Saturday, August 06, 2011

Mayolo & Cristeta Cubero family in United States of America

In September, 1969, I immigrated with At Ros, three months pregnant with Andy. We got married early that year so we can immigrate together.
Papa Mayolo came as a tourist in 1971, got a SSS# & found work at a grocery chain a friend work.
Marcos declared Martial law in 1972.
Our close friends Romy & Eria moved to Scottsboro, Alabama when his company relocated there. Papa went & stayed with them, waiting for my citizenship papers, due 1975. Romy's company closed & they moved to Chicago.
Papa went to San Francisco. Cousin Celia & many relatives from Calape are there.
By 1977, I wrote my congressman for help in my citizenship application. In a month, I was interviewed by an immigration officer & sworned as a citizen. I mailed the citizenship certificate as soon as I can to the lawyer helping Papa with his application. Papa petitioned Mama and you all can finish our story in America...

from Passaic, New Jersey to Lake Tahoe, California... and many places and people in between...

Thursday, June 03, 2010

No more Drilling...

we are very screwed...
From Investors Daily: The Drill Is Gone
Suspicions in some quarters that the administration was being deliberately lax in its response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in order to pursue a larger, anti-domestic energy agenda were met with derision. But if not deliberate, the effect is the same as the administration prepares to shut down our search for new oil.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Principle of Subsidiarity

Catholic as catholic can be...
One of the key principles of Catholic social thought is known as the principle of subsidiarity. This tenet holds that nothing should be done by a larger and more complex organization which can be done as well by a smaller and simpler organization.

Saturday, May 01, 2010

1894 midterm election

From Wiki...
U.S. House election, 1894 was a realigning election—a major Republican landslide that set the stage for the decisive Election of 1896. The elections of members of the United States House of Representatives in 1894 came in the middle of President Grover Cleveland's second term. The nation was in its deepest economic depression ever following the Panic of 1893, so economic issues were at the forefront. In the spring, a major coal strike damaged the economy of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. It was accompanied by violence; the miners lost and many moved toward the Populist party. Immediately after the coal strike concluded, Eugene V. Debs led a nationwide railroad strike, called the Pullman Strike. It shut down the nation's transportation system west of Detroit for weeks, until President Cleveland's use of federal troops ended the strike. Debs went to prison (for disobeying a court order). Illinois' Governor John Peter Altgeld, a Democrat, broke bitterly with Cleveland. The fragmented and disoriented Democratic Party was crushed everywhere outside the South, losing more than half its seats to the Republican Party. Even in the South, the Democrats lost seats to Republican-Populist electoral fusion in Alabama, Texas, Tennessee, and North Carolina.[1][2] The Democrats lost 125 seats in the election while the Republicans won 130 seats. This makes the 1894 election the largest midterm election victory in the entire history of the United States.
Praying that this coming 2010 midterm election will mirror 1894! President Grover Cleveland was a Democrat too. 1896 presidential election of President McKinley is significant to the Philippines, Cuba and Puerto Rico.
[ht: commenter#6, bkm]