Monthly Archives: August 2011

Re-reading Bless Me, Ultima

I am re-reading Bless Me, Ultima, by Rodolfo Anaya. I love this novel for portraying how many children are quickly introduced to the complexities of right and wrong, of goodness and evil. An excerpt from the first chapter: Ultima came … Continue reading

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Maxine Waters raised the alarm on cocaine connections

Congresswoman Maxine Waters raised the alarm about the allegations in Gary Webb‘s Dark Alliance.  The allegations were that the CIA was involved in cocaine trafficking in South Los Angeles with the profits going to Central American rebels. Waters has represented … Continue reading

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