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Alabama Christian Doesn’t Care To Read The Word ‘Mexican’ In Her Paper

Oh come on, who could be afraid of this Mexican?Given the medieval new anti-furriner laws in Alabama criminalizing even the air that circulates complacently through an illegal immigrant’s lungs, it is maybe not surprising that some of Alabama’s more boneheaded fearful legal citizens are afraid the Thought Police (Jesus?) will come after them for so much as thinking that some of its brown people continue to exist, somewhere. It is otherwise very difficult to explain one woman who indignantly requested the cancellation of her new alt-weekly paper Weld for Birmingham because, she explained, she as a Christian was offended over the fact that they printed the word “Mexican” in its pages.

The recently-launched paper printed an interview with Gustavo Arellano, the writer behind the much-beloved syndicated satirical “Ask a Mexican” column, which it also runs each week. Shortly after the interview appeared, a woman called in to request the paper be removed from her shop. Reporter Madison Underwood sought to find out why and reported back to Arellano in a hilarious/sad email on the findings:

This week, Weld got a voicemail from a lady at an America’s Thrift Store location that receives our papers. The lady said they would like to stop receiving our paper because they’re a Christian organization, and though our first issue was pretty mild (our first issue was Sept. 1, so we’re still pretty new), recent issues have had a lot of editorial content they didn’t like.

Since our paper has not had any increase in the amount of editorial content, I figured maybe it was the fact that I quoted you using the words “fuck Alabama” in my interview with you. That, I think, was the first “fuck” in Weld.

So, we Welders were, of course, curious about what it was that set the lady and the Thrifters off. So we sent our brave intern Daniel to the America’s Thrift Store under the pretense of retrieving our paper rack, and we had him ask her what it was in Weld that pushed them over the edge.

She told Daniel that the word “Mexican” is offensive. Daniel asked if she meant the column, “Ask a Mexican,” and she said, yes, sort of, but that the word “Mexican” is offensive. Daniel explained that the author of the “Ask a Mexican” column is, in fact, a Mexican. (And though I don’t know if he explained this, I would note that when referring to Hispanic immigrant populations in my own immigration coverage, I’ve always used the word “Hispanic.”)

This did not seem to phase her.

Jesus is against Mexicans, who knew! [OC Weekly]

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  • GunToting[Redacted]

    Well, I don't like reading the word "Christian" on my porn-delivery system.

    • Chichikovovich

      Though it gets a pass if it crops up in Nailin' Palin I or II.

      For example:
      [But Glenn, you may be a great point guard, but I'm a good Christian woman./ Well pardon me while I whip this out…*]
      is acceptable.

      *Not, so far as I know, actual dialogue.

    • Omophagist

      Well if you don't like it, you can go mexican yourself, you dumb mothermexicaning, mexicanhole.

    • chicken_thief

      I'm with you, even if it is Christian Bale. Though Kirstin or Kristin are fine.

      • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

        Christiane?

    • Arken

      I don't know, some of those so-called Christian ladies are crazy in bed…

  • Barb

    This is even bigger than the time that she appeared on the news, describing what the tornado sounded like when it blew through the trailer park. She looked quite snazzy in her homemade fur coat.

    • ThundercatHo

      Roadkill couture?

    • Terry

      That was no coat…..

    • Callyson

      She described how a tornado blows?
      Penthouse Forum is on the phone and wants to speak to her as soon as possible.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    Fortunately for her, Taco Bell is not really Mexican food.

    • http://www.wonkette.com ManchuCandidate

      It's also not food.

      • jus_wonderin

        It could be a sawmill given that their beef tastes like sawdust.

        • Negropolis

          Funny you guys bring up Taco Bell, because remember when Alabama sued Taco Bell for claiming that it's beef was actual meat? lol Good times. They eventually settled, but I'll never forget it.

  • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

    The thrift shop lady has made a spictacle of herself.

  • http://thethingsrepublicanshate.com/ Chillwaver

    But isn't "Alabama" a word in the Messican dictionary?

    Btw, the “Ask a Mexican” column is hilarious.

