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Chicago to sport red, white and green to honor Mexico
www.worldnetdaily.com ^ | September 3, 2006

Posted on 09/04/2006 8:36:44 PM PDT by Esther Ruth

Chicago to sport red, white and green to honor Mexico

Prominent buildings will be bathed in national colors to celebrate independence

Posted: September 3, 2006 8:02 p.m. Eastern

© 2006 WorldNetDaily.com

At a time when national passions are heated about illegal aliens from Mexico, the city of Chicago and state of Illinois are promoting an event to honor Mexican independence.

The celebration, called the "2nd Annual Mexican Independence Skyline Tribute," will feature prominent buildings throughout the Windy City being bathed in Mexico's national colors of red, white and green for six days beginning next Tuesday, Sept. 12.

It's receiving heavy promotion from organizers including Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn, D-Ill., the Mexican Consulate and Univision radio host Javier Salas.

"The tribute recognizes the important role that Mexican-Americans have played in Chicago over the last century, from the early days of the railroad and stockyard industries through the steel mill boom to the present," a website promoting the tribute states. "Today, an estimated 550,000 Mexican-Americans live in the Chicago area."

At least 20 businesses and landmarks are slated to participate. Buildings including Sears Tower and the Wrigley Building will be illuminated with red and green lights, while other buildings and locations will spell out messages such as "VIVA VIVA."

The event began last year to mark the Sept. 16 Mexican national holiday.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 2disgusting4words; aliens; amnesty; borders; chicago; illegalaliens; illegalimmigration; illegals; immigrantlist; immigration; mexico; nationalsuicide; pcfools
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Well I'll be, ain't this sweet!
1 posted on 09/04/2006 8:36:44 PM PDT by Esther Ruth
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To: Esther Ruth

Pathetic BUMP!


2 posted on 09/04/2006 8:39:33 PM PDT by conservativecorner
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To: conservativecorner

Next week, on the anniversary of September 11, New York will sport white, black and green to honor Saudi Arabia.


3 posted on 09/04/2006 8:41:41 PM PDT by nwrep
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To: Esther Ruth

Where's the G**dammed barf alert?!!! This is just sick!


4 posted on 09/04/2006 8:42:49 PM PDT by KoRn
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To: conservativecorner

Completely insane. What will the end be? The disappearence of all that is American, achieved by the same Americans who love to profit from hiring illegal help.


5 posted on 09/04/2006 8:44:13 PM PDT by Hila
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To: Esther Ruth
....the city of Chicago and state of Illinois are promoting an event to honor Mexican independence.

Does Illinois also celebrate Canadian Independence Day, or do our neighbors from the South get special preference? What's next, national holiday status? How about one for Mohammad's birthday as well?

6 posted on 09/04/2006 8:45:20 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Esther Ruth

ta he!! with'em.. lets just turn the entire city over to them.. i mean if NOLA was run so PERFECTLY by the libs.. the mexicans should do amazinly well!!

*sarcasim*


7 posted on 09/04/2006 8:46:19 PM PDT by dcrider182 (thanks Dad ,for raising me right!)
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To: Hila

The end will be, just as with Rome, the barbarians flooding the country and destorying it.


8 posted on 09/04/2006 8:46:25 PM PDT by BlackjackPershing ("The great object is that every man be armed." Patrick Henry)
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To: Esther Ruth

bttt


9 posted on 09/04/2006 8:47:26 PM PDT by stainlessbanner
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To: BlackjackPershing

thats pretty right on.. the question is.. how much longer until the fall?


10 posted on 09/04/2006 8:47:28 PM PDT by dcrider182 (thanks Dad ,for raising me right!)
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To: Esther Ruth

Please say this is a joke. Please.


11 posted on 09/04/2006 8:48:21 PM PDT by SmoothTalker
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To: dcrider182

Not too much longer at the present rate.


12 posted on 09/04/2006 8:50:28 PM PDT by SmoothTalker
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To: Esther Ruth

At this rate, 20 years from now we will all be sporting red and yellow in honor of the Soviet Union and Communist China.


