Pro-Immigration Protesters Again Storm Eric Cantor’s Condo

Sean Higgins, Washington Examiner, May 22, 2014

For the second time in six months, a group of pro-immigration protesters stormed inside the private northern Virginia residence of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va.

About two dozen activists from a group called Casa de Virginia appeared at the Cantor’s condo complex in Arlington at about 8 p.m. Thursday. One distracted the complex’s front desk clerk long enough to allow the rest to stream into the lobby area.

Once inside, they attempted to distribute fliers to residents accusing Cantor of being “the one man blocking immigration reform.” They also loudly chanted, according to residents. At least one protester shouted through a bullhorn.

Police were called and the protesters continued their activities on the sidewalk outside the complex before finally leaving around 9 p.m. No one was reported injured and no arrests were made.

An affiliated group called Casa en Action did the exact same thing at Cantor’s condo complex in November. In that incident, one protester gained entry by pretending to inquire about getting a unit, then letting the others in.

Both times, the groups did not alert anyone in the media that they would be staging a protest–despite the fact that publicity is usually the main point of such an event. I only found out about it because I happen to live in the neighborhood.

“No, we did not send out a press release,” said Maria Jose Sandoval, spokeswoman for Casa de Virginia. “Not for this one.”

Sandoval was quite proud that the group had gotten inside the building, stating that they were in for 15 minutes before the police arrived and they had to move to the sidewalk. “They all got inside,” she said, gesturing towards the protesters. Several were at the November event as well, she added.

She was candid that the protest was driven by concerns that the chances for immigration legislation in Congress were dimming and they wanted Cantor to know that Virginia Latinos “wanted action.”

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One flier distributed by the protesters urged the residents to “Know Thy Neighbor” and urged them to tell Cantor to support reform. {snip}

Cantor himself was not seen and it was not clear if he was even at the complex Thursday evening. The condominium is in Arlington’s Pentagon City neighborhood, a residential area near the Pentagon.

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Casa de Virginia and Casa in Action are both offshoots of another group, Casa de Maryland.

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  • Oil Can Harry

    Cantor may be a pathetic open-borders neocon but this is still outrageous.

    The message these thugs are sending: We know where you live and we can get by your building’s security.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Yes, he should get restraining orders and file stalking charges. That’s outside the bounds of public protest. Maybe this is the wake-up call that snake, Cantor, needs.

      • RonanTheLibtardian

        Maybe he’ll convert from his “Femi-RINO” status. I still love that one.

  • Whitetrashgang

    Well why don’t they using that same effort to improve their own countries and leave us alone? All their doing is admitting that they are failures.

    • SentryattheGate

      Failures? YES! They’ve got almost the whole Western Hemisphere; look what a mess they’ve made of it! They have no claim to fame; don’t invent, don’t produce products that are desired, don’t have great universities, aren’t known for good governments or good places to live! Yet now they must have North America too!

      • B.E.L.

        Their tacos are pretty bomb!

        • Whitetrashgang

          My dink is pretty big !

        • me

          We don’t need them….we have the recipes.

          • DiversityIsDeath

            Haha, good one!

    • Anon

      In their own countries, people like this are murdered by private militaries paid for by Spanish speaking white people who would laugh at the ridiculous notion there are any white nationalists in the US.

  • TruthBeTold

    Angry mobs.

    Those are our new neighbors.

    Claiming victimization, demanding redress, and threatening retribution.

  • Why would you try to intimidate your own allies?

    • JSS

      Your averages squat monster is so dumb they just follow the D=good R=nazi KKK narrative. They don’t know the actual positions of any particular politician. The irony is liberals love to accuse conservatives of being low IQ and not being able to think with “nuance”. Yet the black and brown democratic base couldn’t define what nuance even means much less think with it. They are also the ones that have an IQ gap with Appalachian whites.

  • Frank_DeScushin

    The reason why Conservatives lose is because it’s in their nature to fight by Marquess of Queensberry Rules. Leftists argue for civility only to keep Conservatives clinging to their natural civil ways, but as we see in this article and in countless other examples — Liberals are the people who are truly uncivil. Unfortunately, incivility works and wins so perhaps our side should start to fight fire with fire.

    • Nancy Thomas

      I’ve decided that it’s going to take force. The left took over in the 60’s by using force and the threat of force. That’s all they understand. You can’t reason with them because they are unreasonable and illogical. We’re eventually going to have to kick their butts.

      • Einsatzgrenadier

        We’re going to need a Third American Revolution in order to take our country back from the multicultural tyrants in Washington.

      • MBlanc46

        Perhaps not force, but large numbers of people in the streets. We’re no threat to them sitting in our living rooms or kitchens posting on Amren.

      • Ahnenerbe ᛟ

        They are a protected wildlife species by the Fed. gov’t. Holder has some hate crime charges for you if you burn their ‘casas’ down.

      • 1iameverywhere1

        You need to have your butts kicked, Nancy. I read many of your postings and sure have big problems. You suffer from extreme anger syndrom and extreme flight of ideas. Have you ever considered having sex instead of hating people?

    • PvtCharlieSlate

      No “perhaps” about it …

    • 90% of the so-called ‘conservatives’ in the country are just as much in favor of trashing the nation with immigrants as the so-called ‘liberals’ are. They’re all brainwashed by the mass media; they just give different reasons …sometimes.

      • Al Rex

        Mass Media =Jews. We will have to eventually revisit a final solution for these parasite infiltrators who invited themselves into our Christian nations and brought nothing but destruction.

