Herman Badillo's 'One Nation, One Standard' Pulls No Punches in Attack on Nation's Touchy, Feely Multiculturalism, Lax Educational Standards, David M. Kinchen, HuntingtonNews.com, February 6, 2007
THE DEBATE ON LATINO EDUCATION, Robert S. Nix, Philadelphia Daily News, February 6, 2007
Ongoing Debate: Badillo Weighs in on Bilingual Instruction, By Lawrence Aaron, Hispanic Business, 01-29-07
Puerto Rico Profile: Herman Badillo, Puerto Rico Herald, 08-17-01
Badillo is taking naysayers to school, By Stanley Crouch, NY Daily News, 01-29-07
ONE AMERICA: A Hispanic's Manifesto, By John Fonte, New York Post, 01-21-07
POINT OF CONTACT: Herman Badillo, Dallas Morning News, 01-14-07
Brave Badillo, By Andrew Wolf, New York Sun, 01-09-07
Vouchers Anyone?, By Alicia Colon, New York Sun, 01-09-07
Oprah's Truth Does Not Hurt, By Clarence Page, RealClearPolitics.com, 01-08-07
Put Down the Pitchforks and Hear Badillo Out, By Andrea Batista Schlesinger, New York Daily News, 01-07-07
Badillo's World, One Tenement's Tale and Eau N.Y.C., New York Times, 12-31-06
Stalled in America, Wall Street Journal, 12-29-06
"The greatest lesson of Herman Badillo's story is that the genius of American life-the upward ladder of opportunity that American freedom at its best provides-is better at solving most any problem than any government program."
Rudolph W. Giuliani, former mayor of New York City
"As an honest, accomplished Hispanic public servant, originally a Democrat and now a Republican, Herman Badillo has produced an enlightening discussion of the explosive growth of the Hispanic community and how best to promote its assimilation. Among other good advice, he warns against relying too much on government assistance while insisting on traditional values of hard work, thrift, and integrity. So doing, he provides nourishment for intelligent people who call themselves liberals and equally intelligent people who call themselves conservatives. I call him brilliant."
Mario Cuomo, former governor of New York State
"Herman Badillo, who served in my administration as deputy mayor for operations and policy, is an extraordinary public servant. We also served together in Congress and continue to work together in support of improving public education now that we have both left government. Herman's recollections on a host of important national issues, described and discussed in his new book, One Nation, One Standard, are fascinating and a primer. It is a wonderful read."
Edward I. Koch, former mayor of New York City
"Herman Badillo delivers a stinging indictment of the radical ideology that for decades has proven to be an obstacle to Hispanic success and assimilation."
Hon. Luis G. Fortuño (R-Puerto Rico), vice-chair, Congressional Hispanic Conference
"Herman Badillo is a true leader who doesn't flinch from expressing difficult truths. His own amazing story provides inspiration and the moral authority that allows him to advocate hard choices for American Hispanics. He has provided an important blueprint for incorporating the nation's largest ethnic community into the mainstream of this great nation."
Linda Chavez, former Reagan White House official; author of Out of the Barrio: Toward a New Politics of Hispanic Assimilation