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Showing posts from December 11, 2005

Is this a valid question: Are Anglo people cold?

Is there something the anglo culture can learn from Latinos? Do you think this is true--are anglos colder, generaly speaking?
We hug, we kiss, we say, 'I love you; you are my best friend.' My circle of [Puerto Rican] friends, we always say the same thing - why is it that Anglo people are so cold?

Univision Announces "Premio Lo Nuestro" 2006 Nominees

Shakira, Marc Anthony, Luis Miguel, Laura Pausini, Daddy Yankee, Juanes, Intocable, Conjunto Primavera, Marco Antonio Solis, Wisin y Yandel, and Monchy y Alexandra Among Multiple Nominees

Univision is announcing this years Latin Music awards nominees.
Miami, FL--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--December 12, 2005--The 18th Annual "Premio Lo Nuestro a la Musica Latina" (Lo Nuestro Latin Music Awards) nominees were announced today during a press conference televised live on the Univision Network morning show "Despierta America." As in years past, the hottest names in Latin music make up the list of nominees for the longest running and most popular Latin music award program in the U.S. "Premio lo Nuestro" will be broadcast by the Univision Network on Thursday, February 23 from 8-11 pm ET/PT (7-10 pm Central/Mountain) live fromMiami's American Airlines Arena. Fans will have the chance to vote online for the favorite artist.
Starting today, Latin music fans can go to http:…

Exporting Conservatism: Interference with a foreign nation's affairs?

In response to my previous post about U.S. non-profits supporting and helping Colombia keep its pro-life legislation, and protecting the unborn, TankerTodd over at had these comments.
Even setting the abortion question aside, I am a little uncomfortable with American private groups seeking to interfere with another nation's policies. Each nation is sovereign and their right to create crazy laws is protected insofar as they are arrived at through democratic means.

If one country wants to cane the crap out of kids for breaking the law, who are we to tell them otherwise? If another executes drug traffickers, how can we intervene? We definitely don't want a foreign country interfering with our laws, nor do we want Colombia or any other nation. A great example of this are the whiny Europeans, especially the Brits, that sniff at our capital punishment. (This coming from the Continent that brought us WWI and other fun things. This from the Brits whose Tower of London has a…