Monthly Archives: September 2012

  • The lesser of evils…really?


    Estimadas/os: These ruminations focus on using our vote intelligently, independently, and selectively, in a principled and disciplined manner. We can’t honestly believe our vote is important and precious and then blindly give those “precious” votes away to a political party that takes our vote for granted.

    Likewise, we can’t ethically condemn Republican efforts to suppress the vote of people of color and simultaneously condone Democratic efforts to suppress the candidacies of Latinos and Native Americans. Both of these vile acts violate the spirit of the Voting Rights Act, not to mention common decency.

    We either condemn both or we condemn neither.
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