Its Been 25 Years Since California’s Prop. 187but It Never Really Went Away

In the Southwest, every quarter-century or thereabouts, Mexican-Americans get messed with by the White Man. Thats what I plan to tell my kidsages 10, 12, 14when the time comes to have the race talk. Before they graduate high school, I intend to lay out the facts of life for the estimated 30 to 35 million Mexicans and Mexican-Americans in this country. They should know that, as U.S. citizens, they live in the greatest country in human history, that they have unlimited opportunities, that hard work and perseverance pays off, and that they should avoid playing the victim. But they should also be aware thatalong with the constant annoyance of being of two worlds but belonging to neither, the oddity of …

Judge Denies House Lawsuit Challenging Trumps Border Wall

A district court judge has denied a House request that challenged President Donald Trumps reports. U.S. District Judge Trevor N. McFadden ruled the House did not have proper legal authority to sue the president in the executive branch over spending decisions, including allegedly overstepping his power by diverting billions intended for other purposes to pay for it, the Post reports. In a lengthy decision, McFadden wrote, While the Constitution bestows upon Members of the House many powers, it does not grant them standing to hale the Executive Branch into court claiming a dilution of Congresss legislative authority. The ruling continued, The Court therefore lacks jurisdiction to hear the Houses claims and will deny its motion. A key issue is whether …