Dolores Huerta Is Wrong on Hillary Clinton – Latino Rebels @HectorLuisAlamo

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Dolores Huerta Is Wrong

Labor organizer and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta

Dime con quién andas, y te diré quién eres. It’s a phrase that’s uniquely Latino, as Latino loyalty often leads many to andar with shady characters. Dolores Huerta’s friend Hillary Clinton hasn’t done anything as terrible as drunk driving or beating on her lover (however much she probably wanted to). No, Hillary’s record is much worse than that: the mass incarceration of blacks and Latinos, the deportation of refugee women and children, the removal of a democratically elected leader by means of a military coup, the weakening of the social welfare system — just a few policies the former secretary of state, senator and first lady either campaigned hard for or carried out herself. None of this has kept Huerta from giving Clinton a glowing endorsement, because, as she expressed in her appearance on Latino Rebels Radio this week, she knows her.

Huerta seems to think that, if the rest of us knew all of the kind and generous acts in Hillary’s behind-the-scenes life, we might look past the various lowlights of Clinton’s career, swapping #FeelTheBern for #ImWithHer tomorrow. A lot of Hillary’s supporters say the same. Tim Murphy recently profiled Clinton’s endorsement by five black mothers whose children were either killed by police or died in police custody. “They all described an intensive courtship by the Clinton campaign that began quietly, through back channels and outside the glare of the national media,” Murphy writes:

[Dontre Hamilton’s mother Maria] Hamilton got her first meeting with Clinton after she promised on Facebook to shut down a Clinton rally with a protest in Milwaukee last spring. When the two met, they hugged for three minutes, and Hamilton cried on Clinton’s shoulder. [Sandra Bland’s mother Geneva] Reed-Veal met Clinton at a Congressional Black Caucus dinner. ‘She walked up, held my hand, and she said, “What is it that you want?”‘ Reed-Veal recalled. She got a personal letter from Clinton afterward. Then she got a second letter, inviting her to a Democratic debate. After a Texas grand jury decided not to indict anyone for her daughter’s death, she got a third letter from Clinton.

Touring South Carolina ahead of that state’s Democratic primary on Saturday, the five mothers spoke to crowds about how Hillary had won their confidence through personal interactions. “These are all things that each of us felt — a genuineness,” Sandra Bland’s mother told a small crowd gathered at a Baptist church on Monday. “She listened and followed through for us. You can’t fake that.” Trayvon Martin’s mother described how Hillary knew the sad details of each woman’s affliction. “She knew specifically what happened in our tragedies. She knew that information and she knew because she cares. She cares. Not only does she care about victims of gun violence but she cares about women, she cares about African Americans. She cares!” I don’t know about you, but “She cares!” sounds like less of an endorsement of Hillary Clinton and more of an assurance that Hillary isn’t actually a killer cyborg from deep space.

For her part, Huerta seems to have followed this same path. “I know this woman. I’ve traveled with her,” she says. She recalls how the Clintons paid for two paraplegic Latina twins to go to college, before moving on to the story of a Methodist minister working with indigenous peoples in Central America during the Clinton presidency. Denied a meeting with Slick Willie himself, the woman handed a letter to Hillary to pass along. “By the time she got back [to Central America], [President Clinton] had settled the issue and they [?] had stopped killing the people.” Even if true, and there’s no reason to believe they aren’t, such touching anecdotes do nothing to alter the history of Hillary’s past positions. Interestingly enough, though, when asked to comment on Hillary’s role in the military coup that toppled Honduras’s already-fragile democracy, which further destabilized an already-chaotic region, Huerta deflects: “There’s a lot of different issues that we have to look at.” My point exactly.

