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  • GOP outreach to Hispanics is paying off in Las Vegas

    12/12/2017 9:49:23 AM PST · by 198ml · 15 replies
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | 12/12/17 | Jesus Marquez
    The Republican Party is working diligently to support Hispanics who are eager to become civically engaged leaders in their communities. Last month, I led a Republican Leadership Initiative event in Las Vegas to teach local activists how to mobilize their communities around issues that affect them. The training — tailored to a Spanish-speaking audience — was an opportunity to share our conservative message as we work to earn the widespread support of people from all backgrounds, nationwide. To win elections in 2018 and beyond, we must ensure that Americans know that our values of limited government and economic freedom are...
  • Hispanic Caucus: We Rejected GOP Member Because We Use Our Meetings To Strategize Against Trump

    12/01/2017 2:34:10 PM PST · by righttackle44 · 22 replies
    Townhall ^ | December 01, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) was denied membership into the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Is it a shocker? No. It has all-Democratic members, but former Rep. Allen West (R-FL) was able to become a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Also, Curbelo could have joined the Republican alternative, the Congressional Hispanic Conference. Whatever the reasons, there’s another that we also probably should have known as to why he was rejected: The all-Democratic Congressional Hispanic Caucus says they use their meetings to strategize against Trump (via Business Insider): . . .
  • The Best Way Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Build the Wall!

    10/08/2017 6:03:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2017 | Arthur Schaper
    Honestly, I have no problem with our President and government recognizing different cultures, as long as they have contributed to the American mosaic. Remember the sage words of Hector Saint John de Crevecoeur, the French-born American farmer who outlined the new American nationality to the world: “What is this American? This new man? He has become an American by being received in the broad lap of our great Alma Mater. Here individuals of all races are melted into a new race of man, whose labors and posterity will one day cause great changes in the world. Americans are the western...
  • Trump says he'll visit storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

    09/21/2017 3:31:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Politico ^ | September 21, 2017 | Staff
    President Donald Trump said Thursday he’ll visit Puerto Rico, adding that the island was “absolutely obliterated" by Hurricane Maria. This week, Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, knocking out 100 percent of electrical power, destroying infrastructure and causing widespread flooding and mudslides. The Category 4 hurricane came as Puerto Rico was recovering from Hurricane Irma, which struck the U.S. territory earlier in September. “Puerto Rico is in very, very tough shape. Their electrical grid is destroyed. It wasn't in good shape to start off with, but their electrical grid is totally destroyed, and so many other things,” Trump said Thursday,...
  • Busy Summer’s Over, but Fall Means More Heat for Democrats’ Tom Perez

    09/05/2017 2:58:14 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    NBC News ^ | September 4, 2017 | Susan Gamboa
    RICHMOND, Va. — Tom Perez arrived early last month at a cramped Democratic campaign field office here, where a large chalkboard on a back wall blared the urgency of his visit: "Countdown to the Vote: 88." That's how many days Perez had to get Democrats riled up for Virginia's state elections. Perez delivered the sort of rousing, preacher-like speech he's known for, getting responses from volunteer phone bankers of "Amen" and "Yes." He spoke of the McCarthy era and how the country beat it back because of its "gyroscope." "Just when you think that gyroscope is spinning out of control,...
  • HISPANIC MAN WHO USED To “Beat up Trump supporters” Gives Passionate Speech About LYING Media VIDEO

    08/29/2017 8:43:51 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 13 replies
    PATRIOT NEWS ^ | Aug 29,2017
    }Wow! This is one of the most powerful speeches you will ever watch. A Hispanic American, who is now a Trump supporter, lays bare his emotions for everyone to see, as he gets choked up explaining to a crowd how he used to be the guy who would “beat up Trump supporters”. In his speech, he exposes the leftist media and how through deceptive editing they are able to make their viewers believe that President Trump and his supporters are “racists”. This brave Hispanic man tells how before he "saw the truth", he used to be "hard-core anti-Trump" and if...
  • USHCC Names Goldman Sachs Group Inc. as 2017 Corporation of the Year

