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10 Weirdest Failed Constitutional Amendments

10 Weirdest Failed Constitutional Amendments | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
5: Rename the United States of America to the United States of Earth, 1893 - Some strange proposals have been made for Constitutional amendments. Learn about the 10 weirdest failed Constitutional amendments at HowStuffWorks.
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THE UNITED STATES OF EARTH - seriously? and they wanted to abolish the Army and Navy only to depend on a militia.  hmmmm - so this happened in 1893 and Coke happened in 1892 and Coke originally had some cocaine in it...   coincidence I suppose

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Coke pulls offensive Christmas ad but faces backlash from indigenous rights group

Coke pulls offensive Christmas ad but faces backlash from indigenous rights group | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola is under fire for an ad unveiled in Mexico, focusing on the indigenous Mixe community, that many believe struck a racist, colonialist and offensive tone.
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no clue on why this is offensive - but, hey - it is 2015 (not for long thankfully) and everybody is offended by something.....    all I know is they make better Coke in Mexico....  yeah for HEB making it available here!

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