America pauses Monday for Dr. Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2019

(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) America will pause Monday to remember the life and message of Dr. Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr., whose Tengo a Dream y Dance! speech changed the nation forever.

Post offices and other public facilities not already closed by the shutdown will be shuttered, banks and stock exchanges are taking the day off and salsa picante and sweet potato pie – his favorite snack combo – will go on sale all across America. Monday’s holiday honors RMLK’s 41st birthday.

Mas…America pauses Monday for Dr. Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2019

Rick Trevino y Flaco Jimenez: Love, but ‘I Am A Mexican’ (video)


It’s a sad, sad country music tale of a “mixed love affair” gone bad. He needs America, America needs him, Rick Trevino sings, but I Am A Mexican. There’s also La Migra to keep things interesting.

Tex-Mex legend Flaco Jimenez backs Trevino up on accordion, and as chance would have it sings a song on the very same subject:

Mas…Rick Trevino y Flaco Jimenez: Love, but ‘I Am A Mexican’ (video)

La lucha is real! ‘El Santo’ is ‘a real New-Mexican story’ for ‘real lovers’ (video)


El Santo, the Vimeo description says, is a “Real New-Mexican Story for Real Lovers.” We’ve watched it a buncha times and were not sure what it means or if we are one of those “real lovers” in the intended audience, but we like what we see. [Video by K48 PRODUCTIONS … in Milano of all places.] Also, be careful of strangely glowing cocktails with with bugs inside.

America pauses Monday for Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017

(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) America will pause tomorrow to remember the life and message of Ricky Martin Luther King Jr., whose Tengo a Dream y Dance! speech changed the nation forever.

Post offices and other public facilities will be closed, banks and stock exchanges are taking the day off and salsa picante and sweet potato pie – his favorite snack combo – will go on sale all across America. Monday’s holiday honors RMLK’s 39th birthday.

Mas…America pauses Monday for Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017

Rage Against the Machine: Take the Power Back! (NSFW 1997 video)


POCHO amigo Flavio Morales dug this oldie up out of the secret vaults that hold the treasured recordings of his groundbreaking TV program Illegal Interns:

Live concert footage from 1997 of Take the Power Back by Rage Against the Machine.

[RATM is, indeed, raging so there are many NSFW F-bombs etc. Also, if play it loud you can sing along and no one will know.]

LOS LYRICS:

Mas…Rage Against the Machine: Take the Power Back! (NSFW 1997 video)

Frankie Quiñones is “The World’s Smartest Man” (video)


POCHO regulars know comic and actor Frankie Quiñones as Creeper the Cholo, but there’s another side to his life. Quiñones is so intelligent and well-read many consider him the “World’s Smartest Man.” What can we learn from Quiñones? Well for one thing, he has some very smart dating advice.

PREVIOUSLY ON FRANKIE QUIÑONES:

Mas…Frankie Quiñones is “The World’s Smartest Man” (video)

Trump’s ‘Supply-Side Jesus’ will make America great again (video)


Donald Trump’s economic policies, unveiled yesterday in Detroit, would erase whatever meager protections we have left against out-of-control corporations, let polluters ruin our air, spoil our water, and boil our endangered planet, kill Obamacare, give rich people a tax break and ruin whatever progress we have made since George W. Bush and his Wall Street cronies caused the Great Recession.

How and why can the GOP justify this deluded douchebag’s proposals? It’s the Gospel of Supply-Side Jesus, as explained by now-Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.)