Sunday, November 17, 2019

Competing Visions on National Security, Immigration At Vegas GOP Debate

Tuesday night’s GOP presidential debate in Las Vegas had many flash points between the candidates running for the 2016 nomination particularly on the subject of national security and terrorism and had Florida Senator Marco Rubio on the defensive from the likes of Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul over his work on […]

Latino Lawmakers Urge Rubio to Drop Nomination Hold

Florida Senator Marco Rubio continues to hold up the nomination of President Obama’s nominee to be ambassador to Mexico and now, after months of delay, 19 fellow Latino lawmakers are calling on Rubio to allow a full vote by the U.S. Senate, in a vote Roberta Jacobson, current Assistant Secretary of State for the Western […]

Comentarios From Maria: John Boehner’s lack of leadership and its disastrous consequences

We’ve seen this movie before, and we know that it does not end well. In 2013, Republicans in Congress demonstrated that they were willing to shut down the government and lead our country to the brink of disaster because the battle over the end of year budget did not sway in their favor.  Now, Republicans […]

Comentarios From Maria: Our National Integrity and the CIA Torture Report

Last week, the Senate Intelligence Committee published a report detailing the alarming tactics employed by the CIA in the aftermath of September 11th. The brutality of the actions described in the report was undoubtedly, inconsistent with the principles and ideals that we cherish as Americans.  The report reminds us that as a country, we are […]

Comentarios From Maria: Obama’s Immigration Move is a Win

President Obama finally did it. Through an executive order, the President intends to grant up to 5 million undocumented immigrants relief from deportation. Will the angry bulls rise up? Has the well been poisoned? Will Republicans follow through on their threats of government shutdowns because they consider this an “impeachable offense”? Republicans, who now have […]

Latinos Say Economy Is Top Issue for Upcoming Election

According to a Fox News Latino poll held September 11-13, 48% of Latinos voters determined that the economy is the most important issue in the upcoming presidential election. Immigration was the fifth most important issue with 6% on the poll. The remaining concerns were health care (14%), education (11%), and social issues (8%). As previously […]

Guest Blogger Series: Cristina Caballero “Dialogue on Diversity privacy programs, specifically Data Privacy Colloquium”

Myself, along with a circle of women professionals, entrepreneurs, and state legislators, and partnering with other women of diverse culture and ethnicity, founded the Dialogue in 1990 in the setting of a series of exchange visits by American and Russian women.  Dialogue on Diversity, born out of this notably diverse enterpr ise of a score […]