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Dear Mexican: Why is it that even though we Latinos have similar backgrounds (Indian-Spanish) across America, there is a lack of unity among us here in the USA? We could be a powerhouse during election times, and definitely obtain a more friendlier immigration deal.

El Peruano

Dear Cholo: I usually only answer preguntas about Mexicans, but I’ll make an exception here because of Election Day. And it hierve down to this: Who wants to be united? Latinos certainly don’t. Nowhere except Cuba is a country of the same political thought—and look how good it’s working out for them. Although the Mexican’s politics are Marxist of the Grouch variety, I’m also of the escuela that we need Latino conservatives, anarchists, vendidos, progressives, libertarians, Zapatistas, sinarquistas (ok, maybe not them)—all political thoughts. Such diversity keeps us in balance, teaches us about democracy, and will make us stronger as gabachos continue to align themselves into puritanical camps of caca. Let us squabble away—oh, and #fucktrump.
In America, the candidates for president spend millions of dollars in other peoples’ money for a job that could never pay that money back. Is it the same for Mexican candidates, or does it even matter, since those fucking Mexicans can never get the elections right anyway?

Conservative, but #fucktrump

Dear Gabacho: For most of the 20th century, Mexican presidents came from the PRI, and their method of picking a new leader was simple: el dedazo. The finger—not flipping the pájaro, but a symbolic pointing of the finger toward someone. Yeah, that’s totally corrupt—but at least we don’t spend billions of dollars like fucking gabachos who can never get their elections right anyway, you know? Oh, and #fucktrump.

 

GET OUT EL VOTO!: Gentle cabrones, the Mexican doesn’t endorse candidates not named Alfred E. Neumann (source of the greatest quote EVER: “English is a language in which double negatives are a no-no!”), but I can tell you who NOT to vote for: Donald Trump, and anyone supporting the pendejo. He represents the greatest threat to raza since NAFTA, an agreement he claims to hate but only says that to gain gabachos votes to toss Mexicans across the Rio Grande with a deportation cannon. Hillary Clinton is nowhere near the perfect candidate, and the Mexican won’t be voting for her because she’s the beneficiary of the Democratic Party own dedazo system—but even a candidate as terrible as her is un chingo better than Trump. If you vote for her, no hate on my part—just tell her to hold her tacos right.

More importantly, vote in your local elections, and RESEARCH. Don’t just vote for the people with the paisa name—sometimes, our own people are worse to Mexicans than any Trumpbot. And if you can’t vote because you’re undocumented? Volunteer for those politicos who are striving for amnesty and who oppose walls. May you celebrate Election Day with one giant fiesta instead of tragos amargos. Oh, and #fucktrump.

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  1. If American Mexicans are not as dumb as Arab Americans – they should listen to Iran’s president Dr. Hassan Rouhani, who said last week: “Hillary and Trump are both EVIL.”

    “Did you see the debate and the way of their speaking, accusing and mocking each other? Do we want such a democracy and election in our country?,” Rouhani said.

    Rouhani said that during his September visit to the UN General Assembly, he was asked which of the US presidential candidates he preferred. “I said, what? Should I prefer bad to worse or worse to bad?,” he said in comments broadcast live by state television. It was Rouhani’s first public comment on the US presidential election.

    https://rehmat1.com/2016/10/31/irans-president-hillary-and-trump-are-both-evil/

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    Looks like the evil one is you. Trump knows who you are. Start packing.
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  2. What would a Mex have against NAFTA? I’m no expert, but IIRC it led to substantial gains for the average Mexican.

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    • Replies: @OutWest
    Job in a factory -yes. Corn farmer -not so much,
    , @Dan Hayes
    NAFTA was purposely evil in at least to respects. First, it was designed to destroy indigenous Mexican farmers by the required importation of cheap American foodstuffs. Second, as a corollary was the necessity for these out-of-work peasants to emigrate to the US.
  3. @Marcus
    What would a Mex have against NAFTA? I'm no expert, but IIRC it led to substantial gains for the average Mexican.

    Job in a factory -yes. Corn farmer -not so much,

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    • Replies: @Marcus
    Yeah, I'd say it was a boon, by Mexican standards, even though the textile industry eventually moved to Asia for the most part.
  4. Brown Mexicans are so unified that they have elected an almost entirely euro-white Mexican congress.

    Mexicans in the US are so smart that they vote for whomever promises to allow more immigrant Mexicans, thereby lowering their own wages.

