NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell represents an NFL business that seeks massive growth. However, they are looking into the wrong markets just as the rest of our business community. In short, we’re missing the growth boat!
To simply state that the US relationship with Mexico is terribly flawed is a gross understatement. The relationship with Mexico has been highly dysfunctional and runs contrary to the dictates of the US Constitution.
Today notorious Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio joined Senator John McCain and announced that the horrific Arizona fires were "likely set by Mexican smugglers" with the operative word be "likely"; just speculation, no evidence whatsoever.
Legalization would help with American Jobs, help our balance of trade, reduce the prison population, create state, local and federal revenue. The downside is that the Bible Belt and hypocritical assholes will be just engorged with fear and rage. Like I said, win/win.
Mexico – Mexico’s Agriculture Ministry has approved the country’s first pilot program for growing genetically-modified (GM) corn, a controversial move that small farmers and environmental groups see as an attack on the highly valued native strains.
At this point, with the drug war so old and moldy, it’s time we either go all out and get our military industrial complex toys out and invade Mexico – or – maybe it is time with start taking personal responsibility and start buying Guacamole instead of cocaine, meth, heroin and that evil Mary Jane.
Newt Gringo Wants Your Brown Babies by Keith Johnson Something wicked this way comes. It came for the Tea Party, and now its coming for Latinos. This is all part of an ongoing campaign—financed by powerful money interests—to co-opt every grassroots political movement in America. Michael Collins Piper has been writing extensively on this subject for [...]
HISTORY OF TEQUILA BY CAROL DUFF STAFF WRITER/Editor Tequila is an alcoholic drink made from the fermented and distilled sap of the agave (maguey) which is an indigenous plant to Mexico, and is more specifically called agave tequilana Weber, blue variety. The agave is a succulent, not a cactus. Agave may have been cultivated for [...]
AMERICA’S WORST KEPT SECRET By Gordon Duff , Senior Editor I learned about 9/11 from the news. Before the second plane had crashed, people in the crowd told me and the rest of America it was Osama bin Laden and Arab hijackers trained in Afghanistan with the help of Saddam Hussein. A BBC reporter then [...]
EMPTY TALK ON IMMIGRATION REFORM AND BORDER CONTROL By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Who wants America flooded with illegal aliens? Who wants our prisons full, our schools overcrowded and our hospital waiting rooms loaded with freeloaders? The answer is obvious. Call them what you will, conservatives, “the rich and powerful” or “big business,” our [...]
Mexico is now the only team in our beloved North America left in the tournament. Over the last decade or so, Mexico, the country and it’s peoples have been beaten up by many in the US Media for being a weak burden on the USA. It is time we embrace Mexico and become good neighbors
It is a well known fact the Mexico is the number retirement destination for U.S. Veterans outside of the USA by far with the vast majority living in the greater Guadalajara area specifically in Ajijic on Lake Chapala.
U.S. forces hope to control Kandahar and surrounding areas by late summer, the Washington Post reports. Officials have pressed local leaders to eject the Taliban or their areas will be the focus of expanding military operations. Among those specifically warned by U.S. military commanders is Ahmed Wali Karzai, the elected head of Kandahar’s provincial council, the unquestioned power broker in the province and brother of President Hamid Karzai [and also President Karzai's representative in talks with Taliban leader Mullah Baradar weeks before Baradar's arrest, a fact curiously unmentioned by the Post or the very similar New York Times story - JFP.]
US and NATO troops firing from passing convoys and military checkpoints have killed 30 Afghans and wounded 80 others since last summer, but in no instance did the victims prove to be a danger to troops, the New York Times reports. “We have shot an amazing number of people, but to my knowledge, none has ever proven to be a threat,” said Gen. McChrystal. Such shootings have not dropped off, despite new rules from McChrystal intended to reduce them. The persistence of the shootings has led to growing resentment among Afghans angry at the impunity with which the troops operate – a friction that has turned villages firmly against the occupation, the Times says.
Israeli officials rejected demands by the Obama Administration to cancel a building project in East Jerusalem, the New York Times reports. Secretary of State Clinton said Washington expected action from Israel, and a key US demand is that Israel neither promote nor permit “provocative” acts, meaning anything that would disturb the atmosphere as Palestinians and Israelis prepare for indirect peace talks. That would include new building projects.
our drug habit is a medical addiction problem that must be taken off the covert streets and out into the light. We can’t ignore that we have addicts among us and it’s causing harm to us and our neighbors.
Prolific Mexican politician and intellectual Jorge Castañeda believes that a greater North American community — a “North American Union” — with economies tied together under a European Union-style system, complete with open borders and a unified currency, is the wave of the future. In a new interview with Web site BigThink.com, Castañeda, Mexico’s foreign minister [...]
Dick Cheney and Joe Biden square off on the various Sunday talk shows, a preview from Raw Story. The mere fact that one is accused by the government is not reason to “believe” or have “faith” in the guilt of people held without benefit of evidence, an essay by Glen Greenwald at Salon. The Utah House of Reps decides to stand firmly behind junk science and flat Earth theory at Firedog Lake and some great cartoons from McClatchy in today’s picks.