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Segerstrom High School senior Jonathan Espinoza has done it again – even as he struggles to collect enough donations to pay for his registration fee at Georgetown University, he has landed an interview with NBC reporter Colleen Williams, to talk about Project SELF – “a program that helps low-income minorities in Orange County with internships at legal firms and how it has helped him pursue his future career,” according to NBC News.

Congratulations Jonathan!  I have a feeling those donations are going to really start rolling in now!

 



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73 thoughts on “SAUSD student Espinoza interviewed by NBC, about his law firm internship”
  1. Abe was honest. I’ve never seen a modern day lawyer who didn’t see a bill he couldn’t pad. I tell you what, I’ll agree to less public employees if you agree to less lawyers.

  2. Hooray for Jonathan! His success is what keeps teachers like myself in SA going and fighting for their students. Best wishes.

  3. Jonathan,

    Congratulations on your acceptance to Georgetown University. You will make a great addition to the school’s student body.

    Do not get discouraged by negativity. Use it to make you stronger. This is the wost damage you can do to those that wish you failure.

    Tap in to the Hispanic Bar Association for assistance. They should be enthusiastic to help as you will soon be a valuable member of their association.

    God luck work hard and do not forget your roots. Be successful so you can help others like you.

  4. Jonathan,

    I apologize, it was a snide comment and should not have been used in a comment to something good like this.

    Of course, I congratulate you on your accomplishments and wish you the best. Getting to Georgetown is an accomplishment in itself. Getting there by the seat of your pants, as you have done, should make it that much sweeter.

    Good luck and, as Art says, don’t forget your roots. May you return some day and use that knowledge you gain to help others.

  5. “You will make a great addition to the school’s student body”……. Hmmmmmm

    Providing that filthy rich Dr. Amalgam will pony up $900 in fees for an affirmative action fellow.

  6. Jeff,

    No worries, no hurt feelings, if I let people’s words phase me I wouldn’t get very far because then everyone would bring me down. I understand we all make mistakes sometimes. Take care!

      1. “I don’t think affirmative action is right”….. Hmmmmm

        Jonathan, I do not know exact figures and the value of your scholarship but I believe that it may be around 25K per semester + registration + housing + food + transportation + entertainment + etc. etc. etc.

        If you can’t figure out how to pay $900 for the registration, how do you planing to pay for the rest?

        I am sure that you can get student loan or work part time.

        You still will be ahead of a student from the so called middle white class who must get student loan for everything you would + 50K per year.

        If you are planing to depend on the public donation for the rest of your life, later on via the taxation as a socialist, than you perhaps do not belong to Georgetown and if you smart (having IQ) than you should figure out the way around it.

        Otherwise you are burden to the society.

        As to you Admin, show me a picture of a white student who is as smart as Jonathan.

        I didn’t pay too much attention to the video flick but I do imagine that the program is directed to non white minority – reversed discrimination.

  7. “As to you Admin, show me a picture of a white student who is as smart as Jonathan.

    I didn’t pay too much attention to the video flick but I do imagine that the program is directed to non white minority – reversed discrimination.”

    Jonathan’s skin color looks white to me. Does Jonathan’s skin color look Yellow, Brown or Black to any one?

    No need for Administrator to show another picture as Jonathan is white.

    Jonathan is white so the program can not be directed to non-white minorities nor can it be reverse discrimination.

    1. “No need for Administrator to show another picture as Jonathan is white.”……. Hmmmmm

      He is as white as you are white Dr. Amalgam!

      He also believes that he is entitled to get everything for free like you do.

      He is young progresive socialists, another nail into the coffin of the free America.

      There was Hitler jugend; and
      Stalinova Mládež

      Now there is Obama youth.

  8. “You still will be ahead of a student from the so called middle white class who must get student loan for everything you would + 50K per year.

    If you are planing to depend on the public donation for the rest of your life, later on via the taxation as a socialist, than you perhaps do not belong to Georgetown and if you smart (having IQ) than you should figure out the way around it.