    • 1stworlder

      If a conservative gets elected in 2016, they will howl if Soros gets a visit from the IRS despite all the wrongdoing of bath house Barry. They will all of a sudden want fair play.

      • ThomasER916

        At this point I’d vote for Hitler.

        • Hallie Eva

          I hear you, Thomas. It has just about come to that.

  • Nancy Thomas

    Send all of the vermin back to mexico NOW.

  • Anglo

    One flier distributed by the protesters urged the residents to “Know Thy Neighbor”

    I don’t want to know them; I just want them out of my country!

  • mobilebay

    Why is this anti-American gang harassing Cantor? He’s one of them. He wants open borders and amnesty for the lawbreakers here. I’m all for trading all illegals for the US Marine in a Mexican prison. Best trade this country would ever make.

    • NoMosqueHere

      He’s not jumping high or fast enough. Maybe they need to slip him a few mexican jumping beans.

  • Who Me?

    “Know Thy Neighbor”

    We DO know our neighbor–that’s why we don’t want you in our country! You made a shambles of yours, now you want to vandalize ours in spite of all we do to try to keep it nice and functional. Go home. Get out of here. (And in the meantime, stop pestering our politicians. (We know they’re a bunch of crooks, but they’re OUR crooks…)

    • 1stworlder

      Mexicant president Calderon said “where there are Mexicans there is mexico”
      Age of consent 12
      drinking & driving is a national pastime despite that illegal drunk drivers kill more americans in 2 weeks than rifles do in a year.
      Corruption & drug dealers rule anywhere they are.

  • Marc Zuckurburg

    You’ve seen the carrot, Eric.

    This is the stick.

    Have I made myself clear?

    • me

      Marc! You so funny!

  • DonReynolds

    “they wanted Cantor to know that Virginia Latinos “wanted action.””
    Try that stunt in my neighborhood and see how much action you get.

  • IstvanIN

    And yet, despite these stunts, Republirats don’t consider these vermin invaders. Amazing.

    • mobilebay

      Here’s one that does!

  • MBlanc46

    I want action, too.

  • What’s that? They used force and subterfuge to break in where they’re not otherwise allowed, and then crowed about it to anyone who’d listen? And no one was arrested despite all of them having broken the law? Let me guess now…are we talking about a condo or a country?

  • Xerxes22

    I’m surprised that these people were able to find out where Cantor lived. Usually these criminals in Congress are careful to hide their home addresses from the public. They know how much they are hated by the American people.

    • Many times, their “home” address back in the district or state isn’t much more than a hole in the wall. For a long time, Dick Gephardt “officially” lived in his elderly mother’s senior living apartment. And we all know about the current scandal over Pat Roberts only “living” in Kansas in terms of him renting a couch in a friend’s house.

    • DiversityIsDeath

      Some high ranking pro-immigration Democrat who has access to this info found Cantor’s address and passed it on to these criminals.

  • Anon

    Remember the good old days when politicians and others with money would hire professional “goons” to crack a few skulls?
    One of the reasons our society has degenerated to the point it has.

  • plaintruthforidiots

    The message these thugs are sending is “Oh PLEASE don’t make us live around our own race! We must live around white people, so we can TAKE from them what we can’t MAKE ourselves – a functioning, first world society…”

  • LHathaway

    The reporter lives in the same neighborhood as Eric Cantor? That’s a damning admission. . . . (sarcasm off)

  • Puggg

    About two dozen activists from a group called Casa de Virginia appeared at the Cantor’s condo complex in Arlington at about 8 p.m. Thursday. One distracted the complex’s front desk clerk long enough to allow the rest to stream into the lobby area.

    News flash: Illegal aliens violate a boundary. Film on tonight’s news, TV station WDUH.

    • mobilebay

      First they break into a country, now they break into someone’s home. Why weren’t the police called? Or are we supposed to welcome them into our homes too?

      • Pro_Whitey

        Remember when it was a big gaffe when Ronald Reagan said, “Su casa es mi casa”? In retrospect, we can see how Uncle Ronnie screwed it up, given the conduct of illegals in this country.

  • WR_the_realist

    We can only wish that Eric Cantor was a sincere opponent of illegal immigrant amnesty and increasing legal immigration. Perhaps having to confront those annoying protestors will make him one.

    • bilderbuster

      I doubt it.
      I Everyone knows Cantor’s pro illegal.
      It wouldn’t surprise me at all if Cantor hired this rabble to provide cover for his traitorous bad self.

  • Demo P. Seal; PouponMarks

    Isn’t this “breaking and entering”? Are there not laws on the books against this? Politics trumps the legal system? Helen Keller can see where this is going.

  • Tarczan

    This was most likely organized by the WH. No way it was spontaneous.

  • DiversityIsDeath

    This is third world style physical intimidation. These criminals are trying to SCARE Cantor into giving them their way.

    • IstvanIN

      He doesn’t need to be threatened, he is already on their side.

  • Did anyone see Mickey Kaus’s column in the Daily Caller today? Now I’m starting to think that the person behind this rabble storming Eric Cantor’s condo is Eric Cantor. All to create the impression that he’s really tough on immigration, because Dave Brat really does have a chance to knock him out on June 10.

    http://dailycaller.com/2014/05/27/will-virginia-gops-be-fooled/

  • Al Rex

    Cantor is a Jew and not a real Republican. He is a mole within the Republican Party.

  • Paulie Boy

    Just a couple of weeks ago he was literally chased out of a building by his constituents. They were rather upset about his pro-amnesty stance. Now he has the Reconquista crowd on his tail. Oy vey! Hopefully he will self-deport to Israel.