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skythelimitIn August of 1920, American women finally got the right to vote. Cartoonist Elmer Andrews “E.A.” Bushnell used the occasion to predict that a woman could/would/should become President of the United States. [Click on the image to enlarge.]

Here’s the Library of Congress listing for this image:

Title: [The sky is now her limit] / Bushnell 20.
Other Title: Enfranchisement now means the sky’s the limit, in woman’s sphere
Creator(s): Bushnell, Elmer Andrews, 1872-1939, artist
Date Created/Published: [1920 Aug.]
Medium: 1 photomechanical print : line photoengraving.
Summary: Cartoon shows a young woman carrying buckets on a yoke, looking up at ladder ascending up to the sky, bottom rungs labeled “Slavery,” “House Drudgery,” and “Shop Work.” Top rungs labeled “Equal Suffrage,” “Wage Equity,” and “Presidency.”

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newhampshiredonkeyhoteyDonald Trump’s and Bernie Sanders’ stunning victories Tuesday don’t make sense unless you know the hidden history of the state of New Hampshire.

That’s the reason we researched and compiled the Pocho Ocho Top Facts You Need to Know About New Hampshire:

8. New HAMpshire is known for its “HAM aroma” which inspired the hit song My Sharona

7. Coincidence or conspiracy? The ham-smelling state’s namesake [old] Hampshire, on England’s southern coast across the channel from France, smells like CHEESE

6. New Hampshire is very white. How white is it? New Hampshire is so white it makes the OSCARS look like a #BlackLivesMatter rally [Mas…]

Bernardo Sanchez, Bernie Sanders’ Mexican bro, y Larry David (videos)

by Andalé Mono February 8, 2016 El Now
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Un mensaje importante de Bernardo Sánchez, Bernie Sanders’ Mexican hermano. He’s Catholic. He’s Jewish. He’s a Cashjew. He’s NSFW. And what would Bernie TV be without Larry David’s SNL sketch Bern Your Enthusiasm:

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La Cucaracha: So Hillary is like my abuela? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 15, 2016 Cartoons
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Hillary: I’m like your abuela! Twitter: #NoMames #NotMyAbuela

by Verdana Bold December 23, 2015 El Now

Hillary Clinton’s campaign shared the “7 Ways Hillary Clinton Is Just Like Your Abuela” on her website Tuesday (photo), after daughter Chelsea announced that she was pregnant. “[Hillary] isn’t afraid to talk about the importance of el respeto,” the site proclaimed, and “she knows what’s best.” Also, we learned, “she reacts this way when people […]

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La Cucaracha: Bernie Sanders and Latino diversity (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 4, 2015 Cartoons
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Congressman Gutierrez: The Pope is the antidote to Trump (video)

by JORGE VAMOS September 11, 2015 El Now

Representative Luis V. Gutierrez (D-ILL), who fights for the American dream as a Member of Congress representing Chicago, thinks we’ve got A Pope, Francis, and an Anti-Pope, the Donald. He explained it all on the floor of the House of Representatives, using popular movie tropes and big photographs:

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Rep. Sanchez mocks American Indians in talk to Indian Americans

by KAY PENN DEJA May 19, 2015 El Now
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Democratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, from Orange County, put her foot in her mouth on Saturday, and she used her hand to do it. In a speech to Indian American Democrats, she whooped up an “American Indian war cry.” She was confused, she told a group of Indian American at a party convention in Anaheim, about […]

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The 2014 midterm election results in one infographic

by Lalo Alcaraz November 6, 2014 Cartoons
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Why Rep. Joe Garcia (D-Miami) picked his ear wax, ate it on TV (video)

by Especial Correspondents May 13, 2014 El Now

(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) A close look at a recent C-SPAN video reveals that Florida Democratic Congressman Joe Garcia, Jr. picked his ear wax and ate it on live TV, a Cuban folkloric ritual rarely seen outside Miami’s Cuban-American community. “La Ceremonia de la Cera del Oído can be traced to a curandero who lived […]

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The New Democrats: Now brought to you by Wall Street! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 23, 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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Birthers question Sen. Wendy Davis of Texas: ‘Is she really white?’

by MARIA PURISIMA AND ERESNERD October 18, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from AUSTIN) Local “birthers” have temporarily put aside their doubts about Pres. Barack Obama’s citizenship to a focus on a question closer to home: Is Texas State Senator Wendy Davis – a Democratic candidate for governor – a secret Latina? They assert that Davis is the Anglo version of Juana; that Davis was born into […]

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Toke the Vote urges big turnout for Tuesday Presidential election

by JUANTO COVA October 15, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from OAKLAND) “Are you planning on voting Tuesday, brah?” Dale Mendoza scrunched his eyes shut behind his dark sunglasses as he concentrated on his phone call with a potential voter in Arkansas. “This election is critical, OK, and we totally need your vote.” Mendoza (photo, left) was the team leader of two dozen […]

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Pocho Ocho reasons Latinos weren’t turned on by political conventions

by Elise Roedenbeck September 11, 2012 El Now
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The political conventions are finally over and the poll results are in: Latinos don’t really care. How can this be!? The Democrats saw the GOP’s Rubio and raised them two Castros! To help our political friends understand, here are the Pocho Ocho reasons Latino voters were not turned on by the conventions: 8. No piñatas […]

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Bill Clinton’s Pocho Ocho best lines in his speech to the DNC

by REINCE IPSA LOCO September 6, 2012 El Now
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Former President Bill Clinton’s speech Wednesday to the Democratic Convention was long (48 minutes), complex and filled with facts and arithmetic — maybe too long and filled, although girth is as important as length according to the email we get here. As a public service, therefore, and sanitized for your protection, we present the Pocho […]

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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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