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Victoria, Texas is a town about 80 miles west of Houston. Local Hispanic leaders there, in opposition to pending Immigration Legislation, boycotted all Caucasian owned businesses last month as a demonstraton of their economic impact on the community.
The boycott was declared a success by the Hispanic community, noting revenue in Caucasian owned business was down by 19 percent.
Business owners declared the boycott a success as well, pointing out that shoplifting was reduced by 77 percent, money orders sent out of the country were down by 97 percent, and the cost of daily clean-up and trash collection was down by 84 percent. Shoppers reported they could actually hear english being spoken throughout the community for the first time in recently memory, and customers paid for purchases with real money, not government debit cards or food stamps!
The handwritten date is August 12 – 18th, 2009