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La Cucaracha: Washington is back to the same old thing (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 1, 2014 Cartoons
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‘Equal pay’ battle that Batgirl began is a battle that’s still raging

by Comic Saenz April 10, 2014 Cultura
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In 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act which prohibits gender discrimination in wages. Back then, women made 59 cents on average for every dollar earned by men. Fifty years later, women earn only 77 cents for every buck a guy gets, so the battle that Batgirl began is not over.

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My proposed redesign for the Washington Redskins mascot (toon)

by JIMWICH October 17, 2013 Cartoons
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Here are the existing logo and my redesigned version full size:

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Breaking: GOP blames unidentified suspect for shutdown

by Lalo Alcaraz October 1, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, DC) The GOP knows who to blame for today’s partial Federal government shutdown. “An unidentified black man came along out of nowhere, drew a gun and demanded that Republicans shut down the government,” according to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH).

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Texas Senate to ban ‘non-traditional’ colored sneakers on floor

by EresNerd July 3, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from AUSTIN) The Texas Senate is set to pass legislation to ban “non-traditional” colored sneakers on the chamber floor. Sen. Dan Ireland (R-Dallas) introduced Senate Bill 5 to “raise sartorialism of the chamber by mandating the use of traditional colors of sneakers.” The Texas legislature has begun its second special session to push […]

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Texas legislators want to outlaw ‘looking too Mexican in public’

by María Purísima June 25, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from AUSTIN) The Texas Senate is currently considering a bill that would outlaw “looking too Mexican in public.” Senate Bill 32 was introduced by senators from East and North Texas who say the law will celebrate American and Texas culture. “Texas has a proud and long history of being American, or Texan, and […]

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Obama says ‘F★ck it’ in tricky bid for GOP immigration reform votes

by María Purísima May 16, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) President Barack Obama gave up his efforts to pass comprehensive immigration reform this week, informing Republican leaders that he didn’t care about reform anymore. “Fuck it!” Obama reportedly told Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in a conference call Tuesday. “I don’t care about reform anymore, are you happy? Don’t […]

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From the ‘new’ GOP: Pocho Ocho things we shouldn’t say to Latinos

by JUAN HANNITY January 31, 2013 El Now
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GOP leaders are undergoing sensitivity training as they re-evaluate immigration reform. Too often, insiders say, Republicans’ choice of words has hidden their true love for Latinos. “Tone and rhetoric will be key,” is the message from Jennifer Korn, executive director of the Hispanic Leadership Network.  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FLA), who chairs the GOP’s Vendido Caucus, champions “a […]

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On House floor, Rep. Luis Gutierrez schools GOP on Latinos (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO November 15, 2012 El Now
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Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) continues his education efforts on the House floor, introducing the Republican Party to Latinos. RELATED: Luis Gutierrez explains to Congress how to racially profile Latinos (video)

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Ñewsweek: Japanese cholas, @MexicanMitt sings, DNC delirium

by Comic Saenz September 9, 2012 El Now
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Is brown the new black? That’s the question POCHO asked in a massively-popular photo essay that featured Japanese women who dress like cholas. They make ‘gang’ signs, they pose and they mad-dog the camera. Is this a good thing? Political coverage broke most of the ñews this week as just-released-from-Twitterham-jail @MexicanMitt Romney debuted a music video […]

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Take back the world: Vote the Dinosaur Party in 2012 (toon)

by JIMWICH September 6, 2012 Cartoons
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Bring back the world the way it was! Vote Dinosaur in 2012. The Dinosaur Party lives here.

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Batgirl tells Batman: Equal pay for equal work! (except Latinas?)

by L. Segundo April 23, 2012 El Now
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Batgirl tells Batman she wants to get paid as much as Robin for the same work. Today’s Latinas need to stand up and demand their fair share too, since the benefits of the Equal Pay Act seem to have passed them by. In 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act which prohibits […]

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Colbert to Romney: Run this commercial to get Latino votes

by SHAWN CLOTA April 5, 2012 El Now
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It’s no secret that Mitt “Self Deportation” Romney is not Latinos’ favorite presidential hopeful. Stephen Colbert explains the political realities and introduces a new Mitt Romney TV commercial. POCHO has a Mexican Mitt Romney commercial too — and it’s a music video (below).

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Dear GOP Lawyers: MR. POCHO has a question for you

by Gabacho Borracho March 27, 2012 Cartoons
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GOP to José Hernández: Where’s your space certificate? Meet America’s first Latino astronaut: José Jiménez Pocho Ocho tips for Latino astronauts (like José Hernández) Ground Control to Major Juan (song and video for a Latino astronaut)

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