Should we honor people who fought to continue slavery and further white supremacy? Absolutely not. Slavery and white supremacy are contrary to the values Americans profess, although they are unfortunately not contrary to our country’s foundations or actions.
That is what makes America so great: our true dedication to free speech and in building a diverse nation of many into one.
The United States holds the keys to resolve the crisis in Venezuela. America’s inaction in the matter strengthens the Maduro regime, but involvement might prove decisive.
In view of how U.S. policy catalyzed the early versions of terrorism, the Trump administration would do well to learn the lessons of the cold war. Abetting draconian regimes and omitting human rights considerations from foreign policy will generate more extremism than it eliminates.
Zabdi Salazar spoke with Rodriguez about view of conservatism and the Hispanic community, his involvement in public policy as an appointee of Reagan, and his experience as the Tea Party leader in San Antonio.
If we can understand how Argentina, a country born of an international character similar to the U.S., fosters an international-leaning patriotism, maybe we can learn a bit about our own national identity as well and why patriotism doesn’t have to be us against the world.
If Sessions decides to double down on his aggressive ignorance, the country will suffer as a result.
Michael Montaño is running to become a voice for the people of his native District 1 in San Antonio. On May 6, Montaño will face five other candidates including the incumbent Roberto C. Treviño.
Despite the very real and concrete urgency that the Trump Presidency poses to your person, it is not in your or anybody else’s better interest to act rashly or violently in response.