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January 20, 2009

Oops! Cindy Biden Spills the Beans

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Well I'm guessing Hillary isn't too happy with this: Did you see how red Joe Biden got? Talk about loose lips sink ships.Jill Biden said on the Oprah show that she wanted her husband to be vice president instead of secretary of state, chiefly because it would involve less travel. "If you're secr...

January 19, 2009

Chavez Says Obama Smells like Bush

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Hugo Chavez isn't quite ready to make peace with the United States, even with a new president ushering in an era of "change". "I hope I am wrong, but I believe Obama brings the same stench, to not say another word," Chavez said at a political rally on a historic Venezuelan battlefield. "If Obama ...

January 13, 2009

George Bush is a Hot Mess

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I just got finished listening to the last Bush presidential press conference ever (let the celebrations begin!), and all I can do is shake my head. What a mess that man is. One of the most telling lines in the conference was when Bush talked about how "the presidency never leaves you! You can never ...

JLo and Skeletor: Vile “Aprovechadores”?

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That's what gossip blogger Perez Hilton is reporting is on the tongues of Latino democrats: that JLo and old Skelly-Skell are all about getting some spotlight at Obama's inaugural ball when they never supported the Illinois senator in the first place: Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez are scheduled to...

December 14, 2008

Do You Have a Question for the Obama - Biden Transition Team?

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The Obama Transition team launched its new “Open for Questions” tool today on Change.gov. This new tool will allow anyone to ask and vote on questions they have for the transition team. Popular questions selected by the community of web users on Change.gov will be answered on a regular b...

A way that [email protected] are targeted

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The idea that [email protected] are being targeted for arrest (and deportation) under public-intoxication laws--it's just almost too much to bear. Nothing like playing up the stereotype of the drunken Mexican to better get rid of us all. Amid the swirling controversy over the San Jose Police Department's p...

December 9, 2008

For a Growing Number of Latinos It's Not Spanish Only

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One of the ways that nativists in the U.S. spread fear about immigration and Latinos is buy talking up the point of the loss of English and other so-called cultural markers that allegedly make the country what it is. More and more however, this myth is being countered demonstrating that the anti-imm...

And the Hate Keeps on Coming : Hate Crime Against Latinos in Brooklyn

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It becomes emotionally exhausting having to write about hate crimes against Latinos, having to read and rehash the disgusting details, and being reminded in very tangible ways of how far people will go to hurt someone who could easily be someone I care about. And here we go again. On early Sunday ...

President of Uruguay Resigns from Socialist Party Over Abortion

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The President of Uruguay, Tabare Vazquez, officially broke with the Socialist Party over a move that attempts to legalize some abortions in the country. Last month, Vazquez vetoed legislation that would have legalized abortion in the first trimester due to hardship on the basis of economics, famil...