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    Today is Cinco de Mayo day.

    Today is Mexico's independence day and there are probably as many non-Mexicans celebrating here as there are Mexicans.
    Many of the restaurants and bars are celebrating with Mexican dishes, lacucaracha bands and larger portions of beer and booze.
    A lot of the real estate developers and sales-personnel are holding open house with entertainment and refreshments.
    Wonder why there's such a big hulabalu over a foreign holiday?
    Maybe it's because these folks are so dependant on people who do dirty jobs, which blacks and whites refuse to do.
    Then again, who did this dirty work before the Mexicans flooded the area.
    Just for the heck of it, I'm going to a Mexican restaurant for dinner tonight.

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    Mexican Independence Day is actually September 16th. Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Battle of Pueblo, where Mexican forces defeated the French occupation.
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    May the chihuahua of happiness take a dump in your burrito...

    "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Loblaw View Post
    Mexican Independence Day is actually September 16th. Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Battle of Pueblo, where Mexican forces defeated the French occupation.
    This is why they're celebrating it here.

    >>So, why Cinco de Mayo? And why should Americans savor this day as well? Because 4,000 Mexican soldiers smashed the French and traitor Mexican army of 8,000 at Puebla, Mexico, 100 miles east of Mexico City on the morning of May 5, 1862.<<

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    Quote Originally Posted by countybear View Post
    May the chihuahua of happiness take a dump in your burrito...
    May the ghost of Montezuma smile at you?


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    Happy Polish Constitution Day!!!

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    France lost a war? NO WAY!!!

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    If they enjoy thier independence so much, why do they keep coming over here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bird1 View Post

    Happy Polish Constitution Day!!!

    umm. I like this one better.
    And Shepards we shall be,
    for thee, My Lord, for thee,
    Power hath descended forth from Thy hand,
    That our feet may swiftly carry out Thy Command.
    So we shall flow a river forth to Thee
    And teeming with souls will it ever be.
    In Nomine Patris, Et Filli, Et Spiritus Sancti.

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    Happy Camerone Day


    A second Legion was then created which fought in Algeria, in Crimea (1855), in Italy (1859) and in Mexico (1863). In Mexico, it won one of its greatest titles to fame: on April 30, 1863, at the Camerone Hacienda near Puebla, 3 officers and 62 legionnaires resisted 2,000 Mexicans. After a day of heroic fighting the last five survivors fixed bayonets and charged.

    This battle, whose name adorns every Legion flag, remains the symbol of a mission carried out to the bitter end.


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    Already had 2 arrests for DUI by 8pm! Took them to Ventura County Jail, and had a whole group of drunk mexicans come in after I got mine through. btw, both were illegal. gotta love nafta...


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    Wow, a national holiday celebrating a victory over the French?

    It's like celebrating beating a blind guy at golf.
    "I'm not a coward,
    I've just never been tested
    I'd like to think that if I was,
    I would pass"
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