    Otherwise you are burden to the society”

    California Watch

    Founded by the Center for Investigative Reporting

    Higher Ed | Daily Report

    Study: White students more likely to win scholarships

    September 9, 2011 | Erica Perez

    visual.dichotomy/Flickr

    A national report released this week by financial aid guru Mark Kantrowitz finds minority students are less likely to win private scholarships or receive merit-based institutional grants than Caucasian students – a pattern that also holds true in California.

    The analysis [PDF], based on 2003-04 and 2007-08 data for hundreds of thousands of students from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, found that nationally, Caucasian students are 40 percent more likely to win private scholarships than minority students.

    Kantrowitz’s report did not drill down to individual states, but he provided California Watch with data from the Golden State. The figures show that white students here also receive a disproportionately greater share of private scholarship funding – albeit to a lesser degree than on the national level. Caucasians represent 44 percent of private scholarship recipients in California but only 41 percent of the undergraduate student population. Minority students, by contrast, represent 55 percent of scholarship recipients and 58 percent of undergraduates.

    Kantrowitz, who publishes the popular college financial aid websites FinAid and Fastweb and does consulting in computer science, artificial intelligence, and statistical and policy analysis, said he decided to embark on the study because he read a news story that repeated a claim he hears often: White students don’t get their fair share of scholarships

  9. “Kantrowitz’……. Hmmmmmm

    The name sounds like Esq. Diamond.

    Dr. Amalgam, please do not use Wikipedia as your source of facts.

    Every moron mongoloid can write anything in Wikipedia.

  10. You were addressing Jonathan I am not in this discussion in any form.

    Jonathan has not mentioned anything about being entitled to anything except I believe as we all do a shot at the American Dream.

    All your assumptions are the little voices in your head.

  11. You are the mongoloid moron as you can not comprehend what you read. The source is not Wikipedia. Read again or stay ignorant. So…..you qualify to write in Wikipedia I guess.

    The study is based on factual data……. financial aid given and the recipients. Those with agendas like you ignore facts because facts contradict propaganda.

  12. “You are the mongoloid moron as you can not comprehend what you read”….. Hmmmmm

    It is “moron mongoloid” not “mongoloid moron” big difference!….. Dr. Amalgam

    “You were addressing Jonathan I am not in this discussion in any form”….. Hmmmm

    Therefore get lost!….. Dr. Amalgam

    Last advice to Jonathan, go flip burgers for couple of weeks and earn $900.

    I would never beg like you Jonathan, I found it disgusting to see healthy young boy to beg!

    Obviously it reflects on your lazy culture.

  13. “That’s called paying it forward”…… Hmmmmm

    I call it investment!

    However, there are good investments and bad one. To invest into a future lazy socialist who will for ever rely on others, is bad investment.

    Same like investment into people who do not have money for down payment to buy a house.

    Eventually the bubble will burst.

    So how much you two moron mongoloids have donated?

  14. Stanley,

    If there is one thing I do is respect people, no matter where you come from and what your opinion is. I respect people for who they are no matter what their color or side of the aisle is. However, when you make it personal, you have draw the line my friend.

    Learn how to respect people first, learn to respect who they are, because before everything, we are PEOPLE! You made this personal, and honestly, I won’t continue this because as the old saying goes…

    “Never wrestle with a pig: You both get all dirty, and the pig likes it. Thus never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level then beat you with experience.”

    My statement is public, will remain public and I do it full knowingly! Learn how to respect people Stanley! You will never get elected to office, you have no manners nor respect for people, and stop hiding behind keyboards and a computer screen with all your hate!

  15. Congrats Jonathan…a full ride to any school is something to be proud of and a reward for hard work. Hopefully you learned quite a bit during your time at the law firm you worked at and you were able to bank some of that money while you were at the law firm.

    Being someone who is at a professional services firm- I would highly recommend that the firm knows your economic situation with the application fee. I am sure the firm, if not even one of the partners you worked with, would be more than happy to pay your app fee. This is especially true if they in deed do want you to come back and work for them. It may be the best $900 that they ever spend. Talk to the right person and I got to believe that they will step right up because they do see it as good investment.

    You seem like someone who has a good head on their shoulders and is motivated to be successful. As the study in the book “The Millionaire Mind” (a very good read) indicates, often financially successful (no, that should not be the only goal) people are told over and over that they “can’t” and they become motivated by that. Hopefully you are one who is motivated by naysayers. Go for it!

