conference: We won't build Trump's 'stupid wall'

    07/24/2016 2:03:51 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Politico ^ | July 23, 2016 | Kristin East
    As Hillary Clinton rolled out her running mate Tim Kaine in Miami Saturday, erstwhile VP pick contender Elizabeth Warren was also in Florida, slamming Donald Trump's "stupid wall" at the National Council of La Raza conference in Orlando. The Massachusetts senator drew a clear divide between Trump and the country's Hispanic population, telling attendees that Hispanics were disproportionately hit by the 2008 housing crisis while accusing the Republican nominee of profiting from it. "We will never build Donald Trump's stupid wall," she told the crowd to cheers during her 20-minute address, adding that "diversity has made this country strong." Previously,...
  • Kaine in Miami: 'Bienvenidos a todos'

    07/23/2016 9:28:22 PM PDT · by Innovative · 45 replies
    CNN ^ | July 23, 2016 | MJ Lee
    Speaking at Florida International University, a campus that is more than half Hispanic, Kaine described his vision for an inclusive country. Dipping in and out in Spanish several times, he drew on his experiences as mayor, governor and the time he spent helping Jesuit missionaries in Honduras to emphasize the importance of service.
  • Tim Kaine Addresses Crowd in Spanish, Promises Amnesty Plan ĎIn the First 100 Daysí in Office

    07/23/2016 3:30:57 PM PDT · by maggief · 71 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 23, 2016 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) was officially announced as Hillary Clintonís running mate in Miami this afternoon as she introduced him as a ďprogressive who likes to get things done.Ē ďHey, guys. Thank you!Ē he said as he took the podium, before immediately launching into a message in Spanish. Kaine repeatedly referred to his missionary work in Honduras, where he learned to speak fluent Spanish. (snip) ďIn our administration in the first 100 days weíll put forward a comprehensive immigration reform package that includes a path to citizenship,Ē he shouted.
  • The media did it again (a la George Zimmerman) the policeman who shot Philando Castile is Hispanic

    07/13/2016 7:20:59 AM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 36 replies
    Vanity
    As usual the media is covering up facts it finds uncomfortable. The policeman who shot Philando Castile in Minnesota is Jeronimo Yarez an Hispanic policemen. If this sounds familiar, it's because it is. When George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin it was the same media lie perpetrated. "White man shoots unarmed black person." Even though George Zimmerman is Hispanic.
  • Vandal attacks Gowanus Trump-fanís home (Brooklyn, New York)

    07/11/2016 10:03:15 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Brooklyn Paper ^ | July 11, 2016 | Lauren Gill
    This is not how you rock the vote. Someone hurled a rock through a Gowanus familyís door after it put signs up supporting presidential candidate Donald Trump, leaving the household patriarch steaming about the struggles of supporting the conservative cause in a largely liberal neighborhood. ďI was angry thatís for sure,Ē said Joshua Ramos who lives on 11th Street between Third and Fourth avenues with his two young kids. ďItís not fair, you canít put anything up for Trump.Ē Ramos said the vandal pitched the projectile through the glass of his front door while he and his family were asleep...
  • After all that's happened, Trump fares no worse with Hispanic voters than Romney or McCain

    07/11/2016 7:45:10 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 18 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11 Jul 2016 | Byron York
    How many bad moments has Donald Trump had with Hispanic voters? From Mexican rapists to build-a-wall to Judge Gonzalo Curiel, many Republican insiders view Trump as a one-man wrecking crew, a disaster of unprecedented proportions, when it it comes to the GOP's outreach to Latinos. Perhaps. But right now, after all the problems Trump has had with Hispanic voters, a new poll shows him performing at roughly the recent Republican norm ó and no worse than the last two GOP presidential nominees. A new poll from Pew Research Center found Hillary Clinton with a whopping 42-point lead over Trump among...
  • Southwest at risk for Trump over divisive rhetoric, weak campaign start