I admit that I never thought I’d write anything even remotely critical of someone has iconic as Dolores Huerta, who was among the Latino heroes and heroines I profiled in my one-a-day biographies during Latino Heritage Month. In fact, I’ve been reluctant to criticize the endorsement of Hillary Clinton’s campaign by other prominent Latinos. “That’s between them and the ballot booth,” I wrote as recently as last week. But listening to Huerta describe her reasons for supporting Hillary, I can’t help but notice how dismissive she sounds when referring to Latinos who back Bernie Sanders. While I’ve been trying to be magnanimous by insisting Latinos have a right to back the candidates of their choosing, Huerta paints Bernie’s supporters as wild-eyed, empty-ended lunatics. “The thing is we have to be informed,” she tells Latino Rebels Radio. “We just can’t [say], Okay, this person’s giving us a good message, so we’re going to follow that message. Because one thing is the message; the other thing is making it happen. Like they say in Spanish: del dicho al hecho hay mucho trecho.”

Granted, a democratic socialist hoping to spark a political revolution in the United States may seem all dicho and no hecho. The highest office Bernie’s reached is that of U.S. senator, while Hillary has been first lady of Arkansas, first lady of the United States, a member of the U.S. Senate and secretary of State. But Hillary’s problem is precisely her long trail of hechos, ones which have hurt millions of Latin Americans abroad and millions of Latinos at home. We know what she has said and what she has done — some of it good, some of it awful.

Meanwhile, Huerta prefers to talk up Hillary’s achievements while conveniently skipping over her depredations. Asked by the actress and Sanders supporter Susan Sarandon about Hillary’s ties to Monsanto, her support for genetically modified foods and the massive contributions her campaign has received from Wall Street, Huerta appeared to either not know about any of it or not care. “Listen,” she tells a bystander, “I’ve protested against Monsanto.” Yes, we know, Doña Dolores. But your decades of fighting for farmworkers doesn’t make Hillary an honorary migrant by association. Nor does it erase the fact that the Clinton campaign hired a former Monsanto lobbyists, or that the Clintons have received millions of dollars in contributions from Monsanto and the agribusiness industry, the very people you’ve been fighting against. During her appearance on Latino Rebels Radio on Sunday, Huerta parroted the Hillary camp’s line that GOP donors are funding the Sanders campaign because they see Clinton as more serious threat in the coming general election — as though this revelation should make Sanders supporters think twice about their candidate. Such neurotic talk makes Huerta seem a lot more like my abuelita than Hillary could ever hope to.

Notwithstanding her political alliances and her reasons for them, Dolores Huerta is still a Latina icon, and deservedly so. She’s made an invaluable impact on Latinos, leaving her people in better position politically, socially and economically than how she found them. By all accounts she’s a smart, driven, well-meaning woman, and the same goes for her friend Hillary. Undoubtedly both have done what they believe to be what’s ultimately best — for Latinos, in Huerta’s case; for the United States, in Hillary’s case; and for women, in both cases. Huerta believes Clinton’s neoliberal pragmatism is better for Latinos than Sanders’s socialist vision. But Dolores Huerta is wrong: wrong about Bernie’s supporters being misinformed and unrealistic, and wrong to ask Latinos to ignore the serious stains on Hillary’s record. She’s also wrong to put her friendship with Hillary before her stewardship of Latino rights and dreams.

Hillary Clinton may be Huerta’s friend, but she isn’t mine. I’ve never received a personalized letter from Madam Secretary, and I don’t know what she’s like in private. And while I’m sure she’s pulled cats out of trees and helped old ladies cross many a street, most of what I know about Hillary Clinton centers on the positions she’s championed during the course of her lengthy career — the wonderful things she’s done to help maligned communities, as well as the things she’s done to hurt them. I know what Hillary Clinton the politician stands for and what she has done whenever she’s been given any power or influence. That’s all that should matter, really.


Hector Luis Alamo is a Chicago-based writer and the deputy editor at Latino Rebels. You can connect with him @HectorLuisAlamo.



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Government’s Internal Memo Shows Information Tightly Controlled About Aerosol Operations


Post-graduate researcher, Malcolm Scott.Post-graduate researcher, Malcolm Scott of Canterbury, New Zealand.

