[Home]  [Headlines]  [Latest Articles]  [Latest Comments]  [Post]  [Mail]  [Sign-in]  [Setup]  [Help]  [Register] 

Future fag in training

Carly Fiorina emerges as rising Republican star at Western Conservative Summit

The Sentence That Could Doom the Iran Deal

Will Churches Be Forced To Conduct Gay Weddings?

Greek Investigator’s Report Finds Evidence of Plot Against Former Conservative Prime Minister's Life by Bush era CIA to stop Russian pipeline/arms deals

Society will collapse by 2040 due to catastrophic food shortages

OBERGEFELL ET AL. v. HODGES, DIRECTOR, OHIO

Coulter to PJM: Cut Off All Immigration, Focus on White Voters to Win

Mind Altering Drugs

SWAT team enters wrong home, homeowner cited for window broken by police

Generals Sherman and Sheridan: The War Criminals

Real Leader Of Free World Putin Putin vows to save Syria from ‘tragic’ fate of U.S.-supported Iraq

APNewsBreak: Indian tribe recognition process overhauled

Real Leader Of Free World Putin Putin urges all to fight Islamic State, backs Syria's Assad

Ayatollah Roberts and His Sharia Council

Captain Atoka: Choctaw Chief and Confederate Defender

Stand Waitie and the Confederate Indians

Greece Crisis: Shares Slide And Euro Tumbles

National Cathedral may remove windows with Confederate images

Muslim world reacts to Obama's latest speech - IPhoneConservative

Faggot Studies Course To Be Taught In San Francisco High School

Gay Marriage Supreme Court Ruling -- Rand Paul

Russian man creates anti-gay rainbow for Facebook #pridetobestraight

"The only true Christian sovereign" Russian MP urges Facebook blockage in country over rainbow flag

Ted Cruz: Constitutional Remedies to a Lawless Supreme Court

BREAKING: UN Makes Huge Move to ARREST Benjamin Netanyahu

US gay marriage ruling unleashes debate in Russia

The world is defenceless against the next financial crisis, warns BIS

Bassist Chris Squire, who co-founded progressive rock band Yes, dies at 67; had leukemia

Greece Will Close Banks to Stem Flood of Withdrawals

Lindsey Graham: Confederate Flag Is a 'Road Block'

Roy Rogers Quick Trigger Shooter Hat: Vintage Toy

Vikings' Josh Robinson Compares Gay Marriage to Incest and Pedophilia, Calls Marriage Equality ''Sick''

Proposed Bill Would Make it Illegal to ‘Back In’ to Your Own Drive Way. No, Seriously

SCOTUS GAY MARRIAGE DECISION MAKES CONCEAL CARRY LEGAL IN ALL 50 STATES

Letter to the Editor

America’s Jacobin Moment—Will It Inspire A Counter-Revolution?

CNN’s National Security Analyst Falls for Buttplug, Dildo-Covered ‘ISIS Flag'

NASCAR chairman wants Confederate flag eliminated at races

Silicon Valley Led the Effort for Same Sex Marriage

State Department refers to Iran's forced sex changes of homosexuals and transgenders as 'gender-confirmation' because their identity was 'ambiguous' beforehand

The Logic of Constitutional Republican Government

Donald Trump bans Univision staff from his Miami golf resort

HOW #LOVEWINS – Hidden Camera: Gays Admit They’re Not “Born That Way,” Most Were Raped By Gays As Children

Poll Should Confederate Flag be removed from state property?

Of Course the Government Should Force Churches to Perform Gay Weddings - How Progressives think

YEEhaw! This side-effect of the gay marriage ruling will make liberals EXPLODE

Walmart makes ISIS cake, refused Confederate flag cake

Supreme Court Rubber Stamps Same-sex “Marriage” — Time for Nullification (ignore fake marriage)

Did The Four Dissenting Justices In Gay Marriage Case Just Suggest Treason?


