The political enigma that is Donald Trump has split the Republican party down the middle, with some seeing his campaign as a shameless and grand self-promotion, while others say his rhetoric is just what the process needs right now. Trump has managed to further widen the divide with his controversial comments on both immigrants and John McCain. Joseph Laughon, in ... Read More »
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Adryana Boyne: The Donald Trump Statement that Caused a Tsunami: Let’s Clarify What the REAL Issue Is
A tsunami of disastrous consequences have been coming almost daily to Mr. Donald Trump after his inaccurate and divisive remarks in regards to Mexicans during his presidential announcement on June 16th. It did not take long as many media outlets, organizations, celebrities, events, etc. began to disassociate from Donald Trump. He has been given many opportunities to retract and apologize. However, ... Read More »
Remember that ’80s movie Born in East L.A? It starred Cheech Marin (I guess Chong was unavailable to join him) and it was about an American-born Latino who gets deported to Mexico when he is mistaken for an illegal alien. It wasn’t the funniest movie, but it had a funny premise. Amazingly, the plot of that movie actually happened recently ... Read More »
The Republican Party has been outwitted and outmaneuvered politically by President Obama. Again. This time, it is on the issue of immigration, according to a leading conservative columnist. Ruben Navarrette, a nationally syndicated columnist, published a column on FoxNews.com today taking some in the GOP to task for being “conned” by President Obama on his recent executive order on immigration. ... Read More »
Children entering the country illegally are being tested for things like scabies and lice. Most, however, are not being tested for HIV. The Valley AIDS Council is only testing children that may remain in the United States long-term. “What’s important for folks to realize is that those youths are going to be here long-term,” said Oscar Lopez, director of education ... Read More »
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President Barack Obama has lost the nation’s largest Latino advocacy organization. The National Council of La Raza is set to declare Obama “the deporter-in-chief” and demand that he take unilateral action to stop deportations. NCLR, the nation’s largest Latino advocacy organization, had been the last significant progressive...
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On almost every contemporary issue there is a populist, middle-class argument to be made against elite liberalism. Yet the Republican class in charge seems ossified in its inability to make a counter-argument for the middle class. Never has the liberal agenda been so vulnerable, a logical development when bad ideas have had five years to prove themselves as very bad ideas. When Obama is all done he will have taken high presidential popularity ratings, a supermajority in the Senate, and a large margin in the House and lost them all — if only the Republicans can make an adequate case that they represent the middle class, the Democrats only the very wealthy and the very dependent...