Posts tagged "New York Times"

What do Don King and The New York Times crossword puzzle have in common?

What do Don King and The New York Times crossword puzzle have in common?
What do Don King and The New York Times crossword puzzle have in common? They have both recently used insulting words to describe immigrants. The boxing promoter King used a racial slur when he referred to Mexican-American heavyweight Chris Arreola as a “wetback,” according to the Corpus Christi Caller. I shouldn’t expect more of a... Read more »

Illinois earthquake reminds me of Haiti and Mexico tragedies

When my house west of Chicago started rattling just before 4 a.m. this morning  I knew it was an earthquake. Photo from JC Garcia Capparos I’ve lived through bigger earthquakes in Southern California and in Mexico in recent years so I knew that wasn’t a snow plow that hit my house. All this news of... Read more »

In Dallas police issued 39 tickets for not speaking English

Last week I wrote a blog post about a police officer in Dallas who gave a woman a ticket for not speaking English. He used a citation normally reserved for commercial drivers and the ticket was later thrown out. Now it turns out that the Dallas police chief acknowledged there have been 39 tickets issued... Read more »
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