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  • jaango wrote a new diary post: Confronting Reality!

    2014-08-19 10:24:25View | Delete

    Confronting Reality! When it comes to understanding The Political Process, conservative pundits continue to ignore and even dismiss Reality, as practiced by their continuing opposition to Obamacare, as one instance in their minimalized political agenda.   And for me in particular, here in Arizona, the candidates for the GOP nomination for the Governorship, is predicated on being anti-immigrant.   Consequently, a [...]

  • President Obama is obviously expressing himself relative to America’s predilection for Irony.

    Therefore, history can tell us much, and to wit, permit me to paraphrase Mark Twain, from years ago, when he stipulated that “white savages are less savage than are the real savages.” Consequently, our national propaganda has installed American Exceptionalism as a feature and not a but.

    And as a Native American/Chicano, President Obama is “preaching” to his ‘base’ via a well-recognized ‘straddle’ that is the front line defense feature espoused by America’s conservatives, both Democratic and Republican alike.

    Sadly, Dana Milbank perpetuated this straddle when he wrote the following:

    “President Obama’s overall failure to deliver on his promise to create a more transparent government has been one of the greatest disappointments of his leadership.”

    As such, presidential administrations for these past many years have been adamantly opposed to constructive transparencies.


  • jaango commented on the diary post Paul Ryan’s New Poverty Plan Focuses on Opportunity, but Comes up Short by WI Budget Project.

    2014-07-31 07:42:09View | Delete

    Here’s a column I wrote two days ago on this same subject. And next year, he becomes the Chair of the Ways and Means Committee. Enjoy! Challenging Paul Ryan’s Political Myopia This past week end, the GOP’s House-Led Chamber, the Chairman of the Budget Committee, Paul Ryan was on the one of the Sunday Morning [...]

  • Obviously, we’re on the same page.

    The only distinction between the United States and the Latin America Region, is that a jail cell, just may be in your future, among the more awesome objects placed in your way, by these governments and their adherents. As such, self-restraint, is a much-credited and much-recognized behavior.


  • Sansouci@22

    “the European View already does clash with the Indigenous Perspective. And yet, which European View do you/we/I mean? This is exactly where the fun begins.”

    Your having worked in Europe for a large number of years, and my having worked in Latin America for a large number of years, just goes to show, that your statement above, works for both of us, and as such, the Fun Commences!


  • With the advent of the next 30 years, our white Democracy morphs into a brown Democracy, and of course, having a reputable economist speculate on what will then occur, after our brown Democracy reneges on our national debt of $27 trillion, would indeed be prudent, as it effects today’s old and smallish Middle Class.

    If so, does Piketty’s view become the new status quo? And will this European view clash with the Indigenous Perspective and where Marx has only been a gift for the imagination? Obviously, yesterday’s behavior is not a forerunner for tomorrow’s behavior.


  • jaango wrote a new diary post: And Yes, I am a “turista”

    2014-07-24 09:48:50View | Delete

      And Yes, I am a “turista” For many long years, here in the Sonoran Desert and at its northern geographical zone, the Big Hole, as we affectionately call the Grand Canyon, our political opposition to radiological mining has been impressive, and thusly, prohibiting the contamination of the low amounts of available   groundwater, makes me an inveterate “turista.”   As such [...]

  • jaango commented on the blog post The Undying Filibuster Myth

    2014-07-22 14:33:27View | Delete

    I read his column, earlier today, and had a good chuckle.

    I vividly recall early in Obama’s first term, he was handed an easy opportunity, but tossed into the trash can and where it remains today. Thus, Card Check could have been easily accomplished, and yet, another lost opportunity for helping the middle class in the work place. But then, “neo-liberals,” like conservatives on the Right, are always thinking of the 19th Century.

    As such, historians of the future, will relegate the Obama legacy as one for an Era of Lost Opportunities.



  • Which political party controls the state’s legislature, is the doorway to a national political party, and that’s how its been for all these years.

    And from those of us and who ascribe to being Native Americans and Chicanos, in the next 15 years, the white voters 65 years and older will no longer be with us, from the standpoint 2025, and after Clinton has left the Oval Office for having served two-terms. Consequently, the Progressive Era commences, and thusly, a two-tier systemic, denies the Progressive their well-deserved Era and where a New Great Society is effectively installed.

    Moreover, with the installation of an Academic-Military Draft, will require that Progressives utilize the Veterans Administration Medical Schematic to “protect” a Woman’s Reproductive Rights from the Supreme Court’s decision on Hobby Lobby, similar issues as they become front and center in the federal courts.


  • This two-tiered systemic was “offered” here in Arizona, and subsequently rejected.


