Latino bashers, I introduce you to Carlos Arredondo

An emergency responder and volunteers, including Carlos Arredondo in the cowboy hat, push Jeff Bauman in a wheel chair after he was injured in an explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston. At least three people were killed, including an 8-year-old boy, and more than 170 were wounded when two bombs blew up seconds apart. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
An emergency responder and volunteers, including Carlos Arredondo in the cowboy hat, push Jeff Bauman in a wheel chair after he was injured in an explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston. At least three people were killed, including an 8-year-old boy, and more than 170 were wounded when two bombs blew up seconds apart. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Hey, white Anglo guy.

Not all of you. Just the one who keeps sending comments to my computer about anything negative done by anyone with a Latino name.

I'm sure you must have seen them. If there's a news story about a drive-by shooting and there's a suspect named Guillermo, this guy writes a response like "What do you expect from them?" He, of course, ignores the fact that the victim's name is Ricardo.

It doesn't matter what the story is, either -- crime, a foreclosure, a traffic accident -- he calls attention that some person with a Latino name has failed.

Well, white Anglo guy, here's one of those names I'd like you to remember. In fact, I'd like you to find him on the Internet. His name is Carlos Arredondo.

He's fairly easy to find among the street interviews from Boston on Monday. He's the one covered in the blood of the casualties he tried to save. The American flag he's holding is bloody too. Carlos had to use it as a tourniquet working for the Red Cross.

I don't know whether Carlos Arredondo is an American citizen, but I do know he's a "héroe." That's Spanish for hero!

I'm Pat McMahon.

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    Solitaire wrote...
    SAD
    To read these inflammatory posting from both sides of the fence. Pat your no angle in your position for writing it but after all it is what feeds you and your family... Lets move on. We have a president that is hoping that this race card will keep him in office also. We have an administration that is betting on it. With their BENGZI and FAST & FURIOUS mistakes it is Obama's Watergate and we all know it. This is what needs to be placed in the forefront of the American public and mass media refuses to do they only play into this administrations hands. Thanks for playing the race card Pat.
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    Solitaire wrote...
    con't
    Call A DOCTOR for these United States. Someone with common sense. No race card needs thrown because that does not apply with this man of color... Dr. Benjamin Carson needs to be in the next political run for the White House in 2016. He knows that it is not the color of one skin but the integrity of that human being. Google "National Prayer Breakfast Dr. Benjamin Carson" he is what this country needs a doctor. Not these inbreed or should I say in-bed politicians.
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