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I was shocked to see the announcement on the Coal Ridge High School’s electronic sign that they are hosting a “La Raza” dinner.

Does the school not know what the ultimate goal of this radical, racist group is?

The La Raza movement, or “The Race” in Spanish, ultimately believe that Colorado, California, Arizona, Texas, Utah, New Mexico, Oregon and parts of Washington State make up an area known as “Aztlan,” a fictional ancestral homeland of the Aztecs before Europeans arrived in North America, and as such, that these areas belong to Hispanics. They believe that these are all areas that America should surrender to “The Race” once enough immigrants, legal or illegal, enter to claim a majority and that the current borders of the United States will simply be extinguished.



La Raza is one of the more radical, anti-white, racist organizations in America. They stand for what is referred to as the “Reconquista” or the re-conquest, of the Western U.S.

Behind the “respectable” front of the National Council of La Raza lies the real agenda of the La Raza movement, the same agenda that leads to so many thousands of illegal immigrants in the streets of American cities, waving Mexican flags, brazenly defying our laws, and demanding concessions.



If White America was perpetuating this racism and downright terrorism, we’d be incarcerated; however, La Raza defenders usually respond by calling anyone making these allegations “a racist” for having called attention to their racist beliefs.

The founder of La Raza, Jose Angel Gutierrez, is quoted as saying the following:

“We’re a new Mestizo nation. We have got to eliminate the gringo.

“And what I mean by that is if worst comes to worse, we have got to kill him.”

Is this what we really need in our local schools?

I would hope that Coal Ridge wouldn’t allow or host a White Pride dinner, and they shouldn’t, just as they should not allow “The Race” to perpetuate their ideologically racist ideals either.

Do you think that maybe the school should do a little homework themselves?

Tim Rhodes

Rifle

Once again, we elected the wrong person president. It should have been McCain. By now McCain/Palin (assuming she hadn’t quit) would have the worst recession in history, or an all out depression due to their massive tax cuts to the rich. They would have the oil destruction of the Gulf of Mexico. They would have even more troops getting shot at in Iraq and Afghanistan. And maybe war in Iran (bomb, bomb Iran). Civil liberties would have taken even more of a beating than Obama is giving them. Unemployment would be “officially” at least 15 percent instead of 10 percent. The housing credit would have never happened. GM and Chrysler would have folded. Guns would have been allowed in all churches, bars, schools and Congress. Firefights would be taking place in the halls of Congress.

After this disaster, making the Bush years look like a picnic, the Dems would cruise to a landslide victory in 2012. Finally, the American public would get it.

Instead, President Bi-partisan Obama has been turned into a punching bag. Admit it – in your heart of hearts, you knew this would happen.

The Righties will take 2012 and you can kiss the “Republic” goodbye. It will be “corporateopoly,” otherwise known as fascism, as far as the eye can see.

Ben Franklin was right: It was a good government as long as you can keep it.

Patrick Hunter

Carbondale


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