The Real First Thanksgiving: Revisted

Put forth by XicanoPwr


Today, Americans celebrate this day with certain kinds of food are served. For my family, we had turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, cranberry sauce, corn, rolls, lemon pie and pumpkin pie. I know, some readers might have problems because we are giving into the dominate culture’s attempts to rewrite history and come together on […]

Hijacking the Health Debate for Hate Mongering

Put forth by XicanoPwr


What should have been a discussion on health care reform quickly turned into a debate on immigration after the President’s address to congress. In one quick move a little-known Republican Congressman from South Carolina hijacked the issue of health care by shouting two little words, “You lie!” As President Obama addressed a joint session of […]

Spanish Court Orders Investigation for 6 Bush-Era Officials

Put forth by XicanoPwr


Generally, truth commissions are bodies established to research and report on human rights abuses over a certain period of time in a particular country or in relation to a particular conflict. I recently post that Sen Patrick Leahy has been trying to create one. Unfortunately, it seems unlikely to become reality. However, according to news […]

A Plea For The Bush Truth Commission

Put forth by XicanoPwr


Long time readers of this blog would know I’ve been a staunch supporter for the impeachment of the Bush-Cheney Administration. I firmly believe when high crimes and misdemeanors have been perpetrated against the American people and the global community, it is Congress’ constitutional duty to impeach. Selective prosecution of the law undermines everything that our […]

Politics of Humanity: ICE’s and Border Patrol’s Child Abuse Policy

Put forth by XicanoPwr


A study released by the Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP) found that more than 43,000 undocumented, unaccompanied children have been mistreated while in custody and denied access to representation by Customs and Border Protection (Border Patrol) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and then transported home unsafely. According to the study, A Child Alone […]

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