    07/05/2016 9:57:12 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 26 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | July 5, 2016 | Thomas Beaumont, AP
    DENVER Ė Once a swing state in presidential elections, Colorado has teetered on becoming solidly Democratic. Donald Trump may have pushed it over the edge. Trumpís disparaging words about Mexicans, negative comments about women and weak campaign organization have punctuated the stateís shift from a nip-and-tuck battleground to one thatís Democrat-friendly. ... And itís not just Colorado. Trumpís inflammatory rhetoric and weak campaign structure could ensure that perennially competitive Nevada and New Mexico are out of reach as well.
  • 'Smoke Alarms Us,' Police Allegedly Tell Woman Handcuffed While Holding Sage at Trump Protest

    07/04/2016 1:38:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    Indian Country Today Media Network ^ | July 4, 2016 | Simon Moya-Smith
    Josie Valadez Fraire knew that protesting a Donald Trump event could end with her arrest. But she couldnít have guessed that she would soon be locked in handcuffs and hauled away by police ostensibly for carrying a sacred indigenous object. Fraire, 22, who is Xicana (Chicana) and a member of MEChA, a national Chicano/a activist student organization, attended a protest outside of the Colorado Convention Center in Denver on Friday. Inside, Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, was scheduled to speak at the Western Conservative Summit. But outside on the street, Denver Police, donned in riot gear, had set...
  • 24-Year-Old Latina Campaigns for Trump on South Texas Border: ĎHeís Right About Everything He Saysí

    07/03/2016 9:07:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    KTLA-TV ^ | July 3, 2016 | CNN Wire
    Miriam Cepeda is probably one of few ó a 24-year-old Latina and a self-proclaimed ďTrump girlĒ on the South Texas border ó and she wants you to know it. She volunteers for Donald Trumpís campaign in an area where 90% of its population identifies as Hispanic or Latino, and she lives in Texasí Hidalgo County. Proof that not all of Texas votes Republican, President Barack Obama won 70% of the vote there in 2012. This is also not far from where Trump wants to build his wall with Mexico....
  • Telemundo reporter in Philadelphia punched in the face on the air during live broadcast

    06/11/2016 8:02:29 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 98 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | David Boroff
    A Telemundo reporter in Philadelphia was punched in the face on the air during a live broadcast, video shows. Iris Delgado was concluding a report outside City Hall on Thursday night when she was approached by Waheedah Wilson.
  • Concerns raised over Trump's San Antonio visit next week

    06/11/2016 5:13:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    WOAI-TV ^ | June 11, 2016 | Camilla Rambaldi
    SAN ANTONIO - Next Friday is the day Donald Trump makes a pit stop in San Antonio. It's a private fundraiser at the Oak Hills Country Club, the same week as the Texas Democratic Convention and already several protests are in the works. Activists are making it loud and clear they don't support the candidate. "Donald Trump is not welcome in San Antonio," said Jaime Martinez, Chairman of the Cezar Chavez Foundation Board....
  • How popular is Trump with Hispanic voters?

    06/09/2016 4:49:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Politico ^ | June 3, 2016 | Steven Shepard
    Donald Trump has promised to build a wall along the southern border. Heís referred to Mexican immigrants as rapists and criminals. He's attacked the Republican Hispanic governor of New Mexico. Heís done much to alienate Latino voters since entering the presidential race, yet according to some polls heís running ahead of 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney among them. Trump and his surrogates frequently cite online NBC News/SurveyMonkey polls that have Trump winning just under a third of the Hispanic vote, more than Romneyís 27-percent performance against President Barack Obama. But other polling shows Trump well below historical benchmarks for winning...
  • What Mexican immigrants are doing to oppose Donald Trump

    06/08/2016 12:54:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    WorkPermit ^ | June 8, 2016 | Written by Neil Pyatt & Edited by Sanwar Ali
    At a press conference held in Mexico City, the Binational Coalition Against Donald Trump provided details on how Mexican civil immigrant-support organisations on both sides of the border are preparing to tackle the threats they see linked to Donald Trump's presidential candidacy as the Republican representative. The Coalition centres on making up for a perceived lack of action by authorities on matters important to immigrants and their families in both the United States and Mexico. It consists of a collective of primarily migrant- and migration-centred civil organisations brought together in the Mexican capital by the Binational AztlŠn Migrants Organisation; AztlŠn...
  • 'Latinas for Trump' hold its first event in Miami: 'We don't think he's a racist'

