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Democrat Hillary Clinton is already making history. And come November, she could achieve another milestone: Becoming America’s first Madam President. Yet behind the groundbreaking nature of her candidacy lies an absence of women in elected office. The U.S. lags behind the rest of the world in female representation at the national level,

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skythelimitIn August of 1920, American women finally got the right to vote. Cartoonist Elmer Andrews “E.A.” Bushnell used the occasion to predict that a woman could/would/should become President of the United States. [Click on the image to enlarge.]

Here’s the Library of Congress listing for this image:

Title: [The sky is now her limit] / Bushnell 20.
Other Title: Enfranchisement now means the sky’s the limit, in woman’s sphere
Creator(s): Bushnell, Elmer Andrews, 1872-1939, artist
Date Created/Published: [1920 Aug.]
Medium: 1 photomechanical print : line photoengraving.
Summary: Cartoon shows a young woman carrying buckets on a yoke, looking up at ladder ascending up to the sky, bottom rungs labeled “Slavery,” “House Drudgery,” and “Shop Work.” Top rungs labeled “Equal Suffrage,” “Wage Equity,” and “Presidency.”

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clanpochoHerr Trump can’t deport me! I’m of Scotch-Irish descent, just like President Obama. Here is my official CLAN POCHO tartan if you don’t believe me.

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Made of pen and ink, she can win you with a wink. Ain’t she cute? Boop-Boop-a-Doop. Sweet Betty!

Betty Boop for President is a musical Fleischer Studios cartoon from 1932. Betty’s campaign promises a better, caring tomorrow, while her evil opponent Mr. Nobody blatantly offers a mess of malarkey to potential voters. Make sure to listen for FDR’s famous 1932 campaign song and don’t miss the miracle of the convict in the electric chair. Betty Boop for President! Also, beer.

Wikipedia sums up the plot: [Mas…]

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[You can see lots more from JAKE PRENDEZ — and buy prints — at his website.]

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[Dan McClintock is an artist, animator and illustrator.]

Thank you, eHeritage! Now I can trace my bloodline way back! (video)

by CARLOS DARJUIN July 27, 2016 Cultura
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A DNA blood test from eHeritage.com can help you unlock your past and trace your roots. Native American blood? Related to European royalty? Puro Caucasian like from the Caucusus region? You’ll never know what you’ll find until you try!

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SPONSORED: Shamed By You English? You Can Speak Soon!

by IMAGE COMICS 1963 July 27, 2016 Cartoons
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Two minutes with the mariachis in Boyle Heights, East Los (video)

by EMO MONTAGE July 27, 2016 Cultura
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In this moody, black and white 2 minute study : Mariachi, video creator Kimo Easterwood hangs out at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights, on Los Angeles’ Eastside.

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La Cucaracha: Fresh! Organic! 30 SPF! Tacolanda Suntan Oil! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 26, 2016 Cartoons
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Chris Garcia: Growing Up Cuban Life Hacks #1 (video)

by Comic Saenz July 26, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Chris Garcia — a Cuban-American — is going public with the Cuban Life Hacks that turned his family’s hard life in a Commie dictatorship into Heaven on Earth, with arroz con pollo. PREVIOUSLY ON CHRIS GARCIA:

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WANTED FOR MURDER! The notorious Pancho Villa (1950 comic book)

by Cartoonistas July 26, 2016 Corporate
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“Western” adventure comics, true crime comics, and gringo-written history all came together when publisher Avon gave birth to a Pancho Villa issue as part of their notorious outlaws series: Steve Lopez explains:

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The Krayolas election-inspired ranchera: Piñata Trump (video)

by Soy Capitan July 26, 2016 Cultura
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San Antonio’s The Krayolas — known to their screaming fans as THE TEX-MEX BEATLES — crank up the accordion, tuba, and more cowbell for the ranchera-style Piñata Trump. Santiago Jimenez Jr. (Flaco Jimenez’s younger brother) guest stars on button accordion.

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La Cucaracha: I found Dory! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 25, 2016 Cartoons
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Watch: Secrets of the Mexican torta de milanesa (aka Cubana)

by Barney Asada July 25, 2016 Cultura
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The secretive Mexican torta dealer (tortatraficante) and taco connoisseur Milanexa shares the recipe for his world-famous Cuban Torta.

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I Skyped to Peru to discuss racism with high school students

by ELISE VALDERRAMA July 25, 2016 Cultura
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A few weeks ago, my aunt asked me to do a Skype Q&A with her high school students in Peru. She teaches a course on race and racial profiling and she thought it would be interesting to show her class my stand-up comedy dealing with racism then discuss the differences between American and South American […]

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La Cucaracha @ #SDCC: The droids you’re looking for (toons, photos)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 22, 2016 Cartoons
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Watch: We found the perfect phone for filming police brutality

by Moctezuma Cortés July 22, 2016 Cultura
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Planning to video some police brutality? Do you need extra battery life because the popo are out of control? Police badge number recognition? Instant posting to Facebook? Jerrod Carmichael has the perfect phone for you!

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