By Clare Swinney,Northland NZ Chemtrails Watch

As we reported on April the 11th, Malcolm Scott, a post-graduate researcher from Canterbury who is investigating the New Zealand government’s handling  of public reports about atmospheric aerosols, was mistakenly sent an internal memorandum by the Ministry for the Environment, then asked to destroy it.  

Since asking the Ministry if he can keep this 6-page Orwellian document under the Privacy Act, he has been advised he may and now makes it available to the public.

In his letter dated April the 5th, Mr Scott asked  the Ministry for the Environment for the internal memorandum titled:  ‘Malcolm Scott 16-D-00142,’  he had been sent in error then asked to destroy, to be released to him under the Privacy Act, as five of its thirteen points related to him.    Fortunately, Kay Harrison, the new Director…

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chemTrails Examples – Trails that linger and Trails that don’t – Is it a UFO or Is it Toxic?


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Now being bombarded with Toxic Particulates from the air above us – Archive

Chemtrails Action Needed

Several readers have sent this item in to be posted. I’ve hesitated because it doesn’t actually come from Ron Paul. Moreover, whoever it does come from has remained anonymous. My natural suspicion of anything anonymous arises.

But Su has reminded me how intense the chemtrails are in Helena and that any action to stop them is welcome and so I do post it. Do consider going to Ron Paul’s site and expressing yourself on the issue, for Su’s sake and all our sakes.

Action on Chemtrails is Needed

Millions of tons of Aerosols which are now determined to contain Aluminum Oxide, Barium, Strontium, and Sulphur Hexafluoride Toxins appear to have been already sprayed upon the population of this country, Great Britain, Canada, Ireland and other nations on Earth.

Please Route:

A Congressman Ron Paul supporter is in Washington, D.C. to attend a meeting tomorrow 1/5/11 in Congressman Paul’s Office regarding “The Planetary Population Protection & Atmospheric Air Purity Act.”  The topic of discussion about geoengineering weather programs/chemtrails is below and attached.

Please contact Ron Paul’s office at :

Or call toll free 1-866-220-0044 if you would like a Committee set up to investigate this issue or would like to submit your comments.

You can make a difference if you take action now!

Whitepaper Proposed

by Ron Paul Advisor


Henceforth, from the passage of this Bill, all spraying of Aerosols, Gases, and/or Metal Particulates (whether they be considered toxic or not) into the atmosphere over any portion of the United States or its terrorities shall be considered a crime against all the people of this Nation. The preservation of this Planet depends upon the air that we breathe. It must remain pristine and pure. Therefore, committing any Acts of Atmospheric Poisoning shall be considered a crime punishable by Death or Life Imprisonment without possibility of parole.

Within seven days after this Law is enacted, the Congress shall instruct the United States Air Force to shoot down any plane from any Nation flying over the United States or its territories that violate this Act. Considering the fact that millions of tons of Aerosols which are now determined to contain Aluminium Oxide, Barium, Strontium, and Sulphur Hexa-Fluoride Toxins appear to have been already sprayed upon the population of this country, Great Britain, Canada, Ireland and other nations on Earth. One can only conclude, without evidence to the contrary, that these horrendous crimes of astronomical proportions have already been committed against us.

It would appear that the Money Monarchy that rules the United States & Great Britain has declared War upon Mother Earth and the people who inhabit this Planet. It has become clearly evident that this “Cabal of Criminals” (that create our currency & control our commerce) has determined that 90% of the Earth’s population are expendable and merely “Useless Eaters”…and are to be terminated to clear the land for the Elite (See Georgia Guidestones for clarification).

The fact is, that we have been, and are now being bombarded with Toxic Particulates from the air above us. This is Fact – not Fiction & we’re paying for it. It is killing our birds, our fish, our trees, the animals that live on the land and the sea mammals in the waters that surround us. This “dumping of poisonous toxins” upon our people is bringing about Alzheimer’s, Autism, & Respiratory diseases to this Nation as never seen before. We are witnessing an Act of Treason – the size of which has never been experienced in the history of the World. The life of every living creature on this Planet is literally at stake.

