…and some of the weirder anti-Catholic history of the US. Did you know that the original “wetbacks” were Irish? The term only got transferred to Sam’s Mexican ancestors later. But the term was always about Catholics in either case. Also, did you know that in the 20s authorities rounded up and deported American citizens for no crime other than being brown? Me neither. Anyway, hear the whole wide-ranging conversation on the our Catholic duties to the alien, the orphan, and the widow here:
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