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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez'
December 5th, 2008 · 11 Comments
Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · Barack Obama · Bill Richardson · Carlos Gutierrez · Congressional Hispanic Caucus · diversity · Federico Peña · GWB · Iraq War · Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez · National Council of La Raza · Puerto Rico · Sen. Mel Martinez · Seneca
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 [...]
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 [...]