Status: Not Logged In; Sign In

Mexican Invasion
See other Mexican Invasion Articles

Title: Pro Wetback Principal of Live Oak Highschool Tells Students Not to Wear American Flag Shirts...Mexican Flag Shirts Ok though
Source: [None]
URL Source: http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/loca ... Shirts-Sent-Home-92945969.html
Published: May 6, 2010
Author: GEORGE KIRIYAMA
Post Date: 2010-05-06 08:42:59 by A K A Stone
Keywords: None
Views: 2905
Comments: 19

On any other day at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, Daniel Galli and his four friends would not even be noticed for wearing t-shirts with the American flag. But Cinco de Mayo is not any typical day especially on a campus with a large Mexican American student population.

Galli says he and his friends were sitting at a table during brunch break when the Vice Principal asked two of the boys to remove American flag bandannas that they wearing on their heads and for the others to turn their American flag t-shirts inside-out. When they refused, the boys were ordered to go to the principal's office.

"They said we could wear it on any other day, but today is sensitive to Mexican Americans because it's supposed to be their holiday so we were not allowed to wear it today," Daniel Galli said.

The boys said the administrators called their t-shirts "incendiary" that would lead to fights on campus.

Student Told Cinco de Mayo Is Not the Day for Patriotism Student Told Cinco de Mayo Is Not the Day for Patriotism WATCH

Student Told Cinco de Mayo Is Not the Day for Patriotism

"They said if we tried to go back to class with our shirts not taken off, they said it was defiance and we would get suspended," Dominic Maciel, Galli's friend, said.

The boys with really no choice went home to avoid suspension. They say they're angry they were not allowed to express their American pride. Their parents are just as upset calling what happened to their children: total nonsense.

"I think it's absolutely ridiculous," Julie Fagerstrom, Maciel's mom, said. "All they were doing was displaying their patriotic nature. They're expressing their individuality."

But to many Mexican American students at Live Oak, this was a big deal. They say they were offended by the five boys and others for wearing American colors on a Mexican holiday.

"I think they should apologize cause it is a Mexican Heritage Day," Annicia Nunez, a Live Oak High student, said. "We don't deserve to be get disrespected like that. We wouldn't do that on Fourth of July."

As for an apology, the boys and their families say, "fat chance."

"I'm not going to apologize. I did nothing wrong," Galli said. "I went along with my normal day. I might have worn an American flag, but I'm an American and I'm proud to be an American."

The five boys and their families met with a Morgan Hill Unified School District official Wednesday night. The district released a statement saying it does not agree with how Live Oak High School administrators handled this incident.

As for the boys, they will not be suspended and they will be going back to school later today. They may even wear their red, white, and blue colors again, but this time, the day after Cinco de Mayo, there will be no controversy.


Poster Comment:

This is America. American Flags are always ok. Mexican Flags are never welcome. Deport all the illegals and their anchor babies. It is time for the wetbacks to pack up and go home.

Post Comment   Private Reply   Ignore Thread  


TopPage UpFull ThreadPage DownBottom/Latest

Begin Trace Mode for Comment # 11.

#3. To: A K A Stone (#0)

So many ironies here.

Cinco de Mayo IS NOT A HOLIDAY. Its a promotional gimmick by Corona Beer distributing. Its not recognized in America, nor in Mexico.

Gee, I wonder what would happen if we kicked hispanic kids out of school on a 4th of July celebration for wearing 'mexican flag colors' (if our schools were open on the 4th of course).

Badeye  posted on  2010-05-06   13:00:41 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


#4. To: Badeye (#3) (Edited)

Cinco de Mayo IS NOT A HOLIDAY.

What would a day be without a nice juicy Booferism?

Tell that to the people of Puebla, Mexico, Boof, who celebrate it every year.

war  posted on  2010-05-06   13:02:44 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


#5. To: war, Badeye (#4)

Tell that to the people of Puebla, Mexico, Boof, who celebrate it every year.

You reallyy should'nt pop in on a discussion like this unarmed like you do war. It's one thing that people think your dumber than a box of rocks, but it's another for you to go out of your way proving they're right!

“Barely acknowledged in Mexico and widely misunderstood in the U.S. as Mexican Independence Day, Cinco de Mayo celebrates the 1862 Mexican victory over the French in 'La Batalla de Puebla.'

Cinco de Mayo: Not Mexican independence Day!

Cinco de Mayo; Turning Nothing Into Something

IN fact, if it had not been for America joining forces with Mexico after the Civil War (1865), Mexico might never have been free and independent, they might well be speaking french today.

