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MSNBC’s Racist Cinco de Mayo: White Guy Pretends to Get Drunk on Tequila While Wearing Sombrero
wIZBANG ^ | May 5, 2014

Posted on 05/05/2014 5:20:43 PM PDT by nickcarraway

The banner across the bottom of the screen proclaimed “Mexican Heritage Celebration.”

So, a sombrero-wearing white guy pretending at being drunk was the way MSNBC decided to “celebrate” Cinco de Mayo? And no one wants to scream “rraaaaaacism” at that?

And can we just dispense that this is a celebration of Mexicn heritage? If you were to ask someone born and raised in Mexico City how he celebrates Cinco de Mayo, he would look at you almost as if you were speaking German.

Mexicans do not celebrate any such holiday as Cinco de Mayo. It is an American-created holiday, not a Mexican one. In fact, it had its genesis in our own civil war. It had nothing whatever to do with Mexico.

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1 posted on 05/05/2014 5:20:43 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Maybe we could call it Cinco de Kawanza?


2 posted on 05/05/2014 5:23:08 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: nickcarraway

Sink-o de Mayo...better than Kwaanzaa because it’s a lot shorter.


3 posted on 05/05/2014 5:26:12 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: nickcarraway

Someday soon, people are going to get fed up with liberals and their hypersensitivity and their perpetually being offended all the time.


4 posted on 05/05/2014 5:26:22 PM PDT by dragonblustar ( Psalm 103, Psalm 37:7, Ephesians 6:12)
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To: nickcarraway

It’s Cinco de Drinko!

No Cerveza for you!


5 posted on 05/05/2014 5:29:11 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: nickcarraway

Left-wingers can engage in obviously racist behavior because they know “their intentions are good.”


6 posted on 05/05/2014 5:31:03 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: nickcarraway

Not exactly NO relation to Mexico. It celebrates the Battle of Puebla. But since Mexico LOST that war; why the Battle was important to the U.S., however, was that it demonstrated that an alliance of the British, Spanish and French STILL couldn’t project their force into the New World.


7 posted on 05/05/2014 5:34:07 PM PDT by dangus
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To: nickcarraway

Only conservatives can stereotype.


8 posted on 05/05/2014 5:34:23 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: tet68

9 posted on 05/05/2014 5:36:13 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: nickcarraway
Somebody just posted this to twitter from Comerica park.

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10 posted on 05/05/2014 5:40:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: dangus
If they “lost” the war, how come Mexico speaks Spanish, not French (or German)? Maximillian lost his life and his empire, when all was said and done, after all.
11 posted on 05/05/2014 5:44:27 PM PDT by NathanR
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To: nickcarraway

It’s not racist if they do it.
They have dispensation.


12 posted on 05/05/2014 5:45:42 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: nickcarraway

It’s a holiday created so more marguaritas can be sold and consumed. And don’t even think about going out to eat Mexican food in Texas tonight. Today is my wife’s birthday. We’ll wait a few days before we celebrate.


13 posted on 05/05/2014 5:47:53 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: VerySadAmerican

I don’t believe I had heard about the “holiday” before the early 90s


14 posted on 05/05/2014 5:49:48 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: VerySadAmerican
And don’t even think about going out to eat Mexican food in Texas

Or stop by for a drink in the Gaslamp quarter in Downtown San Diego.

15 posted on 05/05/2014 5:54:34 PM PDT by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood.)
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To: cripplecreek

It’s been celebrated in the US since 1863. It has been a regional holiday, not national.


16 posted on 05/05/2014 5:55:10 PM PDT by NathanR
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To: nickcarraway
There is no real reason for Americans to celebrate the anniversary of a minor event in Mexican history.

But to make it meaningful, we can think of it as "Humiliation of the French Army Day."

17 posted on 05/05/2014 5:59:31 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Verginius Rufus

I guess there’s no reason to celebrate some Irish guy in March either, but people like to celebrate.


18 posted on 05/05/2014 6:06:43 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: cripplecreek

Amateurs.

19 posted on 05/05/2014 6:09:19 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nickcarraway

I don’t care if they want to celebrate it but I’ll be damned if I’m going to take down my American flag or tiptoe around to avoid offending them. They can kiss my gringo gluteus maximus.