13 posted on 09/04/2006 8:50:47 PM PDT by lmr (The answers to life don't involve complex solutions.)
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To: Esther Ruth

When was the last time they were bathed in RED WHITE AND BLUE to honor this country.


14 posted on 09/04/2006 8:52:06 PM PDT by Chickensoup (Who will lead our country next? Who will fight the good fight? Who has the courage?)
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To: KoRn
Presented as a Public Service
Certain FReepers may need this

Click here for a Barf!
Click the Pic


15 posted on 09/04/2006 8:52:28 PM PDT by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: Mr. Mojo

Shh, don't give 'em any ideas.......


16 posted on 09/04/2006 8:54:20 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Esther Ruth
Why not, everyone else is kissing the butts of the illegals, why not Daley & the rat machine in Chicago! What total B.S.
17 posted on 09/04/2006 8:54:55 PM PDT by blondee123
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To: Fiddlstix

Thanks! I needed that! lol


18 posted on 09/04/2006 8:56:11 PM PDT by KoRn
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To: Chickensoup

That's the first thing I thought.

It pisses me off to know that an American city will celebrate foreigners more than they would their own.


19 posted on 09/04/2006 8:57:47 PM PDT by Bogey78O (<thinking of new tagline>)
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To: Esther Ruth

Bump with no comment.


20 posted on 09/04/2006 8:59:14 PM PDT by Ciexyz (Leaning on the everlasting arms.)
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To: Mr. Mojo

I take exception to the favoring of Mexico over my ancestors native country. If it weren't for Gen. Pulaski, we might not be here today.

I say from now on, on July 4th, the Polish flag should be waved along side the American flag.

Someday in the future an Iraqi student will have a Monday off of school. He will wonder why. He will then be told of a great American President named George W. Bush. He will be told how Pres. Bush helped liberate the country from the evil dictator Sadaam Hussein.

Then him and his friends will go outside, burn an American flag, and chant "Death to America".


21 posted on 09/04/2006 8:59:23 PM PDT by uptoolate (The U.N. will be the tool of the Anti-Christ)
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To: BlackjackPershing
The end will be, just as with Rome, the barbarians flooding the country and destorying it.

AND, our government allowing it! Can civil war be far behind??

22 posted on 09/04/2006 8:59:33 PM PDT by blondee123
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To: KoRn

You and all the rest of us too. lol


23 posted on 09/04/2006 8:59:44 PM PDT by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: BlackjackPershing

And the Romans lazy and letting themselves get run over. And not assimilating the barbarians within their borders (yes, Rome should have worked harder to assimilate their Germanics who they let in--legal immigrants).


24 posted on 09/04/2006 9:00:32 PM PDT by Jedi Master Pikachu ( Microevolution is real; Macroevolution is not real.)
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To: SmoothTalker
Please say this is a joke. Please.


25 posted on 09/04/2006 9:00:43 PM PDT by skip_intro
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To: skip_intro

The sad thing is that our country is going down without much of a fight. Its the elites and political leaders in this country who have not only allowed this flood to happen but who have in many cases encouraged it.


26 posted on 09/04/2006 9:01:49 PM PDT by SmoothTalker
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To: Bogey78O; Fiddlstix
It pisses me off to know that an American city will celebrate foreigners more than they would their own.

Numerous Civil War monuments, memorials, flags, statues, and displays are being pulled down, destroyed, and removed. State flags, mottos, creeds, school mascots, park names, and the lot are changed and renamed. The 10 Commandments are attacked. Old Glory is not welcome in certain places and elected officials refuse to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

But we can celebrate another country's history.

27 posted on 09/04/2006 9:05:18 PM PDT by stainlessbanner
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To: Esther Ruth
No email listed to contact The esteemed idiot Daley, but here's his office phone number for all to voice their displeasure about this event!

City of Chicago, Mayors Office - 312-744-3300

28 posted on 09/04/2006 9:08:39 PM PDT by blondee123
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To: Chickensoup
Celebrating Old Glory in such a manner would undoubtedly bring charges (from the usual suspects) of "racism" and "jingoism". ...and of course, "xenophobia."

