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Bored major news outlets have decided that Vice President Kamala Harris and her Chief of Staff Tina Flournoy are being rude to major Democratic political donors. Reporters are decrying that big buck D.C. insiders do not have politely delivered all-access passes to Kamala Harris's office.

Ironically Mike Pence received soft glove media treatment, as he was enabling what was probably the most corrupt and transactional presidency in the United States history.

If you believe the news stories, Kamala Harris's Chief of Staff is committing the crime of being too blunt. Reportedly, when major donors want to speak with the Vice President, her Chief of Staff may return the call with the opening questi...

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The latest LatinoVoterUSA.com reader survey shows outstanding support for federal cannabis legalization. A full 81% of respondents believe that the U.S. Congress should pass a bill decriminalizing both medical and recreation use by adults.
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Senator Dick Durbin who serves as the "Majority Whip" said on CNN that he believes that the votes to pass legislation to assist DREAM'ers are in the offing. The "Majority Whip" position is charged with recruiting and counting the votes for priority legislation.

You can read the CNN story by clicking here.

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In 1776 colonists in North America decided to dump the British monarchy. America succeeded in the toppling of the crown, but the worshipful Brits kept their Majesties. This week brought the Windsor family into the U.S. media limelight, and the colonist rebels never looked better. It's time to polish the jewels, pull out the scepters, and put on the crowns! This is the Talking Points: Royals Edition!

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Teenaged and young adult refugees from Latin America surged toward the U.S. border over the last few weeks. Many of these migrants are running from ruthless drug cartel recruiters and other organized criminal elements that have taken over their regions. While the Biden Administration contends with the COVID relief package, implementing a national vaccination plan, and many other issues, immigration policy has been forced to the forefront.

You can get the whole story by clicking here.

While Spring hasn't started, baseball's spring training certainly has. The boys of summer might find their uniforms a bit soggy this week, but they will be out there cracking bats and chewing gum underneath their COVID masks. Welcome to the Talking Points Spring Training Edition!

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Amid a virtual brown-out at this year's Golden Globe Awards, mega-star Jane Fonda called for more media diversity. The night was one of those now-familiar Hollywood awards gone virtual, but Fonda stuck to reality while accepting a lifetime achievement award. Throughout the evening, top elected officials and Latino/a stars tweeted criticisms about the lack of brown voices among this year's nominees. Jane Fonda channeled their frustrations.

Here is the clip:

Jane Fonda Receives the Cecil B. DeMille Award - 2021 Golden Globes

Jane Fonda accepts the Cecil B. DeMille Award for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment at the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards." Subscribe ...

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It's Super Bowl time! I'm not talking about the spectacular sports event that's happening this Sunday. This week we saw the U.S. government run major plays, score massive points, and make incredible fumbles. So crack open a beer, grab a plate of nachos, and review this week's political athletics.
  • Kick-Off: Beyond the Quarterback Sneak and the Hail Mary Pass, the most famous football play ever created, was deployed by Lucy from the comic strip Peanuts. The passive-aggressive little brunette was famous for continually moving the ball as soon as Charlie Brown was getting ready to kick. The GOP had perfected this play over the last decade as they've learned to not only pull the ball when Democ...

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2021 continues to impress as the West Coast is battered by what meteorologists are referring to as an "Atmospheric River" pounds California and creates a cold front that reaches the Northeast.

Apparently, mother nature doesn't want to be left out of all the human born developments of the first month of this new year.

So here we go to a revival of my weekly talking points with the "Atmospheric River Edition":

River Wash Outs

While the rest of us are huddled safely indoors by our fires or turning up our heaters, mainline old fashioned conservatives are out in the cold. After decades of allowing veiled racism and homophobia to fuel the GOP voter outreach efforts, establishment Republicans find them...

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