Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke responds to a county commissioner's claim that Cubans made Miami. Miami-Dade Commissioner Javier Souto tried to persuade his col ... More >>
Further illustrating the racial divide in response to the death of Trayvon Martin and the trial of his killer George Zimmerman, a new ABC News/Washington Post poll has found that while the majority of non-Hispanic white people agree with the "not guilty" verdict the jury handed down to Zimmerman and ... More >>
After last month's electoral loss, the Republican Party is desperately trying to make it self over as a Hispanic friendly group, but the fact that a group representing Hispanic Republican voters in Florida has now filed a lawsuit against Reince Priebus, the national GOP chair with a name that ... More >>
For decades Cuban-Americans have been one of the Republican party's most reliable bases in Florida. Well, maybe not anymore. Some exit poll analysis suggests that Barack Obama actually outperformed Mitt Romney among Cubans in Florida. While others don't show him quite pulling off that historic demog ... More >>
If Barack Obama wants to win Florida and nab its vital 29 electoral votes, he's got some big-time work to do at tomorrow's debate. Two new polls out today find not only that Mitt Romney has gained five points in Florida since dominating in the first debate, but more worryingly for the prez that ... More >>
From ballads for ballots ... Earlier this year, Marc Anthony appeared in a Latinos for Obama video, encouraging Hispanics to back Barack's reelection bid. And over the last seven months, the soulful salsero has increasingly poured his energy into the president's reelection bid, shifting his focus f ... More >>
A hostile Supreme Court and a feckless Obama administration have gone too far.
As always, Florida will be a critical swing state in the 2012 election. According to the latest Public Policy Polling survey, President Barack Obama currently has a 5-point lead over Mitt Romney. So what could Romney do to improve his chances? Well, he certainly shouldn't take Sarah Palin's advice a ... More >>
Luther "Luke" Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke addresses the absence of bigotry in children.When I drop my 2-year-old son off at day care, I am so amazed at how ... More >>
More than 2,000 of you responded, and what did we discover? Miami is having sex -- and lots of it. But that's not really surprising. Miami is a sexy city, filled with libidinous people.In fact, Miami, you're so horny, the majority of you lost your virginity before turning 18, 91 percent of you ad ... More >>
Some children are apparently still left behind. Nearly 10 years ago President George W. Bush signed into law the "No Child Left Behind" act. Among other goals, Bush believed his education reforms would help close the achievement gap between white and minority students. Well, the Department of Edu ... More >>
The Christian Family Coalition, a Miami-based group that hems way to the right on social issues, is calling Gov-elect Rick Scott to stop selling pornography to Latinos. So when reviewing Scott's business past they weren't, like every other sane person, so much concerned that he ran a company that wa ... More >>
The belief that Marijuana use will lead to dabbling in harder drugs is overblown claims a new study that followed 1,286 young adults enrolled in the 1990s in Miami-Dade public schools. Researches from the University of New Hampshire who conducted the study are now urging policy makers to reconsid ... More >>
Here's Manny Ruiz's family vacation by the numbers: 40 states, 34 days, 10,000 miles, 3 kids. And the best part: More than $15,000 in corporate freebies to pay for most of the damn thing. My favorite among these contributions: The McDonald's Corp. will provide as much food as Manny and his family w ... More >>
Yesterday, 944 magazine announced it was filing for Chapter 11 by touting how hot and sexy bankruptcy is. Well, there's nothing hot or sexy about one of the lawsuits that drove the company into bankruptcy in the first place. A California event planning company claims that 944 refused to market it ... More >>
Democratic U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek's last campaign report had some surprising names in it. Yeah, he snagged some usual suspects as donors: Swampthing James Carville, former chairman of the Democratic National Committee Terry McAuliffe, and, um, Don King.But he also scored a constituency that woul ... More >>
Shocking news from Politico: Sarah Palin was apparently uninformed and failed to come to a simple understanding on issues while running for vice president! In this case it was issues relating to Latin America policy and Hispanics.A top adviser on Hispanic issues to John McCain's presidential campaig ... More >>
With a fragile local economy, tumbling real estate prices, a heated debate over a baseball stadium, and bonkers budget issues, the race to replace term-limited Manny Diaz as Miami's mayor should have been a blockbuster.Instead, with just a little more than a week to go till November 3's election, ... More >>
via Bendixen and AssociatesClick to Enlarge. In a stunning turn around, a new poll from Miami firm Bendixen & Associates shows that a strong majority of Cuban Americans now support open travel to Cuba for all U.S. citizens.Fifty-nine percent support opening travel to all, while only 29 per ... More >>
So after the NRSC endorsed Charlie Crist over Marco Rubio in the Republican Senate primary, a lot of people implied it was a snub to Hispanics. We thought this was silly. Crist has won three statewide campaigns in a row, is an extremely popular governor, and has a national profile. He's going to win ... More >>
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