And there's nothing liberals fear more than being accused of any of these things; they fear it far more than the destruction of our country. In fact, they appear to welcome the latter.

29 posted on 09/04/2006 9:08:44 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: SmoothTalker

We're being lulled into apathy. The question is, how can we go about pouring the proverbial bucket of cold water over the country's head before it's too late?


30 posted on 09/04/2006 9:09:00 PM PDT by RedCell ("...thou shalt kill thine enemy before he killeth you by any means available" - Dick Marcinko)
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To: Esther Ruth

Chigago is a lot closer to Canada - how come they don't celebrate Canada Day?


31 posted on 09/04/2006 9:13:44 PM PDT by oldbill
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To: Esther Ruth

Byrd will not be impressed.


32 posted on 09/04/2006 9:14:49 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: RedCell
We're being lulled into apathy. The question is, how can we go about pouring the proverbial bucket of cold water over the country's head before it's too late?

Sorry to say, but politicians seem to care more about their careers than taking care of us, the American people. I see several articles here tonite about Republicans halting work on immigration bill, well what does that tell you?

We are not being lulled, we know what is happening, but now to figure out WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT!

I've held back on contributions to the republican party, I've told them on the phone & by sending them pesos that we are FED UP, that if they don't close our borders, they will see NO MONEY from me.

33 posted on 09/04/2006 9:14:52 PM PDT by blondee123
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To: stainlessbanner

I know what you mean. It's enough to make a Saint take up cussin'!


34 posted on 09/04/2006 9:17:46 PM PDT by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: RedCell
Thinks it's more like getting the rug (foundation) pulled out from underneath us at the same time we are being reeducated from every direction. Like a symphony they are conducting, they are cutting off the old nations legs at the same time they are trying to replace them with new legs, and doing it carefully so as to not have the thing fall on its a$$.
35 posted on 09/04/2006 9:17:54 PM PDT by Esther Ruth (Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The LORD is thy keeper!)
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To: Esther Ruth

The Republicans and the Democrats are having a race...To the bottom...


36 posted on 09/04/2006 9:18:13 PM PDT by Iscool
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To: Esther Ruth

These are the same people who are trying to get rid of Christmas.


37 posted on 09/04/2006 9:20:42 PM PDT by NurdlyPeon (Wearing My 'Jammies Proudly)
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To: Esther Ruth

George Bush could have gone down in history as the man who ended Islamofacism.

Instead, he will be remembered as the guy who set in motion the destruction of the United States, like all those bumbling forgettable Presidents just before the Civil War who refused to face up to slavery.

It was a great country while it lasted. I'm changing my name to Gomez so my kids will assimilate more easily into the nation of Aztlan.


38 posted on 09/04/2006 9:21:03 PM PDT by oldbill
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To: Esther Ruth
Rush and others have said we haven't reached our tipping point. After all, it took a while for the Revolution with about 1/3 of the population.

This is just another log on the fire, along with bending over for TROP®, Iran, the EuroWeinies, the MSM, political correctness, the ACLU, energy dependence, a**hole politicians, etc.

It's only a matter of time for another revolution. This forum and others are a start. As Michael Ledeen would say: "Faster"
39 posted on 09/04/2006 9:23:15 PM PDT by Brizick (Repeal the 17th Amendment)
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To: oldbill
It was a great country while it lasted. I'm changing my name to Gomez so my kids will assimilate more easily into the nation of Aztlan. You are so right, Mr. Bush has lost it! I told a friend last nite we need to change our names to Garcia so we can reap all the benefits too! Ole!!!
40 posted on 09/04/2006 9:26:17 PM PDT by blondee123 (Our government leaders would rather kiss illegals butts than enforce the laws already on the books!)
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To: Esther Ruth
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Mexican independence? Since when? I thought they were still dependent on us to solve their poverty problems.
41 posted on 09/04/2006 9:27:21 PM PDT by Old Seadog (Inside every old person is a young person saying "WTF happened?".)
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To: Brizick
SIX DAYS! That's a long time, not just one day, not a weekend, but 6 days the city will celebrate Mexico's Independence. We have only ONE day set aside for our own US Independence (July 4th) - BUT - Mexico gets 6 days??

