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Blacks, Latinos slam Beerchata’s new ‘I Have A Drink’ ad campaign

by Victor Payan January 19, 2015 Cultura

(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) Latino and African-American activists hate Beerchata’s new TV ad campaign. The first scheduled commercial, which airs today, repurposes old video of the late Ricky Martin Luther King to sell the new alcoholic concoction. The ad shows King, digitally inserted into classic footage of a 1963 civil rights rally at the […]

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RealLifeStarter: Raise money to help your ‘kids’ get real (video)

by Verdana Bold February 14, 2014 Cultura
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Check out RealLifeStarter, a new crowdfunding web site that allows you to bribe adult children into finally giving up their unrealistic, “creative” dreams. PEOPLE WHO LIKE KICKSTARTER PARODIES ALSO LIKE THESE VIDEOS:

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La Cucaracha: New FRAID spray for racist campaigns (1994 toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 7, 2014 Cartoons
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Breaking: Hillary Clinton taps Julián Castro for VP spot

by María Purísima November 11, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) Hillary Clinton formally announced her candidacy for President Sunday night, and PNS has learned San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro will be her running mate. “Latinos are the ‘in’ thing — and Hillary knows that — she’s never been one to ignore what’s in vogue,” a source close to the campaign […]

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Help the homeless with this new ThingStarter campaign (video)

by EARVIN LEGEND August 14, 2013 Cultura
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 Homelessness is hard, especially if you have to solicit money on the street with a crudely-scrawled sign. But there is a way YOU can help. Please take two minutes to watch this video for a new ThingStarter campaign. You’ll be glad you did. ALSO ON THINGSTARTER: iNotRacist: Social media app keeps track of your […]

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Do not pass Go, do not collect $200 (toon)

by JOSH BERGER October 22, 2012 Cartoons
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Toon courtesy Josh Berger/Plazm

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Pregunta: Why is Romneycare like a unicorn? (toon)

by Sariel Lehyani October 12, 2012 Cartoons
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Thanks to Sariel for the toon(s)! You too can submit artwork, cartoons, photos, videos, stories, whatever using POCHO’s handy SUBMIT form. Do it!

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Obama speaks Spanish in new TV ad: We’ve got English captions (video)

by HOODIE ALLEN October 11, 2012 El Now
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Pres. Barack Obama’s reelection campaign continues to reach out to Latino voters with commercials en Espanol and he actually speaks Spanish himself in this new spot. We’ve got English captions/subtitles for people who don’t. RELATED: Craig Romney speaks up for dad Mitt Romney in Spanish-language ad with English captions/subtitles.

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Esteban Colberto explains Romney’s Latino outreach effort (video)

by Comic Saenz September 21, 2012 El Now
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The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive It’s not going to be easy for Gov. Mitt Romney to win Latino votes, but Esteban Colberto lays out the possible approaches

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New ad: Astronaut José ‘@Astro_Jose’ Hernández for Congress (video)

by OBI JUAN XENOBI September 13, 2012 El Now
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POCHO has been following the campaign of Astronaut José Hernández (@Astro_Jose on Twitter) ever since GOP tools tried to block him from using the title “astronaut” in his quest to represent Northern California in Congress.

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Farmworker releases tax returns and asks ‘Where are Romney’s?’

by EresNerd August 16, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from EL PASO) Early this morning, area farmworker Celestino Sepúlveda made five years of his tax returns public. Holding faded copies of his 1040EZ from tax years 2007 to 2011, Sepúlveda told reporters, “Quiero ser un ejemplo para Romney” (I want to be an example for Romney) by publicly revealing his Federal returns. At […]

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Craig Romney’s Spanish ad for dad now with English subtitles (video)

by ROSETTA ESTONE July 13, 2012 El Now
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Craig Romney narrated a new Spanish-language advertisement for his dad, GOP nominee wannabe Mitt Romney. Here’s a version with English subtitles/captions for folks who don’t espeak Spanish. Here’s our translation of an Spanish-language Craig Romney commercial from earlier this year:

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Obama, Romney kiss brown butt in exciting panderama! (video)

by Comic Saenz June 26, 2012 El Now
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Who can kiss mas butt? President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney both spoke to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials last week in La Florida. So who won the contest of Los Panderos? The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart reports.

