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newhampshiredonkeyhoteyDonald Trump’s and Bernie Sanders’ stunning victories Tuesday don’t make sense unless you know the hidden history of the state of New Hampshire.

That’s the reason we researched and compiled the Pocho Ocho Top Facts You Need to Know About New Hampshire:

8. New HAMpshire is known for its “HAM aroma” which inspired the hit song My Sharona

7. Coincidence or conspiracy? The ham-smelling state’s namesake [old] Hampshire, on England’s southern coast across the channel from France, smells like CHEESE

6. New Hampshire is very white. How white is it? New Hampshire is so white it makes the OSCARS look like a #BlackLivesMatter rally [Mas…]

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olive3Popeye’s beloved, the willowly Olive Oyl, thinks the country would be much better off with a lady president — President Olive Oyl!

olive1Her platform includes housing the homeless, a shorter work week, sweet sexy dreams, more silkworms, more drumsticks per chicken, and nuking a recalcitrant Congress with love darts.

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POCHO’s Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz (right) and POCHO Associate Naranjero Gustavo Arellano (left) know politicians will say and do almost anything to get the critical Hispanic vote. Last week, they explained this “Hispandering” to LatinoUSA.

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La Cucaracha: The 2016 election will make history (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 5, 2015 Cartoons
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Mexican mayoral contender be rollin’ in a Batmobile (video)

by Andalé Mono June 1, 2015 El Now
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Valentin Gonzalez, a candidate for mayor of Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, wheeled out a “Batmobile” to draw attention to his election campaign Saturday. Gonzalez hopes to link the crime-fighting vehicle with “the return of tranquility and order in the municipality.” PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICAN CANDIDATES:

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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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Alaskans praise candidate who will save us from illegals with tats

by María Purísima August 15, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from ANCHORAGE, AK) Some they call him Joe, some they call him Doh! but one group of Alaska voters is 100% behind Joe Miller, the Tea Party-affiliated candidate who is seeking a United States Senate nomination. “His campaign mailer (click on photo to enlarge) convinced us that Miller will do a great job […]

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End of a Bromance: ‘Tear Drops for Eric Cantor’ by John Boehner

by Soy Capitan August 7, 2014 El Now
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Speaker of the House John Boehner has the sad now that his GOP bromantic buddy Majority Leader Eric Cantor is stepping down. What’s that? Water gushing from Boehner’s ojos? Elise Roedenbeck’s musical dramatization is called Tear Drops for Eric Cantor.

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Turkey cracks down, stuffs Twitter (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 27, 2014 Cartoons
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Homies have a dream: ‘Raza for President’ (video)

by Verdana Bold January 22, 2014 Cultura
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Is it time for a Homie in the Casa Blanca?

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Christie may use power to ‘whack’ Wildstein re bridge scandal

by Victor Payan January 10, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from TRENTON) Sources close to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie say the embattled state “boss” may invoke special powers to “whack” disgraced New Jersey Port Authority official David Wildstein over the George Washington Bridge scandal. Calls to Christie’s lawyers at the offices of Bada, Bing & Bada-Boehm confirm that “causing one to be […]

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Breaking: Hillary Clinton taps Julián Castro for VP spot

by María Purísima November 11, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) Hillary Clinton formally announced her candidacy for President Sunday night, and PNS has learned San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro will be her running mate. “Latinos are the ‘in’ thing — and Hillary knows that — she’s never been one to ignore what’s in vogue,” a source close to the campaign […]

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Attention, Zacatecas: Pocho Ocho top ways to calibrate your gaydar

by Santino J. Rivera July 23, 2013 El Now
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Benjamin Medrano, 47, won Fresnillo’s July 7 election and will take office this September. His election — he is said to be the first openly-gay mayor in Mexico’s history — has led some observers to speculate that famously-macho Mexicans didn’t really know Medrano was gay, or didn’t believe him when he told them. Hey, Zacatecas! […]

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