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Sunday, July 16, 2006

Bi-partisan?

President Bush and Karl Rove must have red Dale Carnegie's how to win friends and influence people as they appear to be simply busting out with new chums these days.  Karl Rove recently gave a speech at the big La Raza (The Race)(The KKK for brown folk) meeting in a vain attempt to reach out to racists.

Funny how all their new pals are extremely far left politically and favor open borders, like who?
...the political consulting firm of Welchert & Britz... Catherine Han Montoya, a former local social service agency worker who campaigned against Amendment 31, was now working at the National Council of La Raza... Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund and the Center for New Community. The three groups had just begun a collaboration to help states fight anti-illegal immigrant ballot initiatives through a $1.1 million grant from Atlantic Philanthropies... [which was] created in 1982 by Charles F. Feeney with his wealth from Duty Free Shoppers Group, Ltd., has given $3.4 billion in mostly anonymous grants across the world to civil rights and educational causes... Recently, the charity has made seven grants to U.S. organizations working on the immigration issue, including $7 million to a national group behind the spring wave of immigrant rallies... In addition to pledging money, the national organizations tried to unify local immigrant advocacy groups, including the Colorado Grassroots Movement for Immigrant Justice and the Coalition for Human Dignity Beyond Borders.... [Gary] Hart sits on the group's executive committee as does Mitch Ackerman, executive director of SEIU Local 105... Eliseo Medina, executive vice president of SEIU... has traveled frequently to Denver to work on the local campaign and said he does not expect that, or financial support, to stop... Bill Vandenberg, co-executive director of the Colorado Progressive Coalition and an executive committee member of Keep Colorado Safe [is unhappy with Pena's compromise]... Vandenberg said he will focus on working with the Grassroots Movement for Immigrant Justice, rather than Keep Colorado Safe, to alter the political environment... Fidel "Butch" Montoya, an immigrant activist, said "there's no reason to celebrate" the new laws and how Initiative 55 died.
And a group known as "Keep Colorado Safe" (from what? one might ask) formed to fight an inititive from Tom Tancredo...
The group included representatives from more than a dozen local organizations, including Colorado Progressive Coalition, Rights for All People, American Friends Service Committee and Padres Unidos. They were old allies, joining in 2002 to defeat the English-only measure Amendment 31.
It's not a bi-partisan victory to lay down with dogs and get up with fleas, it's also not a victory to join with your nation's enemies. Other than an endless supply of cheap labor for their big business cronies I honestly do not know what the President and his fellator in chief expect to gain from this unholy alliance.

Here's to new friends!

H/T & thanks to Lonewacko

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