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UC Davis students protest insensitive party (Cinco de Drinko)
sac bee dot com ^ | 5-2014 | chang

Posted on 05/03/2014 6:19:25 PM PDT by doug from upland

A Mexican-themed drinking party promoted by employees of the student-run Coffee House at UC Davis has roiled the campus, threatening to ignite racial tensions even as the university ramps up admission for minorities and international students.

Clad in red T-shirts and chanting slogans, about 100 UC Davis students participated Friday in a sit-in at the Coffee House, urging a boycott of the cafeteria. The protest came after some Coffee House employees promoted an off-campus party at a local park Saturday that they dubbed “Cinco de Drinko,” a name university leaders said had strong connotations of racism.

The Facebook event page for Cinco de Drinko included a picture of four male students, wearing sombreros, trying to hop a chain-link fence while two female students in Border Patrol attire smile.

UC Davis officials and student leaders quickly condemned the planned party, which has since been canceled. During an impromptu meeting at the Coffee House, protesters told Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi they felt unsafe on campus.

“What kind of message are you trying to send?” asked Edwin Roque, a fourth-year transfer student.

Katehi vowed to use education to prevent similar controversies in the future, suggesting that instructional requirements could be changed to mandate a diversity course.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cincodedrinko; cincodemayo; karlmarx; marx; marxists; stinkodemayo
Our country is lost
1 posted on 05/03/2014 6:19:25 PM PDT by doug from upland
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To: doug from upland

“I can be more offended than you!”


2 posted on 05/03/2014 6:20:50 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: doug from upland

instructional requirements could be changed to mandate a diversity course.

Yep, there it is.


3 posted on 05/03/2014 6:21:07 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: doug from upland

Just lighten up, everybody.


4 posted on 05/03/2014 6:21:51 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: doug from upland

Good lord, if you’re “offended” by that

Then get lost


5 posted on 05/03/2014 6:21:58 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: doug from upland

Chanting and wearing RED teeshirts...

Probably left over from the last Che holiday...
Oh, right, May 1st.


6 posted on 05/03/2014 6:23:12 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: doug from upland

I thought Cinco De Mayo suppose to be Mexican liberation from the French also great time to party


7 posted on 05/03/2014 6:24:50 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: doug from upland
Our country is lost

LOL, are you just figuring this out now?

8 posted on 05/03/2014 6:26:14 PM PDT by Tea Party Terrorist (Why work for a living when you can vote for a living?)
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To: tet68
Sounds like a good Irish party

I'm part Irish.

9 posted on 05/03/2014 6:27:04 PM PDT by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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To: doug from upland
"The protest came after some Coffee House employees promoted an off-campus party at a local park Saturday that they dubbed “Cinco de Drinko,” a name university leaders said had strong connotations of racism."

They should hold the party anyway. Just don't tell anyone where it's at. Drink a cerveza and poke the fascists in the eye.

10 posted on 05/03/2014 6:27:25 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: doug from upland

actually enforcing our immigration laws and detaining illegals - cinco de clinko

our marxist president celebrating holidays with soviet and communist ornaments and trimmings - cinco de pinko

anything celebrating joe biden - cinco de dinko


11 posted on 05/03/2014 6:29:59 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
You want insensitive??



Now, *that's* insensitive!!
12 posted on 05/03/2014 6:31:07 PM PDT by lump in the melting pot (Half-brother is Watching You!)
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To: doug from upland

All this talk about Cinco de Mayo makes me hungry for Mexican. I hope I still have time to hit Taco Bell.


13 posted on 05/03/2014 6:31:42 PM PDT by moovova
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To: doug from upland

Liberals are a real pain in the @$$. They can be out there destroying Christmas but they start pissin’ and moanin’ when someone does something like this and pokes fun at one of their Marxist college professor created holidays like Cinco de Kwanzaa.


14 posted on 05/03/2014 6:32:05 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: doug from upland

I usually celebrate Cinco de Zachary Taylor Day. Other times, Cinco de Chapultepec Day.

Piss on the messicans.


15 posted on 05/03/2014 6:33:01 PM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: doug from upland

Notice how “racially insensitive” was not put in quotation marks

I guess “Journ O List” Dick Chang decided to editorialize his “reporting”


16 posted on 05/03/2014 6:34:09 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: doug from upland

“protesters told Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi they felt unsafe on campus.”

Ah, yes. Anytime someone does something a lib doesn’t like, they claim it’s an act that somehow promotes violence, hatred, and intimidation. Worst of all, it may even lead to *cat-juggling*.

““What kind of message are you trying to send?” asked Edwin Roque, a fourth-year transfer student.”

Um, that they’re enjoying any opportunity to get drunk, and don’t have a stick up their corn holes about it?

“Katehi vowed to use education to prevent similar controversies in the future, suggesting that instructional requirements could be changed to mandate a diversity course.”

Translation: You meat-eating heteronormatives are all scum!

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BTW, Cinco de Drinko has been around for at least the better part of a decade. Maybe not the classiest event bunch of college students could throw, but hardly a reason to mandate “diversity training” (shudder) or whine that you don’t feel safe on campus.


17 posted on 05/03/2014 6:38:54 PM PDT by DemforBush (A repo man is always intense.)
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To: doug from upland

“Our country is lost”

It was lost when advertisers stopped saying “Christmas” but couldn’t put “Cinco de Mayo” into enough commercials...


18 posted on 05/03/2014 6:40:52 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: doug from upland
I gotta ask:

How can you be offended by that and NOT THIS?

