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Doug Wyllie has authored more than 1,000 articles and tactical tips aimed at ensuring that police officers are safer and more successful on the streets. Doug is a Western Publishing Association “Maggie Award” winner for Best Regularly Featured Digital Edition Column. He is a member of International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), an Associate Member of the California Peace Officers’ Association (CPOA), and a member of the Public Safety Writers Association (PSWA).

Richard Valdemar

Richard Valdemar

Sgt. Richard Valdemar retired from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department after spending most of his 33 years on the job combating gangs.

The Hidden Agendas of Latino Activists

Latino activist groups such as MEChA bring a racist agenda to the table of political power.

October 05, 2011  |  by Richard Valdemar - Also by this author

"Chicano is our identity; it defines who we are as a people. It rejects the notion that we ... should assimilate into the Anglo-American melting pot ... Aztlan was the legendary homeland of the Aztecas ... it became synonymous with the vast territories of the Southwest, brutally stolen from the Mexican people marginalized and betrayed by hostile custodians of Manifest Destiny." — Statement on the University of Oregon's MEChA Web site (Jan. 3, 2006)

Reminisant of the anti-Vietnam demonstrations of the past, today carefully orchestrated protests and marches are taking place all over the United States. Crowds of expatriated Latinos (legal and illegal) and their supporters mug for the media carrying signs that insult the rule of law and the will of the American people. They carry foreign flags and sometimes burn the U.S. flag in protest. These organized marches are designed to make it appear to the gullible that the majority of the citizens of the U.S. support open borders and immigration amnesty. This is a lie.

Who's pulling the strings on this big puppet show? Surprisingly, some of these puppeteers are from prominent mainstream organizations such as the National Council de La Raza that are funded by millions of taxpayer dollars and federal grants. The Spanish "La Raza" translates literally to "The Race." National Council de La Raza uses these funds to run charter schools and get-out-the-vote efforts to support their political agenda.  

Behind the National Council de La Raza's respectable veneer are the organization's support of other secondary "La Raza" racist organizations such as Movimento Estudantil Chicano de Aztlan (MEChA) or the Chicano Students Movement of Aztlan. Since its beginnings in the radical 1960s, MEChA has spread across the entire U.S. gaining footholds in colleges and universities and promoting racial supremist La Raza ideologies and the "reconquista" agenda of the mythical Aztlan.

The MEChA manifesto can be read on their own Web sites, though few Latino students who join this organization (mostly for the MEChA social events) ever bother to read the garbage they post. The "El Plan Espirtual de Aztlan" (The Spiritual Plan for Aztlan) lays out their founding principles, "We are a bronze people with a bronze culture. Before the world, before all of North America, before all our brothers in the bronze continent, we are a nation, we are a union of free pueblos, we are Aztlan. For La Raza todo. Fuera de La Raza nada." The last two sentences translate "For the Race everything. Outside the Race nothing."

MEChA and other Raza movements teach that Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah and parts of Washington state are part of an area that was called by the Aztecs Aztlan before the arrival of European settlers. They believe that La Raza, the descendants of the Aztecs, are heirs to this land and La Raza should re-conquer Aztlan by any means necessary. This is what is meant by "reconquista." But they are content to re-conquer Aztlan through illegal immigration if need be, building their numbers until they have complete power without firing a shot.

It's no wonder that MEChA is reported to be one of the primary organizers of anti-immigration laws and pro amnesty demonstrations. To add insult to injury, did you know they do it with your tax dollars? This would be similar to the Ku Klux Klan funding its rallies through government grants and donations provided by the federal government.

Cal State Northridge MEChA member Miguel Perez is quoted as saying, "The ultimate ideology is the liberation of Aztlan. Communism would be closest [to it]. Once Aztlan is established, ethnic cleansing would commence—non-Chicanos would have to be expelled—opposition groups would be quashed because you have to keep power."

To tell you the truth, this is one of the reasons that I moved my family out of California when I retired. Even Stevie Wonder could see that there were too many La Raza sympathizers and puppets in California's city, state and national politics. Former MEChA firebrand Antonio Villarigosa is now the mayor of Los Angeles. Villarigosa was endorsed by La Raza and received the Graciela Olivarez award from La Raza. California's Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante was also a "MEChista" (member of MEChA) and gave the keynote address at La Raza's 2002 annual convention.   

Across the U.S., there are numerous highly placed lawyers, and city, state, and national officeholders who came through the university system in the southwest where liberal professors preached these La Raza racist ideas and taught the myth of Aztlan. They were former members of organizations such as the Raza Unida party, the Brown Berets, or MEChA.

They don't intend to hold to the will of the people or the wishes of the citizens they represent. In reality, they are representatives of the mythical land of Aztlan and believe—"For the Race everything. Outside the Race nothing."

