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Many of ustedes must be scratching your heads right now. "What happened to ¡Ask a Mexican!" you're preguntando yourselves.

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Dear Mexican: I'm very bothered by the fact that Tom Flores is not in the Hall of Fame.

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Dear Mexican: With all these NFL players kneeling for the national anthem, how do the Mexicans feel about this?

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"We have to be more Mexican than the Mexicans and more American than the Americans, both at the same time! It's exhausting!"

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The best advice I can give you is to let your son grow into his ethnicity.

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We're Mexicans in a racist society, after all, not Jesus pinche Christ. And even He cried on the cross.

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You're obviously some deluded wimp whose gabachos privilege blinds him to his supposed love's serious concerns.

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Dear BITCHES: The familia that smushes into the front seat of a 1979 Ford F150 Supercab together, Reconquistas the United States together.

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DEAR MUJER: Was I ever confused about my ethnic identity? Absolutely.

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WOW . . . Art Laboe in ¡Ask a Mexican! This column has finally hit its zenith—and since it's all downhill from here, Art, I'd like to dedicate "The Agony and the Ecstasy" to my sad girl, journalism.

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I think all good people can take a lesson from my experience: when the haters go for you, don't ignore them—fight back with humor, stats, and DESMADRE, and they'll scatter away like the cucarachas they are.

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My, how quickly Oklahomans forget their own history-sad that a Mexican has to teach you about your own people, but that happens only in America.

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In 1990, some of my Mexican friends told me it cost $500 to come from Mexico with a coyote. Recently, a friend from Tamazunchale told me it now costs $2,500. How much of this money, paid to the coyotes, go to Border Patrol Employees?

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That's not to deny Chicanos that the culture of fixing up boats and bombs, and driving them low and slow, is now dominated by them—if anything, we appropriated gabacho culture, for once!


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