    06/08/2016 9:43:27 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | June 8, 2016 | Francisco Alvarado
    MIAMI Ė Shortly after Ted Cruz and John Kasich abandoned the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Denise Galvez found herself in a conundrum. The Cuban-American public relations guru had voted for Sen. Marco Rubio in the March Florida primary that he lost by double digits to the eventual nominee, Donald Trump. ďI have known Rubio for a long time,Ē Galvez said. ďI thought he was the best candidate.Ē She could have either sat out the general election, temporarily switch her allegiance to the Democrats, vote for Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, or cast her ballot for Trump, a candidate who...
  • La Raza Judge Gonzalo Curiel and the Hispanic National Bar AssociationÖ

    06/07/2016 8:58:42 AM PDT · by blueyon · 43 replies
    The curriculum vitae of Trump University Judge Gonzalo Curiel specifically mentions his affiliation with the Hispanic National Bar Association, or HNBA. The Hispanic National Bar Association published a press release on July 2nd 2015 which specifically stated their intention to target the ďbusiness interestsĒ of Donald Trump:
  • WHY DONALD TRUMP RESONATES WITH SOME LATINOS [CBS has a random accurate moment]

    06/05/2016 2:36:22 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    Donald Trump's remarks about Hispanics -- "They're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists," he said of Mexican immigrants last summer -- have been called racist and shocking. Sixty-two percent of Hispanic voters in a recent CBS News poll say they view him unfavorably. Yet along the Texas-Mexico border, Trump enjoys a well of support among Hispanic Americans that some might find surprising. Texas has the second largest Latino population in the nation, including nearly five million eligible Hispanic voters. In the Texas Republican primary March 1, Trump came in a distant second, winning just six of the state's 254...
  • Why Donald Trump resonates with some Latinos

    06/03/2016 9:13:23 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 18 replies
    cbsnews.com ^ | June 2, 2016, 6:00 AM | LUCY L. SCOTT
    Yet along the Texas-Mexico border, Trump enjoys a well of support among Hispanic Americans that some might find surprising.
  • Some Hispanics Face Ridicule Over Support for Trump

    05/28/2016 9:51:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 28, 2016 | Steve Peoples & Jill Colvin
    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piŮatas - clashing with police, at times - to protest the Republican presidential contender's hard line approach to immigration. Yet far from the protests, an increasingly vocal Hispanic minority is speaking out in favor of the brash billionaire. They are backing Trump even in the face of resentment and suspicion from friends and family, who are among the overwhelming majority of non-white voters opposed to the New York businessman's candidacy...
  • News anchor booed at graduation ceremony for anti-Trump remarks, speaking Spanish

    05/24/2016 2:04:39 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 109 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | May 24, 2016
    A commencement ceremony turned unruly over the weekend when the keynote speaker, MarŪa Elena Salinas, one of the most prominent journalists in Spanish-language news in the U.S., underscored the achievement of the Latinos among graduates and made some remarks in Spanish. Non-Latino graduates and their guests at California State University, Fullertonís College of Communications booed the Univision anchor and yelled at her to leave the stage, according to a student who was at the ceremony. In social media posts following the incident, the Peabody Award-winning journalist said she didnít notice the uproar and chalked it up to "sad racism on...
  • Poll: Over 4 in 10 Hispanics view Clinton unfavorably