    • http://www.vinoverve.com Maman

      Choctaw, but all those brown people look alike.

    • proudgrampa

      One of my favorite columns in SLUG (Salt Lake Users Guide).

      • http://thethingsrepublicanshate.com/ Chillwaver

        They allow this column in Gabacho Lake City???

    • SheriffRoscoe

      Christians are humorless.

      • OneDollarJuana

        And mean. So mean that I bet they're gonna get a big surprise when they see St. Peter locking the Pearly Gates as they arrive.

        • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

          Last I heard, Biely was preparing a, um, red-hot-carpet welcome for them someplace further down.

      • RavenRant

        She's "no true Christian."

    • James Michael Curley

      Will he tell me who took my Nikonos when I was in Cancun in 1967?

    • Bonzos_Bed_Time

      True story: Gustavo looks nothing like his picture for the column.
      He's also the managing editor of OC Weekly and has a pretty cool book coming out as well: Taco USA

      • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

        Thank you! He's a wicked funny guy!

        • Bonzos_Bed_Time

          …for a Mexican.

          • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

            Dood!

          • 102415

            Don't use that kind of language around here.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    I find the term "White Christian American," and any combination thereof, very offensive. Please stop using these words, Kirsten.

  • GuanoFaucet

    They should hire this lady for a new column, "Ask an Idiot Asshole."

    • freakishlywrong

      Or, "What would a hateful bigot do?"

    • Not_So_Much

      Nobody wants to ask an empty-headed person anything. But "Shout at a Hillbilly Cracker" might get some takers.

      • tessiee

        HEY MAW!!! GIT OFF THE DANG ROOF!!

        • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

          I don't know why, but this made me LOL.

  • MittsHairHelmet

    I can't tell if she is offended by the word "Mexican" or the existence of Mexicans.

    • SorosBot

      Both.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      All of th…

      fuck me.

      • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

        Yeah, I couldn't get it up to snark either.

    • proudgrampa

      It could only be the word. She wouldn't know a Mexican if he/she ran over her with a Chevy.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    To which she added, "Taco-bender, beaner, wetback, greaser—those are all fine."

    • prommie

      No no, this lady is obviously a member of Polite Society, I believe the preferred term is "landscaper."

    • mavenmaven

      I would boycott the paper if it mentioned Carlos Mencia.

      • Beowoof

        Well Carlos is a beaner but not a Mexican. I think that would almost make it worse for this woman.

    • GOPCrusher

      The phrase "chili-choking pepper bellies" still gets a laugh every time I watch Up In Smoke.

  • http://www.wonkette.com ManchuCandidate

    I'm intelligent (allegedly) and I don't believe in Alabama.

    • proudgrampa

      Yeah, Alabama's gotta be from some alternate universe…

  • Dok-cupy Everything

    I, for one, will not subscribe to any publication that uses disgusting words like "moist."

    • http://www.wonkette.com ManchuCandidate

      Joy Lass?

    • prommie

      I find "throbbing," "quivering," and "pulsating" to be extremely offensive.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      And when you combine it with "…and waiting," the outrage-meter pegs.

    • not that Dewey

      Dear Advertisers,

      I am disgusted with the way old people are depicted on television. We are not all vibrant, fun-loving sex maniacs. Many of us are bitter, resentful individuals who remember the good old days when entertainment was bland and inoffensive. The following is a list of words I never want to hear on television again. Number one: bra. Number two: horny. Number three: family jewels.

      Abe Simpson

  • skoalrebel

    Well, fuck yeah! [spit] How can we secure the border if we let Mexicans in? And isn't letting a paper print the word 'Mexican' just another way of letting Mexicans in?

    • Dok-cupy Everything

      It's one of them magnets, like Michele was talkin' about.

      • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

        Oh, yeah, Michele's Magnets. Silly me, I thought she was talking about her boobies.

    • Captain_Quark

      I see what you did there! You just let three more Mexicans in with that post.

      • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

        Say "Mexican" three times and Pancho Villa will appear and shoot you in the face!!

