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Gabby Giffords Gives Pledge of Allegiance At Democratic Party Convention

September 6, 2012
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Gabby Giffords Pledges Allegiance

Former Congressional Representative Gabrielle Giffords returns to the Democratic Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina to give the Pledge of Allegiance before an emotional crowd of delegates.
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SB 1070 Takes Effect – “Your Papers Please” Now an Arizona Cliche

September 6, 2012
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Arizona Senate Bill 1070 survived its latest legal challenge, and will now become law. Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is relieved that making Arizonans prove their citizenship is now a part of our culture and laws. Are your papers in order?
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Naco es Chido – Definitions of Naco and Pocho as Cultural Identities

September 5, 2012
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Naco es Chido

Ser Naco es chido. To be Naco is cool. Calling someone a naco can either be an insult or an identification with the lower class workers who the rich deride as nacos. Pochos are more American and middle class than traditional Mexican culture, or are relatives visiting in Mexico from the US.
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Barber Demands Congress Investigate ‘Fast and Furious’ Gunwalking, with Contempt Vote Against Holder

July 6, 2012
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Ron Barber

"It should never be the policy of the US government to allow firearms to be smuggled into Mexico. A program such as Operation Fast and Furious should never have been approved and must never happen again. There clearly was inadequate oversight that allowed American weapons to fall into the hands of violent Mexican criminals...
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Songs for the 99% – Brother Can You Spare a Dime – Spanky & our Gang

May 19, 2012
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They used to tell me I was building a dream, and so I followed the mob, When there was earth to plow, or guns to bear, I was always there right on the job. They used to tell me I was building a dream, with peace and glory ahead, Why should I be standing in line, just...
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Brian Terry Memorial Act Renames Naco Border Patrol Station

May 15, 2012
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Brian Terry CBS

President Barack Obama signed the Brian Terry Memorial Act, which will rename the Border Patrol Station in the Bisbee area in honor of the slain agent. Brian Terry was murdered over a year ago, with an assault rifle that was part of the infamous "Fast and Furious" gunwalking cases, where ATF and FBI agents documented...
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Border Watch Groups and Militias Disband and Disperse From Busts and Infighting

April 9, 2012
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After years of emotional demonstrations, rallies, and interviews, the prominence of border watch groups and the nativist militias has diminished as a political force and now is fighting accusations of overt racism and anti-Semitism.
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Songs for the 99% – Politician by Cream – 1968 Live

April 6, 2012
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Farewell

I support the left though I'm leaning, leaning to the right. I support the left though I'm leaning to the right. But I'm just not there when it's coming to a fight.
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Songs for the 99% – The Wall Street Shuffle by 10cc

February 19, 2012
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Wall Street Shuffle

10cc performs "The Wall Street Shuffle" live in Japan, 1994.
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Arizona Statehood – One Hundred Years

February 14, 2012
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February 14th is Arizona Statehood Day. Congratulations and happy birthday, Arizona!
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