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Kiss California Goodbye, Latinos Have Taken Over

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Have you heard? Latinos now outnumber whites in California.

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Scary, right?  There are now 14.99 million Latinos in California, edging out 14.92 million whites. Although it was announced this year, the Census Bureau says the scales tipped towards Latinos in July of 2014.

They’re all probably celebrating their takeover…

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I mean, what’s next?

Pretty soon, they’re going to start naming streets after Latinos.

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Then they’ll start giving cities Latino names…

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Before you know it, half of the counties in California will have Latino names!

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Then they’ll start naming schools after Latinos…

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And selling tacos at baseball games…

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Then our beloved sports teams will change their names…

Oh, all of that already happened? Hmm…

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Wait –– Romualdo Pacheco was elected governor of California in 1875?

Looks like these Latinos have been in California for a very long time.

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A REALLY LONG TIME.

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By Calling Her "Estupida," Fox News Proves To Be "Estupida"

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By Calling Her “Estupida,” Fox News Proves To Be “Estupida”

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It’s been a tough week for Ariana Grande, who was caught on video committing the gravest of sins: licking donuts that she had NO INTENTION OF EATING.

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Donut blasphemy. Oh, she also said “I hate America.” That’s bad, too.

Fox News wasn’t happy about it. During an appearance on Fox & Friends, conservative radio host Laura Ingraham called Grande “another spoiled, entitled pop princess.” After calling Grande’s music “stupid,” Ingraham ended her criticism of the pop star by saying: “Estupida!”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GY73YHGEpGo

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Why? Presumably, because she thought Grande was a Spanish-speaking Latina. 

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Either that, or Ingraham prefers firing shots at people en Español.

But Grande was born to parents with Italian roots. She also apologized for licking those poor donuts.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8G6BNwueFdg

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