Why Is Mexico Such a Dump?

[¡Ask a Mexican!] And what's the Mexican music that sounds like polka?

DEAR MEXICAN: Why is Mexico such a dump? Just to name a few of the problems: stray dogs running all over the place, piles of trash burning in the street, blown-out tires hanging from cacti by the side of the road, shredded plastic shopping bags plastering every fence in sight, rampant corruption in government, and lawlessness so flagrant that the entire police force in a town in Sonora was recently killed or forced to flee by armed thugs working for the drug cartels. Don't even try to blame all this on us gabachos. And if you don't believe me, ask the millions of Mexican citizens who are voting with their feet by trying to sneak into the U.S. Why can't Mexico get its act together?

Don't Understand Mexico's Problems

DEAR DUMP: Of course, I'll blame Mexico's problems on you gabachos. The drug market that makes the cartels so rich and powerful? Los Estados Unidos. Plastic shopping bags? From America. Millions of Mexicans voting with their feet? To America and its need for cheap, young labor. Hey, Mexico needs to look at itself deeply to address its many issues, but for gabachos to claim they're innocent in causing Mexico's ills is like claiming Taco Bell doesn't give you a serious case of Montezuma's Revenge.

 

DEAR MEXICAN: Why do upper-class Mexicans from Mexico hate the lower class in that country?

Exeter Elitist

DEAR GABACHO: Same reason the 1 percent loathes the 99 percent, and why European royals wanted nothing to do with the peasant class except to exploit them. Explaining Mexicans isn't always about the Virgin of Guadalupe and Aztecs, cabrones.


DEAR MEXICAN: I'm an American of Polish-Czech decent. At every wedding or at my elders' houses, we used to listen to polka. I moved to the Southwest 15 years ago from the Midwest, and I occasionally hear mariachi music from passing cars or on the radio. I am beginning to like the music. It really reminds me of polka, but with a Southwest kick. Sadly, the friends I have of the Mexican descent or persuasion are not fans, so could you recommend a good collection or a good band to start with? I'm doing it because I like music and figure it might help me to brush up on my lame bilingual skills.

Polaco Who Likes Tacos

DEAR POLACK-HONKY: I think what you think is mariachi is actually conjunto norteño, which is the Mexican music form that most approximates traditional polka—because that's what it is. It's got that wild accordion, the metronomic 2/4 bass beat and a wonderful corniness that only hick cultures (i.e., Mexicans, Czechs and Poles) can truly love—mostly because the music was introduced to the borderlands between northern Mexico and Texas in the mid-1800s by Polacks and honkies. For old-school conjunto norteño, you want to download the collections of Los Alegres de Terán, Los Relámpagos del Norte and Los Cadetes de Linares; for the newer groups, Los Rieleros del Norte, Ramón Ayala (one of the members of Los Relámpagos del Norte) and Los Invasores de Nuevo León. Don't forget Flaco Jimenez and his whirlwind Tex-Mex classics. And then the timeless, of course: Los Tigres del Norte. Enjoy!

 
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SelinaaWozz
SelinaaWozz

Another restaurant cliaimed to use fresh mozz arella cheese,where it's dishes were actually made with economy cheddar.the "fresh pasta"advertieshed on another meau tumed out to be frozen.--Agedate. c0m --a nice and free place for younger women and older men,or older women and younger men,to interact with each other.

SelinaaWozz
SelinaaWozz

Another restaurant cliaimed to use fresh mozz arella cheese,where it's dishes were actually made with economy cheddar.the "fresh pasta"advertieshed on another meau tumed out to be frozen.--Agedate. c0m --a nice and free place for younger women and older men,or older women and younger men,to interact with each other.

SelinaaWozz
SelinaaWozz

Another restaurant cliaimed to use fresh mozz arella cheese,where it's dishes were actually made with economy cheddar.the "fresh pasta"advertieshed on another meau tumed out to be frozen.--Agedate. c0m --a nice and free place for younger women and older men,or older women and younger men,to interact with each other.

SelinaaWozz
SelinaaWozz

Another restaurant cliaimed to use fresh mozz arella cheese,where it's dishes were actually made with economy cheddar.the "fresh pasta"advertieshed on another meau tumed out to be frozen.--Agedate. c0m --a nice and free place for younger women and older men,or older women and younger men,to interact with each other.

Barry Evans Sr
Barry Evans Sr

yoa ...went to Mexico once, too often. Decided after seeing the have's and have-not's I decided my next visit would not come soon until they changed the repression; I would not visit. Talked to my mexicano friends about it and they said it's the way it is and it'll never change. I screamed: "Why not!" They shrugged their sholders and wouldn't talk about it again. Oh well!!! No motivation to change????

