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[Payton Hoegh toons regularly at Weekly Political dot com.]

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Instant Karma vs Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Pretty in Pink 2017 (toon)

by SERG HERNANDEZ August 3, 2017 Cartoons
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O noes! What shall we do with our Sheriff Joe fan art now? (toons)

by Cartoonistas August 1, 2017 Cartoons
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Joe Arpaio of Arizona’s Maricopa County — once known as America’s toughest sheriff — was convicted in Federal court Monday of criminal contempt for racial profiling Latinos. Now what are we going to do with all our Sheriff Joe Fan art!?

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Donald Trump, John Lewis and MLK Day (video, toon, photo)

by Especial Correspondents January 15, 2017 Cartoons
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In 1991, Public Enemy‘s epic By the Time I Get to Arizona spotlighted the Hate State of Arizona’s failure to implement the Martin Luther King Day national holiday. Contrast and compare with PEE-OTUS Donald Trump’s weekend Twitter attack on civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, draw the necessary conclusions, and prepare to take appropriate action:

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Arizona Ex-Governor Jan Brewja’s Pocho Ocho Mas Loco Predictions

by Especial Correspondents October 24, 2016 El Now
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Former Arizona Governor Jan Brewja is predicting Donald Trump will win in the Hate State elections because Latinos won’t vote. “Nah,” Brewer said in an interview with the Boston Globe. “They don’t get out and vote. They don’t vote.” What else does she foresee? Here are her Pocho Ocho Mas Loco Predictions: 8. Pigs will […]

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UNESCO-recognized Tucson promotes ’23 Miles of Mexican Food’ (video)

by Andalé Mono September 23, 2016 Cultura
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Tucson, Arizona, is so proud of its Mexican food it made a video to share the love.

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What’s that smell? Is somebody roasting Hatch Chiles? (video)

by Barney Asada August 15, 2016 Cultura
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It’s that time of the year — Hatch Chile Season.

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Welcome to 2040 and life on ‘The Other Side’ (video)

by Obeah Juan Xenobi August 2, 2016 Cultura
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Exterior, day: Destitute desert town in the year 2040. Audio: Spanish newsradio tells the story — unemployment is 86%, gangs are everywhere and food and water are getting scarce. There’s only one thing a father can do — smuggle his family across the border to the prosperous country on The Other Side.

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Your Moment of Zen: The Biosphere of the Sonoran Desert (video)

by Bronco del Camino February 24, 2016 Cultura
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Go to full screen and serious sound to experience the the stark natural beauty of the Gran Desierto de Altar in Sonora, Mexico, which has been designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Music: Sinfonía India by Mexican composer Carlos Chávez. [Video by PALAN7HIR.] UNESCO:

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Coloring book from El Rey Del Art: Frida bot, taco dreams, luchador

by Comic Saenz February 8, 2016 Cartoons
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The Big Fancy Coloring Book offers something special for odd grownups, peculiar kids, and lovers of absurd drawings of tacos, Frida Kahlo and/or Chiquita Banana and/or Carmen Miranda, luchadores and armadillos. It’s the latest creative product from our mysterious amigo, The Painter of Arizona Light, whose Internet spokespern is known as El Rey Del Art […]

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Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio: ‘I Have A Dream’ (toon)

by DAN MCCLINTOCK January 27, 2016 Cartoons
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[Dan McClintock is an artist, animator and illustrator.] PREVIOUSLY ON SHERIFF JOE:

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Pocho Ocho top reasons Sheriff Joe Arpaio is endorsing Donald Trump

by Especial Correspondents January 26, 2016 El Now
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Arizona’s notorious Sheriff Joe Arpaio — racist, birther, and pendejo — is set to endorse racist, birther, and pendejo Donald Trump in the Iowa GOP caucuses, according to The New York Times. Our Especial Correspondents have been on the phone with sources in Arizona, Iowa and New York probing the thinking behind this decision and […]

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#TBT 2005: Arizona Minuteman makes a shocking confession (audio)

by Comic Saenz August 20, 2015 Audio
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THROWBACK THURSDAY #TBT August 2005 (found on our answering machine): Aaron Judgement, a (former?) member of the Arizona border Minutemen anti-immigration vigilante group, makes a shocking confession:

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La Cucaracha: One less terrorist state? Nevermind (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 22, 2015 Cartoons
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Pocho Ocho top premiums for donors to $heriff Joe’s KickStarter

by Especial Correspondents May 27, 2015 El Now

Maricopa County Arizona $heriff Joe Arpaio is in big legal trouble and is asking supporters to help. Arpaio said he doesn’t have the money for attorneys, adding that he feels “targeted” by the immigration rights groups that have sued him to stop what they say are racist policies targeting Latinos, according to the Los Angeles […]

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White Mountain Apache getting more visits from ‘Big Hairy Man’ (video)

by ROD ESTERLING May 27, 2015 Cultura
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You call him Bigfoot. The Arizona White Mountain Apache Nation call him the Big Hairy Man. In this suspiciously-truncated and undated local video news report, eyewitnesses including law officers say the tall humanoid is venturing out of humanoid territory and into human territory lots more lately. The reports seem to date from 2009 with scant […]

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Racists 0, Raza 1 at ‘Support Sheriff Joe’ rally (NSFW video) *UPDATED

by Comic Saenz May 21, 2015 El Now
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We don’t know this man, but we’d like to shake his hand! A (Phoenix?) demonstrator with a Mexican flag totally punked the pro-Sheriff Joe crowd in this new camera phone vid uploaded Wednesday by anti-immigration protestor Tucson William. [NSFW audio — some F-bombs.]

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Diamondbacks’ Pocho Ocho top dessert concepts before the Churro Dog

by Especial Correspondents March 6, 2015 Cultura
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Yes, they actually went there. Look for a new dessert this season at Chase Field in Phoenix as the National League Arizona Diamondbacks present the “Churro Dog.” Thankfully, no dogs were harmed in the making of this gut-busting, grand-standing heart-stopping dessert. WTF is a Churro Dog, exactly? ESPN has the story: The Churro Dog is […]

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The sad true story behind ‘Spare Parts’ (videos, audio)

by Verdana Bold January 23, 2015 Audio
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In 2004, an Arizona high school team beat the odds by topping M.I.T in an underwater robotics competition. The undocumented team members’ stories inspired a book, a documentary, and now a feature film produced by and starring George Lopez. Spare Parts (trailer, above) is in theaters now. This interview with two original team members by […]

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