The president who never backs down finally caves


Intense pressure, including from Republicans, prompted Trump to undo his family separation policy. By Annie Karni and Eliana Johnson/Politico.com In the face of protests at airports across the country opposing his restrictive travel ban last year, President Donald Trump defended the executive order as a necessary protection from terrorists. When he was confronted with bipartisanContinue reading “The president who never backs down finally caves”

Love Hate and Hillary


Its August and the head shaking isn’t over. Week after week  just when you think Donald Trump has peaked, he tops himself again.  Coasting in the shadows is his primary opponent Hillary Clinton. Unlike Trump she seems to avoid the press, avoiding questions. I’m a fan of Hillary Rodham, I’m attracted to her drive andContinue reading “Love Hate and Hillary”

Asian Voices: Progressives, Are You Listening?


By:Jarryd Willis/Huffington Post Start including Asian voters in any discussion of Black and Hispanic issues. We’ve heard little of the 1.4 million undocumented Asians or 200k Asian youth who qualify for the DreamACT. Remember, Bill Clinton never won the Asian vote, and we shouldn’t take it for granted in 2016. Asian-Americans appear to be theContinue reading “Asian Voices: Progressives, Are You Listening?”

America’s Finest Hour: Screaming and Spitting on Children


  This is what it’s come to: As children flee horrifying violence in their home countries, the right assaults them Wingnuts’ gross war on children: Screaming and spitting at endangered kids By Heather Digby Parton/Salon.com It has to come as a shock to decent people everywhere to see the vitriol and rage written on theContinue reading “America’s Finest Hour: Screaming and Spitting on Children”

Newt Gingrich’s Independence, Bravo!


Bravo Newt,  finally a Republican breaking from the pack.   Many of the parties faithul believe controlling illegal  immigrants is one of the country  most important issues. In Wednesday,debate Newt Gingrich said…… “I don’t see how the party – the party that says it’s the party of the family – is going to adopt an immigration policy, whichContinue reading “Newt Gingrich’s Independence, Bravo!”

Alabama: A few days without Mexicans Just Sayin for Tuesday October 25,2011


  When I intialially read Alabama was considering its own immigration law.   My head tilted a bit and it was time for mental Geography review?    Is Alabama a border state?   It has borders. It borders Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee.     The Mexican  border is a eight hundred  mile scenic drive through Louisiana and Texas.  I heard someone on a national talk show say,Continue reading “Alabama: A few days without Mexicans Just Sayin for Tuesday October 25,2011”

Jim Crow 2012: Mexican Americans Under Attack


Jim Crow laws were state and local laws in the United States enacted between 1876 and 1965.   Literacy test were used to keep people of color and sometimes poor whites from voting. 2011: Laws are being passed in the name of preventing “voter fraud. The laws in question include requiring voter identification cards at the polls, limiting theContinue reading “Jim Crow 2012: Mexican Americans Under Attack”

Will the GOP embrace immigration reform or continue to ostracize key voters?


Read the census data that have been coming out over the past couple weeks and you’re compelled to a stark conclusion: Either the Republican Party changes totally, or it has a rendezvous with extinction. What the census shows is that America’s racial minorities, aggregated together, are on track to become its majority. The Republican Party’sContinue reading “Will the GOP embrace immigration reform or continue to ostracize key voters?”