        • chicken_thief

          Dick Cheney has Messican relatives?!

          • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

            Can you imagine Cheney dressed as Pancho Villa, riding around raising an army to "liberate" Wyoming?

          • tessiee

            More like William Walker than Pancho Villa.

          • yrbmegr

            No, that's Mittens.

        • GOPCrusher

          Badgers? Badgers? We don't need no steekin badgers!

      • OneDollarJuana

        Obama has also let them in. In the form of Mexican truckers. With no brakes and less-than-minimum wages.

        • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

          I could have sworn that was G.W. Bush.

          • BarryOPotter

            It was.

          • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

            Thanks, Barry. We Oldz sometimes need our memories jogged.

        • GOPCrusher

          Welcome to Atzlan!

  • Allmighty_Manos

    "The lady said they would like to stop receiving our paper because they’re a Christian racist, KKK like organization" Cleared that up.

  • metamarcisf

    Please substitute "the help" for "mexican" in all future related Wonkette articles.

    • ThankYouJeebus

      Just don't eat the chocolate churros offered by 'the help' that you just fired.

      • Indiepalin

        You did what?!?!

  • GuanoFaucet

    Alabama: The land that the Flynn effect forgot.

    • http://writechic.wordpress.com/ writechic

      Hey! I'm right here (in Alabama), and I'm not a nut. I'm just surrounded by them. ;-) This is tame stuff from the online newspaper al.com:

      Good, Let's triple (deportations) here in Huntsville we have a lot of expired Visa holders we need to triple them in 2012 Alabama's new law will help ger rid of the welfare cockroaches.<em/>

      • Biel_ze_Bubba

        My Visa card expired a while ago. I'll have to remember not to carry it in Abalama.

  • SorosBot

    Well I'm offended by the name Madison. Fuckin' yuppies; don't you realize that the whole joke was that the mermaid gave herself a name that was very obviously stupid and not a real name by just reading off the street sign? Then you all have to go along and saddle your daughters with a stupid fake name that was meant to be stupid in the movie you took it from.

    • Chichikovovich

      Imagine what a contribution to racial harmony it would have been if the mermaid had only climbed out of the water at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

      • not that Dewey

        Or Avenue X

        • Fare la Volpe

          Or Boner St. in Licking, OH.

          • Chichikovovich

            You too.

          • SorosBot

            Or she could have gone to either Intercourse or Blue Ball, PA.

        • Chichikovovich

          Damn, you're good.

    • Ruhe

      Huh. I thought that name was so popular because of that one porn star. Who knew.

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

      Yeah, except now they're coming up with "creative variations" on a fake name: Maydysynne, Maddysun, and Biel_ze_bubba alone knows what else. Makayla, Makhenzi, and Madison: three of the most outrageous, egregious offenses against what passes for civilization in Amurrrkah.

      • NellCote71

        And then there is Addison. What next Radisson?

  • SexySmurf

    In her defense, “Ask a Mexican” is the journalistic equivalent of Montezuma's Revenge.

  • EatsBabyDingos

    New Mexico is changing its name to "Not Alabama."

    • Ramon X

      Not really new. Not really Mexico. Just sayin.

      • not that Dewey
        • Negropolis

          But only barely.

      • tessiee

        Madison Square Garden is neither square, nor a garden, nor on Madison Avenue.
        Discuss.

        • Biel_ze_Bubba

          It used to be all three.

    • yyyaz

      My daughter is a New Mexican anchor baby? Cool.

  • El Pinche

    Eh, white America has two more years tops before the Mescans take over. Catholic priests are coming for the white niños!

    • SorosBot

      Well better than what the Catholic priests have been doing for centuries, coming in the white niños.

      • El Pinche

        HA! This is needs a rimjob..er rimshot.

      • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

        You borrowed Biely's oilstone to sharpen your TONGUE today, Sorosbot! Well-done, my man, well-done!