19 posted on 05/03/2014 6:41:51 PM PDT by ZOOKER (Until further notice the /s is implied...)
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To: doug from upland

Look how fast those spineless UC Davis faculty moved to react to this. Further proof that California is hopeless as long as the liberals run it into the ground.


20 posted on 05/03/2014 6:43:12 PM PDT by dowcaet
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To: DemforBush

“Anytime someone does something a lib doesn’t like, they claim it’s an act that somehow promotes violence, hatred, and intimidation. Worst of all, it may even lead to *cat-juggling*.”

It is any time it is something libs don’t manage/control or profit from.


21 posted on 05/03/2014 6:44:12 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: doug from upland
they should have just called it cinco cervesas, since it was a liquor company who invented cinco de mayo in the first place
22 posted on 05/03/2014 6:49:26 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: DemforBush

Back in college in our dorm suite we threw a party centered around Jimmy Buffett’s “purple passion” - grape juice and everclear. By chance it ended up being the anniversary (first??) of that nut Jimmy Jones and all of those people that died drinking the purple kool aid.

We had fliers that we passed out to our friends, etc. That advertised it as the “Jimmy Jones 1st Annual Memorial Party - over 521 served”. (Or whatever the number of deaths was.

Pretty crass looking back, but funny and clever for some stupid college guys. We did get some comments that it was crass.


23 posted on 05/03/2014 6:50:28 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: SevenofNine
I thought Cinco De Mayo suppose to be Mexican liberation from the French also great time to party

It celebrates Mexico winning one battle in a war the French won.

Far more Mexicans in the US celebrate it than in Mexico.

24 posted on 05/03/2014 7:16:43 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: doug from upland

Maybe this is why humanity needs world wars. When life is too easy you get absurdly like this going on with liberals. Just look at the UK as proof. They only snap out of it when they are faced with annihilation. Then they finally get patriotic and religious. Just a theory of mine.


25 posted on 05/03/2014 7:17:55 PM PDT by willk (everyone)
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To: SevenofNine

“What do you call four bullfighters in quicksand?”

“Cuatro sinko!”


26 posted on 05/03/2014 7:21:34 PM PDT by elcid1970
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To: lump in the melting pot

How can a Mexican proudly proclaiming his homosexuality be insensitive?


27 posted on 05/03/2014 7:22:28 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: doug from upland

Still waiting on Irish-American protests of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.


28 posted on 05/03/2014 8:14:48 PM PDT by Ellendra ("Laws were most numerous when the Commonwealth was most corrupt." -Tacitus)
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To: elcid1970

WHAT DO YOU CALL TWENTY MEXICANS IN A SWIMMING POOL?

BEAN DIP!

(This joke was told to me by a Mexican) He laughed when he told it.


29 posted on 05/03/2014 8:49:09 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: SevenofNine

***I thought Cinco De Mayo suppose to be Mexican liberation***

Or as a Spanish American told me, the Titanic had tons of Mayonaise aboard that was destined for Mexico but it hit the iceberg and sank. When the ship went down, Mexico grieved and in May commemorated the day as CINCO DE MAYO.


30 posted on 05/03/2014 8:55:58 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: doug from upland

Sad to see the PC Police offended by college kids being college kids. We weren’t sophisticated enough for Cinco de Whatever parties in the 70s but did have Wet Pants Wednesday at Brothers Tavern and a Bump-a-Thon at Mothrrs Worry.


31 posted on 05/03/2014 9:17:42 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: 21twelve

We mixed the purple passion in the bathtub. Fun then. Gross today.


32 posted on 05/03/2014 9:20:15 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: doug from upland

Kinda makes me miss the Frito Bandito.


33 posted on 05/03/2014 9:23:24 PM PDT by Wombat Ark (Love your life, respect your life, and beautify all things in your life. -- Tecumseh)
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To: doug from upland
Thank goodness they didn't see THIS!
34 posted on 05/03/2014 10:19:50 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: doug from upland

I would have told Mr. Roque anytime he drinks it will make me feel unsafe. No telling what happens when someone with mental health problems (liberalism) and alcohol get mixed together. Dumba@@ Aggie.


35 posted on 05/04/2014 2:17:56 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: doug from upland

I would have told Mr. Roque anytime he drinks it will make me feel unsafe. No telling what happens when someone with mental health problems (liberalism) and alcohol get mixed together. Dumba@@ Aggie.


36 posted on 05/04/2014 2:18:46 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

People no longer know the meaning of the word anymore ...


37 posted on 05/04/2014 2:20:00 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: blueplum

Yes Corona beer ran ads saying The Drinko for Cinco de Mayo


38 posted on 05/04/2014 5:14:07 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: doug from upland

The Fifth of Drink offends Mexicans?


39 posted on 05/04/2014 5:36:01 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: KarlInOhio

French didn’t hold on to Mexico that long

Everybody know French surrender at the end

Cinco De Mayo pretty big holiday here in SO CAL because of large Mexican American population you get good food and booze on that weekend


40 posted on 05/04/2014 8:59:49 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Kind of like the Titanic story behind “Sinko da Mayo”.

How about noted earlier, “Cinco de Zachary Taylor”?

Got to be a joke somewhere about “Cinco de Pemex”.

Oh yeah, when they `nationalized’ the Yanqui oil fields back in ‘38 & thus Pemex was born.


41 posted on 05/04/2014 7:03:03 PM PDT by elcid1970
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