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By Silvia Bustos on September 16, 2008

El 16 de Septiembre (16th of September) is the day Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla cried out to the Mexican people to fight for their INDEPENDENCIA!! While I was searching the internet for historical bits on this amazing event I ran into the following:

The Declaration of Independence of the United States eloquently states in its introductory paragraph: "When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one People to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another.... a decent respect for the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation".`Consul General de Austin
I have yet to presence this day of celebration in Mexico, but I hope to one day be there on this day and celebrate along with all of the Mexicanos. Even with the miles and miles of terrain separating me from my parents family in Mexico, I can still feel the joy this day brings to them and I celebrate it with them. Viva la Independencia!!!

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By Silvia Bustos on September 9, 2008

So the "renaming" of a street is considered "our current latino battle?" OUR BATTLE???

Who decided this? I wasn't asked and in all honesty I don't agree.

The renaming of a street and replacing an existing historical street name is not a battle I choose to fight or the way I choose to fight a battle for equality. You don't SQUASH one sector of society so that your own may RISE!!

A battle worth fighting for is one that will change the present and future of a group in positive ways.A battle worth fighting for is one that will mark the lives of generations to come. Will changing the name of a street to Cesar Chavez assist Latinos in their quest for equal rights, respect, acknowledgment, or simply address those issues that continue to affect our Latino community (such as raids, racism, and high school drop out rates)?

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By Silvia Bustos on August 7, 2008

Our healthcare system has disappointed me once again. Not only are the health insurance providers deciding whether or not we should receive certain medical treatments, now healthcare service providers are deciding when we will receive it. I am disgusted by our healthcare service providers. About two weeks ago I waited and waited for my sister to get medical treatment in the ER at one of our biggest area hospitals. Anyone want to guess how long we waited to get a bed or any medical treatment?

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By Silvia Bustos on June 13, 2008

In The Cheating Culture by David Callahan I found the following interesting: "available evidence suggests that Americans are not only cheating more in many areas but are also feeling less guilty about it.

When 'everybody does it,' or imagines that everybody does it, a cheating culture has emerged."

So at what point did "cheating" become acceptable? How many of us know someone who tends to "take the easy way out?"

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By Silvia Bustos on May 16, 2008

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand." - Randy Pausch
How have you handled the cards that you've been dealt?

My DREAMERS aka D.R.E.A.M Act activists have not only been hopeful, they've also been active. But how does a group continue to fight for the right to "DREAM", when groups and people filled with hate and animosity want to see you in shackles, torn apart from your family before the sun comes up, and have LIFE as you know it riped away.

How do you fight for the right to D.R.E.A.M. without being punished?

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By Silvia Bustos on May 5, 2008

The beginning......
Its taken me a few weeks to decide on what my first blog should be about. I've felt excited, nervous, and cautious as I've tried to come up with "The blog" that would represent ME!!

I've been unsuccessful in coming up with a topic or situation that I would want as my first blog EVER!!
But I have come to the conclusion that my blog will not be governed by ONE topic/subject. Instead I will blog about LIFE and all I come across in it. My blogs will be about politics, the law, advocacy groups, immigration, employment, and just anything and everything I think you should be aware about.

Enough said....

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