• LET’S MAKE MEMORIAL DAY MORE THAN JUST A Three Day Holiday

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Let’s first review the history of how this holiday came to be what it is today: a three-day holiday (Saturday-Sunday-Monday). The Federal Government, during 1971, gave its federal government employees this three-day holiday which includes and celebrates the last Monday during the month of May...
  • Desde la Tribuna

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana   Al Congreso se le suele llamar la más alta tribuna de la nación. Su papel constitucional como una de las tres ramas del gobierno tiene un peso fundamental no sólo en la deliberación de los consensos nacionales, sino en la construcción del...
  • IT IS TIME TO VOTE: YOUR VOTE IS YOUR VOICE (AND MORE)

    Hilbert Morales El Observador Vote by mail ballots are already at your address with pre-paid postage. The California statewide direct primary election is scheduled for Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The choices you make in privacy are all that is required of you: So, it is time to vote. What...
  • ¿TOLERANCIA CERO?

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana   Después de meses de un exhaustivo estudio dentro de la administración del presidente Donald Trump, el procurador Jeff Sessions anunció esta semana la entrada en vigor de su política de “tolerancia cero” para los inmigrantes que crucen ilegalmente la frontera de los...
  • MORE THOUGHTS ABOUT INCOME & WEALTH DISPARITIES

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard University room-mate was Chris Hughes. Hughes was raised in poverty in an Appalachian community by his middle-class parents who faithfully attended church each Sunday. Just by LUCK he ended up as Mark Zuckerberg’s room-mate with an opportunity to participate in the intellectual...
  • Un Derecho Universal

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana   El concepto de asilo es una de las figuras jurídicas más reconocidas y codificadas por el derecho internacional, toda vez que consagra de manera universal el derecho de las personas a buscar protección en un país que no es el propio, a...
  • VOTE NO… DELTA TWIN TUNNEL AQUEDUCT HAS ALTERNATIVES NOT CONSIDERED

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board needs to continue to support its original decision not to support the proposed twin tunnel project which will divert water southward towards Los Angeles, CA. It is time to get beyond ‘diversion’ projects which began with taking all...
  • El debate y el voto en el extranjero

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana   Millones de mexicanos que residen en los Estados Unidos tuvieron oportunidad de presenciar este domingo el primer debate de los aspirantes hacia las elecciones presidenciales del primero de julio, en medio de lo que parece ser un interés sin precedentes de los...
  • “BIG BROTHER” MAY BE A CORPORATION; NOT BIG GOVERNMENT”

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR During the 1950’s I read, with great interest, George Orwell’s book entitled “1984” published during 1949, which projected the powerful influence of ‘Big Government’ upon individuals. The term ‘Big Brother’ is the personification of the control, influence and power of the future nation-state as conceptualized...