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    02/21/2003 12:53:59 AM PST · by TomAdkinsCC · 2 replies · 223+ views ^ | 2/21/03 | Tom Adkins
    HISPANICS AT THE CROSSROADS Tom Adkins Are you Hispanic, Latino, South American, Spanish, Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican, or from the Bronx? Congratulations! You are now America's second largest racial minority. Now that you've achieved this wonderful distinction, a stark choice looms. Should you be a Republican or Democrat? I have some advice. Find the nearest black Democrat. A national bigwig like Cynthia McKinney would be great. Snag a high-profiler like NAACP's Julian Bond, filmmaker Spike Lee, or especially Jesse Jackson, and you'd be all set (although squeezing Brother Jesse's ego through your front door is a challenge). Sit them down...
  • Log Cabin Wit: A Slap at Maxine Waters

    03/29/2002 5:40:32 AM PST · by Clara Lou · 5 replies · 253+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 3/29/02 | LLoyd Grove
    Leave it to the Log Cabin Republicans, the GOP's resident gay organization, to applaud a nasty insult of a Democratic member of Congress and lend it a certain consumerist panache. "Rhymes with Abercrombie and . . . " begins Wednesday's LCR Congressional Briefing on Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and her fight with the Los Angeles Police Department over Police Commission President Rick Caruso's use of the b-word to describe her during a recent meeting with top brass. The item in LCR's "Inclusion Wins" newsletter, which is e-mailed weekly to 2,000 subscribers, then notes: "OK, it's tacky to call a Congresswoman...