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bigbabosoFor those of you not familiar with the Spanish word “baboso,” it generally refers to someone that is irresponsible or not intelligent. And its close cousin “babosadas,” refers to when a person talks nonsense or rubbish. In the current political atmosphere, the words are apt. Indeed, the words go a long way to explain why the world seems to be upside down at the moment.

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peprallyWhen the kids at Eagle Pass Independent School District’s C.C. Winn High School — on the Mexico-US border west of San Antonio — planned a pep rally, they wanted it to reflect their heritage.

MySanAntonio reports:

Internet is loving Texas school’s pep rally that looked, sounded more like a quinceañera

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penndejomagazine(PNS reporting from PHILADELPHIA) Donald Trump, Wharton School Class of 1968, is the new cover boy of a University of Pennsylvania alumni magazine mailed today to Penn grads across the country. [Mas…]

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Maricopa County Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio told a Tea Party meeting Tuesday he is still investigating President Obama’s birth certificate, which he says is a forgery.

But that’s not all! These are Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Pocho Ocho Top Unsolved Mysteries:

8. Does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the bedpost overnight?

7. Fucking magnets, how do they work?

6. Who cut the cheese? [Mas…]

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Hugo Mena and his family make and sell piñatas in Mexico City, a family tradition for generations

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La Cucaracha: Here are my plans for a border wall (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 20, 2016 El Now
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DEPLORABLES! Gay Latino at a right wing press conference (video)

by Verdana Bold September 20, 2016 El Now
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Look! It’s crooked Hillary libtard propaganda from a sinner. Shameless! Or, as Media Matters, who made this video explains:

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Anup Bajracharya makes chicken tacos (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 20, 2016 El Now
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San Francisco’s Anup Bajracharya has his own Nepali take on homemade chicken tacos, and we like what we see — ginger, orange juice — except for the flour tortillas. of course. 😉 Nepali tacos on every corner!

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La Cucaracha: The day that Trump lost the election (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 19, 2016 Cartoons
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Neil Young vs the Dakota Access Pipeline: ‘Indian Givers’ (video,lyrics)

by Soy Capitan September 19, 2016 Cultura
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OG activist Neil Young stands up for the Standing Rock Sioux and against the Dakota Access Pipeline in this new song and video — Indian Givers. The lyrics include the story of Dale “Happy” American Horse Jr., a Native activist who was busted after chaining himself to a digger machine at the site. Mira los […]

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Pocho Ocho Top GOP Picks for Latinx Heritage Month 2017

by Especial Correspondents September 16, 2016 Cultura
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“Hispanic” Heritage Month, the officially-approved celebration of Latinx and their contributions to the United Estates of America, started Thursday. Donald Trump’s GOP has proposed their own list of praise-worthy Hispanix for next year’s fiesta — assuming Trump wins — and POCHO has gotten a sneak peek at their nominations. Peep this Mexclusive list of the […]

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Hey, Trump! Come down to my barrio and say that again

by Dr. Alvaro Huerta September 16, 2016 El Now
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On the first day of class, I always inform my university students that I hold two PhDs — one from a premier research institution, UC Berkeley, and the other from one of the toughest neighborhoods in the country, East Los Angeles’ Ramona Gardens housing project or Big Hazard projects (named after the notorious gang). While […]

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Donald Trump’s “Basket of Deplorables” looks like this (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 15, 2016 Cartoons

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Ex Mex President Fox eats truck tacos, beats Trump piñata (video)

by Verdana Bold September 15, 2016 El Now
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Mexican President Vicente Fox beat a Donald Trump piñata after eating at a taco truck last week in Los Angeles. “Tacos will make America great,” Fox said. Business Insider has the story: During an appearance on El Show de Piolín in Los Angeles, former Mexican President Vicente Fox found a new way to demonstrate his […]

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Surveillance Video: Mexican invaders jump border wall (GIF)

by Barney Asada September 15, 2016 Cultura
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Mexicans are invading America — crossing the border wall in their taco trucks. Recent surveillance video catches these ill eagles in action.

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Tamaleros on every corner are a good idea, too (videos)

by Comic Saenz September 15, 2016 Cultura
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See the guy with the tamales in the hot box on wheels? He’s well-known in San Pedro, home of the Port of Los Angeles, on the south side of the City of Angels. This vato — The Tamale Guy — even has his own reviews (good ones!) on Yelp: Legalizing street vendors like the Tamale […]

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Latinos for Trump, circa 1520 (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 14, 2016 Cartoons
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Taco trucks on every corner? America reacts (video)

by Barney Asada September 14, 2016 Cultura
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Americans are united in their reaction to the imminent threat of #tacotrucksoneverycorner if Hillary Clinton is elected. We saw it on the Internets, so it must be true!

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Google tests drone delivery of burritos at Virginia Tech (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 14, 2016 Cultura
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The future arrived in Blacksburg, Virginia, Monday as Google tested its small-package drone delivery system, lowering Chipotle Mexican Grill burritos in boxes to clipboard-carrying engineers on the Virginia Tech campus. The #GoogleDronesOnEveryCorner test flight program appeared successful, making ten uneventful drops. The Roanoke Times reports:

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Gigantic 30-ton meteorite unearthed in Argentina (video)

by ROD ESTERLING September 14, 2016 El Now
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It came from Outer Espace and landed in Gancedo, Argentina, 674 miles north of Buenos Aires, 4000 years ago. And now the 30-ton meteorite is seeing the light of day. The Daily Mail explains:

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This just in from Standing Rock, North Dakota (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA September 14, 2016 Cartoons
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