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DeeDee Garcia Blase was the foundress of the largest Hispanic Republican group in the nation that began in Arizona and later grew out of crisis during an anti-immigrant fevered pitch era. She dropped her Republican registered voter affiliation, stepped down as the President of SOMOS REPUBLICANS and switched to the Independent Party and is now the Co-President of a non partisan National Tequila Party Movement also known as SOMOS INDEPENDENTS. Leadership consists of Democrats, Independents and Republicans with a mission of getting out the Chicano and Latino Vote for the purpose of promoting immigrant friendly politicians. Somos Independents / the Tequila Party is a WOMAN-LED counter movement to extreme Tea Party Republicans. El Movimiento (the movement) is imperative with regard to key swing independent and women voters who hope to provide pro-immigrant political covering to politicians in high Hispanic populated states and key Presidential election swing states.

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Immigrant Soldiers Considered More Courageous Than Donald Trump

(33) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 12:06 PM

Recently, Donald Trump told Matt Lauer that "illegal immigrants" are treated better than many of the vets and it was a disgrace for what is happening in this country and John McCain has done nothing about it but talk.

But, it is disingenuous for Trump to say “illegal immigrants”...

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Donald Trump's Visit To Arizona Sparks Debate Between Kate's Law vs. Juan's Law

(29) Comments | Posted July 14, 2015 | 11:54 AM

Donald Trump attracted thousands of far right wingers when he visited Phoenix, Arizona, on Saturday. His visit was met with internal divisiveness when GOP Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake shunned Trump. While campaign stumping...

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Bulk of Chicano and Latino Populations Critical of Sen. Rubio's Run for Presidency

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 1:36 PM

The majority of the Hispanic/Latino population pie in the United States are those of Mexican descent. Mexican-American Chicanos, for the most part, heavily populate the southwestern part of our nation. Now that Florida's Cuban-American Senator Marco Rubio is running for...

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New Arizona Republican Governor Begins Legacy Tying Immigration Test To Educational System

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2015 | 12:49 PM




According to the Associated Press, "Arizona became the first state in the nation on Thursday to enact a law requiring high school students to pass the U.S. Immigration citizenship test...

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Willie Nelson's Good Southern Texas Hospitality for Refugee Children

(1) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 12:04 PM

"I guess the closer you are to the situation, the more extreme emotions you have about it, but it seems to me the old golden rule, 'Do unto others as you would have them do unto you,' or 'treat other people like you want to be treated' ... Treat those...
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Chicana GOTV Memorandum: I Am Joaquin, Joaquin, Joaquin

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 11:13 AM

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Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales at Crusade for Justice rally. March 17, 1974. (Photo Credit - Dave Buresh/Denver Post File)
Chicana Memorandum: I am Joaquin, Joaquin, Joaquin
"...Fiery tequila explosions The smell of chile verde and Soft brown eyes of expectation for a Better life." --...
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70,000 Guests Flock to New Mexico Showcasing Renowned Hispanic Artists

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2013 | 1:31 PM

The famous Spanish Market is the oldest and leading juried Spanish Market in the United States attracting over 70,000 guests and collectors from throughout the world. Each July, the Market showcases hundreds of renowned Hispanic artists who not only display and sell their art, but are also very...

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The Meaning of July Fourth for the Mexican American

(0) Comments | Posted July 4, 2013 | 8:47 PM

"At the very moment that they are thanking God for the enjoyment of civil and religious liberty, and for the right to worship God according to the dictates of their own consciences, they are utterly silent in respect to a law which robs religion of its chief significance and makes...

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Alex Ruiz: Spaghetti Western Mexican-Americana Mariachi Rockers

(0) Comments | Posted April 4, 2013 | 12:57 PM

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Just about every Mexican-American I know is familiar with Chingon music here in the great Southwest where we love our history and watching wild wild Spaghetti Western flicks, too. With the exploding Mexican-American population occurring --...

