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Dear Mexican: With all these NFL players kneeling for the national anthem, how do the Mexicans feel about this? Do they still resent the United States for robando their territory or appreciate the US and its oportunidades?

Jerry Juero Jones

Dear JJJ: Both, but none of those feelings have anything to do with how we feel about Colin Kaepernick and the movement he inspired. Frankly, Mexicans LOVE those kneel-downs, because we’re all about inconvenient protests that make gabachos angry. Whether it’s undocumented students chaining themselves together while shielding their handcuffs with PVC pipe and laying down in busy intersections, or hundreds of thousands of us taking to the streets in 2006 to demand amnesty, or hundreds of our youth waving around the Mexican flag in the face of good liberals who beg them to wave the Stars and Stripes, Mexicans know the power of pissing off the powers that be. Sure, you’re going to be unpopular in the short run and even turn off potential supporters, but it’s all about the long game. And the juego largo is to bring pride to your side, to let the world know you’re no longer content with being peons or house slaves and to inspire others to be unafraid of your minority status. Besides, Mexicans are a forgiving lot: all our sports stars have to do is win, and all is forgiven. Hell, gabachos are worse—what else explains all the fans that go see the Penn State Nittany Lions football squad? Or the continued popularity of R. Kelly?

Is there such a thing as “reverse racism” anymore? Or have you and other “minorities”gained enough clout, sympathy and numbers in this country to admit that its just called blatant racism now?

Pinche Gringo

Dear Gabacho: Donald Trump is president, and he’s killing Puerto Rico. Oh, and #fucktrump.

 

Why is that Mexicans put every cheap accessory from PEP Boys or Kragen on their trucks? I mean, the cars that they drive started the lowrider thing and those are so cool. BUT the trucks look like a JC Whitney Catalog gone crazy on them. No style, rhyme or reason. Turbo stickers on a truck with a straight-six motor. Fiberglass fender flares of different color with chrome edges added as an afterthought. You know exactly what I am talking about, too. Not that I disapprove, to each their own on customizing…just wondering.

TC in South OC

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Dear Gabacho: Don’t forget the bull stickers, or the bull huevos hanging from the rear, or the silhouette sticker of Chalino loading one of his guns, or—for our Central American hermanos—that sticker of a cherubic boy wearing baggy pants, a floppy backwards baseball cap, and waving the flag of a particular country. To each their own on customizing, indeed. But ain’t it funny how when gabachos do haphazard decorations on their vehicles, it’s called Kustom Kulture and gets books and museum retrospectives—but when Mexicans do it, the cops pull them over? Typical gabacho hypocrisy . Besides, Rat Fink don’t got nada on Calvin pissing on “LA MIGRA,” cabrón.

 

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  1. Logan says:

    Mexicans know the power of pissing off the powers that be.

    Fair enough. I just wonder if they recognize what/who those powers are.

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    And who does?
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  2. LauraMR says:
    @Logan
    Mexicans know the power of pissing off the powers that be.

    Fair enough. I just wonder if they recognize what/who those powers are.

    And who does?

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  3. “Is there such a thing as “reverse racism” anymore”

    There never was as there is no such thing.

    Do people think that racism was invented by white people….there was no such thing until whites did it? How fucking racist is that!!

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    Do people think that racism was invented by white people….there was no such thing until whites did it? How fucking racist is that!!
     
    Since when has "racism" ever been a real word? It makes as much sense as "homophobia", which is obviously made up by some semi-literate, with political pretensions.
    , @Logan
    I disagree, though not in the way you might expect.

    Racism: prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one's own race is superior.

    There is nothing in this definition that would mean a member of any race can't be racist against any other race. Thus, the idiotic notion that "reverse racism" is racism against white people is utterly invalid.

    However, a good many people, well, white people, today feel " prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a their own race based on the belief that other races are superior."

    Though not the common use of the term, seems to me this really is reverse racism.
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  4. ‘Mexicans LOVE those kneel-downs, because we’re all about inconvenient protests that make gabachos angry.’

