THE BIG JUICY LIE Trump’s stolen election lie has convinced many that fraud is a problem in American elections. Three out of every 4 Republicans believe that there was widespread voter fraud in last year’s election, according to a December Quinnipiac University poll, despite all evidence to the contrary. State Republicans in Texas, Georgia and Florida are now proposing voting restrictionsContinue reading “The GOP wants to make it difficult for Asians, Blacks, Mexicans and Young Urban Whites to vote”
When asked by LATINO Magazine if she ever thought she’d be employed at 1600 Pennsyvania Avenue,Cecilia Munoz replied, “Never in a million years.” She’s the Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, handling relationships with state and local governments. While she is the most visible and highest ranking Hispanic at the White House,Continue reading “Wise Latinas in the White House”
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”
These statutes are not neutral. Their greatest impact will be to reduce turnout among African Americans, Latinos and the young. It is no accident that these groups were key to Barack Obama’s victory in 2008 — or that the laws in question are being enacted in states where Republicans control state governments.
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?”