40 Years of the Mexican-American Revolution

By: Trevor Loudon
New Zeal

Cross-posted from KeyWiki Blog.

The Chicano Moratorium brought together 30,000 people – mainly from the Mexican American communities in the Los Angeles area – to protest the Vietnam War and “racism towards people of Mexican heritage.”

In many ways this was the birth of the modern Chicano rights movement, now so prominent in the the illegal immigration debate.

The movement was guided by Communist Party USA members like Bert Corona and Alinsky-inspired socialist sympathizers like Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta.

The following is an interview of Chicano Moratorium leader Rosalio Munoz about the significance of the Aug. 29, 1970 protest, then and now. Munoz is now chair of the Communist Party’s Mexican-American Equality Commission, the Party body charged with organizing Latino protest movements, voter registration drives and delivering the Mexican-American vote to the Democratic party.


Indoctrination Nation

By: Zombie
Pajamas Media

[This is Part III of a five-part essay; if you haven’t yet seen them, first read Part I and Part II.]

While the media generally goes into hysterics every time the Texas State Board of Education meets, with commentators hurling mockery, outrage and vitriol at the board members, there is a total lack of interest when other states’ boards of education meet for the same purpose. Yet Texas is not the only state that influences the content of American schooling: a few other states also determine textbook standards that end up being used in other parts of the country. California, in particular, is also an important textbook market for publishers. Yet mysteriously, one never hears of any controversy erupting when the California State Board of Education meets to decide the content of textbooks used throughout the state and in many other school districts around the country which shun the Texas-approved textbooks.

Why is that? Could it simply be that California-approved textbooks aren’t as politicized as those in Texas?

Quite the contrary. If anything, the textbooks approved by the California State Board of Education are even more politicized than Texas textbooks, and more ideologically biased. So: Why does the media ignore what happens in California textbooks? Because the state’s bias goes the other way. California-approved social studies textbooks are politically correct in the extreme, with multiculturalism and “social justice” as the defining characteristics. The pressure groups and board members setting policy for California’s (and hence a substantial portion of America’s) textbooks exceed their Texan counterparts in their extremism, but since California pushes the “correct” kind of extremism, you never hear about it.

And I’m not just talking about overt political bias, as exemplified by the previously-mentioned A People’s History of the United States and countless similar study materials with a blatant left-leaning slant. I’m talking about a subtler form of indoctrination.

Read more of this incredible article at Pajamas Media…


Financial News Update – 09/01/10

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Government Transparency Causes ‘Blindness’

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Economics and Wars and Religion. Oh My! (Hat Tip: Larwyn)

Bank of America’s Jeffrey Rosenberg: Smell the Change, As Expiration of Bush Tax Cuts Will Kill 1.3% of America’s Entire Economic Output (Hat Tip: Larwyn)

Proof: Democrats at Fault for the Recession (Hat Tip: Larwyn)

The Obama Crime Wave of 2020 (Hat Tip: Larwyn)

Obama Adm Uses Child-Indoctrinating Socialist to Promote Illegals Pay Program (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Gold Rallying to $1,500 as Soros’s Bubble Inflates (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Dan Loeb: “It’s Easy To See Why People Conclude The Whole System Is Rigged”

Anglo Irish Bank Reports Massive $10.3 Billion First-Half Loss

The Macro Picture Is Deteriorating: Here’s What’s Going On

GMO’s James Montier Shreds The Bond Bubble Debate, Says Market Pricing In 70% Chance Of Japan Scenario

Bankrupt Miami in Fiscal Emergency, Breaks Employee Contracts, Hikes Property Taxes

More Loose-Lips At The White House, As Another Staffer Basically Admits Stimulus Doesn’t Work

Face It, Nobody Is Bullish Anymore

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Sorry Food Bulls, Monsanto Just Lowered Its Outlook

U.S. Helps Radical Muslim Groups Get Taxpayer Dollars (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Back-to-School Shopping Bust Heralds Holiday Woes (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

JP Morgan: Food Prices Are Actually Rising, It’s Just That Retailers Haven’t Passed It On… (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Warning Global Fiat Currency Financial System Collapse By Early 2011 (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Problem bank list climbs to 829 (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Private sector employment fell 10,000 in August (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Bernanke Out Of Bullets But Not Bombs (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

DISGRACED White House Economist Calls For More Spending in Farewell Address

Economy Loses 10,000 Private Sector Jobs in August – Construction at Lowest Level in 10 Years

Paul Ryan: Obamanomics Has Failed

Obama Oversees Largest Increase In Domestic Spending… Ever

Another ass-kicking: Judge rejects Obama drilling ban again

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Obama jobs death toll: private sector jobs, growth forecasts down

What If We Ditched Quantitative Easing and Just Printed (And Distributed) Cash?

Deutsche Bank: Sorry, The June Gains In The Case-Shiller Will Be Short-Lived

Moody’s Warns That China’s Latest Bank Re-Capitalizations Were Smoke And Mirrors

Federal spending rises a record 16% in 2009, Census Bureau says

Social Security Bait and Switch

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Side Effects: Future of Private Insurance Rests in Secretary Sebelius’ Hands

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Congressional Travel Stipends Probed


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VA Spends Millions on Vacant Buildings, Cites Limited $$ for Demolition


Bernanke: Fed Will Take “Unconventional Measures” If Needed.

Its Official: China is Unloading its Treasury Bonds

John Williams of ShadowStats Says Economic Data Will Get Much Worse.

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Government Set to Confirm What Many Feel: Economy at a Standstill

Stocks End a Brutal August with Meager Gains

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Youth Employment Lowest Since 1948

Fed Seeks Delay of Bank Data Release

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Democrats Face Economic Facts: Updraft Unlikely

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