      1. “So far we have raised $300 for Jonathan.”…… Hmmmmm

        Any decent and proud person would earn such mount and entire $900 by now.

        The liberal socialist cowards will rely on others to work hard to earn the money for them.

        You are all supporting a cancer of this society.

        Well, you are already eating its fruits.

        “There’s a sucker born every minute”

        Enjoy!

  16. I should add that educating minorities who can’t afford it is waste of money.

    The good example is Solorio who allegedly have Yale University yet his accomplishments are virtually same as Rocco’s.

    It probably cost to educate Solorio 500K of tax money and what you Latinos got back?….. Huh?

    His character is equal to a dog licking every hand which holds a cookie because he can’t even endorse a Latino on solid bases.

    So keep dreaming Admin.

  17. Stanley Fiala says:

    February 8, 2012 at 10:36 pm

    “Learn how to respect people Stanley!”…… Hmmmmm

    Do not ever use word “Learn” with me you punk!

    You have long way to go to get where I am.

    NICE! GROWN MAN FIGHTING WITH A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT.

    JONATHAN, FIALA HATES THE WORD LEARN AS HE IS HAPPY BEING IGNORANT.

    AT YOUR YOUNG AGE YOU ARE ALREADY WAY BEYOND WHERE FIALA IS. FIALA DOES NOT KNOW THIS BECAUSE HE LIVES IN HIS FANTASY WORLD.

    1. “JONATHAN, FIALA HATES THE WORD LEARN AS HE IS HAPPY BEING IGNORANT.”……. Hmmmmmm

      Dr. Amalgam, I believe that in my prior comments I have sufficiently explain to you that acquired intellect does not increases nor it has any effect on the intelligence quotient (“IQ”).

      There is a limit how far you can train a monkey to become Dr. Amalgam.

      To believe otherwise is gravely deficient assumption which is clearly apparent from Jonathan behavior who gets about 250K+ scholarship and is totally incapable (based on his low IQ) to figure out how to obtain $900 for a registration fee, thus adopting same techniques as a mentally retarded (politically correct – “challenged”) beggar on the street.

  18. Art Lomeli,

    What makes you think Stanley is a grownup? He talks like a 9 year old bully on the playground (albeit, a Stasi playground). AFAIK, no one has ever seen Stanley. How do we know this isn’t some “Wizard of Oz” production?

  19. Jeff,

    Fiala is real. He shows up often at Council meetings to give advice in the same disrespectful method he uses here.

    He is a political refugee from the Czech Republic. Apparently he has involved in the overthrow of the government running Czechoslovakia at the time and applied and was accepted as a political refugee receiving all the social giveaways given to refugees that he criticizes and has contempt towards individuals that recieve social aid.

    He is married to a Mexican has half Mexican children even though as you read he states that Mexicans have genetic low IQ and possess a culture of being lazy.

    He beats his wife ……was jailed for spousal abuse.

    YOU GET THE PICTURE HE IS A CARTOON.

  20. Your comments are only an opinion of a quasi intellectual who so wishes had the intellect not to sound completely stupid.

  21. “Your comments are only an opinion of a quasi intellectual who so wishes had the intellect not to sound completely stupid.”……. Hmmmmmm

    I never claim to be intellectual nor quasi intellectual nor I need any intellect.

    However, mi high IQ in the wold of the monkeys is priceless.

  22. “Some scientists believed they represented interbreeding between Neanderthals and Home Sapiens”…… Hmmmmm

    Exactly!

    However, today you do not need to dig out bones in some cave you can run a DNA test and determine who is a carrier of the Neanderthal gene.

    High IQ like mine does eliminate me to be such a carrier, so who is left here?

  23. “The Neanderthal/Homo Sapiens remains were found in your homeland Stanley.”…… Hmmmmmm

    That is clear Neanderthal like thinking (if any), Admin.

    If that would be true you would found Mexican remains only in Mexico.

    The Czech name “Čechy” is derived from the name of the Slavic tribe of Czechs which settled down in this area in 6th or 7th century.

  24. Stanley Fiala says:

    February 9, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    “Some scientists believed they represented interbreeding between Neanderthals and Home Sapiens”…… Hmmmmm

    Exactly!

