Food for thought for the thinking Latino

*I was thinking this very same thing. Once again . . .  There was...

*Aaron does some fact checking and counter-pointing on the 2016 RNC. VL By Aaron...

  • By Victor Landa, NewsTaco This won’t come as a surprise to Latinos who’ve been following the presidential election.  Donald Trump doesn’t like us, despite the many times he says we love him, believe me. This is where I need to make a full-stop to clarify what I’m not saying. I’m not saying we’re Trump’s victims, this […]

  • *I was thinking this very same thing. Once again . . .  There was a lot of hope for possible Latino VP picks, but it was mostly inside the Latino community. Cynical me says that was the intent – raise hopes, generate buzz, nothing more. Many said the two Latinos were too new to the […]

  • *Aaron does some fact checking and counter-pointing on the 2016 RNC. VL By Aaron Sanchez, Comentary & Cuentos Day 1: Make America Safe Again Monday July 18, 2016 was the first day of the Republican National Convention.  Following the presumptive candidate’s restorationist theme of “Make America Great Again,” the theme for the day was the […]

  • *And this happened. VL By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro looks to be off the hook with the White House after the U.S. Office of Special Counsel found that Castro violated federal law. At issue is the Hatch Act, a 1939 law that prohibits some of the political activities […]

  • *I know it’s not dancing cats on Facebook, or ridiculous memes about cribbed political speeches, but this is a BIG deal. VL By Jim Malewitz, Texas Tribune Texas’ voter identification law violates the U.S. law prohibiting racial discrimination in elections, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.  The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed previous rulings […]



  • *This case has been obscured by cribbed speeches and political circuses. Nineteen year-old Pedro Villanueva was shot and killed by undercover California Highway Patrol officers. The police shooting happened when the troopers followed the youth’s pick-up into a one...