Anarchists Vs. Republicans
May 29, 2007, 09:00 PM
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The Loyal Opposition blog, a Democrat in Minnesota, received this Anarchist flier, (in English and Spanish) from some local activists:

The RNC Welcoming Committee- a group of Twin Cities-based anarchists and anti-authoritarians formed to organize resistance to the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul- stands firmly with immigrant communities in opposing the recent wave of nativist repression led by the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) branch.[Anarchists, a Minneapolis non-profit, and embedded threats. « The Loyal Opposition]

He`s been able to trace the sender, and has questions for the organization that`s hosting these people, who are basically offering to riot in support of illegals, but that`s not my point.

I`m afraid that what struck me is their idea that immigration raids were the result of nativist, Republican plot. They haven`t been keeping up with their plotting, apparently.

Neither Michael Chertoff, head of DHS, nor George Bush, who appointed him, are nativists. In fact, it`s hard to even call them Republicans. If there`s any plot behind the raids, it`s to make the government look like it`s enforcing the law, so Bush can slip amnesty through.

If the anarchists had any tactical sense, they`d wait until after amnesty to threaten riots.