We have 1 day for our veterans, 1 day for Memorial day, 1 day combined for Our US Presidents -- and SIX days for Mexico!! Sumpins not right!
42 posted on 09/04/2006 9:30:35 PM PDT by Esther Ruth (Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The LORD is thy keeper!)
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To: Esther Ruth
Sumpins not right!

Quick, someone tell our leaders this! They seem to be asleep at the wheel!

43 posted on 09/04/2006 9:33:02 PM PDT by blondee123 (Our government leaders would rather kiss illegals butts than enforce the laws already on the books!)
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To: Esther Ruth

Chicago is becoming a joke.


44 posted on 09/04/2006 9:37:15 PM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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Sumpins not right!

What's not right is that our country is infested with guilt-ridden leftists intent on destroying the last vestige of what they're convinced is the bane of humanity -- Western civilization.

45 posted on 09/04/2006 9:42:40 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Esther Ruth
We have 1 day for our veterans, 1 day for Memorial day, 1 day combined for Our US Presidents -- and SIX days for Mexico!! Sumpins not right!

Of course 'Sumpins not right'.

But until A LOT of people scream and yell and vote these puds out of office, it will continue.

We have little to no leadership in our State and Federal Congresses. These jerks pander for votes and take the American Citizen TAXPAYER for granted.
46 posted on 09/04/2006 9:48:48 PM PDT by Brizick (Repeal the 17th Amendment)
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To: blondee123

No, Civil war and all it entails won't be far behind. If we had guarded or border as we should have th problems would be "down south" and of no particular concern to us.

Now, thanks to bleeding heart liberal vote mongers and corporatist who don't care about any country at all, it is unavoidable. If histiry holds up, we have about three years to prepare for it. (I'm making less of a prediction than a best guess based on populations and history.)


47 posted on 09/04/2006 9:49:02 PM PDT by Hawk1976 (Borders. Language. Culture. AAA-0. Free Travis Mcgee.)
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To: Jedi Master Pikachu

What if you run into a group that refuses to assimilate in any large numbers? It has happened repeatedly in history and will happen again. The Romans are only the most widely known example.


48 posted on 09/04/2006 9:51:04 PM PDT by Hawk1976 (Borders. Language. Culture. AAA-0. Free Travis Mcgee.)
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To: Esther Ruth

Meanwhile, the FLIGHT 93 Memorial is STILL designed as a stealth Islamic shrine....


49 posted on 09/04/2006 9:52:53 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: blondee123
We need to work to make sure that the party runs a candidate who is for secure borders and the enforcement of immigration law in 08. We also need to work very hard to run Senatorial candidates who believe in secure borders. That failing we need to think hard about forming a third party. I firmly believe that illegal immigration is the gravest threat facing our country today and we cannot afford another 8 years of the status quo on this issue. Our country is being taken over at an astounding rate. In addition to the 12-15 million illegals in this country, you need to consider their birthrate. I live in NC. Go to any elementary school to see how big the problem is. Its stunning how many little Hispanics there are in the lower grades. The majority of students in a lot of places where a decade before you wouldn't have found any. This really lowers the quality of education for everyone else because the teacher has to spend so much time teaching English to kids who come in without any language skills whatsoever. And it drains our coffers to pay for a lot of students whose parents don't pay state taxes. Not to mention the tremendous costs to area hospitals of nonpaying illegals, the cost to area law enforcement of locking up and catching criminal illegals, and a myriad of other costs. We really are running out of time to do anything about this issue. Another four or eight years of inaction (though i'd characterize the administrations policy as more encouragment for illegals than inaction torwards them) and our country will be much further down the path to ceasing to be the America we love and becoming a third world hellhole. Eventually, and I don't know quite when but probably within my lifetime, we will reach a point of no return and will become a shadow of our formerself with a much lower standard of living and accepted values alien to most everyone on this forum.
50 posted on 09/04/2006 9:53:25 PM PDT by SmoothTalker
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