If there is an American out there who still cares about the truth, then you know that history is re-written by the victors, and they can re-write history anyway they want it, and make you believe it.

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Battle of Puebla, where Mexico defeated Napoleon's army in 1862, in Puebla, Mexico, it was a "BATTLE", a minor skirmish, Mexicans had won a BATTLE against the French, they DID NOT win the WAR and their Independence that day, their Independence Day did not come until after Ameican troops joined forces with them and defeated the French, in 1867, five (5) years after the 'Battle of Puebla'.

Cinco de Mayo is just one of the many celebrations we embrace in this country without much thought. It has become commonplace for us to commemorate unfounded events, add traditions of which we can't trace the roots, and misconstrue the historic and religious affiliations behind dates we hold in high regard.

Despite popular misconception in the US, today is not Mexico's Independence Day. May 5 instead marks the anniversary of the 1862 Battle of Puebla when the Mexican Army defeated the French. Compared to Sept. 16, the day Mexico commemorates its independence, or Easter week, or even upcoming Mother's Day, Cinco de Mayo is practically a non-event.

Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that found its way to the US in the 1950s and 60s, during the civil rights movement when Hispanic activists were attempting to foster goodwill between both nations and cultures. It was in the 1980s that marketers saw the holiday as a way to make a buck.

Americans today with no ties to Mexico will find any reason to eat tortilla chips and guacamole, wearing Sombreros and drinking Tequila and beer, many without being able to locate Puebla on a map.

It has been vastly commercialized on the US side of the border. They created this mythology of what it means to Mexicans when it is really a minor holiday. It is acknowledged in Mexico but it certainly is not celebrated.

Cinco de Mayo, the semi-bogus national day of Latinos everywhere, is as good a day as any to party.

In Mexico, meanwhile, work goes on as normal, banks operate, and stores are open.

I'm going to have a taco and beer.

Espero que pueda cada uno tenga un buen cinco de dia y'all! &;-)

Murron  posted on  2010-05-06   13:09:43 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


#9. To: Murron (#5)

I'm just sitting here laughing my ass off noting via your cut and paste my anti groupie confuses a town in Mexico WITH Mexico, in another childish attempt at proving something that I didn't say was 'wrong'.

AKA Stone is correct, he's basically a first grader (no matter how he spelled it).

Corona made a big deal of it years ago. Its about as 'real' of a holiday as Quanza...(eyes rolling)

Badeye  posted on  2010-05-06   13:51:59 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


#10. To: Badeye, war (#9)

I'm just sitting here laughing my ass off noting via your cut and paste my anti groupie confuses a town in Mexico WITH Mexico, in another childish attempt at proving something that I didn't say was 'wrong'.

AKA Stone is correct, he's basically a first grader (no matter how he spelled it).

Corona made a big deal of it years ago. Its about as 'real' of a holiday as Quanza...(eyes rolling)

hahhahaaa...

I'm sure that little town in meheeeco celebrates stinko de mayo, it's probably the only thing they can call their own. Lots of little towns here in the U.S. celebrate battles and skirmishes, but that doesn't mean the intire nation joins in ....

btw, you're right, Corona did make a big deal of this years ago...lol Quanza..I could tell you stories....wonder if war would want in on that one? &;-)

Murron  posted on  2010-05-06   14:26:16 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


#11. To: Murron, Boofer (#10) (Edited)

The fact is it IS, as I've shown, recognized in Mexico and Puebla isn't a town. It's a atate.

Boofer said something that was wrong - again. Agree with him at your own risk.

war  posted on  2010-05-06   14:30:44 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


Replies to Comment # 11.

#16. To: war (#11)

I'll bet things just got hectic at the office for you.

Dow was down 900 for a few seconds there.

Fred Mertz  posted on  2010-05-06 15:03:42 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


End Trace Mode for Comment # 11.

TopPage UpFull ThreadPage DownBottom/Latest

[Home]  [Headlines]  [Latest Articles]  [Latest Comments]  [Post]  [Mail]  [Sign-in]  [Setup]  [Help]  [Register] 

Please report web page problems, questions and comments to webmaster@libertysflame.com