    However, today you do not need to dig out bones in some cave you can run a DNA test and determine who is a carrier of the Neanderthal gene.

    High IQ like mine does eliminate me to be such a carrier, so who is left here?

    Another example of your low IQ. Scientists have found this. They have scientific proof. Your response is just your low IQ from ignorance and stupidity.

  25. “The Czech name “Čechy” is derived from the name of the Slavic tribe of Czechs which settled down in this area in 6th or 7th century”

    Yes they were the founding population and is your ancestors you carry their DNA……why the country has the name”The Czech Republic” go figure.

    Argument not from some one with a high IQ. Fiala you keep exposing your low IQ.

    1. Well, I will concede that the Czechs were conquered by just about all of their neighbors, so Lord only knows who is in your gene pool Stanley…

  26. “Yes they were the founding population and is your ancestors you carry their DNA……why the country has the name”The Czech Republic” go figure.”…… Hmmmmmm

    That is third Neanderthal like thinking (if any), Dr. Amalgam.

    Please notice you moron mongoloid that it states: “Slavic tribe of Czechs which settled down in this area in 6th or 7th century.”

    That is long time after 29000 BC, infarct 600 or 700 AD

    The Slavic tribe came from different place but you are too stupid to understand Europe and its history.

    See if your monky bran can figure that one out:

    The Slavic influx was divided into two or three waves. The first wave came from the southeast and east, when the Germanic Lombards left Bohemia (c. 568 AD). Later immigrants came from the Black Sea region, as shown by Iranian place names as “Dudleb” (today in Prachens region, South Bohemia) and “Charvat” (Choroathos). Soon after, from the 630s to 660s, the territory was taken by Samo’s tribal confederation. His death marked the end of the old “Slavonic” confederation, the second attempt to establish such a Slavonic union after Carantania in Carinthia.

    1. According to this article, it would have taken 850,000 years to achieve the current diversity in hair and eyes colours in Europe. We know that Cro-Magnon moved out of Africa and the Middle East to “colonise” Europe around 40,000 years ago at the latest. This would support the theory that the blond or red hair, and blue or green eyes found only in Europe were indeed indeed inherited from an older occupant than Cro-Magnon, and there was only the Neanderthal before them. This is not yet a definitive proof, but another convincing evidence that modern Europeans, especially those of Germanic, Celtic and North Slavic descent, carry a more important part of Neanderthal genes that previously admitted.

  27. “Well, I will concede that the Czechs were conquered by just about all of their neighbors”…….. Hmmmmmm

    If that would be true, the Czechs would not speak Czech but Spanish like your conquered Aztec.

    1. The Slavic branch

      The origins of the Slavs goes back to circa 3000 BCE. The Slavic branch differentiated itself when the Corded Ware culture (see Germanic branch above) absorbed the Cucuteni-Tripolye culture (5200-2600 BCE) of western Ukraine and north-eastern Romania, which appears to have been composed primarily of I2a2 lineages descended directly from Paleolithic Europeans, with a small admixture of Near-Eastern immigrants (notably E-V13 and T). Thus emerged the hybrid Globular Amphora culture (3400-2800 BCE) in what is now Ukraine, Belarus and Poland. It is surely during this period that I2a2, E-V13 and T spread (along with R1a) around Poland, Belarus and western Russia, explaining why eastern and northern Slavs (and Lithuanians) have a considerable incidence of haplogroups I2a2 with a bit of E and T. After just a few centuries, this hybridised culture faded away into the dominant Corded Ware culture.

      The Corded Ware period was followed by the Trzciniec (1700-1200 BCE), Lusatian (1300-500 BCE), Chernoles (1025-700 BCE) and Milograd (600 BCE-100 CE) cultures in north-east Slavic countries. The last important Slavic migration is thought to have happened in the 6th century CE, from Ukraine to Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, filling the vacuum left by eastern Germanic tribes who invaded the Roman Empire.