El Gringo Loco Caliente
El Gringo Loco Caliente

Mr. Gustavo is quite the card. Once again, a new explainer, a new apologist arises on Mexico's behalf, blaming that nations two hundred years of failure on El Norte. Just like the spoiled kid that blames everyone and everything around him for his short commings. This is the future of the U.S. now. These are the new malcontents, that will be another thorn in the side of the American future. Where will it all lead? I sure as hell don't know, but I can say for sure it will lead to no good.

Johnrose7588
Johnrose7588

Lol. Just helped get a mexican cockroach deported today. Going to be a great day

Prime
Prime

Gustavo...why you create so much hate here? Why have a column called "ask a Mexican"? wtf is that all about...is it your believe that you want a world of no racism and equal rights for all of our people.? dont you know the diffrence between white trash and an american? dont you know the diffrence between an ignorant nig and an american? dont you know the diffrence between a pisa and an american?...there r 2 classes to all races..one dirty, one civilized. me being a 6th generation of mexican descent on american soil has showed me that unlike us (me and you)..there are presently other people from other countrys that come here that dont give a shit about where you and your family/kids are raised. Thus being said...It is not Americas Fault that our modern day border brothers dont know what a fucking trash can is! Or for that fact how to revolt against a gov. that keeps them on lock down...America had to have a civil war to make it what it is today...and egypt is doing the same ...So as great as Mexicos failures have been...dont be ashamed that Mexico and its so called governing bodies dont run govern north of its borders...because if it had...then maybe the whole United Stated might look like T.J. Be thankfull for what you have and where you live. And as far as converting Americans into a Mexico style country...forget it...that sounds like something a little man named Hittler tried to do to germany back in the day.

Cottonwood
Cottonwood

@Prime  

Eploitation, oppression and powerlessness is the cause of what you refer to as 'dirty'. You are sounding hitleresque.

Mmorante
Mmorante

Why is Mexico the way it is ? Just imagine if the Brits had won the revolution. You would still be governed by the Brits royalty and your mind would be controlled by the church of England. Mexico was controlled by the Catholic church for 300 years in cahoots with the Spanish royaltyThe people are still under the Spanish decendants ( Santa Ana was the son of Spanish born parents and was just an opportunist).So you see you just lucked oout.

Manuel "Manny" Moraante

HoundOfDoom
HoundOfDoom

Oh, it's America's fault that Mexico can't govern itself or show pride and self respect in their communities. Thanks for clearing that up for me. It still doesn't explain the many places in Mexico that are well kept. Guess they didn't get the memo.

Pepe
Pepe

Nah, we respect our communities plenty. What we don't respect are fuckheads like you.

Bill T.
Bill T.

Well, you know how it goes, find some examples that appear to make your point, ignore the world that conradicts you.

I can think of some places here that qualify as dumps, there are equally many more counter examples.

From what I've seen, Mexicans are cleaning up their act, for example, I see much less litter by the roads than used to be. America did this in the late sixties, not such a long time ago.

Jerry Vazquez
Jerry Vazquez like.author.displayName 1 Like

To the pendejo ihateusc trying to talk bad about Mexico maybe you should take a trip to Gary Indiana or how about the wonderful crap city of detroit michigan. They have 50,000 houses that are empty and many have crakheads as tenants. Yup the city plans on knocking those houses down. Why doesn't anybody mention the 30,000 people that are murdered every year in the good old usa, They always mention the 40,000 murdered in mexico in the last 5 years but they never mention the 150,000 thousand murdered in the usa in the last 5 years. Why doesn't la migra deport all the 50,000 homeles gringos who move to Los Angeles back to new york city, Michigan, Indiana, ohio, and so many other places. Everytime a gringo goes homeless they always come to southern california. You never see a latino homeless.

El Gringo Loco Caliente
El Gringo Loco Caliente

Latinos aren't homeless in California, because they are subsidized by those gringos you berate. I see it all the time. The food stamp card while driving the cadillac suv, or BMW. Get real.

909Jeff
909Jeff

A couple things, You don't have to go all the way to Gary Indiana (The birthplace of Miguel Jackson) to find a crap city, just take an afternoon drive east on the 91 you'll be there in 30 minutes. And I will thoroughly dispute your claims on no homeless Latinos. I ride the greenline from Norwalk to El Segundo everyday and have driven home through willowbrook.Enough homeless Mexicans to retake the alamo!

Oh and the smart gringo homeless move to San Francisco.... They give you all kinds of free shit!

Ihateusc
Ihateusc

hey jerry, aka the mexican einstein.... how many of the 150,000 murders (!) in the usa were committed by mexicans? keep on posting amigo because we all need a laugh..

Pepe
Pepe

Why don't you enlighten us with an actual figure, you vile piece of shit.

obbop
obbop

The FBI and many other law enforcement agencies lump in Hispanic/Latino/Chicano crime statistics under the "white" category.

Bill T.
Bill T.

Because he doesn't have actual valid statistics to argue from (as I'm sure you're actually aware), it's just his idiot predjudice talking, as usual.

