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Arlington Virginia Protest Against Gov.Bob McDonnell’s War Against Immigrants

Protest at Arlington DMV Against McDonnell Passing New Law To Prevent Legal Immigrants From Obtaining Proper ID

Arlington Va- To protest Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s draconian, heavy handed and ridiculous assault on the immigrant community, Tenants and Workers United staged a protest in front of the Arlington, Virginia branch of the DMV on Wednesday, September 15, with nearly one hundred people and members of LiUNA present in solidarity. McDonnell dropped any pretense of “only targeting illegal immigrants” by specifically assaulting the rights of legal, documented immigrants by disqualifying the government-issued “Temporary Protected Status” card as a form of acceptable identification to obtain a driver’s license.

In the wake of the deaths of three Benedictine nuns by a Bolivian national who was driving under the influence, McDonnell ordered the Virginia DMV to disqualify the “Temporary Protected Status” card as an acceptable form of government-issued identification for people to obtain driver’s licenses from the state of Virginia. The TPS identification is the primary (and in many cases, only) proof of legal residency for asylum seekers or other people who are legitimately working through the immigration system.

Protesters decried the disastrous effects this new legislation would bring to the immigrant community, as legal residents who depend on their ability to drive to earn a living will now be severely crippled. Glenda Herman, a US citizen, participated at today’s rally and put it plainly: “My husband has TPS and in two years will lose his driver’s license because of the Governor’s decision. Then he will lose his job as a driver. […] What future do my children have? How will we pay for college? How will we pay for food?”

Laborers International Union of North America Standing for the Rights of the People

The “law and order” facade of the anti-immigrant movement continues to wear thin. How do they expect anyone to have any respect for the law when they make it a crime to be brown?

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VA Governor Bob McDonnell Appoint’s Nixon’s “Jew Counter” to Chair Position

No, this is not a joke…Nixon was paranoid of a “Jewish Cabal” so he hired Fred Malek to count and “control” the number of Jews working for the Department of Labor at the time.
Now Virginia’s governor Bob McDonnell has appointed Malek to chair for his “Government Reform Panel”
But, let us take a look into Malek’s darker past…
From Not Larry Sabato:

Later that day (according to a July 3, 1971, tape widely publicized on its release by the National Archives in 1999), Nixon and Colson, now alone, had the following exchange:

Nixon: Well, listen, are they all Jews over there?
Colson: Every one of them. Well, a couple of exceptions.
Nixon: See my point?
Colson: You know goddamn well they’re out to kill us.

Also that day, Nixon and his chief of staff, H.R. “Bob” Haldeman, had the following conversation (this, too, is from the July 3, 1971, tape that was released in 1999):

Nixon: Now, point: [Fred] Malek is not Jewish.
Haldeman: No.
Nixon: All right, I want a look at any sensitive areas around where Jews are involved, Bob. See, the Jews are all through the government, and we have got to get in those areas. We’ve got to get a man in charge who is not Jewish to control the Jewish … do you understand?
Haldeman: I sure do.
Nixon: The government is full of Jews. Second, most Jews are disloyal. You know what I mean? You have a [White House Counsel Leonard] Garment and a [National Security Adviser Henry] Kissinger and, frankly, a [White House speechwriter William] Safire, and, by God, they’re exceptions. But Bob, generally speaking, you can’t trust the bastards. They turn on you. Am I wrong or right?

“Two days later, on July 26, Haldeman sends a memo to Malek. “What’s the status of your analysis of the BLS; specifically of the 21 key people?” Haldeman writes. “What is their demographic breakdown?”

Malek answers in a memo the following day. Out of 50 names on the organization chart, Malek has run down the party affiliations of 35. Twenty-five are Democrats, one is a Republican, and nine are either independents, not registered, or of unknown party affiliation. “In addition,” Malek writes (someone—presumably either Haldeman or Nixon himself—has underlined this sentence), “13 out of the 35 fit the other demographic criterion that was discussed.” Scribbled beneath this (I’m guessing by Haldeman) are the words, “Most of these are at the top.” (Malek’s method of identifying who was Jewish and who wasn’t was to scrutinize surnames, rendering his estimate as unreliable as it was abhorrent.)

