About MeMy name is Tomás Summers Sandoval. I'm Chicano from southern Californian, a GenXer, and a fan of the Dodgers and Elvis. I am a husband, a father of three, and in my spare time I'm an asociate professor of Chicana/o~Latina/o Studies and History at Pomona College.
Tag Archives: democrats
In the last 20 years of Presidential elections, the younger of the two major party candidates has won the national popular vote every single time. Of course, winning the national popular vote doesn’t necessarily translate into an electoral victory, as 2000′s … Continue reading
Yesterday’s tragedy in Arizona is beginning to foster a national discussion on “hate speech” and “civility” in politics. There is nothing inherently wrong in this. I’d say its even welcome from the millions of Americans who feel politics has grown … Continue reading
Colin Powell appeared on “Meet the Press” (9/19/10) and spoke about a Republican party he described as “waiting to emerge once again,” a party of moderates who are more balanced in their approach to several issues, including immigration. Here is … Continue reading