      Historically, no other part of Europe was invaded a higher number of times by steppe peoples than the Balkans. Chronologically, the first R1a invaders came with the westward expansion of the Corded Ware culture (from about 3200 BCE), then the Mycenaean invasion (1600 BCE), followed by the Thracians (1500 BCE), the Illyrians (around 1200 BCE), the Huns and the Alans (400 CE), the Avars, the Bulgars and the Serbs (all around 600 CE), and the Magyars (900 CE), among others. These peoples originated from different parts of the Eurasian steppes, anywhere between Eastern Europe and Central Asia, which is why such high STR diversity is found within Balkanic R1a nowadays. It is not yet possible to determine the ethnic origin for each variety of R1a, apart from the fact that about any R1a is associated with tribes from Eurasian steppe at one point in history.

      http://www.eupedia.com/europe/origins_haplogroups_europe.shtml

  28. “Well, I will concede that the Czechs were conquered by just about all of their neighbors”……. Hmmmmmmm

    If that would be true, Czech would be speaking Spanish like Aztec.

  29. “Historically, no other part of Europe was invaded a higher number of times by steppe peoples than the Balkans.”…….. Hmmmmmm

    Do you have any clue where the Balkans are?

    You may know it as Bosnia-Hercegovina (Yugoslavia) and recent upheaval there which is never ending and has nothing to do with Czechs.

    But there is a limit to Spanish speeking Neanderthal to understand all that.

    1. Stanley,

      You know full well that both Yugoslavia and Bohemia (Czechoslovakia) were part of the SAME empire – the Austria-Hungary empire.

      Austria Hungary

  30. “You’re repeating yourself Stanley.”…… Only because you are delaying my comets.

    “Didn’t you marry a Mexican? Doesn’t that mean your daughter has Aztec blood?”……. Hmmmmmm

    This is what bugs me about you that when ever you run out of the arguments you start attacking peoples family.

    Did I ever bring into my arguments your wife and your children?

    What do they have in common with some bones from prehistoric era?

    As to an Czechs part of the same Empire?.. Except for southern Europe mostly occupied by Ottomans and Mongols the Bohemia was never part of the Austria-Hungary empire by force, only by way of marriage between the monarchs so was the Mexico once via the Hapsburg Maximilian.

    You are mixing everlasting together because the Europe is historically complicated continent to understand without some serious research.

    1. The point Stanley is that you’re a mongrel, just like the rest of us. And you hate Mexicans but you married one.

      Let go of these petty racist feelings and get with the times Stanley.

      By the way, OC Board of Education Trustee David Boyd has offered to pay the rest of Jonathan’s registration fee. Thank you David!

  31. “Let go of these petty racist feelings and get with the times Stanley”……. Hmmmmmm

    Speak to yourself!

    You are probably the most racist Mexican National Socialist in the blog sphere and I am only mirroring your ridiculous Latino La Raza crapola.

    So as long as you will be racist I will be mirror you!

    1. If you’re looking in a mirror please tell us who is the real Stanley? One Stanley hates Mexicans. The other one married a Mexican. Which one is the real Stanley?

  32. So Fiala you are a real mutt………..something of everthing including Neanderthal and some questionable cultures. Nothing pure about Europeans hah Fiala?

    The point is that these mixtures of tribes are your ancestors including those that the scientists mention.

    You are too stupid to make a argument on the matter other than to give irrelevant information.

    We all know all countries originate as a mixture of colonists ,natives and conqueres. Is this the best your low IQ can do??

    1. “If you’re looking in a mirror please tell us who is the real Stanley?”….. I do not know how to answer that stupid question.

      “One Stanley hates Mexicans”…… No hate here, the hate is on your side!

      “The other one married a Mexican”…… Why do you always attacking my family?… Huh?

      “Which one is the real Stanley?”…… What you see is what you got.

      Your brain is too limited to understand individualism.

      You always must belong to some group, party, race, etc. which is clear sign a person who must mimic others because he lacks his own consciousness.

      Somehow you believe that because I am married to Mexican that I can criticize Mexicans or Czechs.

      I can do anything I fit is proper based on my superior IQ in respect to monkeys.

      Do me favor and stop bringing my family here. That is sick and if you do not see that than you are real bipolar psychopath.

      1. No on is attacking your family – but YOU attack your wife’s people at every turn. And you even attack a young man who has been given a scholarship, for no reason other than that he is a Latino.