Six weeks pass, and it is Sept. 8, 1971. Malek reports in a memo (previously unpublished; thanks, again, to Kenneth J. Hughes) that he has had “several meetings” with Labor Secretary Hodgson “to convince him of the need for fairly drastic moves.” Six out of nine offices will be combined into an Office of Data Analysis. This will be headed by a “politically sensitive, loyal Republican economist,” presumably one who does not have a mezuzah nailed to his front door. The move will strip the BLS’ deputy commissioner, the unfortunately surnamed Ben Burdetsky, from authority “over the most critical areas.

In addition, Malek reports, two other associate commissioners with Jewish-sounding names—Peter Henle and Leon Greenberg—”will be transferred when the reorganization is announced.” (Henle, after a sabbatical at the Brookings Institution, was reassigned to the Library of Congress and after Jimmy Carter became president in 1977 returned to the Labor department* as a deputy assistant secretary before retiring in 1979. He died at 88 this past February. I don’t know what happened to Greenberg.)

“These moves do not go as far as I would have preferred,” writes Malek in the September 1971 memo, “but represent a reasonable compromise that I feel will make the BLS a more responsive and effective unit.”

Now, Malek makes another return to Virginia politics to advise Bob McDonnell?

What kind of “advising” is McDonnell looking for????

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Has Confederate History Month Inspired More KKK Activity in Virginia?

Controversial Truck and License Plate From Virginia Exposed By Gawker.com

Virginia has been in the national news as of late, due to the actions of the newly elected officials who have been making some pretty idiotic decisions and declarations.

Besides Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli’s attack on gays in the state’s academia, the governor of Virginia, Robert McDonnell, declared the month of April “Confederate History Month”.

Aside from insulting and alienating Virginians who do not share the Confederacy’s fight to keep slavery, McDonnell smacked the African American community in the face by keeping the element of slavery out of his tribute all together.

For those who deem these kind of moronic actions from elected officials as “harmless”, let’s take another look at what has now been inspired by the Virginia’s GOP “Southern Strategy”.

According to the ADL’s Schedule of Upcoming Events:

Saturday, May 08, 2010 Collinsville, Virginia: Klan Rally -Klan rally and cross burning organized by Knight Rider Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and the Rebel Brigade Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Saturday, May 08, 2010 Martinsville, Virginia: Klan Rally-Klan gathering organized by Knight Riders Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.

Saturday, May 22, 2010 Max Meadows, Virginia: Klan Rally-Gathering organized by Virgil White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Saturday, June 19, 2010 Dungannon, Virginia: Klan Rally-Gathering organized by Virgil White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

This is FOUR KKK rallies all happening within just a few weeks, and all just a few weeks after the newly celebrated “Southern White History Month”.

This can be just a coincidence? We think NOT!

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Who is Pulling Bob McDonnell’s Racist Puppet Strings?

Remember Bob McDonnell? He is the Virginia Gubernatorial candidate whose campaign had displayed a confederate flag at his table at an arms and gun show in Richmond Virginia. Some claim it to be a mistake, most likely is was a bad strategy choice to reach out to southern racists voters.

Virginia Republican Gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell's proudly displays racist confederate flag

Virginia Republican Gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell's proudly displays racist confederate flag

The latest uncovering of McDonnell’s political agenda comes from blogger Fred2Blue revealing back in 2002, the then Virginia House Delegate McDonnell proposed “HR158” to the Virginia general assembly. It was a bill requiring the Virginia school system to use an archaic old book from the 1950’s called “American Citizens Handbook”.

A Nationalist HandBook For Children from the 1950's

A Nationalist HandBook For Children from the 1950's

It is a politically Nationalist style handbook for children which contains passages encouraging eugenics ideals paralleling the ideas of the Nazis Lebensborn
From the conservative women’s group Eagle Forum

It contains a rather embarrassing endorsement of eugenics as a goal of education, so that “highly gifted young people” are encouraged to bear children to “greatly improve our national stock.”

What kind of political ideology base would an elected official have to be encouraging such an agenda?

