Mexico

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I'm going way down south; way down to Mexico way. Alright, I'm going way down south. Way down, where I can be free. ~ James Marshall Hendrix
Mexicans are proud of Mexico just because it is Mexico, regardless of crime, poverty, corruption, tyranny. ~ Kelley L. Ross
Mexicans, at the cry of war! Make ready the steel and the bridle! ~ Francisco González Bocanegra

Mexico (Spanish: México), also known as the United Mexican States (UMS; Castilian: Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is a country located on the continent of North America, to the south of the United States. It is the largest Castilian-speaking country in the world.

Quotes[edit]

1850s[edit]

1880s[edit]

1910s[edit]

1960s[edit]

  • I'm going way down south; way down to Mexico way. Alright, I'm going way down south. Way down, where I can be free.

1970s[edit]

  • The Mexicans are a different cup of tea. They have a heritage. At the present time they steal, they're dishonest, but they do have some concept of family life. They don't live like a bunch of dogs.
    • Richard Nixon, tapes from 1971, as presented in "All the Philosopher King's Men" by James Warren in Harper's Magazine (February 2000).

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

  • But why should Americans be anti-American? The problem is ideological. Mexicans are proud of Mexico just because it is Mexico, regardless of crime, poverty, corruption, tyranny, et cetera.
  • The difference between Mexico and the United States is that Mexican identity has a geographical, cultural, and historical foundation, while the United States was founded entirely on the basis of certain principles and ideals, with a history believed to embody those things. The principles and ideals were the accomplishment of the Enlightenment, which especially in political terms, as recognized and advocated by Voltaire to his French readers, went back to John Locke and the Glorious Revolution of 1688.

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