The future of Texas will not be found in voices who prefer a Texas in which Hispanics are second-class citizens when they seek to vote and women are second class citizens when they seek to live their lives as they choose and seek a good job and a fair wage.
When Green Family Foundation President Kimberly Green somewhat jokingly suggested getting San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to keynote Americans for Immigrant Justice's annual dinner, even she thought the idea a tad far-fetched.
2016 will be the year of the woman in U.S. presidential politics. By electing a woman as president in 2016, the United States can finally leave the era of male-dominated politics at the top to Russia and China. Next, imagine that woman is Elizabeth Warren.
With about a month left until Election Day, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are running out of time to share their vision for a fair, common sense immigration process. And really, haven't we been waiting long enough?
As incomprehensible as it seems eight weeks before the election, some people remain undecided in this close election. Now party conventions are over and those undecideds have an even clearer picture of where each will lead our nation.