Crazy Racist Pat Robertson is Bob McDonnell's Puppet Master

Crazy Racist Pat Robertson is Bob McDonnell's Puppet Master

The fact is, McDonnell has a very interesting political mentor (aka puppet master) bearing a Southern legacy of political racism: Pat Robertson

(The video reveals that McDonnell received his education, political ideals and training at Pat Robertson’s college “Regent University”)
Pat Robertson was born into a rather concerning political family as the son of Senator Absalom Willis Robertson.
Pro-Segregationist and Jim Crow Laws Advocate Senator A. Willis Robertson

Pro-Segregationist and Jim Crow Laws Advocate Senator A. Willis Robertson

Sen. Robertson is remembered as a staunch supporter of Jim Crow laws and for his outspoken criticism of the US Supreme Court’s Brown v Board of Education decision, ending segregated schools. Furious at the Democratic Party’s attention to civil rights, Sen. Robertson was one of the architects of the Republican Party’s “Southern Strategy” of using racism to win votes in Southern states.

Pat Robertson carried on his father’s “Southern Strategy”well into the present political world today.

There were problems with racism against African Americans within Robertson’s organization:

“In 2001, ten black women who worked at the Christian Coalition sued over racial discrimination, complaining that they had been denied health benefits and overtime pay available to white workers. They alleged that they had been instructed to enter the group’s offices only through the back door, to eat their lunches in a segregated area, and to avoid being seen in the office’s VIP area. A white employee later joined the lawsuit, alleging that he was fired for refusing to spy on the black employees. In preliminary court hearings, the judge ruled that the employees had shown they were likely to prevail in the case, and after several of the plaintiffs had their work hours reduced, the judge issued an injunction ordering the coalition not to retaliate further. The case was subsequently settled out of court, on condition that details of the settlement remain secret.”

A staunch supporter of the old South African apartheid government:

“I think ‘one man, one vote,’ just unrestricted democracy, would not be wise. There needs to be some kind of protection for the minority which the white people represent now, a minority, and they need and have a right to demand a protection of their rights.”-Pat Robertson, on The 700 Club, a very racist quote, insisting a white persons vote is more important than a black persons.

About non-Christians:

“Robertson on his March 23th show label Hinduism as “demonic” and advocate keeping Hindus out of America.”

And his comments about Muslims are hideous and often refers to Islam as “Stanic”

On the March 13, 2006 broadcast of The 700 Club Robertson stated that Muslims want global domination and that the outpouring of rage elicited by cartoon drawings of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad ” just shows the kind of people we’re dealing with. These people are crazed fanatics, and I want to say it now: I believe it’s motivated by demonic power. It is Satanic and it’s time we recognize what we’re dealing with.”

Now, what are we looking at here?

A Republican candidate for the governor of Virginia who has a history of trying to legislate eugenics based Nationalist ideas to state public elementary schools.

He campaigns with the Confederate flag, and his “teacher”/educator/mentor/puppet master is committed to a political family tradition based in the advocacy of the old Jim Crow Laws.

Bob McDonnell is 12 points ahead in the polls.


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Virginia Republicans Continue With KKK Theme

The Confederate flag means different things to different people, but over all, it is a symbol embraced by many White Power groups and organizations.

Ku Klux Klan wave the flag of their heritage

Ku Klux Klan wave the flag of their heritage

With the rise of old southern racism along with threats of old Ku Klux Klan style violence at the town hall health care debates
, images of the “Stars and Bars” used in present day election campaigns can prove most concerning.

Bob McDonnell is a Christian Conservative candidate running for Governor in the commonwealth of Virginia.
Despite his claims of being a mainstream moderate candidate, both his record and the recent actions of his campaign are proving otherwise.

The latest of Bob McDonnell’s campaign highjinx was the displaying of a Confederate flag at an weapons and gun show in Richmond Virginia.

Virginia Republican Gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell's proudly displays racist confederate flag

Virginia Republican Gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell's proudly displays racist confederate flag

McDonnell is not the only Virginia Republican candidate to show an affection to this symbol of hate. Bill Bolling, the Republican candidate for Lt. Governor also proudly shows his affiliation with a flag and culture based in racism and terror.

Republican Lt. Gubernatorial candidate Bill Bolling also displays the flag of the KKK proudly

Republican Lt. Gubernatorial candidate Bill Bolling also displays the flag of the KKK proudly

This shameless pandering to a negligible, racist and violent voting bloc mirrors the current pathetic republican strategies to gain support for their agendas.

The Republican Old Southern Strategy

The Republican Old Southern Strategy

Also see Poison Ivy in the Astroturf

Cuccinelli:The Crackpot Candidate

NEW! Who Is Pulling Bob McDonnell’s Racist Puppet Strings!


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