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How Obama’s DREAM Act end run is ruining our democracy (video)

by Lucida Grandé June 21, 2012 El Now
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The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart goes to the tape to expose the shocking Obama plan to stop the deportation of innocent DREAMERs. It’s an Affront to Democracy, the Action of a Dictator and a Threat to Our American Way of Life.

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Romney’s new Spanish TV ad now available with English subtitles

by Pocho Ñews Service May 21, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from GUACHINGON) As the Mitt Romney works to grow support before the GOP convention, his campaign has reached out to Spanish-espeaking voters with a new ad, Dia Uno. POCHO translated the commercial for voters who don’t habla Español. Pocho Ñews Service PNS is a wholly-fictitious subsidiary of Pochismo Inc., a California corporation, who […]

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Mitt Romney: I’m proud to announce my new bank, JP Mormon

by GOV. WILLARD MITT ROMNEY May 16, 2012 El Now
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Barack Hussein Obama’s biggest donors and best crony capitalist friends at JP Morgan Chase recently lost over two billion dollars in risky trades. Instead of wailing about this so-called “Wall Street reform” nonsense, I have decided to open my own bank and mega Wall Street trading firm: JP Mormon. At JP Mormon, we promise to […]

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Where is the youth enthusiasm for Obama 2012? (Daily Show video)

by Andalé Mono May 8, 2012 El Now
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These darn kids today with their hoodies and Google Goggles and personal jetpacks — are they as excited about this year’s presidential election as they were in 2008? The Daily Show’s Senior Latino Correspondent Al Madrigal went to Virginia Commonwealth University to investigate.

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Pocho Ocho reasons Romney won’t choose Marco Rubio for VP

by Santino J. Rivera May 2, 2012 El Now
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As reported by the Miami Herald, there are about 8,000 reasons why Mitt Romney might not pick Florida’s Teabbagged Sen. Marco Rubio for as his running mate. Here are the top eight: 8. Sin Papeles. He’s illegal! It’s debatable who has the wetter back since Romney is from Mexico but Rubio is just as undocumented […]

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Adios, Gordo Gingrich! You’ll never get your sangwich :(

by MOL DEF May 2, 2012 El Now
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Former Freaker of the House Newt Gingrich’s campaign for the Republican presidential nomination is over. POCHO laments the loss of this serial adulterer and nominee wannabe, as his ignorant, racist douchebaggery provided us with lots of ñews, including this Spanish-language campaign commercial with realistic English subtitles. And there’s more below:

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Romney courts ‘Hispanic vote’ with cartoon parrot sidekick (video)

by Comic Saenz May 1, 2012 El Now
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GOP presidential wannabee Mitt Romney knows he needs help with the “Hispanic vote” so he hired a Spanish-speaking, taco-loving parrot named Paco to help him out on the campaign trail. This is their first joint video. Contrast and compare with Romney’s earlier Nosotros ad, presented here with English subtitles.

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Mitt Romney: Holographic Tupac is your best choice for VP!

by Lalo Alcaraz April 19, 2012 El Now
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Back from the dead and “live” on stage, Holographic Tupac Shakur was a big sensation at Coachella. Never really alive, and dead on stage, Mitt Romney is a mediocre “meh” across America. That’s why GOP political insiders are urging the superwealthy robotic candidate to pick Holographic Tupac as his vice presidential running mate. Holographic Tupac, […]

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Video: The ‘Sheriff Babeu for @MexicanMitt’ TV spot

by Moss Kratloff February 20, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from ARIZONA) It’s the commercial the Mexican Mitt Romney campaign didn’t want you to see — an explosive TV endorsement by anti-immigrant Sheriff Paul Babeu calling for the erection of a GAYDAR border fence. The six-figure TV buy on local stations was cancelled over the weekend after Babeu faced hard questions about how […]

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