    This systemic was offered by Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and a variety of former “conservative” Democrats. And unbeknown to most, O’Connor has been quietly leading this national effort.

    And from my perspective, it’s pretty much an obvious effort to save the Republicans from the pending onslaught of “racial and ethnic” minority voters. And in proper context, “how does the Right protect itself from this “new” manifest destiny? As such, it’s all about money, and money in large amounts and which makes Schumer a simpleton.

    To wit, voters in New York, should be ashamed of Schumer, even though on occasion, he continues to call himself a “progressive” as part and parcel to his political camouflage.


  • jaango wrote a new diary post: The Chicanos’ Big Time Clock

    2014-07-16 09:01:30View | Delete

    Thumbnail Is Rand Paul’s opposition to the AUMF just another political game? Today and in the national media and on the internet, much angst and anger has been expressed when it comes to domestic priorities and related spending habits and where and when it occurs, has been well-etched into our minds among those of us from [...]

  • Once the primary season for the GOP is over, not much will be said about anything resembling an “immigration crisis” (Barr of Georgia, is authoring such political rhetoric.

    And when the Republicans start advocating that the Ports of Entry, should be closed permanently, only then will the “border” be adequately “protected.”

    In the meantime, the migratory flow will continue and without much interruption given the “benefits” to our economy.


  • jaango commented on the blog post How Rand Paul Could Pull a Thad Cochran

    2014-07-09 12:20:07View | Delete

    Ahhhh, the Clinton and Janet Napolitano Ticket or perhaps, the Clinton and Hilda Solis ticket, would certainly “blow out” the Republican nominee, given that having the first woman President, will definitely change the voting dynamics among the Independents and Republican women, at a minimum.

    Of course, Democrats will conveniently ignore the notional of Clinton being a Neo-liberal or conservative Democrat, and thusly, from today and through 2024, conservatives will continue to hold the purse strings of the taxpayers. As such, more War and less Peace.


  • jaango commented on the diary post Andrew Levine on Tea Party Smarts and the Poison of Ted Cruz by cmaukonen.

    2014-07-08 08:51:11View | Delete

    I’ve long held to the Idea that the Tea Party was created, and done in order to distract the general public from Bush43′s Era of Gross Incompetence. As to the tea party in particular, they are not much different than the conservatives in the Democratic Party. Both are conservatives, and having them change their minds [...]

  • jaango commented on the diary post Andrew Levine on Tea Party Smarts and the Poison of Ted Cruz by cmaukonen.

    2014-07-07 12:12:06View | Delete

    cmaukonen, In the past, I have written much about the “pacification” Program that the Right will have to impose on “racial and ethnics” in general and in particular, the Progressives. And where will the national security and defense “state” come down on this “change” in a political context, has yet to be developed. And equally [...]

  • jaango commented on the diary post Andrew Levine on Tea Party Smarts and the Poison of Ted Cruz by cmaukonen.

    2014-07-07 11:52:07View | Delete

    justasking, In ten years, Reid, Durbin and Schumer, will no longer be with us, given they are aging quickly and their campaign donors will be out and about, looking for their new shills from the next generation of elected and appointed officials, as these folks move up from state-level offices and into one of the [...]

  • jaango commented on the diary post Andrew Levine on Tea Party Smarts and the Poison of Ted Cruz by cmaukonen.

    2014-07-07 08:35:47View | Delete

    As a follow-on to my post above, permit me to add the following, and with an appropriate addition for context and content. Back in 2000, when SCOTUS created the Bush43 presidency, we, here in the Southwest, and among Native Americans and Chicanos, we too crafted our “presidency” called the “long game” and thusly, 25 years [...]

  • jaango commented on the diary post Andrew Levine on Tea Party Smarts and the Poison of Ted Cruz by cmaukonen.

    2014-07-07 07:43:38View | Delete

    The current “battle” between the “establishment” and the “tea party” is being re-directed by the “reform” conservatives, and therefore, my having a tad of fun at these “reform” folks, needs not be ignored. And here’s a column I wrote several days ago, emphasizing, the paragraph above. Conservative Ideology and Its Devine Writ Today, one of [...]

  • jaango commented on the diary post Immigration, Automation and The Next Generation by jbade.

    2014-07-04 09:13:01View | Delete

    Today, there are over 50 million students in K-8th, and in 10 years, they will become eligible to vote, and they will vote. Consequently, America’s “change” will start coming full force, and yet, Jobs and More Jobs, will be lacking. Thus, the conservatives, both Republican and Democrat alike, will have to start their “pacification” Program [...]

  • jaango commented on the diary post Immigration, Automation and The Next Generation by jbade.

    2014-07-03 16:16:14View | Delete

    And lest I forget, Recommended! your diary to FDL’s much larger audience.


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