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Virginia Trump State Chair Calls Latino Group CASA “Scumbag Organization”

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In fact, CASA is is an immigrant advocacy group whose mission is to “create a more just society by building power and improving the quality of life in low-income immigrant communities…living free from discrimination and fear, working together with mutual respect to achieve full human rights for all.” Horrible, eh?

In stark contrast, Donald Trump’s Virginia Chair, Prince William County Board Chair Corey Stewart, has been on a mission since 2007 to vilify, demonize and harass the human beings he disgustingly refers to as “illegals” (see 9500 Liberty for full documentation of Stewart’s actions at that time). Just like the guy Stewart’s now trying to elect to the most powerful position on earth…ugh.

UPDATE 8:37 am Friday: Prince William County Democratic Committee Chair Harry Wiggins says: “Stewart is an unprincipled Trump whore.  His constituency is those who fill the sewer with hate.  He has repeatedly and unsuccessfully tried to drive minorities including the Latino community and Muslim community out of majority minority’s Prince William County.  Stewart is the epitome of the Republican Party standing for hate and evil.”

UPDATE 3:34 pm: Luis Aguilar of CASA responds as well.

UNFIT FOR DIVERSE PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY; UNFIT FOR DIVERSE VIRGINIA

Corey Stewart once again demonstrates that he lacks the integrity worthy of a County Board Chair. His Facebook attack against CASA exemplifies his disdain for our immigrant community and mirrors a presidential candidate who tweets. These are not the values of Virginia and not the values of the United States. In this the month of immigrant heritage, we need politicians who will unite not divide.

UPDATE 3:22 pm: See the following statement by DLOV (Democratic Latino Organization of Virginia) founder Leni Gonzalez:

“Corey Stewart’s self-proclaimed ‘aggressive’ views on immigration are not based in fact, but in bigotry. His constant proposals to kick out undocumented individuals will break up families and destroy portions of Virginia’s economy. His threatening tone shows total lack of empathy for these hardworking members of our community and for the organizations serving and supporting them to achieve the American Dream.
The Democratic Latino Organization of Virginia and its members will not be intimidated by these types of attacks. Our efforts in the coming months will on community engagement, voter registration, and civic education. We will continue to fight for the rights of Hispanics and Latinos throughout the Commonwealth.”
Leni Gonzalez
Founding Member
Democratic Latino Organization of Virginia
UPDATE 11:33 am: Del. Alfonso Lopez says, “What I’ve said about Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump also applies to his Virginia State Chair Corey Stewart. A political career built on boorish behavior, xenophobia, and division is not worthy of Virginia. His ugly past statements about New Americans, Latinos, and now CASA are wrongheaded and go against who we are as an inclusive society. The refusal by Republican elected officials in Virginia to condemn the statements made by Trump and Stewart sends a horrible message. Their silence is deafening.”

  • FrankUnderwoodSr

    Of course their website is going to portray themselves as lovely and noble, but their work to support illegal immigration is clear. Why would you associate yourself with such a group? Are you unaware of the history of CASA support of illegal immigration?

    • Of course a raving xenophobe like Corey Stewart is going to portray a social justice and immigrants rights group as NOT “lovely and noble.” Shocker.

      • FrankUnderwoodSr

        Are you calling everyone that opposes illegal immigration a raving xenophobe? Apparently he referred to illegal immigrants as “illegals” which appears to be a “disgusting” sacrilege in your politically correct world. Is that why he is a “raving xenophobe”? Is that all it takes to be a xenophobe? Because it seems as if there is no basis in fact for all the name calling. Isn’t it true that all your hatred is directed at him because he is fighting against illegal immigration?

        • Reading comprehension 101: I said COREY STEWART is a raving xenophobe. But yes, referring to undocumented immigrants as “illegals” is disgusting and dehumanizing. If you need more background on Corey Stewart’s xenophobia, watch the superb film 9500 Liberty.

          • FrankUnderwoodSr

            I did look at the film and I found not a single shred of evidence of anything xenophobic. It was 100% accusation, but not even a single example of anything Corey Stewart has said or done that could fairly be called racist or xenophobic. It sure seems like you are just calling names because you disagree with his policy of fighting back against illegal immigration.

          • Uhhhh….alrighty.

          • FrankUnderwoodSr

            Wow…. Another powerful retort.

            I’ve actually tried to understand what this site is all about. It seems as if there is essentially no commentary or opposing ideas tolerated…. just pure Democrat talking points. And almost every article, every day, is written by one author; yourself. Posting simple minded propaganda, with no discussion of ideas, leads to a very boring website. Even your acolytes can only take so much of that.

            You actually should be grateful someone comes along to challenge you on some of the idiotic things you post, because it would lead to a much more interesting website eventually. But I can’t help if that isn’t what you want. I’ll move along.
            Good luck….

          • Ta ta! LOL

          • notjohnsmosby

            We’ll miss you.

