Under Siege

Under Siege By Luis F. Brizuela Cruz There was something striking about former Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s demeanor, as he stood by former United States President George W. Bush and later on by current President Barack H. Obama during their respective press conferences some time ago.  In both instances I could not help to notice that, amid the protocoled pledge of reciprocity by the leaders of the two powerful nations, there was an air of arrogance and demand emanating from the Mexican head of state.…

President Barack Hussein Obama

Barack Hussein Obama, the maligned product of a societal deterioration that had been percolating for several decades, has been seen and heard for the past six years constantly navigating a sea of contradictions, inconsistencies and lies -camouflaged by his socialist acoustic rhetoric. Why is it that more than half of our “new” American society continues to ignore the dooming writing on the wall that is everywhere? Has the quality of our citizenry descended to such unimaginable levels? Has our lust for comfort and dependency murdered…

Después de la Celebración

Después de la Celebración Por Luis F. Brizuela Cruz Los festejos de la villa espirituana habrán de proseguir más allá del verano; tanto en el lugar oriundo de los hechos como en el terruño que muchos hemos recreado, en la diáspora, con la constancia de nuestro lejano amor y nuestra nostálgica imaginación. Nada más apropiado que ello. No es frecuente que un pueblo, una ciudad y hasta un país celebre cinco siglos de su fundación histórica y menos común si el lugar ostenta la distinción…

After the Celebration

After the Celebration By Luis F. Brizuela Cruz The festivities will continue past the summer. They will go on at the actual site of the event and also in the home town that we have recreated, in the diaspora, with the constancy of our love and our nostalgic imagination. Nothing can be more fitting. It is not frequently that a town, a city or even a country celebrates five hundred years of its historical founding. It is even less common when that place holds the…