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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Racism and Mexico

Jorge Raomos, the "voice of Mexicans" who cries out 
against racism. Jorge Ramos is an American immigrant. 
He was born in Mexico City on March 16, 1958 and he came 
to the United States as a student in 1983.
When I went to work in Mexico, the last time, it began in 2008. I landed at the airport in Mexico City and friends took me to a very upscale restaurant in the Santa Fe district (new money meets old money).

Everyone in the restaurant was a "Mexican" and most of them were whiter than I was. The only non-whites were the people who cleared the dishes. Yes, it felt like a nice restaurant in New York City, except that all of the diners spoke Spanish with each other. The same was true when I had breakfast the next day at "The Cardinal" restaurant at the Hilton Hotel in the Reforma...And dinner the next day at Puerto Madera in Palonco. 

Mexican society is incredibly racist and stratified based primarily on race - far more so than anything that I have seen in the US, including behavior in the Deep South. I don't criticize it usually. That's on them. I do take issue with it when white men such as Ramos, wheel out a Spanish accent to express outrage at American racism against Mexicans.

Wealth in Mexico rests in the hands of a power elite who has relied on an open northern border that acts as a pressure valve for the discontented indians/meztizos in Mexico to flee to when things got unbearable. 
"They keep the "racist" focus on the Gringo. Mexico is a deeply racist country. Whatever sins the anglo is responsible for in the New World the Spanish have us beat by miles. The crimes of the Conquistadors surpass anything we every did, and I include slavery. By the way, the US was responsible for 17% of the slaves imported into the New World and 100% of the blame and guilt. Our Spanish friends South of the Border deny their societies are stratified therefore how can THEY be racists?"
By pushing the angry, frustrated peons off on the Gringo to the north (fools that they are). The Mexican elite gets tremendous political influence in America and a massive infusion of dollars that the illegal aliens in the US send home to their starving families -- and vast and continuing dollar supply that comes south from the sale of narcotics.

Ann Coulter explains to Jorge Ramos how the cow ate the cabbage on Univision:

8 comments:

  1. Exactly - you can't walk in an inner city park or downtown in Mexico without real poor people (not like poor Americans) begging or selling something, or jumping up and washing your window - and they are the "indigenous" people, and they are invisible to the "white" Mexicans. In America - homeless people are of all races (check that, I've never seen an Asian homeless person. Ever?) - but in Mexico it appeared as if there were two separate societies living side by side, one ignoring the other. Further, a "white" Mexican comes across the border with a shopping or school visa, and just doesn't go home when they are supposed to. An "Indian" Mexican crosses in the desert. I'm just sayin'...

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    1. That's precisely my take on it. And Mexican nationals need to exercise a little humility if they want to have any credibility when throwing stones at Americans for "racism".

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  2. There seems to be a hierarchy here: the white Mexicans see the brown ones as inferior and both despise the blacks.

    You'd think Barack Obama and the dems would've factored that into their new vote winning open border policy. Have they written off the future black vote?

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    1. My sense is that "the black vote" (the American African vote) will favor whoever is handing out free cheese.

      The wetback vote (Mexican nationals can't "officially vote" but if there is no voter ID law -- sure they can) will favor whoever want them to stay in the US.

      The Hispanic vote (American Mexican vote) is a lot more complex than people give it credit for and I don't think that there is a lot of love for Hillary there. I don't see it.

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  3. One way to stem the tide is to change the law to where, if you are illegal and you have a child in the US, the child is illegal, too. That will cut off the anchor system. The next thing would be picture id and voter registration with birth certificates (yes, I know they can be forged). And finally, have a fleet of buses and plains opiating daily delivering them back to their country. Also, place a 50% tax on any money being transferred from America to Mexico.

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    1. All of those measures are prudent and they'd fix the problem. As to transferring money from the US to Mexico - the problem is that people would simply use other countries as way-stations in the transfer process. Most of the funds that move from the US to Mexico take the form of Postal Money Orders. Refusing to honor postal money orders cashed in Mexico would be a heavy blow to the migrant workers.

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  4. Yep, that was priceless... She stuck it in and broke it off on Ramos...

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  5. Yep, that was priceless... She stuck it in and broke it off on Ramos...

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