Tag Archives: Mexico

Trump Surrogate Jeffrey Lord: Trump’s Trip To Mexico Is Like When Richard Nixon Went To China [VIDEO]

Because Mexico is a remote, mysterious country that’s been shrouded from western eyes during its decades of communist rule. Via Raw Story: CNN contributor Jeffrey Lord on Wednesday praised Donald Trump for going to Mexico, comparing it to President Nixon’s historic trip to China. Historians have said that Nixon’s 1972 trip to China is in the same league with the ...

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MEXICO: Former President Vicente Fox Denounces “False Prophet” Trump’s “Opportunistic” Visit [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on Wednesday morning said that the Mexican people do not want Donald Trump to visit the country, despite Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s invitation for the Republican nominee to attend a meeting. “We don’t like him. We don’t want him. We reject his message. I don’t understand why President Pena has ...

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Clinton Camp Slams Trump’s Visit To Mexico

Politico reports: Donald Trump’s meeting in Mexico with President Enrique Peña Nieto ahead of his immigration speech Wednesday night in Phoenix will not change anything about what he has previously said about the country or its people, a top aide for Hillary Clinton’s campaign said. “From the first days of his campaign, Donald Trump has painted Mexicans as ‘rapists’ and ...

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TODAY: Trump Meets With Mexican President

CNN reports: An expected meeting between Trump and Peña Nieto is extraordinary, given Trump’s continued pledges to build a wall on the border with Mexico and make Mexico pay for it. Trump has also stoked fierce criticism in Mexico and in the Hispanic community at large for his inflammatory rhetoric in discussing illegal immigration. At a Tuesday night rally, Trump ...

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Rick Perry: Trump’s Wall Will Be Digital, Not Physical

Via Politico: Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall along the expanse of the United States’ border with Mexico is not going to happen, as far as former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is concerned. At least not in the physical sense. “I’m for Donald Trump, and he says we’re going to build a wall, the Mexicans are gonna pay for ...

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MEXICO: 100,000 Celebrate Mexico City Pride [VIDEO]

From Reuters: On the streets of Mexico City, men and women celebrate Gay Pride. Amid the drag queens, and rainbow banners, there’s an undercurrent of anxiety. These festivities comes just two weeks after a gunman killed 49 people at gay nightclub in Orlando, three of them Mexican citizens. Said participant Alex, “Well we have already seen the recent events filled ...

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Mexico Sees First Gay TV Commercial [VIDEO]

Colgate has launched what is reportedly the the first gay-themed television commercial to air in Mexico. In the spot, an older man and his apparent grandson welcome a gay couple to their apartment building and help them move a sofa. The clip concludes with the couple happily collapsing onto the sofa and holding hands. On Facebook, Colgate has tagged the ...

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Dem US House Rep. Filemon Vela To Trump: You Can Take Your Racist Border Wall And Shove It Up Your Ass

The Hill reports: A Hispanic House Democrat who represents a Texas district bordering Mexico tore into Donald Trump’s attacks on a Mexican-American judge, calling them blatantly racist. Rep. Filemon Vela didn’t mince words in a lengthy open letter to the presumptive GOP presidential nominee on Monday. “Mr. Trump, you’re a racist and you can take your border wall and shove ...

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Mexico’s President: Why I Acted On Marriage Equality

Following a 2010 ruling by Mexico’s Supreme Court, same-sex marriage is recognized in all 31 Mexican states, but currently only nine states have enacted laws that allow gay couples to marry locally without going to court. Last month President Enrique Nieto proposed a constitutional change to force the remaining states to comply. Yesterday he authored a Huffington Post column explaining ...

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MEXICO: 65% Back Gay Marriage In New Poll

Via Rex Wockner: Sixty-five percent of Mexicans agree with “approving marriage of persons of the same sex at the national level,” a new BGC-Excélsior poll has found. Thirty-four percent disagree. Sixty-six percent agree or agree in part with changing the federal constitution to permit at the national level that persons of the same sex or different sex can establish a ...

