Mexican music, dancing, food will highlight festivities
TO - Bill Meerbott | 5:04 p.m["Maybe the United States just needs to
get rid of this celebration."]huh? did you think this was a US
holiday, Bill?leave it to a mormon to want to get rid of one of the
best partying days of the year.go have a few shots of tequila, Bill
- sounds like you need 'em...
Looks like you're the one that needs the education Bill. Here in the U.S. we
spell "comunity" like this...'Community'.Pass the Cerveza!
I agree with the education part, but let's keep the holiday anyway. Is it any
more silly than all the hoopla surrounding Columbus Day, St. Patrick's Day and
the Chinese New Year? In Mexico, this is largely a non-event except in Puebla
and things done for the American tourists, but since we are Americans,
celebrating this relatively insignificant military victory is probably more
appropriate than celebrating Mexican independence. In the end, they're all good
excuses for us all to celebrate one of the many origins of our diverse national
I think someone needs to educate the hispanic comunity of the United States
about cinco de mayo and what it really is. Living in a 90% hispanic comunity i
have found that only 5% know what it is.Maybe the United States just
needs to get rid of this celebration.