Monthly Archives: June 2019


Incarcerated Women to Get Personal Hygiene Products 1 comment

When Florida women enter the incarceration system they bathe in their own menstrual blood for as long as they remain behind bars, in scenes worthy of the classic horror movie Carrie. Women in state facilities don’t get feminine hygiene products such as sanitary napkins and tampons, forcing them to come […]


Warren, Booker Dominate First Debate

But other surprising performances, too One debate down, one debate to go. Ten Democrats took center stage in Miami Wednesday night in the first of two Democratic debates of the 2020 presidential campaign.  The debate, sponsored by NBC-Telemundo-MSNBC, should have been labeled “Not the Top Tier,” because more than half […]


FEC Raises Red Flag on Boricua Vota, Alianza Campaign Contributions

The Federal Elections Commission red-flagged the financial reports of two Orlando-based Puerto Rican political organizations. Both organizations – Boricua Vota and Alianza for Progress – were cited for similar infractions committed during the final quarter of the 2018 midterm elections, that is, they had expenses for which they showed no […]


Supreme Court to Hear Case on Puerto Rico Fiscal Control Board

The U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear a case about the constitutionality of the appointments to the Fiscal Oversight and Management Board that manages Puerto Rico’s financial affairs and is renegotiating its $70 billion-plus in public debt while the island is in bankruptcy. The court, which is set to […]


Same-old, Same-old for Donald Trump 1 comment

It’s deja vu all over again for Donald Trump, who visited Orlando this week to launch his presidential re-election campaign using all his familiar tropes and messaging. Fake news, immigration, MS-13, the wall, border control, Crooked Hillary, socialism, no collusion, no obstruction, low unemployment and poverty, packing the courts, a […]