          • It’s fascinating when these right-wing trolls come on progressive blogs, spew out insults, then are dismayed when we won’t engage with their lies and craziness.

      • Bob McMahan

        Low,

        Well, now I know what I am. It is great to be “a raving xenophobe”. Indeed we need lots of them if our country is to survive.

  • SKEPTICAL PROGRESSIVE

    Being called a “scum bag” by Corey Stewart is like being called ugly by a frog.

  • From Progress Virginia:

    Dear Corey Stewart: Trump Is Racist

    Donald Trump’s Virginia Campaign Chair and Chair of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors took to Facebook today to express his indignation that anyone would think Donald Trump is racist, while also taking potshots at CASA, an organization that advocates for immigrant and Latino communities.

    Stewart expressed incredible ignorance that anyone could consider Trump a racist. Since he posed the question, we’ll answer. Why is Trump racist? Take a look. If Stewart still has questions, there’s plenty more where this came from (unfortunately).

    Donald Trump On Immigrants: “They’re Bring Drugs. They’re Bringing Crime. They’re Rapists.” “The U.S. has become a dumping ground for everybody else’s problems. It’s true. And these aren’t the best and the finest. When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems. They’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists – and some, I assume, are good people, but I speak to border guards and they tell us what we’re getting.” [Donald Trump, Presidential Campaign Announcement, New York, NY 6/16/15]

    Donald Trump: “I’ll Use The Word Anchor Baby.” “Reporter: Anchor baby, that’s an offensive term, people find that hurtful. Donald Trump: You mean it’s not political correct and yet everybody uses it? Reporter: Look it up in the dictionary, it’s offensive. Trump: Give me a different term, give me a different term. What else would you like to say. Reporter: A child, an American born child of an undocumented immigrant. Trump: You want me to say that, okay, I use the word anchor baby. Excuse me, I’ll use the word anchor baby.” [Donald Trump, Press Conference, Derry, NH, 8/19/15]

    Trump Refused To Condemn His Supporters Sending Anti-Semitic Threats To Reporter Julia Ioffe: “I Don’t Have A Message To The Fans. A Woman Wrote An Article That’s Inaccurate.” “Wolf Blitzer: But the anti-Semitic death threats that have followed –Donald Trump: Oh, I don’t know about that. I don’t know anything about that. You mean fans of mine? Blitzer: Supposed fans of posting these very angry – but your message to these fans is? Trump: I don’t have a message to the fans. A woman wrote an article that’s inaccurate.” [“Situation Room,” CNN, 5/4/16]

    When Launching His Campaign, Donald Trump Said That Mexican Immigrants Are “Bringing Drugs. They’re Bringing Crime. They’re Rapists. And Some, I Assume, Are Good People.” According to CNBC, “But Trump widened that divide — and began his rise to the top of Republican polls with hot rhetoric in his presidential announcement speech about who was crossing America’s southern border. ‘When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best,’ he declared in June. ‘They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.’” [CNBC, 10/28/15]

    Trump: “Somebody’s Doing The Raping.” “Don Lemon: I’ve read the — I’ve read The Washington Post. I’ve read the Fusion. I’ve read the Huffington Post. And that’s about women being raped. It’s not about criminals coming across the border or entering the country. Donald Trump: Well, somebody’s doing the raping, Don. I mean, you know — I mean, somebody’s doing just think women are being rape. Well, who’s doing the raping? Who’s doing the raping?” [“CNN Tonight,” CNN, 7/1/15]

    Trump Called For End To Birthright Citizenship. According to the Donald Trump campaign, “End birthright citizenship. This remains the biggest magnet for illegal immigration. By a 2:1 margin, voters say it’s the wrong policy, including Harry Reid who said ‘no sane country’ would give automatic citizenship to the children of illegal immigrants.” [Donald Trump Campaign, 2015]

    Trump To Jorge Ramos: “Go Back To Univision.” Trump: Go back to Univision. [Donald Trump, Press Conference, Dubuque, IA, 8/25/15]

    • Bob McMahan

      The thing that makes Donald Trump so attractive to patriotic Americans is that he accurately describes the threats we face and suggests appropriate remedies. Corey Stewart has been doing that for some years as well. Now, if that offends you, you might wish to consider whose side you are on.

      • “he accurately describes the threats we face and suggests appropriate remedies”

        In fact, he does the exact opposite…completely fails to understand the real threats we face and suggests wildly inappropriate “remedies” (in quotes because what Trump suggests would make things much, much worse in every way).

    • Bob McMahan

      I don’t know. He sounds right on the target to me.

  • And???

  • True Blue

    The Stewart sycophant prefers to read articles confirming his biases; no surprise there. Maybe the bull blog provides more desired, “interesting” simple-minded propaganda?

    • Yep, they prefer to live in their cozy, hate-filled, angry, right-wing echo chamber.

      • notjohnsmosby

        Maybe he thought this was Black Velvet Lowell Feld.