Monday, October 14, 2019

The GOP “Latino Problem,” in One Snapshot

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco One picture, posted Thursday by John Hudak on Twitter, explains in a moment’s flash the Republican “Latino problem.” It has nothing to do with Latinos. Hudak is the editor of the Brookings Institution’s FixGov blog. While reporting on this year’s CPAC (the nation’s largest conservative political confab) he attended a panel on GOP outreach into minority […]

Latino Influentials in DC Honor Two of Their Own This Week

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco On any given day, an army of young Americans is hard at work in the halls of power of Washington DC – advocating policy, negotiating legislation, pushing the country forward. They go mostly unnoticed by the public at large, but our government would be hard pressed to function without them. Through […]

Independence Is Work, Freedom Is A Dirty Business

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Independence is a messy business. We Americans tend to think that freedom is shiny and sits on a mantle, sparkling it’s virtue. And right next to that idea is the conviction that our particular version of freedom is not only correct, but righteously so. We use it as a slogan for […]