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A “woe is me” piece by Ruben Navarrette

October 26th, 2009 · 19 Comments

This weekend I read this piece by Ruben Navarrette, where he addresses racial litmus tests within ethnic groups. He talks about how people of color often judge each other’s “ethnic authenticity” according to where they stand on certain issues. Navarrette discusses being called a vendido or coconut for taking more conservative positions. Specifically, he writes: “Sometimes, it’s [...]

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Tags: Alberto Gonzales · diversity · Immigration · Media · racism · Ruben Navarrette

Denver Post reporting that Sen. Salazar accepts Interior Sec, but should we be concerned?

December 15th, 2008 · 28 Comments

According to the Denver Post, Senator Ken Salazar will accept the Secretary of the Interior position, boosting the number of Latinos in the Obama cabinet to two. But should we be concerned about this appointment? Senator Salazar has been a friend of both Senator Joe Lieberman, an independent who defected away from the Dems with [...]

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Tags: Alberto Gonzales · Barack Obama · diversity · John McCain · Rep. Raul Grijalva · Sen. Ken Salazar

Small town Sarah has big city taste and a big designer wardrobe courtesy of the RNC!

October 22nd, 2008 · 16 Comments

Governor Sarah Palin is becoming like Alberto Gonzales in the sense that she’s the gift that keeps giving to the Democrats. As if the revelation about her exorbitant travel expenses for her children wasn’t outrageous enough, we are treated to the news that the RNC spent $150K to clothe and accessorize their VP candidate. If [...]

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Tags: Alberto Gonzales · Barack Obama · Presidential Elections · Republican Party · Sarah Palin

It’s been said that Alberto Gonzales is the gift that keeps giving!

September 2nd, 2008 · 5 Comments

Both Politico and El Loco of LatinoPundit have said that Alberto Gonzales is the gift that keeps giving in the sense that he epitomizes all that is wrong, corrupt, and inept with the current Bush-Cheney administration. Well, sure enough, more revelations have surfaced about our favorite Fredo (the tonto brother in the Godfather who wanted a piece [...]

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Tags: Alberto Gonzales · GWB

America could use more politicians like John Edwards

May 15th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Before endorsing Barack Obama today, Senator John Edwards praised Hillary Clinton’s efforts and work in this presidential primary campaign calling her a “woman who is made of steel.” He spoke at length of her strengths and contributions to the Democratic Party in a classy and collegial manner. I have come to expect this from him. [...]

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Tags: Alberto Gonzales · Barack Obama · Education · Hillary Clinton · John Edwards · John McCain · Presidential Elections

Grabbing the nearest book – Los Republicanos by Leslie Sanchez

March 13th, 2008 · 14 Comments

A few weeks ago, XicanoPwr tagged me to open one of the books I was reading. I was specifically asked to look at page 123 and sentences on that page, but I thought I would start closer to the beginning of the book since I have a lot to say about the subject matter. I [...]

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Tags: Alberto Gonzales · Books · GOP · GWB · Leslie Sanchez

As the world turns, according to Patti “Queen Bee” Solis Doyle. More revelations about the Clinton campaign shakeup and a good lesson for all of us.

February 17th, 2008 · 11 Comments

Earlier this week, a pajarito told me that there was a story about the Clinton campaign shakeup that portrayed former campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle in a less than favorable light with references to herself as the “queen bee” and a penchant for watching daytime soap operas in her office. Thanks to Google, I was [...]

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Tags: Alberto Gonzales · GWB · Hillary Clinton · Patti Solis Doyle · Presidential Elections

Why is Alberto Gonzales worthy of an award?

December 13th, 2007 · 2 Comments

A magazine published by the American Bar Association named former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales “Lawyer of the Year.” The award is usually reserved for an attorney who has been in the news a lot throughout the year kind of like Time magazine’s person of the year but for lawyers. Just when I thought we could [...]

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Tags: Alberto Gonzales · GWB