President Obama’s appointment of Julián Castro to head up HUD may or may not produce any quantitative results.
What I do know is this: Neither Castro nor his brother found the time to attend the historic return to the Alamo of Travis’ famous “Victory or Death” letter.
Both, however, did attend the Canelo Alvarez-Austin Trout boxing match a couple of months later.
In the Alamodome in front of 40,000 fans, most Hispanic, a Mexican flag was permanently displayed in the ring between rounds. The U.S. flag was no where to be seen.
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The national anthem was booed so loudly it could not be heard.
Julián and brother Joaquin presented the promoter with the key to the city.
This, apparently, is their constituency. I know this because I was at both.
— William Scott Farrar,