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¡Ask a Mexican!

¡Ask a Mexican!

Dear Mexican: The other day, my Italian boyfriend and I were sitting in a cafe in Santa Monica. He asked me an interesting question: "If you had the choice to be any nationality in the world, which one would you choose?" Being the proud Latina that I am, I said, "Mexican." Then he said, "Why?

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The skinny on your week

  • Aries: (March 21 — April 19)
    Week rating: F3
    Once this pesky Christmas thing is over, you can revel in your favorite: New Year's Eve.
    This week: Put cinnamon in everything.
  • Taurus: (April 20 — May 20)
    Week rating: F4
    You are destined to be an award-winning train conductor.
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    ¡Ask a Mexican!

    ¡Ask a Mexican!

    Special Navidad Gift Guide Edition!

    Gentle cabrones: Behold my annual Mexican Christmas guide, where I recommend the best Mexi-themed libros for you to give to your loved ones this Navidad instead of yet another tamale to unwrap. Buy them at your local bookstore or order online, but do buy!

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    The skinny on your week

  • Aries: (March 21 — April 19)
    Week rating: F2
    Due to poor gift planning on your part, your whole family is getting Chex Mix for Christmas. This week: Stock up on Worcestershire sauce.
  • Taurus: (April 20 — May 20)
    Week rating: F5
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    ¡Ask a Mexican!

    Dear Mexican: I'm a third-year university student, a liberal studies and Spanish major. My family, extended and immediate, always likes the chisme. During a family carne asada, we were all talking when one of my tías asked me what I was doing with my life — she and the rest of my aunts seemed like they genuinely wanted to know.

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    The skinny on your week

  • Aries: (March 21 — April 19)
    Week rating: F1
    You'll fly by the seat of your pants through the rest of December. This week: Stock up on candy canes and antacids.
  • Taurus: (April 20 — May 20)
    Week rating: F2
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    Dear Mexican: I teach writing at a local community college. My students are writing their final essays on a local problem; I have one student who has decided to write about illegal immigration (specifically Mexican). We were discussing, as a class, each student's project, and this student made a comment that I wish I had reacted to differently.

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    The skinny on your week

  • Aries: (March 21 — April 19)
    Week rating: F2
    A well-meaning aunt will send you a dozen Christmas socks. This week: Dig out your old Perry Como holiday records.
  • Taurus: (April 20 — May 20)
    Week rating: F3
    A magical talking frog will give you bad investment advice. This week: Start answering "Dear Santa" letters.
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    ¡Ask a Mexican!

    ¡Ask a Mexican!

    Dear Mexican: I was reading the comments (BIG MISTAKE) on an article I recently read regarding St. Charles, Missouri adopting Arizona-style immigration Law. I was SHOCKED at the amount of people who support this law and my question to you is: why can't people see the bad implications of that law? What are we: World War II Germany, where we need to show our papers?

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