My Debt Moratorium Proposal As A Stimulus Package

America and the rest of the world is an economic crisis. Most of us understand this. For the politicians, the economic crisis is about the November elections. For the rest of us it is about how we are going to deal with the added expenses of keeping kids home and, for some of us, having… Read More My Debt Moratorium Proposal As A Stimulus Package

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Democratic Party Delegate Race Heats Up

The Democratic Party delegate race heated up Saturday night when Joe Biden scored all the delegates up for grabs that night. Biden’s decisive win in South Carolina shows that the Democratic nominee will be selected by traditional party politics. Much has been made about Bernie Sander’s “revolution” and Pete Buttigieg’s emergence as the unlikely candidate… Read More Democratic Party Delegate Race Heats Up

The Chosen One

Donald Trump believes he is the “chosen one”. Clearly and without a doubt Donald Trump is about one thing – his ego. This is Trump’s Achilles heel – his vulnerability. Trump is driven by his ego. The grandiose branding around his name. The ridiculous assumption that Greenland is for sale. The idea that only Trump… Read More The Chosen One

An Open Letter to Democrat Candidates About Immigration

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

Veronica Escobar Puts Nancy Pelosi Before Immigrants and Border Issues

Yesterday, Nancy Pelosi won the Democratic nomination for Speaker even though there was talk that she may not be supported by incoming Democrat and some reelected representatives. Pelosi must still be elected by the whole body in January, where the rebellion to her leadership are hoping to block her. Although the vote was secret, we… Read More Veronica Escobar Puts Nancy Pelosi Before Immigrants and Border Issues

Will Democrats Abandon Immigrants for Healthcare?

Barack Obama promised that if elected he would fix the healthcare debacle and push forth immigration reform. Obama delivered healthcare at the expense of immigration reform. Now that the Democrats control the House and that immigration remains a hot topic in national politics, the question is, will the Democrats help resolve the immigration imbroglio? The… Read More Will Democrats Abandon Immigrants for Healthcare?

Surprised by Jeb Bush, why? The Republicans Have Done More for Immigration than the Democrats

I sometimes wonder if I’m wrong that the public perception of issues are distorted in the general population. Jeb Bush’s recent comments reaffirmed for me that the reality is often obscured by the rhetoric and the misinformation perpetuated by the news media. What Jeb Bush said about immigration really should not surprise anyone that has… Read More Surprised by Jeb Bush, why? The Republicans Have Done More for Immigration than the Democrats

What Ronald Reagan Knew About Immigration Reform

Once again immigration reform in the United States gets lost in the political posturing of party politics. It is unfortunate that the speechifying about economic and political consequences dominates the discussion and therefore immigration reform in the US will once again be nothing more but another layer of a perpetuating bureaucratic mess that will keep… Read More What Ronald Reagan Knew About Immigration Reform