    08/18/2017 12:46:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Nasdaq Global Newswire ^ | August 17, 2017
    The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is proud to announce Goldman Sachs Group Inc. as the organization’s 2017 “Corporation of the Year” award recipient. Goldman Sachs will be presented with this prestigious award at the USHCC’s National Convention in Dallas, Texas, on October 3rd. “We’re proud to receive the Corporation of the Year award from USHCC,” said Lloyd Blankfein, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs. “Helping to provide both big and small companies the support they need to grow and create jobs is critical to America’s economic vitality. We’re thankful to USHCC for their support in reaching entrepreneurs...
  • All of Us precision medicine research names community partners

    08/03/2017 10:24:13 AM PDT · by spintreebob · 9 replies
    Health IT Pulse ^ | 7/28/2017 | by Tayla Holman
    The National Institutes of Health has chosen four community partners to join its All of Us precision medicine research program, which seeks to gather data from at least one million people in the United States to improve health. The program is part of the Precision Medicine Initiative created by President Barack Obama in 2015 and was formerly known as the PMI Cohort. The partners will receive a combined $1.7 million to raise awareness about the research program among African Americans, Hispanics and Latinos, seniors and the LGBTQ communities. Researchers will use the data collected from the program to learn how...
  • George Lopez Says If Trump Wants Safer Streets, Deport The Police

    07/11/2017 9:19:16 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    The Huffington Post Latino Voices ^ | July 10, 2017 | Doha Madani
    George Lopez has taken a shot at President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. The comedian posted a message to his Instagram on Saturday that was specifically aimed at the president’s administration. Lopez made it clear he didn’t support Trump’s handling of immigration, which led to a 38 percent increase in deportation arrests in the president’s first 100 days. In that time, the arrests of undocumented immigrants without criminal histories doubled. “The Trump administration is deporting Latinos to make the streets safer ... you wanna make the streets safer, deport the police!” Lopez’s photo said.....
  • A Wall Art Installation Brings Anti-Trump Anger to the Surface at Chicago’s Ruido Fest

    07/10/2017 8:52:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Remezcla ^ | July 10, 2017 | Isabelia Herrera
    In September, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will begin construction on President Trump’s infamous 130-mile wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. At times like these, the symbolism of barriers hits hard. It’s no surprise that on Saturday, attendees at Chicago’s Ruido Fest – a rock en español festival in the city’s Pilsen neighborhood – decided to stage a protest against a Home Depot branded booth that featured a mock wall installation. The activity invited festivalgoers to decorate tiles and glue them onto the wall as artists played sets across the grounds. In addition to the symbolism of the installation, protesters expressed...
  • Republicans are winning and Democrats have no plan or platform (Racism alert)

    07/06/2017 3:35:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The New York Amsterdam News ^ | July 6, 2017 | Roger Caldwell
    Democrats can never win in America without the Black vote and a progressive platform. Trump and the Republicans are winning with approval numbers below 40 percent, and the Democratic leadership has no strategy to change the trajectory of this administration. The Republicans control the House, the Senate and the White House, and there appears nothing the Democrats can do. The Democrats can filibuster, resist and obstruct the Republicans’ policies, but when it is time for a vote, the Republicans win. In the House they win by 24 votes, and in the Senate they win by two votes. In the special...
  • How Freedom Cities Can Make All People of Color Safer

    07/04/2017 10:01:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Yes! Magazine ^ | July 4, 2017 | Zenobia Jeffries, associate editor. She covers racial justice issues.
    This summer will mark the third anniversary of the death of Eric Garner, a New York man who was killed by police officers outside of a neighborhood convenience store in Staten Island (he was suspected of illegally selling loose cigarettes). Garner’s death is one of many that has raised Americans’ concerns about the increasing number of Black men, women, and children killed by U.S. law enforcement officers. At only 13 percent of the U.S. population, African Americans are killed by police, incarcerated, live in poverty, and have poor health at higher rates than White Americans, who make up the majority...
  • Why Trump Is Earning Latino Support

    06/26/2017 5:16:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 26, 2017 | Steve Cortes
    One of the little-told stories of the 2016 election was Donald Trump’s 28 percent take of the Hispanic vote, besting Mitt Romney’s 2012 showing. We on Team Trump won’t throw parades for winning less than one-third of the Latino vote nationally, but lessened enthusiasm for Hillary Clinton among Hispanics represents a key reason, perhaps the primary reason, she was ultimately uncompetitive in Florida. Why did Latino support for Trump massively outperform expectations? For one thing, millions of Hispanics rejected the relentless mainstream media narrative that Trump is an anti-Mexican racist. In addition, only U.S. citizens can vote, and according to...
  • ‘Who will clean toilets?’ Salon writer accidentally admits the Left’s RACIST views

