THE HECTOR DE LEON (hdl) PERSPECTIVE is a private publication that serves as a repository for fact-based data, analysis and thought that place context to the American Latino experience, from culture to politics.

Essays and stories in hdl PERSPECTIVE are based on personal and professional experience and are examples of the challenges American Latinos face which are common to other all Americans.

The charts and tables in Perspective are based on U.S. Census Bureau demographic information, voter registration statistics, and election results. The percentages provided regarding how a group voted are based real and concrete behavior manifested via ballots cast at the voting precinct.

Perspective endeavors to present inspired substantive constructive work that is concise, coherent and cogent, with the goal of provoking thought from the general citizenry to makers of public policy.

The thoughts and reports offered in Perspective are the sole products of Hector de Leon and contributing authors.

hdl_Perspective is based in Houston, Texas.


"I am not an educated man. I never had an opportunity to learn anything except how to fight". -Pancho Villa

"Si le das mas poder al poder mas duro te van a venir a cojer" -Molotov

"There are things so deeply personal that they can be revealed only to strangers." -Richard Rodriguez

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