    Look, this is a mildly entertaining, if in the end stupid, (and now) run of the mill column. I know the Mexican is a flaming liberal. So was I, not so long ago. Nothing to hold against one, heart’s in the right place and all that. BUT!!!! Football’s stupid, really dumb. It’s not worth speaking about, period. But please!, inconvenient protests?? You must mean the REALLY SAFE, TOTALLY UNCONTROVERSIAL, ((((((((NARRATIVE)))))))). Which ‘gabachos’ are angry? Most go along with their heroes, lame-as-total-fuck sports ‘stars’ and their coaches, ‘entertainment’ ass-fucks, and…. well, that’s about it, and that’s all you need.
    Go on, Mexican, contribute to this ‘national debate’. But say something interesting/ original/ not extremely predictable.

    ‘Mexicans know the power of pissing off the powers that be.’

    Like who, BLM, the mainstream media, perhaps Hilary? This is the to-be-expected lame as fuck statement from some minor celebrity. You may once have been, but you’re no longer, REAL. Oh, and uh, fuck Trump, he he he. ( Those with brains know he’s full of shit, but many of his supporters, to some degree, aren’t. Anyway, why not talk of real things, like sources, who’s pulling the strings? … not just taking potshots at easy targets=====the VICTIMS)
    Thanks so much

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  5. Thanks for pointing out the Penn State hypocrisy. Let me go off topic to say: you think there was only one guy using that spigot of vulnerable children as his personal harem? Why do you think Joe Paterno didn’t report his evil ass? because JoePa was doing it too!

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  6. renfro says:

    (Sigh)……after too much following of all the minorities and too much listening to all their rhetoric, their mostly unjustified demands, threats and whining I’d like to remind them that there is such a thing as ‘enough is enough’.

    I’d also like to remind them that when they get pissed off and burn down their neighborhoods and streets……that when the anglo saxons get pissed off they burn down whole continents.

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    so says the mighty keyboard warrior, how's that GI joe dress up going for you?

    Burn down continents...nigga pleeze.
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  7. jakcrak says:
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    (Sigh)......after too much following of all the minorities and too much listening to all their rhetoric, their mostly unjustified demands, threats and whining I'd like to remind them that there is such a thing as 'enough is enough'.

    I'd also like to remind them that when they get pissed off and burn down their neighborhoods and streets......that when the anglo saxons get pissed off they burn down whole continents.

    so says the mighty keyboard warrior, how’s that GI joe dress up going for you?

    Burn down continents…nigga pleeze.

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  8. What Do Mexicans Think About the NFL Protests?

    Mexicans think?

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  9. @interesting
    "Is there such a thing as “reverse racism” anymore"



    There never was as there is no such thing.

    Do people think that racism was invented by white people....there was no such thing until whites did it? How fucking racist is that!!

    Do people think that racism was invented by white people….there was no such thing until whites did it? How fucking racist is that!!

    Since when has “racism” ever been a real word? It makes as much sense as “homophobia”, which is obviously made up by some semi-literate, with political pretensions.

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  10. Logan says:
    @interesting
    "Is there such a thing as “reverse racism” anymore"



    There never was as there is no such thing.

    Do people think that racism was invented by white people....there was no such thing until whites did it? How fucking racist is that!!

    I disagree, though not in the way you might expect.

    Racism: prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one’s own race is superior.

    There is nothing in this definition that would mean a member of any race can’t be racist against any other race. Thus, the idiotic notion that “reverse racism” is racism against white people is utterly invalid.

    However, a good many people, well, white people, today feel ” prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a their own race based on the belief that other races are superior.”

    Though not the common use of the term, seems to me this really is reverse racism.

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    That's an interesting take on the issue.....AND appears to quite possibly be true.
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  11. @Logan
    I disagree, though not in the way you might expect.

    Racism: prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one's own race is superior.

    There is nothing in this definition that would mean a member of any race can't be racist against any other race. Thus, the idiotic notion that "reverse racism" is racism against white people is utterly invalid.

    However, a good many people, well, white people, today feel " prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a their own race based on the belief that other races are superior."

    Though not the common use of the term, seems to me this really is reverse racism.

    That’s an interesting take on the issue…..AND appears to quite possibly be true.

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  12. Puerto Ricans are lazy. That’s where all their problems stem from.

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  13. The long game of flag waving has failed in 2001, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012, and 2013 and earned Trump the Presidency. What’s the average Mexican IQ?

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