  • V572-⁂½‡‡‡‡‡

    The Alabamaniacs almost certainly don't realize that Mr Arellano's hilarious column "¡Ask a Mexican!" (when properly punctuated) is a parody of American Hispanic stereotypes. His personal web site makes that quite clear.

    http://www.askamexican.net/

    "Loving the Reconquista since 1492."

  • MrFizzy

    Yet another explanation of how W got elected twice. Chicken-fried stupidity.

  • EatsBabyDingos

    Probably didn't like the new Chi Chi's dish, "Mierda y Pendejo con Queso." Because she hates cheese.

  • user-of-owls

    MEMO TO: Weld for Birmingham editorial staff
    SUBJECT: New style guidlelines

    Effectively immediately, staff is notified that the Weld will no longer be using the word, "Mexican" in our copy. Staff should instead substitute the phrase, "Seven Dollar Tomato."

    • MissusBarry

      Brilliant, Owls!

    • snackypants

      You win the comment board with this one!

  • user-of-owls

    The answer to your alt-text question?

    Peggy Noonan, of course.

    • V572-⁂½‡‡‡‡‡

      Ah, great days…

      • user-of-owls

        Once Were Blog Warriors.

    • Jerri

      Ahh, that never gets old. Thanks for posting.

  • Gunner Asch

    "phase"?…Arghhh.

    • notgross

      Thank you. I think I love you.

  • Pragmatist2

    I would like to see an "Ask an Alabaman" column but you'd need someone literate to write it. too bad.

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

      You forget our own lovely and talented FakaktaSouth.

    • DebC2

      And since when does this bitch actually READ? You'd think the stank of ignorance
      wafting about her head would offend her, too. Also.

  • http://gratuity.wordpress.com/ Gratuitous World

    Ask A Moist Mexican?

    alabama women hate those words.

  • BklynIlluminati

    Maybe she had a tamale flashback? The olds colon's are very sensitve….

  • http://gratuity.wordpress.com/ Gratuitous World

    Olé Tide!

    • Chichikovovich

      Damn Bama fans. Guerra águila!

      • BaldarTFlagass

        "What was behind the door? Was it the Tiger? Or the War Eagle?"

        I love this Saturday's matchup, Tigers vs. Tigers.

  • bureaucrap

    Wasn't there a movie called "Jesus vs. the Mexicans"?

    No, I'm sorry, it was called "Santa Claus vs. the Martians".

    Same thing, really.

    • emmelemm

      Mexicans aren't real either?

  • http://facethesuncastnoshadow.wordpress.com/ Mumbletypeg

    Did she sell all her television sets when they kept annoying her with images suggesting a Kenyan Usurper in office, too?

  • Dok-cupy Everything

    I believe that Sr. Arellano pretty much nailed it in his answer to this question:

    DEAR MEXICAN: What is it about the word "illegal" that Mexicans don't understand?

    DEAR GABACHO: Take your pick, D.G. Mexicans don't understand the word "illegal" because: (A) when paying their gardeners, nannies, busboys and factory workers in cash (and forgetting to withhold payroll taxes), U.S. employers don't seem to understand the word "illegal," so why should Mexicans?… (D) Whether they buy a fake passport or take a citizenship oath, Mexicans will never be more than wetbacks in the eyes of many Americans, so why bother applying for residency?

  • hagajim

    Should just be "Ask a Brown"

    • Guppy06

      I was leaning more towards "Ask a Wetback Spic Beaner," but yours would probably fit better.

  • Beetagger

    Grammar police here… it's "faze," not "phase." What are you, a Mexican?

    • Indiepalin

      Phasers on stun.

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

      Thank you. I'd given up on that one.

  • LesBontemps

    Jesus is against Mexicans, who knew!

    Alabama and Arizona, for starters.

    • notgross

      But Jesus is a Mexican….

  • JoshuaNorton

    she explained, she as a Christian was offended…

    When aren't those cornpone "Christians" offended? That would be a bigger story.

    • Fare la Volpe

      When everyone else is being offended.

      • DashboardBuddha

        Christians: "We're not happy until you're miserable".

    • Fare la Volpe

      When everyone else is being offended, natch.

