Ask a Mexican on Bilingualism and Catholic Culture

I'm getting sick and tired of all these dirty, stupid Mexicans running around. The first part is easy: As Mr. Dix says in David Copperfield, when asked what to do with David, "Why, bathe him." The second part could be just as easy: Pay them to learn English. There is no damn crime in knowing two languages. If they are kids brought here illegally by their parents, pay the parents to learn English also. And don't ever, ever tell me that there's no money. I hate Mexicans, except for the girls!
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And as Dickens wrote in Martin Chuzzlewit, "What is exaggeration to one class of minds and perceptions is plain truth to another." I agree it's no damn crime to know two languages, so please tell your gaba raza it's okay to learn Spanish — shit, Mexicans learned English long ago!

Why are Mexican men so attached to their mommies? My boyfriend is an only child, and his mom is loca for him. When he goes out to dinner with his parents, she never has anything to say. But if I am around, she will talk to him forever. I tried to be friends with her, but she looks like she just want to have a civil relationship with me, not a "mother-daughter" relationship. He isn't crazy in love with his mom because he has stopped speaking to her for 10 days because of su novia and had arguments with her because of things she did against me in the past, but he is still kind of . . . blind. How can I take him away from her? Somebody told that the food will. I already know how to make three Mexican dishes and he loved! What else can I do besides cook and have sex (which he enjoys a lot!)?
Confused Nuera

It's not so much a Mexican thing as it is a Catholic culture cosa. One of my favorite cross-cultural moments happened in The Godfather 2, where the young Vito Corleone (as played by Robert DeNiro) saw an opera in Little Italy in which the protagonist, upon learning about the death of his saintly mother, proceeded to sing that he was going to kill his . . . was it a wife? Lover? Don't have my Netflix right now. Anyhoo, Catholic culture teaches the male worship of moms and the dismissal of all other woman as inadequate — it's the whole Madonna/whore complex, and it's a cycle that not even the best panocha on Earth can break. And as the eldest son of a wonderful mami, I say let this benevolent tyranny reign forever.

 
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Tom
Tom

Still here? For gosh sakes, find something else to fill this space.

Tom
Tom

"This article has been here for a week or more. What's the point?" I made this comment two days ago, and it is still here. You can't find a fresh news item?

Bert Bertalero
Bert Bertalero

I ask a Mexican thats not legal to go back too Mexico and the hell with LA RAZA

Sendembacktohell
Sendembacktohell

I.C.E. is getting ready to send a bunch more back to their homeland!! Hopefully they will come for Gustavo next!! Like Brian said Gustavo GFY!!! You are media slime and I'm surprised someone hasn't kicked your arse into your throat! yet!! Hide a lot I bet.

Obamma
Obamma

Gustavo, Welcome to the new world where 5 thousand blood sucking illegal immigrants get shipped back to hell daily!! After the presidential election it will be more! American do not have to get used to living with cockroaches, there is always a way to get rid of pests. They can either starve here or in thier beloved Mexico!! I have to say the President of Mexico is one lame POS, Mexico doesn't have the problem with bloodsucking slugs that the states does and he can't even supply jobs for his people! He's pretty good at shifting blame for the mexican druglords though, blames everyone on God's green earth but himself and lack of leadership! Do the mexican people really believe the slug? They probably do, from what I've seen of your people they do have limited brain power. Viva la Mexico huh Gustavo. SLUG

Shannon
Shannon

Is Boz aka Gustavo gay? I think I saw him in a restaurant with his gay lover last weekend, they were all over each other and it was embarrassing for everyone in the restaurant. They had to ask him and his lover to leave. After they left one of the waiters said the fat one was the writer of the "Ask a Mexican" articles for the New Times. Maybe that's why he's so bitter, maybe his ass hurts a lot.

Tom
Tom

This article has been listed for a week or more. What's the point?

Cmartinez
Cmartinez

"Once owned" are the key words!!! Arizona has not been their home for generations! They come from Mexico, Mexico is their home!! You have some crazy-ass logic!!

Alberto Cohen
Alberto Cohen

If the Mexicans are leaving and the Very Rich People are giving up their U.S. citizenship, I assume the economy of this country is in very deep trouble.

Jilaxton
Jilaxton

You live in a state once owned by Mexico. Mexican people are simply coming home.

Shannon
Shannon

Is Boz aka Gustavo gay? I think I saw him in a restaurant with his gay lover last weekend, they were all over each other and it was embarrassing for everyone in the restaurant. They had to ask him and his lover to leave. After they left one of the waiters said the fat one was the writer of the "Ask a Mexican" articles for the New Times. Maybe that's why he's so bitter, maybe his ass hurts a lot.

Obamma
Obamma

Gustavo, Welcome to the new world where 5 thousand blood sucking illegal immigrants get shipped back to hell daily!! After the presidential election it will be more! American do not have to get used to living with cockroaches, there is always a way to get rid of pests. They can either starve here or in thier beloved Mexico!! I have to say the President of Mexico is one lame POS, Mexico doesn't have the problem with bloodsucking slugs that the states does and he can't even supply jobs for his people! He's pretty good at shifting blame for the mexican druglords though, blames everyone on God's green earth but himself and lack of leadership! Do the mexican people really believe the slug? They probably do, from what I've seen of your people they do have limited brain power. Viva la Mexico huh Gustavo. SLUG

Sendemallbacktohell
Sendemallbacktohell

I.C.E. is getting ready to send a bunch more back to their homeland!! Hopefully they will come for Gustavo next!! Like Brian said Gustavo GFY!!! You are media slime and I'm surprised someone hasn't kicked your arse into your throat! yet!! Hide a lot I bet.

Brian
Brian

when is this stuuuuupid 'ask a mexican' segment gonna be over. drives me nuts. gustavo GFY

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FoxHugo
FoxHugo

Jilaxton, Your an idiot! If I live in a home and sell it and ten years later I want to "simply come home" and live in my old house again what do you think would happen?!!! "Simply coming home" LOL, you must have Chorizo for brains!!!

Boz
Boz

And yet you still continue to click on it every week, don't you, amigo? Perhaps you realize that this "segment" is actually your neighbor, co-worker, and soon to be in-law. Welcome to the new world, gabacho.

Brian
Brian

actually i have been clicking on this one to see if anybody replies. 1 reply. hmmm pretty poplular 'segment', i think not. pulling the race card is not a good way to do busness, my compadre. welcome to the 'dirty world'. lol @ soon to be in'law. she better be one hot woman with a killer ass.

 
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