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Curtis Lowell Schmidt
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November 17, 2011
Column: Romney miffs Latinos
SAN DIEGO -- Fellow journalists have been asking me how Mitt Romney would do with Latino voters if he were the GOP presidential nominee. Dios mio! Why not just go for broke and nominate Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Ariz.? That's how unpopular the former Massachusetts...
November 17, 2011 - 12:00am
October 28, 2011
Column: Hoisted on his own petard
SAN DIEGO -- I have a feeling that Mitt Romney woke up this morning with a headache -- the political kind that comes when a line of attack you've used against an opponent comes back to knock you upside the head. Luckily, Romney can get medical attention.
October 28, 2011 - 12:00am
October 21, 2011
Column: Wake-up on a Dream Act
SAN DIEGO -- In politics, both parties have been known to take a good idea and ruin it by going too far. In doing so, they drive away people in the center who might normally agree with them. It happened again in California where Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed a bill to expand the...
October 21, 2011 - 12:00am
October 13, 2011
Column: An about-face on workers
SAN DIEGO -- Who says you can't teach an old elephant new tricks? Republicans like to pitch the fairy tale that illegal immigrants take jobs from American workers, and then use that as an excuse for deporting the undocumented. Are we supposed to believe that a political party that...
October 13, 2011 - 12:00am
October 6, 2011
Column: In need of an honest debate
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- With all due respect to Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- and he deserves a lot of it for standing his ground on immigration -- the main problem that Republicans have in talking about the issue is not that some of them don't have a heart. It's that many of them don't seem...
October 6, 2011 - 12:00am
September 14, 2011
Column: Honor the teacher
SAN DIEGO -- In my line of work, I've met individuals who are worth hundreds of millions of dollars. And yet the richest man I know is an educator and public servant. I've known Larry Powell for 27 years. Back then, I was an inquisitive high school senior who couldn't wait to run...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
August 24, 2011
Column: Trapped in an online barrio
SAN DIEGO -- Sometimes you pick a Mexican restaurant but end up disappointed. It looked good, yet the food wasn't authentic. Sometimes media coverage of Latinos is the same way. You can be a liberal website with a separate page intended to give voice to Latinos but wind up not giving...
August 24, 2011 - 12:00am
August 22, 2011
Column: An immigration grade red herring
SAN DIEGO -- The 2012 presidential election will likely be about jobs and the economy -- and not about immigration. Just don't tell that to NumbersUSA, a nativist organization that recently graded 12 committed or prospective presidential candidates, including President Obama, on...
August 22, 2011 - 12:00am
August 4, 2011
Column: Reading the recession's toll
SAN DIEGO -- So, to all white Americans, raise your hand if you still want to be Latino. You remember, or as my friend, the comedian George Lopez says, "you 'member." Just a few years ago, there were stories in the media about how it was suddenly "hip to be Hispanic" and how America's...
August 4, 2011 - 12:00am
July 8, 2011
Column: An American state of mind
SAN DIEGO -- This Fourth of July, to go with the fireworks and hot dogs, I have lots of questions. What does it mean to be an American? Is it a matter of geography? Is the only way into the club to be born on U.S. soil -- or immigrate legally and then become a legal resident or naturalized...
July 8, 2011 - 12:00am
June 30, 2011
Column: ICE memo offers false hope
SAN DIEGO -- What's crueler than the Obama administration deporting nearly 1 million people and more cynical than accomplishing the feat by roping local police into enforcing immigration law while suing Arizona for doing the same thing? This is crueler: Using bureaucratic sleight...
June 30, 2011 - 12:00am
June 23, 2011
Column: The upside of a hands-on dad
SAN DIEGO -- The epiphany came while I was rocking my 2-year-old to sleep. I was studying her tiny face when I realized that I couldn't remember what my two older children, now 6 and 4, looked like at this age. I see photos around the house, but I honestly can't remember living through...
June 23, 2011 - 12:00am
June 16, 2011
Column: It's the lying that's the issue
SAN DIEGO -- The Anthony Weiner peep show has been full of surreal moments. For instance, we haven't heard feminist organizations condemn the 46-year-old Democratic congressman for sending a lewd tweet to a 21-year-old college student whom Weiner struck up a relationship with; if...
June 16, 2011 - 12:00am
June 10, 2011
Column: The always-sensitive war over language
SAN DIEGO -- What's wrong with a Connecticut high school requiring that students speak English before receiving a diploma? Or the owner of a diner in North Carolina putting up a sign that warns customers: "No speak English, no service"? Maybe nothing. Or maybe a lot. It all depends...
June 10, 2011 - 12:00am
Column: Going rogue on immigration
SAN DIEGO -- Did I ever tell you about the time that a police chief who organized an immigration sweep had his alibi unravel? It was 1997, and I was a reporter at The Arizona Republic in Phoenix. In the suburb of Chandler, hundreds of illegal immigrants and U.S.-born Hispanics were...
February 10, 2011 - 12:00am