Our right as a people to protect ourselves from any Predator, President, or Politician as guaranteed in our Declaration of Independence has not changed. It has not been extinguished. It has not been amended. Regardless of how many legions of lawyers have levied laws upon us in an attempt to repeal our rights to protect ourselves from them, our right of self determination, life & liberty remain.

What we are witnessing with the Aerosol “Death Dumps” that are dropping upon our people each day is most evident. War against the people of this Planet has been declared. The goal of these Globalists is to radically reduce the population of the Planet. This has been planned for well over a century and is now being perpetrated by Malthusian-Minded-Men like David Rockefeller, Jacques Cousteau, Bertrand Russell, Zbignew Brzezinski, Henry Kissinger, Prince Philip & the Rothschilds to kill off 9 out of 10 people now living on this Planet, and to establish Global Government under a New World Order. The current method of their madness is to make the air unsafe to breathe and the water too toxic to drink.

The crimes against our country are now so intolerable that it has become necessary that We, the People, conduct an independent investigation. It must be both private and apart from all Government Courts and their Alphabet Agencies. They can’t be trusted to investigate themselves and try their own criminals. These hearings will be conducted to consider the removal of both the elected and selected “Leaders,” who have allowed these atmospheric crimes to be perpetrated upon the innocent, ignorant & unsuspecting amongst our society .

If it is found in our investigations that “beyond all doubt,” there is a War for the World that is being carried on upon us and all living things on this Mother Earth – we are left no other choice or option, but to demand that the individuals who are responsible for this crime be brought to trial for crimes against humanity. This must be done by Courts of our own making with Judges and Jurors constituted by We, the People, of the United States of America and not by those who are attempting to establish a New World Order upon the Death of our Sovereignty.

The time has come that it is now necessary to invoke the Declaration of Independence and reinstate its guarantees for the protection of our Citizens with regard to the crimes that have been and are now being committed by Agents and Apparatchiks of this Criminal Cartel that are conducting these atmospheric atrocities upon our people.

Our Declaration of Independence clearly states: “That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right , it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.”

The time has come to exercise our rights, secure our liberty,

and regain our freedom.


Atmospheric Aerosol Researcher Asked To Destroy Document Sent In Error By The Ministry For The Environment


An internal memorandum was sent in error by an employee at the Ministry for the Environment to a post-graduate researcher named Malcolm Scott of Canterbury.  Mr Scott, who is investigating issues related to atmospheric aerosol operations in New Zealand, did not realize the significance of the 6-paged document until someone called him and asked him to destroy it.

Malcolm081Post-graduate researcher,   Mr Malcolm Scott

On March the 11th, Mr Scott got a phone call  from a member of the Climate Directorate staff informing him that a 6-page memo had been sent in error and they wanted it destroyed.  Malcolm asked for the request in writing and lo and behold, later that afternoon this arrived via email:

Can you please confirm by return that you have destroyed the 6 page internal memorandum that was inadvertently released to you under the Official information (OIA).  A mistake at our end and I apologise for…

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Very Few Reports Of Sightings of Aerosol Trails To Ministry For The Environment Compared To Facebook


Aerosol trails over Nelson, Feb 15, 2014 A common sight, aerosol trails over Nelson, (Feb 15, 2014).

Mr Malcolm Scott, post-graduate researcher of Christchurch contacted the Office of the Minister for the Environment, Hon. Dr Nick Smith on March the 14th, 2016 with a request for information on the reports of aerosol trails/ chemtrails the Office had received in the last three years.

If the contents of the two-page reply, posted below and dated April the 11th, is true, it shows that the Ministry had very little on record.  In the column ‘Information reported’ on the table below, only 14 sightings are listed and it mentions someone from Nelson advised [chemtrails were seen] on ‘more days than not.’

You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to know why there are so few reports submitted to the Ministry for the Environment – a tiny fraction compared to the multitudes posted on each a year,[1].  It is…

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