    05/20/2016 4:48:06 PM PDT · by LonePalm · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 20, 2016 | Mark Hensch
    Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton is viewed unfavorably by over 4 in 10 Hispanics, according to a new poll, though she holds a huge lead over GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump with the voting bloc. Forty-one percent of Hispanics in Fridayís Fox News Latino survey said they view Clinton negatively, compared with 56 percent who view her positively. Forty-two percent said she desires the presidency for herself and not for the good of the country. The former secretary of State trails far behind President 0bama when it comes to favorability among Hispanic voters. Seventy-two percent in the poll said they...
  • SHOCK POLL: Trump Leads Hillary Among Hispanic Voters [VIDEO](by 10 points)

    05/13/2016 1:11:18 PM PDT · by GilGil · 44 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5/10/2016 | Alex Pfeiffer
    With Hispanics, however, Trump leads Clinton 55 percent to 45 percent. (RELATED: Trump Wins In Americaís Most Hispanic City) This lead among Hispanics comes as a surprise ó a recent poll showed nearly 90 percent of Latino voters view Trump unfavorably. The Gravis Marketing poll of over 1,500 registered voters has an overall margin of error of plus or minus 2.5 percent.
  • Meet Julian Castro, who has big plans

    05/09/2016 6:40:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 40 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5/9/2016 | Thomas Lifson
    You may not have heard of Julian Castro, currently Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, but you will. Hillary Clinton has him very near the top of her list for the veep slot on her ticket. It makes sense: heís Hispanic, hard left, and the product of an elite education (Stanford, Harvard Law). So serious is the possibility that Page Six reports of him (and his brother Joaquin): ďSurprisingly, they donít speak Spanish,Ē one insider told me. ďThey are cramming with Rosetta Stone.Ē (A spokesman for JuliŠn denies he is studying Spanish.) Julian was Mayor of San Antonio before he...
  • Hillary Clintonís Cinco de Mayo LA Rally Anything but Festive Due to Protesters

    05/06/2016 7:07:27 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 17 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 6, 2016 | By Liz Kreutz
    Hillary Clinton headed to East Los Angeles Thursday night in honor of the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo -- but her rally in this predominantly Hispanic part of L.A. was anything but celebratory. Hundreds of protesters descended upon East Los Angeles College to express their disdain for the Democratic presidential front-runner. Most of the protesters remained outside the college, although some made their way inside. The protesters -- some of whom carried pro-Bernie Sanders signs -- spanned the spectrum in terms of their key issues: Some were protesting Clinton's refusal so far to release her speaking engagement transcripts and her...
  • Cruz-ing For a Vote (Free Republic referenced)

    04/19/2016 7:26:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The New University ^ | April 19, 2016 | Jessica Resendez
    As an undecided democratic Latina who had recently attended a Bernie Sanders rally last month, I couldnít help but be curious to see what Ted Cruz had to say during his recent visits to Irvine and San Diego last Monday. I really didnít know much about him, but perhaps he might be able to offer a different perspective on the future of America Ė something that could benefit me and the rest of my UCI peers to give him some consideration. As a last minute decision to attend the rally, I missed his appearance at the Irvine Hotel and opted...
  • Survey: Most Millennials Do Not Support Reparations to Black People for Slavery

    04/17/2016 3:25:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    The Atlanta Black Star ^ | April 13, 2016 | David Love
    A 2016 Fusion Issues Poll surveyed 1,045 adults from ages 18 to 35. The survey revealed how young people feel about a number of social justice issues related to race, especially reparations. For example, 62 percent of young people say they are opposed to the government providing reparations to African-Americans for slavery, while 32 percent support the measure. However, the breakdown is much different along racial lines. For example, 62 percent of Blacks and 40 percent of Hispanics say they support reparations, while a paltry 21 percent of whites are in favor. Moreover, even when it comes to a mere...
  • FRAUD: Michelle Fieldsís Honduran Born Mama Is Pro-Amnesty, Anti-Trump Activist #GrabGate

    03/31/2016 8:31:05 AM PDT · by musicman · 80 replies
    Got News.com ^ | 03-30-16 | Charles C. Johnson
    Michelle Fieldsís mother, Xiomara, is a Honduran-born activist who opposed Donald Trump long before her daughterís alleged incident. The elder Fields runs a nonprofit for illegal immigrants in Los Angeles that receives a substantial portion of its funding from the U.S. and California tax payers.
  • Does Michelle Fields Have Other Issues With Donald Trump?

