[StBernard] Down in Texas

Westley Annis Westley at da-parish.com
Mon Sep 7 17:38:09 EDT 2009

This story is false. http://www.snopes.com/politics/immigration/shoplift.asp


> -----Original Message-----
> An Interesting Event in Victoria , TEXAS Victoria, Texas (pop. 55,000) is
> a town about 80 miles west of Houston .
> Local Hispanic leaders there, in opposition to pending Immigration
> Legislation, boycotted all Caucasian owned businesses in the Victoria area
> this past weekend as a demonstration of their economic impact on the
> community. The boycott was declared a success by the Hispanic community,
> noting that revenue in Caucasian owned businesses was down by 19%.
> Business owners declared the boycott a success as well, pointing out that
> shoplifting was reduced by 77%, money orders sent out of the country were
> down by 97%, and the cost of daily clean-up and trash collection was down by
> 84%. Shoppers reported that they could actually hear English being spoken
> throughout the community for the first time in recent memory, and customers
> actually paid for purchases with real money, not government debit cards...

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