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Seneca: Latinos & The GOP

March 9th, 2009 · 45 Comments

This is the first of a two part blog piece by Seneca illustrating the history of Latinos and the Republican Party. Recent commentary in the aftermath of the recent Obama victory and the 2006 Democratic Congressional win suggests that the country once again has moved noticeably to the Democrats. This stems from the Iraq War [...]

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Tags: African-Americans · Barack Obama · Democratic Party · GOP · GWB · Henry B. Gonzalez · Iraq War · Kennedys · Latino History · Presidential Elections · racism · Seneca · voting trends

Seneca’s thoughts on the upcoming PBS “A Class Apart”

February 14th, 2009 · 21 Comments

PBS’ American Experience series will broadcast on February 23 a compelling, yet largely unknown segment of Latino history. This one hour show will focus on the landmark case, Hernandez vs Texas decided by the US Supreme Court. The high court’s ruling on May 3, 1954 included a new trial for the Mexican-American defendant. This trial [...]

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Tags: Civil Rights · Crime · Henry B. Gonzalez · Latino History · Seneca · Substance Abuse and Latinos · Supreme Court

Another one bites the dust…

August 28th, 2007 · 31 Comments

Those of us who follow political corruption would have expected Alberto Gonzales’ public behavior to come from a man with close relationships to the Ku Klux Khan, the Aryan Nation, and the extreme right. Of course, the human contradiction that Alberto Gonzales publicly portrays is extreme enough to keep psychologists analyzing him for the next [...]

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Tags: Alberto Gonzales · FBI · GWB · Henry B. Gonzalez