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13 Things that Piss off Your Latina Mom Every Single Time

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Latina moms can be all kinds of sweet and doting, but that certainly doesn’t mean they are pushovers. You better believe that if you cross them you, will face their wrath EVERY SINGLE TIME. So word of advice, don’t do any of the following things, like, EVER.

OMAIGA, did you just sound irritated?

You better watch your tone with your mother because even if you aren’t yelling, she can hear the grito under your breath.

Don’t you dare leave your dishes at the table.

Levanta tu plato meme

What? It’s not enough that the woman cooks for you, she’s gotta clean up after you too? Just sayin’!

No matter where you go and what the weather is, bring a damn sweater.

Sueter meme

If you leave the house without un suéter, then you deserve to pretty much catch every dang disease out there according to your mom.

Don’t get caught takin’ hoochie pics to post online.

This is a mandatory chanclazo offense. You should know better.

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When you try to leave the house lookin’ all cuachalote.

baggy pants meme

Saggy pants and mom don’t get along at all.

Novela time means your mouth might as well be wired shut.

Novela time

You better not make your mom get up off that sofa and make you be quiet!

Uttering the word “bored” is not allowed.

bored

If you’ve got time to be bored, you’ve got time to clean something.

Plastic bags are NOT to be thrown out.

plastic bag on head

Bolsas de plástico are not garbage to your mom, they are to be stored for a myriad of uses.

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When you cry before she gives you a reason to cry.

crying meme

Seriously, what were you thinking? Bite your tongue, don’t blink, do whatever it takes to keep those tears at bay.

Whatever you do, do not talk back!

Contestona

I hope you had a good life because it’s about to be over.

You really screwed up because you’re not on your time, you’re on her time and you better not forget it.

Cuando te portas mal en frente de otra gente.

when you misbehave in public

She’ll give you a pass in public ’cause she’s classy like that, but she’ll keep brewing the rage and unleash it when you’re in private.

When you suggest eating out.

hay frijoles para comer

All she hears is that you hate her food and you’re gonna be punished with a never ending bowl of frijoles.

What’s sure to piss your mami off? Let us know, and don’t forget to click the share button below!

Michelle Obama Said She Checks For Drugs, Guns And Brothers In Houses Before Letting Her Girls Do Sleepovers And Same

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Michelle Obama Said She Checks For Drugs, Guns And Brothers In Houses Before Letting Her Girls Do Sleepovers And Same

Many of us can relate to the experiences that come from having overprotective parents. There’s no such thing as privacy. Essentially: your business is their business. You better be ready to tell your papa where you’re going, your mama who with, at what time you’re doing what you’re doing and what for before you even think of making those plans. As tough as this parental interference seems, it’s nothing compared to what our former First Daughters had to go through while living in the White House.

In a recent interview, former First Lady Michelle Obama shared the intense security measures that had to be followed whenever daughters Sasha and Malia ventured outside their Washington DC home.

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Over the 4th of July weekend, Gayle King interviewed the former First Lady at this year’s Essence Festival in New Orleans where she talked about the ever-present security. With both of her daughters officially adults, Obama explained that she and her husband, Barack, are now empty-nesters but they still remember what life was like in the White House. She shared in the interview that the strict Secret Service details weren’t just an everyday occurrence in her girls’ lives. They were also more than a little intimidating for the parents of Sasha and Malia’s friends.

“Imagine having Malia and Sasha come to your house for a sleepover,” Obama said during the interview. “It’s like, ‘Hello. OK, we’re going to need your Social Security number, we’re going to need your date of birth. There are going to be men coming to sweep your house. If you have guns and drugs, just tell them yes because they are going to find them anyway. Don’t lie. They’re not going to take them, they just need to know where they are. And, uh, thank you for having Malia and Sasha over. Oh and by the way, there is going to be a man with a gun sitting outside all night. If you let him use the bathroom, that would be nice.’”

This little peek into their White House lives wasn’t the only topic of interest in her interview. Obama talked a bit about the current political climate as well.

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During the 2016 Presidential Election, Obama famously shared her philosophy of “going high” when your opponents go for low blows. Considering the atrocities that the current administration is responsible for, some question the validity of that philosophy now.

“I get asked: ‘In this climate, how do you find it in yourself to go high?'” Obama explained. “Going high is a long-term strategy. The truth is, going high is about trying to get to the real answer. Because a lot of the times the low answer is just our immediate instinct.”

Both Barack and Michelle have been careful about criticizing Donald Trump and his presidency. However, during this interview, she shared how she felt at the 2017 Inauguration when the Obamas turned the country over to the controversy-filled Trump administration.

“To sit at that inauguration and to look around at a crowd that was not reflective of the country, and I had to sit in that audience as one of the handfuls of people of color, all that I had to hold on to,” the former First Lady confessed. “It was a lot emotionally.”

