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alhombreJon Stewart and The Daily Show are in Austin, Texas, which is right next to, well, you know … that other country. POCHO’s Migrant Editor Al Madrigal went to the Lone Star State to find out why exactly Texans think Latinos are worse than Koreans and Chinese. Have we mentioned that Al is EL HOMBRE? [Mas…]

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obamamov(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON) While Republicans and FOX News have been quick to attack President Barack Obama’s anti-Ebola strategy, they didn’t hear this behind-the-scenes recording of the President’s remarks to health workers Wednesday. An un-named aide leaked this recording to POCHO this morning. [NSFW adult language.]

 

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ettruckUFO researchers gathered in Presidio, Texas this weekend for the annual Border Zone UFO festival, where Kenneth Dudley warned of a “possible conflict between the [space] aliens and humans” over “nuclear weapons.” [Mas…]

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bordernazisThese Nazis wear swastikas and call themselves National Socialists, sure, but they’re not really socialists. They’re more nationalists, really, supporting the White Nation. All they want to do is to save America from the loser and quitter immigrants who gave up on their home countries to invade the U.S. of A. After all, integration was forced on the White Man at the point of a bayonet. White people get racially profiled too, you know. [Mas…]

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It was a bad day to be a purse snatcher on this bus in Chile. Three cheers for batman!

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Extraterrestres y UFOs/OVNIs visit Santa Rosa, Argentina

by ROD ESTERLING October 15, 2014 El Now
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Reports of vari-colored luminous OVNIs and strange beings with big heads are coming from “dozens of eyewitnesses who claim having seen them in broad daylight and under various circumstances. Not merely one, but several of them flying over the city of Santa Rosa, La Pampa [Argentina], and several localities of this region,” according to Inexplicata:

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Pocho Ocho top new Spanish phrases learned by Nigel the Parrot

by Especial Correspondents October 15, 2014 El Now
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When he flew away from his British owner in Torrance, CA four years ago, Nigel talked with an English accent. When he returned last week, the talented African gray parrot spoke Spanish. Here are the Pocho Ocho top phrases Nigel the Parrot picked up on his Raza Vacation: 8. No más “Nigel.” Mi nombre es […]

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NPR Audio: ‘The Book of Life’ is spooky fun for whole familia

by Chale Knickerbocker October 14, 2014 Audio
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The Book Of Life movie premiere was this weekend, and POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz was there. He thinks it is a beautiful, lush and fun familia film. Lalo spoke to National Public Radio’s national reporter Mandalit del Barco after the film. Check out this brilliant report that explains the origins of the pelicula and features […]

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Letterman: Top 10 Mexican nicknames for N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

by Verdana Bold October 14, 2014 El Now
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The plus-sized Republican leader of the Garden State, Governor Chris Christie, recently visited Mexico. David Letterman compiled the Top 10 Mexican Nicknames for the New Jersey GOP presidential nominee wannabe.

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Breaking Ñews: Biologists ID the gene behind white male hate

by Victor Payan October 13, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from CHICAGO) They think they’ve finally figured it out: A single gene — passed from father to son — is responsible for the hateful words and actions perpetrated by white males. A 20-year-long Northwestern University study on male aggression, released this morning, backs their conclusion. The report, Male Pattern Whiteness: Genesis or Genetics, […]

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The Daily Show: For the GOP, Latino is the new gay (video)

by Comic Saenz October 10, 2014 El Now
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With the Republican realization that exploiting homophobia can no longer bring their hate base to the polls, the GOP is looking for a new group they can use to scare potential voters. POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal explains to Jon Stewart why Latino is the new gay.

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Have you heard anything lately from Guantanamo? (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA October 8, 2014 Cartoons
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DREAMers: Here’s how to apply for DACA [POCHO Video PSA]

by Sara Inés Calderón October 7, 2014 El Now
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This video tries maybe too hard to be cool, but it’s packed with information for college students on how to apply for DACA. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is President Obama’s program — established by Executive Order — that can keep you from getting deported and help you get a driver’s license, work authorization, and […]

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Local MEChA group ejected from Hong Kong returns to U.S.

by María Purísima October 6, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from FRESNO) The 16 Cal State Fresno MEChA students who flew to Hong Kong to join the student protest — but were quickly kicked out of the demonstration — returned home late Sunday night. The students were ejected from Occupy Central after Hong Kong student organizers discovered that the Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de […]

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[Watch] Paul Revere and the Raiders: ‘Cherokee Nation’ (RIP Paul)

by QUESO QUESEM October 5, 2014 El Now
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RIP Paul Revere, organ-playing founder of Paul Revere and the Raiders. Thank you for your version of Cherokee Nation, which reached #1 in July, 1971.

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*UPDATED: Cal architecture students confront landscape of hate

by Lalo Alcaraz October 3, 2014 El Now
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*UPDATED 1PM FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3: LANDSCAPE OF HATE Well, well, well — whoever is behind the Sachi Landscape account on Facebook responded to a query I sent through FB Thursday. I wrote: Hi, I’m a writer for Pocho.com, and I’d like to confirm that you are the company that returned a message to a Latina […]

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To protect and defend the President of the United States (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 3, 2014 Cartoons
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