Submitted by ub on Tue, 06/25/2019 - 08:30

"When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation." Declaration of Independence

Stop US Concentration Camps

Submitted by ub on Mon, 06/24/2019 - 08:59

In immigration detention, the dirty secret is a great unwashed as conditions are worsening for hundreds of migrant children held in detention.

How can it be that US taxpayer funded and privately run concentration camps have been established by The Republican administration? Americans must demand that it stop immediately. This is not a scarcity issue, nor a cost issue. This is a #GOP policy nightmare.

Cuba Si

Submitted by ub on Sun, 06/23/2019 - 16:55

I was born in the Republic of Cuba, a nation comprising the main island as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos. Cuba is located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean meet up.

Years later I was recruited by George HW Bush to lead the electronic Bay of Pigs named TV Martí which has been ineffective.

Best Toys For Girls and Boys

Submitted by ub on Sun, 06/23/2019 - 08:50

Recently, I have had the pleasure of hanging out with my Godson, Matty Pai, who’s a really cool guy. He’s also a brilliant and delightful two-year-old boy, who likes to play. Since my kids are all grown up, there are no toys in the house. This got me to thinking. What could I find for him to play with?

Since I think that expensive toys and electronic gadgets like the ones adults play with are not the best toys to give little kids, not to mention that we have limited budgets, here are suggestions narrowing down the list.

Minimum Wage Woes

Submitted by ub on Sat, 06/22/2019 - 20:16

American workers who are earning minimum wage or below are increasingly finding themselves wondering how low can their standard of living go?


Submitted by ub on Sat, 06/22/2019 - 09:38

Since President Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal and put in place crippling economic sanctions on Tehran, his goal is to force Iran to give up its nuclear and missile program, although Persia has not stated it wants nuclear weapons, unlike Saudi Arabia.

Most recently, POTUS last-minute decision to cancel the ordered military strike on Iran has exposed a deep-running rift inside the GOP and some want to wait and see if it was Putin who pulled the plug and told Trump to let it be.

Kamikaze Commander?

Submitted by ub on Fri, 06/21/2019 - 16:46

Remember the song Bomb Iran? Why have Iran and other nations begun pushing back POTUS pressure points? Trump has withdrawn from multiple multilateral deals and put in place crippling economic sanctions.

In Iran's case, the goal is to give up its nuclear and missile program although Iran has never stated it wants nuclear weapons like Saudi Arabia.

This brings the USA clearly into the territory, where we may have never been, is the president bent on destroying #American democracy?

World Refugee Day

Submitted by ub on Thu, 06/20/2019 - 20:32

The whole world is watching as humanity marks World Refugee Day. #WorldRefugeeDay The number of refugees continues to rise and many are simply turning their eyes and head away from this growing crisis on earth.

World Refugee Day is a global observance dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.

‪Number of displaced people reaches a new high of 70.8 million ahead of World Refugee Day - ABC News -

Outstanding Fathers Day

Submitted by ub on Tue, 06/18/2019 - 14:29

The weekend began on Friday when my two year old Godson, Matty and his parents Dena and Victor brought me a mango delicacy prepared for UB. Sunday was a very special Father's Day. So special that it may be one to always remember fondly and for a few reasons.

My wife Yirong and I were prepared to spend a quiet day at home since we have been traveling recently, it was a welcome opportunity to not only relax but to save some bucks since my daughters live on the west coast and I am in NYC and those airfares quickly add up.

SueZ and JoeP

Submitted by ub on Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:40

Who are SueZ and JoeP? They are influential journalists and executives addressing concerns while working to write the wrongs of TV News.

Susan Zirinsky is President of CBS News and one half of a dynamic duo. The other half of this journalism dynamo couple, Joe Peyronnin, also an outstanding news executive who has now devoted a long career to higher education.

This couple is two distinguished American journalists and television news producers, who have collectively been responsible for multiple awards in Spanish and English-language news.