Tweet Up until two weeks ago, my contacts with Mexico had been very limited. When I was four, my parents spent a day in Tijuana, at which time I allegedly stood in the middle of the mercado and cried out “I want to go back to my own civilization.” Fast forward 20 years, and I [...]
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Tweet The next big thing on the political agenda is, again, immigration “reform.” As someone said, it’s 2006 all over again, right down to the conveniently available, often Communist-provided signs. The matter might have sat around for a little longer, but Arizona pulled the trigger on debate by looking at its impressive levels of border [...]
Tweet When I was five years old (so this would have been in the mid-1960s), as part of a trip to Southern California, my parents dipped us into Tijuana. I still remember that trip. We went to a large, crowded market place that smelled bad. That’s all I remember. But what my parents remember is [...]
Tweet Questions swirl (a little bit) about whether the fatal swine flu plaguing Mexico is a “man-caused disaster” or just the run-of-the-mill Nature triumphs kind of thing. There can be no doubt, however that the earthquake that just struck is Nature’s little reminder that she is now, and always will be, in charge. From Twitter’s [...]
Tweet Back in 1989, Bay Area locals were stunned to learn of a horrific massacre up in Sonoma County: [Ramon] Salcido, now 47, used a gun and knife to murder his wife, Angela Richards Salcido, 24; their daughters, 4-year-old Sofia and 22-month-old Teresa; his mother-in-law, Marion Richards, 47; her daughters, 12-year-old Ruth and 8-year-old Maria; [...]
Tweet I get emails from Kayak.com, a travel site. The most recent email offers this cutting edge travel opportunity: Immigration and border patrol seems to be at the top of every political conversation. At Parque Eco Alberto, you can go on a pretend ‘Night Border Crossing Experience.’ The parque is owned by the Hnahnu Indians [...]