Is Puerto Rico a Country?

I was doing some research for an upcoming project and I came across this little nugget of utter nuttiness from the University of Texas at Austin. What makes this most egregious is the tag line on the website: “Trusted Internet portal for Latin American Studies content since 1992”. According to the About Page of the… Read More Is Puerto Rico a Country?

Here is What I Do Not Get About the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

There are three things I don’t get about the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal. In the unlikely event that you don’t know about the scandal: it involves Harvey Weinstein, a Hollywood mogul, harassing and paying hush money to various women for about a decade. As the scandal continues to unravel, I keep being bothered by… Read More Here is What I Do Not Get About the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

The Donald Trump Base Is Losing Patience with Trump and Breitbart Agrees

I was talking to a diehard Donald Trump supporter yesterday about the Russian hacking of my blog, when he suddenly blurted out that he now thinks Trump will be unable to deliver on his promises to the voters. I was surprised because this individual has made it clear that I was completely wrong about Trump.… Read More The Donald Trump Base Is Losing Patience with Trump and Breitbart Agrees

Rocket Man

These last few weeks have been really strange. I’ve seen a lot and have lived through a lot in my lifetime. To be sure, I’ve had an exciting life, especially when aircraft are involved. As a pilot, I try to live on a plan – knowing what’s going to happen between point A and point… Read More Rocket Man

Dee Margo Tells You Why City Feels Empowered to Tax You

The City of El Paso, which boasts the highest property taxes in the nation, has been on a taxpayer-funded downtown redevelopment spending spree. Along the way, the city leaders are also destroying the Mexican character of the city. They are erasing Mexicans from the culture and attempting to replace it an Anglo-centric cultural identity as… Read More Dee Margo Tells You Why City Feels Empowered to Tax You