As Congress fights over what anti-immigrant law to impose, and the right wing rails against the powerful new movement demanding legalization of undocumented workers, one question is never addressed by the politicians and pundits: Who does the land of the United States really belong to?
The “founding fathers” and their successors stole the entire country from the Indigenous nations through centuries of war, treachery and genocide. A huge swath of the country was torn from Mexico. Continue reading →
11/23/09 – Tea-party prankster Robert Erickson – who last week infiltrated a right-wing “Tea Party Against Amnesty” at the Minnesota State Capitol, attempted to turn himself in for self-deportation at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Bloomington. Along with seven other “illegal” European immigrants wearing orange jumpsuits and about 25 supporters, the pranksters chanted “Columbus go home!” and “Deport us now!” to stubborn ICE officials.