Tag Archives: Mexican History

Steve Russell :
Is gun violence our manifest destiny?

The last war on U.S. soil ended in 1848, unless you count the NRA v. common sense. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | December 11, 2017 Steve Russell wrote the following article for The Rag Blog as a … finish reading Steve Russell :
Is gun violence our manifest destiny?

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Johnny Hazard :
From the streets of Mexico: ‘Fue el estado’ (‘The government did it’)

President Peña Nieto has decried incidents of inconsequential or fabricated violence by protesters without mentioning government-perpetrated atrocities. By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | November 19, 2014 “We have been tolerant — excessively tolerant, according to some critics. But … finish reading Johnny Hazard :
From the streets of Mexico: ‘Fue el estado’ (‘The government did it’)

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Dick J. Reavis : ¡Que Vivan los ‘Plantonistas’ de Wall Street!

“Plantonistas” protest Mexican election results at Mexico City’s Zócalo plaza, Nov. 11, 2011. Photo by Régis Lachaume / Wikimedia Commons. Borrowing From Mexico:The Wall Street Plantón By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / October 19, 2011 The widespread … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : ¡Que Vivan los ‘Plantonistas’ de Wall Street!

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Bob Feldman : White Supremacist Republic of Texas, 1836-1845

Seal of the Republic of Texas, 1839. Image from Wikimedia Commons.The hidden history of Texas Part 4: The independent Republic of Texas, 1836-1845 By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / September 21, 2011 [This is Part 4 of Bob … finish reading Bob Feldman : White Supremacist Republic of Texas, 1836-1845

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Bob Feldman : The Alamo and the Republic of Texas

Battle of the Alamo. Art via Son of the South.The hidden history of Texas Part 3: The 1827-1836 years under Mexican rule/2 By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / September 7, 2011 [This is the second segment of Part … finish reading Bob Feldman : The Alamo and the Republic of Texas

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Bob Feldman : Hidden History: Slavery in ‘Coahuila y Tejas’

Mexico in 1825, including the state of Coahuila y Tejas. Image from Wikimedia Commons. The hidden history of Texas Part 3: The 1827-1836 years under Mexican rule By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / August 24, 2011 [This is … finish reading Bob Feldman : Hidden History: Slavery in ‘Coahuila y Tejas’

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John Ross : The Next Mexican Revolution

Liberation Army of the South, led by Emiliano Zapata, fought the government forces of Gen. Porfirio Diaz, in the state of Morelos, Mexico. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.The next Mexican Revolution: Don’t look now but the long-awaited resurgence of the Mexican … finish reading John Ross : The Next Mexican Revolution

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John Ross : Mexico’s Buy-Centennial ‘Grito’

Mexico’s Bicentennial: Miguel Hidalgo with the banner of the Virgen de Guadalupe.Can a new revolution be far behind?The countdown to Mexico’s Buy-Centennial ‘Viva Mexico! Let’s go kill some Gachupines!’ By John Ross / The Rag Blog / September 8, 2010 … finish reading John Ross : Mexico’s Buy-Centennial ‘Grito’

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John Ross : An Uprising of Bones in Mexico

Tlatecuhtli, Aztec goddess of the earth, a fierce frog-like creature. The monumental 12-ton slab was discovered during an excavation beneath a popular Mexico City cantina. Photo from Noticias Azatlan Virtual.An uprising of bones:Macabre marks past and present in Mexico By … finish reading John Ross : An Uprising of Bones in Mexico

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John Ross : The Long Night of San Juan Copala

Justicia en San Juan Copola. Photo from Su Propina es mi Sueldo.Mexico’s Gaza:The long night of San Juan Copala Much as the Israeli government had warned the organizers of the Freedom Flotilla not to set sail for Gaza, the Governor … finish reading John Ross : The Long Night of San Juan Copala

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BOOKS / ‘El Monstruo : Dread and Redemption in Mexico City’

El Monstruo:John Ross’ history of MexicoA must read for Texans The problem with any informed accounting of Mexico is that its historical figures, like assassins, are often deadly, swift, and seemingly mad. By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog … finish reading BOOKS / ‘El Monstruo : Dread and Redemption in Mexico City’

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John Ross : The U.S., Mexico, and the Drug War Scam

Uncle Sam: “They’re crazy if they think I won’t stick my nose into the issue of Mexican drug trafficking.” Cartoon from WeedTV.The Big Scam:How and why Washington hookedMexico on the Drug War By John Ross / The Rag Blog / … finish reading John Ross : The U.S., Mexico, and the Drug War Scam

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