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MEXICO: President Denounces Homophobia, Calls For Immediate Marriage Equality Nationwide

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today unleashed a flurry of tweets that recognize today’s International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia and call for immediate marriage equality nationwide. Same-sex marriage is recognized in all 31 Mexican states, but currently only eight states have enacted laws that allow gay couples to marry locally without going to court. From the Associated Press: Speaking ...

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MEXICO: Political Party Demands Respect From Donald Trump With Ad Calling Him A “Faggot” [VIDEO]

Andres Duque writes at Blabbeando: Earlier today a Mexican political party which bills itself as the 4th largest in the country launched a television spot demanding respect from U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump… by calling him a faggot. In the ad a member of the Nueva Alianza party expresses frustration at how Mexicans are currently being portrayed worldwide and takes ...

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Huckabee Cheers Trump’s Plan To Block Immigrants From Sending Money Home To Mexico [VIDEO]

Miranda Blue reports at Right Wing Watch: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who after dropping out of the GOP presidential race started shilling for his former rival Donald Trump, is praising Trump’s “shrewd plan” to make Mexico pay for a border wall by cutting off the money that immigrants send to their families. Huckabee told Newsmax’s Steve Malzberg yesterday that ...

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Donald Trump: I’ll Make Mexico Pay For The Wall By Blocking Money Sent Home By Poor Immigrants

Via the Washington Post: Donald Trump says he will force Mexico to pay for a border wall as president by threatening to cut off the flow of billions of dollars in payments that immigrants send home to the country, an idea that could decimate the Mexican economy and set up an unprecedented showdown between the United States and a key ...

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John Oliver Does The Math On Trump’s Wall [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast recaps: On Sunday’s edition of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver demolished Trump’s silly wall plan. “The border wall is one of the few policy proposals Trump has talked about in detail, so instead of mocking or dismissing it out of hand, tonight let’s take a serious proposal by a serious presidential candidate seriously,” announced Oliver. ...

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Mexican Government: We’re Not Paying For Any Wall

The Associated Press reports: The Mexican government has made his first direct response to Donald Trump’s pledge to build a wall along the two countries’ border — and make Mexico pay for it. Mexican Treasury Secretary Luis Videgaray says “emphatically and categorically” that his country isn’t going to foot the bill for the project proposed by the Republican presidential hopeful. ...

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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Tells Anderson Cooper: Donald Trump Reminds Me Of Hitler [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on Friday kept up his withering criticism of Donald Trump, saying the GOP front-runner reminds him of Adolf Hitler. “Today, he’s going to take that nation (U.S.) back to the old days of conflict, war and everything. I mean, he reminds me of Hitler. That’s the way he started speaking,” Fox told CNN’s ...

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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox: We’re Not Paying For Donald Trump’s Fucking Wall [VIDEO]

Real Clear Politics reports: In an interview Thursday with Jorge Ramos on Fusion, former Mexican president Vicente Fox responds to Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border. “I’m not going to pay for that fucking wall! He should pay for it. He’s got the money,” Fox said. “Are you afraid that he’s going to be the ...

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MEXICO: Same-Sex Marriage Legalized In Jalisco State After Unanimous Ruling By Supreme Court

In a unanimous 11-0 ruling, today the Mexican Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in the state of Jalisco, home to the popular gay resort Puerto Vallarta, and Guadalajara, the nation’s second largest city. Same-sex marriage is legal and recognized in all of Mexico’s 31 states, but Jalisco becomes only the sixth state to allow same-sex marriages without a complex legal ...

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Sean Penn: The Humiliated Mexican Government Wants To Get Me Killed By El Chapo’s Drug Cartel [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: “There is this myth about the visit that we made, my colleagues and I with El Chapo, that it was — as the Attorney General of Mexico is quoted — ‘essential’ to his capture,” Penn said. “We had met with him many weeks earlier…on October 2nd, in a place nowhere near where he was captured.” “So as ...

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