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  •  You bet... (1+ / 0-)
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    ProgressiveSouth

    ...I'm pretty sure those enchiladas and black beans didn't come over on the Mayflower!  Seriously, I find it amusing the extent to which Texas culture as it has been developed is actually Tejano culture appropriated by the white elites.  Cinco de Mayo, anyone?  Most people don't even realize why it's important to Texas.  It's just a beer drinking day.  

    No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices. - Edward R. Murrow

    by CrazyHorse on Thu Oct 12, 2006 at 01:25:41 PM PDT

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    •  I hear it was a Texan that kicked French ass. (1+ / 0-)
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      Margot

      Gen. Ignacio Zaragoza, born in Texas when it was part of Mexico, was ordered by Juarez to attack the French at Puebla on May 5, 1862.

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