President Nelson Mandela’s Legacy (Happy birthday, comrade Madiba), Mr. Obama’s Hypocrisy and the Courage of the Whistle Blowers

I refer to Amy Goodman’s “Fighting for justice a fitting tribute to Mandela”, ABQ Journal/Syndicated Columnist, July 20, 2013. I concur with the author that: “As the world celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday, it is timely to reflect on his life, spent fighting for equality for people of color who long suffered under South Africa’s […]

I The Jury

A man charged of murder in Florida was acquitted by a jury of 12. Many people wanted conviction. What’s the point of having a jury for? — Cesar M de los Reyes (@Tito_Ces) July 15, 2013   No, I am not credit grabbing with that title like some never achieving politician. The whole idea of […]

A mockery of justice: The Trayvon Martin case (An Open Letter to President Obama)

Below is the statement issued by President Obama: “The death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy. Not just for his family, or for any one community, but for America. I know this case has elicited strong passions. And in the wake of the verdict, I know those passions may be running even higher. But we […]