Latino lawmakers hinder immigration enforcement: Truth-O-Meter

  Earlier this month, Rebecca Forest, co-founder and past president of the Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas, was portrayed as a bigot by liberal Texas Democrats. She was savaged in a YouTube clip and in a newspaper editorial in the Austin American-Statesman titled "Curb the intolerance, por favor."   Her crime?   To the PC-obsessed Democrats, it was Forest's allegedly hateful remarks at a rally outside the Capitol - regarding how most Latino lawmakers vote on illegal immigration issues.   She said: "If you really want to know why in Texas we don't get immigration legislation passed, it's because we have 37--36--Hispanic legislators in the Texas Legislature. All of the states that have passed legislation have a handful. And I mean literally, some of them have no Hispanic legislators, maybe 3 or 5. So that's part of our problem and we need to change those numbers. We need to do something about that." She was speaking in behalf of Women on the...(Read Full Post)