Obama’s stunning new look was also the talk of the festival.

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The former First Lady appeared at the festival in a sparkling midnight blue jumpsuit by American designer Sergio Hudson. Hudson is a favorite designer of such celebrities as Cardi B, Rihanna, and Amal Clooney. Meredith Koop, Obama’s stylist, shared with Page Six Style that the 55-year-old “wanted something less formal but still with the disco edge of the [Hudson’s most recent] collection.” The result is a classy, fun ensemble that made Obama look every bit as dazzling as ever.

The look was finished with oversized Djula white gold and diamond hoops and a new curly hairstyle with blonde highlights. During her days in the White House, Obama’s personal style was harshly criticized and she was expected to keep a more conservative look. To see her now living her best life and embracing her natural hair texture is a thing of beauty.

Her look received rave reviews from Twitter as well.

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As this Twitter user reminds us, beauty is diverse. For Obama to proudly show the diversity of her hair is to tell girls and women with similar textures that their hair is also beautiful. This is an important reminder in an age when Black beauty is still often whitewashed.

This Twitter user was all of us when we saw that sparkly jumpsuit.

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Obama gave us some Disco Diva feels with this ensemble. We can only hope we look half as good in our 50’s as the former First Lady did at the Essence Festival. Post-White House living is definitely working for her.

Fox News Asks Why People Aren’t Proud To Be American Anymore And Latinos Gave The Best Responses

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Fox News Asks Why People Aren’t Proud To Be American Anymore And Latinos Gave The Best Responses

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As we enter the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the majority of Americans are not celebrating the way our president would hope. We aren’t jumping on the $2.5 million parade President Donald Trump is thrilled to be hosting in the nation’s capital. The country’s number one rated conservative news station asked that very question after a very troubling poll about who is proud to be American, which they found surprising, but we did not.

A poll shows that people in the U.S. are less proud to be American, and Fox & Friends could not understand why.

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The poll shows that “being American has been steadily weakening in recent years,” and the latest reading is the “lowest point to date.” The poll shows that the highest readings on the measure — 69 percent and 70 percent — were between 2002 and 2004, which was right after the Sept. 11 attacks.

So Latinos gave Fox & Friends a variety of reasons why they’re not extremely proud to be American these days. For starters, President Trump cozying up with dictators.

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President Trump has gone against the ideals of the U.S. since he became president. Not only is he actively trying to find ways to avoid following the constitution, he is praising the enemies of democracy as if they are somehow not attacking our way of life.

Just because our president has a mountain of allegations against him, doesn’t make us any less patriotic.

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People are really upset with the man in the White House because of his questionable leadership and willingness to go against most, if not all, American ideals. Namely, his willingness to lie to the American people to stir up anger to keep himself in power.

The issues in our country go beyond immigration.

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There are a lot of people suffering right now and it has nothing to do with the issue at the border. We have so many issues facing our nation and the president is turning a blind eye to them. Gun violence is something he has not acknowledged and he has made it easier to access guns in the U.S.

Russia should be celebrating the 4th of July now.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has become one of Trump’s closest friends. Trump has even pushed back against intelligence agencies in the U.S. and sided with Putin on the issue of Russia helping Trump win the presidency.

Hate to break this to you, Fox & Friends it’s you, it’s always been you.

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The country’s most popular conservative station is one of the reasons why people aren’t into feeling American these days. There are too many examples to get into on this one but let’s just say the “Fox & Friends” celebrates the most unAmerican “victories” to the detriment of the American people.

Why don’t we just list the reasons why?

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It might be shorter for some people to list all the reasons why they would be proud to be American. Apparently, the people in charge of immigration don’t even want the diversity in the U.S. to continue given them wanting to remove “nation of immigrants” from their mission statement.

A lot of people did agree that Trump is the biggest reason why people are not proud.

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Fox & Friends asked and people wanted to answer. The American people could not be clearer with what they are feeling. Trump is hurting the standing of the U.S. in the world.

It really does seem to be a trend here.

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Like, the American people are overwhelmingly in favor of policies and talking points from the Democratic Party on terms of abortion, immigration, gun reform, etc.

This unAmerican feeling has been inside people for a while now.

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It certainly did not begin with Trump, but he did make it worse. The crisis at the border has galvanized people. The moment people started to learn that babies and children were being subject to cruel, torturous, and inhumane conditions, heart broke and reform was demanded.

One person just went for it and started naming names of those who make people feel less and less proud to be an American.

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We’re pretty sure all of those people will be celebrating with Trump on the 4th of July.

Some folks are just unhappy with being lied to consistently.

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There are few things the president has followed through with and those promises kept have been hurtful to several communities.

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