New Mexico Mayor Quits, Says ‘White People’ Stealing Latino Power

John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times, October 11, 2012

Raton Mayor Charles Starkovich insists the form of government in his northern New Mexico city is rife with racism and discrimination against Latino residents. He says the “white people in the country club” control all the power, even though the small community of 6,800 people is 60% Hispanic.

So the 61-year-old mayor is taking a stand: He quit.

Starkovich said in a letter delivered to City Hall on Wednesday that he was resigning as mayor and city commissioner in protest to Raton’s at-large voting system. Starkovich said the system violates the federal Voting Rights Act and that he plans to file a formal complaint with the U.S. Justice Department.

“It’s a silent form of racism,” he told the Los Angeles Times. “And it waters down voting strength of a particular class of people.”

The town’s now ex-mayor says he has steamed for years as he watched political power “stolen” from Latino residents. Raton has five voting districts, and the Latino population is spread just about evenly throughout. Four of the five commissioners live within blocks of one another in one district and don’t live in the areas they purportedly represent.

Under the present system, he added, a resident of one district could cast votes in another district.

“The east side of Raton is 90% Latino, but the white class from the country club area is voting to keep a Latino commissioner out in another side of town.”

He said Raton has just one Hispanic commissioner when it should have at least three, if voting percentages held true.

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  • Puggg

    A town that is 60% Hispanic and 40% white will still have a mostly white city government, because Hispanics tend to the younger (too young to vote) and apathetic.  I’m sure many are here illegally, but that never stopped them from voting before now.   I guess that Hispanics are about 30% of the town’s voters.

    • Bobby

      But that never stopped them from voting before now, and I might add, neither have apathetic citizens ever stopped them from voting.

    • C_C_Conrad

       “He said Raton has just one Hispanic commissioner when it should have at least three, if voting percentages held true.”
      Notice here, that the assumption is being made that the Hispanics will always vote for their own out of racial loyalty.   I WONDER WHY THEY MAKE AN ASSUMPTION LIKE THAT !!??   Gee Wally, I just can’t understand that. 

      • The Worlds Scapegoat

        If whites voted that way, maybe we wouldn’t be in this mess.

        • Agreed! When Whites vote in our own best racial interests, we are condemned as vile “racists.” Nevertheless, Hispanics are not only encouraged, but also expected to vote along racial / ethnic lines. Traitors like Charles Starkovich are perfectly fine with a mexican take over of this county.

    • The__Bobster

      Give it a little time. Soon they will be able to block vote, and all the “Gringos” will be tossed out of power. I know. It happened to my old town.

      • Liberalssuck

         I love it when/if it happens to liberal traitors.  They are the reason why our country and the West  is so overtaxed, overregulated and being invaded. 

  • Flaxen-headed Strumpet

    Raton = Rat (rodent) in Spanish. A small town in the northern part of the “trailer park” of the Southwest.

  • jedsrael

    White people’s breathing is “stealing air” from Diversity.

  • Jay11

    I work in a place where there are many white activists working for latino advancement.  I shake my head in wonder at them.  They are all female by the way.  When I see them walking amidst their adoring little latino fellow activists, I realize that if there ever was such a thing as white priviledge, of white people using their race and cultural capital to their advantage, they would be it. 

    White, liberal do gooders are the stars of the show around the non-whites they champion.  They eat it up, really.

    If you noticed, most white liberals don’t actually work around blacks much anymore.  Too dangerous and scary after years of trying.  By letting in foreigners that they can become in charge of, these white liberlas gain a new set of followers for whom they are the language authority, the god-like figure who can guide them, and the provider of resources via government grants and programs.

    These white liberals, who seem to have self-esteem issues and a need for recognition, imported a more docile group of sycophants. 

    Can you imagine, even for one second, that if you and a bunch of other white people moved to China (or Mexico etc) that local native people would come to you and say they prefer you over their own people, and that they will do everything in their power to put their own people down in favor of you?  It would never happen.  Liberalism does appear to really be a form of mental illness.

