JUDGING BY THE EGREGIOUS SILENCE on mainstream U.S. infotainment stations, one might assume that the life and premeditated murder of an innocent child is only worth our compassion and outrage if she is white. Because the brutal shooting and home invasion that swallowed up the life of nine year-old Brisenia Flores has had a hard time getting any play on major “news” outlets.
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MAJOR POWERS PLAY MAJOR GAMES. How do these apply to the Democrats and their actions lately on immigration? How do these apply to the promises made to raza? Here comes the election game, let’s play!
WE RETURN with a call for action! The DREAM Act is up for a vote. Despite the fact that as usual, politicians play cynical games of expediency with people’s lives, there is cause for enthusiasm and happiness. So get on that phone! Also featuring the vaunted political Beer Test.
HERE’S A FUN ONE that yanks back the curtain and gives you a glimpse of some “making of” moments. From bulbs blowing to flies buzzing to flubbed or forgotten lines, you can see that things don’t run as smooth as the final cut pretends.
MEMORIES OF SEPTEMBER. Featuring the latest racist talking point from the GOP, plus recollections on post 9/11 New York City, and how those who would use this event for political gain are truly lost, not to mention abusers.
AN ANTIDOTE to the mental, emotional and spiritual chaos that today’s politics bring upon us, especially today’s Republican party. Featured: The “Terror Babies” meme.
THIS WEEK, News With Nezua touches on the Republicans’ inane “debate” on rescinding birthright citizenship in the USA (14th Amendment), the Democrats’ $600 million bill for drones and “military style bases” on the Mexican border, and Felipe Calderón’s War on Drugs that has claimed almost 30,000 lives since 2006.
FROM L.A. TO CHICAGO TO ARIZONA, protests, rallies and civil disobedience marked the passing of the “Papers, Please” law in Arizona. Here are a few scenes.