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  5. @OutWest
    Job in a factory -yes. Corn farmer -not so much,

    Yeah, I’d say it was a boon, by Mexican standards, even though the textile industry eventually moved to Asia for the most part.

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  6. This guy really has an “us vs. them” mentality doesn’t he?

    He says it all the time….where as this “gabacho” who he mocks daily, only cares about what is best for ALL the American people.

    The author only seems to care about what’s best for Mexicans……..how white of him.

    edit: holy fucking shit….I missed this part….”sometimes, our own people are worse to Mexicans”

    WHAT THE FUCK ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT “OUR OWN PEOPLE”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    YOU MEAN AMERICANS, RIGHT?????????????? WHAT THE FUCKING FUCK!!!

    IF A WHITE PERSON SAID “OUR OWN PEOPLE” THE KKK REFERENCE WOULD BE GLARINGLY OBVIOUS!!!

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    • Replies: @boogerbently
    And, the fact that importing millions more immigrants makes jobs more scarce for those "Hispanics" already here seems to elude them.
  7. @Marcus
    What would a Mex have against NAFTA? I'm no expert, but IIRC it led to substantial gains for the average Mexican.

    NAFTA was purposely evil in at least to respects. First, it was designed to destroy indigenous Mexican farmers by the required importation of cheap American foodstuffs. Second, as a corollary was the necessity for these out-of-work peasants to emigrate to the US.

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    • Replies: @Marcus
    Thanks, is that what led to the Chiapas insurgency? Of course that was more smoke than fire. Still it seems the effects for average Mexican were somewhat positive compared to the disaster it was for Middle America.
  8. Gustavo és retardado. El Forrest Gump del México.

    ¡Estupido, es aquello que lo estupido hacer cabrón!

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  9. @interesting
    This guy really has an "us vs. them" mentality doesn't he?

    He says it all the time....where as this "gabacho" who he mocks daily, only cares about what is best for ALL the American people.

    The author only seems to care about what's best for Mexicans........how white of him.


    edit: holy fucking shit....I missed this part...."sometimes, our own people are worse to Mexicans"


    WHAT THE FUCK ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT "OUR OWN PEOPLE"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    YOU MEAN AMERICANS, RIGHT?????????????? WHAT THE FUCKING FUCK!!!

    IF A WHITE PERSON SAID "OUR OWN PEOPLE" THE KKK REFERENCE WOULD BE GLARINGLY OBVIOUS!!!

    And, the fact that importing millions more immigrants makes jobs more scarce for those “Hispanics” already here seems to elude them.

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  10. @Dan Hayes
    NAFTA was purposely evil in at least to respects. First, it was designed to destroy indigenous Mexican farmers by the required importation of cheap American foodstuffs. Second, as a corollary was the necessity for these out-of-work peasants to emigrate to the US.

    Thanks, is that what led to the Chiapas insurgency? Of course that was more smoke than fire. Still it seems the effects for average Mexican were somewhat positive compared to the disaster it was for Middle America.

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  11. Let me translate the incoherent babbling of this shit-skinned Whitephobe:

    DON’T TAKE AWAY ME GIBS, ESSSSSAY!!!! YOU RACISSS!

    You’re welcome.

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  12. OYE, GUSTAVO. Looks like Lord God Emperor Trump just grabbed you by your pussy! Better make sure your immigration papers are in order, wetback.

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  13. I was amused by photographs of the writer. Very pale skinned. 30% plus of Mexicans are pure Amerindian. You never see them as prominent in immigration to America or in Mexican public life. Arellano is just another pale skinned mestizo who can only speak Spanish moaning about their entitlement to the American Southwest. A sensible American Government would have deported this turd long ago.

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  14. @Rehmat
    If American Mexicans are not as dumb as Arab Americans - they should listen to Iran's president Dr. Hassan Rouhani, who said last week: "Hillary and Trump are both EVIL."

    “Did you see the debate and the way of their speaking, accusing and mocking each other? Do we want such a democracy and election in our country?,” Rouhani said.

    Rouhani said that during his September visit to the UN General Assembly, he was asked which of the US presidential candidates he preferred. “I said, what? Should I prefer bad to worse or worse to bad?,” he said in comments broadcast live by state television. It was Rouhani’s first public comment on the US presidential election.

    https://rehmat1.com/2016/10/31/irans-president-hillary-and-trump-are-both-evil/

    Looks like the evil one is you. Trump knows who you are. Start packing.

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