Romney Revealed – Yet Again!

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Several news media have suggested that Mitt Romney cannot win the presidency without the Latino vote. I’m not so sure about this, as what matters is voter turnout.

As we all know now, President Obama, fed up with the do nothing, obstructionist Congress, acted on his own by issuing an executive order stopping deportation of young Latinos, and allowing them to continue in college.… [Read more]

In the Shadow of the American Dream, Part 1

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The plight of undocumented workers is an issue that ebbs and flows with the political tide.  During election years, the issue comes to the forefront as many politicians vie for a platform that resonates with their base. As the Latino population continues to grow, some politicians paint the burgeoning Latino population as having a negative impact on the lives of the rest of Americans.… [Read more]

The Right-Wing’s Secret Weapon to Win 2012

Marco Rubio

Looks like Mitt Romney will end up being the Republican Presidential nominee.  So who’s the Vice President in waiting?

Some, like Florida Governor Jeb Bush, would like it to be junior US Senator from Florida, Marco Rubio. Yes, their secret weapons is Rubio!  The GOP figures that once Latinos hear Rubio is the VP nominee, they will all come out to the streets and dance away the night to the sounds of Mariachi — wetted down with Patron Tequila!!  … [Read more]

Race Still Matters

Race Still Matters

I can’t help being fascinated by the Trayvon Martin case – by the way the events are unfolding and the ways in which narratives are being constructed and white supremacy is being exposed. It’s interesting to hear the many “takes” on the situation, including the following gems of cognition:

  • George Zimmerman isn’t white; he can’t be racist.
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Republicans’ Disregard for Latinos

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The Right-Wing Presidential wannabes can kiss the Latino vote goodbye. Normally, when you have respect for others, you tend to be sensitive to their condition. Throughout  the campaign however, the 3 Stooges have made it clear they don’t plan to seek the Latino vote to win.  They prefer the Ring-Wing base-haters and Tea party activists’ prejudiced view of a White America.… [Read more]