Tuesday, December 11, 2018

As GOP Primaries Loom, Cruz Gaining On Trump

At the close of 2015, Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz has essentially tied GOP front runner Donald Trump in the latest polls for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. According to a Quinnipiac University poll Trump received the support of 28% of the Republican primary electorate while Cruz came in at 24%. The poll’s margin of […]

Comentarios from Maria: Who Is Tougher and More Manly

Last Week’s Republican debate was a contest reminiscent of a “Saturday Night Live” skit entitled “¿Quien es mas macho?” In Spanish that means who is tougher and more manly. Sadly, we need much more than a macho man or woman. In the case of the presidency, that would mean a leader focused on solutions, not […]

Comentarios from Maria: Do Not Fall Into the Traps of Terrorism And Xenophobia

It is not too late to register and turn out to vote … for our future. Do you know who said “we’re not generating enough angry white men to stay in this business for the long term”? No, not Donald Trump, it was another candidate running for the GOP nomination, the senator from South Carolina, […]

Immigration Divides GOP Candidates on Stage

At long last, immigration occupied the main stage in a prominent way among the Republican contenders for the White House in Tuesday night’s debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin moderated by Fox Business Channel and the Wall Street Journal. Two distinct camps emerged on the issue between the candidates, one calling for a pathway to citizenship for […]

Media “Bias” And The GOP Economic Debate

The third Republican presidential debate live from Boulder, Colorado and moderated by CNBC was a mess. The GOP contenders repeatedly criticized questions they did not agree with or could not answer as liberal and biased, and to be fair, some of them were, but not to the extent that some on the debate stage, most […]