Commentary: My Date From GOP Hell
Commentary: My Date From GOP Hell
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 06/09/2013 - 10:00

I don’t usually date conservative men—I can’t say that I have come across that many of them as the daughter of a theater actress. But when I got a message from a cute guy on a dating site complimenting my personality and my witty status updates—I decided to take a chance, despite the words “right wing,” “strong opinions” and “Lou Dobbs” being in his bio. Though he seemed a little square from my usual (tucked-in button down shirt in pictures, stiffly worded messages), he seemed different from anyone I had dated, and hey, sometimes opposites attract.


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Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh: Mexicans Are Lazy, Cubans Are Not
By Samantha Leal | 02/01/2013 - 11:49

Rush Limbaugh, the conservative Republican pundit who has often made unsubstantiated claims about Latino immigrants, has done it again. In a new rant on his radio show this past Wednesday, the most listened to radio show in the U.S., the host claimed that Mexicans are lazy and government-dependent. 

In his lecture, he tries to explain why the new wave of Latino immigrants differs from other, earlier immigrations. To put it bluntly, he believes that Cubans work hard, while Mexicans do not -- and that it all has to do with cultural upbringing.


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Conservative Chilean Billionaire Wins Presidential Election
By Mariela Rosario | 01/19/2010 - 16:30

Billionaire Sebastian Piñera recently won the Chilean presidential election, and became the first conservative leader to gain power in the country since Augusto Pinochet's rule ended 20 years ago. People were surprised by the outcome, especially given current Chilean president, Michelle Bachelet's enormous popularity. Bachelet is a socialist leader who has reformed the economic policies of Chile and defeated Piñera in 2006 to become the country's first female president.


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Sonia Sotomayor Makes Her Supreme Court Debut
By Mariela Rosario | 10/05/2009 - 13:15

Sonia Sotomayor hangs out with J. Lo and Marc Anthony, has Ricky Martin's personal number and recently danced a mambo with Esai Morales. She also happens to be the newest Supreme Court Justice, and today, court's back in session.


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