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Commentary: 2012, A Milestone Year for U.S. Latinos

From politics to popular culture, 2012 was a year when Latinos in the U.S. broke into the mainstream.


Commentary: Princess Sofia, Disney, and American Latinos

The controversy over Disney’s Princess Sofia reflects misunderstandings about Latinos and race says Fi2W commentator Jack Tomas.


Commentary: Campaigns Blitz Latino Voters with Ads, But Will it Change the Race?

Fi2W commentator Jack Tomas takes a critical look at the latest crop of political ads -in both Spanish and English – aimed at Latino voters.


Ted Cruz Brings His Conservative Message to the Republican National Convention

Republicans a the GOP convention applauded what Ted Cruz had to say Tuesday night. But what is he saying? Jack Tomas offers a critique of Cruz’s speech.


Understanding Ted Cruz – A Fellow Cuban-Texan Explains the Rising GOP Star

Columnist Jack Tomas disagrees with most of what Texas U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz stands for. Yet he feels a certain kinship to his fellow Cuban-Texan.

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For Bilingual Viewers a Wider World of Olympic Sports Coverage

Those who can flip between NBC and Telemundo get a more complete view of the games in London.

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A Latino Running Mate Won’t Win Romney ‘The Latino Vote’

Latino political blogger Jack Tomas thinks all the rumors that Romney will choose a Latino running mate are hogwash. In this piece he gives us a rundown of Romney’s Latino VP choices — and explains why they will all fall flat.

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After the Supreme Court’s Decision, How is that AZ Immigration Law Going to Work?

Fi2W columnist Jack Tomas invites us to an imaginary traffic stop in Arizona and asks who are the police most likely to suspect of being in the U.S. illegally?

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Romney vs. Obama in Spanish – Battling TV Ads Aimed at Latino Voters in Key States

Jack Tomas critiques the latest batch of Spanish-language political ads and suggests a new genre of video ads the candidates might want to consider.

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Political Satire: Ways Mitt Romney Can Attract Latino Voters

Meet Jack Tomas, Fi2W’s new Latino blogger. He’ll be contributing posts, often with a satirical flavor, as we count down to the 2012 presidential election.