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Movin’ On Up: The Mexican Maid Madness

Movin’ On Up: The Mexican Maid Madness

On the heels of March Madness the American public is now being entertained by Mexican Maid Madness that includes moola, a mistress and a mystery. More importantly we are witnessing cultural assimilation by Latinas unprecedented and lofty in heights – well I exaggerate, but you get my point. continue reading »

The Benchmark Just Got Lower for Who Can Run for Elected Office, Impossible but True

The Benchmark Just Got Lower for Who Can Run for Elected Office, Impossible but True

They said it couldn’t be done, but yes, the benchmark has just been lowered for who can run for office with ‘America’s toughest sheriff’ considering a Senate run in Arizona. continue reading »

Is Lady Gaga the Nation’s New Chief Diversity Officer?

Is Lady Gaga the Nation’s New Chief Diversity Officer?

If anyone fears that America is trying to get rid of diversity initiatives fear not, we have Lady Gaga lovin’ the gays and promoting diversity all while wrapped in the flag of capitalism. continue reading »

What Do you Do When Your State is Broke? Sue the Government Over Immigration, of Course

What Do you Do When Your State is Broke? Sue the Government Over Immigration, of Course

What do you do when your state is broke, people’s public benefits cut and you’re on the heels of a mass shooting – why of course you sue the U.S. government. continue reading »

DREAMers: Unused and Unmatched Ambition - Watch out for Act Two

DREAMers: Unused and Unmatched Ambition - Watch out for Act Two

I personally have never seen such a piece of legislation like the DREAM Act discussed by so many Latino families I know, including my own, so I think it is safe to say this was happening across the country. continue reading »

Another Gift from Corporate America for Latinos:  Cha cha cha, Charmin and a Shithouse

Another Gift from Corporate America for Latinos:  Cha cha cha, Charmin and a Shithouse

It’s the holidays so when I hear someone is inviting me and mi familia to a ‘history-making event’ celebrated with ‘Latin sizzle’ in none other than New York City, I am on it. If that wasn’t enough Luis Fionsi was performing and I was going to get to Cha Cha Cha all night long. continue reading »

Washington Handing Out Checks for Past Discrimination and Tax Cuts for Others - Latinos Getting NADA

Washington Handing Out Checks for Past Discrimination and Tax Cuts for Others - Latinos Getting NADA

Rumor had it that someone was handing out cold hard cash last week for suffering past grievances having to do with discrimination at the hands of the government. continue reading »

Republican’s Say NO to Dream Act - So Start Taking their Names and Numbers

Look at the numerous Dream Act reports out there: some are pro; some are con as it should be. But look carefully and see want is consistent throughout the reporting continue reading »

DREAM Act Brings “Hispanic Haters” Out of Hiding

DREAM Act Brings “Hispanic Haters” Out of Hiding

There is so much negative vibe on the Dream Act that at a certain point you have to shut it off – well that is until the hate’s started attacking my beloved McDonald’s. continue reading »

Aliens are Coming – No Not the Illegal Ones – the Real Ones

Aliens are Coming – No Not the Illegal Ones – the Real Ones

“Alien Life Among Us” Fox News headlines screamed today and this time they were right. I was so excited to hear that there might be alien life on other planets because the Latino continue reading »

Brazilian Blowout Controversy: Is this Another Right Wing Conspiracy?

Brazilian Blowout Controversy: Is this Another Right Wing Conspiracy?

Ban the Brazilian wax if you will, though a fan, with less traffic to that domain of the body its not critical, if you know what I mean. The Brazilian blowout is THEE way I can claim to be an Americano with continue reading »

Finding Mexicanism’s in Oprah’s Favorite Things List of 2010

Finding Mexicanism’s in Oprah’s Favorite Things List of 2010

Every year without fail I send mamita and familia, Oprah's Favorite Things list with the intent to rid us of our Mexican gifting traditions and holiday curse: a $25 gift limit with a re-gifting option. continue reading »

Do Hispanics Want to Leave the U.S. because Bristol is Poised to Win Dancing with the Stars?

Do Hispanics Want to Leave the U.S. because Bristol is Poised to Win Dancing with the Stars?

In case you haven’t heard 1-out-of-7 Hispanics would leave the U.S. permanently if they could. Whaaaaaat? I ain’t goin’ nowhere at least not until I celebrate the pinnacle of American mediocrity by watching Bristol Palin horse hoof her way to a Dancing with the Stars trophy. continue reading »

Is It Time to be Afraid of Sarah Palin?

Is It Time to be Afraid of Sarah Palin?

I have long avoided bashing, talking about or even acknowledging Sarah Palin - with so many loquitas in my familia - I have a kind of empathy for her. And when you have a loquita mixed with a tonta factor then in my book they are hands off. continue reading »

What does a ‘Hispanic Heart’, Speedy Gonzales & the Tea Party Have in Common?

What does a ‘Hispanic Heart’, Speedy Gonzales & the Tea Party Have in Common?

The homophobic crusty crooner, Pat Boone, has resurfaced and not from the dead as most of you assume but rather on the election campaign trail. Boone who supports any and all ultra conservative candidates came out in support of Tea Party Texas Republican Clayton Trotter. continue reading »