Saturday, March 31, 2012


Enemy United States forces occupy Malolos
 1899 - Malolos, the capital of the fledgling Philippine Republic, falls to the imperialist American forces led by General Arthur MacArthur more than two months into the bloody and protracted Filipino-American War (1899-1914), thus forcing President Emilio F. Aguinaldo to transfer the capital northwards to Tarlac; American's sickening sense of racial superiority would later be seen in accounts explaining United States' moves towards the invasion of the Southeast Asian archipelago, including in the diary of Sgt. Hiram Harlow, an American soldier who sees action in several battles in Malolos, with his multiple referral to the Filipinos as "niggers"; the Philippine-American War (1899-1914) erupted on February 4, 1899 after the enemy U.S. forces deliberately instigated hostilities as part of the vile pre-arranged plan of enemy American President William McKinley to push the US Congress into approving the ridiculous Treaty of Paris that wherein Spain supposedly 'cedes' its former colony to the US even when Filipino revolutionaries led by Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy already claimed de facto liberation and had even declared Philippine Independence and already defeated and expelled the colonial Spaniards, and established the Philippine Republic; Aguinaldo, who seized leadership of the Himagsikan and ordered the assassination-cum-execution of Supremo Andres Bonifacio y de Castro, was conned by Bald Eagle diplomatic and military officials, notably, Gen. Thomas Anderson and Commodore George Dewey, into cooperating with the Americans during the Spanish-American War that intersected with the second phase of the Philippine Revolution against Spain; gullibly believing their verbal promises honor Philippine independence, Aguinaldo stupidly permitted American soldiers to freely enter, thus allowing the imperialist U.S. forces to position themselves for the infamous Mock Battle of Manila and the eventual invasion of the archipelago.

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