would we be speaking mexican now if not for the great leadership of T. Roosevelt?

Teddy Roosevelt defeated the evil empire of Nicuragua and some mexicans. he also killed a mexican with his bare hands. was he not a better president than Reagan? Reagan never killed a mexican with his bare hands. Reagan cheated When he tried to stop the awesome power of the Nicuraguan …

Why do Mexican Americans refer to Mexicans as "Spanish"? Has "Mexican" become a bad word?

Here in California I have noticed that most Mexican Americans refer to other Mexicans as "Spanish". Why? Just speaking Spanish doesn’t make one Spanish. Being from Spain makes one Spanish. I speak English, but I’m not from England so I’m not English. I almost get the feeling that Mexicans here …

Why does being bilingual mean "Spanish-speaking, we don't care if you can't even speak English very well"?

In some businesses I’ve been to in the United States that advertise themselves as having bilingual staff, I’ve noticed that most of the workers are Mexicans who yes, speak Spanish very well, but their English is horrible. I’m not trying to make fun of them for their English, but seriously, …

Spanish language/culture question: How do Mexicans refer to white people?

What are the different ways (in Spanish) that Mexicans refer to white people? I’m looking for derogatory terms, polite terms, "correct" terms, anything. More importantly, as a white female who speaks Spanish (rather, trying to become more fluent), how would I refer to myself? And as long as everyone’s stuck …