Editor's Note: Much of the material for this article comes from an April 7, 2006 report, "The Truth About La Raza," by Rep. Charlie Norwood, a Republican representing the 10th District of Georgia. It is also drawn from my personal experiences working LASD intelligence and my youthful indoctrination as a political activist. An article on the early days of the Chicano movement and the Brown Berets will follow soon.

Comments (11)

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Joseph Curry @ 10/7/2011 6:51 AM

Lades Gentlemen: I have been studying this for some time. . They have twisted history greatly. They are 'apparently' one of the so-called 'lost tribes' of Israel that migrated across the Medeterrean to the shallows off of the coast of Spain. The remains of the legendary 'Atlantis'. Yes I know, it sounds a bit ridiculous, but I have reasonable proof of this, but that is for another discussion on on another day.

I presume that you noticed the startling resemblance between the pronunciation of Atlantis and Aztlan

This is 'the place of the reeds, the white Herons, etc. and from where they eventually worked their way across to the Americas and down to Mexico city..

They left many bits of evidence, such the Hebrew language and artifacts on the way. The present western states were merely part of their migration.

It would take pages to show this in nore detail'. Yes, they were residents of the Western states, but that is not where Aztlan is.

However, if they wish to return to their homeland, I am sure that the present Isreal will gladly welcome their help in the possible coming conflict there.

Joseph Curry MI-o3

Joseph Curry @ 10/7/2011 8:34 AM

P.S Yes, I realize that I typed 'Mediterranean' incorrectly and added an extra 'on" but. sigh, I am not perfect, despite my personal opinion.


Cap @ 10/12/2011 7:21 AM

God help us.

Rick @ 10/12/2011 9:05 AM

Since La Raza and other groups are advocating the overthrow of the government, they should be declared a terrorist organization and taken to "an undisclosed location" for enhanced interrogation. Once the people behind the scenes are outted, they can be arrested and tried or declared as enemy combantants and taken to Gitmo. I'm tired of being called a racist because illegals are taking over the US.

SSGDave @ 10/12/2011 11:40 AM

The most frightening thing is they're not Already labelled a "Terrorist Organization" because of thier proposed "Civil War" and threats against law enforcement agencies to "Kill AZ Cops" if they don't get "Free housing, Free Jobs (No taxes), free medical, etc etc. Personally, if i work hard for it only to have it stolen by "Free" wannabe's, i'm not happy either. Perhaps they'd like to find out what a Combat Veteran does when threatened?

JO @ 10/12/2011 2:39 PM

America, love it or leave it!

JO @ 10/12/2011 2:41 PM

These mecos mechas what ever these idiots want to call themselves are nothing but POS marxist who need to be destroyed!

Matt @ 10/12/2011 6:28 PM

This is frightening stuff. I'm a Veteran, and a LEO. When I hear Janet Napolitano warn that Vets could be a threat to National Security, it makes me sick. However, groups like these can spew hate, and make treasonous statements on their website. They're allowed to assemble on campuses, and receive grants and susidies, without so much as a whisper responding to their stated intentions. Here's another one to ponder. At key Military Installations across the country, areas are marked by signs warning that the use of deadly force is authorized if you trespass. Logically speaking, ONLY Citizens of the US should be reading this. So let me see, it's ok to use deadly force on a citizen if they present a threat to national security, but its not ok to exercise the same methods against foriegn invaders threatening the same on our southern border? I just dont get it.

Sam @ 10/17/2011 9:23 AM

Weclome to American. We have many groups in America that fall into this catagory. The last time I looked we still believe in the freedom of speech. If You are this frieghtened of these people Perhaps you have chosen the wrong Profession. It sounds more like a personal vendetta.

Judge and Jury @ 10/25/2011 10:58 PM

The so-called Chicano Movement has had it's highs and lows through the years (since the 1960's) but represents a very minute percentage of how Mexican-Americans think. Any American Chicano with half a brain will give ZERO time to this disillusioned agenda by twisted minds. Those few who incite others to plot any overthrow of this nation should indeed be treated as traitors and/or terrorists.

They would be first on my list of those who would either introduce illegal drugs into the U.S. or give comfort to our enemies - or both !!

SSGDave @ 1/3/2012 3:07 PM

I think that ANYone who believes after reading this story that "Negative Feelings" toward what is Obviously both Racist AND A REAL THREAT to us as a Nation has issues is the one who in fact has issues and a personal Vendetta-This is Completely UNsupportable and calling it a "Personal Vendetta" because they're acting racist but "Can't be because they're hispanic" is hiding your head in the sand. Our Profession is Protecting Citizens, not aiding and Abetting Felons like these "Reconquista" idiots violate title 18 by "Openly advocating the Overthrow of the Country". Isn't treason because they're not citizens-so it's.......Invasion. (Yes, look up the definition-you'll see that's either it or very nearly exact) "The Race" (ROTFLMAO!!!) see how they run when they actually start thier idiocy.

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