San Leandro Times published letter calling Civil Rights hero Fred Korematsu a criminal

Fred Korematsu resisted orders to be interned duringWorld War II and was arrested in San Leandro.SAN LEANDROSan Leandro’s ubiquitous weekly newspaper, the San Leandro Times, published a letter to editor this week that calls Civil Rights icon Fred Korematsu a criminal for resisting internment during World War II. In addition, the author says, the internment … Continue reading San Leandro Times published letter calling Civil Rights hero Fred Korematsu a criminal

Rival Silicon Valley congressional candidates support Apple in iPhone case

Ro Khanna and Rep. Mike HondaCONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | The top contenders hoping to represent Silicon Valley in Congress both say they support Apple's opposition to a court order directing them to help unlock the iPhones of the San Bernardino shooters.Democratic Rep. Mike Honda and his challenger, fellow Democrat Ro Khanna, said the F.B.I. … Continue reading Rival Silicon Valley congressional candidates support Apple in iPhone case

Mike Honda, interned during WWII, is outraged over Syrian refugee rhetoric

As a boy, Rep. Mike Honda, was interned during World War II at a camp in Colorado.CONGRESS | DISTRICT 17 | It’s well known that Rep. Mike Honda spent a portion of his youth at a Japanese-American internment camp in Colorado. Amid overwrought rhetoric by some conservatives to deny Syrian refugees from entering the U.S. following the Paris … Continue reading Mike Honda, interned during WWII, is outraged over Syrian refugee rhetoric

Mike Honda gives Rand Paul a history lesson on internment camps

CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | When it comes to Japanese internment camps, Rep. Mike Honda is the beltway's expert. So, when presumptive Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul equated it to President Obama's immigration policy, Honda was ready to correct the record. "At best, he is confused. At worst, he is just wrong," said Honda … Continue reading Mike Honda gives Rand Paul a history lesson on internment camps