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Re: “The Mexican translates for you

Do you really not get the point, amigos? I've been reading Gustavo Arellano's shtick since the days when "Ask a Mexican" was a feature that launched in my beloved OC Weekly, back when I, too, was a proud, too-much-rent-paying Southern Californian. The point is that the column is a satire of the typical Anglo attitudes toward Hispanics in general—that they're all "Mexicans," they all want to sponge off the system, they're only good for picking crops, they all live nineteen to a room—what have you. Like any good satire, sometimes it's offensive. But if you see the purpose underneath, it's smart and great. Viva la Mexican, 'Tavo!

Posted by Tim on 01/19/2011 at 11:57 AM

Re: “Here’s why Mexican men are so sexy, and what not to say when you wake up wanting to … you know

Girl!!!! Leave the damn man alone and go look for a better one, it sounds like he wants to use you. find someone else who would love to consider you as a friend and also his lover, don't stick around no man who would live with you for two years, dates you and have other women on the side and no wine dine you. How dare he dates you, live with you for two danky years and don't don't see your good worth, leave the blasted joker alone. I now see your message from 9 nine months ago, is January 2011 now. Have you left that man yet ?

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Posted by Lareina on 01/18/2011 at 1:33 PM

Re: “City Council members want to take on the Port Authority debacle. But their fetish for foiling the mayor made them late to the fight

The EDC is the umbrella corporation that is over the Port Authority, The TIF Commission, and other "alpabet" sub agencies all which "operate under the EDC’s management and facilities" as so described in the EDC's website: http://edckc.com/agencies-part.... The Richards Gebaur project was under the perview of the Port Authority. The H&R Block project was a TIF project. For the investigators to confine an investigation of suspected malfeasance in the Port Authority and TIF commision or the LCRA, etc., would not be complete unless they also included looking into the potential complicity of the EDC. Plus, if you read the list of the EDC Board of Directors and the Port Authority Board of Advisors, you will note many, if not all of the existing City Council are involved. Makes one wonder if they too had a role to play. Do you see the connection? Roger, I'll forgive your condescending accussation that I have a hidden agenda in my statements because it appears that you haven't delved that deep into these agencies. The fact that the public needs to really dig super deep and super continuously in order to find the truth is what empowers those that want to enrich themselves at the public's expense. The level of their greed exceeds the amount of inquisitiveness of the public. It's that "Hiding in plain sight" phenomenon.

Posted by trey on 01/17/2011 at 1:41 PM
Posted by ASSDOTTE on 01/17/2011 at 7:34 AM

Re: “The Mexican translates for you

If the mexicans were a proud and hard working people they would go back home and unite to get there country back and make it like this country. Ah but their not they just want to stay here and suck up all the freebies work for cash (pay no taxes) and then when this country is as screwed up as theirs they will find somewhere else to suck up on. I am not against mexicans just want them to pull their weight.

Posted by guest on 01/14/2011 at 4:14 PM

Re: “The Mexican translates for you

this isn't racist at all. It says ask a Mexican, not a hispanic person. Why would someone believe that ask a Mexican could be turned into ask an Asian...that's a continent, not a country or ask a black person...black people are of all different nationalities. Mexico is a corrupt country to our great nations south. The people there are hard working people but they can't get ahead with the corrupt society they live in. Coming to America, working and not paying taxes to then leave and never return any of that revenue from the country you got it in is kind of messed up. You are breaking Federal law from the second you walk across that border without getting a visa or a green card. America is a melting pot and if you have too much national pride then find themselves in another country because in reality the nation they come from is garbage.....drop the mexican flag and pick up an American flag. You can't be a mexican in America, we don't offer duel citizenship.

Posted by Ed1kanobe on 01/14/2011 at 12:05 PM

Re: “City Council members want to take on the Port Authority debacle. But their fetish for foiling the mayor made them late to the fight

Trey, you appear to have a number of the details correct but I wonder why you feel the federal investigation should be directed at the EDC. It would seem in light of the case you make about the Port Authority that you conclude with having them look at the EDC unless of course you yourself are complicit in the things that went on at the Authority or are acting on the behalf of those who are. Nice try.

Posted by Roger on 01/13/2011 at 3:51 PM

Re: “The Mexican translates for you

Oh Wow - How about "Ask a Black Person" or "Ask an Asian" - Personally I don't see anything wrong with this - But with America's lack of humor - to some this would seem racist. Hell, I wouldn't care if someone would ask me questions - We could call it "Ask the White Chick" But, I'm part Indian also - so how would that go? Lighten up people - Stop being so uptight and just enjoy life. Tomorrow is no guarantee - and this issue is way too petty to be discussed. Let's discuss something more important - THE LOSS OF JOBS IN AMERICA AND OUR CONTINUED POVERTY LEVELS KEEP DROPPING, OR LACK OF QUALITY EDUCATION - No that's too real! So, let's just pick on the BEANER for now...