    06/26/2017 9:56:56 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 60 replies
    But we thought the Left believed illegal immigrants were dreamers?
  • 67% Hispanics in U.S. 15 years or more are functionally illiterate

    06/21/2017 5:07:24 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 81 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 21, 2017 | Paul Bedard
    Learning English is a much bigger hurdle for immigrants than earlier believed, with most Hispanics being functional illiterates, even those who have been in the United States for over a decade. A new analysis of immigrants found that 63 percent of Hispanics have a "below basic" understanding of English, making them illiterate. And it doesn't get better if they stay in the U.S. for 15 years. In a shocking finding showing that they haven't tried to learn -- or even had to -- more, 67 percent, of Hispanics don't have English proficiency even after 15 years in America. The Center...
  • 77% black births to single moms, 49% for Hispanic immigrants

    05/07/2017 6:57:13 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 57 replies
    More than three quarters of African American births are to unmarried women, nearly double the illegitimacy rate of all other births, according to new federal data. The National Center for Health Statistics said that in 2015, 77.3 percent of non-immigrant black births were illegitimate. The national non-immigrant average is 42 percent, and it was 30 percent for whites. The new numbers were in a Center for Immigration Studies analysis on the births to immigrants. That total is 32.7 percent, but to Hispanic immigrants it is 48.9 percent, according to Steven Camarota, the director of research for the Center for Immigration...
  • Trump Won’t Hold White House Cinco de Mayo Celebration: Report

    05/05/2017 6:31:11 AM PDT · by Vlad The Inhaler · 81 replies
    The Hill ^ | My 3, 2017 | Rafael Bernal
    President Trump is doing away with the White House Cinco de Mayo celebration, a 16-year-old tradition, Spanish-language newspaper La Opinion reported Wednesday. Instead of a White House celebration this year, one headlined by Vice President Pence will be held at a to-be-determined location and with a reduced guest list, the report said. The White House did not respond to a request for comment and has not issued an official announcement of any planned events for the holiday. Both President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama used Cinco de Mayo to connect with the Hispanic community — inviting Cabinet members,...
  • Two GOP Legislators Propose American Replacement Bill, Plus Amnesty

    05/04/2017 2:53:57 PM PDT · by Hostage · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4 May 2017 | NEIL MUNRO
    Two GOP legislators are introducing legislation to let states annually import 500,000 foreign blue-collar workers and white-collar professionals to replace Americans who have fallen out of the workforce and into drug addiction. The American replacement bill is needed because companies can’t hire the employees they want amid the massive decline in the number of Americans who are seeking work, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson told an event hosted Wednesday by the CATO Institute. “Why can’t Wisconsin manufacturers, why can’t small businesses, find enough people to work?” Johnson asked during a speech in a Senate hearing room with supporters of the replacement...
  • Latino Trump Supporter To Run Against Maxine Waters

    04/16/2017 9:15:22 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 47 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | Apr 16th, 2017
    Maxine Waters has been in the news a lot lately because she’s constantly criticizing Trump. As a result, she has become a new darling of the left. Now she has a Republican challenger for the next election named Omar Navarro. He’s a Latino and a Trump supporter! Here’s a press release from his website: Republican Omar Navarro On The Campaign To Unseat Maxine Waters Torrance, CA – Omar Navarro the Republican challenger to Maxine Waters for Congressional Seat of the 43rd District was on the front lines in the City of Cudahy’s bid to be considered a sanctuary city. He...
  • Hispanic American construction association awards Illinois Tollway’s Jane Addams Memorial Tollway

    04/10/2017 4:08:53 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    Equipment World's Better Roads ^ | March 17, 2017 | Chris Hill
    The Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA) has presented the Illinois Tollway with a Project of the Year Award for the $2.5 billion Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (Interstate 90) Rebuilding and Widening Project. The award was presented during the association’s 38th annual awards banquet in Chicago. This is the second HACIA Project of the Year Award the Tollway has received, the first being presented in 2015 for the initial phase of this same project. “This project demonstrates how the Illinois Tollway has helped contribute to the growth and development of Hispanic-owned firms in the Chicago area and across Northern Illinois,”...