    • Liberalssuck

      The only white females I’ve met who are conservative and prowhite, generally have had bad experiences with nonwhite males.  The white males I’ve met who are liberal are trust fund babies who have never had to do one day of physical labor to make money, nor have they lived in the diversity that claim they love so much.   The ignorance and arrogance of liberal really infuriates me anymore!

  • Snowhitey

    There is nothing more revolting than a white man pandering to a constituency of another race and culture.  He should be forced to leave Raton before sundown.

    We need to alienate these traitors and let them know why we are ostracizing them!

    • guest

      I agree.  If there’s one thing I hate, it’s a white person who speaks ill about their fellow whites and culture but is quick to praise other races and their cultures.  We should just leave them to the multiculturalism the claim to love so much.  It’s hopeless to try and talk any sense into them.

      • pc must go

        We can be the Light that lights a thousand candles, and by example and honest (not mean-spirited) and frank discussion, allow other whites to express their feelings of white racial resentment/dissent. 

        Be the Light that allows other whites to come forward.

        • Invictus_1

           Agreed.  Many liberals are just white people who are too cowardly to speak their real minds and/or have self censors implanted in their minds, preventing them from saying what they really know.  We must liberate them.

          • Liberalssuck

             Many white liberals are professional race hustlers or they are brainwashed or they are outcasts amongst many whites (for whatever reason) and champion for “victims” to make themselves feel better….or to make money from doing so. 

      • Liberalssuck

         I don’t trust race traitors of any race.  I dislike white liberal traitors far more than I dislike black militants or muslim crazies or Hispanic supremacists.  These white liberals enable them with money (usually taxpayers’ money) or push more laws that negatively affect whites, etc.  The black militants and muslim fanatics view the appeasement as weakness and their goal is to destroy white people anyways.  Why make it easier for them.

         Anymore, I don’t even trust blacks who rip on other blacks, especially if they are the famous “black conservatives.”  Many of them don’t really believe what they say (in my opinion), but they are making money by saying things they know white conservatives are too scared to say.   Look at how blacks republicans turned their backs on the GOP lately. 

  • Bill

    So now……voting results have to conform to diversity percentages?  Bah.

  • Bobby

    Another stupid, presumptous and clueless, FOOL. Does Starkovich actually think that if Mexicans(Mexicans, mostly, why continue the hispanic characterization, when Mexico is licking its chops at gaining more and more power with their invading citizens), controled his Northern New Mexico city, they would be “fair” to non-Mexicans, they would be so altruistic,etc. Well, Starko, come to all the cities Mexican polticians are now in control of in California for example, and listen to how they talk. The delusions concerning culture/race,etc. of European Americans are deep and pathologic in the extreme.

    • pc must go

      I knew sort of a hippie white guy (who claimed to be 1/16th black, though you’d never tell) who lived in New Mexico , Alburqurqe and heard gun shots go off like every other night…

      Back in NY he was angered by local Mexicans who got away with beating up a 15 year old kid… small town white liberals came to their (the mexicans) defense.

  • Strider73

    Note to Mr. Starkovich: No dejes que la puerta golpeó el culo demasiado al salir.

    Translation: “Don’t let the door hit your butt too hard as you leave.”

    • StillModerated

       I believe he should not let the door hit him too hard in the vagina on the way out.  And why is somebody named Starkovich so worried about “hispanics?”

  • C_C_Conrad

     Raton Mayor Jared Taylor insists the form of government in his northern New Mexico city is rife with racism and discrimination against white residents. He says the “Latino people in the country club” control all the power, even though the small community of 6,800 people is 60% white.

    Taylor said in a letter delivered to City Hall on Wednesday that he was resigning as mayor and city commissioner in protest to Raton’s at-large voting system.  Taylor said the system violates the federal Voting Rights Act and that he plans to file a formal complaint with the U.S. Justice Department.

    “It’s a silent form of racism,” he told the Los Angeles Times. “And it waters down voting strength of white people.”

    The town’s now ex-mayor says he has steamed for years as he watched political power “stolen” from white residents. Raton has five voting districts, and the white population is spread just about evenly throughout. Four of the five commissioners live within blocks of one another in one district and don’t live in the areas they purportedly represent.

