Sunday, May 27, 2012

27 MAY

Bald Eagle consul Rounseville Wildman

1898 - The camp of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy, leader of the so-called Second Phase of the Philippine Revolution against Spain (since May 1897) receives the first consignment of arms in Cavite from American consul Rounseville Wildman as part of the parties' unwritten deal forged in Hong Kong during the former's initial unsuccessful trip to meet imperialist United States Commodore George Dewey; Wildman will never deliver the second arms shipment to Aguinaldo, paid for with P67,000, and within nine months, the US will embark on its imperialistic invasion of the Philippines; the Americans will soon deceptively begin positioning  themselves as "ally" to the  cause of Philippine  independence against the yoke of Spanish  colonization, which will eventually lead Aguinaldo to stupidly permit the Bald Eagle soldiers to freely enter the archipelago, thus inadvertently allowing the infamous Mock Battle of Manila that will falsely show  to the world that it is the United States forces and not the Filipinos that have defeated the colonial Spaniards  in the Southeast Asian islands; on February 4, 1899, the North Americans will formally begin its invasion by deliberately triggering the Philippine-American War (1899-1914) following U.S. regimental commanders' secret orders  to provoke hostilities with Filipino soldiers as part of Bald Eagle President William McKinley's 'pre-arranged plan'   to push their Senate into approving the Treaty of Paris and, thus, allow the annexation [translation: invasion] of the fledgling Southeast Asian Republic.

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