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Two Thumbs Up for Bless Me, Ultima

(2) Comments | Posted March 1, 2013 | 12:11 PM

Photo courtesy of Bless Me, Ultima

This week, I got the chance to see Bless Me, Ultima, a film by Carl Franklin, which is based on a controversial novel by Rudolfo Anaya. I am particularly interested in...

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Music With Political Messages More Influential Than Political Punditry

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2013 | 5:35 PM

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once penned: "Music is the universal language of mankind -- poetry their universal pastime and delight."

Many of us have fond memories when it comes to lyrics we identify with in songs sung by the likes of Bob Marley, Guns N' Roses, Led Zeppelin,...

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Artist El Moises: The Chicano Picasso of the 21st Century

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2013 | 12:27 PM

It is official -- El Moises is our Chicano Picasso of the 21st century, and he is also known as the voice of the contemporary Hispanic Art Movement.

I chose Pablo Picasso as the analogy due to the vibrant and rich colors he incorporated into his paintings in...

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Fiscal Cliff Crisis Causes More to Leave the GOP in Conservative San Diego

(0) Comments | Posted January 4, 2013 | 12:53 PM

Meet Ryan Trabuco and listen to his story. He is an amigo and an old friend from California who is now leaving the Republican Party in light of the fiscal cliff crisis and partisanship.

I could not believe my ears when he told me he was...

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What Chicanos (Mexican-Americans) Can Learn From the Revolutionary Steve Jobs in a New Era

(0) Comments | Posted December 21, 2012 | 12:19 PM

Artist: El Moises (Famous Mexican-American artist in Phoenix, Arizona)
El Genio Painting

December 21, 2012, is a thing of the past now.

We survived the end of the world even though some predicted it would end, but in...

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Expect 8 More Years of War With Romney

(4) Comments | Posted November 5, 2012 | 5:02 PM

This story is dedicated to our military soldiers who have been deployed numerous times and are tired:

As a woman veteran of the Armed Forces, I take issue with people like Romney who want to become our Commander in Chief -- yet, Mitt dodged the draft four times. Perhaps...

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Mitt Romney Repeating Old Tea Party Idea of Killing Children's Educational Programs

(1) Comments | Posted October 4, 2012 | 3:22 PM

Remember when the extremist Tea Party Senator DeMint was pushing for legislation to defund public broadcasting like PBS and NPR in March 2011?

It appears Mitt Romney was repeating Tea Party rhetoric when he stated yesterday he wanted to "kill Big Bird" via PBS.

So why is Mitt Romney...

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McCain Cannot Blast Obama on Immigration When McCain Voted Against the DREAM Act in 2010

(18) Comments | Posted September 25, 2012 | 12:27 PM

Did you folks read the recent Politico headline regarding our Senator John McCain: "McCain fires back at Obama on immigration"? McCain is at it again with his toeing-the-party-line tactics, but facts are stubborn things.

McCain is trying to solely blame Obama when he knows damn well "Mr....

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Joaquin Luna Family Responds to President Obama's DREAM Act Relief

(3) Comments | Posted June 22, 2012 | 8:03 AM

Courtesy of KGBT Action 4 News

(Photo)Courtesy of KGBT Action 4 News - Joaquin Luna

Approximately one year after the failed DREAM Act vote in December 2010, the Latino / Mexican community was dealt a heavy blow when we learned of the tragic...

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Patriotic Latino Veterans Remember Our Fallen Heroes And Soldiers

(5) Comments | Posted May 29, 2012 | 7:01 AM

From one veteran to fellow veterans and comrades who are currently serving our ARMED FORCES ...

Thank you for serving our Country.

The National Tequila Party Movement is remembering our fallen heroes who made the greatest sacrifice of all (themselves) to spread freedoms we appreciate here in...

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Mitt Romney and the "Republican War on [Latina] Women"

(29) Comments | Posted April 13, 2012 | 2:06 AM

Recently, there has been much discussion with regard to Mitt Romney and the Republican War on Women -- but more awareness needs to be raised with regard to the perception that is given instead of what is reality.

The reality is President Obama nominated the first Latina as a Supreme...

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