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bigtrumpbagtrumppooplogoPeople, let me tell you — and I’m being honest here — these dog poop bags are absolutely the best dog poop bags. We used to be number one in dog poop bags. But not anymore, folks.

There has been a terrible schlonging in the poop bag market. And you know Hillary’s not going to fix it. But I’m not afraid to tell it like it is. I’m very rich and I’m very attracted to my daughter. I mean, just look at those legs. [Mas…]

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borderpatrolcover“Heroic” Border Patrol Agents of Lore: Or “That’s Not the Migra I Know!” More Tales of Greedy “Mexicans,” “Savage” Native Americans, and “Heroic” Uber Gringos!

Pappy’s Golden Age of Comics Blog is at it again — posting delectable artifacts from American comic book history that are also revelatory chronicles unraveling the collusion of race, ethnicity, violence, and more in popular “entertainments.” [Mas…]

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Kevin Lee and buddy Joseph Hur take a taco truck tour of Austin (Capital Taco and Con Madre Kitchen) and now they’re all Taco Bout Tacos. [Video by Tiffany Shim.]

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A ruca Tejana named Lisa Alamia had jaw surgery and emerged from the operation with a British accent.

It’s a rare but documented medical condition called foreign accent syndrome that typically occurs after people emerge from comas and other brain trauma.

This pinche pocha claims that the only foreign country she’s ever been to is Mexico — and we don’t mean San Antonio. Lisa doesn’t even watch Downton Abbey, let alone eat fish and chips. [Mas…]

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In Dreaming in Tijuana deported mothers fight for immigration reform in the United States. The anguish of family separation has turned them into activists who promote the U.S. Latino vote from the Mexican side of the world’s “most transited” border. [Video via Univision.]

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La Cucaracha: That nasty, rude kid on the beach (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 27, 2016 Cartoons
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Los Lonely Boys: Yo Quiero Creedence ‘Born on the Bayou’ (video)

by Soy Capitan June 27, 2016 El Now
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Los Lonely Boys — three pochos from Texas — rock hard on this burning version of the Creedence Clearwater Revival classic Born on the Bayou and make it SPANGLISH at the end. Here’s the backstory via Rolling Stone:

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New bosses not the same as the old bosses in ‘Chicano Gothic’ (toon)

by HABLO PICASSO June 27, 2016 Cartoons
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You can thank San Diego-based artist Ricardo Islas for Chicano Gothic. A tip of MR. POCHO’s beisbol hat to Joanie619 on the Instagram for sharing Ricardo’s art.

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Study: Trump “deranges” bridge players’ “no trump” games – or not

by Especial Correspondents June 27, 2016 El Now
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In competitive bridge, where card players employ a “no trump” game, the real world “yes Trump” manifestation is causing players to become “subtly deranged,” researchers reported on Friday. Or maybe not. StatNews reports:

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Buy yourself a Congressgun AR-2016 – on sale now (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 24, 2016 Cartoons
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President Trump presents his new, yuuuge border wall (video)

by Bronco del Camino June 24, 2016 El Now
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“It’s the best wall ever,” says President Trump. “It’s amazing! No more mariachis interrupting your dinner!”

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Words of the prophet are written on the subway wall (videos)

by Lucida Grandé June 24, 2016 El Now
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The words of the prophet are written on the subway wall — in this case the Carroll Street F/G stop in Brooklyn.

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Philosophy for kids: English y Espanol in El Paso and Juarez (video)

by José Canusí June 24, 2016 Cultura
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Philosophy for Children in the Borderlands is an educational program in El Paso, TX and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, designed to lead children in philosophical discussions related to the ethics and philosophy of the borderlands region. The El Paso Herald Post has the story:

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La Cucaracha: A Day in the Life of the ‘Mexican Judge’ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 23, 2016 Cartoons
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Chicago to Mexico City: We stand with the teachers of Oaxaca (posters)

by Cartoonistas June 23, 2016 Cartoons

Chicago artist CHema Skandal! is standing with the teachers of Oaxaca and designed these posters in support. “OaxaCAN!” he notes. Multiforo Alicia — a DF cultural center — is printing and distributing them in Mexico City.

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Visit Mexico! It’s easy, inexpensive and pleasant! (#TBT 1930s toons)

by HABLO PICASSO June 23, 2016 Cartoons
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Crank up your art deco time machine and set it for the 1930s, because Mexican tourism officials want you to come on down! There are 3 three THREE Mexicos to visit, tu sabes: Indian Mexico Spanish Mexico and Modern Mexico!

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Olmeca to the kids: ‘Dump Trump and F* the Police’ (audio)

by Soy Capitan June 23, 2016 Audio
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“Dump Trump?” “F* the police”? Wassup with that? “I wrote this for the kids!,” hip hop artist and activist Olmeca says. He explains it this way::

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La Cucaracha: Can a girl grow up to be President of the USA? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 22, 2016 Cartoons
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De Alba Bakery makes tamales, donuts y rosca de reyes (videos)

by JEFE BOYARDEE June 22, 2016 Cultura
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How do the three Texas locations (McAllen, Mission, Pharr) of De Alba Bakery de La Familia make tamales, donuts and rosca de reyes? Glad you asked!  We’ve got (three) videos: Tamales (two kinds:)

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Costa Rican man miraculously cooks own dinner

by Pejibaye Staff June 22, 2016 El Now
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Suegra remains skeptical that he didn’t receive assistance (PNS reporting from LIBERIA, COSTA RICA) Local man Ramón Sosa Quesada stunned his friends and family Saturday when he single-handedly cooked his own dinner after finding himself home alone with no prepared meal. Sosa, whose wife goes to choir practice on Saturday evenings, said he felt completely […]

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La Cucaracha: R.I.P. Muhammad Ali – The Greatest (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 21, 2016 Cartoons
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