LaRaza Rakes It In. Good Grief Charlie Brown.

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NCLR Funding Skyrockets After Obama Hires Its VP

A Judicial Watch investigation reveals that federal funding for a Mexican La Raza group that for years has raked in millions of taxpayer dollars has skyrocketed since one of its top officials got a job in the Obama White House.

The influential and politically-connected National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has long benefitted from Uncle Sam’s largess but the group has made a killing since Obama hired its senior vice president (Cecilia Muñoz) in 2009 to be his director of intergovernmental affairs.

Ignored by the mainstream media, Judicial Watch covered the appointment because the president issued a special “ethics waiver” to bring Muñoz aboard since it violated his own lobbyist ban. At the pro illegal immigration NCLR, Muñoz supervised all legislative and advocacy activities on the state and local levels and she was heavily involved in the congressional immigration battles that took place in the George W. Bush Administration.

She also brought in a steady flow of government cash that’s allowed the Washington D.C.-based group to expand nationwide and promote its leftist, open-borders agenda via a network of community organizations dedicated to serving Latinos. Among them are a variety of local groups that provide social services, housing counseling and farm worker assistance as well as publicly-funded charter schools that promote radical Chicano curriculums. Judicial Watch published a special report on this a few years ago.

This week a JW probe has uncovered details of the alarming increase in federal funding that these NCLR groups have received since Muñoz joined the Obama Administration. In fact, the government cash more than doubled the year Muñoz joined the White House, from $4.1 million to $11 million.

Not surprisingly, a big chunk of the money (60%) came from the Department of Labor, which is headed by a former California congresswoman (Hilda Solis) with close ties to the La Raza movement. Since Obama named her Labor Secretary, Solis has launched a nationwide campaign to protect illegal immigrant workers in the U.S. Just this week Solis penned declarations with Guatemala and Nicaragua to preserve the rights of their migrants.

The NCLR also received additional taxpayer dollars from other federal agencies in 2010, the JW probe found. The Department of Housing and Urban Development doled out $2.5 million for housing counseling, the Department of Education contributed nearly $800,000 and the Centers for Disease Control a quarter of a million.

Additionally, NCLR affiliates nationwide raked in tens of millions of government grant and recovery dollars last year thanks to the Muñoz factor. An offshoot called Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC) saw its federal funding nearly double to $18.3 million following Muñoz’ appointment.

A social service and legal assistance organization (Ayuda Inc.) that didn’t receive any federal funding between 2005 and 2008 got $600,000 in 2009 and $548,000 in 2010 from the Department of Justice. The group provides immigration law services and guarantees confidentiality to assure illegal aliens that they won’t be reported to authorities.

http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/2011/jun/nclr-funding-skyrockets-after-obama-hires-its-vpLast

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4 responses to “LaRaza Rakes It In. Good Grief Charlie Brown.

  1. more unbelievable behavior from the most incompetent administration in history.
    how is this possible? the country is broke most of the states and cities are broke but hey we got money for a racist hate group.

     
  2. The House repubs need to get busy.

    I am starting to think more than a few of them secretly support what Obama is doing to this country, as other than lip service, they have done next to nothing to stop him.

    And they have to power to do it this afternoon, as all the money spent by the federal government has to go through the House first.

    -Dave

     
  3. 81% of ALL members of Congress and Senate are also members of the Progressive Caucus (Liberals…Communists, Open Borders supporters, NAU, etc.) Google it. Go to http://www.stopthenorthamericanunion.com for more information. Also they are supporters of Agenda 21.

     
  4. Re: Illegal immigration: Go to http://www.nationalbrownberets.com and read their statement under “Economical” which states that their Chicano groups want their own country here which will be Aztlan. Of course they teach in their charter schools (Google that also) that we Americans stole their land from them. Our taxpayer dollars go to paying Chicano teachers to instill that lie into every child in their charter schools. I say stop paying taxes.

     

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