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Stand Watie: The Last Confederate General

Stand Watie: The Last Confederate General

by Daniel Nardini Born on December 12, 1806, Stand Watie (also known as Standhope Watie) was a Cherokee Native American. He was one of the original signers of the Treaty… Read more »

Puerto Rico: Tipping Point of a Debt Time Bomb?

Puerto Rico: Tipping Point of a Debt Time Bomb?

by Daniel Nardini Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla had to say it—Puerto Rico is not only broke but that it cannot at this time pay off its $37 billion… Read more »

Communism is NOT Dead

Communism is NOT Dead

by Daniel Nardini A lady named Liu Ping has been continually denied medical parole even though she is suffering from daily diarrhea due to mistreatment (i.e. torture) and the filthy… Read more »

Battle Standard of a Non-existing Nation

Battle Standard of a Non-existing Nation

by Daniel Nardini My heart goes out to the survivors and the victims’ families whose loved ones were killed at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. It was truly horrendous… Read more »

Nicaragua Canal Over-reach

Nicaragua Canal Over-reach

by Daniel Nardini Tens of thousands of Nicaraguan farmers and peasants demonstrated in the town of Juigalpa over the Nicaraguan government’s proposed trans-ocean canal that will bisect Nicaragua itself. The… Read more »

What Latinos Have Gotten Out of the ACA

What Latinos Have Gotten Out of the ACA

by Daniel Nardini As the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether the federal government’s subsidies are constitutional under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), one has to wonder whether Latinos have overall… Read more »

The Coming Venezuela-Guyana War?

The Coming Venezuela-Guyana War?

by Daniel Nardini The government of Guyana has made it clear that it will defend not only its sovereign territorial waters against any Venezuelan claims, but that it will defend… Read more »

The Central American Children Refugees Still a Problem

The Central American Children Refugees Still a Problem

by Daniel Nardini They are no longer in the headlines, and the number of Central American children and their families who fled to the United States is considerably down from… Read more »

Nebraska’s Wise Vote

Nebraska’s Wise Vote

by Daniel Nardini The State Assembly of Nebraska ruled that all young undocumented people covered under the federal DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) should have the right to drivers’… Read more »

Los Angeles to Raise Minimum Wage

Los Angeles to Raise Minimum Wage

by Daniel Nardini The City of Los Angeles has joined a growing number of American major cities that have raised the minimum wage to help those who need higher pay… Read more »