Recently, The New York Times Magazine published Zev Chafets's essay on the Am
Tea-totaling party animals are crying the mantra of the Ghosts of Conservatives-past, "Blankety blank blank will change our American way of life!" Now all the president's men and women -- especiall
Here we go again. Some people raise the issue of race (this time about the ways others are talking about or treating the first black U.S. president) and the media goes crazy.
I love my fellow citizens who have taken to the street against President Obama and his plans for health-care reform.
I am a voracious woman.
The United States is the richest nation on earth. It has some of the best-trained physicians and best medical facilities on earth. It is a leader in medical innovation and medical education.
I am a Latina sociologist and an activist-in-training who has spent substantial time with scholars and activists studying U.S. Latina/o communities from both professional and personal viewpoints.
Most folks who've read my blog over some time should know that while I very much respect President Obama, I don't go ga-ga and drool over this man.
I have never really trusted those who are intolerant and condemning of other people's shortcomings. It makes me suspect they are likely hiding their own.