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La Cucaracha: Coming to a corner near you–Trump’s budget (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 20, 2017 Cartoons
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House Speaker Paul Ryan reveals GOP’s health care plan (photo)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 8, 2017 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, DC) Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., revealed the GOP’s proposed Obamacare replacement Tuesday. POCHO ÑEWS SERVICE PNS IS A WHOLLY-FICTITIOUS SUBSIDIARY OF POCHISMO, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, WHO IS A PERSON ACCORDING TO THE SUPREME COURT. DON’T ASK US, WE JUST WORK HERE.

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U.S. sends kids to war, then ignores them when they return (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA June 26, 2014 Cartoons
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One Canadian’s Opinion: Sen. Ted Cruz for President (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés March 14, 2014 El Now
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Cuban-Canadian-American Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is the best man for the next President of the United States, you Yankee hosers. With Sarah Palin as VP. PREVIOUSLY ON TED CRUZ:

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Breaking: Hundreds expected Friday at Mexico’s Xochitl Games

by Especial Correspondents February 6, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Hundreds of competitors and an equal number of spectators are expected for the opening of the first Xochitl Games here tomorrow. The so-called “Indigenous Olympics,” organized by the Nahuatl Athletic Council Organization (NACO), hopes to share some of the buzz from the regular Winter Olympics, in Sochi. NACO is especially […]

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The U.S. is drowning in debt — what to do? (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA October 23, 2013 Cartoons
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Pocho Ocho lesser-known effects of the Federal budget ‘sequester’

by ERMA GERD March 13, 2013 El Now
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The “sequester” has already forced the release from detention of some accused undocumented immigrants. Now the budget cutbacks have started affecting  other aspects of American government. Here are eight addtional changes you can expect: 8. The CIA will only poison leftist leaders with cancer on alternate Wednesdays 7. Government procurement contracts now cap toilet seats prices […]

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PNS*Hot*Flash: Sequestration Proclamation frees the ‘Pedroes’

by Malcolm Mex March 2, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, DC) President Barack Obama today issued a “Sequestration Proclamation,” which authorizes the freeing of an additional 300 undocumented immigrants from detention centers around the country in advance of looming budget cuts. While Republicans claimed the freeing of these so-called “Pedroes” would lead to the total collapse of the U.S. economy, the only […]

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Sequester-released immigrants head to D.C. to fix the budget

by María Purísima March 1, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) Scores of immigrants released due to sequester-forced budget cuts are headed to the nation’s capital to fill gaps in the labor pool, PNS has learned. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began releasing low priority immigrants from detention centers in New Jersey, Louisiana, California, Texas and Florida earlier this week. After the immigrants were […]

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Pocho Ocho worst ways to get your finances back on track

by JUNIOR WENCES, PhD August 23, 2012 Pocho Ocho
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8. Hydrox: Same as Oreos. 7. It makes good financial sense to invest in a rePL1<@ R0l3x if you think impressing people who are impressed by jewelry is a good idea especially if those people can’t tell the difference between fakes and the Real McCoy. 6. Wireless Internet? Wonderful. Neighbor’s WiFi? Priceless!

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Breaking Ñews: GOP VP pick Paul Ryan reveals his new budget plan

by Lalo Alcaraz August 15, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from KANSAS CITY) GOP Vice Presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is introducing his budget plan to voters today and POCHO is on the scene as he begins his press conference (photo, above.) Check back with POCHO for updates — we break the ñews 24/7. POCHO ÑEWS SERVICE PNS IS A WHOLLY-FICTITIOUS SUBSIDIARY […]

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California Dreaming: Let’s merge prisons and schools to save money

by El Chapiruano August 7, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SACRAMENTO) The latest attempt to alleviate the Golden State’s fiscal problems comes from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), which proposed the idea of merging with the California Department of Education (CDOE). “After comparing the type of education that a student receives in the public school system with that offered […]

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