Posted by Tribalbj on 01/13/2011 at 11:30 AM

Re: “The Mexican translates for you

This is fu**ing racist. I'll make something called "Ask a White Person" you ignorant bastards. Society has not advanced at all I see.

Posted by Jnajera11094 on 01/13/2011 at 6:42 AM

Re: “Is City Council candidate Tracy Ward a breath of fresh air or a political exhibitionist?

Oh brother, not another Paultard.

Posted by skylights on 01/06/2011 at 4:00 PM

Re: “The Mexican explains Mexican cuisine and roots for traditional cacao

If you are in the Somerville/Cambridge MA area Maya Sol on Broadway in Somerville has so excellent food. It is marketed as Mexican but like many Mexican restaurants in the area are owned by El Salvadorians. The food is excellent.

Posted by antronig on 01/06/2011 at 11:48 AM

Re: “The Mexican explains Mexican cuisine and roots for traditional cacao

www.acibademboscservisim.com

Posted by taylan on 01/05/2011 at 11:36 AM

Re: “Is City Council candidate Tracy Ward a breath of fresh air or a political exhibitionist?

It is typical that the Pitch would attempt to poo-poo this candidate. Why even talk about 9/11 or the BC? Neither is in play in KC. The point is the current mayor and council are out of touch. Budget isn't all about services. Budget is also about overpaid bureaucrats and bloated pension plans. The unions are killing the cities and with the cities there goes the nation! One only nees to look at California and New York.

Posted by Jstol3 on 01/04/2011 at 9:53 PM
Posted by Sdf on 01/04/2011 at 7:00 PM

Re: “Sparks fly at Blue Summit's volunteer fire department

Jeff Jewells accusations of Mr. DePung are only manipulation of the readers just as the way he does nearly anyone who questions him. Not above the law Mr. Jewell u just havent gotten caught yet. lol

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Posted by The truth on 01/04/2011 at 1:35 PM

Re: “Sparks fly at Blue Summit's volunteer fire department

Tony you are blinded by Jewells apperance and who he represents. I dont need to type in caps because Jewell is a rotten b. to the core. You sound like a young person by the way you speak of him and you too will become a victom of Jeff Jewell maybe your whole community since his m o is Fire Chief/Police Chief even more disturbing is recsorce officer at Blue Springs School district. go read page 5 of ALL ALONE IN LONE JACK what he did to children as reported. These are my opinions backed knowin him and whats said about him and how he treats others.

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Posted by The Truth on 01/04/2011 at 12:11 PM

Re: “Sparks fly at Blue Summit's volunteer fire department

Jeff Jewells accusations of Mr. DePung are only manipulation of the readers just as the way he does nearly anyone who questions him. Not above the law Mr. Jewell u just havent gotten caught yet. lol

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Posted by The truth on 01/04/2011 at 11:35 AM

Re: “Sparks fly at Blue Summit's volunteer fire department

Tony you are blinded by Jewells apperance and who he represents. I dont need to type in caps because Jewell is a rotten b. to the core. You sound like a young person by the way you speak of him and you too will become a victom of Jeff Jewell maybe your whole community since his m o is Fire Chief/Police Chief even more disturbing is recsorce officer at Blue Springs School district. go read page 5 of ALL ALONE IN LONE JACK what he did to children as reported. These are my opinions backed knowin him and whats said about him and how he treats others.

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Posted by The truth on 01/04/2011 at 10:11 AM

Re: “The Mexican's special year-end, Mexicans-do-assimilate edition

This is a well written artical...I admire the fact that people of all nationalities want to come to this country to live the "American Dream" but my problem is that Immigration is always a "Mexican Issue" lets start looking at all the other people that come here illegally also, Chinese, Iranian, English, French, and so on and so on...just because Mexico is the Closest of countries to the south of us people need to start paying attention to those in the North that allow people to cross into our country illegally with no second thought to our country. Now as for learning our language, Yes at some point there needs to be a total understanding that they can all keep their own language, speak it to each other and teach the younger generations to come, but when out in public please learn some type of english...I am bi-lingual, I only speak Spanish when I have to (I was born here in the US, just as my parents & grand parents were) but I was always taught, Your in American, Speak English, when I go to Mexico to visit some family that are still there Speak Spanish

Posted by private on 01/03/2011 at 4:16 PM

Re: “The Mexican's special year-end, Mexicans-do-assimilate edition

hey hey now this is 4 drc you do remember the louisiana territory well the spanish owned it and when the french stoled it from spain then sold it to the americans the united states bought all the land and peolple on it so we did not cross over any border the border cross over us and there is a lot that do cross over but then look on how many americans cross over there

Posted by Chris1134 on 01/01/2011 at 2:54 PM

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