    03/30/2016 9:58:57 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 38 replies
    Mar 31, 2016
    There are some things we need to know about Michelle Fields. Her mother is Xiomara Fields.[1][2] Xiomara is the head of Honduran-American Alliance and founder of La Casa del Hondureno.[3][4][5][6] This organization promotes amnesty for illegal aliens and Obama's DACA program.[7][8] Xiomara has tweeted about Lewandowski.[9] Does Michelle Fields have other issues with Donald Trump, particularly his stance on illegal aliens? [1] http://www.c-span.org/video/?302838-1/qa-michelle-fields time index 19:40 [2] http://variety.com/2002/scene/people-news/greg-fields-1117867080/ [3] http://articles.latimes.com/1999/jan/29/news/mn-2864 [4] https://www.lchusa.org/ [5] http://www.binationalhealthweek.org/uploads/2012%20docs/Honduras%20-%20directory%202012.pdf [6] https://www.lchusa.org/nuestra-junta-directiva.html [7] http://conexihon.hn/site/noticia/derechos-humanos/migraciůn/la-casa-del-hondureŮo-al-servicio-de-los-latinos-de-los-Šngeles [8] https://www.lchusa.org/daca--dreamers-.html [9] https://twitter.com/zi25fields
  • Democrat legislators want leader of Hispanic commission to resign (For endorsing Trump)

    03/20/2016 5:36:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    WIBW-TV ^ | March 14, 2016 | Greg Palmer
    TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Governor Sam Brownback has been asked to request the resignation of the leader of the Kansas Hispanic and Latino American Affairs Commission. WIBW Radio reports the commission's director, Adrienne Foster, is being asked to resign because of comments she made to the Kansas City Star, apparently supporting Donald Trump's candidacy for President. Three Democrat lawmakers, Louis Ruiz of Kansas City, John Alcala of Topeka and Ponka-We Victors of Wichita, sent a letter to the Governor's Office expressing displeasure over Foster's support of Trump. The letter states that Foster has diminished her position within the organization. They also...
  • Gallup: Trump Has a Major Image Problem With Hispanics

    03/12/2016 11:44:00 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 96 replies
    Gallup ^ | 03/11/2016 | Frank Newport
    Trump has 12% favorable, 77% unfavorable image among HispanicsTrump has become better known, but more disliked since summerRubio, Kasich and Cruz have much more positive images among Hispanics PRINCETON, N.J. -- Presidential candidate Donald Trump has a major image problem among U.S. Hispanics, with 77% saying they view him unfavorably and just 12% viewing him favorably. This gives Trump by far the most negative image among Hispanics of any of the four Republican candidates. He also has a much more negative image among Hispanics than the two Democratic candidates.This latest update is based on Gallup Daily tracking data collected...
  • Donald Trump supporter threatened at gunpoint in Georgia; 3 arrested

    03/10/2016 11:04:36 AM PST · by jazusamo · 115 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 10, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    Three men have been charged in Georgia after one of them allegedly pulled out a gun and threatened a homeowner over his pro-Donald Trump sign. The homeowner, 42-year-old David Grant, said he posted the Trump for President sign in his yard on Woodland Drive in Dalton to show his support for his favorite presidential candidate. ďIím behind Donald Trump. You mess with Trump, you mess with us,Ē he told the NBC News-affiliated WRCB. But on Tuesday, the sign sparked an armed standoff that sent three men to jail. Mr. Grant said he was outside when he saw the trio walking...
  • Trump Wins In Americaís Most Hispanic City

    03/02/2016 12:56:45 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 83 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | March 2, 2016 | Alex Pfeiffer
    New York real estate developer Donald Trump beat out his Republican rivals in Americaís most Latin city Tuesday. Webb County, Texas is home to Laredo, where 96 percent of its residents consider themselves Hispanic. Laredo makes up 95 percent of the population in Webb County and is the county seat. It has the most Hispanics per capita of any city with more than 100,000 residents.
  • Texas Sen. Ted Cruz: Hispanics Don't Beg Or Panhandle [2013]