    • http://Wonkette.com ProudLibunatic

      Sounds like one of those "Christian" salt vs. "Kosher" salt people.

      • proudgrampa

        I do all my cooking with Kosher salt. Just sayin'. Funny, I don't LOOK Jewish.

        • Fare la Volpe

          Watch your foreskin…

        • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

          Funny, you don't cook Jewish, either.

  • Lucidamente1

    Someone should tell this nice lady that if she finds Weld for Birmingham offensive, she should spend her time reading that nice Christian website wonkette.com, in particular the comments section and the posts by that nice young man Ken Layne.

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

      Sweet Jesus, that would kill that ancient hag in a New Yawk minute.

  • freakishlywrong

    Bigger quandry; what SHALL she boycott?

  • JoshuaNorton

    Ever notice how you can substitute the word "Christian" with the word "Bigot" in most right-wing screeds and not change the meaning of what they're saying.

  • http://www.wonkette.com/ slowhansolo

    Economic jealousy, in addition to good old fashioned racism. The Hispanic shops in the our little Pennsyltucky barrio are going gangbusters. Excellent taco shop on the square installs huge new facade, new kitchen, upscales seating area, etc., while the Xtian bookstore next door is open two days a week.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      Well, compared to a good enchilada, Bibles taste like shit.

    • Chichikovovich

      And oddly, if they were willing to stock Christian literature in Spanish, or Catholic literature at all, they would be making money hand over fist.

      • http://www.wonkette.com/ slowhansolo

        Principles must not be compromised?

  • baconzgood

    I find Alabama offensive. Can I stop hearing about them? PLLLLLLLEASE!

  • Fare la Volpe

    Ay chingada.

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

      They sure are a bunch of chingadas, aren't they? Putas.

  • fuflans

    hahahaha alabama. now you have no mexiicans, all your economy is thriftstore!

  • SayItWithWookies

    Shit, lady, I'm annoyed by all manner of things — applied ignorance, casual references to The LORD where they're completely unnecessary (i.e. anywhere but dirty jokes and history books), Sam from the Verizon commercials, TV shows about psychics solving crimes, improper use of the conditional tense, and people who don't know the damn difference between insects and arachnids. But at least it's people's fuckin' behavior that bothers me, not freakin' facts.

    • Ruhe

      But don't you understand that for some people the aura of associations they perceive around certain words is real!? It's called synesthesia and it's a gift from God.

  • http://wonkette.com/ Sharkey

    I can't figure out what the hell this has to do with anything. Thanks, Kirsten.

    • proudgrampa

      Now, now. It's just a slice of life…

  • Barrelhse

    Just take her out and shoot her.

  • El Pinche

    It's a shame . I see the word "Christian" and I think of Fred Phelps, the KKK, and a white Ronnie Van Zant looking Jesus almost immediately. In reality, Jesus was a sun shriveled brown Jew who'd probably be spit on by a morbidly obese diabetes-ridden teabagger who could use a miracle.

    • proudgrampa

      "I am the Prince of Peace."

      "Oh, Senor Peace. We cannot allow you in this country."

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

      Probly had a giant Jewfro, too. And those crazy black eyes.

      • El Pinche

        like a cross between Boehner and that kid from Victorious with the fucking puppet.

      • Negropolis

        And a unibrow.

        • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

          Sounds like half the Sabras I know.

  • Barb

    Gadhafi is DEAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • jus_wonderin

      No mo Moammar?

      • Barb

        Nope, he's dead. It's my fifth wedding anniversary and I didn't think this day could get any better until now.

        • jus_wonderin

          Happy Fifth!! Usually I am being told that as I leave the liquor store.

        • El Pinche

          here's to death! *clink*

    • LesBontemps

      Libyans is Messicans of the Maghreb.

    • RavenRant

      McCain, Leiberman, and Miss Lindsay will be so distraught at the loss of their good friend.

    • yrbmegr

      America's Thrift Store is offended by the word "Gadhafi". Sounds Mexican.

    • tessiee

      So, ix-nay on the Oammar-may?

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      Heh.

