Monthly Archives: September 2012

Roseanne Barr for President

I’m voting for Roseanne Barr for President in California. The Huffington Post election map shows 271 votes as “strong Obama.” Unless something dramatically changes, even if Romney takes every state that is strong Romney, leans Romney, tossup (only North Carolina … Continue reading

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Professor Emilio Zamora on Freedom for Ramsey Muniz

The Campaign to Free Ramsey Muñiz By Emilio Zamora, Professor Department of History, University of Texas at Austin   I write this note to remind everyone that Ramsey Muñiz, the Raza Unida Party (RUP) Gubernatorial candidate during the 1972 and … Continue reading

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Won’t you come to Arizona for freedom

On October 6, 2012, will you come to the California-Arizona town of Blythe to free your sisters and brothers? In an act of infamy, it took a boycott of the State of Arizona to force that state to recognize Martin … Continue reading

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Ciro Hurtado’s Peruvian to Los Angeles Blues

I learned some facts about my friend, Peruvian – American Guitarrista Ciro Hurtado last night, about his upbringing in a small Peruvian town in a jungle that was only accessible by propeller driven airplanes.  At his CD release party last … Continue reading

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Help Conquer Alzheimers Disease

For background on this post, check out my two past discussions of Alzheimer’s Disease http://janbtucker.com/blog/2012/07/05/resveratrol-study-keck-school-of-medicine/ http://janbtucker.com/blog/2011/09/20/what-are-your-concerns-about-alzheimers/ As my regular readers know, I’m a member of the USC-Keck School of Medicine Community Advisory Board for the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Project.  A … Continue reading

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CALLAC-ALDA Conference Success

Between 400-500 people registered as attendees as the California League of Latin American Citizens (CALLAC) conference conducted with the Asociacion Latina De Asistencia (ALDA) and other organizations was an outstanding success for educating and organizing around a series of issues, … Continue reading

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Enemies of the Internet

If you think that identity theft is the worst-case-scenario of Internet use, you clearly don’t live in any of the nations that make the list of top “Enemies of the Internet.” Not only do these governments monitor their citizens’ web … Continue reading

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Oldest Lesbian in the World

My friend Renee Sotile just released a trailer for her new production, The Oldest Lesbian in the World.  I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to see it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCgDCGub56c People who’ve known me for a long time know, … Continue reading

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Benigno “Bennie” Diaz of LULAC–PIAMF

There are certain low levels of stupidity that to be properly described require a cross-cultural definition.  My term for the lowest level of stupidity is P.I.A.M.F., or Pendejo Ignorant Ass Mother Fucker.  The latest antics of California League of United … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth about Jerusalem: To Power & To Insanity

I wasn’t in Charlotte, North Carolina to personally hear and observe the three votes that Los Angeles Mayor and Democratic National Convention Chair Antonio Villaraigosa had to take on the same motion before he could muster enough courage to claim … Continue reading

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