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Make room for Latinos
in the Cabinet

Miami Herald, by Hector Sanchez

Original Article

Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 2/6/2013 12:37:04 PM

The American Latino spirit ran full force throughout President Barack Obama’s recent inauguration.(Snip)We insist that, at the very least, two, preferably three, Latino members serve in Obama’s second term Cabinet. We recently sent the president a letter that named just some of the many talented individuals that could serve the nation well, including administration appointees Thomas Perez of the Justice Department and Francisco Sanchez of the Commerce Department, elected officials Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and U.S. Reps. Nydia Velazquez and Linda Sanchez, and other high profile Latino leaders such as former Surgeon General Richard Carmona and former AFL-CIO Vice President Linda

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More popcorn please...Dims special groups are fighting over the spoils from the election...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lil dotty, 2/6/2013 12:54:16 PM     (No. 9161958)

They are qualified only to cast the vote, not to be appointed to power How about the guy in charge insist that only those who love America and the rights of Americans be chosen? Oh sorry, forgot. He is not American ....the radicals are more his type of people. Any radical Latinos out there? Resume please.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Bevan, 2/6/2013 1:05:52 PM     (No. 9161977)

We were once a melting pot. Liberalism has turned the US into a centrefuge.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Flipper3, 2/6/2013 1:49:48 PM     (No. 9162052)

Could we just make room for some competent people in the cabinet? (For a change.)


Reply 4 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 2/6/2013 2:26:09 PM     (No. 9162116)

Identity politics. Or ethnic politics. Or racial politics. Or victim/special interest politics. You name it - it´s what the Dems have been serving up for over 40 years. And then an idiot like McDermott (D-Wash) says we all have to get along.
Shoulda thought of that before you started the class warfare, Dems.


Reply 5 - Posted by: veritas, 2/6/2013 2:46:39 PM     (No. 9162153)

OK, be sure to put ol´ Hector on the "Latino Only" list.

Call 911? Hope there´s a Latino cop on duty. Heart attack? Car crash? We´ll have that all-Latino-staffed ambulance on the way... well, when we can. And you´ll wait in the ER ´til there´s a Latino doctor available. [Tip -- keep pressure on a spurting bleeder. It might help... enough. Or not.] Got an airline ticket? Well, once the all-Latino flight deck and cabin crews show up, we hope you have a nice flight. Oh -- be real, real careful with open flames at home. We don´t have an all-Latino fire station, and don´t expect to have one soon.

Oh, but we can have 6 guys there to cut your grass and trim your bushes in maybe 15 minutes. So....


Reply 6 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 2/6/2013 3:06:14 PM     (No. 9162197)

Isn´t it enough that we have a wise Latina on the Supreme Court. Must every position be filled by a minority? Minority rule seldom turns out well.


Reply 7 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 2/6/2013 3:39:00 PM     (No. 9162266)

There is only room for Americians in the Americian government. Doesn´t matter where their parents came from or who they were.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: vesicant, 2/6/2013 4:29:42 PM     (No. 9162356)

Well, I could see Department of Agriculture, but that´s not a cabinet post. This guy´s got a real macho problem -- "we insist"? I think not. In any event, scumbama has already got what he wants from latinos.


Reply 9 - Posted by: LaVallette, 2/7/2013 4:53:01 AM     (No. 9162959)

Of course a "racist" quota always beats merit selection. It is just so much better for the national progress,

The old migrants, when they arrived in the USA used to kiss the ground and then stand up proudly ans each proclaim: "Now I am an American". It was on that principle that the unity, might and economic development of the USA was built. Now every one, including many generations old Americans are rushing to a hyphenated self description, with the emphasis on the foreign ancestry before the American, and in the process destroying American unity, might and economic progress, while demanding special treatment on the basis of the foreign ancestry. A house divided against itself will collapse.The only way to fight discrimination and bring it to an end is very simple: do not discriminate: every positive discrimination ipso fact must discriminate against somebody else,



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