On the Radio: I’m on Los Angeles’ KTLK all week

All this week, I’ll be hosting the 9 am – 12 pm PST (12 pm – 3 pm EST) block on Los Angeles’ KTLK. You can listen online by going to http://rick.to/onKTLK or to the KTLK site and clicking on “LAUNCH PLAYER.” Listen, tweet, call. Our national conversation begins again.

My Remarks to the ADL’s National Executive Committee

I had the privilege to be invited by Abe Foxman, head of the Anti-Defamation League, to address their National Executive Committee on February 10, 2012. I discussed my recent trip to Israel as part of a group of Latino journalists, as well as my own very personal journey over the past year that had led me to learn more about myself, the Jewish people and to develop a personal friendship with Abe.

Yes, it’s true. I will be calling FIU football games.

  Well, it seems the news has already hit twitter and the Miami Herald’s website. I am happy to confirm that I will be doing color for FIU football games for the 2011-2012 season. I’m extremely excited to be volunteering my time to Florida International.  I’m not getting paid to do this–I just wanted to give […]

A very personal message to my friends

This isn’t a post about politics, war or cable news. It’s just a simple thank you to all of those who have stood by me these many months.

You Were Wrong Senator Ensign, This Is Your Problem!

Senator Ensign slept with his best friend’s wife, and then got his friend a lobbying gig. I guess that’s one way to say I’m sorry. But Ensign then left his friend out to dry when charges of ethics violations began to swirl. Nearly two years later, Senator John Ensign has finally stopped blaming others and has resigned. It’s a pity that he was disconnected from reality for so long.

Politicians and Porn Don’t Mix

Congressman Anthony Weiner has been taking political contributions from pornographers. Should contributors get vetted by politicians, or is the financial temptation just too great to resist?

Burning the Quran Is No Childish Game

Pastor Terry Jones burned a Quran last week. Hate masquerading as political protest is still hate, which is why Jones must be repudiated so he realizes that his actions are not only offensive, but also dangerous and careless—especially when we have troops stationed in Muslim countries.