Thursday 19th January 2017,

Posts by Tag: Mark Takano»

Indian American/ South Asian American

More Fallout from Trump Surrogate’s Push for Muslim Registry

posted by Randall
Civil Liberties Act of 1988

Ronald Reagan signing the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 that apologized for the internment of Japanese citizens and permanent residents during World War II.

By Ed Diokno

I thought we all agreed that the internment camps that placed thousands of Japanese Americans behind barbed wire was a mistake and illegal.

I distinctly remember President Ronald … Read more

Asian Americans

Blog: Asian Americans Cannot Remain Silent

posted by Mandy Day
Black Lives Matter

Asian Americans join others during Black Lives Matter Protest

By Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer
There has always been an ethnic hierarchy in the western world.  The very system that rules the land in the United States existed to protect Whites when it was originally created. While the Bill of Rights was written in … Read more

Community Issues

CNN: Japanese American Lawmakers Call Rand Paul’s Remarks Insulting

posted by Randall

Mark TakanoSen Rand Paul’s (R-KY) remark comparing the executive order on immigration with the executive order incarcerating Japanese Americans is “insulting” and “misguided” said Japanese American lawmakers in Congress.

CNN reports that Rand’s comments drew an immediate rebuke from both Rep Mike Honda (D-CA) and Rep Mark Takano (D-CA) (pictured).

“Rand Paul’s comments could not be … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

11 Asian Americans to Serve in Next Congress

posted by Randall

Ted Lieu & FamilyEleven Asian Americans will serve in the next Congress beginning in 2015, the same as this year’s record number.

The new names  are California State Senator Ted Lieu (pictured with family) who easily defeated Republican Elan Carr 58 – 42 percent and State Senator Mark Takei of Hawaii who won 52 -48 percent over Charles … Read more


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