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September 22, 2021

As always, competing news headlines grab their “3 seconds” of readers’ eyes before being relegated to an afterthought. Yet, some deserving news doesn’t even get the courtesy of that much attention. Case in point: The fact that Trump and…

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September 21, 2021

Throughout history, desperate people have been ‘beaten back.’ Sometimes by force, sometimes via government policy, often times by both. The latest example was captured in pictures that involved a border agent, a horse, migrants and horse reins; What’s Dems’…

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September 20, 2021

We’ve all seen the pictures of the thousands of migrants amassed at the US-Mexico border biding their time, remarkably patiently, until they get their turn at pleading their case. To help with the influx, Border Patrol has been having…

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September 17, 2021

Human misery and desperation are escalating across the globe. We have only to turn our attention to the sea of humanity amassing at the Texas/Mexico border. The fact that a good portion of the 10+ thousand people congregating at…

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September 16, 2021

LatinaLista may have taken an involuntary break from the news cycle but it’s clear as we resume today that the news never stops: The Biden admin is throwing a life preserver to Central American minors wanting to come to…

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September 13, 2021

The Democrats are poised to have several showdowns over immigration. Their big changes to policy reform hinges on one person – who is not a politician; It may not be a coincidence that the world is seeing a rise…

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September 10, 2021

Contrary to what many think, there has been a silver lining during this fatal pandemic. Because of the pandemic, we, as a society, have been forced to confront ugly truths that have always been categorized as ‘the elephants I’m…

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September 9, 2021

As usual, there are multiple showdowns brewing in Washington: the spending bill, the US debt default, etc. Fireworks are really due to explode if Dems get their way of including something in spending bill most GOP oppose; A whistleblower…

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September 8, 2021

This morning, we learn that two more of the remains of the 2,753 lives murdered in the 9/11 massacre have been identified. It leaves 1,100 victims, at least 40% of those who died on 9/11, unidentified. As we mull…

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September 7, 2021

No one disputes that the Biden admin has a lot on its plate. After all, history will validate that Biden inherited a ‘hot mess’ from Trump. Yet, it seems Biden isn’t throwing out all of Trump’s anti-immigrant policies; Why…

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September 3, 2021

Unbelievably, there are still people who have not received a vaccine. Even when they see their own friends and influencers fall victim to Covid. Well, the CDC has a new message for these folks especially for Labor Day; Is…

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September 2, 2021

Has American democracy ever been so threatened by the very political representatives elected to safeguard our best interests? The fact that power and influence corrupts is as old as the history of mankind but from the day Trump became…

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September 1, 2021

Once again, media hype is touting the influence of the Latino voter. This time, it’s whether or not Latino voters can save California’s Democrat Governor. Is this another ‘sleeping giant’ fairy tale or reality politics?; What’s the future of…

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August 31, 2021

There has been an ongoing (affordable) housing crisis for years, exasperated by the pandemic exodus of urban dwellers to the burbs. Now, that same housing crisis is going to reach momentous proportions, I predict. Connect the dots: thousands lost…

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August 30, 2021

As we watch helplessly as Mother Nature exacts her fury on the country, more than 1,000 people are still dying from something that we actually can subvert; Rents are increasing fueling the debate between home ownership and renting; The…

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August 27, 2021

For the first time since he was sworn into office in January, (only 8 months ago!), over 50 percent of Americans disapprove of President Biden’s job performance. No doubt, the majority of that disappointment stems from the administration’s handling…

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August 26, 2021

Does ‘the good for humanity’ ever enter into a judgement issued by the Supreme Court? One media outlet attempts to explain the Supreme Court’s ruling on Trump-era radical asylum policy; If immigrants, and all of us, were under the…

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August 25, 2021

The Supreme Court just flexed their partisan muscle and it’s not good for asylum seekers; The CDC lays out the bare facts of just how likely the unvaccinated are likely to be hospitalized and the odds would make Vegas…

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August 24, 2021

The images of fleeing Afghans suffocatingly crowded into the bare cargo bays of military C-17s is heartbreaking enough, but what may be worse, is the reluctance of countries to accept these new and involuntary refugees. Yet, Afghanistan has one…

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August 23, 2021

We start the week off with a continuation of the bad news from last week: Afghanistan, Hurricane Grace, wild fires, water rationing, Tropical Storm Henri, etc. In addition, we hear former Trump administration officials laying the blame for the…

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August 20, 2021

The consequences of climate change continue to be felt around the world, compounding desperate situations. A new study warns that soon, even the most ardent of climate deniers, won’t be able to keep their cool; Good news: US government…

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August 19, 2021

This second surge of Covid is scarier than the first since the vaccinated can easily transmit the disease as the unvaccinated. However, a new study reveals that the most vulnerable in our homes may be even a bigger player…

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August 18, 2021

The ongoing revelation that the country has not traveled far enough from our national roots of prejudice, bias and discrimination rears its ugly head once (twice, thrice) again: New report highlights the disparity chasm in health spending; There’s a…

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August 17, 2021

Booster shots should be good news for anyone who sees the high numbers of Delta infections and want to have peace of mind with an extra shot. (Editor’s note: This post was revised to reflect a correction of a…

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August 16, 2021

As we watch heartbreaking collapse happening in two countries: Afghanistan and Haiti, and pray for the best for those people scared, hurt and uncertain of their future, we see that uncertainty is widespread: US-Mexico border crossings in July hit…