I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 217!
As Americans head to the polls this week the question on immigrants’ minds, like mine, and for those interested in the immigration debate is what is going to happen with immigration. Will the hardline anti-immigration policies remain, or will America get back to a more normal immigration stance where immigrants are blamed but not demonized… Read More Will The Election Change The Plight of Immigrants
If the debacle of Tuesday’s presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump isn’t enough to convince you that America is severely politically divided, then there is nothing that will get you to go vote. But if you are now convinced that you need to cast a vote on November 3, then next week has… Read More Register To Vote
There is this idea pushed forth by political observers that Latinos are a growing voter base and that they are on the verge of substantially changing the face of the American electorate. Each election cycle it is the Latino vote that will make the difference and each time it fizzles into nothing. The 2020 elections… Read More The Illusive Latino Vote Even More Illusive in 2020
Readers are likely aware that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died this weekend. RGB, as she is colloquially referred to has been a factor for the upcoming November elections. However, on her passing, RBG will likely play a larger role in the election. Political pundits and legal scholars are discussing the how and the… Read More The RBG Voter Factor
Does Donald Trump have a chance to win on Election Day? The economy is in shambles, notwithstanding the booming markets. Most voters do not benefit directly from a stock market rally. For most voters, the stock market is just numbers scrolled across screens. The real metric for voters is their jobs. Do they have jobs… Read More Will There Be a Vaccine for Election?
The 2020 presidential election will come down to one poignant thing – the facemask. The country is divided by different social and economic problems. The two sides are hoping their candidate, either Joe Biden or Donald Trump comes out victorious in November. The ideology driving both sides is a complex mismatch of several political issues… Read More The Mask Election
Campaign disinformation troll houses have become synonymous with Russia. There is no doubt that Russia is interfering in the 2020 elections. But there are other players playing in the social media arena who are also trying to manipulate elections in other countries. Some of them are American. Social media platforms have become voter outreach centers… Read More Russia Is Not The Only Campaign Disinformation Purveyor
The United States is a divided country. On one side you have Donald Trump supporters and on the other you have those who opposed him. Politics always divide people. But in this case, the division is so great that it has evolved into violence. There are many reasons why people support Donald Trump. Among them… Read More The Great Replacement Explains America Today
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
I have been watching the debate over voting by mail in the upcoming elections in November with interest because the debate checks off several issues that have my attention at the same time. They are making sure Donald Trump does not get another term, my disgust with the United States post office and American elections.… Read More Voting By Post Office
Today, the emergency $600 weekly federal unemployment stipend expires. As of now, Congress is unable to come to an agreement about how to move forward on stimulating the economy as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to destroy the economy. With the November elections less than 100 days away, it is surprising that the Republicans have put… Read More About Twenty Million Americans About To Go Hungry
Immigrants in America are facing a binary choice in November between the status-quo of remaining marginalized in America or being terrorized for being immigrants. The two presumptive presidential candidates; Donald Trump and Joe Biden are not for immigration, notwithstanding the political rhetoric coming from both. Neither are offering to bring immigrants out of the shadows.… Read More Immigrants Have a Choice Between the Status-quo or Terrorism in November 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic was going to “magically disappear” was what Donald Trump was hoping for. It didn’t. Instead it is re-surging and the American economy is under more pressure to reopen. As if that wasn’t enough, both Trump and the Republicans need a strong economy in November for them to succeed at the ballot boxes.… Read More Second Stimulus Package On the Way, But At What Cost?
On Monday, April 11, Mexican foreign relations minister, Marcelo Ebrard posted on Twitter a clarification on the diplomatic note the Mexican government had sent to the U.S. Embassy recently. The diplomatic note asks the U.S. government for information and documents pertaining to the ATF Fast and Furious operation that allowed U.S. guns to enter México… Read More AMLO, Trump and Fast and Furious
Sometimes it is just easier to layout in video format. This is Donald Trump explaining how he is against mail-in ballots.
The controversy about voting via mail that is intensifying as the pandemic continues to interfere with the upcoming elections. Donald Trump has made his position clear, mail-in ballots are “fraudulent” without providing proof. Republicans seem to generally oppose mail-in ballots while some Democrats are actively pushing for them. The central issue seems to be that… Read More Why Are Americans So Afraid Of Mail-In Ballots
During the last two posts we have looked at how slavery was part of the founding of America and how that translated into creating two sets of Americans, the minority elite and the rest of the Americans who believe that in America everyone is “equal”. It is the lie that is perpetuated across American schools… Read More The Electoral College Is About Keeping the White Minority In Power
The Texas Revolution was about a small ragtag group of people intent on avenging their dead at the Alamo while protecting their way of life from an onslaught of a bloodthirsty invading army trying to kill them. That is the gist of the history taught in American schools today. Thousands of visitors visit the Alamo… Read More The Texas Revolution Was About Slavery
American schools teach that America was founded on the ideal that “all men are created equal”. It is the fundamental thing taught in schools. But it is a lie. The truth is that America was founded on the principal that a white-dominated America is what makes America great. This is a difficult truth to swallow… Read More America Was Founded on Slavery
This week’s posts are going to be a difficult read for many because it involves an uncomfortable topic. But it must be discussed in order to understand what is going on America today. America was never about equality regardless of what is taught in American schools. America was founded on the belief that White Anglo… Read More Slavery In America A Four-Part Series
