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Texas Senator Ted Cruz’ Pocho Ocho top legislative proposals

by Especial Correspondents February 12, 2015 El Now
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Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has reintroduced legislation to take away federal benefits from same-sex married couples. But this troglodyte’s penedjitis is too advanced to stop at one stupid and hateful idea. That’s right, there’s more — Ted Cruz’s Pocho Ocho Top Legislative Priorities for 2015: 8. Federal guidelines on subsidized school lunches for poor children […]

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Pocho Ocho top rules Republicans think you should be able to ignore

by Comic Saenz February 5, 2015 El Now
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Citing the burden of compliance with “big government,” Senator Thom Tills (R-North Carolina) (photo) would let restaurants “opt out” of regulations requiring employees to wash their hands before returning to work. This isn’t the only rule Tills would eliminate, and he isn’t the only Republican with this opinion. These are the Pocho Ocho top rules […]

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La Cucaracha: GOP wants credit for economic recovery (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 4, 2015 Cartoons
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New GOP-controlled Congress’ Pocho Ocho top policy priorities

by Especial Correspondents January 7, 2015 El Now
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The GOP-controlled Senate and 114th Congress got to work Tuesday (photo, above) and the Republicans were quick to announce their plans for America. Here are their Pocho Ocho top policy priorities: 8. No tax cut left behind 7. Read my lips: No new Mexis 6. All about the race

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Shameful Selfie: Uncle Sam the Torture Man (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 10, 2014 Cartoons
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Jubilant Republican spokesman trumpets GOP victory (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker November 5, 2014 El Now
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In the jungle, the Washington jungle, the donkey fears tonight.

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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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Pocho Ocho new ignorant GOP proposals for Texas (photos, video)

by Especial Correspondents July 2, 2013 El Now
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The anti-abortion SB5 bill was delayed but not defeated after Sen. Wendy Davis’s spectacular filibuster with pink sneakers, but the battle for common sense in Texas (photo, above) continues. We already told you about the attempt to outlaw “looking too Mexican,” but that’s not the only trick the Republicans have up their (cotton-poly-blend) sleeves. From […]

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Elise Roedenbeck Filibusters: ‘How To Do the Wendy’ (video)

by Comic Saenz June 28, 2013 El Now
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It’s not easy standing up for women’s rights in Texas, but the heroic filibuster by State Sen. Wendy Davis kept the GOP’s anti-abortion SB5 from passing Tuesday night. Our MiJA, Elise Roedenbeck, learned how to Do the Wendy for the camera. [Disclosure: The settlement agreement approved by the judge means we must stay at least […]

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Immigration Bill clears Senate committee on way to becoming law

by Comic Saenz May 22, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON) A bruised, battered and patched-up Immigration Bill cleared a major hurdle Tuesday as a bipartisan 13-5 vote kicked Bill out of the Judiciary Committee and onto the Senate floor. POCHO caught up with Bill in his dressing room after the committee vote and got him to agree to a short, on-the-record […]

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I was a DREAMer before it was cool — and I got deported

by NANCY LANDA May 6, 2013 Cultura
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The immigrant rights movement has reached one of the most important milestones of the last two decades. Finally, politicians are responding to the demands of advocates asking to reform a broken immigration system that has marginalized millions of undocumented immigrants. We see this in the form of Senate Bill 744 proposed by the Bipartisan Senate […]

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La Cucaracha: Lucha libre comes to Washington, D.C. (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 22, 2013 Cartoons
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Elise Roedenbeck’s ‘MiJA Weekly’ on the road 03.25.13 (video)

by Elise Valderrama March 25, 2013 El Now
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This week on MiJA I’m on the road to nowhere (Ohio) and frolicking among the Children of the Corn. Feliz Pascua everybody! I need a drink. Previously on MiJA Weekly …

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Heya morons! Click HERE for Obama immigration speech transcript

by Pocho Ñews Service January 29, 2013 El Now
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We know some of you are morons or racists or both. Different strokes, meng, different strokes. It’s cool. Here’s a transcript of the speech on immigration that Bronco Bama just delivered in Las Vegas, translated into easy-to-understand Moron. Just for you! (APPLAUSE) Dank you. It is good t’ be back in Las Begas. And it […]

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