Cinco de Mayo or the Fifth of May commemorates the 1862 victory by Mexican forces, including ordinary citizens, over French soldiers. The battle known as La Batalla de Puebla, took place on May 5th.
The holiday is of little importance in
What is it we’re celebrating? In 1862 a bunch of half-starved Mexican peasants opened up a can of whoop-ass on the French. Big deal. Lots of nations have kicked French butt over the years. The Germans did it twice. Last month the religion of peace nearly burnt half their country down.
Beating the French isn’t reason for a party, its par for the course. What exactly have the Mexicans done for us that we should celebrate their minor accomplishment?
- 95% of warrants for murder in
are for illegal aliens. Los Angeles
- 29% of inmates in federal prisons are illegal aliens.
- Nearly 60% of all occupants of HUD properties are illegal.
- 36% of illegal aliens are on welfare. The cost of immigration to the American taxpayer in 1997 was a NET (after subtracting taxes immigrants pay) $70 BILLION a year.
- The lifetime fiscal impact (taxes paid minus services used) for the average adult Mexican immigrant is a NEGATIVE.
I’m boycotting Cinco de Mayo this year. It’s a non-holiday about a non-event celebrated by non-Americans, in an unmanly way.
Yes I said unmanly. The two most common libations are margaritas and