Monday, January 14th, 2013

Guns, Guns y mas Pistolas!

By Dr. Henry Flores, NewsTaco Before speaking to this issue I need to discuss my relationship with guns.  Full disclosure and all that, you know.  I love guns.  I deer hunt when I’m invited.  I am a Vietnam combat veteran so have been intimately acquainted with rifles and guns for years.  I’ve been shooting since

Monday, March 26th, 2012

A Letter To Geraldo Rivera From A Hoodie-Wearing Black Latina

By Jackeline Stewart Dear Geraldo, A three-piece suit and a tie would not have saved Trayvon Martin’s life.  Urging black and Latino parents to “not let their children go out wearing hoodies” and saying that the 17 year-old’s hoodie holds...

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Arizona To Create An “Armed Militia” Along Its Border

America for the most part has been cringing and shaking it’s head at the state of Arizona’s absurd behavior in recent years. Aside from the few advocating that we should make Arizona’s immigration policy (SB 1070) a...

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

1 Year After Gabrielle Giffords Shot, Aide Says He’s No Hero

Daniel Hernandez Jr., the Congressional intern who saved Rep. Gabby Gifford’s life on Jan. 8 last year, still declines to call himself a “hero.” A mentally-ill man fired on Giffords and her constituents, killing six people and...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

A NASA Engineer Killed In California Without A Trace

Gabriel Zavala Diaz was test engineer for NASA. His lifeless body was found on February 26, 2005. His family feels time pass, but their cry for justice becomes ever stronger and loud. There are no clues or...

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

These Are A Few Of Michele Bachmann’s Least Favorite Things

Michele Bachmann’s head literally explodes when asked about undocumented gay fetuses’ right to carry concealed weapons. She hates: Gays. (She hates them so much that she married one just to keep a closer eye on their sinister ways...

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Man Convicted Of Racially Charged Murder Of Latino Neighbor

Gary Thomas Kelley, 51, of Phoenix, Arizona was sentenced to 20 years in prison after shooting his neighbor Juan Varela in the neck after telling him to “go back to Mexico” in the heated post-SB 1070 environment. This...

Monday, June 20th, 2011

60 Million People Own Guns In The U.S.

The weapons industry in the U.S. is backed by the Second Amendment of the Constitution, which gave citizens the right to bear arms. Elsewhere in the world there are few countries that recognize the possession of arms...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Justice For Brisenia Flores Poster From has created a poster to try to bring attention to the Brisenia Flores trial, currently being deliberated by a jury. We have written about the trial previously, and are anxiously awaiting the verdict. Here’s a message...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Pentagon May Contribute To Gun Flow To México

Narco News has been reporting on the flow of U.S. military fire power into Mexico and into the hands of the drug cartels. Recently they posted a story that gleans from WikiLeaks cables information that sheds more...

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Mexico Drug War Aid Delays Investigated

Somewhere between President George W. Bush announcing in 2007 that the U.S. would give México $1.4 billion dollars to fight drug cartels (Mérida Initiative) and now, just $362 million in equipment and aid have made it to...

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

U.S. Guns Used In Mexico To Kill Border Patrolman

Guns purchased in Arizona and illegally smuggled into Mexico were among those used to kill a Border Patrol agent in that state in December. This information came as part of a congressional investigation into a lack of...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

NewsTaco To Go: Egypt, Health Care, Taxes, Guns and Bath Salts

A little bit of everything in your NewsTaco to go this morning! Egypt, Egypt, Egypt! Everyone is talking about Egypt, the country’s leader recently announced a new government in response to massive protests. Egypt is one of...

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

U.S. Targets American Gun Cartels

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)’s Office of Field Operations has devised a new strategy, according to NBC News, that will have agents focus on monitoring the activities of gun stores. It’s these gun stories that...

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