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Old 04-06-2012, 12:25 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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$500,000 seems a little steep considering they canceled the St. Patrick's day parade because of lack of funds... Please lord tell me there's going to be other events, festivals or ANYTHING ELSE going on labor day weekend! If not, a weekend trip to Austin will be nice.
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Old 04-06-2012, 12:41 PM
 
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The city didn't cancel it.

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In a letter to supporters, the Harp and Shamrock Society, which organizes the annual event, said costs imposed by the City of San Antonio for police, barricades, and permits had ballooned to $12,000, which the society could not afford this year.
http://www.ksat.com/news/St-Patrick-...z/-/index.html

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Old 04-06-2012, 01:43 PM
 
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Judging by all the recent club fights and never ending DWI parade, San Antonio is gearing up for Fiesta. I wonder is this will really be a "cultural" music festival or another drunken event
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Old 04-06-2012, 01:52 PM
 
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Judging by all the recent club fights and never ending DWI parade, San Antonio is gearing up for Fiesta. I wonder is this will really be a "cultural" music festival or another drunken event
Hopefully, it's both
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Old 04-06-2012, 09:00 PM
 
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That's too funny!!!

But yet, Hardberger was a two term mayor? Yup...sounds like true hate for anyone that's not Latino.

Let's stop the nonsense and get back to the original topic.
when is the last time the city let a non Hispanic parade happen?
as in waive the fees involved
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Old 04-06-2012, 09:29 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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You're right. The committee that puts it up did...because the city asked for too much. Then a festival catering to the Hispanic population rolls around and the city has no problem fitting the half-million dollar bill. Ugh.
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Old 04-06-2012, 11:45 PM
 
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when is the last time the city let a non Hispanic parade happen?
as in waive the fees involved
This isn't a parade, its music festival. And the last non Hispanic parade that comes to mind MLK.

Again, let's stick to original topic and stop making this a race issue.
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Old 04-06-2012, 11:47 PM
 
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You're right. The committee that puts it up did...because the city asked for too much. Then a festival catering to the Hispanic population rolls around and the city has no problem fitting the half-million dollar bill. Ugh.
This is the same fee required for all parades.

And your point to this is?
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Old 04-07-2012, 12:08 AM
 
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This is the same fee required for all parades.

And your point to this is?
the point is the city waives fees for latino events but makes the irish pay them

they think the irish arent as important aka the city hates white people


i cant make it any simpler
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Old 04-07-2012, 12:50 AM
 
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the point is the city waives fees for latino events but makes the irish pay them

they think the irish arent as important aka the city hates white people


i cant make it any simpler
What evidence do have that the city has waived any fees?
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