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Miami Herald: McCain defends immigration plan to angry residents This is one of the funnest diaries I've ever written. During a heated town hall gathering in the Phoenix suburb of Sun Lakes, ...
by grytpype
Comment Count 152 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 05:42 PM PST with 203 Recommends
Fancy someone telling the United States what to do!
by GlowNZ
Comment Count 103 comments on Wed Jul 16, 2008 at 07:30 AM PDT with 69 Recommends
Pum...pum...pum! I peak out the window of my darkened room & see a light go on across the way. A dark face cautiously peeks out from the curtain to check the cause of the noise. Que la chi.... You ...
by catilinus
Comment Count 54 comments on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 03:44 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
My last post discussed how the racism we see today developed. This post focuses on the plight of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans. I share it because the issue of illegal immigration is still very ...
by just another vet
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Oct 02, 2011 at 06:31 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Diary roadmap: Begins with an unpleasant awakening, which reveals an invisible underclass, references an old forgotten (but critical) war or two, continues on with a capitalist rumination on ...
by catilinus
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Sep 28, 2011 at 02:23 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
That's the first thing my 15-year-old son told me yesterday afternoon when he came home from school. No, " Hi Mom, what's going on? " or " Hey, what's for dinner? " or " Can you get this juice ...
by WFBMM
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Oct 15, 2012 at 11:07 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
¿Quién los rayos está llorando? I run to the door to see who is crying. Before I get to the door I realize my mistake. But living at the intersection of San Pablo & Richmond , it's about the ...
by catilinus
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 03:48 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Louie Gohmert went on C-Span today and proceeded to try to inject the Boston Marathon bombings into the immigration debate happening in Congress. During the interview, host Greta Wodele Brawner ...
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 54 comments on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 10:51 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
I was watching conservative cable news last night. Bill O'Reilly on Fox News Channel, Glenn Beck on CNN, Sean Hannity on Fox, and the others. They all spoke with the same voice. They all said and ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri May 11, 2007 at 07:41 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
America is a nation of immigrants, thus, there is no "natural" character that makes us American. America is a mash-up of the cultures of all the people who have come here from all over the world. ...
by catchaz
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2007 at 01:38 PM PST with 26 Recommends
by tRueffert
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed May 17, 2006 at 05:56 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Aside from the obvious ethnic insult, I'm taking this little gem from the Romney video on a couple of different levels. You don't have to look very hard to smell the unmistakable taint of birtherism ...
by rightiswrong
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 12:26 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
It was in a bus like this that I was driven in to an all-white school after being plucked out of my normal school. I don’t know if my Mother received a letter from the district or not. She spoke ...
by carlosgalindo
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 03:27 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Nothing like a little racism/bigotry/xenophobia to get the GOPosaurs going is there? According to NYT Editorial :
by DefendOurConstitution
Comment Count 78 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2009 at 12:55 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
With Turkana ...
by Tomtech
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun May 02, 2010 at 04:45 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
by PatriciaVa
Comment Count 43 comments on Sat Sep 02, 2006 at 12:07 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Sharron Angle's latest immigration mailer (pictured below) hitting Nevada voters' homes is at least as explicit in its race-baiting and stereotyping as its fear-...
by AmericasVoice
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Oct 08, 2010 at 01:28 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Does this make me a bad liberal? I've been pondering the immigration issue for the last several months since it's been in the news. Perhaps, being an immigrant myself, I am more qualified to ...
by kapil
Comment Count 88 comments on Mon Jun 18, 2007 at 12:29 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Since the 1970 census the US government has been dividing the US population into Hispanic and non-Hispanic groupings. On the 2010 census they used Latino as an alternative term. Among the general ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 02:45 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
It might surprise many of you that Mexican citizens did not need a visa to enter Canada. That's because they were part of NAFTA and it was assumed that no one from NAFTA should need a visa to enter ...
by The Simple Canadian
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 09:03 PM PDT with 10 Recommends