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The more things change, the more they stay the same

This is a letter written by the Mayor of New Orleans over 100 years ago. Swap out Italy/Italians for Mexico/Mexicans and you would guess it was said today.

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I wish more people actually studied and learned history. It’s all too frightening how similar our present feels to the run-up to the worst periods of time in our history.

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