  • Jerri

    News flash, God-lady: if you're not offended by something at least once a day you're not really living in a free country.*

    Here's today's dose for good measure: you're a fucking pathetic rube with ham for brains.

    *Just go with it, okay?

    • LetUsBray

      They're proud of having ham for brains: It's not halal, dammit.

  • Ruhe

    This story demonstrates how Romney could ultimately win out over Perry by addressing the whole "is a Mormon a Christian" thing directly. Romney should come right out and say that Mormons are the real American Christians because they've been saved by American Jesus who reached out to us right on our home soil, the promised land and made us the new tribe. Mormon Jesus is a Jesus free of all that Hebrew weirdness and unmediated by any sort of eastern strangeness. It's like that Hobbit story where Gandalf comes back only here it's Jewish Jesus goes away and comes back all shiny white American Jesus. How can you be against that?

    • http://for-the-turnstiles.blogspot.com 4TheTurnstiles

      But I like little baby Jesus, like around Christmas time. Is that the Jew Jesus or the America Jesus?

      • Ruhe

        Well obviously the Christmastime Baby Jesus is latently America Jesus but becomes Jewish Jesus through having to live in that time. But when Christmastime Baby Jesus returns to the future from whence he came, the shining city on a hill, America, he becomes SuperAmerica Jesus.

      • tessiee

        Neither; he's the Christmas-specific little baby Jesus, sort of like the New Year's baby.

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

      Keep your Jewish hands off our Jesus!! It's like the Syrians, trying to claim Steve Jobs now that he's dead and his real Dad is blabbing to the media!!

  • SorosBot

    Since just the word "Mexican" offended her, I guess she didn't look at the back end of the paper; being an alt-weekly it must be full of prostitute ads.

    • DahBoner

      What's a "she mail"???

      • LesBontemps

        Feminist postal service?

  • Woodshedding

    Well she's RIGHT, you know!!! Can you name even one scripture where Our Lord used the term "Mexican?" I didn't think so.

    You people need to spend more time with your nose in a Bible and less time with it in the internet.

    • Ruhe

      I'm trying to break the habit of going to places on the internet where I feel compelled to stick my nose in. One day at a time.

  • Fawkdifiknow

    There's a job for this lady in the upcoming Romney/Brewer administration.

    • proudgrampa

      Teresa Brewer is running for Vice President? I loved the Hula Hoop Song! What? Oh. She's dead. Never mind.

      • LesBontemps

        Not necessarily a disqualifying characteristic. Corpse of Reagan/Inanimate Carbon Rod 2012!!!11!1!!

    • GOPCrusher

      Prince Fielder is running for V.P.? He's not 35.

      • Negropolis

        Forget his age, you see what the media did to Chris Christie?

  • SheriffRoscoe

    They should have offered to change the name of the column to something less offensive to Alabamans, like "Ask An Inbred Hick."

    • DahBoner

      More useful for Bammy, would be Ask A Meth Cook….

    • GOPCrusher

      Ask a toothless banjo player.

    • tessiee

      "Dear Cletus"

  • DaRooster

    She resides in Alabama… and is offended by "Mexicans"… you live in Alabama… hello!

    • DahBoner

      People in Alabama are born with a birth defect that looks like a banjo on their knee…

  • thefrontpage

    Today, we are all Mexican Muslims in Alabama!

    Praise Allahbama!

    Sweet Home Allahbama!

    Sweet Home Allahbama!

    Rosaries?! We dun' need no stinkin' rosaries!

    That should offend the winguts for a while.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    Oh Alabama
    Banjos playing
    through the broken glass
    Windows down in Alabama.
    See the old folks
    tied in white ropes
    Hear the banjo.
    Don't it take you down home?

    Alabama, you got
    the weight on your shoulders
    That's breaking your back.
    Your Cadillac
    has got a wheel in the ditch
    And a wheel on the track

    Oh Alabama.
    Can I see you
    and shake your hand.
    Make friends down in Alabama.
    I'm from a new land
    I come to you
    and see all this ruin
    What are you doing Alabama?
    You got the rest of the union
    to help you along
    What's going wrong?