Serna111
Serna111

Que triste, cuando un país hermoso está en crisis, no hay un sólo culpable, habemos muchos... Lo triste es que para lo único que hay valor es para criticar... México siempre en mi corazón...

Johnrose7588
Johnrose7588

Gustavo your a spick

Pepe
Pepe

And Rosita, you're (see the way it's supposed to be spelled?) a retarded bruncle-humper.

Johnrose7588
Johnrose7588

Oh pepe. What kind of name is that for a mojado. I 'll ask your mom what she was thinking when im over there tonight. She loves the white cock.

Fitz Whaley
Fitz Whaley

when are you guys gonna start occupying mexico

gustavoarellano
gustavoarellano

After we're done blessing you with half-Mexican grandkids.

Fitz Whaley
Fitz Whaley

Well, what I meant, is when is the Occupying Movemnet gonna come to Mexico. But hey, I'm all for half mexican grandkids. Hell I already live in New Mexico and all the white kids are hippies who don't work. Gotta have someone descent for my daughter

Alva
Alva

Fitz, they tried that in 68 and the PRI slaughtered hundreds in the main square. A brutal machine gun assault of mainly young students. Of course it was all whitey's fault you see. Every problem mexico has ever had is the gabachos fault entirely.

Ihateusc
Ihateusc

why is mexico such a dump? its easy, its because its full of mexicans.. dont believe me? just drive down any street in HP, bell, southgate, santa ana and any other majority mexican city and you see these morons living in their own filth...they live in the richest country in the world and manage to turn it into a cesspool wherever they park their lard asses...

Mmorante
Mmorante

If the British had won the rebellion war the US would also be a dump. The Spanish royalty ruled Mexico for 300 years. They taxed whe n they felt like it and made laws when they felt like,it. And all this was aided and abetted by the catholic church because they controlled the mind of Mexico.The Mexican revolution was started by a catholl\ic priest in 1820. So you see mister superior Ignoramus .You hate so much you can't think straight.

A USC grad Iluvusc

Mmorante
Mmorante

What is there to like ? You stupid rednecks.

prado4587
prado4587

Right on...all those Mexicans explains why Detroit, most of West Virginia, and the redneck South are such dumps.

El Gringo Loco Caliente
El Gringo Loco Caliente

The South has some of the most beautiful cities I have ever seen. I don't know where you went.

Pepe
Pepe

Right, fucktard ... like they weren't dumps before.

Pepe
Pepe

Dear Jesus on a popsicle stick, you're back! Well, I guess there is some comfort in knowing that one of the biggest douchebags around hasn't changed his retard ways.But more to the point, Mexico is actually quite nice; we just mess the place up when you're coming in the hopes you'll stay away.

gustavoarellano
gustavoarellano

And the bullied chinito is BACK! One day, I'm going to figure out who you are and report you to the California Medical Board haha. In the meanwhile, I hope a Mexican patient craps on your coat!

Alva
Alva

"Chinito" - little chinaman. A racist term pervasive throughout latin america to denigrate anyone of asian origin. Used by Gustavo who pretends to be a journalist and bristles at any criticism of the raza cosmica.

Busted you again on your hate speech.

El Gringo Loco Caliente
El Gringo Loco Caliente

You mean they denigrate Asians too? I thought these people believed in brotherly love, quality, human rights,etc. I'm calling MECHA to clear this up.

El Chapulin Amolado
El Chapulin Amolado

"Chinito" can literally translate into little chinaman but as a diminutive it can also be used as a term of endearment. After all, mamita does not mean little mom when put in context does it?

Jfernandex1
Jfernandex1

I remember hearing an interview with Gustavo when Al Rantel had him on his radio show.

At the time Gustavo made the horrific comment, that "everyone knows Mexicans hate Blacks" or some such idiotic and racist remark.

Horrific and stupid.

Mmorante
Mmorante

Chinito is not derogatory in Mexico. Just like Negro is not derogatory. My cousin was the dark skined one in the family and he was called El Negro by all his relatives and that was his nickname.

Manny

gustavoarellano
gustavoarellano

I'll put up my pendejadas against yours any day, pendejo!

Ihateusc
Ihateusc

hahaha... did you miss me? this board was getting boring... .besides, im saving up my ammo for when the mexicans start bitching because we are victorious in repealing that stupid dream act.

btw, if you were to report every doctor that hated his patient base, there would be no one left!!!

OnLikeDonkeyKong
OnLikeDonkeyKong

I'd like to butt-fuck "Ihateusc", seriously. I like going up in white guy's butt's...they're so nice and smooth. I would even do him missionary style so he can look into my face as I dig him out.

urbanleftbehind
urbanleftbehind

God help you slants when the Chicoms or their Gachupine-like bitches the North Koreans send a missile to OC.

 
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