    03/01/2016 1:39:41 AM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 50 replies
    houstonpublicmedia.org/ ^ | August 20, 2013 | Carrie Feibel
    The comments came during a speech Cruz gave Tuesday morning in Houston. Cruz was speaking at a breakfast event held by the Houston Realty Business Coalition at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa. (SNIP) ďAnd Iíll tell you I donít think Iíve ever seen a Hispanic panhandler,Ē Cruz continued. ďNow why is that? Because in our community it would be viewed as shameful to be out there on the street begging. Now you want work on your house? Youíll see men and women lining up to work their fingers to the bone to provide for their kids to put food...
  • Poll: Trump‚Äôs negatives among Hispanics rise; worst in GOP field

    02/25/2016 10:28:00 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 60 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 25, 2016 | Dan Balz and Scott Clement
    Donald Trump has used the issue of immigration to help make himself the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, but his harsh rhetoric also has earned him the highest negative ratings among Hispanic voters of any major GOP hopeful, according to a Washington Post-Univision News poll. ... Today, 8 in 10 Hispanic voters have an unfavorable view of Trump. That includes more than 7 in 10 who have a ‚Äúvery unfavorable‚ÄĚ impression of him, which is more than double the percentage of any other major candidate. Those findings compare with a Univision survey taken around the time of Trump‚Äôs announcement...
  • Entrance Polls: Trump Dominates Latino Vote In Nevada

    02/24/2016 6:45:21 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/24/16 | Jamie Weinstein
    Donald Trump‚Äôs tough immigration plan didn‚Äôt prevent him from winning the Latino vote in the Silver State¬†Tuesday night.According to entrance polls, Trump won 45 percent of Latinos who participated in the Republican¬†caucuses in Nevada, nearly as much as the combined¬†total of the two Latino candidates in the race, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Rubio garnered 29 percent of the Latino vote, while Cruz attracted 18 percent.(RELATED: Exit Polls In South Carolina¬†And New Hampshire: GOP Primary Voters Say They Support ‚ÄėAmnesty‚Äė Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2016/02/24/entrance-polls-trump-dominates-latino-vote-in-nevada/#ixzz4164GWYSU
  • America‚Äôs ‚ÄėDisappearing White Majority‚Äô Is Not Disappearing

    02/06/2016 3:41:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The National Review ^ | January 15, 2016 | Elliot Abrams
    Intermarriage and assimilation blur racial and ethnic lines, but the Census Bureau is determined to keep them sharp. The U.S. Bureau of the Census has projected that America will have a "non-white" majority by 2044. A new and quite stunning article in the Winter 2016 issue of The American Prospect (a left-of-center journal) debunks that claim and undermines the widespread faith that the Census Bureau knows what it is doing. The article, by the sociologist Richard Alba, is entitled "The Likely Persistence of a White Majority: How Census Bureau statistics have misled thinking about the American future." Its two key...
  • Will Mexican-Americans Vote For Cuban-American Candidates?

    12/25/2015 6:49:12 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    Buzz Feed News ^ | December 23, 2015 | Adrian Carrasquillo
    Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz represent something new: Latino candidates who could win a major party‚Äôs nomination. But with two-thirds of Hispanics being Mexican-American, the historic differences among them and Cuban-Americans will play a crucial role. LAS VEGAS ‚ÄĒ In an election of firsts, there is something else unique, sensitive, and awkward beginning to stir controversy that could shape the Latino vote. With Cuban-American senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz in position to win the Republican nomination, many Hispanic voters may be presented with a novel choice: a Latino candidate for president, but one who probably doesn‚Äôt share their family‚Äôs...
  • "Sellouts," "traitors," "anti-Latino": Liberal Hispanics smear Rubio, Cruz for betraying their race

