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American Flag T-shirt Uproar: Cinco de Mayo Revives Anxiety, Anticipation and Anger in Morgan Hill
San Jose Mercury News ^ | 05/02/2014 | David E. Early

Posted on 05/03/2014 10:47:38 AM PDT by nickcarraway

The days leading up to Cinco de Mayo have put this bucolic burg on edge.

A "patriot" group, a mysterious band of bikers and a right-wing radio host from Los Angeles are urging Californians to protest outside a Morgan Hill high school where school officials four years ago told some students to turn their American flag T-shirts inside out -- or go home.

Many Morgan Hill residents had hoped the nationwide controversy spurred by the order had died down. But a recent federal appeals court ruling in favor of the administration has resurrected the fiery issue, and opponents plan on picketing the high school on Monday's Mexican holiday.

(Excerpt) Read more at mercurynews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: karlmarx; marx

1 posted on 05/03/2014 10:47:38 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

The Mexicans will say they are just as American as us (true enough). Most of them who are in the USA illegally are almost always offended by the flag of the United States. Most illegals rally around the flag of Mexico— not the United States. Screw ‘em!


2 posted on 05/03/2014 10:58:45 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheelbarrow)
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To: nickcarraway
But a recent federal appeals court ruling in favor of the administration has resurrected the fiery issue

The damage of Progressives in the courts is a real problem that keeps on stealing our liberties. We could sweep the Congress and Executive, but the Judicial branch sticks for years and years. That is why we need to fight liberal judges.

3 posted on 05/03/2014 11:00:10 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Irenic

I am guessing you are wrong. The people who hate the flag are non-hispanic U.S. leftists.


4 posted on 05/03/2014 11:01:21 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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I am guessing you are wrong. The people who hate the flag are non-hispanic U.S. leftists.

Really? Ask any hispanic "immigrant", who barely speaks English, what country is their "home country"? And, then ask those that have been here for over twenty years. How many do you think will answer "The United States"?

5 posted on 05/03/2014 11:03:50 AM PDT by raybbr (Obamacare needs a death panel.)
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To: Irenic

....and Cinco de Mayo started being celebrated in the U.S. - and only sporadically in certain regions of Mexico - to this day.


6 posted on 05/03/2014 11:07:24 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: raybbr

What does that have to do with hating the U.S. flag?


7 posted on 05/03/2014 11:07:30 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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What does that have to do with hating the U.S. flag?

Hmmmmm... Because, after even decades here, they see their home country flag as above the one they live under. Maybe not "hate" but certainly no respect.

8 posted on 05/03/2014 11:11:27 AM PDT by raybbr (Obamacare needs a death panel.)
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To: raybbr

Do you believe everything the media tells you?


9 posted on 05/03/2014 11:14:29 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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Do you believe everything the media tells you?

Nope. These assertions are based on years of experience. I work in industry populated by hispanic "immigrants". To a one they all respond in the way I described.

10 posted on 05/03/2014 11:15:54 AM PDT by raybbr (Obamacare needs a death panel.)
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To: raybbr

You just want to let leftists run amok and never be held accountable.


11 posted on 05/03/2014 11:19:15 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: ErnBatavia

Cinco de Mayo is about as authentic as Kwaanza.....


12 posted on 05/03/2014 11:27:02 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: Irenic

“The Mexicans will say they are just as American as us (true enough)”

In fact that statement is ridiculous.

The ridiculous students of Live Oak (and this was 4 years ago) LEFT the school grounds carrying a MEXICAN flag chanting La Raza slogans. There is NOTHING about that that is AMERICAN.

The lefties try and co-op the language by making US citizens ashamed to speak of America as a unique place. Central America, South America, Canada, Mexico, latin America, the Americas....NONE of those are ANYTHING like America


13 posted on 05/03/2014 11:28:17 AM PDT by Nifster
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I live in the Ghetto after 911 thats all you saw around here


14 posted on 05/03/2014 11:31:16 AM PDT by al baby (Hi MomÂ…)
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To: nickcarraway

Go to Mexico on May 5th and see if it’s celebrated.

It’s not.

I don’t think it’s even mentioned.


15 posted on 05/03/2014 11:31:17 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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You just want to let leftists run amok and never be held accountable.

Is that on the right thread?

16 posted on 05/03/2014 11:39:56 AM PDT by raybbr (Obamacare needs a death panel.)
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To: al baby
I live in the Ghetto after 911 thats all you saw around here

Still see them? I was talking about hispanics.

17 posted on 05/03/2014 11:40:32 AM PDT by raybbr (Obamacare needs a death panel.)
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To: Nifster

Why you’re an imperialist! Mexico in in North America. It’s a game that’s played on us.


18 posted on 05/03/2014 11:42:00 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheelbarrow)
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To: nickcarraway

May 5th is Karl Marx Birthday.


19 posted on 05/03/2014 12:09:52 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: nickcarraway

Boycott any businesses that celebrate the fake holiday of AntiAmericanism. If Mexicans want to celebrate it, go HOME.


20 posted on 05/03/2014 2:17:38 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: nickcarraway

Four years ago? If it was more current I could see it, but this long after the fact they appear to just be looking for trouble.


21 posted on 05/04/2014 10:19:30 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: raybbr

My experience too. Even those born here but of descent.


22 posted on 05/04/2014 10:24:19 AM PDT by roofgoat
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To: nickcarraway

Cinco de Mayo is the Mexican Kwanzaa !!


23 posted on 05/04/2014 12:37:30 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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24 posted on 05/05/2014 12:05:56 PM PDT by Maceman
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They don’t celebrate it there. It
s a U.S. holiday.


25 posted on 05/05/2014 12:37:49 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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