  33. I understand Fiala lives in Santa Ana In a predominant Mexican neighborhood within a city of over 70% Mexicans, married to a Mexican has a Mexican family via his wife who live in Mexico , his children are half Mexican and he hates Mexicans.

    How ironic is all of this?

    I wonder what Fiala’s Mexican neighbors would think if they new he thinks they are mongoloid morons, have a sub human culture, are dirty, can not be educated and are at the level of monkeys?

    Does any one think he woud be man enough to say all this to their face?

    1. Unfortunately there is again missing a comment from me so I will not debate moron mongoloids.

      In addition Pedroza is attacking my family which only he does.

      I have never mention his wife and his children.

      That is a limit for me!

      1. I have NEVER attacked your family. You however attack your wife’s people constantly. How can she stomach being married to a man who hates her people?

  34. Fiala says,

    “One Stanley hates Mexicans”…… No hate here, the hate is on your side!”The other one married a Mexican”…… Why do you always attacking my family?… Huh?

    “Which one is the real Stanley?”…… What you see is what you got.

    Your brain is too limited to understand individualism.”

    Fiala’s low IQ can not comprehend definitions of words.Fiala learn the definitions below. I understand you dislike this as facts and proper comprehension are not compatible with your self grandure thinking. Others see it as supidity.

    You do not offer criticism……..you attack and hate. Pedroza does neither in regards to your family. You do that on your own as you beat your wife and was jailed for it.

    Predoza look at your OC archives Fiala wrote big attacks towards his jailing for this towards the SAPD.

    Definition of HATE

    1

    a: intense hostility and aversion usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury b: extreme dislike or antipathy : loathing

    2

    : an object of hatred

    Definition of ATTACK

    transitive verb

    1

    : to set upon or work against forcefully

    2

    : to assail with unfriendly or bitter words

    3

    : to begin to affect or to act on injuriously

    4

    : to set to work on

    5

    : to threaten (a piece in chess) with immediate capture

    Definition of CRITICIZE

    intransitive verb

    : to act as a critic

    transitive verb

    1

    : to consider the merits and demerits of and judge accordingly : evaluate

    2

    : to find fault with : point out the faults of

    — crit·i·ciz·able adjective

    — crit·i·ciz·ernoun

  35. Art, and Admin, I appreciate you guys defending the latino/hispanic community and myself, but there is no use in continuing an argument with an ignorant fool. You are lowering yourselves down to his level and being childish as he is. Mr. Fiala is full of hate and anger for some reason, and rather than seeking the help of a professional he sits behind a computer screen and keyboard to make personal attacks. Let be the mature ones and just ignore his remarks.

    Mr. Fiala, I will not sit here and have a childish argument with you, but I would ask that you seriously consider seeking professional help!

    1. You know Jonathan I always try to use humor when dealing with folks like Stanley. But he really can’t let go of his issues with our people and that is a very sad thing. I have met his wife and she is a lovely lady. In fact Stanley has told me that her brothers have come up from Mexico to visit and they get along just swell.

      Stanley went through a lot of traumatic experiences back in his homeland. Perhaps that accounts for some of this angst. But it does not excuse his hateful comments.

      What can we do but pray for him?

  36. Yeah, c’mon Jonathan. We’ve all been having great fun at Stanley’s expense. This thread went off topic-whacko quite some time ago. It’s been fun but it is time to end it. Stanley of course will have to get the last word in, so let him and then let’s move on.

    Admin, you moderate all comments. This would be a good time to exercise that authority on this thread. There’s a point at which 1st Amendment rights no longer apply when all they serve to do is promote hate speech from a single source.

  37. Jonathan,

    I understand your suggestion of staying above the level of those like Fiala. Ignorant, foolish and hateful individuals have historically been responsible for racism,and intolerance . If ignored they are given the opportunity to insight hate towards others.

    Many civil rights fighters lost their lives fighting hate and intolerance. In fact their efforts are the reason blacks,Mexican – Americans, women and others of color have the chance you have of an education. In fact it is the reason you now can attend Georgetown University.

    I will confront Fiala and those like him every time they show their ugly face.

    I would hope that when you become an attorney and before do the same.

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