The following is an html version of full-page ad printed in the Los Angeles Times, Thursday, June 19, 1997. If you would like a full-size copy of the original, call VCT at 1-818-501-2061
"You're Mexicans - Mexicans Who Live North of the Border."
Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo - speech to Mexican-American elected officials Dallas, Texas, 1995 (1 )
RECONQUISTA: MEXICO'S ATTEMPT TO ANNEX THE SOUTHWEST
David Kennedy, Donald J. McLauchlan Professor of American History - Stanford University (2)
"The United States has had no experience with what is now taking place in the American Southwest...This Hispanization...is sometimes called the Reconquista..."
"The possibility looms that in the next generation or so we will see a kind of Chicano Quebec take shape in the American Southwest..." "[Mexican-Americans] could even precipitate a debate over a 'special relationship' with Mexico that would make the controversy over the North American Free Trade Agreement look like a college bull session. In the process, Americans could be pitched into a soul-searching redefinition of fundamental ideas such as the meaning of citizenship and national identity."
MILLIONS OF CALIFORNIANS PASSED PROPOSITION 187 TO STOP THE INVASION
... "[Proposition]187 is the last gasp of white America in California. And people say to me on the Senate floor when I was in the Senate, why do you fight so hard for affirmative action programs? And I tell my white colleagues, you're going to need them."
Art Torres, Chair, California Democratic Party (3 )
"English-only speakers are the pendejos. We will elect the next President. Latino Vote USA is a 20-state alliance. We will decide the ballot issues."
Esteban Torres, U.S. House of Representatives (4)
"What this means is a transfer of power, it means control, it means who's going to influence. And it is the young people, the people who are now moving to develop an agenda for the 21st century. They are really going to be in a position to really make the promise of what the Chicano movement was all about in terms of self-determination, in terms of empowerment, and even in the terms of the idea of an Aztlan!"*
Armando Navarro Professor of Ethnic Studies, U.C. Riverside (3 )
"We're in a civil war. They want to divide us. United Latinos will win throughout California."
Joe Baca, California State Assembly (4 )
*For the report, Reconquista - Re-election (including a copy of El Plan de Aztlan), as entered in the U.S. Congressional Record on April 30, 1997, send $10 to Voice of Citizens Together (see below).
"The American Southwest seems to be slowly returning to the jurisdiction of Mexico without the firing of a single shot."
Excelsior, Mexico City, 1982
BILL CLINTON AND AL GORE TOOK THE OTHER SIDE...
"We're proud to stand with you against Proposition 187 - we'll fight Proposition 187 in other states as well... We're counting on you. You really hold the key. Hispanics are on the move. Some states don't want to make it easy to register [voters] so we've sued Pete Wilson."
Vice President Al Gore - At Southwest Voter Registration Meeting
"We're all Americans, whether you're illegal or not. How many Latinos do you know can get $1 million from Clinton [for voter registration]?"
Hilda Solis, California State Senator (4)
"As goes the Latino population of California so goes California and so goes America. That is what Southwest Voter [project] must do, you must stand for our Latino future."
[In Spanish] "How beautiful the new world that has a governor named Gonzalez, Hernandez or Martinez. Hispanic names for mayor of Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego."
Then Secretary of Housing And Urban Development (5 )
"We demand the program of accelerated citizenship that President Clinton initiated be maintained, not slowed down...We must extend amnesty to the undocumented."
Juan Jose Gutierrez
One Stop Immigration (6 )
RE-ELECTION: CLINTON'S "CITIZENSHIP USA": WIDESPREAD FRAUD = INSTANT VOTERS
"What little safeguards we had, and what little integrity we had in the process, has been completely removed for the sake of - of volume. They needed to get the numbers through, and they needed to get the numbers through within a certain period of time."
James Humble Sanchez, INS Special Agent, Investigations
National Public Radio - March 31, 1997
"One INS examiner in Los Angeles, who asked not to be named, says he routinely encounters people who, he says, have passed the test fraudulently..."
National Public Radio, March 31, 1997
"The federal government will move to strip the citizenship of nearly 5,000 people who were wrongly naturalized during last year's citizenship rush, immigration officials said Friday."
Associated Press , May 23, 1997
INS discloses 18,000 non-citizens listed in Orange County voter rolls.
Los Angeles Times, May 30, 1997
Fraudulent L.A. County voter registration by Hermandad Mexicana Nacional investigated.
Los Angeles Times, June 12, 1997
MEXICAN GOVERNMENT: CO-CONSPIRATOR
"Prompted by California's anti-immigrant law and friction from closer ties with the United States, Mexico is preparing to allow its citizens abroad to acquire dual 'nationality' as a way to better promote and protect their interests."
Christian Science Monitor, April 7, 1995
...The issue of double citizenship has been raised for many years and has no relation at all to Proposition 187."
Mexican Consul General Mexican Consul General Los Angeles Daily News, May 17, 1995
"But not until the Mexican consul in Los Angeles, Jose Angel Pescador Osuna, began pressing the Mexican government following the Proposition 187 vote in November did the idea begin moving."
[in Spanish]"...anyone who wants to defend the interests of Mexico in whichever country they reside [must] augment their political power in order to make it within that country's rules. One way to achieve that objective is to make it easier for them to vote in the elections, through acquiring U.S. citizenship..."
Jorge A. Bustamante, College President Excelsior, Mexico City, March 27, 1995
"Mexicans living in the U.S. should be able to vote in Mexico and here to protect their interests."
Arturo Rodriquez, Mexican Consulate (4 )
"We will not tolerate foreign forces dictating and enacting laws on Mexicans."
Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo - responding to new U.S. Immigration Law - April 4, 1997 (7)
America is in a struggle with Mexico and Mexican nationalists over control of the American Southwest.
The issue isn't race, Mr. Clinton - it's Reconquista
Call your U.S. representatives today: 1-800-972-3524 (no longer works - looks like we knocked it off the air)
Demand they:·close the border · deport all illegals · support HR-7 (Citizenship Reform Act)
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Americans for America Rally
Noon to 4 pm - July 4th
Westwood Federal Building Veteran &Wilshire (off 405 fwy)
Join us and bring an American flag
Federal/County permits issued. Free parking in federally secured lot.
(1) New York Times, Dec. 10, 1995, Sect. B, p. 15., (2) Atlantic Monthly, November, 1996, (3) U.C. Riverside Latino Conference-The Immigration Crisis - Response to Prop. 187, Jan. 13-14, 1995; (4) Southwest Voter Registration Project Annual Meeting, June 8-9, 1996; (5) Southwest Voter Registration Project Annual Meeting, July 14-16, 1995; (6) Latino March on Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1996; (7) The News Mexico City, April 4, 1997, pg.1