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The Latest on Hispanic Appointments in the Obama Administration

December 5th, 2008 · 11 Comments

Seneca, our Washington, D.C. contributor, has an update on the latest Latino appointments in the Obama administration. There’s a lot of history here. Read and learn! Gov Bill Richardson’s appointment (after having been derailed from becoming the first Latino Secretary of State)  for the Secretary Commerce demonstrates that President-Elect Obama will continue the tradition of [...]

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Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez speaks of Bush’s failures in Iraq again

November 25th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Yesterday Retired Army Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez delivered the Democratic response to the President’s radio address noting that the Bush administration has failed to devise a strategy for victory and that we should start preparing to withdraw US troops. Sanchez is supporting congressional Democrats who want $50 billion in additional war funding linked to the goal [...]

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An Hermano Speaks: Lt. Gen. Sanchez calls the Iraq War “a nightmare with no end in sight”

October 13th, 2007 · 17 Comments

Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez, who was the highest ranking Latino in the US Army when he retired last year, ripped into the Bush administration, the State Department, and Congress for the mess in Iraq calling the war plan “catastrophically flawed, unrealistically optimistic.” His statements don’t really reveal anything new, many critics have pointed this out, but military brass [...]

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