20 posted on 05/05/2014 6:10:25 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: dfwgator

The Tigers are just trying to make the Astros feel at home.


21 posted on 05/05/2014 6:11:56 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: cripplecreek

If they wanted to make the Astros feel at home, then no fans should have showed up.


22 posted on 05/05/2014 6:13:34 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Surprisingly tough game for the Tigers tonight. 1-0 Tigers in the bottom of the 7th.


23 posted on 05/05/2014 6:16:41 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: cripplecreek
I don’t care if they want to celebrate it but I’ll be damned if I’m going to take down my American flag or tiptoe around to avoid offending them

Or take down my -- not one, but -- two Battle Flags, one of them regulation ANV, but the one on top a big blue General Taylor w/ reversed colors, fimbrations, and white border all around just like the ANV flag.

Guero enough for ya, amigos?

24 posted on 05/05/2014 6:23:36 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: nickcarraway
C'mon, everybody knows that Cinco de Mayo is a holiday invented by the U.S. Mexican restaurant industry in order to sell lots of tequila drinks, fajitas and "sampler platters."

And I say there's nothing wrong with that. I think Mexican food in the U.S. is way better than the Mexican food in Mexico. I like the way they put a big bowl of tortilla chips in the middle of the table when you sit down (and free refills too).

Those appetizers are good. Jalapeno poppers, pork taquitos and chicken quesadillas. Washed down with a pitcher of margaritas. Then on comes the burritos, enchiladas, chile rellenos and steak & shrimp fajitas with the rice, beans, cheese and salsa. I like the way the skillet sizzles with sautéed onions and peppers along with the shrimp and steak. Then you take those flour tortillas and wrap that stuff all inside into some kind of Mexican sandwich.

They tell you not to touch the skillet because it's hot. And they are right, it really is hot and it stays hot for the entire meal. Even when it is time to go, it is still warm to the touch.

I like Cinco de Mayo. And I like Mexican food. Especially when you get to listen to that mariachi music over the loudspeakers of the restaurant. It puts you in a mood to drink yet more tequila. They should have MORE Mexican restaurants in the U.S. and more Cinco de Mayos.

Mexican culture is fun. They wear funny hats and strange costumes. And they speak in Spanish even though they come from Mexico! I always thought that was peculiar. Do they speak Mexican in Spain? I don't know. I've never been to Spain and I don't know much about it. I read a Ernest Hemingway book about Spain and I think Columbus sailed from there back in 1492. I'm going to go ahead and read the Wikipedia article about Spain so I can learn more about it. But not before I fix myself a margarita on the rocks with Patron, Cointreau and some squeezed lime juice.


25 posted on 05/05/2014 6:40:11 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76
I've never been to Spain, but I kinda like the music
26 posted on 05/05/2014 6:46:27 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway; Revolting cat!; GeronL; Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono
FOUL! You can't celebrate Cinco de Mayo without Fritos!


27 posted on 05/05/2014 6:52:58 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: a fool in paradise

I had one of those.


28 posted on 05/05/2014 6:53:37 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: NathanR

You have people up north celebrating Mardi Gras and Juneteenth now.

It’s all messed up.


29 posted on 05/05/2014 6:54:40 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: NathanR

Duh... because the people who lived in Mexico were Spanish? In case you didn’t realize, Spain fought on the side of Emperor Maximilian.

True, eventually Maximilian was overthrown, but then again, ultimately the Russian Marxists dominated Mexico in the 20th century.


30 posted on 05/05/2014 7:33:31 PM PDT by dangus
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To: cripplecreek

Today is May Fifth, US National MEXICAN GO HOME DAY!


31 posted on 05/05/2014 7:55:29 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: tet68

Cinco de Drinko!


32 posted on 05/05/2014 8:16:49 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: a fool in paradise

I got one of those buried in a drawer somewhere.


33 posted on 05/05/2014 8:29:21 PM PDT by Oratam
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To: Verginius Rufus
But to make it meaningful, we can think of it as "Humiliation of the French Army Day."

Bravo!

34 posted on 05/05/2014 8:34:54 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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