Since 2016 there has been an ongoing narrative that the Latino vote was about to make a difference. It hasn’t and it won’t no matter what pundits believe. The problem is two-fold. First, the Latino vote is not monolithic. Second, Latinos are notorious for not voting. So why does this false narrative persist? Because the… Read More The Illusive Latino Vote
Super Tuesday 2020 is over, although there are pending electoral counts to be completed. The outcome is clear, the Democratic Party electorate does not want a “revolution,” rather they are looking at who can beat Donald Trump in November. The winner should not surprise anyone. Joe Biden is the clear winner and the heir apparent… Read More Super Tuesday 2020 Winner and Losers
Today is Super Tuesday. There are 1,344 delegates up for grabs for those seeking the Democratic Party nomination. The 14 states voting today, include California’s 415 delegates and Texas’ 228 delegates. By the time the dust settles, the five, or six (if we count Mike Bloomberg as viable) Democratic Party pretenders will be whittled down… Read More Super Tuesday 2020
One of my business’ biggest revenue sources is social media content creation. At Cognent, we are hired by clients to help them create content and manage their social media channels. We tell our clients, content is king. The more high-quality content the greater the engagement from the individuals they want to target. But quality content… Read More Bloomberg And Paying For Likes
There has been some buzz lately about Michael Bloomberg rising through the Democrat primary as the potential challenger to Donald Trump. As a wealthy individual from New York, Bloomberg was perceived to be a viable challenger to Donald Trump in the upcoming elections. On Wednesday night Bloomberg had his first opportunity to prove his ability… Read More The Michael Bloomberg Fail
Make no mistake, the 2020 presidential elections are about beating Donald Trump. Trump has proved that he has a die hard base of about 38% of the country behind him. On election night, it will be about who mobilizes their lazy American voters to the polls. It is about mobilizing voters to the polls. It… Read More Can Pete Buttigieg Beat Donald Trump
Americans are fond of labeling other countries as “first-world” or “third-world” countries without really understanding where the terms come from. The terms are a legacy of the Cold War, with “third-world” countries being the ones that were not aligned with either the Soviet Union or the United States. Overtime the term has evolved into a… Read More Third-Rate American Democracy
The news outlets are reporting that Bernie Sanders is surging in the polls. He seems to be leading in Iowa and in New Hampshire. It is still too early to know if he will be the Democrat nominee in November. However, it is clear that voters are voting extremes across the globe. In México voters… Read More Bernie Sanders: Beware of Extremes
Representative John Yarmuth, a Democrat, had an interesting theory on CNN on Monday night on what could happen if Donald Trump were to be removed from office. As many have been contemplating, the removal of Trump would result in Mike Pence taking over. If Pence were to be removed as well, or resign before a… Read More Nikki Haley – The GOP Worst-Case Scenario
I was asked an interesting question yesterday by a very good friend. They asked what I thought about a Joe Biden and Beto O’Rourke ticket. I hadn’t thought about such a possibility before being asked about it. It is an interesting question that merits some discussion. Biden’s slump in the polls and Beto dropping out… Read More Joe Biden and Beto
Beto O’Rourke is pandering for political votes by misusing the murders of citizens by killers using assault weapons to kill. Either Beto knows that his call for taking assault weapons from the hands of U.S. voters is impossible or he just doesn’t care. This proves that Beto is only trying to garner votes. The fact… Read More Beto Panders for Votes
According to The New York Times, Donald Trump acknowledged discussing Joe Biden with the Ukrainian president in July. Trump accuses Biden of corruption tied to business in the Ukraine. The New York Times quoted Trump as telling the Ukrainian president that Trump did not want “our people” adding “to the corruption already in the Ukraine.”… Read More Donald Trump v. Joe Biden and Corruption
As a Christian, one of the fundamental dictums I embrace is to spread The Word. “Go ye into the world, and preach the gospel to every creature,” reads the Bible. (KJV Mark 16:15) The verse encourages Christians to spread the Word of God to others who have not heard it or have forgotten it. That… Read More Spreading The Word Versus Imposing The Word
Beto O’Rourke’s quest for the presidency fizzled into oblivion. The campaign remains stagnant at less than two percent in the major polls. Although Beto has survived to make it to the first three national debates, his stagnation remains steadfast. And then 22 people were murdered in his hometown. Beto O’Rourke has often claimed the “safest-city”… Read More The Beto Moment?
Some may wonder why Donald Trump is so fixated on the Fed and interest rates. The simple answer is that Donald Trump needs a fake economy to win the 2020 elections. Trump’s beef with the Fed are the interest rates. The higher the interest rates the Fed sets, the worst the economy seems to Americans.… Read More Trump Needs a Fake Economy for 2020
An Open Letter to Democrat 2020 Presidential Candidates Dear candidates, It is heartening to hear most of you discuss the plight of immigrants in cages and immigrant children being separate from their parents. Unfortunately, as an immigrant myself, I see that there remains a fundamental disconnect about the issue of immigration. Although well intended, legalizing… Read More An Open Letter to Democrat Candidates About Immigration
The last two Democrat presidential candidate debates have clearly proven that Joe Biden is not a friend to immigrants. U.S. voters who support immigrants and are considering voting for Biden should think about voting for someone else. The problem for Biden is that not only does he not have a clear understanding about the immigration… Read More Joe Biden Is Not A Friend To Immigrants
The great takeaway from the second CNN debate last night is that Joe Biden is done. As expected he was targeted by the others because he is the front runner in the polls. The same polls that said Hillary Clinton would beat Donald Trump. The polls ask who is likely to beat Donald Trump. Biden… Read More Joe Biden is Done
El Paso political observers are likely rejoicing that Beto survived the CNN debates last night. The El Paso dream of a homegrown president remains in place. But it is fleeting. Beto has been in a decline since the last debate. Donations to his campaign are down and he is polling in the single digits. The… Read More Beto Survived the CNN Debate