    • DashboardBuddha

      Too bad for Neil that a southern man don't need him around anyhow.

  • BarackMyWorld

    That "Ask a Mexican" column is muy bueno.

    • DahBoner

      The Seattle Weekly, at one time, had something like, Ask A White Guy, but I can't find it.

      The one I remember was someone asked why white people in Seattle were so polite to bus drivers, by thanking them, as they exited the bus….

  • DahBoner

    " criminalizing even the air that circulates complacently through an illegal immigrant’s lungs"

    Sure. After all, who wants Second Hand Frijoles?

  • proudgrampa

    When I see shit like this, sometimes i wish I could just stop the planet and get off (or throw assholes like Alabama lady off!).

  • MissTaken

    I find the word "the" offensive. Please stop using it.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    This lady would not do well in San Antonio.

    • proudgrampa

      Fersure.

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

      Why? The gabachos outnumbered there?

  • MistaEko

    That, I think, was the first “fuck” in Weld.

    With that kind of a streak, I'd probably hate everything, too.

  • Nostrildamus

    The Bean-Eater that dare not speak its name.

  • Respitetini

    "Christian"

    They keep using this word. I don't think they know what it means…

  • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ donner_froh

    How strange. Every guy named Jesus I have ever known (well, both of them) was from Mexico.

    On a side note it is shows up a lot in Major League Baseball: Ivan de Jesus, Jesus Delgado, Jesus Colme, Jesus Alou.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      I wonder how Alabama lady feels about the word "Dominican."

  • gullywompr

    Niggerhead, however, is historically accurate, and an important part of southern heritage and culture.

    When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.

  • Ancient_Hacker

    That used to be "faze", not "phase", but with the general illiteracy level rising, it labels one as an elitist old coot to point that out.

  • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com Pristine_ODummy

    Jezus Christ. WTF. I … Ai yi yi.

    Damn, these are some pignorant-assed motherfuckers, ain't they?

  • rickmaci

    Why do I think she is probably OK with beaner, spic, wetback, greaser and dirtymesscan?

  • LiveToServeYa

    "Goodnight, Frau Mexican." *distant whinnying*

    • tessiee

      "Some… Ovaltine?"

  • owhatever

    It's a great day in Alabama! Run 'em all outta the state, sez us. And the poors, too. And all the blacks except those on the Alabama football team. They can't leave until after they win the national title.

  • Poindexter718

    In all seriousness–and perhaps in all naivete too–isn't it possible she thinks the term "Mexican" is derogatory and was actually trying to be PC/a real Christian (i.e. nice, doesn't cast the first stone etc.)???
    Cuz in Texas, the rednecks generically call all latinos "Mexicans" and the more temperate folks frown on it…

    • NellCote71

      No, they do not in Texas. They call them Meskins. Maybe the educated, both of them, say all the syllables but the not rest. And that is the polite term.

  • Beowoof

    Living in FEMA trailer with all that formaldehyde has damaged her brain. Poor thing.

    • tessiee

      Also, the whole "her parents are siblings" thingy…

  • yyyaz

    No wonder Jesus left Birmingham.

    • 102415

      Yes.

  • GeorgiaBurning

    People who believe in "intelligent design" already have a tough time explaining Alabama; this just makes it worse.

  • yrbmegr

    Who would Jesus hate?

  • OldRedneck

    It's really true — when people move from Mississippi to Alabama, it raises the average IQ in both states.

  • tessiee

    They should change the name of the column to, "Ask a Retard".

  • tessiee

    WTF??
    This dumb twat is all worked up over the very *word* "Mexican"?
    Shouldn't she be getting all worked up over the fact that it's only eleven days till Halloween?

  • richmx2

    Perhaps instead of "Mexican" the Weld can use "Jesús-people" and "Land of Jesús" for the country.

  • Swampgas_Man

    I've gotta couple words for 'em.

  • Callyson

    There's an old Russian saying for incidents such as this:
    "No words, only gestures."