Russia, Trump and Collusion

Donald Trump has spent his presidency arguing that Russian collusion was a hoax. On August 18, 2020, the Senate Intelligence Committee released its final 966-page report on Russian active measures in the 2016 election. It did not exonerate Donald Trump. Instead, the bipartisan report added more details to Russia’s interference of the 2016 elections. Two… Read More Russia, Trump and Collusion

When A Mexican Influenced an American Election

Last Sunday was the birthday anniversary of the comedian Cantinflas. Charlie Chaplin called the Mexican comedian the “the greatest comedian alive.” On Sunday, Google celebrated Cantinflas with a Google Doodle. But what many don’t know is that Cantinflas helped elect the first Mexican-American to Congress. On Election Day, November 6, 1961, Lyndon B. Johnson, then… Read More When A Mexican Influenced an American Election

Most Important Decision…Our Country’s Path Next 40 years!

(Counterpoint: The following is a guest editorial submitted by Barbara Carrasco. Occasionally, I will publish counterpoints submitted by readers to my blog. To be considered for a counterpoint, please send me your comments in an article fashion on topical topics that I am covering on my blog. As I have written many times before, we… Read More Most Important Decision…Our Country’s Path Next 40 years!

Countering the Dehumanizing of Immigrants Via a Lifestyle Brand

I was beyond dismayed when I heard Donald Trump state that Mexicans, like me, were “rapists” adding that although he supposed “some were good people,” the clear majority, according to him, were “thieves” and a danger to the United States. Since the time he uttered those words I have heard that he “didn’t really mean… Read More Countering the Dehumanizing of Immigrants Via a Lifestyle Brand

Answering Questions About My Donald Trump Coverage and The Posts from Barbara Carrasco

In the last few weeks I have received a lot of feedback about the direction my blog has taken recently. Most of the feedback is centered around two topics: Donald Trump and the proposed El Paso arena. Today, I’d like to address, or respond to, if you will, to the comments about Donald Trump. Tomorrow,… Read More Answering Questions About My Donald Trump Coverage and The Posts from Barbara Carrasco

Barbara Carrasco and Martin Paredes Go Mano a Mano on Final Presidential Debate

Editor’s note: The following are two contrasting articles about the final 2016 presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Guest author Barbara Carrasco makes the argument for Donald Trump. Martin Paredes disagrees. Martin: The final debate for the 2016 presidential race was different in that the two candidates; Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump finally… Read More Barbara Carrasco and Martin Paredes Go Mano a Mano on Final Presidential Debate

Guest Editorial: WikiLeaks Exposes Truth About Hillary Clinton

(Counterpoint: The following is a guest editorial submitted by Barbara Carrasco. Occasionally, I will publish counterpoints submitted by readers to my blog. To be considered for a counterpoint, please send me your comments in an article fashion on topical topics that I am covering on my blog. As I have written many times before, we… Read More Guest Editorial: WikiLeaks Exposes Truth About Hillary Clinton

Guest Editorial: Hillary Clinton Is Not Running to be President of the U.S.

(Counterpoint: The following is a guest editorial submitted by Barbara Carrasco. Occasionally, I will publish counterpoints submitted by readers to my blog. To be considered for a counterpoint, please send me your comments in an article fashion on topical topics that I am covering on my blog. As I have written many times before, we… Read More Guest Editorial: Hillary Clinton Is Not Running to be President of the U.S.

Guest Editorial TRUMP: Living in the Center of His Universe

(Counterpoint: The following is a guest editorial submitted by Barbara Carrasco. Occasionally, I will publish counterpoints submitted by readers to my blog. To be considered for a counterpoint, please send me your comments in an article fashion on topical topics that I am covering on my blog. As I have written many times before, we… Read More Guest Editorial TRUMP: Living in the Center of His Universe

That Mexican Thing

(This essay first appeared on my Medium (SocialUnwind.com) channel on Wednesday, October 5, 2016) As if this election cycle couldn’t get any more anti-Mexican there goes Vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence expressing out loud what the true sentiments of the Donald Trump campaign are – a hatred for Mexicans. During the vice-presidential debate, Mike Pence uttered… Read More That Mexican Thing

Guest Editorial – I’m a conservative, Hispanic Republican, and I’m voting Trump

Note: The following is a guest editorial submitted by Weston Martinez. Occasionally, I will publish editorials submitted by readers to my blog. To be considered for an upcoming issue, please send me your comments in an article fashion on topical topics that I am covering on my blog. Today’s editorial was submitted by Weston Martienz.… Read More Guest Editorial – I’m a conservative, Hispanic Republican, and I’m voting Trump

The Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry Soon To Be Renamed the Marcelino Serna Port of Entry

Considering the ongoing national political discussion on immigration reform, the renaming of the Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry between Mexico and the United States is perhaps the most appropriate and timely thing to happen this election cycle. Rey Rivera, a frequent reader to my blog, alerted me to the passage of the bill to rename the… Read More The Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry Soon To Be Renamed the Marcelino Serna Port of Entry

This is the Type of People Mexico Really Sends to the US

Launching his presidential campaign, Donald Trump infamously stated that Mexico sends “rapists” to the United States. Before the Donald Trump supporters start to once again deflect what Trump actually said, here are the exact words that offended me the most; “They’re rapists, and some, I assume, are good people.” Those are his actual words. He… Read More This is the Type of People Mexico Really Sends to the US