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It’s OK to say the M word: Mexican.

Recent coverage of a new exhibit at a Texas museum — with headlines like “The Texas Rangers Killed Hundreds of Hispanic Americans During the Mexican Revolution(screen capture above) and “Texas Finally Acknowledges Rangers Killed Hundreds of Latinos,” — is not only historically incorrect but a dangerous attempt to sanitize history.

Just say Mexican, like this Houston Chronicle headline: EXHIBIT TO SHED LIGHT ON MEXICAN-AMERICAN MURDERS. It’s easy. [Mas…]

Pocho Ocho worst Twitter #JeSuisCharlie hashtag fails

by Especial Correspondents January 15, 2015 Cultura

Some Twitter users are just unclear on the concept, especially when it comes to the appropriate use of the #JeSuisCharlie hashtag, the most popular ever (“heat map,” above). The viral slogan — coined after the massacre at Paris satire magazine Charlie Hebdo — affirms support of free expression. French-deficient? “Je suis Charlie” means “I am […]

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Me and the Mayans I channeled in 2012 were right (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 17, 2013 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Welcome back to school, kids! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 27, 2013 Cartoons
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Breaking: Crickett recalls kids’ rifles over safety concerns

by Lalo Alcaraz May 8, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from PENNSYLVANIA) Crickett Firearms has recalled My First Rifle over safety concerns about the toxic paint used to coat the firearms. “Our kids’ safety is utmost, so we are pulling some of our children’s weapons, especially the brightly-colored Hello Kitty model,” says Crickett spokesperson Wes Smithson. 

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Did chupacabras kill 42 sheep on Honduras congressman’s farm?

by ROD ESTERLING March 21, 2013 Doomsday Countdown
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Farmworkers showing up at Honduras Congressman Valentin Suárez’ farm near Comayagua last week “found dozens of dead sheep with injuries to their necks. Others had bled to death. Nearly 42 animals were lifeless and another 10 injured,” according to the Inexplicata blog, translating a report from Honduras’ La Prensa: The cost of each animal is […]

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Shootout at the Constitution Corral: 1st Amendment vs the 2nd (video)

by P. STOLERO March 15, 2013 Cartoons
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Let’s settle this gun violence thing once and for all. We need a Free Speech vs Right to Bear Arms shootout…at the United States Constitution Corral.

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When skeets are outlawed, only outlaws will have skeets (photo)

by Comic Saenz February 2, 2013 El Now
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WHITEHOUSE.GOV (No real name given) writes:

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First Native American gun victim pushes for gun control

by EresNerd January 29, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) It took a lot of burning sage, cedar, sweetgrass and tobacco, but Tymangoua, the first Native American murdered by a gun in what is now the United States, delivered a message from the spirit world to Washington: Getting shot and killed sucks! Indigenous Peoples Against Gun Violence (IPAG) introduced Tymangoua […]

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Happy New Year from Your National Rifle Association (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 28, 2012 Cartoons
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Newtown, Quentin Tarantino and the culture of death

by Santino J. Rivera December 19, 2012 Cultura
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Like many people, I’ve spent these past few days reflecting on what’s wrong. What the hell is going on? People are expressing so-called shock and awe at the recent violence in Connecticut but no one has any answers. Some would call it soul-searching, others grasping for straws. Others still are trying to squeeze as much […]

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Millions of guns – affordable health care = dangerous mixture (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA December 17, 2012 Cartoons
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Ñewsweek: Jenni Rivera RIP, Disneyland LOL, 12-14-12 :(

by Comic Saenz December 16, 2012 El Now
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The tragic death of Long Beach homegirl Jenni Rivera and the school massacre in Newtown, MA inspired two editorial cartoons from POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz this week. And then there was the guy who emailed some Photoshop experts asking for helping removing the Mexicans from his snapshot of Disneyland. These are the stories that broke […]

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