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  • NOTE THE DIVERSIONS AND DECEPTIONS USED WHILE DISMANTLING 72 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE FEDERAL PROGRAMS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Biologist Margaret Mead (1901-1976) observed, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” If ‘We, the People’ ever become fully engaged, committed, and involved in our governance at all levels, it...
  • Trump Administration Proposes Raising Rents on Low-Income Families

    Co-op Housing Groups Offer Alternative Suzanne Potter California News Service OAKLAND Calif. – Groups that work on issues of poverty and housing are criticizing the Trump administration’s proposal to raise rents on low-income families and institute work requirements. On Wednesday, Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, announced...
  • County of Santa Clara Files Petition Challenging Trump Administration’s Repeal of Net Neutrality Protections

    SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – This week the County of Santa Clara filed a petition for review in federal court challenging the Trump Administration’s unlawful repeal of net neutrality protections.  Filed by the Office of the County Counsel with assistance from Stanford Law School’s Juelsgaard Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic,...
  • Conservation Groups Find Ways to Work with Trump Administration

    Stephanie Carson Public News Service ASHEVILLE, N.C. – With funding cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and auctions of public lands, the situation seems dire for some of those invested in protecting the country’s natural resources. But some organizations are finding ways to work in the current political climate....
  • A PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR An email from Washington, D.C., July 20, 2017, communicated that Democratic Party Minority Leader Senator Nancy Pelosi’s staff had compiled this evaluation exactly six months after President Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the elected President of the United States of America, making him...
  • Santa Clara County Sues Trump Administration

    Actions taken to block unconstitutional Executive Order punishing “sanctuary” jurisdictions  SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – On Friday February 3rd the County of Santa Clara, California, filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging President Donald Trump’s January 25, 2017 Executive Order that seeks to punish cities and counties that do not...
  • Immigration in 2017 under Trump Administration

    By Raul Ray, Esq. With the inauguration of President-Elect Trump around the corner, there is tremendous anxiety in immigrant communities across the country on the future of immigration in the USA. During his campaign, Trump repeatedly promised to ramp up enforcement of our immigration laws, go on a border...
  • What may happen defines what we need to prepare for

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Outside my kitchen window today I watched several squirrels scurrying around foraging for food. One had an apple in his mouth; another a walnut. The birds, bluejays, wrens, blackbirds, morning doves and titmouse’s feeding at the bird feeder seemed to have an understanding amongst themselves...
  • Let’s prepare for the coming Trump Administration

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Now that the 2016 Presidential Election results are established, it behooves all to begin to prepare for the future Trump Administration. Keep in mind that Republican’s ideology is focused upon a ‘smaller federal government’. The ‘Establishment’ merits what happened because since 1975 (Reagan Administration), the...