Cesar Chavez: An Unlikely Border Ally to Donald Trump

Cesar Chavez is one of the most referenced liberal icons by Democrats and is championed as a hero of human rights. As a fierce defender of unions and a community organizer of sorts, it makes sense. There has been an awful lot of amnesia, however, and there is an argument to be made that he would actually fall more in line with President Trump than the Democrats.

For anyone living in even a moderately large city, chances are there is a Cesar Chavez Blvd or some other iteration memorializing his name. He even has his own day which happens to be today. Rather than listing off all of his achievements, here are a couple ways he just might actually be an unlikely ally to Donald Trump on the border.

1| He Was Deeply Opposed to Illegal Immigration

Most Americans who are opposed to illegal immigration oppose it for different reasons than Chavez, but the passion was probably about equal. While conservatives want to protect the rule of law, national security and personal property rights, the reason was a lot more simple for Chavez --- illegals messed up his strikes.

"…where we closed them down, they were unable to get strikebreakers, or they’d gotten very few. And then all of a sudden yesterday morning, they brought in 220 wetbacks — these are the illegals — from Mexico. Now, there’s no way to defend against that kind of strikebreaking…"

2| He Was All for a Border Wall

Barack Obama co-opted Chavez's slogan of 'Si, se puede' or 'Yes, we can' --- but it just might have been Chavez who would be chanting "Build that wall!" He was quoted as saying:

"Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures."

But his actions spoke much louder. He formed a 100-mile-long 'wet line' of military-style tents to ferociously protect his union from "wetbacks" and strikebreakers, migrant workers who dared interfere with his work. The people manning these posts were paid a minuscule amount, only $5 to $7 a day to catch anyone trying to break through and beat the hell out of them with bats and chains.

So What Does It All Mean?

Since Democrats and socialists only care about the end and not the means, this information won't rattle their world view one bit. They are more than happy to whitewash the history that is inconvenient and continue to lionize a pretty cruel guy because his politics happen to fit theirs. His official bio says:

“Cesar made everyone, especially the farm workers, feel the jobs they were doing in the movement were very important.”

That all sounds well and good, but he actually had quite a bit of contempt for his workers --- even calling them pigs.

“Every time we look at [the farmworkers], they want more money. Like pigs, you know. Here we’re slaving, and we’re starving and the g*d**m workers don’t give a sh** about anything because we don’t train them, you know, we don’t teach them anything.” 

Really getting to know your heroes can be a dicey proposition and leads to a lot of disappointment. So liberals should stay away from the truth on this one, because if they examine too closely --- they might just see Cesar Chavez has more in common with Trump than they might like.

 

 

Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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