Posts tagged "Democratic National Convention"

President Obama's DNC speech fails on immigration

President Obama's DNC speech fails on immigration
President Barack Obama gave perhaps the most important speech of his life Thursday night as his re-election is at stake. His supporters praised him for what he has accomplished, including health care reform, ending the war in Iraq, equal pay legislation, bailing out of the auto industry and getting Osama bin Laden. But President Obama... Read more »

Dirty Harry or a Desperate Housewife?

Dirty Harry or a Desperate Housewife?
Celebrities are making appearances at the political conventions. But the Democrats have attracted more of them and they’ve made better speeches than Clint Eastwood. Eastwood’s speech was a ramble and led to a slew of jokes and parodies. It even overshadowed Romney’s speech. But Desperate Housewives’ actress Eva Longoria didn’t babble to a chair. Longoria... Read more »

Julian Castro, a Latino Obama?

Julian Castro, a Latino Obama?
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro gave the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuesday night. In doing so, he made history becoming the first Latino to address the convention in the keynote role. His speech evoked a young Barack Obama when he was the convention keynoter in 2004. He made... Read more »
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UndocuBus: Immigrants ride for freedom

UndocuBus: Immigrants ride for freedom
This week tens of thousands of young undocumented immigrants came out to Chicago’s Navy Pier and across the United States to seek information about work permits in a new plan created by the Obama Administration. Meanwhile a small group of undocumented youth are traveling across the country on the “No Papers No Fear Ride for... Read more »