Ruben Navarrett Jr / Politics

Tough Questions for Vicente Fox

MIDLAND, Texas -- I spent the 16th of September, Mexican Independence Day, with a former president of Mexico -- and tried to figure out which U.S. president he reminded me of.

Vicente Fox is as effective a communicator as Bill Clinton, except he ...

Hispanics Demand Respect, Above All

SAN DIEGO -- Hispanic Heritage Month is that time of year when corporations, institutions and universities pause to show Hispanics how important they are. From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, they hold luncheons, play music and serve chips and salsa on ...

Ten Lessons for Education

SAN DIEGO -- With students going back to school, it's a good time to review the 10 lessons that Americans should have learned if they were paying attention during the last few decades of debating education reform.

Once a student and also a ...

Obama Lets Us Down Again

SAN DIEGO -- President Obama has a new foil. He spent his first term blaming George W. Bush when things went wrong. Now that he broke his promise to take executive action on immigration this summer, and left many of his supporters angry and ...

Looking for a Work Ethic

SAN DIEGO -- I've spent the last few days looking around and wondering: "When did the American worker get so whiny?"

A lot of people seem to resent having to work for a living and feel entitled to a smoother ride.

Some politicians help make the ...

In a Huff Over Immigration

SAN DIEGO -- Conservatives need to chill out and stop getting worked up over silly things.

And there is nothing sillier than their claim that California Gov. Jerry Brown is throwing open the doors to illegal immigrants -- all because of an off-...