There is nothing more important to the U.S.A. than the education of its kids, nothing, except maybe national security. There is also nothing more important to those kids than getting educated, because it is a fact that the unemployment rate for those with degrees is half of those without and that the salaries of those with degrees is double of those without. Getting back on track getting our youth educated allows us to compete with other Countries who have overtaken the U.S. in the past few years, which is important to the U.S.
You would think that lynchings were a thing of the past, but late February’s murder of Trayvon Martin and the amount of publicity it has generated, has shown you that in fact not only are they still occurring, but they now have received legal cover by the NRA-backed, “Stand Your Ground Law”. Who wouldn’t support a law with that name, standing your ground is in almost every Chicanos' DNA, but when it is used to pop a little brother for no other reason than because he is black, than it is simply a legal lynching law.
San Antonio’s own musical sensation, Girl In A Coma, is on its way to the top where they have always belonged, but which the road to is full of obstacles. Those obstacles were so clearly shown in the Girl In A Coma Documentary, produced by Jim Mendiola and displayed last night at the infamous Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Theatre, the keepers and guardians of the gate for Chicano History in all categories. These Chicana performing stars gave up
Many people tell me that Obama cannot win because people are hating him right now, not just his policies, but the man. I tried to put my finger on the reason for such hate. The biggest complaint I heard was that he was hurting the economy because he put too many regulations on businesses, most of them businesses that got loans from you the taxpayer during the last Depression and for the purpose of making sure that those businesses didn’t bring all of us down again. But, even if
Presidential “wanna-be” Rick Santorum knocked the Willard “Mitt” Romney “coronation train” off its tracks again, winning three States in the last week. The Republican primary season is making my menudo want to come up it’s so dizzying.
Let’s say you’re in the market for a certain product or service, subscribing to “Buy Chicano” means you would look for a Mexican-American who offers what you are looking for at a competitive or better price and if you don’t find the Chicano/a offering what you want, you have just found a business opportunity. Some people may call it racist, but it’s nothing new, the Italians, Jews, Chinese and many other cultural groups have done it for centuries and not only goods or services, but access to cash as well.
Chile Dude is on a mission to see as many Genesis Rodriguez movies as possible, new or old, after her show-stealing performance in “Man On A Ledge”. From her Twitter account, she told Chicano Channel Magazine that on March 16th, “Casa De Mi Padre”, with herself, Will Ferrell, Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and other great actors, will be released.