Border Mic – Episode 5 – Ronald Reagan Wanted Open Borders



Donald Trump loves to channel Ronald Reagan as a strong president. The Republicans believe Ronald Reagan was one of the best presidents. Guess what? I think Ronald Reagan was one of the best American presidents.

Ronald Reagan wanted open borders. Ronald Reagan believed in immigrants and Mexicans.

In today’s podcast I talk about why Ronald Reagan is one of my favorite American presidents.


Border Mic – Episode 4 – Assimilate Into America by Speaking Spanish



In episode of number 4 of the Border Mic, I discuss the issue of speaking English in order to assimilate into America. The argument that to be an American you need to speak English misses a fundamental reality. That is that Spanish is as American as Apple Pie. Spanish is native to America. In the podcast I explain why English speakers, who argue immigrants must assimilate by speaking English, should, instead, speak Spanish so that the English speakers can better assimilate into America.

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Border Mic – Episode 3 – I Was Too Mexican for Aceitunas in El Paso



Welcome to episode three of the Border Mic. In this episode I share with you the story of when a bar in El Paso, Texas – Aceitunas, would not let me enter with my friends because I was too Mexican. I wasn’t discriminated against because of my brown skin, after all El Paso is about 80% Hispanic.

No, I was discriminated against simply for being too Mexican.

Here’s my story.

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Border Mic – Episode One



In the first episode of the Border Mic I discuss the dangers of the U.S.-México border. There are many dangers including environmental, health, drugs and terrorism. Since the country is awash with the dangers of the border by unknown terrorists crossing into America, I though it be the perfect way to start off the podcast.

After all, terrorism scares the daylights out of everyone.

In this episode I am going to tell you about the Libyan hit squad of the 1980’s and the fear of the Soviet’s using México as a base from which to attack America. But the real danger lies in the radical Islamic terrorists waging war against America. So, I’ll share with you the story of the ISIS terrorist camp in México.

Buckle in and get ready to be shocked.

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A Podcast About the Border



Hola, and welcome to the launch of my podcast. The border is the hot topic of the nation. Everyone thinks they know the border. Many talk about the border. But how many have lived the border? Of those, how many are immigrants.

I spent decades on the border. I lived on the border for almost three decades. I saw the Juárez cartel become one the largest drug cartels in the world. I lived and saw the drug wars of 2006-2008 when Chapo Guzman decided to make Juárez his new playground.

I know firsthand what it is to be Mexican on the border.

I know what it is to be a Mexican immigrant in the United States.

I want you to know the border I know. Not the border that is suddenly so dangerous that a National Emergency may be called. I want you to hear the stories of what it was to cross the border prior to 9/11 and how it changed afterwards.

Through the Border Mic podcast, I will be sharing my stories with you. I’ll tell you what it is to be the only one in my family to not be a U.S. citizen. I’ll share stories with you, like the time an El Paso cop profiled me as drug dealer, or why I, to this day, I walk around my car before driving away. I’ll tell you about what it is like to be part of a multinational community, from the perspective of one who must show a valid American visa to cross the border just to meet my friends.

I have many stories to share with you.

Each Monday I’ll be posting a new podcast.

I am in the process of getting me podcast added to iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and many other podcast platforms. I’ll let you know when each one accepts my podcast. For now, you can listen to my first podcast here.

I hope you’ll consider becoming a subscriber. I promise you one thing, you’ll see things about the border that you never knew existed, even if you’ve lived on the border all your life.