Thursday, June 02, 2011

Interest in Mex-Ams

Some readers, I'm sure, think I have some odd interest in Mexican Americans. Well, it's not odd--it's simple math. New from Pew:

31.8 million people is roughly TEN million more people than all Americans who say they are of English ancestry. TEN million more!! (2006-2008 American Community Sample)

Peruvians are fascinating people, but who cares?


Sgt. Joe Friday said...

So our population of Mexicans is now 1/3 Mexico's population of Mexicans. And growing fast.

What will happen when our population of Mexicans is bigger than theirs? Which country will be the real Mexico?

I think this could become really confusing. Maybe we'd better bring in a bunch of Muslims and Haitians to make sure the Mexicans don't take over.

Anonymous said...

China has more Mongolians than Mongolia, and there aren't any problems.

Anonymous said...
BEIJING — China on Wednesday renewed its pledge to speed development in restive Inner Mongolia, following protests in the northern region last month by ethnic Mongols fuelled by resentment over Beijing's rule.
The State Council, China's cabinet, discussed plans to address environmental and farming concerns in the region, where the death of a herder in May laid bare simmering discontent among ethnic Mongols and sparked the wave of unrest.