View Post

The Noisy Rooster (El Gallo Alborotoso).

Bronx, NY:  These days Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. must be turning in his grave as we see Afro-American elected officials such as Governor David Patterson supporting the Israeli bombardment of Gaza.  Dr. King was a peacemaker, a negotiator, a man who believed in non-violence and respect for Human Rights.  Watching Afro-Americans elected officials pander to the conservative Israeli lobby …

Latest On The “Gang of 3”

The so called “Gang of 3” of which two are Latinos from the Bronx, “El Condado De La Salsa” Senator Ruben Diaz and recently elected Senator, Pedro Espada Jr. continue to hold out in backing a Democratic Majority leader in the State Senate. Read the following article that appeared in the Daily News on this topic: http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2008/12/outside-influences.html

Latinos Y Latinas Por Norman Siegel

We were asked to circulate the following information by Anita Antonetti: Latinos y Latinas por Norman Siegel are holding their kick-off event for Norman on Jan 5th!  This is the first of a series events geared to the Latino community to raise awareness and support for Norman’s campaign for Public Advocate.  Please come and meet Norman and bring your friends! …

IS ADOLFO CARRION QUALIFIED FOR A CABINET POSITION?

There is a generation of Latinos that are no longer impressed with having a “Latino” in a position simply because he/she is Latino. They want to see Latinos in positions that they are qualified to hold thus being effective in helping the very community they claim they want to represent. The following article from the Gotham Gazette brings out some …

RAMON VELEZ – KEEPING IT REAL!

Ever since the passing of Ramón S. Velez this last week we have seen, or heard many comments, or testamonies about him. Ramón Velez was indeed a power in the South Bronx and was responsible for much of the development that took place. However, we need to “keep it real.” When you hear a News 12 reporter state: “Mr. Velez …

View Post

TODO TIENE SU FINAL

The “King” has been dethroned. The first nail has been hammered into the casket. The end is near. José Rivera, Bronx New York State Assembly member and for 6 years Bronx Democratic party Boss has been declared a loser by the Bronx Supreme Court. He will no longer serve as the Chairman of the Bronx Democratic Party. The “Rainbow Rebels” …

Politics 5b

Until recently, there seemed to be relatively little interest in the part of city officials in running for the position of public advocate, with just a couple of people stating their interest in running next year. But those days seem to be over, with an increasing number of elected officials and others saying they are either firm about their decision …

View Post

THE BRONX “CACIQUE” IS NO MORE

José Rivera the 72 year old powerhouse of the Bronx Democratic Organization for over seven years as Bronx party Boss is no more the grand “cacique” as other restless Bronx chiefs and their “Rainbow” faction have won a court battle to unseat Rivera and make Assemblyman, Carl Heastie the new Party Boss. The Bronx Party organization has now gone full …