    “The east side of Raton is 90% white, but the Latino class from the country club area is voting to keep a white commissioner out in another side of town.”

    He said Raton has just one white commissioner when it should have at least three, if voting percentages held true.  

    The Los Angeles Times responded by saying that this was just racism and hate mongering on the part of Jared Taylor because he is afraid of losing his white privilege.  

    • Jed Sant Devi

      Bitterly clinging to his White privilege has been deemed a Hate Crime Against Global Dignity by the UN-EU-DOJ-SPLC-ADL-ACLU-NAACP-BAMN-NBP-NOI and all others who care about sustainability, fairness, and change.

  • ‘Under the present system, he added, a resident of one district could cast votes in another district.

    “The east side of Raton is 90% Latino, but the white class from the country club area is voting to keep a Latino commissioner out in another side of town.”’

    Diversity Mongers in past have been all for racial gerrymandering districts to get the results they want.

    It only becomes a problem when Whites wise up to this and start to play the same game…

    What hypocrisy from the Diversity Mongers!  

    • Bobby

      EXACTLY!!!!

  • pc must go

    “Raton Mayor Charles Starkovich insists the form of government in his northern New Mexico city is rife with racism and discrimination against Latino residents. He says the “white people in the country club” control all the power, even though the small community of 6,800 people is 60% Hispanic.”
    It’s probably true. This is the way it is in NYC or other areas… whites still form the most educated, mentally/socially productive (perhaps not physically) class even if they are a minority, 

  • StillModerated

    The “country club” this fool is harping on about is a 9-hole course scratched out of the scrub. It features no tennis court, no swimming pool,  and dirt parking lots.  Some east side residents work at this club.  The under-represented hispanics feel grateful not to ruled by Vicente Fox — or the Zetas.

    • Bobby

      Thank you. At the same time that you’ve  shined some light on how over rated this whole story is, the other side of the coin is that it shows the Mayor to be even more detestable. Yes, the pathologies of many European-Americans run Grand Canyon deep.

    • Jackryanvb

      Ah – StillModerated is voicing the very common “those happy slaves” are so happy we American Whites let them come/work in our country/communities, they would never revolt, try to hurt White Americans. Similar things were said in the US South in 1870, Rhodesia in 1975, South Africa in 1995.

      Whenever Whites bring in low wage NW workers the peace never lasts, there are always forces that want to make everyone equal and that means bringing Whites down or killing us, driving us out.

      Lower class Mexicans are re-making the violent world of Northern Mexico right here in my Chicago. These low wage Mexican workers are not eternally content to work as our bus boys and dish washers.

      • StillModerated

        The point I was making was that the Mexispanics in Ratville weren’t complaining. The mayor and his left wing cronies in LA did that for them. The reason whites now hire immigrants is that for the past 40 years they’ve been been practicing child sacrifice, something no civilization ever survive. But, I fathered 3 white kids, how have you helped?

        • Jackryanvb

          I commend you for fathering 3 White children. I have two. Now how about doing some other good things for our people, like standing up for the rights of White American workers to secure employment at  a living wage. Those White Americans who hire Mestizo, NW 3rd world immigrants (legal or illegal – in the long run it makes no difference) because these Mestizo/NW immigrants will work (in the short run) for lower wages, these White American employers are traitors to our people. The Japanese don’t do this, neither to the Swiss.

          We have to get out of this free market, open borders, economic conservative, unrestrained individualism.

          We have to get our White American people to think and act as “we” instead of just “me, me, me”.

          Those White Americans who support the 3rd world, NW immigration invasion,  terrorism, take-over of our country deserve to be robbed, assaulted, tortured and killed.

          Q: How would Romanian folk hero Count Dracula, Vlad the Impaler deal with such traitors?

          A: Impale them on sharpened wooden sticks and include an impaled copy of Milton Friedman’s Free to Choose and the July 4th Edition of the Wall Street Journal.

          • Bobby

            I could not agree with you more. The so-called “individualism”, is becoming the ruination of European-Americans, as every other group acts in unison on the issues that favor their group.
            That is why the mantra applies to European-Americans who act like they presently do, STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES.

