Game Change: I’m Smelling a Sequel

 So the pick is Paul Ryan, Ayn Rand’s not so secret lover and author of the budget that would gut several important social programs. I can’t say I’m shocked. For conservatives, it’s a pick to rejoice over. For liberals, it’s a pick to rejoice over. But game-changer? Eh…

As far as game-changing picks go, I think Sarah Palin still has that one covered.… [Read more]

Rubio – No Moderate

Former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona, who is running for Senate as a Democrat in Arizona, commented that Marco Rubio‘s scaled-down version of the Dream Act is just a “political calculation” aimed and getting the Latino vote. The Progressive Latino agrees with Carmona and hopes that all Latinos, especially those in influential positions, see Rubio for what he really is:  a Tea Party right-winger who is positioning himself as the voice for Latinos — and that is just not so.… [Read more]

The Right-Wing’s Secret Weapon to Win 2012

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]

Cell Phone Companies and Campaign Contributions: The Candidates You’re Really Supporting

When you enter your local AT&T or Verizon Wireless store, chances are you are not thinking about your local and national candidates running for office.  And why should you?  What you may not know is that a portion of the money you spend on a new iPhone or Android could go toward helping causes that you don’t support.  … [Read more]