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  • Origins of Cinco De Mayo?

    05/05/2018 2:18:27 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 28 replies
    fairy tale? | May 5th 2018 | Humor
    Mexicans love mayonnaise. They ordered a huge shipment and a ship sailed from Europe with a full shipment of Mayonnaise. As it was crossing the Bermuda Triangle, it mysteriously began sinking. The captain wired the shipping company in Europe, "we have run into a serious problem in the Bermuda Triangle, and ship is sinking". The captain was not good in Spanish, so he wired port authorities in Mexico, "Sinko De Mayo". Later on it was changed to Cinco de Mayo!
  • UC Davis students protest insensitive party (Cinco de Drinko)

    05/03/2014 6:19:25 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 40 replies
    sac bee dot com ^ | 5-2014 | chang
    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...
  • DFU SONG: The 12th of Never (the 5th of May, or, Stinko de Mayo)

    05/04/2009 9:46:02 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 4 replies · 376+ views
    DFU NEWS OF THE DAY IN SONG ^ | cuatro de mayo | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
  • DFU SONG: I Wanna Hold Your Hand (Obama tells us to wash our hands....duh)

    04/30/2009 6:09:34 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 2 replies · 320+ views
    DFU NEWS OF THE DAY IN SONG ^ | 4-30-09 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
  • (in Chicago) Cinco de Mayo fest canceled over swine flu

    04/30/2009 8:21:51 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 25 replies · 1,076+ views
    Cinco de Mayo fest canceled over swine flu April 29, 2009 1:12 PM | 1 Comment A Mexican organization in Chicago has canceled a Cinco de Mayo celebration this weekend over concerns about the swine flu. Performers, vendors and public officials from Mexico were planning on coming to Chicago for the event at Navy Pier sponsored by the Mexican Civic Society of Illinois and scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, said Chairman Eduardo Rodriguez. Although some of the performers had trouble getting flights from Mexico, organizers cancelled the event because of the flu outbreak, Rodriguez said. "We had to cancel it...
  • Illegal Aliens: Do NOT Let Swine Flu Ruin Your Cinco de Mayo! (satire)

    04/29/2009 10:27:14 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 5 replies · 629+ views
    newsblaze dot com ^ | 4-29-09 | Lillpop
    Breaking News: Deadly Mexican Swine Flu Pandemic Published: April 27,2009 Illegal Aliens: Do NOT Let Swine Flu Ruin Your Cinco de Mayo! Satire By John Lillpop May 5th enjoys a special place in the hearts of Mexican illegal aliens in America. From taking over the streets of major cities to demand "rights" to which they are not entitled, to unruly brawls, Cinco de Mayo captures the true spirit of Mexico and the invading Mexican. However, this May 5th brings with it news of a major health issue that might put a damper on the party mood of even the most...
  • Citizen Strike

    04/11/2006 9:53:39 PM PDT · by Teutates · 21 replies · 821+ views
    News By Us ^ | 11 Apr 06 | Conceived by: Doug Edelman based on an article by Sher Zieve with some input by L.B "Neal" Neal
    May 5 and June 30 have been selected as the days for 1 day "strikes", where American Citizens will transact no commerce: Remain home from work, using vacation, leave, sick time or whatever is available to you. Take no public transportation. Transact no business. Make no purchases. Consider turning off your TV, radio and computers. For one day, make no contribution to the economy of the nation. For one day focus on the home, family, books etc.