          • Liberalssuck

             I agree as well.  I was watching “Jailed Abroad” on National Geographic and listening to stupid white liberal types who tell their stories of being kidnapped in South America or jailed in a nonwhite third-world country, etc.  I can’t feel sorry for them, mostly because these are the same people who flooding white nations with these third worlders.  Their ignorance and misplaced guilt always hurts them or others.  I just hope these whites who are dumb enough to go (unarmed) to third world countries and who escape horror there wake up racially and deal with reality.

          • Bobby

            They will NEVER wake-up. Never. These leftists must be isolated and ignored by rational people.

  • LHathaway

      “We should just leave them to the multiculturalism the claim to love so much”.
    Not so fast. In the future we will need their vote. Then, afterward, we kick them out. 

  • Jackryanvb

    Ah – New Mexico (soon to be re-named “more Mexico”) is open borders Libertarian candidate for President Garry Johnson’s state.  I agree with this Latrino LaRaza pol, the country club Whites in New Mexico need to have some of their comfortable political control taken away, then maybe they won’t fall for idiot/traitorous Libertarians like Garry Johnson and yes, R.P.

  • The Worlds Scapegoat

    I think the Mexicans should all take a stand and quit and go back to Mexico. That will teach us raciss whites about being raciss.

    • Bobby

      They do often go back, with trucks full of expensive items to install in their second homes, or their relatives homes bought in the U.S. with “easy credito”. When they go bankrupt, they wait a few years then our corrupt Wall Street Banks, start lending them money(credit) to start this all over again. New mantra for American citizens………
      STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES, EVERYTIME YOU ALLOW THE LEFT TO SCREW WITH YOUR NATION.

  • Good…GTF out traitor…

  • LHathaway

    “Diversity Mongers in past have been all for racial gerrymandering districts to get the results they want”.
    Yes, voting districts have been redrawn for 50 years in efforts to maximize the minority vote/place token persons of color in elected positions. What’s odd, is that the Media has covered this issue for 50 years as if districts are being redrawn to screw minorities.  Always the victims of color even when the opposite reality is true. 

  • Liberalssuck

    Fine, I will quit “stealing Latino power” provided we whites get to have our own territory, where only whites get to decide how the area is run, where only whites get to live, etc.  Fair enough, everyone?

    • Laager

      That is the way apartheid in South Africa was structured
      The liberal west and the UN refused to allow it and forced the multi-culti, diversity and enrichment model on the country – particularly the white community.
      Look at the failed results it has delivered with the northern neighbour Zimbabwe the prime example. Zim and SA whites warned the west that this what will come to pass having monitored the process unfold from West Africa starting with Ghana in 1957

      The biggest enemy that whites have is the white liberal community living among them.                                                                                                                    

      • mutt3003

        The biggest enemy that whites have is the white liberal community living among them. EXACTLY.

        I want to live amongst my kind as much as anybody, but if we’re supposed to wait for all of our fellow whites to rise to the occasion, we will be waiting a long, long time. When you have WICO’s (white in color only) such as George Clooney, Sean Penn and Bill Clinton willing to load the guns of the enemy, it’s going to take more than articles and speeches to get this ball rolling.

  • Bobby

    Is it any wonder I once read a blog where some European-American got upset because some white guy wasn’t too hot on their “program”, where they sat around feeling sorry for themselves. He told them, ” Whites are too politically stupid to be taken seriously.” He might have been on to something there, when we keep reading stories involving people like mayor Starkovich.

  • NOSHEOL TARSUS

    Fortunately, the end of American evil s nearly over. The tares, and the wheat, and the tares are mostly the evil whites in charge, filled with all malevolence , and eceit. Their reign will be brought down to hell Yet a little while, and Yehoshua Ha Mashiach will be coming along to incinerate these devils. ISAIAH 66:24. Also, there’s always some psyops with all white American journalism, or better called “racist propaganda.” Example: Just look at the images around these racist articles, a subtle form of programming. Proverbs 37.