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Hundreds of devotees of La Virgen de Guadalupe formed a clown procession in Mexico City Tuesday, with a carnival promenade to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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Recent eyewitness reports, still photos and videos of UFO/OVNIs over Colombia have some observers wondering if this South American country is a top space alien tourist destination while other, more skeptical, observers cry “shenanigans!”

Open Minds TV reports:

The media has picked up on a few alleged UFO videos from Colombia, prompting some to ask whether it is a new UFO hotspot. Many of the facts regarding the videos have been misreported by UFO websites, causing confusion and dubious conclusions on their part. Furthermore, some researchers think the objects in the videos are likely very terrestrial in origin. [Mas…]

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InSelfDefense12wThis editorial cartoon, In Self-Defense, by cartoonist A. B. Frost, ran in Harper’s Weekly on October 28, 1876, on page 880.

The HarpWeek blog explains:

This image dramatically condemns the brutal racism of some white Southerners against blacks. The white man has killed a black child, and his plea of “self-defense” exemplifies the perspective among Southern whites that Reconstruction had led to “black rule.” The cartoon appeared just a few weeks before the presidential election.

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fidofluffy2(PNS reporting from AUSTIN) Fido and Fluffy have become collateral damage in the war between the rival QuinoaTraficante and ChiaTraficante agricultural cartels.

Recent attacks on Mexican chia seed production — apparently at the hands of rival-cartel-affiliated quinoa growers — have left thousands of local seed-deprived Chia Pets cold, shivering and hairless this Yuletide season, Texas People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) told PNS.

PETA said this includes Fido and Fluffy, of Barton Creek, pictured (above) in the organization’s latest Web ad.
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Orange County patriots protest Obama’s immigration actions (video)

by Lucida Grandé December 15, 2014 El Now
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YouTube user nauiocelotl was out with his camera last week in Santa Ana, California, filming a group protesting President Barack Obama. These demonstrators have met citizen videographer nauiocelotl before, it seems, and they weren’t too pleased to see him again. The “vendidos” were extra pissed off.

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Those amazing, invisible, disappearing torturers (2004 toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 12, 2014 Cartoons
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Grand OM: ‘FOR THOSE’ who protested, for those they arrested (video)

by MOON GUAC December 12, 2014 Audio
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This song and video is FOR THOSE, for those 43 kids who were “disappeared” in Mexico. It was filmed at their college, Rural Normal School Ayotzinapa, in Guerrero. Participants in the project, organized by graphic artists Grand OM, were musicians Lengualerta (México), Wally Warning (Aruba-Alemania), Ana Sol (Argentina), Dj Saeg (México) and Eduardo Morris (Argentina-Suiza). […]

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Ricardo Caté’s ‘Without Reservations’: I can’t breathe (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 12, 2014 Cartoons
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Native cartoonist Ricardo Caté of the Kewa Pueblo is a friend of POCHO and the author of the hilarious non-PC comic strip Without Reservations, which runs in the Santa Fe New Mexican and soon all over Turtle Island, from beak to tail. Here one of his characters sports an “I Can’t Breathe” tshirt in support […]

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La Cucaracha/The Beandocks: Viva Rodney King! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 9, 2014 Cartoons
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Good news? Gold tops cocaine as Peru’s top illegal export (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 9, 2014 El Now
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Peru, the world’s largest producer of cocaine, has a new booming illicit business: gold, according to FUSION: Illegal gold mining has surged in the South American country, the world’s fifth biggest gold exporter. A new Univision Investigative report shows that the criminal organizations that traffic illegal drugs have diversified and are now in the business […]

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RATM’s Tom Morello: ‘Marching On Ferguson’ (NSFW audio)

by Soy Capitan December 2, 2014 Audio
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Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine) writes: I’ve witnessed countless incidents of racially motivated police brutality in my lifetime and it’s time to say ‘Enough!’ in the name of all those wrongfully killed and abused. For all the courageous men and women raising their voices against injustice in ‪#‎Ferguson‬, and beyond, give ‘em hell. This […]

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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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Prosecutor says ‘spirit of Porfirio Diaz’ guided Ferguson grand jury

by PROFESSOR EQUIS December 1, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from FERGUSON, MO) St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert P. McCulloch credits the ghost of notorious 19th Century Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz with the legal theory that there was insufficient evidence to prosecute killer cop Darren Wilson. In an interview with PNS Sunday, McCulloch said the ghost of Diaz visited him in a dream […]

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RIP: Roberto Gomez Bolaños, ‘Chespirito’

by Lalo Alcaraz November 28, 2014 Cartoons
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