    12/15/2015 7:57:00 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/15/2015 | Allahpundit
    I‚Äôd guess there‚Äôs an 80 percent chance right now that one of them will end up as nominee, so consider this a sneak preview of how viciously red-in-tooth-and-claw nasty the left will be next summer. Liberal Hispanic groups have launched a new campaign designed to turn Latino voters against the two Cuban American Republicans who have risen to the top tier of the GOP presidential field √ʬĬĒ assailing Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz as traitors to their own culture.Radio and online ads, social media posts and public discussions with Hispanic leaders in swing states are accusing Cruz and Rubio,...
  • Hispanic activists vow to flood voter rolls with 1 million immigrants, punish Trump, GOP at polls

    12/13/2015 6:41:38 PM PST · by Cheerio · 88 replies
    Washington Times ^ | December 13, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    Immigrant rights activists have vowed to sign up 1 million immigrants ‚ÄĒ mostly Mexicans ‚ÄĒ for citizenship and then quickly register them to vote in time to punish Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans at the polls in November for their harsh rhetoric. The advocates say the new voters could make a difference in the presidential race, where most of the Republican field has tacked to the right in word and policy, and in key Senate races in Illinois and Florida, where Republicans will be reaching to hang on to critical seats.
  • CDC: Obesity Still Rising in US, Women Overtake Men

    11/12/2015 7:42:41 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 51 replies
    Newsmax ^ | November 12, 2015 | Associated Press
    Obesity is still rising among American adults, despite more than a decade of public-awareness campaigns and other efforts to get people to watch their weight, and women have now overtaken men in the obese category, new government research shows. For the past several years, experts thought the nation's alarming, decades-long rise in obesity had leveled off. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report Thursday that the obesity rate has climbed to nearly 38 percent of adults, up from 32 percent about a decade earlier.
  • Poll: Trump Getting More Hispanic Support Than Romney in 2012

    11/12/2015 10:21:39 AM PST · by GonzoII · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11 Nov 2015 | Neil Munro
    A new poll of 2,000 citizens shows that Donald Trump's immigration stance has more support among Hispanic Americans than Gov. Mitt Romney won in 2012, even after the pollsters reminded respondents of Trump's most controversial statements on immigration. Twenty-eight percent of Hispanic Americans agreed with Trump's June statement that "When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. They're sending people that have lots of problems. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists." In 2012, Romney won 27 percent of the Hispanic-American vote. Twelve percent of Hispanic-Americans said they were not sure what to say about Trump's comment,...
  • Trump Could Win Over the Hispanics Who Matter

    11/04/2015 9:05:33 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/04/2015 | Roger L. Simon
    Conventional wisdom suggests that Donald Trump’s candidacy was dead on arrival with Hispanics. His strong stand against illegal immigration has been viewed as an instant turnoff.However, one consultant suggests that Trump may actually do well with those Hispanics who matter in an electoral context. From the Washington Times: "This stuff you read about how Hispanics are going to run away from Trump in droves is a Northeastern myth," said longtime presidential campaign adviser Mark Sanders."Most Hispanics here in East Texas are here legally, they vote, and they are hard-line opponents of illegal immigration," said Mr. Sanders, a top adviser in...
  • Video: Latino Republican activists write off Trump, warn other candidates not to follow his lead

    10/28/2015 11:09:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/28/2015 | AllahPundit
    And by ‚Äúother candidates,‚ÄĚ I think we know which particular candidate they have in mind.Here‚Äôs the key bit from yesterday‚Äôs presser in Boulder, held just a mile away from tonight‚Äôs debate. Step one: Pronounce Trump persona non grata among Hispanic Republicans. That may or may not actually be true among rank-and-file voters, but the threat here doesn‚Äôt bite without that assumption, does it? ¬ďWe want candidates to know: We¬íre monitoring your language. We are monitoring what you propose. And we¬íre going to hold you accountable,¬Ē said Alfonso Aguilar, head of the American Principles Project‚Äôs Latino Partnership‚ĶAlthough she did not...
  • AP-GfK Poll: Trump is hard sell for Hispanics [Only 11 percent view him favorably]

