Monday, October 12th, 2015

Guns, Guns and More Guns

By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco The term cabezudo (for those of you who do not speak the beautiful language) means hardheaded or someone not willing to listen to reason.  Well, when it comes to gun policy that is what our law makers are “¡todos son cabezudos!”  They are all a bunch of “block heads!”  You

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Sources: Julian Castro Is Endorsing Hillary Clinton For President This Week In San Antonio

*This is probably the worst kept secret in Democratic Party politics. It was just a matter of when. So, officially, it’ll be this Thursday at a rally to launch a Latinos for Hillary group in San Antonio....

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

How Bernie Sanders Is Planning to Win Over Latino Voters

*What do you guys think about Bernie? He has little or no name recognition among Latino voters. But his campaign is intent on changing that. VL By Gregory Krieg, Policy.Mic As their candidate continues to climb in...

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Washington Perspective: What the Pope understands about U.S. Latinos, and the GOP doesn’t

*The problem is that not only does the GOP not understand the Pope’s point of view, they blatantly reject it. Bill Valdez tells us that respect and dignity are at the core of Latino politics. VL By...

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Every Republican 2016 Candidate Turns Down Invitation From Latino Conference

*Not that he would have accepted the invitation, but Donald Trump was not invited to the CHCI conference. VL By Elsie Foley, Huffington Post Politics WASHINGTON — When hundreds of Latinos gather next week for a candidate...

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s October plan: Focus on Latino issues

*In 2008 Latinos favored Hillary over Obama by a 2 to 1 margin. She’s hoping she still has that support. VL By  Dan Merica and Theodore Schleifer, CNN Poliics Boston (CNN)Hillary Clinton is planning to focus on...

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Bernie Sanders tells Latino lawmakers: Undocumented immigrants should benefit from Obamacare

*The law doesn’t provide for the undocumented to access the ACA, but “On Wednesday, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), a vocal immigration reform supporter, and other Democrats introduced a bill that would extend Affordable Care Act coverage to undocumented...

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Rallying U.S. Latinos for Israel

*It’s interesting to see Israeli pundits point to U.S. Latinos as an important constituency. It’s suggested in this article that Israel should do more to win-over Latinos to sway U.S. policy. VL By Michael Freund, The Jerusalem...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Will Latinos become Republicans? Not if it depends on being religious

*So apparently, with each generation of Latinos in the U.S., they become more secular; and the more economically stable the less likely they are to go to church. To quote the article, “If being religious is what...

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Hillary’s stand with Latinos

*Aaron Sanchez raises a good question. Should we accept a politics of platitudes? America has not always been welcoming to its immigrants. It would be good to hear politicians speak of America’s controversial  treatment of immigrants past...

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

5 Latinas behind the 2016 presidential candidates

*Latinas are playing major roles in the 2016 presidential race. A good question is if those roles are translating to more awareness, both from the candidates and from Latino voters. VL By Raquel Reichard, Latina It’s official:...

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Don’t Miss These Government Deadlines

SPONSORED CONTENT (NAPS)—When it comes to the federal government, getting what you need and meeting your obligations, some dates and times can be particularly important. Here’s a look at a few you should know. 1. Selective Service Enrollment. Every man is...

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Get Help With Career And College Assistance

SPONSORED CONTENT (NAPS)—Their high school can help young men get good jobs and money for college in a surprising way. That’s because with the help of the high school registrar, students can sign up with the Selecman who doesn’t do...

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

‘I Am Convinced That We Can Make A Difference,’ Pope Tells Congress

*This is a very good “In case you missed it” report on the Pope’s speech to congress this morning. With the flood gates of commentary fully open on the Pope’s speech, it’s refreshing and hard to find...

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