Tag Archive for immigration

Americans Trust Democrats More: ABC-Washington Post Poll

On the eve of our “national primary,” a new ABC News/Washington Post poll finds Democrats lead Republicans in every category that matters:  * The economy: Dems led Republicans, 52% to 33% * Immigration: Dems led Republicans, 40% to 37% * Iraq: Dems led Republicans, 48% to 34% * The budget deficit: Dems led Republicans, 52%…

Farm Workers Endorse Hillary

The United Farm Workers announced yesterday that they have endorsed Senator Hillary Clinton for President.  The UFW, which was founded by Cesar Chavez and Delores Huerta in 1962, has long fought for the rights of law wage earning families and immigrants.  The endorsement should help Senator Clinton gain even more support from the Latino community which…

Curbing Day Laborers in Orange. What do you think?

The Orange County Register has a story today about how policing day laborers in Orange is a full time job. The story make sme want to ask a few questions… First, why is the city prioritizing pulling day laborers from the streets? Aren’t there any more important crimes to address? The police could focus on the…

Costa Mesa Leaves It To Bever

The Costa Mesa City Council elected Mayor Pro Tem Eric Bever Mayor with a 4-0 vote Wednesday evening, Councilwoman Katrina Foley was absent.  Bever, a close political ally of his predecessor Allan Mansoor, is sure to continue with the immigrant bashing policies Mansoor championed.  Bever is part of a 3 member majority, along with Mansoor…

Mansoor Stepping Down As Mayor

Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor will be stepping down from his position on January 2nd according to the Daily Pilot and a post by Tomahawk on Red County. Mansoor, who has used the villification of undocumented immigrants to raise his political stature among the right-wing, said he wants to “give someone else the opportunity to…