    10/27/2015 8:17:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 10/27/2015 | Associated Press By JILL COLVIN and EMILY SWANSON
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) ó Republican front-runner Donald Trump is widely unpopular among the nation's Hispanics, a new AP-GfK poll finds, challenging the billionaire's oft-repeated assertion that he will win the Hispanic vote if he becomes his party's nominee. The survey finds many of the Republican candidates running for president would probably struggle to win significant support among Hispanics in a general election. Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are their favorites, but even they are a hard sell, the poll suggests. Even so, most in the field are unknown to enough Hispanics that they might have a shot at proving themselves....
  • Don't put Donald Trump on 'SNL' (Barf alert - Hispanics Complain)

    10/15/2015 9:29:03 PM PDT · by Vision Thing · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | October 16, 2015 | Felix Sanchez
    Ö This week it was reported that Donald Trump would guest-host "SNL" on November 7. The same Donald Trump who defamed millions of Latinos with his anti-immigrant comments has been offered a comedy satire platform that would de facto laugh away his bigoted comments. Ö U.S. Latinos expressed chagrin on social media that Trump had been given an opportunity to host "SNL." The Trump invitation is tantamount to validating his comments that Mexican immigrants are "rapists and murderers." Ö The Latino voter isn't just exercising its clout at the ballot box, but on the small and big screens, too. !Si...
  • Hispanics Won't Vote GOP: Why Pandering to Latinos is a Losing Proposition for Republicans

    10/15/2015 8:59:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 10/15/2015 | Ann Coulter
    At the Democratic debate on Tuesday night, Sen. Bernie Sanders bragged about getting a "D-minus" from the National Rifle Association (which was also Lincoln Chafee's GPA in high school). Nonetheless, Hillary Clinton attacked Sanders for having voted against an insane bill that would have held gun manufacturers and sellers legally liable for the behavior of anyone who uses one of their guns in a crime. I would be open to such a law -- but only after we pass a law holding psychiatrists liable for crimes committed by their patients; lawyers for crimes committed by their clients; and sanctuary cities...
  • Trumpís No. 1 Fan is a Ricky-Martin-Hating Latina Birther

    10/10/2015 11:42:31 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | October 9, 2015 | Asawin Suebsaeng
    Trump's most passionate worshipper thinks he was sent from Heaven, and has blanketed her social media accounts with pro-Trump, anti-establishment messages. ďIíM HISPANIC AND I VOTE FOR MR. TRUMP! VOTE FOR MR. TRUMP! YES, MR. TRUMP! WE LOVE YOU! WE LOVE YOU ALL THE WAY TO THE WHITE HOUSE!Ē That was the resounding, loud endorsement given by Myriam Witcher, a devout Trump fan who was invited on-stage by the Republican presidential frontrunner during a Las Vegas rally on Thursday. Witcher, a Colombian immigrant, was picked out of the crowd after Trump spotted her flaunting a copy of the issue of...
  • Trumpís Latino Superfan Baffles CNNís Baldwin: He Is ĎMy Perfect Maní

    10/09/2015 5:11:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Mediaite ^ | October 9, 2015 | Matt Wilstein
    In his ongoing quest to prove that Latinos do, in fact, ďloveĒ him, Donald Trump brought a Hispanic woman named Myriam Witcher up on stage at his Las Vegas rally Thursday night who could not love him more. ďYes, Mr. Trump! We love you! We love you, all the way to the White House!Ē she exclaimed, her hands held high in the air. On Friday, CNNís Brooke Baldwin tried to get to the bottom of how this woman could possibly feel the way she does about Trump. ďOh my God, he is coming ó he is our man sent from...
  • Biden:Hispanics Are Taking "Beating""At The Hands Of"GOP Presidential Candidates

    10/07/2015 1:52:11 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | October 7, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Vice President and prospective Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden denounced ďthe beating Hispanics are takingĒ from Republican presidential candidates during remarks at a fundraiser hosted by the Latino Victory Project on Tuesday.