Tag Archive for immigration

May Day Demonstratons in TheOC

NOTHING LIKE LAST YEAR.   Last year there were hundreds, if not thousands of demonstrators protesting in the Santa Ana Civic Center area. Not this year. I estimate about 60 pro-immigrant protesters and about 20 counter demonstrators. The law enforcement presence was almost as great. I think it s Lupe Moreno in one of the…

Mendez v. Westminster 60th Anniversary

Tomorrow marks the 60th anniversary of one of the pivotal early moments of America’s Civil Rights Movement. Yet few are aware that the court decision that laid the groundwork for Brown vs. Board of Education happened right here in Orange County. On April 14, 1947 a court ruled in Mendez vs. Westminster that it was…

A game with no winner

The California Democratic Party Chairman Art Torres is demanding the Republican National Committee chairman Mel Martinez and the California Republican Party Chairman Ron Nehring condemn the actions of the College Republicans, who have been holding “catch an illegal immigrant” events all around the U.S. The “catch an illegal immigrant” game works like this: College Republicans…