Look for them on your television, hear them on your radio, read them in the blogs ---- and beware of the phony indignation they will try to sell you. In English or Spanish, their cheap act will be easily detectable.
A Sunday editorial cartoon in the Mobile Press-Register had the title "What can brown do for you?" It was in reference to the extremely harsh immigration law passed in Alabama. As of now, it stands as the most punitive law in the country.
President Barack Obama's campaign officially started a new effort on Thursday that is meant to persuade Latinos to support his re-election bid in the 2012 cycle. It is known as Project Vote, and its purpose is to make sure that all people possible are registered to vote.
The 12-member committee that is supposed to come up with long-term solutions to the nation’s financial problems has one lone Latino member.
It was earlier this month that anti-abortion activists decided to erect a series of billboards en Español meant to discourage Latinas from considering abortion in the event they became pregnant. Those billboards – sponsored by the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles group – didn’t even last a month.
I’ll be the first to admit that the Latino share of the electorate has its doubts about the sincerity of Democratic candidates, but the point that too many political observers seem to overlook is that the Republican record is just that atrocious – particularly in recent years
The League of United Latin American Citizens is suing the state of Texas for the political boundaries their Legislature drew – saying those boundaries deliberately go out of their way to ignore the significant Latino population growth that state experienced in the past decade.
Do you need “evidence” as to how out-of-whack our nation’s immigration policy has become? I see those reports coming out recently about how Latinos comprise nearly half the number of people prosecuted by the federal government and sent to prison as the ultimate evidence.
The Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund may well have a mass of lawsuits it files this year against several states, all of which it thinks did an inadequate job of acknowledging the Latino population growth that occurred in their states.
Still trying to find out the self-identification of Latinos when it comes to the question of race; which in 2000 was 48 percent white, 42 percent other, 8 percent American Indian and 2 percent African-American.
I got my kick on Wednesday from a Washington Post piece that tried to get to the bottom of just what did Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., say when he spoke on a radio station recently about Mexico and firearms entering that nation from the United States.
Throughout the years, there have been tales of women who came to this country thinking they were headed for a better life only to be put into situations where they had no choice but to sell their bodies for sexual purposes – often with some man gaining the profit from her physical activity.