1 day ago | Immigration
Dear Mexican: Why are we put down by our own people for being educated and articulate (I’ve been called gabacho, and I’m as brown as the next guy) while the Anglos accept us for being smart? I work in Santa Ana as a high-school teacher and am cons...
7 days ago | Immigration
Dear Mexican: Why do wabs, regardless of age and body size, always have one hand rubbing their bellies under their shirts? Is this something that is inherent in all wabs? I’m a pocho, and I’ve never seen other pochos do it. Pocho With Albóndigas G...
14 days ago | Immigration
Dear Mexican: So there I was, sitting in Spanish class, like the good half-frog/half-wop (i.e., “frop”) that I am, when I observe the Spanish teacher write the word esposas up on the board. Imagine my shock/horror when the teacher told us tha...
21 days ago | Immigration
Dear Mexican: Recently, I visited a viejecita in an assisted-living home and wondered how I would fare in such a place. Fortunately, I like to eat cottage cheese, but I would like some salsa with it, or better yet, an occasional jalapeño en escabe...
28 days ago | Immigration
Dear Mexican: As I’ve been doing a lot more business in the city of Santa Ana (one of the most Mexican cities in the U.S.), I’ve realized that a shitload of Mexicans are the Fox News-type conservative, yacking out the same kind of shit you hear at...
1 month ago | News
Dear Mexican: What’s with the surge in restaurants, from other grupos like Filipinos, Chinese, Salvadoran and other Latin Americans, that advertise Mexican food on their menu? They go so far as add “and Mexican Food” to their logos! Isn’t it hard ...